off topic but please forgive me me and answer

superpollo utente at esempio.net
Sat Apr 3 15:00:59 CEST 2010


Patrick Maupin ha scritto:
> On Apr 2, 2:41 pm, Andreas Waldenburger <use... at geekmail.INVALID>
> wrote:
> 
>> While everyone else is mocking you: Can you please elaborate on why you
>> want to know and what kind of problem you're trying to solve with this?
>> Also, don't you think you should have picked a maths forum for this
>> kind of question?
> 
> Methinks the OP is fluent in the way of choosing newsgroups.
> According to google, he has posted 6855 messages in 213 groups.
> 
> http://groups.google.com/groups/profile?enc_user=ul3SQhIAAAAYmLD0Oj5Yxp-liP3Vw9uApbyajUBv9M9XLUB2gqkZmQ
> 
> And I can't speak for anybody else, but I just assumed it was an April
> Fool's question.  I meant to be laughing with the OP, not at him, so
> sorry if I misunderstood.

no no you understood prfectly *but* the thing is i am a regular in an 
italian language math ng which is haunted by a crackpot who insists that 
1/2 * 1/2 cannot be 1/4, "because multiplication means getting bigger", 
so i took a semi-serious stance and made a few posts as a statistical 
tentative to "convince" said crackpot that the world is not going crazy 
(but maybe he is)

thanks

ps: note that my nickname is not unique, and there are a few people 
whith the same one... and i didn't ever post using googlegroups



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