/facepalm

thanks Marvin, i got my arguments crossed and though -T was for more 
verbose debugging output.  after removing it, the gem works properly!

thanks also to Chris, adding the Include statement fixed the script, 
without that it was returning "test.rb:5:in `<main>': undefined method 
`DecNum' for main:Object (NoMethodError)"

i'm a bit confused as to why "include" is needed after requiring a gem, 
as none of the guides or examples i've run across mention anything but 
the require statement.

~L

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