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New guy,introducing himself.

  1. Apr 19, 2010 #1
    Hello all, just found this pace.
    I have no idea what most of you are talking about, but I find this stuff fascinating.
    Will search the basic math forum for a good starting point before I start asking a bunch of dumbass questions.
    Just so you know, I'm 45years old, have very limited computer skills, have worked as a carpenter on and off since High School where I took Algebra I four years in a row.
    Mostly though, I am a painter and sculptor.

    If this is mis-placed, sorry about that.

    Peter.
     
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  3. Apr 19, 2010 #2

    Greg Bernhardt

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    Welcome Peter! Enjoy!
     
  4. Apr 19, 2010 #3

    lisab

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    Welcome to PF! I hope you find lots of interesting things to learn about here. And never think any of your questions are dumb, we have members at all levels of learning.
     
  5. Apr 19, 2010 #4
    Well I hope your experience of this site will be better than mine. There are people out there who will jump on you for anything you say that they can pick a hole in.
     
  6. Apr 19, 2010 #5
    Hi Peter, welcome aboard.
     
  7. Apr 19, 2010 #6
    I found my way here through a search for info on dark matter, or dark energy.
    Been seeing a lot of contradictory info on the subject, (all in layman's terms mind you) as it seems to be something that people like to talk about whether they understand it or not.
    Figured that actual physicists might be the people to ask.
    I'll lurk for a while to see if I can even formulate a sensible question.
    Thanks for the welcome.


    Oh, I got a warning on my first post. Is that some kind of record?
     
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2010
  8. Apr 19, 2010 #7

    Tsu

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    Well, CONGRATULATIONS!!! :biggrin: What's your favorite fish? :devil:
     
  9. Apr 20, 2010 #8
    Just read the rules, realized that all the banned topics, (conspiracy kook stuff) from "Planet X" on down, are things I have ben forced to listen to at work for the last year or so.
    This place is a welcome respite from the crazy.

    Tsu, Millenium Hand and Shrimp.
     
  10. Apr 20, 2010 #9

    radou

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    Welcome, piccini9!
     
  11. Apr 20, 2010 #10
    Do you enjoy long walks on the beach, and candlelit dinners?
     
  12. Apr 20, 2010 #11

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    Tsu, I can imagine you slapping him with that :rofl:

    Welcom to PF piccini9 :smile:
     
  13. Apr 20, 2010 #12
    I might be a willing audience to witness someone getting whacked with a shrimp. :wink:

    Welcome, piccini9.
     
  14. Apr 20, 2010 #13

    Tsu

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    Yeah, we're gonna have to get creative with this one. :biggrin:
     
  15. Apr 20, 2010 #14

    Tsu

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    OK. It's all set up. I've got Foul Ole Ron on the way with some Bugrit to go with his hand and shrimp. He will welcome our newbie for us!!! :biggrin:
     
  16. Apr 20, 2010 #15

    Evo

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    I believe that it was. The mentor just meant to give you a heads up that they were moving your post and used the warning system to do it. :bugeye:

    Welcome to the forum!! I see Tsu has arranged your initiation. :tongue2:
     
  17. Apr 21, 2010 #16
    Well?

    Over at the Underground Terrorist Motorcycle Cult they just demand a pinky.
    Right hand or left, doesn't matter, but this, this is inhumane, the suspense is killing me.:grumpy:
     
  18. Apr 21, 2010 #17

    Evo

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    Looks like I'm going to have to do the ceremony.

    Consider yourself fish slapped.

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    Last edited: Apr 21, 2010
  19. Apr 21, 2010 #18

    drizzle

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    That's how we welcome new PFers... By slapping them with a fish of their own choice :tongue:
    Hope you handle Evo's slaps! She's the head of PF sisterhood... And has a strong arm too :biggrin:
     
  20. Apr 21, 2010 #19
    Why thank you. I'll take a fish-slapping from the Lady of Shallott any day.
    I'm glad it wasn't Weasel Stomping Day.
     
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