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by quartrmster007
Wed Sep 21, 2011 3:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2417503

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Monika wrote:quartrmster007, you are probably too young to remember the painful time when AOL screen names had a length limit of 10 characters :? :wink:


This is true...that had to be terrible. I still have my AIM though, seriously considering scrapping it. Yay Facebook! haha

It's....taking over our lives....
by quartrmster007
Wed Sep 21, 2011 12:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2417503

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

I've been a bit lazy, and haven't posted here yet... I'm quartrmster007 (this name is due to an obsession with Bond, if you didn't notice, and the random letters missing are due to AIM's screenname length limitations). I like parentheses (as you'll find out). I'm 20 years old, studying computational...
by quartrmster007
Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3079990

Re: Postify your facerity

Mah facerity, prior to our game against Western Carolina. 63-21! WOOHOO!!! :D (Spoiler'd for semi-bigness)

Spoiler:
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by quartrmster007
Sat Aug 27, 2011 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Diamond Planet Discovered
Replies: 45
Views: 6466

Re: Diamond Planet Discovered

Well, you could put it into orbit close to Jupiter's...maybe 'diametrically' opposed to Jupiter, so that gravitational issues are to a minimum (if my understanding is correct)...so, it wouldn't screw up the whole world...just the diamond industry... Another question to those reading this thread: odd...
by quartrmster007
Sat Aug 27, 2011 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Diamond Planet Discovered
Replies: 45
Views: 6466

Re: Diamond Planet Discovered

That's what I was thinking...it could just come down to cutting it right so that it's not like, ya know, Icarus from Die Another Day. And yeah, sourmilk, another valid point...density is mass/volume...gravity is mass- and distance-dependent...so, we'd either have the same size moon farther away, or ...
by quartrmster007
Sat Aug 27, 2011 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Diamond Planet Discovered
Replies: 45
Views: 6466

Diamond Planet Discovered

So, scientists have discovered a planet they believe to be solid diamond. It's 5 times the size of Earth, and 4000 light years away, orbiting a neutron star. Bloomberg So, who's in favor of breaking off a rather large chunk of this rock, starting a massive outer space gemcutting operation to create ...
by quartrmster007
Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0861: "Wisdom Teeth"
Replies: 116
Views: 28348

Re: 0861: "Wisdom Teeth"

Magnanimous wrote:The alt text was perfect for a Memento reference... alas.


It really is....wish I'd caught that!
by quartrmster007
Wed Feb 16, 2011 5:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0861: "Wisdom Teeth"
Replies: 116
Views: 28348

0861: "Wisdom Teeth"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/wisdom_teeth.png Alt-text: I heard the general anesthesia drugs can cause amnesia, so when I woke up mid-extraction I started taking notes on my hand so I'd remember things later. I managed AWAKE BUT EVERYTHING OK" before the dental assistant managed to find and con...
by quartrmster007
Mon Sep 13, 2010 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Python 3.1.2 and OS X 10.6.4
Replies: 3
Views: 1053

Re: Python 3.1.2 and OS X 10.6.4

Hey guys, thanks for the help. Somehow, it's magically fixed itself and works fine. Only took a few days.
by quartrmster007
Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Python 3.1.2 and OS X 10.6.4
Replies: 3
Views: 1053

Python 3.1.2 and OS X 10.6.4

Hello all,
I recently downloaded and installed Python 3.1.2 on my system. I can load IDLE perfectly fine, but any time I attempt to save or load a .py file, IDLE will either quit responding or crash altogether. Any ideas as to what the problem might be?

Thank you in advance!
Alex
by quartrmster007
Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0749: "Study"
Replies: 79
Views: 30761

Re: "Study" discussion

Spoiler:
Well, there's urushiol on the strips of paper, to be more precise. But yeah, that's a pretty bad study....if you're allergic to poison ivy like I am...
by quartrmster007
Tue Apr 27, 2010 4:34 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Rubik's Math
Replies: 9
Views: 1744

Rubik's Math

Question a friend and I thought of and have been wondering about- assuming any configuration, what is the minimum number of faces one would have to see on a Rubik's Cube in order to solve it?
by quartrmster007
Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Roller Coasters and the "Falling Feeling"
Replies: 7
Views: 11609

Roller Coasters and the "Falling Feeling"

So, I just spent yesterday at Six Flags...went solely to ride coasters (5 in 4 hours- Cyclone, Goliath, Batman, Superman, and the Scorcher). I've been on roller coasters quite a bit in my life, and every night after riding one, when I lay down to go to sleep, I still feel like I'm falling. It's quit...
by quartrmster007
Sun Mar 28, 2010 1:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread
Replies: 1141
Views: 199879

Re: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread?

Image

The Tostitos logo is 2 people eating chips and salsa.

I'd never noticed this until I read about it on textsfromlastnight.com last night...
by quartrmster007
Wed Jan 27, 2010 7:27 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Python variable question
Replies: 3
Views: 467

Python variable question

Hello all- Quick question for those among the fora. I'm taking modern Physics at Georgia Tech, and in our labs, we are required to learn VPython. In a recent lab, we had to write code that would, given a text file of impulse vectors, compute the path of a ball and print its total displacement and fi...
by quartrmster007
Sat Jan 23, 2010 3:40 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: iTunes "Album By Year"
Replies: 1
Views: 489

iTunes "Album By Year"

Hello all. Minor problem I was wondering if you could help me with. I'd like to have my albums in iTunes sorted by year, which I can do, but when I do, a bunch of the songs are randomly moved all the way to the bottom of my library. Upon some further investigating, it looks like compilation albums a...
by quartrmster007
Sun Dec 27, 2009 8:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: we brag to each other what we got for Christmas.
Replies: 55
Views: 8565

Re: ITT: we brag to each other what we got for Christmas.

1.5 Tb External Hard Drive (much needed)
Overcoat (hell yes. I've been wanting one for a long time)
Chinese food (NOMNOMNOM)
6-pack Guinness Extra Stout
Earphones
Random 0500 thought that I'd like to try a spot of acting in a movie
by quartrmster007
Tue Dec 01, 2009 3:46 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Dreamweaver CS4 issues
Replies: 2
Views: 504

Re: Dreamweaver CS4 issues

any help guys?
by quartrmster007
Tue Nov 24, 2009 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Dreamweaver CS4 issues
Replies: 2
Views: 504

Dreamweaver CS4 issues

Hey guys, I need a bit of help. In one of my classes (note: this is not a homework help, this is more of a coding issue), we have to make a website for Georgia Tech's AE program. I've got it 95% done, but there are a couple little problems, mainly involving the spry menu bar. (For reference, this is...
by quartrmster007
Wed Oct 28, 2009 2:06 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight - The U2 Thread
Replies: 7
Views: 1712

I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight - The U2 Thread

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmJgdXkAqMU

I love this video and this song.

One question though- anyone know what it was animated in? My guess is Flash, but I'm not sure.
by quartrmster007
Sat Aug 01, 2009 5:02 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: They've found the SPACE CHEESE!
Replies: 17
Views: 1814

Re: They've found the SPACE CHEESE!

Good cheese comes from happy cows. Happy cows come from Cruithne. Real Cruithne Cheese.


Spoiler:
Sorry, I've been watching QI too much. :D


Spoiler:


:D
by quartrmster007
Thu Jul 30, 2009 6:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Stolen XKCD comic!
Replies: 7
Views: 1698

Re: Stolen XKCD comic!

being the grammar Nazi temporarily...

Portuguese.

*sits in corner*
by quartrmster007
Thu Jul 30, 2009 5:40 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: How much heat to destroy a hard disk?
Replies: 38
Views: 11684

Re: How much heat to destroy a hard disk?

And he let you do it in the classroom? My teacher has all his regular chem studants make stuffed moles for extra credit when he introduces the concept of molarity, and then launches them with a potato canon. I made one that had what can best be described as a small thermite warhead inside it, but i...
by quartrmster007
Wed Jul 29, 2009 5:48 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: How much heat to destroy a hard disk?
Replies: 38
Views: 11684

Re: How much heat to destroy a hard disk?

Replying to what to burn thermite on top of- You could just get a couple terracotta flower pots, put one inside the other, cover the hole in the bottom of the one inside with a piece of paper, and put the thermite in that. Place that on a ring stand or something similar above a bucket of sand (6 inc...
by quartrmster007
Mon Jul 27, 2009 7:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What are your ambitions for the future?
Replies: 95
Views: 10948

Re: What are your ambitions for the future?

In epic-dream world, I'd love to make £36 billion in a fairly quick timeframe, then I'd buy Aston Martin, Jaguar, Mercedes, BMW, Porsche, ProDrive, Aston Workshop (they restore old Astons, and then I'd make a kind of sister-company that specializes in other high-end cars), EMI (then promptly remove ...
by quartrmster007
Mon Jul 13, 2009 6:12 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 483
Views: 216145

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

¿Cómo son todos? Deberías decir "¿Como están todos?". Espero que sepas la diferencia entre ser y estar. Si dices son , estás preguntando sobre nuestras descripciones y tal. Pero, estoy bien. Me alegro de que este tema esté resucitado. (Es esto correcto?) Pensé que algo estuvo equivocado c...
by quartrmster007
Wed Jul 08, 2009 6:28 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 483
Views: 216145

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

¡Buenas tardes, ustedes!

Yo no he hablado ni he escrito español en unos pocos meses...estoy un poco fuera de práctica, pero estudié español quatro en mi escuela. Tengo que practicar. :)

¿Cómo son todos?
by quartrmster007
Thu Jun 25, 2009 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: I want to talk about Michael Jackson
Replies: 98
Views: 9055

Re: I want to talk about Michael Jackson

I have to admit, this is kind of weird. I'm not an uber-huge fan of his, but some of his best songs are on my iTunes....

Really sad day in the entertainment world, it must be said.
by quartrmster007
Mon May 18, 2009 3:03 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Lyrics to "Dreamscape" by 009 Sound System
Replies: 2
Views: 18619

Lyrics to "Dreamscape" by 009 Sound System

Can anyone point me to a source for the lyrics to this awesome techno song? There are words, but they're through a vocoder and it's epically hard to understand...but it is an awesome song, nonetheless.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCs5jLA4MS8
by quartrmster007
Fri May 08, 2009 3:31 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Getting fit. Then becoming Bond, James Bond.
Replies: 8
Views: 1569

Re: Getting fit. Then becoming Bond, James Bond.

He could.

Hope the soreness goes away soon. But as they say...no pain, no gain, I suppose. Right? :)
by quartrmster007
Thu May 07, 2009 1:02 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What do you play?
Replies: 274
Views: 36996

Re: What do you play?

I used to play tenor sax. Played for 4 years, and I'm thinking of maybe finding one and starting again. Trying to learn guitar and piano...those are my two biggies. Besides that, I'd love to learn drums, bagpipes, the violin family, stuff like that. Of course, that goes without mentioning guitar-der...
by quartrmster007
Wed May 06, 2009 1:32 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Yahoo! plans to shut down Geocities
Replies: 24
Views: 2277

Re: Yahoo! plans to shut down Geocities

As, yes, Geocities. I'd like to see about.com purchased by the Wikimedia Foundation and incorporated into Wikimedia's platform. About pages drive me crazy. I'd like to see that happen as well. About is great for what it does, but the pages leave something to be desired. A wiki-styled About would be...
by quartrmster007
Wed May 06, 2009 1:28 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Organizing a LAN party for the FRC competition in Atlanta
Replies: 4
Views: 2413

Re: Organizing a LAN party for the FRC competition in Atlanta

EDIT: Disregard. Didn't notice it said APRIL 16th. Whoops.
by quartrmster007
Wed May 06, 2009 1:22 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Getting fit. Then becoming Bond, James Bond.
Replies: 8
Views: 1569

Re: Getting fit. Then becoming Bond, James Bond.

I think it'd be pretty cool to work for MI6. Of course, I'd want to be Q, probably. A built Q. haha

The power circuit does look pretty crazy. I'm gonna work up to it eventually. lol
by quartrmster007
Tue May 05, 2009 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Getting fit. Then becoming Bond, James Bond.
Replies: 8
Views: 1569

Re: Getting fit. Then becoming Bond, James Bond.

Thanks for the replies, guys. :)

and Sean, I find that awesome. lol how'd it go?
by quartrmster007
Tue May 05, 2009 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Getting fit. Then becoming Bond, James Bond.
Replies: 8
Views: 1569

Getting fit. Then becoming Bond, James Bond.

Alright, so for starters, stats- I'm 6'4" and weigh around 190 lbs. I'm off to college next year (Georgia Tech) and am most definitely going to use West Campus as a reason to go to the gym (really close to the recreation center). Coupled with incoming friends I've made who will work out, I figu...
by quartrmster007
Tue May 05, 2009 2:57 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: SAT Scores
Replies: 241
Views: 37944

Re: SAT Scores

Math: 730
CR: 700
Writing: 690

2120 overall. I was pleased.
by quartrmster007
Tue May 05, 2009 2:55 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Panic about your exam!
Replies: 77
Views: 5581

Re: Panic about your exam!

I'm not too panicky about the AP Calc and AP Chem exams.. Calc is easy enough, though I've admittedly been slacking off lately (sleeping in class during reviews and all), but that's largely because the material we're reviewing I find quite easy. Oh well. I think I can at least make a 4. I don't care...
by quartrmster007
Tue May 05, 2009 2:49 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Looking for a keyboard; suggestions?
Replies: 14
Views: 2623

Re: Looking for a keyboard; suggestions?

I would say you need a Hammond Organ. And a Fender Rhodes electric piano. A Farfisa too, why not. And a Mellotron 400-D. Not to forget a Hohner Clavinet. An Oberheim, a Fairlight CMI, and let's finish with a Wurlitzer. With all this you can do the best. Julien, are you a Pink Floyd/Rick Wright fan ...
by quartrmster007
Tue May 05, 2009 2:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: SO MOTHEREFFIN HAPPY Thread :)
Replies: 527
Views: 64525

Re: SO MOTHEREFFIN HAPPY Thread :)

I got a job. Yay for finally being able to have money!!!!!!

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