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Forum: Lounge 2021-09-16, 03:57
Replies: 80
Views: 16,269
Posted By LaurV
Your links shows a "page not found". Maybe it was...

Your links shows a "page not found". Maybe it was retracted, or you deleted too much from the "random" tracking numbers there? :razz:
Forum: Hardware 2021-09-16, 03:28
Replies: 78
Views: 7,103
Posted By LaurV
Usually the contrarian, haha... I really do...

Usually the contrarian, haha...
I really do like Seagate portable drives (like the Slim, and the series). The main reason I like them better than their competitors (like Toshiba or the locally made...
Forum: FactorDB 2021-09-16, 02:06
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By LaurV
Those things are not easy to do. I am not a...

Those things are not easy to do.

I am not a fan of Syd either (more specifically, his way to maintain things and his non-communicative person), as I mentioned in some previous posts (the...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-09-15, 02:55
Replies: 11
Views: 1,091
Posted By LaurV
That's a nice puzzle, actually. Pity I missed it...

That's a nice puzzle, actually. Pity I missed it :sad: but the RL(TM) kept me busy...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-09-15, 02:50
Replies: 294
Views: 23,553
Posted By LaurV
We have it the same, except is a crow on the...

We have it the same, except is a crow on the fence, not a pigeon on the roof, and as I guess, it is either of Latin, Slavic, or Turkish (Ottoman) origin.
Forum: Number Theory Discussion Group 2021-09-15, 02:07
Replies: 21
Views: 1,044
Posted By LaurV
Very :goodposting: sir! :tu: (I mean, all of it,...

Very :goodposting: sir! :tu: (I mean, all of it, not only quoted part).
(edit: nitpicking: in (3), change q to q', or r, or post it as independent paragraph - using q makes is circular, you stated...
Forum: Number Theory Discussion Group 2021-09-13, 02:49
Replies: 21
Views: 1,044
Posted By LaurV
We all know this. All factors of mersenne primes...

We all know this. All factors of mersenne primes follow the next pattern, if you exclude the number itself: 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, .... (51 times).
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-09-07, 17:01
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By LaurV
Yes, right. :tu: The day before, is better,...

Yes, right. :tu:
The day before, is better, albeit you can see exactly the billing cycle in your account page, and (un)subscribing takes a minute only, sh!t may happen if you do it in the last...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-09-07, 15:27
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By LaurV
If you have a Colab Pro account and, in the light...

If you have a Colab Pro account and, in the light of the last evolution of the things, got the idea to unsubscribe (i.e. stop the payments for the next months) DON'T do that, until the last day of...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-07, 11:40
Replies: 35
Views: 1,666
Posted By LaurV
This we have already. It is called...

This we have already. It is called "Giga-Hertz-Days", and it has value zero, and as long as you can not securely "trade" it (i.e. transactions I was talking about) its value will remain zero. If I...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-07, 11:24
Replies: 35
Views: 1,666
Posted By LaurV
Fail... The main idea of a criptocoin is...

Fail...
The main idea of a criptocoin is decentralization, getting rid of the bank. Banks can be robbed and servers can be hacked. If I work hard for few days I can DDoS PrimeNet and stuck the...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-07, 09:50
Replies: 1,776
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Views: 178,932
Posted By LaurV
It was indeed a shitty weekend. Ion Caramitru...

It was indeed a shitty weekend. Ion Caramitru (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ion_Caramitru), a great Romanian actor, left us too, and Ivan Patzaichin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_Patzaichin),...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-09-05, 09:29
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By LaurV
I split this discussion about Pro+ into a...

I split this discussion about Pro+ into a separate thread, from the factoring tools thread, as it was cluttering there, and the subject deserves a discussion on its own.

We (as in royal we, but...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-09-05, 07:48
Replies: 58
Views: 1,420
Posted By LaurV
Shhh! Hush! We actually like what a1call is doing...

Shhh! Hush! We actually like what a1call is doing here.

We ourselves solved few of the "ponder this" challenges with autocad too, in the past (here...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-05, 06:41
Replies: 1,160
Views: 113,647
Posted By LaurV
We were once young too (unbelievable, is it?) and...

We were once young too (unbelievable, is it?) and big fan of "cactus jack" movie (https://youtu.be/8lD4FdqkS70?t=242), we still consider it one of the best of young Arnold's (together with...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2021-09-05, 06:20
Replies: 33
Views: 2,001
Posted By LaurV
Please use code tabs when you post code, it takes...

Please use code tabs when you post code, it takes less space on the screen (especially for long routines, and not all of us have high-resolution, super-wide monitors), and it makes the code easily...
Forum: Data 2021-09-05, 05:30
Replies: 747
Views: 100,532
Posted By LaurV
Man, you almost beat me for the length of that...

Man, you almost beat me for the length of that post, hehe, did you meet kriesel for a beer over the weekend and he schooled you, or what? :razz:
Today and yesterday we only got T4 from Gugu...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-03, 09:27
Replies: 1,160
Views: 113,647
Posted By LaurV
yeah, and move the hole around, as he walks,...

yeah, and move the hole around, as he walks, hehe. :razz:

I had a colleague some time ago who was a mechanical engineer and he used to say that the easiest way to drill a hole into something is...
Forum: mersenne.ca 2021-09-03, 08:09
Replies: 687
Sticky: mersenne.ca
Views: 90,051
Posted By LaurV
It technically can happen if some work is erased...

It technically can happen if some work is erased from the db, like for example, when a guy is caught cheating and his results are purged. Hopefully is not the case here.
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-03, 06:49
Replies: 1,160
Views: 113,647
Posted By LaurV
That's because in the past it was longer, but he...

That's because in the past it was longer, but he cut it.

It is said that somewhere in our mountains there was an old shepherd who sculpted his wooden staff very nicely, you know these guys always...
Forum: Data 2021-09-02, 10:37
Replies: 747
Views: 100,532
Posted By LaurV
Yay! Nice one that 4M7! We found 4 factors last...

Yay! Nice one that 4M7! We found 4 factors last night and closed the range (overshot by one).

In fact, you know, for a long while now, we only found factors during the night, so, paraphrasing...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-09-01, 04:54
Replies: 294
Views: 23,553
Posted By LaurV
Wow! :shock: That is a big move, from 123 to...

Wow! :shock:
That is a big move, from 123 to *23, ten times more exponents.

I foresee when you will (transparently, seamlessly, and quitely) change to 16* *** *23, then 1** *** **3, and then,...
Forum: Data 2021-08-31, 06:05
Replies: 3,463
Views: 300,094
Posted By LaurV
You should change your...

You should change your viewer/browser/glasses/age...
Here we can see it large enough to be read from 5 meters or more (we have average eyesight, about same age like you, and wear glasses too).
Forum: Puzzles 2021-08-31, 05:53
Replies: 58
Views: 1,420
Posted By LaurV
Ha! I wanted to say 90°, but I was a bit scared,...

Ha! I wanted to say 90°, but I was a bit scared, that's why I said "between 60 and 120". Can you confirm that is exactly 90? How does it vary if the proportion of radius of the lake to available...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-08-31, 05:41
Replies: 58
Views: 1,420
Posted By LaurV
Wrong. The max area there still has only circle...

Wrong. The max area there still has only circle fences.
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(or one single big ark, depending on the available fence, which at the extreme, yes, it is a line at the end of the parcels)
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