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#1 2006-01-28 12:57:11

justlookingforthemoment
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Year of the Dog

Happy Chinese New Year! It's the Year of Dog. Gong xi fa cai!

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You are born in the Year of the Dog if you were born in one of the lunar years below.

10 Feb 1910 - 29 Jan 1911
28 Jan 1922 - 15 Feb 1923
14 Feb 1934 - 3 Feb 1935
2 Feb 1946 - 21 Jan 1947
18 Feb 1958 - 7 Feb 1959
6 Feb 1970 - 26 Jan 1971
25 Jan 1982 - 12 Feb 1983
10 Feb 1994 - 30 Jan 1995
29 Jan 2006 - 17 Feb 2007

Dogs are meant to be responsible, compassionate, reliable, honest, pessimistic, anxious, overwhelming and nosy! There are many different beliefs and superstitions about each animal, and more about the dog can be found here.

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#2 2006-01-28 14:27:35

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Re: Year of the Dog

I was born in 1986. With my luck thats probly year of the jackass.


A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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#3 2006-01-28 16:51:59

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Re: Year of the Dog

I'm a dog. Woof!


El que pega primero pega dos veces.

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#4 2006-01-28 20:52:52

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Re: Year of the Dog

mikau wrote:

I was born in 1986. With my luck thats probly year of the jackass.

LOL! Actually, 1986 was the Year of the Tiger, so that's probably what you are. Unless you were born before 9 February in that year, making you an ox!

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#5 2006-01-28 23:06:35

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Re: Year of the Dog

Did someone mention "Dog" ?


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#6 2006-01-29 06:36:23

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Re: Year of the Dog

Yay! I'm a tiger! Give me a giant steak or I'll eat you!


A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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#7 2006-01-29 06:56:58

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Re: Year of the Dog

Sure, everyone loves steaks.  They're Grrreat!


"In the real world, this would be a problem.  But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist.  So we'll go ahead and do that now..."

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#8 2006-01-29 17:49:56

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Re: Year of the Dog

For the safety of all forum members - a giant steak for mikau:

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#9 2006-01-29 19:32:14

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Re: Year of the Dog

I'm in heaven! :-D I love the inscribed rectangles! I shall approximate the volume before devouring!

Time to InteGRRRRRREEEAT!

Last edited by mikau (2006-01-29 19:33:13)


A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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#10 2006-01-29 20:51:06

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Re: Year of the Dog

mikau wrote:

Time to InteGRRRRRREEEAT!

Too Good! big_smile


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#11 2006-01-29 20:54:11

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Re: Year of the Dog

I AM A RAT sad

so sad

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#12 2006-01-30 00:09:07

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Re: Year of the Dog

From Wikipedia article on Rat Sign: According to Chinese folklore, people who are born under this Chinese sign are creative, honest, generous, ambitious, quick-tempered and wasteful.


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#13 2006-01-30 02:23:57

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Re: Year of the Dog

Dragons are easily the best Chinese New Year animals.


Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

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#14 2006-01-30 17:02:18

justlookingforthemoment
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Re: Year of the Dog

Do you mean dragon's, mathsy?

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#15 2006-01-30 17:04:33

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Re: Year of the Dog

hey come on, zach week is over...


A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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#16 2006-01-30 19:06:52

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Re: Year of the Dog

(please don't laugh at me sad ) i'm a pig sad


People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
~ Anton Chekhov
Cheer up, emo kid.

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#17 2006-01-30 19:08:59

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Re: Year of the Dog

Nonsense, we are brothers! I mean your a tiger I'm a tiger... have some steak! (gives him a piece)


A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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#18 2006-01-30 19:13:04

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Re: Year of the Dog

thanks neutral and its "(gives her a piece)" wink


People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
~ Anton Chekhov
Cheer up, emo kid.

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#19 2006-01-30 19:23:13

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Re: Year of the Dog

(gulp) YOW! A girl tiger? (gives her another piece) You wouldn't happen to be single would you? ;-)

Last edited by mikau (2006-01-30 19:24:02)


A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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#20 2006-01-30 19:30:16

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Re: Year of the Dog

uuuuuuhhhhhh no thanks hmm but i am single smile


People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
~ Anton Chekhov
Cheer up, emo kid.

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#21 2006-01-30 19:31:39

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Re: Year of the Dog

where d'you live any way ?


People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
~ Anton Chekhov
Cheer up, emo kid.

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#22 2006-01-30 19:36:33

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Re: Year of the Dog

Philadelphia. Cheesesteak capital of the world! :-D

And of course the liberty bell.

(takes another bite)

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A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm.

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#23 2006-01-30 19:51:40

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Re: Year of the Dog

sorry mikau gotta go see ya later smile


People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
~ Anton Chekhov
Cheer up, emo kid.

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#24 2006-01-30 19:53:57

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Re: Year of the Dog

Later!

(gnawing on a bone) not bad for the first date...


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#25 2006-01-30 20:24:15

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Re: Year of the Dog

One of the oldest and most historical cities in the US. Must be nice.


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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