"Counters" day coming soon...

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"Counters" day coming soon...

Post by MrAl » Thu Apr 02, 2009 3:44 am

Hi,

With all the attention to different unusual numerical days being talked about i though i would
bring up one very unusual date that is almost here now.
I call it "Counters" day but i am open to other suggestions.

At five minutes and six seconds after 4am on the 8th of July this year (2009) the date
and time will be:

04:05:06 07/08/09

he he :smile:

Note this wont happen again at least with all the zeros before each digit.
05:06:07 08/09/10
is a little different because the '10' doesnt have a zero in front of it, and
10:11:12 13/14/15
is of course invalid.

Of course since all the numbers are so perfectly consecutive that means the end of the world
will occur at that exact time :smile:
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Re: "Counters" day coming soon...

Post by Joseph » Thu Apr 02, 2009 4:00 am

Good call. :cool:

LOL about the end of the world.

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Post by haklesup » Thu Apr 02, 2009 10:44 am

But in europe and many other parts of the world with alternate date format, it will be

04:05:06 08/07/09

So the world will selectively end in part of the world on July 8 and the rest of the world on August 7th then recreated on sept 9 (9/9/9) How about "Julien Symmetry day" for Sept 9th 2009.

Hopefully this will be the day they announce the recession is over.

Here, try the Ordinal Date Calendar
http://www.fs.fed.us/raws/book/julian.shtml

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Post by Bigglez » Thu Apr 02, 2009 11:45 am

MrAl wrote: At five minutes and six seconds after 4am on the 8th of July this year (2009) the date
and time will be:

04:05:06 07/08/09
I thought only the US used Middle-endian format MM:DD:YY?

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Post by Dean Huster » Thu Apr 02, 2009 7:06 pm

US military uses DDMMYYYY
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Post by Externet » Thu Apr 02, 2009 7:51 pm

... and the rest of the planet too...
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Post by Sambuchi » Fri Apr 03, 2009 3:48 am

Incredible Mr Al!

I will be on a week long cruise celebrating my birthday on July 7th that week

If I have any brain cells left to remember 456789 I will be sure to cheers everyone!

-Tony :lol:

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Re: "Counters" day coming soon...

Post by MrAl » Fri Apr 03, 2009 7:42 am

Hello again,


Hey Joe:
I like your avatar. I should make one too instead of using that default type.

hakle:
Oh yes, good point. Europe will be able to exist a bit longer i guess :smile:
My otherworldly source told me that on 09/09/09 at 09:09:09 AM time is going
to reverse :smile:

Sambuchi:
Oh that's neat. The 'Sequencial Day' is going to be on the eigth however,
07/08/09 at 04:05:06 AM.


For what it is worth, i like to use the format: YYYYMMDD for some computer
software programming where the date has to be looked up. This allows the
year to be in the position of the most significant, while the day becomes
least significant, which is more in line with a numerical sort of dates.
Printing out for human consumption i usually go with MM/DD/YY or MM/DD/YYYY.
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Post by jollyrgr » Thu Apr 09, 2009 8:57 pm

01:23:45PM 6/7/89
12:34:56PM 7/8/90
No trees were harmed in the creation of this message. But billions of electrons, photons, and electromagnetic waves were terribly inconvenienced!

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Re: "Counters" day coming soon...

Post by Joseph » Sat Apr 11, 2009 4:17 am

Thanks Al. I copied the symbol out of LTspice. So, I think the last one for this century with the all the same digits will be 12:12:12 on 12/12/12. :)

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Re: "Counters" day coming soon...

Post by Gorgon » Tue Apr 21, 2009 11:17 pm

I really have to remember this, since I have my birthday the 9.9.09 :smile:

TOK ;)
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