## Search found 1497 matches

Fri Feb 19, 2010 10:37 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: C++ Programming
Replies: 12
Views: 1145

### Re: C++ Programming

Raptortech97 wrote:Yeah, modulus helps a lot. I once wrote 40-50 lines that were supposed to do that, but sometimes didn't work. Annoying as whatever swears we're allowed to say here.

The TI-83 didn't have a MOD operator, so I always used A%B = A-B*Int(A/B).
Thu Feb 18, 2010 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: cycling
Replies: 199
Views: 154464

### Re: cycling

You are absolutely ridiculous.

I wish I could join.
Thu Jan 21, 2010 7:09 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: HOLY BAM!!! SCOTUS overturns campaign finance
Replies: 143
Views: 12854

### Re: HOLY BAM!!! SCOTUS overturns campaign finance

Could this be simplified into layman's terms? The section quoted is a bit difficult to parse, and I'm unclear on the ramifications, so i don't feel sufficiently informed to comment. Wikipedia seems to suggest that this frees corporations to 'spend freely from their own treasuries in the final days ...
Wed Jan 13, 2010 4:52 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: roomies
Replies: 8
Views: 1208

### Re: roomies

How do you define a swap? I'm going to make up this notation. A:1 means A is in room 1. A:1,B:2 means A is in room 1 and B is in room 2. Should we count every individual movement rather than groups of two people swapping? If we start with A:1,B:2 and end with A:2,B:1, is this one swap or two? If we ...
Fri Jan 08, 2010 9:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What does "that's what SHE said" mean?
Replies: 28
Views: 7427

### Re: What does "that's what SHE said" mean?

The first documented use that I can remember seeing was in Wayne's World. Garth is holding a large picture of Claudia Schiffer and says, "Are you through yet? I'm getting tired of holding this." Wayne responds, "Yeah, that's what she said." Basically just a way to say, "Whe...
Wed Jan 06, 2010 7:07 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Two words that MUST be used together
Replies: 51
Views: 11370

### Re: Two words that MUST be used together

Kia ora.

Kia makes cars and Ora-Ida makes potato products, but whatever. I tried.
Mon Dec 21, 2009 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Tractor? I hardly know 'er!
Replies: 37
Views: 18903

### Re: Tractor? I hardly know 'er!

Every landmass on Earth is surrounded by water. Every landmass is an island.
Tue Dec 08, 2009 10:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most annoying examples of hypocrisy
Replies: 47
Views: 16543

### Re: Most annoying examples of hypocrisy

Tue Dec 08, 2009 10:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The decade according to 9-year-olds
Replies: 45
Views: 5887

### Re: The decade according to 9-year-olds

Why is that 0-10+ scale a gradient? Surely there are 11 distinct colors to choose from.
Tue Dec 08, 2009 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Questions About Building A New Computer
Replies: 16
Views: 1698

### Re: Questions About Building A New Computer

Do you really need BitLocker, AppLocker, and the language packs? I'd go with Win7 Pro rather than Ultimate. There's not much difference. Ultimate was designed with corporate needs in mind, rather than the power-user base.
Wed Nov 04, 2009 12:10 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: C-bar == with
Replies: 14
Views: 11339

### Re: C-bar == with

I use Tx when labeling a Time axis on a graph, and in some diffeq problems when the situation arises.
It's not "Tx" but T with a slash through the 'trunk' or whatever you call the lower portion.
Tue Nov 03, 2009 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Trying to make my wordpress blog match the rest of my site
Replies: 9
Views: 3551

### Re: Trying to make my wordpress blog match the rest of my site

Emu* wrote:You have a 2 MB background image, and are setting a bad example.

Holy crap.
Fix this now.
Tue Nov 03, 2009 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: C++ conditional casting
Replies: 13
Views: 1573

### Re: C++ conditional casting

Isn't this what Unions are for?
Mon Sep 28, 2009 6:23 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Retrieving a color-code depending on value of string?
Replies: 4
Views: 566

### Re: Retrieving a color-code depending on value of string?

I'd be interested in creating a 'heatmap' of color-frequencies for large texts like the Bible or the works of Shakespeare.
Also, with different organizations of the color wheel, too. http://www.ncl.ucar.edu/Applications/colormap.shtml

I think I'll try this tonight when I get home from work.
Mon Sep 28, 2009 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Retrieving a color-code depending on value of string?
Replies: 4
Views: 566

### Re: Retrieving a color-code depending on value of string?

What is the algorithm you built? Some pseudocode would be handy.
Fri Sep 11, 2009 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: My NViDiA "ION" PC
Replies: 24
Views: 3230

### Re: My NViDiA "ION" PC

I managed to get Burn After Reading playing on blu-ray a few days ago on this. DumpHD was a little bit of trouble, but it worked.
The 9400M is definitely not "barely running".
Mon Aug 24, 2009 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Javascript concurrency issues in event handlers
Replies: 7
Views: 1375

### Re: Javascript concurrency issues in event handlers

There is no concurrency in JS. One thread per page. Event handling is based on a queue.
Mon Aug 24, 2009 2:47 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Long distance Cycling
Replies: 43
Views: 7171

### Re: Long distance Cycling

I just finished my first Century ride yesterday! PDF map attached. I used a map from a supported century that I missed, but went ahead and did it unsupported. Previously my longest rides have been 85 miles in 2007 and a few months ago. I feel really good after finishing it, too! It was really hilly ...
Tue Aug 11, 2009 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Mini-itx media center
Replies: 11
Views: 2298

### Re: Mini-itx media center

Have you read this thread? viewtopic.php?f=36&t=43491
Mon Aug 10, 2009 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: My NViDiA "ION" PC
Replies: 24
Views: 3230

### Re: My NViDiA "ION" PC

With the limited power available, I'd go with the WD green drives. At least that's my plan. The board just came in today, according to online tracking. I'll post pics when I get home. Also, don't forget to use Bing's cashback program. It's handy. Just search on bing and click the sponsored links to ...
Thu Aug 06, 2009 6:33 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: My NViDiA "ION" PC
Replies: 24
Views: 3230

### Re: My NViDiA "ION" PC

I ordered the same board a week ago! It's coming in tomorrow hopefully. I have a Sega Saturn I'm putting it in, and I'm modding http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=BLK-UJ-120-DO&cat=DVD this to be top-loading. Another thing to consider with the IONITX-A-U: The mini-pcie card is for wireless....
Mon Aug 03, 2009 2:54 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Moon
Replies: 47
Views: 7750

### Re: Moon

I liked the Luke Judas set detail. It seemed very appropriate. The one thing I couldn't shake was The age of his current-time daughter. She's 15? 16? and the clones are on a 3-year contract,so he must've been a 5th-generation clone. The set detail seemed about right for this (the whittl...
Tue Jul 28, 2009 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Moon
Replies: 47
Views: 7750

### Re: Moon

I liked the Luke Judas set detail. It seemed very appropriate. The one thing I couldn't shake was The age of his current-time daughter. She's 15? 16? and the clones are on a 3-year contract,so he must've been a 5th-generation clone. The set detail seemed about right for this (the whittle...
Mon Jul 20, 2009 3:55 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Pittsburgh, PA and surrounding area...
Replies: 11
Views: 3065

### Re: Pittsburgh, PA and surrounding area...

I live a 5-minute bike ride away from city center. Matt also lives here.
My current lease in South Oakland ends on the 31st, and I'm moving uptown on the 1st. I'll show you around the area if you're unfamiliar.
Wed Jul 01, 2009 1:05 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Simple replace question
Replies: 9
Views: 1260

### Re: Simple replace question

hemb wrote: I fixed it by using [a-zA-Z0-9/+/-]* instead of .*

I usually go with [^\)]* rather than [a-zA-Z0-9/+/-]*
Tue Jun 30, 2009 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Photo example of the signed prints?
Replies: 10
Views: 2131

### Re: Photo example of the signed prints?

Splendid wrote:If I can come across a few extra bucks I'll order one and post images of my own. My friend's dad is an art dealer and custom frame maker ('framer'?), so I'm hoping to take it to him.

Splendid.
Tue Jun 30, 2009 3:47 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Regex / Javascript help
Replies: 2
Views: 475

### Re: Regex / Javascript help

"person[1][2]".replace(/(?:\w+)((?:\[\d+\])*)/,"foo\$1") will return "foo[1][2]". "person".replace(/(?:\w+)((?:\[\d+\])*)/,"foo\$1") will return "foo". Is this what you're looking for?
Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Photo example of the signed prints?
Replies: 10
Views: 2131

### Re: Photo example of the signed prints?

Surgery wrote:Seriously kid? Not even a thank you to Pit?

I've noticed a lot of these gimme-gimme-gimme posts lately.
Here's another. viewtopic.php?f=20&t=41522
What's up with that?
Mon Jun 29, 2009 2:07 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: How to get all XKCD comics in Windows?
Replies: 19
Views: 5171

### Re: How to get all XKCD comics in Windows?

Here's what I think is the easiest solution. Firefox + AutoPager Add-on + Downthemall Add-on. Go to comic #1, enable AutoPager, right-click on the AP icon, "Immediately Load > All Pages". Right-click the page, select the "DownThemAll!" utility. Go to the "Images" tab, a...
Sun Jun 28, 2009 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Class rank?
Replies: 113
Views: 11124

### Re: Class rank?

You guys are trying way too hard.
I'm 5 years out of high school, ranked 144/240, and I can say with certainty that it doesn't matter at all.
Sun Jun 28, 2009 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: How to get all XKCD comics in Windows?
Replies: 19
Views: 5171

### Re: How to get all XKCD comics in Windows?

This might help:
document.getElementById('middleContent').getElementsByTagName('img').length == 1
and
document.getElementById('middleContent').getElementsByTagName('h1') == 1.
Sat Jun 20, 2009 5:33 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: The Chicago-area small n' cozy meetup (MEETUP 3: MARCH 21)
Replies: 108
Views: 18504

### Re: The Chicago-area small n' cozy meetup (MEETUP 3: MARCH 21)

virgletati took me to FermiLab today!

Two roads diverged in the center of a huge particle collider,
And I, I took the one less traveled by.
And that made all the difference.
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Fri Jun 12, 2009 3:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strangers telling women to "smile"
Replies: 212
Views: 27137

### Re: Strangers telling women to "smile"

Thu Jun 11, 2009 3:14 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: The Chicago-area small n' cozy meetup (MEETUP 3: MARCH 21)
Replies: 108
Views: 18504

### Re: The Chicago-area small n' cozy meetup (MEETUP 3: MARCH 21)

I'll be in Chicago all next week for training for work. I'm coming in via Midway Airport, ETA 5:30pm Central. A bubble-tea meetup sounds awesome after the flight! Also, Hostel International is booked for the weekend so I couldn't get a bunk there. I don't have any "reputation" or whatever ...
Thu Jun 11, 2009 1:25 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Poor single people eat weird things
Replies: 261
Views: 59760

### Re: Poor single people eat weird things

This thread is still kicking?
I approve.

A few months ago my roommates and I made chocolate-coffee chili. Baking chocolate and strong coffee all mixed in. It was wonderful.
Thu Jun 11, 2009 1:14 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Chicago Zombie Walk
Replies: 2
Views: 1751

### Re: Chicago Zombie Walk

I'll be in Chicago for training for work. So, uh yeah, sure.
Also, I'm back from my hiatus.
Fri Feb 27, 2009 4:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Taking a break for a while
Replies: 1
Views: 404

### Taking a break for a while

I spend about 2, maybe 3 hours a day reading the fora. I need to concentrate on work+school, and maybe getting out more. There's a marathon on May 3rd, and I should use some of the new-found 2-3 hours a day running and so forth. I'm even going as far as changing my password to some random jumble of ...
Thu Feb 26, 2009 8:30 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Cooper Test.
Replies: 10
Views: 1664

### Re: Cooper Test.

In college I ran an 8k in 28 minutes, which scales to 3.429km/12min.
Thu Feb 26, 2009 12:28 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: This thing happened. It's sad.
Replies: 41
Views: 5422

### Re: This thing happened. It's sad.

Ask him out hmmm... NO. He didn't say sorry when he says sorry I'll ask him out. Though I know he isn't. It's an insurance policy. If he doesn't say sorry, then he knows you'll stick around for him to say sorry. So by not saying sorry, he's guaranteeing that you'll see him more often because you're...
Wed Feb 25, 2009 5:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0548: "Kindle"
Replies: 122
Views: 30359

### Re: "Kindle" Discussion

Shouldn't the book show "Don't Panic"?

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