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Common wget Parameters

2019-07-31

Argument Description
 
Requests
--header=x Insert custom header
--method=x Use custom HTTP method
--post-data=STR Set POST data from string
--post-file=FILE Set POST data from file
--referer=x Use custom referer
-t n Number of retries (0=unlimited)
 
Authentication/TLS
--http-user=x...
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Gingerbread Christmas Tower

2018-12-22

Behold --

A stately tower now was made
With candy, frosting and decor;
Three ginger levels keenly laid
Upon another there did soar;
And the peak in brilliance alight
With candied decoration bright
Shone forth on white and frosted floor.
    Each level carefully aligned -
    A testament to...

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Windows CMD reference

2018-08-25

ATTRIB [/s] [/d]

Changes file attributes. /s makes it recursive, /d makes it operate on directories as well. I didn't know about these switches before. Handy.

CALL :label arguments

Neither did I know you could call a label in a batch...

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Michaelangelo and Queen Arabella

2020-02-24

Listen -

I now will tell you a story fair,
Of queen Arabella in distant land
Her wisdom as great as her golden hair
That playfully flowed over shoulders bare -
Like sunrays glittered every strand.
Her knowledge had no discernful bound;
Every problem graceful answer found
And...

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MySQL Function to Calculate Excel-style Dates

2011-10-18

drop function if exists exceldate;

delimiter //

-- Function that returns an Excel-style or Delphi-style date value -- from a MySQL date. A date value of 0 represents 1899-12-30.</em> create function exceldate(p_date date) returns int sql security invoker begin return to_days(p_date) - 693959; end //

delimiter ;

select...

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Luhn (mod 10) Check Digit Algorithm in MySQL

2011-10-13

drop function if exists luhn; drop function if exists luhn_check;

delimiter //

-- Function that calculates a Luhn (mod 10) check digit from a numeric string. -- The behavior is undefined if the string contains anything else than digits. -- Assumes that the string does...

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Common ffmpeg parameters

2011-06-24

Argument Description
 
Information
-codecs Display codecs
-formats Display formats
-f fmt Force format "fmt"
-i filename Set input file name
-y Overwrite output file
-t secs Force duration to specific length (hh:mm:ss[.xxx])
-fs limit Set...
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My Idea for a Grand Opera

2009-10-05

STAGE: A rural village in feudal Japan. A small, traditional Japanese house is nearby. Some cherry trees can be seen in the distance.

ACT ONE:

A samurai warrior enters the stage, inspecting his lands and his village. He starts singing the first...

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I Had a Strange and Curious Dream

2009-09-06

I had a strange and curious dream last night
I dreamt my heart grew wings and then took flight
Flew far and wide o'er hills and fields of green
Above those golden clouds, to things unseen -
Plucking roses sweet that never grew
And singing...

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The Old Mainframe Computer

2006-06-11

In a dark and gloomy dungeon
Racked by storms and thunder
A valiant server stood on guard
As lightning ripped the night asunder.
It stood there lonesome and forlorn
Working quietly in the freezing cold
But not a tear was seen
On its faithful color screen
This server...

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