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2021-01-29, 20:37   #1090
Viliam Furik

"Viliam FurΓ­k"
Jul 2018
Martin, Slovakia

443 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by xilman Just seen this one:
Is there somebody who thinks about the Dyson sphere, instead of balls?

2021-01-29, 23:58   #1091
chalsall
If I May

"Chris Halsall"
Sep 2002
Barbados

7·1,361 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Viliam Furik Is there somebody who thinks about the Dyson sphere, instead of balls?
Perhaps.

2021-01-30, 00:48   #1092
Dr Sardonicus

Feb 2017
Nowhere

24×32×31 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by xilman Found on Twitter, though it will probably be appreciated primarily by the US people here: Johnny Carson routine. The envelope please. *Presses it against forehead* The answer is "Catch-22" The question? "What do the Mets do with 100 fly balls?"
Reminds me of the old joke:

Q: Who put the last seven bullets in Mussolini?

A: A thousand Italian sharpshooters.

 2021-02-14, 10:19 #1093 xilman Bamboozled!     "πΊππ·π·π­" May 2003 Down not across 22·3·887 Posts An infinite number of mathematicians walks into a bar. The barman says: βI can serve all of you, as long as youβre discrete.β
 2021-02-23, 09:25 #1094 Batalov     "Serge" Mar 2008 Phi(4,2^7658614+1)/2 100100101011012 Posts Where is 111 less than 99? A: on the microwave time pad. 111 will be 1:11, but 99 will be 99s.
2021-02-23, 11:02   #1095
xilman
Bamboozled!

"πΊππ·π·π­"
May 2003
Down not across

299416 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Batalov Where is 111 less than 99?
A: in a lexically sorted list.

2021-02-23, 11:08   #1096
retina
Undefined

"The unspeakable one"
Jun 2006
My evil lair

137478 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Batalov Where is 111 less than 99?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delisle_scale

2021-02-23, 15:16   #1097
kriesel

"TF79LL86GIMPS96gpu17"
Mar 2017
US midwest

22·5·251 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Batalov Where is 111 less than 99?
On the comfort scale for humans as temperatures, regardless of units, F or C.
Desirability as a BMI.
Fixed point representation with implied decimal point right of the leftmost digit.
As fractions 1/11 < 9/9.
As negative values -111 < -99.
As scientific notation 1.1E1 << 9.E9
As repdigits d.. in base d+1. And their respective factor counts, and factor sums.
Desirability as a finishing time for a 100 meter sprint, in tenths of a second. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Men%27...rd_progression

Last fiddled with by kriesel on 2021-02-23 at 15:21

2021-02-26, 00:09   #1098
dleclair

Mar 2003

7·11 Posts

Quote:
 In the Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Andrew Kern calls this βMy single favorite math joke of all.β
https://www.futilitycloset.com/2021/02/25/fitting-8/

 2021-02-27, 09:44 #1099 LaurV Romulan Interpreter     Jun 2011 Thailand 33×347 Posts Re: mandelbrot joke, that's the same like google's one about recursion (try google "recursion").
 2021-03-11, 14:03 #1100 rogue     "Mark" Apr 2003 Between here and the 61×103 Posts BREAKING: Teacher Arrested At Pearson Airport A high school teacher was arrested today at Toronto's Pearson Airport as he attempted to board a flight while in possession of a ruler, a protractor, a compass, a slide-rule and a calculator. At a press conference, Premier Kathleen Wynne said she believes the man is a member of the notorious extremist Al-Gebra movement. She did not identify the man, who has been charged by the OPP with carrying weapons of maths instruction. 'Al-Gebra is a problem for us', the Premier said. 'They derive solutions by means and extremes, and sometimes go off on tangents in search of absolute values.' They use secret code names like "X" and "Y" and refer to themselves as "unknowns"; but we have determined that they belong to a common denominator of the axis of medieval with coordinates in every country. As the Greek philosopher Isosceles used to say, "There are three sides to every triangle." When asked to comment on the arrest, Prime Minister Trudeau said, "If God had wanted us to have better weapons of maths instruction, He would have given us more fingers and toes."

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