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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:14 PM
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ThomCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:16 PM
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1. I could go for some pie right now,
:9
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:17 PM
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3. Me too!
:9
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 06:17 PM
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31. Gorgeous website! I like the lyrics, too. My only complaint is the repetition of some numbers.
Edited on Sun Feb-03-08 06:29 PM by Radio_Lady
You'd think the lyricist could do a better job with rhyming also. It just can't be the standards like moon - June, kiss - miss, fraud - broad. Been there, done that.

:sarcasm:

It sounds like Gregorian chant -- and what ever happened to Enya?

Thanks, KW

PS. Wonder who owns this website? What do the letters in the upper left hand side mean?
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 08:10 PM
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37. AKA 'j' to us Sparkies
It's also the following series:



Why? We don't know.

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ThomCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 09:11 PM
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41. Oh No! A Math Geek!
Run! :P

I've never heard the term Sparkies before. What field does that refer to? :)
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 09:14 PM
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43. It originated in the military
to refer to anyone dealing with anything electrical or electronic.

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hunter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-04-08 02:58 PM
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52. Spark gap radios, perhaps?
In the days before radio tubes.
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-04-08 03:04 PM
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53. As usual, wiki has the answer
Maybe not the correct answer but an answer nonetheless.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sparky

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Ilsa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 08:29 PM
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39. How 'bout some homemade peach cobbler? Scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. nt
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ThomCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 09:12 PM
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42. I love good peach cobbler!
:9

That icecream needs to be soy though, or else I'm alergic to it. :(

:hi:
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skater314159 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:16 PM
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2. I LOVE YOU!!!
Edited on Sun Feb-03-08 01:16 PM by skater314159
THANKS FOR SHARING PI!

YOU ARE A GODDESS!!!
:loveya:

SKATER PI!

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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:19 PM
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7. I love pi!
I even love e. Does that make me a geek?
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skater314159 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:20 PM
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9. I love e too!!!
and i - imaginary numbers are your friends!!!

(and yeh, I'm a geek)
:hippie:
skater pi
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Xipe Totec Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 06:40 PM
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35. Pi Trailer - Darren Aronofsky
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redwitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:18 PM
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4. :hi: :pi:
Edited on Sun Feb-03-08 01:19 PM by redwitch
hey! how come the 2nd smiley didn't work? :shrug:



oops! Neither of them works. :blush:
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:18 PM
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5. :shrug:
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CaliforniaPeggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:19 PM
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6. My dear KW!
My beloved husband knows it out to forty places!

Good job!

:woohoo:
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:20 PM
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8. That is incredible.
I love the pi song though...
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CaliforniaPeggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:21 PM
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11. He memorized it back in junior high...
And it's stayed with him all these years!

I'll hear the song when I'm on my desktop...

The sound on my laptop sucks!
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:22 PM
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13. Cool
It is cool hearing beautiful female voices sing of pi!

:D
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skater314159 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:35 PM
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21. Ooooohhhhh! Seeeexxxxxy!
teehee!
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:46 PM
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24. You are a freak!
:freak:

But I likes freaks!

:D
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 08:21 PM
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38. That's cool
And useful for calculating the diameter of the entire universe to within one one-thousandth of a an angstrom.

Assuming a diameter of 156 light years.
http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/mystery_monday_04...

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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-04-08 12:26 AM
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45. Peggy, you're kidding! My hubby, a Northeastern Univ. electrical engineer and software analyst...
Edited on Mon Feb-04-08 12:38 AM by Radio_Lady
with extra credits in mathematics beyond the BSEE.... could barely remember a couple of numbers.

Are you giving your guy supplements for his memory????

I do remember my deceased ex-husband's Social Security number. We married in 1963, divorced in 1972. Why that particular sequence of numbers is still in my brain, I'll never know.

Oh, I got it. It must be in the place where my current Oregon driver's license number and car plate number should be.

Memory is certainly an interesting thing.

In peace,

Radio Lady in Oregon

PS. I loved your post about "This is only a message board..." Good job!
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suninvited Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-04-08 03:36 PM
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54. I am with you !
Some days I cant remember my own phone number much less anybody elses. Ive never even attempted to learn my Texas drivers license (but I did know my Florida license number that I had for 21 years).

I have good days and bad days when it comes to remembering numerical sequences of any kind, but I never falter when even on a bad day I say "but I can remember my ex husbands social security number", and I always do.

We divorced in 1985.
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-04-08 03:57 PM
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56. Boy, I never before had this ugly thought, but...in terms of "identity theft"...
Edited on Mon Feb-04-08 03:59 PM by Radio_Lady
My second husband's widow, who is my kids' "wicked stepmother" (she is really a great lady, very talented and loving) is probably receiving my ex-husband's larger social security payments now. I surmise that because they were married for more than twenty years, and while she worked, she must be getting more than she would on her own account.

But, I could come out of the woodwork and claim he never divorced me in the Jewish faith! The Orthodox Jews might make the claim that he IS STILL MARRIED TO ME AND I AM TO HIM! I have a "ghet" that nullified my brief marriage to my first husband. The truth is, officially, in Israel, at the time of his death our marriage was still intact. If you are not familiar with the Jewish divorce procedure called a "ghet," look it up.

But what about MY REMARRIAGE? Oh, dear. I think this is Jewish bigamy... :sarcasm:




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skater314159 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:20 PM
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10. ...
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:21 PM
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12. Awesome!
:D
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theredpen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:25 PM
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14. Calculating individual digits in pi
In hexadecimal.

There is an algorithm that can calculate the nth hexadecimal digit of pi. It was derived using number sequence extraction algorithms used to break ciphers.
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Dr. Strange Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 02:02 PM
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28. I always thought that that was an awesome result!
:patriot:
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hunter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-04-08 01:38 AM
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46. A lot of what we thought was weirdness of pi was weirdness of 5.
So many speculations went down the drain with that one.

And all that effort calculating digits... :cry:

The extra finger on the human hand was a cosmic prank of some sort, I'm certain.

But maybe there are things about the universe a creature who counts with octal or hexadecimal numbers won't notice. Maybe there is something important about the number five.
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skater314159 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:25 PM
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15. Oops!
Edited on Sun Feb-03-08 01:28 PM by skater314159
I tried posting a link... and it went ka-plooie!

Darned series of tubes!
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:26 PM
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16. How fun!
:D
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skater314159 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:27 PM
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17. I love celebrating Pi Day!
It's March 14th... also great cause it's Einstein's Birthday!

http://www.exploratorium.edu/pi /





Thanks for making a pi thread... :yourock:
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:29 PM
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18. That is it, I am baking pie for March 14th!
:D
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skater314159 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:32 PM
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19. Yay!!! A pi pie!!!
Nummy... what flavour?

I like making chicken pot-pi! Mmmmm! Nummy!

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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:35 PM
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20. It may be two pies
Quiche Lorraine for suppah, and probably apple pie for dessert!

:D
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 06:19 PM
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33. Why don't I know about this holiday? We did so much "trivia" on radio for YEARS!
Edited on Sun Feb-03-08 06:22 PM by Radio_Lady
I never heard of Pi Day. However, I have seen that photo of Einstein sticking out his tongue.

Thanks for posting the piEs, too.

Yum. Pumpkin, pecan, macadamia, cherry, Key lime are my favorites, not necessarily in that order.

Husband is one of the few humans on earth who likes mince pie.


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harmonicon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-04-08 01:47 AM
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47. there's macadamia pie? as in, macadamia nuts?
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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-04-08 03:43 PM
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55. Oh, yes there is, my dear -- Google it for "images" and your mouth will literally water...
Edited on Mon Feb-04-08 03:44 PM by Radio_Lady
http://macpie.com /



Hungry yet?

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harmonicon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-04-08 07:42 PM
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57. looks good
macadamia nuts are one of my favourite things in the world.... I'll eat pounds of them, but they're so damn expensive - we only have them around christmas because of that.... *sigh* oh well.
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Dr. Strange Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:42 PM
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22. Nice post, Pythagoras.
Could you be any more irrational?
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:45 PM
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23. Actually, yes
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Dr. Strange Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:52 PM
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25. I haven't seen that one!
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

I may have to make use of this in my class...

:evilgrin:
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Dr. Strange Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:57 PM
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26. Ever wondered where your birthday was in pi?
Well, now you can find out: http://www.facade.com/legacy/amiinpi /

And don't even think of telling me that you never wondered about this!
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 01:59 PM
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27. That is COOL!
:D

:yourock:
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theredpen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 02:08 PM
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29. There is an (unproven, I believe) number theory claim...
That any sequence of digits can be found in an irrational number. It seems common sense because irrational numbers go on infinitely and never repeat.
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Dr. Strange Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 10:16 PM
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44. That's true (IIRC) for the number pi.
I think it's believed that each digit appears roughly with a frequency of 1/10, but still remains unproven. That doesn't happen with all irrational numbers--some irrational numbers (like Liouville's Constant) consist only of ones and zeros.
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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-04-08 02:43 AM
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50. I found e in pi!
I found 271828 starting at this location in PI: 33790

Always thought those two numbers were related.

:)

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TZ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-04-08 07:59 PM
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59. I have a sister with a bday of 3/14
We always did call her the pi girl. :)
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Doc_Technical Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 06:14 PM
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30. This thread reminds me of this movie:
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no name no slogan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 06:17 PM
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32. 25 or 6 to 4
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 06:37 PM
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34. I've always wanted a big piece of pi...
:rofl:
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Xipe Totec Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 06:44 PM
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36. Pi
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tigereye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 08:31 PM
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40. my husband was just telling me about this
cool!
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harmonicon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-04-08 01:48 AM
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48. thanks - that was great
did you make the music? if not, who did?
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Jamastiene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-04-08 02:05 AM
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49. Sweet.
:loveya:
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FloridaJudy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-04-08 02:56 AM
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51. I could go for
Some pumpkin pi right now



As long as it's not

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martymar64 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-04-08 07:43 PM
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58. Pi is exactly 3
At least that's what Professor Frink says.
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Dr. Strange Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-04-08 08:01 PM
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60. You're thinking of eskimo pi.
Things shrink when they get colder.
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