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OK, We have an user called Patrick. His avatar space consists of his avatar and a picture captioned "Award: Wink". What does it mean? Can you start giving awards once again?

'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'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have thought about that but there is one big problem.

**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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What?

'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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Everybody will want them.

**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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So?

'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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There will be mayhem. What should they be awarded for?

**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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for surviving wink murder?

'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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For surviving what?

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

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Zach has got an award too. I am now jealous

'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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Yes he does have an award. But he is not the only one.

**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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Hi Agnishom

Congrats on the solved award!

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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Thanks admin. But I've no idea what this means:

Award: Wink Sherlock

'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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It means you are a detective.

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

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How did you come to know that? #confused

'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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Hmmmm, I think I got it in the usual way.

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

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Here is a list of awards that could be given:

bobbym - most devoted person award

bob bundy - most helpful moderator award

anonimnystefy - most cool speech award

MathsIsFun - most scary avatar award

julianthemath - most young member award

mathgogocart - creative quality post ideas award

Agnishom - best bathroom singer award

gAr - best freedom fighter award

ganesh - best puzzle maker's award

Cameron Diaz - most remembered person who is not in the forum award

noemi - best feminine mind award

ElianaVW - best thinking award

Sarah Rebekah 13 - best question award

zetafunc - best guest award

mandy jane - best initiatives to learn math award

Nehushtan - best Number theory person award

ARB - best psychopath award

*Last edited by Agnishom (2014-02-16 15:16:18)*

'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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Hmmm, the only one that I would not change is the ARB award.

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

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What would you want to change the other awards to?

'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
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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For one thing, "the best bathroom singer award?"

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

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The next is a good bathroom singer too. You could even get the best cook award.

'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
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Maybe the verbosity award...

I am going to go eat.

**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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"Most cool speech award"? What is that supposed to be?

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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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Agnishom wrote:

Here is a list of awards that could be given:

bobbym - most devoted person award

bob bundy - most helpful moderator award

anonimnystefy - most cool speech award

MathsIsFun - most scary avatar award

julianthemath - most young member award

mathgogocart - creative quality post ideas award

Agnishom - best bathroom singer award

gAr - best freedom fighter award

ganesh - best puzzle maker's award

Cameron Diaz - most remembered person who is not in the forum award

noemi - best feminine mind award

ElianaVW - best thinking award

Sarah Rebekah 13 - best question award

zetafunc - best guest award

mandy jane - best initiatives to learn math award

Nehushtan - best Number theory person award

ARB - best psychopath award

You stay inactive for a while and everyone forgets you...

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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I had a different list for the various people but saw that no matter what you said it would just make everyone unhappy.

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

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I don't know who that was directed to, but my post meant that I was joking that Agnishom forgot to include me.

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