A 4-Digit System for Memorizing Numbers

A few days ago, I wrote a post about a comparison I did of different memory systems when I was deciding on which memory system to use.  I went with the 3-digit Ben System for a few different reasons. For decimal digits, having 1,000 images seemed like a good balance between compressing data and manageability.  A 4-digit system with 10,000 images would compress more digits into each locus but seems like it would be difficult to develop and use in practice.
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Arbitrary Actions or PAO? (Part 2)

I made some progress today on the 2-digit/single-card part of my memory system. Yesterday, I was wondering whether I should switch to a person-action-object (PAO) system for my 2-digit numbers, or stick with just a collection of characters and objects.

I started changing the images to a PAO system but wasn’t feeling inspired about it. I decided to mark each object with a suggestion for actions depending on whether it comes before or after another image.
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Arbitrary Actions, or Person-Action-Object?

My memory system is based on Ben Pridmore’s but with a few modifications. The core idea is the same though: decimal digits are chunked in 3s, binaries in 10s, and cards in pairs. I also have a 2-digit system and a single-card system because I don’t think I will have my 2,652 double-card images ready by the USA Memory Championships in March.

One thing that I’m trying to figure out is whether it’s worth converting my two digit system into a person-action-object (PAO) system. I sometimes have trouble creating a wide enough variety of actions to go with my characters and objects.
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