OSX: Use Say Command to Help You Play Hide-and-Seek

txt="";for i in {1..20};do txt=$txt"$i. ";done;say $txt" Ready or not, here I come"
Hide-and-Seek is one of the greatest games in the parent's arsenal. Your kid runs off and hides for several minutes, while waiting for you to find him/her. This gives you time to catch a breath and check your email without feeling like a loser. If you'd also like to take advantage of the counting time--claiming that thinking space as your own--use this command on your OSX terminal to maximize downtime. Also, if your kid is like mine, you can get away with "for i in {1..100};" :)

By: antic
2011-12-11 05:51:22

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and, just added this to my .bash_aliases, which is conveniently backed up via symlink and replicated across multiple machines with Dropbox :) alias seek='txt="";for i in {1..20};do txt=$txt"$i. ";done;txt=$txt" Ready or not, here I come";say $txt' Now I can just type "seek" :)
antic · 510 weeks and 6 days ago
for i in {1..20}; do espeak "$i"; done; espeak "Ready or not, here I come" Linux/bash version. espeak needs to be installed
unixmonkey25543 · 510 weeks and 5 days ago
Or, a shorter version: for i in {1..2};do say "$i. ";done;say Ready or not, here I come I just have a habit of writing code that only invokes a program one time if it can help it :)
sleepdepninja · 510 weeks and 5 days ago
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Alyssalauren · 6 weeks and 1 day ago

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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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