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Old 2020-06-29, 16:06   #12
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Sometimes the cranks are the most entertaining posters.
Or the responses to them. To some of us, myself emphatically included, what I call a dubious claim is like "Squirrel!!" Off we go on a mission to find a factor, or quote a proof, or whatever. It's exciting for the squirrel and good exercise for the dogs in pursuit.
(Working on that whole mature dog, "Yawn. Another squirrel. Pointless to respond. Maybe give the pups a turn." thing. But it sometimes leads to sniffing out something interesting or a new way to look at things. And there's no good approach known for squirrel-proofing mersenne.org that isn't a lot of work.)
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