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Re^7: If you believe in Lists in Scalar Context, Clap your Hands

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Oct 25, 2008 at 11:11 UTC ( #719490=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^6: If you believe in Lists in Scalar Context, Clap your Hands
in thread If you believe in Lists in Scalar Context, Clap your Hands

Perhaps experience.

Evel Knievel probably knew more about jumping motorcycles than anyone else alive. Knowledge gained through copious experience. But was it wise to keep on doing it?


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Re^8: If you believe in Lists in Scalar Context, Clap your Hands
by Gavin (Canon) on Oct 25, 2008 at 12:27 UTC

    "Evel Knievel probably knew more about jumping motorcycles than anyone else alive. Knowledge gained through copious experience. But was it wise to keep on doing it?"

    Perhaps not, but it didn't kill him and I bet he got one hell of an adrenalin buzz doing it!

Re^8: If you believe in Lists in Scalar Context, Clap your Hands
by mr_mischief (Monsignor) on Oct 27, 2008 at 18:34 UTC
    He enjoyed it, got lots of money for it, got women interested in him in part because of it, and was willing to suffer the pain and trauma associated with it. Would it have been wise for him to stop doing so before he really wanted to stop? Can we really know the answer?

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