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Posted Sunday, January 1, 2012 1:38 AM


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Posted Sunday, January 1, 2012 5:34 AM
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Posted Sunday, January 1, 2012 6:27 AM


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Took a while to get there - but got it right. Happy 7DC to all

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Posted Sunday, January 1, 2012 7:06 PM


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Happy 1us (2012 in base-32).



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Posted Monday, January 2, 2012 2:55 AM


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Posted Monday, January 2, 2012 4:43 AM


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Thank You, nice one.

Took a while, but it was easy. 2011%16 > 1, there was just one answer.

Now I wait three weeks for the beginning of the year of dragon.




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Posted Monday, January 2, 2012 5:12 AM
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I'm impressed that I actually was able to get this in my head :)

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Posted Monday, January 2, 2012 10:47 AM


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Get it in your head .. hmm I had to take off my shoes and socks so I could continue counting on both my fingers and toes ... Oh well



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Fun, but maybe a bit too easy, as 2000 is 125*16 it's obvious that the base 16 string for 2011 ends in B and only one of the four options ended in B.

Probably most of us are used to hex (and octal and binary) notations - it would have been a bit more challenging to try a different base (say base 9 or base 11).


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I had an unfair advantage on this one: I was 16 years a system programmer on IBM /360. Converting a hex number into decimal brought some fond memories. (I was young and I thought I knew it all.)
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