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Who is the mysterious nabla?

  1. Oct 29, 2005 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    Who is this strange new member - our 30,000th? And though there have been false accusations against me,

    https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=89349&page=7

    I have it on good authority that we do have an imposter.

    Could it be mattmns, rachmaninoff or Moonbear? How about Integral, z-component, or Tom? Maybe Greg... Or perhaps Zooby, Danger, or maybe even the return of Tribdog?

    There is a mystery to be solved.
     
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  3. Oct 29, 2005 #2

    cronxeh

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    NOT me [​IMG]
     
  4. Oct 29, 2005 #3

    Pengwuino

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    I think its Evo! I can smell an evo a mile away
     
  5. Oct 29, 2005 #4

    Ivan Seeking

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    I wonder if we can get nabla to post.
     
  6. Oct 29, 2005 #5

    Hurkyl

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    Why is everyone looking at me? :uhh:
     
  7. Oct 29, 2005 #6

    Ivan Seeking

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    Hmmmm, is this a confession?
     
  8. Oct 29, 2005 #7

    Hurkyl

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    No, it's not! Or is it? :uhh:
     
  9. Oct 29, 2005 #8

    Pengwuino

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    *grabs the torture instruments*

    Someone grab hurkyl.... we'll force him to confess. Torture always reveals the correct answers!
     
  10. Oct 29, 2005 #9

    Hurkyl

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    Ack, not the soft pillows! Anything but the comfy chair!

    I'm too tired to stay up and continue playing around so I'll admit it: it's not me.
     
  11. Oct 30, 2005 #10
    Eh? Now we're accusing me? If you look at the photograph mattmns took at 3:09 PM today:

    http://img457.imageshack.us/my.php?image=pf300001wk.png

    ...you can clearly see users "nabla" and "rachmaninoff" logged in at the same time. Whereas, user "Ivan Seeking" was logged off for those four minutes.
     
  12. Oct 30, 2005 #11

    hypnagogue

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    Or isn't it?

    Actually, I'm pretty confident that Hurkyl is telling the truth.

    Or am I?

    We have contacted a Mr. Eddington from Scotland Yard to get to the bottom of this. I have it on good confidence that Mr. Eddington is one of the best. He has a nose for clues and a shiny new magnifying glass. It might be sooner or it might be later, but he'll get to the bottom of all this.

    Or will he?

    Maybe he won't after all. It wouldn't be the first time dastardly mystery fell through the cracks in the shadier nooks and crannies of Physics Forums.

    Or would it?
     
  13. Oct 30, 2005 #12

    Ivan Seeking

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    One could easily coordinate such a deception. Obviously this person is very cunning.
     
  14. Oct 30, 2005 #13

    Pengwuino

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    I say we ban their IP.

    Whoever is against the idea has something to lose..........................
     
  15. Oct 30, 2005 #14
    Thank you rachmaninoff, for some reason Ivan keeps trying to take the heat off himself!
     
  16. Oct 30, 2005 #15

    hypnagogue

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    Mr. Eddington has passed along to me some top secret information that independently incriminates Ivan! With two converging lines of evidence, it seems likely that Ivan is the culprit.

    Or does it?

    Then again, this could all just be a red herring designed to throw us all off the trail of the real trickster.

    Or could it?
     
  17. Oct 30, 2005 #16

    cronxeh

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    Ok.. I DID IT! I confess. I ATE THOSE COOKIES! There, happy now?! :cry:
     
  18. Oct 30, 2005 #17
    Why, thank you!
     
  19. Oct 30, 2005 #18
    I say we ban Pengwuino's IP. Anyone against the idea has something to lose, which makes them suspicious. In which case they should be banned also.
     
  20. Oct 30, 2005 #19

    Pengwuino

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    What a Catch 22....
     
  21. Oct 30, 2005 #20

    matthyaouw

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    If Nabla was a genuine member, you've probably scared them off now :P
     
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