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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Note the complex sentence structure.

bobbym wrote:

I do not know then if it this is a good time to tell you that the date is incorrect.

He doesn't actually say simply "That is incorrect".

He only asks a question. I suspect someone is being misleading here. :Sherlock Holmes smiley face.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I suspect someone is being misleading here.

Yes I know, I have had that feeling about everyone for a long time. But I do not mind.

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**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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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Good night.

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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bobym iis 46 years old?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Double that and you have my age.

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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bobbym,youre giving me a false lead right.Lol it says youn are 92 which is impossible.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Well here is a riddle then. 10 times some power members age + 2 is my age.

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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i am 9 so.9*10+2=92! Lol i think its also a falseleas

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi mathgogocart

Ingenious. But don't expect it to be that easy.

Firstly, he didn't say which power member, just some ......

Secondly, he carefully omitted to declare which number base this calculation is in.

Nice avatar btw.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Well, it is certainly not in a base less than 10, because that would be too many years (102 yrs. for base 9 if the member is 9...).

And, I don't think the base is greater than 36, because the is no standard notation for greater bases...

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, I wonder what base he was thinking of also. I will ask him the next time he is in town.

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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bob bundy wrote:

hi mathgogocart

Ingenious. But don't expect it to be that easy.

Firstly, he didn't say which power member, just some ......

Secondly, he carefully omitted to declare which number base this calculation is in.

Nice avatar btw.

Bob

@First-,julian would be too mujch because i think he is uh...13? 13*10=130 which would be too much unless he is a supercenturian

2-oh,i forgot of the base.unfortunally i am not good in base 13 or something

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You figured it right!

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

You figured it right!

yipeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.i think its a false lead.

`roughhhh estimate-65-100+`

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Nope, it is right on the money.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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130? Or 92?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It can not be 130.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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So 92? Didn't we already know that?

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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we know bobbyms ageee! yayayyayaya!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I will tell him when I see him how happy he has made the world.

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

I will tell him when I see him how happy he has made the world.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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So 92? Didn't we already know that?

Some of you may have...

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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hi bobbym!.Can we talk abourt something else?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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If you want but this thread is about how old and decrepit I am so someone could bring that back up.

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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im bored.......what shall we dooo...

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