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oct is a reserved word due to oct() function thus causing months to fail. I had to consult Google to check whether oct() is in fact a builtin because I never use it. My first guess was that may() was some sort of uberobscure conditional. It also occured to me that dec() or sep() might exist but it appears not.

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    [marto]: Corion yes I saw them Pandemonium_Tour
    [Corion]: marto: Yeah, and I doubt that they'll ever get back to something like Violator/Songs of Faith and Devotion - it would either alienate their "regular" crowd, or be "too much Violator" ;)
    LanX needs to see Freddy Mercury'
    [Corion]: marto: Yeah, I have that on DVD even, and I missed them last year because I was in London at the time ironically ;)
    [marto]: put me in the mood to listen to this now :)
    [Corion]: LanX: Well, grab a shovel :)
    [Corion]: Kraftwerk also are still touring (well, only Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider), but I'm too tight fisted to spend EUR 150+ for standing around two hours ;)
    [Corion]: Oh. Queen have a new front man. Not really sure...
    [marto]: Florian retired some years ago. I have been gifted a ticket to their show in Glasgow as my friends husband can no longer make it
    [Corion]: marto: Ah, so it's only one original remaining, and his clones ;)

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