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Lots of interesting questions and answers that were asked and answered. Thanks for sharing

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Originally Posted by wrigleyvillain View Post

I love the picture too. He really has aged well (though men often do) and come a long way from that gangly nerd. Of course having billions of dollars can only help to improve one's physical appearance as well.

I think you mean he looks pretty well aged for only being 57
and a billionaire.
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'Twas a good read.
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post #44 of 54
All the respect for this man.

Also this is gold
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falter 2799 points 13 hours ago

Since becoming wealthy, what's the cheapest thing that gives you the most pleasure?


thisisbillgates 3084 points 12 hours ago

Kids. Cheap cheeseburgers. Open Course Ware courses...

KeyLimePyro 2971 points 12 hours agox2

Where are you acquiring these cheap kids from?

thisisbillgates 3336 points 12 hours ago

The stork.

Edited by CyberWolf575 - 2/11/13 at 11:42pm
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Originally Posted by wrigleyvillain View Post

I love the picture too. He really has aged well (though men often do) and come a long way from that gangly nerd. Of course having billions of dollars can only help to improve one's physical appearance as well.

I thought he looked old, but maybe thats more me than him...
 
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post #46 of 54
Thanks for posting and sharing. Good read.
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When you get done, can you summarize the salient points for us people who don't like reading Q/As?
This might be a start:
http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/18bhme/im_bill_gates_cochair_of_the_bill_melinda_gates/c8dh8an
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post #48 of 54
Very good read! I just wish I saw the summary that Bloitz posted before going through everything! Phew!

+ Rep Bloitz for getting a decent summary of things!
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"How is a submission's score determined?
A submission's score is simply the number of upvotes minus the number of downvotes. If five users like the submission and three users don't it will have a score of 2. Please note that the vote numbers are not "real" numbers, they have been "fuzzed" to prevent spam bots etc. So taking the above example, if five users upvoted the submission, and three users downvote it, the upvote/downvote numbers may say 23 upvotes and 21 downvotes, or 12 upvotes, and 10 downvotes. The points score is correct, but the vote totals are "fuzzed"."

From the Reddit FAQ...

I don't read reddit, nor do I have interest to do so. Nonetheless sorry for my ignorance.
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Here's a summary of the initial questions that Bill Gates answered (put together by another user)

http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/18bhme/im_bill_gates_cochair_of_the_bill_melinda_gates/c8dh8an
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