My son Robin came up with this: 0550, 1001, 1111, 1221, 1331, 1441, 1551, 2002...

What are the next 4 numbers? Solve it today!


I would say Greg is almost correct but that the actual answer is

2112, 2222, 2332, 0000

Because these are

Palindromic times on a digital clock, in order (e.g, 21:12, 22:22)

  • $\begingroup$ Ahh. Good call! Does ROT13(Zl fba Ebova) have anything to do with it? $\endgroup$ – eye_am_groot Jan 4 '19 at 15:17
  • $\begingroup$ @Greg, not sure, can you see a connection? I thought it was just the truth. $\endgroup$ – hexomino Jan 4 '19 at 15:19
  • $\begingroup$ I can not. I was wondering how you made connection with the second part of you answer (thought that might be why) $\endgroup$ – eye_am_groot Jan 4 '19 at 15:20

2112, 2222, 2332, 2442, (2552, 3003) (next 6 for good measure)


The middle two numbers increase by one, when they reach 6, the outside numbers go up by one, the middle numbers go to zero (sort of modulo 6)

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    $\begingroup$ Your observation is correct but there is an everyday reason for it; our answer is therefore more specific. $\endgroup$ – Peter - Reinstate Monica Jan 4 '19 at 15:14

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