As you know, I'm a mathematician, so you'd probably expect me to like Pi Day. And I do. But I have also

*dreaded* Pi Day every year since something like 2008, and not just because being a mathematician on Pi Day is a bit like being Irish on St. Patrick's Day. No, I have another reason.

See, I'm also a fan of the

*movie* Pi -- a weird indie film with which the director Darren Aronofsky first got himself noticed. And it occurred to me all those years ago that a fiver of that movie would be the perfect 5MV update for Pi Day. So I tried to write one, got a couple of scenes in... and I've been trying every year since then to do the rest in time for the occasion. (I've even known how I would do some later scenes, but I'm no good at writing out of order.) In fact, most years I've also tried to work on it before Pi

*Approximation* Day, which is July 22nd in honour of 22/7.

But see the 22 in that fraction? This year is our 22nd in operation, and as soon as I realized that, I knew I had to finally finish the damn thing. And I did!

Please enjoy, at long last, a slice of

**Five-Minute π**. It's irrationally delicious!

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FiveMinute.net: because stuff is long and life is short

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**FiveMinZeke:** Galactica clearly needs the advanced technology of

*scissors*, which get around the whole "yanking on your follicles" problem.

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**IJD:** cylons can hack any blades working in conjunction