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Traveller in Time Reporting Bugs -o-o- Broken the chain of Pliny -o-o- Hired

13 last tuesday


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Florida Sailor Back From Havana, Cuba

smiley - applausesmiley - pggbsmiley - ok


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2legs - Hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side...

smiley - wowsmiley - applause


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Traveller in Time Reporting Bugs -o-o- Broken the chain of Pliny -o-o- Hired

Traveller in Time smiley - tit searching trough the bottles for a last sip
"smiley - pggb Well thank you and the same to you smiley - bubbly"


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ITIWBS

smiley - smileysmiley - biggrinsmiley - oksmiley - cheerssmiley - pggbsmiley - applause11 base twelve.


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Jackruss a Grand Master of Tea and Toast, Keeper of the comfy chair, who is spending a year dead for tax reasons! DNA!

smiley - bubbly


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Traveller in Time Reporting Bugs -o-o- Broken the chain of Pliny -o-o- Hired

Traveller in Time smiley - tit building piramids with empty bottles
"smiley - stiffdrink How about C base fortytwo smiley - biggrin.

That is to say how do we count base 42? I stumble in naming 37 as alpha smiley - cheerssmiley - pggb"


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Traveller in Time Reporting Bugs -o-o- Broken the chain of Pliny -o-o- Hired

Can not even count . . .

a--10
b--11
c--12
d--13 <---- should be D
...
...
...
z--35
alpha--36
beta--37

Must have been around the time I learned counting learned to code a==1 b==2 for cryptography. Only later started using 0 as start of counting.


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Jackruss a Grand Master of Tea and Toast, Keeper of the comfy chair, who is spending a year dead for tax reasons! DNA!

Ta! smiley - biggrin


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ITIWBS

There's some doubt as to how that got started, one theory being that the Szechuan Chinese voyageurs trading with the Maya during the period from the 7th to the 9th centuries c.e. picked it up from the Maya and passed it on to their trading partners in Kampuchea and India.

Curiously, the original Hindu form for the zero, a horizontal lozenge, or diamond shape, is identically the same character employed by the Maya.

Of course, with the current dating system, b.c.e./c.e., one still lacks a zero.


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aka Bel - A87832164

Congrats! smiley - magicsmiley - cheerssmiley - applause


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