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Comment author: Steve3 15 July 2008 08:19:26PM 5 points [-]

I personally prefer The Law of Fives: "ALL THINGS HAPPEN IN FIVES, OR ARE DIVISIBLE BY OR ARE MULTIPLES OF FIVE, OR ARE SOMEHOW DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY APPROPRIATE TO 5."

With the corollary: "I find the Law of Fives to be more and more manifest the harder I look."

cf. Foucault's Pendulum; the entire novel.

Comment author: Dojan 16 October 2011 01:04:38AM 0 points [-]

Ever since reading Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy I've seen the number 42 pop up at an alarming rate... Though I guess people use that number more than average for that very same reason. (I know I do!)