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#1 2013-11-16 13:39:25

Agnishom
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How many bobbyms does it take to change a lightbulb?

I do not know but someone might


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#2 2013-11-16 14:00:34

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Re: How many bobbyms does it take to change a lightbulb?


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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#3 2013-11-16 14:12:30

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Re: How many bobbyms does it take to change a lightbulb?

Answer: None. All the bobbyms will wait for Wolfram to create a better CAS


'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 2013-11-16 14:15:30

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Re: How many bobbyms does it take to change a lightbulb?

Nope, M is like a 1911 Colt 45. Some people love it and some people say it is overkill, but everyone has to agree that it will knock your socks off.


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 2013-11-16 14:27:29

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Re: How many bobbyms does it take to change a lightbulb?

Can you change a lightbulb with it? Yes?


'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 2013-11-16 14:29:37

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Re: How many bobbyms does it take to change a lightbulb?

You do not need to! An M user's mind is so bright, so sharp, so piercing, so innovative that it will cast aside the darkness.


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 2013-11-16 14:35:38

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Re: How many bobbyms does it take to change a lightbulb?

Okay, good answer


'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 2013-11-16 14:42:21

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Re: How many bobbyms does it take to change a lightbulb?

Perhaps a better question is, how many bobbyms does it take to change a bobbym?


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 2013-11-16 23:05:03

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Re: How many bobbyms does it take to change a lightbulb?

None. He changes himself all the time.


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“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#10 2013-11-17 02:40:33

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Re: How many bobbyms does it take to change a lightbulb?

I am forced to disagree, he has remained the same for a very long time.


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 2013-11-17 17:15:33

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Re: How many bobbyms does it take to change a lightbulb?

How long?

You could not tie your shoes 92 years ago


'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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#12 2013-11-17 17:23:00

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Re: How many bobbyms does it take to change a lightbulb?

For about 81 years.

I did not wear shoes 92 years ago. I wore little slippers.


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 2013-11-18 00:04:38

Agnishom
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Re: How many bobbyms does it take to change a lightbulb?

Hmm, you have changed in a lot in all these years


'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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#14 2013-11-18 01:23:04

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Re: How many bobbyms does it take to change a lightbulb?

Yes, I grew bigger.


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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