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Why does it say 0% of your goal Edit

it is soooooo weird and cool you have like 400 pages why is that? 123chess456 07:53, 23 March 2009 (UTC)

That was put there as a joke. 450 pages is only a very tiny fraction of the googol, which, when rounded, is about 0% of our "goal," which is one googol pages. Of course, to make even 1% of the goal, I'm going to need almost more space than there exists in the known universe.
As for having 450 pages, that is a result of the unimaginable creativity and devotion of Jonathan Bowers. Nearly half of the pages are Jonathan-Bowers-numbers. Followed by 100 zeroestalkcontribs 14:04, 23 March 2009 (UTC)
Oh, well then make more pages, numbers etc 123chess456 18:50, 23 March 2009 (UTC)
Probably even if you have blank pages counted. 17:07, November 15, 2017 (UTC)

Yay! Edit

The old goal is back Ace45954 20:49, March 5, 2011 (UTC)

Setting realistic goals is the way to productivity :D FB100Ztalkcontribs 00:32, March 6, 2011 (UTC)
I couldn't have said it better myself. Ace45954 20:28, March 6, 2011 (UTC)
It's back to Googol - 0% xD Fluoroantimonic Acid (talk) 10:51, June 13, 2015 (UTC)

Math is Fun. Edit

Math is Fun!!! \(10^{100}\)

Googleaarex 19:48, April 23, 2012 (UTC)

T.T Edit

Wikia crapped on our main page :< FB100Ztalkcontribs 17:45, October 4, 2012 (UTC)

Main page jokes Edit

Since not a whole lot of people read this wiki with really serious intent, and googology is a whimsical study anyway, it's okay if we joke around on the Main Page a bit, as evidenced by the Article Count Progress and the brand-new GoogolNews. FB100Ztalkcontribs 03:32, December 13, 2012 (UTC)

Now we have a German Googology Wiki, how about requesting an interlanguage link? — I want more clouds! 02:30, February 14, 2013 (UTC)

Why not? FB100Ztalkcontribs 02:34, February 14, 2013 (UTC)

No edits?Edit

there are no edits in the main page for few months, can add some content? the more users edit the page, the better it is. JiawhienIsBackNoEvadeBlockOnceAgainIComeBack (talk) 07:08, November 17, 2013 (UTC)

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Unless you have something specific in mind, there's no real point in editing the page. FB100Ztalkcontribs 07:07, November 18, 2013 (UTC)
Why doesn't someone replace the 99.99999 ... 99999% with 0.00000 ... 00003% to give an approximation of the actual progress. Sbiis Saibian (talk) 23:37, April 1, 2014 (UTC)
April Fools' is over. you'! 00:29, April 2, 2014 (UTC)

arrows Edit

WAT HAPEND TO DEM LITL WIKI ICONN King2218 (talk) 07:41, May 26, 2014 (UTC)

ARROWS -- ☁ I want more clouds! ⛅ 08:22, May 26, 2014 (UTC)
That was there for like...five and a half years? It needed an update. you'! 16:30, May 26, 2014 (UTC)
I'd be absolutely fine if that didn't change. LittlePeng9 (talk) 16:51, May 26, 2014 (UTC)
So, by the law of contrapositives: if you're not absolutely fine, it did change? you'! 04:49, May 27, 2014 (UTC)
Yes. But I am absolutely fine, so that implies nothing. LittlePeng9 (talk) 05:08, May 27, 2014 (UTC)

reddit Edit

/r/InternetIsBeautiful found our Article Count Progress you'! 03:09, August 31, 2014 (UTC)

Internet is so beautiful, isn't it? -- ☁ I want more clouds! ⛅ 11:13, August 31, 2014 (UTC)
I love how one commenter asked if any are bigger than Graham's number. Of course some are - w+1 in the fast growing hierarchy is fucking tiny. WikiRigbyDude (talk) 13:35, August 31, 2014 (UTC)
Since a lot of people think of "Graham's Number" as the essential large number, I think that we should clarify on a bunch of pages that we've exceeded it. Imagine a random visitor popping into our page on SCG without much background... you'! 21:47, August 31, 2014 (UTC)

more arrows Edit

seriously though you can't just raise googology to itself wiki times King2218 (talk) 09:26, September 1, 2014 (UTC)

you can if you're not a pedantic smartass! you'! 11:11, September 1, 2014 (UTC)
ok but is it not made using lAtEx? King2218 (talk) 11:15, September 1, 2014 (UTC)
nope. i used an image editor you'! 11:16, September 1, 2014 (UTC)
that implies that lAtEx is an image editor King2218 (talk) 16:41, September 2, 2014 (UTC)
Smart aleck
you'! 19:05, September 2, 2014 (UTC)

I initially tried to change the L into an arrow, but with the surrounding O's it looked too much like a penis. you'! 19:35, September 2, 2014 (UTC)

Criteria for considering a function is finished or abandoned. Edit

A function is considered finished if it has not been worked on by the creator for at least a year. A function is considered abandoned if it is still work in progress and has not been worked by the creator on for a year.

Bubby3 (talk) 20:59, October 22, 2015 (UTC)

This page is for discussing changes to the main page and not for discussion of the wiki in general. Please go to the forums. -- vel! 05:48, October 23, 2015 (UTC)
also what is the point of these criteria. -- vel! 05:52, October 23, 2015 (UTC)

how can you convert {A,B,C (1) 2} to {?,? (1) 2} ? Edit

how can you convert {A,B,C (1) 2} to {?,? (1) 2} ?

We use the rule {A, B, C (1) 2} = {A, {A, B-1, C (1) 2}, C-1 (1) 2}. So for example,
{A, 4, 2 (1) 2} = {A, {A, 3, 2 (1) 2}, 1 (1) 2} = {A, {A, {A, 2, 2 (1) 2}, 1 (1) 2} (1) 2} = {A, {A, {A, {A, 1, 2 (1) 2}, 1 (1) 2} (1) 2} (1) 2} = {A, {A, {A, A (1) 2} (1) 2} (1) 2}. Deedlit11 (talk) 05:58, February 28, 2016 (UTC)

7000 pages! Edit

And it is on ExE category. AarexWikia04 - 23:59, September 10, 2016 (UTC)

The Secret Life of a GoogologistEdit

I've noticed that pretty much everywhere, googologists are so secretive. Even looking at, the man who runs it goes by Storm and does not leave any contact information. Why is that? What are most googologists so secluded in regards to letting others know who they are? Nathan Richardson "Simon Weston" 01:28, January 4, 2018 (UTC)

Alright Nathan, we were hoping you wouldn't find out - but you got us. Googology is actually a clandestine cover-up for a modern-day Illuminati organization fully bent on world domination. The notations are cleverly designed secret languages known only by the initiates and the Googologists you thought were real people are just specially designed programs we invented to mislead suspicious people. Bowers is in fact a highly sophisticated android whose origin was in a dark warehouse one August night 50 years ago, surrounded by a team of highly trained technicians. He has been built for the time when all googologists will be called together to enact the plan for world domination, and...
Okay, seriously it is probably because recreational mathematics is never really done for the sake of recognition. Take Grigori Perelman, whose work in topology earned him the Field's medal and an offer of $1,000,000 for the Millennium Prize associated with the solution of the Poincaré conjecture. He refused both prizes and the money associated with the latter, and today lives a secluded life. Now, he may be an extreme case, but no mathematician has really become well known for wanting to be, only those who have a sincere interest in mathematics have become well known.
In the case of googologists, there is an added level of "secrecy" because many users on this site are far too young to be sharing what they look like or their age, or any other personal information for that matter. I've shared my voice on this site, but I'd never actually share my face or let others know too much about myself. Edwin Shade (talk) 02:19, January 4, 2018 (UTC)
I'm not that much of a case. I try to keep others from figuring out my identity, but I'm not paranoid about information. I go by the same alias here as I do everywhere else: Twitter, Twitch, YouTube, etc. I've showed my face, given my date of birth, and stated that I live in the United States, but I don't want people figuring out EXACTLY who I am. ArtismScrub (talk) 02:38, January 4, 2018 (UTC)
Yeah, that kind of makes sense. I just don't mind people knowing who I look like. I've been on the internet quite a few times before, so might as well in my case. Nathan Richardson "Simon Weston" 02:45, January 4, 2018 (UTC)

Why is it kept???Edit

10^100? It's impossible, even if we make up numbers and name it every gibberish possible, at a rate of 10^50 every second. 16:59, February 27, 2018 (UTC)

I think it's a figure of speech. -- ☁ I want more clouds! ⛅ 17:38, February 27, 2018 (UTC)
But this "figure of speech" is impossible. 08:58, March 9, 2018 (UTC)
That's often the point of figures of speech. LittlePeng9 (talk) 09:55, March 9, 2018 (UTC)

10K pagesEdit

update googolnews Nishada 02:56, March 4, 2018 (UTC)

Actually, throughout the last year and this year, the page count of this wiki has been fluctuating around 10K pages, sometimes above, sometimes below. I don't think we should add a news entry here; the one on January 4, 2017 is enough. -- ☁ I want more clouds! ⛅ 07:37, March 4, 2018 (UTC)