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#26 2013-09-17 01:41:43

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Re: Alarming

Hi;

I would never use that newfangled digital sand idea. Real sand and only real sand for me. The kind my grandpappies threw at each other in fights.


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Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
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#27 2013-09-17 01:46:46

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But...but...but...it's special CAS sand!! I thought you'd LOVE one of these!! sad


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#28 2013-09-17 01:53:49

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Nope, I am old fashioned when it comes to sand. It is true that I do not see real sand anymore. You know, the type without beer cans and soda bottles mixed in. Next time I am in Australia I am going to cart away 100 tons or so of beautiful sand.


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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#29 2013-09-17 01:56:38

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You'd better be quick, then, before Climate Change swallows it all up.


"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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#30 2013-09-17 01:58:43

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Climate change? Our best scientists assure everyone that is a hoax. It is natural to be flooded in the desert.


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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#31 2013-09-17 02:07:12

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Ok, that's good. I rest assured. So it will never happen - except in the desert, where I'm not - so I'm safe. Inland Australia will be flooded, but our beaches will be preserved. We'll look like a doughnut!


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#32 2013-09-17 02:13:09

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I love those doughnuts. Just a plain brown doughnut. No sticky chocolate. No funky white powder. These climatologists sure know how to make a country appealing. Australia, the land of the doughnut!


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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#33 2013-09-17 02:23:29

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Dipped in cinnamon sugar! up


"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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#34 2013-09-17 02:26:15

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Okay, if that is the way you like it.


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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#35 2013-09-17 02:41:24

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"That's the way, uh-huh uh-huh,
I like it, uh-huh, uh-huh."

Without the hole, but with jam, is excellent too.

I don't average more than about 1 a year (it never enters my head to get one, but when I do...YUM). Just as well, I think...I'd blow up like a balloon. Far too moreish.


"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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#36 2013-09-17 02:59:42

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I thought that a doughnut without a hole is a danish?


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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#37 2013-09-17 11:11:57

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Maybe, but I've never heard of or seen one of those here. I just know them as 'jam doughnuts', which I guess is what they call them here...but like I said, I rarely get them and so I don't know much about them.


"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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#38 2013-09-17 11:21:54

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Hi;

Have you ever had a Croissant?

I used to be partial to these:

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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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#39 2013-09-17 14:31:33

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Yes...they're very nice! But I'm just not tempted to go out and buy food like that and would never buy one. I'd only have one if I were invited out to dinner and they happened to have them there. I try to eat healthily.


"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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#40 2013-09-17 23:03:03

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I agree, that stuff will kill you faster than poison.


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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