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I’m the first course of a wise man’s meal,

A number two titan with legs of steel.

Made of three comprising two

More than a hundred, less than few.

Coming or going it’s just the same,

I'm only five, now what’s my name?

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multi theories and formula, numerology, tablet

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All right, Shakee. You've got me thinking about Dan Marino with his "legs of steel" and 13. But "Coming or going it's just the same" makes me think palindromic. Eleven is the only two-digit prime palindrome, but I can't think of how it would fit with "More than a hundred, less than few." So 101 comes to mind. But "I'm only five" doesn't fit.

So I think I've overthought this one.

And I've really only typed this to organise my thoughts. So it's like I'm talking to myself.

I don't ...

I just caught the Eisenstein reference. So 11 and 101 are both valid still.

101. Made of three, but only two different numbers are used.

That is my answer. I still can't fit "I'm only five," though.

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All right, Shakee. You've got me thinking about Dan Marino with his "legs of steel" and 13. But "Coming or going it's just the same" makes me think palindromic. Eleven is the only two-digit prime palindrome, but I can't think of how it would fit with "More than a hundred, less than few." So 101 comes to mind. But "I'm only five" doesn't fit.

So I think I've overthought this one.

And I've really only typed this to organise my thoughts. So it's like I'm talking to myself.

I don't ...

I just caught the Eisenstein reference. So 11 and 101 are both valid still.

101. Made of three, but only two different numbers are used.

That is my answer. I still can't fit "I'm only five," though.

Okay, so here's further thought/research.

"First course in a wise man's meal" would refer to the first course in a subject (i.e., Math 101).

"I'm only five" might refer to 101 being the sum of 5 primes.

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eleven is the 5th sequential (palindromic) prime,

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101 is 5 in binary, as well.

I'm convinced of 101.

Yeah! Your convictions are correct!

101

Made of three digits, sum of two, binary five, basic course in college, title of Taipei 101 (second highest building in the world).

the phrase 101 has basically become an established part of the English lexicon. Sorry if it seems a bit out there. I just thought it would be a challenge. Plainglazed knows that I can see Taipei 101 from my window on a clear day and he pegged it right away with the "No. 2 titan" phrase, so he shares accolades.

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Yeah! Your convictions are correct!

101

Made of three digits, sum of two, binary five, basic course in college, title of Taipei 101 (second highest building in the world).

the phrase 101 has basically become an established part of the English lexicon. Sorry if it seems a bit out there. I just thought it would be a challenge. Plainglazed knows that I can see Taipei 101 from my window on a clear day and he pegged it right away with the "No. 2 titan" phrase, so he shares accolades.

Shakeepuddn, what did you mean by your comment on post # 61?

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Shakeepuddn, what did you mean by your comment on post # 61?

Hi Clinton. I tried to give a hint when I referred to you as Einstein when you were after primes, but it was an unconscious typo. I meant to say Eisenstein. 101 is an Eisenstein prime number.

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