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A programmer walks into a bar and orders 1.00000000001000000...897175 root beers. The bartender says, "I'll have to charge you extra; that's a root beer float". And the programmer says, "In that case, make it a double".



As someone who just recently tangled with floating point error, that was hilarious!

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good laughs!

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