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500 Monkeys and Climbing

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Blackjack, Jan 30, 2007.

  1. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    We just went over 500 members and climbing. That's a lot o Monkeys!


    If we keep this up, somebody will eventually type out the collected works of Shakespeare. (anybody get that one)?
  2. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    Woo Hoo [touchdown] Monkey Membership!![applaud]

    I got it!
  3. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Been quite a spike the past few weeks.
    Glad to see fresh perspectives
  4. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    Yeah blackjack somebody(??) once claimed if you give (500?) monkeys typewriters eventually one would bangout a dcopy of shakespeare's( sonnets, macbeth ??) feel free to cleanup myfoggy rendition..( was it Heinlin?)
  5. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    That means we probably gotta go on a lobbyist watch list for wielding political influence..
  6. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    I can't find a solid source, T3. Also; versions differ, but here's the basic:

    The infinite monkey theorem states that: An infinite amount of monkeys with typewriters, over an infinite amount of time, will write the complete works of Shakespeare.
  7. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    I don't have a source either, just one of those things you soak in somewhere I guess. I did see it hinted at in an episode of "The Lone Gunmen".... funny show.
  8. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Stats for Tuesday, 1-30-07

    24 hour period
    7 new members registered
    28 new threads
    208 new posts
    73 Unique Members

    Some of you don't realize that a year ago it was the 12 of us jabbin' at each other day and night... lol, I think that's why we tend to get a little ampy at newcommers that [stirpot] in what was once our little spot...
    I love the fresh ideas and perspective....

    Just clean up if you make a mess
  9. Minuteman

    Minuteman Chaplain Moderator Founding Member

    We've seen a lot change in a short time. Our little family here has gotten big. The new views and ideas are a great shot in the arm.
    We were getting tired of each others same old stories!!ha....
  10. monkeyman

    monkeyman Monkey+++ Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Yup, growing quick for 'the slowest growing site on the web'. lol
  11. CRC

    CRC Survivor of Tidal Waves | RIP 7-24-2015 Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Woooooooo Hoooooooo!


    [applaud] [applaud]
  12. BAT1

    BAT1 Cowboys know no fear

    More is good

    We need all we can get. Lets go for some group discounts on things we need. I've been linking our humor section over on other websites so they will come here. A lot of political forums on sites are banning posts that we talk about here. I see a wave coming.[applaud]
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