Star Wars E-5, E-9, E-10, E-11

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The E-11 BlasTech rifle. It’s the standard rifle for Stormtroppers. But why is it called E-11? Is there an E-10? Or an E-9?

A look on the official Star Wars Wiki reveals that there is:

E-5 blaster rifle

E-9 is a spaceship

E-10 is a droid

E-11 is the standard Stormtrooper rifle

And that’s it. There is no other E-number names in Star Wars.

E-1

E-2

E-3

E-4

E-6

E-7

E-8

E-12

In fact there are no E-whatevers going up to E-100.

How do I know? I tried all the URLs. For instance on E-13 I tried http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/E-13. But nothing there. To test 100 URLs would be crazy, so I used a function in a Google spreadsheet to quickly tell me which E-numbers exist. The spreadsheet has 50 functions counting in consecutive order. Each function looked like this: =ImportXML(“http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/E-11”, “//li[@class=”toclevel-1 tocsection-2′]”)

Merging together:

1) an interest in Star Wars

2) an interest in number sequences

3) Google functions

is a beautiful thing.

If there are any letter/number combinations you’d like me to search for in the Star Wars universe, let me know via a comment on this blog, Twitter, Facebook, or Google Plus.

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unlikelymoose
7 years ago

how about the “R2″s and the “C3″s.

My page 1
5 years ago

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.

Andrey Andrey
5 years ago

Good!

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