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#26 2013-05-08 22:56:04

phrontister
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Re: bobbym's YOB

My pleasure! smile

I tried to PM you about half an hour ago but got that same message, and so I've sent MIF a PM - which went ok - asking if our PM problem (and I don't mean Australia's Prime Minister!) could be fixed.

Btw, what percentage does your 'Messages status' read now?


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#27 2013-05-09 06:17:48

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Re: bobbym's YOB

145%.


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#28 2013-05-09 06:36:10

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Re: bobbym's YOB

Are you sure you do not have hidden pm's in there?


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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#29 2013-05-09 07:08:16

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Re: bobbym's YOB

Yes.


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#30 2013-05-09 07:10:31

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Re: bobbym's YOB

Did you delete them all to make sure?


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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#31 2013-05-09 07:27:54

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Re: bobbym's YOB

No. I will try later. In the meantime, could you send me a PM to test?


“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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#32 2013-05-09 07:31:00

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Re: bobbym's YOB

Message sent. I am wondering if phrontister can send a pm?


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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#33 2013-05-09 07:32:11

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Re: bobbym's YOB

I have received your PM.


“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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#34 2013-05-09 07:32:46

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Re: bobbym's YOB

Maybe it is phrontister who can not send one...


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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#35 2013-05-09 07:33:44

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Re: bobbym's YOB

Might be so.


“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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#36 2013-05-09 07:40:00

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Re: bobbym's YOB

I will send him a pm and ask him to reply.


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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#37 2013-05-09 09:42:56

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Re: bobbym's YOB

I've replied...just posting here for stefy to see that I got your PM and have replied.

My reply:

Good morning! Got it.

stefy's "145%" has me puzzled. I thought you could only go to 100%. 100% to me means full, and 145% means fuller than full. My message status is 90%. Or does it total inbox and outbox, so that you can go up to 200%?

There are 10 messages in my outbox, which is showing 90%, and 7 messages in my inbox, which shows 90%. I've noticed that with each message sent or received the increase is 5%.

That extra 5% appears in both boxes, which after the PM I just sent both now read 95% (previously 90% for both).

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#38 2013-05-09 09:45:03

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The percentage is for the total of the two.

At one point, my percentage was 375%.


“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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#39 2013-05-09 09:46:35

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Re: bobbym's YOB

Hmmmmmmmm.....!!??


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#40 2013-05-09 09:46:54

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Re: bobbym's YOB

375% !

Sounds like a bug.


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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#41 2013-05-09 09:48:13

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Re: bobbym's YOB

I've been able to receive PMs from Bob, and to reply.


"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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#42 2013-05-09 09:51:07

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Re: bobbym's YOB

I would suggest, storing your important messages and deleting everything in there.


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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#43 2013-05-09 09:54:43

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Re: bobbym's YOB

Hi bobbym

Were you able to receive phro's reply?


“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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#44 2013-05-09 10:02:24

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Re: bobbym's YOB

Yes, he received my reply and replied to that. To which I have now replied, and my status is now up to  115%. This is one for MIF. He hasn't responded to the PM I sent him last night, btw, so I hope he got it ok (but it's a bit soon).

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#45 2013-05-09 10:07:12

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Bobby replied again, and I have written back. Status now 120%. If you hear a loud bang soon from down under you'll know I've overdone it. It's been nice knowing you...wave


"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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#46 2013-05-09 10:09:12

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Re: bobbym's YOB

Hi;

MIF is in here now, he can deal with the problem.

Were you able to receive phro's reply?

Yes, I got it.


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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#47 2013-05-09 10:14:25

phrontister
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Re: bobbym's YOB

Ok...thanks.

Message status now 145%. 12 messages in my inbox and 16 in my outbox.


"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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#48 2013-05-09 10:14:31

anonimnystefy
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Re: bobbym's YOB

phrontister wrote:

Bobby replied again, and I have written back. Status now 120%. If you hear a loud bang soon from down under you'll know I've overdone it. It's been nice knowing you...wave

You will be missed! wave

By the way, I find it very eery how all the smileys of the same kind move in sync. E.g. wavewavewave


“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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#49 2013-05-09 10:16:31

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Re: bobbym's YOB

Hi;

Were you able to receive phro's reply?

Yes, I did. Can you pm phrontister?


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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#50 2013-05-09 10:17:53

phrontister
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Re: bobbym's YOB

Yes, and I also wonder if they're waving all the time or only when we look at them. What about the ones just off the page?!


"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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