Endless shampoo loop

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    Endless shampoo loop

    I was just reading the back of a shampoo bottle and the directions were this:

    -apply to hair
    -rinse
    -repeat

    This is a never ending loop! Put into code:
    Code:
    while (1)
    {
        applyToHair(shampoo);
        rinse(hair);
    }
    Can you ctrl-c out of this one when washing your hair?

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    LOL, I've always wondered about this too....

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    >>> LOL, I've always wondered about this too....

    I knew I wasn't the only one...

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    See, now I never did until I read a random page in C For Dummies volume I where he says that exact same thing...

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    doesn't it say something like "repeat if nessessary?

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    >>> See, now I never did until I read a random page in C For Dummies volume I where he says that exact same thing...

    Are you kidding? I swear on my programming honor, I never picked up that book. I don't like that series (the Dummies). I find it very degrading.

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    what? you want me to be ashamed? I thought it was a very good book considering I knew nothing about programming at the time, and I had trouble with the online tutorials, coupled with the fact it was the only C book at the bookstore withing reach of my bike...

    ...in other words - shutup.

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    When i write something wrong on a test i look for the undo button, but i never find it.. where do they hide those damned things?

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    Originally posted by -KEN-
    what? you want me to be ashamed? I thought it was a very good book considering I knew nothing about programming at the time, and I had trouble with the online tutorials, coupled with the fact it was the only C book at the bookstore withing reach of my bike...

    ...in other words - shutup.

    Hehe. I started with C for Dummies. I read it
    until the "Creepy DOS and Bios Functions..." then
    moved on to Teach Yourself C++ in 21 Days (400
    days later, I still haven't finished it. False
    advertising.)

    I'll finish learning C eventually. Maybe I'll buy
    that complete reference book Doubleanti
    talks about. I just (tried to) quit m job, so
    I'm going to be spending all of December (gave
    1 months notice) cramming programming information
    into my head.

    I'm going to try to find a new job in a very,
    very boring store. A place that is so boring,
    people don't really shop there. Like a clock
    store, or a tie shop. Then, I'll be able to
    learn at work.

    Shampoo. I hate it when I wash my hair, and
    then realize that there is no conditioner. I have
    long hair, so when it's unconditioned--it gets
    all tangly.

    Excuse spelling/grammar. I just woke up...
    Staying away from General.

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    Yea, I know. I could read it in 5 days. But I didn't. I never finshed the book (since I don't realy understaned anything after basic inheridence (spelled wrong I know))

    Note:I read the online version

    Please excuse the spelling and grammer,
    because I can't think of a reason
    To Err Is To Be Human. To Game Is Divine!"

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    I never finished teach your self c++ in 21 days ether i couldn't stand all that advanced class suff. I spent about 3 months reading the book to because i didn't have the time to read a chapeter a day.

    An heres how the program would go:

    int Dandrufdurtandgrease=rand()

    while(Dandrufdurtandgrease<0)
    {
    applyToHair(shampoo);
    rinse(hair);
    Dandrufdurtandgrease--;
    }

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    Originally posted by Aran Elus
    When i write something wrong on a test i look for the undo button, but i never find it.. where do they hide those damned things?

    Me too! Not on tests tho, but on posters and drawings, especially when I use permanent ink pens and I screwed up something...
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    mine says

    Code:
    while(shampoo.bottle.status!=empty) //to encourage use of a bottle each day
    {
        shampoo.apply(in_hair);
        hair.rinse(with_water);
    }
    I just have to use ctrl-break! I would be broke if I followed the instructions properly!

    Oskilian

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    >False advertising.)

    LOL...

    >Me too! Not on tests tho, but on posters and drawings, especially when I use permanent ink pens and I screwed up something...

    Me too! with music too! [no rewind... dang...] note to self: control 4th dimension by next sunday so i can rewrite my music ad lib...
    hasafraggin shizigishin oppashigger...

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    Originally posted by oskilian
    mine says

    [code]
    //to encourage use of a bottle each day

    Oskilian
    Looks like it's not each day, it's all day long!!
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