20080916, 11:50  #221 
P90 years forever!
Aug 2002
Yeehaw, FL
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20080916, 11:54  #222 
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"The unspeakable one"
Jun 2006
My evil lair
2^{2}×5×7×41 Posts 
How can we suggest anything? We don't know all the details yet!
If the Sep6 discovery is smaller than the previous then a simple "Finding 11 world record primes" would be appropriate. If it is larger then "Finding 12 world record primes" would be perfectly fine. So which is it? 
20080916, 12:00  #223 
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"Tim Sorbera"
Aug 2006
San Antonio, TX USA
17·251 Posts 
So, is this saying that MSep is smaller than MAug? I think it is. If MSep was bigger than MAug, he wouldn't say Bingo or ask for suggestions.
BTW assuming MSep is smaller, I'd suggest making it "12 primes" instead of "11/12 world record primes", so it's still 100% accurate, but still shows the full number of primes GIMPS has discovered. Unfortunately, that would remove the effect of calling them world record. 
20080916, 12:04  #224  
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"The unspeakable one"
Jun 2006
My evil lair
1011001101100_{2} Posts 
Quote:


20080916, 12:04  #225 
I quite division it
"Chris"
Feb 2005
England
31·67 Posts 
"Finding World Record Primes Since 1996"
or "Finding World Record Primes For 12 Years" Check out: http://www.mersenne.org/ Last fiddled with by Flatlander on 20080916 at 12:17 
20080916, 12:27  #226 
Nov 2006
Saarbruecken, Germany
2×3×17 Posts 
M45 and M46 finally announced
2^431126091 (12978189 digits) was found on August 23rd and
2^371566671 (11185272 digits) on September 6th. Check out: http://www.mersenne.org 
20080916, 12:33  #227  
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"The unspeakable one"
Jun 2006
My evil lair
166C_{16} Posts 
Quote:
How about keeping the integrity level high and replace it with the more appropriate "Finding 11 world record primes". Yeah? 

20080916, 12:36  #228 
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"The unspeakable one"
Jun 2006
My evil lair
166C_{16} Posts 
Fake residues:
Code:
43112609 69 0x8691696D2BDA50__ 23Aug08 7:33 37156667 70 0x23F07D75BB426A__ 06Sep08 19:53 
20080916, 12:40  #229 
P90 years forever!
Aug 2002
Yeehaw, FL
2^{2}×3^{2}×199 Posts 
A good friend of mine once said: "That's not a lie, it's a future truth".
Or as Phil Moore suggested it's 11 world record primes and 1 worldrecord outoforder Mersenne prime. 11+1 = 12. Last fiddled with by Prime95 on 20080916 at 12:41 
20080916, 12:47  #230 
Jan 2006
JHB, South Africa
157_{10} Posts 
No matter what!! It is Fanflippintastic! Congratulations once again :)

20080916, 13:14  #231 
P90 years forever!
Aug 2002
Yeehaw, FL
1BFC_{16} Posts 
Repeating my post from the batman thread:
Congratulations and thanks to everyone!!!! GIMPS is a group effort. While a few lucky discoverers get the glory, they couldn't have done it without all the hard work put in by the rest of you. You are hereby ordered to have a celebratory drink tonight. Thanks too for your patience during the verification and announcement process. 
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