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Re: Counting

Post by DrainBrain » 29 Jul 2017, 16:52

A Challenge wrote:
29 Jul 2017, 12:14
I could come up with something amazing as it is 28 twice, but New Scientist Issue 2828 has a feature about 'The Secret Life of Pronouns'. Shouldn't that be in a magazine on English?
Uh-oh! Was there nothing interesting in issue 2827?
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Re: Counting

Post by GuyBarry » 29 Jul 2017, 19:29

DrainBrain wrote:
29 Jul 2017, 16:52
Uh-oh! Was there nothing interesting in issue 2827?
Quite a few things actually, including the cover story "Heal thyself: the real power of mind over matter". But perhaps A Challenge can repost the item after this:

Black Crook Peak, the highest point of the Sheeprock Mountains in Tooele County, Utah, stands at an elevation of 2827 metres.
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Re: Counting

Post by A Challenge » 30 Jul 2017, 06:03

I could come up with something amazing as it is 28 twice, but New Scientist Issue 2828 has a feature about 'The Secret Life of Pronouns'. Shouldn't that be in a magazine on English?

Got it right this time!
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Re: Counting

Post by DrainBrain » 30 Jul 2017, 07:18

Someone
  was having
       problems
    with indentation in
              Microsoft VSCode
 issue #2829
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Re: Counting

Post by GuyBarry » 30 Jul 2017, 10:18

Softwarepark Hagenberg in Hagenberg, Austria describes itself as "a place of communication and meeting, where around 2830 people work, research, teach, learn and live".
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Re: Counting

Post by RobbieM » 24 Nov 2017, 16:23

Time to resurrect this thread after a three-month sabbatical. What better way to do that than looking at the Holt 2831 Single Toilet Roll Holder?
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Re: Counting

Post by A Challenge » 25 Nov 2017, 08:08

The problem must be a lack of internet connection - what we need is the Vigor 2832 Series ADSL Router!
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Re: Counting

Post by GuyBarry » 25 Nov 2017, 12:55

[I thought this would never start again!]

The Methuselah tree, for many years considered the world's oldest living tree, has an estimated germination date of 2833 BC.
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Re: Counting

Post by DrainBrain » 25 Nov 2017, 18:50

2834^4+1 = 64505891781137
2834^4+3 = 64505891781139

These are twin primes.
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Re: Counting

Post by GuyBarry » 26 Nov 2017, 09:22

According to the World Waterfall Database, Skorga in Norway is the seventh tallest waterfall in the world, with a height of 2835 feet (864 metres).
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Re: Counting

Post by Tube Geek » 26 Nov 2017, 15:27

2836 Mexican Pesos is the equivalent of a mere £114.61
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Re: Counting

Post by GuyBarry » 26 Nov 2017, 16:26

It seems like squillions of years ago that we last had a moth, so I'm going for the North American Astronomer Moth Olethreutes astrologana, with a Hodges number of 2837. Here it is found deep in the woods off a path, confronting a small spider.
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Re: Counting

Post by A Challenge » 27 Nov 2017, 16:45

Someone has created a YouTube channel called 2838. Why, I don't now, it says soon and inactive on their profile pictures, and it has no content, so I'm not quite sure what's going on!
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Re: Counting

Post by GuyBarry » 27 Nov 2017, 17:32

And amazingly, it has 43 subscribers!

There's a little bit more on this YouTube video, I'm pleased to say - it's a clip of the steam locomotive Royal Hudson 2839. Originally owned by the Canadian Pacific Railway, it was sold to a group of owners in Pennsylvania, USA and briefly used for excursions in 1979-80. It's now in a museum in California.
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Re: Counting

Post by DrainBrain » 27 Nov 2017, 18:21

(0 x 1 x 2 x 3 x 4) + (5 x 6 x 7 x 8 ) + (9 x 10 x 11) + (12 x 13) + 14 = 2840

I have to put a space between 8 and ) or else I get 8)
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