From: Dave Frightens Me on
On Fri, 11 Aug 2006 17:43:03 +0200, Mxsmanic <mxsmanic(a)>

>Dave Frightens Me writes:
>> You seem to interpret this coupled with your shyness as
>> meaning you are highly intelligent.
>I haven't speculated on my own intelligence at all.

You have inferred it.
From: Keith Anderson on
On Fri, 11 Aug 2006 19:06:40 +0200, Mxsmanic <mxsmanic(a)>

>Hatunen writes:
>> The ancient Greeks demonstrated the rleationship between harmony
>> and integer ratios, although, of course, they knew nothing of
>> frequency and did it by the measurementof instrumental string
>> lengths.
>It's lucky for them that they didn't post their findings on this

[Mixi Humo(u)r Alert]

Nice one.

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Keith, Bristol, UK

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From: didier Meurgues on

Mxsmanic a écrit :

> Martin writes:
> >
> In what was is it censored?
> --
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Waiting for n°1000 to re-post :+)


From: Mxsmanic on
barney2(a) writes:

> So the reason that C4-G4 sounds 'better' than C4-F#4 is that the ratio of
> the former, 1:1.498303, is closer to 10:15 than the latter, 1:1.41421, is
> to 10:14?

Perhaps, but it involves more than just a percentage difference as
well. Perception is a funny thing.

What is certain is that music is fundamentally based on the
subjectively pleasing sound of multiple frequencies spatially or
temporally separated that bear certain simple mathematical
relationships to each other.

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From: Mxsmanic on
Dave Frightens Me writes:

> You have inferred it.

I have not described any inferences of mine with respect to my
intelligence (or lack thereof).

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