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United Kingdom

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English

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#11 - Dwarves, Drinking and Deserts

4/23/2018
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The boys record another face-to-face special with a puzzle heavy focus. They also work through several problems of the carrying resources genre. Odds and Evenings Twitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings Website - http://www.oddsandevenings.com Topics discussed Lewis Carroll's Dwarven Puzzle Blood Alcohol Level Modelling The Petrol Station Problem Show Notes Lewis Carroll Dwarven Problem (http://www.alaricstephen.com/main-featured/2016/12/6/the-dwarven-drinking-puzzle) Camel Crossing...

Duration:01:00:35

#10 - Stacks, Splitting and Seating

4/8/2018
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The boys have been playing computer games and have each found maths in the machine. Odds and Evenings Twitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings Website - http://www.oddsandevenings.com Topics discussed Minecraft Grid Numbers Stack Thirding Plane Seat Puzzle Credits Hosted By Alaric - http://alaricstephen.com Alex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords Edited by Alex Genuine mathematical rigour by Alaric Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

Duration:01:03:52

#9 - Cows, Counting and Chin Ups

3/26/2018
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In a special face to face edition of the podcast the boys stumble over a sequence involving cows, look at number systems in other languages and try to optimise Alaric's regime for loading and unloading a barbell. Odds and Evenings Twitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings Website - http://www.oddsandevenings.com Topics discussed Narayana's Cows Welsh Numbers Weightlifting Maths Links Narayana's Cows Sequence (http://oeis.org/A000930) Narayana's Cows in Pascal's Triangle...

Duration:01:04:14

#8 - Snakey, Scrabble and Sieve

3/14/2018
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The boys make two new friends called Snakey and Alex Odds and Evenings Twitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings Website - http://www.oddsandevenings.com Topics discussed Harary Tic-Tac-Toe Prime Scrabble Alaric's Sieve Credits Hosted By Alaric - http://alaricstephen.com Alex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords Edited by Alex Martin Gardner references by Alaric Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

Duration:01:18:28

#7 - Water, Winter and Watson

2/25/2018
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The boys get experimental with tea and get as close as they ever will to covering sport. Odds and Evenings Twitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings Website - http://www.oddsandevenings.com Topics discussed Tea Cooling Olympic Rankings Sherlock Holmes Puzzle Show Notes 2012 Olympics Per Capita plus Analysis (http://www.alaricstephen.com/main-featured/2016/8/9/olympic-medal-adjusted-for-population-2012) Nobel Laureattes Per Capita...

Duration:01:00:29

#6 - Princesses, Ponds and Poker Puzzles

2/12/2018
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The boys get scared thinking about getting lost in space but feel better by the time they re-imagine ducks as triangles. Odds and Evenings Twitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings Website - http://www.oddsandevenings.com Topics discussed The Princess Monster Game Duck Wakes A Poker Puzzle Show Notes The Princess Monster Game on Wiki (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_and_Monster_game) The Princess Monster Game on an Interval Partial Solution...

Duration:00:50:06

#5 - Factors, Figures and Words With Friends

1/28/2018
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The boys think about designing better Scrabble then don't. Also they geek out over this one book for like half the episode. Odds and Evenings Twitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings Website - http://www.oddsandevenings.com Topics discussed The Number of Factors Sequence Scrabble Boards Gödel, Escher, Bach Show Notes Scrabble Trivia (http://www.alaricstephen.com/main-featured/2016/10/13/some-facts-about-scrabble) Words With Friends and Scrabble Boards...

Duration:01:05:13

Episode 4: #4 - Farthings, Fizz and Food Boards

1/15/2018
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The boys solve money, stare at bubbles and get a bit confused on a problem involving a Lazy Susan. Odds and Evenings Twitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings Website - http://www.oddsandevenings.com Topics discussed Change and the Coin Problem Beer Bubbles The Blind Waiter Problem Show Notes Legal Tender (http://www.alaricstephen.com/main-featured/2017/3/8/legal-tender) The Coin Problem (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coin_problem) Mersenne Primes (https://www.mersenne.org/primes/) The...

Duration:01:20:17

Episode 3: #3 - Rationality, Reddit and Recurrence

12/31/2017
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The boys follow up on the Christmas episode. Also, four more things, some of which actually get answered. Odds and Evenings Twitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings Website - http://www.oddsandevenings.com Topics discussed Rationality of g Top Posts of All Time Game of Life Towers Online Now Status Show Notes Reddit top posts of all time (https://www.reddit.com/r/math/top/?sort=top&t=all) Introduction to Game of Life (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conway%27s_Game_of_Life) Game of Life...

Duration:01:05:13

#2 - Advent Calendars, Combinatorics and Christmas

12/24/2017
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The boys attempt to Christmas. Will they solve anything? Maybe! Odds and Evenings Show Notes hexagons r bae Credits Hosted By Alaric - http://alaricstephen.com Alex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords Edited by Alex Actual usable content by Alaric

Duration:01:03:15

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