October 24, 2007

Wednesday Wisdom

Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind- bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist's, but that's just peanuts to space.

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9 comments:

  1. Anonymous7:01 PM

    6x9=42

    Go figure, but I suppose if someone was to tell us the answer to life the universe and everything we would not understand it anyway.

    Now where's that pangalaticgargleblaster.?

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  2. He will be missed. Although I always differed with Adams' answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, & everything being 42. To me, he was five digits off in the positive direction. Had he still been alive, I would've loved to argue that point with him. Alas, I won't, at least not in this lifetime.

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  3. Yes, 42 never held any affinity for me either Cube.

    Perhaps he really did mean 47, and 42 was a typo not picked up in the editing.

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  4. Anonymous11:31 AM

    Personally 27 does it for me. Such a flexible number.

    Also a number of R&R oldies died at 27.

    Hendrix, Morrison and Joplin immediately come to mind.

    Yep a common old number 27, it pops in all the time at all types of venues.

    I'll be having lunch tomorrow at table 27 at my usual Sunday restaruant.

    I will attempt to drink 27 beers.

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  5. Google "number 47" Justin, or "The 47 Society", then you'll understand all.

    I'm not suggesting you attempt drinking 47 beers though. Just sayin'.

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  6. Anonymous12:30 PM

    BTW - The "You Can't be Serious" thread has at this point in time 27 comments.

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  7. Wow, freaky.

    Err, on the other hand, no it isn't: I can "fix" that.

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  8. Anonymous1:00 PM

    I googled it and to be honest I never heard of the number 47.

    27 all the time, but you must remember it is easy when having three digits to count to 27.

    Anyway now that I know about 47 I'll be keeping an eye out.


    BTW when you google number 47 you get 262 million links. The mysterious 27 returns 702 million.

    Number 31 - 610 million

    But strangley the number 69 returns a mere 149 million. Now that sucks, would have thought dear old 69 could put in a better performance than that.

    Number 1 returns 1 billion 820 million links while number 2 exceeds number 1 by 30 million.

    Now if we add all this together, divide by 3, add three, take away the number we first thought of then multiply it by Pi-R2, then divide it by the differential of X squared (or 2X if you wish) then we may well disappear up a duck's arsehole somewhere beyond Magrathea.

    Now wouldn't that be a buz?

    PS. Would you believe I got a scholarship to teach maths, hard to believe but Mum did have a special relationship with the Head.

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  9. I trust you've resumed normal transmissions Justin, and are no longer conducting number searches.

    *Peeps out from behind pillow*

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