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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I don't get post #23.

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It says that Harry Potter is not responding

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Is he a member here? What is his favorite color?

**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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Interesting question.

I want to keep a database of 185146 people and their favorite colors.

'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'

'But our love is like the wind. I can't see it but I can feel it.' -A Walk to remember

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is very easy to do and does not require asking them.

**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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Teach me, master, teach me.

'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'

'But our love is like the wind. I can't see it but I can feel it.' -A Walk to remember

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You really want to see my answer?

**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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If it is within 3 GB

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Oh much smaller than that.

**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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512 Mb?

'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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Less than 100 bytes.

**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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Oh! What compression algorithm are you using?

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

'But our love is like the wind. I can't see it but I can feel it.' -A Walk to remember

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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None. I use a very clever program.

**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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Tell me.

'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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`Table[c[[RandomInteger[10]]], {k, 1, 185146}] // Column`

**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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```
Table[c[[RandomInteger[10]]], {k, 1, 185146}] // Column
Part::partd: Part specification c[[4]] is longer than depth of object. >>
Part::partd: Part specification c[[9]] is longer than depth of object. >>
Part::partd: Part specification c[[8]] is longer than depth of object. >>
General::stop: Further output of Part::partd will be suppressed during this calculation. >>
```

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

'But our love is like the wind. I can't see it but I can feel it.' -A Walk to remember

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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```
c = {"Red", "Green", "Blue", "Orange", "Purple", "White", "Black",
"Turquoise", "Lavender", "Blue Green"}
```

**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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I typed in those lines and started evaluating. My machine became unresponsive and I had to reboot with the MagicSysReq combination. (I am not joking)

'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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That is because of the last line of the program.

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**If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **Thinking is cheating.**

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Which line is the last?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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`Table[c[[RandomInteger[10]]], {k, 1, 185146}] // Column`

**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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bobbym wrote:

I care about what works.

How can you say that this method works?

'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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Besides from the crash which was entirely linux's fault, have you looked at how it works?

**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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entirely linux's fault

Does the code run on your machine?

Yes, I have.

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

'But our love is like the wind. I can't see it but I can feel it.' -A Walk to remember

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, it does but it was only meant as a joke. The program does not have much of a point.

**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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