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#1 2006-01-14 01:34:21

VR Hawks
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"Classic" Joke

I found this on a message board I post at, and found it really funny.

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JOKE START

Donald Rumsfeld gave the president his daily briefing. He concluded by saying: "Yesterday, three Brazilian soldiers were killed."

"Oh no!" the president exclaimed. "That's terrible!"

His staff was stunned at this display of emotion, nervously watching as the president sat, his head in his hands.

Finally, the president looked up and asked, "Exactly how many is a brazillion?"

JOKE END

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Did you laugh out rolling on the floor? I bet you did.

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#2 2006-01-14 04:43:26

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Re: "Classic" Joke

roflolroflolroflol


I woke everyone in my house up laughing...
Thanks VR...I'm going to be telling that joke all day!

lol:lol::lol:


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#3 2006-01-14 10:13:54

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Re: "Classic" Joke

It's funny and mathematical too! big_smile


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#4 2006-01-14 10:39:34

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Re: "Classic" Joke

lol! Great joke!


A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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#5 2006-01-14 10:43:46

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Re: "Classic" Joke

lol:lol::lol:

good one

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#6 2006-01-14 12:37:53

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Re: "Classic" Joke

Brilliant! smile

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#7 2006-01-14 17:21:17

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Good one VR Hawks!  On a one to ten scale where one is least hilarious and ten the most, I'd put this one on seven!


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#8 2006-01-14 17:47:35

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Re: "Classic" Joke

Only a 7? Surely a 7.5 ... even a 7.6 would not be going too far smile


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#9 2006-01-15 11:02:11

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Re: "Classic" Joke

I'd give it a √60 out of 10


A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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#10 2006-01-15 11:46:49

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Re: "Classic" Joke

rolleyes

If we're giving it obscure maths-related scores, then I'll give it a

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It wanted to be normal.

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#11 2006-01-15 12:52:41

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Re: "Classic" Joke

thats a good oneroflolroflolroflolroflolroflolup

id give it on a scale of 1-10.... 8.7tongue

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#12 2006-01-15 13:15:16

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Re: "Classic" Joke

what does that little circle with a slash through it stand for, mathsy?


A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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#13 2006-01-15 16:53:47

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mikau, go to this link. Approximately, mathsyperson has given a score of 7.64998. I think the 10 in the denominator was by oversight. Because that would give a score of 0.764998, less than 1, the lower limit.


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#14 2006-01-15 17:38:01

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Phi huh? Is that pronounced fie? (ryhmes with pi) or fee? (ryhmes with tea)

phi pi, pho phum!


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#15 2006-01-15 18:26:35

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mikau wrote:

Phi huh? Is that pronounced fie? (ryhmes with pi) or fee? (ryhmes with tea)

Trusty ol' Wikipedia.

Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phi) wrote:

It is pronounced fee by modern Greeks, or fie (depending on context and, often, personal inclination), representing the phoneme 'f'. In Ancient Greek it represented a strongly aspirated 'p'.

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#16 2006-01-15 20:10:07

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ganesh wrote:

I think the 10 in the denominator was by oversight.

I put that there because we're giving it marks out of 10.

I've always pronounced phi as fie.


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#17 2006-01-15 20:24:05

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I thought that crept in by mistake.  MathsIsFun, mikau, mathsyperson, firestag all have given a better grading to the joke than I did. I shall try to be more liberal smile:):)
I too pronounce it 'fie'.


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#18 2006-01-17 02:07:38

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I knew it was good and you all would like it. smile


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#19 2006-01-17 02:14:44

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Another joke....not really a joke but oh well....

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Why were there more people buying products from the company called "Bad" than the company called "Good"?

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I'll get up the answer tomorrow or so.

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#20 2006-01-17 03:15:35

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Why were there more people buying products from the company called "Bad" than the company called "Good"?

Both were sued for false advertising.


"In the real world, this would be a problem.  But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist.  So we'll go ahead and do that now..."

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#21 2006-01-17 06:38:43

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Re: "Classic" Joke

It's amusing because it's making a mockery of a complete moron.


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#22 2006-01-17 22:14:51

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It's because they're both limited companies! (Of course people would go to Bad Limited rather than Good Limited. Get it?)


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#23 2006-01-29 13:00:35

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Re: "Classic" Joke

ha ha ha ha ha lol roflol  dizzy  really FUNNY VR


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#24 2006-01-29 20:41:14

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Ha Ha Ha roflol roflol roflol lol lol lol

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#25 2006-01-30 09:44:17

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well i've never heard that 1 before roflol lol


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