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# Since 2011, everyone in my large family lights candles on birthday cakes in binary. 1 is lit candle, 0 is just a candle. I taught them to do this. I mean you can encode years from 1 to 127 with just seven candles, so we’re using the same pack of small candles we bought in 2011. Fuck you big candle industry. You got nothing on me.

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How much do those 0 candles cost tho? ðŸ¤”
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@SortOfTested I realized I just haven’t described it clear enough so I edited my rant. All of them are just stick candles
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@10Dev I’m willing to die for this shit. Bury me next to Ian Murdock the Debian Creator and Aaron Swartz the Sweet Prince
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@SortOfTested you can reuse them
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Clever lifehack!
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You can do 0-99 with just two candles if you buy the ones that are decimals.
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@AlgoRythm no. You need 20 different candles then to encode 0-99. That sucks
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@uyouthe 19 because you don't need 00
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@Lensflare still bs compared to binary
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Happy 1000000th birthday, grandpa!
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Yeah. That unethical industry should learn a lesson. I did some research on the candle industry and found this: https://smallbusiness.chron.com/big...

Damn, big candle exists ðŸ˜‚
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@rooter man, fuck them big candle. Join binary resistance
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@uyouthe no, @AlgoRythm is right, you only need two decimal candles for a number 0-99
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@calmyourtities decimal candies suck. You have to have one zero candle, two ones, two twos, two threes and so on
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Nobody is allowed to live beyond 127 in your family
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If one candle is lost, life expectancy drops to 63
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@theabbie that should be 128 and 64, unless you celebrate your 0th birthday