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NoNIckName_#2
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February Caption
NoNIckName_#2   2/3/2014 12:23:29 PM
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First prototype Random Number Generator.

betajet
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Pendantry
betajet   2/3/2014 1:20:47 PM
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The fellow with his hands in his pockets is saying: "Now you realize that the opposite faces of a standard die always add to 7, so the one on the left is obviously a bogus die because you can see the 3 and 4 faces at the same time.  A trifling matter, and fussy of me, but we all have our little ways."


[The last bit about the trifling matter is a quote from Eeyore.]

David Ashton
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David Ashton   2/3/2014 4:04:12 PM
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Joe tests his new dice-throwing robot for casinos.  He wonders how to stop the springs coming out with the dice.....

zeeglen
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zeeglen   2/3/2014 5:03:42 PM
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This new product is going to make us a fortune!  Each die contains a MEMS gyro, motion-driven energy harvesting, and an IoT interface run by a smartphone app.  Look out, Vegas!

David Ashton
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David Ashton   2/3/2014 6:08:48 PM
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OK, I want to develop a hand-held shoot-em-up game, and you want to do that boring old MP3 player-come-Blood Pressure monitor.  First one to get a double six wins!

seaEE
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a roll of the dice
seaEE   2/4/2014 12:20:30 AM
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The next time I buy a video backgammon game, I'm going to make double sure that dice are included.

seaEE
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roll of the dice
seaEE   2/4/2014 12:28:02 AM
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Ahem...the roll frequency appears to be much higher than the rolloff frequency.

seaEE
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roll of the dice
seaEE   2/4/2014 12:31:30 AM
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Woohoo!  You're buying again and I pick McDonalds!

eetcowie
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February Caption Contest
eetcowie   2/4/2014 10:02:58 AM
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Assistant: Dude! I think that on that last BYTE, you BIT off more than you can chew. Anyway, the computer agrees with me and just said, "That doesn't compute!"

eetcowie
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February Caption Contest
eetcowie   2/4/2014 10:16:04 AM
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Researcher, Dr. Murphy: "I just came up with a new theory -- if the probability for an event to occur is non-zero, and the probability for the event to occur stays non-zero forever, then given enough time, the event will happen. I'll roll a pair of 7's eventually."

Assistant: "Right...let's make it easy for the average guy...if anything can go wrong, it will. Like it just did!"

Stargzer
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Loaded Dice
Stargzer   2/4/2014 10:59:06 AM
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Dammit, Max!  I said LOADED Dice, not SPRING-LOADED Dice!

 

Paul Glaubitz
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Paul Glaubitz   2/4/2014 12:30:43 PM
I said "I wanted to see you load the Die schematics" not "I wanted to see your Loaded Dice scheme antics"...

 

Wnderer
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February Caption Contest
Wnderer   2/4/2014 5:01:00 PM
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"C'mon baby! Daddy needs a career change!"


"No Bob. You don't understand. I got my new job through dice.com. I didn't win it in a craps game."

Parreco
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February Caption
Parreco   2/4/2014 5:45:34 PM
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When I said, "C'mon Snake Eyes", the boss thought I was calling for him!!

NoNIckName_#2
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February Caption
NoNIckName_#2   2/4/2014 6:21:21 PM
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They pass EMC, but somehow I doubt these smoking hot dice will get by our thermal test.

 

seaEE
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seaEE   2/4/2014 11:03:29 PM
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Somtimes what happens in Vegas does not stay in Vegas!

seaEE
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seaEE   2/4/2014 11:09:05 PM
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Is that part of the escape routine documented?

louisp9
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louisp9   2/5/2014 11:52:06 AM
Charlie is beside himself when he gets a glimpse into marketing's method for determining their five year projections.

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BrainiacVI   2/5/2014 12:25:41 PM
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What Bob did not know was that he had no chance of winning because Fred had his secret remote dice control in his pocket.

BrainiacVI
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February Caption
BrainiacVI   2/5/2014 12:28:30 PM
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Bob's manager was not amused as Bob demonstrated his method of creating project time estimates.

Wnderer
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February Caption Contest
Wnderer   2/5/2014 12:34:02 PM
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Joe thought a Monte Carlo simulation was pretending you are in a casino.

jjulian274
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jjulian274   2/5/2014 2:21:07 PM
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I don't think this is the Monte Carlo simulation the customer was requesting on the new circuit.

jjulian274
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jjulian274   2/5/2014 2:22:31 PM
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I don't think I'll take that roll with you.  Those appear to be hot dice.

DanOD
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DanOD   2/6/2014 8:53:55 AM
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I know you don't like software Joe but surely you can come up with a better random number generator than this.

NoNIckName_#2
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NoNIckName_#2   2/6/2014 12:34:21 PM

Bob in Engineering looks on while Sales generates the quarterly forecast.

bnowak0
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bnowak0   2/6/2014 2:35:03 PM
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"Bob's proposed debounce circuit got diced"

dt_hayden
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They're GREEN
dt_hayden   2/6/2014 2:58:00 PM
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How could these corded rechargable LED based dice with regenerative tumbling possibly fail ... they're GREEN!

David Ashton
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David Ashton   2/6/2014 5:04:22 PM
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Hmmmm...that's not bad....but it's base 12....I need a base 16 random number....can you modify it?

TGR0
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TGR0   2/6/2014 5:22:22 PM
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The engineer holds his tongue while marketing eagerly revises the specifications yet again...

seaEE
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February Caption
seaEE   2/6/2014 11:08:12 PM
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I followed your suggestion and reduced the loading.  Now it's boxcars every time!

BeALert
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BeALert   2/7/2014 4:41:42 AM
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int Random ( )

{

   return 7;   // Chosen by rolling two fair dice

}

David Ashton
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David Ashton   2/7/2014 4:59:46 AM
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No, Jim, that's NOT gonna get us a D.I.C.E. award!

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prabhakar_deosthali   2/7/2014 8:28:28 AM
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Our new intelligent system can predict the outcome of the throw of the dice !

Want to see it yourself?

 

EricArtille
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EricArtille   2/7/2014 11:40:39 AM
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"Let's go, 0111 or 1011"...Sadly Bob found that rolling a 7 or 11 in binary code just wasn't possible.  

Parreco
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Parreco   2/7/2014 4:31:15 PM
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Management's new method for determining salary increases!!

Parreco
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February Caption
Parreco   2/7/2014 4:36:25 PM
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Bob's job security appears to be a little "dicey"!!

David Ashton
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David Ashton   2/9/2014 2:00:04 PM
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I KNEW we should never have sent you to that conference in Las Vegas!

Peter.Olson
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Peter.Olson   2/9/2014 2:32:31 PM
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Look George, this dicital technology is much better than your analog stuff!

David Ashton
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February Caption
David Ashton   2/9/2014 2:50:25 PM
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NO, George, I meant get the Dice from the Fab!

eetcowie
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eetcowie   2/10/2014 4:47:24 PM
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Demonstartion of using cubes to test the testbench.

One interpretation of the results is, "...THE LINE LOSES!"


eetcowie
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eetcowie   2/10/2014 5:00:15 PM
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First team, investigating the first of two crap shoots.

Team number 2 is investigating the 2nd crap shoot in the men's room for the project that went down the toilet.

NoNIckName_#2
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NoNIckName_#2   2/11/2014 12:39:21 PM
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Look, you have your methods for picking series termination resistor values; I have mine.

bnowak0
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bnowak0   2/12/2014 9:37:59 AM
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What I said was "Fix the yagi gain!"

NOT "Fix the Yahtzee game!"

Oblea
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Oblea   2/12/2014 10:30:44 PM
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Progress report: "We bench-tested sample die but continue to observe odd, random outputs.  We suspect the root cause is our test setup."

Experienced designer to the new guy: "That is not what I meant when I asked you to design inductors for the prototype die."

Wnderer
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Wnderer   2/13/2014 3:07:39 PM
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Vinnie! Watta ya doin! I toll ja to get some numbahs usin duh ice! Ya know duh en soyket em-yu-lay-tah! Jeez watta goofball!

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February's Caption Contest Is a Roll of the Dice
TFCSD   2/14/2014 12:58:59 AM
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I agree that thorough code testing is important, but testing Rnd()?

TFCSD
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February's Caption Contest Is a Roll of the Dice
TFCSD   2/14/2014 1:14:18 AM
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That may have worked on school tests, but you also say it generates fewer coding errors?

TFCSD
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February's Caption Contest Is a Roll of the Dice
TFCSD   2/14/2014 1:23:43 AM
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Tell the customer that the advanced support team will have an answer shortly.

TFCSD
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February's Caption Contest Is a Roll of the Dice
TFCSD   2/14/2014 1:27:56 AM
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The reason the project is delayed is...

TFCSD
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February's Caption Contest Is a Roll of the Dice
TFCSD   2/14/2014 1:38:06 AM
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Sweet, I also use my D&D dice to do all my team performance reviews.

David Ashton
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David Ashton   2/14/2014 3:27:05 AM
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We better enter the February Caption competition.  I'll bet that CorStarter-STM32 dev board can generate random numbers faster than you can!

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I do for you...Dice dos for me
Seshu chandu   2/17/2014 4:41:56 AM
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I do for you...Dice dos for me :)

mhrackin
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February Contest
mhrackin   2/17/2014 4:28:13 PM
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I heard all the noise!  Just a pair of cubic rubes, though.

mhrackin
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February Contest 2
mhrackin   2/17/2014 4:30:36 PM
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I don't think your "green" method of generating pseudo-random numbers is green OR pseudo-random!

mhrackin
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February Contest 3
mhrackin   2/17/2014 4:33:06 PM
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I've just invented Wi-fi connected dice for the IoT! They even have helical antennas for better range.  I think it's worth a gamble....

mhrackin
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February Contest 4
mhrackin   2/17/2014 4:37:47 PM
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Are you seriously considering my project budget request, or is it just a crap-shoot?

NoNIckName_#2
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Review Process
NoNIckName_#2   2/19/2014 2:54:15 PM
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The meeting went downhill after the boss mumbled "do you feel lucky, punk?" during Bob's yearly review.

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Denis.Giri   2/19/2014 4:02:12 PM
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Augmented Reality Casino: Come lose your salary at our virtual craps table while earning it at the office!

Rick_Hille
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Casino Prep
Rick_Hille   2/20/2014 6:12:30 PM
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"Don't be a fool!  Bond will never fall for those!"

seaEE
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roll of the dice
seaEE   2/22/2014 1:44:30 AM
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I see, so the dice ARE hot.  How about telling me their junction temperatures?

Stargzer
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February's Caption Contest Is a Roll of the Dice
Stargzer   2/24/2014 2:44:04 PM
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"Stargzer tries to figure the odds that his other caption will win the February contest!"

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mursu   2/24/2014 4:13:22 PM
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With this technology, my friend, we will render quantum computing obsolete tomorrow; just have to spin it right...

er-IC
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er-IC   2/24/2014 7:50:03 PM
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"Jim, this is not the demonstrated die performance we were looking for."

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wilber_xbox   2/28/2014 7:53:49 AM
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I am finding the chances of getting this software work

wilber_xbox
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wilber_xbox   2/28/2014 7:54:55 AM
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i am finding the odds of getting a raise after so many years.

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gk3   2/25/2014 5:33:44 PM
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Soldering Iron - $42,

DC Variable Power Supply - $60,

Decent oscilloscope - $3000,

Playing dungeons and dragons using electronic components and characteristics...

Priceless!

 

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Re : February's Caption Contest Is a Roll of the Dice
Anand.Yaligar   2/28/2014 12:33:46 PM
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Just putting all the hardwork wont solve this, some times you got to be lucky so lets try my luck.

Anand.Yaligar
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Re : February's Caption Contest Is a Roll of the Dice
Anand.Yaligar   2/28/2014 12:54:32 PM
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I think the best way to generate random numbers is to roll the dice.

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February's Caption
raslaje   2/28/2014 1:21:39 PM
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Eight! Tell the customer his board will be ready in eight days.

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Don Swaab   3/3/2014 11:54:23 AM
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You call it Internet gambling, I call it "raising venture capital."



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