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What are your favorite pies? (multi-choice)

  1. Cream Pie

    24 vote(s)
    14.4%
  2. Sweet Potato Pie

    6 vote(s)
    3.6%
  3. Strawberry Pie

    22 vote(s)
    13.2%
  4. Pork Pie

    11 vote(s)
    6.6%
  5. Apple Pie

    85 vote(s)
    50.9%
  6. Custard Pie

    20 vote(s)
    12.0%
  7. Vegetable and Cheese Pie

    12 vote(s)
    7.2%
  8. Banoffee Pie

    11 vote(s)
    6.6%
  9. Steak & Kidney Pie

    20 vote(s)
    12.0%
  10. Pecan Pie

    35 vote(s)
    21.0%
  11. Lemon Meringue Pie

    33 vote(s)
    19.8%
  12. Pumpkin Pie

    40 vote(s)
    24.0%
  13. Key Lime Pie

    33 vote(s)
    19.8%
  14. Chocolate Mud Pie

    38 vote(s)
    22.8%
  15. Chicken & Mushroom Pie

    12 vote(s)
    7.2%
  16. Blueberry Pie

    22 vote(s)
    13.2%
  17. Coconut Pie

    11 vote(s)
    6.6%
  18. Steak & Guinness Pie

    19 vote(s)
    11.4%
  19. Cherry Pie

    26 vote(s)
    15.6%
  20. Bacon & Egg Pie

    11 vote(s)
    6.6%
  1. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

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    #1
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    56482337867831652712019091... etc.



    Yes, today is Pi Day. :)


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    Some facts about Pi and Pi Day:

    • The U.S. Congress recognized March 14, 2009 as "National Pi Day".
    • The first Pi Day celebration was held at the San Francisco Exploratorium in 1988, with staff and public marching around one of its circular spaces, and then consuming fruit pies; the museum has since added pizza pies to its Pi Day menu.
    • The Massachusetts Institute of Technology often mails out its acceptance letters to be delivered to prospective students on Pi Day.
    • A value truncated to 11 decimal places is accurate enough to calculate the circumference of a circle the size of the earth with a precision of a millimeter, and one truncated to 39 decimal places is sufficient to compute the circumference of any circle that fits in the observable universe to a precision comparable to the size of a hydrogen atom.


    I've had a rip of a movie sitting around on one of my hard drives for a while and I think I shall watch it tonight (please, no spoilers). It's Darren Aronofsky's Pi.


    :)
     
  2. bruinsrme macrumors 601

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  3. mathcolo macrumors 6502a

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    Happy Pi Day! I know 50 digits of pi in my head...Can anyone beat THAT? :p
     
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  5. fireshot91 macrumors 601

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    #5
    We had a competition yesterday during lunch about who can recite the most Pi digits in their head.


    I got 3.1415926535897.




    The most person got 159 digits. :/
    He got the pie.
     
  6. xUKHCx Administrator emeritus

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    #6
    Tis a great film.

    Steak and Kidney.

    Although I must say I make a mean Chicken and Leek pie which is probably my favourite over all.
     
  7. iJohnHenry macrumors P6

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    Something About Mary ∏. ;)

    But really, a nice steak & kidney pie, with savagely bad-for-you pastry. :D
     
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  9. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    #9
    Tie... we memorized it when we were kids (50 digits being as far as pie is listed in the subject of this thread).

    My fave pies are pecan pie and various chocolate pies. If one made the argument that quiche is a pie, I quite like the more vegetarian quiches also. :)

    Happy Pi day! :D
     
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  11. mathcolo macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah, same... I tried to go to 75 once but I gave up after being bored reading numbers. :)
     
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  14. iJohnHenry macrumors P6

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    #14
    That will serve to get you around. :eek:
     
  15. samiwas macrumors 65816

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    #16
    No, but say that at the right place and someone will beat you! ;)
     
  16. fireshot91 macrumors 601

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    Lol. I was like whaaaaat. Then i left the thread. Came back and was like OH! EW!. xD
     
  17. bartelby macrumors Core

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    #18
    That film has a great score. The film is pretty good too. Enjoy. :)
     
  18. mathcolo macrumors 6502a

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    Haha, good point. I'll be careful if I feel the need to show my geek-like qualities. :p
     
  19. zelmo macrumors 603

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    #21
    woohoow ...
    the most exciting day of the year.

    Oh, and it's not US-national. Over here in Belgium it was mentioned several times in the media, I guesss in other countries too.
     
  21. sushi Moderator emeritus

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    My favorite --> 355/133

    A close second --> 22/7

    Then again, Apple pie ala mode is pretty good. :)
     
  22. alexlovesmacs macrumors 6502a

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    No wonder "Apple pie" got the most votes.:p
     
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