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by Link
Fri Sep 30, 2016 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4502
Views: 680924

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Phillipine President Duterte proudly compares himself to Hitler.

Of all the batshit over-the-top evil world leaders there have been in past few decades, I can't think of many who'd be so forward about it. Duterte is one scary motherfucker.
by Link
Thu Sep 22, 2016 1:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blocking all Images
Replies: 9
Views: 4372

Re: Blocking all Images

The Web Developer extension for Firefox can do this, among many many other things.
by Link
Wed Sep 14, 2016 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

Re: 1190: "Time": CAVEISH BAOBABBIES ARE _SUPERIOR_

taixzo wrote:
Would you be interested in an OTTified Pokémon Go? (And anyone else, for that matter?) I need to make an app to learn AR stuff on, and that sounds like a good potential candidate.
Yes! Yeeeeeeeessssssss! OMR, YES!
by Link
Fri Sep 09, 2016 12:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90166
Views: 8932908

Re: Random natterings

↶ I want to see an Internet where self-moderation is turned off. I mean, would there be a noticeable difference? If I turned off self-moderation and just posted everything I thought, I'd give it two weeks before I'm banned from just about every site I've ever visited. I'd probably end up on a few w...
by Link
Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

Re: 1190: "Time": CAVEISH BOOBABBIES ARE _SUPERIOR_

↶ Well I wanted to try out AOSP first, since I was reasonably certain it should work without trouble. Especially since I hadn't seen or used Marshmallow before. Maybe I'll try CM next wip. One step at a time... *pokes around* Ahh, here's the needle-pulled thing I need http://forum.xda-developers.co...
by Link
Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

1190: "Time": CAVEISH BAOBABBIES ARE _SUPERIOR_

↶ No love for xip ? It's slightly antiquated, but still perfectly serviceable ;) Oops. ↶ Todip I upgraded my leopad to Android Marshmallow! Why didn't you go for CyanogenMod? It has some really molpish additional features that stock Android doesn't have AFAIK. The system profiles and built-in equal...
by Link
Sun Sep 04, 2016 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

Re: 1190: "Orthonormal Basis"

↶ Anyway, I have no idea why I signed up for so many courses this semester. It's mustard. In fact, all my days are mustard. And every night, there's a Zanclean mustard tide in the form of homework. I fell into that m*stardtrap last yip and ended up failing one huge and important compulsory course a...
by Link
Fri Sep 02, 2016 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1920
Views: 378428

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

We may be getting close to creating a drug to treat Alzheimer's disease. We'll have to wait for the Phase 3 results to see if this is as much of a miracle drug as it appears to be, but it's pretty exciting. I'm cautiously optimistic that the young people of today will mostly be able to avoid the li...
by Link
Tue Aug 30, 2016 11:39 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 896413

Re: Awesome Natterings

↶ Holy shitpissing fuckjesus, I cleaned the contacts of my router's NICs with acetone, and my internet speed quadrupled! :shock: :D Can you provide a little more context? Like you opened your router up, or you cleaned the ethernet ports? Picture if you are able please, this sounds like it might be ...
by Link
Tue Aug 30, 2016 11:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 896413

Re: Awesome Natterings

Holy shitpissing fuckjesus, I cleaned the contacts of my router's NICs with acetone, and my internet speed quadrupled! :shock: :D

ETA: actually I think the cable is just a bit borked, because now it's slower than before. :/
by Link
Thu Aug 25, 2016 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What sites do you go on when you're bored?
Replies: 107
Views: 110977

Re: What sites do you go on when you're bored?

I've become addicted to Imgur dumps, please send help!
by Link
Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

1190: "Time": IT'S COLPICES GONE WILD II!

http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=45033 ↶ Molpy up! 5 Finished my ketchup 57 , and as usual had tons 2000 of replies I would have liked to make, but I never feel right --> to comment on something that's days 24 old. Obviously that's not the case here in the OTT, and I have absolutely no p...
by Link
Tue Aug 16, 2016 11:40 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9968
Views: 1954253

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

↶ Though to be fair the CR/LF kerfuffle originated from the misguided belief that "a new line" on a digital device needs the carriage return and the line feed as two seperate characters. I mean... what could a carriage return without a line feed even mean for a computer? Jump to the begin...
by Link
Sat Jul 30, 2016 8:03 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9968
Views: 1954253

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

I'm not relying on undefined behavior. I'm relying on behavior that is defined in the ABI and not in the C++ standard. There is a huge difference between undefined and implementation defined behavior. If you ever called a POSIX or WinAPI function you're doing exactly the same. Alright, I suppose th...
by Link
Mon Jul 25, 2016 4:03 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9968
Views: 1954253

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

↶ Well I'm not interested in the size of the structs compared to C types but only to each other (and their vtables would be of the same size). I guess Itanium ABI guarantees that they are the same size so I'll just write my code under this assumption and add a static_assert so that other people can...
by Link
Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

1190: "Time": IN THE HILLS, NO-ONE CAN SEE YOU :AZULE:

I love Zelda (obviously)! I think I finished Ocarina of Time maybe three Times, with one would-be-100%-but-unable-to-get-one-upgrade-because-of-m*stard run. Unfortunately I've never been able to get my hands on a Majora's Mask cartridge, and have only played it on an emulator. Of course, the one rea...
by Link
Thu Jul 21, 2016 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90166
Views: 8932908

Re: Random natterings

↶ Does anyone know why Kali Linux is so popular all of a sudden? [...] Kali Linux is popular with wannabe hackers. (In the break-into-systems sense, not good coders). FWIW, the vast majority of questions from Kali users on the Stack Exchange Unix & Linux site are so abysmal that they get rapidl...
by Link
Thu Jul 21, 2016 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90166
Views: 8932908

Re: Random natterings

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by Link
Thu Jul 21, 2016 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90166
Views: 8932908

Re: Random natterings

↶ I think you hang out with a different crowd of grandmothers. :lol: ↶ Is it actually popular ? Well, not as popular as, say, Ubuntu, but over the past few weeks I've seen quite a lot of posts around the interblag mentioning it. Those posts are often about stuff that doesn't have any immediate rela...
by Link
Thu Jul 21, 2016 11:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90166
Views: 8932908

Re: Random natterings

Does anyone know why Kali Linux is so popular all of a sudden? 30 seconds on DuckDuckGo tells me it's a rather specialised distro aimed at penetration testing, and yet for some reason everybody and their grandmother appears to be using it now. i is confus.
by Link
Tue Jul 19, 2016 8:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90166
Views: 8932908

Re: Random natterings

↶ N OSTALGIA MANAGE D A tale of my morning [snip] This post made me realise that many people in the western world who have just become legal adults will have always had internet in their household. Likely dial-up at birth, and cable or similar for as long they consciously remember. Jesus, I feel old.
by Link
Sat Jul 16, 2016 8:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

1190: "Time": THE C**KIE STOPS HERE

↶ First post from my brand-spanking-new lapleopard. I'm on a railcastle! And I can OTT normally! This is so prickly , you xuys! Nice! What did you get? Discount price? I got a Cosmos IV from PCSPECIALIST . They sell customisable no-brand laptops, so they're really cheap compared to the big brands. ...
by Link
Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

1190: "Time": A TARDIS IS BUFFYHATTED. A DIP? NOT SO MUCH.

First post from my brand-spanking-new lapleopard. I'm on a railcastle! And I can OTT normally! This is so prickly , you xuys! Re. the religion quote: unless you really want to stretch the definition of "religion", I'd have to disagree. Sure, at any given moment, I have a set of beliefs, bu...
by Link
Fri Jul 08, 2016 1:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

1190: "Time": BECAUSE YOU ARE _BUFFYHATTED ONGTHEMOON_

HES wrote:
If Time waits for Gnome Ann, what do we wait for?

(New OtherComic)
It.
by Link
Fri Jul 08, 2016 9:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

Re: [274061]

Lovely dips of mountain sightseeing I'm having. The holidips are nice, if a bit frustrating with Outside relations. My rate of understanding things going on in the OTT has plummeted as a result. It'll probably pick back up once I get back to the schizoblitz. Whatever. There's plenty of Time. ED: Lo...
by Link
Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1704: "Gnome Ann"
Replies: 72
Views: 15661

Re: 1704: "Gnome Ann"

Echo244 wrote:
(Mind you, isn't the pointy hat a little stereotyped for gnomes? I'm not convinced that's a very empowering depiction...)

Well, it is the dankest hat you're gonna find. She probably knows what she's doing.
by Link
Thu Jul 07, 2016 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

Re: TimeAfterTime Revisited – t1i-1400

↶ Just a heads up, if you don't have a carbon monoxide detector you should probably get one - if there is a CO leak, those are symptoms of it, and it is something that if not caught could be quite unmolpish. There's a smoke detector here that I *think* is also supposed to do CO. (Not 100% sure abou...
by Link
Thu Jul 07, 2016 10:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

Re: TimeAfterTime Revisited – t1i-1400

↶ Oh, and also thanks for the bosom/fermion explanation! ↶ bosom :azule: ↶ Hi back ggh! Also I've been meaning to tell you I still really appreciate the magghnets, they make me smile every time I see them on the fridge! :) I'm glad! But I'd be much more contentedly glad if I didn't still have four ...
by Link
Sat Jul 02, 2016 8:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

1190: "Time": 7 OTTERS IN A BAR ATE THE MOLPFISH

MistyCat wrote:
A reason to Celebrate!

The OTT is not like this.

Spoiler:
Image

Tru dat. The OTT and some other parts of the xkcd fora are among the precious few places on the internet that don't reek of septic tanks.

Congrats on 100000 evermolpy!
by Link
Thu Jun 30, 2016 1:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

1190: "Time": WE'RE GONNA NEED A MORE UNGLISH BEANIE

↶ Ooh - new memes! Thanks, Link! Is it wrong that my cultural literacy is so dependent on automome and its cousins? I'd say that's perfectly fine. The process of adding memes, for me, usually consists of stumbling on a reference to something I watched/read mumble yips ago and then looking up some m...
by Link
Wed Jun 29, 2016 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

1190: "Time": LISTEN, DON'T MENTION THE DILGUNNERPUNSAWS!

AUTOMOME 4.4 RELEASED I've finally accumulated enough new memes and words to warrant a new release. I've decided to keep the redundant "THE ЯОЯЯІМ ТТО ƎНТ" because redundancy is molpish. :) THE PROBLEM WITH YOU, NEWPIXBOT, IS YOU'RE ALL ONG AND NO NINJA. WHEN I ONG, I FOLLOW THROUGH, AND ...
by Link
Wed Jun 29, 2016 10:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

Re: How about some entropy?

↶ I don't remember what TSSOP originally means but "TS" must be " terribly small "... "Thin shrink small-outline package", IIRC. Riverish ICs are quite annoying, yes. It's especially terrible if you bridge adjacent pins with solder; that's usually a real steambottle to...
by Link
Sun Jun 26, 2016 11:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

Re: 1190: "Time": THANKS, RAPTORFELINITY. THAPTORFELINITY.

↶ What a slow wipend, huh? Hope everyone has molpish weather that they are enjoying. Not me, unfortunately. It keeps alternating between oppressively hot and totally Zanclean. Though I guess I can't complain: just a little bit (~100km or so) to the east of where I am, there were hailstones the size...
by Link
Wed Jun 22, 2016 11:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

Re: 1190: "Time": THAT'S NOT AN OVARY; _THIS_ IS AN OVARY

thunk wrote:
What the chirp, Automome?
:lol:

--

Life m*stard is the worst kind of m*stard. Hang in there, Gingercat!
by Link
Wed Jun 15, 2016 1:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

1190: "Time": ANTEPENGOATS ARE THE NEW WOWTREES

For decree: in the past few mips I've stayed up late entirely too often working on my Quantum Field Theory homework. I've had many dips with 5np of coma, one or two with 3, and even one with no coma at all (in fact I think I went around 30np without coma). For those of you who are lucky enough to ha...
by Link
Tue Jun 14, 2016 8:07 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Relativistic Lorentz force
Replies: 38
Views: 8148

Re: Relativistic Lorentz force

Yes, there is only one electromagnetic field, and it's usually called F μν in the literature. ;) From a philosophical point of view, all we can ever claim to know about anything in physics is based on two cornerstones: correspondence to empirical evidence, and mathematical consistency. The universe ...
by Link
Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Relativistic Lorentz force
Replies: 38
Views: 8148

Re: Relativistic Lorentz force

↶ Yes, but why is that tensor valid? What is that tensor really saying? My point is not that it can only be understood in the terms I have outlined, but that you can explain everything from that very, very simple initial starting point. Sorry, but a tensor is not that simple, and just being able to...
by Link
Tue Jun 14, 2016 7:35 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Relativistic Lorentz force
Replies: 38
Views: 8148

Re: Relativistic Lorentz force

↶ Not really, the E field has a scalar potential associated with it, and we're knee deep in electric monopoles. I think the apparent symmetry between the E field and the B field is just because they're the same underlying field. The magnetic field has a vector potential associated with it. Why is a...
by Link
Mon Jun 13, 2016 10:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

1190: "Time": IMMA CHARGIN MAH HERESY

↶ X UY P AGE Treeish! ↶ The number of STAFs is increasing. The Bot ApOTTcalypse is upon us! (Rejoice!) Boababs, @thunk has passed the point where I joined the OTT. That means I can read her blitzreports without m*starding my futureschizoblitz Timeline. *Reads blitzpost.* ↶ IX. The City of Cleveland...
by Link
Thu Jun 09, 2016 3:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107158
Views: 48981200

Re: 1190: Time: SHORTY, I'VE GOT A FEELING WE'RE NOT ON ЯОЯЯІМ ТТО ƎНТ ANYMORE

All keught up now! It's good to be in the Present again. ↶ [Words] [More words] I agree with Gingercat. I understand why some people might get a cultish vibe from the OTT because it's an incredibly strange place for random passers-by, but I don't think we have the really creepy claimy aspects of a c...

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