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 Dozenal Gambling
Posted by Dan - 06-13-17 05:14 - 26 comments
(All numerals dozenal unless marked otherwise.)

Imagine that the members of this forum somehow acquire an octquadollar, and decide that the best way to promote base-twelve numbering with it is to...build a casino in Las Vegas! But wh ...read more
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 Rounding, Surrogates, And Auxiliaries
Posted by DavidKennedy - 05-30-17 12:58 - 4 comments
Existing decimal tools or implements, instruments of measurement, scales, or rulers and gradations can be adapted to dozenal by conversion and recording of a reading directly into dozenal by the following conversion processes.

Table: R ...read more
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 One Thing That Bothers Me About 12
Posted by schildkroete - 05-14-17 22:48 - 2 comments
Its not square. Im not sure why, but aesthetically it bothers me. Of course, that is ridiculous when it comes to a useful base, but it still sticks out a bit. Ten is even worse on that front.

Looking at the options:
1 - LOL its just ...read more
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 My Metrology Proposal
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 Dozens Are Magical
Posted by GG-Doz - 03-28-17 22:36 - 3 comments
Ok, we want the binary fractions 1/2 and 1/4, and why not throw 1/3 in there too?
If we multiply 4 and 3 we get... 12!
Okay, we have the prime factors 1,2, 2, and 3.
That means we have 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and 12! So many factors ...read more
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 Happy New Grossury!
Posted by Troodon - 01-1-17 15:10 - 7 comments
Happy New Grossury, everyone! Today, January 1, 1201, marks the first day of the 13th grossury of the Gregorian calendar. Since a grossury change comes only once every 100 years, and the oldest human who ever lived only lived to be, biologically ...read more
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 Current Use In Dozens
Posted by richard.chasen - 12-6-16 16:15 - 2 comments
For what it's worth Astrology does everything in sets of twelve and in 1/twelfths. Astrology charts have twelve signs, twelve houses, and distance between planets is measured in 1/twelfths of a nearly circular orbit. Time is already measure ...read more
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 Uncial Was Seen As Better Than Decimal Long Since.
Posted by Ruthe - 12-3-16 01:52 - 24 comments
An excerpt from pages 70 & 71 of a "Report upon the Weights and Measures" by
John Quincy Adams, Secretary of the United States,
Prepared by Obedience to a Resolution of the Senate of the Third of
March, 1817."
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 Why Dozenal Attracts The Intelligent?
Posted by richard.chasen - 11-18-16 14:35 - 19 comments
I've noticed that everyone I've communicated here has at least above average intelligence and some people here are genius.

I personally have a metaphysical explanation that some people here will disagree with. I'm not tr ...read more
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 A Celebration Of Dozenal Calendars
Posted by Troodon - 10-30-16 03:03 - 9 comments
In the Gregorian calendar in decimal, the current year is now 2016. Meanwhile, in the Gregorian calendar in dozenal, the current year is now 1200. This places us in the final year of the zody-second grossury/biquennium (albeit the first year of the ...read more
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