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Chuck CLI

My good friend Daniel Miessler dropped a tweet the other day talking about the Chuck Norris Database API. Now as soon as I heard there is an API available I had to get it into my shell for those days when humor is all that keeps me from rm -rf / the world.

Here’s how I did it.

➜  ~  tail -n 1 ~/.oh-my-zsh/lib/aliases.zsh
alias chuck="curl -s http://api.icndb.com/jokes/random/ | egrep -oh '\"joke\": \"[^\"]+' | awk -F \\\" '{print \$4;}'"
➜  ~  chuck
Chuck Norris doesn't use GUI, he prefers COMMAND line.

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