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You Might be a Mathematician if…

  1. You Might be a Mathematician if... 1hypergeometric summations are the most fun you can have with your clothes on;
  2. at the age of 19 your most productive years are behind you;
  3. your major result will be named for someone else;
  4. your fame lies in posing the question you can’t answer;
  5. you make mistakes … but they are really interesting mistakes;
  6. you wonder how Euler pronounced “Euclid”;
  7. you understand all the mathematics Gauss produced … through age 13;
  8. a copy of Russel’s letter to Frege adorns your wall;
  9. your major was Mathematics, minor Caffeine;
  10. you know all of the Greek alphabet, but not a word of Greek;
  11. You can recite Pretty Poly Nomial and Curly Pi from memory;
  12. your correspondence has footnotes and bibliography;
  13. irresistible little combinatorics puzzles keep appearing like a nervous tic;
  14. unemployment is a welcome opportunity to make progress on your life’s work.
  15. your progeny are relieved to learn that Mathematics is not a heritable genetic trait;
  16. the solution to every problem involves counting balls into boxes;
  17. you cannot refrain from blurting out counterexamples when someone claims an impossibility;
  18. you can fold planar strips into regular polyhedra … entirely in your head;
  19. doing something more than once is boring;
  20. you suffer dental and gum disease because brushing teeth is boring;
  21. because of your dental problems, mention of the word “calculus” raises mixed emotions;
  22. you celebrate Rota’s birthday decadently with donuts and champagne in paper cups;
  23. you celebrate Erdös’s birthday furtively with Benzedrine chased by a double espresso;
  24. it is difficult to plan for retirement given the current state of the continuum hypothesis;
  25. you remember postal addresses by means of number theory: “The smallest integer which is the sum of two cubes in two different ways”;
  26. you have calculated how many ways (ignoring reflections) there are of lacing your sneaker;
  27. you count on your fingers in binary;
  28. your romantic relationship is strained when you show too much interest in your beloved’s mathematician acquaintances;
  29. you have already obtained your next three years of reading material;
  30. you know a six-letter word with three vowels, all of which are “y”;
  31. you learned French so you could read Bourbaki;
  32. you bring Bourbaki’s Varietes Differentielles Analytiques Fascicule de Resultats on vacation;
  33. you don’t bother taking vacations when you can read Bourbaki at home;
  34. you visit Earth primarily for lectures and family obligations;
  35. your opinion of A Beautiful Mind is “been there; done that.”
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