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1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-?-1-1-1

What is the missing number in this sequence?

Note: The answer is not $1$.

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37
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Could an answer be:

3

The sequence being the number of syllables in the letters of the alphabet, and the 23rd letter - W - has three syllables.

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    $\begingroup$ Incidentally, someone once pointed out to me the silliness of saying "double-u double-u double-u" (9 syllables) as an abbreviation for "world wide web" (3 syllables) $\endgroup$ – Yrodro Jul 21 '17 at 23:31
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    $\begingroup$ How about "double-u double-u i i" for "world war 2"? $\endgroup$ – Joel Reyes Noche Jul 23 '17 at 2:16
17
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Could the answer be

0

Because

the note says "the answer is not 1" and in computer science, "not 1" is equal to zero

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    $\begingroup$ Despite there being a solution, I think this is a fair point. +1 $\endgroup$ – feelinferrety Jul 21 '17 at 23:07
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I think the answer is

TWO

Because

All other 25 letters of the English alphabet are single, but W is two U's

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