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Old 01-21-2010, 02:10 PM   #21
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Just graph something along the X and Y axis. Talk until he starts to raise on objection. Then draw a Z axis, talk about rotating the graph around in 3D and proclaim yourself the victor.
for the win.
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Old 01-21-2010, 06:23 PM   #22
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Just graph something along the X and Y axis. Talk until he starts to raise on objection. Then draw a Z axis, talk about rotating the graph around in 3D and proclaim yourself the victor.
If I could add anything, you could then hold the paper up to his face and then punch through the page.
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Old 01-21-2010, 08:04 PM   #23
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I think G.G nailed it right on the button.
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Old 01-21-2010, 09:33 PM   #24
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Just graph something along the X and Y axis. Talk until he starts to raise on objection. Then draw a Z axis, talk about rotating the graph around in 3D and proclaim yourself the victor.
Working a few "Increased work capacity across broad time and modal domains" into your argument and wearing tribal tatts seems to help as well.
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Old 01-22-2010, 06:28 AM   #25
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I like my pie analogy, and it's just as valid, but tastier.

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If I put this pie on end, and spin in, it forms a volume of space similar to a sphere.
Now look. I've eaten a piece of pie.
When we spin the pie again, the area cut out of the volume of the sphere equals fitness.
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Old 01-22-2010, 07:07 AM   #26
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Gant I tried the X, Y and Z thingy on a guy today worked like a charm.
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Old 01-22-2010, 07:27 AM   #27
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Don't forget to add synergy into the talk!
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And you invented it all. Make sure to use obscure words in such an opaque way, no one is really sure what you mean
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Old 01-22-2010, 11:14 AM   #29
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And you invented it all. Make sure to use obscure words in such an opaque way, no one is really sure what you mean
Yes. Obfuscate.
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And you invented it all. Make sure to use obscure words in such an opaque way, no one is really sure what you mean
Thanks for the reminder...I need to go pickup some "Word of the day" toilet paper....
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