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**Bob****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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It's a cryptic clue. Do you know who Mycroft is?

Bob

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**CurlyBracket****Member**- From: Your Maths Textbook
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Mycroft? You mean Sherlock's brother, who was the smarter of the two, but too lazy to do anything?

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**Bob****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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I'm not sure my brother would be happy to be described as lazy

Mycroft did his analysis sitting in an armchair. Physically not much but mentally a tour de force.

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

Sometimes I deliberately make mistakes, just to test you! …………….Bob

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**Hipt****Member**- Registered: 2011-07-29
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Bob Administrator Registered: 2010-06-20 Posts: 9,444 Email

You it is serious?

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**Bob****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Hipt

This site is "Maths Is Fun". So the field is wide open.

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

Sometimes I deliberately make mistakes, just to test you! …………….Bob

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**CurlyBracket****Member**- From: Your Maths Textbook
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Bob wrote:

I'm not sure my brother would be happy to be described as lazy

Mycroft did his analysis sitting in an armchair. Physically not much but mentally a tour de force.

Bob

Oopsies! I didn't think of it that way.

Then your brother, who's in the University of Edinburgh, is working on a mathematical fact checker?

That sounds really awesome.

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