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Date:         Mon, 4 Jul 2011 18:09:58 -0400
Reply-To:     Arthur Tabachneck <art297@ROGERS.COM>
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From:         Arthur Tabachneck <art297@ROGERS.COM>
Subject:      Re: Independence day on SAS-L
Comments: To: Joe Whitehurst <>
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As a psychologist, I’d have thought you’d be more concerned with the affect on renamed variables that occurred in such a state of emptiness.

On a different note. We always say, on SAS-L at least, that there is no such thing as a dumb or stupid question. I think I finally found one. Take a look at:



From: Joe Whitehurst [] Sent: Monday, July 04, 2011 5:59 PM To: Arthur Tabachneck Cc: Subject: Re: Independence day on SAS-L

What about the screams of the KEEP variables who know they will be tortured by various SAS PROCs?

On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 5:53 PM, Arthur Tabachneck <> wrote:

Lionel and Jim,

Lionel: Not one to lag behind, it's already forgotten!

Jim, isn't that like the question of whether a tree falling in the forest really makes any sound if no one is there to hear it?

Art -------

On Mon, 4 Jul 2011 17:46:08 -0400, Teed, Lionel <Lionel.Teed@TD.COM> wrote:

>Ba Dum Dum! > >Maybe the comments are just Lag(ging), where ging has a value from 1 to 4 (4....get it!) > > > > >Lionel Teed | Senior Manager, TD Waterhouse Financial Planning | T: 416.982.6763 | C: 647.965.9237 > > >-----Original Message----- >From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Jim Groeneveld >Sent: Monday, July 04, 2011 4:44 PM >To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU >Subject: Independence day on SAS-L > >Hi SAS-friends, > >Quiet here, you can hear a variable drop. > >Regards - Jim. >-- >Jim Groeneveld, Netherlands >Statistician/SAS consultant > > >NOTICE: Confidential message which may be privileged. Unauthorized use/disclosure prohibited. If received in error, please go to for instructions.

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