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March 14th! Happy Pi Day!

  1. Mar 14, 2014 #1
    Now I'm hungry. What is your favorite pie? Country apple for me :)
     
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  3. Mar 14, 2014 #2

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    The 3-berry pie at the Village Inn Restaurant in Iowa City, Iowa. It had blueberry, raspberry, and boysenberry. If I could lick the plate and not embarrass myself, I would have!

    Zz.
     
  4. Mar 14, 2014 #3

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    I thought it was about 3.14159265358979.... when I saw the title.
     
  5. Mar 14, 2014 #4

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    It is, but Greg is hungry, and when he sees "pi", he immediately thinks of "pie".

    Besides, pie is tastier than pi.

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  6. Mar 14, 2014 #5

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    I like strawberry pi's than strawberry pies.
     
  7. Mar 14, 2014 #6

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    Gasp- it's pi day!

    *dork swoon*
     
  8. Mar 14, 2014 #7
    :biggrin: apple pi anyone?
     
  9. Mar 14, 2014 #8
    Hey did anyone realize that next year pi day will be 3/14/15...the first 5 digits of pi! Then the year after it will be the value of pi rounded to the 5th decimal place (3/14/16). I think that's it after that one, its like one of those rare astronomical events that happens once in a lifetime.

    We better savor it...the pie that is :biggrin:. I don't know what to do about pi...I'll find some circles and calculate their geometric properties :uhh:
     
  10. Mar 14, 2014 #9

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    Are there any moronic groups out there predicting some earth-destroying, human-kind-wiping catastrophes for those dates? If there aren't any, I'd like to start one.

    Zz.
     
  11. Mar 14, 2014 #10

    PhysicoRaj

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    :surprised
     
  12. Mar 14, 2014 #11

    Borg

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    :rofl:
     
  13. Mar 14, 2014 #12

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    Isn't Pi Day on April 31 (31/4) in Europe?

    Oh wait, there's no April 31. :uhh:
     
  14. Mar 14, 2014 #13

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  15. Mar 14, 2014 #14

    jtbell

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    Pizza! :!!)

    I went to my favorite pizza place yesterday... should have waited until today.
     
  16. Mar 14, 2014 #15

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    ... the hapPIest day of the year.
     
  17. Mar 14, 2014 #16

    PhysicoRaj

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    I remember the first couple of word-length mnemonics I learnt about pi:
    "How I wish I could calculate pi"
    "How I like a drink, alcoholic of course,
    after the heavy lectures involving quantum mechanics"
     
  18. Mar 14, 2014 #17

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    Daj o pani, o boska Mnemozyno, pi liczbę, którą też zowią ludolfiną
     
  19. Mar 14, 2014 #18

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    There's a pizza place that recently opened for business nearby called "Pieology." With such a cool name you would think that they would throw a [itex] \pi [/itex] into their logo, or at least have a pizza volume diagram* in the restaurant somewhere. But alas, no; they don't seem to acknowledge [itex] \pi [/itex] at all. :cry:

    *(If you have a pizza of radius z, and depth a, the volume of the pizza is πz2a, or expressing it a different way,
    V = pi·zz·a.)
     
  20. Mar 14, 2014 #19

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    Ex - Village Inn Restaurant

    :cry:
     
  21. Mar 14, 2014 #20
    What not another one? My wife and I used to go to a Village Inn that recently closed. I don't think that they ever won over the younger generation. Every time my son went there to eat with us he would say: "this is like eating in a nursing home."

    I did noticed that he always finished his piece of French silk pie, however.
     
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