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Poll: 42

42 is a very special number. Which of these facts related to the number 42 do you like the most?

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    Lost (2004)

    In Lost (2004), 42 is the last number of the sequence (4 8 15 16 23 42) and has an important meaning in the show.
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    Jackie Robinson in Jackie Robinson (2016)

    42 was the shirt number of baseball player Jackie Robinson.
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    John Cleese, Michael Palin, and Monty Python in Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)

    There are 42 different kinds of cheeses in the shop from the Monty Python sketch "Cheese Shop".
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    Nature (1982)

    Wolves and adult dogs have 42 teeth.
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    Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, and Joel Heyman in Friends (1994)

    There are 42 dots on one pair of dice.
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    Phil Gould, Mark King, Mike Lindup, Level 42, and Rowland Gould

    Level 42 is the name of an English pop rock band.
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    Kathryn Beaumont, Jerry Colonna, and Ed Wynn in Alice in Wonderland (1951)

    The book 'Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland' by Lewis Carroll contained exactly 42 illustrations. The author also frequently used of the number 42 in the text.
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    Tom Hughes in Victoria (2016)

    Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, died at age 42. He had 42 grandchildren, and his great-grandson Edward VIII abdicated the throne when he was 42 years old.
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    Tim Allen in Toy Story (1995)

    Buzz Lightyear's ship is named Star Cruiser 42.
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    Rutger Hauer

    Rutger Hauer once did an advertisement for Guinness beer, and one of the slogans he used was "It’s hard to put values to things. This, however, is 42".
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    Johannes Gutenberg

    The Gutenberg Bible is known as the 42-line Bible, because each page has 42 lines on it. It was the first book in Europe to be printed using Gutenberg’s printing press.
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    David Tennant in Doctor Who (2005)

    '42' is the name of an episode of Doctor Who (2005) in which The Doctor has 42 minutes to save everyone from certain doom.
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    Claire Danes in Romeo + Juliet (1996)

    In Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet', the potion that Juliet drinks causes her to appear dead for 42 hours.
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    Burt Lancaster in Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

    Robert Stroud, or "the Birdman of Alcatraz", was imprisoned on the island in 1942, in cell 42. After killing a prison guard he spent 42 years in solitary confinement.
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    Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

    In the book 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone', Harry finds out that he is a wizard on page 42.
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    Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States.
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    Spider-Man (2002)

    Some of the most significant buildings in New York City are located on 42nd Street: the UN Headquarters, the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal, New York Public Library, Times Square and the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
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    Alan Ladd c. 1960

    Actor Alan Ladd has url number 42 on IMDb.
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    Michael Jackson, Jack Bricker, Cynthia Garris, and Tim Lawrence in Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983)

    The three best-selling albums of all time (not counting compilation albums) are Michael Jackson's 'Thriller', Pink Floyd's 'The Dark Side of the Moon' and 'Back in Black' by AC/DC. They all have a running time of 42 minutes.
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    Rami Malek in Mr. Robot (2015)

    42 is used at the start of every TIFF-file (a file format used for image storage), to identify it as a TIFF-file.
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    How the Universe Works (2010)

    In the documentary short film Powers of Ten (1977) by Ray and Charles Eames, the known universe from large-scale to small-scale is represented by 42 different powers of ten. These powers range from 10²⁵ meters to 10⁻¹⁷ meters.
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    The Edge (2019)

    In the game of cricket there are 42 rules, also known as the 'Laws of cricket'.
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    Albert Brooks and Ellen DeGeneres in Finding Nemo (2003)

    The address of the dentist in Finding Nemo (2003) is "42 Wallaby Way, Sydney, Australia".
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    Star Trek (1966)

    There are 42 decks on the USS Enterprise from Star Trek (1966).
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    Iain Armitage in A Virus, Heartbreak and a World of Possibilities (2021)

    In the American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII), 42 is the code for the asterisk symbol, which signifies a wildcard character on the keyboard.
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    George Clooney, Julianna Margulies, Kelsey Mulrooney, and Kyle Richards in ER (1994)

    Donated blood lasts 42 days.
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    How the Universe Works (2010)

    According to E=mc², matter falling into a rotating black hole can convert up to 42% of its mass into energy, which is the highest efficiency known to modern physics.
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    Brooklynn Prince and Valeria Cotto in The Florida Project (2017)

    Rainbows can only be seen at a 42 degree angle.
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    Jeff Bridges, Olivia Wilde, and Garrett Hedlund in Tron: Legacy (2010)

    The author of the 42nd IMDb Poll to go live (Favorite Olivia Wilde film performance?) was a member of Beta42.
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    Warwick Davis and Martin Freeman in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

    In 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy', 42 is the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything.

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