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Do you honor Programmers' Day, the 256-th day of the year?

It'll fall on 13 September this year, being a non-leaping one and all that jazz.

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belongs on meta. –  George Stocker Sep 11 '09 at 15:51
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No, this really doesn't belong on meta, either. This isn't about S[F|O|U]. –  Bill the Lizard Sep 11 '09 at 16:01
    
Should we not also celebrate the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 8th, etc, etc days of the year? How about the 131,072nd day of each millennium? :-) –  Steve Melnikoff Sep 12 '09 at 16:16
    
This day is now official in Russia: news.slashdot.org/story/09/09/12/1548245/…. In xUSSR many professions have a dedicated day. –  zzandy Sep 12 '09 at 20:33

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No. I use a 0-based index for my days, so I celebrate Day 255.

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Day 255 is still the 256th day in your 0-indexed calendar. Unless you think an array containing only an element at index 0 has no elements in it. –  Wooble Sep 11 '09 at 15:59
    
@Wobble: Thanks for explaining the joke. I don't know what we'd do without you. Perhaps in your next comment you can explain the humor behind the chicken that crossed the road? –  Hilarious Comedy Pesto Sep 11 '09 at 20:38

Programmers day only exists one time in history: October 10th, 2010. Or in binary form 101010. It's quite simply the ultimate answer.

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"In history"? Surely 10101010 existed ... –  Unsliced Sep 11 '09 at 15:59
    
Why not 010101? –  user131638 Sep 11 '09 at 16:02
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Sigh @ people who just saw that it was binary and didn't convert to decimal. :) –  mmyers Sep 11 '09 at 22:01

I celebrate programmer's day nearly every day of the year.

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What about October 10? (10/10 - binary day)

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Next year, binary day is going to rock! –  Bill the Lizard Sep 11 '09 at 16:02

Never heard of it.

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Incidentally, day 256 is this Sunday: September 13th. I think we should celebrate on both Sept 13th and October 10, though. Why miss a chance to party?

Edit: of course, as I say this random edits the original question so it now includes the Sept 13th date. Sheesh.

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