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Old 2005-05-01, 14:42   #474
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Despite the fact that GIMPS is designed for parallel computing, you consider this:

http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/57463 (it's in German)

Im guessing its about a super computer....
Decides to hack apart super computer and make super farm ;)
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Old 2005-05-02, 04:31   #475
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...you propose a new calendar system that counts the number of days since the last Mersenne prime discovery.

For example, the current date is

72,42

72 days since the discovery of M42.

...you immediately demand a Nobel Prize.
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Old 2005-05-02, 07:38   #476
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(I hope this one is not old...)

you already re-read all Douglas Adams books (esp. the Hitchhiker).
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Old 2005-05-15, 05:06   #477
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You try to explain your fascination to one of your kids.
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Old 2005-05-15, 05:36   #478
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... you name your kids after Mersenne prime discoverers

... you refuse to celebrate their 1st, 4th, 6th, 8th and 9th birthdays.

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Old 2005-05-16, 20:48   #479
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Quote:
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...you propose a new calendar system that counts the number of days since the last Mersenne prime discovery.

For example, the current date is

72,42

72 days since the discovery of M42.

...you immediately demand a Nobel Prize.
as well as a brand new cray super computer to further ur dieing intrest in mersenne numbers
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Old 2005-07-09, 04:08   #480
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... you consider a FLOPS to be the basic unit of finance. Thus, you "correct" Moore's Law: The price of a dollar doubles every two years.

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Old 2005-07-15, 07:21   #481
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... after reading the thread

http://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=4351

you decide to hack into the UTC timekeeping system to give it an "upgrade".

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Old 2005-07-17, 16:25   #482
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...you do the above but do NOT buy the clock because Mersenne primes are not one of the special primes it displays.
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Old 2005-07-17, 17:16   #483
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You know the above.
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Old 2005-07-18, 02:54   #484
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You buy your first node and extra required to make it work spends 3 hours thinking someone made a typo but really you were just being thick headed but in the end total processing power jumped 1.8 ghz ;) first node....
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