Favourite numbers

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Morzedec
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Re: Favourite numbers

Postby Morzedec » 19 Jul 2020, 6:18pm

3717 (3440)

Happy childhood days

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Re: Favourite numbers

Postby Cyril Haearn » 19 Jul 2020, 6:34pm

Morzedec wrote:3717 (3440)

Happy childhood days

3717 was a 57xx pannier tank according to my book, I suspected 3440 was City of Truro..
Right again Cyril :wink:
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Re: Favourite numbers

Postby lbomaak2 » 19 Jul 2020, 10:13pm

60. Someone else has already chosen this, but failed to point out that it is a Superior Highly Composite Number.

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Re: Favourite numbers

Postby Cyril Haearn » 20 Jul 2020, 7:34am

60
Retirement age :wink:
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Re: Favourite numbers

Postby JohnW » 20 Jul 2020, 11:08am

6234

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Re: Favourite numbers

Postby Oldjohnw » 20 Jul 2020, 2:32pm

Cyril Haearn wrote:60
Retirement age :wink:


For some!
John

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Re: Favourite numbers

Postby Cyril Haearn » 27 Jul 2020, 9:29am

Is 531 still the favourite number for cyclists?

Picked up a school book of maths excersizes for teenagers, looks very difficult :?
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Re: Favourite numbers

Postby JohnW » 27 Jul 2020, 10:56am

Cyril Haearn wrote:Is 531 still the favourite number for cyclists?

Picked up a school book of maths excersizes for teenagers, looks very difficult :?

...............well it would be for me - but I'd be accused of ".....banging an old drum........." by the bright, young things of the cycling fraternity!

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Re: Favourite numbers

Postby Ant... » 28 Jul 2020, 9:43am

I've got two, 4472 my old fire brigade number and the proper number for the Flying Scotsman, and 2 1/4 from the rhyme in the metricifcation info advert Two and a quater pounds of jam
weigh about a kilogram.
I don't know why it stuck but it did.

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Re: Favourite numbers

Postby Cyril Haearn » 29 Jul 2020, 2:54pm

A millipede does not of course (?) have a thousand feet, but up to 375 pairs, some species have only 12, 20 or 50

Perhaps one could talk about Grandipedes, they are indeed grand, fascinating, beasts
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Re: Favourite numbers

Postby [XAP]Bob » 29 Jul 2020, 2:59pm

Mick F wrote:
661-Pete wrote:
al_yrpal wrote:42
But what is the question? :lol:
6 x 7

Come on...

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Re: Favourite numbers

Postby simonineaston » 29 Jul 2020, 6:05pm

I'm OK with even numbers, but odd numbers don't seem right to me... I often mix up 5 or 3 with letters like M and this can make doing sums difficult. May I take this opportunity to tell all one of my favourite number-based jokes? Says zero to eight, "Nice belt!"
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