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Topic: Story about 9
Replies: 3   Last Post: Jan 18, 1999 10:32 AM

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John Conway

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Re: Story about 9
Posted: Jan 18, 1999 10:12 AM
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On 14 Jan 1999, JIMMY wrote:

> Once upon a time, there lived a boy who is always interested in things
> where there are 9 of something. He always made sure he knew the truth
> by being sure he always said, "1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9!" He was
> always sure he knew this.
> Then one day, he saw 9 men who were perfect. He counted, "1, 2, 3, 4,
> 5..." until he met 2 named WS and JHC. They said, "I'm sorry to
> interrupt, but this is some surprising news. We know it's not your
> fault that you always count like this, but we have used some
> improvement to show that we had made a mistake." If you are either WS
> or JHC, explain using a minimum of 250 words. If not, send e-mail to
> either WS or JHC and ask him to do so. When you do so, continue the
> story.

I've no idea what this is about! JHC

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