A nerd with a Star Wars problem.
Jason’s not playing with a full deck.
“The Rare Auld Mountain Dew”
“Never hit a man with glasses. Hit him with a baseball bat.”
There is no “cold water shutoff” except the main line. Shutting off the water heater output line would be effective, or the same result can be obtained with a bucket of cold water.
That really would be “dough-us ex machina”.
If you can generate it mathematically, it is not truly random. I hear that the best way to generate truly random data, such as encryption keys, is to read atmospheric noise from anywhere in the RF spectrum.
Do you perchance work in broadcast media?
The word “committee” contains 9 letters, including 3 doubles. This is an optimistic metric of the efficiency of work done by committees.
From experience, yes.
“The Food of the Gods” by H. G. Wells. Basically the Food removes safety limitations on the host creature’s metabolism, allowing continuous growth and requiring continuous feeding. A great short story.