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Old 05-14-08, 09:21 PM
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The 57 thread.

You can't post here unless you are 57 years old. No more, no less. Just sayin'
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Robin Williams could post here. Dave Winfield could post here. Cheryl Ladd could post here. Unfortunately, I cannot.
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I can't post here either.
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I did, ergo I can!
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I promise to honor the rules and not post here.
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I promise to honor the rules and not post here.
Well, except for that last post wherein I promised to follow the rules.
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Originally Posted by Tom Bombadil View Post
Well, except for that last post wherein I promised to follow the rules.
I must apologize for the last post, which was a clear violation of my previous commitment.
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Fifty-seven is the sixteenth discrete bi-prime and the sixth in the (3.q) family. With 58 it forms the fourth discrete bi-prime pair. 57 has an aliquot sum of 23 and is the first composite member of the 23-aliquot tree. Although 57 is not prime, it is jokingly known as the "Grothendieck prime" after a story in which Grothendieck advances it as an example of a particular prime number.
As a semiprime, 57 is a Blum integer since its two prime factors are both Gaussian primes.
57 is a 20-gonal number. It is a Leyland number since 25 + 52 = 57.
57 is a repdigit in base 7 .
See also 57-cell.
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Is this the thread about Heinz products?
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Is this the thread about Heinz products?
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Originally Posted by Jet Travis View Post
Robin Williams could post here. Dave Winfield could post here. Cheryl Ladd could post here. Unfortunately, I cannot.
They are all 56

I promise only to post here in the form of comments in preparation for my 57th birthday, when I promise to pen original posts on a daily basis.
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This is a real product ... I've seen it in stores

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Originally Posted by Toddorado View Post
They are all 56
Oh that's just great. First DenverFox wants me to spell and now you want me to employ higher math. I'm outta here. Good night.

BTW, not only have I seen Spotted Dick in a pub in England, I was treated for it.
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Originally Posted by Digital Gee View Post
You can't post here unless you are 57 years old. No more, no less. Just sayin'
It can't be true! No way! DG isn't that old, I mean age.
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Originally Posted by Tom Bombadil View Post
This is a real product ... I've seen it in stores

It is wonderful after Bangers and Beans and Marmite!

High Tea Anyone?
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I did not intend to o-ffend. I just couldn't believe Winfield was over 50! Where do the years go...
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I did not intend to o-ffend. I just couldn't believe Winfield was over 50! Where do the years go...
No offense taken at all. It was all just part of the fun.
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Since I've celebrated the 29th anniversary of my 28th birthday, I'm legit.
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Me, too - June 2nd to be exact!
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I'm another rule-breaker. But in 6 days I'll be eligible. But who really cares?
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I can't therefore I won't. This is timtruro not posting on the 57 year old thread, because it is not allowed. Pay no attention to that poster behind the curtain. I am the all mighty and powerful OZ, and there is no way you get to see the Wizard, not no way, not no how.
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I posted here 4 yrs. ago.
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Originally Posted by solveg View Post
Fifty-seven is the sixteenth discrete bi-prime and the sixth in the (3.q) family. With 58 it forms the fourth discrete bi-prime pair. 57 has an aliquot sum of 23 and is the first composite member of the 23-aliquot tree. Although 57 is not prime, it is jokingly known as the "Grothendieck prime" after a story in which Grothendieck advances it as an example of a particular prime number.
As a semiprime, 57 is a Blum integer since its two prime factors are both Gaussian primes.
57 is a 20-gonal number. It is a Leyland number since 25 + 52 = 57.
57 is a repdigit in base 7 .
See also 57-cell.
Are Grothendieck, Blum, and Leyland newbies in the 65+ thread?
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