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by Mr. Beck
Sat Nov 29, 2008 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: TI-84 modifications?
Replies: 33
Views: 11028

Re: TI-84 modifications?

Overclock it! There's no section for TI-84. IFIAK, the 84 is fairly similar to the 83. The procedure scales across all their models: Find the clock timer cap, and lower the capacitance. This is (relatively!) safe, and ID'ing and swapping the cap shouldn't be too hard for anyone asking this kind of ...
by Mr. Beck
Sat Nov 29, 2008 10:50 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Standard units in America?
Replies: 136
Views: 11720

Re: Standard units in America?

Well, there are some standard units which are just silly. For instance, why not measure stoves in terms of Watts? BTU/h is pure silliness, and I don't think many people have any real idea of how much heat 2000BTU is. On the other hand, Watts is a nice unit, and is both easy to understand and to comp...
by Mr. Beck
Sat Nov 29, 2008 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Level up!
Replies: 125
Views: 9527

Re: Level up!

Walking Granny though the purchase of a new LCD TV:
Tech Respect +10
Wisdom +3
Intelligence +1
1.7K Gold has been removed from your family's inventory.
Acquired Item: 47" TELEVISION!
Acquired Item: BLU-RAY!
In return, Granny has given you PRINTER INK!

New Haircut:
Charisma +15
by Mr. Beck
Sat Nov 29, 2008 5:11 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: TI-84 modifications?
Replies: 33
Views: 11028

Re: TI-84 modifications?

by Mr. Beck
Sat Nov 29, 2008 4:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: High and low point of your day
Replies: 3315
Views: 246506

Re: High and low point of your day

High: woke up this morning still full from Thanksgiving.
High: Did brilliantly on my driving test! Now I just have to go down to the DMV and get my license. I can drive now!
........High: Driving a Mini Cooper is awesome fun.
Low: Australia was a 2.5 hour long bucket of Meh.
by Mr. Beck
Thu Nov 27, 2008 7:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1719114

Re: Today You Learned

Today I Learned that this experiment is entirly possible, if messy. The result is chilling in my fridge right now. I only used one bear, but it has multiple colored layers. Hmm...I wonder if you can use the gummi magma as a syrup of some sort, by not chilling it after you pour, but keeping it liqui...
by Mr. Beck
Thu Nov 27, 2008 12:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1719114

Re: Today You Learned

Today I Learned that this experiment is entirly possible, if messy.

The result is chilling in my fridge right now. I only used one bear, but it has multiple colored layers.
by Mr. Beck
Wed Nov 26, 2008 8:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: High and low point of your day
Replies: 3315
Views: 246506

Re: High and low point of your day

Holy fuck!


I mean really, holy fuck!


I just finished watching Fight Club for the first time.
:o :shock: :twisted: :twisted: :shock: :o :x :x :x :!: :!: :!: :!: :!: :shock:


Uhhh, High?


I'm crazy right now!~ WHOllly Fuk!!
by Mr. Beck
Wed Nov 26, 2008 4:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1799583

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Here's my first go at it- giving some recent fora-history a shot.


won $20.jpg
Word filters are retroactive, no?
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Original
by Mr. Beck
Wed Nov 26, 2008 3:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1719114

Re: Today You Learned

Quixotess wrote:Today I learned how to cook bacon. Yummy!

obligatory comic link

Stove Ownership
Image
by Mr. Beck
Tue Nov 25, 2008 10:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Rickrolling incidents and YOU.
Replies: 300
Views: 32120

Re: Rickrolling incidents and YOU.

wst wrote:
quintopia wrote:I just got text-rick-rolled by wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/APA_style

I don't get it.

Someone almost certainly removed the offending content- try digging up a permalink for us.
by Mr. Beck
Tue Nov 25, 2008 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I think we're expanding
Replies: 11
Views: 3568

Re: I think we're expanding

Oh god, not this game again...
by Mr. Beck
Tue Nov 25, 2008 4:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strange/Antiquated/Crazed/Delusion-filled Websites
Replies: 86
Views: 11176

Re: Strange/Antiquated/Crazed/Delusion-filled Websites

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by Mr. Beck
Tue Nov 25, 2008 4:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Youtube widescreen?
Replies: 17
Views: 1674

Re: Youtube widescreen?

Yep, I just noticed the widescreenery when I went to check out some new nvidia stuff- cool!
by Mr. Beck
Tue Nov 25, 2008 12:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Have you ever been Banned? (here or anywhere)
Replies: 125
Views: 10794

Re: Have you ever been Banned?

sje46 wrote:Guess who was just banned from FaiD!
Me! I was!
And why?
Because Jack Saladin is a douche and told me he supports me committing suicide!!
And I told him to shut up, kid!

Seriosuly, why the heck was he a mod.

Jack Saladin is a Douche. Therefore, Jack Saladin is the king of FaiD. QED.
by Mr. Beck
Mon Nov 24, 2008 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Have you ever been Banned? (here or anywhere)
Replies: 125
Views: 10794

Re: Have you ever been Banned?

SecondTalon wrote:
BomanTheBear wrote:
Cheese wrote:Belial's "Post here and get banned" thread
I want this thread back.
Here you go
Every few weeks I get an urge to play that game. So far, I have resisted.

Never been banned from anywhere, by the way.
by Mr. Beck
Mon Nov 24, 2008 9:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Screen Resolution
Replies: 51
Views: 4346

Re: Screen Resolution

1440x900 For The Second Place Win!!!!!!!
by Mr. Beck
Mon Nov 24, 2008 9:12 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: It starts with mannoths..
Replies: 60
Views: 6098

Re: It starts with mamoths..

Hmmm.... What is the capacitance of a Woolly Mammoth?
by Mr. Beck
Mon Nov 24, 2008 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bin Laden's top deputy condemns Obama
Replies: 17
Views: 1321

Re: Bin Laden's top deputy condemns Obama

"I got a letter of condemnation from the Deputy Mayor! That's gotta be worth something..."
by Mr. Beck
Mon Nov 24, 2008 4:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: End of the Internet!?
Replies: 12
Views: 2108

Re: End of the Internet!?

There are still people who use carrier pigeons. As long as there are nerds, there will be an internet. Your post kinda reminds me of RFC 1149 . vegard@gyversalen:~$ ping -i 900 10.0.3.1 PING 10.0.3.1 (10.0.3.1): 56 data bytes 64 bytes from 10.0.3.1: icmp_seq=0 ttl=255 time=6165731.1 ms 64 bytes fro...
by Mr. Beck
Mon Nov 24, 2008 4:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2987718

Re: Postify your facerity

Are you sure he isn't Blue Man number one? Yes. He's one of the two who did the "One of These Days" PVC line on their How to be a Megastar tour. Met him after the show, and we hit it off. By hit it off I mean stared at each other for a while, then hugged. I got paint on my face, and at an...
by Mr. Beck
Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:44 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Extra Work
Replies: 6
Views: 982

Re: Extra Work

Let see... When I was in Elementary school I got to go on (very) local TV and read a little position paper. Maybe five people watched it. Later, our class went on the community radio station to talk about our air pressure rocket experiments. In middle school, I was unknowingly filmed while walking h...
by Mr. Beck
Sat Nov 22, 2008 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Whom do you want to be
Replies: 68
Views: 6176

Re: Who do you want to be

I want to be Feynman, minus his severe case of The Dead.
by Mr. Beck
Sat Nov 22, 2008 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Help me Name my (SomethingSomething)!
Replies: 64
Views: 4963

Re: Pet name

my friend Catherine's name is Yodapuss.
He actually is was a fair resemblance when he was little- the ears were way out of proportion. His temperament--- not so much.

Tensor? Tau? Gauss? Tesla? Descartes? Faraday?
Neon/Argon/Krypton/Xenon/Radon?
by Mr. Beck
Sat Nov 22, 2008 9:35 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: DEAR JACQUE
Replies: 710
Views: 80182

Re: DEAR JACQUE

BomanTheBear wrote:
Meowgan wrote:
ACU-LP wrote:WEAR THE MAKEUP
DO IT!


THIS

YES
by Mr. Beck
Sat Nov 22, 2008 6:27 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Firefly & Serenity (Use Spoilers!)
Replies: 918
Views: 195561

Re: Firefly

404'd
by Mr. Beck
Sat Nov 22, 2008 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: This is the best game ever.
Replies: 19
Views: 3099

Re: This is the best game ever.

My favorites were Capitalism and the Rickroll.
by Mr. Beck
Sat Nov 22, 2008 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: You might be a physics major if...
Replies: 540
Views: 62592

Re: You might be a physics major if...

When you know and understand all of the words and terms in the LHC rap. LHCB sees where the antimatter's gone ALICE look at collisions of lead ions CMS and ATLAS are two of a kind They're looking of whatever new particles they can find The LHC accelerates the protons and the lead and the things tha...
by Mr. Beck
Sat Nov 22, 2008 5:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2987718

Re: Postify your facerity

You look like you belong in The Matrix.
by Mr. Beck
Sat Nov 22, 2008 5:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Meteor Lights up Western Canadian Sky
Replies: 9
Views: 1483

Re: Meteor Lights up Western Canadian Sky

My grandpa saw one just last week in norther New Mexico. Said it was bigger than the moon. Near Roswell, by any chance? Nope, he saw it near Taos-opposite end of the state. Fireball sighting, Tuesday, October 28, 2008. You have heard on the 10 o’clock news last night (Oct. 28) of a fireball...
by Mr. Beck
Sat Nov 22, 2008 12:01 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Onboard MoBo Graphics?
Replies: 13
Views: 1477

Re: Onboard MoBo Graphics?

Yes, you'd probably not even notice much difference between the two speeds, but more RAM can cause a huge increase in performance.
by Mr. Beck
Fri Nov 21, 2008 11:55 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Meteor Lights up Western Canadian Sky
Replies: 9
Views: 1483

Re: Meteor Lights up Western Canadian Sky

My grandpa saw one just last week in norther New Mexico. Said it was bigger than the moon.
by Mr. Beck
Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Making the world a weirder place
Replies: 1920
Views: 175380

Re: Making the world a weirder place

Just make a faceprint.

EDIT: Yes, with your actual face.
by Mr. Beck
Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: So in School today....
Replies: 97
Views: 6748

Re: So in School today....

cmd wrote:Remove the hard drive from his list of boot devices in the BIOS. It will scare him without deleting any data. When he tries to turn on his computer, it won't go to Windows until you change the BIOS again and add the hard drive to the list again.

Beck approves.
by Mr. Beck
Fri Nov 21, 2008 8:08 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Standard units in America?
Replies: 136
Views: 11720

Re: Standard units in America?

It strikes me as strange that many of the arguments for decimal measurements, such as ease of conversion, could readily be applied to establishing a decimal measurement of time. Yet, I'm pretty sure everywhere in the world still uses Seconds/Minutes/Hours with their 60-1 conversion ratios. Edit: No...
by Mr. Beck
Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How much space are you actually using on your hard drive?
Replies: 110
Views: 9424

Re: How much space are you actually using on your hard drive?

Let me make sure I understand: simply encrypt the actual HDD's, but keep the encryption keys somewhere else and make them instantly destroyable?

Also, just how much thermite were you using?
by Mr. Beck
Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Request - gmail xkcd theme
Replies: 35
Views: 2743

Re: Request - gmail xkcd theme

Terminal was amusing. I have it set to planets at the moment because I'm curious as to why they wanted to know where I live... but I'm impatient and I'll probably switch again before anything changes. Actually, I've already noticed a change. I've got a different planet/scene now, then I did at noon...
by Mr. Beck
Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]
Replies: 2356
Views: 435455

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

Here's a question for everyone with 3D desktops:
Does having a desk surface/cube/whatever actually improve productivity and usability, or is it just a neat visual trick?
by Mr. Beck
Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2987718

Re: Postify your facerity

It looks a bit like you're humbly offering your phone to an alien spacecraft...

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