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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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And how is 900 close to those bumbers?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I did not want to scare him. Are you aware that certain bushmen have no number bigger than 4? Yes, they count one, two, three, 4, many...

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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That reminds me of some jungle tribes that I've heard about that have no words for colours other than white, blue, green and red (I think those are the colours, thiugh it may be another combination...).

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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They get by quite happily.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Yeah, I guess they don't need such words...

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Why does a man need to be smarter than he needs to earn a living-Don Vito Corleone

There is a lot of truth in that...

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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1,000 aleins-100 bobbym days+atoms=Super car that can be usedin space

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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A super car? One that can be used in space. The aliens do not like us in space. We are more or less confined to earth.

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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5000-My days+Bobym days=Atoms!

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**muxdemux****Member**- Registered: 2012-12-23
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Did we ever find out how old bobbym is? I only made it through the first 5 pages of this thread.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Then you got further than I did! Happy New Year.

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**muxdemux****Member**- Registered: 2012-12-23
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lol Happy new year, bobbym.

How old does Google say you are?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Google does not know and neither does anyone else.

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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bobbym wrote:

Google does not know and neither does anyone else.

Are you 35 years old? devises plan......

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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bobbym's age is one of the great puzzles of the forum. He has been variously 6 years old and 96. He is often somewhere in between.

There is a puzzle, set by phrontister, that is supposed to reveal bobbym's age. I do not know how phro knows this information; that has never been revealed; but bobbym has never said that phro doesn't so .....

As far as I know no one apart from phro can solve this puzzle, even bobbym, and he knows the answer!!!!!!

If you wish to have a go there are several posts about it and it is here:

http://k003.kiwi6.com/hotlink/5t387j6ad … _s_yob.pdf

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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I think the range,is betwwen 35-100.We know he is at least 35 because he said "I forgot my age since 35...." and at least 100 is the max. because most human live around 100.If I knew when he joined the forum,I might get a estimate......

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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As far as I know no one apart from phro can solve this puzzle, even bobbym, and he knows the answer!!!!!!

Phrontister, may in fact know my age. How he discerned it I do not know. Yes, his puzzle is still too tough.

I might get a estimate......

There are no estimates anywhere. There are many false leads.

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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Bobbym,when did you join this forum?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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4 /12 / 2009 is the day I joined the forum.

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Lower bound established.

Bob

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Ahhhh, I get it. That is why he tricked me into giving that date. Bob bundy has established a lower bound.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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And I know that you were born on a 3rd of July and that that date was on a Sunday. That rules out about 10/11 years of the 20th century

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hmmmm, where did you get that date from?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I already told you that. Twice.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I do not know then if it this is a good time to tell you that the date is incorrect.

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