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Can you find out a page in the zetafunc thread which contains a given string?

'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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What is the string?

**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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any string.

'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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Pretty much. The search works fine there.

**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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Okay find the first occurence of 'axq' in that thread

'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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Sorry, the search is coming up empty for axq.

**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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Yippee!

'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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Why is that wrong?

**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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Who said it is?

'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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Then why are you looking for it? Why were you happy when it was not found?

**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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Is it not good to be happy?

'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, it is. But usually there is a reason...

**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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Will you be able to find 'Hmm. But if I '?

'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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Find what? A hmmm?

Going to eat, see you later.

**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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The whole string within the quote including the spaces

'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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I do not see that string anywhere?

**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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But it is at page 210 of that thread!!

'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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Post number please. Formatting gives different number of pages.

**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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http://mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?pid=234798#p234798

'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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The search is missing it, perhaps because he is a guest.

**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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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
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Hi,

I don't know if this is right, but I think the search engine may have a list of trivial/small/common words that it ignores. I've looked for such words in past searches, with no luck.

It looks for whole words only, too.

"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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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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In addition some early posts are gone on it.

**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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