1. Subscribersonhouse
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    20 Jun '07 18:02
    why can't the american SS #'s work in China?
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    20 Jun '07 18:03
    communism.
  3. Standard memberPalynka
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    20 Jun '07 18:17
    Less than 1 billion possibilities?
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    20 Jun '07 19:10
    Originally posted by merman
    communism.
    hahaha, great answer.
  5. Earth Prime
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    24 Jun '07 02:30
    Originally posted by Palynka
    Less than 1 billion possibilities?
    yes.

    I wonder how close we are to running out. We have 300 million in the country, but some are illegals without numbers. But I don't think they reuse numbers of the dead, so everyone who's lived counts toward the 1 billion limit right?
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    24 Jun '07 03:53
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    why can't the american SS #'s work in China?
    everybody is equal in damn communism, so everyone would have the same SS number, if they were different in China ther would be disputes, on who has the larger # or some crap like that.
  7. Subscribersonhouse
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    24 Jun '07 03:56
    Originally posted by Coconut
    yes.

    I wonder how close we are to running out. We have 300 million in the country, but some are illegals without numbers. But I don't think they reuse numbers of the dead, so everyone who's lived counts toward the 1 billion limit right?
    Another thing I am not sure about, what happens to the SS # of someone who dies? Does it go to a trash heap never to be used again? If so, then we would be steadily eating into the supply of 9 digit #'s till we run out and some kind of addition made, maybe a letter prefix or something, that would bump the available up to 26 odd billion, enough for the whole planet, eh.
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