Did you know its a Programmer's day?

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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...
 
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Woo Hoo! :tongue2:
 
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Happy Day, Programmers! :)
 
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Why do programmers always confuse Halloween and Christmas?

Because OCT 31 = DEC 25.
 
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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...
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.
 
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The World's Last C Bug
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while (1)
{
status = GetRadarInfo();
if (status = 1)
LaunchMissiles();
}
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.
 
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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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