Overheard from the August, 7, 2020 live stream
"I love the intro music." -- A.
"Prof. Loh got a haircut!!!!" -- P.
"What is the Roman numeral for zero?" --- L.
"Prove that Halloween = Christmas." --- J.
"There's a proof that \( 9 + 10 = 21...\) I challenge you to find it." --- L.
(2 minutes later) "Nooooooooooo the chat got it." --- L. (He wanted Prof. Loh to solve it)
"Drinks mouse doesn't work very well."
"I ate a banana but I don't understand." --- L.
"Eat another one?" --- V.
"That mouse looked like a LUMP." --- L.
"* drinks mouse*" --- I.
"How do you make some water disappear in 10 minutes without pouring?" --- C.
"Being a nerd nowadays is so cool." --- A.
"Python or Java?" ---
"Java is better for USAcO I heard." --- L.
"C++ is best for competitive programming." --- D.
"Drawing circles is easier than drawing squares, you know. How do I draw a square?" --- Prof. Loh, genuinely flummoxed.
"Nobody was telling me that my circle was tilted. Wasn't my circle tilted too?" --- Prof. Loh (regarding his tilted-circle-inscribed-within-a-tilted-square)
"Oh no, how can I draw a good square? Help!" --- Prof. Loh
"The first lesson that I learned when I did these Olympiad questions is that when you draw a diagram, draw the circles first." --- Prof. Loh. "A circle is more fundamental than anything else. It's just the set of points an equal distance away from a point."
"THERE IS A NOVID 19." --- S.
"Clearly this show is called, "Ask to draw anything." " --- Prof. Loh
"We probably spent more time drawing the picture than doing the problem." --- P.
"WHAT WE'VE NEVER SEEN THAT TOOL BEFORE" (referring to the huge fat pink marker) --- P.
"Did you know that other countries don't have pennies?" --- P.
"Madagascar has only \(\frac{1}{5}\) of an ariary." --- U.
"29 bronze Knuts to a silver Sickle, 17 silver Sickles to a golden Galleon." --- P.
"From what I hear, coordinate bash is actually helpful if you're not as good at geometry (aka me)." --- W.
"epolS-tnioP form?" (Point-Slope flipped around) --- T.
"To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure." --- P.