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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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bobbym wrote:

I have never seen a woman who needs to shave.

Ever heard of the Turner syndrome?

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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Nope, and I still have not seen one.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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anonimnystefy wrote:

bobbym wrote:I have never seen a woman who needs to shave.

Ever heard of the Turner syndrome?

Who said we want to see a woman who needs to shave?

'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'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Point is the assertion that Angela is my female counterpart is incorrect.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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Do you really not remember?

'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'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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We are possibly not talking about the same thing. Link please?

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I could link to a thread but I'm afraid that you'll start massacring posts. I'll look for some old internet sites, instead

'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'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That talk about Angela?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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Agnishom wrote:See, I have bought this wooden plank for 60 INR.

Agnishom's Chief Designer wrote:What are its dimensions?

Agnishom wrote:1 foot by 2 feet

Agnishom's Chief Designer wrote:Okay, but its too short for what we are going to build.

Agnishom wrote:No, its perfect. We should cut it so that the length is 1.61 feet approximately.

Agnishom's Chief Designer wrote:Cut it? Its already too small.

Agnishom wrote:Yes, because that is the 1.61... is an approximation for what is called the golden ratio. In ancient days, many Greek temples and art forms had the golden ratio in the heart of their construction. Cutting things in the golden ratio makes them look perfect and you must do so.

Agnishom's Chief Designer wrote:Agnishom, I did not know that you're so superstitious before.

*Last edited by Agnishom (2014-03-11 13:18:54)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hmmm, they say it is the most pleasing to the eye.

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Do you see how interesting this conversation is?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It is interesting but is it true?

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You mean whether it happened?

'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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Nope, but do you really think that kaboobly doo number actually makes a board look better?

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Yes, but my chief artist does not agree...

'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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Then why does your chief artist think that? Supposing I gave him a board with ratio 1.62 and the other with 1.618... Could he actually say one was more beautiful? Could he tell the difference?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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Its a she.

The one with 1.62 is equally beautiful to the human eye but the one with 1.618 is the one which is actually more beautiful.

(Because I have found a definition of beauty and it is the golden ratio in a nutshell)

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Now it is a nutshell. You had better let it out of their quick.

A she? Who?

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A girl named M in that M,B,S story.

Okay, I will expand it.

'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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M,B,S story? I do not remember that one.

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'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Oh yes, I do remember that. So she is M.

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Yes, but not the package. She is more lively and beautiful.... okay no, not beautiful, I have not defined that yet...

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hmmm, I have seen great beauty but I have never seen any female that is as beautiful as M nor as obedient.

I have to prepare for a meeting. See you later.

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Will you have an interesting conversation in the meeting?

any female that is as beautiful as M nor as obedient.

Why do you think she is beautiful or obidient?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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