Talk:493: Actuarial

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I have no time for searching right now, but I'm sure there is a graph comic related to this sentence: "2038: Last of the original Star Wars cast dies." BTW: please create only pages with an proper explanation. --Dgbrt (talk) 16:45, 6 June 2013 (UTC)


While I'm not the guy/gal who created the page, I thought I'd supply a short explanation, to be refined as necessary. BTW, the linkies at the bottom suggest that this is a "Comic with colour", but I only see monochrome. Is this a human error, or is it an automated response to the supplied image (while being black on white, or maybe greyscale) 'officially' having a colour palette or something in its header? 178.107.63.150 23:35, 6 June 2013 (UTC)

His choice of year 2038 could be related to the year 2038 problem. If we assume that C3PO and R2D2 run Unix, then the year 2038 would be the end of Unix time, and they would therefore die. 141.101.80.212 11:18, 14 July 2014 (UTC)

No, Randall wrote an actual Python script to calculate these. I'd give a link, but he's since removed them from the site. He made a blog post, though.108.162.216.113 01:24, 22 June 2015 (UTC)

Found a github copy of the script at [1]. Bronze2018 (talk) 03:18, 4 August 2016 (UTC)

Randall called Black Hat "Hat guy" so maybe we should, too. 162.158.111.217 07:37, 24 May 2018 (UTC)