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by MonkeyPilot
Tue May 04, 2010 1:28 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Auto Thesaurus
Replies: 2
Views: 2657

Auto Thesaurus

After a particularly exciting facebook drama (idiolects were insulted): I noticed that having a program to automatically apply a thesaurus to a passage of text, replacing common words with unnecessarily florid ones and altering adjacent words where appropriate would be utterly hilarious. Having a bi...
by MonkeyPilot
Wed Apr 21, 2010 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Writing Instrument
Replies: 82
Views: 15893

Re: Writing Instrument

Silverpoint pencil (sort of).This one specifically, writes a bit scratchy, but it looks pretty classy and turns a nice colour when you allow it to oxidise for a few days. I've been using one regularly for around a year and I've yet to sharpen it, or file it to a point.
by MonkeyPilot
Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0703: "Honor Societies"
Replies: 234
Views: 59317

Re: Honor Societies

The few redundaant groups on facebook show a lack of redundancy.
by MonkeyPilot
Wed Apr 25, 2007 7:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0253: "Highway Engineer Pranks"
Replies: 112
Views: 44376

The Magic Roundabout is amazing. I almost want to go to Swindon to experience it's splendour. But my heart will always remain in Spaghetti junction - Birmingham (it's in the way of the fridge!) http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?ll=52.511 ... 005932&t=k
by MonkeyPilot
Wed Nov 01, 2006 9:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Voyeurism on Google
Replies: 17
Views: 7362

Voyeurism on Google

A creepy voyeuristic way of wasting time using Google: Search inurl:"ViewerFrame?Mode=" to find unsecured webcams, it can take a while to find a good one (as in, where there are people doing things) but even if you can't find one with people, there is always the whole "I am moving a C...
by MonkeyPilot
Mon Oct 09, 2006 7:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 689491

Freshers week at my university ended yesterday and my first lab session is in an hour. I really want to see the robots+rat brain research project they have here.
by MonkeyPilot
Wed Sep 20, 2006 10:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 689491

As this seems like an appropriate first post, here goes...
18/M/St.Ives, Cornwall, UK (Soon to be Reading)
I am starting my first year of MEng Cybernetics at Reading University on the 2nd of October. Hopefully I'll be able to get a job with robotics, but in the mean time the co-op will do.

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