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by Skateside
Thu Feb 17, 2011 9:51 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: CSS Standards - If you could add/change/remove a standard..
Replies: 18
Views: 2327

Re: CSS Standards - If you could add/change/remove a standar

Two things have always bugged me with CSS. Firstly, vertical aligning is very hard. If I have a piece of text, I can't set it to be vertically in the middle of a block without setting a large line-height or displaying my div as a table-cell. Secondly, fieldsets and legends. Legends overlap fieldsets...
by Skateside
Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: JavaScript: do you browser sniff?
Replies: 12
Views: 2544

Re: JavaScript: do you browser sniff?

I'm so re-assured that my peers don't browser sniff :) This all started when I saw a very cool piece of JavaScript to detect IE. The script's on Github . I was thinking of writing a blog post about why not to do it and what to check instead. I'm glad it's not needed -- thanks for the responses. In r...
by Skateside
Mon Feb 14, 2011 8:25 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: JavaScript: do you browser sniff?
Replies: 12
Views: 2544

JavaScript: do you browser sniff?

Does anyone here detect faulty browsers to correct problems? I've always thought that it was a really unreliable way to fix errors but I can't help but acknowledge its popularity; most major JavaScript libraries have browser sniffing elements. It's made me wonder what people think about the techniqu...
by Skateside
Tue Nov 24, 2009 1:12 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Ninja fail results in impale(ment)
Replies: 23
Views: 2324

Re: Ninja fail results in impale(ment)

He'd have been fine if he were a pirate
by Skateside
Mon Nov 02, 2009 12:57 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Javascript... incorrect logic?
Replies: 7
Views: 973

Re: Javascript... incorrect logic?

<form id=form1> <label>Username : <input name="username"></label> <label>Password : <input name="password" type="password"></label> <label><input type="button" onClick="Authenticate();"></label> <label>Output : <input name="output" readonl...
by Skateside
Wed Oct 21, 2009 6:01 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Interviewing the fora
Replies: 5464
Views: 414431

Re: Interviewing the fora

I quit smoking using nothing but willpower (^_^)

What vice are you trying to kick?
by Skateside
Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Interviewing the fora
Replies: 5464
Views: 414431

Re: Interviewing the fora

Yup. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (radio, and possibly written version)

White, milk, plain or dark chocolate?
by Skateside
Sat Oct 17, 2009 3:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You Laugh, You lose
Replies: 1095
Views: 195250

Re: You Laugh, You lose

A review of Duke Nukem Forever
by Skateside
Thu Oct 08, 2009 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: If you cry, you lose
Replies: 127
Views: 31223

Re: If you cry, you lose

I always though the Cat animation that goes with Jean Sibelius' Valse Triste was quite a tear-jerker
by Skateside
Thu May 21, 2009 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Meta Forum Game
Replies: 349
Views: 40678

Re: Meta Forum Game

Joins game, makes legal move almost identical to original legal move.

Half-heartedly celebrates negligible score with in-accurate use of smilie: :arrow:
by Skateside
Sun May 17, 2009 6:16 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You Laugh, You lose
Replies: 1095
Views: 195250

Re: You Laugh, You lose

Going back to PFSC briefly, I give you John Campbell's Twitter:
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by Skateside
Sun May 10, 2009 11:05 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You Laugh, You lose
Replies: 1095
Views: 195250

Re: You Laugh, You lose

Chfan wrote:As long as we're PFSCing...

http://picturesforsadchildren.com/index.php?comicID=257

I almost posted that one :oops:
by Skateside
Sun May 10, 2009 2:10 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You Laugh, You lose
Replies: 1095
Views: 195250

Re: You Laugh, You lose

The moral for children: if you are ugly, you may just be a different species
Spoiler:
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by Skateside
Tue Apr 28, 2009 7:25 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You Laugh, You lose
Replies: 1095
Views: 195250

Re: You Laugh, You lose

sugarhyped wrote:
Themata wrote:Epic thread started by a friend and I

Spoilered for huge, possibly nfsw.

Spoiler:
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...so who was that girl?

Boxxy NSFW... not even close
by Skateside
Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Actual Drnukenness!
Replies: 1358
Views: 297106

Re: The drnuk thread

I bought a seemly innocent 4-pack of lager... turns out to be 9%.... and all I can think of is: "damnit JavaScript popup -- move to mouse positions when I click on you... is it really that hard?"

BTW. "hi" to anyone else drinking before a work-day
by Skateside
Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13405
Views: 1451453

Re: Today I Learned

Today I learned 2 things:
  • Javascript it hard to understand after 2 cans of 9% lager
  • Doctypes don't allow bas JavaScript to work :cry:
by Skateside
Fri Mar 27, 2009 8:11 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You Laugh, You lose
Replies: 1095
Views: 195250

Re: You Laugh, You lose

British political satire at its finest http://www.telegraph.co.uk/telegraph/multimedia/archive/01364/1003-MATT-web_1364694b.gif http://www.telegraph.co.uk/telegraph/multimedia/archive/01358/matt03032009_1358678b.gif http://www.telegraph.co.uk/telegraph/multimedia/archive/01370/2203-MATT-web_1370466b...
by Skateside
Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:51 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You Laugh, You lose
Replies: 1095
Views: 195250

Re: You Laugh, You lose

Spoiler:
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by Skateside
Thu Jan 29, 2009 9:40 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Describe a game you think would be awesome
Replies: 128
Views: 11105

Re: Describe a game you think would be awesome

24, The Game with the ability to lose. By not completing a task quickly enough, vital information may not be found, cutting out options for dialog; or perhaps a terrorist attack takes place, blocking off a certain road that would make catching someone easier. Couple that with the necessity to work ...
by Skateside
Thu Jan 15, 2009 11:21 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Describe a game you think would be awesome
Replies: 128
Views: 11105

Re: Describe a game you think would be awesome

This is going to sound bad, but, what's Loom? Loom was a game for the PC in the early 90s by Lucas Arts. It was mainly a light-hearted adventure game. It stands out as unique because throughout the entire game, it's only possible to pick up one item: a staff right at the beginning. The staff allowe...
by Skateside
Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: What games are you currently playing?
Replies: 107
Views: 9521

Re: What games are you currently playing?

Oblivion (PC)... still :oops:
by Skateside
Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0530: "I'm An Idiot"
Replies: 123
Views: 31711

Re: "I'm An Idiot" Discussion

Waldo wrote:Heh, I didn't know about the 'say' command until I saw the comic.

Oh the fun I shall have now... :twisted:

Code: Select all

say -v Good boom de yada boom de yada

My gift to you
by Skateside
Tue Jan 06, 2009 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Describe a game you think would be awesome
Replies: 128
Views: 11105

Re: Describe a game you think would be awesome

3rd person, 3D, complete version of Loom for the Wii..

I don't believe this requires further explanation
by Skateside
Fri Jan 02, 2009 12:30 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: So I just got a gameboy colour...
Replies: 15
Views: 1349

Re: So I just got a gameboy colour...

Get Perfect Dark and then dust off your old N64 for some added bonuses and pure nostalgia
by Skateside
Sat Nov 15, 2008 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13405
Views: 1451453

Re: Today You Learned

Regular expressions
by Skateside
Fri Oct 24, 2008 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: UK is a police state
Replies: 136
Views: 10269

Re: UK is a police state

Well, I meant that a law that makes it essentially illegal to record the interior of your store is kind of, well, broken. Especially when those recordings can be the only thing to make a case with. The law makes it illegal to have a TV monitor showing the recordings as you're recording them. It sta...
by Skateside
Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:50 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: UK is a police state
Replies: 136
Views: 10269

Re: UK is a police state

Surely I don't have to explain why it's ridiculous to restrict a store's ability to monitor it's own premises because a potential robber could intentionally flash his information in front of them? Re-write: Sorry, I mis-read your previous post. Yes, in that instance I would imagine that and sensibl...
by Skateside
Tue Oct 21, 2008 6:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: UK is a police state
Replies: 136
Views: 10269

Re: UK is a police state

22/7 wrote:Surely this is one of those scenarios where the police/attorneys would realize that the law being enforced was broken and change/remove it?

You mean write to store owners to point out the pit-falls... right?
by Skateside
Tue Oct 21, 2008 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: UK is a police state
Replies: 136
Views: 10269

Re: UK is a police state

Most CCTV cameras are actually privately owned. A show will have a couple dotted around the place so the checkout clerk can keep an eye on people the other side of the shelves. Interestingly, a couple of years ago, it was noticed that around 90% of the recorded images were considered useless for fai...
by Skateside
Tue Oct 21, 2008 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Obama does stand-up at the Al Smith Dinnner
Replies: 14
Views: 1860

Re: Obama does stand-up at the Al Smith Dinnner

I think McCain was funnier.

But I'd vote for a guy with a middle name of "Steve"
by Skateside
Mon Oct 13, 2008 10:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0488: "Steal This Comic"
Replies: 347
Views: 47977

Re: Steal This Comic

'; DROP DATABASE;-- wrote:Has DRM ever done any good?

Policy: n an adopted course or principle of actions. successful ~ a policy that does not achieve the exact opposite of the intention.
by Skateside
Thu Oct 09, 2008 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: [web design] are frames always evil?
Replies: 6
Views: 1587

Re: [web design] are frames always evil?

I reckon that all frames are evil. When searching for the page, the results would return the frame page with no other information; no navigation and no explanation of the website. It is possible to use JavaScript to check if the loaded page is within a frame and re-load the website to show the frame...
by Skateside
Thu Oct 09, 2008 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: UK is a police state
Replies: 136
Views: 10269

Re: UK is a police state

I've really lost the point of this thread. ...weren't we talking about the amount of CCTV cameras in the UK and the implications of those numbers? How did the US government's stalking of a professor, China's internet ban and a North Korean famine get into this? Coming next month, it's Google Panopti...
by Skateside
Wed Oct 08, 2008 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: UK is a police state
Replies: 136
Views: 10269

Re: UK is a police state

Technology doesn't necessarily make it easier to monitor the population, but rather, more difficult. This. This is where you're completely wrong. Without technology, the only way to monitor people is directly. Which is more difficult than setting up cameras. But why would they be watching one perso...
by Skateside
Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trolling in meatspace: onlookers goad teenager to suicide
Replies: 205
Views: 13171

Re: Trolling in meatspace: onlookers goad teenager to suicide

Let's not forget, in this, that in addition to the "saw another person's death as nothing but entertainment"..... issue , there's also the fact that they saw it as entertainment at all . (And those two issues are related but distinct). Aahhh, something that can be discussed. It's so refre...
by Skateside
Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Zelda:Twilight Princess
Replies: 161
Views: 19272

Re: Zelda:Twilight Princess

I was discussing TP with a friend, and he pointed out the fact that Telma has unusually large breasts. Am I the only one who's vaguely disturbed by this? Do you remember the Great Fairies in OoT? Telma's a bit of an adult character, but those Fairies were down right racy! I think it's something the...
by Skateside
Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:30 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Underrated & Obscure Games
Replies: 171
Views: 23995

Re: Underrated games

You seem to act like making a Zelda game in which dying is actually a possibility as some sort of mortal sin. *Looks at end of game death count for Ocarina of Time* *Hides in shame* Bloody Shadow Temple boss... :x That was my favorite boss. The trick is the hookshot+bomb+arrow. hookshot paralyzes, ...
by Skateside
Sun Oct 05, 2008 2:00 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite Soundtracks (movies, games, whatev)
Replies: 51
Views: 3985

Re: Favorite Soundtracks (movies, games, whatev)

The best game soundtrack I've ever heard was the music from Deus Ex. I've downloaded it and thoroughly enjoy listening to it. No sound track has ever had me so hooked. From a movie, it would have to be Real Genius for the 80's nostalgia.
by Skateside
Sun Oct 05, 2008 1:12 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trolling in meatspace: onlookers goad teenager to suicide
Replies: 205
Views: 13171

Re: Trolling in meatspace: onlookers goad teenager to suicide

But there is a HUGE difference between getting annoyed with, and snapping at, someone repeatedly telling you that they'll kill themselves, and telling someone standing on the edge to jump. I don't agree. To me, they're both after attention. Read. These are actions committed by the observer not the ...
by Skateside
Fri Oct 03, 2008 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trolling in meatspace: onlookers goad teenager to suicide
Replies: 205
Views: 13171

Re: Trolling in meatspace: onlookers goad teenager to suicide

If someone, however, comes to me bi-monthly telling me they're going to kill themselves, it gets old. So, yes, I have indeed told someone that they should do it, and that if it were legal, I'd do it for them... and would say the same in the future, although I doubt that either of those two will com...

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