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23rdian is a person who constantly witnesses the number 23 in high concentration


The sacred number (along with 5) of Eris, goddess of discord, according to the Principia Discordia; it is the number of the Illuminati

"Franklin Delano Roosevelt" contains 23 letters.

"George Herbert Walker Bush" also contains 23 letters, and...

"William Jefferson Clinton" also contains 23 letters.


September 11, 2001 = 9+11+2+0+0+1 = 23


Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species was published in 1859: 1 + 8 + 5 + 9 = 23


The human genome contains 23 pairs of chromosomes


It is believed that Adam and Eve had 23 daughters


W, the 23rd letter of the Latin alphabet has 2 points down, 3 points up


On a normal modern Latin alphabet keyboard, the 23rd letter W is right below and between 2 and 3


The first Moon landing, Apollo 11 was in the Sea of Tranquility at 23.63 degrees East. The second landing, Apollo 12, was in the Ocean of Storms, 23.42 degrees West. Also, 11 + 12, the numbers of the missions, add up to 23.


The first Morse Code transmission - "What hath God wrought?" - was from the Bible passage Numbers 23:23.


The Knights Templar had 23 Grand Masters, the last being Jacques de Molay.


Film references


In Serendipity, Sarah & Jonathan 'randomly' select floor 23 in the Waldorf Astoria elevators


In Kate & Leopold, Kate has 23 minutes to jump into a time vortex before it closes


In The Matrix Reloaded, in the opening code sequence, the final, most prominent number is 23, reversed as if looking from inside a mirror


In The Fifth Element, there is a reference to five in the title (5 = 2 + 3), and the story is set in the year 2263, the 23rd century


In The Number 23 (this movie is set to be released in 2007) starring Jim Carrey. It's about a strange occurence of the number 23. The movie is set to start filming in November of 2006 (i saw the trailer, and even i'm a big fan of the number 23, i still don't think the movie will be good....)


In The Big Lebowski, The Dude and his friends always play at Lane 23


23 is one of "the numbers" on ABC's television show Lost. The series is 4 8 15 16 23 42. The number 23 specifically is referenced in various intentional "coincidences" throughout the series, such as the number of the terminal Flight 815 leaves from. In perhaps the most obviously referential scene, Hurley is repeating the entire sequence aloud, and Kate picks out the number 23, asking what it means to him. When Hurley hesitates to tell her about the synchronicities he has experienced in connection with the numbers, Kate tells him that coincidentally the number 23,000 relates to a significant event in her backstory.


(source: wikipedia)


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