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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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As me ole brother says, he ain't been saying much lately.

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**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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Wrong grammar!

The administrator has banned him, I think

'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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Wrong grammar!

Nope! That is the way a bumpkin would phrase it.

The administrator has banned him, I think

Nope.

**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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Then why is pappym not posting?

'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 am 94, pappym was in his 30's when he had me. Does that answer your question?

**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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It means that pappym is now 129 ± 5 years old.

What does 'ole' brother 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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Ole is bumpkin for old, m is bumpkin for my.

It means that pappym is now 129 ± 5 years old.

Can you draw the obvious conclusion?

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Do you have the Quadruple for bumpkin Grammar? How many production rules are there in it? What are the terminal variables? Hmm?

Not after I ran that M code.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Do you have the Quadruple for bumpkin Grammar?

How very machine like.

Not after I ran that M code.

How odd. When doing math you run to Logic instead of computation and when given a commonsense problem you turn to computation?!

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Machine Like? That is what I found in the 'Formal Languages and Automata' book.

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Common Sense is Kaboobly Doo.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is what I found in the 'Formal Languages and Automata' book.

Written by a human machine for a machine human.

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That book belongs to my aunt. She studied Computer Science some years ago

'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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But what does it have to do with this?

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I was wondering if Bumpkin Talk is a formal language and if it can be explained with a dfa or an nfa.

You do not know the M code?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Bumpkin was around way before any of those things.

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Surprising!

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Although it will be gone by 3136.

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Nope, stupidity is infinite.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Bumpkin is not stupidity. Stupidity might end when man is gone as he is currently the only stupid lifeform other than reppies and EBAs.

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Well, if you had not imposed the flood limit on pappym, he would have posted twice as much productive verdicts.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Sure he would have?!

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What does the punctuation at the end of the last post mean?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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In chess it means a speculative or dubious move.

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