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(Vox)   An explanation of Pi, for those of us who only think about it once a year on this date   (vox.com) divider line
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2019-03-14 08:51:50 AM  
Strawberry and rhubarb ftw.
 
2019-03-14 09:07:45 AM  
Bah.  Scientists say that no digits repeat in pi.  They're wrong.

3.141592654

See?  Study it out liberals.
 
2019-03-14 09:21:07 AM  
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2019-03-14 09:21:59 AM  
Give me a Boston Cream Pie, because I like to have my cake and eat it, too.

/I mean, who wouldn't want to eat their cake?
//It makes no sense
 
2019-03-14 09:24:27 AM  
If you need any more than "what you get when you divide the circumference of any circle by its diameter", start over at kindergarten.

Ok, you get one 4 second visual explanation of what a circumference and diameter are, but that's it. Still not getting it? Back to kindergarten. And you can't vote for life.
 
2019-03-14 09:25:44 AM  
My grandmother used to make all of us pies for our birthdays instead of cakes. She'd make chocolate cream for my sister and I, raisin for my mom, and pecan for my dad. Everything was from scratch. I wish I could bake as well as she did. I have a few of her recipes that she actually wrote down, like her chocolate fudge and peanut butter fudge, but her pies...she did all that from memory and by how things looked and felt. I found a pie crust recipe that is as close to hers as I think I'm going to get short of inventing a time machine and going back to watch her actually make one.

So yeah, I love pie. I think I'll pick up something for my boyfriend and I to have later.
 
2019-03-14 09:26:00 AM  
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2019-03-14 09:26:19 AM  

steklo: [mathfunny.com image 640x640]


The cake is a Pi.
 
2019-03-14 09:26:32 AM  
If you want to get kinky, a circle is a threesome of 2 Pies and a radius in a daisy chain.
 
2019-03-14 09:27:36 AM  

stir22: Strawberry and rhubarb ftw.


Also, Quiche.
 
2019-03-14 09:28:14 AM  

Marbleisheavy: The cake is a Pi.


Either one, needs coffee to go with it.

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2019-03-14 09:28:46 AM  
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2019-03-14 09:29:20 AM  
Does blueberry crumble count as pie?
 
2019-03-14 09:29:56 AM  

steklo: Marbleisheavy: The cake is a Pi.

Either one, needs coffee to go with it.

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Diane, I got a wonderful mug from Sheriff Truman today.
 
2019-03-14 09:30:15 AM  

envirovore: stir22: Strawberry and rhubarb ftw.

Also, Quiche.


Beefsteak pie:

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2019-03-14 09:30:26 AM  
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2019-03-14 09:31:55 AM  
Ok...fess up. Which one of you nerds wants this for a phone number?

314-159-2653
 
2019-03-14 09:32:07 AM  
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2019-03-14 09:32:27 AM  
I don't think of it at all. Not even on Pi Day.

Well, there is this Pi...

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But this is not really relevant, so ignore it.
 
2019-03-14 09:33:08 AM  
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2019-03-14 09:33:48 AM  
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2019-03-14 09:34:10 AM  
Cliff's Notes of Pi To The One Millionth Digit

Three-ish
 
2019-03-14 09:35:10 AM  
In the Bible pi is exactly 3 as God intended.
 
2019-03-14 09:35:14 AM  
I think of PI more than once a year, sometimes I binge watch episodes.

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2019-03-14 09:35:44 AM  
I don't believe in Pi. Pi isn't in the Bible.
 
2019-03-14 09:36:16 AM  
I hate when people use circular reasoning.
 
2019-03-14 09:38:03 AM  

steklo: [mathfunny.com image 640x640]


Pi r square? No cake r square, pie r round.
 
2019-03-14 09:38:18 AM  

Rapmaster2000: I don't believe in Pi. Pi isn't in the Bible.


Maybe there's a Pible out there somewhere.
 
2019-03-14 09:38:46 AM  
To me, Pi day is when I re-image my Raspberry Pi.....

so, every couple of weeks
 
2019-03-14 09:39:35 AM  

Dahnkster: [img.fark.net image 850x850]


I would.


BTW, ever notice that Amy's apartment in The Big Bang Theory is pi?

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2019-03-14 09:41:16 AM  

Dahnkster: [img.fark.net image 850x850]


My house number is 314, does anyone know where I can get an infinite amount of house numbers?
 
2019-03-14 09:42:19 AM  

dittybopper: BTW, ever notice that Amy's apartment in The Big Bang Theory is pi?


Never noticed until now, but isn't she a bio-chemist? Didn't think they used Pi in their daily activities...
 
2019-03-14 09:43:44 AM  

grokca: My house number is 314, does anyone know where I can get an infinite amount of house numbers?


Try Home Depot or any other home-hardware stores for extra numbers...

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2019-03-14 09:45:29 AM  

steklo: dittybopper: BTW, ever notice that Amy's apartment in The Big Bang Theory is pi?

Never noticed until now, but isn't she a bio-chemist? Didn't think they used Pi in their daily activities...


I think it's just a science reference.

Also, Wil Wheaton's house number is 1701......

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2019-03-14 09:48:32 AM  

dittybopper: Also, Wil Wheaton's house number is 1701......


ok, now that's a nifty trivia question/answer.
 
2019-03-14 09:50:57 AM  
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2019-03-14 09:58:19 AM  
You can use 355/113 as a pretty good approximation. Works out to 6 decimal places.  Handy if you're ever working on a 16 bit embedded system and need to calculate pi using integer division stored into a float.

I learned that nearly 25 years ago (I was 14) and still remember it.  I've also never used it.
 
2019-03-14 09:58:30 AM  
Today is Einstein's 140th birthday.  And my little brother was born on Einstein's 100th birthday.

Happy 40th, little bro!
 
2019-03-14 09:59:08 AM  
I remember running pi programs on old computers to benchmark them. There's a QuickBasic compatible source program to calculate pi here. You can cut & paste it into QB64 if you want to try it out. (QB64 is freeware and works in Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome.).
 
2019-03-14 10:01:32 AM  
I only celebrate for one minute, at 9 minutes after 3:00PM.

/pi day is stupid
 
2019-03-14 10:08:17 AM  
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2019-03-14 10:14:28 AM  

H31N0US: I only celebrate for one minute, at 9 minutes after 3:00PM.

/pi day is stupid


You should do it between 6:51a and 6:52a.

Just sayin'
 
2019-03-14 10:15:45 AM  
Current Pi record is at 31.2 trillion digits.

https://www.wired.co.uk/article/googl​e​-computing-pi-maths
 
2019-03-14 10:18:36 AM  
I WAS TOLD THERE WOULD BE NO PI MATH!!

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2019-03-14 10:20:56 AM  

steklo: Ok...fess up. Which one of you nerds wants this for a phone number?

314-159-2653


Looks like a St Louis area code. Pass.
 
2019-03-14 10:27:22 AM  
Subby, why didn't you warn me that we have a date?
 
2019-03-14 10:35:30 AM  

steklo: dittybopper: Also, Wil Wheaton's house number is 1701......

ok, now that's a nifty trivia question/answer.


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2019-03-14 10:36:00 AM  
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2019-03-14 10:46:28 AM  
Just think, somewhere in the infinite nonrepeating irrationality of Hexadecimal Pi, there is DEAD BEEF.
 
2019-03-14 10:47:03 AM  
Easy as pi 3.14, one more one false move and they done for
 
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