Forget fortunes in your terminal this grabs a random

wget -qO -|sed -n '65p'|awk 'gsub(/<span><br>.*/,"")&&1'|perl -p -e 's:myScroller1.addItem\("<span class=atHeaderOrange>::g;s:</span> <span class=snubFontSmall>::g;s:&quot;:":g;s:^:\n:g;s:$:\n:'
I've got this posted in one of my .bash_profiles for humor whenever I log in.
Sample Output
wget -qO -|sed -n '65p'|awk 'gsub(/<span><br>.*/,"")&&1'|perl -p -e 's:myScroller1.addItem\("<span class=atHeaderOrange>::g;s:</span> <span class=snubFontSmall>::g;s:&quot;:":g;s:^:\n:g;s:$:\n:'

People that hate animals Here's a clue, unless we bloody well created it, they were here first. While you dont' have to worship them, at leat respect the fact that their life is just as a part of history as our own. I wonder, how well you would do in the wild, unarmed..

By: sil
2009-02-18 15:05:13

What Others Think

A death cow version wget -qO -|sed -n '65p'|awk 'gsub(/.*/,"")&&1'|perl -p -e 's:myScroller1.addItem\("::g;s: ::g;s:&quot;:":g;s:^:\n:g;s:$:\n:' | cowthink -d -W45
starchox · 622 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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