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Sun Feb 07, 2010 4:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Just a thought....
Replies: 13
Views: 2477

### Re: Just a thought....

Wait how is that infinite, it's an easy calculated number. A compact disc has around 700mb of storage = 700x1024x1024 = 734003200 bits. Each of those bits can either by a 0 or 1 so the total number of 2^734003200 possibilities. There isn't an infinite amount of possibilities. How is this amazing? If...
Fri Oct 02, 2009 3:22 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Gaining admin rights on a LANed computer
Replies: 3
Views: 793

### Gaining admin rights on a LANed computer

We've bought an APC UPS for our home office and it is able to shutdown a computer once the power has gone off. The problem is that it only has one usb output so it is only able to turn one computer off. However, in the setup that you access through software installed on this computer, you can run a ...
Mon Sep 21, 2009 12:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How much would you pay for this snowboard?
Replies: 24
Views: 5703

### Re: How much would you pay for this snowboard?

\$0, would never use it.
Mon Aug 24, 2009 2:41 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Music to drown yourself in
Replies: 50
Views: 5563

### Re: Music to drown yourself in

Any pink floyd cd (got to listen to the entire cd, pinks music isn't mean to be listened to on a track by track basis).
Some burzum,
Either of the ghost in the shell soundtracks from the 2 movies.
Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:02 am UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Women in CS
Replies: 110
Views: 13806

### Re: Women in CS

hint: Look at popular culture and the media.
Mon Jun 08, 2009 8:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0594: "Period"
Replies: 133
Views: 86283

### Re: "Period" Discussion

resonance anyone?
Wed May 27, 2009 9:50 am UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Time complexity of a recursive algorithm
Replies: 4
Views: 2835

### Re: Time complexity of a recursive algorithm

Is there a way you could explain it without using averages? I know its difficult because we don't know how many nodes each list is going to contain.
Wed May 27, 2009 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Time complexity of a recursive algorithm
Replies: 4
Views: 2835

### Time complexity of a recursive algorithm

For a program I'm completing i'm required to analyze the time complexity of some of the methods. The iterative methods i have no problem with and are fairly straight forward but a couple of the recursive ones are making my mind boggle. public int listNodeCount(boolean iterative) { //this is equal to...
Wed Nov 05, 2008 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Islam reaches out
Replies: 85
Views: 6881

### Re: Islam reaches out

Raged up, read quote below for statement
Tue Nov 04, 2008 12:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Some Favorite Quotes (merged: Post-a-quote)
Replies: 467
Views: 54661

### Re: Your Own Personal Quotes

See sig
Mon Nov 03, 2008 12:53 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Wine!
Replies: 104
Views: 39512

### Re: Wine!

Currently work in a liquorland with a fairly decent wine selection considering were quiet a low grade store. My favorite white has to be the dash, a NZ CDW that goes for about \$15 a bottle and is designed to out do the houghtons. Very clean and crisp. As for reds i have got to say the pepperjack is ...
Thu Oct 23, 2008 12:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Chat with ebay bot
Replies: 52
Views: 4411

### Re: Chat with ebay bot

Grow the fuck up, these people are trying to help you. It brings credibility and readability to your work.
Tue Oct 21, 2008 3:08 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Weed *hur hur*
Replies: 63
Views: 5037

### Re: Weed *hur hur*

Take the rod out of your ass much? It's not any more dangerous than alcohol. This is a free country, let people smoke what they want. I know personally i have better things to waste my money on but it's their choice.
Thu Oct 16, 2008 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Becoming a normal user
Replies: 15
Views: 1988

### Re: Becoming a normal user

Happened to me, pretty much as soon as i stopped playing games i started to see computers as tools. Still interesting to me (security wise/programming) but doesn't require my inner consumer to splurge out with each pretty part i see.
Wed Oct 08, 2008 1:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why Firefox?
Replies: 59
Views: 4977

### Re: Why Firefox?

Adblock+flashblock, right there is two reasons for anyone to switch. Other than that you can pretty much get plug-ins for anything you can think of (irc, torrents ect). It's good but slightly bloated, i think the next bandwagon will be opera.
Mon Sep 22, 2008 7:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Roommate Relations
Replies: 50
Views: 4102

### Re: Roommate Relations

too coincidental?
Thu Sep 18, 2008 3:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How would you be killed?
Replies: 280
Views: 30776

### Re: How would you be killed?

die of exhaustion from too much glorious sex sounds good too me.
Mon Sep 08, 2008 1:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 370807

### Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

I thought after people hit puberty they stopped using "gay" in the non-homosexual way.
Sat Sep 06, 2008 1:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post yo' gee-tar (Split from yo' fehs)
Replies: 141
Views: 8522

### Re: Post yo' gee-tar (Split from yo' fehs)

Got a Viger Excalibur 7-string with the maple board and weird black finish. Probably would of gone for a ibanez or a schecter 7 (loomis model is hot) but this baby came up on ebay. Running it through a hughes and kettner MKII head with a framus dragon cab. Looking at getting a tc electronics nova sy...
Tue Aug 12, 2008 12:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Beijing Olympics
Replies: 174
Views: 12948

### Re: Beijing Olympics

Anyone been watching the weightlifting? Think it was round 3 last night, womens 58kg. Only caught the clean and jerk but the winning women from china managed 139 kg! Would of been an olympic record if only she had gone 3 more. (Still was a record in womens.) Unfortunatly their putting it on pretty l...
Tue Jul 29, 2008 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: "Old" animated movie Appreciation Topic
Replies: 62
Views: 7282

### Re: "Old" animated movie Appreciation Topic

Heavy metal, awesome camp gore set to good old rock n roll.
Sun Jul 27, 2008 1:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What to do when I grow up (whenever that is)
Replies: 13
Views: 1294

### Re: What to do when I grow up (whenever that is)

the tree wrote:Am I doomed?

yes

that is all

No really I'm in the same boat as you, I'm considering taking up boilermaking just because i could not see myself working in the IT industry.
Tue Jul 22, 2008 1:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How many would it take?
Replies: 360
Views: 50773

### Re: How many would it take?

I would say atleast 500 or so before i ran out of energy. The only reason they mob you and win in real life is because you don't want to hurt them, if there trying to kill you you could go all out and kick some serious 5 year old ass.
Tue Jul 22, 2008 4:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tattoos?
Replies: 1117
Views: 454001

### Re: Tattoos? (Recently merged: "Geek Tattoos" [from N&A])

Hmm in terms of pain how bad is it? I've heard from one of mom's friends it's worth than child birth (she only had a very small tattoo as well) where as my sister said it wasn't that bad. Also i can take injection needles relatively well so I'm not sure. I'm thinking about getting a quote arched acr...
Tue Jul 15, 2008 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Current and future direction for applications
Replies: 12
Views: 2328

### Re: Current and future direction for applications

On a similar thought, i was guessing that you could build an entire OS that was just a web browser. Then using plugins like the FF system you could run all the apps through the browser either locally or in a mainframe style. It would make compatibility slightly less of an issue but I'm not sure how ...
Tue Jul 15, 2008 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9216170

### Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

... Ten seconds ago, I swear Awia's avatar didn't shake. I was just watching it go lick, lick, lick... "Wait, dosen't it do the rumbly thing when it licks too?" And when I looked back, it was indeed shaking. O.o; I would _swear_ it wasn't, just a few seconds ago though. :shock: (And this,...
Tue Jul 15, 2008 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Angry Aussie
Replies: 57
Views: 3944

### Re: Angry Aussie

Never seen Elliot Spencer but he cannot possibly be more annoying than Dave Hughes. Single reason i do not watch the comedy channel, just seeing him makes me want to punch him in the face. and yeah, he's not slow i guess, but he is thinking on the spot so adds those dramatic pauses that seem to be u...
Tue Jul 15, 2008 5:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Angry Aussie
Replies: 57
Views: 3944

### Re: Angry Aussie

Rat wrote:
Meowgan wrote:Can he talk any slower?

for real. that guy needs to take some speech classes or something..

I think he's just sounding professional, i don't know about in America, but pretty much any presenter on TV talks in pretty much the same manner on auzzie TV (one of the reasons i don't watch it.)
Tue Jul 15, 2008 3:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Angry Aussie
Replies: 57
Views: 3944

### Angry Aussie

Don't know if anyone's seen this bloke. http://youtube.com/watch?v=yiOcKBJ02Nw
Talks about xkcd towards the end.
Fri Jul 11, 2008 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0448: "Good Morning"
Replies: 119
Views: 20836

### Re: "Good Morning" discussion

What sleep times do you have to sleep to be in your own timezone? I'm guessing 11-7 is average, maybe even 10-6?
Mon Jul 07, 2008 1:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's your excuse?
Replies: 41
Views: 4178

### Re: What's your excuse?

I am one of those people, neal before me. Being the person is only half the story, you need the followers and believers. We're the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our Great War's a spiritual war; our Great Depression is our lives. We'v...
Tue Jul 01, 2008 12:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What are you obsessive and/or compulsive about?
Replies: 150
Views: 20034

### Re: What are you obsessive and/or compulsive about?

graphicdesignace wrote:At work i have to count my money at least 3 times

At my work were told to count the money 3 times.
Sat Jun 28, 2008 8:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: In 5 years what will you be driving?
Replies: 32
Views: 3293

### Re: In 5 years what will you be driving?

Hopefully will be living in a city where public transport is a viable option. Also working from home would be nice but i doubt it would happen.
Fri Jun 27, 2008 5:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Remembering names
Replies: 18
Views: 1423

### Re: Remembering names

I often forget faces and names but remember people. I even forget the faces of people who I've known a while.
Thu Jun 26, 2008 8:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Desert Island-What to bring?
Replies: 67
Views: 7669

### Re: Desert Island-What to bring?

Survival knowledge.
Wed Jun 25, 2008 12:42 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What does one do at a concert?
Replies: 53
Views: 18286

### Re: What does one do at a concert?

Sitting i tend to close my eyes and absorb the music, local metal gigs i tend to form the mosh pit :\ (small gigs)
Mon Jun 23, 2008 5:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I want a Shirt that says....
Replies: 76
Views: 7022

### Re: I want a Shirt that says....

Ian Ex Machina wrote:Why not make your own tshirts providing you have the images you want on them?
(as you can put any text on easily.)

Haha OT but i read that link as spreadshit. However i think this url would be much more fitting.
Mon Jun 23, 2008 5:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0440: "Road Rage"
Replies: 94
Views: 30675

### Re: "Road Rage" Discussion

Because everyone drives round with a WAP and their laptop going in the back of their car...
Because i know i do!

Hehe this ones a little far fetched but funny none the less.
Sun Jun 22, 2008 12:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We cure depression
Replies: 33
Views: 4009

### Re: ITT: We cure depression

I think i've posted this in a different depression thread but this article made me change my thinking a lot: http://www.guitarprinciples.com/Philosophy/journey-darkness.html It made me realise that my depression was mostly psycological as just by applying these ideas of practicing gratitude and avoi...
Thu Jun 19, 2008 8:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: A way around music piracy? (Now with a poll)
Replies: 50
Views: 3719

### Re: A way around music piracy?

"Things that are for free have no value, and people take it for granted." More or less what he said. He commented that things with a price give things value. I've also found this. It's like using cheats in games, as soon as you do it becomes too easy and you quickly loose interest. I thin...

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