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## #1 2015-06-12 18:45:13

Agnishom
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### What is soy sauce?

What is soy sauce, really?

'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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## #2 2015-06-12 20:26:48

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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## #3 2015-06-12 20:46:40

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

And it is a sauce.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #4 2015-06-12 20:49:07

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

List of things I do not understand:
* Quantum Mechanics
* Andrew Wiles' Proof
* Girls
+ Soy Sauce

'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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## #5 2015-06-12 20:52:43

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

List of things I do not understand:

1) Why the phone always rings when I get into the tub.

2) How to get vlc 2.21 installed.

3) Soy sauce.

4) How Agnishom solved that problem.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #6 2015-06-12 20:55:43

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

What problem?

Hey, let me add more. Okay?

'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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## #7 2015-06-12 20:59:10

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

List of things I don't understand
1) Religion
2) Humans
3) Agnishom
4) Soy Sauce
5) Why my phone is always silent?

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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## #8 2015-06-12 21:01:55

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

More things I do not understand:

* Am I schizophrenic?
* Happiness
* Another bottle of Soya Sauce
* Is P=NP?

'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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## #9 2015-06-12 21:06:08

David
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### Re: What is soy sauce?

N * P = NP

I don't know.

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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## #10 2015-06-12 21:28:49

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

1) Why Agnishom thinks he is schizophrenic.

2) The difference between here and there.

3) Why P or NP matters and why people care.

4) That graph theory problem.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #11 2015-06-13 00:44:27

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

I do not see a lot of things others see. Also, I do not understand a lot of things others understand, the evidences of which are these lists.

1. Why was there a very low entropy state in the beginning.

2. Why people worry about other people.

3. A third bottle of Soya Sauce

4. If njwildberger is a genius

'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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## #12 2015-06-13 00:47:42

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

Agnishom wrote:

I do not see a lot of things others see. Also, I do not understand a lot of things others understand, the evidences of which are these lists.

1. Why was there a very low entropy state in the beginning.

2. Why people worry about other people.

3. A third bottle of Soya Sauce

4. If njwildberger is a genius

I used to ask my dad: "Why I exist?" that was 12 years ago.

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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## #13 2015-06-13 00:55:49

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

4) He is probably not.

2) Because they are sensitive.

3) 1 bottle is enough.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #14 2015-06-13 02:15:25

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

1) Why are people jealous of other people?

2) A fourth bottle of Soy Sauce

'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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## #15 2015-06-13 02:24:33

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

1) Is it not said: "If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you."?
2) Come, have some honey. It will be bitter in your stomach.

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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## #16 2015-06-13 07:01:57

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

hi Agnishom,

Just catching up.  It is (according to Sainsbury's):

water
sugar
soy sauce
soy beans
salt
wheat
more salt
caramel
lactic acid
potassium sorbate

Now that is interesting.  It has an infinitely recursive ingredient and Sainbury's has an unnecessary apostrophe.

I wonder how they make it with such an ingredient, and whether they've thought of selling a perpetual motion machine.

Bob

note: Sainbury's is a UK supermarket chain.

ps. re: post 4.  Three of those might be achievable , but I'd wouldn't advise trying to understand girls.

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You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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## #17 2015-06-13 08:39:32

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

Used to buy my soy sauce from Sainsbury's (they offer that meal deal thing where you can buy a sauce, noodles and a packet of veg for £3 for at least 2 people, i.e. one student), but I found I had to use so much of it to get the colour and flavour I wanted. I like the Amoy brand better because of that, it's sometimes on offer for £1 or something.

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## #18 2015-06-13 13:07:05

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

Hi bob;

Thank you for investigating. I knew it would be mysterious.

How well can you cook?

'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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## #19 2015-06-13 20:37:42

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

My cooking skills are low to the point of being dangerous.  I've managed to ruin both components in 'beans on toast' and also had a chip pan fire.

Bob

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You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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## #20 2015-06-14 03:37:29

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

What is a chip pan? Do you mean cheap pan?

'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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## #21 2015-06-14 05:14:38

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

A chip pan is a deep pan you use to deep fry things in. It's a portable, home-use version of what you might see employees using in a fried chicken shop to fry chips in (they put them in a metal basket and slowly lower them into the oil). You can fry other things aside from chips with a chip pan.

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## #22 2015-06-14 05:43:13

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

The accident of having a fire while cooking has happened to the best of the best.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #23 2015-06-14 08:26:38

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

Thanks bobbym, but I suspect it has also happened to the worst of the worst.

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz
You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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## #24 2015-06-15 11:52:16

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

And you were taking a photo?

'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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## #25 2015-06-15 20:19:18

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### Re: What is soy sauce?

My fire was worse than that.  The hot fat spilled over the pan onto the square hob and so there were even more flames.  I blew it out with a big puff.  Once I'd let the smell out and cleaned the carbon off the wall, you wouldn't have known it had happened.  This is why I think it's best if I stay away from all cooking (until the eating stage of course).

Bob

Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz
You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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