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by codyhotel
Wed Jul 15, 2009 2:12 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: How much coffee do people drink in a day?
Replies: 97
Views: 27989

Re: How much coffee do people drink in a day?

About 5 or 6 cups a day on a weekday, usually 1 or 2 on a weekend, maybe more if I drank a lot the night before.
by codyhotel
Mon Jun 22, 2009 5:45 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Chewing gum when chopping onions
Replies: 12
Views: 1722

Re: Chewing gum when chopping onions

Throw the onion in the freezer for a while before cutting it up. Problem solved.
by codyhotel
Wed Jun 17, 2009 12:07 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Video Camera
Replies: 3
Views: 402

Re: Video Camera

I've heard some very good things about those JVC Everio cameras.

I'm too lazy to check prices/see if it meets your specs, but I would recommend checking it out yourself
by codyhotel
Thu May 28, 2009 12:49 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Laptop Help
Replies: 21
Views: 2189

Re: Laptop Help

***stuff*** Let me introduce you to my friends Hard Place and Rock! I lol'd hard. Generally when people ask for big hard drives and screens with durability I kindly direct them to the Panasonic Toughbook series (I have watched my dad's survive 4 foot falls onto concrete) but I think they may be sub...
by codyhotel
Mon May 25, 2009 2:36 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4529
Views: 832624

Re: Today I Made:

I made some Pork Tenderloin with sauteed apples. :) Started with about a cup of applesauce, added about 1/3 of a cup of Dijon mustard, one clove of finely minced garlic, and a bit of oregano to make a kind of wet/dry rub that I slathered all over the pork, let that sit in the fridge for about an hou...
by codyhotel
Sat Apr 18, 2009 2:11 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: yawlsig
Replies: 6
Views: 809

Re: yawlsig

If you're looking for a high quality, cheap laptop I would highly recommend getting a Compaq. Mine was $550 and has 2GB of RAM, a 1.8GHz AMD Dual-Core, 250GB Western Digital HDD, a 256MB dedicated graphics card, I believe a 15.4" screen, and some very good Altec Lansing speakers. Specs that are...
by codyhotel
Sat Apr 18, 2009 2:02 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: A Couple (easy?) Questions
Replies: 5
Views: 837

A Couple (easy?) Questions

First off, a few questions that were on my first year linear algebra final exam, all about subsets. I'll put the question, then spoiler my answer as to not influence your thinking. Q - State whether or not W is a subset (or was it subspace?) of R5 and justify your answer (assume all are closed under...
by codyhotel
Wed Apr 15, 2009 11:56 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Negative Mass?
Replies: 45
Views: 4608

Re: Negative Mass?

Hawking Radiation dictates that the energy emitted from a black hole essentially has negative mass (relative to the black hole that is, relative to an outside observer E=mc^2 shows that the positive energy must be emitted by something with positive mass), due to its "creation" decreasing t...
by codyhotel
Sat Apr 11, 2009 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: iPod Touch or Creative X-Fi?
Replies: 19
Views: 1783

Re: iPod Touch or Creative X-Fi?

The Zen XFI with wireless' website says it has a battery life of up to 36 hours of continuous audio playback. The Cowon Q5W (the s9 doesnt have wifi, the Q5W does)' website says it has a battery life of up to 13 hours audio or 7 hours video. Does the zen also have an advantage in video playback? I ...
by codyhotel
Tue Apr 07, 2009 9:06 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: iPod Touch or Creative X-Fi?
Replies: 19
Views: 1783

Re: iPod Touch or Creative X-Fi?

Cowan's sound just isn't THAT much better then Creative though, but yes, their wider range of file support and flash memory hardware are very good selling points, if you're into that sort of thing. Don't get me wrong, I don't have anything against Creative. I have a ZVM and love it to pieces. It's ...
by codyhotel
Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:58 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Help Us................Please
Replies: 16
Views: 1874

Re: Help Us................Please

As this school year winds down, I know that fellow juniors in high school all across the country (hell, the world maybe) are wincing at the thought of college too. Between being broke, being scared, and knowing next to nothing about college, it's a scary thing. I'm not exactly clueless about colleg...
by codyhotel
Thu Apr 02, 2009 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Calculus Team Name
Replies: 24
Views: 10637

Re: Calculus Team Name

Rachel! wrote:Cake > π

but I like Tan Gents a lot, if your team is all male


No, pi are round, Cake are square!!

The only math joke my dad understands, he therefore tends to say it a lot.
by codyhotel
Thu Apr 02, 2009 4:40 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: iPod Touch or Creative X-Fi?
Replies: 19
Views: 1783

Re: iPod Touch or Creative X-Fi?

you should really consider Cowon players, like the D2 or the new S9. amazing sound quality (best of the best imo), touch screen (the s9 has a GORGEOUS amoled screen), a wide range of file support (including FLAC), and flash support. also they both support user created ui's and themes, and cowon rel...
by codyhotel
Wed Apr 01, 2009 11:21 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Coffee+Root Beer=D'OH!
Replies: 3
Views: 988

Re: Coffee+Root Beer=D'OH!

...How did it taste?
by codyhotel
Tue Mar 31, 2009 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: iPod Touch or Creative X-Fi?
Replies: 19
Views: 1783

Re: iPod Touch or Creative X-Fi?

Neither. Archos 5. Do it up.

EDIT: Didn't see your price range. I would go X-Fi then, but I'm a Creative fanboy. Also, you should look into the Archos 605. Its an older model, but is still amazing and you can probably find one on ebay for within your price range, possibly even new.
by codyhotel
Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Sony Handycam
Replies: 3
Views: 622

Re: Sony Handycam

Firewire and USB are different enough that I'm pretty sure making an adapter would be more effort than it's worth (cue me being proven wrong at lightning speed now that I've committed that to writing...) so I'd just get an Expresscard FireWire card and be done with it. It's worth mentioning the vid...
by codyhotel
Mon Mar 30, 2009 1:19 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Sony Handycam
Replies: 3
Views: 622

Sony Handycam

So, I am the possesor of a Sony Handycam, model DCR-HC20. Its about 4 years old, and I'm just starting to use it again in order to start a vlog on youtube, as my webcam is really shitty quality. But therein lies a problem. The Camcorder was originally bundled with software and drivers under the name...
by codyhotel
Fri Mar 13, 2009 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Pi Day
Replies: 49
Views: 5596

Re: Pi Day

You Americans* with your silly mm/dd/yyyy date formats. Here, where we use the infinitely more sensible dd/mm/yyyy format, celebrate Pi Day on July 22nd! And in the even more infinitely more sensible land of the yyyy/mm/dd format, plans should be in place for Pi Day on May 9th, 3141! * And other od...
by codyhotel
Mon Mar 09, 2009 6:16 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Qustions about the Ybox2
Replies: 6
Views: 1038

Re: Qustions about the Ybox2

I wouldn't recommend it as a first soldering project, but since the chips are socketed (no worries about overheating them!), it shouldn't be too hard once you've got a bit of experience. If you can reliably make clean solder joints and know how to use a multimeter, go for it. In response, what woul...
by codyhotel
Mon Mar 09, 2009 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Odd (Yet Meaningful) Essay Topics
Replies: 71
Views: 6263

Re: Odd (Yet Meaningful) Essay Topics

Zombies. Truth. and it actually went over pretty well with the teacher. We were supposed to write about something serious and important to us. And so I did, as a serious global threat if Haitian voodou [sic] went out of control and stuff. Well, yes and no. I was actually going to suggest arguing ei...
by codyhotel
Fri Feb 27, 2009 6:40 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Preparation and storage of bacon
Replies: 11
Views: 1773

Re: Preparation and storage of bacon

..so why was bacon wordfiltering to COCK yesterday?
by codyhotel
Wed Feb 25, 2009 2:25 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: This thing happened. It's sad.
Replies: 41
Views: 5139

Re: This thing happened. It's sad.

Okay, so one day at school I'm running in the hall and my friend who happens to be a boy (I'm a girl) is walking. We crashed into eachother and when we fell he grabbed my shirt trying to keep balanced. He ripped it down the middle... Oldest trick in the book. So hopefully you were wearing a bra =P ...
by codyhotel
Tue Feb 24, 2009 3:06 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Homepage Choice?
Replies: 5
Views: 748

Re: Homepage Choice?

Or, you could create two profiles and shortcuts to firefox starting each. This option has the added (possibly) benefit of keeping cookies, cache, bookmarks, etc., separate. http://kb.mozillazine.org/Command_line_arguments I do this to be able to run various versions of firefox (2.x, 3.x, beta, x32,...
by codyhotel
Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:57 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Homepage Choice?
Replies: 5
Views: 748

Homepage Choice?

So, basically what I want to do is have a choice between two sets of homepages when I start Firefox. The first on will be all my "fun" sites: Facebook, Yahoo! Sports, NHL on TSN, xkcd, and Questionable Content (great webcomic). The second set (which I want to add) will be my "school&q...
by codyhotel
Mon Feb 23, 2009 3:08 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Choosing a laptop to purchase
Replies: 2
Views: 364

Re: Choosing a laptop to purchase

You want to be able to drop your computer? Panasonic Toughbook , Boom. My dad works for the phone company as a repairman, they get all their work on these computers. I've watched him drop it from about 4 feet onto solid concrete, no damage at all. The only design flaw is that there is a vent right u...
by codyhotel
Mon Feb 23, 2009 3:07 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Do you shut your computer down at night?
Replies: 45
Views: 3957

Re: Do you shut your computer down at night?

I'm sort of between 1 and 2. I shut the computer off every night or whenever I leave the house (expect when I'm downloading something I'm impatient about), but am pretty bad about turning it off if I want to go, say, read for a few hours. Fortunately it sleeps itself after about an hour of inactivi...
by codyhotel
Mon Feb 23, 2009 2:57 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Maximum hour guidelines
Replies: 6
Views: 863

Re: Maximum hour guidelines

You have a limit at 24? Wow, never heard that one before. As far as I know my school has no limit, in fact you aren't considered as taking a "full" courseload until you're in 30 hours of class. In my 5th year of Pharmacy I'm going to have, I believe, 42 hours of class, or something like th...
by codyhotel
Mon Feb 23, 2009 3:20 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Let's Talk About Theobromine - that means Chocolate.
Replies: 186
Views: 58316

Re: Favorite Chocolate

podbaydoor wrote:I like my chocolate like I like my men.


...with the options available, that doesn't really narrow it down.
by codyhotel
Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Two major choices...
Replies: 2
Views: 711

Re: Two major choices...

Well any time you can get a split degree you do two things: First, you double your job search field so initially it is much easier to find employment. Second, unfortunately sometimes (read: rarely) big corporations will think that a simple split Bachelor degree isn't that impressive to them, so you ...
by codyhotel
Wed Feb 18, 2009 5:55 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Everything is...bigger
Replies: 15
Views: 1450

Re: Everything is...bigger

I thought you were crazy at first, but now I'm getting it myself about 1/300 times,

phpBB bug thirded.
by codyhotel
Fri Feb 13, 2009 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: The probability of impossible
Replies: 63
Views: 6790

Re: The probability of impossible

[SNIP] Look, forget the whole dartboard and dart. Think in terms of the interval [0,1] and choosing a random number from it. The probability of any particular number being chosen is zero, but some number must be chosen, so a zero probability event must occur. This is the point that I'm trying to ma...
by codyhotel
Fri Feb 13, 2009 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: best excuse for being fat!
Replies: 17
Views: 2494

Re: best excuse for being fat!

headprogrammingczar wrote:Then your reduced surface area makes you more heat efficient!


it also makes it hard for you to be digested, by say,

a raptor?

(not really, they would chew you up. only holds true if you stay whole, like say, by a T-Rex. I just said raptor for shock value.)
by codyhotel
Fri Feb 13, 2009 5:16 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: 1 + 1 = ?
Replies: 44
Views: 5478

Re: 1 + 1 = ?

I'm amazed that no one has put this, maybe out of fear, but i'll risk it.


Obviously,

1+1=1.99999...8
from a previously (over)discussed theorem.
by codyhotel
Fri Feb 13, 2009 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Randomize Your Library, Post First Song
Replies: 212
Views: 15605

Re: Randomize Your Library, Post First Song

Turambar wrote:East Infection - Gogol Bordello



Great Fucking song man.


Brad Paisley - Start a Band (feat. Keith Urban)
by codyhotel
Fri Feb 13, 2009 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: The probability of impossible
Replies: 63
Views: 6790

Re: The probability of impossible

Even in describing it as an ideal dartboard, which I get, you still have a dart with an obviously non-zero area tip. Err...why? Assuming we're not throwing a non-ideal dart at our ideal dartboard, why wouldn't the dart have a tip that's a point? (And even if you chose not to for some reason, you co...
by codyhotel
Fri Feb 13, 2009 2:04 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: The probability of impossible
Replies: 63
Views: 6790

Re: The probability of impossible

No, jr is right. Consider throwing a dart at a dartboard. The probability that the dart will land at any given point is zero, since any given point has zero area. But clearly the dart will land somewhere. Though your conclusion is correct, your argument is false, and its quite confusing to be hones...
by codyhotel
Thu Feb 12, 2009 5:31 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Music Program
Replies: 39
Views: 2134

Re: Music Program

I have a question in the same vein: As an amateur (not for long!) composer, I have wrestled with various music programs for some time. I hate Finale, I hate Sibelius, and I hate the huge price tags on both. The only program I really like is Guitar Pro; it has a great way to to navigate, is easy to ...
by codyhotel
Wed Feb 11, 2009 11:40 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Music Program
Replies: 39
Views: 2134

Re: Music Program

Dream wrote:blah blah Reason blah blah


best idea EVAR.

Reason is fucking amazing, and if you want to compose techno from scratch, there is literally nothing better. I have basically every program mentioned here (except Mac only ones) and therefor I think my opinion is fairly valid.
by codyhotel
Tue Feb 10, 2009 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: The probability of impossible
Replies: 63
Views: 6790

Re: The probability of impossible

No, jr is right. Consider throwing a dart at a dartboard. The probability that the dart will land at any given point is zero, since any given point has zero area. But clearly the dart will land somewhere. Though your conclusion is correct, your argument is false, and its quite confusing to be hones...
by codyhotel
Mon Feb 09, 2009 5:12 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: How did you choose
Replies: 10
Views: 1154

Re: How did you choose

I chose my university for two reasons:

First, it was close to home, the absolute closest university to home actually

Second, said school incidentally is the top Pharmacy school in the country, which I plan on going into.

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