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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Ugly is in the idea of the beholder. To us lagooners I am considered a

real hunk.

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If that is ugly, I would enjoy being ugly

'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 do too. When I walk around I wear a big cloak so as to not scare the kids.

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**Sarah Rebekah 16****Member**- Registered: 2012-11-12
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lol

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, the kiddies stare at me for some reason. Children find me fascinating. It must be my honest expression. See post #249.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hmmm... By now I have enough evidence to "accuse" you of being a Time Lord.

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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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A what?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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A Time Lord. It seems you're not a fan of British TV shows.

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

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hmmmm. Monty Python, Sherlock Holmes ( Jeremy Brett ),Rumpole of the Bailey and Benny Hill is all I know of British TV.

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Monty Python's Flying Circus?

Isn't it the show from where the name of the Programming language "Python"'s name has been derived?

Is it still running?

'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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Hi;

Monty Python's Flying Circus is still being shown but I do not think it is still running.

I do not know whether they used that to derive the name for python.

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**Sarah Rebekah 16****Member**- Registered: 2012-11-12
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um very fun

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

They are funny but kind of zany.

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What does th word "zany" mean?

'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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Hi;

Crazy, goofy, wacky and kooky best describe it.

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**Sarah Rebekah 16****Member**- Registered: 2012-11-12
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lol

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Sarah;

How are you today?

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**Sarah Rebekah 16****Member**- Registered: 2012-11-12
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im good thanks, wbu?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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HI Sarah;

About the same. Doing chores all morning and now I have to go shopping.

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**Sarah Rebekah 16****Member**- Registered: 2012-11-12
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aw

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I didn't go shopping. Just did not feel like it. Too many people in the store probably.

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Did you go the store and just come back?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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No, I never went. People here tend to shop on Saturday so I go any other day.

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Hmm..

I got that number theory book.

It is surely a great "Recreation", but would it help?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Very good, you are a clever fellow.

Do not be fooled by the term recreational. Those are very serious problems.

Take a look at it, if you do not like it I will try to find another.

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