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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Wed Jul 10, 2024 11:23 am

Quote of the Day - 10th July 2024:

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Robert Moawad [Bob] - Basketball coach.
Born 2nd Janaury 1941 - Died 13th Janaury 2007

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Tried that, Bob, but the knees gave out...
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby John » Wed Jul 10, 2024 1:12 pm

Colin B wrote:
Colin B wrote:And that's a fact...
John wrote:and some of them are true.


All facts are true as if they aren't, they ain't 'facts'...

I agree with you, but it depends on who you're talking to. They can claim some things are facts, when they aren't. Try and disprove it though.


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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Yin Yang » Thu Jul 11, 2024 8:06 am

What is a fact? If you put a 6 on a table, for the person on the other side of the table it's a 9. Both persons see their fact.


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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Thu Jul 11, 2024 8:57 am

Yin Yang wrote:What is a fact? If you put a 6 on a table, for the person on the other side of the table it's a 9. Both persons see their fact.


The fact is that the symbol used to denote '6' doubles up as a '9' when viewed from the other way...

... & that fact remains constant.
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Thu Jul 11, 2024 9:12 am

Quote of the Day - 11th July 2024:

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Turns out it was the young divorcee living next door...
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin.Bee » Fri Jul 12, 2024 9:16 am

Yin Yang wrote:What is a fact? If you put a 6 on a table, for the person on the other side of the table it's a 9. Both persons see their fact.


Or it could be 4. VI, IV.


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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby John » Fri Jul 12, 2024 10:32 am

Colin.Bee wrote:
Yin Yang wrote:What is a fact? If you put a 6 on a table, for the person on the other side of the table it's a 9. Both persons see their fact.


Or it could be 4. VI, IV.

That doesn't work.


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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Fri Jul 12, 2024 10:37 am

Quote of the Day - 12th July 2024:

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André Maurois [born Émile Salomon Wilhelm Herzog] - French author.
Born 26th July 1885 – Died 9th October 1967

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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Sat Jul 13, 2024 11:05 am

Quote of the Day - 13th July 2024:

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Mary Ann Evans alternatively Mary Anne or Marian - known by her pen name George Eliot - English novelist, poet,
journalist, translator, & one of the leading writers of the Victorian era.
Born 22nd November 1819 – Died 22nd December 1880

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Well, it is a bit late for me, I think I became 'what I might have been' some years ago...
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin.Bee » Sat Jul 13, 2024 11:35 am

John wrote:
Colin.Bee wrote:
Yin Yang wrote:What is a fact? If you put a 6 on a table, for the person on the other side of the table it's a 9. Both persons see their fact.


Or it could be 4. VI, IV.

That doesn't work.


No, my mistake I was originally thinking of the 9, IX and XI.


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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby John » Sat Jul 13, 2024 1:14 pm

Colin.Bee wrote:
John wrote:
Colin.Bee wrote:
Yin Yang wrote:What is a fact? If you put a 6 on a table, for the person on the other side of the table it's a 9. Both persons see their fact.


Or it could be 4. VI, IV.

That doesn't work.


No, my mistake I was originally thinking of the 9, IX and XI.

You're excused. Everyone's entitled to one ....... (finished this quote from the late King of Rock 'n' Roll).



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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin.Bee » Sun Jul 14, 2024 10:46 am

John wrote:
Colin.Bee wrote:
John wrote:
Colin.Bee wrote:
Yin Yang wrote:What is a fact? If you put a 6 on a table, for the person on the other side of the table it's a 9. Both persons see their fact.


Or it could be 4. VI, IV.

That doesn't work.


No, my mistake I was originally thinking of the 9, IX and XI.

You're excused. Everyone's entitled to one ....... (finished this quote from the late King of Rock 'n' Roll).


Was it by any chance “Everyone’s entitled to one stupid mistake with Roman numerals”?


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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Colin B » Sun Jul 14, 2024 4:27 pm

John wrote:...Everyone's entitled to one ....... (finished this quote from the late King of Rock 'n' Roll).
Colin.Bee wrote:Was it by any chance “Everyone’s entitled to one stupid mistake with Roman numerals”?


There was talk of using Roman numerals everywhere & I thought "Not on my watch !"
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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby John » Sun Jul 14, 2024 5:07 pm

Colin B wrote:
John wrote:...Everyone's entitled to one ....... (finished this quote from the late King of Rock 'n' Roll).
Colin.Bee wrote:Was it by any chance “Everyone’s entitled to one stupid mistake with Roman numerals”?


There was talk of using Roman numerals everywhere & I thought "Not on my watch !"

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Re: Quote of the Day

Postby Yin Yang » Sun Jul 14, 2024 5:46 pm

Colin B wrote:
John wrote:...Everyone's entitled to one ....... (finished this quote from the late King of Rock 'n' Roll).
Colin.Bee wrote:Was it by any chance “Everyone’s entitled to one stupid mistake with Roman numerals”?


There was talk of using Roman numerals everywhere & I thought "Not on my watch !"


Roman numerals are used on films, TV programms (series), videotapes and some books.


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