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    How Long?

    What is the longest time that can be entered into a microwave oven using two and only two numbers?
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    Re: How Long?

    The longest time you can enter on my Microwave oven with only two numbers is <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">99h 59m.</span hide>, assuming that you meant <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">numbers</span hide> and not <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">digits</span hide>.

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    Re: How Long?

    Ah, but can't you <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">use the same digit to press lots of different numbers</span hide>?

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    Re: How Long?

    Ok, I guess I meant digits. Your answer uses 4 numbers / digits (whatever). I was after an answer where you only get to press 2 times (excluding the 'start').
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    Re: How Long?

    I assume you also mean to exclude the "TimeSet" button that many microwaves require to get into the "time set" mode:
    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">9-9 which will get you 1min 39 sec</span hide>

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    Re: How Long?

    Mine doesn't have a time set button but yes, <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">99</span hide> was the answer that I was looking for. I've always found it funny that <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">99 is actually longer than 100</span hide> when it comes to microwaves (and I suppose, time in general).
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    Re: How Long?

    I can swing the dial around to 60 on ours <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>.

    Alan

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