Number|number = 999
range = 0-1000
cardinal = Nine hundred [and] ninety-nine
ordinal = th
ordinal text = Nine hundred [and] ninety-ninth
divisor = 1, 3, 9, 27, 37, 111, 333, 999
roman = CMXCIX
greek prefix =
latin prefix =
bin = 1111100111
oct = 1747
duo = 6B3
hex = 3E7
Nine hundred and ninety-nine is the
natural numberfollowing nine hundred ninety-eight and preceding one thousand. 999 is a Harshad numberand a Kaprekar number.
Nine hundred and ninety-nine is also:
* The largest 3 digit whole number in base 10.
* 999, the telephone number for the
emergency servicesin the United Kingdom, The Republic of Ireland, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, the UAE, Polandand others.
999 (band), a Londonpunk band active during the 1970s
Disneyland's Haunted Mansion, the number of "happy haunts here, but there's room for a thousand. Any volunteers?"
* When a
digital cameracreates folder 999 in the DCIM folder, it announces a CF error and a new card must be loaded.
Triple Nine" is a television drama from Singapore.
Triple Nine Societyis a high IQsociety for the top tenth of one percent of the population.
* The number of
J.R. "Bob" Dobbsis 999 (along with 606 and 13013). 333 is the number of ,,oBo,, the anti-"Bob".
* The nickname for the [http://www.999eyes.com/ 999 Eyes of Endless Dream Carnival and Sideshow of the Damned]
* No. 999, the first
steam locomotivein the United Statesto operate at faster than 100 mph.
Ford 999, a pioneering 1902 racer named for the locomotive.
Galaxy Express 999, a mangaand animecreated by Leiji Matsumoto.
* The secret number of [http://www.biomek.org/ The Death Dealers Clan] from
Auto AssaultPC game.
Shri Gurudev Mahendranath(1911–1991) used the number 999 as a nickname, possibly in tribute to his friend Aleister Crowley, who used the number 666 in a similar manner.
* The area of
Luxembourg, in square miles.
* 999 Directory [http://www.999.com.my/] , an information and contact number directory web site in Malaysia.
* "999" is a song from
Keith Richards' 1992 album " Main Offender".
* A BBC television programme from the 1990s, re-enacting real life emergencies on the small screen.
* The last assigned number in the Dewey Decimal system for libraries, referencing the general history of
*It's a taunt from
Age of Mythology. You can hear it in multiplayer when chatting "999". It sounds like dwarves singing the main theme from the Age of Empires series.
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