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Old 2014-05-09, 04:00   #4
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Originally Posted by LaurV View Post
There is no merge, you got a downdriver at term~2200 and went under 110 digits, therefore the elves or some dd-hunter took it. Right now, with D3 (2^3*3*5) since term ~2500, they left it (one of the most freaking drivers, due to the fact that is difficult to get rid of it, and the increasing of the sequence is faster than most other drivers).
I had discounted random workers (elves?) because several large-ish numbers had been factored (100+ digits) which the database won't do and for the elves to hit as many 100+ers in my sequence as they did would seem very rare. I hadn't considered a poacher, but that makes sense. It's saddening that somebody would do that if it was done intentionally.

Thank you both for your help.
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