Womble Turns Down Top Mathematics Prize

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Aug 23 2006 10:22
Womble Turns Down Top Mathematics Prize

How cool is this guy?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grigori_Perelman

He does look rather familiar as well.........

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Aug 23 2006 11:00

I once won a book token. I didn't go to the "award ceremony", but I kept the fucking token! That's what I call sticking it to The Man! circle A black bloc :? red n black star

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Aug 23 2006 12:19

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How does turning down a million dollar prize make you anything other than mad?

Comrade, you've got to be a bit mad to stand chance of winning it.

Solving the Poincaré conjecture ain't something best left to the socially adept. Prime ICC material though. Ha ha.

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Aug 23 2006 13:03

where does it say that he was a womble?

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Aug 23 2006 13:06

I think it's more to do with his appearance, than his politics. Cue more Womble jokes...

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Aug 23 2006 13:40

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Nah, he just looks like their leader.

Ho ho. I bet that's who I think it is. Do CW and the Wombles "get on"?

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Aug 23 2006 13:51

righty-ho. gotcha y'all.

although, if it's the (ex-)womble i'm thinking of, the beard's far too long and his eyes are far crazier than any womble (or indeed, any non-mathematician) could achieve.

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Aug 23 2006 14:09

anyone else heard the rumour that he stores his mathematical powers in his eyebrows?

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Aug 23 2006 19:03
Jack wrote:
Gangster (who was a member of Class War) at one point, whilst a member of Class War Federation, wanted to merge CWF and the wombles.

Didn't he want to merge CWF the AF and solfed as well though?

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Aug 24 2006 10:10

well if you spent all your time in your mums flat studying the spatial properties preserved under bicontinuous deformation you'd start looking pretty fucked up as well.

by the way i noticed theres a perelman smily beardy