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US bank customer Dalton Chiscolm could learn on Friday if he is one step closer to becoming the world's first ever billion-trillionaire.
Mr Chiscolm sued Bank of America in Manhattan's federal court in August for "$1,784 billion trillion", in a complaint that boiled down to poor customer service.
The actual number, 1,784 billion trillion, is equal to 1.784 multiplied by 10 to the 24th power, or roughly 1,784 followed by 21 zeroes... this number is called a Yotta.
Originally posted by Copernicus
Capitalism in a nut shell. 1% rich guys, 99% poor guys.
Originally posted by mattifikation
I think he's doing it to make a statement. If the government can make up arbitrarily huge amounts of money and just take it from the American taxpayers to give to the banks, then why shouldn't the regular people be allowed to make up arbitrarily huge amounts of money and demand that the banks give these ridiculous sums of money to them?
Edit to add:
The way our government works, he'll probably win and then Congress will pass another bailout package to pay for it. Meanwhile, somewhere, somebody who knows math will be putting a shotgun in his mouth...
[edit on 23-10-2009 by mattifikation]
Originally posted by saber13
Socialism in a nutshell. Everyone eats....