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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Look worse than whom?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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Than the image of you in the mirror

'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****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Me or the mirror image of me both look and sound better than that dude is the point. Now I have to get in my rocketship so I can fly to India...

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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Why do you have to do that? We are having a summer vacation

'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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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I thought you were learning set theory at school? I found that to be odd, since many of my Indian friends went on vacation right now.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Thanks for telling ne ! Rocket fuel is very expensive.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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I miss Suman Sir

'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****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Where is he?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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I am in a higher grade now. So he does not teach us anymore

'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****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is sad but it is part of life. You will leave many people behind quite soon.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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Suman Sir wrote:

logic thaklei marks pabe. Logic chhara magic.

'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****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Please read post #2.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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bobbym wrote:

Probability and Trig are very important, Abstract algebra is boring and so is group theory. I do not solve problems brilliantly, brilliant is a term used by math types. It is heavily dependent on their concept of beauty.

Kind of fat? I am more than a little handsome. A boring voice? No way, just ask the neighbors. All the m's are big blowhards therefore we have booming voices.

I do not wear disguises, I can frighten the kids here without them. You are beginning to suffer from the "The Many bobbym Syndrome." I too used to believe that the world would be a better place if their were millions of bobbym...

Guided by that principle, Brigadier General Bashem commisioned the labs here to clone me by a similar process that Lucas envisioned in his movies. Soon there were many thousands of them in captivity in more than 20 underground labs.

Needless to say, they were too smart for the security force that was created to contain them. A battle took place and they killed their gorilla faced captors and made it to all corners of this planet...

As soon as they established themselves they tried to do computational math and that gave their position away. General Bashem and his friends down below hunted them down and exterminated them. Only I remain to tell this story...

So you see, your teacher is not a bobbym. To be cured of TMbS you must put on the ruby slippers, tap them together 3 times and say, "there is no place like home, there in no place like home, there is no place like home."

'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****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Does that not answer the question satisfactorily?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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What is the question, if any?

'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****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You asked the question, do you not remember that?

bobbym, Are you our maths teacher at school?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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Hmm

'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****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, that is what I say. I am the last of the clones and I can not zip around the planet.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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Sir Suman Chakraborty (21st Century CE) is an Indian mathematician, philosopher, speaker and educationalist. For a majority of his life, he had been engaged in inspiring the young minds at BDM International. Being an experienced personality in the teaching field, he is admired by many other teachers as well. Mr Chakraborty is also a thinker and an analyst with unique views not only on the field of logic and abstract mathematics but also social phenomena.

'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****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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That does not sound like me at all.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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