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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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I did not know about it.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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bobbym wrote:

I know you are capable and I would and did recommend you but this is MIF's forum and he has the right to have it look and act the way he wants. When I think of it that way I know he is right.

You're probably correct about that.

'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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Also, when I got here it was a thriving forum already.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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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'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I promised myself that I would not interfere with that which was already working. I have some powerful weaknesses, see the second line of my signature.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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I don't think you should start breaking the forum.

'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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I do not think so either but it is my nature to try and improve things that are not broken. Often, this does more harm than good.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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I think it applies to software or electronics.

'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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Nope, cost me a good job when I was a bit older than you.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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I think you're still a bit older than me.

What job?

'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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I was a supervisor for a large company.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Primenumbers****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-22
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Can I ask how old you are bobbym?

**"Time not important. Only life important."*** - The Fifth Element 1997*

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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My real age is difficult to determine because all records of my birth were destroyed in a fire. When this question was first asked I said 9 and they refused to believe me. Everyone seemed happier with someone much older and wiser. The older part I could deal with easily and said 94, the wiser, I am still working on... So, that was about 2 years ago so I will be 96 in June.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Primenumbers****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-22
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Happy Birthday for June.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Thank you, but there is a lot of days to go yet.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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bobbym wrote:

My real age is difficult to determine because all records of my birth were destroyed in a fire. When this question was first asked I said 9 and they refused to believe me. Everyone seemed happier with someone much older and wiser. The older part I could deal with easily and said 94, the wiser, I am still working on... So, that was about 2 years ago so I will be 96 in June.

I believed that you were 9.

Your birth records were destroyed in a battle

'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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What battle?

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**Monox D. I-Fly****Member**- Registered: 2015-12-02
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And who were battling? 0 and 1? Pi and phi? Positive and negative?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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First we need to know what battle it was.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Monox D. I-Fly****Member**- Registered: 2015-12-02
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I guess it's the Great Reptile Battle... Crawling reptiles and slithering reptiles fought each other to determine who deserve to rule the earth, then a Triceratops enters the contest...

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Never seen a trike.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Monox D. I-Fly****Member**- Registered: 2015-12-02
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We still have three-horned reptiles today, though.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hopefully, none of the two legged variety.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Monox D. I-Fly****Member**- Registered: 2015-12-02
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A basilisk lizard?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Nope, I meant a reppie.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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