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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Okay, see you later.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Sorry, ran out of gas. Got a little recharge.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

That is okay, everybody runs out of gas eventually.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Until you really run out!

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Yes, nothing can prevent that, unfortunately.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Sooner or later you have to go to the big math exam in the sky.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

It seems far away but I know it will creep up on me.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Oh heck, your life will be one big blur. It will seem to go in about a week or two. But the good thing is you will not remember most of it.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Supposedly 30 is when you start forgetting early childhood memories.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It happened much later for me. Seems that only the real bad beats and some of the good times are still in there.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Eventually those can become blocked out though -- or made 'dead'.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Or you can retain it all.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

There are some that I would probably like to forget about, although I would like to retain most of it. Most serve as learning experiences.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You can pile up a lot of baggage that way. The pain has got to heal sooner or later and then you forgot her.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

I think all mine has healed but I cannot be certain.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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They say nothing gets you over the last one better than the next one.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

I don't know about having a 'next one' though. At the moment, I don't feel like pursuing anyone, and there is not really anyone to be pursued, either... although perhaps that is more consequential.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That could change on a daily basis. You just never know what you bump into next.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Yes -- but, I have not really been out of the house much. I feel exhausted when it comes to girls, which is ironic considering I have not made much progress.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is why you feel that way. But it is okay to move at your own pace. As I said it changes drastically.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

I suppose it is like mathematics in that sense.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Mathematics does make some sense, they never do.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

That I agree with... I have never been able to figure them out.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You are through with all your exams now?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**zetafunc.****Guest**

Yes, they finished on the 26th. The holidays are just flying by!