miss: 56 and 377

miss: 114 and 279

miss: 149 and 325

miss: 334 and 309

miss: 127 and 357

miss: 320 and 354

miss: 80 and 18

miss: 77 and 53

miss: 20 and 427

miss: 207 and 262

miss: 286 and 346

miss: 182 and 487

miss: 382 and 428

miss: 36 and 133

miss: 436 and 495

miss: 359 and 493

miss: 371 and 474

miss: 271 and 20

miss: 299 and 105

miss: 330 and 426

miss: 462 and 149

miss: 279 and 41

miss: 167 and 357

miss: 95 and 187

miss: 284 and 302

miss: 450 and 70

miss: 148 and 132

miss: 56 and 29

miss: 60 and 92

miss: 163 and 496

miss: 87 and 22

miss: 489 and 459

miss: 496 and 260

miss: 479 and 294

miss: 365 and 308

miss: 220 and 327

miss: 457 and 500

miss: 368 and 124

miss: 356 and 464

miss: 312 and 140

miss: 266 and 261

miss: 210 and 414

miss: 394 and 266

miss: 444 and 454

miss: 359 and 107

miss: 450 and 446

miss: 129 and 438

miss: 404 and 124

miss: 198 and 383

miss: 419 and 62

miss: 190 and 138

miss: 390 and 147

miss: 137 and 257

miss: 272 and 494

miss: 221 and 83

miss: 133 and 487

miss: 345 and 343

miss: 401 and 238

miss: 108 and 344

miss: 192 and 468

miss: 452 and 141

miss: 413 and 80

miss: 79 and 317

miss: 205 and 278

miss: 199 and 123

miss: 340 and 389

miss: 262 and 230

miss: 36 and 400

miss: 487 and 308

miss: 393 and 208

miss: 392 and 26

miss: 194 and 236

miss: 370 and 94

miss: 475 and 479

miss: 439 and 166

miss: 446 and 390

miss: 308 and 358

miss: 470 and 388

Two random numbers generated between 0-500 until they match.

Such is the explanation of the origin of life. Among the chemical combinations formed in the course of geological evolution under the influence of cosmic forces, some had the properties required for sustaining life. It was in this way that the simplest biological units started their existence. Life, which evolved into ever more complex structures, was nature's substitute for directly bred computers. Yet it was more than a substitute: it was a road—a winding road, yet one which despite all errors and hazards, crises and catastrophes, arrived at last at its destination.

—Olof Johannesson, The End of Man? (1966)


match: 174 (after 79 iterations)
  • this script has run 15,648 times since 2-27-2006
  • there have been 7,892,463 total iterations
  • the average number of iterations before a match is 504
  • the greatest number of iterations before a match is 5,824

matches on first iteration:

  • the number 399 made a match-on-one on 02-21-2020 after 15,470 visits at 7,799,760 total iterations
  • the number 406 made a match-on-one on 11-23-2019 after 15,324 visits at 7,735,090 total iterations
  • the number 132 made a match-on-one on 08-25-2019 after 15,148 visits at 7,654,415 total iterations
  • the number 348 made a match-on-one on 07-10-2019 after 15,020 visits at 7,588,682 total iterations
  • the number 392 made a match-on-one on 01-25-2019 after 14,286 visits at 7,216,150 total iterations
  • the number 421 made a match-on-one on 01-23-2019 after 14,239 visits at 7,187,442 total iterations
  • the number 245 made a match-on-one on 01-18-2019 after 13,983 visits at 7,058,220 total iterations
  • the number 252 made a match-on-one on 01-13-2019 after 13,720 visits at 6,920,002 total iterations
  • the number 5 made a match-on-one on 11-19-2018 after 12,258 visits at 6,204,859 total iterations
  • the number 262 made a match-on-one on 07-03-2018 after 11,675 visits at 5,900,525 total iterations
  • the number 90 made a match-on-one on 03-30-2018 after 11,434 visits at 5,781,865 total iterations
  • the number 357 made a match-on-one on 05-15-2016 after 9,936 visits at 5,024,340 total iterations
  • the number 57 made a match-on-one on 03-21-2015 after 9,015 visits at 4,549,839 total iterations
  • the number 354 made a match-on-one on 02-13-2014 after 8,015 visits at 4,023,046 total iterations
  • the number 493 made a match-on-one on 02-01-2014 after 7,960 visits at 3,991,866 total iterations
  • the number 265 made a match-on-one on 11-25-2013 after 7,704 visits at 3,854,963 total iterations
  • the number 196 made a match-on-one on 03-08-2013 after 6,798 visits at 3,428,228 total iterations
  • the number 84 made a match-on-one on 01-30-2013 after 6,660 visits at 3,366,118 total iterations
  • the number 435 made a match-on-one on 02-28-2007 after 5,764 visits at 2,912,389 total iterations
  • the number 20 made a match-on-one on 08-23-2006 after 3,747 visits at 1,870,597 total iterations
  • the number 182 made a match-on-one on 07-15-2006 after 2,964 visits at 1,468,669 total iterations
  • the number 238 made a match-on-one on 07-06-2006 after 2,899 visits at 1,439,278 total iterations
  • the number 431 made a match-on-one on 07-06-2006 after 2,897 visits at 1,438,805 total iterations
  • the number 124 made a match-on-one on 05-22-2006 after 2,113 visits at 1,060,901 total iterations
  • the number 311 made a match-on-one on 03-21-2006 after 630 visits at 315,436 total iterations
  • the number 250 made a match-on-one on 03-20-2006 after 590 visits at 295,537 total iterations
  • none when NED began counting on 2-27-2006

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