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I have a script that I want to have a random sleep time while it is running.

I typically have code pieces:


I would like to be able instead of having a fixed time have one of two solutions

1. A random time between a MAX and MIN number; or,

2. Set up a choice of 5 times and have it randomly pick each time it executes.

This script is in a loop which runs unattended and interacts with various website databases that I own.

Either solutions would work for me.

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- 1. Use Random as the argument to Sleep:

Sleep(Random(1000, 10000, 1))

This will sleep for a random time between 1 and 10 seconds.

- 2. Use an array to store the times and then use Random to choose which element to use:

Global $aTimes[5] = [1, 3, 5, 7, 9]

Sleep(1000 * $aTimes[Random(0, 4, 1)])

You get sleeps of 1, 3, 5, 7 or 9 seconds.

All clear? :unsure:


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