My Number Is Not Your Number!
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Re: My Number Is Not Your Number!
e^{πi}
The previous number is greater than 1. The real component of e^{ix} is cos(x), which cannot be greater than 1, and therefore the numbers are different.
The previous number is greater than 1. The real component of e^{ix} is cos(x), which cannot be greater than 1, and therefore the numbers are different.

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2
The natural logarithm of the previous number is an imaginary number, when squared gives a negative number. The natural logarithm of my number is real, when squared gives a positive number. Since a positive number can't be a negative, the values are different.
The natural logarithm of the previous number is an imaginary number, when squared gives a negative number. The natural logarithm of my number is real, when squared gives a positive number. Since a positive number can't be a negative, the values are different.
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10^Googolplexian
The number I'm posting is a multiple of 10, and therefore contains at least one 0. The previous number doesn't contain any zero, hence the difference.
The number I'm posting is a multiple of 10, and therefore contains at least one 0. The previous number doesn't contain any zero, hence the difference.

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987654321
The previous number was even and this number is odd, and an even number can't be odd so the numbers are different.
The previous number was even and this number is odd, and an even number can't be odd so the numbers are different.
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77
This number has a repeated digit while the previous one didn't. There's only one decimal representation for integers, so such a repetition of one should mean they're different.
This number has a repeated digit while the previous one didn't. There's only one decimal representation for integers, so such a repetition of one should mean they're different.
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Vytron, I challenge that. 0 and 00 are, by your logic, different numbers, but they are clearly both zero!
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77 (in base 8)
If you add 1 to this number, you get a multiple of 8. If you add 1 to the previous number, you do not get a multiple of 8. Therefore the numbers are different.
If you add 1 to this number, you get a multiple of 8. If you add 1 to the previous number, you do not get a multiple of 8. Therefore the numbers are different.
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25
25 is 25 and not 77, thus, 25 is not 77
25 is 25 and not 77, thus, 25 is not 77
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63
This is the same number as the number the previous number claims to be different from, expressed in base 10 rather than base 8. Therefore, if the previous number differs from the number before it, this number differs from the previous number.
This is the same number as the number the previous number claims to be different from, expressed in base 10 rather than base 8. Therefore, if the previous number differs from the number before it, this number differs from the previous number.
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Re: My Number Is Not Your Number!
Reecer6 wrote:Vytron, I challenge that. 0 and 00 are, by your logic, different numbers, but they are clearly both zero!
0 is the decimal representation for zero, so I'll claim representing it with more than one 0 is unnecessary and wrong so such alternatives for number writing should be ignored when comparing if numbers are different.
25
This number was posted two posts ago so to prove it is the same as last post you'd have to prove first that SirGabriel's and Daggoth's are the same. Good luck with that.

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The square root of this number is not an integer, but the previous number has an integer square root. Therefore the numbers are different.
The square root of this number is not an integer, but the previous number has an integer square root. Therefore the numbers are different.
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109
The md5 checksum of this number (as a string) is 2723d092b63885e0d7c260cc007e8b9d, and the md5 checksum of the previous number is a1d0c6e83f027327d8461063f4ac58a6. These checksums are different, therefore the numbers are different.
The md5 checksum of this number (as a string) is 2723d092b63885e0d7c260cc007e8b9d, and the md5 checksum of the previous number is a1d0c6e83f027327d8461063f4ac58a6. These checksums are different, therefore the numbers are different.
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101_{2}
101 in binary is 5 in decimal. If the previous number was written in binary, it'd require at least 7 digits. The number I'm sending uses 3 digits (not counting the one used to depict the base.)
3 is less than 7, hence the numbers are different or one of these statements is false (hint: none of these statements is false.)
101 in binary is 5 in decimal. If the previous number was written in binary, it'd require at least 7 digits. The number I'm sending uses 3 digits (not counting the one used to depict the base.)
3 is less than 7, hence the numbers are different or one of these statements is false (hint: none of these statements is false.)

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6
(Previous number plus one)
Any real number plus one will never be the same as the original number. I don't know if this breaks a rule
(Previous number plus one)
Any real number plus one will never be the same as the original number. I don't know if this breaks a rule
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Re: My Number Is Not Your Number!
6^{6}
This is the previous number raised to the power of itself. No number raised to the power of itself equals itself, with the exception of 1 (and possibly 0, I don't know what 0^{0} equals). Since 6 is neither 0 nor 1, this is different from the previous number.
This is the previous number raised to the power of itself. No number raised to the power of itself equals itself, with the exception of 1 (and possibly 0, I don't know what 0^{0} equals). Since 6 is neither 0 nor 1, this is different from the previous number.

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Re: My Number Is Not Your Number!
SirGabriel wrote:6^{6}
This is the previous number raised to the power of itself. No number raised to the power of itself equals itself, with the exception of 1 (and possibly 0, I don't know what 0^{0} equals). Since 6 is neither 0 nor 1, this is different from the previous number.
What about (1)^(1) = 1
x^{x} will approach 1 as x approaches 0.
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GoogologyMaster wrote:What about (1)^(1) = 1
Forgot about that one. But 6 has an absolute value greater than 1, and no number with an absolute value greater than 1 can equal itself when raised to the power of itself, so my number is still different from the previous one.
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NAN, a.k.a NotANumber, 6 is a number while NAN is not, so 6 is not NAN
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2.
NaN is not a number but 2 is. Therefore 2 is not NaN.
NaN is not a number but 2 is. Therefore 2 is not NaN.
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I challenge the validity of NAN, because the rules tell you to post a number, not a not a number.
If NaN is valid what stops me from posting:
Cherry
?
If NaN is valid what stops me from posting:
Cherry
?
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1. 1 is a number, whereas Cherry is not a number
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NaN is in the floating point spec and floating point numbers are numbers so NaN is a number.
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Re: My Number Is Not Your Number!
In that case I send:
ZIP Code
Because all ZIP Codes are a 5 digit number.
The last number had one digit, a ZIP Code has 5, so they're different.
ZIP Code
Because all ZIP Codes are a 5 digit number.
The last number had one digit, a ZIP Code has 5, so they're different.

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1/2
All zip codes are whole numbers and this number isn't. So they're different.
All zip codes are whole numbers and this number isn't. So they're different.
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i/2
The previous number is real, and this number is imaginary, so they're different.
The previous number is real, and this number is imaginary, so they're different.
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pi
The previous requires at least 3 characters to represent using ASCII characters,but this number requires only 2 characters. Therefore they are different.
The previous requires at least 3 characters to represent using ASCII characters,but this number requires only 2 characters. Therefore they are different.
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Square root of 2
If you multiply this number by itself, you get a whole number, but pi doesn't have this property, so they're different.
If you multiply this number by itself, you get a whole number, but pi doesn't have this property, so they're different.

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4/3
The previous number was irrational and this number is rational, and an irrational number can't be rational, so the numbers are different.
The previous number was irrational and this number is rational, and an irrational number can't be rational, so the numbers are different.
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1.3333333333
This number, when expressed in decimal form, has a finite number of digits after the decimal. The previous number, when expressed in decimal form, has an infinite number of digits after the decimal. Therefore they are different.
This number, when expressed in decimal form, has a finite number of digits after the decimal. The previous number, when expressed in decimal form, has an infinite number of digits after the decimal. Therefore they are different.
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13333333333
This number has its decimal point in a different place than the previous number, making it be orders of magnitude bigger than the previous one. Identical numbers have identical orders of magnitude, so the numbers should be different.
This number has its decimal point in a different place than the previous number, making it be orders of magnitude bigger than the previous one. Identical numbers have identical orders of magnitude, so the numbers should be different.

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6666666666.5
Half of the previous poster's number
Half of the previous poster's number
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Being half doesn't mean it's not the same number, because the number could be zero, so our numbers could be the same.
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6666666666.6
The previous number contained 11 digits, 1 of which differed from the other 10. This number contains 11 digits, all of which are the same. Therefore this number is different from the previous one.
The previous number contained 11 digits, 1 of which differed from the other 10. This number contains 11 digits, all of which are the same. Therefore this number is different from the previous one.
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8888888888.8
When spoken out loud in English, this number begins with an "e", while the previous one begins with an "s". These numbers only have a single name, so they should be different.
When spoken out loud in English, this number begins with an "e", while the previous one begins with an "s". These numbers only have a single name, so they should be different.
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7777777777.7
When spoken out loud in English, this number has 11 more syllables than the previous number. These numbers only have a single name, so they should be different.
When spoken out loud in English, this number has 11 more syllables than the previous number. These numbers only have a single name, so they should be different.
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1
The previous number has twelve characters. This one only one.
The previous number has twelve characters. This one only one.
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Tau
Tau is 2 times Pi, a number that can't be expressed with a single digit (such as the previous number.)
Tau is 2 times Pi, a number that can't be expressed with a single digit (such as the previous number.)

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NAN
Tau is a number and NAN is not, so Tau is not NAN
Tau is a number and NAN is not, so Tau is not NAN
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Cherry
You can't eat a NAN but you can eat a cherry, so they're different.
You can't eat a NAN but you can eat a cherry, so they're different.
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