Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

EightBall ( Question )

Ask the Eightball a Question and Get An Answer

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Chris Kubica   Chris Kubica
Application Architects, LLC

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  Sample input:
Will I get that promotion I've been waiting for?
  Sample output:
Signs Point to yes

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

This is my not-so-elegant take on the classic Eight Ball. Enter any question at all and get a random answer, just like the actual Eight Ball novelty ofyesteryear. Enjoy. If you have a more elegant way to do this, I'm all ears.



Khurshid Khan   Khurshid Khan, Ranchi, Jh, India
Feb 14, 2011
What does this function actually working? I anybody understand this, please let me know?
Barry   Barry, Hilversum, Netherlands
Aug 20, 2014
Magic 8 ball

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