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Reminded of that famous (apocryphal?) Philosophy exam conundrum:

"Is this a question?"

and of course the even more apocryphal riposte (to which I would have given a First)

"If that is a question, this is the answer".

"The future is already here -- it's just not very evenly distributed" William Gibson

by ChrisCook (cojockathotmaildotcom) on Wed Nov 22nd, 2006 at 08:24:15 PM EST


She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Wed Nov 22nd, 2006 at 09:22:36 PM EST
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Always reward creativity, even when absurd.  

Then correct your own mistake.  "Find the value of x,"  would patch that hole, I would think.  

The Fates are kind.

by Gaianne on Wed Nov 22nd, 2006 at 10:11:45 PM EST
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ROFLOL!!!!

Getting the suspicion I'm just sensitive to funny math, but that's to howl so funny. I fear math teachers are a bit too sour to grade this positive but I wouldn't...

by Nomad (Bjinse) on Thu Nov 23rd, 2006 at 09:32:41 AM EST
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I really don't know what I would have done, but a good laugh is worth something.

Next time, of course, you write "solve for x".

Those whom the Gods wish to destroy They first make mad. -- Euripides

by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Nov 23rd, 2006 at 09:40:34 AM EST
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Forex are having problems?

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Thu Nov 23rd, 2006 at 11:33:32 AM EST
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