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by sunkistbabe1
Fri Sep 07, 2007 2:29 am UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Efficiency vs. Clarity of code (discussion)
Replies: 60
Views: 11951

I've never understood the tight grip people hold to indentation. I used to be really skeptical of python because of that, what sort of backwards languages forces me to use an indentation? I never really had a reason for my tight grip, it was more just a matter of....taste and history, i guess. But ...
by sunkistbabe1
Thu Sep 06, 2007 11:15 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Why all the Matrix Hate?
Replies: 80
Views: 12745

i'm not saying you're wrong, but i didn't see much in the way of christian influences past the first film. The movie had tons of biblical references - Morpheus's Ship's name (Ebekenezer? can't spell too well), The name of the last human city (Zion). And those are just a few of the references and al...
by sunkistbabe1
Thu Sep 06, 2007 9:25 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: The "IT DOESN'T WORK!" thread
Replies: 1963
Views: 565257

Re: The "IT DOESN'T WORK!" thread

Don't forget the useless screenshots. I get those types of descriptions accompanied with multiple 10MB+ bitmaps of screens that look perfectly normal. Unless of course there was an actual error message, then they feel the need to paraphrase it so I don't have a prayer of grepping it out of the sour...
by sunkistbabe1
Thu Sep 06, 2007 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Shoot 'em up
Replies: 17
Views: 2729

Phenriz wrote:i can't wait for this movie, when's it come out?


This Friday... tomorrow! :>
by sunkistbabe1
Thu Sep 06, 2007 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Shoot 'em up
Replies: 17
Views: 2729

Re: Shoot 'em up

SpitValve wrote:http://www.apple.com/trailers/newline/shootemup/

Why was I not informed of this?


I just happened on the movie yesterday while browsing yahoo movies. I dont watch TV anymore so I never catch commercials. Paul Giamatti as a bad guy - must see!
by sunkistbabe1
Thu Sep 06, 2007 3:23 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Why all the Matrix Hate?
Replies: 80
Views: 12745

I guess the people who like them aren't really going to talk about them that much, but the people who hate them are? So it seems like everyone hates them? I liked them, they weren't as bad as some movies out there (the majority) To bad everyone thought they were in The Matrix after watching it, jus...
by sunkistbabe1
Thu Sep 06, 2007 3:19 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Are cigarettes socially responsible?
Replies: 96
Views: 9049

Several people have made claims cigarette smoking helps with stress, depression, etc. Does anyone have any proof by means of medical journals or something similar that cigarettes do indeed help with these issues, or are the claims personal opinion/anecdotal? I wouldn't recommend smoking to friends ...
by sunkistbabe1
Thu Sep 06, 2007 4:42 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Great movie I just saw.
Replies: 173
Views: 28100

Re: Great movie I just saw.

Gelsamel wrote:Hot Fuzz.

Simply put:


BEST. MOVIE. EVER.


I have to agree it was an awesome movie, definitely among my top 10 that I've seen.
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 05, 2007 11:06 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Why all the Matrix Hate?
Replies: 80
Views: 12745

Re: Why all the Matrix Hate?

I dunno. I loved them all. The first one was my husbands favorite movie. It was one of the first DVD's we bought and he would break it out often to watch and listen to all the high def parts on our TV. But sadly yes, it's parodied and copied a lot now in popular television. Which may cause some dist...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 05, 2007 3:14 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Are cigarettes socially responsible?
Replies: 96
Views: 9049

As a smoker i only light up at most 3 to 4 times a day, 2 days a week. i don't smoke on weekdays. I don't see what frequency has to do with social responsibility. Do you see lack of frequency as a sort of free pass on having to be socially responsible? (just asking) I was just wondering if someone ...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Sep 05, 2007 6:56 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Are cigarettes socially responsible?
Replies: 96
Views: 9049

"Like alcohol is" was pretty clear, I thought. Last I checked, alcohol wasn't banned in bars. I wholeheartedly support establishments in which people can smoke whatever legal substance they desire, in the knowledge that everyone else is there for the same reason. The simple act of drinkin...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Sep 04, 2007 9:56 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Looks vs Personality
Replies: 71
Views: 9240

Personality, of course! Come on, now. Good-looking people are a dime a dozen. It's much rarer that one runs across someone with whom one really connects. Someone who's crazy in the same ways as you are, and who steals the thoughts from your head as you think them. Someone whom you could talk to for...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Sep 04, 2007 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3033049

Image

I'm the one in the middle :)
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Sep 04, 2007 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Looks vs Personality
Replies: 71
Views: 9240

Point is: your personal opinion of someone will often have a very strong effect on your opinion of their appearance. Good point. Hubby and I started out as friends, and I thought a friend of his was pretty cute. But we were too different and I realized there was no chance for us. Then hubby and I s...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Sep 04, 2007 7:15 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Looks vs Personality
Replies: 71
Views: 9240

Personally, I get along better with nerds. I have trouble making female friends because I hardly spend much time 'primping and preening' as some women. I wear makeup at weddings, funerals and the office christmas party. That's about it. But I think I am a rare breed... or rare-ish. I do believe attr...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Sep 04, 2007 6:59 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Looks vs Personality
Replies: 71
Views: 9240

Looks vs Personality

Ok, dumb question most likely, but I saw an article on a Canadian news site that someone did a study on how important looks are in dating / relationships. Whoever did the study used Speed Dating as a basis and found that looks were important to men, when finding a woman (or another man - which ever ...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Sep 04, 2007 5:40 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Wheel of Time (Split from Geeky/Nerdy Kids Books)
Replies: 228
Views: 129268

:) YOu totaly forgot Harumphing, Sniffing, Snorting, Staring and assorted other forms of non-verbal indignation at the muleheadedness of men. You know, you're right. I never really thought about that until the last few posts. That part of the female characters is getting a little overdone and tirin...
by sunkistbabe1
Mon Sep 03, 2007 7:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3485917

KicktheCAN wrote:Are all the women on this forum anal people?


Not sure, I haven't talked to many of them. I would like to think I'm not. LOL. I haven't kept up with this thread, when I first saw it, it was already 90 pages... that's a lot to read.
by sunkistbabe1
Sun Sep 02, 2007 6:46 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: The first album you bought?
Replies: 148
Views: 21928

Re: The first album you bought?

First 2 CD's I bought when I got my first player (in high school - over 10 years ago) was Bon Jovi: Young Guns II soundtrack, and Meat Loaf: Bat Outta Hell 2 does that make me old? "I will do anything for love.... but I wont do that" *sings badly* lol I don't remember my first cassette
by sunkistbabe1
Sun Sep 02, 2007 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Efficiency vs. Clarity of code (discussion)
Replies: 60
Views: 11951

I think your friend is full of BS. What professional programmers seem to want most from what I see is do things quickly , damn both efficiency and clarity and clarity's helper documentation. If an actual professional programmer disagrees then by all means correct me. Wanting efficiency is always mo...
by sunkistbabe1
Sat Sep 01, 2007 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What degree have/are/will you studied/studying/study.
Replies: 273
Views: 30299

Re: What degree have/are/will you studied/studying/study.

I took a 2 year diploma course at the local college (Which is now a university) in BC. The course was called Computer Systems: Operations and Management. (CSOM for short). It was a very intense 2 year programming course, with at least 1 year of Co-Op job placement. I'm pretty sure I was at the top 3...
by sunkistbabe1
Sat Sep 01, 2007 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Stephen King the Mist
Replies: 2
Views: 1508

Malice wrote:They've been trying to make The Mist into something for like 20 years. Don't expect it anytime soon.


November 21st, 2007
by sunkistbabe1
Sat Sep 01, 2007 3:17 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Stephen King the Mist
Replies: 2
Views: 1508

Stephen King the Mist

They are making a movie out of "The Mist" and out of "The Long Walk" by stephen king. I just happened upon the link to the Mist tonight browsing Yahoo Movies. And I am soooooooooo stoked. (I am also full of 2 glasses of wine, but that is besides the point) http://movies.yahoo.com...
by sunkistbabe1
Fri Aug 31, 2007 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]
Replies: 2356
Views: 438283

Re: Show the world your desktop! [Killing 56K since January]

My work desktop

Image
by sunkistbabe1
Fri Aug 31, 2007 6:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I'm Not Fat, I'm Big-Boned!
Replies: 476
Views: 41003

Hello resurrected thread. I hope everyone trying to get a healthier body is doing well :) One thing I noticed, and I read this in an awesome nytimes article too, is that people living in the downtown area of large cities aren't typically obese. All that fast walking, and lack of dependence on cars,...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Aug 29, 2007 7:22 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Prenup
Replies: 40
Views: 4837

But I still can't quite understand how you could go into marriage without even thinking about who the money belongs to that you are going to earn. From which bank account are you going to pay for a car? What if only one of the two works? Will s/he get a monthly allowance? And if you did talk about ...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Aug 28, 2007 6:32 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movies to AVOID
Replies: 264
Views: 26525

Also, Nick Fury: Agent of SHIELD, which starred David Hasslehoff as Nick. "Nick, we thought you were dead!" "I got better." Oh me yarm, they made a movie out of that? With Hasslehoff!! hahaha, I can only imagine how bad that was. Hubby still has a bunch of the original Nick Fury...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Aug 28, 2007 6:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I'm Not Fat, I'm Big-Boned!
Replies: 476
Views: 41003

One of the worst parts about losing weight for me has been new clothes, i went and bought 3 new pairs of pants, 4 new shirts, and a belt, the pants i can't wear anymore, i can only wear 2 of the shirts (they had a weird fit when i bought them so they work out for me now), and i'm on the smallest se...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Aug 28, 2007 5:58 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movies to AVOID
Replies: 264
Views: 26525

I like Linkin Park, I find their stuff different than a lot of other stuff out there... but I listen to so much different music I wouldn't say I have a genre I listen to. But you're right, that's for the music thread. Some people might not like A History of Violence because its not what they expect,...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Aug 28, 2007 3:14 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Oracle Packages - Calling with single quotes.
Replies: 3
Views: 1767

Re: Oracle Packages - Calling with single quotes.

Help meeee!


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by sunkistbabe1
Mon Aug 27, 2007 11:47 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movies to AVOID
Replies: 264
Views: 26525

Jesster wrote:I completely agree with Belial's list.

Although I add Batman Begins to the Good.


That had to be the best Batman movie ever! And one of my all time favs. Finally a non-cheesy remake!!!! Every other batman movie can just be tossed in the garbage and forgotten. :)
by sunkistbabe1
Mon Aug 27, 2007 11:22 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movies to AVOID
Replies: 264
Views: 26525

Like where in the Hollywood release he spent the night with Elektra instead of being a hero, in the Director's Cut he abandoned her to go be the hero. speaking of elektra... ...actually, it wasn't quite as bad as i thought it would be. now that first fantastic four movie, wow was that bad. i think ...
by sunkistbabe1
Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movies to AVOID
Replies: 264
Views: 26525

Jesster wrote:DareDevil normal, or Director's Cut?

Because the Director's Cut actually made sense, and was badass.


Not sure if I saw the Director's Cut... I'll have to check the DVD we have at home later on.
by sunkistbabe1
Mon Aug 27, 2007 9:58 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movies to AVOID
Replies: 264
Views: 26525

the hot chick daredevil history of violence - bad plot. bad choice of sex scenes. i wasn't even entertained. i can't even believe that no one has mentioned this yet. No one could pay me to go see Hot Chick Daredevil I liked... it wasn't as great as other comic book to movie adaptations, but it was ...
by sunkistbabe1
Sat Aug 25, 2007 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Hugh Laurie:A Real American Doctor FROM AMERICA (House M.D.)
Replies: 711
Views: 109852

I'm likely to get shunned for this, but I hate House. I've only caught two episodes and they both annoyed the hell out of me. The House character is an ass, and with the drug use and whatnot is a danger to his patients. He is supposed to be an ass. It would be boring if he wasn't. My dad loves the ...
by sunkistbabe1
Sat Aug 25, 2007 6:01 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Hugh Laurie:A Real American Doctor FROM AMERICA (House M.D.)
Replies: 711
Views: 109852

Re: House M.D.

Nuclear Spoon wrote:This wins so much. So, so much.

Out of interest, how many American fans of House were surprised to find out he was English?


I knew long before. He was in Black Adder, something my family has watched for 20ish years
by sunkistbabe1
Sat Aug 25, 2007 5:18 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Prenup
Replies: 40
Views: 4837

Signing a prenup does not equate to trust. If you completely trusted the person, you would never consider a prenup. Now, in that short and completely unsupported post, what you may have be inching towards was that, once a prenup has been signed, there's a lot of relief and therefore any mistrust th...
by sunkistbabe1
Fri Aug 24, 2007 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's your favorite location in your school or college?
Replies: 70
Views: 5535

Re: What's your favorite location in your school or college?

In high school i usually hung out with my friends outside in this little courtyard that hardly anyone went to. There was a few picnic tables, and a small square painted over on this one roadway that was the only place on school grounds the smokers could go. I wasn't a smoker but a lot of my friends ...
by sunkistbabe1
Fri Aug 24, 2007 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Computer Science in High School
Replies: 78
Views: 12472

Re: Computer Science in High School

I was reading another thread about the APCS test and class, and it got me wondering, how was the Computer Science offerings at your high school? Maybe we can paint a picture of the state of Computer Science education at the HS level. My high school (Gabrielino HS in California) was structured like ...
by sunkistbabe1
Fri Aug 24, 2007 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Oracle Packages - Calling with single quotes.
Replies: 3
Views: 1767

Oracle Packages - Calling with single quotes.

I have been googling the internet for help, but so far I have found a bunch of deleted pages or help on other topics. Long story short: Oracle Database Visual Basic Program Trying to call a particular procedure One of the parameters has a single quote in the string. Example: {CALL Events_Add_Event(2...

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