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Offline garffreak

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Re: Episode Numbering
« Reply #15 on: November 29, 2021, 10:16:14 PM »
There's nothing logical about using the prefix for "ten thousand" to represent two thousand.
The only logic is M in Roman numerals is 1000.  Since they used "K" for 1000 before, why not use a second 1000 identifier for the second batch of thousands?
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Offline shell_game

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Re: Episode Numbering
« Reply #16 on: November 30, 2021, 07:59:52 AM »
There's nothing logical about using the prefix for "ten thousand" to represent two thousand.

Also, that's not what "M" represents, anyway -- "mega" means "million," which makes it even more nonsensical.

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Offline BillyGr

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Re: Episode Numbering
« Reply #17 on: November 30, 2021, 04:18:41 PM »
To be fair, I'm the one who brought "ten thousand" into the discussion--not sure why I thought 1,999+1 = 10,000 :-o. It's not like I double majored in math and engineering or anything...:oldlol:.

Except that if the numbering is reaching 9995, then the next one is 10001 so there is a 10,000 (even if it is really split as 1000 1) in there :)

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Re: Episode Numbering
« Reply #18 on: December 03, 2021, 05:57:32 PM »
Add me to the list of people who thinks that 0001L makes the most sense.