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by Agent Anderson
Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0724: "Hell"
Replies: 184
Views: 74447

Re: "Hell" Discussion

by Agent Anderson
Tue Jun 10, 2008 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Funniest/Most Annoying Code Comments
Replies: 662
Views: 144347

Re: Funniest/Most Annoying Code Comments

Code: Select all

return ofTheJedi;

Code: Select all

super(man);
by Agent Anderson
Tue Dec 18, 2007 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Conway's game of life
Replies: 11
Views: 4827

Re: Conway's game of life

The way I attempted to optimising my version (though probably makes very little difference - have never studied CS so have no clue) is to push references to cells which are alive and their neighbours onto a vector, and instead of checking the whole grid each time, check the vector. Every cell which...
by Agent Anderson
Thu Dec 13, 2007 3:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0356: "Nerd Sniping"
Replies: 376
Views: 169372

Re: "Nerd Sniping" Discussion

CD_XK/USERNAME wrote: it is a sum of an infinite number of paths.


So we need to ask ourselves: is it countably infinite, or uncountably infinite.
by Agent Anderson
Wed Nov 28, 2007 6:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0350: "Network"
Replies: 220
Views: 22229

Re: "Network" Discussion

ssladler wrote:Can you make them fight?

Blasterchu, I choose you!
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by Agent Anderson
Thu Oct 04, 2007 2:07 am UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Computer science vs. software engineering?
Replies: 39
Views: 43602

Re: Computer science vs. software engineering?

Due to a clerical error, my major was recently temporarily changed from CS to SE without my consent. The most noticeable difference? The mysterious notice in my inbox that said I owe the university an extra $500 in engineering fees. So (depending on your university), if you do want to switch to SE, ...
by Agent Anderson
Fri Sep 21, 2007 2:09 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Funniest/Most Annoying Code Comments
Replies: 662
Views: 144347

//The rest of this code is left as an exercise for the reader.
by Agent Anderson
Mon Sep 17, 2007 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Funniest/Most Annoying Code Comments
Replies: 662
Views: 144347

Not exactly a comment, but related to the spirit of this thread:

Exception up = new ArgumentException();
throw up;
by Agent Anderson
Mon Sep 17, 2007 1:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0317: "That Lovin' Feelin'"
Replies: 66
Views: 17024

BOO!
Get back to the math & computer jokes; math is sexier than sex.

Seriously, is this like a pathetically desperate sitcom or something?
by Agent Anderson
Mon Sep 10, 2007 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Computer science vs. software engineering?
Replies: 39
Views: 43602

For a true nerd in CS, all engineers seem like jocks.
by Agent Anderson
Fri Jul 27, 2007 10:46 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Transformers!
Replies: 237
Views: 25670

Megatron: "GIVE ME THE CUBE!"
Kid: "uh, ok"
Megatron: "AAAIIRRGH! HOW DID YOU KNOW MY ONLY WEAKNESS WAS GIVING ME EXACTLY WHAT I WANT?!?" *dies*


Can someone explain that one to me?
by Agent Anderson
Fri Jul 27, 2007 10:38 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Simpson's Movie
Replies: 36
Views: 5436

I'll just wait for a tv-watchable version of the film.

I don't like theaters. The smell, the clappers, the expensive beverages and snacks, the volume so loud that no one can hear my MST3K-esque comments...
by Agent Anderson
Fri Jul 27, 2007 12:16 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movies to AVOID
Replies: 264
Views: 26526

Miami Vice

As we were leaving the theater, I needed a hug from my friend Steve for emotional support.
by Agent Anderson
Fri Jul 27, 2007 2:50 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Frames!
Replies: 17
Views: 3560

A use of frames in today's age: When making a Facebook app, you can choose to have it use facebook markup language, or be contained within a frame, the latter having the advantage of allowing javascript. (I know this because I'm thinking about making a javascript version of Conway's Game Of Life as ...
by Agent Anderson
Fri Jul 20, 2007 12:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0292: "Goto"
Replies: 157
Views: 44590

Well-structured programming is becoming more and more difficult for me since I'm working in MS ASP.NET and am trying to make a web app work in both IE and Firefox.

Trend I'm noticing in my work: (quality of page) = 1/(quality of code)
by Agent Anderson
Mon Jul 09, 2007 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Newbies guide to wireless
Replies: 5
Views: 3742

A note of interest: If there's no WPA password for the network connection, every password you use on pages with "http:" instead of "https:" could potentially be sniffed.
by Agent Anderson
Sun Jun 10, 2007 2:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: By popular demand: Post your face!
Replies: 3963
Views: 610611

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by Agent Anderson
Sun Jun 10, 2007 12:41 am UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Planar Pathing algorithms other than A*
Replies: 16
Views: 6575

Draw a diagram, or perhaps post some code?
by Agent Anderson
Sun Jun 10, 2007 12:36 am UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: quick question
Replies: 41
Views: 17082

It helps if you learned BASIC on your father's knee. It may profit you to take a moderately easy programming class as your first one. The first-year programming class at my university accelerates in difficulty so much that it instills a bad taste for programming in almost half its students and compe...
by Agent Anderson
Fri Jun 08, 2007 11:43 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Project Euler
Replies: 411
Views: 158359

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Rule number one: You don't talk about Project Euler solutions.
Rule number two: You don't talk about Project Euler solutions!
by Agent Anderson
Fri Jun 08, 2007 2:05 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Who here knows how an IDataSource works
Replies: 2
Views: 2299

...I think I figured it out and am on the right track now. I found a microsoft example of implementing DataSourceControl that served as inspiration.

.NET sucks ASP
by Agent Anderson
Thu Jun 07, 2007 3:54 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Who here knows how an IDataSource works
Replies: 2
Views: 2299

Who here knows how an IDataSource works

Is anyone else currently in combat with this beast called ASP.NET, and possibly have information on how an IDataSource could use dynamic loading with paging?
by Agent Anderson
Mon Jun 04, 2007 12:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0241: "Battle Room"
Replies: 199
Views: 67684

So... Last week I got a library card for the sole purpose of reading the book and therefore getting this joke, only to discover it was a pun not even worthy of a "Bwa-bwa-bwa bwaaaaa" trumpet.

Cool book though. I'm glad I was compelled to read it.
by Agent Anderson
Mon May 21, 2007 11:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 329486

My compulsion to make a "Bubble Bobble" post forced me to register.

I am a student in the middle of a Computer Science degree, and an intern starting today.
by Agent Anderson
Mon May 21, 2007 11:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0264: "Choices: Part 1"
Replies: 106
Views: 30313

She's in a bubble, and therefore reminds me of this:
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