## 8,549,176,320

geecee
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### 8,549,176,320

Question: What makes the number “8,549,176,320” unique?

Don’t worry, there’s no math involved in this question.
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The only reason I know is because I got the answer where I found the puzzle.
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### Re: 8,549,176,320

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Hmmn, I'll have to get out my A to Z's book to check.
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### Re: 8,549,176,320

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It is unique because every other whole number is either bigger than it or smaller than it. It is the only number that is an exception to this fact.
Alan

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### Re: 8,549,176,320

I thought that it was the number of reasons not to live in Australia.
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Rudi's spoiler was much more subtle than mine. So I'll leave his as the right answer.

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### Re: 8,549,176,320

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Because only a few of us will look
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### Re: 8,549,176,320

I think I go with Alan's answer, combined with the fact that each digit appears only once.
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### Re: 8,549,176,320

I'm not quite sure I follow Alan's answer but not quite the one.
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Answer: It contains every number from zero through nine in alphabetical order.
George

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Don't cry because it's over...Smile because it happened.l

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### Re: 8,549,176,320

Rudi provided the correct clue.
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### Re: 8,549,176,320

HansV wrote:Rudi provided the correct clue.
Yes indeed.
Rudi wrote:
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Hmmn, I'll have to get out my A to Z's book to check.
Sorry Rudi. I missed out on that one all together.
George

When we're gaun up the hill o’ fortune, may we ne'er meet a frien' comin' doun!
(When we are going up the hill of fortune, may we never meet a friend coming down!)

Don't cry because it's over...Smile because it happened.l

At the end of the day it's midnight.

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Not a worry!