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Old 08-08-2012, 05:23 PM   #41
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I read long time ago that you can not count to a million in your lifetime.
If you did some simple math you'd see how silly that is, no offense is meant to you. 1M seconds is 11 1/2 days approximately.

I love numbers, it is amazing how people just can't grasp them. I read "Only a Trillion" by Issac Asimov published 1957. Great book though I doubt some of the things he says in it, IIRC it had to do with the number of atoms in the world or solar system, it just seemed impossibly low the number he assigned.

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Old 08-11-2012, 12:19 AM   #42
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... one hundred trillion Zimbabwe dollars.
As soon as I read that, this popped into my head:
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Old 08-11-2012, 08:18 AM   #43
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Old 08-11-2012, 03:22 PM   #44
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Originally Posted by easysurfer View Post
Yeah..doing the math. If one takes the 10000 steps a day, that'll be 1MIL steps in only 100 days.
Yeah, our company health plan uses the 10k step plan every year. Even at my rate I'm way over a million steps each year.
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Old 08-11-2012, 06:09 PM   #45
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easy peasy $1 million = 3 or so houses with the corresponding acreage around here.
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Old 08-11-2012, 07:11 PM   #46
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1 million US dollar bills laid end to end would streach ~96.9 miles or ~155.9 kilometers

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