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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    I actually wanted to use a heavy rock to represent each guesser with a collection of small stones placed on top totalling your estimate. I would arrange these artfully in a local park and pop down there to add another whenever anyone made a guess, checking carefully that the number was not already gone by going round and counting each pile again. I wouldn't write your names on each boulder; instead I would memorise the shapes and sizes and associate that with my mental image of each contestant, reinforcing these connections with a careful inspection and meditation session each time I visited. THAT would be soooooooo Al at VeryPC.

    I say I was going to do the above, but then I thought: Nah, be quicker in Excel.

    Al
    Or you could use notepad or Excel ( if you wanted to stick to Excel ) and only make a note of the persons edugeek handle or name and what number they picked ( first number only ) and ignore any other numbers they posted ?

    An we shall call it "Al List"

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    I mean... up to here!

    Al
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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post


    I mean... up to here!

    Al
    You still have a few more inches to go !!!

    Last edited by mac_shinobi; 18th February 2014 at 03:18 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    I actually wanted to use a heavy rock to represent each guesser with a collection of small stones placed on top totalling your estimate. I would arrange these artfully in a local park and pop down there to add another whenever anyone made a guess, checking carefully that the number was not already gone by going round and counting each pile again. I wouldn't write your names on each boulder; instead I would memorise the shapes and sizes and associate that with my mental image of each contestant, reinforcing these connections with a careful inspection and meditation session each time I visited. THAT would be soooooooo Al at VeryPC.

    I say I was going to do the above, but then I thought: Nah, be quicker in Excel.

    Al
    Hey, if you're a kinesthetic learner, so be it from us to insist you use technology. Embrace your learning style and be free (just a bit slow :P )

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    Hey! I'm a kinaesthetic learner and I'm not sl.....oh wait...never mind..

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    ^so maybe your pace is a little more graceful than others @Little-Miss, but check this out:

    Quote Originally Posted by Wikipedia
    People with a preference for kinesthetic learning are commonly known as "do-ers"
    Yay do-ers!

    Al
    Last edited by VeryPC; 19th February 2014 at 10:23 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vikpaw View Post
    Hey, if you're a kinesthetic learner, so be it from us to insist you use technology. Embrace your learning style and be free (just a bit slow :P )
    Ahem, the term, as you can see from the post above, is "progressing at a more graceful pace", and I'll thank you to remember that, Mr Lightspeed, 300,000,000 Supersonic Avenue, Quicksville, Bulletonia.

    Al

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    ^so maybe your pace is a little more graceful than others @Little-Miss, but check this out:



    Yay do-ers!

    Al
    I've been called a few things in my lifetime....graceful isn't one. Thanks Al!

    I just like to touch stuff really...

    Do-er!!

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    Have you ever been called a Hayley Williams look alike @Little-Miss ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hawc View Post
    Have you ever been called a Hayley Williams look alike @Little-Miss ?

    .................as in Paramore?

    Have we met?

    Look like i've eaten her, maybe...

    I've been compared to Avril Lavigne once by some Year 6 girls...

    Or is there a different Hayley Williams?
    Last edited by Little-Miss; 19th February 2014 at 01:31 PM.

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    Yes @Little-Miss as in Paramore
    The video for Decode makes her look just like your avatar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvnkAtWcKYg&feature=kp
    Last edited by hawc; 19th February 2014 at 01:18 PM.

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    i'd quite happily look like her....

    Is it the purple hat? haha

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    No, the Hair, the hair that is like yours.

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