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Question Why do computer scientists get Halloween and Christmas confused?

because oct 31 = 25 dec.
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I do not get it either
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Re: Why do computer scientists get Halloween and Christmas confused?

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because oct 31 = 25 dec.
LOL


(for the non nerds, it's probably because you never learned about binary and octal numbers and how they relate to each other.

oct 31 = (3x8power1) + (1x8power0) = 24+1 = dec 25
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Re: Re: Why do computer scientists get Halloween and Christmas confused?

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(for the non nerds, it's probably because you never learned about binary and octal numbers and how they relate to each other.

oct 31 = (3x8power1) + (1x8power0) = 24+1 = dec 25
did you make all that bull up or is that forreal im still confused
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Re: Re: Re: Why do computer scientists get Halloween and Christmas confused?

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did you make all that bull up or is that forreal im still confused
That's the real formula. It's just math.
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LOL @ "did you make that up"

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Re: Re: Re: Why do computer scientists get Halloween and Christmas confused?

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did you make all that bull up or is that forreal im still confused
LOL
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sorry i dont understand nerd jokes :-X lol people are laffing at me more than the joke thank you, thankyou
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