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A myth in numbers?


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#1 MrBruce1959

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Posted 01 January 2011 - 02:32 PM

Hello all and Happy New Year!

This is just a thought to think about.
Todays date is 1111, Tuesday January 11, will be 11111, November 11 of this year will be 111111. I wonder how many myths will be projected on to these rare numbers? Armageddon? The coming of Christ? Or a Nuclear attack on a nation?
Remember 911? Next year the rare numbers will be 121212. The last chance that his will happen this century.

Is there a fact or fiction hidden in these rare numbers?

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Posted 03 January 2011 - 11:21 AM

Well, speaking as someone who occasionally borders on a mild fascination with numerology, I think there's a deep part of the human psyche that looks for the patterns in static, so to speak. It's easy to find patterns in numbers. But it's not really 1111...it's 01-01-2011, just like it was really 08-08-2008 and not 888. I'm even one of those cranky people who believes the millennium started in 2001, not 2000. It's all a game of interpretation.

Personally I'm hoping for a summer 2012 apocalypse, which will both allow me to graduate and obviate the need to repay my student loans. :P

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Posted 03 January 2011 - 11:11 PM

Can't wait for 11:11:11 AM on 11/11/11.

There's got to be some sort of celebration for that,

even if it only lasts 1 second.

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Posted 31 January 2011 - 09:06 AM

You should be more interested in the golden ratio or otherwise known as God's Number.



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_ratio
http://www.world-mysteries.com/sci_17.htm


the second site is more helpful

Edited by altair05, 31 January 2011 - 09:06 AM.


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Posted 04 March 2011 - 11:16 AM

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Posted 04 March 2011 - 04:52 PM

Ah the answer to the world, universe, and everything that made me gol(giggle out loud for those not in the know) :hysterical:
"I am Become Death, Destroyer of Worlds" - (Verse 32 Chapter 11 of the Bhagavad Gita) Robert J Oppenheimer

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Posted 04 March 2011 - 05:10 PM

You guys worry too much.
According to Mayans, we have only one year to live anyway, so worry about more important things....LOL

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Posted 04 March 2011 - 11:49 PM

These numbers are arbitrarily assigned anyway, so IMO, utterly pointless. They simply provide some humor at times. ~ OB
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Posted 05 March 2011 - 01:26 AM

:hysterical:

Who can ever forget the Yesr 2000 Bug that DIDDN'T Crash Millions of Computers?

For the younger Members who would been little Kids back 11 years ago in 2000, a nice read here.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_2000_problem

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Posted 05 March 2011 - 02:27 AM

What with only a year till all the calendars run out.
Maybe I should refinance my house, and buy a couple of new cars, get a credit card and max it out.
 

Yes, I remember Y2K

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Posted 05 March 2011 - 04:09 AM

hmmmmm numbers and prophecies concerning them, I have one thing to say, remember Y2K. Enough said.

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Posted 05 March 2011 - 08:15 PM

I was told it was the devils day.

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Posted 05 March 2011 - 10:18 PM

Humans tend to try and find significance in patterns, which humans are very good at (finding patterns, that is). If I might point out though, 11/11/11 happened 2000 years ago, 12/12/12 happened 1999 years ago, etc. There is nothing mystical about the golden ratio either, other than it happens to be a number that describes the ratio apparent in any number of natural phenomenon.

Who says that base-10 is the proper method of measurement anyway? What about base 8? Egyptians used base 12. So as Orange Blossom says, they are completely arbitrary.

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 02:11 AM

I can remember back in the year 2006, tabloids claimed 06-06-06 was the day evil would consume the planet, being that he who has the mark and HIS number is 6-6-6, it was believed that the zeros were not used in Hebrew as an actual numeral, but instead were added later to the English language as place holders of null, such as neither were vowels such as A-E-I-O-U and Y ever used in the Hebrew alphabet.

But as I said in my opening post, what claims will be brought forth in relation to those numbers?

Everyone who is a Christian and believes, has wondered when that day will come, some have tried unsuccessfully to unlock the mystery and predict as to when Christ's coming will be.

But they still count those numbers trying to unlock its secret just the same.

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 06:16 AM

As Orange Blossom pointed out, these numbers are arbitrary. November 11, 2011 in the Western calendar is Cheshvan 14, 5772 in the Hebrew calendar and shiyiyue 27, 4707 in the Chinese Lunar calendar. In the Mayan calendar, it would be represented as this:
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In Unix time it will be 1321009871.




Completely arbitrary. Just pick an epoch and start counting.





(2011 is also a prime number... that must mean something BIG is gunna happen!! :o )

Edited by Andrew, 06 March 2011 - 06:21 AM.





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