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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #11820 on: October 26, 2021, 01:11:55 PM »
Is that were they shot the lunar landing?

You’re one of the few here who are old enough to remember :P

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« Reply #11822 on: October 27, 2021, 09:40:00 AM »
https://www.odditycentral.com/news/couple-use-variations-of-the-same-4-letters-to-name-their-11-children.html
For inquiring minds: there are 24 possible permutations. 

ALEX
LAEX
EALX
AELX
LEAX
ELAX
ELXA
LEXA
XELA
EXLA
LXEA
XLEA
XAEL
AXEL
EXAL
XEAL
AEXL
EAXL
LAXE
ALXE
XLAE
LXAE
AXLE
XALE

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« Reply #11823 on: October 27, 2021, 09:48:41 AM »
For inquiring minds: there are 24 possible permutations. 

ALEX
LAEX
EALX
AELX
LEAX
ELAX
ELXA
LEXA
XELA
EXLA
LXEA
XLEA
XAEL
AXEL
EXAL
XEAL
AEXL
EAXL
LAXE
ALXE
XLAE
LXAE
AXLE
XALE

How many pronounceable permutations?

(How long did it take you to write the code to spit those out?)
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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #11824 on: October 27, 2021, 09:57:47 AM »
How many pronounceable permutations?

(How long did it take you to write the code to spit those out?)

Maybe he's an avid spelling bee player and spat it out himself in 8 seconds.
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« Reply #11825 on: October 27, 2021, 10:14:01 AM »

(How long did it take you to write the code to spit those out?)
Lol I've needed to generate permutations enough times in the past that I have pre-written code for it.

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« Reply #11826 on: October 27, 2021, 10:20:56 AM »
Lol I've needed to generate permutations enough times in the past that I have pre-written code for it.

I didn't think you wrote it now. But at some point it must have taken a few minutes.

Isn't this the next piece one writes in a new language after "hello world"?
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« Reply #11827 on: October 27, 2021, 10:21:18 AM »
How many pronounceable permutations?

(How long did it take you to write the code to spit those out?)
They also need to sound different
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« Reply #11828 on: October 27, 2021, 11:13:44 AM »
They also need to sound different

That was also meant by

How many pronounceable permutations?


Meaning permutations of how it sounds.
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« Reply #11829 on: October 27, 2021, 11:16:57 AM »
That was also meant by

Meaning permutations of how it sounds.
https://xkcd.com/1425/

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« Reply #11830 on: October 27, 2021, 12:09:33 PM »
For inquiring minds: there are 24 possible permutations. 

We already know that from Sefer Yetzirah :P

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« Reply #11831 on: October 27, 2021, 12:10:31 PM »
They also need to sound different

For that you have Soundex()

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« Reply #11832 on: October 27, 2021, 07:23:58 PM »
https://www.globes.co.il/news/article.aspx?did=1001388804

Apparently in Israel there are different depreciation schedules almost on an item by item basis. MKs arguing that cell phones should get close to 50% annual depreciation rate. In the meantime they quoted various rates CURRENTLY on the books: Horses 10%, donkeys 8.5%, etc.
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« Reply #11834 on: October 29, 2021, 12:39:30 AM »
https://abc7ny.com/amp/jewish-man-attacked-in-crown-heights-attack-brooklyn-caught-on-camera/11176135/
He had sent the voicenote they play in the video to me.
Quite a scary voicenote to get, thank goodness he responded quickly.

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