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You think your phone bill is high?

A woman in south-west France, who received a telephone bill of nearly 12 quadrillion euros, has had the real amount she ...

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    A woman in south-west France, who received a telephone bill of nearly 12 quadrillion euros, has had the real amount she owed waived - after the company admitted its mistake.
    BBC News - French phone bill waived after 12qn-euro blunder

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    Wheeeeee....!!! Move that decimal point the wrong way and watch the fireworks!
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    Default Re: You think your phone bill is high?

    Wow the GDP for the entire Eurozone is €12.629 trillion. I wonder (but not enough to do the math) how long would it take the entire Eurozone to pay the bill off?

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    It's a scary world where some second rate employee doing data entry can hit the wrong key when they're not paying attention and suddenly you owe someone a freight train full of money. Yikes...

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    Default You think your phone bill is high?

    Quadrillion? Damn.... I don't think I've heard that term before. That makes the US $16 trillion debt look like pocket change. Just how many zeroes is a quadrillion? I don't think that fits on any calculator.


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    Quote Originally Posted by bobolito View Post
    Quadrillion? Damn.... I don't think I've heard that term before. That makes the US $16 trillion debt look like pocket change. Just how many zeroes is a quadrillion? I don't think that fits on any calculator.
    Fits on the ones supporting scientific notation

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    Oh yea, that's nothing, I once had a quatrillion-bazillion-90-thousand dollar phone bill.
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