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Yes, it is the most important day of the year 49 22.9%
Yes, but not that much 77 36.0%
No, Pi day sucks 45 21.0%
What is Pi and Pi day? 29 13.6%
I celebrated my birthday instead 14 6.5%

 Survey posted 2002-03-16 13:51 by Henrik. Contribute ideas to surveys by sending a mail to survey@ticalc.org.

Re: Did you celebrate Pi day?
Paul Schippnick
(Web Page)

Binary point PI = 11.001001000011 . . .
Rounded off to this is 3.141357244 . . .
11.0010010000111 . . .
(3.141479492 . . .)
11.001001000011101 . . .
(3.14151001 . . .)

I think I made a point (binary)

Reply to this comment    19 March 2002, 07:05 GMT

Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day?
ravage485

wow, binary........

Reply to this comment    19 March 2002, 15:58 GMT

Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day?
no_one_2000_
(Web Page)

LET'S HAVE A PARADE FOR PI DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Actually, I didn't think you could have decimals in binary.

Reply to this comment    22 March 2002, 02:26 GMT

Re: Did you celebrate Pi day?
Codek-X
(Web Page)

Dude, almost every math class/teacher in my school celebrates Pi day. Each person brings in a pie or soda and the like and we eat like kings, or like a bunch of pie eating freaks at a pie-eating convention. At any rate it was fun and we had no homework. 3.141592 ~that's all I know ._.

Go Pi!

Reply to this comment    20 March 2002, 05:26 GMT

Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day?
Chickendude

pie-eating freaks, not pies that eat freaks.

Reply to this comment    20 March 2002, 21:58 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day?
Michael Vincent
(Web Page)

I know some freaks that would benefit the world if they were eaten by a pie...

Reply to this comment    20 March 2002, 23:59 GMT

Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day?
jeff m

"3.141592 ~that's all I know ._."

3.1415926353...rounds to 3.141593

Reply to this comment    22 March 2002, 04:26 GMT

Re: Did you celebrate Pi day?
canteloupe32
(Web Page)

I just realized how utterly pathetic lives we nerd have. This is a great survey, but think it has gone a little too far...

Reply to this comment    20 March 2002, 16:12 GMT

Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day?
Achorny

Anyone who finds this utterly pathetic is obviously not a real nerd.

Reply to this comment    20 March 2002, 19:38 GMT

Did you celebrate Pi day? YES!!!
Chickendude

I was going to post something, but I forgot what it was, so I'll post this instead:
"I see the lives for which I lay down my life peaceful, useful, prosperous, and happy in that England which I shall see no more. I see her, with a child upon her bosom, who bears my name. I see Her father, aged and bent, but otherwise restored, faithful to all men in his healing office, and at peace. I see the good old man, so long their friend, in ten year's time enriching them with all he has, and passing tranquilly to his reward.
"I see that I hold a sanctuary in their hearts and in the hearts of their descendants, generations hence. I see her, an old woman, weeping for me on the anniversary of this day. I see her and her husband, their course done, lying side by side in their last earthly bed, and I know that each was not more honored and held sacred in the other's soul, than I was in the souls of both.
"I see that child who lay upon her bosom and who bore my name, a man winning his way up in that path of life which once was mine. I see him winning it so well, that my name is made illustrious there by the light of his. I see the blots I threw upon it faded away. I see him foremost of just judges and honored men, bringing a boy of my name with a forehead I know and golden hair to this place - then fair to look upon with not a trace of this days disfigurement - and I here him tell the child my story with a tender and faltering voice.
"It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known."

Reply to this comment    20 March 2002, 22:14 GMT

Re: Did you celebrate Pi day? YES!!!
Chickendude

Aww man! I meant to hit clear. Could you delete the above post (& this one)

Reply to this comment    20 March 2002, 22:25 GMT

Re: Did you celebrate Pi day? YES!!!
dimme

Where did you get those quotes? I bet they aren't in the Ti-XX calculator booklets.

Reply to this comment    21 March 2002, 01:07 GMT

Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day? YES!!!
Chickendude

A Tale of two Cities.
We had to memorize them for English a while back (and I still remember them).
It was a great book, though, but difficult at some parts to understand

Reply to this comment    21 March 2002, 03:20 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day? YES!!!
Paul Joyner
(Web Page)

What a nerd!

Reply to this comment    21 March 2002, 04:36 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day? YES!!!
no_one_2000_
(Web Page)

LET'S HAVE A PARADE FOR THE NERDS!

Reply to this comment    22 March 2002, 02:28 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day? YES!!!
Chickendude

We had to memorize it for English.

Reply to this comment    23 March 2002, 02:05 GMT

Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day? YES!!!
molybdenum

If all wisdom was found in calc manuals, would TI think of it as intellectual property? I wonder....

Reply to this comment    22 March 2002, 07:29 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day? YES!!!
dimme

Heh, calc manuals as school books in that case.

<<Students take out your TI-calc manuals, we are going to do some maths>>

Reply to this comment    22 March 2002, 16:01 GMT

Re: Did you celebrate Pi day?
no_one_2000_
(Web Page)

LET'S HAVE A PARADE FOR THE NERDS!

Reply to this comment    22 March 2002, 02:29 GMT

Re: Did you celebrate Pi day?
no_one_2000_
(Web Page)

pie=5.85987448...

(get it, pi+e?)

Reply to this comment    22 March 2002, 02:32 GMT

Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day?
NulcearCheese

Actually, pie would probably be interpreted as pi*e, which is approximately 8.53973422267356706546355086954449

Reply to this comment    22 March 2002, 03:41 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day?
molybdenum

hmm, August the 53rd?

Jimmy Pardey, Nerd and supporter therof

Reply to this comment    22 March 2002, 07:25 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day?
Daniel Bishop
(Web Page)

Would that be the same as September 22?

Reply to this comment    22 March 2002, 23:44 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day?
Miklos Hegedus

Did you know the sieries:

1/1²+1/2²+1/3²+...
converges to &#1083;²/6

and

1/1²+1/3²+1/5²+...
conveges to &#1083;²/8

so you can compute pi quickly like this:

&#1083; = &#8730;(8*(odd sieres)) (odd sieries is faster)

Reply to this comment    23 March 2002, 04:14 GMT

Re: Re: Did you celebrate Pi day?
Cuco