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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi guys

Just found the world's longest joke (supposedly).Tell me your opinion when you read it:

*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2012-11-13 19:28:17)*

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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Haha it was very good but just a little long.

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

Not sure of it's supposed to be very haha funny, but it is definitely good.As a lesson.

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, it was a good lesson. It was a long time in the learning.

**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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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In the learning ?

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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An expression. It means it took a long time for me to learn it. This post is taking a long time to write.

**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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Anyway, I think I'm gonna bookmark that page.

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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**anky2930****Member**- Registered: 2012-03-27
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Very good jokes and I also have one,

What is snake's favorite channel?

the answer is Hissss-tory!!

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Heard that one.

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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**Galahu34****Member**- Registered: 2012-10-29
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This definitely world's largest joke.Let me laugh...

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Hmmm........ I am in the 11%.

But I feel that I am exploited

Anyway, how do I get others to fall for this test(or trap)?

A more important question I would like to ask is how do I change someone from the 56% group to make the person a member of the 11% group?

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'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'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi Agnishom

You just give them the link.

Why would you want anyone to be switched from one group to the other? It is their personality.

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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Hi;

Is that link dead? Or is that just me?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Should work now.

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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Hi;

Thanks for clearing the link up. Interesting story.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Very.

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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**Calligar****Member**- Registered: 2011-09-24
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Wow, read that whole thing, but, can someone please explain to me the joke part, it just seemed like one big...interesting story (I'm usually slow at grasping jokes in the first place...)?

Life isnt a simple Math: there are always other variables. -[unknown]

But Nature flies from the infinite, for the infinite is unending or imperfect, and Nature ever seeks an end. -Aristotle

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

There is that old wise saying, "better **late** than **never**

," which switched the letters to make the punchline.

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

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The link to the joke? Of course it is working.

By the way,

If you don't mind, Bobbym and stefy, which group do you belong to?

Who designed this concept anyway?

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'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'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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

That should be obvious to you. I am in the group that read that till the end.

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

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Sorry, please don't mind.

I think Galahu34 and anky2930 has responded extremely strange to the joke.

By the way, we are celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights, over here. I am in a remote village at this moment and it is quite difficult to connect to the internet from here

Let me wish all other members a Very Bright and Happy Diwali for tomorrow

'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'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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

Thanks.

Have a good time and do not worry about things like connectivity.

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

The link to the joke? Of course it is working.

By the way,

If you don't mind, Bobbym and stefy, which group do you belong to?Who designed this concept anyway?

Some may be surprised to know that I read it to the end. The story was so touching, I forgot it was supposed to be a joke.

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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Hi;

Some may be surprised to know that I read it to the end.

Yes, some might be.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I thought you would recognize yourself there. You seem convinced I do not like stories.

Btw, you never finished your story and told me what happened when you moved to Nevada after quitting every job you had...

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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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