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Old July 28 2013, 01:13 AM   #2929
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Re: STID "tracking" for $85-90 million opening [U.S. box office]

Clancy_s wrote: View Post
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The last TREK movie made only $ 500.000.
Five hundred dollars? Damn!
Not a typo - it is usual in Spanish speaking countries to use . where we anglophones would use , as a seperator in large numbers.
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MacLeod wrote: View Post
^That's not strictly true you don't have to use a comma or a decimal place. I was taught you use a space i.e. 10 000, 1 000 000.
Clancy_s did note that such was the custom in Spanish-speaking countries. (I suspect that the country in which you were taught to use a space is not one of these.)
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