darkoz
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October 16th, 2015 at 2:12:40 PM permalink
After reading the back and forth about the Martingale system in another thread, I am convinced the real cause of disagreement is semantics between the math people and non-math people. A lack of understanding due to one persons intended statement and the literal (but incorrectly understood) reading of the arguments.

As a Jewish member of this board, I would please ask everyone to respectfully refrain from making any Anti-semantic comments.

Thank You
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October 16th, 2015 at 2:35:27 PM permalink
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October 16th, 2015 at 4:08:48 PM permalink
Quote: darkoz

As a Jewish member of this board, I would please ask everyone to respectfully refrain from making any Anti-semantic comments.

Thank You



I don't understand. Are you making a joke on the word play? Or do you mean Anti-Semitic comments?

Semantics (from Ancient Greek: σημαντικός sēmantikós, "significant") is the study of meaning. It focuses on the relation between signifiers, like words, phrases, signs, and symbols, and what they stand for; their denotation.

Antisemitism (also spelled anti-Semitism or anti-semitism) is prejudice against, hatred of, or discrimination against Jews as an ethnic, religious, or racial group. A person who holds such positions is called an antisemite.
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darkoz
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October 16th, 2015 at 5:09:45 PM permalink
Quote: Dodsferd

I don't understand. Are you making a joke on the word play? Or do you mean Anti-Semitic comments?

Semantics (from Ancient Greek: σημαντικός sēmantikós, "significant") is the study of meaning. It focuses on the relation between signifiers, like words, phrases, signs, and symbols, and what they stand for; their denotation.

Antisemitism (also spelled anti-Semitism or anti-semitism) is prejudice against, hatred of, or discrimination against Jews as an ethnic, religious, or racial group. A person who holds such positions is called an antisemite.



I thought it was obvious. I don't know, maybe it's one of those jokes you have to be Jewish to get. We're guilty for having a lot of those.
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Doc
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October 16th, 2015 at 5:59:04 PM permalink
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I don't know, maybe it's one of those jokes you have to be Jewish to get. We're guilty for having a lot of those.

The Jewish family is having a large dinner involving several generations and branches. A minor disagreement between two brothers finally erupts into a major argument. One of them grabs a knife from the table and starts to stab the other.

Their mother screams, "No! Not with the bread knife!"



Is that what you had in mind?
darkoz
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October 16th, 2015 at 6:15:13 PM permalink
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The Jewish family is having a large dinner involving several generations and branches. A minor disagreement between two brothers finally erupts into a major argument. One of them grabs a knife from the table and starts to stab the other.

Their mother screams, "No! Not with the bread knife!"



Is that what you had in mind?



Yeah, that's one. Then there are the more obvious ones.

Like: What happens to a Jewish man when he walks into a brick wall with a full erection.

He hurts his nose.
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redjohn
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October 16th, 2015 at 6:42:25 PM permalink
I have a big nose and was often mistaken for a Jew. Might have had something to do with me working behind the fish counter in Schriber Brothers supermarket. Old joke , especially in winter back east.

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October 17th, 2015 at 12:31:46 PM permalink
Quote: darkoz

After reading the back and forth about the Martingale system in another thread, I am convinced the real cause of disagreement is semantics between the math people and non-math people. A lack of understanding due to one persons intended statement and the literal (but incorrectly understood) reading of the arguments.

As a Jewish member of this board, I would please ask everyone to respectfully refrain from making any Anti-semantic comments.

Thank You



I looked at this twice, first going, "uh-oh, where's the issue for the banhammer..." and then I laughed my tuchas off.

I gotta tell you, I didn't think that particular argument was survivable for either of the opponents. Had my finger on the trigger, brushed over a couple of on-the-edge comments, and (for the moment at least) don't have to do any whacking. Glad they got through it intact.
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October 17th, 2015 at 1:37:50 PM permalink
Do the Jews like bread or something?

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