## Random Integer Generator

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neoliminal
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### Random Integer Generator

Ask here for a random integer in a given integer range. Next poster supplies that number.

Other rules:

* Let's keep things in base 10 here guys.
* Remember that some people are literal and if you say something between X and Y, you wont get X or Y.
* Sure, go ahead and make the number really huge ... (in font size).
* If you want, explain how you generated the number in a spoiler tag.

I would like a integer in the range of 1 to 6 please.
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DrStalker
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

5. May not be random enough for cryptographic purposes.

I need a number between 3 and 249 (inclusive). It can't be 117. It will be used for an IP address.
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Xv8M4g3r
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

7

I like 7.

Number between 1 and A(256,256) please.
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asiekierka
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

Wolfram Alpha doesn't give any meaningful answer, so I'll assume you meant 65536.

The number is...
4242.

Heh.

I'd like a number between 3 and 3. It can't be 3, too.
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Xv8M4g3r
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

3.00000000000000000000000000000001 as calculated on the pentium FPU

seriously though how we supposed to do that?

number from -i to i please
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neoliminal
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

0

I'd like a number between 0 and 7. Results will be used to pick lunch location...
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

5.

I would like an integer from 1 to 60, both inclusive.
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neoliminal
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

38 - created by blindly hitting numeric pad until I got a number in range.

Thanks for the pork at lunch.

I would like a number in the range of [1-1,000,000], inclusive of course!
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Phoenix112358
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

4536

A number between 50 and 750... for no real reason than to feel loved...

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### Re: Random Integer Generator

381

I tried to type randomly, but that doesn't work very well on a row numbers. I went for 4 digits for no reason, got 6905. Then I went to random.org (first Google result for "random number generator"), searched from 51-751 (I have now realized that I was being stupid and should have set the upper boundary as 749), and got 713. The average of those two numbers is 3809. I then divided that by 10, also for no reason, and rounded to the nearest integer, 381 (I know rounding is evil, but I had wasted enough time already on that number).

I'd like an integer. No boundaries, except that it must be an integer.

Also, isn't this thread called the Random Integer Generator? Imaginary numbers shouldn't count, right?
Last edited by boring bore on Tue Oct 20, 2009 3:12 am UTC, edited 2 times in total.

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zug
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

-46,654,564,654,564,564,654

oh, I want a number from -100 to 100 inclusive. exclusive of zero.
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asiekierka
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

42
What did you expect?
I want a number between (0/1) and (1/0), except (0/1) and (1/0) and (0/0)
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Josephine
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

Because that's bewildering, I'm going to assume you meant inclusive and say 0.

pick an integer from between the 32nd and 58th decimal place of phi.

boring bore wrote:Also, isn't this thread called the Random Integer Generator? Imaginary numbers shouldn't count, right?

Not to mention Xv8M4g3r's floating point number.

EDIT: oops, I fail. no zero. If someone else wants to try that...
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

asiekierka wrote:42
What did you expect?
I want a number between (0/1) and (1/0), except (0/1) and (1/0) and (0/0)

(Re-answer as requested by nbonaparte) A number between 0 and black hole, excluding 0 and the black hole? I choose...the LHC! Well, its CMS detector, anyway.
By the way, that would correspond to an integer of about 9,000.

As for nbonaparte's question, 7 should do nicely.

Oh yeah, forgot to ask for one.

I want an integer that's one.

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asiekierka
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

1.

I want an 8-bit signed integer written in all the bases you can think of.
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dekoba
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

00000001.
1
01
001
0001.
etc.

Forgive me if my base skills suck.

I want a number greater than my age and less than my number of pokemon cards. 24 Exclusive.

e^iπ+1=0
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

57. amiright?

I want an integer which is a sequence of digits in an irrational constant such as π or e or φ. Must be at least 3 digits, but no more than 17, and cannot include 6 as a digit.
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neoliminal
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

e^iπ+1=0 wrote:57. amiright?

I want an integer which is a sequence of digits in an irrational constant such as π or e or φ. Must be at least 3 digits, but no more than 17, and cannot include 6 as a digit.

159

I would like the standard random 1 to 100 inclusive result please.
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asiekierka
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### Re: Random Integer Generator

Fairy God Parents! That is, 18. (if you find out why 18 you win)

Between 42 and 41.
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GENERATION 23: The first time you see this, do this:
If the gen number is even, divide it by 2.
If odd, multiply it by 3 and add 1.
Then copy this into your signature.