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Bao, it means "drinker of coffee" in Vietnamese, which is what I was doing when I created the name. Ha. And I love Vietnamese coffee. When I lived in Hanoi, I had two or three cups of Vietnamese coffee a day. Mmmmm. Now I need to go to Eden Center in Falls Church. 

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Bao, it means "drinker of coffee" in Vietnamese, which is what I was doing when I created the name. Ha. And I love Vietnamese coffee. When I lived in Hanoi, I had two or three cups of Vietnamese coffee a day. Mmmmm. Now I need to go to Eden Center in Falls Church.

I see. Can't say coffee is something I ever would want to be associated with, but to each his own.
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10^10 is 10 billion, 10^10^10 is too large to be displayed by excel

16^16 is 18.446.744.073.709.600.000, that's nearly 18 and a half quintillion upvotes

 

Good. It gives Kobold something to aspire for.

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I'll keep an eye on Kobold's rep as he approaches 25,000, just in case. (The same with 32,768.) Maybe a few others should do the same, just in case.

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I'll keep an eye on Kobold's rep as he approaches 25,000, just in case. (The same with 32,768.) Maybe a few others should do the same, just in case.

 

Is there something significant about the number 32,768?

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Is there something significant about the number 32,768?

 

2^15=32 768

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Still no idea why that's significant, but thanks. :P

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Still no idea why that's significant, but thanks. :P

 

Every power of two is a rep change.  Someone else spotted it a while back.

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Every power of two is a rep change.  Someone else spotted it a while back.

 

Ah, thanks!

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Considering how many people are in the 1-500 range...

 

Alas! Puny mortals, I have surpassed you. I have transcended the planes of mediocrity, to be a being of a greater than average rep count! Weep before my utter glory!

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Is there something significant about the number 32,768?

It is a power of 2, of course. (And sixteen.)

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It is a power of 2, of course. (And sixteen.)

 

I don't think it is a power of 16, actually. That's 65,536. It is, however, a power of 8.

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It is, however, divisible by 16...which may be another clue. But the real clue, in my opinion, is the power of 16. I think the next big rep title change will be at 65,536.

 

16^1 == 16 (Noble-Blooded)

16^2 == 256 (Misting)

16^3 == 4,096 (Dawnshard)

16^4 == 65,536 ... (Your guess is as good as any)

16^5 == 1,048,576 ... 

 

At this point, though, it's worth nothing that the 2^x system has been broken with 2^14, thus I don't think it's correct. I would have understood if it broke after 2^16...but it didn't. For the 2^x system to be true we would have expected Kobold King to change from God Beyond at 16,384 = 2^14. This obviously didn't happen. I don't know if it's coincidence, but (2^n)*16 has a similar pattern, that also breaks at 16,384 with (2^10)*16. In some instances, the number 10 is important in the Cosmere, but if that were a clue we'd expect it to have broken at (2^11)*16, wouldn't we?

 

Anyway, here is how the (2^x)*16 pattern plays out:

 

(2^1)*16 == 32 (Ardent)

(2^2)*16 == 64 (Obligator)

(2^3)*16 == 128 (Hazekiller)

(2^4)*16 == 256 (Misting)

...

(2^9)*16 == 8,192 (The Broken One)

(2^10)*16 == 16,384 ... (No Title Change...why?)

(2^11)*16 == 32,768

(2^12)*16 == 65,5536

(2^13)*16 == 131,072

(2^14)*16 == 262,144

...

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It's almost as if the old rep system has an upper bound!

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It's almost as if the old rep system has an upper bound!

 

Now you're just toying with us. :P

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It's almost as if the old rep system has an upper bound!

 

This is it. They had an old one, then they had new ones when the old ones were reached. They didn't bother between 10 and 25+ thousand, because Kobold had achieved / was very close to achieving that anyway.

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This is it. They had an old one, then they had new ones when the old ones were reached. They didn't bother between 10 and 25+ thousand, because Kobold had achieved / was very close to achieving that anyway.

Yeah. But noted, the rep levels were changed a day or two before Kobold joined.

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Now you're just toying with us. :P

 

He is a math major.

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He is a math major.

He is a math professor.
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He is a math professor.

 

Making it very likely he majored in math! Or am I misunderstanding how American higher education works?  :huh:

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Making it very likely he majored in math! Or am I misunderstanding how American higher education works?  :huh:

 

You're not misunderstanding at all. Kipper was just trying to further the joke.

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You're not misunderstanding at all. Kipper was just trying to further the joke.

 

...So was I... unsuccessfully, it seems...

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...So was I... unsuccessfully, it seems...

 

*facepalm* Sorry, my bad  :lol:

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