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The uninterestingness of 12407 formed the basis of a
question in the British panel game QI. In the episode
"Inland Revenue," the tenth episode in Series I, broadcast
11th November, the question asked was: "What is the smallest
uninteresting number?" However, guest panellist Sandi
Toksvig noticed that this was a paradox because the fact
that 12407 is the smallest uninteresting number is in
itself interesting: 12407 (= 19 * 653) is the sum of all the numbers less than or equal to the prime 157, plus the digital root of 157 (digital root = 1+5+7 = 13; 1+3 = 4). [Hunter]
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