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GuyBarry
1313328.  Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:46 am Reply with quote

In California, a 5585 hold is a 72-hour involuntary hold used to place a person under the age of 18 in an inpatient hospital setting for psychiatric evaluation and treatment. The name comes from the relevant section of the Welfare and Institutions Code under California State Law.

 
Big Martin
1313378.  Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:23 pm Reply with quote

The Royal Doulton figure of the year for 2013 was Catherine - catalogue number HN5586.

 
GuyBarry
1313400.  Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:41 am Reply with quote

A study by the Yugoslav Federal Ministry of the Interior in 1986 found that, from 1948 to 1981, only 5587 people emigrated from Albania to Kosovo. This was in sharp contrast with claims of 260,000 cases of "illegal immigration" made by the Serbian nationalist opposition at the time.

 
Big Martin
1313474.  Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:30 pm Reply with quote

Sunderlands property listing 5588 is Pant-Y-Cae: a rather nice looking house near Hay-on-Wye.

 
GuyBarry
1313485.  Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:10 pm Reply with quote

Bahij Chancey wanted to see a bike counter installed on the Manhattan Bridge over the East River in New York. So, on 23rd May 2016, he sat at one end of the bridge collecting signatures, and counted everyone who cycled over between 6.30am and 8pm - a total of 5589 cyclists. Quite a feat!

But I think the best thing about the article is the name DUMBO, which means "Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass".

 
Big Martin
1313552.  Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:33 pm Reply with quote

In 2016, 5,590 activities were organised in the UK for Holocaust Memorial Day.

 
GuyBarry
1313562.  Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:14 pm Reply with quote

In 2006 there were 5591 telephone exchanges in the UK. (Curiously, I can't find an up-to-date figure more accurate than "nearly 5600".)

 
Big Martin
1313575.  Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:15 pm Reply with quote

Drainage Superstore catalogue number B5592 is an underground drainpipe rodding point.

 
GuyBarry
1313579.  Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:38 pm Reply with quote

The waves of the Japanese earthquake of 1854 were recorded 5593 miles away in San Diego.

 
Strawberry
1313593.  Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:46 pm Reply with quote

Roxbury Cafe is at 459, N Roxbury Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210, United States. The phone number is (310) 564-5594.

Transport Focus are an association for British passengers. Their address is: FREEPOST RTEH-XAGE-BYKZ, PO Box 5594, Southend On Sea, SS1 9PZ.

 
Big Martin
1313614.  Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:31 am Reply with quote

Gallery 5595 is in Edinburgh.

 
GuyBarry
1313622.  Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:42 am Reply with quote

5596^4 = 980,642,753,126,656. The first ten digits of this number are all different (see OEIS).

 
Big Martin
1313757.  Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:04 am Reply with quote

Easylife Group product 5597 is a "glowing solar owl". It is marketed as "extremely lifelike" - my experience of owls is not enormous, but I've never seen one that glows in the dark in real life.

 
GuyBarry
1313758.  Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:31 am Reply with quote

High Beeches Primary School in Harpenden, Herts is advertising for a General Catering Assistant, 16.25 hours/week (term-time only), with an annual salary of 5598.

 
Big Martin
1313856.  Sun Feb 17, 2019 2:43 am Reply with quote

Wooden Model Ship Kit product 5599 is a cast brass nude figurehead.

 

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