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## #1 2013-06-18 11:24:05

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### The "Stupid" boy

A young boy enters a barber shop and the barber whispers to his customer

,“This is the dumbest kid in the world. Watch while I prove it to you.”

The barber puts a dollar bill in one hand and two quarters in the other, then calls the boy over and asks, “Which do you want, son?”

The boy takes the quarters and leaves. “What did I tell you?” said the barber.

“That kid never learns!”

Later, when the customer leaves, he sees the same young boy coming out of the ice cream store.

“Hey, son! May I ask you a question? Why did you take the quarters instead of the dollar bill?”

The boy licked his cone and replied, “Because the day I take the dollar, the game is over!”

'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #2 2013-06-18 14:07:19

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### Re: The "Stupid" boy

Or should it be called the stupid barber?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #3 2013-06-18 14:50:29

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### Re: The "Stupid" boy

The "Stupid" Boy = The Stupid Barber

Note the quotes

'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #4 2013-06-18 14:53:11

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### Re: The "Stupid" boy

Can you tell me where I can find this barber?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #5 2013-06-18 14:59:39

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### Re: The "Stupid" boy

It might be in India

## #6 2013-06-18 15:01:13

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### Re: The "Stupid" boy

Too far, I was hoping he lived around me somewhere...

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #7 2013-06-18 15:06:40

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### Re: The "Stupid" boy

I think he is in the state of Bihar.

Indian Barbers really gossip too much

'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #8 2013-06-18 15:08:16

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You still have barbers there? Here they are called stylist so they can charge 5 times as much.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #9 2013-06-18 15:11:46

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### Re: The "Stupid" boy

We have stylists here too. But we (atleast I) do not go for them. My last haircut was done by a barber for Rupees 20.

'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #10 2013-06-18 15:14:16

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### Re: The "Stupid" boy

It looks good but you still need a shave.

I learned how to cut hair so I did my whole family for many years and myself.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #11 2013-06-18 15:14:47

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### Re: The "Stupid" boy

Really?

'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #12 2013-06-18 15:17:16

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### Re: The "Stupid" boy

I watched and read. Got a pair of scissors for cutting and a good brush and comb.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #13 2013-06-18 16:00:09

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### Re: The "Stupid" boy

.In Vietnam they charge around 2USD per good haircut. Charge for children is half, and they charge hairwashing separately. Shaving is free bonus if asked for.

## #14 2013-06-18 17:46:50

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That is a good price. last one I paid for was 7 USD and it was a long, long time ago.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #15 2013-06-18 19:02:32

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It is a way different condition. I live in the part of the suburbs than is in transition. I live in administrative Hanoi, which includes several countryside and mountainous area. I live in Ha Dong, an urban district, but it used to be capital for a separate province, and even now it's still not considered a 'central' area by businessmen. But they plan to be, and the whole district is full of contruction sites, new urban communities and new roads. Luckily the economic crisis and the freeze of the real estate market slowed the growth.

## #16 2013-06-18 19:08:11

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You prefer the slower growth?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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I want peace.

## #18 2013-06-18 19:51:01

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### Re: The "Stupid" boy

Hopefully, we all will get it.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #19 2013-06-18 22:19:13

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### Re: The "Stupid" boy

I remember this joke from a movie called "Delhi 6".

Last edited by Shivamcoder3013 (2013-06-18 22:19:21)

I have discovered a truly marvellous signature, which this margin is too narrow to contain. -Fermat
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. -Archimedes
Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them. - Neumann

## #20 2013-06-18 23:29:14

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No. This joke has been there for years, with the variation about the American president who, while was a child, was asked by people to choose between a nickel and a dime. A dime worth twice but it's smaller than a nickel. The president constantly chose the nickel, and when one traveller asks him why, he said he was investing for the long term.
That is just the variation told in vietnam since the 80s.

## #21 2013-06-18 23:37:10

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### Re: The "Stupid" boy

#### Shivamcoder3013 wrote:

I remember this joke from a movie called "Delhi 6".

Oh. I didn't know that. I got it randomly on facebook.

'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #22 2013-06-19 03:01:26

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I liked delhi 6

There are 10 kinds of people in the world,people who understand binary and people who don't.

## #23 2013-06-19 09:56:56

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Really? It was the worst movie I ever saw.

I have discovered a truly marvellous signature, which this margin is too narrow to contain. -Fermat
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. -Archimedes
Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them. - Neumann

## #24 2013-06-19 11:23:01

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### Re: The "Stupid" boy

Have you watched Ashiqui 2?

'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'
'Who are you to judge everything?' -Alokananda

## #25 2013-06-19 11:39:24

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### Re: The "Stupid" boy

#### Shivamcoder3013 wrote:

Really? It was the worst movie I ever saw.

I liked it because the story showed the fight among people,which needs to be stopped.
And i watched ashiqui 2,the ending was sad

There are 10 kinds of people in the world,people who understand binary and people who don't.