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Happy Pi Day

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by lamborghini98, Mar 14, 2006.

  1. lamborghini98

    lamborghini98 The Aristocrats

    May 1, 2005
    NYC; Portland, OR
    I cant believe no one posted this earlier.

    Did anyone do you anything to celebrate? Express everything in terms of pi? Tell time in radians? Eat things that have "pi" in them (pina colada, pine nuts, etc... not just pie)? Make a square pie and then say "pie are squared?"(my favorite).

    All I had was a physics test and a crappy math lesson. My teacher gave us 7 ridiculously hard integrals (we dont know how to do them yet) and asked us to solve them. It turns out that all of the answers were like..pi/2, root pi, etc. Lame.
  2. barthanatos

    barthanatos Insert witty comment here

    Feb 8, 2006
    South Carolina
    Dude, that's the weirdest thing. I'm on the phone right now with my buddy (okay, we're geeks), who called me to ask how many digits of Pi I knew off the top of my head.

    I said, "3.1415926535". Huh.
  3. BassyBill

    BassyBill The smooth moderator... Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2005
    West Midlands UK
    I really had no idea.

    At a lecture I went to recently (12th Feb) the lecturer started by saying "Happy Darwin Day." He then went on to point out that Isaac Newton was born on December 25th, "so we'll know what to wish people when that date comes round". I like it!
  4. scottbass

    scottbass Bass lines like a big, funky giant

    Jul 13, 2004
    Southern MN
    I was turned on to pi day a few years ago by my teenage daughter. I tell ya, kids these days...
  5. Johnny Mac

    Johnny Mac Riff-finder General Supporting Member

    Sep 28, 2005
    Springfield, MA
    We ordered two party-sized pizzas in my precalculus class today.

    They were gone in ten minutes.
  6. lamborghini98

    lamborghini98 The Aristocrats

    May 1, 2005
    NYC; Portland, OR
    Two years ago I won a pi-off against my teacher. 57 digits...
    3.14159265358979323846264338329750....88? yeah... I havent recited pi since that day... so dont yell at me if it's wrong.

    P.S. Not to hijack my own thread, but...Does anyone else see DavidGrossman's icon at the bottom of all the posts? Whats up with that?
  7. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    it's spring break for me, so the only thing i could really do for pi-day was make an on-line quiz dealie.

    pi quiz.

    those make-your-own quizzes are addicting.
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    Pie? Me like pie. When come back, bring pie!!

    Rock on
  9. !!!
  10. The true value of pie is directly proportional to how hungry you are. :bag:

  11. Pi R square? Don't be silly. Pi R not square. Pi R round. CAKE R square!!

    Hee hee, square is a funny word...

    Rock on
  12. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    Now we just sit back and wait for mole day.
  13. CrazyArcher


    Aug 5, 2004
    What number is more beautiful: Pi, e, Phi, or some other constant?
  14. Square root of negative one.:D

    Rock on
  15. Tsal


    Jan 28, 2000
    Finland, EU
    Hmm.. I did eat some Blueberry Pi today at the cafe, which I never do.. Must be my subconciousness reminding me of the important date :ninja:
  16. Thor

    Thor Gold Supporting Member In Memoriam

    Pi = 3.2

    Old law passed in Indiana.
    Who am I to question authority?
  17. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
  18. Bob Lee (QSC)

    Bob Lee (QSC) In case you missed it, I work for QSC Audio! Commercial User

    Jul 3, 2001
    Costa Mesa, Calif.
    Technical Communications Developer, QSC Audio
    I'm doing my filter calculations in radian frequency today, and free-space calcs in steradians. ;)
  19. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I used to know 50+ digits of pi.

  20. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'


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