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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, I may have mentioned that. One must be like Edison if you are to truly make progress.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Are you more than 50 years old?

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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There are some who believe I am that old or that young. They are mistaken. I recently had a photo sent to me by a poster here with the comment,"I have found you! Now you will pay dearly. I will drain the mathematics from your melon like head."

Now do you see why I do not give out any info?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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But you have given me many information aboit your age.

Do you really think that I would cause you trouble if I found out your age.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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For one thing you are not the only person reading these posts. People I know are in here under false names and as guests, watching. It is surprising to me that you claim to read those Japanese short novels. You have spoken to the person who introduced you to them. Have you learned nothing from that?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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That is what e-mail is for.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Is that secure on both ends? Can you really trust anyone today?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Not really, but I do not see how you can tell anyone anything about yourself, which you have done.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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bobbym wrote:

Not unless you are GiB.

What is the meaning of GiB?

bobbym wrote:

Your post has illegible characters in it.

They are not illegible characters They are 1337 speak Search the wikipedia for it

anonymnistefy wrote:

You mean T$TU?

What is that? and what was I recently pulling as bobbym said in #56?

anonimnystefy wrote:

Does the phrase "Good luck!! I am behind 7 proxies." mean anything to you?

Not exactly, but it makes me feel smart

Do you think I should remove it?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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bobbym wrote:

So, this person stole passwords and signed in as other members. Using borrowed software he penetrated the defenses and invaded people's privacy all in the name of goodness. Mitnick had that argument. The judge did not believe him. He did 5 years in a maximum security penitentiary. In solitary confinement, chained to a wall.

Whom are you talking about??

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Agnishom;

We are talking about someone that anonimnystefy knows.

In post #56 I was definitely not talking about you.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Hi Agnishom

So I was right! By the way, you have an interesting last name.

Hi bobbym

You both know her/him. Didn't you say we can drop it?

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Whom are you talking about??

Yes, but that was between you and I. Agnishom was asking for some clarification. I gave him some without going any deeper than the posts did.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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"Three foot tall".

That would have to be one of the little people, then (which certainly narrows the field...or enlarges it).

"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

That would have to be one of the little people, then (which certainly narrows the field...or enlarges it).

Yes, the little people!

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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*Fem*: Thumbelina.

"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Thumbelina, he will not remember her!

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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anonimnystefy wrote:

Where have you been? Haven't seen you in a while.

I've popped in from time to time but mainly just to catch up on the latest posts. Bob recently solved one of my puzzles (the "More or Less" cross-number) and I posted then...but that was the last time, I think.

I'm about to post a challenging cross-number puzzle that I've nearly finished setting up in Word.

"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Everything okay?

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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Hi Bobby,

Yes, I'm happy and everything's fine, thanks. I've been having some verrrrrry late nights lately watching Wimbledon (some terrific matches there!), and now LeTour.

But while these have been on (during the ads and boring bits...and rain delays) I've sat by the fire in my lounge-room chair, armed with pen, paper and calculator and solved the cross-number puzzle I mentioned above. It took forever, but it's a goodie and so I'll post it as it's a nice challenge for anyone who enjoys these.

*Last edited by phrontister (2012-07-14 03:26:44)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Okay, glad everything is good.

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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\text{randomtext}haha a test

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Is there a reason you are posting that?

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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