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## #3201 2013-01-28 12:02:04

bob bundy
Registered: 2010-06-20
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

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.

Bob

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## #3202 2013-01-28 12:34:14

bobbym
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

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.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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## #3203 2013-01-28 12:41:39

bob bundy
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

Good night.

Bob

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## #3204 2013-01-28 12:54:04

Mathegocart
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

bobym iis 46 years old?

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## #3205 2013-01-28 12:55:48

bobbym
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

Double that and you have my age.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #3206 2013-01-28 13:49:29

Mathegocart
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

bobbym,youre giving me a false lead right.Lol it says youn are 92 which is impossible.

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## #3207 2013-01-28 14:13:17

bobbym
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

Well here is a riddle then. 10 times some power members age + 2 is my age.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #3208 2013-01-29 01:26:34

Mathegocart
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

Why have I ever posted like this?

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## #3209 2013-01-29 01:50:47

bob bundy
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

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

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz
You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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## #3210 2013-01-29 02:12:05

anonimnystefy
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Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,037

### Re: How old are you bobbym?

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...

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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## #3211 2013-01-29 02:31:59

bobbym
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

Yes, I wonder what base he was thinking of also. I will ask him the next time he is in town.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #3212 2013-02-02 05:32:42

Mathegocart
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

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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## #3213 2013-02-02 06:28:28

bobbym
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

You figured it right!

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #3214 2013-02-02 07:56:57

Mathegocart
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

bobbym wrote:

You figured it right!

yipeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.i think its a false lead.

``roughhhh estimate-65-100+``

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## #3215 2013-02-02 08:08:21

bobbym
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

Nope, it is right on the money.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #3216 2013-02-02 08:12:56

anonimnystefy
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

130? Or 92?

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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## #3217 2013-02-02 08:13:33

bobbym
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

It can not be 130.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #3218 2013-02-02 08:19:50

anonimnystefy
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

So 92? Didn't we already know that?

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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## #3219 2013-02-02 08:22:10

Mathegocart
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

we know bobbyms ageee! yayayyayaya!

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## #3220 2013-02-02 08:25:34

bobbym
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

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

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #3221 2013-02-02 08:29:02

Mathegocart
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

bobbym wrote:

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

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## #3222 2013-02-02 08:32:34

bobbym
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

So 92? Didn't we already know that?

Some of you may have...

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #3223 2013-02-02 08:35:48

Mathegocart
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

hi bobbym!.Can we talk abourt something else?

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## #3224 2013-02-02 08:38:03

bobbym
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

If you want but this thread is about how old and decrepit I am so someone could bring that back up.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #3225 2013-02-02 08:43:00

Mathegocart
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### Re: How old are you bobbym?

im bored.......what shall we dooo...

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