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Ben Halpern
Ben Halpern

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It’s my birthday

I turn 31 ☺️

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Ben Sinclair

Please, accept this virtual cake

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Ben Sinclair

As soon as I posted that I realised it looked like a middle finger. It's not supposed to!

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Jesse M. Holmes

As soon as you posted that, I realized it looks like a middle finger. I chuckled whether it was supposed to or not. Guess I'll be turning 15 this year!

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Allan N Jeremy

πŸ˜…πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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Jason C. McDonald • Edited on

Happy 4th Birthday!

...okay, yeah, family joke. You get your "real age" by adding the digits in your age together.

3+1=4

If you get a two-digit number as the sum, you have the option of adding again.

The benefit of this system is, you never actually age past 18.

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Gabriel Arazas

But the danger of that system is about how hard to verify age-related information. πŸ€”

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Mike Lockhart

or which base you're using. He could be 3*16+4...

oh, to count my age in octal, instead of decimal...

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Jay

so no more "walked into bar" jokes ?

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Edouard Duplessis

oh nice I'm 4 too... guess the two numbers now...

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Fred Richards

I have a philosophy that everyone I don't know is 29... it has served me well.

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Jason C. McDonald • Edited on

That all depends on what you believe is typical of 29-year-olds. That philosophy could be good, or incredibly bad.

I've known a couple of people that clearly assumed anyone they didn't know was an overambitious college-undergrad-turned-script-kiddie, which led them to look their nose down at people with many times more experience than them.

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Nihar Raote

1 and 3?

Or is it 2 and 2?

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Edouard Duplessis

you're so wrong..... :)

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Jason C. McDonald

Based on the picture, you're 3+1

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Farhan Yahya

Happy birthday man. Mine was on the 16th and I was the only one who remembered. reading your wished made me happy because they are September wishes 😁

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rawsta

16th is my Spwanday, too. Awesome.. didn't knew anyone who had the same Spawnday as i do. Cheers!

@ben : Happy Spawnday ;)

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ryanAllMad

Happy belated birthday. I'm sorry no one remembered your birthday.

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miku86

I'm sorry you think no one remembered.

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ryanAllMad

πŸ™ƒ

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Zohar Peled

I remembered, just didn't know you that well. That's also my wife's birthday.

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Dillion Megida • Edited on
console.log('Happy Birthday Ben πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰');
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Nick Taylor

HBD! Here's some hamsters.

Hamster Dance

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Allan N Jeremy

Ooooh. Happy birthday Ben! (Belated)

Here's a virtual coffee to go wit that virtual cakeπŸ˜„


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Ben Lovy

Celebration plans?

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Ben Halpern Author

I think plans exist, but I’m a bit out of the loop πŸ™‚

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Fred Richards

One could say the plans are uhh, not null.

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Ben Lovy

good answer

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Diamond

Happy Birthday Enjoy

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Jacob Evans

Didn't even think of posting my birthday on here. Maybe that would have softened the blow of no one really saying anything to me or calling me beside the Facebook crap people do when prompted.

Got like a phone call from family and my partner and I had a date night while our daughter's grandpa watched her... It wasnt all bad....

Anyways... HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!

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Anders Marzi Tornblad

γŠ— Congratulations! :)

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Alan Barr

Happy birthday Ben! Thanks for building a great community.

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Robin Aspman

Happy birthday!

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Si

I have no other way of saying this to you, unfortunately....

It's really unhelpful when you delete a post in the middle of someone trying to help you.

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Robin Aspman

My apologies - the misunderstanding caused me be to become embarrassed by the the problem so I reactively decided to remove the post.

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Si

Never be embarrassed because you need help.

But also never disrespect someone who is trying to help you, by just deleting the question they're replying to you on.

People asking questions help everyone, and we all have those moments where we ask silly questions - nobody will make fun of you for needing help.

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Robin Aspman

I understand and agree.

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Valentin Baca

Happy Birthday Ben!!!

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Luke Garrigan

Happy Birthday Ben, hope you have a great day 🍻. Thank you for creating a brilliant community for all us nerds! πŸ€“

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Charles Landau

Happy birthday!

🌚 Friends don't let friends browse without dark mode.

Just kidding, it's a personal preference. But you can change your theme, font, etc. in your settings.

The more you know. 🌈