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Da_shoota
10-18-2005, 12:46 PM
1. Grab a calculator (You won't be able to do this one in your head)

2. Key in the first three digits of your phone number (NOT the area code)

3. Multiply by 80

5. Multiply by 250

6. Add the last 4 digits of your phone number

7. Add the last 4 digits of your phone number again

8. Subtract 250

9. Divide number by 2

Do you recognize the answer?

Pretty neat eh??

Da_shoota
10-18-2005, 12:46 PM
1. Grab a calculator (You won't be able to do this one in your head)

2. Key in the first three digits of your phone number (NOT the area code)

3. Multiply by 80

5. Multiply by 250

6. Add the last 4 digits of your phone number

7. Add the last 4 digits of your phone number again

8. Subtract 250

9. Divide number by 2

Do you recognize the answer?

Pretty neat eh??

Darkeye321
10-18-2005, 12:57 PM
Uhh i dont get it http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-indifferent.gif

xTSx_Suicide
10-18-2005, 01:05 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Darkeye321:
Uhh i dont get it http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-indifferent.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

if you do it right its your phone number

bozibozic
10-18-2005, 09:41 PM
i was missing a 0 in the middle. Guess it only works for the US residents.

Tfrogs1
10-19-2005, 02:13 AM
So you American peeps have 7-digit phone numbers?

Spam Fisher
10-19-2005, 02:57 AM
that is very clever indeed. It works for us Brits.

tejo.hr
10-19-2005, 03:23 AM
It works even for Craotian phone numbers! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

Yeah right http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-indifferent.gif

Charters_Guy
10-19-2005, 09:58 AM
I don't know my own phone number, but I didn't get anything I recognised http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

10-19-2005, 10:52 AM
The word 'Cool' and 'Math' do not belong in a sentance together.

All these math 'tricks' are stupid. Its just mulitplying by something then dividing by something, its not a trick. You give your phone number. I mean if you just typed in random stuff and it equaled your number, then that would be awesome. Otherwise its lame.

DrCactus
10-19-2005, 11:41 AM
Its even worse than those TV participating magic tricks.. OOOH touch the screen on any card you pick. Now I will randomly take cards away... and now i want you to move three places up, two paces that way and one down... gasp the card I picked you'd land on was left. Surprised? Believe it.

scworld
10-19-2005, 01:29 PM
You indeed provide all the numbers the 'trick' needs. A shorter version:
1: provide the first 3 numbers
[some stuff here]
2: provide the last 4 numbers
[some opposite stuff here]

GASP http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_razz.gif

Furious_Gopher
10-19-2005, 01:31 PM
Yeah, these really aren't always that special

FIN-Ravager
10-19-2005, 06:01 PM
Worked for me.

Da_shoota
10-19-2005, 06:03 PM
Ok i admit its not a trick but hey, i didn't think it up.

SoulFire382
10-19-2005, 06:10 PM
When I looked at this I half-expected the "Key in 5318008 and look at it upside down" thing, but found this.
Seen it, done it, bought the T-shirt. What next?

CAKE_Wha_
10-19-2005, 08:30 PM
It'll work for any number with more than four digits, as long you use the last four digits for the second number. Most of it is just a series of lightly obfuscated, self-cancelling steps. It takes no more than five minutes to work out logically, and yes, I did it in five minutes starting from zero knowledge of the 'trick'. If you're good at math, it'd take even less time.

What this thread should really be is "Here's the trick. Debunk." Logic is fun http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

BliNd-
10-20-2005, 01:20 PM
lol, that's pretty cool! I always like these kinda things

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">The word 'Cool' and 'Math' do not belong in a sentance together.

All these math 'tricks' are stupid. Its just mulitplying by something then dividing by something, its not a trick. You give your phone number. I mean if you just typed in random stuff and it equaled your number, then that would be awesome. Otherwise its lame. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Hey, Zed, do us a favor: actually post something worth reading, or leave.