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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Top ten excuses for not doing homework:

# I accidentally divided by zero and my paper burst into flames.

# Isaac Newton's birthday.

# I could only get arbitrarily close to my textbook. I couldn't actually reach it.

# I have the proof, but there isn't room to write it in this margin.

# I was watching the World Series and got tied up trying to prove that it converged.

# I have a solar powered calculator and it was cloudy.

# I locked the paper in my trunk but a four-dimensional dog got in and ate it.

# I couldn't figure out whether i am the square of negative one or i is the square root of negative one.

# I took time out to snack on a doughnut and a cup of coffee.

# I spent the rest of the night trying to figure which one to dunk.

# I could have sworn I put the homework inside a Klein bottle, but this morning I couldn't find it.

EDIT: Wait a minute, that's 11 excuses, not 10.

*Last edited by Devanté (2006-10-08 02:34:40)*

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**rida****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-09-25
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*I'll try one of them sometime NOT!*

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Excuse 9 and 10 are part of the same excuse. Do you know why?

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Ah yes, because it revolves around dunking doughnuts.

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**Patrick****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-02-24
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Devanté wrote:

# I took time out to snack on a doughnut and a cup of coffee.

# I spent the rest of the night trying to figure which one to dunk.

Rod is correct, this should in fact be one excuse. Since they are, topological, the same you wouldn't know which one to dunk into which.

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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My mistake; Point taken.

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**unique****Member**- Registered: 2006-10-04
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hmmmmm do they work> ?

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Erm...yes, they do work. Why don't you try one? You're bound to find yourself getting away with no homework. Try doing it several times.

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**Toast****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-10-08
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haha they're all great, especially like the first one

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**unique****Member**- Registered: 2006-10-04
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oh reallllllllllllly have u tryed them

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Yes. I guarantee that you won't get detention or anything.

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**unique****Member**- Registered: 2006-10-04
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ahaaaaaaaaan okok

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**rida****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-09-25
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Promise?

Because if I get detention I'm going to blame it on you!

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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You didn't actually believe me, did you?

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**rida****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-09-25
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Of course not! only an idiot would try one of those exuses.

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**Toast****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-10-08
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Smart would know not to use them, and well, the rest probably wouldn't know them in the first place. That means that they are applicable to nobody.

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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They're applicable to all who want to escape detention easily.

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**rida****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-09-25
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No they aren't, look at what Toast wrote and Toast has actually used his common sense too.

*Last edited by rida (2006-11-24 09:13:02)*

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**Devantè****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-07-14
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Yes, but that's turning the fictional joke into a real-life situation. It's not like anyone would follow my advice.

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**Monox D. I-Fly****Member**- From: Indonesia
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Devantè wrote:

# I couldn't figure out whether i am the square of negative one or i is the square root of negative one.

Isn't the square of negative one one?

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