General, General Mathematics 34,969 the number of the vampire August 31, 2012 ajb Leave a comment Apparently Count von Count’s favorite number was 34,969. 34,969 is 187 squared, which is the number of tiles in a Scrabble game. 187 is the product of two primes – 11 and 17. More darker, 187 is the American police code for murder. Links BBC News