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**zetafunc.****Guest**

The police's treatment of my friends in the student protest was not nice and unfortunately they lost the case when they took it to court.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yea, they can get kind of rough. In the past, they used to stop me on the street all the time. You have to stand there in the freezing cold or the heat and allow yourself to be searched. You can say nothing or do nothing.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Sometimes you think they do it for fun.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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What else? Every time they always said we are looking for someone that fits your description. Now how is that possible? This guy that looks like me must be pretty bad. Do they catch him? Nope! They catch me. If you stay quiet and call them officer and sir they eventually get tired of you and go bother somebody else.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

I don't think I have ever had that experience except at airports. I think it happens less frequently over here but at night in London there are always police about.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I haven't had to go to an airport in a long time. Security is very harsh and they are paranoid.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Maybe that is why adriana is late.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Probably would not bother her personally, over here it is males that are targeted. But the checking of innocent people takes time and causes delays. My brother told me they were delayed 45 minutes while they were checking some guy who was just travelling for business.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

We had a bit of trouble at the airport in Sicily. Didn't help that we were also being racially abused by some locals...

Nothing from adriana yet. Beginning to think a reply just won't come...

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Sicily is a rough place. You should have come to America, you will never be racially abused. Of course you will be mugged, cheated, shot, knifed, raped and robbed.

She is probably home by now. Maybe you will be contacted tomorrow.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

F loves America apparently. She went to NY.

I really hope so. It's only been 10 days though.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is exactly the place I was talking about.

10 days, I think you may soon wish it was 10000 days. That one is trouble and who needs that?

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

I'll be able to answer that question from a more informed perspective when I analyse the content of her next message... if there will even be one, that is.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Okay, but I am still recommending that you tell her to stick her bf in her ear and that he sticks her in his ear.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Maybe I'll buy her a pack of Q-tips...

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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There may be a correlation between kooky people and dirty ear canals...

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

There may be. And it might be a good return gift for the bag of protection she gave me.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I forgot about that. She is certainly stranger than a two headed frog.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Very strange. But I still think F was weirder.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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F was better at math so of course she would be weirder.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

H was not as good at maths as F or adriana and I'd still class her as the weirdest.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You did not get to know F well enough and this one is plenty strange.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Well, F only seemed strange to me. Adriana is strange, yes... but I think I need to find out more from her first.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Emotionally, I think this one is the furthest from normal.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Definitely. She seems very confused and is making me very confused.