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Forum: Lounge 2020-08-03, 22:05
Replies: 56
Views: 4,196
Posted By The Carnivore
I wonder how many people here are in the opposite...

I wonder how many people here are in the opposite situation. They have a whole bunch of hobbies and are too busy pursuing them to have a romantic interest in anyone.
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-03, 16:27
Replies: 53
Views: 2,425
Posted By The Carnivore
Here's a rough estimate of how much 1.1 million...

Here's a rough estimate of how much 1.1 million GHz days of computing power would be worth if they were all first-time LL tests:

1 LL test in the 90M range = 314 GHz days of computing power...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-17, 21:07
Replies: 47
Views: 1,287
Posted By The Carnivore
Fixed!

Fixed!
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-17, 19:24
Replies: 47
Views: 1,287
Posted By The Carnivore
Optimistic prediction: GIMPS discovers two new...

Optimistic prediction: GIMPS discovers two new Mersenne primes in 2021.
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-15, 18:55
Replies: 53
Views: 2,425
Posted By The Carnivore
Was it equal to or more than $50? Just trying to...

Was it equal to or more than $50? Just trying to see which poll option won.
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-15, 18:47
Replies: 47
Views: 1,287
Posted By The Carnivore
Who will the next poster be?

Who will the next poster be?
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-07, 18:59
Replies: 53
Views: 2,425
Posted By The Carnivore
Thanks for the clarification. I'm guessing the...

Thanks for the clarification. I'm guessing the winning bid will be $220 - one dollar for each 5000 GHz-days of credit.
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-07, 18:06
Replies: 53
Views: 2,425
Posted By The Carnivore
Where does the credit come from? Was there any...

Where does the credit come from? Was there any actual CPU or GPU work involved in that credit, or are we simply adjusting the stats page to make the winning bidder have a higher rank? If it's the...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-05-27, 03:41
Replies: 1,585
Views: 66,701
Posted By The Carnivore
I came across this post while searching for...

I came across this post while searching for something else, but it's nice to see a fellow carnivore in here.

Remember, having lunch is optional, but having meat for lunch is mandatory.
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-14, 05:17
Replies: 91
Views: 5,711
Posted By The Carnivore
Never been to the top of Whitney, but according...

Never been to the top of Whitney, but according to the picture at the bottom of this site, you can see Baldy / Mt. San Antonio from Whitney:...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-12, 22:23
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By The Carnivore
Form an alliance with the dogs. If we win, we'll...

Form an alliance with the dogs. If we win, we'll eat cat meat instead of dog meat!
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-12, 22:02
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By The Carnivore
Carnivore's law, adapted from Godwin's law: ...

Carnivore's law, adapted from Godwin's law:

As an online discussion involving animals grows longer, the probability of cats being mentioned approaches 1.

And speaking of cats, I've previously...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-11, 21:41
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By The Carnivore
What if the rules were "First species to find and...

What if the rules were "First species to find and prove a million digit prime number wins" ? My guess -

Species: Possums
Time needed: 3,000 years
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2020-04-01, 03:30
Replies: 230
Views: 43,370
Posted By The Carnivore
Thanks. Now let's find that twin so that you...

Thanks.

Now let's find that twin so that you won't have to keep loading those tests!
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-01, 03:29
Replies: 960
Views: 47,097
Posted By The Carnivore
Nice. There are a ton of parodies of that song...

Nice. There are a ton of parodies of that song out there. My favorite one is probably "Which Backstreet Boy is Gay?"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZ1i2-Vmqs8
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2020-01-22, 06:28
Replies: 230
Views: 43,370
Posted By The Carnivore
Yeah, your results are typical. I also got a...

Yeah, your results are typical. I also got a 10-15% slowdown but still found 18 primes so far.
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2020-01-22, 04:56
Replies: 230
Views: 43,370
Posted By The Carnivore
You might also need an older version of cLLR: ...

You might also need an older version of cLLR:
https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=478936&postcount=177
Forum: Soap Box 2019-10-25, 19:32
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By The Carnivore
How much do distant foreigners' lives matter?

I was reading this article about the impacts of climate change the other day and had an interesting shower thought:
...
Forum: Science & Technology 2019-10-25, 08:53
Replies: 18
Views: 2,502
Posted By The Carnivore
It varies. Some mountains are illegal to...

It varies.

Some mountains are illegal to climb because they're sacred. Mt. Kailash is probably the best known example - in many different religions, Kaliash is the home of the gods and/or the...
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2019-07-19, 04:04
Replies: 258
Views: 28,759
Posted By The Carnivore
Thanks! All we need now to complete the table is...

Thanks! All we need now to complete the table is a smallest first twin k for n=44000-44999 and n=46000-46999. I'll plot a regression curve on it once we have that data.


Range Smallest...
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2019-07-06, 23:50
Replies: 258
Views: 28,759
Posted By The Carnivore
Your ranges don't make sense. If, for example,...

Your ranges don't make sense. If, for example, 95*2^2000+/-1 were twin, which range would it fall under? The 1000-2000 one, or the 2000-3000 one?

Here's the corrected version:

Range ...
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2019-05-17, 03:45
Replies: 230
Views: 43,370
Posted By The Carnivore
Bumping this since the server dried out.

Bumping this since the server dried out.
Forum: Hobbies 2019-02-01, 17:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,803
Posted By The Carnivore
If you could, what race would you eliminate, and why?

I'd pick the 1600m.

I admit that I'm partially writing this out of frustration, since I had to wait a long time last night to pick up my cousin, whose 1600m race took place much later than...
Forum: Soap Box 2019-01-19, 00:38
Replies: 49
Views: 1,482
Posted By The Carnivore
The outcomes aren't just "nothing will happen",...

The outcomes aren't just "nothing will happen", "something bad will happen", or "something really bad will happen." There is also another possibility: Global warming is happening and is primarily...
Forum: Soap Box 2019-01-18, 23:07
Replies: 49
Views: 1,482
Posted By The Carnivore
The climate has never stopped changing. It has...

The climate has never stopped changing. It has changed for the past few billion years and will continue changing for the next few billion.

Is there any physical observation that would change your...
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