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WINGS 08-12-2007 08:29

What is your "favorite" Roman Numeral
 
This is your fault Eric..................:wavey:
Hope you're doing well and back to 100% ASAP!

Roman Numerals

One I
Two II
Three III
Four IV
Five V
Six VI
Seven VII
Eight VIII
Nine IX
Ten X
Eleven XI
Twelve XII
Thirteen XIII
Fourteen XIV
Fifteen XV
Sixteen XVI
Seventeen XVII
Eighteen XVIII
Nineteen XIX
Twenty XX
Thirty XXX
Forty XL
Fifty L
Sixty LX
Seventy LXX
Eighty LXXX
Ninety XC
One hundred C
Five hundred D
One thousand M

HerrGlock 08-12-2007 08:34

My parent's house numerals above the door are CCXXI and it always takes delivery people two or three go 'rounds before they figure it out :supergrin:

If Eric were taking requests, that's probably the number I would like to have :animlol:

freepatriot 08-12-2007 12:52

MCMLXXXIV

JimmyD 08-12-2007 17:11

Quote:

Originally posted by HerrGlock
My parent's house numerals above the door are CCXXI and it always takes delivery people two or three go 'rounds before they figure it out :supergrin:

Bet they won't think it's so cute if they ever have to call 911! :shocked:

HerrGlock 08-12-2007 17:58

Quote:

Originally posted by JimmyD
Bet they won't think it's so cute if they ever have to call 911! :shocked:
:upeyes: You think that an ambulance or police officer might notice the 219 on one side and the 223 on the other?

They've only had that above the door for 40 years and only teen pizza drivers seem to have trouble.

JimmyD 08-12-2007 18:19

Quote:

Originally posted by HerrGlock
:upeyes: You think that an ambulance or police officer might notice the 219 on one side and the 223 on the other?

Maybe, but why take a chance on a possible life threatening situation? Seconds count in those situations, but hey, if they get a kick out of it then more power to them. :thumbsup:

Poppa Bear 08-12-2007 21:55

XLV

Poppa Bear 08-12-2007 21:55

And then MCMLXIII, followed by MMII and finally MCMVXXXI

Dennis in MA 08-13-2007 07:11

Quote:

Originally posted by JimmyD
Bet they won't think it's so cute if they ever have to call 911! :shocked:
You mean CMXI, don't you?

HerrGlock 08-13-2007 07:14

Quote:

Originally posted by Dennis in MA
You mean CMXI, don't you?
Or IX-I-I, as stated in Hercules :supergrin:

customG29 08-13-2007 13:09

XL

Warp 08-13-2007 13:24

Quote:

Originally posted by HerrGlock
:upeyes: You think that an ambulance or police officer might notice the 219 on one side and the 223 on the other?

They've only had that above the door for 40 years and only teen pizza drivers seem to have trouble.


How many others have had to find it in the dark?

Finding the right house/number, at night, during a situation, is sometimes a lot harder than I would have thought.

MooseJaw 08-19-2007 20:19

4XL..

kcolg30 08-22-2007 10:26

69

KeithS 08-22-2007 19:09

How would one do multiple thousands, say 19025?

actionshooter10 08-23-2007 10:29

This page will answer all your questions:

http://www.novaroma.org/via_romana/numbers.html

mcmoyer 09-07-2007 04:18

MCM (my initials) :supergrin:

gwalchmai 09-07-2007 16:09

MCMXI

;)

Cassius 09-14-2007 13:10

Quote:

And then MCMLXIII, followed by MMII and finally MCMVXXXI
Sorry, MCMVXXXI is not a valid Roman numeral.

douglasd 12-09-2007 15:02

Quote:

Originally Posted by HerrGlock (Post 8749118)

They've only had that above the door for 40 years and only teen pizza drivers seem to have trouble.

No surprise there. Teen pizza drivers and McDonald's employees have trouble making change when your order comes to $7.25 and you give them $10.25.

I've actually had people hand back the quarter and say, "I don't need that."


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