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by vrek
Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0936: "Password Strength"
Replies: 893
Views: 307324

Re: 0936: "Password Strength"

Maybe you guys can explain something to me...why is it that my password matters more then how strict the password policy of the site is? Should the real time it takes to crack a password be inversely proportional to the strictness of the password policy? For example say a site's policy is a password...
by vrek
Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0724: "Hell"
Replies: 184
Views: 70714

Re: "Hell" Discussion

World of Warcraft Hell: ...well isn't playing normal world of warcraft hell enough??... On a different idea if hell was specifically designed to torture each individual what would be your hell? Famous people's hell? Like the Gary Gorgax's(I know I have that wrong and will be flamed but I mean the cr...
by vrek
Mon Oct 19, 2009 5:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0651: "Bag Check"
Replies: 206
Views: 52296

Re: "Bag Check" Discussion

If you wanted to make this more ironic you could cut the conductors to the windows key and then solder them into a small circuit board(put it in the space they provide to add extra memory) with a simple transistor circuit to switch on connection between the battery connections. This way the laptop w...
by vrek
Mon May 04, 2009 2:47 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: determining ratios from 2 percents
Replies: 3
Views: 447

Re: determining ratios from 2 percents

Thank you for the help.
by vrek
Mon May 04, 2009 12:46 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: determining ratios from 2 percents
Replies: 3
Views: 447

determining ratios from 2 percents

I got a quick question. Its related to chemistry but my problem is with the associated math. Say I have chemical X at 94% purity and I want it at 70% purity by mixing it with chemical Y. What would be the ratio I would combine Chemical X and Chemical Y at to achieve said dilution? Please give me the...
by vrek
Wed Feb 18, 2009 6:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0545: "Neutrality Schmeutrality"
Replies: 137
Views: 45562

Re: "Neutrality Schmeutrality" discussion

I got a idea, have people donate any amount of money to an organization, untill that organization gets 1 Million dollars. Then count the number of number of donations, if it is odd all money goes to pro-life if it is even all money goes to pro-choice. The key is you can tell people how much money ha...
by vrek
Sat Nov 08, 2008 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hair-ism
Replies: 30
Views: 1699

Hair-ism

I am trying to start a rebellion. We started talking at my work about racism and prejuidice. I brought up the point that you should not hate people due to the color of their skin anymore then you should for the color of their hair. Well then I got to thinking that I could get people to probably agre...
by vrek
Mon Feb 04, 2008 1:33 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: OGame Alliance
Replies: 93
Views: 10275

Re: O game Alliance

all member requests have been approved. You will find I am a REALLY lax leader so if you want a fancy title, or a special power with in the alliance just ask and I will most likely grant it. If I don't respond here IM me on AIM or come into the AIM chat(only Akira bites and they only really soft and...
by vrek
Fri Feb 01, 2008 11:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90155
Views: 8801025

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

When you buy them for you to eat they come in the same boxes.
by vrek
Fri Feb 01, 2008 7:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90155
Views: 8801025

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

fleeting thought - we all are way to random, hell we have almost a hundred pages of mostly random thoughts that we thought were important enough to post here.
by vrek
Fri Feb 01, 2008 1:40 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: OGame Alliance
Replies: 93
Views: 10275

OGame Alliance

I have been getting back into ogame. I made a [xkcd] alliance in Universe 34. I welcome anyone here to join me. It is very weak(I just made it) but hopefully with more members it will get much better. When you request membership just put your fora name in the message so I know you are from xkcd. [Ed...
by vrek
Wed Jan 16, 2008 7:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2704797

Re: Confessional Thread - Confession Gone

Confession - Im letting my unrequited love of my life move into my house. Confession - I know this is a bad decision from a selfish standpoint but I really am not able to say no(its either she lives with me, a abusive BF or the streets). Confession - The main purpose of this is really to show off my...
by vrek
Wed Jan 02, 2008 4:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2704797

Re: Confessional Thread - Nobody expects the mouldy inquisition!

Last night was the first good night I had in months and it kicked fucking ass. The only bad part of it was the one girl I found hot as hell( and I was getting signals back too) was underage(17, I'm 21) so I had to be a "good boy". We fooled around but it didn't get beyond that. Confession ...
by vrek
Mon Dec 31, 2007 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Randall Munroe Facts
Replies: 222
Views: 33195

Re: Randall Munroe Facts

Belial can eat 10,000 babies in a single bite.

Belial has opened so many doors his door opening speed is 1/(2^googleplex) seconds.
by vrek
Sun Dec 30, 2007 11:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90155
Views: 8801025

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Upsilon wrote:Woodchuck == Groundhog

how much wood would a groundhog chuck if a groundhod could chuck wood?

See it just doesn't sound right.
by vrek
Sun Dec 30, 2007 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: New Year's Resolutions?
Replies: 94
Views: 9484

Re: New Year's Resolutions?

I don't have so much a resolution as a goal. My goal is when I wake up on new years day, at least have a memory of 90% of New Years Eve. If I have any recollection it will break a 8 year tradition.
by vrek
Sun Dec 30, 2007 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2704797

Re: Confessional Thread - Nobody expects the mouldy inquisition!

And Raptors don't drink tea with their human flesh. Confession - I am such a mix of emotions right now I can barley see the keyboard. Confession - I just had to admit to a girl That I am powerless to help her even though I always told her I would be their if she needed me. Confession - One side of m...
by vrek
Thu Dec 20, 2007 10:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2704797

Re: Confessional Thread - Nobody expects the modly inquisition

I hate when people become dependant on me, Hell I can hardly handle me being dependant on me, otherpeople make me feel like shit with I can't do everything they need or want. I normally do everything I can, but sometimes its not enough and I hate my self for not doing enough even though its all I ca...
by vrek
Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: If you ruled the world...
Replies: 49
Views: 3552

Re: If you ruled the world...

On legalizing drugs: I agree that what you do to yourself should be legal, but how can you be sure that, while under the influence, what you do is restricted to the user? Do we need more forms of driving (and countless other activities that endanger others, or plain old homicidal rages) under the i...
by vrek
Sun Dec 16, 2007 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: If you ruled the world...
Replies: 49
Views: 3552

Re: If you ruled the world...

A few sacrifices. oh well, survival of the fittest and all that jazz.
by vrek
Sun Dec 16, 2007 8:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: If you ruled the world...
Replies: 49
Views: 3552

Re: If you ruled the world...

well anything that is possibly corrosive you shouldn't put down your throat, if you do its your own damn fault.
by vrek
Sun Dec 16, 2007 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: If you ruled the world...
Replies: 49
Views: 3552

Re: If you ruled the world...

I would do several things: 1. I would make a separate court system for computer/technical crimes. All employees would be trained in advanced knowledge of computers. All rights of the normal courts over these crimes would be removed(I stole this from Kevin Mitnick's interview after Freedom Downtime) ...
by vrek
Sun Dec 16, 2007 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Speech Impediments
Replies: 58
Views: 5695

Re: Speech Impediments

I have a kinda bad stutter/stammer/slur. I tend to talk too fast and mumble and very few people can understand me unless I concentrate on speaking correctly. Although oddly 2 things that normally hurt speech is most people improve mine; 1. Alcohol 2. Public speaking and before people say "on al...
by vrek
Sun Dec 16, 2007 4:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Epic Chat!
Replies: 16
Views: 1475

The Epic Chat!

(08:45:43 PM) bigbadlawngnome left the room. (08:46:21 PM) stillnotneeded left the room. (08:46:35 PM) ZebesMorphBall left the room. (08:46:38 PM) xxaidollxx: O_O.... (08:46:50 PM) clerriabeth left the room. (08:46:59 PM) philly0417: clearly it is scaring everybody away (08:47:01 PM) escapedsanity03...
by vrek
Fri Dec 14, 2007 6:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20910
Views: 2901630

Re: Back to post yo' face

Due to request in the chat here is a link to my picture:

http://www.mtocg.com/ray.jpg

and yes cassi its still a link cause I am that evil.
by vrek
Fri Dec 14, 2007 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: question about cats
Replies: 20
Views: 1700

Re: question about cats

I just ran some tests...I tried it on 5 cats, only 1 reacted this strongly. The other 4 just kinda looked up at my like "can I help you?", but that also could of been caused by them sleeping before I woke them up at scratch that spot.
by vrek
Fri Dec 07, 2007 7:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is the deal with Raptors?
Replies: 230
Views: 12485

Re: What is the deal with Raptors?

I have another idea! While I am in the female raptor costume (which I am still wearing), I can lead all (at least the male) raptors hiding amoung us away from the human population by using their mating call: "I have human horn! I have human horn!" I'm brilliant. becarful, you do that and ...
by vrek
Wed Dec 05, 2007 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The Aspartame Debate
Replies: 42
Views: 4965

Re: Aspartame. Worth worrying about or not?

there are two things that have a 100% kill rate, 1.breathing, 2. beating your heart. Everyone I know who has done these things as few as one time has died within a very short period of time in astronomical scales of course. So if you do these things don't worry about anything else, your gonna die an...
by vrek
Tue Dec 04, 2007 10:19 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Portfolio case computer
Replies: 27
Views: 4482

Re: Portfolio case computer

I'm just trying to find a decent motherboard mounting plate at the moment. I got the drive mountings figured out and even some of the fans. I'm also trying to decide If I should limit my slef to 5 fans(1 Video, 1 CPU and 3 case fans) or go above and beyond and install a fan controller card and alot ...
by vrek
Sat Dec 01, 2007 4:37 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Portfolio case computer
Replies: 27
Views: 4482

Re: Portfolio case computer

ok, yours is much cooler then mine. Then again I am going more for the hidden plain looking style where as yours is flashy and lit up. VERY COOL! I love it. Out of curiosity what type of power supply did you use for that? I'm a little concerned on width and all in regards to the PS and yours in a lo...
by vrek
Fri Nov 30, 2007 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Portfolio case computer
Replies: 27
Views: 4482

Re: Portfolio case computer

For right now, I am putting the power supply on hold, it will be done, but the rest of the computer will be built and then the power supply will be tackeled. I got my computer set up in a very big mess atm(photo below) but that is purely temporary. Pic is only shown to demonstrate what it will move ...
by vrek
Sat Nov 24, 2007 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Cleaning a laptop screen?
Replies: 18
Views: 1514

Re: Cleaning a laptop screen?

I have a much simpler method. It will get your LCD screen looking clean with ABSOLUTELY MINIMAL effort!
All you gotta do is get a wench/bitch/gaijen(spelling it wrong, just remember Akira Talking about it) to clean it for it while you watch TV.

"sudo Clean my Screen"
by vrek
Sat Nov 24, 2007 1:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2704797

Re: Confessional Thread

None of my cats get the attention they really should, half cause I hate them all, half cause there are too damn many of them.

Confession 2: The point of this post is really to show off my awesome avatar from Verator. :-)
by vrek
Sat Nov 24, 2007 1:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90155
Views: 8801025

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

your just not using a high enough pressure hose...I recommend a fire hose.
by vrek
Sat Nov 24, 2007 1:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90155
Views: 8801025

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

krazy glueing in the leg of this chair with copious amounts of krazy glue probably wasn't my smartest move.
by vrek
Tue Nov 20, 2007 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Portfolio case computer
Replies: 27
Views: 4482

Re: Portfolio case computer

davean wrote:Well, lowering waste heat for one.

well acturally no. My design will only make as much power as it needs dictated by a PWM feedback circuit. read here for more info on how this works. I can make a 10,000W power supply only put out .1 watt if I wanted to.
by vrek
Tue Nov 20, 2007 6:44 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Portfolio case computer
Replies: 27
Views: 4482

Re: Portfolio case computer

well for budgetary reasons(aka me being unemployed and broke) I am going with a air cooled system. Stock, hardly any airflow but I will put in 4 fans + CPU fan + PS fans, so it shouldn't be too bad. It will be loud but my stereo is louder so i don't care. I know 500W is alot of power but I want a ch...
by vrek
Tue Nov 20, 2007 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Portfolio case computer
Replies: 27
Views: 4482

Re: Portfolio case computer

As promised here are the pictures, they are not photoshopped and are taken in my kitchen. If you got a problem with that, don't look at them. If you are bored and feel like fixing them with photoshop go for it. Larson had a problem with my ginormous 1600 pixel wide pictures. He was gracious enough t...
by vrek
Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Portfolio case computer
Replies: 27
Views: 4482

Re: Portfolio case computer

shit, I slept through class all the time, although it was usually the lab time so its really not important.
by vrek
Tue Nov 20, 2007 8:41 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Portfolio case computer
Replies: 27
Views: 4482

Re: Portfolio case computer

The power supply will be in the case. For all reasons it will be a desktop computer but in a different case basically. I said I have experience and training in electronics including integrated circuits and all so I can handle all that(hell one of the easiest parts of this is the keypad and and count...

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