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Select random records from table minus a few specific records

Robert Francis
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
The following attached code works fine for starters. It displays every employee in the employee table. What I want it to do is randomly select two employees, but here is the kicker. I want to omit a couple of the employees from the selection pool.

The "employee" column in the "employee" table is a 3 digit number.
I know the employee numbers of the employees I would like to omit

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated

Thanks
<% 
set connGlobal = server.createobject("ADODB.Connection")
connGlobal.Open "DRIVER={SQL Server}; Server=prince03; Database=prince; uid=sa; pwd=*******"

strSQL = "SELECT first_name, last_name, employee FROM employee WHERE status='active'"		
set rs = connGlobal.Execute (strSQL)
Do until rs.eof
%>
<p><%response.write rs("employee")%> - <%response.write rs("last_name")%>, <%response.write rs("first_name")%> </p>
<%
rs.Movenext
loop
%>

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