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command line russian roulette

Terminal - command line russian roulette
[ $[ $RANDOM % 6 ] == 0 ] && rm -rf / || echo *Click*
2009-02-16 01:17:04
User: Fuzzwah
Functions: echo rm
command line russian roulette

5 out of 6 times its really funny.


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Deletes all your files 1 out of 6 times.

Comment by mysidia 321 weeks and 6 days ago

It would be funny if someone actually tried it ;-)

Comment by stii 321 weeks and 6 days ago

safe version :-P

[ $[ $RANDOM % 6 ] == 0 ] && echo "*BANG*" || echo "*Click*"

and it wouldn't delete your files 1 out of 6 times, every iteration has a 1 in 6 chance of deleting your files.

Comment by leprasmurf 321 weeks and 5 days ago

It is funny.

Comment by Vadi 320 weeks and 5 days ago

A pure bash way to do it :

(((RANDOM%6)==0)) && rm -rf / || echo *Click*
Comment by sputnick 307 weeks and 2 days ago

5 times over 6, this command will not work as expected if there is a file whose name starts or ends with "Click".

Comment by rbossy 285 weeks and 3 days ago
[ $[ $RANDOM % 6 ] == 0 ] && while true; do echo \a; sleep 2; done || echo *Click*
Comment by nhutto 180 weeks and 3 days ago

Your point of view

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