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Starting now the Berlin Wall has been down longer than it was up:
Construction began 13-Aug-1961. Demolition began 9-Nov-1989. 10284 days. 5 January 2018 is 10284 days since the wall began coming down.

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@paco I thought so too, that's why i posted it

@paco Another reminder that building walls is never really the solution to a political problem.

@paco Actually, it'll be February 5. I checked the maths earlier.

Ugh. You're right. I goofed and did 09 for August instead of 08. Ah, well... That's what I get for doing it quickly on the train.

@paco @maloki I've seen this a couple times and while I love the sentiment, it's not right. 13 Aug 1961 - 9 Nov 1989 is 10315 days, not 10284. It's 5 Feb 2018 that will be 10315 days from 9 Nov 1989.

@noelle @maloki Yup. I quite literally fat-fingered a number as I tried to double check the math. :(