Article: 261534 of talk.bizarre
From: Andrew Solberg <>
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Subject: 62x100
Date: 1 Dec 1995 21:38:06 -0500
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Jenkins peeked into my office.  "My calculator isn't working."

"How so?"

"Two and two.  I get five."

I tried it on paper.  Same answer.  I phoned Fremley.

"Fremley, can you run an integer diagnostic?"

Key clicks and a pause.  "Ummm....yeah, your 'two' is buggy.
Check your breakers."  He hung up.

I got into the panel in the maintenance closet.  The room was   
dark but I knew basically which switch to throw; two's breaker
had been tripping lately.  I toggled the lever.  There was an
outcry from the bullpen.

"Hey! who renormalized 'e'?"

"Sorry," I shouted, feeling for my penlight.

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