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I can't believe I saw Calvin (the math challenge master) walk into my class and talk to my teacher and us O.O

Note by Victor Loh
4 years, 8 months ago

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My English teacher was like, "Ok, we have a visitor today," and this man just walked in to our class. He had a name tag with the words "Visitor Calvin" on it. Our English teacher said, "This guy is a math genius. He works in San Francisco." We were interested to find out more about him, so he told us where he studied, which seemed vaguely familiar to me as I had been to his profile page before. Then, he told us, "I came back to Singapore to see my teachers. I will also be going to another school later, where I went for junior college. Also, I work at Brilliant.org". Immediately, those in my class who were active users of Brilliant couldn't believe their ears, and I asked, "Are you Calvin Lin, the Math Challenge Master?" Then, he said yes, and we asked him a few more questions. We wanted to take a photo with him but we had 51 English questions to do so we bade him farewell. After speaking to our teacher for a few more minutes, he left.

By the way, he doesn't really look like his profile picture. He wears black spectacles. Also, we asked him to say out the square root of 2 truncated to 100 digits but he didn't answer. He was like, "What..." XD

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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My favourite part is when he was like "What"? haha! People from Brilliant are amazing.

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Black spectacles are cool!

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Lool!

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Proof that this is true: http://math.stackexchange.com/users/54563/calvin-lin

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Vote this comment up if you want Calvin Sir to upload his latest picture! I'm desperate!

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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What?!?!?! Explain in $$\textit{very great detail}$$ please!

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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He studied in singapore so he came back to see his teachers

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Y he only visit your class? Y not mine?

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Woah cool how coincidental I also saw him at our SIMO (Singapore International Math Olympiad) training party and yup I took a photo with him

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Victor Loh is known for lying dun trust him XDDDD i know him v. well >:D

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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I know right, Charlton

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Jowell, your class is right opposite mine, you didnt see calvin?

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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He came. I'm serious.

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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I may be in the midst of a lesson. Anyway I am seating closest to the window so I can only see the people at the door.

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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What time was it

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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I'm upstairs lol...

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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WHY NO COME MY CLASS!?

Victor is my schoolmate. My age is wrong btw

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Yx, u dun need to keep on talking abt ur age

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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LOL!

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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I wish he came to visit us. We had an exhibition in our school. He could have come here as the chief guest

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o_o

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Guys, its true.

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Hi Charlton (whoever you might be) I would say that I won't really care if you don't believe me. I posted this because I wanted to share my experience with others. You can even ask my teacher (According to you, you said that you knew me well, so you should know my classmates and teachers). You can even ask Calvin yourself.

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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dun act like u dont know me vic -.-

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Ok whatever XD

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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WHAATT?! it's near indonesia. Why he didnt visit my country xD

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Whoa! Details please...

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Victor you are really a lucky guy but please give details of his visit,PLEASE.

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Really? WHAT?

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Are you serious? What? In Singapore? That's insane!

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Seriously. He studied there XD

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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I NEED TO GO TO RAFFLES!!

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Too bad :P

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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lol raffles rocks XD

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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I'm definitely going to study abroad and go there. ;)

- 4 years, 8 months ago

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Try to come, it's totally awesome

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