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Calculate Your Age By Dining Out


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#1 TMacK

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Posted 06 April 2007 - 11:56 AM

I'm not sure how, but this works...

If I asked your age, you probably wouldn't tell me....
.....but your waiter may know! How?

1. First of all, pick the number of times a week that you would like to
go out to eat (more than zero but less than 10).
2. Multiply this number by 2 (just to be bold)
3. Add 5
4. Multiply it by 50
5. If you have already had your birthday this year, add 1757 ....
but if you haven't, add 1756.
6. Now subtract the four digit year that you were born.

You should now have a three digit number-
The first digit of this was your original number
(I.e., how many times you would like to go out to eat each week.)
The next two numbers are Your Age! (Oh Yes, it is!!!!! :thumbsup: )
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Posted 06 April 2007 - 12:10 PM

Holy Moly - it does work. And I lied too!
The only easy day was yesterday.

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Posted 06 April 2007 - 12:19 PM

Very nice indeed :thumbsup:

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Posted 06 April 2007 - 02:21 PM

OK, let's see....
Let x = number of times to eat out.

Multiply by 2: 2x

Add 50: 2x+50

Multiply by 50: 50(2x+50)

(for not yet having b'day)
Add 1756: 50(2x+50) + 1756

Subtract birth year (example 1985)

50(2x+50) + 1756 - 1985

Simplify
100X + 250 + 1756 - 1985,
100X + 2006 - 1985,

100X + (current year - birth year)


100X will put your dine out preference as the 100's digit.
(Current year - birth year) gives you your age.

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Posted 06 April 2007 - 03:52 PM

Wow TMack, that's kinda creepy! But in a fun way, like Blair Witch if it had an actual plot. :thumbsup:
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Posted 06 April 2007 - 04:05 PM

That was cool thanks
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Posted 07 April 2007 - 07:12 AM

Imagine a waiter stood there working out your age :thumbsup:
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Posted 07 April 2007 - 09:55 AM

Creepy & cool! :thumbsup:
Thanks for sharing.

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Posted 07 April 2007 - 02:11 PM

Don't you just love simple algebra that can really freak someone out??

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Posted 07 April 2007 - 03:35 PM

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Posted 08 April 2007 - 02:17 AM

:flowers: Are u sure it's TMack? & not BigMac?? you've got me hungry now!! & it's 3:13am here!!!!!!!! :trumpet:
It does indeed work though. :thumbsup: good one.
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#12 TMacK

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Posted 08 April 2007 - 12:00 PM

Nope, no McHappy Meal for this gal!Posted Image
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Glad you all enjoyed this little joke.
Thanx to ddeerrff, our math extraordinaire for simplifying algebra for us!
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Posted 10 April 2007 - 08:18 AM

Wow, didn't even notice the mathematical breakdown.
It's still cool tho. :thumbsup:

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