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# Age by Chocolate

### #1 frantique Posted 13 June 2006 - 06:49 AM

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1. First of all, pick the number number of times a week that you would like to have chocolate more than once and less than 10.

2. Multiply the number by 2 (just to be bold).

4. Multiply this by 50 (yes, use the calculator!!).

6. Now subtract the four digit year that you were born.

You should have a three digit number. The first digit of this was the number of times you said you want to eat chocolate a week. The next two numbers are YOUR AGE!

And, just in case someone asks ... no it doesn't work if you're over 99!

And, hello Kat!!
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### #2 dsenette Posted 13 June 2006 - 07:42 AM

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doesn't work for me at all...doing all the math correctly (ala calculator) no matter what numbers i put in for the ones that actually have choices (basically the first number)
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### #3 sarahw Posted 13 June 2006 - 07:48 AM

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That works, all three times. Interesting.
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### #4 frantique Posted 13 June 2006 - 08:32 AM

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Wow, Monkey, guess that just makes you even more unique!

Or maybe you were pressing keys on your calculator/keyboard randomly? Was the answer you got the collected works of William Shakespeare?

Infinite monkey theorem

The infinite monkey theorem states that a monkey hitting keys at random on a typewriter keyboard for an infinite time will almost surely eventually type the collected works of William Shakespeare. Note that almost surely is being used in a precise mathematical sense here.

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### #5 Kat Posted 13 June 2006 - 07:04 PM

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And, hello Kat!!

how did you know I'd show up?

WOrked for me, monkey. I think you picked ZERO for the number of times you'd like to have chocolate. Shame on you! I had to settle for 9, since it was the highest choice you could pick.

*Kat waits for Pieter to show up now, too
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### #6 dsenette Posted 14 June 2006 - 07:01 AM

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1. First of all, pick the number number of times a week that you would like to have chocolate more than once and less than 10.

9 (duh)

2. Multiply the number by 2 (just to be bold).

18

23

4. Multiply this by 50 (yes, use the calculator!!).

1150

2906 (birthday was in march)

6. Now subtract the four digit year that you were born.

924 (born in 82)

that time it worked....did exactly the same as last time
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### #7 Dark_Side Posted 14 June 2006 - 01:24 PM

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Pretty cool quiz, enjoyed it.

DS
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### #8 daniel_c Posted 15 June 2006 - 12:58 AM

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lol i used to do this in 7 th grade at skool...to find out my teachers age some fell for it
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### #9 frantique Posted 15 June 2006 - 01:19 AM

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So did dsenette!

Only kidding, Monkey!
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