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Forum: Lounge 2012-01-30, 04:15
Replies: 20
Views: 584
Posted By Oddball
Bucket list

Does anyone have a list of things they want to do before they die? Here are some of mine:


1.) Become reasonably good at a musical instrument
2.) Go ice skating
3.) Meet the president of the...
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2012-01-14, 21:58
Replies: 230
Views: 48,048
Posted By Oddball
Max, could you transfer n=499K-500K from the...

Max, could you transfer n=499K-500K from the PRPNet server to the LLRNet server? The latter will dry out in a day or two.
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-12-31, 07:04
Replies: 7
Views: 4,317
Posted By Oddball
Good observation. I based my earlier statement on...

Good observation. I based my earlier statement on the assumption that nothing will change; projects will continue to focus on breaking records by a large amount. A ~150,000 digit twin find by a lone...
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-12-30, 05:05
Replies: 7
Views: 4,317
Posted By Oddball
Wow, what a week. It seems that all the...

Wow, what a week. It seems that all the interesting things happen when the project leaders are on vacation. (George, are you there?)

The news of the new twin literally came at the lowest point in...
Forum: Five or Bust - The Dual Sierpinski Problem 2011-12-23, 22:10
Replies: 20
Views: 87,330
Posted By Oddball
Any updates?

Any updates?
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-12-09, 16:33
Replies: 735
Views: 32,964
Posted By Oddball
gribozavr, could you download the files, verify...

gribozavr, could you download the files, verify the factors, and upload a new sieve file with all known factors removed? The sendspace links will expire soon.
Forum: No Prime Left Behind 2011-12-04, 21:01
Replies: 570
Views: 96,231
Posted By Oddball
The server has been down for the past hour.

The server has been down for the past hour.
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-12-01, 06:58
Replies: 735
Views: 32,964
Posted By Oddball
6240T-6255T complete, 8475 factors found: ...

6240T-6255T complete, 8475 factors found:

http://www.sendspace.com/file/qfdp46
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-11-26, 21:38
Replies: 735
Views: 32,964
Posted By Oddball
6200T-6220T complete, 11141 factors found: ...

6200T-6220T complete, 11141 factors found:

http://www.sendspace.com/file/cz2fj0
Forum: Riesel Prime Search 2011-11-20, 07:46
Replies: 79
Views: 6,425
Posted By Oddball
Primegrid has finally surpassed SOB today. ...

Primegrid has finally surpassed SOB today.


Rank Project Primes Score Normalized score
1 GIMPS 13 55.8432 1353458
2 Primegrid 1960 ...
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-11-19, 06:31
Replies: 735
Views: 32,964
Posted By Oddball
7495T-7500T complete, 2296 factors found: ...

7495T-7500T complete, 2296 factors found:

http://www.sendspace.com/file/iolt62
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-11-17, 06:46
Replies: 19
Views: 6,957
Posted By Oddball
The results for the rally are in. Lennart and the...

The results for the rally are in. Lennart and the PrimeSearchTeam continued their TPS rally victory streak by finishing in the top spot for the 4th time in a row. Second place was more competitive:...
Forum: Lounge 2011-11-17, 04:51
Replies: 31
Views: 1,917
Posted By Oddball
This news release has a date and time of...

This news release has a date and time of 2011-11-11 11:11:
http://www.top500.org/lists/2011/11/press-release
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-11-16, 21:33
Replies: 230
Views: 48,048
Posted By Oddball
Is there any way to add sophie testing to port...

Is there any way to add sophie testing to port 13000? When a prime is found, it currently tests for twins but not for Sophies.

Earlier today, 20667679305*2^1000000-1 was prime, and...
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-11-16, 21:23
Replies: 19
Views: 6,957
Posted By Oddball
Yes, you'll be reporting it with your name, LLR,...

Yes, you'll be reporting it with your name, LLR, NewPGen, and TPS. Congrats, Lennart and odicin!


No, because axn's sieve was not used until k>20T.
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-11-15, 16:29
Replies: 19
Views: 6,957
Posted By Oddball
Thanks for pointing that out. The rally is on...

Thanks for pointing that out. The rally is on port 13000 (I've also edited the first post to reflect that).
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-11-14, 20:58
Replies: 19
Views: 6,957
Posted By Oddball
9 hours to go before the rally starts! ...

9 hours to go before the rally starts!

Let's see how many primes we can find this time :smile:
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-11-14, 07:51
Replies: 735
Views: 32,964
Posted By Oddball
Gribozavr has finished his 6100T-6200T range. All...

Gribozavr has finished his 6100T-6200T range. All ranges below 6200T are now complete, and the new merged sieve file is here:
http://www.sendspace.com/file/wlrov8

There is a ~20% speed increase...
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-11-12, 07:02
Replies: 122
Views: 28,973
Posted By Oddball
Congrats to Lanehart, who found his first prime...

Congrats to Lanehart, who found his first prime (156681*2^499015-1) on port 12050. That's the first prime found on LLRNet since mid-June.
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-11-11, 07:07
Replies: 19
Views: 6,957
Posted By Oddball
We'll have the rally from November 15, 00:00 CST...

We'll have the rally from November 15, 00:00 CST to November 16, 23:59 CST. The postponement is fine with me - new n=666666 primes are still big enough to enter the top 5000 list for another 2-3...
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-11-11, 07:07
Replies: 12
Views: 5,129
Posted By Oddball
This somehow reminds me of the U.S. Billion vs....

This somehow reminds me of the U.S. Billion vs. the Euro Billion discussion way back a few years ago:

http://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=5831

From:...
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-11-10, 06:40
Replies: 19
Views: 6,957
Posted By Oddball
Title fixed :smile:

Title fixed :smile:
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-11-09, 05:58
Replies: 19
Views: 6,957
Posted By Oddball
No. I've already tried to contact Max, but...

No.

I've already tried to contact Max, but he hasn't responded. Gary (gd_barnes) told me that he can set up an LLRNet server for us, but he said that Max is the only person who can create a new...
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2011-11-06, 21:30
Replies: 230
Views: 48,048
Posted By Oddball
Hi Max, I don't know whether you got the PM...

Hi Max,

I don't know whether you got the PM I sent you earlier, but could you create a new PRPNet server and load the megabit twin candidates into it? The official launch date is still a few days...
Forum: Science & Technology 2011-11-04, 06:56
Replies: 1,588
Views: 72,822
Posted By Oddball
It kind of depends on the situation. It was 46F...

It kind of depends on the situation. It was 46F (8C) when I was at the summit of Pike's Peak some time ago, and I wasn't cold at all. It's at 4300m elevation, so the thin air and strong sunlight made...
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