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Forum: General Discussions 23 Aug 2010, 13:37
Replies: 46
Views: 6,406
Re: To Yahwe

Posting so they won't delete my account. One day it'll be worth a lot of money, like all things old.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Apr 2010, 11:23
Replies: 98
Views: 15,336
Re: Almost a decade!

I'm getting to old...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Oct 2008, 21:14
Replies: 17
Views: 3,307
Re: I'm in need of an adventure; what's your idea of an adventure?

So, a few weeks ago I bought myself a Toyota LandCruiser HZJ75 long body, spartan, but indestructible... I did a course off-road driving last weekend and had loads of fun. The initial idea is to...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Sep 2008, 15:51
Replies: 17
Views: 3,307
Re: I'm in need of an adventure; what's your idea of an adventure?

No, I haven't looked at your links yet, but...



... this makes me think the motorcycle thing is still a cool idea.

I absolutely agree with the idea that the "learning skills as we go" thing...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2008, 06:45
Replies: 17
Views: 3,307
Re: I'm in need of an adventure; what's your idea of an adventure?

I believe this suggestion (or something along the lines of it) was posted back in the days when I was acquiring information on Japanese studies. Although it wasn't referred to as "TEFL".
The problem...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2008, 18:54
Replies: 261
Views: 118,977
Re: The GD Music Archive

No one has posted this yet:

Cinematic
E.S. Posthumus - Unearthed

E.S. Posthumus' (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E.S._Posthumus) music is cinematic/epic style music. Lots of their music has been...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2008, 18:44
Replies: 17
Views: 3,307
Re: I'm in need of an adventure; what's your idea of an adventure?

The ones I found take two years, plus a year to get language skills on a certain level and to get admission through a research student position.
I had (have) two main reasons for studying in Japan....
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2008, 17:18
Replies: 17
Views: 3,307
I'm in need of an adventure; what's your idea of an adventure?

For the last year and a half I've been looking into ways to study in Japan and get my master's degree. This was supposed to be my adventure for the coming year(s). However since I was rejected for a...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Sep 2008, 16:59
Replies: 6
Views: 1,103
Re: GD is dead?

pb?
What's a pb?
Forum: General Discussions 26 Mar 2008, 20:01
Replies: 12
Views: 1,530
Re: A GD reddit?

Last real article I read (skimmed over) was about mesh simplification algorithms (http://www.cs.virginia.edu/~luebke/publications/pdf/cg+a.2001.pdf).
Forum: Programming and Discussion 15 Mar 2008, 20:07
Replies: 14
Views: 1,429
Re: New to Programming

As a sidenote, if you want to make another leap in your OO coding style then take a look at the online "Code Smells" course by Josh Kerievsky....
Forum: Programming and Discussion 15 Mar 2008, 18:00
Replies: 14
Views: 1,429
Re: New to Programming

Is that it?
ASM and SQL hardly make a coherent course. They are worlds apart.

I see the question about "which language to learn" asked quite often on beginners forums, and there is no really good...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Dec 2007, 14:20
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Re: Self-Definition

I define myself as being someone who CAN"T BLOODY BEAT SONGS ON HARD IN GUITAR HERO GOD DAMMIT!!

I so want to be a rock legend. :(
Forum: General Discussions 3 Oct 2007, 17:02
Replies: 112
Views: 3,667
Forum: General Discussions 3 Oct 2007, 16:48
Replies: 112
Views: 3,667
Re: Its things like this that make me wish i was still a student :(

Access is good for simple/home/personal databases. Excel, as far as I've worked/programmed it, sucks at creating relations between data. It'll do the job of making a list of your music collection...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Sep 2007, 15:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Re: RIP Luciano Pavarotti

Has it perhaps occurred to you that this might be the case because you browse too many forums? This is the first thread I see about this on the interweb.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Aug 2007, 18:27
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Re: Phishing and Poker Bots

I went to play paintball last saturday. Really cool, it was the second time I played it. But my entire body is hurting now.

Do you guys in the UK have paintball? I know it's forbidden in Germany,...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 24 Aug 2007, 07:46
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Re: HTML & CSS - inlining a block element

Aha, that is rather interesting...
I tried the inline-block before, but FF does not recognise the inline-block keyword for the display parameter. But in that example I see the ":before" selector to...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 23 Aug 2007, 14:06
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Re: HTML & CSS - inlining a block element

I tried that, a span can not have a width and height attribute though. So a span is inserted with a width and height of 0, so the image is not visible.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Aug 2007, 13:02
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Re: physiotherapy

I went to the physiotherapist for my back many years back because I have a syndrome to my spine. I went there for about a year, twice a week I think.
It wasn't really for recovery purposes that I...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 23 Aug 2007, 12:54
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
HTML & CSS - inlining a block element

They tricked me into doing HTML and CSS, and I've run into a lil' problem.
What I want to do is the following:

"Howdy, please press button (1) to continue"
where "(1)" is an image of a button...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Aug 2007, 09:13
Replies: 97
Views: 4,453
Re: Stupid police officers and the nonsensical comments they make

You are just trying to justify your own behaviour, you do realise that don't you?
Forum: General Discussions 15 Aug 2007, 17:44
Replies: 97
Views: 4,453
Re: Stupid police officers and the nonsensical comments they make

What?


Seeing my little brother I think the underlying problem is that people don't feel early enough in their lives that they can make a difference for themselves. And thus they sort of "accept...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Aug 2007, 16:52
Replies: 97
Views: 4,453
Re: Stupid police officers and the nonsensical comments they make

And why would that be? Because they are depressed perhaps? Because they are not motivated to do something with their lives?
Perhaps the government can make legislation for compulsory happy thoughts...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2007, 09:04
Replies: 19
Views: 855
Re: More chauv rant

I read this tabloid-like "news" website (www.fok.nl (Dutch)) pretty often, but every once in a while I decide I should stop reading it because it is poisoning my mind; it's depressing to be bothered...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Aug 2007, 09:03
Replies: 12
Views: 1,105
Re: Surfing teh interweb

Well, not exactly something that would improve your searching skills, but investing your time to think up a one-liner or a witty reply will give you a greater chance of winning the internet than...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Aug 2007, 08:46
Replies: 64
Views: 2,191
Re: Oh. My. God.

You could try deleting them ;-)
Forum: General Discussions 8 Aug 2007, 07:06
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Re: I have problems logging

I can't snowboard even if my life depended on it. I tried it once but I spent more time sitting on the slope than actually sliding down it. So my arse was freezing after an hour or so... never again.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Aug 2007, 07:01
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Re: Hay guys

A joke?
I don't get it!
Explain to me.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Aug 2007, 17:00
Replies: 31
Views: 1,142
Re: Women's American ballthing

fagball... if you can dodge a fag, you can dodge a ball.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Aug 2007, 11:49
Replies: 31
Views: 1,142
Re: Women's American ballthing

Touch rugby?
Dude, that sounds gay.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Aug 2007, 07:25
Replies: 64
Views: 2,191
Re: Oh. My. God.

MS is clearly steering away from this "store settings in the registry" thing. It's simply a bad programming habit.
Most notable is the built in setting object in .NET applications created with...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Aug 2007, 07:12
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Re: Group Assessment

See, that's what I mean ASG. You shouldn't perceive a job interview as an event where they nail you to a cross, humiliate you, or where they try to make you look bad. They simply want to see if you...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2007, 07:58
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Re: Group Assessment

What the hell happened to just going there and see what happens? They won't bite your head off, and no one will hold it against you if you don't exactly know how this group assessment thing works....
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2007, 07:33
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Re: Group Assessment

One thing,
I think trying to kill someone of your group will not get you the job.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Aug 2007, 07:29
Replies: 64
Views: 2,191
Re: Oh. My. God.

If this really matters to you, take a peek at Paint.NET. It's a free Paint on steroids... perhaps more like a mini-photoshop.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Aug 2007, 07:59
Replies: 26
Views: 970
Re: Orange sweets

Gross! Just like liquorice and the Dutch variant named "drop".
Forum: General Discussions 2 Aug 2007, 07:41
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Re: Help required in finding a news story

The latter is no news... it's normal and accepted that the police waste our tax money.
The former... well... let's call it "doesn't surprise me". Hell, we don't think the police are wasting our...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Aug 2007, 07:33
Replies: 26
Views: 970
Re: Orange sweets

black - red -green - yellow - orange

oh my god!

Deffeh was right!

I can only eat a few of those winegums though before I start having weird feelings in my tummy.
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jul 2007, 06:59
Replies: 62
Views: 1,976
Re: Yes, I have read Tietäjä posts

You were his guinea pig... hihihi
This must be the perfect training ground for aspiring psychologists. It's like a loony bin on the interweb.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2007, 12:12
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Re: 6 Things you Must Do Before You Die: Geek Edition

It's the technology/electronics district in Tokyo.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2007, 07:50
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jul 2007, 07:16
Replies: 18
Views: 762
Re: Talking to angels

Haha...
Well, if you feel sad and lonely now, you can join my satanist club you know.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jul 2007, 10:49
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Re: Public opinion pages

Who is Lavey? You don't mean the satanist that turns up in the first google result eh?
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jul 2007, 07:48
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Re: Public opinion pages

You should stop reading that crap. Other people's opinions are overall shit when not asking for an opinion.
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 24 Jul 2007, 11:03
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Re: Pc problem

Well, I think you can factor out the PSU, since it still gets the power to beep ;) (this is not a solid diagnosis BTW.)
You could try taking out one of the memory thingies if you have more than one...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jul 2007, 13:06
Replies: 40
Views: 1,171
Re: Answer a quick questionnaire for me

Excuse me? You're one of those tree hugging animal rights hippies, aren't you?
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jul 2007, 16:09
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Will it blend?

Probably the best thing to do with an iPhone. Blends pretty well even. (http://www.willitblend.com/videos.aspx?type=unsafe&video=iphone)
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jul 2007, 08:37
Replies: 1
Views: 646
Re: Microsoft Surface

I've first seen some concepts like these in development the beginning of this year and I'm impressed Microsoft is putting something like this on the market already.
I really love the thing with the...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jul 2007, 07:07
Replies: 26
Views: 1,163
Re: Hay guys

So, you guys got slapped and bitten... and those are just the first few reports from the meet.
Somehow every time I read the messages afterwards I sort of regret I never attended one of those...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 6 Jul 2007, 12:49
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Re: Atupid vista argh!

I was still running win2k when I switched to Vista about a month ago. I skipped the whole XP thing at home as from experiences at work it didn't seem to add that much to win2k.
It was about time I...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jul 2007, 06:34
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Re: Shit Dante!

Damn, the British government is even more patronizing than the Dutch one.
I hate these people who think they know what is good for us and ban everything they don't like.
This may cause more harm...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jul 2007, 20:23
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Good morning tanks...

"... good morning great wall... good morning more tanks" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxymwN7nYQQ).

I had to smile.
Aparently the Chinese embassy here in the Netherlands is a bit upset about...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jul 2007, 12:00
Replies: 73
Views: 2,209
Re: Movie Review - Transformers

I'm afraid I had to pos-rep Allfather for that post.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jun 2007, 23:41
Replies: 51
Views: 1,734
Re: A moral question

Did you actually read the post? It has been stated that in theory one can save everyone, but with external funding. I claim that if that is the case, then one would not suffer a drop in living...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jun 2007, 15:00
Replies: 51
Views: 1,734
Re: A moral question

If is indeed the case that with funding you could in theory save everyone, that would void the whole "dilemma" part. The dilemma is that you can make a personal sacrifice in order to save another...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jun 2007, 10:15
Replies: 51
Views: 1,734
Re: A moral question

I would save none, because if you would you'd have the moral dilemma of choosing who gets to live and who has to die because you can't save all.
Plus, I firmly believe the world is over-populated...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jun 2007, 07:45
Replies: 14
Views: 1,029
Re: CSS+Browser Support Survey

Firefox at work, Opera at home.
Opera > Firefox
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jun 2007, 07:44
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Re: Returned

wb... have a green blob
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jun 2007, 10:54
Replies: 39
Views: 1,420
Re: Poland's fairly brilliant EU negotiating strategy

I say if we are going to bring in the majority voting power system the EU contribution of a nation should also be calculated by the population of a nation.
The Dutch are going to be fecked over...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jun 2007, 08:31
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Re: For Friends of loud music - #moshpit

Oh... I didn't know that.
Sorry dude. Get well soon!
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jun 2007, 06:59
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Re: For Friends of loud music - #moshpit

Correcting quotes is soooo 2004. Especially when it's not funny or witty at all.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jun 2007, 12:00
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jun 2007, 07:32
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Re: For Friends of loud music - #moshpit

Wait wait... music fans on a textual chat medium. Am I the only one who thinks something is fundamentally wrong with this whole thing?
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2007, 07:10
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Re: Is your boss "Crazy"?

For shits and giggles I picked the first boss I had, of whom I knew from the bottom of my heart that he was a nutter... and BANG... a 70-or-so... crazy as a door knob. And I didn't even exaggerate...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2007, 06:44
Replies: 29
Views: 1,129
Re: Non-English Music

What the hell?! It is? I haven't set foot in a club for ages, and now I surely won't go anymore.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2007, 17:48
Replies: 56
Views: 3,545
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2007, 17:38
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Re: Just another curiosity for those interested

Only reading about it already gives me a tingly feeling in my testicles.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 12 Jun 2007, 16:44
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Re: Autrun cd

I think he means a deployment project or an installer.
I only looked into this once, for about half an hour, but there's a different kind of project you can add to your solution, and it's called...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2007, 16:25
Replies: 56
Views: 3,545
Re: HIV-man shags underaged girls shocker

Damn man... I must be doing something wrong or so.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2007, 16:22
Replies: 39
Views: 1,232
Re: For the Love on Moses

Odd... whenever I read Theam's posts, and he uses funny words like "analist", I always seem to put the intonation in the wrong places.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jun 2007, 19:32
Replies: 29
Views: 916
Re: The faulty electoral syste -rant

And I fully agree. I know I am no good for politics and that I better stay out of it.
In the past, on this forum I expressed my preference for a benevolent and progressive dictatorship or something...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jun 2007, 19:19
Replies: 39
Views: 1,232
Re: For the Love on Moses

You finished uni, so you must have graduated for something. So, what is it? What are you good at?
Perhaps your problem is that you don't want anything in particular. So what do you put in those...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jun 2007, 17:56
Replies: 39
Views: 1,232
Re: For the Love on Moses

So, you just finished uni or what?
It also took me 2 or 3 months to find a job after I finished my education, and I have to say it was the second most horrible time of my life (the most horrible one...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jun 2007, 17:44
Replies: 29
Views: 916
Re: The faulty electoral syste -rant

I agree. There does not seem to be a correlation between education levels and the interest in voting. My idea is that the media and the way how politics, politicians and opinions of parties are...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2007, 18:41
Replies: 39
Views: 1,100
Re: Tears on my keyboard

Ah... you must be the educated one of your family.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2007, 16:07
Replies: 53
Views: 1,667
Re: Working/moving abroad

Moving to the US might be easiest by enrolling to a university or so. I don't think you need a green card for that, just a student visum, and you can then build up a network of well positioned people...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jun 2007, 18:31
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Re: [rant] the perfect job!

Indeed, if they don't call within a few days, you're out of the game usually. That's been my experience solliciting in the Netherlands so far. All places where I got a position they said "yes" within...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jun 2007, 19:01
Replies: 22
Views: 813
Re: preparing jer for his exams

I like that picture.
For those who do not know, this picture was in the news in the Netherlands recently, because the exact question is (or 'was' now) part of the integration exam of the...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jun 2007, 18:52
Replies: 40
Views: 1,082
Re: London 2012

I kind of like the logo in the bbc article. It looks a bit like a guy who is set for a sprint. Or is doing something very athletic.
But I'm a bit weird so not everyone might share my opinion on this...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jun 2007, 20:40
Replies: 17
Views: 984
Re: Thought of the day

It all depends if you get caught or not.
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2007, 18:35
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Re: Die Happy

Funny you should ask... I just sent a PM to Chika because he has "JAPAN" in his location.

I went on holiday to Japan two years ago, and I sort of "fell in love" with the country. I learned a few...
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2007, 18:06
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Re: Die Happy

One single regret I have now: I didn't save enough money to make my new plans a walk-through - get my masters degree at an university in Japan. It'll be a bit more work now.

Other than that, no...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 30 May 2007, 17:11
Replies: 7
Views: 1,739
Re: drupal

I installed Joomla some time ago. Though I have done little else with it, it seems nice.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2007, 13:27
Replies: 19
Views: 825
Re: If I killed

My dog died a week ago. The poor thing was only six years old and it came very sudden. I'd kill you if you had killed my dog.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Apr 2007, 16:58
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Re: Brilliant Ideas Not Yet Realised

I don't want any of that shit
Forum: General Discussions 19 Apr 2007, 16:44
Replies: 59
Views: 1,796
Re: Who?

Eh... I knew that!
I was just testing you.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Apr 2007, 16:45
Replies: 21
Views: 831
Re: Adventures in the land of the thought police, episode 12

Right, "The Nazi's were evil and therefore their marches were stupid, their art was ugly and all their ideas were dumb and no one should ever claim otherwise". Ignorant Jewish fundamentalists, I say...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2007, 19:36
Replies: 23
Views: 850
Re: Identity Confusion

Isn't it the judge who decides what kind of punishment someone gets, and it's the jury who decides if he's guilty or not?

But DDA, aren't you affraid of lil' axemen showing up at your doorstep now?
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2007, 19:24
Replies: 59
Views: 1,796
Re: Who?

Me... when I close my eyes I can shoot laserbeams from my eyes and fireballs from my arse.
And I carry a big ass sword on my back that stands as tall as myself. And when I swing that sword it...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Apr 2007, 19:08
Replies: 24
Views: 630
Re: Dull I know but what was offensive

I see he probably has enough rep for his precious avatar now. Only 34 more posts! Go go!
Forum: General Discussions 14 Apr 2007, 20:51
Replies: 24
Views: 630
Re: Dull I know but what was offensive

Pos repped for great avatar justice!
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2007, 19:19
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Re: Another Blatant Attack on the GD Community!

I'm glad all this nonsense happens on the other side of the water and is not affecting me.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2007, 18:01
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Re: Looking for PA players in my area

Wot u doin' there in EHV?
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2007, 19:22
Replies: 227
Views: 5,948
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2007, 17:54
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Re: Looking for PA players in my area

I wonder, do you Wallonian guys make the same kind of fries the Flemmish do? Like, really coarse cut.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2007, 17:49
Replies: 227
Views: 5,948
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2007, 14:09
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Re: Looking for PA players in my area

What the hell? Koen is Dutch. Wallonianesians hate the Dutch.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 2 Apr 2007, 17:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Re: Are you Agile?

I have heard quite a few claims that Agile does not scale up very well and that teams of give or take 10 people are really the max. What do you do to scale up to 30 programmers? Do you split the...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 27 Mar 2007, 19:01
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Re: Are you Agile?

We skip the documentation part. We are currently producing a demo for the big Philips demo fair and getting the software going is more important than writing user documentation.
In general Agile...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 Mar 2007, 11:45
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Re: Are you Agile?

I agree that Agile is hard to implement in huge teams of hundreds of developers, and even more so when interacting with different dsciplines. But I think you can split up any huuuuge system up in...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Mar 2007, 17:25
Replies: 39
Views: 1,193
Re: It's not always easy

Then women shouldn't be allowed to hit us either... emancipation èh!
Forum: General Discussions 20 Mar 2007, 20:40
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Re: Wii's

I have a Wii... AND YOU'RE NOT GETTING IT!!!

Muahahahahahahaha
Forum: Programming and Discussion 16 Mar 2007, 21:35
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Are you Agile?

I've been working the Agile way (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agile_software_development) for six months now and I'm loving it. The way I experience it I don't think I ever want to go back to a...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 16 Mar 2007, 21:25
Replies: 10
Views: 1,225
Re: question about java script

They should get a decent browser.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 13 Mar 2007, 19:45
Replies: 10
Views: 1,225
Re: question about java script

I think the browser prevents you from doing such trickery. This seems like a pretty nice way to implement a phishing site. But I'm no expert on this security stuff so I might be wrong.
...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Mar 2007, 22:38
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Re: Roadtrip through California

We're going to visit either Sixflags or those movie studios thingies in LA. I heard it's pretty shit apart from that.
Anyways, this is the trip we booked: http://www.structweb.net/img/routemap.jpg...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Mar 2007, 19:17
Replies: 24
Views: 702
Forum: General Discussions 6 Mar 2007, 19:16
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Re: Ahm Hillary Clinton y'all.

Yo brotha's... I'm down with ya ho's... y'dig...

or so
Forum: General Discussions 4 Mar 2007, 20:25
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Forum: General Discussions 4 Mar 2007, 13:22
Replies: 33
Views: 880
Re: well, i WAS planning on spamming but...

It's where all the smart people gathered.

hmmmm.... now I think of it, THAT could be the reason why no one posts there anymore.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Mar 2007, 11:51
Replies: 33
Views: 880
Re: well, i WAS planning on spamming but...

Even the programming subforum is dead. :(
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2007, 17:12
Replies: 38
Views: 1,740
Re: Rhetorical questions

Because they are not made of a flammable substance?
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2007, 17:11
Replies: 21
Views: 1,631
Re: Long time no see.

Impossible! This thread isn't two weeks old!
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2007, 19:36
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Re: Lloyds TSB are crap

Having a credit card does not mean you're in debt.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2007, 19:33
Replies: 21
Views: 1,631
Re: Long time no see.

This thread does not amuse me.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Feb 2007, 20:24
Replies: 29
Views: 1,329
Re: How's your general knowledge?

Your Score is : 718

Lots of lucky guesses :-)
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2007, 20:27
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Re: Werrd Monitor Problem

Have you tried throwing the monitor out of the window? That sometimes helps.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2007, 20:21
Replies: 26
Views: 954
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2007, 20:11
Replies: 56
Views: 1,731
Re: if you were given fifty grand

I'd pay of my study debt and.... don't know.
I wouldn't go on a shopping spree, I don't need anything really...
I don't need a big sports car...
I like my job too so I would not simply quit it....
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2007, 16:31
Replies: 32
Views: 670
Re: a (simple, but fun) riddle

God, I hate riddles.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2007, 16:27
Replies: 32
Views: 670
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2007, 16:20
Replies: 32
Views: 670
Re: a (simple, but fun) riddle

The title said it was a fun riddle...
I want my money back!
Forum: Programming and Discussion 14 Feb 2007, 19:22
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Re: Assembly/Microsoft language - need some help

So, if I understand correctly you are writing some assembly code that hooks into DLL entry points?
I can't read assembly, nor do I know the inner workings of DLLs (being a spoiled C# DLL import brat...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Feb 2007, 21:19
Replies: 38
Views: 980
Re: Examples of teamwork

How does working in a bank require any teamwork? Surely you can count money all day and rip off people by yourself perfectly fine can't you?
Forum: General Discussions 11 Feb 2007, 19:14
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Re: When PA is down for 24h...

Rnd 1... was that the round when Battleships were still called Mozes's?
Forum: General Discussions 8 Feb 2007, 17:54
Replies: 23
Views: 1,476
Re: Quiting smoking

"Cravings" ?
Is that what they call having a weak will nowadays?
Bloody political correctness is everywhere isn't it?
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jan 2007, 17:56
Replies: 52
Views: 2,246
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2007, 17:38
Replies: 31
So
Views: 819
Re: So

Deja poo more like
Dear GD,


Today I made a funny..

nobody laughed tho
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2007, 17:35
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Re: Help save Mozarts penis.

That's what got Mozart into trouble in the first place.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2007, 17:43
Replies: 35
Views: 623
Re: Stargate

What the hell is wrong with saying "the Gandalf guy"? I don't know that old man's real name, i just know him as "the Gandalf guy".
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jan 2007, 17:48
Replies: 35
Views: 623
Re: Stargate

They should have casted the Gandalf guy to play Merlin :-(
Forum: General Discussions 14 Jan 2007, 11:48
Replies: 6
Views: 1,353
Re: Idiot Test

Brilliant... as expected ofcourse.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jan 2007, 14:36
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Re: Avatars!

My kitten rips your Jack Bauer to shreds!
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jan 2007, 20:34
Replies: 19
Views: 756
Re: A Rather Unusual Request For GD

For what it's worth, when I smack my head flat on the table it sounds a bit like a bass-drum.
Sadly I never get any further than three beats before I pass out.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jan 2007, 20:29
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Re: RIAA sue russian site allofmp3.com for 1.65 Trillion US dollars

Headlines later this year:
"RIAA buys small country"
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jan 2007, 20:21
Replies: 53
Views: 15,678
Re: Why I don't use the train

Oh sure... You don't happen to hop around on the Philips high tech campus do you?
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2007, 20:35
Replies: 25
Views: 730
Re: urges... I sometimes have these urges...

Kenny?
I don't think so. I don't recall wanting to stab a Kenny.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jan 2007, 20:27
Replies: 25
Views: 730
urges... I sometimes have these urges...

Overall I consider myself quite a normal person, but sometimes there are moments, I have these urges, just out of the blue. And at those moment I sometimes think I'm a lunatic...
a nutcase, a psycho...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jan 2007, 19:22
Replies: 53
Views: 15,678
Re: Why I don't use the train

I drove 30,000 km (20,000 miles) last year in my poluting diesel lease car. When I still went to Aachen, a 90km single trip that took me over an hour, I looked into the options to go by public...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2007, 19:56
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Re: Vote now for GD's Xmas enemy

Voted Britney because I had no clue what the rest was about.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jan 2007, 19:47
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Re: Internet dating (again)

...

I don't know what to say...

...

This guy likes to **** male Egyptians...

and become their friend...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jan 2007, 19:28
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Forum: General Discussions 31 Dec 2006, 17:48
Replies: 53
Views: 1,466
Re: Saddams death, tragedy or great victory?

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-7532034279766935521
Forum: General Discussions 31 Dec 2006, 13:50
Replies: 34
Views: 877
Re: Saddam, Hitler, Stalin, Hirohito... all were needed.

I don't understand what you mean. Should dictators/tyrants not influence our view of good and evil?
There can be no "good" without a definition of "evil".

What do you think? Would it be better...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Dec 2006, 12:51
Replies: 34
Views: 877
Re: Saddam, Hitler, Stalin, Hirohito... all were needed.

Though I agree that population control is necesary I believe disease is much more effective. For example the AIDS epidemic is estimated to have claimed about 3 million lives this year. Though this...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Dec 2006, 14:05
Replies: 41
Views: 1,550
Re: New Years Resolutions

It seems as if I'm winning!
Forum: General Discussions 30 Dec 2006, 13:28
Replies: 53
Views: 1,466
Re: Saddams death, tragedy or great victory?

Well, in my opinion "knowing something for myself" and having it "acknowledged by others/the world" gives me an entirely different feeling about something.
But ofcourse, I'm not affected by his...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Dec 2006, 13:14
Replies: 53
Views: 1,466
Re: Saddams death, tragedy or great victory?

I disagree with that. Saddam has been executed for the mass-murder in Dujail in 1982. He has not been convicted for the countless other incidents. So in essence it has not been acknowledged that he...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Dec 2006, 13:06
Replies: 53
Views: 1,466
Re: Saddams death, tragedy or great victory?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHNFvLu-pK0
Not the hanging itself though, just how he gets the rope around his neck.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2006, 20:28
Replies: 41
Views: 1,550
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2006, 20:27
Replies: 442
Views: 21,516
Re: A Plane Problem

Surely, didn't you know that everything in your house is held in place by gravitystrings?!?! How else would it stay in place while we are flying through space at a gazillion miles per hour?!
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2006, 18:53
Replies: 442
Views: 21,516
Re: A Plane Problem

but...


but...


That would make the cat dirty!
And no one likes a dirty pussy.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2006, 12:11
Replies: 24
Views: 472
Re: Ideologies of hate

So in other words you're saying that the current American government is a bit like the Nazi's because they both use this ideology of hate to justify their wars. Think of it, when you look at it from...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2006, 12:04
Replies: 41
Views: 1,550
Re: New Years Resolutions

1920x1200

24" FTW.
I'm glad my penis isn't that big.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2006, 12:02
Replies: 442
Views: 21,516
Re: A Plane Problem

Then perhaps the vast amounts of Jakiri's intelligence and others' stupidity will make the world spin around at infinite speed and break down under centrifugal forces. It's the same concept as when...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2006, 11:54
Replies: 21
Views: 1,110
Re: Going to the USA next year

This is very handy information, thank you. As it looks now we will head out early May because some of us can not take a holiday any later so we will hit Mammoth Lakes half May. Fingers crossed the...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Dec 2006, 16:27
Replies: 21
Views: 1,110
Re: Going to the USA next year

We decided to skip most of the east coast. We are only staying one day in NYC after which we fly straight to Denver.
This is our planned route for now: http://www.structweb.net/img/routemap.jpg

I...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Dec 2006, 16:23
Replies: 442
Views: 21,516
Re: A Plane Problem

I am surprised this thread hasn't made the world implode under the vast amounts of intelligence that it has gathered in one place.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Dec 2006, 23:10
Replies: 43
Views: 1,343
Re: Survivor of GD : In what way has being here affected you?

People have been claiming that GD is dying for years now... and look, it's still here.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Dec 2006, 22:56
Replies: 33
Views: 1,451
Re: Self inflicted Pigeonholing

I think something went lost.
Or if you just agree with me, you can also just green-blob me.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Dec 2006, 22:38
Replies: 43
Views: 1,343
Re: Survivor of GD : In what way has being here affected you?

I learned that the quantity of posts and not their quality is what makes you a forum celebrity.

But without kidding, I learned how to "use the interweb" through GD. More specifically, I learned...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Dec 2006, 15:02
Replies: 442
Views: 21,516
Re: A Plane Problem

Let's make this more difficult, and add in relativity.
So, when mister pilot turns up the throttle the engines start to displace air, and the big plane starts to move relative to the air.
But then...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Dec 2006, 13:13
Replies: 16
Views: 974
Re: Taine

Would you do him?
Forum: General Discussions 20 Dec 2006, 18:37
Replies: 442
Views: 21,516
Re: A Plane Problem

This thread sucks.
It started with a silly trick question, and now we're at a point where people start throwing in formula's and Tomkat is totally losing it.
World wars have been fought over less!
Forum: General Discussions 20 Dec 2006, 17:43
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Re: do wii love it

I put myself on a waiting list for the Wii. I can't wait to do some sword fighting in my living room.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Dec 2006, 15:02
Replies: 16
Views: 974
Re: Taine

That doesn't say much.
Would you do her?
Forum: General Discussions 20 Dec 2006, 14:59
Replies: 16
Views: 974
Re: Taine

Was she lovely?
Forum: General Discussions 20 Dec 2006, 10:08
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Re: My name isnt Earl, but..

So... this is all about coming clean from past mistakes èh.

When I was a lil' boy I had two kids of about the same age living in our neighborhood. And we loved to bully them around.
One day, we...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2006, 11:19
Replies: 33
Views: 1,451
Re: Self inflicted Pigeonholing

They must all be naive frogs. Go ahead Dace, you can sting them, but be carefull not to go down with them.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Dec 2006, 20:20
Replies: 33
Views: 1,451
Re: Self inflicted Pigeonholing

I don't think they don't like cocks... they use fake ones, don't they.
And neither is it the looking as a bloke thing.
Perhaps they just don't like sitting on the couch and watch football?
Forum: General Discussions 18 Dec 2006, 13:06
Replies: 33
Views: 1,451
Re: Self inflicted Pigeonholing

So if I understand correctly you are wondering why your roommate acts like a stereotypical lesbian ever since she came out for it?
This reminds me of a fragment on an audio tape of Anthony Robbins' ...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Dec 2006, 21:40
Replies: 14
Bsg
Views: 531
Re: Bsg

Oooooh... Battlestar galactica...
Yea, I saw that episode too. I'm sad because the next episode will be in late Januari.

Does anyone else have this weird feeling that this whole BSG series seems...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Dec 2006, 18:44
Replies: 14
Bsg
Views: 531
Re: Bsg

I must have missed something.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Dec 2006, 15:06
Replies: 30
Views: 1,110
Re: I see you're still alive...

I hope that also applies to the quality of it.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Dec 2006, 01:30
Replies: 30
Views: 1,110
Re: I see you're still alive...

Well, I have the odd feeling that I'm going to be labelled as naive (which I am), a chicken, cheesy and mentally unstable, but just for you... But, I first want to warn you that this is going to be a...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Dec 2006, 22:59
Replies: 30
Views: 1,110
Re: I see you're still alive...

Hey SS!



Yooo Megla! How are you doing? I've been out of touch with the GD community for too long, not realizing what a nice clique this really is as an outlet.
Pong still exists... and so...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Dec 2006, 07:14
Replies: 30
Views: 1,110
Re: I see you're still alive...

Really? I did not know. Congratulations!
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2006, 17:18
Replies: 54
Views: 1,892
Re: ITT: You help me with the culture shock [London]

When I was in London I was amazed by the orderly escalator use in the tube. It's so much different than in the Netherlands, where everyone just stand where he/she likes and there is no way to get...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2006, 09:41
Replies: 54
Views: 1,892
Re: ITT: You help me with the culture shock [London]

"Yeah... good barman... good job... here have a cookie. Can you do another trick too?"

We Dutch don't tip... as a barman it's your job to serve me and you get paid for that already.
And perhaps...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2006, 07:26
Replies: 96
Views: 2,122
Re: Yo americans

Hahaha... "yo, Tony"... mix in a bit of an Italian accent and it could be like the very next mafia film.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Dec 2006, 13:52
Replies: 30
Views: 1,110
Re: I see you're still alive...

I checked it out, and you're right. I made a short visit in March this year.
Bloody cat... spoiling my entire comeback. ;)
Forum: General Discussions 10 Dec 2006, 13:47
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Re: Secret Salad

hmmmm... No salad here. Though I do have a Geranium. It's also a plant so it should be fine, no?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Dec 2006, 13:41
Replies: 30
Views: 1,110
Re: I see you're still alive...

Hey Furball. I'm not sure what I think is creepier: that people are asking about me in GD-meet lunches after about a year of absence, or that we might have a mental bond so that we think about...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 21:13
Replies: 21
Views: 1,110
Re: Going to the USA next year

We will go for four weeks. I am aware that this is a short time, and we will break speed limits in order to get in the east in time. ;)
Our first idea of a date is late April and most of May.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 18:52
Replies: 21
Views: 1,110
Re: Going to the USA next year

The Netherlands are as flat as a pancake... any mountain is special for us.
Yosemite is also on our map, though it's a bit far from any of the other dots we put on it.
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 17:15
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Re: So, after two years, is PA still any good?

Hey Fodder!

I must admit, Kargool's post doesn't sound very motivating, though I like the looks of bwtmc's link where no alliance has a huge number of planets in the top100.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 17:08
Replies: 21
Views: 1,110
Re: Going to the USA next year

We plan on starting in the West, and end our journey in the East...
In other words, I have no idea.
We want to visit the major attractions in the US that you hear about over here on the other side...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 16:56
Replies: 30
Views: 1,110
Re: I see you're still alive...

Still recovering from the shame that I had to look up the word "meme": Hi MrL!
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 16:47
Replies: 21
Views: 1,110
Going to the USA next year

Three friends of mine and I are planning a trip to the USA next year. We plan on going from west to east in just four weeks by car and I am hoping that GD can point out some interesting places to...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 16:30
Replies: 30
Views: 1,110
Re: I see you're still alive...

That comes as a surprise.



No really!! I'm surprised!



Dace was Scottish? Eeeeeuw!
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 16:20
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Re: Straw Goat

Seriously, you would think they had gotten the message after 50 years.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 16:12
Replies: 30
Views: 1,110
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 15:59
Replies: 30
Views: 1,110
Re: I see you're still alive...

Are those real threads, or do posts also count? Like, three posts equal one thread? The problem is, although I have plenty of intellect as a mage, I can not really use it for anything else but...
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 15:53
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Re: So, after two years, is PA still any good?

Well, to clarify my idea of "decent": without being raped by a tonne of galaxy farmers every day over and over again.
I remember the frustration of not being able to put up a fight against the huge...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 15:44
Replies: 30
Views: 1,110
Re: I see you're still alive...

I'm doing just fine Leshy, thanks. I hope everything is well on your side of the interweb too.
I just cancelled my WoW subscription for the sake of getting a real life. Bearing the disappointment...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 15:19
Replies: 30
Views: 1,110
I see you're still alive...

So am I.
I missed you guys!! :crymeariver:
Forum: Planetarion Discussions 9 Dec 2006, 15:10
Replies: 12
Views: 524
So, after two years, is PA still any good?

After almost two years of absence I'm thinking of playing a PA round again. So I wonder, is it any good?
Can I:
- play decently without being in a huge alliance?
- play without getting up at three...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Apr 2006, 16:00
Replies: 99
Views: 1,835
Re: What Are You Listening to RIGHT NOW !

39. Kajiura Yuki - open your heart~reprise
Forum: General Discussions 26 Mar 2006, 00:43
Replies: 90
Views: 1,734
Re: Have you ever been arrested?

Well, it proves again that only dumb people get caught.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Mar 2006, 19:32
Replies: 45
Views: 1,036
Re: Go Bush Go!

I heard last week from a colleague that some big oil-boys are considering to switch to euros in 2007 (or so). If this is a rumour or based on solid facts/press releases I do not know.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2006, 19:41
Replies: 33
Views: 794
Re: The old forums were better

Well, yes, ofcourse. 1) Everyone wants attention, and 2) yes, I am a valuable forum-asset and forums aren't the same without me.
Also, it doesn't matter what people think of you, the only thing that...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2006, 22:06
Replies: 33
Views: 794
Re: The old forums were better

Sadly this is true. Once I was famous and popular around here... no really, I was... but now, I've been gone for half a year or so, the forum went down the shitter and no one notices me. It really...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2006, 18:27
Replies: 21
Views: 298
Re: Windows Vista

Well, the combination of Citrix and Word is unbearable. Laggy piece of crap. I can get myself some coffee every time I save my document. And you know how often I have to save when I use Word?
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2006, 18:17
Replies: 21
Views: 298
Re: Windows Vista

Yes... see... and imagine this:
I have to use Citrix for editting/writing documents in MS Word.
Now somehow someone managed to combine the three most horrible pieces of software to become the...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2006, 20:43
Replies: 34
Views: 303
Re: "Sheila's Wheels"

Yea, but they do more than wheels alone.

I feel a business plan coming up...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2006, 20:14
Replies: 22
Views: 264
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2006, 20:11
Replies: 58
Views: 808
Re: Political Soapbox

It's because Americans have guns we can't round 'em up and exterminate them. I'm sure if they hadn't we'd have already done so a long time ago.
And now this mail encourages them. Bah!
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2006, 20:09
Replies: 34
Views: 303
Re: "Sheila's Wheels"

I still don't want any wheels.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2006, 20:04
Replies: 34
Views: 303
Re: "Sheila's Wheels"

Why are they called "Sheila's Wheels" anyway?
I don't see why Sheila's wheels would be any better than Bob's wheels. Or Danny's wheels.
I'm sure a Bob would be more usefull than a silly bint...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2006, 19:57
Replies: 21
Views: 298
Re: Windows Vista

I challence you to use Solaris 5.6 which comes with a CDE desktop. Linux rocks compared to that.
I cry myself to sleep every night because of that horror I have to endure at work every day.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2006, 18:59
Replies: 96
Views: 1,125
Re: What did you have for breakfast this morning?

Usually two slices of bread with some meaty stuff squished between them, most often consumed right after my first cup of coffee at work.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2006, 18:57
Replies: 36
Views: 496
Re: What's your favourite colour?

Yellow... I think...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2006, 20:50
Replies: 50
Views: 1,383
Re: ADHD - Possibly one of the funniest disorders in history.

That was brilliant.
"Ich wirde euch ümbringen!! Töten!!"

Though I'm not certain if this is more a case of TRA* than ADHD.





* Technology Related Anger
Forum: General Discussions 24 Feb 2006, 23:27
Replies: 34
Views: 498
Re: American Taliban

"The one who wins the war gets to write history" still holds true, but I think the part "teach our children what to believe" kind of sounds like brainwashing.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Feb 2006, 19:42
Replies: 24
Views: 281
Forum: General Discussions 24 Feb 2006, 17:40
Replies: 24
Views: 281
Re: OK im slihjtly drunk ...

You should tell him that he should go **** himself again, as you 1) don't do anything work related in the weekend and 2) you don't do anything work-related in the evening.
Ofcourse, telling him that...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Feb 2006, 19:25
Replies: 30
Views: 374
Re: The old new car old car routine

Or, get a decent job that will provide you with a lease car.
Like me.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Feb 2006, 19:21
Replies: 59
God
Views: 554
Re: God

God is bollocks. It's just a bloody excuse for stuff people can't explain by logical thinking. Like in the dark ages when they believed the earth was flat and your head would be chopped off if you...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Feb 2006, 19:53
Replies: 15
Views: 243
Re: Left at school.

Pity you didn't have any school today. I'm sure it would have helped.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2006, 19:49
Replies: 25
Views: 592
Re: The Perfect PA Player

Damn... I wish I could go without sleep like that. Think of all the stuff I could do I don't have any time for now.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2006, 19:45
Replies: 28
Views: 357
Re: Has this been tried for weather forecasting?

That was what I meant indeed.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2006, 19:39
Replies: 28
Views: 357
Re: Has this been tried for weather forecasting?

I'm claiming that even IF you knew every condition everywhere on the planet, it would be too much to process it.
Even the guys at the Enterprise couldn't predict the weather.

Mr Data: Sensors...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2006, 19:12
Replies: 28
Views: 357
Re: Has this been tried for weather forecasting?

Hmmmm, I thought they already used the data collected over the past 100 years to predict the weather.
Something along the lines of "Oh, high and low pressure here and there, tempuratures like that,...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2006, 19:35
Replies: 85
Views: 1,531
Re: Job, what do you do?

I work at ASML in Veldhoven as a software programmer, via a contractor. I never thought there were people who care about distances of 100 atoms big, but they're here.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jun 2005, 20:58
Replies: 110
Views: 2,292
Re: What song are you listening to atm?

10512. Blof - Hand op mijn hart
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jun 2005, 11:14
Replies: 22
Views: 1,059
Re: post your oldest pm

OI FS mer...

I know what you mean, and I'm sorry...
Boredom is a dangerous thing.
I'll try to ease a bit down
[/quote][/QUOTE]
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2005, 11:11
Replies: 36
Views: 829
Re: Cookies!

I prefer them binary.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jun 2005, 17:11
Replies: 21
Views: 640
Re: So, tomorrow I'll be out of a job

No, they didn't. I quit...
Some shit happened tho.
But just for Yahwe I'll just STFU.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jun 2005, 14:29
Replies: 21
Views: 640
Re: So, tomorrow I'll be out of a job

There's that...
And they walk around in their neat suits talking nonsensical techno-babble that makes them look intelligent, but in reality they can't code for shit.
I read thedailyWTF BTW.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jun 2005, 13:58
Replies: 21
Views: 640
Re: So, tomorrow I'll be out of a job

Don't get me started on "shown respect" and "earned respect". Deep down everyone hates consultants.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jun 2005, 11:52
Replies: 21
Views: 640
Re: So, tomorrow I'll be out of a job

offer?

The XBox thing sounds cool tho.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 10 Jun 2005, 10:41
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Re: Various problems with PC.

HDD spindown...
Either a powersaving setting, the HDD dying, or a power problem.
HDD's are on 12V I believe as is the processor, so why it doesn't reboot/BSOD before stopping the HDD I don't know....
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jun 2005, 07:25
Replies: 21
Views: 640
So, tomorrow I'll be out of a job

Maybe not really as I still have three weeks of "vacation" to think some stuff over, but after that I'll (hopefully) start at a new place.
Having done 8 hours of screen-work for the past nine months...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jun 2005, 13:04
Replies: 51
Views: 1,450
Catching a thieving bastard

We got a thieving bastard in the house and I want to catch him. Sometimes money just spontaneously diappears from my wallet. Like today... yesterday I checked and had 10 euros... now I only have 5...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Jun 2005, 21:18
Replies: 31
Views: 830
Re: On-chip DRM :|

I doubt many people would go near their motherboard and processor with a soldering iron.

Other than that, if people who download stuff are effected by this (ie: it blocks the processing of certain...
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2005, 21:33
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Re: helichopter landed on everest!

So... this means we don't have to climb the bugger anymore?
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2005, 18:05
Replies: 51
Views: 1,460
Re: Britain Vs. France

Jaques Chirac made me laugh this morning. He pulled really weird faces in his television speech .
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2005, 21:23
Replies: 19
Poll: POTW Voting.
Views: 704
Re: POTW Voting.

First vote!

And in after poll. \o/
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2005, 20:34
Replies: 53
Views: 1,539
Re: ****!

Yea... just smack it on the side of the pavement a few times, toss what comes off it in a bottle, and bring it to the place saying "hey, I found this in the streets, I want to know if I'm its dad".
Forum: Programming and Discussion 26 May 2005, 11:48
Replies: 13
Views: 2,082
Re: open souce

I think "stealing" the images would get you sued. But the look in itself, I doubt it.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 May 2005, 14:38
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Re: User defined criteria on dataselection

The current app allows the user to make simple selections on the data, and in most cases this is sufficient. However, this requirement is kind of nescesary because of the database design which is...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 May 2005, 14:22
Replies: 13
Views: 2,082
Re: open souce

I made a clone a few years ago (2002 I think) in ASP/MySQL. It was buggy and incomplete, but it kind of worked.
Here's the link to the original first upload....
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2005, 17:33
Replies: 39
Views: 1,748
Re: idimmu thread

I have a better idea... DON'T make a thread, because there's a whole website with news already.
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2005, 16:13
Replies: 39
Views: 1,748
Re: idimmu thread

Your one-liners?
Forum: General Discussions 22 May 2005, 01:47
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Re: Cartoon Violence

So, cartoons where people get stabbed, and spray blood all over the place and have their guts falling on the floor and their eyes poked out in a gory way and get killed and never come back, are...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 22 May 2005, 01:22
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Re: VB 6 -Skipping lines of code...

Typical...
"Hey... let's statically allocate memory for procedures... 64k should do it."

I get the shivers when I see stuff like that. It once took me two days to hunt down a bug that crashed the...
Forum: General Discussions 20 May 2005, 20:18
Replies: 37
Views: 938
Re: Superstitions

I'm sure he like YOUR man-hole though.

HAHAHAHAHAHA...

Anyway, no superstitions here.
I don't particularly notice Friday's the 13th, of 13's, or black cats, or manholes, or ladders...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 20 May 2005, 10:46
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Re: VB 6 -Skipping lines of code...

Don't you all just love VB6 ?
What happens if you compile it to machinecode BTW? Does it run fine then? It seems more of a problem with the interpreter than with the code.

I'd define a custom...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 20 May 2005, 10:37
Replies: 4
Views: 677
User defined criteria on dataselection

I need suggestions as to how to deal with user-defined criteria on data selections.
I'm writing a module that allows the user to compose overviews, and dispite that it's pretty obvious how a user...
Forum: General Discussions 18 May 2005, 17:59
Replies: 22
Views: 548
Re: Your funniest irc quote2

A few times a year, at my uni, we had a big poster sale. I bought it there.
Forum: General Discussions 18 May 2005, 17:51
Replies: 261
Views: 118,977
Re: The GD Music Archive

Speed rock

Peter Pan SpeedRock - Loud Mean Fast and Dirty (http://www.gracenote.com/xm/pcd/rockroll/e5a490f5a3183f45d675d288515fcdbb.html) - Peter pan Speedrock was recently suggested by a...
Forum: General Discussions 18 May 2005, 17:43
Replies: 22
Views: 548
Re: Your funniest irc quote2

This poster in my room quite clearly expresses my sentiments towards the poster of this thread. (http://84.29.18.109/FUUFF.jpg)
Forum: General Discussions 18 May 2005, 14:07
Replies: 228
Views: 5,804
Re: Your Funniest IRC Quote

"But can you handle it as well as I?"
Forum: General Discussions 18 May 2005, 10:02
Replies: 57
Views: 1,070
Re: Culture of respect

Respect is to be earned, and can not be forced with rules or laws.
Forum: General Discussions 18 May 2005, 09:57
Replies: 25
Views: 893
Re: Who else still owns...

The NES was the first "computer" I owned. It truely rocked. I can't think of the hours I spent playing Super Mario Bros. and Duck Hunt.
One NES we picked up from a junk-market now houses my server...
Forum: General Discussions 18 May 2005, 09:51
Replies: 37
Views: 800
Re: Friends

All friends I have now I have met at uni four years ago (nearly 5).
I had contact with my middle-school friends for a short period after I went to uni, but that quickly faded away, because I had...
Forum: General Discussions 17 May 2005, 19:47
Replies: 28
Views: 1,207
Re: POTW Nominations.

No wonder that society went extinct.
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 16 May 2005, 10:55
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Re: New computer causing problems

I have two SATA drives, and my Windows install would stop too saying it couldn't find a disk it could install too.
Turning off SATA RAID in the BIOS did the trick.
However, since you only have one...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 12 May 2005, 19:37
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Forum: General Discussions 12 May 2005, 13:49
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Re: The Downfall

Did you watch it with spoken German and English subtitles, or English dubs?
It's a good movie indeed. I found the Goebels family more disgusting than Hitler.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 12 May 2005, 11:45
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Re: boohoo... VB is being nasty again - returning user defined types from a class mod

If this was C++, yes. Even with C this would have been possible.
Alternatively, I could write a function to retrieve every possible member of all UDT's. Or I could just not use a class module but a...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 12 May 2005, 10:56
Replies: 5
Views: 699
boohoo... VB is being nasty again - returning user defined types from a class module

I made this neat manager (in a class module) that manages some complex datastructures.
I want to display some information of these datastructures in a form.
So I thought it'd be nice to make a...
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2005, 12:19
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Re: When I grow up, I want one of these in my backyard

Not crazy. Just a good eye for business.
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2005, 10:23
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Re: When I grow up, I want one of these in my backyard

Every employee's chair should be fitted with one of these engines, and when the employee sits on the chair with his warm arse the engine starts to run which will power the computer and lights. Power...
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2005, 08:39
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Re: Positive Reinforcement

Can "not beating them to pulp at the end of the class" also be seen as "positive" reinforcement?
Just curious.
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2005, 08:36
Replies: 34
Views: 906
Re: Parents + computers = Bad

When I have customers on the phone, and tell them to make a "backup" of the database, I have to explain to them how to open the file explorer, and what copy and paste is.
I'm still not sure if it's...
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2005, 07:47
Replies: 34
Views: 906
Re: Parents + computers = Bad

I stand corrected then. My source was an O-reilly book (I think, or another book) I had in school with pictures of fried bugs on PCB. I thought it was a funny thing and I remembered it when writing...
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2005, 07:43
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Re: When I grow up, I want one of these in my backyard

Because the engine can not accelerate very fast (in terms of RPM), which is required for cars. Wikipedia told me that.
Still, I think it's great for saving energy costs by putting one in the yard....
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2005, 16:41
Replies: 34
Views: 906
Re: Parents + computers = Bad

I don't think memory capacity was expressed in Megabytes 30 years ago.
Heck, 30 years ago, they we're still "de-bugging"* computers with insecticide.




* Did you know, that the term...
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2005, 16:16
Replies: 34
Views: 906
Re: Parents + computers = Bad

My mother is better with computers than my dad, but she still thinks that empty harddisk space is directly related to the speed of the machine.
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2005, 13:23
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Re: 'God Radio' is evul

And there's the electronics companies charging us lots of money for a bloody radio, when a simple lightbulb could do the job just perfectly.
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2005, 13:20
Replies: 27
Views: 665
Re: [Poker] \o/ HURRAH \o/

I thought poker was about having a straight face and being able to "read someones mind" during the game to find out if he has a good hand.

Or stabbing your opponent in the face when he wins.

I...
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2005, 12:59
Replies: 16
Views: 559
When I grow up, I want one of these in my backyard

A stirling engine (http://travel.howstuffworks.com/stirling-engine1.htm) (here too (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stirling_engine)). Reading a topic on gamedev.net I learned that these engines can...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 10 May 2005, 11:50
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Re: Asus EAX800 Pro giving me troubles

I could do that. Though I'd need to get me a second PCI-E or PCI card from somewhere else I can't use my PC.
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2005, 10:42
Replies: 34
Views: 906
Re: Parents + computers = Bad

Heh...

I never let my dad near my PC either.
Unless I would WANT porn popups all over the place.
I'm not THAT desperate for porn tho.
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2005, 10:23
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Re: Online Poker

I don't know :( Does it?
Can you win this interweb poker by randomly clicking the buttons? Because, if you can, I wouldn't mind winning $3000.
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2005, 10:01
Replies: 22
Views: 660
Re: Saterdaynight...

"It's legal as long as you don't get busted"
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2005, 09:54
Replies: 27
Views: 665
Re: [Poker] \o/ HURRAH \o/

Fk... I've chosen the wrong profession :(
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 10 May 2005, 09:07
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Re: Asus EAX800 Pro giving me troubles

I ordered late Januari (took me two months to receive it and even get it working, but that aside).
If it's a chipset conflict, is this covered by RMA?
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 10 May 2005, 08:01
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Re: Asus EAX800 Pro giving me troubles

I finally got a monitor proggy running, and temperature, while gaming, does not rise above the 55 degrees.
I read some other forums/articles, and a lot of them state that this is most likely a...
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2005, 15:28
Replies: 22
Views: 660
Re: Saterdaynight...

I played World of Warcraft this weekend.
I ran around StormWind with all my equipment (cloak, shirt, trousers) in my backback so my character only had his underwear on. I then did a "/dance" with...
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2005, 13:46
Replies: 42
Views: 912
Re: Diet improves behaviour

"disproves" is perhaps the wrong word for it. It's just not possible in practise. But I feel the theory is still valid. If you know EVERYTHING, you can calculate the future.
Do you have a link to...
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2005, 13:24
Replies: 42
Views: 912
Re: Diet improves behaviour

Oh yeah, that was it... if you opened the box you interfered with the radioactive particle inside the box.

But I think it does not matter for laplacian determinism because it states that if you...
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2005, 13:02
Replies: 42
Views: 912
Re: Diet improves behaviour

Oh wait... this was with the cat and radiation in the box thing, no? You can't determine the state of something unless you take a second peek in the box.
You can't determine the velocity of a...
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2005, 12:33
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Re: Piano Balls

There's also this video around about this guy who plays some musical pieces with blow-horns (right word?) attached to his overall-suit-thingy-whatever.
The file I have on my computer at home is...
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2005, 12:25
Replies: 42
Views: 912
Re: Diet improves behaviour

As to my defence: I know nothing about quantum theory. :p
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2005, 10:56
Replies: 19
Views: 443
Re: Evil Banks

I know people who pay off their loans with new loans. And buy a swimming pool of the money they have left after paying off their previous loan.
And the banks are laughing their arses off because...
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2005, 10:31
Replies: 42
Views: 912
Re: Diet improves behaviour

http://www.sfu.ca/philosophy/swartz/freewill1.htm

It means that as long as you know ALL factors you can calculate the future by applying the laws of nature.
This makes "free will" non-existant.
...
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2005, 09:59
Replies: 42
Views: 912
Re: Diet improves behaviour

I never interpreted the "butterfly-saying" like that.
I always believed that it meant to say that even the smallest factor can have a huge influence on the big system. Thus that any prediction that...
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2005, 09:25
Replies: 41
Views: 850
Re: Exercise

I sometimes take a long walk with our dog.
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2005, 09:25
Replies: 41
Views: 850
Re: Exercise

Your anus must be really muscular!
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2005, 09:16
Replies: 42
Views: 912
Re: Diet improves behaviour

It's called the "butterfly effect" like in the "chaos theory".
When you eat just a tiny a butterfly you suddenly get twice as fat.


Or something like that.
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2005, 09:05
Replies: 20
Views: 749
Re: The Decline of MSN messanger

The new big communication-medium are private forums.
I have one with my old schoolmates, and generally I have more discussions on the forum than over MSN.
I rarely log into MSN anymore because I...
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 6 May 2005, 12:45
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Asus EAX800 Pro giving me troubles

I got this new computer since early March, and ever since it's been giving me problems with games.
It started with HL2, every once so often ATI's VPU Recover would kick in, either making the entire...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 6 May 2005, 12:16
Replies: 2
Views: 2,714
VB6 - blocking dialogs, and returning values from dialogs

I'm trying to make a dialog with which the user can edit a text. This text should be "returned" to the calling dialog.
So in this first dialog, the user clicks on "edit", which opens a new dialog...
Forum: General Discussions 6 May 2005, 11:39
Replies: 25
Views: 471
Re: I am drunk on the internet :(

I also just read a thread on GameDev about someone being drunk.
What the hell is so cool about being drunk on the internet?
Forum: General Discussions 6 May 2005, 09:48
Replies: 67
Views: 1,218
Re: so anyway say hi everybody

Think of it... everyone here used to play this online game called "Planetarion"... We had alliances, moaned when we got "bashed", tried to defeat the might "Fury" and "Legion"...
And now we're...
Forum: General Discussions 6 May 2005, 07:59
Replies: 44
Views: 1,073
Re: If You knew that Dead.....

Surely it's his own illusion that keeps him alive then.
Forum: General Discussions 4 May 2005, 15:38
Replies: 31
Views: 1,964
Re: university final year project ideas

Web apps suck.

We did an SNMP-monitor thingy in PHP that monitored a nr of webservers by retrieving the SNMP data every x minutes.

The other project was a multi-player connect-4 game, which...
Forum: General Discussions 4 May 2005, 14:44
Replies: 18
Poll: POTW Voting.
Views: 514
Re: POTW Voting.

Yes, and after you coronation you can wave you l33t-scept0r over your GD-minions.

Nominated BTW.
Forum: General Discussions 4 May 2005, 14:35
Replies: 39
Poll: Meet Poll
Views: 1,126
Re: Meet Poll

I want to play World of Warcraft.
Forum: General Discussions 4 May 2005, 13:24
Replies: 39
Poll: Meet Poll
Views: 1,126
Re: Meet Poll

No.
London was dirty.
And I don't have any spare free days anymore.
And I need the bloody money for my holiday.
And I haven't booked anything yet.
And I'm affraid Yahwe is going to kick me in...
Forum: General Discussions 4 May 2005, 13:15
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Re: Cheers

"lol" is even a word in Dutch, which means "fun".
We Dutch had these internet acronyms worked out even before the internet existed.
Forum: General Discussions 4 May 2005, 13:12
Replies: 18
Poll: POTW Voting.
Views: 514
Re: POTW Voting.

I voted JBG because everyone digs penis-jokes even when they're tired like me.
Forum: General Discussions 2 May 2005, 21:19
Replies: 100
Views: 1,846
Re: Geek Humour

Me too, and I'm not even trying to follow your conversation.
Forum: General Discussions 2 May 2005, 13:54
Replies: 25
Views: 571
Re: It's my birthday...

Happy birthday.
Forum: General Discussions 2 May 2005, 13:35
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Re: What Font is this?

It's a standard font that comes with Windows I believe. It looks a bit like "Arial Black", but the comma doesn't fit in.
The outline can easilly be achieved with the contract/expand tool in...
Forum: General Discussions 2 May 2005, 10:08
Replies: 68
Views: 1,320
Re: My Mate Martin

What a great prank.
In a years time you'll be able to laugh about this in a "hey, do you remember the time you sent my photo to these gay dudes, that was funny wasn't it"-like way.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2005, 15:34
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Re: thick meaty papal sausage

Brings back youth memories?
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2005, 14:01
Replies: 31
Views: 1,265
Re: T&F explains film-making

You could make a film using a clownshoe-corner-thread as base story.
Not sure if that'd be funny though.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 29 Apr 2005, 13:10
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Re: Neural Network Problem

I can across this (http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/kstanley/rocket.html) browsing the ai-junkie.com forum. Looking at the relative simplicity of the neural network it's surprising such an image is...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Apr 2005, 07:12
Replies: 41
Views: 1,071
Re: GD Advice

Just visit the Techforum... although that isn't quite GD.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Apr 2005, 08:44
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Re: Mishaps video

Woa... that reminds me of that funny spaghetti song... it was also on the earthworm jim 2 PC platform game soundtrack of the spaghetti/italian level. Or was it the one where you had to catch the dogs...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Apr 2005, 07:25
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Re: Very weird dream (maybe long)

Even if he had, he'd be higher up than most on this forum.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Apr 2005, 07:08
Replies: 12
Poll: POTW Voting.
Views: 505
Re: POTW Voting.

If you take the time to read it, Skiddy's > *
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2005, 15:34
Replies: 41
Views: 720
Re: To the gaming comunity out there

I think I'm going to build up a social life network in World of Warcraft, and keep this one just to make some money and feed my real life body, which I only need to whack on the keyboard that...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2005, 14:24
Replies: 117
Views: 2,662
Re: How do you Revise?

How many teachers do you know who aren't morons?
J/K.

But obviously your kind of "essays" are different than ours. We got rated for presentation as well as contents, which is what I experienced...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2005, 12:55
Replies: 117
Views: 2,662
Re: How do you Revise?

That brings me to the subject of those policemen walking around with automatic machineguns and that convoy of five policevans loaded with policemen that came rushing through the streets.
I found...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2005, 12:25
Replies: 117
Views: 2,662
Re: How do you Revise?

How can you be properly tested if you know how to write difficult sentences and know all the pretty words, but don't have a clue about the subject?
I experienced this in some subject at school...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 27 Apr 2005, 11:36
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Re: Neural Network Problem

Perhaps... Like, "hey, you bought a new PSU for the third time, perhaps this nice protective power-socket-box-thingy is nice too".

But yes, a neural network could be used I think... every product...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2005, 10:52
Replies: 25
Views: 689
Forum: Programming and Discussion 27 Apr 2005, 09:42
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Re: Neural Network Problem

Then all chatbots are not implemented correctly, because the ones I tried just dive into meaningless conversations even though they probably had millions of conversations.

I once read about the...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Apr 2005, 09:16
Replies: 117
Views: 2,662
Re: How do you Revise?

I don't quite understand why you have to write essays for an exam? We always got a list of questions, 20-30, open or multiple-choice, that we needed to answer. It has been like that always. The only...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Apr 2005, 13:01
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Re: For those who know what I'm talking about

No Theam, they aren't going to bring any hockey sticks.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Apr 2005, 13:01
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Re: For those who know what I'm talking about

Which hostel?
Which part of London?
Forum: General Discussions 26 Apr 2005, 12:59
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Re: old people and stupid sayings - a tuesday morning rant

Oh, don't get me started on users.

But one thing even worse than users, are sales and servicing people. Seriously. There's one of them, who calls EVERY BLOODY DAY to check up on bug status or...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 26 Apr 2005, 10:38
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Re: Neural Network Problem

It says "documentry", so I assumed it was a movie or something. But text is fine also. The more info the better.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Apr 2005, 10:36
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Re: old people and stupid sayings - a tuesday morning rant

What do they mean when they say "cheap at half the price" ? Is there any particular reason they use that saying?
Forum: General Discussions 26 Apr 2005, 10:25
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Re: POTW Nominations.

I blame Leshy for not quoting the entire post thus me looking over it. :(
Forum: General Discussions 26 Apr 2005, 10:16
Replies: 210
Views: 4,247
Re: [LONG] I am living again like there is no tomorrow

We should archive this thread if Hans' girlfriend suddenly disappears, and forensics doesn't turn up anything.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 26 Apr 2005, 09:56
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Re: Neural Network Problem

I'd be willing to download that. If you can provide me a link I'll put it on my server.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 26 Apr 2005, 08:30
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Re: Neural Network Problem

Nice article. This kind of sparked my interrest:



So the neural network leads to a recognition of an object, this I can understand. From all the inputs of your sight, touch and all, the network...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2005, 14:28
Replies: 57
Views: 2,454
Re: baseball bats for defence

Some nice "friend" you are.

But I like the idea of "punching after applying". Preferably with a baseball bat èh.


Predictable :p


Back in the days when I had sports in school we sometimes...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2005, 14:07
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Re: POTW Nominations.

http://pirate.planetarion.com/showpost.php?p=2868196&postcount=3

By Dante
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2005, 14:00
Replies: 57
Views: 2,454
Re: baseball bats for defence

What I thought was "geez, those silly British have a weird colour 'red' ".
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 Apr 2005, 13:31
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Re: Neural Network Problem

It's actually quite interesting how our brain is made up of such a simple component as neurons and is capable of performing such complex tasks.

Reading that last article, I'm wondering if the most...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 Apr 2005, 12:59
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Re: Neural Network Problem

Actually reading some sources, this one (http://www.ai-junkie.com/ann/evolved/nnt1.html) seems better.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2005, 12:31
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Re: Calling Zen Xtra 30gig Users

Why can't these people just make it so that their device is detected/treated as a normal USB mass storage device? I had to install a driver for my new camera too after which it can be used as an...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2005, 12:28
Replies: 57
Views: 2,454
Re: baseball bats for defence

Prolly not as I saw laptops and the like go through X-ray machines at the airport.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2005, 12:10
Replies: 57
Views: 2,454
Re: baseball bats for defence

I'm sure it is... :D
I can't quite think of a way how they're supposed to be used tho.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 Apr 2005, 11:43
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Re: Neural Network Problem

I found this (http://www.gamedev.net/reference/articles/article684.asp) from here (http://www.gamedev.net/reference/list.asp?categoryid=18). I don't know if it's any use as I know very little about...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2005, 11:39
Replies: 117
Views: 3,293
Re: World of Warcraft

Gankers are on fake crack cocaine?
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2005, 08:36
Replies: 117
Views: 3,293
Re: World of Warcraft

OK, but dictionary.com doesn't agree (http://dictionary.reference.com/search?r=2&q=gank). Has this word been made up by the WoW community or is this a common game term?
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2005, 08:34
Replies: 39
Views: 1,002
Re: Opera 8 Released

Did they do something about the damn error-dialog popping up whenever a page can not be loaded? I think it's annoying that I can't continue browsing when it pops up.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Apr 2005, 08:21
Replies: 117
Views: 3,293
Re: World of Warcraft

What's this "ganking" BTW? I know it involves killing other players, but where does the word come from?
Forum: General Discussions 24 Apr 2005, 21:10
Replies: 117
Views: 3,293
Re: World of Warcraft

Darkshire just got attacked by a huge group of horde... I hid behind the inn and hoped no one would see me.
It worked.

This game is great. I'm hooked already.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Apr 2005, 16:39
Replies: 117
Views: 3,293
Re: World of Warcraft

I'd have given you mine if I hadn't accidentally used it instead of my real retail key.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Apr 2005, 11:58
Replies: 23
Views: 1,523
Forum: General Discussions 22 Apr 2005, 10:19
Replies: 117
Views: 3,293
Re: World of Warcraft

I came to lvl15 yesterday. Levelling is slowing down quite fast ATM and I'm not sure what to do to boost my level. Questing takes a long time to complete and killing monsters doesn't give a lot of XP...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Apr 2005, 21:17
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Re: vinyl -> mp3

... ones arse...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Apr 2005, 15:30
Replies: 117
Views: 3,293
Re: World of Warcraft

Al'Akir here... just because lots of Dutch people are on that one.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Apr 2005, 15:28
Replies: 33
Views: 895
Re: The wondrous intricacies of Grammar

BTW, how do you British people pronounce Leicester? I had a discussion with my old schoolmates last Friday where one of them said you call it "Lester". I wouldn't believe it untill I heard the lady...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Apr 2005, 15:08
Replies: 117
Views: 3,293
Re: World of Warcraft

Which server are you on?
Forum: General Discussions 21 Apr 2005, 15:06
Replies: 33
Views: 895
Re: The wondrous intricacies of Grammar

The apostophe is sometimes used for the omission of letters in the pronounciation of words.
Also in the case of possession, "Boogster's" is simply short for "Boogster his"
I have learned in the...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Apr 2005, 14:27
Replies: 117
Views: 3,293
World of Warcraft

This will probably be my last post on GD for quite a while because it rocks.
Or I must have nothing to do at work.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Apr 2005, 14:25
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Re: vinyl -> mp3

- Record 30 seconds
- Slow down track to 50%, bar says 60 seconds
- Slow down track to 50%, bar says 120 seconds
- Slow down track to 50%, bar says 240 seconds
- ...
- Record

I remember...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 Apr 2005, 07:20
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Re: SQL - Selecting a value from the record before the current one (tough one)

OK, thanks everyone. Creating an alias for the table was the solution. I didn't know that was possible.
The following query will grace this app in the future:

SELECT empl, date, Time AS thistime,...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 19 Apr 2005, 21:56
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Re: [c++] writing a member function that returns a pointer to a member function

Look up "functors". They are wrappers that take care for pointers to member functions. I believe the gamedev article "Enginuity, part 2" (or part 3) has an elaborate description on them.

The code...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 18 Apr 2005, 13:46
Replies: 5
Views: 480
SQL - Selecting a value from the record before the current one (tough one)

Another SQL question from me, this one I doubt can even be done (though they say you can do everything with SQL no?).
I want to compose a record from which one field contains a value from the record...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 17 Apr 2005, 22:12
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Re: [database] Help me sort this out in my brain!

Because I need to do arithmatics with the date and time (ie: calculate the difference in time between the records) which is a terrible programming problem (instead of an SQL problem) with conversion...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Apr 2005, 21:19
Replies: 54
Views: 1,293
Re: GD Meet V - The Hunt for the Bed

I just came back from London (might tell about that later), but please avoid the Millennium Lodge, unless you want a nice view over the Kensal Green Cemetary, shoddy beds and a broken toillet system....
Forum: Programming and Discussion 14 Apr 2005, 18:20
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Re: [database] Help me sort this out in my brain!

store the date in a long integer like yyyymmdd (ie: 20050414) and do some wickid SQL to get a particular month like ((ldate - (ldate MOD 100) MOD 10000) / 100) AS myMonth WHERE myMonth = 11.
This is...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Apr 2005, 19:07
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Re: My company's security guards are great

"Hey I'm a security guard and I don't know where the CCTV cams are located because I don't know how the security in this company works"
Forum: General Discussions 13 Apr 2005, 18:42
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Re: this is probably old but

It's not operafriendly?
Forum: General Discussions 13 Apr 2005, 15:05
Replies: 25
Views: 513
Re: So everything has gone to hell (again) [uni]

I finished uni last summer and have been working since.
Be glad you failed and get to spend more time in uni, because working isn't all that cool either.

Alternatively, copy/paste someone elses...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Apr 2005, 13:38
Replies: 34
Views: 768
Re: Ban Top Gear

Top Gear rocks...
That show where they shot cars into a quary with that air-canon trying to hit a caravan :D
Forum: General Discussions 13 Apr 2005, 13:35
Replies: 22
Views: 710
Re: roommates, help! [long]

Accept to pay more rent?! What kind of Dutch person are you?!
And why can't you live with 5 people on that boat? Surely you can stow someone away on a couch or a sofa-bed or something.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Apr 2005, 12:54
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Re: Koen is why we can't have nice things.

Martial arts?
Surely kicking someone in the balls is not a very sportsman-like way of doing things.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Apr 2005, 12:20
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Re: News/Current Affairs

And those two young princes weren't allowed to drink too much alcoholic beverages at your recent wedding thingy.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Apr 2005, 11:55
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Re: Brand New Web Comic

http://johnandjohn.nl/ rocks more
Forum: General Discussions 13 Apr 2005, 09:35
Replies: 59
Views: 876
Re: Business Studies

I have the exact same problem. I love hobbying around and learning new stuff, but as soon as it's compulsory and am not allowed to take my mind off it whenever I like, I don't really enjoy it...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2005, 19:16
Replies: 24
Views: 565
Re: Phang is a big boy

Dude, happy birthday
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2005, 19:12
Replies: 24
Views: 494
Re: advice for gimpy please

I'm glad to hear they atleast managed to evolve a bit there in Canada and aren't spontaneously splitting in two anymore.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2005, 19:09
Replies: 62
Views: 1,399
Re: the story of skiddy

I'm glad to hear that you're not going to kick me in the face.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2005, 19:08
Replies: 24
Views: 494
Re: advice for gimpy please

Is that the type that involves hitting the woman unconcious with a club?
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2005, 19:02
Replies: 24
Views: 494
Re: advice for gimpy please

I was going to suggest something with seaworld, but I realised that wouldn't be very nice.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2005, 18:50
Replies: 24
Views: 494
Re: advice for gimpy please

Roll in... roll out...
Really, why do you need to stand up to get out of the bath. You can just crawl over the edge no?
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2005, 16:53
Replies: 59
Views: 876
Re: Business Studies

(good) Programmers and software engineers would be much more qualified for that position. Their are trained to be logical. Their only drawback is that they talk too much techno-bable (sp?) for anyone...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2005, 16:50
Replies: 59
Views: 876
Re: Business Studies

I had a course about business & management during my computer engineering study. It's all so logical.
Study project management instead, without the business side. It's much more interesting.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2005, 15:10
Replies: 27
Views: 999
Re: just a quick question about drinking

So, what happened? He went out tonight, no?
Forum: Programming and Discussion 12 Apr 2005, 14:39
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Re: Blocking MSN

oooh... that's a neat thingy. I didn't know Windows had that.
Would it also be possible to limit the access of certain executables that way? So, a list where I'd add "pr0ndailer.exe" for example and...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2005, 08:42
Replies: 22
Views: 566
Re: I'm such a dumb ****

I hope you die of aids.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2005, 19:37
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Re: Surreal experience

Whenever my parents go away for a longer period of time, my mother insists on calling me every (other) day. It's driving me nuts. When I finally think I'm relieved of all my duties, she calls and...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2005, 19:31
Replies: 62
Views: 1,399
Re: the story of skiddy

Manson in Black!
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2005, 19:17
Replies: 27
Views: 999
Re: just a quick question about drinking

When I got back from this party a few weeks ago I slept over at a mates place. I went home at about 11:00 the next morning. I didn't realise I was still pissed untill I was half way home and things...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 11 Apr 2005, 18:08
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Re: Blocking MSN

One particular user would be hard to block though. Not with your standard routing equipment anyway.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2005, 18:06
Replies: 9
Poll: POTW Voting.
Views: 603
Re: POTW Voting.

Woot, I voted for the popular option!
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2005, 16:22
Replies: 22
Views: 566
Re: I'm such a dumb ****

Sadly I'm not that sharp in real-life conversations, but I'll try to meet him with a load of cynicism and sarcasm the next time he brings it up.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2005, 14:30
Replies: 62
Views: 1,399
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2005, 14:25
Replies: 22
Views: 566
Re: I'm such a dumb ****

The thing is he opened with that line. There was no breaking involved. Also, I'm the only software person here, so I doubt he wants me gone or has something worked out. Although I could be naive in...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2005, 13:14
Replies: 22
Views: 566
Re: I'm such a dumb ****

I didn't ask him directly, but he said something about updates not being as frequent anymore as they used to be. It's true, but only because bugs recently have been quite complex.
But to be honest,...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2005, 11:39
Replies: 22
Views: 566
Re: I'm such a dumb ****

YES SIR BOSS!!!
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2005, 10:43
Replies: 22
Views: 566
Re: I'm such a dumb ****

...

Are you my boss?

...

Stew?

...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2005, 10:09
Replies: 22
Views: 566
Re: I'm such a dumb ****

No, but that's another story.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Apr 2005, 10:02
Replies: 22
Views: 566
I'm such a dumb ****

I just had a private meeting with my boss that was supposed to be about a new software package.
He opened the meeting with: "I have the feeling you're looking for a new job... are you?"
Me: "Euh......
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2005, 21:48
Replies: 39
Views: 1,742
Re: Your Life

Right, I'm off to bed... it seems the smartest thing to do at the moment.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2005, 21:45
Replies: 77
Views: 1,407
Re: I don't believe in Intelligence and here's why

heh heh... clearly he wasn't intelligent enough...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2005, 21:44
Replies: 39
Views: 1,742
Re: Your Life

LOL Bullets or Cum LOL...




PS: really, I didn't want to post that. Something forced me to.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2005, 21:42
Replies: 77
Views: 1,407
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