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What are the next 3 numbers in the sequence?

8, 6, 96, 047, 10803, 424, 878, 3, 9171, 98838, 7240, ?, ?, ?

The sequence will go on indefinitely, and I tried to design it to be difficult. Notice "047" kept the leading 0....it is significant/needed.

Good Luck

The next two numbers after the question marks are 14844 and 82

How many unique numbers will this sequence go through?

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Looks like a hint is needed.

The sequence is a combination of 2 other sequences and a lame encryption

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No takers? Someone is bound to get it....or at least see some part of the pattern.

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Ok...I thought I would give away a huge hint this time.....

the sequence is closely related to the following sequence:

3, 14, 159, 2653, 58979, 323846, 2643383, ...

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Look at the sequence in hint3, and remove commas and spacing.....look familiar?

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Look at the sequence in hint3, and remove commas and spacing.....look familiar?

I could go for some of that pie right now.

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I could go for some of that pie right now.

right....so what is the original sequence?

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Looks like hints are not helping much...

If you remove spacing and commas, the sequence is the digits of PI where each digit is encrypted using rot5 ((x+5) mod 10).

To get the spacing, it is the fibbonacci series, but whenever the sum is greater than 5, 5 is subtracted.

therefore, the numbers are 5733, 964, and 26

each number in the sequence will be from 1 to 5 digits. If you count 00047 to be different from 47 (I said the 0's were significant/needed in the question), then there are 111110 unique numbers in the sequence (100000 5 digit numbers, 10000 4 digit numbers, etc).

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Looks like hints are not helping much...

If you remove spacing and commas, the sequence is the digits of PI where each digit is encrypted using rot5 ((x+5) mod 10).

To get the spacing, it is the fibbonacci series, but whenever the sum is greater than 5, 5 is subtracted.

therefore, the numbers are 5733, 964, and 26

each number in the sequence will be from 1 to 5 digits. If you count 00047 to be different from 47 (I said the 0's were significant/needed in the question), then there are 111110 unique numbers in the sequence (100000 5 digit numbers, 10000 4 digit numbers, etc).

I was thinking that the Fibbonacci series was involved with this after you basically told us that Pi was. But then I still couldn't see the answer. This was a really good one, but a bit too tough (for me at least)

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Yes , EventHorizon. This was a really tough one but nevertheless a great one. I tried solving it but could not arrive at a solution. :)

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