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* When asked how old she is in ''Literature/AWrinkleInTime'', Mrs Whatsit has to think for a moment. She then replies that she is exactly [[TimeAbyss 2,379,152,497 years, 8 months, and 3 days old]] (by the Gregorian calendar, which she doesn't consider very accurate).

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* When asked how old she is in ''Literature/AWrinkleInTime'', Mrs Whatsit has to think for a moment. She then replies that she is exactly [[TimeAbyss 2,379,152,497 years, 8 months, and 3 days old]] (by ~~the Gregorian calendar, ~~Earth standards, which she doesn't consider very accurate).

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* When asked how old she is in ''Literature/AWrinkleInTime'', Mrs Whatsit has to think for a moment. She then replies that she is exactly [[TimeAbyss 2,379,152,497 years, 8 months, and 3 days old]] (by the Gregorian calendar, which she doesn't consider very accurate).

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* Saguru Hakuba from ''Manga/MagicKaito'' is known for tracking the time to the exact second. He takes note of all kinds of seemingly unimportant events, making him look obsessive. In one case, for example, he is sitting at a dinner table at a detective contest and takes note of the exact time that everyone leaves the room to go to the toilet. [[spoiler:In this case, though, this turns out to be useful afterwards]]. At the end of another case, he introduces himself to Aoko Nakamori by giving his body measurements and a list of his interests in a unfittingly casual way.

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* ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Ultimate'' measures damage percentages to an extra decimal point, although the digit after the decimal is significantly smaller.

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* In ''Film/AvengersInfinityWar'', Doctor Strange looks through 14,000,605 versions of future.

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* ''WebComic/{{Chiasmata}}'' 's [[ExpositionFairy Archivist]] takes this trope UpToEleven.

--> "Incorrect. It is not alive. I believe it has been dead for approximately two quadrillion, three hundred and five trillion, forty-three billion, six hundred and fifty-four million, five hundred and twenty-eight thousand, eight hundred and three seconds. The margin of error is one point eight five nine one three seconds, almost intolerably large."

--> "Incorrect. It is not alive. I believe it has been dead for approximately two quadrillion, three hundred and five trillion, forty-three billion, six hundred and fifty-four million, five hundred and twenty-eight thousand, eight hundred and three seconds. The margin of error is one point eight five nine one three seconds, almost intolerably large."

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* {{Wiki/Wikipedia}} articles sometimes fall victim to this; for instance, the article on [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_One_%28roller_coaster%29 The Big One roller coaster]] stated that its £12,000,000 cost to build equated to "$19,669,316" -- which assumes that the cost was '''''exactly''''' £12,000,000.00 to the penny. A far more reasonable statement of the cost would be $20,000,000.

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* {{Wiki/Wikipedia}} articles sometimes fall victim to this; for instance, the article on [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_One_%28roller_coaster%29 The Big One roller coaster]] stated that its £12,000,000 cost to build equated to "$19,669,316" -- which ~~assumes ~~assumed that the cost was '''''exactly''''' £12,000,000.00 to the ~~penny. ~~penny (and used the wrong conversion rate anyway; probably the rate current at the time of editing, rather than at the time the coaster opened in 1994). A far more reasonable statement of the cost would be ~~$20,000,000.~~$20,000,000 (or $18,000,000 if the correct conversion is used).

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-->'''Deadpool:''' [Harri] only took out those who got in her way and I didn’t stop to play with any bodies but I’m like 87.43257% sure that they were breathing.

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* Fi, the local ExpositionFairy of ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword'', loves to throw out [[IfMyCalculationsAreCorrect percentages]] any time a possibility arises. Though the numbers are a lot broader than other examples on this page, always a multiple of 5, she still gives them in uncertain situations when such probabilities should be incalculable. As with [[MillionToOneChance most examples of this]], the suggested possibility is ''always'' the case, even though Fi gives probabilities ranging from 40% to 95% (never 100%). Apparently she's not very confident, even though she's always right.

** She does use an absolute one time, however: when [[spoiler: you are about to enter Demise's realm]], Fi tells you [[PointOfNoReturn there is a 0% chance of you returning unless you are able to defeat him.]] The fact that she almost never uses absolutes makes it all the more chilling when she does.

** More comically, the only other time she uses an absolute (100%) is when she is calculating your chances of being irritated by a crow pooping on your head.

** She does use an absolute one time, however: when [[spoiler: you are about to enter Demise's realm]], Fi tells you [[PointOfNoReturn there is a 0% chance of you returning unless you are able to defeat him.]] The fact that she almost never uses absolutes makes it all the more chilling when she does.

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* Fi, the local ExpositionFairy of ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword'', loves to throw out [[IfMyCalculationsAreCorrect percentages]] any time a possibility arises. Though the numbers are a lot broader than other examples on this page, always a multiple of 5, she still gives them in uncertain situations when such probabilities should be incalculable. As with [[MillionToOneChance most examples of this]], the suggested possibility is ''always'' the case, even though Fi gives probabilities ranging from 40% to 95% (never 100%). Apparently she's not very confident, even though she's always ~~right.~~

**right. She does use an absolute one time, however: when [[spoiler: you are about to enter Demise's realm]], Fi tells you [[PointOfNoReturn there is a 0% chance of you returning unless you are able to defeat him.]] The fact that she almost never uses absolutes makes it all the more chilling when she ~~does.~~

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* Played for laughs in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/2205019/1/Harry-Potter-the-Azkaban-Parody Harry Potter and the Azkaban Parody]]'', where Harry takes every opportunity to point out that he was unjustly incarcerated for "one year, three months, two weeks, four days, seven hours, thirteen minutes and twenty-six seconds."

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* Played for laughs in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/2205019/1/Harry-Potter-the-Azkaban-Parody Harry Potter and the Azkaban Parody]]'', where Harry takes every opportunity to ~~point out ~~comment that he was unjustly incarcerated for "one year, three months, two weeks, four days, seven hours, thirteen minutes and twenty-six seconds."

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** Playing the trope straight, Ritsuko will often give extremely low percentages of success (often something like 0.000234%) to the strategies NERV comes up with against the Angels. Naturally, they usually succeed. [[spoiler:It's justified in that the top brass are secretly following prophetic documents, so they ''know'' the strategy will work, regardless of its conventional probability.]]

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** Playing the trope straight, Ritsuko will often give extremely low percentages of success (often something like 0.000234%) to the strategies NERV comes up with against the Angels. Naturally, they usually succeed. [[spoiler:It's justified in that the top brass are secretly following prophetic documents, so they ''know'' the strategy will work, regardless of its conventional probability. Though it is amusing to speculate that if NERV does everything else the same way, their operating budget could include future lottery winnings.]]

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