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The answer is 42 ....

Post 1


As the good book(s) by DNA tell us, the question was eventually discovered to be: "What is six times nine?" . We immediately respond with "54" (in base ten).

Just worth noting, that if you operate in base 13, the answer is (as it always was, and should be) .... 42.

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The answer is 42 ....

Post 2

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Apparently, I saw somewhere, DNA strenuously denied that this is why he picked it - it was only later that people pointed out it *could* make sense.

I think he was rather annoyed, actually!smiley - laugh

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