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# Top 10 Reasons Why 12 Is a Great Number

**Animefan12**

### The Top Ten

*1*

**There are 12 numbers on a clock**

I got a question. Do you think numbers are big deal? - **Delgia2k**

Why 12? why not 17?

*2*

**There are currently 7 usernames on TheTopTens with the no.12 - Me, Pegasister12, Jetticus12, 12, Jimmy12lee, Htoutlaws2012, Lexiebutter12**

There are actually many users other than this with 12 - Micoytancinco12, 123, 1234 and 12345 - **Animefan12**

Damn, I forgot 123samia! So I guess that makes it 8. - **Animefan12**

*3*

**There are 12 months in a year**

And yet, in the 5th month, I was born. Making 5 superior. - **keycha1n**

*4*

**It has contributed to the number system**

*5*

**I was 12 years old when I made this list**

*6*

**For Jet Airways flights within India, If there are any passengers below the age of 12, Web-Check-In is not allowed**

*7*

**50 years ago, each TV in India had 12 channels**

*8*

**The number 12 is in the 6th position on the list "Greatest numbers"**

*9*

**12 April is usually when Tamil New Year occurs**

*10*

**It is made by joining the 1st two natural numbers**

### The Contenders

*11*

**Smallest number with a perfect number of divisors**

*12*

**Smallest composite number of square prime form**

That particular prime squared gives four. 5 is neither a square nor a composite number! - **PositronWildhawk**

*13*

**12 is superfactorial**

It's called a highly composite number

*14*

**Force 12 is the maximum speed of a hurricane**

*15*

**The former UK currency comprised 12 pennies in a shilling**

*16*

**12 men have walked on the moon**

*17*

**Rajnikanth was born on 12th December**

Heard that? 3,4,5! Now, fall on the knees of 12! - **Animefan12**

*18*

**Both 3 and 4 are factors of 12**

6 is a factor as well. 6 times 2 is 12

*19*

**12 is greater than 3, 4 and 5**

*20*

**12 is the atomic number of magnesium which is better than lithium, beryllium and boron**

*21*

**12 when read backwards gives 21 which is also known as 9+10**

*22*

**12 January 2015 is a Sunday**

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#### Top Remixes

**1. 12 is superfactorial**

2. 12 men have walked on the moon

3. Both 3 and 4 are factors of 12

styLIShT

2. 12 men have walked on the moon

3. Both 3 and 4 are factors of 12

styLIShT

**1. There are 12 numbers on a clock**

2. There are currently 7 usernames on TheTopTens with the no.12 - Me, Pegasister12, Jetticus12, 12, Jimmy12lee, Htoutlaws2012, Lexiebutter12

3. There are 12 months in a year

Animefan12

2. There are currently 7 usernames on TheTopTens with the no.12 - Me, Pegasister12, Jetticus12, 12, Jimmy12lee, Htoutlaws2012, Lexiebutter12

3. There are 12 months in a year

Animefan12

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