The Mirror of the Alphabet

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The Mirror of the Alphabet

Postby davidelkins » Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:01 pm

The Mirror of the Alphabet:
1)zyxwvutsruqponmlkjihgfedcbaabcdefghijklmnopqurstuvwxyz
2)zyxwvutsruqponmlkjihgfedcbaabcdefghijklmnopqurstuvwxyz
There are two varients. In 1) there are two a's and in 2) there is one a. There might be many other varients.
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Re: The Mirror of the Alphabet

Postby Austin Harper » Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:05 pm

They both have two As.
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Re: The Mirror of the Alphabet

Postby Poodle » Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:50 pm

There are two O's in Whoops.

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Re: The Mirror of the Alphabet

Postby Matthew Ellard » Fri Dec 22, 2017 11:52 pm

Austin Harper wrote:What is the point of this?
At first guess madness. For some reason David Elkins started a new forum account "DavidElkins11" The "11" on his new forum name and the "aa" in his above post are possibly connected somehow in his head.
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Re: The Mirror of the Alphabet

Postby scrmbldggs » Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:04 am

OMeGa!
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Re: The Mirror of the Alphabet

Postby Monster » Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:13 am

davidelkins wrote:The Mirror of the Alphabet:
1)zyxwvutsruqponmlkjihgfedcbaabcdefghijklmnopqurstuvwxyz
2)zyxwvutsruqponmlkjihgfedcbaabcdefghijklmnopqurstuvwxyz
There are two varients. In 1) there are two a's and in 2) there is one a. There might be many other varients.
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Re: The Mirror of the Alphabet

Postby TJrandom » Sat Dec 23, 2017 4:26 am

There are also two U`s... I learned me better than that prior to kindergarten...

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Re: The Mirror of the Alphabet

Postby JO 753 » Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:12 am

4
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Re: The Mirror of the Alphabet

Postby TJrandom » Sat Dec 23, 2017 6:19 am

JO 753 wrote:4


Yes - 2 on each side of the mirror divide...

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Re: The Mirror of the Alphabet

Postby Nikki Nyx » Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:00 pm

What is the point of the OP? Or is there one?
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Re: The Mirror of the Alphabet

Postby Poodle » Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:29 pm

Nikki Nyx wrote:What is the point of the OP? Or is there one?

It is a vehicle in which davidelkins demonstrates the humour inherent in the mis-spelling of the word 'variant'. He's such a wag!

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Re: The Mirror of the Alphabet

Postby scrmbldggs » Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:13 pm

Nikki Nyx wrote:What is the point of the OP? Or is there one?

Nope. It's 4...
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Re: The Mirror of the Alphabet

Postby scrmbldggs » Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:22 pm

btw, here's another one...



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abcdefghijklmnopqurstuvwxyzzyxwvutsruqponmlkjihgfedcba
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Re: The Mirror of the Alphabet

Postby JO 753 » Sun Dec 24, 2017 12:38 am

davidelkins wrote:1)zyxwvutsruqponmlkjihgfedcbaabcdefghijklmnopqurstuvwxyz


Subliminal advertizing for a new hangnail drug. The frst iz the market name, the 2nd the kemical name. Mr Elkins gets paid by the number uv timez they are printed , so doing it twice imediatly doubled hiz pay and the obvious 'mistake' tricked us into many more prints. CHA CHING!
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Re: The Mirror of the Alphabet

Postby Nikki Nyx » Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:26 am

JO 753 wrote:
davidelkins wrote:1)zyxwvutsruqponmlkjihgfedcbaabcdefghijklmnopqurstuvwxyz


Subliminal advertizing for a new hangnail drug. The frst iz the market name, the 2nd the kemical name. Mr Elkins gets paid by the number uv timez they are printed , so doing it twice imediatly doubled hiz pay and the obvious 'mistake' tricked us into many more prints. CHA CHING!
Fedcbaab sounds like an immune suppressant. My daughter read that there actually is a method behind the apparent madness of drug names. So, you can tell that propanolol is a beta blocker, because its suffix is -olol. And -cillin denotes penicillin-derived antibiotics. I found this list. Also, I think I might need some Vutsruq. Are hangnails dangerous? :mrgreen:
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