## Search found 9 matches

Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:09 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0001: "Relativistic Baseball"
Replies: 167
Views: 124939

### Re: What-If 0001: Relativistic Baseball

A careful reading of official Major League Baseball Rule 6.08(b) suggests that in this situation, the batter would be considered "hit by pitch", and would be eligible to advance to first base. Frankly, that pitcher's facing a hell of a fine. After all, he's just thrown at the batter ... t...
Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:52 pm UTC
Topic: 1070: "Words for Small Sets"
Replies: 238
Views: 50627

### Re: 1070: "Words for Small Sets"

A couple = 2 (sometimes up to 5)

I guess that really depends on how open the relationship is, yes?

*ducks*
Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:12 pm UTC
Topic: 1045: "Constraints"
Replies: 86
Views: 43139

### Re: 1045: Constraints

Awesome.
Mon Nov 21, 2011 6:14 pm UTC
Topic: 0980: "Money"
Replies: 375
Views: 106514

### Re: 0980: "Money"

Combined net worth of 1,210 billionaires.... shouldn't that be in the \$1.21T+ range, or was that logged after some mysterious market crash? I caught that too. There are at least one or two zeros missing in that number. I'm actually guessing the total amount is > \$100T. Also "defecit" shou...
Wed Aug 10, 2011 9:11 pm UTC
Replies: 893
Views: 317675

One method that I used to use, and no longer use, was to pick a friend and interleave their name and phone number, or part of their phone number, ie if I have a friend Steve whose number is 555-3592, it would be S3t5e9v2e.

Gee, I always use my pet's name, plus the name of the street I--

Oh. Wait.
Sat Jun 18, 2011 4:27 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Objective C Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1230

### Re: Objective C Question

Just to add a couple more refinements: 1) If you use initWithCapacity, you will either need to throw an autorelease onto the call: internalExpression = [[[NSMutableArray alloc] initWithCapacity:5] autorelease]; or make sure you release internalExpression at an appropriate time later on in the code. ...
Tue Apr 12, 2011 3:27 am UTC
Topic: 0884: "Rogers St."
Replies: 241
Views: 70920

### Re: 0884: "Rogers St."

Snowy Walnut.
Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:01 am UTC
Topic: Firearms
Replies: 555
Views: 64511

### Re: Firearms

The problem is not that the mentally ill are permitted guns. .... But the method of prevention is diagnosis, not undermining the due process requirement. There is a much more effective and fair method of preventing it, ban the creation and sale of guns. Mentally ill individuals committing atrocitie...
Thu Jan 13, 2011 10:11 pm UTC