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by Rasputin
Sat Feb 23, 2008 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Repeat AP Calculus BC?
Replies: 8
Views: 1874

Re: Repeat AP Calculus BC?

You do not forget calculus. I know many who have taken a year off from calculus... got right back on track within a couple of weeks. That, and stats is very good knowledge to have in the real world (as it can have very practical and common uses, whereas calculus, for most of those who take the class...
by Rasputin
Mon Sep 24, 2007 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: A most interesting Windows problem (very complicated)
Replies: 12
Views: 2954

pxc - It was the first time my computer's ever done this, so I'm pretty sure it's not just a regular "make sure everything's okay" thing. Silver2Falcon - I've done all I can to see any hidden files, including what you've said. Kaelri - I do have several "windows" folders, so it m...
by Rasputin
Sun Sep 23, 2007 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Retroactive deja vu
Replies: 61
Views: 6540

I get deja-vu about once every couple of weeks, and it will go up to half a minute. It's crazy. I've had deja-vu of an entire conversation involving two of my friends. I knew what they were going to say, their gestures, everything.

It's fuckin sweet.
by Rasputin
Fri Sep 21, 2007 3:33 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: A most interesting Windows problem (very complicated)
Replies: 12
Views: 2954

What version of Windows? What does 'dir /AH' tell you if you're in the recycling bin's directory in the command prompt? Windows XP Pro (version 5.1.2600, service pack 2, yadda yadda) my main drive is E: After typing "dir" Directory of E:\RECYCLER\LotsOfNumbersLettersAndDashes 09/20/2007 1...
by Rasputin
Fri Sep 21, 2007 4:17 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: A most interesting Windows problem (very complicated)
Replies: 12
Views: 2954

A most interesting Windows problem (very complicated)

So today my computer overheats. No big deal. It's happened before. I reset it, and it's starting up strangely. It asks to run some sort of disk "cleaning", so I'm like wtf okay whatever. I come to find out that it deleted some components of a few programs. Not a terribly big deal. Interest...
by Rasputin
Sun Sep 16, 2007 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Interesting HTML commands
Replies: 17
Views: 3651

Re: Interesting HTML commands

I've got a blogger, too. It's useful, but I don't see the practicality of using it for the frame site. That site I did is just likeges, so I didn't consider putting a blogger in. Why so much hate on the frames? Generally, bloggers are s content management system. So it provides a simple way to easi...
by Rasputin
Sun Sep 16, 2007 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Interesting HTML commands
Replies: 17
Views: 3651

Re: Interesting HTML commands

Yeah, now describe to me how you program that. Exactly. Don't need no .php :) you don't. you look for some framework or some such, and just modify pages to your needs. Like blogger for example. It's built so that a user need only provide content and design. I'm sure something like that will exist f...
by Rasputin
Sat Sep 15, 2007 4:50 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Interesting HTML commands
Replies: 17
Views: 3651

Re: Interesting HTML commands

I love CSS, but HTML is going to be better going over browsers, as you have already pointed out. CSS is more for those who learned to code C++ and other things before web sites. I learned to code web sites first. HTML is also very easy and more people understand it so they can change the code once ...
by Rasputin
Fri Sep 14, 2007 5:04 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Interesting HTML commands
Replies: 17
Views: 3651

Re: Interesting HTML commands

I hold in my hand two pills: If you take the blue pill, you wake up in your bed, believe whatever you want to believe. If you take The Misogyny Kool-Aid, I'll show you around w3schools.com and you'll learn about CSS. (I'm envisioning a fight scene between you and an unruly div: "Stop trying to...
by Rasputin
Fri Sep 14, 2007 3:00 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Interesting HTML commands
Replies: 17
Views: 3651

Interesting HTML commands

I play around with HTML a lot, and yesterday I got familiarized with FRAMESET (and FRAME), UL (creates an indented list of sorts), and LI (creates a bullet). FRAMESET is VERY helpful when making a web page (I had been doing it the hard way using IFRAME or no frames at all). What other nifty codes or...
by Rasputin
Mon Sep 10, 2007 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Antipostify Your Facerity - For The Aesthetically Unpleasing
Replies: 490
Views: 57641

Here's a bad one of me (post baby #2 - so i still had a bit of the baby weight) We were playing cards with hubby's cousins and I just grabbed one of their hats and sat it on the top of my head lol http://lh5.google.com/elahoda22/RuR6IM2IQsI/AAAAAAAAACA/HOb-hx4C6z4/s400/EricaBadHat.jpg http://www.ht...
by Rasputin
Mon Sep 10, 2007 12:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What Time zone are you in?
Replies: 44
Views: 4230

oh btw... Z > GMT

Z is two less letters and it means the same damn thing and us meteorology people use it and everyone else should and I'm saying this last part so I could have a lot of "and"s in this sentence.

ZULU!!! Warp speed!
by Rasputin
Sun Sep 09, 2007 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Man-Purse project...
Replies: 70
Views: 6476

and there was that one time the dude in front of me pulled out his pipe and smoked it during geometry. while the teacher was in the room. good times. The teacher should have turned around, thrown a text book at him, and said "stick THAT in your pipe and smoke it!" As for my high school, m...
by Rasputin
Sun Sep 09, 2007 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What Time zone are you in?
Replies: 44
Views: 4230

GMT -5 east coast bitches!

(Daylight savings -4)
by Rasputin
Sat Sep 08, 2007 3:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3078488

I'm rebuilding the civilization!

Toeofdoom wrote:Quote pyramids were almost becoming a tradition when I was first here, but you noobs had to knock them all down didnt you? :shakefist:








by Rasputin
Sat Sep 08, 2007 2:56 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Awesome Idea For a Movie Trailer
Replies: 11
Views: 2184

That is one of the best ideas for a movie ever.
by Rasputin
Fri Sep 07, 2007 2:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Convincing a school to switch to Linux
Replies: 51
Views: 4914

The computers in my atmosphere lab room dual boot windows/linux. Maybe you could have them designate some computers to do the same.
by Rasputin
Fri Sep 07, 2007 4:53 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Quiz: Are You a Lonely, Pathetic Loser?
Replies: 45
Views: 7912

65 :shock: I'm less of a loser than I thought 8)
by Rasputin
Mon Sep 03, 2007 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Weather Pictures, aka zOMG LIGHTNING!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 3831

My camera is a Casio Exilim EX-S500. The video is 640x480 at 30fps. I have more pictures! The Album Highlights: http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb201/mretumblr/lightning/30august2007/lightning021d.jpg http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb201/mretumblr/lightning/30august2007/lightning019.jpg http:...
by Rasputin
Mon Sep 03, 2007 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Leaving home for Uni?
Replies: 28
Views: 2536

Get the fuck out of your house, and go stay at a college/uni. Best friggen thing ever. I have no regrets doing it.
by Rasputin
Mon Sep 03, 2007 2:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: So I'm at work... (story that involves raptors)
Replies: 12
Views: 1640

So I'm at work... (story that involves raptors)

I'm working the cash register at Blockbuster, and this family comes up with their movies, but the son is looking for one more movie. The daughter, who is 7 years old, is talking to me. She goes into her bag and pulls out these flash cards. The interesting part is that they all have pictures and info...
by Rasputin
Sun Sep 02, 2007 6:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Uh-oh. It's a Youtube party and you're up next. What do you show 'em?
Replies: 2152
Views: 749289

Demetri Martin: Person

My favorite stand up performance. Five parts to it, and it's all gold.
by Rasputin
Tue Aug 28, 2007 3:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Halo 3 Flavored Moutain Dew
Replies: 45
Views: 4732

That Halo 3 MD shit is nasty.

That is all.

I also say this with a 2-liter of regular MD next to the monitor. <3
by Rasputin
Mon Aug 27, 2007 2:55 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Weather Pictures, aka zOMG LIGHTNING!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 3831

Got a new storm that came by on the 25th: http://s210.photobucket.com/albums/bb201/mretumblr/lightning/25august2007/ here's the highlights (and nothing else was that exciting): http://s210.photobucket.com/albums/bb201/mretumblr/lightning/25august2007/lightning002.jpg The little black speck in this o...
by Rasputin
Sun Aug 26, 2007 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: My random dream typing..
Replies: 42
Views: 4793

Fact: dream typing, in its literal form, is impossible, unless perhaps you have REM Behavior Disorder (and even then I would consider it extremely unlikely that you could produce anything meaningful, because any keyboard featuring in your dreams is unlikely to be accurate and, besides, your fingers...
by Rasputin
Sun Aug 26, 2007 6:34 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: My random dream typing..
Replies: 42
Views: 4793

I always have more dreams if I wake up in the morning and fall back asleep, so, I'll try that. I do the same thing. Anyone know why/how this happens? EDIT: On a side not, I haven't had a (remembered) nightmare in over 5 years. My last nightmares known to memory involved me realizing I was in a nigh...
by Rasputin
Sat Aug 25, 2007 7:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Helium Balloon Photography > Kite Photography
Replies: 15
Views: 2181

Castaway wrote:I think it transmitted as it flew.


Weather balloons like this typically carry a small antenna (a thin wire about 8-10 inches long) that transmits the data it captures. I imagine they used close to the same method.
by Rasputin
Sat Aug 25, 2007 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: BIOSHOCK fans - 2k offers orchestral score for free!
Replies: 4
Views: 1718

BIOSHOCK fans - 2k offers orchestral score for free!

You can now download the Bioshock score, with all of it's creepy orchestral music, free from the 2k site:
http://www.2kgames.com/cultofrapture/home.html

It's got just over 17 minutes of music goodness.

Also, it's scary as hell. Enjoy! :)
by Rasputin
Sat Aug 25, 2007 4:48 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Board game to computer game
Replies: 2
Views: 1408

sounds like stratego :) i love that game.
by Rasputin
Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's your favorite location in your school or college?
Replies: 70
Views: 5596

My atmosphere lab room, which I will be attending a class in this semester :D One wall is covered with about two dozen monitors, which are usually occupied by atmosphere-related images and models and loops. Another wall is dominated by a couch. The third wall has a row of 10 computer stations for wo...
by Rasputin
Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:06 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Guilty Music Pleasures
Replies: 99
Views: 10863

I enjoy techno covers of just about any song. :?
by Rasputin
Thu Aug 23, 2007 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: PAPARAZZI: When is too much just too much?
Replies: 26
Views: 4192

Although I think privacy should be protected, there's a way to beat them:

Do so many outrageous things (legally) so often that it becomes common and run-of-the-mill and no one wants to hear or read about it anymore.
by Rasputin
Thu Aug 23, 2007 3:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 1 in 4 people read no books last year
Replies: 50
Views: 6905

I only read about one non-school book a year. I read a ton of books as a kid, but it kind of faded away in my teen years, and there's almost nothing left.

I'll stick to my forum and online reading material.
by Rasputin
Wed Aug 22, 2007 5:28 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Counterstrike!
Replies: 33
Views: 6108

mathmagic wrote:What pub servers (if any) do you guys run?


We just have private servers at the moment. Probably won't get a pub until sponsors throw one our way.
by Rasputin
Wed Aug 22, 2007 5:27 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: best sega games ever?
Replies: 37
Views: 4833

Zombies Ate My Neighbors :)
by Rasputin
Wed Aug 22, 2007 5:05 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Counterstrike!
Replies: 33
Views: 6108

Does anybody here have XFire? I just got it and am currently friendless. :( my xfire: rasputin6 Hit me up for some pubbin! :) As for my current situation, I play with a clan called High eXpectations Gaming. We have Pacific, Central, and newly-formed Atlantic teams (we're not recruiting at the momen...
by Rasputin
Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:16 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Most useful languages
Replies: 26
Views: 4907

Make sure you learn Fortran, not FORTRAN. There are still places around which teach F77. It's only been obsolete for 17 years :( Maybe Mathematica? Not sure how widely used it is in that field. People in my field like F90 and Fortran (don't know the differences as of yet...). And NO CODES ARE OBSOL...
by Rasputin
Mon Aug 20, 2007 10:18 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movies to AVOID
Replies: 264
Views: 26925

The Weatherman - Much like Welcome to the Dollhouse, the entire movie's about how this guy's life sucks. Such a bad premise can be redeemed by good thematics, but this one wasn't. You're... about as wrong as it is possible to be. First of all, any movie sounds stupid when you say it like that. &quo...
by Rasputin
Mon Aug 20, 2007 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Plasma?
Replies: 6
Views: 1726

Image
by Rasputin
Mon Aug 20, 2007 4:18 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Lets fix global warming.
Replies: 239
Views: 23237

http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/financialpost/comment/story.html?id=597d0677-2a05-47b4-b34f-b84068db11f4&p=4 Global COOLING bitches! zomg sunspots! I don't believe most of the stuff they're saying about global warming, and neither do most of the respectable atmospheric science teachers on my ...

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