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« on: 15/10/2010 01:45:47 »
Pick a number between 0 and 25. there is a point to this and ill tell once a few people have chosen a number.

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« Reply #1 on: 15/10/2010 10:04:07 »
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« Reply #2 on: 15/10/2010 14:28:20 »
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If brains were made of dynamite, I wouldn't have enough to blow my nose.

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« Reply #3 on: 15/10/2010 17:52:01 »
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...And its claws are as big as cups, and for some reason it's got a tremendous fear of stamps! And Mrs Doyle was telling me it's got magnets on its tail, so if you're made out of metal it can attach itself to you! And instead of a mouth it's got four arses!

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« Reply #4 on: 15/10/2010 20:29:03 »
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« Reply #5 on: 16/10/2010 13:25:13 »
Pi
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« Reply #6 on: 16/10/2010 14:33:11 »
Pi

Well, it is between 0 and 25, but I bet it ****'s up the process.

Trust BC to come up with that!
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« Reply #7 on: 16/10/2010 14:42:15 »
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« Reply #8 on: 16/10/2010 16:54:58 »
42  [;D]


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« Reply #9 on: 16/10/2010 17:48:38 »
42  [;D]


(can't believe no one else did)

In that case can I change my number to Phew! Nearly gave the game away.
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« Reply #10 on: 16/10/2010 17:54:39 »
Umm... 42 is not between 0 and 25.
...And its claws are as big as cups, and for some reason it's got a tremendous fear of stamps! And Mrs Doyle was telling me it's got magnets on its tail, so if you're made out of metal it can attach itself to you! And instead of a mouth it's got four arses!

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« Reply #11 on: 16/10/2010 20:18:13 »
Umm... 42 is not between 0 and 25.

Oops  I didn't see that bit!!!
My brain appears to be tuned to ejecting the number 42 out of my mouth whenever the words 'pick' and 'numbner' are in the same sentence.

Ad for your signature Lee, that would be an ecunumerical matter. [:D]
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« Reply #12 on: 17/10/2010 03:04:20 »
24.........

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« Reply #13 on: 17/10/2010 10:26:09 »
Is 3+2i between 0 and 25?
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« Reply #14 on: 17/10/2010 11:09:38 »
Pick a number between 0 and 25. there is a point to this and ill tell once a few people have chosen a number.

If the question were presented as... pick a number between 0 to 25....
 there is an integer that will fit from a list between the two values
But since the question is expessed as 0 and 25
Example rephrasing...
 pick a number between zero
and
pick a number between 25
which makes no sense...

zero exists between zero, while 25 exists between 25. no other values can exists within
« Last Edit: 17/10/2010 11:19:26 by tommya300 »

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« Reply #15 on: 17/10/2010 11:56:30 »
An meaningless exercize in strenuous semantics...................On second thought, maybe not totally meaningless???????????????????
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« Reply #16 on: 17/10/2010 12:40:04 »
The question may be an indirect exercise of carefully reading and interpretating?

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« Reply #17 on: 17/10/2010 12:58:12 »
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« Reply #19 on: 17/10/2010 19:18:06 »
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« Reply #20 on: 17/10/2010 20:01:26 »
Well acording to some article, when u ask someone to pick a no. between 0 and 25 they are most likely to pick 23 but eviently thats a load of horse sh..........

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« Reply #21 on: 17/10/2010 20:55:26 »
Well acording to some article, when u ask someone to pick a no. between 0 and 25 they are most likely to pick 23 but eviently thats a load of horse sh..........

LOL!

But the article didn't say what would happen if you ask a bunch of Smart Alecs  [;D]
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« Reply #22 on: 17/10/2010 22:27:48 »
As for your signature Lee, that would be an ecumenical matter. [:D]

Yes!

For those not in the know, the entire Father Ted series is currently available on 4OD.
...And its claws are as big as cups, and for some reason it's got a tremendous fear of stamps! And Mrs Doyle was telling me it's got magnets on its tail, so if you're made out of metal it can attach itself to you! And instead of a mouth it's got four arses!

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« Reply #23 on: 18/10/2010 03:04:45 »
As for your signature Lee, that would be an ecumenical matter. [:D]

Yes!

For those not in the know, the entire Father Ted series is currently available on 4OD.

For us old folk can we find the sound track on 33 and a third?

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« Reply #24 on: 18/10/2010 03:09:29 »
I don't think 4OD service is available outside the UK, (unless you can use a UK proxy).

Occasionally bootleg bits of "Father Ted" do appear on Youtube but are quickly removed by C4* ...

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« Reply #25 on: 18/10/2010 06:49:18 »
9.3

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« Reply #26 on: 18/10/2010 06:55:58 »
I've heard that too, but about 1 - 50. It's because it's a not-too-small, prime number. Who knows why, but people often associate prime with random.

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« Reply #27 on: 18/10/2010 23:17:22 »
:) very true!

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« Reply #28 on: 19/10/2010 09:43:51 »

> Euler's number <

Does this ultimately have a point?

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« Reply #29 on: 19/10/2010 14:05:28 »
6/pi