The most abused phrase "Check Back Soon" - Printable Version +- HP Forums (https://archived.hpcalc.org/museumforum) +-- Forum: HP Museum Forums (https://archived.hpcalc.org/museumforum/forum-1.html) +--- Forum: Old HP Forum Archives (https://archived.hpcalc.org/museumforum/forum-2.html) +--- Thread: The most abused phrase "Check Back Soon" (/thread-200780.html) The most abused phrase "Check Back Soon" - Michael de Estrada - 10-11-2011 Check Back Soon Edited: 11 Oct 2011, 1:28 p.m. Re: The most abused phrase "Check Back Soon" - Howard Owen - 10-11-2011 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" - Thomas Radtke - 10-11-2011 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" - Martin Pinckney - 10-11-2011 HP calls it a Limited Edition. The constant "Sold Out" message proves it. Re: The most abused phrase "Check Back Soon" - Howard Owen - 10-11-2011 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" - Martin Pinckney - 10-11-2011 Beautiful. Re: The most abused phrase "Check Back Soon" - Eddie W. Shore - 10-11-2011 Nice theory Re: The most abused phrase "Check Back Soon" - Allen - 10-11-2011 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" - hpnut - 10-11-2011 media hype only raised to the power of 3? ;-)