Wikipedia says 8 is a composite number, its proper divisors are 1, 2 & 4. It is twice 4 or four times 2. It's more than a number though, isn't it?
In 8 (thousand) BC it was the Mesolithic and we were huntin’, gatherin’ & livin’ it up with a land bridge to Europe.
In 8 AD the Roman poet Ovid was exiled by the emperor Augustus.
8 is considered a lucky number in Chinese and Asian cultures. It’s also associated with a growth in prosperity in Japan.
In 8 years, there are: 252,288,000 seconds, 4,204,000 minutes, 70,080 hours, 2,920 days & over 1,400,000* Sky Community posts.
We’ve changed a lot over the years but our core purpose remains the same. To create and maintain a friendly place for you to talk to fellow customers, get help with your products and discuss your favourite shows.
If you’ve ever made a post, answered a post or read anything on the Sky Community – we thank you for making it such a gr8** success.
*Yep that's million...
**Had to get another 8 in...
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Sam "I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there." - Richard P. Feynman.