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    God, family, chicken! Bill the Cat's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Juvenal View Post
    Good times, good times.
    I showed that 1+1 does not always equal 2.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bill the Cat View Post
    I showed that 1+1 does not always equal 2.
    This thread hosted my second-best-of-all-time post on the interwebz:

    Quote Originally Posted by pancreasman View Post
    I believe that a duck can actually be used as a number and can give rise to meaningful mathematical equations. Prove I'm wrong.
    Quote Originally Posted by Juvenal View Post
    You are quite correct. Consider, for example, the "quack" operator, defined as follows ...

    s quack t = t

    Note immediately that, by definition:

    s quack duck = duck

    And further, that:

    s quack t = duck -> t = duck

    Providing algebraic rigor to the age-old truism:

    If it quacks like a duck, it's a duck.
    Well, maybe not second best, but surely in the top 10.

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