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**Year 2009 ( I remember it like it was yesterday)**: I was sitting behind Alokananda who was sitting with a bunch of her friends. There was some conflict about a pen which I claimed to be mine even though it was Aloka's between all of those who were present there. Aloka was not there for some reason I do not remember. When she returned she saw the conflict and saw someone was asking me, "Prove that this pen is yours". Alokananda told me to tell them that The pen is marked as a gel pen by its manufacturer but she is using a ball point refill inside it.. I did not tell them about it because I was doing the useless argument with those folks not to win the argument but the way she wanted to prove that the pen was mine was nice.

Now, that is the habit we were talking about in Year 2012

**Year 2012**

Agnishom wrote:Do you remember using the gel pens as ball pens?

65 wrote:yes.

Agnishom wrote:Do you do that now, also?

65 wrote:No.

Agnishom wrote:Why not?

65 wrote:the whole person changes,why cant a habit?

There are a few moments and quotes about her which I always remember crystal clearly. Another example is her Samosa quote.

I am sure she does not want to see me changed as a person but she is not happy about a few of my habits like sitting on tall fences like a monkey, sitting like L, chewing leaves, wearing my left shoe in right foot and right shoe in the left, etc

*Last edited by Agnishom (2013-11-20 17:54:13)*

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**niharika_kumar****Member**- From: Numeraland
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who is alokananda?

friendship is tan 90°.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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So you sit on fences like a monkey.

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I mean I am like a monkey not the fence.

Hi niharika_kumar;

Once a student just casually mentioned, "... you must have heard of Alokananda"

The professor replied, "How could I not know her? Half of the particles in the universe belong to her."

'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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Half the particles? How does he arrive at that?

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'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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Now that was an agonizer!

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What is an agoniser?

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

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Agonizer is defined as a person or something that causes mental anguish to someone. It is something that causes one to suffer extreme pain or great anguish. Agonizer also means someone who can make a great effort; struggle.

This meant that your problems would do this because people would have to struggle hard to get them right.

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So, I had the correct idea of the word in my mind before

It is something that causes one to suffer extreme pain

I am sorry but why does that give you a lot of pain?

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

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Reading what a physicist thinks is agony. Seeing Carl's fat face and reading his kaboobly doo is super agony. The quote by Newton is nice.

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Who is carl?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Carl Sagan. He is on the page.

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I thought you liked him a lot?

Did you enjoy reading post 1?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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He does not have a very good reputation around here.

Yes, I liked post #1.

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Are you deeply moved by Carl Sagan?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Oh yes, almost to tears.

The next knows why.

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nope.

but the next knows

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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He is called a debunker and his job was to go around discrediting sightings of extraterrestrial craft. He was well compensated for his activities.

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debunker?

'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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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yep, a guy who does not investigate and says no to everything.

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But then suppose I ask him

Are you a liar?

Will he say yes?

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

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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He is assigned the job because he is a famous name. He just says no to any case that deals with extraterrestrials.

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Why is that extra ordinary?

'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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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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So, he's the anti-Giorgio Tsoukalos?

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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