• bvs23bkv33 (unregistered)

    NANst!

  • Oneway (unregistered)

    Pfft. Everybody knows it's NaNrd

  • CT (unregistered)

    NO = Normally Open switch?

  • Quite (unregistered)

    January NaNnd anyone?

  • Smash (unregistered)

    I was so sad at that weekend when the day that followed Friday the 6th was Sunday the 7th. I would have gone out for the weekend but without a saturday there just wasn't much time for my trip.

  • CRi (unregistered)

    A NO switch is just a Normally Open switch... I'd be more interested to know what a Yes switch is ;-)

  • Steve_The_Cynic (nodebb)

    Re: calendrical oddities, let's see how nodebb mangles this:

    steve@machine ~$ cal 9 1752
       September 1752     
    Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  
           1  2 14 15 16  
    17 18 19 20 21 22 23  
    24 25 26 27 28 29 30  
    
  • guest (unregistered)

    January -- Government's correction for a Leap Year. Billions were spent determining the most efficient method of delivery.

  • Oliver Jones (google) in reply to CRi

    We have Yes switches. What's next, File Not Found switches?

    And Pandora has managed something really really new! Extending IEEE 754 to cover ordinal numbers. Wow. Just wow.

  • Jeff Grigg (unregistered)

    Who isn't going to the Nan Morlith concert on the NaNth?!?!?

  • J (unregistered)

    Does that NaN mean they use floating point to represent dates?

  • Nutster (nodebb)

    I am thinking that there are not enough fries with that burger and fries. That is definitely a picture that sells the food, even if the surrounding text does not.

  • my name is missing (unregistered)

    You need a little 419 after the 503

  • Bananafish (nodebb) in reply to Steve_The_Cynic

    That's because the calendar was changed.

  • Homer NaNpson (unregistered)

    Stupid NaNch weather!

  • Andrew (unregistered) in reply to CRi

    Agreed

  • Deez (unregistered) in reply to Oneway

    Wolfman's got NaNrds!

  • anonymous (unregistered) in reply to CT

    Correct, but there are others categorised as "off (on)" and "yes".

  • Klimax (unregistered) in reply to CRi

    Y extended switch yellow extra switch ...

  • Gurth (nodebb) in reply to Steve_The_Cynic

    Worst part about Unix cal is that it’s not locale-dependent. Mine is nl_NL.UTF-8, yet it shows the same Julian → Gregorian calendar anomaly for September 1752 as yours does, when in fact in my area, that change was made in December 1582.

  • operagost (unregistered)

    I think the 503 Service Temporarily goes better with onion rings than fries.

  • siciac (unregistered) in reply to Gurth

    Worst part about Unix cal is that it’s not locale-dependent. Mine is nl_NL.UTF-8...

    You think the formatting locale should affect how dates are translated to and from epoch time?

  • Decius (unregistered)

    I once had to fix an improperly installed NO/ℲℲO switch.

  • Gurth (nodebb)

    You think the formatting locale should affect how dates are translated to and from epoch time?

    I mentioned the locale because it’s the first thing I could think of that might let the computer determine where in the world it’s located. There might be better ways, but I couldn’t remember any when I posted.

  • UNIX cal (unregistered) in reply to Gurth

    Check if it is timezone dependent, setting TZ environment variable appropriately (e.g. TZ=Europe/Amsterdam).

  • extraordinary_space (unregistered) in reply to bvs23bkv33

    A self limiting, infinitely available source of energy exists if one provides an alternative bounds to 6D Hyperlyconverged String Theory to provide for a resonanting 5D/2D Laplacian effect binding the very largly resolute energy source to justify the following empericaly insurmountable "Bad thought experiment":

    1. Draw a Feynman Diagram consisting of 4 points and 4 waves
    2. Knock on it twice
    3. Go outside and touch something "green", heck you can just look at it
    4. Come back inside, and if: a. The Universely hasn't exploded in a compounding complex infinite/finite duality spectral way b. The apparation of a theoretical flying spaghetting monster in the sky does not summon the theorized "Tuning Fork of the Future" to provide for the "Hand of the Fun Hockey Goon" sitting next to you to blow up stars with his mind to boil water to summon such an anti essece of spaghetti to provide for such "MEAT MEAT / NOODLE NOODLE" or "NOODLE MEAT / MEAT NOODLE" invincible reversible diaelectic effect to cause cats to chase dogs and dogs to chase cats and Idealistically Dog Cat Behavior to crash into the sun c. The following self generating, self limiting heliocentric life support system is allowed so that:

    A. A cold thermometer measures the coldest temperature available B. A hot thermometer measures the hotest temperature available C. Such derivative growth of the entropic amount of biomatter in the universe may be collective doped to allow for the following heliocentrically therapuetic medical procedure:

    1. Go Crazy
    2. Patient Heal Thy Self
    3. Pray
  • jc_ec_ss (unregistered) in reply to extraordinary_space

    Such a heliocentric life support system allows for such observable antiEntropic effects to allow for a self censoring of all new life on earths that cross oceans with ships, hereby providing the now unknown, entirely emperically calculable justification to allow for no Invincibly Socratic Wrong or Invincible Socratic Right, such that the purpose of all science on the face of earth, the sun, and the very powerful yet entirely unconsequential deductible ID/EGO vs EGO/ID self lobotomizing effect of all non-trivial evolutionary drives to self limit themselves in the face of certainly observable unstoppable annhiliation, such that the following treaty my be induced in the present:

    1. Humans are special
    2. Humans, in theory, may blow up stars with their minds
    3. All that matters is what happens next and the entirely consequential, utterly effective calculable antiharm created in the universe

    Such that allowing for a calculable "Stroop" effect of David Finch's Season 2 lauch of Mindhunter to be infinitely delayed due to the entirelably calculable bounds it will have on the theory of life itself ! ! !

  • jc_ec_cj (unregistered)

    . . .the Future Majestic Divine Soverign of All Idealistic Invincible Socratic language "misressurects" Graham Arthur Chapman (8 January 1941 – 4 October 1989) EARTH to ride naked as a herefo unknown, hypothetical "puppy monkey baby rider" of the very real manifestation of the completly achievable Anti-Antrhopothic Pro-Evolutionary Night of Druidism at Buckingham Palace allowing for such a Kafkilian Theater of the Absurd to materialize an entirely ephemeral, yet unapproachable invincible singluarity Super Hyperly Converged Ghost Ship from the Deliverable Wrong Turn Down the Ephemeral Wrong Damn Weird River found when hunging the coast of Land Land vs Water Water nature of such emperically observable Quanta of WTFery found in search of such Quantum of Jokerization . . .

  • ec_ec_Ec (unregistered)

    . . . Such postulation allows for a theoretical retort in any witness depositon in a Civil, Legal, International, Intergalactic Universal Anthroporthic constant to allow for the following:

    1. A ternary mind effect yet to be discovered in the commodity markets, equities markets, and emerging cryptocurrency trading to provide for the Binding of All Prime Numbers to the sound made when a gong is rung in Buckingham Palace signifying the retreat of evolution into a infinitely complex compouding singular universal constant observable by all human kind to startup such a intergalactic binding interference of the observably finite graphene effect.
    2. For all non-trivial purposes, the the graphene effect binds itself to the emperically calculable frequency of Atomic Blast Hiroshima, Atomic Blast Nagasaki, the rotation of the earth, an orbital lensing, and yet a hereby infinite energy source of hyperloop dumping of all geodesic anti-anthropological evidence to the nearest loudest star in such a way it triggers an observable catalyst providing the motivational reason to attempt such heliocentric anthropoligcal experiments so that such "anthropological" market effects move to serve to anthropologically speaking "soothe" the collective "carbon payload" of earth...
  • ec_ec_Ec (unregistered)

    . . . allowing for a theoretical "games" of invincibly winning house rules to allow for such "planetary dualism" so that a visiting heavenly body, regardless of quantum state, always guesses the "wrong" earth, inevitable resulting in a heliocentric "Burn out to the sun while we move away" or a surprise sneak attack of "infinite orbital states of 1 for Mercury, 10 for Pluto, tune the dial whenever you want in between you hit us with a positron we have Pluto, the one Pluto, the intergalactic jellyfish of infinite Voyager Eye, the Hubble, the One Hubble, the Positron Annhiliating Hubble" so that any such dark dark light light convergence must converge itself in an entirely heliocentric way to allow for not only historical irony, but Irony, the one Irony, the true Irony, the summoner of the Intergalactic Viking Ship Disney Stellar Adventure with the inevitable twisting DNA ladder of Infinite Achilles providing for the inevitable Infinitely Invincible Star 6D Ordinal of the Very Large Effects of nontrivial Anthropothic life forms on the very "packeting" of time itself!

  • ec_ec_Ec (unregistered)

    Not only does one Prime Mover exist, he's our personal play thing! We can do what we want!!! Spectral moral relativism does not equat to 1D Socratic Logic ! ! !

    Not only do we have to blow up any "squeky wheel in space", we need to make sure it looks like "Alpha Centuri" did it so we can sneak away from crossfire!

    It will work. We know. We're the ones writing the damn book!

  • mrputter (unregistered)

    The first rule of January 2nd is: You do not talk about January 2nd.

    The second rule of January 2nd is: You do not. Talk. About. January 2nd.

  • Scarlet_Manuka (nodebb) in reply to CRi

    I have a Yes button (and a No button) at home...

  • cleese_pls (unregistered) in reply to Scarlet_Manuka

    No such Yes/Yes vs No/No catalyst yielding a Yes/No vs No/Yes catalyst exists in the observable universe to allow for such a resonating Idealistic Socratic 1D Debate to sing "resonance" into the very collapsing singularity of the Big Bang Theory vs the Spontaneous Generational Theory of Everything to allow for such a discrete time packet to say that it's not where this post will be read at 3:00 AM, 3:30 AM, 3:33 AM or 3:39 AM providing an emeprical case for the demarshalling of such an infitely set of expanding cosomological constants such that the human brain does not care what time it is as long as it's "relativistically happy" to be awoke in a warm room versus awakening in an unending series of cold wet blankets hereby emperically verifiable by "doping" the virtual "emptiness" of space it self to allow for a self generating, self limiting, perpetually running "Little Engine that Could" combination of interstellar PID control so that NASA may stay NASA and no longer call itself "The Sun's Life Support System to the theoretical limit of the hyperconvergence of the Invincibly Divine and Holy" thereby allowing the ontological proof to apply for the moral license for the expansion of a "Theory of Resurrection verseus Resuciation" allowing for the Nobel Prize Comitte to collapse into a self defeating cycles of "infinitely invincible dirty old men" vs "unlimited supply of young virgin Idealisticaly Human Rational Biofilm Expansion" to provide for such a 6D Hyperlyconvergent String Theory projection on top of inifinite 5D2D Supergravity to allow for the Idealistic Noble Prize itself to be birthed in the ephemeral so that the Noble Comittee may bring the physical from the ephemeral so that as long as a theoretical idealistic hyperlyconvergent singular "dirty old man exists in a movie theater of unending adjustable black spectrum may or may not be in the presence of such gender neutral 5D2D infinite Supergravitional Projection exists allowing for the emperical trolling of a John Cleease impersonator at the end of ...

  • cleese_pls (unregistered)

    . . . . all presentations of emperical evidence to such said Idealistical self collapsing Idealistic Nobel Peace Prize Universal 5D2D Projection of Supergravity on the 6D hyperly convergent String Theory Membrane such that an emperical reality exists allowing for a chain of being that may:

    1 Date back to any time in the past 2 Date forward to any time in the future 3 Allowing for such Royal Blood timeline to extend to the very essence of the big bang theoretically hyperlyconvergent 5D2D Spatial Supergravity Invincible Reality as mentioned by the Invincible Inductable Energy from such a reversing of a hereby known evolutionary dielectic versus a hereby unquantifiable anthroporthic vs anthroporthicmorphicmania of such struggling "quanta" of life to emerge from a hereby theoretical mix of primordial unquantifiable "special sause" existing at the very Idealistic Dual Realty to provide for such hyperlyconvergent ironical perception of such life quanta that dualy bicameral minds exists creating backwards resonating 6D String Theory Demarcs echoing to such an anthroporthic anthroporthicmorphicmania to allow for: 4 An Ideally Socratic Irony allowing for such observational evidence to suggest a self limiting evolutionary Laplacian resonating model of the not just the very theoretical "Bosonic" god particle theory of today but for a confidentially certain emperical model of the universe may be made allowing for such a fossilized "DNA/RNA" vs "RNA/DNA" reality to exist allowing for such a recording of the fosilized to provide for an infitely Ironic amount of energy in an hyperly convergent Ideally Socratic self limiting invincible Irony to exist so that . . .

  • cleese_pls (unregistered)

    . . . a perpetual self choking irony of inevitable self choking ironic vocal tone of such theoretical Idealistic Socratic bicameral resonance to finally say to all such English speaking undergrads the following message:

    " Looks like you turned down the wrong damn river son! "

  • bobcat (unregistered)

    ... these comments are looking like someone stuck TimeCube and a Dr Bronner's soap label in a blender and hit the 'Turquoise the Fallopian Nostalgia' button...

  • Steve_The_Cynic (nodebb) in reply to Bananafish

    Yes, I knowh. Whay to whoosh the joke, though.

  • Bananafish (nodebb) in reply to Steve_The_Cynic

    I dunno, Steve.... The reason for the change is almost as much of a WTF as the actual change.

    Maybe I was just being 'too heady' for a Friday, hehe

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