20150502, 22:49  #1  
Basketry That Evening!
"Bunslow the Bold"
Jun 2011
40<A<43 89<O<88
16065_{8} Posts 
"Interesting" post from the mailing list
(Not sure what forum... could plausibly be several different fora)
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20150502, 22:54  #2 
"Serge"
Mar 2008
Phi(4,2^7658614+1)/2
22156_{8} Posts 
It could plausibly be only in one forum.
FTFY 
20150502, 22:59  #3 
"Robert Gerbicz"
Oct 2005
Hungary
2642_{8} Posts 
205354275925112609  2^893355411

20150503, 01:59  #4  
6809 > 6502
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Aug 2003
101×103 Posts
9347_{10} Posts 
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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
3^{5}×5^{2} 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
2^{4}×3×5 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
9326_{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
2·7·829 Posts 
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20150505, 08:56  #11 
Undefined
"The unspeakable one"
Jun 2006
My evil lair
3^{5}×5^{2} 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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