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Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2009, 11:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,897
Posted By queball
Re: Spaghetti

Pat cooper - Spaghetti Sauce & Other Delights (http://franklarosa.com/vinyl/BigImg/cooper.jpg)?
Forum: General Discussions 22 Mar 2006, 22:03
Replies: 11
Views: 1,097
Posted By queball
Re: So I saw Feeder last night...

Yeah... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jon_Lee
"He committed suicide in 2002 at his Miami home. The believed reason for his death was that he wanted to return to his home city, but his Brazilian...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Mar 2006, 18:13
Replies: 43
Views: 522
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 13 Mar 2006, 18:03
Replies: 43
Views: 522
Posted By queball
Re: Now, I have a research project to do by thursday

About the same time it became acceptable for a university student to be unable to spell words essential to his subject, declaring them to be "stupid".
Forum: General Discussions 13 Mar 2006, 17:45
Replies: 43
Views: 522
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 13 Mar 2006, 15:42
Replies: 83
Views: 785
Posted By queball
Re: Whats your price?

What would your price be to kill yourself?
Forum: General Discussions 13 Mar 2006, 09:37
Replies: 83
Views: 785
Posted By queball
Re: Whats your price?

a) About £100 depending on my financial situation at the time
b) Food, board and training if it were for a militia. To murder someone, £20K.
c) Don't have a job.
d) £200K, it would be most...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Mar 2006, 22:41
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By queball
Re: Everytime....

Your entertainment is your own responsibility.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Mar 2006, 20:18
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By queball
Re: I wonder

I'm sure I've never heard anyone use the phrase "there's no I in team" in real life (except Taking Back Sunday fans). You must all hang around crazy people.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Mar 2006, 18:51
Replies: 27
Views: 473
Posted By queball
Re: The time has come....

Oh I get it, it's a walrus reference!
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2006, 22:45
Replies: 27
Views: 473
Posted By queball
Re: The time has come....

Can I see a picture of the gun you killed someone with?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2006, 17:22
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By queball
Smile Re: This Thread Has A 65% Chance Of Sucking

You can compare it to other models though, in a way that doesn't require any experimentation at all, as you have done. (Assuming that that probabilities given are empirically accurate)



You've...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Mar 2006, 22:09
Replies: 17
Views: 466
Posted By queball
Re: Einstein is sexy...

http://www.dannen.com/ae-fdr.html
Forum: General Discussions 9 Mar 2006, 22:02
Replies: 17
Views: 466
Posted By queball
Re: Einstein is sexy...

http://img442.imageshack.us/img442/9769/913169ji.jpg
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2006, 15:05
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By queball
Re: [Maths] Daisyworld [Help]

You just have to count the dots around the edge whenever there's a dot in the middle.
Forum: Alliance Discussions 7 Mar 2006, 22:50
Replies: 38
Views: 2,075
Posted By queball
Re: #Combatkids we are coming for you!

Fiontann has indeed stepped up and braved our alliance's IRC channel. 4VAlien is undergoing internal discipline for his unethical demands.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2006, 19:03
Replies: 29
Views: 456
Posted By queball
Re: skills

Read some Keats.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2006, 01:40
Replies: 91
Views: 2,721
Posted By queball
Re: So, whose lectures are cancelled tomorrow then?

Contrary to a common misconception, people would be unable to operate without a brain. You mean a lobotomy.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Mar 2006, 00:12
Replies: 15
Views: 369
Posted By queball
Re: One Trillion Hours in MS Paint

I realise it's a rip-off but that's actually quite nice to look at.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2006, 22:50
Replies: 58
Views: 984
Posted By queball
Re: Political Soapbox

And without the Armenian genocide they mightn't have ever formed!
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2006, 22:39
Replies: 58
Views: 984
Posted By queball
Re: Political Soapbox

For that matter, what's so bad about eliminating Jews/Armenians/the bourgeoisie?
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2006, 22:12
Replies: 58
Views: 984
Posted By queball
Re: Political Soapbox

It counts for 49% of the population. Hey look, cookie monster is rubbing semen into his head: :salute:
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2006, 21:59
Replies: 58
Views: 984
Posted By queball
Re: Political Soapbox

Hand cream was around for hundreds of years before nuclear weapons and didn't undergo any major advances in technology until quite recently afaik.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2006, 19:13
Replies: 32
Views: 545
Posted By queball
Re: Encryption

Me and megla only played with short messages. I believe random pad lengths would still be very easy for an amateur to break. It's just looking for patterns. In fact XOR on plain text has a weakness...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2006, 08:46
Replies: 32
Views: 545
Posted By queball
Re: Encryption

This could at most have the effect of doubling the pad length. In fact it looks to me like the algorithm pad length is still effectively 1024; it ignores half of each key and interleaves the rest...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2006, 20:46
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By queball
Re: Lynx "Click"

No, but a "result" counts double.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2006, 20:23
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By queball
Re: Lynx "Click"

I'd do well on this; people look at me all the time.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2006, 20:20
Replies: 34
Views: 372
Posted By queball
Re: "Sheila's Wheels"

Even caterpillar tracks have wheels inside!
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2006, 20:06
Replies: 34
Views: 372
Posted By queball
Re: "Sheila's Wheels"

Sheila is aussie slang for a woman.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2006, 20:03
Replies: 34
Views: 372
Posted By queball
Re: "Sheila's Wheels"

[Daily Mail reader] The EU want to outlaw this common practice! [/Daily Mail reader]
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2006, 19:07
Replies: 96
Views: 1,350
Posted By queball
Re: What did you have for breakfast this morning?

How is full fat milk unhealthy? I have a starchy and fatty breakfast because I think it releases energy throughout the day rather than all at once like mars bars or cans of spinach.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2006, 18:20
Replies: 36
Views: 578
Posted By queball
Re: What's your favourite colour?

Pink (though not out of a madi obsession, horn).
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2006, 18:07
Replies: 96
Views: 1,350
Posted By queball
Re: What did you have for breakfast this morning?

One apple, then a bowl of cornflakes with full fat milk.
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2006, 21:05
Replies: 50
Views: 1,533
Posted By queball
Re: ADHD - Possibly one of the funniest disorders in history.

He's obviously acting but I'm impressed that he manages to go for four minutes like that.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2006, 08:39
Replies: 34
Views: 579
Posted By queball
Re: American Taliban

I like the Ronald Reagan quote particularly with his picture.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Feb 2006, 01:02
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 24 Feb 2006, 00:25
Replies: 37
Views: 382
Posted By queball
Re: ITT , Kura is Actually Speechless

He should have called for an ambulance first but yeah I agree. I mean, it's basically just necrophilia.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2006, 07:05
Replies: 54
Views: 737
Posted By queball
Re: Selfishness v Society

There is no rule of law; only the rule of men.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Feb 2006, 19:52
Replies: 59
God
Views: 653
Posted By queball
Re: God

If Jesus was sent to Earth because people were being naughty, would it have been possible that, had people decided to be less naughty for a while, Jesus would have been sent to Earth later? And if so...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2006, 18:50
Replies: 29
Views: 260
Posted By queball
Re: We are fast becoming a nation of heathens and bastards

This slippery slope started when they outlawed wife-beating.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Feb 2006, 02:00
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By queball
Re: So, who's going to the pro-test?

woah:


http://sqrrl101.livejournal.com/149271.html
Forum: General Discussions 18 Feb 2006, 21:33
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By queball
Re: I like the way the BBC makes this point

Who were you being sarcastic towards?
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2006, 19:34
Replies: 28
Views: 448
Posted By queball
Re: Has this been tried for weather forecasting?

I read about a traffic prediction system (in Germany I think) which got so popular that people always went wherever the radio station told them was least busy and thus it was self-defeating. :o
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2006, 19:17
Replies: 28
Views: 448
Posted By queball
Re: Has this been tried for weather forecasting?

I suppose in a information-theoretic sense, unpredictable <=> information-free. What I was thinking of was more that you have a bunch of wind-manipulating turbines around the planet and the...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2006, 19:02
Replies: 28
Views: 448
Posted By queball
Re: Has this been tried for weather forecasting?

"aperiodic deterministic behavior which is very sensitive to its initial conditions"
What is this if not a description of the human mind?

As for the mountain, that just proves there are systems...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2006, 18:49
Replies: 28
Views: 448
Posted By queball
Re: Has this been tried for weather forecasting?

What I wondered is whether (given that the atmosphere is just a big ongoing calculation of the Navier-Stokes equations) it's possible to do computation by setting up appropriate wind conditions and...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2006, 20:08
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By queball
Re: live sex

Whatever happened to online necrophilia?
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2006, 05:21
Replies: 21
lo
Views: 509
Posted By queball
Re: lo

Think of something to do.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 9 Feb 2006, 15:11
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By queball
Re: [Perl] File / Array Comparisons

You could still use sort and uniq to "canonicalise" the files so they can be compared. I don't trust diff though.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Feb 2006, 22:13
Replies: 85
Views: 1,649
Posted By queball
Re: Job, what do you do?

Maybe you should write a song about it.

PS. Job farmed cattle.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Feb 2006, 15:02
Replies: 24
Views: 817
Posted By queball
Re: Draw Mohammed

Nice: http://www.drawmohammed.com/displayimage.php?album=lastcom&cat=0&pos=4

(there are various slightly non-work safe cartoon cocks in the thumbnails in both this and the main site)
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2006, 20:12
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By queball
Re: Which statement best describes you?

Hey s|k, no "Life is a social construct" option?
Forum: General Discussions 7 Feb 2006, 19:53
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By queball
Re: hey! someti=hing for someone who is bored to research for me :)

They have a Lords of Acid quote. \o/
http://www.pro-music.org/artistsspeak/printed.htm
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 5 Feb 2006, 10:43
Replies: 20
Views: 1,455
Posted By queball
Re: login question

"What do women want?"
Forum: General Discussions 4 Feb 2006, 14:09
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By queball
Re: my housemates just got a new more powerful cistern installed

You can usually just push the poo past the back of the loo, but you still need to flush again because the poo will just be dancing around at the back of the toilet....
Forum: General Discussions 3 Feb 2006, 21:35
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jan 2006, 17:24
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By queball
Re: More views than one

Has anyone else here seen "All Grown Up", a Nickelodeon cartoon featuring the Rugrats as preteens?
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jan 2006, 10:26
Replies: 30
Views: 850
Posted By queball
Re: More views than one

Bloody pluralists.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jan 2006, 23:25
Replies: 41
Views: 819
Posted By queball
Re: Sattelite images of your home?

work: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=l&hl=en&q=&near=cambridge,+uk&btnG=Search&t=k&ll=52.210121,0.102125&spn=0.001017,0.003707&t=k

house:...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jan 2006, 07:09
Replies: 87
Views: 1,239
Posted By queball
Re: Britain to be shot down and quarantined by the thought police

80658175170943878571660636856403766975289505440883277824000000000000. :cool:
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jan 2006, 06:58
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By queball
Exclamation Re: This should be obligatory

If you click the link, then refresh, you might get the picture.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2006, 23:47
Replies: 70
Views: 2,032
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jan 2006, 00:02
Replies: 30
sup
Views: 994
Posted By queball
Re: sup

I watched SOMMWS, I even laughed at the bits when his mum is being embarassing.

There's a picture of me in my sig. I was on the NG gallery when it was up. I linked to this pic...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jan 2006, 21:20
Replies: 14
Views: 1,101
Posted By queball
Re: Copyright and webpages

Christ no. "Public domain" means "not copyrighted": a document where the author has completely relinquished his rights over the work, or the work has fallen out of copyright. When someone publishes...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 18 Jan 2006, 17:46
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By queball
Re: [Perl] File / Array Comparisons

Hashes aren't much slower than arrays, they're just less easy to iterate over etc. You can delete from an array too - it just means $array[val] will be undefined.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 18 Jan 2006, 17:19
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By queball
Re: [Perl] File / Array Comparisons

Basically:

open OLD, "<old.txt" or die "$!";
open NEW, "<new.txt" or die "$!";

my @old = <OLD>;
my @new = <NEW>;

for my $line (@new) {
unless (grep { $_ eq $line } @old) {
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jan 2006, 19:56
Replies: 123
Views: 2,894
Posted By queball
Re: ****ing Animal Rights Protesters

Yeah, but "choosing to bring a life into the world" strikes me as being backwards. What if, like Sonia from Eastenders, someone suddenly has a baby without having realised they were pregnant at all?...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jan 2006, 19:39
Replies: 123
Views: 2,894
Posted By queball
Re: ****ing Animal Rights Protesters

I don't see anything but a difference in degree between this view and the view that a woman has a responsibility towards a viable foetus (to at least give birth and give the baby to an adoption...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Jan 2006, 14:17
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By queball
Re: So I was surfing and minding my own buisness

Are they the same people as in several other such videos?
Forum: Hardware and Tech Support 15 Jan 2006, 12:11
Replies: 1
Views: 1,803
Posted By queball
Re: linux sound problems

Most hardware should just work - you might want to complain on the Ubuntu forums or file a bug. That said, what are you using to play sound? Could it be that another application is blocking the...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2005, 20:43
Replies: 80
Views: 2,018
Posted By queball
Re: 2006 GD Fitness Challenge

I jog for longer about once a fortnight when I forget how painful it was last time. I ran a lot over the summer because I got some new shoes - I was doing 3 miles at least twice a week but whenever I...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2005, 04:54
Replies: 80
Views: 2,018
Posted By queball
Re: 2006 GD Fitness Challenge

I want to cut my body fat down so I can wear tight leather etc.

My body-obsessed faggot questions:
I've been going to the gym for ages. I've got fitter and roughly doubled the strength of my...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2005, 04:09
Replies: 30
Views: 888
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2005, 03:41
Replies: 30
Views: 888
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 27 Dec 2005, 18:30
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By queball
Re: The Top 10 "Worst Historical Britons" ever

"So who was the worst Briton of the 20th century?"
"Adolf Hitler!!!!"
"He was naughty but I'm not sure we can include him as a Briton"
"Umm ok... how about Oswald Mosley?"


I'd go for Winston...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Dec 2005, 19:49
Replies: 113
Views: 3,945
Posted By queball
Re: ITT you say things that you know will get you neg repped

Music is a hideous waste of precious time, as is most other art.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Dec 2005, 04:15
Replies: 33
Views: 1,103
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 22 Dec 2005, 17:53
Replies: 55
Views: 1,041
Posted By queball
Re: Gay 'marriage'

These won't be called marriage either, just some word that translates loosely into marriage. But anyway: are there marriages not involving women at all?
Forum: General Discussions 19 Dec 2005, 03:11
Replies: 21
Views: 706
Posted By queball
Re: I saw this ...

The cross product is only defined in three dimensions.


(and in seven. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_dimensional_cross_product))
Forum: General Discussions 16 Dec 2005, 15:37
Replies: 61
Views: 1,250
Posted By queball
Re: Strength +10

And as the girl grows so do your muscles. Like Milon's bull.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Dec 2005, 14:40
Replies: 61
Views: 1,250
Posted By queball
Re: Strength +10

Have you tried walking on your hands?
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2005, 18:27
Replies: 66
Views: 1,465
Posted By queball
Re: A British and American cultural conflict

Oh s|k, did you wander into another forum for adults and get asked to leave by the smelly europeans? :(
Forum: General Discussions 11 Dec 2005, 16:56
Replies: 63
Views: 1,264
Posted By queball
Re: What are you currently reading?

Mort by Terry Pratchett
Forum: Programming and Discussion 10 Dec 2005, 18:07
Replies: 10
Views: 7,017
Posted By queball
Re: trouble with C++ templates

You've also missed out the <T> after Queue in these lines:
void Queue::enqueue(T c)
T Queue::dequeue()

On the other hand, ~Queue<T>() in the header is overkill - you don't need the <T> there.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Dec 2005, 21:37
Replies: 53
Views: 2,308
Posted By queball
Re: Christmas!

Roses are reddish,
Violets are blueish,
If it weren't for Christmas
We'd all be Jewish.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Dec 2005, 00:53
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By queball
Re: How Fast Can You Type The Alphabet?

abcdefghjkloiujklkmnopqrstuvwxyz (http://img210.imageshack.us/my.php?image=2581lv.png)
Forum: General Discussions 4 Dec 2005, 00:16
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By queball
Re: How Fast Can You Type The Alphabet?

3.89 after a couple of tries. edit: 2.58 :cool:



What's your DVORAK score?
Forum: Planetarion Help Desk 2 Dec 2005, 18:58
Replies: 4
Views: 1,208
Posted By queball
Exclamation Re: Name Change

This thread in no way constitutes official endorsement of #forums or of any other perversion.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Nov 2005, 22:17
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By queball
Re: [Long] DDA Ramblings---III

Penises or penes.

You could always try "I've only ever been with guys with really small penes, I'm an innocent little girl and I never knew they could be as big as three inches. :crazyxmas:"
Forum: General Discussions 26 Nov 2005, 17:58
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By queball
Re: Sweet dreams are made of these

lol i thought the topic said "sweet dreams are made of maple syrup urine disease"
Forum: General Discussions 21 Nov 2005, 22:37
Replies: 29
Views: 1,126
Posted By queball
Forum: Planetarion Suggestions 19 Nov 2005, 20:37
Replies: 13
Views: 957
Posted By queball
Re: Rss?

This appears to be a suggestion for planetarion. Moved.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Nov 2005, 16:38
Replies: 75
Views: 4,975
Posted By queball
Re: Your Life Update Thread

Hey mine neither. I don't know what to do. :(
Forum: Programming and Discussion 19 Nov 2005, 16:32
Replies: 1
Views: 642
Posted By queball
Re: phone cloning

If anyone wants to reply, see 188460.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Nov 2005, 09:01
Replies: 44
Views: 1,313
Posted By queball
Re: Passwords, how do you manage?

All my passwords were randomly generated.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Nov 2005, 19:00
Replies: 27
Views: 842
Posted By queball
Re: Will the friendship change?

So are you going to send back that £20?
Forum: General Discussions 16 Nov 2005, 22:17
Replies: 46
Views: 1,567
Posted By queball
Re: The First Holocaust

You need to listen to some System Of A Down.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Nov 2005, 22:14
Replies: 37
Cnn
Views: 1,205
Posted By queball
Re: Cnn

If he knocked down twenty-three thousand of my dominos I'd definitely think about it.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Nov 2005, 22:10
Replies: 16
Views: 889
Posted By queball
Re: I Question Your Patriotism

Ayn Rand was good and she called people unamerican.

Also, James I to Guy Fawkes: "I queftion thy patriotifm".
Forum: General Discussions 15 Nov 2005, 22:57
Replies: 18
Views: 648
Posted By queball
Re: Parking ticket

How wide was the pavement?
Forum: General Discussions 15 Nov 2005, 22:22
Replies: 32
Views: 977
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 15 Nov 2005, 20:28
Replies: 32
Views: 977
Posted By queball
Re: [A little hard to follow] Conceptualising Infinity

_.- ∞ -._
.' `.
/ \
| |
-1 1
| |
\ /
`._ _.'...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Nov 2005, 09:34
Replies: 32
Views: 977
Posted By queball
Re: [A little hard to follow] Conceptualising Infinity

I met a philosopher who was doing a dissertation on exactly this topic. :eek:
Forum: General Discussions 14 Nov 2005, 19:05
Replies: 39
Views: 1,016
Posted By queball
Re: As of today, I'm on the wagon

What else is there you have to do? Don't you read sociology?
Forum: General Discussions 13 Nov 2005, 17:26
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 12 Nov 2005, 20:25
Replies: 25
Views: 824
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 12 Nov 2005, 20:22
Replies: 23
Views: 657
Posted By queball
Re: [Intellectual?] Authority and Social Behaviour

What I'm looking for is some motivation. Those people aren't going to rebel if they don't gain anything by rebelling. If they will gain something by rebelling then in all likelihood they'll already...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Nov 2005, 20:08
Replies: 25
Views: 824
Posted By queball
Re: Boredom

I couldn't keep it up, I ended up binge sleeping and not being able to nap. Going to try again over Christmas.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Nov 2005, 19:39
Replies: 23
Views: 657
Posted By queball
Re: [Intellectual?] Authority and Social Behaviour

I don't understand what you are proposing. Your aim is to get a free bus ride. Simply disrupting the bus doesn't gain you anything. Swamping the bus won't work. If half the people on the bus aren't...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Nov 2005, 18:30
Replies: 23
Views: 657
Posted By queball
Re: [Intellectual?] Authority and Social Behaviour

The fact that the fines exist mean you don't keep doing it.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Nov 2005, 17:51
Replies: 25
Views: 824
Posted By queball
Re: Boredom

Dead baby jokes are a staple of student discourse and a traditional feature of our twice-a-term comedy nights. I hadn't heard these though:

How do you spoil a baby?
Leave it out in the sun.
...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Nov 2005, 17:27
Replies: 25
Views: 824
Posted By queball
Re: Boredom

I want to do something conventionally memorable, not just autologged. :( It's a real-world game you see.

Jonny, I don't know anything about her family. I actually don't know anything about her at...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Nov 2005, 13:05
Replies: 25
Views: 824
Posted By queball
Boredom

This term I have adopted a policy of never saying "no" to anything. I dislike being the random guy at parties but my reasoning is as follows: if you don't take advantage of what's on offer, you can't...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Nov 2005, 10:14
Replies: 52
Views: 1,309
Posted By queball
Re: The limits of human achievement

Spermatazoa are continually produced through meiosis and live around 72 hours inside the body so unless you're suggesting his sperm underwent cryogenic storage in an iceberg that's quite a compliment.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Nov 2005, 07:55
Replies: 52
Views: 1,309
Posted By queball
Re: The limits of human achievement

Yeah, intelligence is all-encompassing.

When I was watching Fight Club for the first time and Marla calls Ed Norton "Tyler", my eyebrows raised and my mate who'd seen it before thought I must have...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Nov 2005, 01:28
Replies: 52
Views: 1,309
Posted By queball
Re: The limits of human achievement

An interesting aspect of the claim is that sport science is charged with giving not just limits on speed, but limits that be be approached. We already knew that it is impossible to run 100m in less...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Nov 2005, 09:24
Replies: 31
Views: 647
Posted By queball
Re: Dyslexia

Yep. The best part was the mothers.
"So what about a mother who finds out her child has the same learning problems as stupid children? How do you think I feel? You should cover this up!"...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Nov 2005, 14:31
Replies: 64
Views: 1,473
Posted By queball
Exclamation Re: Sex Education

Abstinence has worked for me.

GD sex education: "They bleed for days without dying. And then there's the mucus."
Forum: General Discussions 31 Oct 2005, 23:52
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By queball
Re: Halloween pics! Guess which one I am.

When you're taking the tube you should dress up as a big purple ball. :eek:
Forum: General Discussions 31 Oct 2005, 23:13
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By queball
Re: Halloween pics! Guess which one I am.

I did use Zorn's lemma earlier that day, but no.
Forum: General Discussions 31 Oct 2005, 23:06
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By queball
Re: Halloween pics! Guess which one I am.

One of these things is not like the others,
One of these things just doesn't belong*,
Can you tell which thing is not like the others
By the time I finish my song?

Did you guess which thing was...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Oct 2005, 22:58
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By queball
Halloween pics! Guess which one I am.

http://ucs.clare.cam.ac.uk/gallery/displayimage.php?album=52&pos=13
Forum: General Discussions 31 Oct 2005, 10:27
Replies: 29
Views: 945
Posted By queball
Re: I've figured out something...

There was this girl I fancied the pants off a while ago. I saw her in town unexpectedly one weekend. She'd just finished work. She run up to me smiling and I swung her round and we cuddled. Went for...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Oct 2005, 13:20
Replies: 53
Views: 1,232
Posted By queball
Re: Quick and Nasty - A GD Challenge

Uhhhhhh hmmmmm....

Deft Federer feeds.
O poo! Look, oil seesawed.
Deedee lollop. Kill.

I think the longest I can get is "Seeresses" but Tact already got 9.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Oct 2005, 14:26
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By queball
Re: Deja vu

Those white/pink floral wellies were popular in summer. You'll probably want khaki or black though. :(
Forum: General Discussions 25 Oct 2005, 14:17
Replies: 66
Views: 1,867
Posted By queball
Re: Nerd Test

What did y'all put for this one?


Which of the following is not a real programming language?
BASIC
C++
PASCAL
Assembly
FORTRAN
COBOL
Forum: Programming and Discussion 24 Oct 2005, 08:39
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By queball
Re: Crappy quick PA client hack

Nothing stops me doing this myself.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Oct 2005, 19:49
Replies: 48
Views: 1,296
Posted By queball
Re: Soldiers spreading democracy

http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?p=2621002#post2621002
http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?p=2948364#post2948364
Forum: Programming and Discussion 23 Oct 2005, 12:05
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By queball
Re: Crappy quick PA client hack

Apart from the that sourcecode would be restricted and that disassembly would be difficult, what's to stop anyone just bypassing the client and sending the URLs with machine check ID? How can...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 22 Oct 2005, 21:29
Replies: 18
Views: 960
Posted By queball
Re: Java stuff

Perhaps you should have posted a screenshot of BlueJ. :o I'm not familiar with BlueJ and I expect it is significantly different from plain Java programming. It might have its own functions for...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2005, 00:16
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By queball
Re: "New" marketing strategy...

Launch yourself back into space.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Oct 2005, 17:07
Replies: 51
Views: 1,130
Posted By queball
Re: Fashion advice

Only for WWI. He advocated the atom bomb (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c7/Einstein.jpg) as soon as Jewish interests were at stake.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Oct 2005, 23:11
Replies: 64
Views: 1,204
Posted By queball
Re: Something worries me

Thanks. :)
The problem I see with that logic is that a room or house doesn't just serve a single purpose. It is for sleeping and working but also for entertaining guests. When my sister said she was...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Oct 2005, 22:57
Replies: 64
Views: 1,204
Posted By queball
Re: Something worries me

I agree totally. I'm going back home on Friday for a driving test and I'll be sure to bring back a bag full of clothes. The thing is, you really don't "use" decoration like posters, flowers, photos,...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Oct 2005, 22:10
Replies: 64
Views: 1,204
Posted By queball
Something worries me

I missed LBGT (university les/bi/gay/transsexual society) night yesterday. I don't remember any of it but I'm told I was carried back to my room at about 8pm after downing a bottle of vodka during...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Sep 2005, 20:07
Replies: 18
Views: 465
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 20 Sep 2005, 22:40
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By queball
Fitness to Practice - London Underground?

Fitness to Practice - London Underground?
Forum: General Discussions 18 Sep 2005, 01:18
Replies: 46
Views: 1,058
Posted By queball
Re: Calling GD for help

I think Zhukov is just repressing his own fears about settling down. :):):)

"Isnt it time your getting one?"
Forum: General Discussions 18 Sep 2005, 00:52
Replies: 46
Views: 1,058
Posted By queball
Re: Calling GD for help

So they'll probably be alright this year. Plenty of families survive on a single income.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Sep 2005, 04:26
Replies: 25
Views: 792
Posted By queball
Re: Have you got a mic?

I recorded my voice as queball.wav but it has a lot of noise so my setup is less than half decent.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Sep 2005, 03:03
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By queball
Re: homies

I shall try this paypal thingy.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Sep 2005, 23:25
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By queball
Re: homies

s|k is on the case!
Forum: General Discussions 16 Sep 2005, 21:58
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By queball
Re: homies

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caesar_cipher
Forum: General Discussions 16 Sep 2005, 21:56
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By queball
Re: homies

HELLO WORLD

duh
Forum: General Discussions 16 Sep 2005, 20:35
Replies: 31
Views: 776
Posted By queball
Re: About Countries Selling Their Natural Resources

I think it's possible to have a finite amount of a non-durable good go up in price at a constant 6% a year even with no technological progress. Say there are x = 1 - exp(-p) units of oil that can be...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Sep 2005, 00:53
Replies: 31
Views: 776
Posted By queball
Re: About Countries Selling Their Natural Resources

Firstly, everyone already stockpiles massive amounts of oil. Oil might go up faster than interest rates; if you think it's likely then maybe you should stockpile some yourself.

Also, as a country...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 15 Sep 2005, 18:13
Replies: 1
Views: 787
Posted By queball
Something I found interesting: formatting columns in HTML

IE will let you format a column any way you like using <col> and <colgroup>, Opera will only let you set border, background, width and visibility (http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/tables.html#q4), and...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Sep 2005, 18:47
Replies: 58
Views: 1,288
Posted By queball
Re: Hello trolls and dancing banannas....

I'd expect Tacitus to voice a pro-Roman viewpoint.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Sep 2005, 01:52
Replies: 18
Views: 505
Posted By queball
Re: "It's cheaper than a blog" *shrug*

You can create a blog for free. Try https://www.livejournal.com/create.bml.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Sep 2005, 04:30
Replies: 30
Views: 749
Posted By queball
Re: Its coming on, its coming on

Isn't it coming up?
Forum: Programming and Discussion 8 Sep 2005, 03:21
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By queball
Re: AAC to Ac3

Can't Winamp output to SPDIF?
Forum: General Discussions 8 Sep 2005, 02:53
Replies: 43
Views: 749
Posted By queball
Re: Yahoo, Microsoft and China

The first story doesn't make clear whether Yahoo Holdings were coerced or not.

I see nothing bad in the second case; MSN can either provide a censored service or provide nothing at all.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Sep 2005, 03:39
Replies: 26
Views: 931
Posted By queball
Re: One of the most impressing stories I know...

Thence the comedy in the phrase "Spelling Nazi".
Forum: General Discussions 6 Sep 2005, 02:09
Replies: 26
Views: 931
Posted By queball
Re: One of the most impressing stories I know...

Perhaps with better spelling...
"independent"
"death-marches"
"importantly"
"business contacts"
"easily"
"Auschwitz"

...it might have been an impressing story.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Sep 2005, 12:16
Replies: 27
Views: 637
Posted By queball
Re: Back From Japan...

How does one dry one's butt after using the butt sprinkler?
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2005, 11:57
Replies: 22
Views: 816
Posted By queball
Re: Zhukov's fight against international capital, part I

Are you sure the Canadian company offered a fair price (ie. at least as much as Hydro will get out of it)?
Forum: General Discussions 2 Sep 2005, 01:06
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By queball
Re: A News Time Capsule Forum

Like the Clownshoe Corner, but even more of a failure? I like it. But JammyJim will only pounce when there's a leet internet word he can use to look cool. If it's gonna have the London bombing, the...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 1 Sep 2005, 13:53
Replies: 37
Views: 2,143
Posted By queball
Re: What Language is the "best" to learn?

It's true for Python and Ruby too.

Full versions here (http://www.roesler-ac.de/wolfram/hello.htm)
Forum: Programming and Discussion 1 Sep 2005, 13:49
Replies: 37
Views: 2,143
Posted By queball
Re: What Language is the "best" to learn?

C: puts("Hello, world!");
C#: System.Console.WriteLine("Hello, world!");
C++: cout << "Hello, world!" << endl;
Delphi: WriteLn('Hello, world!');
Java: System.out.println("Hello, world!");
Perl:...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Aug 2005, 00:39
Replies: 49
Views: 1,394
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 30 Aug 2005, 21:10
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By queball
Re: I bought an lcd monitor with my poker winnings

Once I arranged to go to the skate park with my friend and I thought I was going to be really cool and popular but I waited five hours and he didn't show up. Then I went round his house and he said...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Aug 2005, 20:24
Replies: 217
Views: 4,595
Posted By queball
Re: USA can blame themselves for Katrina?

Yes, but it wouldn't make a noise.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Aug 2005, 18:52
Replies: 217
Views: 4,595
Posted By queball
Re: USA can blame themselves for Katrina?

If the Americans weren't there, the hurricane wouldn't have hit them.
Forum: General Discussions 30 Aug 2005, 10:55
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By queball
Re: Oh look someone's thinking about the children

*queball punches JBG on the chin, sexually*
Forum: General Discussions 30 Aug 2005, 10:21
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By queball
Re: Oh look someone's thinking about the children

More libertarian than roving hordes of lawless Irish warriors?

PS. are paedophilia stories banned too or just images?
Forum: General Discussions 30 Aug 2005, 09:55
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By queball
Re: Oh look someone's thinking about the children

JonnyBGood, you aren't British. You aren't even in Europe anymore. Either you are some kind of crazy über-Unionist or this is just a desperate attempt to fit in.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Aug 2005, 12:52
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By queball
Re: Carling Weekend

I ended up at Reading for Sunday to Monday because my sister wanted help taking her tent back. Iron Maiden \m/ \m/
Forum: General Discussions 29 Aug 2005, 12:40
Replies: 79
Views: 1,263
Posted By queball
Re: People stirring up trouble

I want to be able to pos rep Dante for his LiveJournal. Make it so.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Aug 2005, 15:59
Replies: 17
Views: 751
Posted By queball
Re: Owned

So he's flashed half the internet by now. "gg"
Forum: General Discussions 27 Aug 2005, 14:26
Replies: 25
Views: 646
Posted By queball
Re: Nightmare

The shelves were half full. :):)
Forum: General Discussions 24 Aug 2005, 22:13
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By queball
Re: Snell's law and isotropic materials

Does one have to worry about polarisation or is it just lines and tensors?

If desperate, you could define the full 3D problem using Fermat's principle and solve it numerically. I think a basic 2D...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Aug 2005, 12:16
Replies: 28
Views: 967
Posted By queball
Jean Charles de Menezes

http://www.guardian.co.uk/attackonlondon/story/0,16132,1550565,00.html

He runs for the train, sits down, then a policeman gets on the train and shoots him in the head. Is that correct?
Forum: General Discussions 17 Aug 2005, 12:01
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By queball
Re: Is This For Real? [Video Games & The Human Conscience]

Even if you recognised that bloke as being Derren Brown?
Forum: General Discussions 17 Aug 2005, 09:37
Replies: 18
Views: 989
Posted By queball
Re: lest we forget

Nah, it looks like a mangled version of http://www.leoslyrics.com/listlyrics.php?hid=C2Z1KhKvGl4%3D,
including some misspellings: definately, sterilization (presumably), additon, and ganster. The...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Aug 2005, 18:08
Replies: 38
Views: 663
Posted By queball
Re: Accidental murder

Exactly. If he chose a safer route then no-one would have been killed.

Also, he could still have driven slower, got a little bit of sleep (even if he's still dangerously sleepy), or just have...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Aug 2005, 17:28
Replies: 23
Views: 736
Posted By queball
Re: Misogyny? Hardly...

It's not a rant, it's a story that includes a rant.
Forum: General Discussions 12 Aug 2005, 21:27
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By queball
Re: Visum to Russia requires HIV-test

It's a visa (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visa_%28document%29). Visum sounds like they strangle goats under the hate-filled midnight moon etc.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2005, 15:03
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By queball
Re: bouncy ball game

winner (http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/2377/ripley7kv.png)
Forum: General Discussions 9 Aug 2005, 02:50
Replies: 26
Views: 1,473
Posted By queball
Re: Die Pop Musik

Swing yer partner round and round!
Put her in the toilet and flush her down!
Forum: General Discussions 2 Aug 2005, 01:17
Replies: 48
Views: 1,474
Posted By queball
Re: What if i dont want any of it?

I would be as presumtuous as to say I feel similar, but basically just spent five years or so being incredibly bored and literally doing nothing all day but sleeping and eating, then just felt "I'm...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Aug 2005, 05:21
Replies: 56
Views: 1,382
Posted By queball
Re: open source

I'm not even sure this starting point is true. Patents are fundamentally about what businesses can do. It's only when you start engaging in trade that patents will affect you. You can sit at home...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Aug 2005, 02:18
Replies: 45
Views: 1,115
Posted By queball
Re: Secret Talents

I can do an impressive evil cackle.
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jul 2005, 00:15
Replies: 56
Views: 1,382
Posted By queball
Re: open source

I see the difference (tangible and intangible assets) but don't see any way in which it is relevant. It would help if you said where and why we have rights. To me, my TV is property in exactly the...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2005, 19:58
Replies: 56
Views: 1,382
Posted By queball
Re: open source

When I'm defending a "neo-liberal" position I maintain that rights should be arranged so as to maximise individual liberty (sort of freedom + prosperity as I see it). Patents are not particularly...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jul 2005, 19:21
Replies: 56
Views: 1,382
Posted By queball
Re: open source

So when the research department of MegaCorp1 patents something the research dept of MegaCorp2 was working on, why is that something you care about?

A patent may be an exclusive right, but the...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jul 2005, 18:57
Replies: 23
Views: 790
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jul 2005, 14:20
Replies: 26
Views: 665
Posted By queball
Re: hey kids, point and laugh at Phang!

don't forget roleplaying.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jul 2005, 13:58
Replies: 55
Views: 1,356
Posted By queball
Re: What would you do....?

First, I'd pretty chuffed at finding out that I'd had sex with a girl. In politicalcompass type terms, my current views are that abortion is wrong and that even people with severe genetic...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jul 2005, 13:47
Replies: 23
Views: 790
Posted By queball
Re: Would Dante make a good father?

I argue being a good role model is more important than any of those traits, or at least knowing cool people. That's if you want your child to grow up to be President of the Internet rather than just...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jul 2005, 01:38
Replies: 22
Views: 753
Posted By queball
Thumbs up Pooing in your pants

If you were to ask me who I would "do", I might reply, "anyone who doesn't shit themself too often." Yet on further reflection I realise this is in fact a rather restrictive condition. Here are just...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jul 2005, 22:57
Replies: 32
Views: 1,143
Posted By queball
Re: Proof aliens ruled the Earth.....

Stargate (and thence SG-1) was directly inspired by crackpot Egyptologists.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 26 Jul 2005, 19:17
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By queball
Re: Exporting to Excel

From a quick google,
If they have at least Office 97: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q301044
If they have Office 2003, you could use the new Excel XML format and just print...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jul 2005, 12:38
Replies: 24
Views: 1,025
Posted By queball
Re: best livejournal rant ever

"You have sex in the biological sense; you're like a rat!"
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jul 2005, 14:49
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By queball
Re: AstalaVISTA Microsoft?

Do you mean "Hasta La Vista", or are you referring to the "search engine for computer security related material"?
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jul 2005, 00:56
Replies: 50
Views: 1,493
Posted By queball
Re: Children - A privalege or a right?

I agree with Tactitus.


Definitely. Perhaps the child will have some mutation which lets him digest poo.


A national health service is a peculiar idea. I think new treatments are judged on...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jul 2005, 16:22
Replies: 41
Views: 1,610
Posted By queball
Re: Joining the Gym

For the last two terms I've gymmed and jogged. This summer I've been going to the gym and swimming. It's somewhat better than lying around being bored.
University gym is £30 a year. Local gym +...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jul 2005, 01:32
Replies: 119
Views: 2,557
Posted By queball
Re: funny in a 'these people should never be listened to' kind of way

Then why should anyone bother writing? :cool:


You can argue over definitions or you can argue over ideas. If you're going to argue over definitions, make it interesting. Look at what Nodrog...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jul 2005, 00:53
Replies: 119
Views: 2,557
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jul 2005, 00:41
Replies: 119
Views: 2,557
Posted By queball
Re: funny in a 'these people should never be listened to' kind of way

Why not Darwin, exactly? Eugenics was an identifiably bad thing.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jul 2005, 00:19
Replies: 71
Views: 2,402
Posted By queball
Re: Competition

Kampfire
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2005, 02:31
Replies: 34
Views: 1,298
Posted By queball
Re: make you as a south park person!

http://img283.imageshack.us/img283/538/queball4bj.png
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2005, 01:37
Replies: 32
Views: 1,034
Posted By queball
Re: crazy lines game!

pretty (http://img298.imageshack.us/my.php?image=lev105jb.png)
There's nothing hard about it though.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jul 2005, 16:01
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By queball
Re: I had to share this.

It would have been amusing were it not for the canned laughter.
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jul 2005, 11:44
Replies: 286
Views: 15,983
Posted By queball
Re: London Bombing jokes.

The only question now is whether to call it "7/7" or "7/7".
Forum: Clownshoe Corner 9 Jul 2005, 11:44
Replies: 286
Views: 100,418
Posted By queball
Re: London Bombing jokes.

The only question now is whether to call it "7/7" or "7/7".
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jun 2005, 16:50
Replies: 61
Views: 1,623
Posted By queball
Re: Tattoo

Free The Whales?
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jun 2005, 22:32
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By queball
Re: Good Is Better Than Evil

Yeah, it just depends on the circumstances. You might need the banana right now before your rival gets too powerful. You might only be able to get the banana through some confluence of events....
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jun 2005, 21:51
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By queball
Re: Good Is Better Than Evil

That trust is the same as any other asset. You can sell it or keep it, and each has pros or cons. Suppose we know a monkey each. You're nice to yours, I con mine out of a banana. You can still use...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jun 2005, 21:23
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By queball
Re: Good Is Better Than Evil

But by lying, or slashing and pillaging, you gain money or power. Edit: which you can use to achieve any particular ends.

An accountant might put down trust as an asset worth $100. You can "sell"...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jun 2005, 20:55
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By queball
Re: Good Is Better Than Evil

It depends whether other people's trust is worth more than your ill-gotten gains. There's no point being liked and poor.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 26 Jun 2005, 17:50
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By queball
Re: Mod_rewrite

Replace the first (.*) with ([^/]*), so it matches like (b)/(c/d) instead of (b/c)/(d) sort of thing.

.* is "greedy"; here's the relevant paragraph from the regex man page:
Forum: General Discussions 26 Jun 2005, 15:40
Replies: 22
Views: 864
Posted By queball
Re: A new marketing low

Ok, an article about that contest. What companies do you think are behind the scenes? The only organisation mentioned there is Eyebeam (http://eyebeam.org/production/rd_projects.php), some art...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 Jun 2005, 18:05
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By queball
Re: Audio Recording -- Line-in to MP3

All I know is: don't plug a guitar amp into your microphone socket. :(
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jun 2005, 17:49
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By queball
Re: [tennis] Murray...

It's quite a comedy match too. :banana:

British tennis is saved!
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jun 2005, 17:33
Replies: 22
Views: 864
Posted By queball
Re: A new marketing low

My first guess would be that s|k misinterpreted http://showdown.contagiousmedia.org/, but that doesn't have ze's page. :confused:

Edit: oh, it does. Case solved.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Jun 2005, 17:03
Replies: 22
Views: 864
Posted By queball
Re: A new marketing low

I don't see a catchy riff or flash game as a grievous threat to my physical integrity, and I'd count finding out how our brains work as a good thing but hey ho. Anything called viral must be bad.
...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jun 2005, 18:33
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By queball
Re: A Hip-Hop Group called Cunninglinguist.

Doubt it, I just used google creatively. :(
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jun 2005, 18:26
Replies: 110
Views: 2,431
Posted By queball
Re: What song are you listening to atm?

Alanis Morissette - Your House
Forum: General Discussions 19 Jun 2005, 18:23
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2005, 17:04
Replies: 157
Views: 3,430
Posted By queball
Re: Jackson Verdict

If you believed a person was in fact an automaton, and then beheaded it, and you then found out you'd made a mistake, "justice" would call you a "murderer" when in fact you were just a warrior for...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2005, 17:00
Replies: 157
Views: 3,430
Posted By queball
Re: Jackson Verdict

U+0003

Alias names:
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Forum: General Discussions 18 Jun 2005, 15:38
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By queball
Re: Myers Briggs Temperment Indicators

Possibly, but this one is Shai Gar, aka INTP Madman (http://pirate.planetarion.com/member.php?u=83799).
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jun 2005, 16:56
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By queball
Re: Dane

The ghost of Hans Christian Anderson sent you a picture of a swan to remind you that one day you'll be the prettiest duck of all. :):):)
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jun 2005, 08:37
Replies: 183
Views: 4,693
Posted By queball
Re: The 'Asexuals'

Perhaps, or the whole thread is just a troll. I don't remember MM talking about (real) sex.

PS. Androme2: Sexual Activity in a Public Lavatory is a criminal offence. :(
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2005, 14:54
Replies: 41
Views: 2,050
Posted By queball
Re: Have you ever cybered?

All the time. But I'm also a member of literotica so I might have a text fetish.

PS. Go for gay cyber and you don't need to worry about fakes.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2005, 14:46
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By queball
Re: Excel and standard deviation

Σ(x-xbar)^2
= Σx^2 - 2Σx*xbar + Σxbar^2
= Σx^2 - 2(Σx)^2 / n + n(Σx/n)^2
= Σx^2 - (Σx)^2 / n

So the only difference is whether you divide by n-1 or n.
Since you're calculating the sample mean,...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 5 Jun 2005, 18:33
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By queball
Re: Converting wma to wav/mp3

mplayer -ao pcm:file=moo.wav moo.wma
lame moo.wav moo.mp3

Though I guess dbpoweramp fills in id3 and whatnot :(.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jun 2005, 15:01
Replies: 36
Views: 934
Posted By queball
Re: Watch your Marshmellows...

Do you mean Fahrenheit? Water can't go above 100 degrees Calcius without turning into gas (at standard temperate and pressure, and impure water can often go higher, but I doubt coffee is special).
...
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2005, 14:37
Replies: 51
Views: 1,258
Posted By queball
Re: Oui ou Non?

"Eurovision Song Contest", Leshy.
Forum: General Discussions 27 May 2005, 20:16
Replies: 21
Views: 596
Posted By queball
Re: 1097th

There's some a lot bigger than 30k.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 26 May 2005, 02:31
Replies: 13
Views: 2,199
Posted By queball
Re: open souce

It's a long time ago. I think I played it and was underwhelmed. I just seem to remember it being open source.

Actually if you search on google for "deto planetarion" you get this:...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 May 2005, 13:01
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By queball
Re: User defined criteria on dataselection

There are plenty of examples of friendly search pages. For example, http://www.google.co.uk/froogle_advanced_search. Combine simple idiomatic options like multiple choice, numeric ranges, and text...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 May 2005, 12:48
Replies: 6
Views: 31,257
Posted By queball
Re: str_replace in MySQL?

An UPDATE would do it, which (once you knew about REPLACE) would be obvious to anyone who knew some SQL. :devil:
Forum: Programming and Discussion 25 May 2005, 12:45
Replies: 13
Views: 2,199
Posted By queball
Re: open souce

You were told wrong. There are some clones, and I believe Deto PA was supposed to be open source, but it's not available (legitimately) due to trademark issues or somesuch.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 21 May 2005, 01:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By queball
Re: VB 6 -Skipping lines of code...

Did you call End Sub instead of End Function?

(It might have to be Exit Sub instead of Exit Function - I'm not hot on VB syntax.)
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2005, 01:31
Replies: 38
Views: 811
Posted By queball
Re: Cheese

Truth. Also, mozzarella for pasta salads.
Forum: General Discussions 19 May 2005, 13:20
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 18 May 2005, 07:37
Replies: 57
Views: 1,171
Posted By queball
Re: Culture of respect

That sounds like one of my robot dreams.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 13 May 2005, 13:09
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 12 May 2005, 09:22
Replies: 28
Views: 1,334
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2005, 22:39
Replies: 16
Views: 643
Posted By queball
Re: When I grow up, I want one of these in my backyard

They are already used in some applications. The howstuffworks article mentions submarines, where you need to be quiet. Plenty of hobbyists will have made some kind of Stirling engine at some point.
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2005, 07:04
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2005, 20:17
Replies: 16
Views: 643
Posted By queball
Re: When I grow up, I want one of these in my backyard

Or you could put one underground where it's hot, and the other one in the sun, where it's cool.

And solar panels generate electricity from sunlight alone, yet people still burn coal. Crazy!
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2005, 20:07
Replies: 34
Views: 987
Posted By queball
Re: Parents + computers = Bad

I've done that a couple times. Also, I often turn my laptop off instead of on because the screen turns off to save power and the power light is hard to see in daytime. I've never got too worried...
Forum: General Discussions 6 May 2005, 07:33
Replies: 18
Views: 975
Posted By queball
Re: Political Parties

Telepathic (http://www.telepathicpartnership.com/policy.htm) Partnership (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/html/639.stm).
Forum: General Discussions 4 May 2005, 13:50
Replies: 18
Poll: POTW Voting.
Views: 587
Posted By queball
Re: POTW Voting.

And now you suffer the consequences.
Forum: General Discussions 4 May 2005, 13:07
Replies: 18
Poll: POTW Voting.
Views: 587
Posted By queball
Re: POTW Voting.

And what happened to posting "in the dead of night"?
Forum: General Discussions 4 May 2005, 12:59
Replies: 18
Poll: POTW Voting.
Views: 587
Posted By queball
Re: POTW Voting.

in before poll OLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLO
Forum: General Discussions 3 May 2005, 23:52
Replies: 167
Views: 3,566
Posted By queball
Re: Enola Gay

States are people too?
Forum: General Discussions 3 May 2005, 12:56
Replies: 12
Poll: POTW Voting.
Views: 545
Posted By queball
Re: POTW Voting.

I can't decide. :( They're both good in different ways.
Forum: General Discussions 3 May 2005, 12:49
Replies: 62
Views: 1,526
Posted By queball
Re: September 11th

I agree with JBG that (/11 is a proper noun.
Forum: General Discussions 3 May 2005, 12:42
Replies: 100
Views: 1,925
Posted By queball
Re: Geek Humour

2^x = e^ax, where a = ln 2. So when you integrate it you get a extra factor of a. If I were 2^x I would choose not to integrate since a factor of ln 2 would decrease my magnitude. Perhaps the joke...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 2 May 2005, 18:03
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By queball
Re: dialog calling CFileDialog

What error are you getting?
You can make a CFileDialog anywhere, it has nothing to do with the class you're calling it from. You'd only inherit from CFileDialog if you wanted to define a new...
Forum: General Discussions 2 May 2005, 17:48
Replies: 100
Views: 1,925
Posted By queball
Re: Geek Humour

It's not funny. malloc allocates memory from the heap, not the stack. It should be:
"Can anyone fix my code? I did alloca(sizeof(YOUR_MOM)) but got a stack overflow. :("
Forum: General Discussions 1 May 2005, 18:37
Replies: 121
Views: 3,022
Posted By queball
Re: Teh big General Election thread.

I'm not revolutionary, and I doubt politicans are all bastards. Can I have an apathy option?


Also, you missed the OMRLP.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 1 May 2005, 11:06
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By queball
Re: MFC linker problem

Say you have compiler-error.c:

#include "useful.h"
#include "useful.h"

(In reality you'd include the same thing twice indirectly rather than directly like this but the result is the same.)
...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Apr 2005, 14:49
Replies: 68
Views: 1,405
Posted By queball
Re: My Mate Martin

Ask him to put "no anal" in your profile.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 30 Apr 2005, 02:31
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By queball
Re: MFC linker problem

That's to stop something being defined twice when compiling a source file, not to stop something being extraneously implemented by each of two objects. Compiler not linker.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 29 Apr 2005, 15:17
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By queball
Re: MFC linker problem

When you #include a function definition, you're effectively giving an implementation of that function each time. Every .c that #include's "testclass.h" - including those that #include "CmyDoc.h" -...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 20 Apr 2005, 05:08
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By queball
Re: [c++] writing a member function that returns a pointer to a member function

That's probably the solution you want. But for God's sake please use STL rather than writing your own <functional>.

Member function pointers would solve the specific problem though:

class...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Apr 2005, 04:05
Replies: 33
Views: 963
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 19 Apr 2005, 19:47
Replies: 32
Views: 803
Posted By queball
Re: An Internet Crossword!

Again: wtf?

I suppose you can guess from length again, but what answer would you give, out of interest? The keyboard, because in the past there were computers without mice? Or mice because people...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Apr 2005, 18:44
Replies: 32
Views: 803
Posted By queball
Re: An Internet Crossword!

It could also include Yes and No.
Forum: General Discussions 19 Apr 2005, 15:00
Replies: 24
Views: 979
Posted By queball
Re: Insert your Minesweeper scores here

Minesweeper and Hearts are in a mortal war,
How to divide the conquest of thy clicks;
Minesweeper Hearts thy mouse's clicks would bar,
Hearts Minesweeper the freedom of those tricks.

To the...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Apr 2005, 07:17
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By queball
Re: Mr T Rapping

Shock. :eek:
Forum: Programming and Discussion 18 Apr 2005, 23:39
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By queball
Re: SQL - Selecting a value from the record before the current one (tough one)

You don't even need subqueries:
select a.t, ifnull(max(b.t),0) from data a left join data b on b.t<a.t group by a.t
This isn't a tough one. :(
Forum: General Discussions 18 Apr 2005, 23:16
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By queball
Re: Mr T Rapping

Not in an easily downloadable form.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Apr 2005, 19:35
Replies: 20
Views: 1,222
Posted By queball
Re: Conclave

For gambling purposes, apparently.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Apr 2005, 02:20
Replies: 47
Views: 1,077
Posted By queball
Re: are any of you as unhealthy as me?

I walk thirteen miles home every so often. \o/
Forum: General Discussions 18 Apr 2005, 01:54
Replies: 146
Views: 2,227
Posted By queball
Re: And this paper gets less shelf space than the Daily Fascist.. sorry Mail.

You need to post in the POTW Nomination thread then.

So are you saying it is not within the state's power to reduce immigration?
Forum: General Discussions 18 Apr 2005, 01:37
Replies: 146
Views: 2,227
Posted By queball
Re: And this paper gets less shelf space than the Daily Fascist.. sorry Mail.

The Superwalls don't have to be perfect, they just need to make illegal immigration dangerous and difficult. It is perfectly within the state's power to reduce immigration.


Or suffering the...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 17 Apr 2005, 12:21
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By queball
Re: Searching for a string across all memory

/dev/mem seems to work fine for me
Forum: General Discussions 17 Apr 2005, 11:25
Replies: 40
Views: 855
Posted By queball
Re: Black paedophiles

I'm such a stereotype. :(
Forum: General Discussions 17 Apr 2005, 10:56
Replies: 40
Views: 855
Posted By queball
Re: Black paedophiles

R Kelly.
Jesus H Christ.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 17 Apr 2005, 06:07
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By queball
Re: Searching for a string across all memory

If it helps, /proc/<pid>/mem is process memory, and /proc/<pid>/maps gives a clue as to what's interesting. You need to have ptrace'd that pid to access mem (plus you can always access your own...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 17 Apr 2005, 04:34
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By queball
Re: Chirac's gonna smack your bitch up.

Hmm, not really relevant.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 16 Apr 2005, 02:01
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By queball
Re: Searching for a string across all memory

What OS? What language? Do you want to do it from the program or from outside?

I might try http://cpan.uwinnipeg.ca/htdocs/Win32-Process-Memory/ on Windows, or on Unix use /proc.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Apr 2005, 12:51
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By queball
Re: Dreams that seep into reality.

http://planetmagrathea.com/shortreview.html
Forum: General Discussions 15 Apr 2005, 00:50
Replies: 25
Views: 468
Posted By queball
Re: leeds festival tickets

I tell myself I'm not going to go because going to a festival by yourself is kind of sad, then at the start of the summer holidays, facing months of boredom, buy tickets for Reading on ebay. £200...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 14 Apr 2005, 22:26
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By queball
Re: Super Super Script In Word?

On the other hand. 2ⁱ or 2ⁿ would be no problem.

(well, if those don't show, it's supposed to be 2^i and 2^n using unicode)
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2005, 09:45
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By queball
Re: Hackers

I don't get it. :-/
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2005, 19:19
Replies: 77
Views: 1,583
Posted By queball
Re: I don't believe in Intelligence and here's why

If intelligence was just a word for the ability to perform computer functions, would you still say you didn't believe in it?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2005, 17:41
Replies: 39
Views: 1,975
Posted By queball
Re: Your Life

Employment - none
Love life - none
Finances - none
but what is normal?
Forum: General Discussions 10 Apr 2005, 02:56
Replies: 63
Views: 1,724
Posted By queball
Re: Hi, I'm Dante. [Warning : Long]

It's fairly weird to think about SQL in your spare time. There's just not that much substance to it. I mean, databases are interesting and not just from an academic perspective. But SQL is fairly...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Apr 2005, 04:31
Replies: 101
Views: 5,222
Posted By queball
Re: Hack.net

If anyone here is into astronomy, it looks like the latest stage might be something specialised. The links are on gamedev.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Apr 2005, 22:13
Replies: 77
Views: 1,492
Posted By queball
Re: So whats your "thang"

I like girls with mind-body pimples.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Apr 2005, 15:34
Replies: 36
Views: 911
Posted By queball
Re: Christina Aguilera or Britney Spears

I can't find five. :( I only know one pregnant girl.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Apr 2005, 02:25
Replies: 36
Views: 911
Posted By queball
Re: Christina Aguilera or Britney Spears

Britney's got fat recently.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Apr 2005, 22:04
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By queball
Re: A fun(?) Game

But on the other hand it manifests the symmetries of the solution for those who didn't see them when doing the puzzle.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Apr 2005, 03:20
Replies: 19
Views: 1,589
Posted By queball
Re: Is there an imdb for books?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/ ?
Forum: General Discussions 7 Apr 2005, 02:33
Replies: 101
Views: 12,667
Posted By queball
Re: A chance to increase your post count by one

1) Yes.
2) Yes. And I'd be surprised if someone I met didn't know it.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 6 Apr 2005, 13:14
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By queball
Re: Super Super Script In Word?

I would hesitate to use a typographic superscript for exponentiation anyway. To get something more complicated, use equation editor. If you're working with mathematical expressions a lot you might...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Apr 2005, 13:01
Replies: 180
Views: 3,490
Posted By queball
Re: Election 2005

Rah Rah Redwood (http://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/john_redwood/wokingham)
Forum: General Discussions 5 Apr 2005, 16:06
Replies: 30
Views: 636
Posted By queball
Re: [Comic] The Lawyers Will Inherit the Earth

So these forums aren't entertainment? **** you, Websense. :banana: :banana: :banana: :devil: :devil: :devil:
Forum: General Discussions 5 Apr 2005, 15:32
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By queball
Re: Anti Wristbands

I like the googled definitions...

anarchism: 1: ~ the vision required to understand and navigate cyberspace;
Forum: General Discussions 5 Apr 2005, 15:21
Replies: 209
Views: 3,778
Posted By queball
Re: The new underclass in Britain

fixed

PS. Being a mother is the hardest job of all.

PPS. Why is Jonny in a Britain thread?
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2005, 03:40
Replies: 17
Views: 401
Posted By queball
Re: Im watching...

What do you find amusing about it?
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2005, 01:22
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By queball
Re: Movie Trivia!!!!! \o/

robocop


efb :(
Forum: Programming and Discussion 3 Apr 2005, 21:35
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By queball
Re: proably a simple c++ question

thing 2 doesn't even have to be a literal pointer, it could just be something that operator-> is defined for. Often an iterator.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 3 Apr 2005, 15:21
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By queball
Re: http://jpaweb01.planetarion.com/ cannot be resolved to an IP Address

Just look at the difference between your code and the example code on http://uk.php.net/fsockopen
You're using http:// before the hostname. But you want a TCP connection. So leave it out.

You...
Forum: General Discussions 29 Mar 2005, 04:47
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By queball
Re: Ninebows

They got as far as you can get, apparently. The last page has a "Back to the puzzle" with no link. Might be a trick of course.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Mar 2005, 01:36
Replies: 30
Views: 774
Posted By queball
Re: Parkour Pics

For the first link http://photobucket.com/albums/v685/seb12/27thMarch2005/:

The page you are requesting cannot be found!
Forum: Programming and Discussion 29 Mar 2005, 01:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By queball
Re: VB Help

So what would you like help with?
Forum: General Discussions 28 Mar 2005, 01:08
Replies: 37
Views: 873
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 25 Mar 2005, 18:30
Replies: 48
Views: 943
Posted By queball
Re: no1 likes u - so y wont u go away? u ****in imbred

Only special mods can do it. :(


Stereotyping is for faggots.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Mar 2005, 18:06
Replies: 18
Views: 878
Posted By queball
Re: Very Funny

It's where my dad's from. :cool:
Forum: General Discussions 25 Mar 2005, 04:02
Replies: 165
Views: 3,121
Posted By queball
Re: Theresa Schiavo

The only proper response to this is as follows:

:confused::confused::confused::confused::confused::confused::confused::confused::confused:
Forum: General Discussions 25 Mar 2005, 03:17
Replies: 27
Views: 889
Posted By queball
Re: So I woke up this morning...

A couple of years ago I was doing pet smalltalk with a stranger on the train. He had a very affectionate dog. "Yeah, he's great, but gets out of control sometimes. We were in this field near...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Mar 2005, 18:07
Replies: 18
Views: 878
Posted By queball
Re: Very Funny

Hey TSM do you live in Waterford?
Forum: General Discussions 24 Mar 2005, 16:46
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By queball
Re: Pronounciation/Phonetic Help

I'd probably just stay still and not pronounce anything.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Mar 2005, 18:51
Replies: 46
Views: 1,208
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 23 Mar 2005, 17:29
Replies: 46
Views: 1,208
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 23 Mar 2005, 15:28
Replies: 32
Views: 1,120
Posted By queball
Re: Phang breaks world record

nah ur just both really gd :bunny:
Forum: Programming and Discussion 23 Mar 2005, 05:36
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By queball
Re: Er, wired modem problem

I use an NTL cable modem. Recently its connection strength dropped and assigned IPs like 192.168.100.2, which is private address space. A phonecall later an NTL engineer came round and upped the...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Mar 2005, 04:04
Replies: 48
Views: 944
Posted By queball
Re: Hey , its American Media Paranoia time again

Not that I'm complaining, but isn't it customary to be slightly more tactful discussing school shootings until a day or so after?
"Hey , its American Media Understandable Paranoia time again" for...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Mar 2005, 13:57
Replies: 56
Views: 1,473
Posted By queball
Re: This is becoming a chav forum

GD is full of old people.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2005, 23:46
Replies: 45
Views: 1,092
Posted By queball
Re: Is this mean?

Quaint but also ace.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2005, 19:01
Replies: 72
Views: 1,491
Posted By queball
Re: The Joys Of Being Irish

Yes. It's just a figure of speech though.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2005, 16:06
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By queball
Re: Just got this new book out from the local library.

Sound like something from the early 90's. Cyberpunk is dead, etc.
Forum: Programming and Discussion 18 Mar 2005, 00:59
Replies: 35
Views: 1,415
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 18 Mar 2005, 00:30
Replies: 29
Views: 1,276
Posted By queball
Re: Hello Dear Brits!

And you get cool stories!
Forum: General Discussions 17 Mar 2005, 14:45
Replies: 29
Views: 1,470
Posted By queball
Re: European Tuning Show

Bizarre and painful.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Mar 2005, 13:57
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By queball
Re: Help an old man out

Learn some bloody history. http://www.geocities.com/nodrogfs/confession.html
Forum: General Discussions 16 Mar 2005, 21:00
Replies: 29
Views: 1,304
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 16 Mar 2005, 03:26
Replies: 62
Views: 1,464
Posted By queball
Re: Googles GMail

I don't understand what you mean and that makes me dislike you. :(
Forum: General Discussions 16 Mar 2005, 02:04
Replies: 33
Poll: POT Voting.
Views: 1,107
Posted By queball
Re: POT Voting.

I don't "get" DM's post. :(
Forum: General Discussions 16 Mar 2005, 01:45
Replies: 62
Views: 1,464
Posted By queball
Re: Googles GMail

What the gibbering blazes are you on about?
Person A has sex without having to go to a pro.
Person B can only convice prostitutes to have sex with him.
You're saying this has no bearing on their...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Mar 2005, 01:43
Replies: 57
Views: 1,350
Posted By queball
Re: How do you shower?

Who cares? They have to do whatever you pay them to do, right?
Forum: General Discussions 16 Mar 2005, 01:32
Replies: 62
Views: 1,464
Posted By queball
Re: Googles GMail

No-one has AIDS. (statistically speaking)
Forum: General Discussions 16 Mar 2005, 01:07
Replies: 57
Views: 1,350
Posted By queball
Re: How do you shower?

Less vulgarity please, this is a family forum.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Mar 2005, 00:53
Replies: 57
Views: 1,350
Posted By queball
Re: How do you shower?

The only bit I'm particular about is when I pull back my foreskin and rub my sponge thoroughly all over my cock and balls, repeating a couple of times until it's really clean. It's the most important...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Mar 2005, 00:42
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By queball
Re: Acryonyms

She doesn't do coarse, idiotic morons.
She doesn't do charming, intelligent men.
She doesn't do chocolate icecream massages.
She doesn't do climbing in Montana.
She doesn't do costly investment...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Mar 2005, 20:37
Replies: 28
Views: 900
Posted By queball
Re: Is this legal...

Downloading is importing, uploading is exporting.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Mar 2005, 01:00
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 14 Mar 2005, 15:33
Replies: 50
Views: 1,127
Posted By queball
Re: ITT I hate mondays

Complex Methods and Special Relativity, nod.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Mar 2005, 15:08
Replies: 50
Views: 1,127
Posted By queball
Re: ITT I hate mondays

Sorry. I meant a faint smell of faeces. With the cold air and the minty smell of toothpaste it had that lovely early morning bathroom feel.

(edited to remove cliché)
Forum: General Discussions 14 Mar 2005, 14:14
Replies: 75
Views: 2,887
Posted By queball
Re: time travel

Impossible is not a fact, it's an opinion!
Forum: General Discussions 14 Mar 2005, 14:08
Replies: 50
Views: 1,127
Posted By queball
Re: ITT I hate mondays

I've only been to a handful of the couple of hundred compulsary lectures this term so I thought I'd make an effort today. Woke up nice and early, decent breakfast, shower, shave, cut off half my...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Mar 2005, 09:23
Replies: 24
Views: 1,038
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 14 Mar 2005, 01:49
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 13 Mar 2005, 23:16
Replies: 75
Views: 2,887
Posted By queball
Re: time travel

If time travel isn't possible, I'm screwed. :(
Forum: General Discussions 13 Mar 2005, 21:35
Replies: 111
Views: 2,767
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 13 Mar 2005, 15:18
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By queball
Re: Did the clocks change last night

No.
wait till the 27th: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Summer_Time
Forum: General Discussions 11 Mar 2005, 01:57
Replies: 41
Views: 690
Posted By queball
Re: pet hates

Garçon!

By measuring the intensity of reflected light?
Forum: General Discussions 11 Mar 2005, 00:45
Replies: 16
Views: 680
Posted By queball
Re: Holy Shit , Ninjas!

The answer is: Yes.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2005, 20:42
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By queball
Re: As it's Thursday you should know the drill by now

MarilynManson = JosephGoebbels
Petrid = Amoril
chop chop!
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2005, 18:11
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By queball
Re: As it's Thursday you should know the drill by now

"because" "something "****ing" "actually" "someone" "probably" "thought" "clownshoes" "internet" "everyone"

Because someone thought that's actually a ****ing sentence internet everyone.

Top 10...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 10 Mar 2005, 17:50
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By queball
Re: Software engineering - Programming for the dumb?

It's not relevant. Struct is happy with various tools being able to make code easier to deal with. The question is whether they just make up for incompetent programmers.

Struct, that's obviously...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2005, 22:25
Replies: 9
Eh?
Views: 392
Posted By queball
Re: Eh?

So, who thinks Androme2 should be banned?
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2005, 22:11
Replies: 9
Eh?
Views: 392
Posted By queball
Re: Eh?

You have a brain tumour.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2005, 22:08
Replies: 5
Old
Views: 378
Posted By queball
Re: Old

More like they hired him because they hire anyone fitting their requirements.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2005, 20:58
Replies: 52
Views: 1,658
Posted By queball
Re: Formal Apology to Dace and GD

It is clearly a pun on "enframe"; Dace obviously realises that Bill Murray's words of wisdom (which would ordinarily prompt calm, rational reflection on the controversy) could be taken as...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Mar 2005, 20:48
Replies: 142
Views: 2,903
Posted By queball
Re: Levi 501's - "A Midsummers Night Dream"

TSM sounds like most Irishmen I know. :(
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2005, 13:44
Replies: 93
Views: 1,988
Posted By queball
Re: The CHIKA file.

Oh yeah, it was the opposite.
Still, this was a great post, and truely made the thread: 2838120.
Forum: General Discussions 7 Mar 2005, 07:08
Replies: 93
Views: 1,988
Posted By queball
Re: The CHIKA file.

Clash of values. MM is just being British. Presumably the agitators are American or "other". For the GD historians among you, wasn't this "common sense" sort of moderation why W left?
Forum: General Discussions 6 Mar 2005, 20:46
Replies: 49
Views: 1,177
Posted By queball
Re: Kick the Guy!

I knew a man called Zuban.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Mar 2005, 22:18
Replies: 15
Views: 633
Posted By queball
Re: Chavs and the like

Saw a lot of them on http://www.chavfreebies.co.uk/
Forum: General Discussions 5 Mar 2005, 21:34
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By queball
Re: Universities

You can just link to the story, if you must quote statistics. (http://education.independent.co.uk/higher/story.jsp?story=605510)
Forum: Programming and Discussion 4 Mar 2005, 17:16
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By queball
Re: linux-question (once again)

/etc/profile is run for users that log in. There's no way to control the environment of a user as such; use the apache configuration. How are you using FOP, more specifically?
Forum: General Discussions 4 Mar 2005, 17:08
Replies: 66
Views: 989
Posted By queball
Re: This is weird and not particularly enjoyable.

I'm the same, I don't think it's anything to worry about.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Mar 2005, 20:23
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By queball
Re: It's Thursday... It's 5 O'clock... and now, live from #forums...

http://www.livejournal.com/users/fantasygoat/ ?
Forum: General Discussions 3 Mar 2005, 16:07
Replies: 91
Views: 1,690
Posted By queball
Re: making babies

I have two nephews, one a few months old and one two years old. Not made by me, but 25% of my genetic material or something.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Mar 2005, 16:00
Replies: 39
Views: 1,243
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2005, 13:54
Replies: 30
Views: 827
Posted By queball
Re: Favorite Simpsons Quote

Saxamaphone, saxamaphone.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2005, 16:08
Replies: 30
Views: 827
Posted By queball
Re: Favorite Simpsons Quote

The satisfaction of helping another human being is all the thanks I et cetera.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2005, 01:16
Replies: 30
Views: 827
Posted By queball
Re: Favorite Simpsons Quote

Not a funny quote, but I notice in a recent showing of the "I didn't do it" boy episode, this scene has been edited so Chespirito (Bumblebee man) doesn't read out any news:

Kent Brockman sits at...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2005, 00:48
Replies: 18
Views: 1,011
Posted By queball
Re: Best slapstick (or similar) film sequences of all time?

Good Burger?

Wikipedia doesn't say either of them are dead.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Feb 2005, 19:37
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By queball
Re: Hegel.

I checked out "Introducing... Hegel" from that :cool: Introducing... series and it was almost entirely about his philosophy of mind / unfolding of spirit mumbo jumbo, with maybe a page on politics.
Forum: General Discussions 28 Feb 2005, 14:58
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 27 Feb 2005, 17:39
Replies: 30
Views: 919
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 26 Feb 2005, 21:26
Replies: 17
Views: 519
Posted By queball
Re: motivation

Get used to it.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2005, 18:01
Replies: 80
Views: 1,580
Posted By queball
Re: Top 5 most ugly languages

1. VHDL
2. shell script
3. C
4. COBOL
5. XML
Forum: General Discussions 25 Feb 2005, 00:26
Replies: 19
Views: 653
Posted By queball
Re: Using air to charge cellphones...

represent (http://www.apegaming.net/modules/mx_kius/images/dancing4.gif)
Forum: General Discussions 24 Feb 2005, 20:53
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By queball
Re: Ride the Hasselhoff!!!

http://www.post-literate.com/gerpunx/archives/2005/01/prepare_to_lose_your_mind.php
Forum: General Discussions 24 Feb 2005, 16:47
Replies: 23
Views: 746
Posted By queball
Re: Hahah...classic! *wipes tear*

I got emailed the joke in text form which spoiled it. :(
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2005, 20:18
Replies: 73
Views: 1,574
Posted By queball
Re: Whats your idea of a "good night out"

idimmu, irc and a bottle of vodka \o/
Forum: General Discussions 23 Feb 2005, 00:16
Replies: 52
Views: 1,293
Posted By queball
Re: Another thread about the reputation system

I don't think the reputation system is supposed to be "open", the user cp just allows you to make sure people aren't being blatantly unfair, so you can compain to JammyJim or JonnyBGood.


Yeah,...
Forum: Programming and Discussion 22 Feb 2005, 09:33
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By queball
Re: VB6 - executable size

.exes tend to use pages, so the size will be page-aligned rather than being tightly tied to the exact amount of code. Though of course pages are something like 512B (I think) so that doesn't account...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 17:42
Replies: 101
Views: 5,222
Posted By queball
Re: Hack.net

You're going Dhabi Daft!
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 03:11
Replies: 20
Views: 590
Posted By queball
Re: Maths fun :D

Oh a retraction: obviously temperature is a density if you consider the physics involved, I just wouldn't usually consider the particle model relevant. :-/ All these examples are about how to get...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Feb 2005, 02:46
Replies: 20
Views: 590
Posted By queball
Re: Maths fun :D

How is temperature a density? Do you just mean any field?

phi = property value density. Grad phi is the direction of success.
phi = the sum of inverse square distance to each icecream van. Grad...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Feb 2005, 11:19
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By queball
Re: #forums stats

The stats say I am an early bird. :confused:
Forum: General Discussions 18 Feb 2005, 17:18
Replies: 61
Views: 1,334
Posted By queball
Re: Internet Grammar.

The best rule is to manually capitalise proper nouns but not the beginning of sentences. You can always capitalise the first letter in a sentence automatically and thus capitalising just because your...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2005, 21:14
Replies: 65
Views: 1,609
Posted By queball
Re: Jesus Christ was tortured and died because of you! Yes, you!

Do you accept his beliefs in historical events in the Bible, such as Jesus claiming to be god? Or is that true for him and not for others?
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2005, 19:36
Replies: 65
Views: 1,609
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 17 Feb 2005, 19:29
Replies: 65
Views: 1,609
Posted By queball
Re: Jesus Christ was tortured and died because of you! Yes, you!

Would you like to know the benefits of being a Christian?
And......
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2005, 23:25
Replies: 49
Views: 1,442
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2005, 23:22
Replies: 48
Views: 931
Posted By queball
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2005, 23:18
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By queball
Re: Half-marathon/full marathon

The sportshop man laughed at me when I said I wanted shoes for jogging. :(
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2005, 15:36
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By queball
Re: This forum is driving me ****ing crazy

Threaded mode is a nice idea.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2005, 15:34
Replies: 36
Views: 1,948
Posted By queball
Re: How to be funny?

Imitate funny people.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2005, 15:29
Replies: 93
Views: 2,436
Posted By queball
Re: ITT we talk about our nicknames

Generally attributed to Bach (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toccata_and_Fugue_in_D_Minor)
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2005, 15:27
Replies: 30
Views: 721
Posted By queball
Re: The Rep thing.

I saw my uncle's two daughters at a funeral recently and they were really pretty and sounded intelligent so I avoided them.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2005, 15:25
Replies: 93
Views: 2,436
Posted By queball
Re: ITT we talk about our nicknames

I had a shaved head at the time and mistyped "cueball".
Forum: General Discussions 16 Feb 2005, 15:23
Replies: 93
Views: 2,436
Posted By queball
Re: ITT we talk about our nicknames

Wu Tang Forever? The good track being "Triumph".
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2005, 23:25
Replies: 22
Views: 828
Posted By queball
Re: Hairy or Barey?

1:3 Hairy to Barey means one in four answered hairy, three in four answered barey.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2005, 23:17
Replies: 22
Views: 828
Posted By queball
Re: Hairy or Barey?

Whenever I worry about my back being disgustingly hairy, I just remember that my smell is a much bigger turnoff.
Forum: General Discussions 15 Feb 2005, 16:39
Replies: 24
Views: 598
Posted By queball
Re: Special Valentines Sex

I won three out of five games last night. \o/
Forum: General Discussions 14 Feb 2005, 12:47
Replies: 43
Views: 1,001
Posted By queball
Re: Would you like to know the benefits of being a Christian?

Does the Bible actually say lying is wrong? Explicitly I mean, not just the perfectly respectable "do unto others...".
Forum: General Discussions 13 Feb 2005, 17:32
Replies: 99
Views: 2,789
Posted By queball
Re: What the hell? You neg reped me!

The trick is to join in half-way through when the hotheads have used up their rep points.
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