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 thenewcalculus@gmail.com Posts: 1,361 Registered: 11/1/13
How to instantly spot a troll.
Posted: Feb 24, 2014 1:22 AM

On Monday, 24 February 2014 07:32:58 UTC+2, Wizard-Of-Oz wrote:

Troll: That is a very poor definition of 'occupied already'

JG: As you can see, that is a typical troll statement: He claims it is a very poor definition but does NOT say why and offers no alternative. He has spammed my thread continuously with such fine "mathematics".

Troll: That is a very poor definition of 'never fully occupied'

JG: More of the same defecation.

Troll: True, either for every room r, room r+1 is occupied OR-ELSE there exists a room r whene room r+1 is empty. not both.

JG: Now he uses your very own argument to attempt a refutation.

Troll: But it doesn't really matter, as your definition is poor.

JG: Oops, that was not a refutation.

Troll: If you number each guest g, and put guest g in room r = 2^g, you have lots of unoccupied rooms, but every guest can be accomodated.

JG: Lol. That is such bollocks, I almost fell off my chair from laughter.

Guest 1 is in room 2
Guest 2 is in room 4
Guest 3 is in room 8

Somehow this deviant's "logic" led him to conclude that every guest can be accommodated (notice how the troll misspelled this word) because now there are gaps between the guest rooms. Ha, ha!!!

Troll: Infinities result in some unintuitive and unexpected outcomes.

JG: You don't say?!! That's about the only coherent statement you've written thus far, you fucking moron!

Troll: Things we assume is true for finite numbers of things do not hold true for infinities.

JG: Did you mean "Things we assume *are* true for finite numbers " ? He has probably heard his moron mathematics professor mumble this shit so many times, it has become second nature to the troll. It makes him sound erudite. Tsk, tsk. A troll is a troll is a troll.

Troll: Their behaviour is well studied, however, and makes for some fascinating (if not mind-blowing) reading :D

JG: Indeed, mind-blowing! Ha, ha!

Julio, I think you can see now what I mean by well-defined concepts and sound logic. :-)