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by kernelpanic
Tue Jun 22, 2010 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fifa World Cup 2010
Replies: 600
Views: 52644

Re: Fifa World Cup 2010

Argentinia will find themselves against Mexico Goddammit, why!? over 200 countries to choose from, and always against Argentina. Well it's the last 16, so it's more a 1 in 15 chance. should be a good match though, expect mexico to get hammered, but Argentias defence isn't the paceist (sp?), mexico ...
by kernelpanic
Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fifa World Cup 2010
Replies: 600
Views: 52644

Re: Fifa World Cup 2010

Dasboard wrote:Argentinia will find themselves against Mexico

Goddammit, why!? over 200 countries to choose from, and always against Argentina.
by kernelpanic
Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: New OS's or old?
Replies: 71
Views: 15462

Re: New OS's or old?

Dason wrote:
hintss wrote:then I write a shell script to delete emacs because I hate CLI text editors and web browsers...

So run emacs using an X window? Also web browsers are nice.

CLI browsers generally aren't.
by kernelpanic
Tue Jun 22, 2010 12:58 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: How much could I sell my computer for?
Replies: 6
Views: 813

Re: How much could I sell my computer for?

well, I'd have expected you to have something better Yes, that's why I'm selling it and getting a new one. though now, I have to ask, why don't you sell the parts individually at a LAN party? We don't have those 'round here... (Well, there's 20,000,000 of us, so there must be some somewhere ...), a...
by kernelpanic
Mon Jun 21, 2010 10:01 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: How much could I sell my computer for?
Replies: 6
Views: 813

How much could I sell my computer for?

I want to sell my desktop, but I have no idea how much to ask for it. I tried asking around, but it seems most PCs people are selling are pre-built, and I put mine together from separate parts. I don't even now if this is a good or a bad point, as HP or Dell have better reputation than I do, but on ...
by kernelpanic
Mon Jun 21, 2010 9:39 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Stupid question about online privacy
Replies: 2
Views: 678

Re: Stupid question about online privacy

The golden rule of internet privacy is: If you don't want someone to see something, don't upload it for everyone to see.
by kernelpanic
Sat Jun 19, 2010 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Burning ≈33,000 audio files to a single CD
Replies: 18
Views: 1504

Re: Burning ≈33,000 audio files to a single CD

Why did you duplicate it 33,000 times? why not burn it once and use replay/loop?
by kernelpanic
Fri Jun 18, 2010 3:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fifa World Cup 2010
Replies: 600
Views: 52644

Re: Fifa World Cup 2010

The US should have won that match, the third goal was not offside and not a foul. Anyone watching the match in a language you actually understand know why it was denied?
edit: oh, poly-ninja'd-
by kernelpanic
Wed Jun 16, 2010 12:49 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 483
Views: 216015

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

Para corregir los acentos en español puedes usar esta pagina es muy buena : espanol.17style.com , aquí tu puedes incluso mejorar tu escritura en español que no es nada fácil. suerte. O si no, recuerda cómo usarlos. Si ya se te olvidó, aquí está. Primero, hay que ver donde está la sílaba con el énfa...
by kernelpanic
Wed Jun 16, 2010 12:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 378061

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

Some people I know are under the misconception that because you don't pay for Firefox, using it is stealing and you are a pirate for downloading it. They don't respond to the arguments that you don't pay for IE either, the website explicitly states that FF is open source and free of charge, and tens...
by kernelpanic
Tue Jun 15, 2010 10:02 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nintendo's E3: Kid Icarus, DKC, Zelda, Paper Mario, MGS, KH
Replies: 32
Views: 5062

Re: Nintendo's E3: Kid Icarus, DKC, Zelda, Paper Mario, MGS

Nintendo should use the 3D capabilities to make a Mario Galaxy for the 3DS.
by kernelpanic
Tue Jun 15, 2010 10:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fifa World Cup 2010
Replies: 600
Views: 52644

Re: Fifa World Cup 2010

So far Ghana has been the only team that I've supported (in that game) that has won. But tomorrow I have high hopes for S.Africa, Spain and Chile.
by kernelpanic
Mon Jun 14, 2010 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Favorite/interesting command line apps?
Replies: 45
Views: 4829

Re: Favorite/interesting command line apps?

hintss wrote:I like typing yum.

Code: Select all

yes yum
by kernelpanic
Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:55 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Favorite/interesting command line apps?
Replies: 45
Views: 4829

Re: Favorite/interesting command line apps?

hintss wrote:not show desktop

Horrible grammar aside, of course it doesn't show the desktop, but the menu. That's what you asked. Maybe you meant to write desktop, but you didn't. Next time, if you want help, state what your problem is and not something else.
by kernelpanic
Sun Jun 13, 2010 5:05 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Favorite/interesting command line apps?
Replies: 45
Views: 4829

Re: Favorite/interesting command line apps?

about ubuntu, the home button dosen't do anything anymore... can I fix that, I don't want to have to keep clicking the ubuntu logo in the corner. I'm assuming you mean the Super key, aka windows key, in which case yes, you can. You can go to the configuration editor (Alt+F2 -> gksudo -> gconf-edito...
by kernelpanic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 1:27 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Favorite/interesting command line apps?
Replies: 45
Views: 4829

Re: Favorite/interesting command line apps?

hintss wrote:now that I got ubuntu netbook remix on my netbook after I broke networking (sudo yum update NetworkManager), I can say that I use wget a lot.

yum? On ubuntu? No wonder you broke it.
by kernelpanic
Thu Jun 10, 2010 2:25 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: public misconceptions
Replies: 1073
Views: 153040

Re: public misconceptions

TheChewanater wrote:Define "okay".

It will have no negative effect.
by kernelpanic
Thu Jun 10, 2010 1:17 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: public misconceptions
Replies: 1073
Views: 153040

Re: public misconceptions

Misconception: It's OK to waste paper because "The tree's already been cut".
Misconception: It's OK to waste water because "It will make a cloud and rain back down later"
Misconception: It's OK to waste something because you're paying for it.
by kernelpanic
Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: What would you do with an infinitely fast computer?
Replies: 818
Views: 228311

Re: What would you do with an infinitely fast computer?

Robert'); DROP TABLE *; wrote:
cause no matter how fast your computer can run, it will never halt.

Except this computer can run an infinite loop to completion.

No, it can't. Ugh, it's been discussed in this thread so much I'll not even try.
by kernelpanic
Wed Jun 09, 2010 1:20 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: New OS's or old?
Replies: 71
Views: 15462

Re: New OS's or old?

yay, wish i had used linux before university. the folks at school would have looked really funny. When I tell someone that I use linux, their reaction is almost always "The one with the cube!!?? You must know a lot about computers" People are baffled that to install it you basically have ...
by kernelpanic
Mon Jun 07, 2010 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Bonding/Combining Ba, C, O and N
Replies: 14
Views: 4819

Re: Bonding/Combining Ba, C, O and N

F lourine U ranium C arbon Potassium Rather immature but I simply couldn't resist. Yttrium-einsteinium, thorium-astatine'sulfur vanadium-erbium-yttrium uranium-nitrogen-fluorine-uranium-nitrogen-nitrogen-yttrium. Tungsten-hydrogen-astatine oxygen-thorium-erbium phosphorus-hydrogen-radium-selenium-s...
by kernelpanic
Mon Jun 07, 2010 4:46 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Bonding/Combining Ba, C, O and N
Replies: 14
Views: 4819

Re: Bonding/Combining Ba, C, O and N

F lourine U ranium C arbon Potassium Rather immature but I simply couldn't resist. Yttrium-einsteinium, thorium-astatine'sulfur vanadium-erbium-yttrium uranium-nitrogen-fluorine-uranium-nitrogen-nitrogen-yttrium. Tungsten-hydrogen-astatine oxygen-thorium-erbium phosphorus-hydrogen-radium-selenium-s...
by kernelpanic
Mon Jun 07, 2010 12:25 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: New OS's or old?
Replies: 71
Views: 15462

Re: New OS's or old?

yay, wish i had used linux before university. the folks at school would have looked really funny. When I tell someone that I use linux, their reaction is almost always "The one with the cube!!?? You must know a lot about computers" People are baffled that to install it you basically have ...
by kernelpanic
Mon Jun 07, 2010 12:22 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 483
Views: 216015

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

Me acuerdo de tí , lo que dices parece correcto, pero los cuentos que he leído usan - o -- en párrafos. Un ejemplo que no he leído, pero lo demuestra . No solo están usados en párrafos sin descripción. Los he visto en párrafos largos los cuales tienen solo una palabra de diálogo. El mejor cantidad ...
by kernelpanic
Sun Jun 06, 2010 10:52 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Favorite/interesting command line apps?
Replies: 45
Views: 4829

Re: Favorite/interesting command line apps?

hintss wrote:thanks...
I forgot.

but was amoeba OS ever finished?

It took me less than 10 seconds to find that no, it wasn't.
by kernelpanic
Sun Jun 06, 2010 10:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 760772

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

You, sir, name? wrote:
Headshrinker wrote:And for that matter I havn't seen one for a while but companies saying that their food contains no chemicals.


Yeah. Good luck with that.

You laugh, but a liter of good quality quark-gluon plasma is hard to get these days.
by kernelpanic
Sun Jun 06, 2010 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: public misconceptions
Replies: 1073
Views: 153040

Re: public misconceptions

That's why they deserve this!
by kernelpanic
Sun Jun 06, 2010 1:59 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 483
Views: 216015

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

2: La diferencia entre << >> y " " es tipográfica; puedes usar el que sea y se entiende lo que dices, pero lo que importa es que hay que ser consistente. Algunos textos usan " " para delimitar diálogo y << >> para delimitar citas textuales: " "Se lo juro, oficial, el n...
by kernelpanic
Sun Jun 06, 2010 1:02 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 483
Views: 216015

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

1) ¿Pronuncia una palabra que empieza con <<h>> diferente que una que no lo tiene? 2) He visto tres tipos de marcas que están usados por “” en Ingles, – – , <<>>, y “”. ¿Que son las reglas? ¿Cuando debo usarlos? ((P.S. Sorry if my spelling is a bit off in some places. My keyboard is crap.)) 1: La v...
by kernelpanic
Sat Jun 05, 2010 1:09 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Favorite/interesting command line apps?
Replies: 45
Views: 4829

Re: Favorite/interesting command line apps?

hintss wrote:
kernelpanic wrote:
J the Ninja wrote:
hintss wrote:why do people write *nix?


It's easier than "BSD/Linux/OS X/Solaris"

/GNU/Minix/Plan 9... Anything Unix-like.

mac?

Which really should say Darwin, but it's still valid. Oh, and previous versions weren't unix-based.
by kernelpanic
Sat Jun 05, 2010 1:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Conservapedia - Most Accurate Shite On The Web*
Replies: 342
Views: 55046

Re: Conservapedia - Most Accurate Shite On The Web*

Their article on homeopathy is surprisingly accurate. No mention of religion, and it uses "not recognized by science" in a serious way.
by kernelpanic
Sat Jun 05, 2010 1:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: F.lux - Night light mode your monitor!
Replies: 55
Views: 10073

Re: F.lux - Night ligt mode your monitor!

Finally! I remember seeing it long ago, and then forgot about it until some two months ago, and I searched for it but couldn't find it. Thanks!
by kernelpanic
Sat Jun 05, 2010 12:59 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Favorite/interesting command line apps?
Replies: 45
Views: 4829

Re: Favorite/interesting command line apps?

J the Ninja wrote:
hintss wrote:why do people write *nix?


It's easier than "BSD/Linux/OS X/Solaris"

/GNU/Minix/Plan 9... Anything Unix-like.
by kernelpanic
Fri Jun 04, 2010 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 483
Views: 216015

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

Esto será un poco extraño, pero me ha molestado no poder decir lo que quiero cuando algo es muy bueno...en que esas palabras ("muy bueno") no son suficientes. Lo que más quiero traducir es algo similar con "awesome". He oído "guay" pero eso no me parece tanto fuerte y ...
by kernelpanic
Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:34 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 483
Views: 216015

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

Hola...estoy contento que encontrar esta sitio Espero que no te ofenda si te ofrezco unas pequeñas correcciones, pero "estoy contento que hacer algo" suena un poco raro. Más bien "estoy contento de encontrar este sitio", o tal vez "de haber encontrado". El error es sem...
by kernelpanic
Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:28 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Is it illegal to own a chemistry set in Texas?
Replies: 45
Views: 14861

Re: Is it illegal to own a chemistry set in Texas?

skeptical scientist wrote:
BlackSails wrote:Chemistry is just as dangerous as a gun.

Not true. Any idiot can kill someone with a gun, while it takes a certain amount of intelligence and/or research to kill someone with chemistry.

Or just make them swallow the whole bottle of a liquid labeled with a skull.
by kernelpanic
Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 396368

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

Driving for 13 hours would take me to an international border if I go north (Brownsville, TX) or southeast (Corozal, Belize) , maybe a little bit more, or if I go south I can go to the beach (Acapulco), back home, and to the beach again and still have one hour of driving left. Or if I go east (Verac...
by kernelpanic
Wed Jun 02, 2010 1:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 378061

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

Annoying Misconception: Because my own ancestors didn't participate directly in some past atrocity, I have received no unfair benefit from that atrocity's occurrence. If you're living on land that was stolen from murdered indigenous peoples, you're benefiting from the murder of those indigenous peo...
by kernelpanic
Wed Jun 02, 2010 12:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 378061

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

Misconception: Schizophrenia is multiple personality disorder. I think we have Hollywood to blame for that one. That and the misconception that if you use a computer in a dark room, the contents of the screen will be projected onto your face. Seriously, why don't the movies film someone using an ac...
by kernelpanic
Tue Jun 01, 2010 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 378061

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

SecondTalon wrote:"I've got to get to a working terminal! My Colgate has a virus and I need to clean my teeth NOW! They're infected too! If my mouth bluescreens, I'll be dead in a week!"

You can't. It has a firewall.

Misconception: a firewall is as awesome as it sounds.

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