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by NecklaceOfShadow
Mon May 26, 2014 2:20 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Transistor
Replies: 47
Views: 14863

Re: Transistor

What flaws in particular are you talking about?
by NecklaceOfShadow
Sat May 24, 2014 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Transistor
Replies: 47
Views: 14863

Re: Transistor

I haven't had the courage to try playing with limiters yet. I find the game a bit challenging already, and I'm not sure how much harder I want it to be. In part because the description of them is so vague. What does "User Level Bonus" actually mean? it automagically raises your level when ...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Sat May 24, 2014 3:04 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Transistor
Replies: 47
Views: 14863

Re: Transistor

After just getting the second achievement last night, I have: Help() + Crash() // just equipped it, haven't tried it on anything yet Breach() // which is bloody indispensable; saved my ass in the last boss battle Spark() + Bounce() // which I absolutely adore Jaunt() // <3 I used to have a Breach() ...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Sat May 24, 2014 3:48 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Transistor
Replies: 47
Views: 14863

Transistor

Transistor, by the same game studio that made Bastion, finally came out on Tuesday. The sound and visuals are gorgeous. The sound manages to convey a surprising amount of emotion. The whole game's aesthetic reminds me of a cyberpunk 1920s, and that's interesting enough to keep me hooked. The way the...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Fri May 23, 2014 7:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28601
Views: 3420328

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Last I knew, UPS didn't make left turns if the could help it. so if you live to the left of the warehouse.... Your shit's getting delivered at 4:55. Is this a Zoolander joke or is there an actual reason for this I'm missing? It's a real thing. They do it to save fuel. Mythbusters did an ep on it a ...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Wed May 21, 2014 9:12 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Non-Sequitur Showdown.
Replies: 4250
Views: 527455

Re: Non-Sequitur Showdown.

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by NecklaceOfShadow
Wed May 21, 2014 2:58 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9968
Views: 1948987

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

Damn near half of the commits in the repository for my school code have come from this class' final project. 40 commits on this project, out of 84 total. I knew I'd been working on this a lot, but this put it in some perspective.
by NecklaceOfShadow
Wed May 21, 2014 12:23 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2638
Views: 530692

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

Then at least I got unplayable garbage for free, out of the kindness of their cold, robotic corporation heart. And an ebook of unknown quality.
by NecklaceOfShadow
Tue May 20, 2014 11:32 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2638
Views: 530692

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

I bought Crusader Kings II+DLC yesterday as part of the store's summer sale. I was a bit annoyed to find that today's daily bundle was Crusader Kings i, an ebook, and Crusader Kings II+DLC. Had I waited an extra day, I could've gotten so much more... I got an email today saying that Humble Bundle, o...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Tue May 20, 2014 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2638
Views: 530692

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

The Humble Bundle store is having a sale until tomorrow. Literally 22 hours left to get some pretty good deals on some games. I... got more games than I'd care to admit yesterday.

And they're doing daily humble bundles until next Monday. That might also be something to look at.
by NecklaceOfShadow
Tue May 20, 2014 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: [Trigger warning: classic literature]
Replies: 314
Views: 38960

Re: [Trigger warning: classic literature]

I can easily imagine a scenario where, in a media studies or a 'psychology of power' or a cinematography class, you're watching something like House of Cards. And you've prepared yourself for the sex, the manipulation, etc. that follows. And then you get to the scene when a rich white man comes to ...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Tue May 20, 2014 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: [Trigger warning: classic literature]
Replies: 314
Views: 38960

Re: [Trigger warning: classic literature]

Once we are asking professors to place trigger warnings on cissexism and ableism, we have ventured away from the original mandate of preventing panic attacks in people with PTSD. If ableism causes you to have a panic attack, I doubt you are functional enough to attend college. Where you are talking...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Tue May 20, 2014 7:33 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7638
Views: 725015

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

We have a Princess Mononoke poster on the wall. So yes, if she counts.

A linux box?
by NecklaceOfShadow
Thu May 15, 2014 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28601
Views: 3420328

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

My parents just sent me an email again a la "Oh gee we really want to be there for you as you deal with all sorts of emotional struggles" after I decided that I don't really want them in my life anymore. Now I don't really know what to do. Unsolicited advice: Has this letter significantly...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Sat May 10, 2014 2:46 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9968
Views: 1948987

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

I learned something about python today.

Code: Select all

from __future__ import print_function

x = range(-10, 260)
y = range(-10, 260)

for i, j in zip(x, y):
    if id(i) != id(j):
        print(i, end=' ')

print()

# prints out -10 -9 -8 -7 -6 257 258 259
by NecklaceOfShadow
Fri May 09, 2014 10:14 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Non-Sequitur Showdown.
Replies: 4250
Views: 527455

Re: Non-Sequitur Showdown.

but let's move on to Wally Ted's next question: "But is it not true that you just came from a photo session with People magazine?" "Yes, but I –" "And is it not true that you just came from a photo session with People magazine?" "Yes, but I –" "And is it ...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Mon May 05, 2014 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9968
Views: 1948987

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

Almost. The output and explanation (as best as I understand it): Since InnerChild is an inner class of Parent, as well as being a subclass of Parent, it has access to all of the variables of the Parent that created it. Parent and InnerChild both have a variable called "x". So the x in Inne...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Mon May 05, 2014 2:53 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9968
Views: 1948987

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

I love my CS professor, but damn, she can be evil sometimes. This is a problem she gave us to test our knowledge of how scope works in Java. Figure out its output. public class Parent { public int x = 0; public Parent(int x) { this.x = x; } public class InnerChild extends Parent { public int x = 1; ...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8247
Views: 1423295

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Is anyone here well-versed in non-binary gender identities or have links to good resources on the subject? I have been doing a bit more self-reflection... Ummm... I have a non-binary identity, but I don't have any links. Does that count? Feel free to PM me on the fora/IRC. (Emilia on foonetic, terr...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:55 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: So Planetside 2 is free
Replies: 88
Views: 14533

Re: So Planetside 2 is free

Anyone know of a good outfit on either Genudine or Helios?

I'm looking.
by NecklaceOfShadow
Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9968
Views: 1948987

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

Off-topic...

Thoughts on today's C class: GRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHH! NAMESPACE POLLUTION AND HACKERY! WHY!?

That is all.
by NecklaceOfShadow
Sat Feb 02, 2013 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: So Planetside 2 is free
Replies: 88
Views: 14533

Re: So Planetside 2 is free

Well, the super mega hugemongous (4ishG) patch of awesome has come out. A bunch of rebalancing, some new weapons, buffs and nerfs, and so on.

I'm really excited //_^

Now the damn thing just needs to download //_x
by NecklaceOfShadow
Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9968
Views: 1948987

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

Test until i*i > n. If you need to know how big that is fast (say for an array size), binary search: if you only need approximate, count bits in n and half it plus one. ...you are amazing and a godsend and this bloody program works so much faster. I'm just learning C, though, and I'm not sure how y...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:44 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9968
Views: 1948987

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

Gaaah. I now understand why people say that it takes working with C to make you grateful for more abstracted languages. Fuck, C, I need a compiler linker flag to run a bloody square root function? And you polute your namespaces? :ewwwww: I now understand why people say that it takes working with C t...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:24 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Non-Sequitur Showdown.
Replies: 4250
Views: 527455

Re: Non-Sequitur Showdown.

[04:59:34][~]:$ sudo pacman -Syu :: Synchronizing package databases... core is up to date 0.0 B 0.00B/s 00:00 [----------------------] 0% haskell-core is up to date haskell-web is up to date extra is up to date 0.0 B 0.00B/s 00:00 [----------------------] 0% community is up to date 0.0 B 0.00B/s 00...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Tue Jan 22, 2013 2:19 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Non-Sequitur Showdown.
Replies: 4250
Views: 527455

Re: Non-Sequitur Showdown.

And When You Leave, Take Your Pictures With You, by Jo Carrillo --- Our white sisters radical friends love to own pictures of us sitting at a factory machine wielding a machete in our bright bandanas holding brown yellow black red children reading books from literacy campaigns holding machine guns ...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Sun Jan 20, 2013 1:46 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1821
Views: 466888

Re: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stu

For uni: selections from a feminist book, This Bridge Called My Back. And K&R.

Personally, just finished Night Watch (Discworld) and loved it. I'm about to finish Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke. Dunno what I'll read then.
by NecklaceOfShadow
Sun Jan 20, 2013 1:36 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Women of Genre Fiction Reading Challenge
Replies: 4
Views: 5380

Re: Women of Genre Fiction Reading Challenge

...I am so doing this. I'mma post about it on my blag, and tell everyone in my feminist theories classes about it. This is an awesome idea and should have far more publicity.

Now I just have to scan the lists for random authors and somehow get my hands on their books...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Sun Jan 13, 2013 8:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2731320

Re: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out

Depression? It does that.
by NecklaceOfShadow
Thu Dec 06, 2012 1:37 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: So Planetside 2 is free
Replies: 88
Views: 14533

Re: So Planetside 2 is free

For anyone curious, someone on the Planetside reddit's assembled a damage and TTK listing for every weapon in the game. Surprising findings? That apparently all the sniper guns are pretty evenly matched. The NC have the best overall pistol as their default, the TR pistol is best if you are very good...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Sun Jul 15, 2012 9:37 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books you had to read for school that you could not stand
Replies: 778
Views: 208905

Re: Books you had to read for school that you could not stan

The Choephoroi (Libation Bearers) and Eumenides , the second and third books of the Oresteia. I know, I know, the overall theme of the Oresteia is to show how society has evolved from destructive blood feuds to a standard of judicial 'fairness.' I know, I know, it's a really important metaphor with...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8247
Views: 1423295

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I appreciate your putting that under a spoiler tag, but could you please put a trigger warning there for self-mutilation?

And it's not nonsense. Dysphoria is dysphoria, and it's more than okay to share it with others.

*offers hugs*
by NecklaceOfShadow
Fri Jul 13, 2012 2:32 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Non-Sequitur Showdown.
Replies: 4250
Views: 527455

Re: Non-Sequitur Showdown.

But without reading bell hooks, how can you be a decent member of society?
by NecklaceOfShadow
Sat Dec 03, 2011 12:02 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: So... the entire United States is now a battleground
Replies: 142
Views: 18197

Re: So... the entire United States is now a battleground

If you'd like to get to the bottom of the bill yourself, love, then you can also follow the link and start reading straight from the source.

Also: police state police state police state police state police state police state police state
by NecklaceOfShadow
Fri Dec 02, 2011 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: So... the entire United States is now a battleground
Replies: 142
Views: 18197

So... the entire United States is now a battleground

The National Defense Authorization Act is being called the most traitorous act ever witnessed in the Senate, and the language of the bill is cleverly designed to make you think it doesn’t apply to Americans, but toward the end of the bill it essentially says it can apply to Americans ”if we want it...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Fri Sep 23, 2011 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Mornington Crescent
Replies: 2696
Views: 263165

Re: Mornington Crescent

Well, I'm insulted. A new tournament-style game and noone thought it fit to call me? Now, I am truly offended. I bring 2918 petals to the table and I would like to raise the ante even more by offering a meteor fragment to the victor. Any takers? I decide to spend 21 petals to move to Warren Street. ...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Mon Sep 05, 2011 3:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28601
Views: 3420328

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

All I know is that they make my cakes have a nice, explody taste.
by NecklaceOfShadow
Mon Sep 05, 2011 6:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8247
Views: 1423295

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Hey-la. My school (and most other schools, I'm sure, but I don't care about them) has a nice system in which any books not in the bookstore that one might want to buy, one can special order them. The typical thing is one book for you, one for the general shelves. They have a sizeable shelf of books ...
by NecklaceOfShadow
Sun Aug 28, 2011 5:43 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: The "IT DOESN'T WORK!" thread
Replies: 1958
Views: 549599

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

I... I kind of hate bytes and strings. I tried to amend my code to this: http://pastebin.com/wPCBHHTe This should have, in theory, solved the bytearray problem. Now, however, I get this error: error: uncaptured python exception, closing channel <__main__.ServConnection connected at 0x5819f0> (<class...

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