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Forum: Lounge 2021-05-15, 15:00
Replies: 2,079
Views: 91,916
Posted By slandrum
endive Elect no Democrats! Instead, veto...

endive

Elect no Democrats! Instead, veto everything.

vetoed
Forum: GPU Computing 2021-05-14, 13:23
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By slandrum
Cat 0 assignments are always fully assigned. ...

Cat 0 assignments are always fully assigned. They can only become available when an assignment within the cat 0 range expires or TF/PM1 completes on an assignment in cat 0 range, and will only...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-05-09, 17:24
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By slandrum
At a quick glance at the code this appears to be...

At a quick glance at the code this appears to be a basic implementation of the sieve of Eratosthenes. This is a well known method, and works well to generate very small primes.

This is not going...
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-08, 23:24
Replies: 212
Views: 36,067
Posted By slandrum
Their assignment is expired, but is still valid. ...

Their assignment is expired, but is still valid. They can complete it, turn it in and get credited GHz days. I'm sure unless they step in and stop it, it will complete eventually. This happens...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-05-08, 15:57
Replies: 95
Views: 21,535
Posted By slandrum
It's an issue with setting hard expiration dates...

It's an issue with setting hard expiration dates in general. No matter where you set the expiration date, there will be some assignments that complete shortly after the expiration dates. Sometimes...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-05-08, 03:48
Replies: 95
Views: 21,535
Posted By slandrum
If an assignment times out it will show in the...

If an assignment times out it will show in the Assigned section in red, including the last check in date which could even be after it has expired. However once it turns in a result it's no longer...
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-08, 02:44
Replies: 212
Views: 36,067
Posted By slandrum
It's a long ways from announcing prematurely that...

It's a long ways from announcing prematurely that we're already in the longest gap. We're not yet 2/3 of the way to being the longest gap.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-05-08, 02:35
Replies: 95
Views: 21,535
Posted By slandrum
I believe that AuspiciousLLama's assignment timed...

I believe that AuspiciousLLama's assignment timed out due to inactivity. Then it was reassigned. Then at some point AuspiciousLLama's machine woke up and completed the assignment, or had completed...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-05-08, 00:34
Replies: 2,151
Views: 212,274
Posted By slandrum
The Assignment rules page...

The Assignment rules page https://www.mersenne.org/thresholds/ states that Category 0 consists of the first 200 DC assignments. I'm pretty sure that it's actually only the first 150.

There are...
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-06, 06:24
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By slandrum
discover Demonstration is surprisingly cold...

discover

Demonstration is surprisingly cold outside, violates every regulation

violates
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-05, 18:01
Replies: 308
Views: 37,485
Posted By slandrum
PadThai "Pick another door!" The host...

PadThai

"Pick another door!" The host announced impatiently.

another
Forum: Data 2021-05-04, 14:49
Replies: 3,386
Views: 269,792
Posted By slandrum
56M moved into Cat 1 for DC on Feb 17 - if you...

56M moved into Cat 1 for DC on Feb 17 - if you look at the active assignments below 56M there are some apparently abandoned assignments that will expire close to 4 months after that date. Without...
Forum: Data 2021-05-04, 05:14
Replies: 3,386
Views: 269,792
Posted By slandrum
I'm sorry, I often don't see the title of the...

I'm sorry, I often don't see the title of the posts within a thread. That's my oversight.

A large number of assignments stall out and expire with 90+% of the work done. It's a shame that months...
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-04, 01:17
Replies: 1,675
Views: 77,162
Posted By slandrum
extra Electronic xylophone turns reality...

extra

Electronic xylophone turns reality away

turns
Forum: Data 2021-05-04, 00:49
Replies: 3,386
Views: 269,792
Posted By slandrum
This looks iike we're talking about DC - Every...

This looks iike we're talking about DC - Every assignment in that range assigned to TAMUC-ComputerScience has checked in within the last month, all of them will take over a month to expire out. ...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-05-03, 14:17
Replies: 205
Views: 11,260
Posted By slandrum
In a couple hours I get my second jab. I had...

In a couple hours I get my second jab.

I had covid last December and was seriously ill from it for the better part of a month and spent a few days in the hospital, but fortunately have recovered...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-05-03, 14:08
Replies: 16
Views: 1,129
Posted By slandrum
That was just the start of it, you need to read...

That was just the start of it, you need to read the rest of the requirements of the series to see if the series you made meets the other requirements.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-05-02, 19:32
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By slandrum
There was one day a couple of weeks ago when over...

There was one day a couple of weeks ago when over 30 cat 0 assignments expired. For a little over a day anyone that was capable got a cat 0 assignment. Most days there are very few if any cat 0...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-05-02, 18:50
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By slandrum
My estimate is that all exponents below Mp#48...

My estimate is that all exponents below Mp#48 will be cleared approximately 4 months after it moves into cat 1 DC range. Unless someone at some point starts poaching lagging assignments, there will...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-05-01, 01:28
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By slandrum
That's a little different than what I'm talking...

That's a little different than what I'm talking about. The number of DC assignments at the bottom that are fully assigned before you find an available DC assignment has been growing over the last 3...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-30, 20:18
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By slandrum
I've also noticed that the trailing edge DC...

I've also noticed that the trailing edge DC assignments are filling in much faster than before, probably due to several factors, but a not insignificant one is that LL FTC requests are now returning...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-26, 17:40
Replies: 19
Views: 613
Posted By slandrum
Really? It's much simpler in Binary!

Really? It's much simpler in Binary!
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-26, 15:50
Replies: 19
Views: 613
Posted By slandrum
Well, if the US had ever gone metric...

Well, if the US had ever gone metric...
Forum: And now for something completely different 2021-04-26, 06:17
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By slandrum
It's not really surprising or disappointing that...

It's not really surprising or disappointing that the bases that are powers have 0 or 1 repunit primes.

(4p-1)/3 = (2p-1)(2p+1)/3

(8p-1)/7 = (2p-1)(4p+2p+1)/7
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-20, 00:03
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By slandrum
If you are not changing your working conditions,...

If you are not changing your working conditions, then the estimate of completion dates should smooth out as you complete more exponents. It is usually wildly inaccurate until you've completed...
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