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When will @egreg reach 654321

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 | ...
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Who is the user removed in February 2017?

This was openly discussed in the chat room today... The user was Papiro (User 13907). It was initiated by him and subsequently actioned. Personal motivations were cited. You can follow further ...
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Questioners not responding to answers

Remember that most of the 'value' of the site is meant to come not from dealing with the original poster but rather the wider user base. As such, a good answer should gain upvotes from several (or ...
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When will @egreg reach 654321

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 ...
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When will @egreg reach 654321

Based on this query and linear extrapolation, it should be May 13th, 2018, 14:55:25
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A question about ducks and other animals

Dogs and cats don't taste so nice, but Duck is very versatile. Roast Duck, Crispy Duck Pancakes, Duck burgers, ....
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When will @egreg reach 654321

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%) ...
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A question about ducks and other animals

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 ...
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Questioners not responding to answers

This answer is more a response to Peter's comments on Joseph's answer. The fact that a user accepts an answer or responds to it is neither necessary nor sufficient evidence for the validity of an ...
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Questioners not responding to answers

This is the internet. Asking a question takes just a few seconds. We are a help desk, and we help free of charge. You can end a phone call saying "Works, Thanks mate" and hang up without waiting for ...
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When will @egreg reach 654321

18-05-18 08:05:08 UTC
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How to set up viewing preferences to automatically exclude postings of certain specific users?

I would find some kind of ignore/mark user functionality incredibly helpful primarily to make enforcing my personal do-not-answer-to-this-one (to use the the nice name @CarLaTeX invented) list easier, ...
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Who is the user removed in February 2017?

This is more of a comment and proposition than an answer. Because it is too long to fit in a comment I wrote it up as an answer. In my opinion the policy of removing an SE member is very wrong. This ...
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When will @egreg reach 654321

I stored egreg's last 90 days rep (from this page source), then used Mathematica commands: fit = FindFit[data, a*t + b, {a, b}, t] Show[ListLinePlot[data, PlotStyle -> Red], Plot[a*t + b /. ...
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How can I find stats about all the people contributed to my posts?

While these aren't really statistics, you can find out who answered your questions using the SEDE. Specifically, this query which lists the User ID, display name and answer/post link: declare @UserId ...
Werner's user avatar
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When will @egreg reach 654321

1525767332 Since I already know I am going to win, you can start working on my prize: I want a EG duck to rival our DPC duck. :)
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When will @egreg reach 654321

Saturday, 12 May (2018 naturally), 12:34:56 If I win I want a vampire duck May the royal flush magic do its work!
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When will @egreg reach 654321

The majority seems to be very sure that it will happen in May, but since I am in Chemistry and lower temperature gives lower reaction rates, the winter should slow down the daily reputation increase ;-...
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When will @egreg reach 654321

My guess: April 1st, 2018, 19:00:00 UTC. Just in case some well thought out April fools' joke gains the guy a reputation boost.
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When will @egreg reach 654321

Since I don't know if there is some limit for daily reputation I am not able to try to predict. So I'll answer just for fun (and of course based on some other people's vote). 2018-05-01 11:23:47
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When will @egreg reach 654321

My guess is: May 17, 2018 10:52:00
Alan Munn's user avatar
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When will @egreg reach 654321

May the Force be with egreg! Friday, 4 May 2018, 04:04:04 pm (UTC) If I win, I would like to have a girlfriend, or, better, a female-duck-friend, for Herr Professor Paulinho van Duck.
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When will @egreg reach 654321

As approximately stated in https://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/41?m=40710281#40710281 my guess is Sunday, 6 May 2018, 03:14:15 am (UTC)
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When will @egreg reach 654321

Using anderstood's data, I noticed that egreg consistently required about 120 days from Jan 4 to increase is reputation by 32289 for each of the first 3 years; last year was an outlier at 128 days. ...
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When will @egreg reach 654321

Using anderstood's data from here or here, I used Mathematica's FindFormula: data2 = Transpose@{Range[Length@data], data}; ff = FindFormula[data2, x, 10] Plot[Evaluate@{ff[[2 ;; 10]], 654321}, {x, ...
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How can I find stats about all the people contributed to my posts?

Most answerers on this site contribute their knowledge for the good of the community, the wish to read nicely typeset documents, and the fun of it, and don't need individual recognition. This is what ...
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When will @egreg reach 654321

My guess is: 2018-09-08 08:13:32
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