## 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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Hans

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

Not a worry!
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### Re: 8,549,176,320

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Alternatively it spells OTTFFSSENZ if all numbers are put in order
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John Gray
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### Re: 8,549,176,320

Golly, Jezza - did that take 20 months' cogitation?!
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### Re: 8,549,176,320

John Gray wrote:
07 Oct 2020, 07:45
Golly, Jezza - did that take 20 months' cogitation?!
I am in no rush these days John
Jerry
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### Re: 8,549,176,320

Perhaps then, you know these two:
0542986731
5289476310
Paul Edstein
[Fmr MS MVP - Word]

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

In the same spirit, I offer

8319024567
8315906742
Regards,
Hans

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

geecee wrote:
07 Feb 2019, 04:04
Question: What makes the number “8,549,176,320” unique?

Don’t worry, there’s no math involved in this question.
Spoiler
The only reason I know is because I got the answer where I found the puzzle.
It is currently, the most interesting number.
Jerry
I’ll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there’s evidence of any thinking going on inside it