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Forum: Twin Prime Search 2020-09-08, 16:34
Replies: 122
Views: 26,616
Posted By The Carnivore
Nice! Let's see if we can reach 1,000 primes by...

Nice! Let's see if we can reach 1,000 primes by the end of the year.
Forum: No Prime Left Behind 2020-08-31, 17:16
Replies: 570
Views: 93,530
Posted By The Carnivore
http://www.noprimeleftbehind.net appears to be...

http://www.noprimeleftbehind.net appears to be down at the time of this post.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-17, 20:25
Replies: 48
Views: 1,768
Posted By The Carnivore
That's odd. It's 6.19 cents per ounce for a 16-oz...

That's odd. It's 6.19 cents per ounce for a 16-oz bottle, but 7.45 cents per ounce for a 20-oz bottle. Most things are much cheaper when bought in bulk.

It reminds me of a menu I saw at a local...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-17, 18:44
Replies: 48
Views: 1,768
Posted By The Carnivore
I play the lottery even though I'm well aware of...

I play the lottery even though I'm well aware of the odds. It's entertainment, just like a movie or a sports game. You can't win if you don't play, so I'll pay $1 or $2 for a non-zero chance of...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-17, 01:26
Replies: 48
Views: 1,768
Posted By The Carnivore
It is when you're living in it! Yeah,...

It is when you're living in it!


Yeah, you're probably right. I did some research on this and can't believe how many people are bad at math:...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-17, 00:53
Replies: 48
Views: 1,768
Posted By The Carnivore
Hmmm, this may be a good idea for a GoFundMe...

Hmmm, this may be a good idea for a GoFundMe campaign...


I doubt that there are enough flat earth believers to meaningfully affect the results. Even if there are two million of them, that's...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-17, 00:36
Replies: 48
Views: 1,768
Posted By The Carnivore
I meant American adults. I did write...

I meant American adults.

I did write "general population" originally, but gave it some thought and changed it to "American adults" in the post. But I forgot to change the thread's title.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-17, 00:03
Replies: 48
Views: 1,768
Posted By The Carnivore
You can use any equations that you know of.

You can use any equations that you know of.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-16, 19:41
Replies: 48
Views: 1,768
Posted By The Carnivore
Math knowledge of the general population?

Suppose you picked a whole bunch of American adults at random and asked them the following question:

You're on a beach and see a cruise ship sailing away from you. The top of the ship is 158.4...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-03, 22:05
Replies: 56
Views: 4,575
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: 2,970
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: 1,865
Posted By The Carnivore
Fixed!

Fixed!
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-17, 19:24
Replies: 47
Views: 1,865
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: 2,970
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: 1,865
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: 2,970
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: 2,970
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: 1,588
Views: 69,570
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: 6,486
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: 918
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: 918
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: 918
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: 45,735
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: 962
Views: 49,562
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: 45,735
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.
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