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Discussion in 'Electronic Design' started by Paul Hovnanian P.E., Mar 14, 2007.

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  1. So, where were you on 3/14 at 1:59?
  2. In bed asleep. ;-)
  3. Rich Grise

    Rich Grise Guest

    Hey, when it comes to desserts, every day is pie day! ;-)

  4. "Damn fine cherry pie." -- Agent Cooper
  5. Tim Wescott

    Tim Wescott Guest

  6. Sir, I bear a rhyme excelling
    In mystic force and magic spelling
    Celestial sprites elucidate
    All my own striving can't relate.
  7. Tim Williams

    Tim Williams Guest

    Class was starting. Had half a mind to pipe up and tell the prof "happy pi
    day". ;-)

  8. ehsjr

    ehsjr Guest

    2 pi r better than 1, but pi r square is not true. But then
    again, if pi is a variable, then pi r square could be true
    for some instances of pi.

  9. No sir! Pie are round. Cornbread are square.
  10. Joerg

    Joerg Guest

    Designing an integrator, actually. Sorry, no "P" in that loop. Was that
    a sin then?
  11. Joerg

    Joerg Guest

    Not after I was anywhere near that pie.
  12. Standard or Daylight Savings?
  13. Rich Grise

    Rich Grise Guest

    FWIW, I was sitting here at my computer, annoying people on USENET.
    The TeeVee Nooz had an item on pi that evening, but nothing about
    the date/time trick, just a sort of parade of pi savants quoting
    thousands of digits - the winner had it memorized out to like
    100,000 digits; they said it took him something like 6 hours to
    get to the 100,000th.

    But, not to worry - The Ides of March are come! ("Ay, Caesar, but
    not gone!") ;-)


  14. Only crappy cornbread. The good stuff is made in a large, round,
    properly seasoned cast iron skillet.

    Service to my country? Been there, Done that, and I've got my DD214 to
    prove it.
    Member of DAV #85.

    Michael A. Terrell
    Central Florida
  15. Jim Thompson

    Jim Thompson Guest

    I like cornbread "sticks"... also done in a cast-iron form.

    With navy bean soup and chopped onions.


    ...Jim Thompson
  16. Pones.......not "sticks". :)
  17. Tim Williams

    Tim Williams Guest


  18. Pone tang1.

    Best regards,
    Spehro Pefhany
  19. Ralph Barone

    Ralph Barone Guest

    Made from hard pore corn, I assume.

  20. My mother had a cast iron tray that made them in the shape of a small
    ear of corn I think it made eight ears at once but the very best was
    when the cornbread was made like mini pancakes. Talk about plenty of
    golden brown crust to soak up the soup! She also used a mix of different
    beans, but mostly home grown pinto beans for her homemade "Soup beans".

    Service to my country? Been there, Done that, and I've got my DD214 to
    prove it.
    Member of DAV #85.

    Michael A. Terrell
    Central Florida
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