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significance of Q-numbersEdit


  • Q1 (Universe) to signify the beginning of and home for everything
  • Q2 (Earth) to signify the human home
  • Q42 (Douglas Adams) The Answer to the Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything
  • Q1337 (leet) coded language of the "hacker elite" (but actually script kiddies)


  • Q84 (London) city in which Eric Blair's novel 1984 (Q208460) was set, and in which quasi-Orwellian surveillance is pervasive in real life; Haruhi Murakami's novel 1Q84 Q208971 is named after the older novel

four-digit yearsEdit

when 'x'/when "x"Edit


[other verb without object]Edit

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become/lead to/turn to yEdit

meets/encounters yEdit

is [not] xEdit

special case: no/yesEdit