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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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That is true, but the statement is true also. Enough of the point was made.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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You have edited the post. >_<

Why is it a way to defeat the administrator?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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This Is a joke thread. The administrator deleted it, should I put it back?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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This a joke thread, but you seem to be have my post too.

Jokes are now turning into paradoxes

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, I am sorry but the quote had to go too. That is a very sensitive topic and I only wanted you to see it.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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That is a very sensitive topic

Is that a joke again?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

No, that one is a sensitive topic. But hidden in the joke thread it will be overlooked.

**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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I don't know whether the last post was a joke or not.

Why is it a sensitive topic? Have you found those creatures?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have heard they find you rather than the other way around. I do not wish people who are googling to find those words and then come in here looking around...

**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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Why would people google about that?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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So far no reason but further explanation...

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Now, I have got some idea why Alokananda hates my jokes.

Anyway, I was talking about a telephone number

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I would imagine it was hers?

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I did that and my mother's number and my dad's number too

For hers I found atleast 113274 goldbach partitions and for my father's I got atleast 120036 partitions

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is very good. But what did you use for k again?

**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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That same value 7

How does it matter? I already told you that once it was told to be prime by miller-rabin I sent it to a REAL prime test to verify

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Okay, I forgot that. What other prime test did you use?

**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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```
def isPrime(n):
for p in primes: #primes is a list that I imported from my old table
p = int(p)
if p > n**0.5:
return True
else:
if not (n%p):
return False
```

Just testing whether it is divisible by all the other primes less than or equal to the square root of the number

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Okay, with k = 7 there was less than one chance in 16384 that it was making a mistake.

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Still its good to be sure

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You had to or use a larger k.

See you later, I am going offline.

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Okay have a nice day!

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That was gruelling but I made it back.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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bobbym wrote:

I have heard they find you rather than the other way around. I do not wish people who are googling to find those words and then come in here looking around...

The La...ta files?

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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have never heard of her.

**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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