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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Oh boy! I could give a bigger list, that way no one is left out who deserves to be there.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I would bet your list would include every single person you have had a conversation with. Just name the top 3.

1. Bobbym/MIF/Bob/Ganesh

2.Bobbym/MIF/Bob/Ganesh

3.Bobbym/MIF/Bob/Ganesh

4.Bobbym/MIF/Bob/Ganesh

5. Stefy

1123454^34773738. Some shivamcoder guy.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I would leave one of those persons out. Oh, he has some abilities but mostly he is all smoke and mirrors.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Bobbym, stop offending me. You don't even think I deserve a mention on the list.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hey, that is pretty good. Funny in a warped sort of way. No, I was not planning on excluding you.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I know. I posted it. But really, I would place you even above MIF (with all due respect to him).

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is not correct. That guy is like a genius.

Pappym and Grandpappyd always told me to hang around with smarter people. That is one of the reasons why I am here.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Pappym and Grandpappyd! Hilarious.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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bobbym wrote:

I would leave one of those persons out. Oh, he has some abilities but mostly he is all smoke and mirrors.

Oh, I know who you mean. But I also know that he is not all smoke and mirrors...

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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Apparently my relatives make people laugh.

So, you know who it is?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Well, I think I know who of those mentioned there is probably the person you are referring to...

Btw, how's pottym (or was it plantym)?

*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2012-11-02 09:59:57)*

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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Pottym? I do not know him.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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The plant you were going to get. It was mentioned in noemi's thread "Under the fig tree...".

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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Oh yes, thank you. I forgot that. I never got the plant.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Too bad.

I think the person you were talking about excluding is you. I have known you for a long time and I know about your modesty. I also know that you would be wrong in excluding yourself from that list and that Shivamcoder3013 is wrong in putting himself so for down the list.

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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That is why I did not make the list. I have definite opinions who belongs where, even to my own position in the list.

Of course, posting such opinions will lead to endless debate and probably some hurt feelings.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I do not want you to post your opinions. I know what could happen.

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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That is wise. Also, opinions are not facts. They can be wrong.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Sorry if I offended your relatives. They have very nice monikers.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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They even make me laugh. So it okay.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Are those their real names? And is your pre^nom actually Bobbym?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I am known as Bobby to my friends, and Robert by my enemies/relatives.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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So why the m suffix? It is hard to believe a 92 year old, indulged in mathematics so deeply, can be so hilarious.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The m stands for different things, depending on whom you ask.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Master, Meticulous, Miscellaneous?

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