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SO is quickly approaching the 500,000th question asked.

Is there something special planned to celebrate this? Should the poster be awarded a special badge or something?

Post below what you think should happen when the counter hits 500,000!

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@Kop: You break everything including common sense! –  Ladybug Killer Feb 2 '10 at 15:07
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Our wonderful new avatars will become the default: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/37328/… –  Pëkka Feb 2 '10 at 16:32
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We may actually see a global rep recalc? –  Ether Feb 2 '10 at 19:23

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Real programmers don't understand your silly base-10 Martian talk.

Real programmers will be more excited about the 524,288th question.

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The Id field on the Posts table will increase to 500001.

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-1, first of all the table contains both questions and answers and its id already surpassed 2 millions. Second it counts deleted questions, while the number of the home page doesn't. [Kidding, I know you didn't mean it literally ;)] –  Andreas Bonini Feb 2 '10 at 15:11
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if you say -1, aren't you supposed to vote -1? @kop –  jmfsg Feb 2 '10 at 15:15
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@Dow he's new to this, he's just showboating. –  alex Feb 2 '10 at 15:17
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@dow: Kop thinks he is funny. –  Ladybug Killer Feb 2 '10 at 15:18
    
That's what she said –  jmfsg Feb 2 '10 at 15:22

Post below what you think should happen when the counter hits 500,000!

Nothing

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Non-believer. I think the world will end, just as it did when Jon hit 100k. –  alex Feb 2 '10 at 15:17

What do you think should happen when the 500,000th question is asked?

All the off-topic questions should collapse in upon themselves, forming a black hole that generates a gravity well powerful enough to get rid of all non programming questions, leaving real programming questions alone.

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You're confusing this with the Apocalypse. –  alex Feb 2 '10 at 15:43
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Are you sure it's not? images.google.com/images?q=divide+by+zero –  Adam Davis Feb 2 '10 at 16:00

The universe collapses and all Unicorns will die!

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ha ha hilarious !! –  user144551 Mar 17 '10 at 5:43

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