Is there a way we can get the ruby-forum gateway to send each message twice?

corey konrad wrote:

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>>>>what is going on here, i dont understand why i keep getting conversion 
>>>>errors. i am making a conversion from a string to and integer i dont 
>>>>understand why it isnt working.
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>>>because it needs to be a string when you print it.
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>>    (well, actually when you concatenate prior to printing)
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>>>>irb(main):041:1>   puts "this is a better number" + i_num
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>>>puts "this is a better number" + i_num.to_s
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>I dont know is there an easier way to do that? i mean i am a begining 
>programmer but i am really finding it difficult to join in the hype 
>about this language so far. Alot of times ruby is described as being 
>elegant i just havnt gotten that impression yet. It seems to just do 
>things in different ways than other languages for teh sake of being 
>different and thats all. If i am wrong then no big deal like i said i am 
>a beginging programmer but that is the impressio i am getting from it so 
>far.
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