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  1. Apr 23, 2004 #1
    Hello everyone, this is Andrew here, and I must say that it is one breath of fresh air to find a website such as this. I am currently 14 years old, and very heavy into the sciences. Seeing as though I am too young to take physics as a regular course in my high school, I have been getting involved in anything related, in hopes of increasing my chances of attending honors physics and physics2.
    People dont take very kindly to my heavy addiction to the sciences, especially my piers, so it is great to have a place to discuss with others like myself.
    Hello, and hope to hang around, and learn for a long time.
     
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  3. Apr 23, 2004 #2

    chroot

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    Welcome, Andy. :smile:

    We hope that you'll enjoy our forum, and perhaps even learn a thing or two!

    - Warren
     
  4. Apr 24, 2004 #3

    Aloha!
    I face the same problem. I am very addicted to the sciences, and of course my piers don't understand why. I am about your age myself, and as you can imagine (or rather relate to), science is the last thing on the mind of kids today. tsk, tsk. What would the world be without such a field? We would still be cave men. :rolleyes:
    Anywho, I joined here for the same reason as you. I am unable to discuss inquiries I have in advanced topics, or just those good ol' semantics & philosophy topics with really smart people. The best part of physics forums is, I don't need to simplify my vocab! Everyone here understands what I say and doesn't complain about the "long words" I use. [sigh] this is truly a sanctuary. You will indubitably (sp?) have a groovy time. ENJOY. :biggrin:
     
  5. Apr 24, 2004 #4

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    [spelling nazi]
    piers = what a boat is docked to
    peers = your fellow human beings
    [\spelling nazi]

    Welcome to the forums, Andy!
     
  6. Apr 24, 2004 #5
    Hello Andrew (or AndyPIXEL), you'll find quite a few young people around here. I believe the youngest member we have is an eleven-year-old. I'm also 14 and I enjoy a wide range of things, science being one of them. I'm already taking Physics at school, but classes are so dull that I feel I've started to lose interest in it. My current passion is Mathematics, something that I've only just 'discovered' thanks to the excellent Math section of the Physics forums. Trust me, you'll have a wonderful time here.
     
  7. Apr 24, 2004 #6
    Just remember your place AndyPIXEL! Theres only one true Andy around here, lol. Hope you enjoy it here.
     
  8. Apr 24, 2004 #7

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    hello. Everyone comes here with the notion of learning physics, I got sucked into the black hole of general discussion though. It's ok, at least it's warm!!

    Hope we dont scare you and you feel inclined to stay!
     
  9. Apr 24, 2004 #8
    I'm not a jerk and I'm just messing around.
    There has to be a joke in the "piers" comment.
    Welcome to Physicsforums.
     
  10. Apr 24, 2004 #9

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    Hey, enema! Can I be your Deputy Spelling Nazzi?? :biggrin:

    edit: oh yeah!! welcome to PF, AndyPIXEL!!!
     
  11. Apr 24, 2004 #10

    enigma

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    :eek:

    That's the second time in a week that I've been called that.

    Are you all trying to tell me something? :confused: :biggrin: :confused:

    enema

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  12. Apr 25, 2004 #11

    Andy,

    Keep in mind, you will only learn Physics on your own time, not here. There is only great help here, no Physics lessons.

    - Tom
     
  13. Apr 25, 2004 #12

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    Welcome, Andy. The best thing about this forum is that you will meet people from all over the world who also have your passion for the sciences. Have fun!
     
  14. Apr 25, 2004 #13

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    p.s. just for the record

    pier = what a boat is docked to
    piers = what boats are docked to
     
  15. Apr 25, 2004 #14

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    :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:

    Hey, enema! :biggrin: Never mind!!

    Math is Hard! Can I be YOUR Deputy Spelling/English Nazi? :wink: :biggrin:
     
  16. Apr 25, 2004 #15

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    Very well, then.
    Enigma can police the spelling, and Tsu and I will look after the grammar.
    :biggrin:
     
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  17. Apr 26, 2004 #16

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    Deal. :wink:

    I was actually very glad that enigma volunteered to be the spelling nazi. :biggrin: I think I saw that it was one of his pet peeves in another thread. It is also one of mine.

    So, enigma. Who was the other one who called you 'enema'? :biggrin: Would that possibly beeee... IVAN???? :eek: He's the one who suggested I call you 'enema' in my post. (I was reading your post to him because I thought your 'spelling nazi' thing was pretty hysterical. But I also thought it was pretty funny to change (misspell) the spelling of your name to 'enema' since part of my job occasionally involves administering them! :eek:) But now I (think I) see, that IVAN is trying to get me into TROUBLE again, isn't he? :eek: :biggrin: :tongue: Hmmmmmm... Revenge will be sweet. :wink:
     
  18. Apr 26, 2004 #17

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    OK, we have a spelling nazi, and a grammar nazi. Would anyone like to volunteer to be the syntax nazi?
     
  19. Apr 26, 2004 #18

    enigma

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    We need to find a volunteer for soup nazi also.
     
  20. Apr 26, 2004 #19

    jimmy p

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    what kind of soup is it?
     
  21. Apr 26, 2004 #20
    mahtza ball
     
  22. Apr 26, 2004 #21

    Tsu

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    Oh oh. I think we're ALL in big trouble now! :eek:

    Soup nazi? I think I heard Jason Alexander is out of a job... Maybe he'd like to be our soup nazi! :biggrin:
     
  23. Apr 26, 2004 #22

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    what is a matza ball? It sounds good though... is it?
     
  24. Apr 26, 2004 #23
    I object! A single boat could be docked to more than one pier!

    cookiemonster
     
  25. Apr 26, 2004 #24
    I am new as well
     
  26. Apr 26, 2004 #25

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    I wil be the soup nazi if I can also be a spelling nazi. I cannot tolerate misspelled words.

    I will never forget the time that one of my peers was working on a sales proposal for a very large account. Her cover letter to the customer said "I am sure you will agree we have great rats". She meant to type rates.

    She did a spell check in word and of course rats went right through.

    She lost the deal, I guess the client didn't think her rats were that great.

    (She never noticed her error, I happened to find it when I was browsing the client's folder a few months later.)

    P.S. Welcome Ebolamonk3y!
     
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