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#1 2013-09-16 21:18:12

Agnishom
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Topic Closed

If I am not very much mistaken, then the links to the closed topics appeared to be grey earlier.

Could you please do that again?
I really enjoy reading closed threads


'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'
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#2 2013-09-17 00:36:02

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Re: Topic Closed

Why do you enjoy reading closed threads? Have you read the 5 or so closed 1 = 0.999.... threads?

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#3 2013-09-17 01:18:37

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Re: Topic Closed

No. I enjoy reading the ones with controversies and fights.


'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'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#4 2013-09-17 01:43:21

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Re: Topic Closed

I do too, but the fighters have left the forum. I would love to close more threads.

Besides the best fight threads have been deleted.


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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#5 2013-09-17 03:39:22

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Re: Topic Closed

Why did you have to delete them?

That is the document I was talking about


'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'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#6 2013-09-17 03:44:11

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Re: Topic Closed

They were particularly ugly. It is not good for the members to see squabbling. This is supposed to be a pleasant place. Also sometimes the combatants removed them.


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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#7 2013-09-17 03:56:45

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Re: Topic Closed

They could occasionally see them. Besides it reveals how childish/revengeful people can be


'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'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#8 2013-09-17 03:58:31

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Re: Topic Closed

That is true but what would anyone gain in seeing someone at their worst?


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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#9 2013-09-17 04:00:06

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Re: Topic Closed

It's fun. I have read se7en's threads and GIB's threads which are quite fun to read.

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#10 2013-09-17 04:01:53

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Re: Topic Closed

Hmmm, they were not fun for me to read or respond to, I can tell you that.


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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#11 2013-09-17 04:04:09

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Re: Topic Closed

I would expect a staff member to say that.

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#12 2013-09-17 04:05:54

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Re: Topic Closed

He still comes in every now and then to see if he can sneak in.


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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#13 2013-09-17 04:06:38

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Re: Topic Closed

Why can he not?

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#14 2013-09-17 04:08:29

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Because he was barred at least 10 times before he chose the name GiB.


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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#15 2013-09-17 04:09:57

ShivamS
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Re: Topic Closed

Can he not use another IP?

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#16 2013-09-17 04:11:31

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Re: Topic Closed

Yes, he has tried that at least 15 times after being barred as GiB. He spends a lot of time trying to get passed the defenses. It is time wasted.


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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#17 2013-09-17 04:14:19

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Re: Topic Closed

When was the last time he came on? And how did you know it was him?

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#18 2013-09-17 04:16:59

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Re: Topic Closed

He does lurk here so I do not wish to smarten him up on how he is being detected. Let's just say he has no chance.


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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#19 2013-09-17 04:19:14

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Re: Topic Closed

bobbym wrote:

It is time wasted.

Whose?


'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'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#20 2013-09-17 04:19:53

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Re: Topic Closed

His of course. He should use his time better by improving his math.


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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#21 2013-09-17 04:27:51

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Re: Topic Closed

Depends on how you define better


'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'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#22 2013-09-17 04:29:09

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Re: Topic Closed

I think I would define it as he should learn some before he begins to make up his own.


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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#23 2013-09-17 04:34:50

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Re: Topic Closed

but he's already a Genius


'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'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#24 2013-09-17 04:38:44

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Re: Topic Closed

That is his problem. He is a self proclaimed genius.


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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#25 2013-09-17 04:42:28

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Re: Topic Closed

self proclaimed? Do you refuse to call him a genius? big_smile


'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'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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