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by Thesh
Tue Oct 12, 2010 4:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115369

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

I have a string of numbers running through my head. I'm not sure why. That was just the center section of numbers. They don't seem to be anything, but they're there. Thought I'd share in the MMMMMMM thread. Buy lottery tickets for every combination of those numbers which are valid for the lottery. ...
by Thesh
Tue Oct 12, 2010 3:07 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Why were certain types of encryption illegal until recently?
Replies: 29
Views: 13666

Re: Why were certain types of encryption illegal until recen

I realise this is getting a bit off topic, but an Axis win was very unlikely for the simple reason that they were fighting against the Soviet Union. I know it's nice to think it was us Westerners who "won the war", but the Soviet Union dealt far more damage to Nazi Germany's military than...
by Thesh
Tue Oct 12, 2010 5:16 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Internet Explorer 9
Replies: 79
Views: 15246

Re: Internet Explorer 9

I would rather see all browsers meet the CSS 2.1/ECMAScript 3/DOM Level 2 specifications. CSS 2.1 controls things like layouts, and to me page layout is much more important than the flashy features of CSS 3/HTML5. If the browsers don't support CSS 2.1, web designers will still have to do all sorts o...
by Thesh
Mon Oct 11, 2010 8:02 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Multicolored Biscuits, perhaps?
Replies: 19
Views: 3267

Re: Multicolored Biscuits, perhaps?

Zarq wrote:The bright colours don't really make them look appetizing. Or is it just me?


No, not just you.
by Thesh
Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3490032

Re: Rant Thread (to balance Awesome Thread)

I agree. A question without an answer is like a statement without
by Thesh
Sun Oct 10, 2010 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Pronouncing malloc
Replies: 11
Views: 7666

Re: Pronouncing malloc

stormgren wrote:From the latin mal-, which means bad, and locus, which means place.

A function which returns a bad place to store data.

Oh, and pronounced MAlock


So you would prefer to keep everything on the stack? That can be problematic, especially for large apps.
by Thesh
Sun Oct 10, 2010 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115369

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Yes, but demanding it to be supplied in those rolls just to open them and re-count is just plain silly. Bank, you are getting money from me here, for pretty much nothing in return, don't be such a pain about it! Actually, I bet they hate handling change. Making you roll it up is their way of discou...
by Thesh
Sun Oct 10, 2010 3:40 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Internet Explorer 9
Replies: 79
Views: 15246

Re: Internet Explorer 9

wow, ie9 almost can do css 2.1 , that’s, that’s INCREDIBLE! not Firefox 3.6 doesn't pass all of the tests either. I doubt any browser is 100%. IE9 is currently the only browser with an implementation report available, and I don't feel like going through all 19,000+ tests. Although I verified the fo...
by Thesh
Sat Oct 09, 2010 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115369

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Why do Americans still have pennies in circulation? I found this wikipedia article on the subject, and it doesn't really shed much light as to specifically why the nearly worthless coin hasn't been gotten rid of. The only thing I've ever done with pennies is keep them in a giant jar in my basement....
by Thesh
Sat Oct 09, 2010 10:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115369

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Kewangji wrote:

Ohhhhh, Archer, not Archie. Nevermind.


LOL
by Thesh
Sat Oct 09, 2010 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115369

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

From the cartoon Archer: Cheryl: You seriously don't think that's hot? Pam: I seriously think you're scary! Cheryl: No, no no no... Like, a big sweaty fireman carries you out of a burning building, lays you on the sidewalk, and you think, "Yeah, okay, he's gonna give me mouth to mouth." B...
by Thesh
Sat Oct 09, 2010 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115369

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

From the cartoon Archer: Cheryl: You seriously don't think that's hot? Pam: I seriously think you're scary! Cheryl: No, no no no... Like, a big sweaty fireman carries you out of a burning building, lays you on the sidewalk, and you think, "Yeah, okay, he's gonna give me mouth to mouth." Bu...
by Thesh
Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What would you do with $10,000?
Replies: 138
Views: 15364

Re: What would you do with $10,000?

I would put part of it away, and put the rest towards the principal on my mortgage.
by Thesh
Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115369

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Kang wrote:Sounds like witchcraft to me.


People keep accusing me of that. Summon satan once, and all of a sudden I'm a warlock?
by Thesh
Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Actual Drnukenness!
Replies: 1358
Views: 339350

Re: Actual Drnukenness!

I'm basically at that place where I am more than buzzed, but not quite drunk.
by Thesh
Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115369

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Kang wrote:Just like a staple gun, then?


Except without the staples and gun.
by Thesh
Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115369

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

You, sir, name? wrote:What is the purpose of hair gel?


To keep hair in place.
by Thesh
Sat Oct 09, 2010 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Uh-oh. It's a Youtube party and you're up next. What do you show 'em?
Replies: 2143
Views: 723869

Re: Something on Youtube

PhoenixEnigma wrote:I may have had too much coffee today, as I found this coffee related video entirely too hilarious. It's in french, but it's subtitled, and even without that it's pretty easy to follow.


I am going to motion for a declaration of win. Does anyone second the motion?
by Thesh
Wed Oct 06, 2010 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Explain Deglazing
Replies: 25
Views: 4334

Re: Explain Deglazing

It's not necessarily that the cooking wine is the worst wine on the face of the earth, though. Hey, who knows, it could be great wine - but it's got a bunch of salt in it. Would you drink a glass of expensive, high quality wine if someone had just dumped a teaspoon of salt in? Most people wouldn't....
by Thesh
Wed Oct 06, 2010 6:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115369

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Well, I probably have advantages in weight, natural padding, and I have taken a large amount of a special potion that increases my aggressiveness while taking away my inhibitions and, to an extent, balance. Plus, I have a gun.
by Thesh
Wed Oct 06, 2010 6:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115369

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Be warned, I am a level 2 fat drunk.
by Thesh
Wed Oct 06, 2010 6:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115369

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

...Dr. Pepper-like sodas... Erm, Dr. Pepper is the non-root-beet exception to Coke, Pepsi, and the like. You've basically got yer cokes and pepsis, yer root beers, and all them see-throughy drinks, and then there's Dr. Pepper right there at the top. *ahem* Sorry, slipped into a bit of Texan there.....
by Thesh
Wed Oct 06, 2010 5:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115369

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

I spent my adult life drinking coca-cola. I think it was because that is what my dad drank, and what my dad bought. But I remember when I was a kid I preferred root beer. Now I am done lying to myself; I am back to root beer. Root Beer > Dr. Pepper-like sodas (is there a name for it?) > Cola > Ginge...
by Thesh
Wed Oct 06, 2010 1:51 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Cheese- Yes, No, Maybe so?
Replies: 101
Views: 18493

Re: Cheese- Yes, No, Maybe so?

I think you've hit on the reasons people don't like it-it's mild to to point of being flavorless, it's soft and creamy to the point of having no texture or else it's kind of rubbery and flexible. It has so little presence that all you get is a kind of generic "cheeze" flavor. If you like ...
by Thesh
Tue Oct 05, 2010 11:17 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Cheese- Yes, No, Maybe so?
Replies: 101
Views: 18493

Re: Cheese- Yes, No, Maybe so?

So, I have to ask. What is the problem so many people have with american cheese? I have heard people say it's disgusting, revolting, horrible... But I really don't see that. To me, it tastes like a really mild, unoffensive cheddar with a creamy texture. Generally, I will take jack or cheddar in most...
by Thesh
Mon Oct 04, 2010 6:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I want to depress my coworkers
Replies: 56
Views: 5822

Re: I want to depress my coworkers

⋅ lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her" ⋅ To press down on; To make depressed, sad or bored ; To cause a depression or a decrease in parts of the economy ⋅ depres...
by Thesh
Mon Oct 04, 2010 12:07 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: question about windows/linux systems for businesses
Replies: 5
Views: 1665

Re: question about windows/linux systems for businesses

There are two possibilities, roaming profiles and desktop virtualization. With roaming profiles, your user directory is stored on a central server but everything else is on the machine you are using. With desktop virtualization, the entire installation is on a central server. Roaming profiles is pro...
by Thesh
Mon Oct 04, 2010 11:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I want to depress my coworkers
Replies: 56
Views: 5822

Re: I want to depress my coworkers

I think some people are getting a little stuck on the word depressed. He doesn't really want to make them depressed, just wants some harmless dark humor. If you really want to make someone depressed, you need more than just a whiteboard. Usually when I make someone depressed, it involves multiple m...
by Thesh
Mon Oct 04, 2010 9:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I want to depress my coworkers
Replies: 56
Views: 5822

Re: I want to depress my coworkers

hintss wrote:thermite ball with first fire in the middle? that explodes...


Usually some bottles, rags, and some fuel is all you need. If you want to be thorough and have the time, a pump sprayer can be used to coat everything to make sure everything burns up before the fire department can arrive.
by Thesh
Mon Oct 04, 2010 7:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I want to depress my coworkers
Replies: 56
Views: 5822

Re: I want to depress my coworkers

I think some people are getting a little stuck on the word depressed. He doesn't really want to make them depressed, just wants some harmless dark humor. If you really want to make someone depressed, you need more than just a whiteboard. Usually when I make someone depressed, it involves multiple mu...
by Thesh
Sat Oct 02, 2010 11:15 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: New OS's or old?
Replies: 71
Views: 14966

Re: New OS's or old?

jendral_hxr wrote:
kernelpanic wrote:Then you mean 5, 6, and 6.1.

I just like 5; 6 is already too much for me. (I should have used more distinctive separator in earlier post :) )


He was correcting you on the version.

Windows 2000 = NT 5.0, Windows XP = NT 5.1, Windows Vista = NT 6.0, Windows 7 = NT 6.1
by Thesh
Fri Oct 01, 2010 8:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Making the world a weirder place
Replies: 1920
Views: 175582

Re: Making the world a weirder place

I'm thinking about distributing pamphlets denouncing members of the church of the subgenius as heathens, and praising the flying spaghetti monster as the one true god. Maybe subtly suggest that violence against the church of subgenius is being called for by the flying spaghetti monster.
by Thesh
Thu Sep 30, 2010 11:40 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Second normal form
Replies: 5
Views: 1273

Re: Second normal form

Yakk wrote:You forgot something: "Depends on the key, the whole key, and nothing but the key".


Although I didn't word it as thoroughly as I should have, technically it's covered. If data depends on only a portion of the key, there can be duplicate data.
by Thesh
Thu Sep 30, 2010 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Partitioning Integers in C
Replies: 10
Views: 1906

Re: Partitioning Integers in C

OK, sober now, I would increment the array in a way so that there are no duplicates. Ones and zeros to the one side of the element that you are on, and the number on the other side of the element you are on is always greater than or equal to your current position. Step by step logic: 1) Have an ...
by Thesh
Thu Sep 30, 2010 6:18 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Partitioning Integers in C
Replies: 10
Views: 1906

Re: Partitioning Integers in C

This sounds like something easy to write recursively. Write f(n) to calculate a=n-1, a=n-2, a=n-3... a=n-n/2 and then call itself for every value of a. I am not sure this is ideal, and I am fairly drunk right now, so take it for what it is.
by Thesh
Thu Sep 30, 2010 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Second normal form
Replies: 5
Views: 1273

Re: Second normal form

Ugh... I love databases, I hate formal theory... No duplicated data, no repeating columns, data dependent solely on the key, and the data structure needs to make sense when looking at it. That's all you need to be aware of. Oh well, guess it interests a lot of people or there wouldn't be books on th...
by Thesh
Thu Sep 30, 2010 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Worst beer ever created by mankind
Replies: 98
Views: 12911

Re: Worst beer ever created by mankind

Yeah, fuck flavor! Down with flavor! ...you do realize that hops, malts and even yeasts are flavoring agents, yes? Yeah, I guess I meant artificial flavors like cherry syrups...... my bad. Cherry syrup is sugar+water+cherries, which is boiled until the liquid is reduced and the solids are strained ...
by Thesh
Thu Sep 30, 2010 12:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Firearms!
Replies: 140
Views: 46118

Re: Firearms!

This is what I wanted to know about the springs. I know that dry firing the rifle that I currently have access to it is not a good idea since, as mentioned, the firing pin broke once already on it. For those guns that you can't dry fire, you can still pick up snap caps. Rimfire snap caps don't tend...
by Thesh
Thu Sep 30, 2010 12:23 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The CGNU Dumples Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 35514

Re: The CGNU Dumples Thread

Made varenky dough last night. As promised, a recipe follows: Sounds a lot like the pierogi I have made in the past. The dough I made was flour, egg, sour cream, some water and salt. I stuffed them with a potato and onion filling that is very close to yours, except without caramelizing the onions. ...
by Thesh
Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:31 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Firearms
Replies: 555
Views: 63983

Re: Firearms

On the other hand, I wonder if any criminals use pepper spray or stun guns during their crimes - it certainly would be convenient in some situations. I guess they're really only good for robbery, burglary etc, since it's harder to threaten people with them. Going up behind someone and zapping them ...

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