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#1 2005-07-03 05:07:49

archie
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Hola!

Hey all. I'm archie, but you can call me arch or even archibald, y'know whatever suits your fancy. I was browsing for some math riddles and I happened to come across this forum, and I thought....sweet.

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#2 2005-07-03 05:20:44

Roraborealis
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Re: Hola!

Hi, and welcome to the board!! I think most of us will just call you archie, but some us (the likes of Mr T and Stewie) will probably call you archibald.

Last edited by Roraborealis (2005-07-03 18:45:33)


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#3 2005-07-03 08:58:25

mathsyperson
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Re: Hola!

Well, if they can call you "whatever suits their fancy," I wouldn't be surprised if they pulled out all the stops and started calling you Wilf! Hope they don't, though. Oops, almost forgot, welcome!


Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

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#4 2005-07-03 10:48:16

MathsIsFun
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Re: Hola!

Hola, archie! And welcome.

What is your favorite math riddle? Maybe we can have a go ....


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#5 2005-07-04 04:39:16

Mr T
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Re: Hola!

just to prove rora wrong, 'sup foo'


I come back stronger than a powered-up Pac-Man big_smile
I bought a large popcorn @ the cinema the other day, it was pretty big...some might even say it was "large
cool Fatboy Slim is a Legend cool

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#6 2005-07-04 08:33:46

Roraborealis
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Re: Hola!

I knew that would happen........


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#7 2005-07-05 05:47:06

Mr T
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Re: Hola!

and with this i leave you [Prft. Random Link Dropping is Spam.]


I come back stronger than a powered-up Pac-Man big_smile
I bought a large popcorn @ the cinema the other day, it was pretty big...some might even say it was "large
cool Fatboy Slim is a Legend cool

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#8 2005-07-06 07:42:54

mathsyperson
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Re: Hola!

Mr T, your super-knowledge should tell you that obvious spamming on a board moderated by Zach is not a good idea.


Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

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#9 2005-07-06 09:29:35

Zach
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Re: Hola!

Ph34r.


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#10 2005-07-07 23:14:04

insomnia
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Re: Hola!

Ph34r??? Why should any one ph34r a ferret is quite beyond me.


Friends are angels who lift our feet when our own wings have trouble remembering how to fly

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#11 2005-07-08 01:52:56

victoria
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Re: Hola!

maths is ok in my school my teacher is miss brown

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#12 2005-07-08 09:25:40

MathsIsFun
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Re: Hola!

That is good to hear!


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#13 2005-07-09 01:59:25

Zach
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Re: Hola!

It's because I am able to bite your ankles!


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#14 2005-07-09 04:03:26

Roraborealis
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Re: Hola!

Are you?


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#15 2005-07-09 07:39:16

Zach
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Re: Hola!

Yes.


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#16 2005-07-09 08:14:38

Roraborealis
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Re: Hola!

How.....odd....
I can't think of another word.


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#17 2005-07-09 08:17:39

Zach
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Re: Hola!

Supercalifragalisticexpialidocious.


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#18 2005-07-09 08:22:23

Roraborealis
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Re: Hola!

O.O

You must be a spelling exceptional.


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#19 2005-07-09 08:23:36

Zach
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Re: Hola!

I'm that good.


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#20 2005-07-10 19:26:19

insomnia
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Re: Hola!

What set where you in for English?


Friends are angels who lift our feet when our own wings have trouble remembering how to fly

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#21 2005-07-11 08:27:25

Zach
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Re: Hola!

Insomnia wrote:

What set where you in for English?

One.

What set were you in for English?


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#22 2005-07-12 01:01:13

insomnia
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Re: Hola!

Right. So you should have down a Media Studies GCSE when you were in Set 1.

So....What does "linticular" mean? (spelling might be different)

I was in Set 1 for everything!!!! So, Ha!!


Friends are angels who lift our feet when our own wings have trouble remembering how to fly

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#23 2005-07-12 07:08:11

Zach
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Re: Hola!

Linticular? Something to do with lint? Of Lint shape?

Lenticular, maybe? Meaning something shaped like biconvex lens?

Oh, here's a lesson for you. The word 'were', not 'where', is the past particible of the word 'are'. Now, you failed to specify a date of which I was stating in whch set I was in. During my first three years, I was in set one for english. For the other two years, I was in set three. Seeing as there was no set two, technically, I was in set two.
The only reason I was there, was because I was lazy and didn't do my homework. Miss "Oh so fantastic" Bradshaw, also, didn't like me. Seeing as I was one of the best English students in the school, it was an unjustified setting for me.

Plus, what was that you got in your CATs? Wasn't it lower than 127?


Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.

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#24 2005-07-12 08:56:41

Roraborealis
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Re: Hola!

I almost got full marks in my FERRETs!


School is practice for the future. Practice makes perfect. But - nobody's perfect, so why practice?

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#25 2005-07-12 08:58:06

mathsyperson
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Re: Hola!

And I did quite well in my PIDGEONS!


Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

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