20150502, 22:49  #1  
Basketry That Evening!
"Bunslow the Bold"
Jun 2011
40<A<43 89<O<88
3·29·83 Posts 
"Interesting" post from the mailing list
(Not sure what forum... could plausibly be several different fora)
Quote:


20150502, 22:54  #2 
"Serge"
Mar 2008
Phi(4,2^7658614+1)/2
3×43×73 Posts 
It could plausibly be only in one forum.
FTFY 
20150502, 22:59  #3 
"Robert Gerbicz"
Oct 2005
Hungary
2·733 Posts 
205354275925112609  2^893355411

20150503, 01:59  #4  
6809 > 6502
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Aug 2003
101×103 Posts
22523_{8} Posts 
Quote:
M192300593 has a factor 134074301045977673 (56 bits) M241910377 has a factor 30480707503 (34 bits) M268777297 no known factors to 66 bits M285754177 no known factors to 66 bits M290294033 has 2 factors 24965286839 & 4266161108969 (both less than 42 bits) M315690521 no known factors to 66 bits 5 fails out of 8 proposed primes. Seems to be a bad method. 

20150503, 02:21  #5 
Undefined
"The unspeakable one"
Jun 2006
My evil lair
2^{2}·5·307 Posts 
No no no. You just don't get it. You see if one claims enough numbers are prime then eventually they get lucky with a real prime, and then they are famous. Even if they never tested any of them it is a potential way to claim that they discovered the prime when it eventually comes up. So actually it is a good method: just keep claiming more and more of these as prime and then you'll get credit for the awesome find when it happens.
See here for more information: http://www.mersenneforum.org/showpos...9&postcount=39 
20150504, 18:34  #6 
"Jane Sullivan"
Jan 2011
Beckenham, UK
251 Posts 
Doesn't "A friend of mine" in this type of post really mean "I"?

20150504, 18:39  #7  
"Serge"
Mar 2008
Phi(4,2^7658614+1)/2
9417_{10} Posts 
Quote:
And I know that some imitators of this clever plan already `learned' from your wisdom. 

20150504, 22:55  #9 
May 2013
East. Always East.
11×157 Posts 

20150505, 07:04  #10  
∂^{2}ω=0
Sep 2002
República de California
2^{2}·3^{2}·17·19 Posts 
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20150505, 08:56  #11 
Undefined
"The unspeakable one"
Jun 2006
My evil lair
2^{2}·5·307 Posts 
Well they don't need to. Plenty of people here seem willing to do that work for them. Leverage of other people's resources is all part of the clever plan.

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