A: A practice where numbers are assigned to letters, and the numbers of the letters in a word are added up to a single number. Its most famous use is being used to find the Antichrist. Many "divine patterns" have been found by applying it to the original text of the Bible. Some people will try to tell you that it's occult and we shouldn't be doing it but if that was the case the Bible wouldn't ask us to do it.
A: The systems that most modern Gematrists (?) who use the Latin script are nowhere near the ones the ancients used. I may be a little paranoid, but it seems to me that we have been delibrately led away from the truth. I believe that any calculation with real meaning will use the same alphabetical scheme as Hebrew and Greek. I have seen people only count the first 22/24 letters in order to better align with the Hebrew or Greek, but I don't do that.
A: The main purpose of this site is to make you laugh. You are free to try and find wisdom in it, but you must use that wisdom to collect foreskins.