IIRC the credit we landed on (3371) was actually going to be something ever-so-slightly different (within 10 or so), but 3371 was suggested because it is prime. This is a good thing!
As for the "mob with pitchforks", yes, but there was also the biker gang hurling molotov cocktails and the orc army with the flaming battering ram. Yet, here we are :-)
"I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together"
87*2^3496188+1 is prime! (1052460 digits)
4 is not prime! (1 digit)