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Lucky Nines

Filed under: Current Events — DRJ @ 6:09 am

[Guest post by DRJ]

It’s September 9, 2009, or 09/09/09.

This won’t happen again until 10/10/2010 and the single-digit repeating date won’t happen again until 01/01/2101.

If you’re into numbers, especially nines, enjoy!


12 Responses to “Lucky Nines”

  1. And soon this morning it will be 9/09/09 9:09:09

    ManlyDad (060305)

  2. Number 9, number 9, number 9 . . .

    Brother Bradley J. Fikes, C.O.R. (0ea407)

  3. I am staying at a hotel with a casino tonight. Will have to drop a couple on craps and roulette.

    [note: fished from spam filter — Stashiu]

    JD (8541bc)

  4. Anyone remember Danger Mouse? It’s an old British cartoon from a couple of decades ago (at least) about a super-spy/agent who’s a white mouse with an eye-patch, his side-kick Penfold (who was, I think, a hampster), and yadda yadda yadda. It was an obvious take on the James Bond genre.

    Anyways, their “Q” was this german-accented gerbil or whatever (Dr. Squackencluck), and he’d get asked a question, and respond with a variable amount of “nein”, like “nein nein nein”, and it would always the go to Penfold who would have a calculator and who would always say the total…


    Scott Jacobs (445f98)

  5. “single digit repeating date won’t happen again until 01/01/2101″… we don’t count 11/11/11?

    Granted, 12/12/12 might not be a “single digit repeating date”, but if not, then neither is 10/10/10.

    Holmwood (1b1a7c)

  6. A movie titled “9” opens today.

    Karl (f07e38)

  7. Nein.

    Andy (c942e4)

  8. My co-therapist on the adolescent unit is having a birthday today. We are “ribbing” her unmercefully. And I “think” the number of “ribs” on the “right” is nine. Nein?

    GM Roper (85dcd7)

  9. Ninth!!

    no one you know (7a9144)

  10. If you’re into numbers, especially nines, enjoy!

    The feds seemed to think that client number nine enjoyed himself.

    James (fe056a)

  11. I’m just relieved Britain made it through 9/9/9 without an incident like the one we experienced on 9/11.

    Xrlq (62cad4)

  12. 999. That’s the number of the anti-Christ. Upside down. :(

    The Emperor who understands numbers. (1b037c)

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