Prime Numbers

Discussion in 'Dreamcatcher' started by Cristian M, Mar 15, 2014.

  1. Cristian M

    Cristian M Active Member

    I noticed either the aliens or Mr. King are not good at listing prime numbers , I spotted at least two mistakes: 27 (twenty-seven) and 117 (one hundred and seventeen) are not prime numbers, yet they appear in the messages sent by aliens.
     
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  2. Dana Jean

    Dana Jean Beta Tester/Moderator Moderator

    Welcome!
     
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  3. AchtungBaby

    AchtungBaby Angel in Devil's Shoes, Salvation in the Blues

    Welcome to the boards!

    Did you like Dreamcatcher aside from that? :)
     
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  4. king family fan

    king family fan Prolific member

    Welcome to the board.
     
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  5. mustangclaire

    mustangclaire There's petrol runnin' through my veins.

    Welcome to the board :) As I failed my maths GCSE 3 times, I wouldn't have a clue. :)
     
  6. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...I am constantly astonished by the things that stick in people's craws...
     
  7. Spideyman

    Spideyman Uber Member

    Welcome. Maybe aliens have a different set of "prime numbers"?
     
  8. Sundrop

    Sundrop the Great and Wonderful

    Welcome!

    Did you enjoy the book?
     
  9. Haunted

    Haunted My favorite place

  10. Shoe

    Shoe Ka 'n' stuff

    Prime or not, the number 27 has significance for Derry.
     
  11. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...have you read "N"??....
     
  12. prufrock21

    prufrock21 Well-Known Member

    From our perspective, "alien" math is weird.
     
  13. Cristian M

    Cristian M Active Member

    I liked Dreamcatcher. I haven't read "N" . What is 27 for Derry , years cycle period for the stupid Monster to come and eat more kids ? Math is the same for humans , aliens and mushrooms. Is SK very bad at math ? Addition works well for him , he earns 40 mil per year :)
     
  14. not_nadine

    not_nadine Comfortably Roont

  15. AchtungBaby

    AchtungBaby Angel in Devil's Shoes, Salvation in the Blues

    Agreed.

    If I do notice something wonky in a King story (which is rare -- I'm usually too caught up in the tale), I just chalk it up to Sai King screwing with us and move on.:biggrin2:
     
  16. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

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    I actually prefer a nice prime rib beef burger myself!
    :alien: welcome to the SKMB!
    Love and green aliens!
     
  17. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

  18. kingzeppelin

    kingzeppelin Member who probably should be COMMITTED!

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    If Aliens have got your "number" you'll be lucky to reach your "Prime".
    Welcome to the Board.;)
     
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2014
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  19. Walter Oobleck

    Walter Oobleck keeps coming back...or going, and going, and going

    wyslm if I informed you that until further notice all my rowdy friends & I no longer wish to associate with the letter "p" until the situation is resolved on Neptune?
     
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  20. Cristian M

    Cristian M Active Member

    Oobleck, do you come from the Thiaoouba planet ? Google thiaoouba prophecy, you will find an amazing testimony on aliens.
    For example, I found from it that Jesus died at 90 in Japan. This is confirmed by New Testament verses (the one that says eli , eli, lama sabahtany and the other verse that says : you shall not go to Asia to spread Christianity , obviously this interdiction was put in place to keep the Apostles away from Jesus trip to Japan).
     
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