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Signs I may read too much xkcd

The idea that if I think someone may not keep listening all the way through what I'm saying, I should put a math problem into what I say that they must solve to answer me

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bellinghman
30th Jun, 2010 12:38 (UTC)
"Solve the 4-colour problem"?

(It's only fair to ask them to solve a known-to-be-soluble problem. Insisting that they solve the Halting Problem would be just unkind.)
marypcb
30th Jun, 2010 12:40 (UTC)
I was more thinking of something like include a prime number in your response...
ivory_goddess
30th Jun, 2010 17:03 (UTC)
An XKCD cartoon was used in a training course on linear regression that I attended today...
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