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Hm?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hmmm, have you not heard of artistic license?

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I only know about the Creative Commons and the GNU GPL. I was never a legal expert.

'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, licentia poetica!

Artistic license (also known as dramatic license, historical license, poetic license, narrative license, licentia poetica, or simply license) is a colloquial term, sometime euphemism, used to denote the distortion or complete ignorance of fact, ignoring the conventions of grammar or language, or ...

**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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Hmm

'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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It gives authors, poets and yes even posters the right to distort the silly rules of grammar and grandpa too!

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**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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So, did you distort grandpa?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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He was too powerful for me. Much higher percentage of reptilian dna. He had 5 times my physical strength and was much faster. He did not feel the cold or the heat as humans do. He could predict the future and had hands that were enormous and almost indestructible.

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi bobbym

Given the mess our 'official' leaders are making, I think it would be a good thing for the bobbyms to take over. You'd certainly get my vote.

Agnishom: What grammar mistake? Looks ok to me.

Bob

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Because he edited it, that is why it is okay.

Hey bobbym, It was not wise to edit the title of such a historically significant thread

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I miss Tee.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

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

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You'd certainly get my vote.

I appreciate that but I would not make a good leader. I would insist that less money is spent on the military and more on math education. Clearly a crazy idea.

Hey bobbym, It was not wise to edit the title of such a historically significant thread

Historically significant? I would delete the whole thread if I could. You are forgetting about licentia poetica.

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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bobbym wrote:

I would insist that less money is spent on the military and more on math education.

But that sort of comment is precisely my reason for wanting to vote for you!!!

What other crazy ideas are in your manifesto?

Bob

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Just one more, pistachios are to be outlawed. They hurt my gums.

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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Oh no bobbym they hurt your reputation!!! NOOOO!!!

Hey.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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They may have but once we have outlawed them they will be put to death. No more pistachios!

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I love pistachios.

Just because you could doesn't mean you should

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That may true for everything else but not those pistachios. By the way when I was a kid I loved them too but they were rare, we were very poor.

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What are pistachios?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The peanut.

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Now I have made sure that I and you are talking about the same pistachio.

By the way when I was a kid I loved them too but they were rare, we were very poor.

That is the same reason why I do not eat a lot of pistachios.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Less than 300 miles from where I am sitting are the second largest fields of pistachios in the world. It is only because of the greed of the men we talked about that they are not plentiful to everyone here. They ship to other countries ( thousands of miles away ) so they can receive government kickbacks rather than send them over here. The ones in our stores come from Iran!

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Do you mind if I ask a personal question?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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As long as it is not about my age.

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'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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