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Gauss once proved an axiom, but he didn't like it. So he disproved it.


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Submitted April 27 -- in Mathematics -- by colemanja

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Gauss doesn't understand stochastic processes because he can predict random numbers.


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Submitted September 20 -- in Mathematics -- by aaa

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Gauss can transport a bag of grain, a chicken and a fox over a river even if there is no boat


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Submitted June 15 -- in Miscellaneous -- by Z

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Gauss once got lost in a forest. So he added a few edges and reduced the forest to a single tree.


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Submitted September 20 -- in Miscellaneous -- by roche

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Some series diverge because Gauss doesn't consider them worthy of summing up.


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Submitted March 31 -- in Mathematics -- by abcdef

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Only Gauss knows whether Schrodinger's cat is dead or alive.


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Submitted September 20 -- in Physics -- by y

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Gauss saved the rainforest by omitting "qed" at the end of proofs.


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Submitted September 20 -- in Mathematics -- by shc

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Gaussian Elimination is actually a secret martial arts technique.


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Submitted April 03 -- in Mathematics -- by Xorlium

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The empty set is defined as the set of theorems Gauss can't prove.


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Submitted April 28 -- in Mathematics -- by Joe

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Gauss can shave with Occam's razor.


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Submitted April 01 -- in Miscellaneous -- by SBB

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