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by MissingDividends
Wed Oct 23, 2013 2:17 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

So... anyone know of any interesting fall/Halloween-ish things happening within the general Boston zone over the next week? If you like spicy food, East Coast Grill in Inman is throwing a "Hell-o-ween" event . (Not sure what their availability is at the moment, but they just started takin...
by MissingDividends
Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

you have to pay them a half's months rent Or, if you're even luckier, a whole month's rent. I know there are fee-less apartments, but I'm wondering if people have done anything clever to get out of paying this fee. If they include the exact location (or pictures of the exterior and the rough locati...
by MissingDividends
Tue Jul 23, 2013 6:25 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Since this now less than a week away, I'm bumping and asking if it'll just be Sprox, sparky and I. I mean, we could just say "only people with handles that start with an S" can come, but that's probably ridiculous. Probably. Right? :P Just to make sure I've properly parsed the preceeding ...
by MissingDividends
Thu Mar 10, 2011 8:21 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Izawwlgood wrote:I just noticed that PAX is in Boston. Anyone have plans on going?
Sprocket wrote:I will be hitting Pax East.

I'll be there with a few friends. I imagine other forum members are going as well. Any interest in a meetup there?
by MissingDividends
Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Sandry wrote:Wait wait wait - HARPER'S FERRY CLOSED?!


That's what I was told (and their website currently just has "THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR A WONDERFUL 40 YEARS!").
by MissingDividends
Tue Oct 19, 2010 2:55 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

I don't think I'll be able to make it, but on Thursday there's a Freezepop concert at Harpers Ferry (which is closing down at the end of the month). (details: http://www.freezepop.com/)
by MissingDividends
Sun Oct 03, 2010 11:11 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Rally to Restore Sanity
Replies: 23
Views: 6988

Re: Rally to Restore Sanity

All of this, begs a question or two. Do you have questions? 1) Are you a serial killer who finds his victims on website fora? I am going to D.C. I have booked a flight. So; baring personal disaster, I will be there. My plans, so far, are to go to the rally, taking a look at the Einstein statue. Wel...
by MissingDividends
Fri Oct 01, 2010 7:35 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Question about generic types in Java
Replies: 9
Views: 2464

Re: Question about generic types in Java

I highly recommend Generics in the Java Programming Language (http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5/pdf/generics-tutorial.pdf) by Gilad Bracha (one of the authors of The Java Language Specification). It's 23 very small (LaTeX) pages and gives a fantastic explanation of Generics (with decent examples). (I don...
by MissingDividends
Fri Oct 01, 2010 6:24 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Rally to Restore Sanity
Replies: 23
Views: 6988

Re: Rally to Restore Sanity

Any DC xkcd-ers know of good (preferably cheap) places to stay in the area?

Also, is there any interest in doing an xkcd meetup before/after the rally?
by MissingDividends
Thu Sep 30, 2010 11:47 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: RSA key / PKCS12
Replies: 2
Views: 2021

Re: RSA key / PKCS12

Can you tell us the error message? While this would be useful, I'm not sure that I understand quite what you're trying to do. Could you explain why you're taking these steps? openssl pkcs12 -export -in keyraw.key -out cert.p12 -nocert The '-nocerts' flag disables output of a certificate, so I don't...
by MissingDividends
Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

doogly wrote:I have not seen the original and am generally highly fond of free entertainments.


Agreed on both counts.

I have plans for earlier in the evening Thursday, but might attend if I'm done in time.
by MissingDividends
Fri Sep 17, 2010 1:59 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Language 'Types'
Replies: 9
Views: 2468

Re: Language 'Types'

There's been something I've been wondering about for a while now, and was hoping you guys could help me. Now, we have languages like assembly or C/C++ which are compiled languages. Then we have languages like python, perl, and ruby that are interpreted languages. I was wondering, however, what is t...
by MissingDividends
Wed Sep 15, 2010 2:39 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Portable programming device?
Replies: 25
Views: 6394

Re: Portable programming device?

It's going to be pretty painful on anything other than a real laptop. Even a netbook is pushing it. I don't think a netbook is pushing it. I code on my EEE 901 - as long as you're not doing anything that demands serious performance or a high-resolution screen, it's fine... Got to keep perspective, ...
by MissingDividends
Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Nesting CSS style sheets in HTML tags
Replies: 7
Views: 1413

Re: Nesting CSS style sheets in HTML tags

But I do need to if I want to dynamically create the document by loading the content of each container div/other HTML element from various sources (not necessarily me), and I want those sources to be able to provide style sheets for everything in their container, but I don't want their style sheets...
by MissingDividends
Tue Sep 14, 2010 2:41 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Izawwlgood wrote:What do you guys all think of Santarpios?

(Assuming you're referring to the pizza place) I've heard good things, but have never been myself.
by MissingDividends
Mon Sep 13, 2010 12:59 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/128629 Jason Webley Sept. 25th Lilly Pad $8! Yes? Based on the enthusiasm in that post, this may be dangerous, but I'm not familiar with him or the venue. Anything in particular one would look at if they wanted to get a sense of either? BeanTown Jazz Festival...
by MissingDividends
Thu Jul 02, 2009 1:03 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

sparkyb wrote:It's good to know at least some people will be there and not be out of town/other plans.


Very subtle. :lol:
by MissingDividends
Wed Jul 01, 2009 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

MissingDividends wrote:I'm in.


Spoke too soon.

Plans were changed and I'll no longer be in town for the fourth.

Zach
by MissingDividends
Thu Jun 25, 2009 3:47 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

It is almost that time again, July 4th. I wanted to bring it up because I really enjoyed the way we did it last year and I hope people are up for doing that again. It will be a bit bittersweet without Mr. Bakerstein and PictureSarah, but should still be a lot of fun. For those who weren't there we ...
by MissingDividends
Fri Jun 12, 2009 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

I'll be hitting up another kite festival this Saturday.

http://www.seasidekites.com/local-events/info_10.html is the official event page.

If anyone is interested in going or has questions, let me know (reply, PM, IM, email, phone...).

Zach
by MissingDividends
Thu Jun 04, 2009 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

A bit short notice, but the KONE (Kites Over New England) Regional Festival is this Saturday. It's free and open to the public and should be fun. I'll be going if anyone is interested in meeting up for it. My plan is to take the Rockport line out of North Station at 8:30 to the Lynn station and walk...
by MissingDividends
Sun May 24, 2009 4:05 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

I'm not sure I'll be going, but (in case people are interested) Sunday (today as of a few minutes ago) is the second day of the Faneuil Hall Street Performer Festival. They have guest performances 5-6 and 6-7.

Link: http://www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com/e ... nment.html

MD
by MissingDividends
Thu May 21, 2009 1:07 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

I... I feel way too young to participate in the festivities, although I do live rather close to Boston during certain parts of the year / random weekends and vacations. Unfortunately they seem like fun, so I feel like I'm missing out. Boo. How young is too young? To give you some idea of the age ra...
by MissingDividends
Mon May 18, 2009 11:26 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

clintonius wrote:
MissingDividends wrote:I'd be interested in park-hoping (in for good weather).

Much better.

Is "good weather" anything like "Goodwill"?
by MissingDividends
Mon May 18, 2009 10:20 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Back in town

I'm finally back in town and settled in.

I'd be interested in park-hoping (in good weather).

Also, are there any plans for game nights in the near future?

Zach
by MissingDividends
Thu Feb 19, 2009 6:41 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Unstoppable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

If anyone happens to hear of any apartments in need of another occupant for the May-August time frame, finding a place to stay would be nice. If things continue the way they're going, I'll probably be working in Kendall square again (so anything on the red line would work well). Well, I have this s...
by MissingDividends
Fri Feb 13, 2009 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Unstoppable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Hey. I have good news (well, I think it's good, perhaps you folks wont... feel free to run for the hills while you can). It's looking like there's a chance I'll be in Boston again this summer. I'll admit that I haven't been keeping very good tabs on the thread, but looking through the last few pages...
by MissingDividends
Sun Oct 05, 2008 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Unstoppable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

*pokes head in*

How's Boston? Hope things (life, moving, and such) are going well for everyone!

--MD (Zach)
by MissingDividends
Wed Aug 06, 2008 2:55 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Unstoppable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

sophyturtle wrote:how many people are thinking of coming?


As it will be my last Sunday in the area, I'll give it a shot, but, as it will be my last Sunday in the area, I won't be able to say for sure until I have all of the details.

Zach
by MissingDividends
Fri Jul 25, 2008 3:58 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Unstoppable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

So... after proposing 7:00 Wednesday (just by looking for the first time with the highest number), I realized I lied on the poll and am actually going to be on a plane around then.

So.. I'll shut up now and let others pick a time.
by MissingDividends
Fri Jul 25, 2008 1:48 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Unstoppable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Well the popular times for the movie look to be 1PM Sunday or 7PM Monday. I guess the latter would be cutting it close.... I've got some bad news. Sunday at 1pm appears to be sold out now too. Also, I think I've got to work late on Monday so I don't know that I can make it then either. *sigh* Wedne...
by MissingDividends
Thu Jul 24, 2008 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Unstoppable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

gibberishtwist wrote:At this rate it looks like it'll take a month.

Solution: Democracy.

Everyone who wants to go, vote, and whichever has the most votes by tomorrow is the winning time slot.
by MissingDividends
Thu Jul 24, 2008 2:15 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Assuming it hasn't yet happened, I'd also be up for a trip to an IMAX.

MD

(And who changed the thread name? It seems to have screwed up my reply notification, although this reply will likely fix it as I have that nifty box checked)
by MissingDividends
Wed Jul 16, 2008 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Sprocket wrote:Much to my surprise, I'm supposed to be in NYC this weekend. GRAH! 2600 UTTER Geekery vs. Freeze Pop!
Also you guys should all do brunch Sunday without me ::swoons::

Let's say one, to make the movie right after? The usual location.

Have a blast (and bring back good stories).
by MissingDividends
Tue Jul 15, 2008 10:36 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

I have rope, binerage, and going to buy a bunch of slings for anchors soon. Harness and shoes would be a good idea, but you could always tie in with a bowline-on-a-coil...you'd learn real fast not to fall. I've always used a swiss seat for rope-only tie-in (although I've mostly used it for high rop...
by MissingDividends
Tue Jul 15, 2008 9:40 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Nougatrocity wrote:Que?


As in: how/where will we be meeting? (how can we orient ourselves that our three-dimensional paths intersect? I thought you were around for that joke Sunday.) I imagine it might be crowded enough that just looking around might not work too well (but I'm not familiar with the location).
by MissingDividends
Tue Jul 15, 2008 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Nougatrocity wrote:
MissingDividends wrote:I'm in.


BRING MAGIC CARDS.

How will we make sure we aren't skew?
by MissingDividends
Tue Jul 15, 2008 7:13 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

jtniehof wrote:Anything wrong with outdoor toproping?

My only issue would be lack of gear.

hendusoone wrote:
Freezepop wrote:Friday, July 18 - ArtBeat, 7 Hills Park, Davis Square in Somerville. We're on around 8 p.m. More details TBA. Free and all-ages!
I'll be there. Anyone else in?

I'm in.
by MissingDividends
Tue Jul 15, 2008 3:47 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Good to hear the Saturday events went well. Hope cake night was good too. Anyone feel like rock climbing ever? I usually go to MetroRock ( http://www.metrorock.com/ ) (near Wellington Station) Tuesdays and Thursday evenings. An outdoor bouldering session is not out of the question, either, although...
by MissingDividends
Fri Jul 11, 2008 1:17 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 612099

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

ADXCKGuy wrote:MissingDividends( has seen it - maybe join for noodles?)


As I am home for the weekend, I will not be joining for noodles. :-)

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