Happy Pi Day

The way I figure it, the big moment is in 21 minutes:
3.141592 = 3/14 15:92 = 16:32 = 4:32 PM.

But I don't have any pie.

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20 Responses:

  1. evan says:

    It's already the 15th over here...

  2. tommusic says:

    Don't forget the ...65!

    4:33:05 PM approaches!

  3. chaosmeika says:

    there's always pizza pie

  4. Given that Pi Day coincides with Steak and Blowjob Day, perhaps one could combine the two observances and have steak pie?

  5. skreidle says:

    Wiki sez: The most commonly used times are:
    3/14 [0]1:59
    3/14 15:[0]9

    "The "ultimate" pi moment[1] occurred on March 14, 1592, at 6:53 AM and 58 seconds. When written in American-style date format, this is 3/14/1592 6:53.58."

    And don't forget the approximations!

  6. kroker says:

    Bugger. I missed it. :(

  7. 40hex says:

    When I was in 8th grade (first year of high school here in Oz) we sat our maths exam in the maths room and the teacher was a very mathematical kind of guy. He had a big long poster up along two walls, about a foot high and twenty or thirty feet long, with pi to the seventy-fourth decimal place written on it.

    I finished my maths exam disgracefully quickly and had over an hour left to burn, so I memorized it. To this day (nearly twenty years later) I can tell you it's 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510582097494459230781640628...

    It's a good party trick, if you're one of those people who embraces their geekiness :)

  8. xinit says:

    Hmm... see, I went with 3/14 at 1:59. I wasn't awake at the AM version, so opted to ignore the 24 hour clock in favour of staying awake at work.

  9. deathboy says:

    awfully mean of me to be such a pedant, but that's technically 3.141593, to that many SF, as the 26 rounds upwards.