Official Off-Topic Programming Competition V. 1.0

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by Dommi, Dec 30, 2002.

  1. Dommi

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    Objective
    Compute 2+2 in the most inefficient way.

    Due Date
    Sunday Febuary 2, 2003

    Rules
    * Any programming language.
    * Code that doesn't help solve the objective hurts your score.
    * Viruses are a sign off for your own death by members of this forum.
    * Judges are allowed to participate.
    * All entries will be judged upon the originality and uniqueness of the code. Points will be awarded for percieved complexity.

    Needed
    * People to act as judges in reading over the code and deciding which samples should be posted. Please post in this thread if you'd like to help out.

    Judges
    MOnkeyBOz
    SLED
    jbajin

    You are encouraged to use programming languages that are offbeat and not used in mass. The more original the code, the better chance you will have that it is recognized in the forefront.
    Please note your code well, we all dont want to have to decipher what you wrote. It should be clear and concise.
    If the code needs compiling, please include the source and binary. Specify what operating system the code runs under and if any virtual machines have to be run in the process.

    There are no clear winners, The top pieces of code will be announced on the the sunday that the contest ends.
     
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  2. nucl3ar

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    2+2=4
     
  3. holy diver

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    4-3=1
     
  4. 93CivicEX

    93CivicEX Charming, Dashing, Rental car bashing

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    you are trying to get your homework done for you arent ya?
     
  5. Dommi

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    homework. Im 25 and a net analyst for aol time warner...
     
  6. Poison Pen

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  7. agent0068

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    this could be fun :)
     
  8. Fanatic-Indian

    Fanatic-Indian OT's Eye Doctor

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    :rofl: i cant believe this is gonna be a competition
     
  9. Dommi

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    I think that the key here is a few things
    be original
    be inventive
    be funny
    and most importantly.
    think outside of the box
     
  10. agent0068

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    question: i code on macs and i know that this isn't a terribly popular platform among oter's, so how would be go about submitting a binary for that?
     
  11. Dommi

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    The judges will be checking binaries, so we would have to find a box to run them on. I own a mac, so I can check your binary myself. More importantly though, is that you hand in well noted code. So that we may see what really went into the binary that should compute 2+2

    do you code classic or x?
     
  12. agent0068

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    x -- cocoa is a wonderful environment to work in :)

    do you code on the mac as well?
     
  13. Dommi

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    no I dont. my coding is mostly web based
    perl, php and some markup. I do C as well...

    My true intentions behind this are to learn how to be a better programmer...

    its all about learning ;)
     
  14. Fishbait

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    maybe you can tell me why the fuck time warner is blocking traffic from comcast on some of their network.

    its sucking the big fat one for my website and all others that reside on the same line.
     
  15. Dommi

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    yah but take it to a pm.
     
  16. spooled2.2

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  17. 93CivicEX

    93CivicEX Charming, Dashing, Rental car bashing

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    have a sense of humor code boy
     
  18. Dommi

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    :naughty:
     
  19. CompiledMonkey

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    Looking forward to it. :)
     
  20. Dommi

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    can someone sticky this?
     
  21. CompiledMonkey

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    I made a request. :big grin:
     
  22. menorevs

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    when is signup?
     
  23. Dommi

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    start working on your project. we will establish a way to submit it shortly.

    the deadline is posted...
     
  24. CompiledMonkey

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    I finished my original idea for the project. I'm still debating whether I want to do my other idea. I could easly keep the process going for hours. Not sure if I want to take it that far. And yes, all of the code would be helping to complete the objective and no use of sleeping threads. :big grin:
     
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