Happy Programmer Day!

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It's the 2^8th day of the year, and as such it is programmer day. Oh happy day to us all!
Were you waiting for today :D Happy day for you too
Meh, I'll just wait for the Overflow.
It's a semi-official thing. I marked it on my google calendar when I found out I missed it last year :P
lol :D 256. day of the year why not 2^6 :D
Only interested in the fact that it is Friday the 13th as I can now watch my entire Friday the 13th Collection.
Woah, how are you guys commenting. Don't you guys have jobs? :P

Anyway, why couldn't it be 2^3 power? I don't get it?
hmm maybe they want to biggest foo( what is it called? ) of 2. And one year contains 365 days so the biggest foo is 2^8
My calender does not mention programmers day. I feel cheated.
So how do you celebrate programmers day?
Is there a gamers day?
We are coding in programmers day :D
I dont think there is a gamers day but if there were I think they playing games in that day :D
Wikipedia says:

The number 256 (28) was chosen because it is the number of distinct values
 that can be represented with an eight-bit byte, a value well-known to 
programmers.[3] 256 is also the highest power of two that is less than or 
equal to 365, the number of days in a common year.

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Woah, how are you guys commenting. Don't you guys have jobs? :P


Actually, I was let go almost 2 weeks ago. I found a replacement job at a pizza buffet though. Also I'm a student.

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Actually, I was let go almost 2 weeks ago. Find a replacement job at a pizza buffet though. Also I'm a student.
Oh sorry, I didn't know.
S'all good :P It was a retail job and I have no ill will towards my boss.
Better question is, why is Lumpkin replying? He is supposed to be in school.
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@BHXSpecter I'm 13 and I'm here too. I had a short day at school today.

EDIT: He said that he was sick today.
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Better question is, why is Lumpkin replying? He is supposed to be in school.
Nah, I skipped.

Just JK, I'd never. I'm home because I'm sick, if you read my Football thread. I'm really tired and sore, and I'm dizzy. Thanks to us having to play in the rain for the first portion.

(I probably should have went, but It's way to cold outside. I hate living in New York. Now I have to make up like 5 million tests. My 8th grade math teacher is mean.)

@BHXSpecter I'm 13 and I'm here too. I had a short day at school today.
You have short days still? We stopped that in 5th grade D:




Oh yea, and call me Fred.
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Apparently (not sure how true it is) today is also international chocolate appreciation day :)
YAY! How does one celebrate programmers day.
Off topic:

@Fred

How did you go asking your math teacher about 3d vector multiplication? About a month or so ago I posted a link for you, that showed scalar, dot & cross products.

Is your math teacher really mean, or does she/he just have you all busy?

@Script Coder

I would join in, but I am trying to drop down a weight division. Probably starting a new job in the tropics (Northern Territory Australia), so will wind up sweating it.

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