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Forum: Lounge 2016-05-08, 09:47
Replies: 133
Views: 6,486
Posted By Richard Cameron
Thanks guys

Mine arrived yesterday. Thanks Luigi and thanks again Mike.
Forum: Lounge 2016-02-14, 23:59
Replies: 133
Views: 6,486
Posted By Richard Cameron
ADDRESS VERIFIED: YES MISSING: NONE PACKAGED:...

ADDRESS VERIFIED: YES
MISSING: NONE
PACKAGED: YES
SENT: 24 MAR
RECEIVED: 7 MAY
Forum: Soap Box 2014-12-17, 23:41
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Richard Cameron
Go before it get Starbucked

I went in 2008 - a year after Fidel stepped aside, just as it was getting popular with tourists from the UK. Great architecture, great music and dance (ok that last one sort of went over my head)....
Forum: Information & Answers 2014-03-27, 23:31
Replies: 26
Views: 1,835
Posted By Richard Cameron
I'm sure you're right: The brass thruppence was...

I'm sure you're right: The brass thruppence was minted in such large numbers that it would have to be uncirculated to interest collectors. But the silver thruppenny bit, which was legal tender up to...
Forum: Information & Answers 2013-11-17, 09:29
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By Richard Cameron
Thanks

Thanks

I've found everything and restarted.
Panic over.

Richard
Forum: Information & Answers 2013-11-17, 08:31
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By Richard Cameron
whoops!

OK newbie question:

I wanted to stop and restart prime95.
I thoughtlessly hit exit instead of stop.

What have I lost? "Everything" appears to be the answer: I would consult the help file but...
Forum: Lounge 2013-04-27, 10:41
Replies: 69
Views: 3,933
Posted By Richard Cameron
Mine arrived this morning -batch 2 #5- Thank you...

Mine arrived this morning -batch 2 #5- Thank you Curtis and thank you Mike.

I promise I'll look after this one. (I gave the last one away to a young lady. I don't talk to young ladies any more).
Forum: Lounge 2013-03-23, 11:59
Replies: 66
Views: 5,506
Posted By Richard Cameron
annual update

I was going to post at xmas when i was pretty certain M756839 was less than three years away.

However recent progress has been very slow and presently my spreasheet suggests 2 years 350 days from...
Forum: News 2013-02-08, 18:25
Replies: 561
Views: 53,422
Posted By Richard Cameron
BBC coverage in the UK

I can't see that anyone has mentioned this, but perhaps I'm just looking in the wrong places. Anyway I thought it worthy of mention that the beeb interviewed Curtis Cooper not once but twice: first...
Forum: Lounge 2012-08-29, 10:55
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By Richard Cameron
thanks

So the casual viewer will get to see some stuff, but not wall-to-wall like the Olympics. That sounds reasonable.
Forum: Lounge 2012-08-27, 20:29
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By Richard Cameron
Paralympics?

With a couple of days to go to the opening ceremony, the paralympics is not surprisingly getting alot of coverage already in the UK, and it will get louder. (the BBC didn't get the television...
Forum: Lounge 2012-08-07, 09:44
Replies: 134
Views: 5,806
Posted By Richard Cameron
Not sure if I should start a new thread as this...

Not sure if I should start a new thread as this one has gone splendidly off-topic.

Anyway I did the Olympic Park and stadium yesterday for the first time.
Not sure how to report this, but...
Forum: Lounge 2012-08-03, 20:34
Replies: 134
Views: 5,806
Posted By Richard Cameron
hair splitting records

Even that is not neccesarily true, depending on how you define "Olympic Games".

Athens has held Olympic Games in 1896, 1906 and 2004. (wow three centuries!). The 1906 games weren't numbered and...
Forum: Lounge 2012-07-27, 08:31
Replies: 123
Views: 40,383
Posted By Richard Cameron
thanks!

I received my badge yesterday (it must have changed from a button during transit). Awesome.

Richard
Forum: Lounge 2012-07-25, 17:40
Replies: 134
Views: 5,806
Posted By Richard Cameron
I'll be there! Woo-hoo!

I have tickets for two and a half days, at a cost of £845. Other athletics competitions I have been to cost half as much (or less) for the whole six or seven days.

I live at the western end of the...
Forum: Lounge 2012-07-19, 21:28
Replies: 123
Views: 40,383
Posted By Richard Cameron
Forum: Lounge 2012-03-17, 11:46
Replies: 66
Views: 5,506
Posted By Richard Cameron
update

saw the activity on this thread and thought it was time for an update:

M756839 is still three years away!
At current rate, clearing slightly under 14 candidates a day we can expect him to get to...
Forum: Information & Answers 2011-09-30, 20:17
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By Richard Cameron
its there if you want it.

the exponent is 32145943. I've unreserved it.

Primenet seems to think that my old machine could get through it in three weeks. I don't think a Celeron400 could do that running 247, though mine...
Forum: Information & Answers 2011-09-30, 10:52
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By Richard Cameron
ok to let it expire?

I've just plugged in an old machine for the first time in six years or so and it got assigned a double check (actually it seems primenet v4 thinks its a first time assignment but v5 shows it as a...
Forum: Lounge 2011-06-23, 20:54
Replies: 22
Views: 1,200
Posted By Richard Cameron
I wish it had. I was greatly altitude-sick for...

I wish it had. I was greatly altitude-sick for the last day. And most of that day seemed to be trudging through snow.
Forum: Lounge 2011-06-22, 20:59
Replies: 22
Views: 1,200
Posted By Richard Cameron
Highest I've been by Continent

Africa: Gilman's Point, Kilimanjaro 5680m
Asia: Thorung La, Annapurna Massif 5416m
S America: Dead Woman's Pass, Inca Trail 4250m
Europe: Musala, Bulgaria ...
Forum: Puzzles 2011-04-09, 22:54
Replies: 26
Views: 2,134
Posted By Richard Cameron
Thanks for this. I resisted looking at the...

Thanks for this. I resisted looking at the website for a couple of days but I'm pleased I weakened, because the site states that optimal solutions are only proven up to 20 discs. This isn't high...
Forum: Puzzles 2011-04-05, 13:22
Replies: 26
Views: 2,134
Posted By Richard Cameron
milk bottles

It suggests something close to a puzzle I've been thinking about for some time*

Its a variant of the milkcrate problem: what is the smallest square crate into which bottles can be packed more...
Forum: Soap Box 2011-04-03, 22:48
Replies: 54
Views: 3,213
Posted By Richard Cameron
continuing off-topic

I'm curious: what country are you referring to, and does anyone actually go to prison for non-participation? (here in England the maximum penalty is a £1000 fine (OK you COULD go to prison for...
Forum: Puzzles 2011-02-20, 14:41
Replies: 30
Views: 2,724
Posted By Richard Cameron
... Same here. Its a good puzzle....

...


Same here. Its a good puzzle. [/QUOTE]

also:

I never did try 9.

Until this morning. guess what, I think I've got 78!
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