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Yoshi
11-07-2001, 08:21 PM
How do you write 999,999 in roman numerals?:p

*Michelle*
11-07-2001, 08:25 PM
Can you do that?? Maybe...MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMCCXXI....I dunno :p

doubleanti
11-07-2001, 08:27 PM
IM, with an underscore under the M...

*Michelle*
11-07-2001, 08:29 PM
Well... :o

Procyon
11-07-2001, 08:29 PM
for (p = 0; p < 999; p++)
{
printf("M");
}
printf("CMXCIX");

*Michelle*
11-07-2001, 08:31 PM
It seems double's answer is more simple...

Procyon
11-07-2001, 08:40 PM
Well, if we're allowed to use bars, his isn't right either. You can't precede M with I. The actual representation is (with underlines representing bars)

CMXCMXCMXCIX

Yoshi
11-07-2001, 08:41 PM
congrat, dblanti. You got it!!
_
The prize is: another day here

*Michelle*
11-07-2001, 08:41 PM
What the heck...where did you guys learn that???

doubleanti
11-07-2001, 08:45 PM
i'm coincidentally a major in roman numerology... :) hehe... i coincidentally knew that... and how does that other one go? hmmm...

Yoshi
11-07-2001, 08:45 PM
There is a thing called "Reference Book".

*Michelle*
11-07-2001, 08:46 PM
IC...

Yoshi
11-07-2001, 09:53 PM
okay?

oskilian
11-07-2001, 10:01 PM
Originally posted by doubleanti
i'm coincidentally a major in roman numerology... :) hehe... i coincidentally knew that... and how does that other one go? hmmm...

is there such a thing as a roman numerology major?

Originally posted by *Michelle*
IC

99?

Oskilian

Yoshi
11-07-2001, 10:02 PM
That's "I see"

oskilian
11-07-2001, 10:10 PM
of course it is!

didn't you get it? we were talking about roman numbers......

...

it's a joke!

Oskilian

*Michelle*
11-07-2001, 10:29 PM
I get it, osk... ;)