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    "Let me love you"




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    Quote Originally Posted by Skr View Post
    "Let me love you"



    $97 shirt + $2 repaid + $1 kept = $100

    whats the problem?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skr View Post
    The $2 in question paid back have been removed from the pool.

    The total owed can be seen as 2x, where x=50 to begin with.

    As you pay off $2, 2x is represented as 98, or 49 each.

    You have a balance of 1 dollar in your pocket, but the total no longer has anything to do with $100, but $98 as 2 have been removed from the pool.

    Math is super hard.
    Last edited by Uggorthaholy; 2015-02-22 at 03:44 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lahis View Post
    (googlehouseview)
    This reminded me of that "When will then be now?" scene in Spaceballs.


  5. #16565
    Quote Originally Posted by Skr View Post
    I have $100. I give you $50.

    $100 + $50 = $150.

    I now have $150. Wait, that's not how math actually works?

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    "I was a normal baby for 30 seconds, then ninjas stole my mamma" - Deadpool
    "so what do we do?" "well jack, you stand there and say 'gee rocket raccoon I'm so glad you brought that Unfeasibly large cannon with you..' and i go like this BRAKKA BRAKKA BRAKKA" - Rocket Raccoon

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ciddy View Post
    I want that teacher fired. He's more concerned about his own ego than providing correct information to students.
    Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
    So I chose the path of the Ebon Blade, and not a day passes where i've regretted it.
    I am eternal, I am unyielding, I am UNDYING.
    I am Zethras, and my blood will be the end of you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zethras View Post
    I want that teacher fired. He's more concerned about his own ego than providing correct information to students.
    well... seeing as it was better than 20 years ago... lol
    No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking questions.

  9. #16569
    49+1 = 50
    50+50 = 100,
    100 + the 1 you kept = 101

    Magic + infinite money :S

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frozenbeef View Post
    49+1 = 50
    50+50 = 100,
    100 + the 1 you kept = 101

    Magic + infinite money :S
    You haven't given back $49 per parent though. You've only given back $1. the $1 you kept is irrelevant to the amount you owe. Adding it back in is just an example of bad math intuition (the idea that you can combine similar quantities to get other relevant quantities).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dendrek View Post
    You haven't given back $49 per parent though. You've only given back $1. the $1 you kept is irrelevant to the amount you owe. Adding it back in is just an example of bad math intuition (the idea that you can combine similar quantities to get other relevant quantities).
    lies! *runs off frolicking with his infinite money!*

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    Quote Originally Posted by Septik View Post
    $97 shirt + $2 repaid + $1 kept = $100

    whats the problem?
    If I have $1 and I owe you $1 but I give you $1 different than the $1 I owe you, then I now have $1 and you have $1. Therefore I just created a dollar out of nowhere and the world is $1 richer.

    Science, bitch!
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    Move along.

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    Now, Waaldo is prepared to look for this person like Prince Charming testing everyone to see just how bad their psychological disorder is if their foot fits in the glass slipper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Waaldo View Post
    If I have $1 and I owe you $1 but I give you $1 different than the $1 I owe you, then I now have $1 and you have $1. Therefore I just created a dollar out of nowhere and the world is $1 richer.

    Science, bitch!
    If I say I have $1 and I give you $1, then you think I have $0, but if I then pull out and show you that I still have $1 and you're an idiot you might conclude "Omg, you just made $1 appear out of nothing" but if you're smart you might conclude "So you lied to me originally when you said you had only $1."

    God damn it, science. Why you so smart?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skr View Post
    well, that's how banks work ; )

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    Actually, he doesn't owe his mom and dad $49 each.

    He owes them $49.50 each. That is where that dollar came from.
    Since we can't call out Trolls and Bad Faith posters and the Ignore function doesn't actually ignore it. Add
    "mmo-champion.com##li.postbitignored"
    to your ublock or adblock filter to actually ignore ignored posters. Now just need a way to ignore responses to them as well.

  16. #16576
    Quote Originally Posted by Fugus View Post
    Actually, he doesn't owe his mom and dad $49 each.

    He owes them $49.50 each. That is where that dollar came from.
    Nope. The dollar didn't come from anywhere. The dollar could just as easily be thought of as being an extra cost for the shirt (instead of it being a $97 shirt, it could easily have been a $98 shirt, where he returned the remaining $2 to his parents). He simply decided to keep the dollar, but it doesn't affect his debt -- he's only delaying paying it back. Eventually he'll have to come up with $98 to pay his parents back. He's already got $1 of that, so he needs only an additional $97 to meet the full amount owed.
    Last edited by Dendrek; 2015-02-23 at 04:02 PM.

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    Reminded me that incident with G Bush.

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