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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    02 Jun '06 22:22
    0.943874312681 ?
    Thats about as far as my HP48 will take it.
    A lot of people depend on this number, even if they don't know it.
    What is its usefulness?
  2. 02 Jun '06 22:29
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    0.943874312681 ?
    Thats about as far as my HP48 will take it.
    A lot of people depend on this number, even if they don't know it.
    What is its usefulness?
    is this number the conversion rate between dollars and euros?

    or possibly the conversion rate between dollars and pounds?
  3. Subscriber lilchristopher
    Baruk Khazad !!
    02 Jun '06 22:41
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    0.943874312681 ?
    Thats about as far as my HP48 will take it.
    A lot of people depend on this number, even if they don't know it.
    What is its usefulness?
    Is the answer something we should fret about ?
  4. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    02 Jun '06 22:45
    Originally posted by lilchristopher
    Is the answer something we should fret about ?
    Wow, my hats off to you! That was quick. Let the rest of them try their luck, ok?
  5. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    02 Jun '06 23:05
    How long do you intend to string out this problem?
  6. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    02 Jun '06 23:09
    Originally posted by Bowmann
    How long do you intend to string out this problem?
    Hehe, good answer! You seem to have some semblance of intelligence after all.
  7. 03 Jun '06 04:51
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Hehe, good answer! You seem to have some semblance of intelligence after all.
    Ok, Im not quite getting this,

    Can you blow on it too?
  8. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    03 Jun '06 12:40
    Originally posted by flyUnity
    Ok, Im not quite getting this,

    Can you blow on it too?
    Man, it looks like this is the most famous frapping number in the universe! I thought it would stump SOMEBODY! Well maybe the guy who thought it was the Euro rate...
  9. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    03 Jun '06 12:50
    Originally posted by Sicilian Smaug
    The percentage of DNA that chimpanzees share with human beings.
    No, thats 0.9348
  10. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    03 Jun '06 13:48
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    No, thats 0.9348
    Less than one percent?
  11. 03 Jun '06 13:52
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Man, it looks like this is the most famous frapping number in the universe! I thought it would stump SOMEBODY! Well maybe the guy who thought it was the Euro rate...
    well i thought it was a good guess
  12. 03 Jun '06 22:46
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Man, it looks like this is the most famous frapping number in the universe! I thought it would stump SOMEBODY! Well maybe the guy who thought it was the Euro rate...
    Perhaps it didn't suit his temperament.
  13. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    05 Jun '06 00:32
    Originally posted by howardbradley
    Perhaps it didn't suit his temperament.
    Well if it wasn't famous before it will be now, So on a scale from 1 to 12, how many people do you think understand? I expect some sharp answers here.
  14. 05 Jun '06 08:49
    It rings a bell.
    Anyone else going to chime in?
  15. Standard member onyx2006
    onyx2007
    07 Jun '06 11:40
    certainly does ring a bell - lol