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#26 2013-11-20 15:20:58

Agnishom
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Re: Try this personality test.

I enjoyed being an INTP more


'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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#27 2013-11-20 15:27:48

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Re: Try this personality test.

You can change back.


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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#28 2013-11-20 15:34:18

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Re: Try this personality test.

How?


'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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#29 2013-11-20 15:38:03

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Re: Try this personality test.

Take the test again and answer as the old Agnishom would have.


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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#30 2013-11-20 15:38:32

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Re: Try this personality test.

Well, for one, 65 isn't correct.


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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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#31 2013-11-20 15:39:23

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Re: Try this personality test.

How do you know?


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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#32 2013-11-20 15:40:40

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Re: Try this personality test.

Because I've heard of counter-examples.


“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

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#33 2013-11-20 15:43:27

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Re: Try this personality test.

65) You are always looking for opportunities

Counterexamples?


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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#34 2013-11-20 15:45:06

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Re: Try this personality test.

Not the question, the person.


“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

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#35 2013-11-20 15:45:55

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65 is a person? That is a funny name for a person.


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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#36 2013-11-20 15:48:25

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Re: Try this personality test.

It is a nickname, I suppose. Agnishom used it to refer to the person.


“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

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#37 2013-11-20 15:50:30

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Re: Try this personality test.

Yes, I remember that. He removed that from his signature.

Is it not super late there?


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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#38 2013-11-20 15:52:23

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Re: Try this personality test.

Depends on how you look at it. It is both very late and very early.

I think she is wrong about the quote in Agnishom's signature.


“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

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#39 2013-11-20 15:54:41

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Re: Try this personality test.

If I remember it, went something like this.

If a habit can change why can't a person.

Do I have the right one?


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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#40 2013-11-20 15:59:43

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Re: Try this personality test.

That's the one. It's still in Agnishom's signature, so there was no need to remember it.


“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

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#41 2013-11-20 16:01:36

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I did not see it for a second. How incredibly blind!


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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#42 2013-11-20 16:01:46

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Re: Try this personality test.

65) You are always looking for opportunities

What is that?


'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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#43 2013-11-20 16:02:09

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Re: Try this personality test.

A question on the test.


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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#44 2013-11-20 16:03:46

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Re: Try this personality test.

bobbym wrote:

I did not see it for a second. How incredibly blind!

It comes with the age. You shoukd borrow an eagle.

When I think about it, I might have given an incorrect answer to Q65.


“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

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#45 2013-11-20 16:04:52

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Re: Try this personality test.

The questions are ambiguous but they are designed to be that way.


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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#46 2013-11-20 16:06:00

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Re: Try this personality test.

'The whole person changes, why can't a habit?' -65

Counter-examples?


'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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#47 2013-11-20 16:09:15

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Re: Try this personality test.

Yes. I know people who changed their habits. I hope to do it myself soon.

Funny thing, I do not agree with any part of your signature. smile


“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

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#48 2013-11-20 16:10:30

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Re: Try this personality test.

The question Why can't habits actually reffers to the fact that habits can be changed


'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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#49 2013-11-20 16:13:29

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Re: Try this personality test.

It sounds very differently. Is as if she is asking Why can't a habit be changed if we know that the person as a while can?


“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

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#50 2013-11-20 16:14:54

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Pardon me Agnishom but I always thought that statement was directed at you?


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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