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A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

1.1.11: The Significantly Geeky Dates of 2011

Sure, 2011 is ripe with special dates; SF Beer Week is Feb 11—20, Cowboys & Aliens opens July 29, and the whole year itself has been designated The Int’l Year of Chemistry. But what I’m most excited about are the numbers.

It’s gonna be a great year so be sure to stay on top of the Ümlaut on Facebook and Twitter.

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Here’s some significant dates, times, and binary for the year. Hit me up with any additions or suggestions. And enjoy the soundtrack.

The Odd Numbers “Little Kings and Queens” from About Time

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DATES & TIMES
Bonus points for times at the eleven second mark.

dates times
JAN 1.11.11 11:1111:20

1:11

FEB 2.11.20112.20.2011 2:112:20
SEPT 9.10.11 9:107:08
OCT 10.11.11 10:1111:10
NOV* 11022011
(Palindrome Day)

11.11.2011

1:112:11

11:11

11:20

*Triple Eleven Bonus:
2011 is the eleventh year of the third millennium
DEC 12.20.2011 12:20

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BINARY DATES
2011 is 11111011011 in binary. Here’s more See the rest »

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MP3: Friday Five 10.09.09

Rock out with the Umlaut every Friday

Hope to see everyone out at Whiskerino this weekend for some fine-follicled tomfoolery!

Marshall Tucker Band “This Ol’ Cowboy” from Where We All Belong

Old 97’s “Timebomb” from Clay Pigeons OST

The Odd Numbers “Little Kings and Queens” from About Time

Built To Spill “Aisle 13” from There Is No Enemy

Dead Man’s Bones “In The Room Where You Sleep” from s/t

BONUS:
Elvis Presley “Roustabout” (outtake) from Collectors Gold, Nashville

Rock out with the Umlaut every Friday.

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