His absence filled the AFT-S Irregulars with the creamy filling of Sadness,
and though we tried to laugh and joke our way back to the the iced frosting of Happiness,
there were empty places in our souls which not even the Bunny Sidecars on our Anti-Voyager Zombies could fill.
Excuse me, I haven't had lunch yet.
So, we tried to bring him back to life.
Subject: NEW CONTEST !! (was Re: Fermat's last theorem -- was: - Re: Star Trek and Southern Ba) From: Captain Infinity Newsgroups: alt.fan.tom-servo Date: Wed, 10 Dec 1997 Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> In article <email@example.com> firstname.lastname@example.org (Aaron Bergman) wrote : >In article <Pine.SOL.3.96.971209122555.3415Aemail@example.com>, >Matthew Murray wrote: > >: For those of us who have been out of the loop for a while, would >:you please remind us exactly what Reimann's Conjecture is? (I used to >:know it, but it's been a while.) > >Well, there this neat thing called the Riemann Zeta function. For real >numbers greater than 1, it can be defined by > oo > --- > \ 1 >z(k)= > --- > / k^x > --- > k=1 > >You can analytically continue this funciton to the entire complex plane. >The Riemann hypothesis states that all the nontrivial zeros have imaginary >part equal to 1/2. > >: Also, I think that one thing about Fermat's last theorem is that, >:despite what you may think about it, the attempts to solve it have created >:new branches of mathematics themselves, and, if nothing else, it should be >:considered important for that reason. > >I'm not really sure that's true. Entire branches of mathematics were used >to solve it, but I'm almost positive elliptic curves and modular forms >were developed independently of Fermat's Last Theorem. > >Aaron OKAY KIDS, IT'S TIME FOR A NEW CONTEST! Like the last contest, the Grand Prize of this contest is A WEEK IN TRENTON NEW JERSEY!! ALL EXPENSES PAID!! (Second prize is two weeks.) Here's the contest: See what kind of clever ASCII image you can create incorporating the following into your design: oo --- \ 1 z(k)= > --- / k^x --- k=1 Bonus points awarded if you are able to resurrect Kermit Krab! Special notice should made of the Infinity symbol at the top. I'm sure this means something important, but I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT IT IS!!! All entries should be postmarked by 12-31-1997 and include the UPC symbol from the box which held your version of the Internet. NO UPC SYMBOLS FROM BOXES HOLDING HAPPYNET ARE ALLOWED! THERE AIN'T NO KIBOLOGY GOING ON HERE! Photocopies are acceptable, as long as they are printed on blue paper in red ink. I love that jazzy day-glo shimmering effect, even if it does give me a headache. Ready? setGO!! ** Captain Infinity ...members of my immediate family are ineligible to participate, because they'd have me locked up if they knew I wasted time on this type of stuff.
From: Blackhawk Newsgroups: alt.fan.tom-servo Date: Tue, 09 Dec 1997 Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> ,--------------, o | Do I | o__ / ,--------| win a | \/ / | Prize? | /oo\ `--------------' z ---- 1 z \\// 1 zz(k)=|><|----- z / \ k^x z |----| x \k=1/ k 1 kkk 111 Kermit the Riemann Zeta function Krab ** Blackhawk It aint easy being a function.
From: heck Newsgroups: alt.fan.tom-servo Date: Wed, 10 Dec 1997 Message-ID: <email@example.com> On Tue, 09 Dec 1997 22:41:25 -0700, Blackhawk wrote: > > > > ,--------------, > o | Do I | > o__ / ,--------| win a | > \/ / | Prize? | > /oo\ `--------------' > z ---- 1 > z \\// 1 > zz(k)=|><|----- > z / \ k^x > z |----| x > \k=1/ > k 1 > kkk 111 > >Kermit the Riemann Zeta function Krab > > >** >Blackhawk >It aint easy being a function. Kermat
From: Captain Infinity Newsgroups: alt.fan.tom-servo Date: Wed, 10 Dec 1997 Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> In article <email@example.com> heck wrote: >On Tue, 09 Dec 1997 22:41:25 -0700, Blackhawk wrote: > >> >> >> >> ,--------------, >> o | Do I | >> o__ / ,--------| win a | >> \/ / | Prize? | >> /oo\ `--------------' >> z ---- 1 >> z \\// 1 >> zz(k)=|><|----- >> z / \ k^x >> z |----| x >> \k=1/ >> k 1 >> kkk 111 >> >>Kermit the Riemann Zeta function Krab >> >> >>** >>Blackhawk >>It aint easy being a function. > >Kermat Kermat's Krab Theorem ** Captain Infinity
Subject: Re: Fourth Prize is a Dancing Squirrel From: Captain Infinity Newsgroups: alt.fan.tom-servo Date: Fri, 12 Dec 1997 Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> On Thu, 11 Dec 1997 20:08:10 -0700, Blackhawk wrote: >In article <email@example.com>, >Captain Infinity wrote: > >(LOL - snip) >> >> Then I'd win $10,000 prize, and invite you all to Boston, where we would go >> the restaurant at the top of the Ritz and order Peep Flambé, Cream of Peep >> Soup, and Anti-Voyager Zombies. Then we'd all go to the pond at the center >> of Boston Commons and ride the Swan Boats, and peep at all the tourists. >> Then we'd go the the harbor and take the tour of the Tea Party Boat, and >> when the tourists start throwing the mock crates of tea overboard, we'd >> throw peeps into the harbor instead, and place bets on whose would sink >> last, and get thrown off the boat for causing a public disturbance. Then >> we'd go down to the Atlantic Avenue fishing docks and we'd ask the >> fishermen if they have crabs. If they said yes, we'd offer them an a >> lighter and an icepick. >> >> And we'd videotape it all, and win next year's prize, too! >> >> ** >> Captain Infinity > > >But what about my week in New Jersey? > Well, sorry Blackhawk but first prize went to Sweet Poly, in the "Neuromancer" thread, for this diagram of the DNA of a hairball coughed up by a Cattail Peepivore: > > T---A > C---G Sweet Poly > A-T > C "We wouldn't do much if we didn't do things that > T-A nobody ever heard of before." > C---G -- Laura Ingalls Wilder > C---G In article <firstname.lastname@example.org> heck wrote : > >Second prize. Second prize went to MQS, for her description of the outraged-yet-still-pitiful sound emitting from said hairball: > o> o> o> o> o> o> o> o> o> o> o> o> <o >(`~)(`~)(`~) (`~)(`~)(`~) (`~)(`~)(`~) (`~)(`~)(`~) (~') > o> o> o> o> o> o> <o >(`~) (`~) (`~) (`~) (`~) (`~) (~') > o> o> o> o> o> o> <o >(`~) (`~) (`~) (`~) (`~) (`~) (~') > o> o> o> o> o> o> o> o> o> o> o> o> <o >(`~)(`~)(`~) (`~)(`~)(`~) (`~)(`~)(`~) (`~)(`~)(`~) (~') > o> o> o> o> <o >(`~) (`~) (`~) (`~) (~') > o> o> o> o> >(`~) (`~) (`~) (`~) <o > o> o> o> o> o> o> o> o> (~') >(`~) (`~)(`~)(`~) (`~)(`~)(`~) (`~) *mqs >Third prize, of course, is three weeks. Blackhawk does, indeed, get THIRD PRIZE for his entry: > ,--------------, > o | Do I | > o__ / ,--------| win a | > \/ / | Prize? | > /oo\ `--------------' > z ---- 1 > z \\// 1 > zz(k)=|><|----- > z / \ k^x > z |----| x > \k=1/ > k 1 > kkk 111 > >Kermit the Riemann Zeta function Krab Third Prize: you must immediately move to Trenton, New Jersey, and take up permanent residence. You are responsible for all expenses and taxes. When you get there, send me your new address and I will send you a LIMITED SERIES COLLECTOR'S ITEM BUGS BUNNY POSTCARD (only 10,000,000 made!) with YOUR OWN NAME written in INK on the RIGHT HAND SIDE of the BACK OF THE CARD and an actual MESSAGE FROM CAPTAIN INFINITY written in CRAYON on the LEFT HAND SIDE of the BACK OF THE CARD. Truly a UNIQUE INDIVIDUAL ITEM THING! >I won nothing, I live there. Ah, but if the guards ever untie you from the bed, you may be able to escape and move to Cherry Hill! There is always Hope! She's living in the cell next to you, chewing her toenails off and dreaming about moving to an outhouse in Vermont and raising adopted Korean children with Elvis Presley. I have to go now. The half-empty bottle of Dr. Pepper on the floor beside my PC tower has a loose cap, and the carbonation sounds are speaking to me. I have to find a squirrel, staple him to the lower left corner of my monitor, and make him dance whenever I'm reading a serious message. ** Captain Infinity ...or is that "half-full" ?
Kermit the Riemann Zeta function
Krab was cute, there's no denying that.
But it just wasn't the same. Days of mourning and Weeks of partying flew by...with little hope that our beloved Kermit Krab would return to us.
But then...a glimmer of hope appeared
on the horizon! Another beloved fictional character died, and his
soul seemed to have migrated.
For more information, see the Chris Farley Connection
(Or skip all this silliness, and go straight to Kermit Krab: Rebirth)
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