Anderson: When you open your eyes, look in a random direction ... //later Katz: But Mr Anderson, I can't look in a random direction, only an arbitrary one! Anderson: I am told that every year.
Student: I'm not using a random number generator. I have a bunch of number generators and I picked a random one.
//talking about inventor Street: ... and you want to turn all your flowers into dog faces... //random teacher enters Random teacher: Uh... okay, Mr. Dogface.
//Pham walks into R/E Street: So students, in what order will we test our trebuchets? Pham: Random! Street: So you want to do them randomly. Pham squeals with joy: Yes! //And we did them randomly.
//Stat homework, explaining random vs. arbitrary selection; Matt shows a page that displays the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4 Matt: Sankar, pick one. Sankar: One. Matt: Why did you chose one? Sankar: You said pick one, so I picked "one". Matt: OK, pick another number. Sankar: One.
//Overheard while walking through the gym hallway: Random Loud Voice: AND SOLD,TO THE MAN WITH THE CRABS IN HIS PANTS!
//walking through the hallway in the morning Random Student: OH CRAP!! Us: ?? Random Student: I FORGOT TO TAKE MY MEDICINE!!