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What do you get if you multiply 6 by 9?

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I just had to share this, if only because it was in the FT and it's about one of my favourite literary works... 

 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/17Gx6N16OCy7YYgtyswMv_CkS6OgUtuo3/view?usp=drivesdk

 

 

Moved to Gdrive, &#"+ paywall... Shirty

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Re: What do you get if you multiply 6 by 9?

No offence....why on earth would I want to subscribe to the Financial Times.....astonished

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Re: What do you get if you multiply 6 by 9?

@pgn 

told me, I got to subscribe to read it frowning2

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Yes same here...so as they say on Dragons Den...I'm out. upside down

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Look again, I've recooked it, @Cleoriff

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That link works @pgn wink

 

Though I have to say that I seem to have outgrown that partcular franchise.

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Thanks @pgn 

Only thing I don`t get is the question in the title of your thread - or am I missing something Confused Don't know

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Ok..thanks thumbsup

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@Mi-Amigo wrote:

Thanks @pgn 

Only thing I don`t get is the question in the title of your thread - or am I missing something Confused Don't know


What do you get if you multiply six by nine?

"Six by nine. Forty two."
"That's it. That's all there is."
"I always thought something was fundamentally wrong with the universe"
...

Well as most people know, the “answer” to this question (in the Hitchhikers universe) is 42.

When Douglas Adams was asked whether he invented this question because six times nine is actually 54, which is 42 when written in base thirteen, he replied:

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