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serb1389 said:
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I barely was able to drag myself out of bed this morning.
I worked out on Sunday for the first time in 10 years.  (actively).  Today I worked out again.  All in all..I feel just about the same way you do... :D :D
I remember the first time I worked out my legs with a trainer. the next day my calves were so so sore that I wasn't able to unflex them. I was stuck walking around on my toes all day. LOL
 

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Errggg.  First week of school.  Everyone in the family is now up early if not brightly. 


 

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Ebor said:
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Vodka in the East, is like Brandy in the West.  The ultimate cure-all.  :p
Or out in the Far West it was whiskey with who-knows-what-all in it's making  ;D 
"Set 'em up, Barkeep."
Or in the South Western United states, its tequilla. :)
 

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Ebor said:
"What does it all mean?"

;)
"Does there exist an algorithm for deciding whether or not a specific mathematical assertion does or does not have a proof?"
Church, Turing and Robinson all showed it to be undecidable (Gödel showed it indirectly too); a collection of some of the greatest minds of all time.  ;)

PeterTheAleut said:
Please don't make me pronounce it. :p
Ent-shy-dungs-pro-bleem is catchier than 'decision problem'.  :p
 

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As a German native speaker and non-mathematician, I understand the word as a difficulty to make an important decision in life.

For example, if two wonderful girls are in love with you, you like both of them, and it is difficult for you to choose which one to marry: That is what when I would say "Ich habe ein Entscheidungsproblem".
 

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German language always reminds me of Immanuel Kant and a comment which a friend of mine who studies philosophy made about his books. He said that Kant's German is so hard that even Germans themselves read English translations of them.
 

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German language always reminds me of Immanuel Kant and a comment which a friend of mine who studies philosophy made about his books. He said that Kant's German is so hard that even Germans themselves read English translations of them.

:D :D :D

That gave me a good laugh.  Thanks
 

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Ebor said:
Alpo said:
German language always reminds me of Immanuel Kant and a comment which a friend of mine who studies philosophy made about his books. He said that Kant's German is so hard that even Germans themselves read English translations of them.

:D :D :D

That gave me a good laugh.  Thanks
Oh common!  It's not that bad!  It's just confusing!  lol. j/k
 

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Alpo said:
German language always reminds me of Immanuel Kant and a comment which a friend of mine who studies philosophy made about his books. He said that Kant's German is so hard that even Germans themselves read English translations of them.
Oh come on, Kant's German isn't hard, only the way his thoughts go is a bit weird (in any language).
 

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Gorazd said:
Alpo said:
German language always reminds me of Immanuel Kant and a comment which a friend of mine who studies philosophy made about his books. He said that Kant's German is so hard that even Germans themselves read English translations of them.
Oh come on, Kant's German isn't hard, only the way his thoughts go is a bit weird (in any language).
Hey, this is the Random Postings thread. You took my message way too seriously. :)
 

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Alpo said:
Hey, this is the Random Postings thread. You took my message way too seriously. :)
Well, don't worry about that please, I just dont have any humour. (How do you call a German who has humour? An Austrian.)
 

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I studied a bit of German.  I was always having trouble remembering if the item was a die, der, or das.  Maybe my instructors weren't able to make it clear, but, I found no sense in what got assigned which gender.

Ukrainian also has genders, but, there are "rules" along with them...if it ends in an A it is a she, if it ends in E or O its an it, ends in consonant it's a he, etc.

However, I was never able to figure out the reasoning behind the German genders, and that made it all so much more difficult as it turned out to simply be an exercise in memorization.
 

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LizaSymonenko said:
I studied a bit of German.  I was always having trouble remembering if the item was a die, der, or das.  Maybe my instructors weren't able to make it clear, but, I found no sense in what got assigned which gender.
Also I had that same problem when I studied German couple of years ago. Too bad that I've propably forgotten just about everthing I've learnt. German is a fine language.
 

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Entscheidungsproblem said:
The 25th anniversary of the buckyball would have passed me by if it wasn't for Google.
Ditto.  It's pretty sad, though, that you click on the logo and the first link is for a toy...
 

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Just got back from Church...

My mom had two flat tires, so she had to go and get them fixed, so I went to the Deacon;s house... ALONG WITH THE NEW DEAN OF ST.TIKHON'S SEMINARY!

He (Fr. Alexander Atty) is fixing so much, and is such a kind, gentle man... with firmness when it is needed.

Lord, grant him many years!

Richard

PS. Special thanks to the Deacon of my local parish for taking me into his home! It felt like something out of a book or movie, with at least 3 people in cassocks in a living room...
 

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LizaSymonenko said:
I studied a bit of German.  I was always having trouble remembering if the item was a die, der, or das.  Maybe my instructors weren't able to make it clear, but, I found no sense in what got assigned which gender.
There is no rule. It must be learnt with each word, for example if you learnt the German Word for "book", you shouldn't just learn "Buch", but "das Buch".
 

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After the DL in a Chapel dedicated to Georgian Saint and Gospel read twice (in Polish and Georgian) I wanted to have a lunch in a Georgian restaurant next to my place but it is closed on Sundays.
 

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The wife and children of one of the deacons came to Vespers tonight. Of the two children, a girl and a boy, the little boy had a prayer rope and would lift it and 'bless' people from time to time. This got a lot of smiles. Even more, when he had a child's prayer book and would lift it up whenever the priest did certain things.  :D  :angel: To top it all off, toward the end of the service, the boy walked to the back of the chapel and closed the door. So cute, you could almost fall over. 
 

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