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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is good. I know a lot of people who are interested in nothing but

possessions. They have a lot but demand more.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Hey!! I just noticed that potassium (K) has a palindrome-almost weight 39.0983

Without the 8 in there it would have been 39093, but the 8 is in it, so that threw me for a loop till now.

So #19 on the chart, I'm just doing this for my own benefit, is 39093 then 3909[bold]8[/bold]3, yeah!!

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Any others that are like that, that you can remember?

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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well molybdenum is incrementally simple: 95.96

And let me take a look on the chart for a sec...

be right back...

I'm back: Cadmium is 112.411, so take out either the 2 or the 4 and have a palindrome. (#48)

And lead: 207.2, take out the 7. (#82)

Don't see any others this look.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Do you think there is one that is a palindrome?

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Not in the 2009-2011 numbers I have, I don't think so.

But here is a cool one I just found:

Take #25, manganese, and then double it and add 4 for 54.

The number ends in 45 though, so that part is palidromic.

Then in the middle, if you reverse-mod the numbers with 10, then

then the Baroque date of 1720 becomes 9380.

The number is actually 54.**9380**45

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Cool! I see palindromes when I am walking around outside, sometimes with words too.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Wow, that's really neat, b. I sometimes take note of license plates and make jokes out of them in ways no one else could do without the codes I have in my head. But...

But here is a great song I'm listening too that will make me remember 1720 I hope for #25, manganese.

By the way vivaldi lived 1678 to 1741, one of the few facts i know!

Youtube this: VIVALDI (1720@) Concerto for Viola d'amore in D RV 392

All vivaldi songs recovered or known are indexed with RV numbers. (BWC? what is bachs 3 digit code?)

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Okay, let me get there I will listen to it too.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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I listened to it twice. I really like it a lot. I think I'll hook up my PC to the Bose system we inherited from my late Grampa and listen again.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I am listening to it also, thanks for mentioning it.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Sounds even better filling the room with the sound.

I've got away from #25 (manganese) 54(1720-->9380)45 and now I am focusing on #69 thulium.

It has a neat pattern in one of my block modules I call the big-H. It is 168.93421

```
7___0
6_4_1
8_5_2
9___3
```

This "H" diagram was something I memorized last summer and was using a lot for the elements.

It works really well for 168.93421 due to the simple flow pattern.

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

Anymore Vivaldi?

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Right now I'm listening to this one:

It is totally different based on the singing and flute instead.

youtube: A. Vivaldi La Candace Aria "Io son fra l'onde" - Ann Hallenberg

I have some vivaldi 33 1/3 records, aren't the 45's the tiny ones you can stack up?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, I remember them well. About 8 inches in diameter.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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(7 inches I just read, and 12" for 33s and 10" for 78s)

Gonna go on deck for a break and lift logs for exercise.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Okay, I am going to grab a bite to eat. I am listening to the opera you suggested.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Sweet.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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I think I'm gonna alter my big-H block diagram, by

switching the 4 and the 5. This has been bothering

me for many months, so now it will be like this:

```
7___0
6_5_1
8_4_2
9___3
```

I know the six and the seven don't make sense, but

I like it that way. I have my reasons.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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It would be better if they were transposed but you can not have everything.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Yes, the numerical arrangement has special meaning to me, though it remains personal to me.

Off the subject, now I'm listening to a very very long baroque piece:

A. Vivaldi: La Silvia (RV 734) / The complete opera, Milan 1721 / Ensemble Baroque de Nice

I don't know how it is going to end.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is a long one!

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Yeah, and very good so far... I'm up to 10 to 11 minutes in now...

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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You are right it is quite good.

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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I'm between 30 to 31 minutes now.

I'm eating some smoked salmon sent as a gift from my relatives in Washington state,

remember the guy who was in NASA and also worked for Boeing?

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