Existence Proof -- xkcd gets one really really right.

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Chick mathematician? Lack credibility.
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Unless she's got red hair, legs that won't quit, and is fresh and young just out of college.

(Would have added appropriate NBL, but this fucking cheapskate board says the file is too big....something I hear all the time btw...but of course, she's lying. That's why I call her "Doesn't like horses")
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Must be Chaitin's Ω:
Each halting probability is a normal and transcendental real number that is not computable, which means that there is no algorithm to compute its digits.
P. – S. Sparky, rehost (e. g. https://postimage.org/), we need NBLs!
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sparks wrote:Unless she's got red hair, legs that won't quit, and is fresh and young just out of college.

(Would have added appropriate NBL, but this fucking cheapskate board says the file is too big....something I hear all the time btw...but of course, she's lying. That's why I call her "Doesn't like horses")
I knew someone like that, only light brown instead of red hair. Sometimes she'd dye it reddish. And legit a better mathematician than I was. I sold out and got my post graduate in the business school. She stayed in pure math, and now is a professor and sometimes heads math departments.

So not a myth!

Actually, now that I think of it, I've known two examples, though the second was just an acquaintance.
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Another gutted topic
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That's what happens when a player takes his ball and goes home.
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https://xkcd.com/1856/

https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/existence_proof.png

In the topic list it has this topic as created by "Zombie Abdul"

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Yes because in the course of trying to solve the "link goes to wrong page" problem, I recycled a spammer account and associated all leftover "topic author" entries with that recycled account. It didn't work. I still don't know what the cause of the problem is. If deleting Abdul's account and post left gaps in the posts table that is resulting in the links not working, I may have to resort to renumbering all posts which could lead to even more glitches in the Matrix.
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Couldn't you just have changed Abdul to a different name?
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For example, I want to hide my identity, can you change my user name to "Skippy the happy armadillo"?

That way nobody will know it's me
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And change mu other account to "happy slappy"
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Pyrrho wrote: Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:23 pm Yes because in the course of trying to solve the "link goes to wrong page" problem, I recycled a spammer account and associated all leftover "topic author" entries with that recycled account. It didn't work. I still don't know what the cause of the problem is. If deleting Abdul's account and post left gaps in the posts table that is resulting in the links not working, I may have to resort to renumbering all posts which could lead to even more glitches in the Matrix.
Damned if you're gonna do that in my yard!

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Domino effect
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Trust me. In a year nobody will even remember this.