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Categories: General and Rants and Rambling.

I recently received shipping notice for an in-warranty replacement of a UPS for my house. Check out the tracking number:

Order summary:

Line Quantity Product Description Carrier Tracking # Shipped Date
4 1 BR1300LCD APC BACK-UPS RS 1300VA LCD 120V FedEx 7.69766E+14 5/7/2008

Yes, Freud, sometimes digits really are just digits.