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by Halleck
Thu May 24, 2012 4:03 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1166084

Re: What are you listening to?

I don't listen to much rap, but I love Troy so much.

Childish Gambino - Bonfire
by Halleck
Mon May 21, 2012 1:52 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy III: Electric Boogaloo II
Replies: 56
Views: 17517

Re: Thread Necromancy III: Electric Boogaloo II

125d + 139d = 264 days
by Halleck
Mon Dec 05, 2011 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy III: Electric Boogaloo II
Replies: 56
Views: 17517

Re: Thread Necromancy III: Electric Boogaloo II

48d + 77d. 125 days
by Halleck
Fri Nov 18, 2011 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: The Logic of Probability
Replies: 22
Views: 7590

The Logic of Probability

This one reminds me of Monty for some reason. I think I get it, but I was hoping you guys could help me out and get some enjoyment from it. I apologize for the theme. My teacher really likes potter. 6 wands on a table. Each of the four wizards pick a wand one after each other. 4 wands will produce a...
by Halleck
Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:30 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Seven Lines and Seven Points
Replies: 18
Views: 4238

Re: Seven Lines and Seven Points

The rule basically means each point must be connected to every other point. Does that make more sense? I can break out the scanner if I need to show examples.
by Halleck
Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Seven Lines and Seven Points
Replies: 18
Views: 4238

Re: Seven Lines and Seven Points

Turns out that the explanation of rule 1 is incorrect. 3 collinear points can form 3 lines or be one collinear line. I'll edit the original post when I get home. I've got three solutions that I'll post when I get home as well.
by Halleck
Wed Nov 02, 2011 2:41 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Seven Lines and Seven Points
Replies: 18
Views: 4238

Re: Seven Lines and Seven Points

This was given to us in APCalc. It was a riddle given to our student teacher by his 400-level Geometry teacher. I will ask him to clarify rule 1 in class today.
by Halleck
Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:04 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Seven Lines and Seven Points
Replies: 18
Views: 4238

Seven Lines and Seven Points

You are given seven lines and seven points. Place the lines and points in such a way that all three of the following rules are obeyed. You are allowed to manipulate the line's length, (not every line need be the same length). * Arrange 7 points and 7 lines on a plane. * For each pair of points, ther...
by Halleck
Thu Jul 07, 2011 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy III: Electric Boogaloo II
Replies: 56
Views: 17517

Re: Thread Necromancy III: Electric Boogaloo II

25d 5hrs plus 23d 9 hrs or so. 48d 14hrs approx.
by Halleck
Tue Apr 26, 2011 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Scholarly Journal with Statistical Analysis
Replies: 1
Views: 1078

Scholarly Journal with Statistical Analysis

So I'm taking an Intro to Statistics class and for the final we have to do a review of the statistics in a scholarly journal. I'm having a hard time finding any non-medical journals to review. The study can't use regression. It has to use chi-square, ANOVA, two sample t-test, or a two proportion z-t...
by Halleck
Sat Feb 19, 2011 5:23 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What to do in college.
Replies: 16
Views: 3274

Re: What to do in college.

Thanks that post is great. Now I just need to think about what I want in a college and what I want to do.
by Halleck
Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:36 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What to do in college.
Replies: 16
Views: 3274

Re: What to do in college.

Two things right now are the coolest thing ever to me: 1. The Concorde 2. Nuclear Energy I'd really like to build a new supersonic commercial jet. I think that supersonic flight is really awesome and should be completely feasible with modern engineering. I'm really scared of running out of energy. I...
by Halleck
Wed Feb 09, 2011 2:35 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What to do in college.
Replies: 16
Views: 3274

Re: What to do in college.

Okay, so how do I narrow down the list of second tier schools for either CS/hardware/networking or engineering (probably aeronautical engineer)? I would rather stay out of the south and stay out of the Big Ten, the rivalries are too strong to break my father's heart.
by Halleck
Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy III: Electric Boogaloo II
Replies: 56
Views: 17517

Re: Thread Necromancy III: Electric Boogaloo II

Now remind me how this works. If it's necromancy I get points for how long it has been since the last person posted right? It's not king of the hill as in who has been on top the longest. Which means this post is worth 3 weeks of time in a game no one is playing? Right?
by Halleck
Mon Feb 07, 2011 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What to do in college.
Replies: 16
Views: 3274

Re: What to do in college.

I guess it's good to know that I can go to a major public university and get a good education. I guess I've always been under the impression that you have to go to the best school to be the best.
by Halleck
Thu Feb 03, 2011 12:17 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What to do in college.
Replies: 16
Views: 3274

Re: What to do in college.

I got a 34. (35-m 36-s 31-e 32-r 8-write) There is always Purdue or UofI. I've always wanted to go somewhere farther away, but they are always an option.
by Halleck
Wed Feb 02, 2011 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What to do in college.
Replies: 16
Views: 3274

Re: What to do in college.

I'm a junior so I've got just under a year to start applying. I'm not sure about inspirations, but I'm definitely frightened of English. As for knowing a lot about something, I've always been great with computers, I'm the guy who has gotten past all of the blocks on school computers, given myself ne...
by Halleck
Wed Feb 02, 2011 7:02 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What to do in college.
Replies: 16
Views: 3274

What to do in college.

So, I have no idea what I want to do for college. I don't know what I want to study, I don't know where I want to go. I've always thought I would go into CS, but I'm not so sure anymore. I know CS is kinda the thing right now, and I really enjoy computers, building them and things like that, but I'm...
by Halleck
Wed Feb 02, 2011 6:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2349586

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Alright, been around for 2 months. I've done my fair share of starting arguments and inciting flame wars, and therefore it is a great time for me to introduce myself. I'm Jake, male, 17, Illinois. I don't really know how to introduce myself. I'm a junior in HS, some classmates would call me the smar...
by Halleck
Tue Jan 11, 2011 12:19 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What instrument do you own?
Replies: 172
Views: 30059

Re: What instrument do you own?

I own a crappy Bach Trombone and a crappy Yamaha 4-valve non-compensating Euphonium and hopefully I'll be borrowing a school Sousaphone next year for marching.
by Halleck
Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:15 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Put a computer in a TI Calculator's body
Replies: 18
Views: 5248

Re: Put a computer in a TI Calculator's body

the N-Spire also has a stupidly long boot time!* *message was not sponsored by Casio, HP, or any other calculator producing corporation Only if you let the calculator go into told shutoff mode. If you set it not to go into that mode for a few days you'll only have to wait the 30 seconds for your ca...
by Halleck
Mon Dec 20, 2010 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite Time Signatures
Replies: 120
Views: 20743

Re: Favorite Time Signatures

Midnight wrote:If (nearly) every other step is larger, wouldn't you be walking in a circle?


Longer in time not larger in stride.
by Halleck
Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:51 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite Time Signatures
Replies: 120
Views: 20743

Re: Favorite Time Signatures

Ever since marching around a field going 1 2 3 1 2 1 2 1 2. It's got to be 9/8. Larger letters being each step. Starting on your right foot. For you non-marchers just try to walk at that rhythm.
by Halleck
Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:47 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1166084

Re: What are you listening to?

12 Seconds to the Moon - Robert W. Smith
by Halleck
Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:11 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I need a Game Recommendation
Replies: 1559
Views: 386426

Re: I need a Game Recommendation

Thesh, I hope you've played Half-Life 2? And what about the Gears of War series? I find gears of war and gears of war 2 are best played back to back straight through without breaks.
by Halleck
Mon Dec 20, 2010 2:58 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Cool games on the interweb redux
Replies: 514
Views: 323611

Re: Cool games on the interweb redux

I've got two. One is an oldie but goodie's sequel. Stick RPG2 and this game which I'm amazed hasn't been posted yet. It's the most addictive game ever. Solipkier Have fun.
by Halleck
Sun Dec 19, 2010 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Put a computer in a TI Calculator's body
Replies: 18
Views: 5248

Re: Put a computer in a TI Calculator's body

the N-Spire also has a stupidly long boot time!* *message was not sponsored by Casio, HP, or any other calculator producing corporation Only if you let the calculator go into told shutoff mode. If you set it not to go into that mode for a few days you'll only have to wait the 30 seconds for your ca...
by Halleck
Sun Dec 19, 2010 6:11 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Song Identification!
Replies: 458
Views: 197102

Re: Song Identification!

okay. so there's this song. The lyrics say something about like a mob family or something and then someone's head explodes. I think it was mom's head explodes. All of the "singing" is in this low almost growling voice, and it's presented a line at a time followed by some rocking guitar. I...
by Halleck
Sun Dec 19, 2010 12:46 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 36919
Views: 2376474

Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must p

This would be a really fun thread to just look at repeatedly to undo the maximization.
by Halleck
Sun Dec 19, 2010 12:39 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The "Thread Necromancy" Game
Replies: 17214
Views: 1675874

Re: The "Thread Necromancy" Game

So the real way to win this game is to DDoS the server and be ready to post right when you end the DDoS attack after as long as possible, best case being long enough to take first place.
and damn you Thesh for posting while I was posting. Turning my hour into 2 min.
by Halleck
Sat Dec 18, 2010 11:23 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Song Identification!
Replies: 458
Views: 197102

Re: Song Identification!

okay. so there's this song. The lyrics say something about like a mob family or something and then someone's head explodes. I think it was mom's head explodes. All of the "singing" is in this low almost growling voice, and it's presented a line at a time followed by some rocking guitar. I ...
by Halleck
Sat Dec 18, 2010 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The "Thread Necromancy" Game
Replies: 17214
Views: 1675874

Re: The "Thread Necromancy" Game

But, Thesh wouldn't you rather me be here to keep you from getting decent points?
by Halleck
Sat Dec 18, 2010 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The "Thread Necromancy" Game
Replies: 17214
Views: 1675874

Re: The "Thread Necromancy" Game

chridd wrote:Edit: There's also another, somewhat newer version of this game with slightly different rules. You could join that one in about a week.


I'll probably do that. In the mean time. Time.
by Halleck
Sat Dec 18, 2010 5:21 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Wireless Router Stupidity
Replies: 3
Views: 827

Re: Wireless Router Stupidity

Couldn't you turn NAT off and setup the wireless router to work just as a DHCP repeater? Maybe I'm missing some concept of routing, but if the issue is having a router behind a router then get rid of the router and use it as an AP.
by Halleck
Sat Dec 18, 2010 5:05 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: First Computer Build. Help/Input Appreciated.
Replies: 9
Views: 1263

Re: First Computer Build. Help/Input Appreciated.

I'd also point out that 500GB is below the sweet spot for drives, in terms of $/GB. Of course, you can always throw in a 2TB storage drive or whatever later, so it's not a huge deal (and I think that's recommended practice for video production, anyways?) 500 GB will not be enough space for any sust...
by Halleck
Sat Dec 18, 2010 4:56 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Put a computer in a TI Calculator's body
Replies: 18
Views: 5248

Re: Put a computer in a TI Calculator's body

or...or! OR you could by an TI n-spire. It's best feature is a screen with better resolution than an etch-a-sketch. Or an n-spire CAS if you currently use an 89. I love my n-spires. They're so fast and the screen is awesome. You could do something like this http://www.engadget.com/2010/08/07/diyer-c...
by Halleck
Sat Dec 18, 2010 4:45 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: [Resolved] Home Router Suggestions
Replies: 19
Views: 3277

Re: Home Router Suggestions

I liked DD-WRT. It was easy to use, and if you did have problems, or were doing something complicated like wireless bridging the wiki documentation is pretty good. I would recommend DD-WRT to just about anyone, except old people. Old people should use a Airport Extreme. Setup is a breeze. Support fo...
by Halleck
Sat Dec 18, 2010 4:33 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The "Thread Necromancy" Game
Replies: 17214
Views: 1675874

Re: The "Thread Necromancy" Game

The sad thing about this game is that if you didn't start a long time ago, you stand no chance. Wish I had been around for its inception. This would be really awesome.
by Halleck
Sat Dec 18, 2010 4:22 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Crib Sheets
Replies: 7
Views: 1666

Re: Crib Sheets

This is definitely one of the most terrible exams I've ever heard of. To expect someone to know all of those constants is ridiculous. I agree that memorization should not be required, and if it is required only the most basic formulas should have to be memorized. There aren't any problems on these f...
by Halleck
Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:37 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Unpopular Musical Opinions
Replies: 1093
Views: 95505

Re: Unpopular Musical Opinions

I guess the Beatles were a shitty band, and their music isn't worth listening to, then? Exactly! I accept the revolutionary nature of the Beatles, but I don't enjoy listening to their music. In this musical environment their music seems so far behind the times that I'd rather listen to Chopin. The ...

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