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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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I'll do 5 with 1009 again and get better results on the loop length...

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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mult by 5 to next number and using 1009 prime for mod reveals that it looped twice in 1008, at a length of 504.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Here are some primes you can work with:

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Or a few more,

that should hold you till I get back from eating.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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I think I'll eat something else now too.

My book lists all the primes and the residue result loops from 3 to 1999.

the book is hardcover, about and inch thick, 1.25" with covers.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You should be able to improve on that with a program.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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oh no doubt!! Maybe after I get to more important tasks such as getting all the elements weights into my head and back out as needed without error. Also, I must say, googles new terms of service are wonderfully written in plain simple English. I am so impressed I wrote to them.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi John;

What are there new terms of service?

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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I don't remember it word for word, it is about 900 words plus or minus a multiple of 22.

I won't try to summarize it since that would be silly since they already wrote it in plain english.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Oh okay, well did you have something to do with it?

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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The whole world is interconnected, so I guess maybe it might have something to do with PIPA and SOPA being written so poorly, just a guess.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, the world is really connected now. Anybody can talk to anyone else, no matter what country they are in.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Well I wouldn't go that far. Some people live without computers still and sell newspapers and wash windshields in a downtown, and have missing teeth too.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is true. Still a lot of very poor people.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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There are probably some happy animals in the forest (les bois/ le for^et) that eat better than some of the most unfortunate of people on this planet.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I know, I see a lot homeless people here too. It is a disgrace, especially now it

is very cold outside.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Are there more homeless women between 22 and 44 years of age in the USA or more homeless men of the same age range?

Any idea? I don't know the answer.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I see mostly men. I do not think that a woman could survive very long in that environment.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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I see mostly men as well, however I have seen a couple women that certainly look homeless, not sure if they are though.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have seen a few women too. I do not know what the national statistic is. I am sure

whatever they say it is, is probably a gross understimation.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Your last sentence says you are sure and probably, just thought i'd point that out. I won't pick on you unless u don't care.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi John;

I am sure it is some kind of overestimation, a small one or maybe a gross one. Sorry to be

but what I am saying is that they would rather sweep the problem under the rug.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Well if I ever become rich or win the lottery, I promise I will

build a home in a town I love, and allow homeless to stay

there 23 hours and 59 minutes a day. They have to leave

for one minute at least every day to get some fresh air.

Gotta have some rules, right?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is the first time I ever heard anybody think of the less fortunate after imagining winning the lottery.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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I'm not really attached to possessions, though I wouldn't mind having a second clarinet in case the first one breaks down in a concert that I play every other year! but i would like have enough money to live in a cheap apartment in the north-east and

move whenever I feel like it in search of my true love... The leftover lottery money can go to the homes for the homeless.

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