After 14 Years, FedEx Employee Makes Major Math Discovery

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  1. garamet

    garamet Freelancer

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    There's a new longest known prime number

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  2. Zombie

    Zombie dead and loving it

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    I honestly hope he didn't actually publish the number.

    He could make money off that number by selling it.
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  3. The Esquire of Gothos

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    73 miles long!

    WOW!
  4. tafkats

    tafkats So much goddess Moderator

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    Since it's a distributed computing project, wouldn't others automatically find out when it's discovered?
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  5. Amaris

    Amaris Abiding Eos

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    Not only that but it's kind of shitty to say "quick! sell this knowledge before someone else learns it!"
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  6. Soma

    Soma OMG WTF LOL STFU ROTFL!!!

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    Amazing math discovery? You really are a retar... oh, right, wrong room. :rotfl:
  7. garamet

    garamet Freelancer

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    The term was "major." You're the only one who said "amazing." Are you saying it's neither? Feel free to prove it.
  8. Soma

    Soma OMG WTF LOL STFU ROTFL!!!

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    I saw it right after I posted it. Didn't care. Why prove myself to a retard? Besides, I wanted to make you bark. Which you did, very nicely. :)
  9. garamet

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    Of course you didn't.

    Are you hoping I'll report you? You're doomed to disappointment. Carry on.
  10. Soma

    Soma OMG WTF LOL STFU ROTFL!!!

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    You can believe and do whatever you want, Margie Small Brains.
  11. garamet

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    As can you. Apparently the topic is beyond your comprehension, so you've fallen back on your usual script. Carry on.
  12. shootER

    shootER Insubordinate...and churlish Administrator

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    Knock off the trolling and flaming or take it to the Red Room. :nono: :brood:
  13. Soma

    Soma OMG WTF LOL STFU ROTFL!!!

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    Please, tell me all about prime numbers. I'd love to learn something. Don't hold back because of my limited intellect. Let your genius flow freely for all the world to see. :)
  14. Soma

    Soma OMG WTF LOL STFU ROTFL!!!

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    It will permeate into the Red Room as all things tend to do. :bergman:
  15. garamet

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    I'd recommend you ask the individual who spent 14 years working out the number, or at least the individual who wrote the article that I posted, without comment, as a matter of curiosity.
  16. Soma

    Soma OMG WTF LOL STFU ROTFL!!!

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    Cowering away as usual I see.
  17. garamet

    garamet Freelancer

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    From what?