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http://articles.sfgate.com/2011-03-0...niversity-math

I read this article about 2 weeks ago. Kid is just that smart. So much jealousy in this thread.. haha. Him fitting in in college really just depends on where he goes, anyway.
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I wonder how old Duckie is?

For some reason I think he is like at least 45 years old.
30 in a few weeks.
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He is just born that way its not from hard work. Also considering he stated @ age 2 he must be studying more then 50% of this time. Compare to a normal person 10% is too much.
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There are a lot of people in this thread that don't understand home schooling at all.

I used to think that all homeschooled kids were maladjusted momma's boys (and girls) but that's simply not true. Im certain there are as many maladjusted folks in public school as home.

Home schooling makes a lot of sense to many folks and the curricula provided now and days can be stellar. I have a lot of home schooled friends that were able to find subjects they excelled at and latch onto it (e.g. programming at an early age).

Less speculation and generalization please.
    
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30 in a few weeks.
Happy early birthday!
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30 in a few weeks.
Well that solves that mystery.

I thought you were some middle aged dude that knew waaay too much and spent most of his time in front of the PC, with glasses and a huge bald spot.
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He is just born that way its not from hard work. Also considering he stated @ age 2 he must be studying more then 50% of this time. Compare to a normal person 10% is too much.
You base this upon what?

Someone is smarter than us at a specific topic... so what?


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Well that solves that mystery.

I thought you were some middle aged dude that knew waaay too much and spent most of his time in front of the PC, with glasses and a huge bald spot.
Naw... I have too much free time at work.
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You base this upon what?

Someone is smarter than us at a specific topic... so what?



Naw... I have too much free time at work.
He is not just smart at math, he also won some spelling bee competition.
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He is just born that way its not from hard work. Also considering he stated @ age 2 he must be studying more then 50% of this time. Compare to a normal person 10% is too much.
That's funny. You say "it's not from hard work" in the first sentence, then say he "he must be studying more then 50% of this [his] time.", in the second sentence.

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He is not just smart at math, he also won some spelling bee competition.
It's called: BI-WINNING
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Wow, awesome. Good for him, may even get him a job at Intel.
It'll be funny if he ends up working at AMD.
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