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This is probably old hat for many, however....What are the next three (or four or five or six) letters in this series?o,t,t,f,f,s,s,e,n,t,e,t,
And -of course- why? (Results in 24hours.)
I have an idea, but I dont understand the 'o' and the last 'e'
I take it for granted that it has nothing to do with a language, like e.g. English, like "otb" "aso" "omg"...
That's English ?!
The interest is so underwhelming that if I was caged I'd now be legs-up on the floor...
I still dont get the o and e
o???? twelve, thirteen.....nineteen, twenty e?????
one two three four five six seven eight nine ten eleven twelve.
After a while I find it funny because of what happens to the series:
rooperi... what can I say? Although we both may be 'RodriguezOriginals' and possibly understand Cricket and Rugby and Colonial Cannon-Fodder but can I help it if you cant see the 'bush for the kokerbooms' ?!
kapabl was the first correct: his modest response was a credit to him!One, two, three...thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, etc... all the way and forever and ever. A surprising number of clever folk miss it, even though its the most basic of all arithmetical series. A case of not seeing the wood for the trees ?When I first saw it, I abandoned it after five minutes and then got it immediately the next morning: 'sleeping on it' so often really does work.
Timbeau in post 5 wonders what is English, like OTB --- and I wondered why O-T-T-F and so on might be abbreviations of English words, like done a lot, as there is OMG, OTB, ATM, IMO, BTW, OFC, LOL, DIY --- and more. English is not my native tongue and I often wonder what something means, so BTW, lets try to keep all forums readable for everybody !
Sorry RomyGer, I thought I'd already responded to this...
Just the way it is, I guess mate. To have specified 'words' would have given it away even more easily. Why not do some in Dutch maybe? In fact you speak Dutch and English a million times better than I do just Dutch and would enjoy an even more unfair advatage.
Any future series will -I hope- be language-neutral.
Reti Accepted - 1.Nf3 d5 2.c4 dxc4 and now 3.Na3
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