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Old 09-07-2019, 11:19 PM
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Well, I rather be mistaken for a dead guy than a killer.
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Old 09-08-2019, 12:05 AM
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I think he should have fed the iguana. Not that it matters now. But Science and Ethics are not legally divorced.

.99999 of a dead iguana is still one dead iguana. So I don't think it is a mistake to call the owner a killer. Elendil's Heir's arguments not withstanding, a dead mathematician is also still a dead mathematician.
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Well, the iguana's dead, not sure if that's a good thing or a bad thing. I told him it was a bad idea to put it on a starvation diet.
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Old 09-08-2019, 01:42 AM
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What do iguanas eat? Need answer fast.
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This line of reasoning is deader than Cardigan's neglected iguana.
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The neglected iguana don't enter into it, as it has no plumage.
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Question? Do iguanas ever sprout feathers?
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And I think i can safely predict that Shodan will never respond to that point.

In any case, I'm done with this thread!
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What on earth possessed you to say something like that?!?
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I sometimes wonder if perhaps someone will actually have a good reason to vote for the President's reelection next year.
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Well, usually I just do number games in my head, or rework old song lyrics, until I fall asleep.
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Do you ever wonder about total nonsense?
Total gives me the squirts.
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Old 09-08-2019, 08:11 PM
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atimnie, wasn't the whole .99999....=1 thing officially confirmed a while ago both on this board and in other places. Why are you bringing it up again? And that thread in Cafe Society where you rewrite the words to songs for no apparent reason? And it was like 3 in the morning your local time when you posted those threads? What's up with that?
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Old 09-08-2019, 08:18 PM
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Can someone please post a link that will totally redirect me. Also TMI about your bowel habits would be nice. I thank you ahead of time.
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Old 09-08-2019, 08:42 PM
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I don't have any mirrors in my apartment.
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Old 09-09-2019, 04:53 AM
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PSA people, I'm gonna tell you again, the best defense against vampires is mirrors. Put em everywhere. Tell your friends! People without mirrors are either vampires or about to become vampires.
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^ How can you tell the vampires are there?
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Old 09-09-2019, 08:36 AM
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Thanks all for the suggestions on iguana care. I especially liked Go_Arachnid_Laser's suggestion that the reason my iguana has been so sluggish is because it's eating too much, so I took it upon myself not to feed it for the past three weeks in hopes that it peps up. Doesn't seem to be working so far, but we'll keep at it and hope that the issue eventually resolves itself.
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I think my iguana is a vampire. I can't see his reflection, but it may be because I'm so weak from the bloodsucking, I can't see straight.
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Old 09-09-2019, 11:08 AM
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I mean, don't iguanas just eat when they're hungry? You shouldn't have to monitor them right?
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Old 09-09-2019, 12:02 PM
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Speaking of which, what gives y'all The Squirts?
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Old 09-09-2019, 12:10 PM
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Old 09-09-2019, 12:12 PM
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Look, it's simple, you cut a candy bar into three equal pieces, each piece is a third of the original. Are you with me so far, Sparky? Now you take those three thirds, combine them, and you've got one whole, right? But each third is 33.33333... percent of the whole. Combining those equals 99.99999... percent, but that doesn't mean the candy bar is somehow less than whole. So, 99.99999... is 1, it's just a quirk of mathematics that makes it seem like it's not.
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Squirts..my pet iguana has been hiding for days.
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Old 09-09-2019, 12:17 PM
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I keep telling you it all comes down to what the Colonel announced as he stood on the precipice of that volcano...namely, "I will feed this iguana insects, but the number of insects must be a WHOLE NUMBER!" 0.99999999 is not a whole number.
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Are the mods erasing posts?
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There seems to be holes in this discussion.
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Old 09-09-2019, 06:23 PM
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Beckdawreck, what is your opinion of this discussion?
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I think this discussion seems to be going in circles; but I wonder what others think.
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Didn't we answer that question at least two pages ago?
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Old 09-09-2019, 09:20 PM
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I have a question about the theme of this thread. I just know math will be involved.
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Seriously, people, if you can't stick to the theme of this thread, then go somewhere else.
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All I’m saying is, the equation that shows the plane will take off from the treadmill works if, and only if, 0.999... = 1.

And all the cats onboard have been declawed.

It’s obvious.

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Well, that got cornfielded really quick. Mods saved us from another troll.
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Old 09-10-2019, 10:33 AM
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I tell you, this is the craziest thread I've ever seen. We're talking about .99999 being 1, volcanos, 1920s-style death rays, and the ripple effect of sound generated by marching bands. What next? The feeding habits of lizards?


And, I might add. .9999 is not 1. It's close, but as they used to say, only counts in horseshoes, hand grenades, and nuclear weapons.
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