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 The most abused phrase "Check Back Soon"Message #1 Posted by Michael de Estrada on 11 Oct 2011, 1:26 p.m. Check Back Soon Edited: 11 Oct 2011, 1:28 p.m.

 Re: The most abused phrase "Check Back Soon"Message #2 Posted by Howard Owen on 11 Oct 2011, 2:16 p.m.,in response to message #1 by Michael de Estrada That's why these things go for a premium on TAS. The page says the calculator is "unavailable from the manufacturer" and the bezel says "Limited Edition." Q.E.D.

 Re: The most abused phrase "Check Back Soon"Message #3 Posted by Thomas Radtke on 11 Oct 2011, 3:06 p.m.,in response to message #2 by Howard Owen Quote:Q.E.D. What exactly had to be shown? That it's a limited edition? We knew that. Each calculator is ;-). BTW - There are apparently 3000 US 15C LEs. Any hints given on how many european calculator there will be? And has anyone @HP mentioned other contries? It has already shown up on the japaneese HP site.

 Re: The most abused phrase "Check Back Soon"Message #4 Posted by Martin Pinckney on 11 Oct 2011, 3:51 p.m.,in response to message #3 by Thomas Radtke HP calls it a Limited Edition. The constant "Sold Out" message proves it.

 Re: The most abused phrase "Check Back Soon"Message #5 Posted by Howard Owen on 11 Oct 2011, 5:50 p.m.,in response to message #3 by Thomas Radtke I see I must make explicit what I left as an exercise. It is well known that ```Ub = Fi*(Ar + Vs)2 Where Ub = urgency to buy, Fi = impulsivity factor, Ar = anticipated rarity, And Vs = verified scarcity ``` Since Ar and Vs are both >0, and impulsivity (among Americans) approaches infinity as long as the mortgage isn't due, we have Ub approaching infinity as well. Since it has been widely reported in the Silly Mathematics literature that PeBay is directly proportional to Ub, we have PeBay > what you really ought to pay. Q.E.D. Any logical inconsistencies or antifactual facts noted by the reader are irrelevant because I say so.

 Re: The most abused phrase "Check Back Soon"Message #6 Posted by Martin Pinckney on 11 Oct 2011, 9:36 p.m.,in response to message #5 by Howard Owen Beautiful.

 Re: The most abused phrase "Check Back Soon"Message #7 Posted by Eddie W. Shore on 11 Oct 2011, 9:57 p.m.,in response to message #5 by Howard Owen Nice theory

 Re: The most abused phrase "Check Back Soon"Message #8 Posted by Allen on 11 Oct 2011, 10:23 p.m.,in response to message #5 by Howard Owen Don't forget about ```Ub = Fi*(Ar + Vs)2+ Hmedia3 Where Hmedia= Media Hype (incl. from a unit left in a pub to leaked datasheets) ```

 Re: The most abused phrase "Check Back Soon"Message #9 Posted by hpnut on 11 Oct 2011, 10:25 p.m.,in response to message #8 by Allen media hype only raised to the power of 3? ;-)

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