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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You will know more when she returns from her trip.

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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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**zetafunc.****Guest**

She is leaving pretty soon, about 36 hours to go now.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I did not know that the island belonged to Great Britain at one time.

**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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**zetafunc.****Guest**

A lot of countries did at some point, mine included.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is true. Mine too.

**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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**zetafunc.****Guest**

I wonder if adriana knows much about her country's history. She does speak Greek at least.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is good that she can at least speak it.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Maybe I can get her to teach it to me.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Does she speak it fluently?

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

She says no, but she seems to converse with her family pretty easily so I would say she is near-fluent. She reads books in Greek as a challenge, she says.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Sounds like she can speak it pretty well. Is her whole family making the trip?

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Not sure, I will ask when she is next online.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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What is the sister like? Are they similar in looks and habits?

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

To be honest they are pretty different... adriana is shorter, better-looking, seems more articulate (probably because she is 2 years older). Not really any similar habits apart from them being pretty sleepy a lot of the time... when I was over there the 2nd time I went, they both fell asleep watching A Beautiful Mind.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That was one of her picks?

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Yes, it is one of her favourite films.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Then how the heck can she fall asleep on it? I have watched my favorite movies hundreds of times and have never fallen asleep.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

She had got no sleep the night before. Poor thing just wanted to have a rest, on my wool cardigan.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, I remember that. Going to make some soup see you in a bit.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Okay, see you later.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Made the soup but now it must cool a little bit before I stuff down my throat.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

What sort of soup?

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Sort of like a vegetable soup and then I put some noodles in there.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

You should give some to adriana, she would love that.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Are you kidding, I can't get my sister to try my food. She thinks that because I am a guy I can not possible cook anything.

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