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Old 2008-11-11, 07:25   #1
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I thought another silly thread might be good!
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Old 2008-11-11, 08:42   #2
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I thought another silly thread might be good!
Isn't one silly thread enough for you?

I think this thread already qualifies as another silly thread.
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Old 2008-11-11, 12:51   #3
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Did fivemack delete the thread? He's also dropped my posts per day dramatically.

Well of course you knew that. I'm by far the maddest person on the forum.

I notice nobody has voted for TTS so far (except me that is)
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Old 2008-11-11, 13:56   #4
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Yes, I deleted the thread. I am tempted to delete this thread too.

I recommend the aliquot sequences (from Christophe Clavier's Web site at http://christophe.clavier.free.fr/Al...ier_table.html) as a source of reasonable-sized random numbers for which there is some small fraction of a smidgeon of underlying interest.
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Old 2008-11-11, 15:41   #5
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... He's also dropped my posts per day dramatically.
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Perhaps we could have a vote on the optimal number of posts. Something
like 3 per week, provisional on non-negative contributions, seems about
right to me. Other votes? -bd
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Old 2008-11-11, 15:51   #6
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I'm not much concerned about the raw number. If someone does 100 posts per day and all of them are insightful, more power to him! For content-free posts like 10metreh has posted in the last couple of days, even an average of 1/day would be plenty.

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Old 2008-11-11, 17:58   #7
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Fivemack deleted the F14 poll as well!

Are you going to delete all my posts?

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Old 2008-11-11, 19:36   #8
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BTW, this is what I think of when I hear the phrase "random number thread"

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Old 2008-11-11, 19:53   #9
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Fivemack deleted the F14 poll as well!

Are you going to delete all my posts?
No, I didn't delete the F14 poll. I thought it was silly and noted that I planned to delete it, but I didn't delete it. I see, however, that it has been deleted. Is it possible you have annoyed one of the uber-moderators?

I deleted the 'F14' thread, but you'd explicitly told me to do that because you'd changed it to a poll.
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Old 2008-11-12, 16:28   #10
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Someone has messed about with the poll results.

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Old 2008-11-12, 19:04   #11
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Had you considered the possibility that he may have been speaking figuratively?
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