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Forum: Lounge 2020-12-01, 16:42
Replies: 18
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Posted By MooMoo2
There are almost no downsides to taking option 2...

There are almost no downsides to taking option 2 at that age, but massive upsides.

Statistically, someone in their early 80s has less than a decade of remaining life expectancy. If you're likely...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-01, 15:53
Replies: 18
Views: 335
Posted By MooMoo2
For me, I'd pick option 1 now, but that's because...

For me, I'd pick option 1 now, but that's because I wasn't a teen in the 80s. The risk of messing with the timeline at that point is too big:
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-24280831

Option...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-01, 07:18
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By MooMoo2
I was looking through some of my old middle...

I was looking through some of my old middle school and high school memorabilia over the Thanksgiving weekend and found these pieces of art that I created* when I was at that age.

*IIRC, most (if...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-30, 03:20
Replies: 1,328
Views: 74,619
Posted By MooMoo2
Why settle for pictures with leopards when you...

Why settle for pictures with leopards when you can have pictures with lions?
https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanhatesthis/17-photos-of-argentinas-controversial-extreme-petting-zoo


I went...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-29, 03:58
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By MooMoo2
I wonder which option parents would support. I...

I wonder which option parents would support. I know someone who's now saving $1K/month since he no longer needs to pay for daycare costs.
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-24, 17:03
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By MooMoo2
Thanks! Instead of having a cake, I considered...

Thanks! Instead of having a cake, I considered having a pi(e) for my 31st birthday, but decided that it was too irrational.

edit: Maybe I should have gotten one when I turned 31.4159265...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-23, 06:27
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By MooMoo2
Thanks! October 22, 2010: Watched...

Thanks!

October 22, 2010: Watched then-President Obama give a speech/campaign rally.

I don't agree with some of Obama's policies, but it was pretty cool to see and get that close to someone who...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-21, 20:32
Replies: 1,328
Views: 74,619
Posted By MooMoo2
If it tastes good and isn't poisonous, why not?...

If it tastes good and isn't poisonous, why not? I've never had bat (yet!), but it seems like one of those meats that can vary from delicious to disgusting, depending on the person eating it and how...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-21, 18:39
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By MooMoo2
October 21, 2020: Today is my last or second last...

October 21, 2020: Today is my last or second last power of 2 birthday :sad:
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-17, 06:58
Replies: 4,150
Views: 266,125
Posted By MooMoo2
He tried to dunk a basketball before: ...

He tried to dunk a basketball before:
https://www.si.com/longform/2015/dunking/index.html

I wonder which task he found harder to accomplish
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-17, 06:55
Replies: 1,328
Views: 74,619
Posted By MooMoo2
More wacky, WTF stuff: ...

More wacky, WTF stuff:
https://www.exoticmeatmarkets.com/Lion-Meat-Buy-Lion-Meat-Lion-Meat-for-sale-p/lionmeat16oz.htm

$50K for a pound of lion meat :shock:
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-16, 05:34
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By MooMoo2
Thanks! Is this...

Thanks! Is this https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windsurfing
what you're looking for? :smile:


Interesting. I tried a few runs without the wax, and it took an incredibly steep slope (more than 45...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-15, 05:25
Replies: 1,328
Views: 74,619
Posted By MooMoo2
I've had whale meat in Iceland. It had the...

I've had whale meat in Iceland. It had the texture of beef, the color of beet, and the taste of tuna.


I've had kangaroo but not gator. It didn't taste like chicken at all. It was quite tough to...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-14, 05:53
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By MooMoo2
October 13, 2018: Went up the Oregon dunes and...

October 13, 2018: Went up the Oregon dunes and tried sandboarding. It's a bit similar to snowboarding, but with some notable differences:

- going down a steep sand slope will give you the same...
Forum: Riesel Prime Search 2020-10-13, 05:51
Replies: 63
Views: 10,615
Posted By MooMoo2
No problem! I looked under the "history"...

No problem!

I looked under the "history" section on your Wiki and noticed the following:

"2013-10-05: Checked to n = 2000000, Larry Soule"

Therefore, k=39 is doublechecked to n=2M, and not...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-12, 05:32
Replies: 1,344
Views: 66,228
Posted By MooMoo2
That reminds me of my trip to Uluru last July....

That reminds me of my trip to Uluru last July. There are websites which promote the climb (i.e., https://uluruclimb.wordpress.com/blog/ ) or other outdoor activities that can be done there, but what...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-12, 05:02
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By MooMoo2
October 11, 2019: First time signing a summit...

October 11, 2019: First time signing a summit register and seeing a mountain shadow - https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=527873&postcount=32
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-10, 22:28
Replies: 26
Views: 1,172
Posted By MooMoo2
Perhaps that range can be taken from 11 to 18...

Perhaps that range can be taken from 11 to 18 instead of from -0.75 to 18? For the sprints, the age group records for 10 year old boys is virtually identical to that of 10 year old girls:...
Forum: Riesel Prime Search 2020-10-10, 22:12
Replies: 63
Views: 10,615
Posted By MooMoo2
k=39 was double checked to at least n=1.263M....

k=39 was double checked to at least n=1.263M. Other searchers originally tested that k for n <= 1.263M (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=124815&postcount=157), and when I took it over, I...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-10, 21:40
Replies: 26
Views: 1,172
Posted By MooMoo2
I looked up the world records for various...

I looked up the world records for various distances and tried to find out whether there was any type of trend toward a decreasing male-female gap as the distances grew longer:

200m: 19.19 men,...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-10, 20:02
Replies: 74
Views: 2,373
Posted By MooMoo2
You can get to North Korea from Norway by going...

You can get to North Korea from Norway by going through Russia (and not going through any other country besides Russia). Pakistan and Russia don't share a border today, but what you mentioned might...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-09, 23:44
Replies: 26
Views: 1,172
Posted By MooMoo2
I think the people carrying small packs were...

I think the people carrying small packs were those who tried to do the whole thing in a day, while those carrying giant packs were the overnight campers. I got passed by women and men from both...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-09, 23:25
Replies: 74
Views: 2,373
Posted By MooMoo2
Interesting faxes thread

This is your chance to post any interesting facts you know of. Here are some of mine:

- Maine is the closest U.S. state to Africa.
- The T. Rex lived closer to the modern broiler chicken than to...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-09, 22:12
Replies: 26
Views: 1,172
Posted By MooMoo2
I came across an interesting article which raises...

I came across an interesting article which raises the possibility that women are better ultra-endurance athletes than men: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-49284389

Some anecdotal evidence - my time...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-07, 18:15
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By MooMoo2
October 7, 2017: Found the world's oldest known...

October 7, 2017: Found the world's oldest known living tree: https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=22632
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