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Being a control freak (just ask my kids!), I have moved my profile onto a page I can edit any way I want:

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   johnlspouge has kibitzed 7029 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Dec-09-19 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
johnlspouge: < <nok> wrote: <You're dumb as a rock> Oh the irony. > Even rocks feel insulted.
   Nov-10-19 FSR chessforum (replies)
johnlspouge: Hi, <FSR>. A long time ago, you suggested to me that the ratio of highs to lows might demonstrate a temperature rise due to climate change. In my mind, I dismissed formalizing your idea, because any assumed "background" distribution of temperatures tested would be ...
   Oct-21-19 johnlspouge chessforum (replies)
johnlspouge: I am happy to be helpful in any way, <Nisjesram> and <wtpy>, including deletion in my forum upon request.
   Oct-10-19 Louis Stumpers (replies)
johnlspouge: < <Tiggler> wrote: <johnl> works near Chevy Chase, I believe. > Nahh, but that other <johnl> is one hell of a guy ;>)
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  thegoodanarchist: <*Now* I can invoke that elementary plane geometry theorem that sin x ≈ x for small values of the angle x when it is measured in radians...>

That is my favorite plane geometry theorem.

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  FSR: Hi, John. Glad that you were so gratified by my citation of your comment. The link you posted didn't work for me. Were you referring to one of these articles, or another?

Sadly, there is no shortage of such articles.

I was surprised to learn that England's record high temperature is a measly 101.3 degrees Fahrenheit. In Phoenix, an <average> day in June, or July, or August, easily beats that.

Oct-03-18  Tomlinsky: Hey Mr Spouge! Hope all good in your part of this circus of life. My radar suspects that you may find plenty to tickle your theoretic, harmonic and mathematical fancy at Rick Beato's great YouTube channel. Been meaning to post this for a while...

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  johnlspouge: @<Tomlinsky>: Hi, Tommy! Top o' the morn! It's always a pleasure to hear from you.

I have always found Rick Beato's YouTube musical videos instructive, although they make me feel like a chimpanzee listening to Shakespeare. Thanks for pointing me to his channel. I have a yearly cycle for music, and it is almost time to work on the fundamentals again.

I appreciate your thinking of me. I hope you are well. All the best...

Oct-16-18  cormier: <johnlspouge> hi, i know that a prayer is like a glass of water for my soul ..... ths J
Oct-29-18  Tomlinsky: Eyup lad. Pleased to hear that you are as confused on this matter as am I.

Another muse feeder to twist that noodle...


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  johnlspouge: I stuck to home base and watched David Bruce's video on musical composition and the Fibonacci numbers.

It's worse. I don't even know enough about musical composition to feel like a chimpanzee!

Thanks, <Tommy>. It's always pleasant to hear from you.

I hope all is well.

Nov-14-18  Tomlinsky: Ticking over. Just. Could do without this Brexit bollocks but hey-ho. US politics is an entertaining distraction in small doses these days. It's all just a fart within a whirlwind anyway!

On a brighter note (C# perhaps?) I love these resources, dizzying as they can be, some of it sticks. I think.

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  johnlspouge: Internet resources for training musical ear have definitely taught me more than I could have learned in the pre-internet era.

Brexit is retro, but there are certainly those around who prefer retro. Reality takes some time to impinge.

Good to hear you are still "ticking over", though :)

Jan-12-19  Tomlinsky: I hope we can still get Toblerone after we leave the EU. Happy New Year to you, good sir.
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  johnlspouge: Thanks, Tommy!

We can still get Toblerone here, probably at a special price, just for the US ;>)

Let me know if you need an overseas package :)

Best of the New Year to you, too, sir!

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  johnlspouge: BTW, about one month ago, I started speculating that Brexit won't happen. It might be wishful thinking, because without it, my kids can find employment in Europe.

Am I crazy? (Maybe, I should phrase the question more usefully, but...)

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  Diademas: <johnlspouge: BTW, about one month ago, I started speculating that Brexit won't happen.>

Wish you were right, but I'm afraid our offsprings will have to live with what a scared hate mongering bunch of octogenarians decided in the early part of the 21st century.

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  thegoodanarchist: <jls> I am going to leave this link right here for you:

<Next month, we will announce the results of our newest assessment at the launch of a new book entitled: “World Population and Global Human Capital in the 21st Century” (Lutz, Butz and KC, Oxford University Press 2014). Contrary to the UN projections, the IIASA medium (most likely) scenario indicates that world population will increase to 9.2 billion by 2050, peak at 9.4 billion around 2070 and start a slow decline to 9.0 billion by the end of the century.>

The IIASA folks look like they may be well ahead of the UN folks, in accuracy. I could be wrong, but that doesn't happen often.

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  johnlspouge: @<thegoodanarchist>: I was not aware of the IIASA organization. Thanks.

"International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis"

[ ]

(Please forgive the Wikipedia link ;>)

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  thegoodanarchist: <<(Please forgive the Wikipedia link ;>)>

Of course.

Please forgive my rhetorical device of labeling your data "propaganda".

After all, the UN data isn't so far off, percentage-wise.

Mar-26-19  Nisjesram: <nok: I'm being told a man with a turban's looking for me>

<johnlspouge> and I are looking for you in the <johnlspouge> forum because we both liked your conversation on omv and

I posted this message of <jls> for you :




Where are you <nok> ?

Did someone see <nok> ?

<nok>, did you read this comment of <jls> ?

<johnlspouge: @<Nisjesram>: I also wanted to open a direct dialog with <nok> [about omv argument], so by all means, use my forum.>


2)looking forward to seeing you in <jls> forum.

P.s. neither <jls> nor I wear turban.

Cheers :)


Sep-20-19  Nisjesram: Jambavan Jagori : : why do you think you may take 10 more years for enlightenment

Me : 1)because I am an idiot .....
.....compared to ramana/Nisargadatta

Enlightenment is intelligence and love/compassion in action. Love and intelligence , dispassion of Jesus

Hell , I am an idiot compared to even <keypusher> and <johnlspouge>

Look at the intelligence , clarity/depth of thinking of these two. And dispassion too.

And they are compassionate too. Always willing to help. And they have strength/capability to help too

2)I said it may take 10 years or more or less....

...talking to you kills my brain cells. So , I took break from you and morning session was very productive - intelligence , clarity/depth of thinking increased a lot. Dispassion too.

If I have such produactive sessions very frequently if not incessantly , then I may reach mountain top of meditation very fast.

3) within a week , I will send you those 20 posts . If you don't hear from me by 27 Sep 2019 , feel free to get in touch , but stay away from me till then , I need to focus a lot for a week at least , I need to be alone and quiet for a week at least .

Thank you . Regards.


Oct-21-19  Nisjesram: <wtpy> , my temporary emailid:

Thank you.


2)I will appreciate if you confirm in the forum of <johnlspouge> that you have received this emailid.

Thank you. Regards.

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  johnlspouge: I am happy to be helpful in any way, <Nisjesram> and <wtpy>, including deletion in my forum upon request.
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  wtpy: JLS, Thanks. I have been reading some of posts here and wish I was smart enough to understand more of them. Nisjesram, If same niece you taught math to in 2017 am gathering she is 16-17-18 now. Will send you my email address tommorow.
Oct-22-19  Nisjesram: Thanks <wtpy>.

No , that niece who is seventeen now , is daughter of my younger sister.

This niece is daughter of elder sister and is 25 now.

Thank you


Oct-22-19  Nisjesram: <wtpy> , a quick question , if you please :

If a person is given Paliperidone and she stops taking it once psychosis is gone , is it risky to stop ?

Thank you


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  wtpy: Nisjesram, It is the real me.
Oct-25-19  Nisjesram: <wtpy: Nisjesram, It is the real me.>

Thank you , <wtpy> . Regards


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