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Entry from May 20, 2020
“I failed Binary 101. I said it was 6”

Many introductory college courses end in “101.” But what if the course is Binary 101? (101 is 5 in binary.)
 
“I failed Binary 101.I said it was 6. http://bit.ly/1a78s7q via @sickipedia” was posted on Twitter by Fresh Stand Up on August 15, 2013.
 
“I signed up for Binary 101…but it turned out to be a level 5 course” was posted on Reddit—Jokes on August 29, 2014, and again on Reddit—Jokes on July 3, 2017.
   
“Binary 101 is not a beginners course” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on August 21, 2015. “My friend asked if I’m going to take Binary 101 my first semester. I told him I hadn’t taken the first 4 yet” was posted on Reddit—Programminghumor on May 17, 2020.
 
       
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PS - I wonder if a Binary 101 course would be called a Binary 5 course?
     
Twitter
Curtis Cunningham
@CuTCu
Damn I am on tweet 102, I missed the opportunity to make a cool binary 101 joke… you think 101 but is actually 5 in binary… hahahahah
10:11 PM · Mar 17, 2009·Twitter Web Client
 
Twitter
Rob Thomas
@roblavs
Just done a course ‘Binary 101’. It was much harder than the previous four.  #win100
9:22 AM · Aug 30, 2010·TweetDeck
 
Twitter
Fresh Stand Up
@FreshStandUp
I failed Binary 101.I said it was 6. http://bit.ly/1a78s7q via @sickipedia
3:27 AM · Aug 15, 2013·twitterfeed
   
Twitter
Bob Kostic
@causticbob
I failed Binary 101.  I said it was 6.
#sickipedia
1:44 PM · Aug 15, 2013·Twitter Web Client
 
Twitter
Steven W Skinner
@SkinnerSteven
Hi class, welcome to Binary 101…110101! heh just a lil’ Binary humour for ya. Now if you’ll please open textbooks to page 1…101101! heh
1:24 PM · Feb 12, 2014·Echofon
 
Twitter
Pundamentalism
@Pundamentalism
Just read “101 Things You Didn’t Know About Binary”. Much shorter than I expected. And they were right about all 5.
11:46 AM · May 30, 2014·TweetDeck
     
Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/bigjmn August 29, 2014
I signed up for Binary 101…
but it turned out to be a level 5 course.
Corny, but I’m still proud of myself.
 
Twitter
Leigh Pascoe
@LeighPascoe
I might enroll in Binary 101, the fifth level binary class at University.
11:29 AM · Apr 9, 2015·Twitter Web Client
 
Twitter   
@_⅞
@_Viking7
Binary 101 #RejectedUniversityClasses
10:19 AM · May 21, 2015·Twitter for Android
 
Twitter
Benjamin Pernick
@BenjaminPernick
My favorite class in college was Binary 101.  I got a 5.
5:42 PM · May 25, 2015·Favstar.FM
 
Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/Silichna August 21, 2015
Binary 101 is not a beginners course.
 
Twitter
Bob Kostic
@causticbob
Binary 101 is not a beginners’ class.
5:08 PM · Aug 22, 2015·Twitter Web Client
     
Twitter
Raphaël de Courville
@sableRaph
I wanted to take the Learning Binary 101 class, but they said I had to complete the four other courses first.
6:30 AM · Mar 21, 2017·Tweetbot for iΟS
 
Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/giraffedog123 July 3, 2017
I signed up for binary 101
but it turns out it’s a level 5 course
 
Twitter 
Pundamentalism
@Pundamentalism
“Binary 101” is actually the fifth class you take in it.
3:49 PM · Oct 25, 2017·TweetDeck
   
Twitter 
Robert Penner
@robpenner
My fifth computer science course was Binary 101.
4:31 PM · Nov 25, 2017·Twitter for Android
 
Twitter 
Nick Pettigrew
@Nick_Pettigrew
I’m attending my first class in binary, “Binary 101”, which means I’ve missed the first four lessons.
3:16 AM · Jul 16, 2019·Twitter for iPhone
         
Twitter 
Rob Thomas
@roblavs
Did a beginners course in binary. Binary 101. It was so much better than the previous 4. #UKPunDay
8:33 AM · Feb 10, 2020·Twitter Web App
 
Twitter 
QT@Anon
@QTAnon1
“Binary 101” is actually the fifth class you take.
5:01 AM · Apr 29, 2020·Twitter Web App
 
Reddit—Programminghumor 
Posted by u/manikfox May 17, 2020
My friend asked if I’m going to take Binary 101 my first semester
I told him I hadn’t taken the first 4 yet.
COMMENTS
teach_me_senpai_
Do they teach hexadecimal 101?
 
Reddit—Jokes 
Posted by u/porichoygupto May 19, 2020
I just found out that I failed my Binary 101 exam.
I had no idea it was a Level 5 course.
COMMENTS
STEELSTRING88
101 is 5 in binary

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Wednesday, May 20, 2020 • Permalink


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