999 (disambiguation)

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999 was a year in the Julian calendar.

999 or three nines may also refer to:

  • 999 (emergency telephone number), the telephone number for the emergency services in the United Kingdom, The Republic of Ireland, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, the UAE, Poland and others
  • 999 (number), the number 999

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Other uses[edit]

  • 999 Zachia, an asteroid
  • 9–9–9 Plan, a tax plan proposed by 2012 Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain
  • Nine (purity), an informal way of ranking purity; "three nines" would be 99.9% pure
  • "Three nines" as a level of high availability (99.9%)
  • 999 phone charging myth, an urban myth that calling the emergency services charges mobile phones
  • A 999 broadcast by a Deputy or another Police Officer means shots fired, Officer down, all available units respond to assist. A 998 broadcast means Officer needs assistance immediately. The 999 code is a part of the LASD vernacular when communicating with other Deputies.

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