Psychic Math 

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Message forwarded to Sophisticated:The Magazine
by Ed Walker in 2003 (author unknown)

>> 1. Pick the number of times a week that you would like
>>     to have dinner out.
>> 2. Multiply this number by 2 (just to be bold).
>> 3. Add 5 (for Sunday).
>> 4. Multiply by 50 (no reason, just do it).
>> 5. If you have already had your birthday this year add 1753. 
>>     If you have not, add 1752.
>> 6. Now subtract the four digit year in which you were born.


>> You should now have a three digit number. The first digit is the 
>> number you picked -- how many times a week that you would 
>> like to have dinner out. The next two digits are...
>>     YOUR AGE! [exclamation point in the original]

What is your explanation?