Who knows one hundred six?
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106 is the denominator in an approximation of pi in a popular (for certain Jew-geeky values of "popular"), gematria-based inference from Sefer Melachim.
Rambam (in his Sefer Hamitzvos, end of the section on positive commandments) enumerates 60 positive mitzvos that a typical man would perform over the course of his lifetime (barring unusual circumstances), of which 46 apply to women as well. So a married couple would, between them, perform 106 positive mitzvos.
(A stretch, I know...)