About the Member Round 3: BentheMan

Discussion in 'About the Members' started by Orleander, Dec 29, 2007.

  1. Orleander OH JOY!!!! Valued Senior Member

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    Are you self-absorbed? self-centered? narcissistic? attention seeker? ego maniac? Constipated?

    Here is the best place for you: About the Member Round x!
    Every week we'll choose one member to be questioned, and he/she will got
    the attention all for him/herself in the thread!

    For the 3rd round, you can ask ANYTHING about BentheMan!

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    And BentheMan
    has to answer anything HONESTLY. However, he is free not to answer question related to personal data like address, phone number, etc, lol.

    After a week or so, BentheMan will choose next member and create About the Member Round 4: [insert name]. And so on...

    Ben:
    Have you ever worn a Speedo?
    Where is the oddest place you have ever had sex?
    Where did you get the shark tooth necklace?
    Have you ever had a manicure or a pedicure?
    What was the name of your favorite pet?
    Why do you have the avatar you do?
     
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  3. MacGyver1968 Fixin' Shit that Ain't Broke Valued Senior Member

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    1. Do you have any weed I can borrow?

    2. Are you some sorta cowboy?
     
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  5. Orleander OH JOY!!!! Valued Senior Member

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    Borrow?? LOL, like you're gonna give it back when you're done??
    Ever see Midnight Cowboy?

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    I can't wait for him to answer these.
     
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  7. Enmos Registered Senior Member

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    - Do you like being picked ?
    - Do you have some sort of math degree ?
    - What temperature is it outside ?
    - Did you have a nice Christmas ?
    - Do you look forward to New Year's Eve ?
    - What song(s) can get you 'down' ?
    - How tall are you ?
    - Blonds, brunettes or red heads ?
    - Boobs or butts ?

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  8. Sciencelovah Registered Senior Member

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    This thread actually should be posted in Physic and Math..
    to be noticed by Ben

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    Hello Ben, my questions are:
    • Since when you started to like physics & math?
    • What other topics you like beside physics & math?
    • Where do you think you are best at, physics or math?
    • I read somewhere back then, you publish some scientific journal or paper (?), how many and where?
    • How old are you?
    • Who do you think is the best poster in physics & math subforum? pls name 3 of them and explain why.

    Thanks.
     
  9. Enmos Registered Senior Member

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    Are you really 'The man' ?

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  10. Enmos Registered Senior Member

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    Are you waiting for more questions ?

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  11. BenTheMan Dr. of Physics, Prof. of Love Valued Senior Member

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    God no.
    Hmmm. Bathroom at a party?
    Ahh. My mom found this shark's tooth on the beach when she first moved to Galveston (Texas) with my dad. He wore it around his neck for about 20 years, and now it is mine

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    I have pedicures occasionally. Untill I lost my big toenail about six months ago...I'm waiting for it to grow back.
    My dog, Lefty. He's laying in the sun looking at me right now.
    Picture.

    A pothead dishtowel? Why would anyone NOT have that as an avatar?
     
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  12. BenTheMan Dr. of Physics, Prof. of Love Valued Senior Member

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    No... ask my dad.

    Of sorts, I guess. I'm more of a redneck...a walking Jeff Foxworthy joke.
     
  13. BenTheMan Dr. of Physics, Prof. of Love Valued Senior Member

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    Actually I was quite flattered. I never imagined that I was popular enough

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    Some sort

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    I have a B.S. in Chemistry, a M.S. in Physics, and am working towards the PhD (Physics, 2008ish?) at Ohio State University in Columbus.
    Riht now it is partly cloudy, wind out of the ENE, about 50 F. The Gulf (of Mexico) is a bit rough but mostly laid down.
    It was pretty good. I got to spend four days or so in South Texas deer hunting and drinking beer with my dad. My girlfriend drove down from Houston to see me last night, and I have been working on a talk that I have to give on Jan 26 for the grad students at OSU.
    Absolutely. Drinking beer, playing guitar, and blowing shit up... Aside from deriving something, I don't know what could be better.
    Hmmm. I have a very...eclectic taste in music. If I really want to get down, some Stevie Ray Vaughan or 13th Floor Elevators normally does the trick.
    Six feet and some change.
    Actually, I really dig girls with dark skin and black hair, like Mexican/Central American, Phillipinos/Pacific Islanders. But having to choose one of the three, I gotta go with brunettes. Of course, the irony is, my girlfriend is about as white as they come (Swedish descent), with blonde hair.
    Hmmm. As far as boobs are concerned, anything more than a handful is being greedy. Give me legs and asses

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  14. BenTheMan Dr. of Physics, Prof. of Love Valued Senior Member

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    Well, I have kind of a long history. I started out in chemistry, with plans to get a MS in Chemical Engineering. Then I decided I hated engineering, and had aspirations to go to grad school for chemistry. Then I decided I hated Chemistry, but by this point it was too late---I was going to a private school (~$20000 a year) and couldn't afford to change my major. Luckily, I had enough classes to qualify for minors in math and physics. I kind of took a long shot going to grad school for physics, but it worked out. So, I have ALWAYS been interested in math and physics, but I have been studying these things exclusively for about 6 years.

    Outside of the sciences, I like Politics and World Events. I rarely post in these forums, though, because (as Richard Feynman put it) ``A physicist talking about stuff that isn't physics is just as dumb as the next guy.'' Nonetheless, you will find me putting my foot in my mouth more often than not.

    I'm actually pretty poor at math because I haven't studied that much of it. Because my undergraduate degree isn't in physics, I have kind of shaky foundations in stuff that I should know. Ex: There is a thread in physics and math where some guy asked about relativistic forces and I gave a COMPLETELY wrong answer. But there are some things which I know very well---quantum field theory, particle physics, etc.

    In physics I have four publications that nobody reads (note that there are very few citations!). In Chemistry I have two publications:
    http://www.techexpo.com/toc/spctrs01.html#apr
    http://as.osa.org/abstract.cfm?id=122284

    28.

    Hmm. Actually I'm going to plead the fifth. Suffice it to say that there are several posters in that forum who I admire, and a few who I do not.
     
  15. BenTheMan Dr. of Physics, Prof. of Love Valued Senior Member

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    Hmmm. Are these things that anyone would admit to

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    I am none of the above, actually. I
    -am Loud when I'm drunk,
    -am giggly when I'm stoned,
    -am sometimes on key when I sing and play guitar,
    -love fine coffee, single malt bourbon, dark beer and good tobacco,
    -can be the life of the party, if it's the right party,
    -love to fish, hunt, and cook,
    -have been to most of the countries in western Europe,
    -listen to the BBC daily,
    -voted for Bush twice.
     
  16. Sciencelovah Registered Senior Member

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    Wow, Ben.. this is really impressive.... I got the impression you are intellect,
    humble, and could be fun at the same time

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    Ben is your real name :bugeye: I clicked those links (cool!) but I don't have a single clue
    even what's the titles mean. I rarely visit physics & math subforum for this reason. Though I hope in the future we can get to know more many of them.

    Somebody rings the bell, thanks for taking tmie, come up with more questions later/tmrow
     
  17. invert_nexus Ze do caixao Valued Senior Member

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    Have you ever fucked a sheep as long as you wanted to?

    Are you stupid or something?
     
  18. BenTheMan Dr. of Physics, Prof. of Love Valued Senior Member

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    They kick too much. I prefer democrats.
     
  19. cosmictraveler Be kind to yourself always. Valued Senior Member

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    If you had a choice of saving your wife or your son which one would you save?
     
  20. BenTheMan Dr. of Physics, Prof. of Love Valued Senior Member

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    Well, I've neither, but I think I would choose my son. I would hope that my wife would want the same.
     
  21. Gustav Banned Banned

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    nice
    i see good things
    sci will help you refine shit. spread yourself out in here
     
  22. Orleander OH JOY!!!! Valued Senior Member

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    Have you ever kissed a non-relative male?
    What movie has made you cry?
    Have you ever had your mouth washed out with soap?
    What US State have you never been to that you would like to?
    Can you fillet a fish?
     
  23. BenTheMan Dr. of Physics, Prof. of Love Valued Senior Member

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    Yes, for a bottle of scotch. It seemed like a good idea at the time.

    Hmmm. Dead Poet's Society. Cool Hand Luke. Black Hawk Down. The Alamo. I'm pretty emotional, actually.

    No, but it was doused with Tobasco sause once. Now I can't get enough of the stuff.

    Alaska---elk, moose, salmon, halibut...sounds like my kind of place

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    I can filet them, I can steak them, I can skin them and debone them. I know where all the good parts are that you normally throw away---the cheeks on kingfish, throats on red snapper, the tuna belly (Japanese call it toro).
     

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