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Did you know its a Programmer's day?

  1. Sep 13, 2010 #1

    Borek

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    No Borek, I was not aware of that. Thanks for that. A colleague of mine is of the opinion that we should get a holiday on the second day, the fourth day, the eighth day, the sixteenth day, the thrity-second day, the sixty-fourth day and the one hundred and twenty-eighth day as well. Yeah. It's about time we got the recognition we deserve...
     
  4. Sep 13, 2010 #3

    Borg

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    Woo Hoo! :tongue2:
     
  5. Sep 13, 2010 #4

    fuzzyfelt

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    Happy Day, Programmers! :)
     
  6. Sep 13, 2010 #5

    jtbell

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    Why do programmers always confuse Halloween and Christmas?

    Because OCT 31 = DEC 25.
     
  7. Sep 14, 2010 #6

    BobG

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    That's why programmers are so much fun. They're so far removed from reality that they never have a clue when they're being taken advantage of.

    First year: They get 8 holidays.

    Second year: 1 holiday.

    Third year: 1 holiday.

    Fourth year: 0 holidays.

    Fifth year: 0 holidays.

    Sixth year: 1 holiday.

    Seventh through 10th years: 0 holidays.

    11th year: 1 holiday.

    And so on.

    The good thing about the the cluelessness of programmers is that they'll never rule the world. If they did, we'd get stuck with either a 256 day year or a 512 day year and a quarter of the population would die during the great famine caused by planting our crops in the dead of winter ..... er, I mean the unusually cold summer.
     
  8. Sep 14, 2010 #7
    The World's Last C Bug
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  9. Sep 14, 2010 #8

    BobG

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    I sure hope you didn't do this just because you were offended by my last post. I think that angering someone enough to end the world in a nuclear holocaust would decrease my popularity.
     
  10. Sep 14, 2010 #9

    Ivan Seeking

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    I keep thinking that I should do my taxes in hex. I've never seen "base 10 only" specified anywhere in the tax law.

    Giving one's age in hex is also preferable these days...
     
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