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« on: May 11, 2012, 03:08:07 am »
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F**k Yeah !!!

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« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2012, 03:15:51 am »
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No, you have several thousand more than that.  And how do you get .222 of a post, anyway?
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« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2012, 03:23:35 am »
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No, you have several thousand more than that.  And how do you get .222 of a post, anyway?

That's what I was thinking. Then, I realized, oh wait, it's Europe.
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« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2012, 07:35:38 am »
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I love/hate that many Europeans use a "." when they're supposed to (USA! USA! USA!) use a "," and vice versa.
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« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2012, 07:45:52 am »
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Actually the correct way of writing that number would be: '22 222'. No unnecessary comma or point.
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« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2012, 07:56:11 am »
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But 22 and 222 add up to 244, and Tender has 22,229.

Silly Europeans.
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« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2012, 08:04:08 am »
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I usually always write it like this.

22.222

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22 222

or

22.222,22

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22 222,22

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22 222.22

but never

22.222.22
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« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2012, 02:32:52 pm »
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What the heck is wrong with that continent!?
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« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2012, 02:38:22 pm »
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Actually the correct way of writing that number would be: '22 222'. No unnecessary comma or point.
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« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2012, 02:53:00 pm »
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No.

22.222 is the correct way to write the number.
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« Reply #10 on: May 11, 2012, 04:24:31 pm »
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Inserting a decimal point typically suggests that the next sequence of numbers is a decimal; 22.222 would be twenty-two and two-hundred and twenty-two thousandths, while 22,222 would be twenty-two thousand, two hundred and twenty-two.
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« Reply #11 on: May 11, 2012, 04:57:20 pm »
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I was wondering the same thing, then I realized you actually meant to use a comma so I'll let you off Tongue
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« Reply #12 on: May 11, 2012, 05:28:08 pm »
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http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=143587.0
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« Reply #13 on: May 11, 2012, 05:34:20 pm »
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Blue countries are morally superior. Stuff like 20 000 or 20,00% or 22.000 is stupid. Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: May 11, 2012, 06:12:51 pm »
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Love how the countries who use "non-Arabic numerals" are Saudi Arabia, the rest of the GCC, Iraq, Syria, etc. (ie: Arabic-speaking countries).

I know Iran is not an Arabic-speaking country...
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« Reply #15 on: May 12, 2012, 12:02:14 am »
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No.

22.222 is the correct way to write the number.

In German, yes. In English, no.
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« Reply #16 on: May 13, 2012, 07:48:56 am »
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Using decimals as 1000 seperators and commas for decimals is stupid.
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« Reply #17 on: May 27, 2012, 12:34:11 pm »
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No.

22.222 is the correct way to write the number.
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« Reply #18 on: May 27, 2012, 12:56:53 pm »
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"." implies a full stop while "," a continuation, making 2,409.35 more appropriate.
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« Reply #19 on: May 27, 2012, 01:50:02 pm »
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I'm not sure if that's anything to be proud of...  Tongue
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« Reply #20 on: May 27, 2012, 03:40:11 pm »
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No.

22.222 is the correct way to write the number.

I just feel that the period ends the number prematurely. It is a full stop.
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« Reply #21 on: May 27, 2012, 03:43:35 pm »
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No.

22.222 is the correct way to write the number.

In German, yes. In English, no.
22,222 and 22.222 have this in common, that they are not formulated in a language. Tongue

The only correct way to write the number in English is clearly "twenty-two thousand two hundred and twenty-two".
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