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Why do you have to underestimate me because I'm 14?

'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'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**ElainaVW****Member**- Registered: 2013-04-29
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I have never encountered any person or creature that was crazier than I.

Nothing truer could ever be said than that

Hi, bobbym.

*Last edited by ElainaVW (2013-09-21 04:26:32)*

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I am trying to convince the 14 year old who is 15 of that.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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But I am not really convinced. You've never tried overclocking

'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'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have never abused my machines like that. It is true that some machines are begging for it but...

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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Okay but that is not what I'm trying to tell

'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'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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What are you trying to say?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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That there exists people more crazier than you

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

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Sadly that is now true. When you get old you can no longer be the best. My brother and EVW are crazier than I.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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Yippee!

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

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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And someday if you work really hard and sharpen your head twice a day you may join them.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**mathaholic****Member**- From: Juliania
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What are you talking about?

"What is the square root of 2? 1.4141592653589793238" Seriously, I thought it was that. Too round?

3.141592653589793238...

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Something crazy.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
- Registered: 2011-05-23
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Crazy people, to be precise.

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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He has painted himself into a corner.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**ElainaVW****Member**- Registered: 2013-04-29
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My brother and EVW are crazier than I.

I told that to your brother and he agrees with me. No one anywhere is crazier than you. But we all keep trying

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is very kind, it warms my heart to hear such sentiment. Have you heard of 10 / 1. Been following it any?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

It is only natural that you should feel that way.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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