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RE: You call that a trick? You wanna see a trick? I'll show you a ******ing trick.
- From: Mike Marchywka <marchywka at hotmail dot com>
- To: <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2009 13:01:24 -0500
- Subject: RE: You call that a trick? You wanna see a trick? I'll show you a ******ing trick.
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> Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2009 18:13:32 +0000
> From: email@example.com
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: You call that a trick? You wanna see a trick? I'll show you a ******ing trick.
> Warren Young wrote:
>> Dave Korn wrote:
>>> Instead of multiplying a number by 10, just stick a zero on the end!
>> Nonsense, that multiplies by 16 in the only numbering system that all
>> right-thinking persons use.
> Sticking a '0' on the end multiplies any number by '10' no matter what base
> system you are using; it's a fundamental constant of place notation.
> You're part of the conspiracy! You manipulated the data by switching from
> one number base to another in the middle of your argument in a spurious
> attempt to discredit me! Admit it, you're working for Big Oil!
Once people start discussing acid-base equillibria, they tend to concentrate on H and OH
ignoring counterions and all that other stuff. Didn't you realize by 16 he meant 22
as new accounting rules allow this.
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