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by poslundc
Wed Nov 25, 2015 12:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1608: "Hoverboard"
Replies: 141
Views: 84337

Re: 1608: "Hoverboard"

I could not help but look inside the source code to find out how many coins there are and I had to smile a big smile when I saw the message that will be displayed when you have found all the coins. Now I'll have to go find them all so I can proclaim “Yes, indeed I am!”. 169 coins based on my readin...
by poslundc
Tue Nov 24, 2015 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1608: "Hoverboard"
Replies: 141
Views: 84337

Re: 1608: "Hoverboard"

166 coins in 3575 seconds.

I can't handle both this and Fallout 4.

FYI, there's a secret area at the bottom of the deepest lake section (to the left of where you start). Drop all the way down and head left. It was difficult to get back out.
by poslundc
Wed Apr 09, 2014 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1353: "Heartbleed"
Replies: 99
Views: 31984

Re: 1353: "Heartbleed"

You guys can debate the merits of programming languages all you want. Anywhere that human interaction is required there is the potential for bugs. Nobody's disputing that. The matter is over what *happens* when a bug exists. Is it a compiletime error, a runtime error, or a silent error with potenti...
by poslundc
Wed Apr 09, 2014 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1353: "Heartbleed"
Replies: 99
Views: 31984

Re: 1353: "Heartbleed"

You guys can debate the merits of programming languages all you want. Anywhere that human interaction is required there is the potential for bugs. This wasn't a failure of language choice, it was more than likely a failure of process. Any mission-critical code like this should've been reviewed line...
by poslundc
Wed Apr 09, 2014 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1353: "Heartbleed"
Replies: 99
Views: 31984

Re: 1353: "Heartbleed"

You guys can debate the merits of programming languages all you want. Anywhere that human interaction is required there is the potential for bugs. This wasn't a failure of language choice, it was more than likely a failure of process. Any mission-critical code like this should've been reviewed line-...
by poslundc
Wed Mar 20, 2013 4:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1188: "Bonding"
Replies: 108
Views: 26043

Re: 1188: "Bonding"

The program would get a bad grade but I still let out an "aww" when I read through the end and comprehended the purpose. Maybe it helped that I hadn't read the title yet.

Dan.
by poslundc
Fri Jun 08, 2012 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1066: "Laundry"
Replies: 50
Views: 17510

Re: 1066: "Laundry"

I think the Folding Area isn't meant to be an actual fixed space dedicated to folding; it's more of an indicator as to whether the laundry gets Folded or Piled.

Dan.

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