20040516, 14:20  #34  
P90 years forever!
Aug 2002
Yeehaw, FL
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20040516, 14:40  #35  
Sep 2003
Borg HQ, Delta Quadrant
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20040516, 15:46  #36  
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Is it bigger than 10m digits? 

20040516, 16:23  #37  
P90 years forever!
Aug 2002
Yeehaw, FL
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20040516, 16:29  #38 
3^{2}·313 Posts 
Thanks George!
My plans for today, revolved around that answer. 
20040516, 18:39  #39 
Bemusing Prompter
"Danny"
Dec 2002
California
2,351 Posts 
Is it bigger than M20996011?
edit: some say it is, some say it isn't Last fiddled with by ixfd64 on 20040516 at 18:43 
20040516, 18:43  #40  
Feb 2003
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20040516, 18:44  #41  
Feb 2003
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Haven't you learnt anything from the last time? You know the FALSE positive?? Just leave it until the official announcement. want to know what it is early, then just do what I did, find a Mersenne prime.... 

20040516, 18:50  #42  
Sep 2003
Borg HQ, Delta Quadrant
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As for you, Nitro, a friend I'm talking to on IM who peruses the boards says you're "slightly obnoxious" and I have to agree. Quite frankly, I'll do what I want and since George says this one's the real thing and I think I have the right exponent it looks like my time was wellspent. 

20040516, 19:11  #43 
Jun 2003
The Computer
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If it is prime it might be in Newsweek. Last time, the finder of M40 had a quote on the quote page.

20040516, 19:35  #44  
Feb 2003
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As to your second point, you started this "I can't wait to work it out" BEFORE George made any confirmation or otherwise. Guess we were just lucky you didn't work out the last "find" and blurt out some premature announcement aren't we. By the way you can't "do what you want", when you download and use the software you agree to abide by certain conditions. Don't like them, take your time elsewhere, you won't be missed. 

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