[M.A.P.L.E. VI-31] Riding into the sunset

At the end of some shows, character(s) advect (move) toward a sunset as the scene fades out or irises to the credits. It’s a common idea, and often signifies the end or predicts a new beginning.

Last year, the T-shirts for the Midwest Regional Pokemon tournament showed Eevee and its Evolutions walking off into the sunset, for what was ostensibly the final Midwest Regional tournament.  However, it returned this year, but unfortunately I can’t go to it since it’s this coming weekend, and I’m going to Israel!

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[M.A.P.L.E. VI-30] 47-0-2

The title sounds like either a locker permutation on a larger lock than the standard 40-digit lock, or a win-loss-tie record. It turns out to be the latter!

And it has a picture associated with it, along with a brief reflection.

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[M.A.P.L.E. VI-29] Quadruple Bogey

The good news: this is not a post about bad golfers like myself who routinely score quadruple bogeys on any particular hole (i.e. take 4 more strokes than par).

However, it sort of is, as three of the “Bogeys” are related to golf. Let me explain: five pictures will be worth a total of the order of a thousand words.

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[M.A.P.L.E. VI-28] Double 

My first time going to a wedding: a. outside my family and b. nonsingle. 


ארץ ישראל: ח’ ימים (Israel: 7 days)

Lincoln: 19 days

(Dirty?) Thirty: 36 days

אתמול היה שיבעה וארבעים יום–שהיו שישה שבועות וחמישה ימים לעומר

Today is the twenty-eighth day of the sixth round of M.A.P.L.E.: four weeks.