looking for a few good ideas

  amongst the irregular verbiage

Whatever

In base 8,  it's 50.
In base 12, it's 34.
In base 40, it's 10.
In base 10, it's 40.
In base 16, it's 28.
In base 2,  it's 101000.
In anyone's book, it's a milestone. And although it may or may not be all downhill from here, currently the view is pretty nice.

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