@GitHub Copilot - Welcome @BanterBoy, I’m your Copilot and I’m here to help you get things done faster. I can identify issues, explain and even improve code.

You can ask generic questions, but what I’m really good at is helping you with your code. For example:

Generate unit tests for my code Explain the selected code Propose a fix for the bugs in my code If you want to learn more about my capabilities and limitations, check out the Copilot documentation.

I’m powered by AI, so surprises and mistakes are possible. Make sure to verify any generated code or suggestions, and share feedback so that we can learn and improve.

@BanterBoy: - Explain what the script does and why it is useful.

@GitHub Copilot -


function Start-Stream {
        $countdownTime = 5
    $loading = @('Waiting for Windos to hit enter',
        'Warming up processors',
        'Downloading the internet',
        'Trying common passwords',
        'Commencing infinite loop',
        'Injecting double negatives',
        'Breeding bits',
        'Capturing escaped bits',
        'Dreaming of a faster computer',
        'Calculating gravitational constant',
        'Adding Hidden Agendas',
        'Adjusting Bell Curves',
        'Aligning Covariance Matrices',
        'Attempting to Lock Back-Buffer',
        'Building Data Trees',
        'Calculating Inverse Probability Matrices',
        'Calculating Llama Expectoration Trajectory',
        'Compounding Inert Tessellations',
        'Concatenating Sub-Contractors',
        'Containing Existential Buffer',
        'Deciding What Message to Display Next',
        'Increasing Accuracy of RCI Simulators',
        'Perturbing Matrices')

    $startTime = Get-Date
    $endTime = $startTime.AddMinutes($countdownTime)
    $totalSeconds = (New-TimeSpan -Start $startTime -End $endTime).TotalSeconds

    $totalSecondsChild = Get-Random -Minimum 4 -Maximum 30
    $startTimeChild = $startTime
    $endTimeChild = $startTimeChild.AddSeconds($totalSecondsChild)
    $loadingMessage = $loading[(Get-Random -Minimum 0 -Maximum ($loading.Length - 1))]

    Do {
        $now = Get-Date
        $secondsElapsed = (New-TimeSpan -Start $startTime -End $now).TotalSeconds
        $secondsRemaining = $totalSeconds - $secondsElapsed
        $percentDone = ($secondsElapsed / $totalSeconds) * 100

        Write-Progress -id 0 -Activity Start-Stream -Status 'Stream starting soon' -PercentComplete $percentDone -SecondsRemaining $secondsRemaining

        $secondsElapsedChild = (New-TimeSpan -Start $startTimeChild -End $now).TotalSeconds
        $secondsRemainingChild = $totalSecondsChild - $secondsElapsedChild
        $percentDoneChild = ($secondsElapsedChild / $totalSecondsChild) * 100

        if ($percentDoneChild -le 100) {
            Write-Progress -id 1 -ParentId 0 -Activity $loadingMessage -PercentComplete $percentDoneChild -SecondsRemaining $secondsRemainingChild

        if ($percentDoneChild -ge 100 -and $percentDone -le 98) {
            $totalSecondsChild = Get-Random -Minimum 4 -Maximum 30
            $startTimeChild = $now
            $endTimeChild = $startTimeChild.AddSeconds($totalSecondsChild)
            if ($endTimeChild -gt $endTime) {
                $endTimeChild = $endTime
            $loadingMessage = $loading[(Get-Random -Minimum 0 -Maximum ($loading.Length - 1))]

        Start-Sleep 0.2
    } Until ($now -ge $endTime)

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