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Get a funny one-liner from www.onelinerz.net

Terminal - Get a funny one-liner from www.onelinerz.net
w3m -dump_source http://www.onelinerz.net/random-one-liners/1/ | awk ' /.*<div id=\"oneliner_[0-9].*/ {while (! /\/div/ ) { gsub("\n", ""); getline; }; gsub (/<[^>][^>]*>/, "", $0); print $0}'
2010-06-02 21:15:37
User: quincymd
Functions: awk
Get a funny one-liner from www.onelinerz.net

Put this command in .bashrc and every time you open a new terminal a random quote will be downloaded and printed from onelinerz.net.

By altering the URL in the w3m statement you can change the output:

1 to 10 lines - http://www.onelinerz.net/random-one-liners/(number)/

20 newest lines - http://www.onelinerz.net/latest-one-liners/

Top 10 lines - http://www.onelinerz.net/top-100-funny-one-liners/

Top 10 lines are updated daily.


There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives

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For me it works better like this:

links -source http://www.onelinerz.net/random-one-liners/1/ | grep "class=\"oneliner" | sed -e :a -e 's/]*>//g;/

Comment by SuperFly 254 weeks and 3 days ago
links -source http://www.onelinerz.net/random-one-liners/1/ | grep "class=\"oneliner" | sed -e :a -e 's/<[^>]*>//g;/</N;//ba' -e 's/^ *//g'
Comment by SuperFly 254 weeks and 3 days ago

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