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Old 04-08-2011, 10:46 PM   #1
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That just isn't enough! I need at least 66,000. JK of course. Happy Friday.

But that is a strange number.


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Old 04-08-2011, 10:48 PM   #2
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2^16 = 65536

So if you are counting from zero in binary it is:

1111111111111111


It is only strange if you don't know computers.


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Old 04-08-2011, 11:00 PM   #3
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That some kind of computer trick? That's a lot of 1's. Even stranger than 65536.


You are correct I don't know computers.
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Old 04-08-2011, 11:13 PM   #4
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65,535

6+5+5+3+5 = 38

3*8=24

24 bottles in a case

alpha numerically C+A+S+E (3+1+19+5) = 28

2*8=16

2^16 = 65536

Makes perfect sense.
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That some kind of computer trick? That's a lot of 1's. Even stranger than 65536.


You are correct I don't know computers.
I took a class in college where all of the homework was in binary. Like, we'd end up having to write a couple of pages in binary for each assignment.

The professor of that class graded and handed back all of the homework himself within 2 days. And he would catch every single mistake.
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65,535

6+5+5+3+5 = 38

3*8=24

24 bottles in a case

alpha numerically C+A+S+E (3+1+19+5) = 28

2*8=16

2^16 = 65536

Makes perfect sense.
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Old 04-08-2011, 11:21 PM   #7
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2^16 = 65536

So if you are counting from zero in binary it is:

1111111111111111


It is only strange if you don't know computers.
I don't know if I should be in awe, or scared ****less, of you.
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I don't know if I should be in awe, or scared ****less, of you.
It does explain his username, no?
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Whoa, easy Yooper... no bigs to binary heads. But, if you did have to limit your choices to being in awe of him or scared of him, you picked a good base (2 - binary). Hee hee!


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