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 01-26-2011, 04:47 PM #11 wellslipmystitches Knitting the Flap   Join Date: Mar 2008 Posts: 295 Thanks: 88 Thanked 102 Times in 79 Posts Deb, When you get more please share them again. It's fun and nice to have something that stimulates the grey matter without costin a dime. Jean

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 01-27-2011, 12:22 PM #12 TekoaKnits Casting On   Join Date: Jan 2011 Location: VA Posts: 9 Thanks: 6 Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post My husbands birthday was on 1/11/11... Very freaky!
 02-02-2011, 03:11 PM #13 Louine 1st Leg of the Journey     Join Date: Mar 2005 Location: Ocean Isle Beach, NC Posts: 158 Thanks: 0 Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts why it work? for a little algebra: Let the year you were born be represented by 1900+X so to figure your age this year your would subtract: 2011-(1900+X) which would equal (111-x) when you simplify let that equal your age this year represented by a and you solve the equation : 111-x=a for a+x and it will equal 111............at least if you were born before 2000. __________________ "If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there!"
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 Originally Posted by Debkcs Okay this is weird… this calendar year we will have the following dates: 1/1/11, 1/11/11, 11/1/11, and finally 11/11/11…now figure this one out, take the last 2 digits of the year you were born and add the age you will be this year. ….every birthday will add up to 111!
Now, the more fun part of this fact... Boring, Oregon will have a celebration of the elevens in november... just you see!!

 02-17-2011, 03:09 AM #15 KatzKnitter 1st Leg of the Journey     Join Date: Jan 2011 Posts: 231 Thanks: 14 Thanked 31 Times in 26 Posts Try the site called Archimedes Lab for strange word and number phenomena. And your calculation DOES work with my age and birthday. 1946 and I'll be 65 this year.
02-17-2011, 03:17 AM   #16
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 Originally Posted by cacunn It is a little scary and reminds you of the power of computer code. =rand(200,99) enter In about 5 seconds 471 pages of text shows up. It appears to be the same group of paragraphs from the help files repeated again and again for 471 pages.
Not scary. It's programmed into Word, in case you need boilerplate. There's also one for just one page of boilerplate. Just substitute a much smaller number between the (). When an instructor is teaching Word, s/he produces the boilerplate to illustrate various kinds of formatting.

 02-19-2011, 01:03 PM #17 VictoiseC Instepping Out     Join Date: Jan 2005 Location: Manhattan / Catskills that's cats kills! Posts: 2,402 Thanks: 25 Thanked 83 Times in 74 Posts that is so cool! thanks! __________________ v.i.c.t.o.i.s.e.
 03-22-2011, 01:59 AM #18 lared Casting On   Join Date: Mar 2011 Posts: 4 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts OMG. this is weird…

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