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by PerPer
Tue Jan 19, 2010 1:41 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Firefox transparency
Replies: 5
Views: 1062

Re: Firefox transparency

Thanks for the tip! PowerMenu seems to work great so far! :D
by PerPer
Tue Jan 19, 2010 1:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ordering from Amazon to Sweden
Replies: 15
Views: 4372

Re: Ordering from Amazon to Sweden

Looks like a good gadget, but it isn't working for me. Nothing happens when I press the Check button.
by PerPer
Mon Jan 18, 2010 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Firefox transparency
Replies: 5
Views: 1062

Re: Firefox transparency

I need it because I like to multitask, specifically browse the web while watching movies on vlc. Thanks, I'll check it out!

Edit: It didn't work, the extension just turns the header and bottom black.
by PerPer
Mon Jan 18, 2010 6:58 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Firefox transparency
Replies: 5
Views: 1062

Firefox transparency

I'm looking for an extension for Firefox that makes the entire window transparent. Is there anything like that out there? I'm running xp btw.

Thanks!
by PerPer
Sun Jan 17, 2010 1:17 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Buying a domain name
Replies: 13
Views: 1562

Re: Buying a domain name

PerPer wrote:I've already got javascript down, been studying java for a few years now.

Java and Javascript are not the same thing.
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Oh, I didn't know that. What's the difference?
by PerPer
Sun Jan 17, 2010 11:35 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Buying a domain name
Replies: 13
Views: 1562

Re: Buying a domain name

Okay thanks for the responses! I've already got javascript down, been studying java for a few years now. What I'm wondering is what is the difference between HTML and CSS? I mean CSS is a game right? (Kidding) ;) Well the dream is to get a website going with some traffic, put some ads in so I can ge...
by PerPer
Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:20 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Buying a domain name
Replies: 13
Views: 1562

Buying a domain name

I've recently been thinking about buying a domain name to use as a personal site for random stuff, like a portfolio/blog. So I'm wondering what I should think about before buying a domain. Should a just register a domain and use my own equipment for a server or should I buy a domain from a company w...
by PerPer
Wed Jan 06, 2010 11:58 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Diagnosing an incredibly slow pc
Replies: 5
Views: 626

Re: Diagnosing an incredibly slow pc

So I bought a new windows yesterday, formatted the pc, installed everything, still slow as hell. Then I remembered that I had installed another 512 mb RAM in the computer a few years back, but it wasn't registering in the pc description. So I opened the computer, vacuumed it, and took out both rams ...
by PerPer
Sat Jan 02, 2010 11:07 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Diagnosing an incredibly slow pc
Replies: 5
Views: 626

Diagnosing an incredibly slow pc

Okay, so my parents inherited my old pc when I got a new one, a few years back. Now somewhere along the line the pc got incredibly slow, and I mean re-he-he-eally slow, 5 minutes to boot it up, about 1 min to start firefox. Up til now we've just lived with it. I installed a cracked win xp on the mac...
by PerPer
Wed Dec 30, 2009 10:20 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: A good alround portable laptop
Replies: 2
Views: 836

A good alround portable laptop

I'm currently looking for a good portable laptop, I've scoured the vast sea of intertubes but found little to nothing that fits my need. I want a portable laptop that I can carry with me anywhere, yet something that I can work on, writing essays, programming and so forth. I also want enough power to...
by PerPer
Thu Dec 17, 2009 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ordering from Amazon to Sweden
Replies: 15
Views: 4372

Re: Ordering from Amazon to Sweden

It get's a lot more expensive buying from the UK, the pound is quite expensive in Sweden compared to the Dollar. If it matters, I was thinking of getting the Asus eee UL30A-X5: http://www.amazon.com/UL30A-X5-Light-13-3-Inch-Black-Laptop/dp/B002P3KMVC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1261...
by PerPer
Tue Dec 15, 2009 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ordering from Amazon to Sweden
Replies: 15
Views: 4372

Ordering from Amazon to Sweden

I'm thinking about buying a laptop, and I thought that since the dollar is week right now, I'd order from Amazon, I save a few $100 compared to buying from Sweden. But the problem is that for some reason I can't ship the laptop to Sweden, I just get a " This item cannot be shipped to the addres...
by PerPer
Sun Dec 13, 2009 7:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Uh-oh. It's a Youtube party and you're up next. What do you show 'em?
Replies: 2152
Views: 750028

Re: Something on Youtube

Here's a video I made using Garry's Mod and Wiremod for Half-life 2. It's a spoof of Schrödingers cat.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFUkU6RSA4Y
by PerPer
Tue Dec 08, 2009 10:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: It's a duck.
Replies: 227
Views: 22562

Re: It's a duck.

TheNextCaesar wrote:
PhoenixEnigma wrote:
TheNextCaesar wrote:
Box Boy wrote:
TheNextCaesar wrote:
guale wrote:
TheNextCaesar wrote:
TaintedDeity wrote:It levelled up, you see.

A what leveled up?

A berserk duck.

Does it rampage?

Darn this joke to heck

Darn what joke to heck?

The duck joke

Does it rampage?


Does what rampage?
by PerPer
Mon Dec 07, 2009 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Removing internet country restriction
Replies: 13
Views: 1823

Re: Removing internet country restriction

Well not really, since English isn't really a national language, and it has been adopted by many countries as the number one international language. But I do agree that the Internet should ncr.
by PerPer
Mon Dec 07, 2009 1:22 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The drag coefficient
Replies: 13
Views: 2274

Re: The drag coefficient

Well theoretically, say a skydiver goes into a non horizontal angle of attack, let's say about 10 degrees, which he maintains. He should then be affected by a force working horizontally at a magnitude of Fx = ( FdragY /tan(10) )? This force would then cause him to accelerate until Fx = FdragX where ...
by PerPer
Mon Dec 07, 2009 9:04 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The drag coefficient
Replies: 13
Views: 2274

Re: The drag coefficient

Okay, thanks for your responses, I've talked to my supervisor about the problem and she says it's fine and I should leave it the way it is and just add a few speculations in my paper over how different values of Cd would affect the situation. But I've run in to a new problem. I'm trying to write a p...
by PerPer
Sun Dec 06, 2009 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The drag coefficient
Replies: 13
Views: 2274

Re: The drag coefficient

I believe from my experiences in skydiving that being in a formation has some impact on the fall rate, but not much. What I'm looking for is if there is some rule of thumb for these sort of problems that could be applied to this situation, like the examples shown on the top right of this Wikipedia a...
by PerPer
Sun Dec 06, 2009 1:58 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The drag coefficient
Replies: 13
Views: 2274

Re: The drag coefficient

This is done on a high school level, what I'm basically looking at is drag (F = 0.5*Cd*A*r*(V^2) ). The question I'm examining is how the number of jumpers in a formation effects the maximum velocity in free fall. Since I'm using assumed numbers for mass and area which is the same for every jumper, ...
by PerPer
Sun Dec 06, 2009 1:10 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The drag coefficient
Replies: 13
Views: 2274

The drag coefficient

I'm currently writing a paper on the physics behind skydiving, and I'm having some trouble finding information on the drag coefficient. I've got the basic knowledge, but I need a little more in-depth info. For example, how would the Cd of a group of skydivers flying in a formation be different to th...
by PerPer
Sat Dec 05, 2009 1:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Removing internet country restriction
Replies: 13
Views: 1823

Re: Removing internet country restriction

Yeah I hate youtube switching to swedish as well, who on the internet would be interested in youtube clips from sweden? Besides, the only thing that changes in Swedish youtube is that you get constantly cluster-bombed with stupid clips from television shows no sensible person would watch (Idol, Let...
by PerPer
Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Removing internet country restriction
Replies: 13
Views: 1823

Re: Removing internet country restriction

Thank you! Finally I'm free! :D

Yeah I hate youtube switching to swedish as well, who on the internet would be interested in youtube clips from sweden?
by PerPer
Fri Dec 04, 2009 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Removing internet country restriction
Replies: 13
Views: 1823

Removing internet country restriction

Okay so I'm fed up with the Swedish Google. Is there any way to bypass the automated redirection so I can use the US Google instead?
Thanks
by PerPer
Fri Dec 04, 2009 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Calculating using curves
Replies: 6
Views: 811

Re: Calculating using curves

Oh this isn't a 3D application at all, when I said shadow area, I meant the shadow area as in air resistance or drag. And I don't want the minimum to be 0: Max: 0.52 m2 Min: 0.20 m2 So the extremes are 0.36 +- 0.26. Maybe you want something like 0.36 + 0.26 cos(2a) ? Almost, correct, but it's 10 of...
by PerPer
Fri Dec 04, 2009 3:35 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Calculating using curves
Replies: 6
Views: 811

Re: Calculating using curves

Oh this isn't a 3D application at all, when I said shadow area, I meant the shadow area as in air resistance or drag. And I don't want the minimum to be 0:
Max: 0.52 m2
Min: 0.20 m2
by PerPer
Fri Dec 04, 2009 3:14 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Calculating using curves
Replies: 6
Views: 811

Re: Calculating using curves

lulzfish wrote:But I'm concerned that you think a rotating object will cast a shadow with linearly varying area. I can't imagine any situation where that would happen, it seems more like a sine curve or something.


Oh that's right, sorry about that, typo. It should be a sine or cosine curve.

Edit: Fixed!
by PerPer
Fri Dec 04, 2009 3:06 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Calculating using curves
Replies: 6
Views: 811

Calculating using curves

I'm currently creating a program in java to calculate physics problems. Now I have an object that rotates around its axis. I need to create a simple algorithm to calculate the shadow area. This should be quite easy, since I know to maximum and minimum, and it's a sine or cosine curve in between. The...
by PerPer
Thu Dec 03, 2009 10:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Scavenger Hunt
Replies: 970
Views: 243679

Re: Scavenger Hunt

Cocaine:
Image

I would like to see a picture of a television set made in 1936.
by PerPer
Tue Dec 01, 2009 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Auditory hallucination before falling asleep
Replies: 13
Views: 18810

Auditory hallucination before falling asleep

Very often, when I'm trying to fall asleep, I experience very profound auditory hallucinations. It's almost always a musical piece of some sort, mostly random rhythms and notes, but sometimes specific songs. It almost always gets me annoyed or frustrated, specifically when it's some sort of drum sol...
by PerPer
Sat Nov 28, 2009 11:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: HARDCORE PORNOGRAPHY
Replies: 741
Views: 330959

Re: HARDCORE PORNOGRAPHY

I agree, the world needs more: Clearly we just need more HARDCORE PORNOGRAPHY. HARDCORE PORNOGRAPHY HARDCORE PORNOGRAPHY HARDCORE PORNOGRAPHY HARDCORE PORNOGRAPHY HARDCORE PORNOGRAPHY HARDCORE PORNOGRAPHY HARDCORE PORNOGRAPHY HARDCORE PORNOGRAPHY HARDCORE PORNOGRAPHY HARDCORE PORNOGRAPHY HARDCORE PO...
by PerPer
Sat Nov 28, 2009 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Synesthesia: Do you have it?
Replies: 126
Views: 26258

Re: Synesthesia: Do you have it?

I've got quite the opposite, I can't imagine numbers, dates, words or anything alike in any fashion or context what so ever, I can't even assimilate them to a graphic image. As I described in a previous thread, my imagination works more on the level of vector graphic rather than pixel based graphic....
by PerPer
Fri Nov 27, 2009 1:15 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: [Java Applet] Rotating image?
Replies: 2
Views: 1316

Re: [Java Applet] Rotating image?

I haven't tried anything yet, since I couldn't find anything in the java api on the subject. Thanks for the link though, I'll look into it later, but it looks promising!
by PerPer
Fri Nov 27, 2009 11:56 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: [Java Applet] Rotating image?
Replies: 2
Views: 1316

[Java Applet] Rotating image?

Is it possible to rotate an image in java without using multiple images? I didn't find anything in the java api. Something along the lines of image.setRotation(degrees); ?

Thanks in advance
by PerPer
Wed Nov 25, 2009 10:38 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Scavenger Hunt
Replies: 970
Views: 243679

Re: Scavenger Hunt

Some people might say this is a frightening meal, I say delicious :D
Image

Now I'd like to see exactly seven empty glass bottles which hasn't contained an alcoholic beverage.
by PerPer
Mon Nov 23, 2009 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Linux or Windows or Mac OS? Mac or PC? An Interested Convert
Replies: 43
Views: 16746

Re: Linux or Windows or Mac OS? Mac or PC? An Interested Convert

I myself is thinking of buying a small notebook, maybe a HP pavilion d2, not sure though. I'm thinking of installing both xp/windows 7 and linux. But do I have to install linux first or can I directly install linux on a separate partition?
by PerPer
Sun Nov 22, 2009 7:47 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: [Java] Simple sort not working
Replies: 9
Views: 740

Re: [Java] Simple sort not working

Thank you Ended, for ending my torment! :D

Seriously though, you saved my life! I meant to use [b] instead of [a] in the arrays!
by PerPer
Sun Nov 22, 2009 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: [Java] Simple sort not working
Replies: 9
Views: 740

Re: [Java] Simple sort not working

Okey, through some minor adjustments I've managed to get rid of the nullPointException (I think, so far it's been very random), dunno what I really did though. But the sort function isn't really working, it does rearrange some of the players, but that too seems very random. I can't make any sense ou...
by PerPer
Sat Nov 21, 2009 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: [Java] Simple sort not working
Replies: 9
Views: 740

Re: [Java] Simple sort not working

Sorry, but that didn't do it, I still get the nullPointException :( Here's the error output: java.lang.NullPointerException at PlayerSort.winSort(PlayerSort.java:24) at diceGameApplet.actionPerformed(diceGameApplet.java:365) at java.awt.Button.processActionEvent(Button.java:382&#...
by PerPer
Fri Nov 20, 2009 6:15 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: [Java] Simple sort not working
Replies: 9
Views: 740

Re: [Java] Simple sort not working

headprogrammingczar wrote:First off, good god, the inconsistent formatting!


Yeah I know, sorry about that, I wrote the sort method in about a minute just to see if it worked with the rest of my code, so I didn't bother to write it neatly since I was planning that it would work and I'd rewrite it.
by PerPer
Fri Nov 20, 2009 12:43 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: [Java] Simple sort not working
Replies: 9
Views: 740

[Java] Simple sort not working

Okay, it's not working, it's giving me a nullPointerException at the "int temp 2 = ... " line, any idea what it could be? This is part of a bigger java applet. Don't think I need to post it, but just say so if you want to see it. the players array has a capacity of 10, and I get the same n...

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