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    "Line numbers" finding a number for any symbol

    edit: the title is incorrect - it is only about line-based 2D graphical symbols...

    Hi I was wondering if anyone has heard of this before.... (not from me)

    I think just about any line-based 2D graphical symbol can have the "line number" determined...

    e.g.


    The following symbols involve the following numbers based on how many lines are involved:

    3, 4, 2, 1...

    Perhaps a 0 could be represented using a dot (0 lines) - the problem with that is that any number of dots would still be a 0.

    The infinity symbol is a 1, a cross is a 2 (duality) but I'm not sure about the yin-yang symbol (depends if the inner "S" is joined to the outer circle). The pentagram is 5 and David's star is 6. On a related note, I was told that a 5 pointed star is a feminine star while the 6 pointed star is masculine.



    This "heartagram" is a 3.

    I plan on eventually making a website about this.
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    Here the "line numbers" are used to represent numbers:

    https://www.digmandarin.com/chinese-tally-mark.html






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    Finding a system is easy . . .



    It gets difficult with larger numbers . . .





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    Well I've been working on the website:

    The LineNum Source


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    This video I'm using happened to have a guy with a plain triangle symbol on his arm.... what are the odds!?


    (View video on YouTube)

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    In addition to the Circle, Cross, Triangle, Square, Star (1 2 3 4 5 lines) I've made the "5 line number energies":



    I think they're way better that the 4 elements...

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    Quote Originally Posted by excreationist View Post
    .....Perhaps a 0 could be represented using a dot (0 lines) - the problem with that is that any number of dots would still be a 0......
    Well it looks like Arabic-Indic numerals originally had a dot for zero:



    Also the Arabic-Indic 1, 2, 3 have 1, 2 and 3 lines...

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    I've significantly revised the website The LineNum Source with a set of Christian LineNum symbols:


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    People might be surprised to learn that I am an extremely liberal Christian yet I think Jewish mysticism is complete nonsense.

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...2009_large.png

    Well their beliefs about Satan are interesting

    https://kabbalah.com/en/ask-a-kabbalist/is-satan-real

    but I see no truth in their Tree of Life symbol.

    See my https://linenum.com site.

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    Recently I watched the new Ghostbusters movie and in the credits it showed words on skyscrapers - including "X O" (kiss and hug). Then I realised that Circle and Cross is Hugs and Kisses - also Noughts and Crosses...
    https://linenum.com/
    Then at the start of the original Ghostbusters movie I saw the Zener cards:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zener_cards
    They are:
    yellow circle: 1 line
    red cross/plus: 2 lines
    blue wavy lines: 3 lines
    black square: 4 lines
    and a green star: 10 lines..... unless it is a non-open star.... then it would have 5 lines.
    Note that I didn't rearrange any of those sequences including noughts/crosses, hugs/kisses, and the 5 shapes in Zener cards...
    Also I was thinking that the ghostbusters symbol involved a red 2 line element (the circle and line) and a white "spirit" energy part (the ghost) Yes that is a bit of a stretch but thought it was interesting.

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