## Search found 177 matches

Sun Aug 12, 2007 2:34 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Xenogears
Replies: 3
Views: 1780
I've played through a fair bit of xenosaga (the sequel on ps2) which seemed to be pretty good, though heavily driven by cinematics.
Thu Aug 02, 2007 5:28 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Replies: 154
Views: 62420
I'm on kgs as zed0, though I'm not exactly good...
Thu Jun 21, 2007 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Funny Farm
Replies: 48
Views: 11442
+'tea party', 'mad hatter', 'books', 'dinosaurs', 'jurassic park', 't-rex', 'films'
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Sun Jun 17, 2007 1:38 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Synchronizing Watches
Replies: 10
Views: 3258
B then instructs A to send a ping every second S_n. S_n according to whose clock? A's, right? Starting at t_0=total delay time and working downwards in very small decrements to t_n B then sends a message to cancel the sending of that second's ping at S_n - t_n. S_n-t_n according to whose clock? B's...
Sat Jun 16, 2007 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: OLD Posting puzzle solutions - spoiler policy
Replies: 14
Views: 12695
Chx: unfortunatley Rot13 does not allow for the posting of things such as formula, which are vital for many of these puzzles.
Sat Jun 16, 2007 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Synchronizing Watches
Replies: 10
Views: 3258
If A_t is the time on A and B_t is the time on B. A instructs B to send a timestamp at time B_0. When A recieves the message it changes its clock instantly to B_0. B then instructs A to send a message at time A_1. When B recieves A_1 it can determine the total time delay. B then instructs A to send ...
Wed May 02, 2007 8:19 am UTC
Topic: 0256: "Online Communities"
Replies: 318
Views: 115965
Another request for a poster here.

Tue Apr 24, 2007 2:11 am UTC
Topic: 0252: "Escalators"
Replies: 101
Views: 28186
As those of you in Britan may have heard on the news recently, police are investigating a man who skiied down London's longest escalator.
Wed Apr 18, 2007 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Prime Factor Golf
Replies: 18
Views: 6023

### Prime Factor Golf

Similar to the FizzBuzz thread but without a site to submit your solution to. Write code as short as possible to find prime factors. I've only had a serious attempt in javascript and came up with this: n=4846467; for(i=2;n>1;n%i?i++:(n/=i,document.write(i+' '))); It takes age...
Mon Jan 08, 2007 8:41 pm UTC
Topic: 0207: "What xkcd Means"
Replies: 482
Views: 75197
I do the walking one a lot, whenever I'm on any sort of paving or marked floor.

Pockets:
Right zippable: Walet, pen knife
Right non-zippable: CD pen, biro, pencil
Left zippable: Phone, keys, USB stick, torch
Left non-zippable: String and sometimes other junk
Tue Dec 19, 2006 11:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: By popular demand: Post your face!
Replies: 3963
Views: 615613
thomasjmaccoll wrote:
zed0 wrote:My sister and I:

*pic*

you said in the other thread you were from scotland right? where are you from? i'm from cupar in fife, and i'm sure i recognise that tie, but then i think a lot of school ties look like that.

Yeah, thats a Madras 6th year tie, we're over in St.Andrews.
Mon Dec 18, 2006 1:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: By popular demand: Post your face!
Replies: 3963
Views: 615613
My sister and I:

Mon Dec 18, 2006 1:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Replies: 3985
Views: 696669
19, UK, Warwick uni during term, Scotland out of term. Studying general engineering.
Mon Dec 18, 2006 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Replies: 14
Views: 3373
Outcast, one of the first, and best games I've ever played, despite its wobbly scientific basis.

Following that The Longest Journey which was great too.
Mon Dec 18, 2006 1:04 pm UTC
Topic: 0195: "Map of the Internet"
Replies: 160
Views: 51393
Squeak wrote:
LE4dGOLEM wrote:
Squeak wrote:83, present and correct *salutes*

82, reporting for duty!

Evening neighbour...could you spare me a cup of sugar (not that I use cups as a measurement!)

Afternoon people, I'm at 82.153 I think thats just bordering on the edge of the wilderness to our East.... sounds about right for Scotland.
Mon Dec 18, 2006 2:08 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Mathematical aliens again
Replies: 12
Views: 6300
When I searched I didn't find that, probably because of the different wording, anyway feel free to delete this thread.
Mon Dec 18, 2006 1:41 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Mathematical aliens again
Replies: 12
Views: 6300

### Mathematical aliens again

I saw this in a comment on slashdot a while back but didn't work out the answer so I was wondering if any of you clever folks knew/could work it out: One day, a really advanced alien comes down to earth and finds the 2 smartest guys on the planet, Tom and Harry. The alien tells them, "I'm going...