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by rockachu2
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107493
Views: 53525188

Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

I've compiled an animation of all the frames on explainxkcd so far (at a fast rate):
by rockachu2
Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:22 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Internet connection dropping out
Replies: 5
Views: 4149

Re: Internet connection dropping out

I have a similar issue. It is caused by some peer-to-peer software (dont ask me how, just a general overload that lasts a short time) does your roommate play League of Legends? They enabled some peer-to-peer download helper on all the computers and its been causing problems. Steam does this as well....
by rockachu2
Tue Dec 11, 2012 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1145: "Sky Color"
Replies: 211
Views: 71416

Re: 1145: "Sky Color"

the answer to the mirror question is that we mentally measure horizontal direction in polar , so by looking in the mirror we alter our viewpoint so our right eye sees what a persons left eye woukd see if they faced the mirors direction. so depending on what direction into the mirror we face, our eye...
by rockachu2
Wed Nov 14, 2012 6:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1134: "Logic Boat"
Replies: 135
Views: 32101

Re: 1134: "Logic Boat"

Step One: train the wolf. (now dog) Step Two: take goat across with you Step Three: leave goat and return alone Step Four: grab dog and cross Step Five: send dog back alone Step Six: watch your dog pick up the cabbage and place it in the boat, and return. You could also tie a bone to the cabbage. Go...
by rockachu2
Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Pennies in Boxes
Replies: 86
Views: 53376

Re: Pennies in Boxes

Spoiler:
Dump the whole thing into hot water and add acetone. Now you have acetone, water, sugar, and pennies.
Note: Acetone is lightly toxic, but is not currently regarded as being carcinogenic or a neurotoxin. It isn't environmentally friendly, but hey.
by rockachu2
Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:32 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Can anyone decode this?
Replies: 4
Views: 3270

Re: Can anyone decode this?

quadrilatero in forma scacherii -> google ->

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lattice_multiplication
by rockachu2
Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:27 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Can anyone decode this?
Replies: 4
Views: 3270

Re: Can anyone decode this?

Well... rectangle in the form of a chess board.


wizurxmedwwc

Chess boards go by number A1 -> H8
they are also checkered... ring a bell?
by rockachu2
Tue Sep 11, 2012 5:41 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0011: "Droppings"
Replies: 68
Views: 32219

Re: What-If 0011: Droppings

I can confirm this works with opera, windows 7 x64 dev version. HOWEVER it took 10 seconds and caused a system freeze before it changed from what was posted above. (Freeze may be due to running unstable opera).

This is on a modern machine. with 6 cores. at 3.2 ghz. with fast memory.
by rockachu2
Thu Aug 23, 2012 11:53 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: [python] Help converting .asc key files into integers
Replies: 1
Views: 2307

[python] Help converting .asc key files into integers

I have tried a few times to read the key as an integer from this file: -----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.17 (MingW32) mQINBE/l91IBEADUdTGztbGK6ZhP3led5czXj6frA0y5RAmExx0v+O2vGggJmLFf YBWp64dR4jTW14bEYkjV5+yJT7pqF0QZSO8AhH3985Vk6QgEywoSoSDc9gT5pBK+ GS6syu3wYIfcRSVkCVR36/wuBOojT...

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