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**roniman****Member**- Registered: 2013-11-24
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I recently heard a poem by a student

"I dig, you dig, he digs, she digs, they dig, we dig."

If you don't understand it, it's ok, it's very ....DEEP.

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**roniman****Member**- Registered: 2013-11-24
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wait, is this joke considered dirt-y?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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You must be a stick in the mud not to like that joke.

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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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anonimnystefy wrote:

You must be a stick in the mud not to like that joke.

Thanks. That explains why I do not like it

'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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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You are also a C-C-C-COMBO BREAKER!

*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2013-11-24 13:31:40)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Those side conversations just muddy everything up.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Your arguments are rock hard.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I had to dust them off they were so old.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Well, that's okay. Everybody has feet of clay.

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anonimnystefy wrote:

You are also a C-C-C-COMBO BREAKER!

Carbon?

'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'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**Olinguito****Member**- Registered: 2014-08-12
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I just came across this from another forum:

I drink, you drink, he drinks, we drink, they pay!

*Bassaricyon neblina*

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hm, thanks for digging this thread up.

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**GreatSandy****Member**- Registered: 2014-09-15
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i didn't undertstand it !

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Me neither!

'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'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Your concerns are groundless. If you dig deeper you will both unearth the solution.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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When I first heard that joke, I just couldn't help myself. My laughter was of seismic proportions.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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To tell the truth I was turned to stone.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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At least you now have your feet on the ground.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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They feel like they are in mud.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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**GreatSandy****Member**- Registered: 2014-09-15
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what this poem mean !!

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi GreatSandy

It's a pun on the word "deep". It can be used to mean that it's very philosophical, but also to refer to "deep" as in "deep under the earth".

You can see the rest of us followed by even more puns with words related to dirt and mud.

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**GreatSandy****Member**- Registered: 2014-09-15
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aaaaah okey

thank you anonimnystefy

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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No problem. No member here has a heart of stone.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes but people who live in glass houses should not throw stones.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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