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fred rosenberger
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According to my Perl script, today I am 15,000 days old. And I don't think I look a minute over 10,000!!!



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Bear Bibeault
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Whipper-snapper! I've got 3,800+ days on you!


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Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Hey, I'm averaging 1.2 posts a day for my entire life


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Good grief! I'd better get on the stick, I'm only averaging 0.615!

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Barely out of your cradles, both of you.
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Bear Bibeault wrote:Good grief! I'd better get on the stick, I'm only averaging 0.615!


30000/(15000 + 38xx) =

They say simple arithmetic is the first skill to go...
Bear Bibeault
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Ernest Friedman-Hill wrote:They say simple arithmetic is the first skill to go...

Oh. Well, what's in a reciprocal?

On the other hand, that means I'm at 1.6... just try and catch up sonny-boy!



P.S. And just goes to show.... smart tools + dumb operator =
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Ernest Friedman-Hill wrote:Hey, I'm averaging 1.2 posts a day for my entire life

This seems like someplace where being younger is an advantage. And Bear still beat me by quite a bit!

=14501 / (10220 + X)
=1.4

[edited because I'm not sure I want my full birthday on the net]

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Jeanne, you are reinforcing the belief that girls don't disclose their birthday.
... Just kidding

PS : but still anybody can find value of X by simple maths.
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Vishal Pandya wrote:Jeanne, you are reinforcing the belief that girls don't disclose their birthday.

I gave the year. I'm 28 years old. It's the age girls don't like to disclose.

Vishal Pandya wrote:PS : but still anybody can find value of X by simple maths.

Not to the day - the 1.4 includes rounding. Which is what I'm concerned about - id theft is made easier if you know someone's actual birthdate.
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Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:Which is what I'm concerned about - id theft is made easier if you know someone's actual birthdate.

Good point. I added some rounding errors myself.
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Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:
[edited because I'm not sure I want my full birthday on the net]

Oh, that means your "actual" birthday was available between the time of post and the edit.
I missed that time frame


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Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:id theft is made easier if you know someone's actual birthdate.

Do you want to say like its easy to guess/decipher passwords ?


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Do you want to say like its easy to guess/decipher passwords ?

No, that's not ID theft: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Identity_theft


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Sagar Rohankar
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Ulf Dittmer wrote:
Do you want to say like its easy to guess/decipher passwords ?

No, that's not ID theft: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Identity_theft

Thanks, that's a big issue, I never though t of such things, like publicaly disclosing you birth date, addres can leads you to the Id theft.
And one can have a good software project idea like verifying the documents just to avoid id theft, isn't it ?
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Amit Ghorpade wrote:I missed that time frame

It was only a minute or two. I realized the concern right when I pressed send.
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Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:
It was only a minute or two. I realized the concern right when I pressed send.

That is what they say clever and spontaneous.
Paul Yule
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I will be 7620 days old in < than 30 days. Yay.
 
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