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  Formula 17 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Formula 17 (17歲的天空, pinyin: shi2 qi1 sui4 de tian1 kong1) is a 2004 movie which was directed by Chen Yin-jung (陳映蓉).
Formula 17 is a movie about Chou T'ien-Tsai, a romantic Taiwanese male who takes a trip to visit an online boyfriend in person for the first time.
Finding his internet relationship to not be suitable for his real life, he moves on with his life and rooms with an old time friend of his.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Formula_17   (480 words)

 Formula Boats >> In the News >> Cheatham's Formula "17"
She’s just 17, but I fell in love with her the first time I saw her…I immediately purchased my “Formula 17” from a neighbor who had owned the boat since 1971.
My Formula is powered by the original 160 HP six-cylinder MerCruiser I/O, and it doesn’t leak or burn a drop of oil.
She still has the original “Formula” measuring stick that I duplicated and use to measure the fuel level in her two 12-gallon side gas tanks.
www.formulaboats.com /articles.aspx?type=11&id=198   (391 words)

 AfterElton.com - Review of Formula 17
Formula 17 received much attention in Taiwan because it was the highest grossing Taiwanese fiction film in 2004.
Formula 17 may not be Oscar-winning drama, but it’s certainly fun to watch, and in its own way, is indeed revolutionary filmmaking.
Formula 17 screens at NewFest the New York LGBT Film Festival, on June 6, 2005; at Frameline29, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, on June 22, 2005; and at Outfest in L.A. on July 8, 2005.
www.afterelton.com /movies/2005/6/formula17.html   (898 words)

 Euler's Formula
This page lists proofs of the Euler formula: for any convex polyhedron, the number of vertices and faces together is exactly two more than the number of edges.
According to Malkevitch, this formula was discovered in around 1750 by Euler, and first proven by Legendre in 1794.
Perhaps there is a proof of Euler's formula that uses these polynomials directly rather than merely translating one of the inductions into polynomial form.
www.ics.uci.edu /~eppstein/junkyard/euler   (615 words)

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Proposition XI: If c be a given recursive, consistent class of formulae, then the propositional formula which states that c is consistent is not c-provable; in particular, the consistency of P is unprovable in P, it being assumed that P is consistent (if not, of course, every statement is provable).
A set of formulae is "recursive" if there is a mechanical procedure for determining whether a given formula is in that class or not.
The formula is 17 Gen r, which is a formula that states its own unprovability.
www.math.fau.edu /richman/Ideas/g2inc.htm   (667 words)

 UCLA International Institute :: A Fresh Formula for Fun
Fast, furious, and ok, a little formulaic, Formula 17 is nonetheless a revealing look at life and love in the fast lane.
The hit Taiwanese film Formula 17 may be pure formula, but doesn’t let that stop it from being hilarious and entertaining.
Formula 17 was banned in Singapore for presenting Taipei as a “gay utopia”, but this is really the foundation of its effectiveness.
www.isop.ucla.edu /article.asp?parentid=24162   (620 words)

 Formula 17: Testing a Formula for Mainstream Cinema in Taiwan
At a recent Taiwanese film festival, Formula 17 was heralded as one of the representative works of the “7th graders” generation, which refers to the 7th decade of Taiwanese born after the beginning of the republic of China in 1911, that is, Taiwanese born between 1981 and 1990.
In Formula 17, as well as the recent Taipei 21 (Alex Yang, 2003) and Love of May (Hsu Hsiao-ming, 2004), cellular phones, instant messaging, and e-mail are not just props but are media through which important communication, misunderstandings, and reconciliations are made possible (2).
Formula 17 was so popular among the Spot crowd that even after its initial three week run, the film was rolled back out for a Valentine's Day program, as well for the Tailly High festival.
www.sensesofcinema.com /contents/05/34/formula_17.html   (2905 words)

 Everybody’s Formula (17 oz.)
A high efficiency, complete protein formula for use as a food supplement.
Add approximately 2 level tablespoons (20 g) of Everybody’s Formula to 8 ounces of your favorite juice, water, or skim milk.
Everybody’s Formula contains nine essential amino acids that must be supplied by the diet.
www.soulhealer.com /2939-8.htm   (138 words)

 Metastock Formula 17
Formula writer Steve Karnish and Henry Kaczmarczyk can also be contacted for additional information..
If you have Metastock Exploration formulas you would like to share, please email them to 100035.406@compuserve.com We will include the name of the person who submitted the formula unless you instruct us otherwise.
This formula is easily adapted for any other time period by using Highest High Value and such-like functions instead of the Ref function.
www.guppytraders.com /Metastock%20Formulas/metastock%20formula%2017.htm   (3008 words)

 Formula-17 :: Film :: Boys on Boys on Film
Formula 17 opens with a clear view under water of a swimming pool, a boy and another boy swimming towards him, giving him a gentle kiss and some trigonometry.
Going to the big city, this 17 year old homosexual virgin, meets with his internet chatmate, Mr.
Where as in Formula 17, the feeling it gives is kilig (head over heels gigle).
www.boysonboysonfilm.com /film/formula17.html   (547 words)

 MoviesBoOm - where movie fans meet and boom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Formula 17 đã trở thành một bước ngoặt của phim đồng tính.
Tuy vậy, trước Formula 17 - bộ phim vừa công chiếu của nữ đạo diễn 24 tuổi Chen Yin-jung - thì các nhân vật trong phim gay có thể là gay nhưng chẳng bao giờ được hạnh phúc, dễ chịu; và cả những bộ phim làm riêng cho giới gay cũng vậy.
Formula 17 mô tả các nhân vật đồng tính và hướng tới khán giả đồng tính.
www.moviesboom.com /?pid=forum&sub=detail&id=3337   (1038 words)

 Queer Asian Youth Message Board - [new movie]Formula 17   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This is the english translation for Formula 17 article that Regul requested.
Formula 17 was Tony's second attempt acting as a gay.
Although Duncan and Tony are a little shy in front of the camera, however in Formula 17, they have several fervor kissing scenes.
www.acas.org /cgi-bin/yabb/YaBB.pl?board=news;action=display;num=1081120683;start=45   (1256 words)

 SPCNET.TV - Formula 17..Anybody heard of this movie??
The movie is titled 'Formula 17' and i know that it's a TAIWAN movie and just wondered if anybody know when it's going to be or is RELEASED on disc???
Anyway, Formula 17 is a gay theme show...
11-01-04 02:02 AM formula 17 is a movie about a guy who's gay that goes from a small town in taiwan and into a big city to find his true love.......i think this movie is rated r but not sure....but i am sure that the main guys made out and kissed :D
www.spcnet.tv /forums/printthread.php?t=7865   (360 words)

 Herbal Formula #17
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All alcohol employed during the manufacture of the 70 Professional Herbal Formulas has been removed by the laboratory, and natural vegetable glycerin has been added as a preservative.
Each of the 1-ounce bottles of the herbal formulas will provide an approximate 12-day supply, while the 2-ounce bottles will usually last 24 days when using the recommended dosage for acute conditions.
www.alternativescentral.com /phf17.htm   (484 words)

 New York Post Online Edition: Movies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
At least that's the impression left by "Formula 17," in which every single person (except for one child) is a gay cutie.
But the bright look and personable cast — especially King Chin as Tien's queenie roommate — make "Formula 17" (named for its hero's age) worth a look.
FORMULA 17 In Mandarin and Cantonese, with English subtitles.
www.nypost.com /movies/51639.htm   (190 words)

 Three Dollar Bill Cinema: Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
No situation in FORMULA 17 is too small for a melodramatic response.
Perhaps it’s because there are no straight folks to moderate the gay energy as Tien, Bai and their friends bounce from happiness to heartbreak and back again.
FORMULA 17 (SHI QI SUI DE TIAN KONG); Yin-jung Chen, director; 2004; Taiwan; 93 minutes; 35mm (in Mandarin with English subtitles)
www.seattlequeerfilm.com /05/filmdetails.php?FILM=896   (188 words)

 yax-380 Film censorship - Formula 17 banned
The Films Appeal Committee's reason for banning the film Formula 17, as reported by Today, was that it created an illusion of a homosexual utopia, that everyone in the film was homosexual, and that no negative aspects of the lifestyle were portrayed.
They have justified their decision to do so by claiming that the majority of Singaporeans are not receptive to homosexual lifestyles’ (a phrase that no one has yet defined).
Though I suspect that the FAC may stick to its guns simply for fear, lest it be seen as having made a misguided decision, I nevertheless strongly urge it to reconsider its decision and to retract its pejorative statement.
www.yawningbread.org /arch_2004/yax-380.htm   (923 words)

 Boat Design Forums - formula jr. thunderbird need info
thunderbird 17' +- with a 6 cyl merc.
The Formula is a drier boat, very similar freeboard to the 16 Donzi, but tracks better and resists the urge to "stuff".
I to have a jr 66 looked for long time but got it.If you need info on it the rep from formula was sum what helpful,send me sum pics of the one in the plants showroom.
www.boatdesign.net /forum/printthread.php?t=2983   (2234 words)

 E! Online - Movie Reviews - Formula 17 (Shi qi sui de tian kong) (2005)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A box-office hit in Taiwan, Formula follows gay 17-year-old Tony Yang as he journeys to the big city for romance and adventure.
Not for the cynical, this is one of those flicks where love happens at first glance and the cad has a heart of gold.
Some of the comedy is over the top--queeny King royally hams it up--but this, uh, formulaic lark still has a goofy sweetness and endearing innocence (like Yang himself) that's kinda tough to resist.
www.eonline.com /Reviews/Facts/Movies/Reviews/0,1052,88938,00.html   (257 words)

 Formula 1 Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ferrari Formula 1: Under the Skin of the Championship-Winning F1-2000
Formula 1 2003 World Championship Yearbook: The Complete Record of the Grand Prix Season (Formula 1 World Championship Yearbook)
Formula 1: The art and technicalities of Grand Prix driving
www.rollingfelony.com /books-with-Formula-1.php   (977 words)

 Formula 17 - Review - Movies - New York Times
A silly-sweet, gay romantic comedy aimed primarily at teenage and college-age audiences, "Formula 17" placed ninth in Taiwan's 2004 ranking of highest-grossing Chinese-language films.
Partly because of its bouncy, bubblegum soundtrack and enormously appealing leads, this tiny indie has connected with a generation typically critical of homegrown talent.
More interested in romance than sex, "Formula 17" swoons with youthful innocence.
www.nytimes.com /2005/08/26/movies/26form.html?ex=1282708800&en=a9a6a27719549172&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss   (586 words)

 JR.com: Formula 17 (2005) - DVD in Movies: Comedies:
Directed by 23-year-old Yin-jung Chen (AKA DJ Chen), FORMULA 17 puts a lighthearted, humorous spin on gay life in Taiwan, painting an idealized portrait that contains no mention of the difficulties associated with the gay community.
Ponderous topics like AIDS, societal pressures, or coming-out issues are absent, and there are no women or straight people--only beautiful young men with hearts more or less made of gold.
There is never any real doubt as to how this love story will end, but the pleasure of the story lies in the telling.
www.jr.com /xs-formula-17-dvd-in-movies-comedies--pi!4064729.html   (459 words)

 Amazon.com: Formula 17: DVD: Tony Yang,Duncan Lai,Chin King,Dada Ji,Jimmy Yang (II),Jason Chang (II),Ladder Yu,Guan-Jie ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Much of the film dawdles in stereotypical situations and poorly acted and directed excursions into the bar scenes, but the work of Duncan Lai and Tony Yang makes the film credible and well worth watching: both men are handsome, talented actors who develop a fine screen chemistry.
For all its weak points, FORMULA 17 is a film with a big heart and a gay film that manages to deal with some important issues of fidelity and honesty instead of focusing on merely the superficial.
Formula 17 was really quite a funny movie since I did not know anything about it; I was surprised that it was a comedy about homosexuals.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000BB18WW?v=glance   (1647 words)

 Strand Releasing - In Theaters-Formula 17   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Directed by DJ Chen, FORMULA 17 is revolutionary in its honest, touching, and hilarious depiction of Taiwanese gay teen life.
FORMULA 17 chronicles the life of Tien, an innocent 17-year old boy who goes to the big city for a summer of love and adventure.
On his very first night in Taipei, he locks eyes with the irresistible and irredeemable Bai, rumored to be the biggest playboy known to mankind.
www.strandreleasing.com /In_Theaters_Details.asp_Q_id_E_178   (109 words)

 Amazon.com: Nailtiques Formula Fix Number 2 Kit For Fragile Brittle Nails: Beauty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Add 2-3 drops of Formula Fix to your bottle of Nailtiques #2 if it becomes too thick to apply.
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www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000Y3G20?v=glance   (356 words)

 2005 Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival | Film Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Formula 17 is Dj Yin-Jung Chen (D.J. Chen)'s debut.
From Taiwan comes the wonderfully campy and critically acclaimed Formula 17, where the bookish but cute 17-year-old Tien-Tsai heads from his small town to Taipei for the summer.
Once there, his childhood friend Yu tries to arrange for Tien-Tsai to lose his virginity, only to be confounded by Tien-Tsai's avowal that he must be in love first.
www.phillyfests.com /piglff/templates/film_details.cfm?id=4303   (322 words)

 Formula 17 - Movie Review
It can seem unfair to call any movie a “gay movie.”; After all, we don’t usually talk about “straight movies.”; But it must be said that Formula 17 is a really gay movie, at least in the sense that every character who appears on the screen is gay.
(His erotic dreams blend sex with math formulas.) He’s hoping to crash with his old buddy Yu (Chin King), find a summer job, and lose his virginity, perhaps with a “friend” he’s met on the Internet.
Formula 17 is consistently charming and cute, but it’s ultimately nothing more than a fairy tale of dreamy first love in which each shift of emotion is accompanied by yet another Canto-pop ballad.
www.contactmusic.com /new/film.nsf/reviews/formula17   (359 words)

 critic.de - Formula 17 - Filmkritik   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Formula 17 bietet in eintönig ausgeleuchteten Bildern ein Klischee homosexueller Liebe.
Formula 17, das Erstlingswerk der taiwanesischen DJ Chen, kann aber durch diese extreme Darstellung als Spiegel der oft oberflächlichen Schwulen-Szene verstanden werden.
Diese Last kann man ihm nicht mehr nehmen, aber für Formula 17 zeichnet doch jemand anderes verantwortlich.
www.critic.de /index.pl?aktion=kritik&id=113   (436 words)

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