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Old 09-11-06, 09:17 PM   #1
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This is cool.

Where does yours rank?
http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov2001/thesw...rityindex.html
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Old 09-11-06, 09:33 PM   #2
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What, are you trying to steal our identities here? If we tell you our ranking, you might be able to figure out our surnames...

Step 1. Find out surname
Step 2. ?
Step 3. Profit
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Old 09-11-06, 09:35 PM   #3
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Mine was 19866, so what is my surname and can I have 5% of your profits if you make money off my surname?
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Old 09-11-06, 09:40 PM   #4
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Consarnit. How is it I never see the money-making opportunities in these types of things??
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Old 09-11-06, 09:47 PM   #5
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Wow, 31
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Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?
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Old 09-11-06, 09:48 PM   #6
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Alright, I give up...134
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Old 09-11-06, 09:49 PM   #7
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Old 09-11-06, 09:50 PM   #8
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248...I'm a nobody, eh?
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Old 09-11-06, 10:03 PM   #9
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Old 09-11-06, 10:21 PM   #10
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49,686 out of 55,000. My uncle's last name wasn't even listed in the top 55,000
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Old 09-11-06, 10:28 PM   #11
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I didn't make the list, but it's probably cos I'm British
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Old 09-11-06, 10:33 PM   #12
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2409. There's hispanic surnames that rank higher than mine.
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Old 09-11-06, 10:54 PM   #13
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true enough plugging in smith turns up "1"
Johnson---> 2
Doe ---> 9996

*Not that i'm a smith, johnson or doe hahha
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Old 09-11-06, 11:54 PM   #14
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3318. Not shabby. Guess I have a few more Christmas cards to send this year....
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Old 09-12-06, 01:07 AM   #15
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Old 09-12-06, 01:55 AM   #16
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234 here
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Old 09-12-06, 04:17 AM   #17
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12001 for me
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Old 09-12-06, 04:21 AM   #18
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- darn! the last three names i've used while in the Witness Protection Program aren't even in the on-line database!

- oh wait...
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Old 09-12-06, 04:22 AM   #19
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Old 09-12-06, 04:35 AM   #20
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Heh. That site is. . . flippin' SWEET!

My surname is 9022. I could tell you what it is, but then I'd have to kill you.
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Old 09-12-06, 04:39 AM   #21
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Old 09-12-06, 04:56 AM   #22
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I'm in the top 7500...not bad for having a Polish last name eh?
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Old 09-12-06, 05:07 AM   #23
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If I use my current surname (step dad adopted me at age 9): 8127

If I use my original surname (mom's maiden name):
<name>, as a surname, does not exist in this database, because it is not among the top 55,000 most common names in the US.
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Old 09-12-06, 06:41 AM   #24
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Old 09-12-06, 06:51 AM   #25
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I thought my mother's maiden name wouldn't make it, but sure enough it's number 53525.

My surname comes in at 3413.
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