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**RussL****Member**- Registered: 2016-05-24
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Just found this site. Looks interesting, so I signed up. Typing on my phone so it's slow going with these tiny buttons. I'm a retired guy, 66 years "young"who always enjoyed math, especially the wonders of geometry. Not very good at much, but I still like to ponder things. Retired from the South Carolina State Museum after 30 years last year. I am also a musician and active amateur astronomer.

I ran across the topic of "Does 0.999... = 1?" online (which is how I discovered this site). I'd like to know where I can read some discussion about that on here. Anyone know where to find it?

Anyway, cheers to all. Glad to be here.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

You can search for it but all those threads are now closed.

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**RussL****Member**- Registered: 2016-05-24
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Thanks. Very curious problem that was.

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**RussL****Member**- Registered: 2016-05-24
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Uh...I see, after a little searching that the topic has caused a bit of a stir...so...let me divert upon another path to begin my happy journey here. Had no idea.

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Welcome to the forum!

I don't know much about what happened with those threads, although my understanding is that it was the misbehaviour of one persistent individual that caused the stir.

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**RussL****Member**- Registered: 2016-05-24
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I see. The problem still interests me, but I wouldn't want to revive any past tremors.

Thanks for the welcome.

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