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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Most of them did not like my humor. They did at first but then decided they did not.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

I guess sometimes changing one's sense of humour can help, once you get used to what they like. I know adriana likes dirty/toilet humour, for instance. R likes jokes that are a little harder to figure out. And of course, PJ simply doesn't like humour.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is something I would never do. Adjust any part of me to suit them. Becoming unrecognizable to yourself is not a good idea.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

I don't change myself to the extent that I become a different person. It is merely the case of having a bag of different jokes and picking certain ones out, not putting on a completely different persona -- to me at least, anyway.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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There is a another person I know who I think is funny. His girl does not think he is funny. It causes him a lot of pain. Therefore, one should unleash your whole math of jokes on the girl upon first meeting her. If she is still there after the last joke then I say marry her.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

bobbym wrote:

There is a another person I know who I think is funny. His girl does not think he is funny. It causes him a lot of pain. Therefore, one should unleash your whole math of jokes on the girl upon first meeting her. If she is still there after the last joke then I say marry her.

I usually use humour when first talking to someone as it makes them smile and loosens up the atmosphere... I agree that in the long-term that kind of thing can be important. Just imagine being married to PJ, how depressing that might be.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Depressing? She is down right gloomy. Biology does that to people.

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

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Yeah she is pretty gloomy. I walked halfway home today with her, our conversation was kind of boring...

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Usually they talk about crossbreeding humans and chimpanzees or the mating habits of fruit flies. Downright weird.

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

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

I don't know if PJ actually likes me or not, though. I've noticed that she said the F-word in a sentence around me, possibly to impress me, because I've never, ever heard her say that before. She said she has her eye on some guy who is currently the ex of a friend of hers too. Perhaps I have been friendzoned (not that I care too much, given that it's PJ of all people).

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The ex of a friend, hmmm. The fruit flies were more interesting.

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

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Yep. In a dry spell, PJ is the cream of the crop. And that cream is particularly sour.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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If that is all that is available and you want to date then your options are clear.

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

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

I won't force myself to pursue PJ, that probably isn't worth it...

I was looking at the exam timetable for my school, and apparently there's one student, in 'Year 14' (my school ends at Year 13, so it's someone a year older than me), who is sitting the maths modules, 'Statistics 4' and 'Decision Maths 2'. This is quite strange... nobody has ever done Statistics 4 at my school, apart from me last year. Then I thought that it might be F... because she dropped out of Cambridge this year. Do you think I should go find out who it is?

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Why would you do that?

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

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Well, if it is F, then it means I will probably be seeing her during my exams, so I can prepare myself for such an encounter.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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She will make it easy for you to avoid her.

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

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Part of me wants to talk to her, part of me wants to ignore her...

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Make friends with the part that wants to ignore her and kill the other guy.

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

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

What's the worst that could happen?

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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She freaks out and has some weird reaction that you could never predict.

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

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Sounds like fun, I'll bring a friend to watch the action.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hmmm, you have obviously never seen one of them freak out. It is a sight to chill the blood. They have extraordinarily violent tempers and even being vicious I had to retreat on at least two occasions.

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

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Retreat? Why? Pepper spray?

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I was fearing for my life. We are lucky that they are smaller and generally weaker than we are.

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

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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