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by _MC_
Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep
Replies: 25
Views: 3059

Re: Sleep

Fat Zombie wrote:You... haven't slept at all?

Yeah I'm at 50+ hours. I'll make it a little longer before I start hallucinating.
by _MC_
Wed Mar 31, 2010 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep
Replies: 25
Views: 3059

Re: Sleep

I woke up Monday. It's Wednesday now. What?
by _MC_
Wed Mar 31, 2010 3:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How to: Safe Passwords (for the forgetful)
Replies: 72
Views: 6914

Re: How to: Safe Passwords (for the forgetful)

My way is pretty simple, and it has the added benefit of tripping up keyloggers. Start with a word, let's say "yellow" Now come up with a number that has one less digit than the word has characters. This should just be something you can memorize. In this example, I'll go with "11235&q...
by _MC_
Fri Mar 26, 2010 3:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is it possible for twins to have sex before they are born?
Replies: 76
Views: 15634

Re: Is it possible for twins to have sex before they are bor

SecondTalon wrote:So.. wait, tribbles is real, and they is mites?

This was the first thing I thought of too. I always wondered how tribbles were born pregnant, and now I know.
by _MC_
Mon Mar 15, 2010 7:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread
Replies: 1141
Views: 199798

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

there's a site called shitbrix.com (NSFW)
I'm not making it a link because some of it is NSFW, but it was too relevant to not post.

*EDIT*
The forum automatically made it a link on the first try, so I fixed it.
by _MC_
Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Your last words?
Replies: 221
Views: 18437

Re: Your last words?

"I plan on living forever, and so far, so good."

Alternatively, "BRB"
by _MC_
Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Your last words?
Replies: 221
Views: 18437

Re: Your last words?

Well, I'm tired of this world and everyone in it.

*EDIT*
I realized it's far less amusing if you haven't seen Futurama, though even then Bender says "room."
by _MC_
Tue Mar 02, 2010 11:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Extras mescaline Lancaster!
Replies: 13
Views: 2712

Re: Extras mescaline Lancaster!

Enforcing pluck excreta!
by _MC_
Wed Feb 24, 2010 11:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I have an Idea!
Replies: 57
Views: 4664

Re: I have an Idea!

Delicious Gausman wrote:If you could somehow slip female contraceptive pills (Assuming they are male) unnoticed into the cookies, then they wouldn't find out until it was too late! :twisted:

Not that I recommend this, of course!

Won't do anything without extended use. Even then, probably not much.
by _MC_
Fri Feb 19, 2010 1:08 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: 4-dimensional game?
Replies: 54
Views: 20425

Re: 4-dimensional game?

I imagine a fourth spacial dimension as being an infinite set of "parallel" universes in the same 3d space. However, since we're not talking about Star Trek and instead about continuous functions in four dimensions, the transition as you move along the fourth spacial axis would make object...
by _MC_
Wed Feb 17, 2010 8:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I have an Idea!
Replies: 57
Views: 4664

Re: I have an Idea!

Mix baking soda with the food. Fill the juice box with vinegar.
by _MC_
Thu Feb 04, 2010 5:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Moving out into an apartment.. Checklist and advice!?
Replies: 45
Views: 12415

Re: Moving out into an apartment.. Checklist and advice!?

You might think you can get by without a fire extinguisher until the day you need it. Trust me on this, you need to get one as soon as possible. The electric heating coils on the stove at the last place I rented were so old and worn out that they started sparking one day and I ended up with a small ...
by _MC_
Tue Dec 22, 2009 2:16 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Do E-Harmony's 29 Dimensions form an Orthogonal Basis?
Replies: 17
Views: 2749

Re: Do E-Harmony's 29 Dimensions form an Orthogonal Basis?

So if you can prove linear dependence, would the next step be a lawsuit? :D
by _MC_
Fri Nov 06, 2009 6:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The ax
Replies: 50
Views: 4587

Re: The ax

Today's xkcd just took this thread to a whole new level.
by _MC_
Sat Oct 31, 2009 4:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do the Republicans realize they're evil?
Replies: 83
Views: 7357

Re: Do the Republicans realize they're evil?

The title here is pretty much a flamebait, but as long as everyone can overlook that, I think this thread could work out. I'm a Republican myself, and I find it amusing that a liberal such as yourself would so easily fall into the mistake of making a huge, sweeping generalization about all people in...
by _MC_
Tue Oct 27, 2009 4:24 am UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Need a friend?
Replies: 34
Views: 7252

Re: Need a friend?

I like ALICE better. Ever tried iGod?
http://www.titane.ca/igod/
by _MC_
Tue Oct 27, 2009 3:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: It's a duck.
Replies: 227
Views: 22540

Re: It's a duck.

Image
by _MC_
Sat Oct 24, 2009 12:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Star Wars Holiday Special
Replies: 25
Views: 3302

Re: Star Wars Holiday Special

Internetmeme wrote:
_MC_ wrote:
Internetmeme wrote:Butterfly effect!


Woooooo!

On a similar topic, your avatar is giving me delayed seizures.


fix'd.

Also, the best cure is to drown it with vodka so it isn't in your memory.

Right, I meant delayed. You're right though, vodka does tend to solve every problem except alcoholism.
by _MC_
Sat Oct 24, 2009 12:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Help me fix my life.
Replies: 8
Views: 1454

Re: Help me fix my life.

I managed to get by on about $2 a day as a food budget for a few months when I had absolutely no money. Sometimes you have to shop smart and give up everything that's not a necessity.
by _MC_
Fri Oct 23, 2009 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Star Wars Holiday Special
Replies: 25
Views: 3302

Re: Star Wars Holiday Special

Internetmeme wrote:Butterfly effect!


Woooooo!

On a similar topic, your avatar is giving me seizures.
by _MC_
Thu Oct 15, 2009 3:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Times when you've really messed up a computer
Replies: 73
Views: 8946

Re: Times when you've really messed up a computer

Linux. Many, many times. One time I accidentally uninstalled every program on it while trying to repair a broken package. I was too intrigued by what was happening to stop it from completing, because I knew I could just do a re-install.
by _MC_
Mon Oct 12, 2009 7:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Drinking, for the first time
Replies: 110
Views: 10834

Re: Drinking, for the first time

For a while, I felt the same way as you do, but eventually I gave in to my natural curiosity (Damn being a scientist!) and gave it a shot (or two, or three...) It's actually quite fun if yo're intelligent about it, but it becomes difficult for some people to recognize that they are behaving obnoxiou...
by _MC_
Sun Oct 11, 2009 5:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Halloween (and Othertime) Costume Ideas
Replies: 262
Views: 48583

Re: BHG Costume?

I tried it once. Everyone thought I was Abraham Lincoln.
by _MC_
Sat Oct 03, 2009 6:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: what would you choose as your super power?
Replies: 636
Views: 74590

Re: Super-ish Powers

I would want the ability to instantly read people's personalities and intentions
by _MC_
Fri May 29, 2009 2:42 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: What would you do with an infinitely fast computer?
Replies: 818
Views: 228387

Re: What would you do with an infinitely fast computer?

I would play Duke Nukem Forever
by _MC_
Sat Apr 25, 2009 7:52 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Staying awake (split from Rules)
Replies: 59
Views: 8313

Re: Staying awake (split from Rules)

Coffee. I've been pulling all-nighters for years so I'm used to it though. It gets easier, you just gotta push yourself. I don't start hallucinating until sometime after 48 hours.
by _MC_
Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Holodecks: What would you do?
Replies: 99
Views: 7459

Re: Holodecks: What would you do?

Simulate the zero gravity battles from Battle School in Ender's Game
by _MC_
Wed Dec 03, 2008 6:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0512: "Alternate Currency"
Replies: 128
Views: 26885

Re: "Alternate Currency" Discussion

I guess Randall is going to end up in jail for printing his own money.
by _MC_
Mon Dec 01, 2008 7:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0511: "Sleet"
Replies: 83
Views: 20038

Re: "Sleet" Discussion

Haha, my first quote to be sigged! Still, this is getting pretty off-topic. Everyone discuss how you failed at humming the 2nd panel! Oh yeah, I definitely started going along with the song in the first panel, only to get thrown off on the next one. We did get snow in Massachusetts today, which I'm...
by _MC_
Fri Nov 28, 2008 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0510: "Egg Drop Failure"
Replies: 124
Views: 52281

Re: "Egg Drop Failure" Discussion

We did a toothpick bridge building competition sometime in high school. We were only allowed to use toothpicks and glue. The effectiveness of the bridge was measured as some function of the weight of the bridge and the weight it could hold, though I don't remember exactly what it was. I know mine di...
by _MC_
Mon Nov 24, 2008 5:12 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Time? A True Dimension?
Replies: 45
Views: 17598

Re: Time? A True Dimension?

Hrmm, let's see, what if time where to be absolute? That is, imagine a big blob of jelly, made up of an infinite number of discrete points in time. As this "filed of time" exists in at least two dimensions (apparent "before and after" and "multiple time-lines"), we can...
by _MC_
Mon Nov 24, 2008 5:10 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Time travel paradoxes
Replies: 58
Views: 6287

Re: Time travel paradoxes

I am of the opinion that if there are two possibilities, one which creates a paradox and one which does not, the latter must be true. In this case, I would have to take the possibility of time travel paradoxes as evidence that it is impossible to ever get to a point where we would test the paradox t...
by _MC_
Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:02 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Time? A True Dimension?
Replies: 45
Views: 17598

Re: Time? A True Dimension?

I guess I'm not seeing the problem here. Let's consider the possibility that time does move both forwards and backwards. Consider a universe in which the position and velocity (simplified case I guess, but I think it makes my point) of every particle are a function of time. This entire function exis...
by _MC_
Mon Nov 17, 2008 5:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0505: "A Bunch of Rocks"
Replies: 406
Views: 118906

Re: "A Bunch of Rocks" Discussion

He gave me the power of self-modifying code. I am The One.
by _MC_
Fri Nov 14, 2008 6:20 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Deaf Culture
Replies: 98
Views: 8261

Re: Deaf Culture

This is something that I feel very strongly about, as I have experienced something similar. I was born with cataracts in both eyes, and was legally blind by the time I was 4. My parents made the decision to allow me to undergo experimental (and risky) surgery which had, at the time, never been done ...
by _MC_
Wed Aug 06, 2008 11:47 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: files are not updated until restart (learning php)
Replies: 6
Views: 1436

Re: files are not updated until restart (learning php)

You can refresh the page bypassing the cache with CTRL+F5 on IE and Firefox., I don't know about other browsers.
by _MC_
Fri Jul 25, 2008 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Information about internships
Replies: 6
Views: 1213

Re: Information about internships

If you're in San Jose already, you should consider working at Cisco. I am an intern at their Massachusetts location and I love it.
by _MC_
Fri May 16, 2008 6:40 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: "Sweet Caroline"
Replies: 29
Views: 3066

Re: "Sweet Caroline"

I think I only heard one of them singing. I have been to that event, "The Taste Of UMass," each of the last two years and I hated it both times. I just went for some food because some retarded administrator thought it was a good idea to close the DCs that day. I definitely got out of there...

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