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NOTE: This article is totally and — without the least little pinge of guilt — shamelessly lifted from the ye olde impropaganda site of yore.

From the site:
"We [you know, THEM] understand the value of knowledge combined with action. Here we provide a means for you to test out your new found knowledge of the paranoid mindset with everyone's favorite numerical enigma, 23 (Twenty-three). You'll soon find that 23 consistantly pops up in all sorts of places, usually everywhere you look.

This is a growing list of synchronistic occurances of 23 and some close calls. Feel free to add your own interesting 23 tidbit. Here's an example to get you down the right path: 2 divided by 3 equals .666. See? Easy enough, and hey, that's just for starters! CAUTION: Once you get the trick, your friends and co-workers who have yet to achieve enlightenment may find you a bit annoying and label you as 'obsessive.'"

Great, let's see what we can add! Post your 23 Enigma! For example:

Movies - The upcoming The Number 23, starring Jim Carrey about "a man who becomes obsessed with a book that appears to be based on his life but ends with a murder that has yet to happen in real life." I totally connect to this.

Here's the famous list:

23 Frequency Enigma

1723 A.D.The year that Adam Weishaupt (cf your nearest American one dollar bill) revived the Illuminati. The 23 is 2+3=5, going to the Law of Fives. The 17 is also interesting, as 1+7=8, 2 to the 3rd power = 8. Eight is also the number of letters in the Kallisti, Hail Eris!

Artists Currently Known As 311Pop-mystical hard-core band with Alien and A+ Bud overtones. (3+ [1+1]) = 32. Therefore, the opposite of the band must be the Comte Saint Germain or not at all.

6662 / 3 = .666... See, this stuff can be dangerous.

AOL Chat RoomsOnly 23 people allowed in a AOL chatroom. Coincidence? Obviously, just an "illuminated" programmer.

Film: Airplane II: The SequelIn the movie Airplane II the name of the space ship is the XR - 2300.

Victory/Peace hand signConsisting of five fingers: 2 up to form a Roman Number V, 3 fingers down. Hippies and Nixon: willing dupes for THEM.

Airplane disaster230 people died on TWA Flight 800.

Film: AirportIn the movie Airport, the mad bomber has Seat 23.

Aliens23 Annunaki, the number of the original advance team of "aliens" who aided in the seeding of life on this planet.

Alphabet: The Letter WW is the 23 letter of this alphabet. The symbol for that letter is two points down and three points up.

Apollo Lunar Landings 1 & 2 First landing on the Moon was in the Sea of Tranquility, 23.63 degrees East. Second landing was in the Ocean of Storms, 23.42 degrees West. Notice the names of the picked sights and how they contrast. Note: First two landings were Apollo 11 & 12 (11+12= 23!). Just exactly what does NASA know?

April 19thAs in 4-19... 4 + 19 = 23. April 19 is the date the Battle of Lexington, Waco, and the Oklahoma City Bombing... (4+19=23). You connect the dots!

April 23William Shakespeare was born and died on this date. Most of Shakespeare is known to us through the first folio published in 1623.

Area 51Area 51: Secret aircraft! UFOs! Groom Lake! Gift Shops! 23+23+(2+3)=51.

AsteroidsAsteroid researchers measuring the rotation periods of asteroids reported that none were found with periods of less than 2.3 hours. A rotation period of less than 2.3 hours would cause them to be torn apart. I dunno, physics.

AstrologyJohannes Kepler was born at 2:30pm in 1571. In astrology, this gives him an Ascendant degree of 23 degrees. He was born at 2:30pm on Dec. 27, 1571 His astrological rising sign was at 23' of the sign Gemini, meaning that the constellation of Gemini was rising in the east when he was born.

August 23, 1305The day William Wallace, whose life is fictionalized in the movie Braveheart, was executed for treason to the crown by leading a Scottish revolt. Interestingly, this was the pre-cursor to the underground Knights
Templar refugees' involvement with Robert the Bruce at the Battle of Bannockburn. Now it's starting to make sense, isn't it?

August 23, 1970Birth date of River Phoenix, actor. Died of drug overdose, "You call him Dr. Bones, doll!"

August 23Birth date of Keith Moon, original drummer for the Who. Also died from drug overdose, "my decomposition".

August 23rd, 1995David Gottel, a member of Skinny Puppy, died. Huh.

Average Lunar CycleAverage Lunar Cycle is 28 (23+5) days.

Average Menstrual CycleAn average menstrual cycle is 28 (23+5) days.

Avogadro's NumberThe number of atoms of an element in one mole (cf. Atomic Weight) is 6.21x10²³.

BCEPolitically correct term meaning "Before Common Era", or more to the point, before the supposed birth of Christ the Zealot. B, C, E: the 2nd, 3rd, and 5th letters of the alphabet

Film: BabeIn the movie Babe, the little piggy is the 23rd contestant for the Sheep Dog contest. Kind of takes the innocence of the flick away doesn't it?

TV: Babylon 5 A 5 mile long space station, a 5 year story line, set in the 23rd century, naturally. And if you watch closely, you'll notice it's all parable for Clinton and Whitewater.

Base 3The number 23, written in base 3, is 212 (2+1+2=5)

Base 423 written to the base 4 is 113 (1+1+3=5).

Base 723 written to the base 7 is 32 (3+2=5).

BeerRolling Rock beer labels have a mysteriously marketed "33" (2 3's) on the back of every bottle. Sure they have an innocent story about the number of letters and blah blah, but what's the real Masonic meaning behind all this?

Binary Digits10111 is the binary equivalent to 23. Note the five digits, yet another connection to the Law of Fives.

BiorythmThe human biorhythm cycle is generally 23 days. One measures a circle beginning anywhere.

Blood CirculationIt takes 23 seconds for blood to circulate through the human body.

Film: Blue MeeniesIn the epic cartoon Yellow Submarine the Blue Meenies are comprised of a wild pack of destructive anti-music villains. Among them is a character named the Butterfly Stomper (butterfly being a symbol of transformation). The Butterfly Stomper is one who destroys all things of beauty. On his shirt is the number 23... and you know what that means.

Boy ScoutsThe Order of the Arrow: a secret organization within the Boy Scouts of America uses "WWW" as one of their symbols. W is the 23rd letter of the alphabet. Hmmm... 'w w w' has a ring to it.

Buddha2x2x3x3x3 or 2 to the power of 2 times 3 to the power of three = 108, the number of auspicious signs by which the Buddha is known.

Burrough's 23 EnigmaIn the early '60's in Tangiers, William Burroughs knew a certain "Captain Clark" who ran a ferry from Tangiers to Spain. One day, Clark said to Burroughs that he'd been running the ferry 23 years without an accident. That very day the ferry sank, killing Clark and everyone aboard. In the evening, Burroughs was thinking about this when he turned on the radio. The first newscast headlined the crash of an airline plane on the New York-Miami route. The pilot was another Captain Clark and the flight was listed as Flight 23 (ala the line "Captain Clark welcomes you aboard.").

CB ChannelsThere were originally 23 channels of Citizens Band (CB) radio in the US. There are now 40.

Sports: Car 23Camel Cigarettes racing machine bears the number 23. And what is up with Tom Robbins anyway?

Literature: Catch-22The Catch-22 of Joseph Heller's book/film: "If a bomber-pilot don´t want to fly missions then he´s sane, for mission-flying is deadly dangerous. If a bomber does want to fly missions then he´s insane for missions-flying is deadly dangerous. The only way to stop flying missions is to be insane, but if the flyer does want to fly missions then why shouldn't he go on? No way out (23)."

CeasarCeasar was stabbed 23 times when he was assassinated.

CrowleyIn Chapter 23 of the Book of Lies by Aleister Crowley, the chapter consists entirely of:

What man is at ease in his Inn?
Get out.
Wide is the world and cold.
Get out.
Thou hast become an in-itiate.
Get out.
But thou canst not get out by the way thou camest in. The Way out is THE WAY.
Get out.
For OUT is Love and Wisdom and Power.
Get OUT.
If thou hast T already, first get UT.
Then get O.
And so at last get OUT.

Literature: Charles DickensIn Dickens' Tale of Two Cities, Sidney Carton, the 23rd man, is guillotined in the final scene. "The murmuring of many voices, the upturning of many faces, the pressing on
of many footsteps in the outskirts of the crowd, so that it swells forward in a mass, like one great heave of water, all flashes away. Twenty-Three."

CharlyThe Academy Award winning film Charly is the story of a low-grade moron (IQ around Dan Quayle's) who is
transformed by neuro-surgery into a superhuman genius (IQ 200 plus). In the crucial operation scene, the number on the operating room is visible, and it is 23.

Chomsky and 23Over 50% of the national media is owned by 23 major corporations, as reported by Noam Chomsky. To recapitulate... more than half of the information thrust upon the American people is controlled by only 23 corporations.

Chromosome PairsThe human body has 46 chromosomes, which are paired, in somatic cells. Generative cells have half this number, 23, which is the number of chromosomes each parents gives to human deoxyribonucleic acid.

Church of Zypgx7.32 is the Holy Number of the First Church of Zypgx, which gives all of its members a number between 7.32 and 8. (7 being the number of luck, 32 being 23 backwards and 8 being approximately the symbol for infinity. 3.1415 is of course, the mathematical enigma which is pi. Multiply these two numbers and you get almost exactly 23. The followers of the First Church of Zypgx also believe that when pi is found to the last decimal place, the number of their Savior times exact pi will be precisely 23. And you thought the Heaven's Gate people were a bit kooky?

CigarettesThe average smoker smokes 23 butts a day.

ClintonBill Clinton's numerical initials are B=2 C=3.

ClintonThe number of letters in William Jefferson Clinton is 23.

ClintonWilliam, W being the 23rd letter of the alphabet.

ComputersComputers communicate in 2³ bits (bytes).

CrowleyIn Aleister Crowley's Cabalistic Dictionary, he defines the number 23 as the number of "parting, removal, separation, joy, a thread, and life..."

CrowleyRefer to Chapter 69 of Aleister Crowley's Book of Lies. 69/3=23. 6+9+3=18. 18=23-5. We could go off all day...

CultsThe law firm which has represented the Church of Scientology for years purchased the logo and license agreement of the Cult Awareness Network (CAN). The Heaven's Gate Away Team nerds were really happy about this according to some of their USENET posts.

CultsThere are 23 chapters of the Cult Awareness Network.

BibleDaniel 8:14 And he said unto me, Unto two thousand and three hundred days; then shall the sanctuary be cleansed.

Sports: Darts23 is the lowest positive integer number not scoreable with one dart on a dartboard.

January 23rdOn January 23, 1968 the USS Pueblo was hijacked off of North Korea. The crew was held exactly 11 months until December 23, 1968 when they were released after being beaten by Soviets to give back an intercepted USSR message stating plans to start a nuclear war with Red China.

April 23, 1564 and April 23, 1616Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564 and died on April 23, 1616.

December 23, 1805Birth date of Joseph Smith, founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (or as the better marketed name, Mormons).

December 23, 1913Passage of the Federal Reserve Act by 3 members of Congress, 2 of which were stockholders of the parent firms of the Federal Reserve Bank.

December 23, 2012The date the Mayans believed the world will end. Hence why they were really obsessed with time and it's observance.

December 23, 2012A huge cycle ends in the Mayan calendar. Terence McKenna thinks the Eschaton will Immanetize. Other theories suggest the ice caps, having become wobbly from the gravitational pull exerted by the alignment of FIVE planets directly opposing the earth on 5-5-2005, will cause the crust of the earth to slip over the soggy innards, causing the ice caps to melt, and new ones to form. Of course, this will cause massive flooding, earthquakes, and general mayhem. All because the earth is slightly tilted, averaging about 23.5 degrees! (Refer to Graham Hancock's Fingerprints of the Gods for more background on this phenomenon. It ties in the Egyptians and other ancient civilizations, Atlantis, Osiris, star-charts, geological evidence, and hard physical evidence of the remnants of a lost, technologically superior pre-historic race.)

December 23, 679The date that Dagobert II, a Merovingian King was murdered. Speculation, derived from the research of the highly controversial book entitled Holy Blood, Holy Grail,leads one to conclude this assassination was performed in connivance with the Catholic Church. The church leaders, unhappy with Dagobert's apparent policy of religious tolerance in his kingdom, located in the south of France, allegedly got him out of the way to best serve their own interests. A predecessor of Dagobert, Clovis, had an alliance with the Catholic church, so it is possible that church leaders saw Dagobert's actions as a betrayal of what was considered a long standing policy of pro-Catholic reforms.

Artists Currently Known As Demolition 23The name of a band.

Descartes2+3=5 is the equation Descartes chooses to theorize about as being an objective truth that he is possibly being fooled into believing is true in his Meditations on First Philosophy.

Dillinger2323 Clark St. Chicago, IL: this is the theater where John Dillinger was allegedly shot while leaving after the flick Manhattan Melodrama ended. Also, have you noticed that in most movies hotel room numbers are based on five, with many of them being 23, or some variation that breaks down to 5? Oh sure, go ahead and roll your eyes.

DillingerJohn Dillinger robbed 26 banks, but only 23 for money.

Dvorák's Symphony No. 9In Dvoráks Symphony No. 9 in E Minor (5th letter of the alphabet, btw), you hear the morse code for V, the Roman Numeral Symbol for 5. Titled From the New World, probably as in "The New World Order". You also hear the same BA BA BA BUUUMMMMMM (Dot Dot Dot Dash) in Beethoven's 5th Symphony, which he wrote after being "Illuminated" by Adam Weishaupt.

AstrologyThe axis of the Earth (which currently points vaguely at Polaris) describes a circle in the heavens (switching off 'pole stars' and sometimes going without) over a period of 23,000 years. Precision, as this motion is called, also accounts for talk of our entering the Age of Aquarius (we entered the age of Pisces around the era of the birth of the historical Jesus). The Sun will 'be in' each of the '12' Zodiac at Spring Solstice (each being an 'age') during this 23000 year cycle.

AstronomyThe axis of the planet Earth is 2.3 degrees. As it is above, so below.

Mathematics23 Axioms in Euclid's Geometry.

Fallen Angels2/3 of the angels decided to stick it out in Heaven with God after Lucifer and the other 1/3 fell.

Great PyramidSupposedly there are 2,300 stones comprising the Great Pyramid.

FilmThe number on Adam Sandler's helmet in Happy Gilmore is 23.

Harmonic ConvergenceThe harmonic convergence occurs every 23,000 years.

Freemason Henry PriceHenry Price is buried in the cemetery of Townsend, Massachusetts. His monument is an obelisk that measures 69" tall (69 / 3 = 23). On the side of the monument facing west it says: Henry Price "Founder of Duly Constituted Masonry in America." On the east face it says: Born in London about 1697, removed to Boston about 1723, appointed Provincial Grand Master of New England in 1733. The monument is carved on 2 faces, made of 3 pieces - base, block, and cap stone.

Human Lifespan63 years, the average lifespan of a human being on the planet Earth, is roughly 23,000 days.

I ChingThe I Ching Hexagram 23 means "Break Apart". Telegrapher's use 23 as the code for "break the line".

January 23Adolf Hitler organized the National Socialist Congress on January 23. On November 23 he tried to take over.

Human bodyThe number of joints in the human arm is 23.

July 23, 1996"Mysterious Eyes" of comet Hale-Bopp first sighted.

July 23More reported UFO sightings on this day than any other day of the year.

June 1, 1996The day Tim Leary died. The date 6-1-1996 provides 6+1+1+9+9+6=32

June 15th, 1904(19 + 04 = 23) The date the ship "General Slocum" catches fire and over a thousand die.

June 16th, 1904(19 + 04 = 23) The day James Joyce uses in Ulysses, who mentions the General Slocum disaster the day before repeatedly within this book.

Artists Used To Be Known As Justified Ancients of Mu MuThere are 23 letters in the name Justified Ancients of Mu Mu

Knights TemplarOctober 13 (10+13=23) is the month and day that the Knights Templar were arrested in France... hence Friday the 13th being considered a day of bad luck. Amazing how it all starts to fit together, isn't it?

Knights TemplarThe Templars had only 23 Grandmasters. Jacques de Molay was the 23rd and last of the Templar Grandmasters. "Jacques de Molay, thou art unhinged!"

Artist Previously Alive Kurt CobainBorn 1967: 1+9+6+7=23. Died 1994: 1+9+9+4=23

VideoAfter the Rodney King verdict, a Korean shopkeeper during the L.A riots can be clearly seen shooting at looters from the roof of a building in front of a large sign proclaiming the number 23 and nothing else.

Latin AlphabetThere are 23 letters in the Latin alphabet

Level of ONEThe newest front society of the Illuminated, the 23rd level of the ONE is reported to be the last level attainable (achieving departure from Earth). Remind you of something else?

Male Sex Cycle23 days in the male sex cycle (according to Tantrists)

Astronomy: March 23, 1997The comet Hale Bopp was at her closest point to Earth, 123 million miles.

Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe's former address is 12305 Helena Drive.

AstronomyThe distance from the center of the planet Mars to the center of it's farthest moon is 23,500 kilometers.

MathematicsIn base 5, 23 = 2x5 +3 = 13 in decimal notation. 13 is an amazingly significant number being the actual level of most floors labeled 14 in American hotels.

TVMax Headroom broadcast on Network 23.

Sports Michael Jordan's retired shirt number is 23, which is also the day of his father's death.

MicrosoftThere are 23 buildings on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Washington.

Dutch ShultzArthur Flengenheimer (a.k.a. Dutch Schultz) died in a New York hospital on October 23, 1934 and uttered: "A boy has never wept nor dashed a thousand kim... French Canadian bean soup... The bears are in trouble and the sidewalks are in trouble..."

Mathematics2/3 of numbers which are multiples of 3 are not divisible by 2.

July 23rdJuly 23rd are the Sumerian and Egyptian New Years.

Nissan brand carsNissan is a brand of Japanese cars. In Japanese, "ni" is 2, and "san" is 3. So Nissan would be 23.

Nixon's Articles of ImpeachmentThe Articles of Impeachment meant for Richard Nixon were under Article 2, Section 3 of the Constitution.

November 22, 1963The day Kennedy was shot.

November 24, 1963The day Oswald was allegedly shot.

Nuclear TestsThe USA performed 23 tests of atomic detonations at Bikini Atoll in the South Pacific.

NumerologyTwo (2) and Three (3) are next to each other in our numbering system. (e.g. 1,2,3...)

October 23, 1956The day the Hungarian revolution began against the Russians (Not to be confused with many previous Hungarian revolutions).

October 23, 4004 BCESupposed date of God's creation of the world. Thus the 6th Millennium is truly this year. Pa-arrrrrrrrrr-ty!

Literature: Paradise LostLines 22-23 of Book I of Milton's Paradise Lost read, ".... what in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and support..."

Parliamentary Procedure23 votes are required to rescind a Motion.

Geometry: PentagonsThe angle between the rays of a symmetrical-pointed star is 72 degrees. Also, the angle between legs of a pentagon is 108 degrees (the complementary angle of 108 is 72(108+72=180)). (2^3)*(3^2)=2*3*2*3*2=72. (Note that 5 (2^2)*(3^3)=3*2*3*2*3=108. Numbers are 2*3*2*3*5=180 multiplied in each equation.)

Pepsi CansCalories: 150 = one 5 Carbohydrates: 41 = 5 As % Daily Value: 14% = 5 Sugars: 41g = 5 1 Can: 12Fl (355 mL) = two 5s, 1, 3, & 2: 1(3+5) = 5, = three 5's. The Pepsi sigil is a corruption of the Holy Chao... also directly to the left of the ingredients you'll find a bold "K" = Kallisti?

PepsiThe advertisement Security Camera, in which a Coke worker tries to take a Pepsi in a convenience store and knocks down the shelf, displays the time in the upper right hand corner as 6:23.

Pookah!In the film version (titled Alice) of Charlie Dodgson's classic Alice in Wonderlandby the Czech director/animator Jan Svankmejer, Alice's taxidermically stuffed rabbit flings open the door by dressing itself and running
'away'. The case that holds the white rabbit (i.e. Pookah (i.e. one who takes you OUT)) is labeled "No. 23".

Mathematics: Primes23 is the first prime number in which both digits are prime numbers and add up to another prime number.

Mathematics: Primes Two (2), three (3), and five(5) are the first three prime numbers in our counting system. (1 is not prime, it's an identity.)

QabalaIn the Qabalistic Tree of Life the 23rd path is associated with the Hanged Man Tarot Card. Aleister Crowley also states that this card represents the concept that the only way OUT is WITHIN!

Rave scene23 HOP is the club where the Toronto rave scene was created.

Bible: RevelationsRevelations of The New Testament has 22 sections the 22nd having 21 lines; implying a progression to 23

Bible: RevelationsThere is no 23rd Chapter to Revelations.

Artist Claiming To Be Richard 23Name of the backup vocalist for the Belgian industrial rock band Front 242.

Sports: Ryne SandbergNumber 23 on the Chicago Cubs, holds MLB record for consecutive errorless innings, 123. The 1 in 123 added to 4, the numerical designation for second base equals 5, adhering to the law of fives.

TV: SeinfeldKramer hides his air conditioner on Level Purple 23 in a shopping carpark. This episode was played in Australia on 23 September 1996.

September 23Rosicrucian (AMORC): Annual Outdoor Fete is held on September 23, when the sun enters the sign of Libra.

September 23The Fall Equinox.

September 23Yom Kippur.

Sex: Positions69 (23*3) is one of the many loved sexual positions of humans. The Zodiac sign for Cancer looks like a sideways 69. Cancers are born between June 21 and July 21 and 21+2 (the number of characters in 69)=23

ShakespeareShakespeare was 46 (2*23) years old in the year 1610 (1+6+1+0=8, 8=2³), the year the King James Bible was published. Psalm 46 in that translation has as its 46th word "shake" while the 46th word from the end is "spear." Go
ahead, explain that one. I dare ya.

TV: CartoonsPopeye is seen repeatedly pondering the number 23 in many of his 1970's TV Cartoons.

Astronomy: Sirius Sirius, the Dog Star, rises with the sun every solar year on what is classified by the Gregorian calendar system as July 23rd. (6/23)=((2*3)/23)

Astronomy: SiriusThe "Dog Days" of summer begin on July 23rd when the star Sirius, in the Constellation of Orion, first rises from behind the sun.

Mathematics: Square RootsSquare root(s) of 2,3, and 5 are used in respect to tetrahedral hyperdimensional physics and perfect form in design. Square root(s)of 2, 3, and 5 supposedly relative to D&M Pyramid on Mars and other similar relationships. Also these square roots were quite common in early architecture and considered the most aesthetically pleasing in design.

TV: Star Trek: The Next GenerationIn most every episode of ST:TNG, if a number is given it will usually be a 23 (or 23,000).

Film: Star WarsR2-D2 and C-3PO: R2+C3=RC (Rosy Cross, Rosecrucian) and 23.

Film: Star WarsWhen Luke Skywalker is in the trench during his bombing run, the first number you see on the targeting computer is 23. The next scene that shows the computer shows the number 32.

Film: Star WarsThe Millennium Falcon escapes Mos Eisley spaceport from docking bay 94 (9/3=3 and 4/2=2 reverse it and you get 23).

Film: Star WarsIn the final assault on the Death Star, Luke Skywalker is in Red 5. Red 2 and Red 3 start the bomb runs at 23 degrees. "Stay on target!"

Film: Star WarsThe cell block where Princess Leia was held on the Death Star was AA-23.

Computers: TCP/IPStandard TCP/IP port for Telnet is 23.

Film: THX-1138George Lucas' first real movie, in alphabetic order, T=20, H=8, X=24. (T)20-(H)8=12; 1+3+8=12; reconcile: 12-12=0 which leaves (X)24-1=23.

AlphabetE is the fifth letter of the alphabet, and also the most commonly used in the English language. W is the 23rd letter of the alphabet. Half of W is V, which is the roman numeral for 5. Once again, therefore, the
inherent connection between 5 and 23 is proven. Relent ye skeptics!

Artists Cutely Named The Beatles.The first song on Side A of the Beatles first Album took 23 takes to record.

BibleI Corinthians 15:56, Paul said "The sting of death [23] is sin and the strength of sin [13] is the law [10]."

BiblePsalm 23: The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want..."

Church of the ProcessFamed church, espoused by Skinny Puppy and Psychic TV, which regards 23 as a special number of great significance.

TarotThe trump cards, or the Major Arcana of the Tarot represent a cycle, or wheel. The cards are 22 in number, "beginning" with the fool and "ending" with the universe. But, as the standard musical scale of western music is an octave (seven notes (ABCDEFG) with the first repeated as the last (ABCDEFGA) to represent the progressive cycle of the musical scale), the 22 trumps, when arranged with the fool at the "beginning and end", actually form a cycle of 23.

AstronomyThe number of days in a year on Earth is 365.2422.

FreemasonsThe address of the Freemasons lodge in Stafford, England is 23 Jaol Rd. In New York it is on 23rd street.

MobGangster "Mad Dog" Coll was shot on 23rd Street when he was 23 years old; a year later, Dutch Schultz (who paid for the Coll assassination) was himself fatally shot on October 23, 1935. Marty Krompier, king of the Harlem numbers racket, was non-fatally shot on the same October 23, 1935. ("It's got to be one of them coincidences," he told the police.) Shultz's killer, Charlie Workman, served 23 years of a life sentence and was then paroled. Coll is buried in St. Raymond's Cemetery.

Film: The ProphecyIn the movie The Prophecy, the Bible belonging to the dead angel Uziel has it's bookmark on the 23rd chapter of Revelations.

TarotThere is no 23rd card in the Major Arcana.

Tarot2 is the number of balance, 3 is the number of synergy and 5 is the number of strife in the Tarot deck. Presumably, therefore, if things always changed, or if things never changed we would be all right, but when both happen, we experience troubling times.

Unabomber The Unabomber allegedly hurt or killed 23 people.

Astrology: ZodiacThe days on which the signs of the Zodiac begin/ and end are the 22nd and 23rd of every month.

Physics: Tidal Wave FrequencyOn average every 23rd wave crashing to shore is twice as large as normal.

Money: U.S. CoinageThere are exactly 23 plainly visible characters (letters & numbers) on the front of U.S. Coins.

Artists Marketed As U2U is the 21st letter in the alphabet added to the number two gives you 23.

UFOsRegarding UFOs, the myth-inspiring Hangar 18 is yet another alien parts store. (23-5=18)

Computers: URLsMost URLs for the web contain 2 "/"s and 3 W's..

Physics: Uranium IsotopesThe name of the Uranium isotope used in bombs is U235.

Physics: VanadiumThe symbol for the 23rd element is V (roman numeral 5).

WW is the 23rd letter in the alphabet and is also the shape a woman's legs form while copulating in the missionary position. W is also the first letter in the names of many important historic figures (Washington or Weishaupt for example).

WW, the only letter in the English language to be renounced polysyllabically, is 23rd in line. Note also that it is a double(2)-u and that t has three(3) syllables.

Washington, D.C. Washington starts with the letter "W" which is the 23rd letter in the alphabet. The Pentagon (5 sides) building is located in Washington D.C.

Sports: World Series23 World Series have been won by the New York Yankees. Also they won their first World Series in 1923. Ah, statistics.

Computers: World Wide Web23+23+23=WWW, the World Wide Web is referred by "WWW." W, of course, occupies the 23rd position in the alphabet. Tim Berners-Lee, at CERN, created the Web. CERN=3,5,18,14. 24=(18+14)-(3+5). Close one.

TV: X-FilesTen-Thirteen (10+13=23) is the name of the production company famed for producing shows like the X-files and Millennium. 10-13 is the Birth date of creator Chris Carter and the day the Knights Templar were arrested in France in 1307.

TV: X-FilesAgent Mulder goes to the apartment of a recently deceased man, and we see the number 23 on the door as he is let in.

TV: X-Files1013 (10+13=23) is the number on the abandoned nuclear missile silo where a UFO is contained and Crycek is locked up by the Men in Black in an episode of X-Files.

Film: Die Hard With a VengeanceIn the movie Die Hard With A Vengeance the train derails in subway station 23.

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Movies - The upcoming The Number 23, starring Jim Carrey about "a man who becomes obsessed with a book that appears to be based on his life but ends with a murder that has yet to happen in real life."

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On or about Sunday, November 05, 2006 2:01:00 PM,
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The Number 23 Movie site


On or about Monday, November 27, 2006 4:21:00 PM,
Anonymous Anonymous
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get a life


On or about Friday, February 16, 2007 12:18:00 PM,
Anonymous jason arnold mitchell jane
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Lets start my full name xconsists of 23 letters em! well whats next ok

em! well from the day i learned about the number 23 i counted my injuries and on the May the 5th i got to 23. May the 5th - 5th month, 5th day, my birthday. Also in a maths lesson i was in i had to do these sums on page 23 -
a)2/3 - 2&3 - 23 - 2+3=5 - 2/3=.666
b)1/3 - no relivents.
f)(6+6)-(6/3)x(2+3)=50 - 666 & 23 & 2+3 = 5
my house address:

a)32, james brooke road, lordwood
b)rochester, kent, england, me5 88x

line a has 2 and 3 - 23 - 2+3=5
line a also contains 23 letters altogether except the 32.

line b has 20 letters up to the post code and 23 including the postcodes letters.

line b's postcode has 3 letters
3x2 = 6 - 666 the number of the devil.

3x2 has 2&3 - 23

this next bit is crazy my brothers class were testing there pulses and my brothers mate stop counting pulses on my brothers 23rd pulse and to count that many pulses it took 48 seconds - 2 seconds per pulse 48 / 2 = 23

also i earned 2 merits on the 2nd month of the year's day 2 2006 and 3 merits on the 3rd months 3rd day. and 6 on the 6th day of the 6th month (666) and 12 on the 12th day of the 12th month. And look

2 merits
3 merits +
6 merits
12 merits +



On or about Monday, February 19, 2007 10:06:00 PM,
Anonymous Anonymous
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23 flavors in dr. pepper.... be aware be very aware haha


On or about Thursday, March 15, 2007 8:21:00 AM,
Anonymous Anonymous
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in the film con air the mexican rapist is named....Johney 23!


On or about Monday, August 06, 2007 3:30:00 AM,
Anonymous Anonymous
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this 23 shit is SCARY. does anyone know if there's a book on the 23 enigma


On or about Friday, August 10, 2007 5:02:00 PM,
Anonymous Anonymous
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Hitler hung himself in April of 1945. April is the 4th month, therefore 4+1+9+4+5=23


On or about Monday, September 17, 2007 8:17:00 PM,
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On or about Monday, March 17, 2008 10:04:00 PM,
Anonymous Anonymous
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my name
k e i t h
11 5 9 20 8
20x5= 100 /8 = 12 +9= 21+1+1= 23

if thats not messed up enough my birthday is 8 4 83


On or about Monday, March 17, 2008 10:07:00 PM,
Anonymous Anonymous
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heh the time i went to post this = 23 .. lol becieds the minutes FORK YOU EXTRA NUMBERS


On or about Thursday, October 30, 2008 10:30:00 PM,
Blogger neil
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23 is a prime number..
Try putting 23 dots in a circle, draw a line skiping one dot, it will of course will go around the circle twice. Now do it with skipping two.. the three and so on. It seems like an ideal way to code information, like the human chromosome. 23 seems to be the prime number of all prime numbers.


On or about Sunday, November 02, 2008 9:58:00 AM,
Blogger talon7461
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My address is 4671; 4x6=24+7+1=32; the reverse of 23...That's just a simple one; I have more that I'm working on. This is really something that does take you over when you start seeing 23 everywhere you go! Very interesting.


On or about Wednesday, November 12, 2008 9:34:00 PM,
Blogger Latreille
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The year 23 began on a friday, the 5 day of the week, also quoted from the discordian commandments, "III - A Discordian is Required during his early Illumination to Go Off Alone & Partake Joyously of a Hot Dog on a Friday;"


On or about Tuesday, September 29, 2009 3:33:00 AM,
Blogger Buy Essay
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Oh well, I better believe to 27.


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