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Attractive though the addition of a duck is, I am not in favour of this proposal. However, I am not opposed on the grounds that it is 'too silly'. I am opposed on the grounds that it would institutionalise what is essentially an 'in joke' and thereby symbolise a kind of exclusivity which I would not like to see the site embrace. I realise that, in practice,...


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Like Renaissance mathematicians did, I'll give my guess in encrypted form so as not to influence other participants. I expressed my guess in the format YYYY-MM-DD and issued echo ZZZZZZ YYYY-MM-DD | shasum -a 256 where ZZZZZZ is my old landline phone number (six digits) getting the fingerprint ...


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0, 201 .....................................................


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2 and 198 (to be close to both egreg and David because they seem to always know what they are doing on TeX.SE)


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clearly this entry is in category b, --- see avatar here ---------------------------------------------- | | V


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I think he will never get to the target in 2018 due to several thousand questions about % at end of line being reclassified as duplicates and deleted resulting in a loss of most of his Rep. If I win I think the tikzducks should be re-implemented in picture mode.


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1 and 200 (just to be more daring than David)


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Without ducks. ;-) \documentclass[border={1cm 3.14mm 1cm 3.14mm}]{standalone} \usepackage{tikzlings} % https://ctan.org/pkg/tikzlings \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \marmot[whiskers,teeth,3D,shadow] \fill[top color=blue!70,bottom color=blue,shading angle=-30] (-0.56,1.35) to[out=-10,in=190] (0.56,1.35) to[out=-80,in=85] (0.58,0.6) to[out=-175,in=...


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113 and 86 (the ages of my mother and sister if they had survived this long).


15

Nothing better than good prime duck, so 3 and 197 (lowest and highest available prime numbers)


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This is my entry for Category B (pretty sweaters). It features my avatar (a Ulysses butterfly) on a sweater. If it displays right, the wings should flap intermittently. I coded this image using just the tikz and animate packages, and using this image as a reference for the butterfly. Just for fun, I gave myself the personal challenge of creating this using ...


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Based on this query and linear extrapolation, it should be May 13th, 2018, 14:55:25


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Dogs and cats don't taste so nice, but Duck is very versatile. Roast Duck, Crispy Duck Pancakes, Duck burgers, ....


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We love any animal, see "The duck pond": showcase of TikZ-drawn animals/ducks! But some of them have a special meaning here. Duane Bibby's lion is the "trademark" of TeX, there are also Meta the lioness and the Hummingbird logo of LaTeX(3) project, for more info see LaTeX mascots/associated animals and Why does TeX have a lion as mascot?. ...


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133 and 55. …do stressed ducks quack under pressure when their goose is cooked? (Sorry if you're not pond of these daffy puns.)


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97 and 88, because: sage: randint(1,200) 97 sage: randint(1,200) 88


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2018/05/05 05:05 pm ... because that's when the marmots awake from hibernation ;-)


10

I missed the previous one by one. As every broke gambler knows, patience is the archenemy of the odds. So here we go; 131; I'm a random number generator myself and this is the result. Also another generator agrees; I have generated a new one which is 144.


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18 and 67 for the years of Canadian confederation. While not ducks, the Canadian goose is considered waterfowl...


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18-05-18 08:05:08 UTC


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May 23, 2018 at around 12:00 noon. This is the cumulative, annual reputation of @egreg, post 2011 (the first year of joining): 2011: 54,140 2012: (+ 92,699; +71.2%) 146,839 2013: (+ 98,357; +6.1%) 245,196 2014: (+ 97,496; -0.9%) 342,692 2015: (+ 96,697; -0.8%) 439,389 2016: (+ 92,547; -4.3%) 531,936 2017: (+ 88,897; -3.9%) 620,833 I used the top-ranked 2D ...


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To give @samcarter the credits back, here the shirt/sweater I made with the nice chess figurine she made for me. It naturally enters in b too.


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Number 1: 68 Number 2: 130 Numbers generated using Emacs' random function, I'm sure you will appreciate it :) Here is the code (dolist (i '(1 2)) (insert (concat (number-to-string (1+ (random 199))) " ")))


9

I am opting for the two perfect numbers 6 and 28.


9

007 and 070. Help me win this, James Bond!


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As always; 131; I'm a random number generator myself and this is the result. Also another generator agrees; I have generated another one which is 68.


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