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Message 9118 - Posted: 6 Oct 2023, 19:14:36 UTC

I noticed that the Hall of fame list was updated earlier today, but the first post at https://srbase.my-firewall.org/sr5/forum_thread.php?id=157 shows that I haven't found any primes yet.

This seems a bit strange since my profile at https://srbase.my-firewall.org/sr5/show_user.php?userid=3161 says that I've done 54,646 tasks. Those tasks did not include TF credit.

Am I just unlucky, or is it common to test 54000+ candidates and not find any primes?
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Message 9119 - Posted: 6 Oct 2023, 19:43:53 UTC - in response to Message 9118.
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I noticed that the Hall of fame list was updated earlier today, but the first post at https://srbase.my-firewall.org/sr5/forum_thread.php?id=157 shows that I haven't found any primes yet.

This seems a bit strange since my profile at https://srbase.my-firewall.org/sr5/show_user.php?userid=3161 says that I've done 54,646 tasks. Those tasks did not include TF credit.

Am I just unlucky, or is it common to test 54000+ candidates and not find any primes?


The small runners are not counted in the list. See FAQ.

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Message 9365 - Posted: 9 Dec 2023, 3:35:17 UTC - in response to Message 9118.

I noticed that the Hall of fame list was updated earlier today, but the first post at https://srbase.my-firewall.org/sr5/forum_thread.php?id=157 shows that I haven't found any primes yet.

This seems a bit strange since my profile at https://srbase.my-firewall.org/sr5/show_user.php?userid=3161 says that I've done 54,646 tasks. Those tasks did not include TF credit.

Am I just unlucky, or is it common to test 54000+ candidates and not find any primes?


I would say somewhat unlucky but probably not that much since there are ALOT of numbers we go thru!! As you can see by my own stats I have probably done ALOT more tasks here than you have but have only found 3 I think. Yes it's fun to find one but to me it's also good to go thru the chaff too.

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Message 9366 - Posted: 9 Dec 2023, 9:08:41 UTC - in response to Message 9365.

I noticed that the Hall of fame list was updated earlier today, but the first post at https://srbase.my-firewall.org/sr5/forum_thread.php?id=157 shows that I haven't found any primes yet.

This seems a bit strange since my profile at https://srbase.my-firewall.org/sr5/show_user.php?userid=3161 says that I've done 54,646 tasks. Those tasks did not include TF credit.

Am I just unlucky, or is it common to test 54000+ candidates and not find any primes?


I would say somewhat unlucky but probably not that much since there are ALOT of numbers we go thru!! As you can see by my own stats I have probably done ALOT more tasks here than you have but have only found 3 I think. Yes it's fun to find one but to me it's also good to go thru the chaff too.


Its not unlucky to find primes. Not all primes (smaller ones or large bases) are not listed.


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