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by null1024
Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0965: "Elements"
Replies: 161
Views: 34716

Re: 0965: "Elements"

@ofMars
I think I remember there being something about waterbender powers being a bit weaker in the day, which would have negated the effect of the moon a bit. Been a while since I've seen the show [I only saw it during its initial run], so I could be wrong, but....
by null1024
Thu Oct 13, 2011 2:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0963: "X11"
Replies: 103
Views: 26170

Re: 0963: "X11"

Jeez, I haven't had to open xorg.conf in forever now. Last time was when dealing with a Matrox card in a machine cobbled out of older parts while trying to get Ubuntu on it, and another situation with a Matrox card where I was trying to get dual monitors to work [I never did ;-;]. On the other hand,...
by null1024
Sat Apr 03, 2010 2:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: xkcd.com/unixkcd
Replies: 292
Views: 101510

Re: April Fools 2010 Discussion

I was slightly saddened when after reading the text I got after trying to open nano, I couldn't do a "wine notepad.exe" to follow its instructions...
I'm liking the fact that more stuff keeps being added though. This is fuuun.
by null1024
Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:22 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Javascript Codes for xkcd.com/unixkcd
Replies: 9
Views: 9345

Re: javascript Codes for April Fools

'sudo apt-get upgrade' sends you to a site telling you to choose a better browser if you're running IE *or Firefox*, but not others (line 143). What gives? The || is probably supposed to be an && in "($.browser.name == "firefox" || $.browser.versionX < 3)", to tell off p...
by null1024
Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: xkcd.com/unixkcd
Replies: 292
Views: 101510

Re: April Fools 2010 Discussion

I like XKCD this way.
Also, I laughed hard when "sudo rm -rf /" worked.

[oh, and prev and next get hung up when going to comic 404 -- which we all know doesn't exist, but you have to do a display $some_other_number to get past that error]
by null1024
Thu Jan 21, 2010 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0691: "MicroSD"
Replies: 140
Views: 34304

Re: "MicroSD" Discussion

Same goes for MicroSD cards. They're too easy to lose... This. Losing something this small is almost easier than breathing. Infact, losing a normal SD card is easy enough for me, I'd rather have something physically large to have if I'm going to be storing such massive amounts of data [well, not ma...
by null1024
Sat Jan 16, 2010 6:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0689: "First Design"
Replies: 141
Views: 48736

Re: "First Design" Discussion

I didn't expect this comic at all. I read the title, and thought "A FIRST reference? Nah, can't be. Is it?". Today I told everyone that it was a test to find out how many rules this comic breaks to see who did their homework and read the rules. This sounds like something you'd have to do w...
by null1024
Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0645: "RPS"
Replies: 185
Views: 47283

Re: "RPS" Discussion

Got a chuckle, but not that great.

Also, I'm rather depressed that large swaths of people here didn't get it.
by null1024
Fri Sep 18, 2009 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Drum Machines
Replies: 16
Views: 2067

Re: Drum Machines

I'd suggest a tracker for something like this, like Milkytracker [http://milkytracker.net , free, easy option, not too powerful or fancy, and it won't ever be, but it works, and the only problem with it is that on Vista, the window takes a while to close...] or Renoise [http://renoise.com , costs a ...
by null1024
Thu Sep 10, 2009 12:28 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9558
Views: 1088094

Re: What are you listening to?

Chipfun -- Aliceffekt.
by null1024
Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Digimon vs. Pokemon
Replies: 134
Views: 47097

Re: Digimon vs. Pokemon

Digimon, hands down, at least prior to Frontier [which I'll probably give a second chance eventually and try to see if I could like it]. Pokemon was good, at least for the first season or so.

Of course, if we were talking games...
by null1024
Mon Aug 24, 2009 6:41 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: POST YOUR MUSIC HERE and actually Listen too! (Rules in OP)
Replies: 396
Views: 148340

Re: Post YOUR music here (Merged : The Rainbow Correction)

Started a one man rock band, called The Bleeding Food. Pretty much me and my copy of Renoise 2, with me singing over what I've tracked. XRNS only for now, no MP3/OGG or anything yet. http://forthesystem.com/media/node/468 warning: may sound pretty bad, but I'm working on that... The second song is r...
by null1024
Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:41 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9558
Views: 1088094

Re: What are you listening to?

Babies in the Dark -- Bad Religion
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by null1024
Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:36 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: What are the most addictive games?
Replies: 34
Views: 3588

Re: What are the most addictive games?

Skyroads is just bloody addictive [warning: DOSBox needed!]. Also, Bomberman Online was like crack for me, 2 years ago [or something or other, it was around when I first got DSL, and I had to deal with managing a 10GB HDD that only had 200-1200MB at any given time avaliable], I stayed up 32 hours p...
by null1024
Sat Aug 22, 2009 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Command Prompt?
Replies: 21
Views: 2466

Re: Command Prompt?

Wow kids these days.. that reminds me of how about everyone at my school thought they were hackers cause they could change the command prompt color to green on black(matrixish looking) though it did strike me odd that my school's IP had a telnet server on it.. People thought I was hacking the syste...
by null1024
Mon Aug 10, 2009 4:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0621: "Superlative"
Replies: 136
Views: 28211

Re: "Superlative" Discussion

Wow, I fail, I even saw the commercial before and didn't get it. The comic seemed a bit more amusing once I saw the commercial again.
by null1024
Sun Aug 09, 2009 2:35 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: What are you working on?
Replies: 45
Views: 4212

Re: What are you working on?

Started working on something I've been wanting to do for ages: a simple assembly language and VM for it. This is what I have so far [in terms of the assembly language]: ---------- nsas | the null | nsvm | toolkit | ---------- nsas is the assembler for the nsvm virtual machine. It takes a fictional [...
by null1024
Mon Aug 03, 2009 6:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0618: "Asteroid"
Replies: 188
Views: 47317

Re: "Asteroid" discussion

I just looked it [The Little Prince] up on Wikipedia to get this, and now I'm rather depressed.

Also, wasn't the drill with the nuke to destroy the asteroid from Armageddon? Not Deep Impact?
by null1024
Sat Aug 01, 2009 6:23 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: What are you working on?
Replies: 45
Views: 4212

Re: What are you working on?

I'm working on bilateral , an Ikaruga inspired shmup [read: you have the shield, the rest of the game is nothing like Ikaruga] made in Game Maker 6. I really need to finish it... I've been working on it since mid-late `07... [but for half of `08, I couldn't work on it, because my original dev machin...
by null1024
Sat Aug 01, 2009 5:58 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Chiptune anyone?
Replies: 20
Views: 4500

Re: Chiptune anyone?

I'm a fan, but the stuff needs to be much, much harder than most normal chiptune stuff [I.e, forget the happy blips and beeps usually [it gets old, really fast, although if it's done right, it's not too bad], it needs to have a bit of a rougher sound to it]. See Sally Zero's LA Blues for what I mean...
by null1024
Sat Aug 01, 2009 5:50 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9558
Views: 1088094

Re: What are you listening to?

Supersonic -- Bad Religion.

This is the song that got me into this band, 'cause it was featured in so many Sonic speedruns...
by null1024
Wed Jul 29, 2009 1:45 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: JAR problems
Replies: 4
Views: 825

Re: JAR problems

It should be in the same place your .class is, IIRC.
So if your class is in file.jar/packagename/myclass.class, your file should also be in file.jar/packagename/myclass.class.
by null1024
Wed Jul 29, 2009 1:00 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9558
Views: 1088094

Re: What are you listening to?

Babies in the Dark -- Bad Religion

Wow. This album [Generator] is surprisingly good. Only Bad Religion album I had before was Suffer.
by null1024
Tue Jul 28, 2009 9:23 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9558
Views: 1088094

Re: What are you listening to?

Ravers Megamix `95 -- Ravebusters
[look it up in the Mod Archive, filename is 95raver.mod, remember to increase the BPM by 1, or else the drumloops will be just barely off.]
by null1024
Mon Jul 27, 2009 4:37 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Brand New Coder
Replies: 20
Views: 2154

Re: Brand New Coder

Python is your friend. Almost everything is dead simple to do, and it's also a rather powerful language.
http://python.org/download/

Just try to make a few simple things. Hello world, a miniature adventure game, a calculator, etc.
by null1024
Thu Jul 23, 2009 1:18 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Tabs vs Spaces
Replies: 209
Views: 125155

Re: Tabs vs Spaces

1 press on the tab key = 4 spaces. PERIOD! End of discussion. 2 spaces is too small, 3 spaces is weird, 5 is too much, 8 is way too much, and hard tabs suck, especially because you'd thing they were 8 actual spaces in one editor, load it up in another, and they'd be 6 or 4 visible spaces wide, and ...
by null1024
Thu Jul 23, 2009 1:04 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Editors
Replies: 267
Views: 117392

Re: Editors

I found jEdit. All other editors must bow down. It's amazing. It's notepad on steroids, emacs-y but actually usable, and it looks good [well, if you like the Swing Metal UI, and change the border decorations to Metal [first thing I did on Mac, OSX makes Java apps look horrid, titlebar in menu with A...
by null1024
Mon Jul 20, 2009 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9558
Views: 1088094

Re: What are you listening to?

Subhuman -- The Pillows
by null1024
Wed Jul 15, 2009 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Souppot musical writing
Replies: 2
Views: 694

Re: Souppot musical writing

I suck at writing music, 85% of it [or someting] is in the ctrl-z category [literally]. *Sometimes*, I'll write it in my head and then type it in. However, I can't really hear the difference, at least in the work of others. Quite a bit of what I write ends up having one or 2 sets of what sounds amaz...
by null1024
Mon Jul 13, 2009 8:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0609: "Tab Explosion"
Replies: 176
Views: 50288

Re: "Tab Explosion" Discussion

I decided to ignore the warning of the last panel, went there, and it's been a few hours, and there are 9 tabs open [a lot for me, I usually just reuse tabs [if I didn't, I'd have about 25+ tabs open...], but I keep dragging links onto the tab bar so I can continue reading...]. You'd think someone w...
by null1024
Mon Jul 13, 2009 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: POST YOUR MUSIC HERE and actually Listen too! (Rules in OP)
Replies: 396
Views: 148340

Re: Post YOUR music here (Merged : The Rainbow Correction)

Gobs of random crap I've made in various programs [mostly trackers]: http://www.forthesystem.com/media/audio/user/20
I have 44 songs. It's mostly noise, music with breakbeats [whatever it's called], trance, and chip.

This track's one of my favorites:
http://www.forthesystem.com/media/node/148
by null1024
Fri Jul 10, 2009 1:20 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Help with bash scripting
Replies: 16
Views: 1583

Re: Help with bash scripting

InkL0sed wrote:I was going to see if I could implement a ray tracer with bash... but then despaired. It'd probably be ridiculously slow anyway.

But yeah, I agree with the above post.


Do it, just for the fact that you can say that you did something that cool.
by null1024
Thu Jul 09, 2009 3:51 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Editors
Replies: 267
Views: 117392

Re: Editors

In regards to the no need to hit the spacebar ever comment, I mean that you can use nothing but to arrow keys to provide spacing. Example set of keypresses: a[right]man[right]sat[right]idly[right]on[right]the[right]floor.[down]--- would produce: a man sat idly on the floor. --- Also, EDIT.COM is why...
by null1024
Thu Jul 09, 2009 2:02 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Opera, Chrome, Firefox, OR?
Replies: 544
Views: 212030

Re: Opera, Chrome, Firefox, OR?

Chrome, and if I'm on my Mac, Opera. FF feels like a slow pig, although after using Opera on an old 500MHz iBook G3, it's not nearly as an unpleasant experience as before, and I use Opera now just because I'm more used to it now. Also, Opera supports APNG.
by null1024
Sun Jul 05, 2009 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9558
Views: 1088094

Re: What are you listening to?

Korosu -- Sally Zero

[yeah, no cover here.]
by null1024
Sun Jul 05, 2009 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: What would you do with an infinitely fast computer?
Replies: 818
Views: 215189

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

If I had an infinitely fast computer, I'd just give out free shell accounts on it. Everyone in the world could pretty much use it at the same time, doing whatever they wanted [break crypto, find out digits of pi, write an AI that will eventually use humans as a power source]. Only problem with doing...
by null1024
Sun Jul 05, 2009 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Hacks and Snippets
Replies: 434
Views: 776237

Re: Coding: Hacks and Snippets

Random832 wrote:incidentally, the number of lines and columns is in most unix systems in environment variables called (oddly enough) LINES and COLUMNS.


I wanted to use those, but when I checked, at least on my box, they weren't there.
by null1024
Sat Jul 04, 2009 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Editors
Replies: 267
Views: 117392

Re: Editors

On the *nices: Vi is my favorite, then Pico/Nano. I'm crippled on Emacs, at that point I just do an "echo /dev/tty > file.txt" to try to do anything. On Windows: EDIT.COM [it's mislabeled, it's really an EXE], the one that's come with every Windows version since 95 [all other versions suck...
by null1024
Sat Jul 04, 2009 6:34 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Hacks and Snippets
Replies: 434
Views: 776237

Re: Coding: Hacks and Snippets

Was bored, and wrote this in about an hour. Should have taken less, but I didn't have any documentation on Python on this box [recently did a clean install of OSX 10.3, up from 10.2] It pretty much lists the fibonacci numbers, but it gives a fancy ASCII-art graph [just for the hell of it] based on y...
by null1024
Fri Jul 03, 2009 3:45 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9558
Views: 1088094

Re: What are you listening to?

Datakiller -- Emartransformo

Apparently we're posting covers with our posts so...
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