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snfaulkner 01-29-2019 08:33 PM

Count DOWN FROM 1,000,000 "game" thread thingymado
 
Based off of Beck's weird phrasing here, I've decided to start a counter game to the million post thread. Let's count DOWN FROM a million. And it'll be...well...not really interesting...but...uh...curious? To see when the two games intersect and which one "achieves" its "goal" first.


...or something. I'unno, I'm bored. And so are you. So let's do this.

*ahem*

One...


...MILLION!


Ok, now it's your turn.

(If you are confused, the correct next answer will be 999,999)

Sunny Daze 01-29-2019 08:54 PM

999,999

Thank you for giving me the answer! I suggest the next answer should be:

SPOILER:
I was going to suggest a rules modification, but I won't. Hypothetically, down by 2-2500, poster's choice?

Beckdawrek 01-29-2019 09:27 PM

999,998

Locrian 01-29-2019 09:33 PM

Zzzzzzzz... Hmm??

Oh, 999,997

snfaulkner 01-29-2019 09:41 PM

999,996!

Beckdawrek 01-29-2019 09:45 PM

999,995.

(I feel like I'm in a vicious cycle)

snfaulkner 01-29-2019 09:49 PM

The spin cycle

999,994

Beckdawrek 01-29-2019 09:58 PM

999,993.

Don't forget the fabric softener.

snfaulkner 01-29-2019 10:02 PM

On the 999,992nd day of xmas, my true love gave to me.....uh....ummm... I can't quite square how my true love would allow me to live for multiple hundreds of thousands of days of xmas.

penultima thule 01-29-2019 10:02 PM

999,991

At this rate we'll cross about Christmas time 2352 so I might not get to see it happen.

Beckdawrek 01-29-2019 11:45 PM

999,990.
Will it ever end?

snfaulkner 01-29-2019 11:59 PM

999,989 posts from now will bring the sweet release.

Beckdawrek 01-30-2019 02:03 AM

999,988

snfaulkner 01-30-2019 02:24 AM

999,987

burpo the wonder mutt 01-30-2019 09:05 AM

Oh, I've had enough of this! Time for me to get into the fish tank and sing:

999,986 bottles of beer on the wall
999,986 bottles of beeeeeeeeeeeeer
If one of those bottles should happen to fall...

Inner Stickler 01-30-2019 09:30 AM

999,985

Beckdawrek 02-02-2019 02:44 AM

999,984

Inner Stickler 02-02-2019 07:25 PM

999,983

snfaulkner 02-02-2019 07:50 PM

999,982

Beckdawrek 02-02-2019 07:52 PM

999,981.
{{{{I'm dizzy from all the speed.}}}}

Prof. Pepperwinkle 02-02-2019 08:50 PM

999,980.

Free Fallin'!

Inner Stickler 02-02-2019 10:42 PM

999,979

Beckdawrek 02-03-2019 12:49 AM

999,978

boson 02-03-2019 12:52 AM

999,978 more shopping days before the apocalypse.

panache45 02-03-2019 04:09 AM

999,977

And it's all downhill from here.

boson 02-05-2019 12:55 AM

999,976. This has been a joyous occasion.

Beckdawrek 02-05-2019 02:26 AM

999,975.

Inner Stickler 02-05-2019 12:47 PM

999,974. A very good number, I think we all can agree.

boson 02-07-2019 01:28 AM

999,973 A good number, sure. But we all can agree it falls short of 999,974 which is a very good number, i am told.

Beckdawrek 02-07-2019 02:20 AM

999,972

snfaulkner 02-07-2019 02:50 AM

999, 971!

septimus 02-07-2019 05:06 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by https://encycolorpedia.com/999970
The hexadecimal color code #999970 is a shade of yellow-green. In the RGB color model #999970 is comprised of 60% red, 60% green and 43.92% blue. In the HSL color space #999970 has a hue of 60 (degrees), 17% saturation and 52% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 570.47 nm.

... But before this number thinks it is very very special, note that every one of the 16.7+ million colors seems to have its very own page at that website! And two other websites each also seem to have 16.7+ million pages for 16.7+ million colors. (And, since Google search sees these pages, I don't think they are generated on the fly.)

Inner Stickler 02-07-2019 12:16 PM

999,969

Dahnlor 02-07-2019 12:20 PM

999,968

Inner Stickler 02-07-2019 12:45 PM

999,967

snfaulkner 02-16-2019 03:07 PM

999,966

Beckdawrek 02-16-2019 03:19 PM

999,965.

snfaulkner 02-16-2019 05:09 PM

999,964

Inner Stickler 02-16-2019 06:06 PM

999,963

snfaulkner 02-16-2019 06:08 PM

999,962...

Inner Stickler 02-16-2019 06:11 PM

999,961

Almost there, guys!

snfaulkner 02-16-2019 06:13 PM

999,960

Any day now!

Inner Stickler 02-16-2019 06:15 PM

999,959

snfaulkner 02-16-2019 06:17 PM

999,958

Inner Stickler 02-16-2019 06:59 PM

999,957

darek 02-18-2019 08:35 PM

999,956

Beckdawrek 02-18-2019 08:43 PM

999,955

snfaulkner 02-18-2019 08:50 PM

999,954

We gotta catch up to those snooty count uppers.

Inner Stickler 02-19-2019 11:04 AM

999,953

snfaulkner 02-19-2019 07:00 PM

999,952


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