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Max The Magnificent
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re: Norwegian Odyssey (Stardate 19987+6)
Max The Magnificent   2/23/2012 1:45:17 PM
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I'm humming one right now...

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re: Norwegian Odyssey (Stardate 19987+6)
Max The Magnificent   2/23/2012 1:44:44 PM
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e...eeeek!

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re: Norwegian Odyssey (Stardate 19987+6)
Max The Magnificent   2/23/2012 1:43:54 PM
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It was an implied decimal point (grin)

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re: Norwegian Odyssey (Stardate 19987+6)
Max The Magnificent   2/23/2012 1:43:12 PM
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@If you like meaningless challenges (like me) Why do you consider yourself to be a meaningless challenge? (grin)

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re: Norwegian Odyssey (Stardate 19987+6)
ost0   2/23/2012 8:27:32 AM
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If you like meaningless challenges (like me), you can try to find how many digits there are in a row just by looking at the image ;) 240 (241 on first)? Or you can play with finding the million digits on this site: http://3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592.com/

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re: Norwegian Odyssey (Stardate 19987+6)
ost0   2/23/2012 8:16:22 AM
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@"They left out the decimal point though, so it's all wrong." The integer digit seems to have its own column tho. (why didnt they just go for binary, octal or any other base that would match primary colors better than 10) p does seem to have its fanclub. Found this http://www.squidoo.com/PiDay I doubt I'm going to sing any of the pi songs for my kids..

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re: Norwegian Odyssey (Stardate 19987+6)
DrFPGA   2/23/2012 5:06:31 AM
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The interesting thing is that if you read it using a knights traverse from the top line you can generate e.

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David Ashton   2/23/2012 2:46:55 AM
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Well done Duane....I was in a hurry and did not try to get a long version of pi and can only remeber the first couple of digits. I guess the two yellows give it away. But you have to wonder...in an engineering university....why reinvent a colour code?? Are Norwegian resistors that way too??

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re: Norwegian Odyssey (Stardate 19987+6)
Duane Benson   2/23/2012 12:49:05 AM
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Tan = 3 Yellow = 1 Lt Blue = 4 Yellow = 1 Orange = 5 Dk brown = 9 Green = 2 BLue = 6 Orange = 5 Tan = 3 Orange = 5 Black = 8 Dk brown = 9 Red = 7 Dk brown = 9 Tan = 3 Green = 2 Tan = 3 It's not the standard resistor color code. They left out the decimal point though, so it's all wrong. It made my eyes go buggy trying to keep my place in the picture and in the listed digits of pi.

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re: Norwegian Odyssey (Stardate 19987+6)
Max The Magnificent   2/22/2012 10:13:11 PM
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I think each color represents a different number -- I'm up to my ears in alligators at the moment -- let me ponder this later (unless someone else can work it out)

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