Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by arcticstoat, 23 Dec 2010.

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They payed for the LOCAL/PLACE/LAND, not the building itself.

We will know soon enough... for what purpose?

2. ### wafflesomdWhat's a Dremel?

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I wish I could avoid paying taxes.

3. ### FarfalhoMinimodder

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You're totally right! Americans are the farts that misuse billion because they're too fat and lazy to say a thousand million!
You're american.... read what you've wrought... Million, thousand million, billion.... A trillion would be 1x10^18 because before the trillion you have a thousand billion, so it goes like this:

1 million = 1,000,000
1 thousand milion = 1,000,000,000
1 bilion = 1,000,000,000,000 (notice it's the double number of zeros!)
1 thousand bilion = 1,000,000,000,000,000
1 trilion = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000

Now go dream what would you do if you had this last amount of money

4. ### sausagesWhat's a Dremel?

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After christmas I have six pounds.

5. ### dire_wolfLast Of The Dovakhiin

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Surely a thousand million is a thousand million? I always thought a billion was a million million.

You learn something new every day I guess, all it means is that all those in the rich list are only a fraction as rich as I thought they were!

6. ### paisa666I WILL END YOU!!!

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I was goin to say the same.. shanky is american...

Im awake but already dreaming waht would I do with 1 trillion!!!!

7. ### sixfootsideburnsmodeteer

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Oh please... tell us how you really feel. Because by all means being a dick in the forums is a good thing.

8. ### CthippoCan't mod my way out of a paper bag

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It's also true that most of the financial transactions for the country take place in NY, so being physically closer to the markets is an advantage.

9. ### BauulSir Bongaminge

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So what's a thousand thousand? Oh that's right, a million!

By your logic, a million should be 1,000,000,000 (a thousand times bigger than a thousand thousand) but it's not.

It's simple, you just assign a new word every time you get a thousand times bigger.

Thousand ones is a thousand.
Thousand thousand is a million.
Thousand million is a billion.
Thousand billion is a trillian etc.

The old fashioned rule just gets complicated.

10. ### JourneyerMinimodder

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I am norwegian, and we count like so:

1 million
1000 million = milliard
1000 milliard = 1 billion
1000 billion = 1 billiard
1000 billiard = 1 trillion
...

I don't see the problem.

11. ### M7ckⓂod Ⓜaster

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So in Norway a thousand billion = a billion?

12. ### FarfalhoMinimodder

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I've already said. Need help reading? If you got offended, sorry then, by no means I meant to act like a dick but I believe I wasn't so far off it regarding to usa

Every news with the american dollar in it makes people believe something that isn't used in their own country and for your information: One time I also thought like that and in Trivial Pursuit (not a Portuguese game as you can imagine) I answered to the question: "How many zeros has a billion?" with "9 zeros!".... WRONG! 12 zeros. Go fish

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13. ### FarfalhoMinimodder

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You can search that is how it's counted and properly done. Don't blame me for creating the names, just make people notice what I once thought was right. I believe it might get complicated due to people getting use to say the american way. Say as you want, freedom of speech, yeah. I've only brought something to light that is useful for some

14. ### M7ckⓂod Ⓜaster

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Huh?...............One million = 1,000,000 = 6 zeros. Where did you get nine from and where the hell did TP get twelve from?

15. ### FarfalhoMinimodder

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O shite! I meant a billion

How many zeros has a billion? - that's the right question

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