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by 3fj
Fri Apr 22, 2016 11:10 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9848
Views: 1706670

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

Am I high as a kite? Why doesn't something like this already exist as standard? public class BadRequestWithContent<T> : IHttpActionResult { private readonly HttpRequestMessage _request; private readonly T _content; public BadRequestWithContent(HttpRequestMessage request, T content) { _request = requ...
by 3fj
Mon Apr 18, 2016 2:24 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gaming fleeting thoughts
Replies: 629
Views: 90992

Re: Gaming fleeting thoughts

Cibele is so disappointing. The whole "Get a glimpse of a story by means of fiddling with their desktop" is something that really appeals to me, so I picked it up over the weekend. It's insultingly short and doesn't come together in any meaningful way. The whole thing is blindingly obvious...
by 3fj
Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:27 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4275
Views: 751250

Re: Today I Made:

Diced Honey-soy chicken. It turned out a little salty cause I thought I was using light soy sauce when I wasn't. Served with sticky white rice.
by 3fj
Sun Apr 17, 2016 11:26 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Pandemic Legacy
Replies: 61
Views: 12891

Re: Pandemic Legacy

Just finished September. WHAT!? I guessed something was screwy when the virologist mentioned that your meds are placebos, but thought we were headed for a whole different kind of twist. Opening up the emails and getting the new objective on a different kind of paper is possibly the coolest moment I&...
by 3fj
Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:05 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: How do I become a hardcore/professional software engineer?
Replies: 6
Views: 6562

Re: How do I become a hardcore/professional software engineer?

It boils down to lots of things, and while I think YSN is right in that the fastest way to learn coding standards and software principles is to poke and prod at somewhere with a large codebase, I'd argue it's not impossible to learn the basics. What I suspect your friend was talking about when they ...
by 3fj
Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gaming fleeting thoughts
Replies: 629
Views: 90992

Re: Gaming fleeting thoughts

Started playing Ori and the Blind Forest. I'm finding the platforming elements quite a bit more challenging than I thought they would. Also the "save anywhere but you can't always save" element is stressing me out a bit (should I save now? How about now? Will I need this energy thing late...
by 3fj
Mon Apr 11, 2016 7:22 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9848
Views: 1706670

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

In any case, any particular reasoning for struct? I mean, I guess it makes sense in the general case, which is what I initially asked about. In my particular case, I basically just have a relatively small script, and this thing's the only place I'd use the struct in it. So it seems like it'd be mor...
by 3fj
Tue Apr 05, 2016 9:19 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9848
Views: 1706670

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

To me, this issue is more that day and time-of-day are two separate things that are jammed together when they maybe shouldn't be. ... We simply have to convince the world to abandon the idea of local time, everyone use some Immutable time, and simply get used to working (say) 15-23 (or maybe 21-29 ...
by 3fj
Mon Apr 04, 2016 12:53 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9848
Views: 1706670

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

... Oh! Are we taking bets? I want to bet messed up LINQ Where query with a side of weird Connections not being disposed of properly. My main bugbear with my current company's code base is that they all "kind of" know how LINQ works, but only a handful really get it. We're still in the MV...
by 3fj
Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:40 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Wrestling: Burly Greased-Up Theatre.
Replies: 4
Views: 1702

Re: Wrestling: Burly Greased-Up Theatre.

I gather it's become less gimmicky and meant to be more marketed as legitimate sport now than before, is that accurate? WWE, kind of has? Brock Lesnar is back from UFC and is treated as an unstoppable machine because of it. That said, some of the weirder gimmicks of late: ⋅ The Wyatt fami...
by 3fj
Sat Apr 02, 2016 1:14 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gaming fleeting thoughts
Replies: 629
Views: 90992

Re: Gaming fleeting thoughts

It kind of sounds like you completed the game by my definition and also probably your own? At a certain point I'm going to have to draw a line under the whole thing and say "they lived happily ever after" cause I presume there's no canon end to this thing beyond completing the community ce...
by 3fj
Fri Apr 01, 2016 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gaming fleeting thoughts
Replies: 629
Views: 90992

Re: Gaming fleeting thoughts

RE: Stardew Valley. I don't know about this game. It does not seem very well balanced at all. Maybe it's that I played a bunch of Harvest Moon back on the SNES and have a decent theoretical background on how to play these games with a modicum of efficiency, but I've been absolutely shitting money a...
by 3fj
Fri Apr 01, 2016 7:48 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you're embarrassed to admit you like
Replies: 32
Views: 8697

Re: Games you're embarrased to admit you like

Katawa Shoju and The Last Sovereign. Both are (hentai? Ecchi? Whatzitcalled?) sex games, the first being a visual novel date sim thing where the love interests are all disabled, the second being an RPGMaker harem game where you play a 40 year old non-lecherous dude who just happens to be a potentia...
by 3fj
Thu Mar 31, 2016 1:11 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9848
Views: 1706670

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

if(actionDel != null) actionDel(x); { match = true; } This is verbatim, I have not changed indentation. WHO NEEDS READABILITY ANYWAY? Oh god, that makes me want to be physically sick. I want to assume the best, and that they incorrectly think the random bit of block scope is conditional. The whole ...
by 3fj
Thu Mar 31, 2016 12:01 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Wrestling: Burly Greased-Up Theatre.
Replies: 4
Views: 1702

Wrestling: Burly Greased-Up Theatre.

Can't find a thread for it, so either this isn't the right place or it isn't the right audience, but I fucking love wrestling. Recently, I've gotten back into watching WWE, but tend to only watch the big events and NXT (their developmental show which has a fan following) every week (mostly because t...
by 3fj
Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:22 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Substitutions
Replies: 17
Views: 9797

Re: Substitutions

I've recently been diagnosed with lactose intolerance, and now I need to find a good substitute for the tasty things I can't eat any more. I know there's a lot of lactose-free/vegan versions of ingredients out there, but I'd rather just cut them out altogether than use the really expensive and disap...
by 3fj
Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:02 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gaming fleeting thoughts
Replies: 629
Views: 90992

Re: Gaming fleeting thoughts

I've been playing a lot of Stardew Valley. There's something very calming about it, something that I assume I'd get out of "pottering about in the garden" if I was to have one, but with more immediate results. There's a lot of systems here, and none of them are pushed on you, really; but t...
by 3fj
Thu Mar 24, 2016 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Offline installers are rarer now
Replies: 32
Views: 15220

Re: Offline installers are rarer now

In a Corporate environment, full downloads are the only sane choice. Because a user is a sensible, intelligent person who can figure out an install easily. Users are dumb and regularly delete the system32 folder because a LifeHack told them to. Wait, full downloaders, you mean the mini stub that do...
by 3fj
Tue Mar 22, 2016 10:24 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: 2016 Chocolate Chips Mafia - Game Over
Replies: 17
Views: 4965

Re: year of the drunk bobcat Chocolate Chips Mafia - D6

hammer Snark

Metagaming here, but I'm pretty sure he's always quiet when he's scum.
by 3fj
Fri Mar 18, 2016 11:42 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)
Replies: 7310
Views: 679606

Re: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)

Wheel of Time: The Horn of Valere http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=51027 Description: Standard Mafia game, set in the Wheel of Time universe, at the end of the first book/early second. Mod: jimbobmacdoodle, co-mod: Suzaku Speed: 5-7 days, 2-3 nights. Day deadlines will not end on a weeke...
by 3fj
Fri Mar 18, 2016 10:24 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 30760
Views: 2044273

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

It's a shame Mafia seems much less active these days, especially saying I missed the signups for WoT by like, 3 days! Such a long wait for the next one.
by 3fj
Thu Mar 17, 2016 1:21 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Pandemic Legacy
Replies: 61
Views: 12891

Re: Pandemic Legacy

A couple of non-spoilery suggestions: 1. I suspect playing with four characters (each of your controlling two characters) provides a bit more flexibility. Although Pandemic is generally harder with more players, having extra characters lets you use relationships and special powers more. Personally ...
by 3fj
Wed Mar 16, 2016 3:47 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Pandemic Legacy
Replies: 61
Views: 12891

Re: Pandemic Legacy

Been playing this 2-player and I'm surprised how well it holds up. Found the balance a little too easy so far, but given where we are, I think we've suddenly been dropped in the deep end. June? Possibly May? spoilers: Yellow is mutated to CodA, and are now "Faders". Faders spawn on our car...
by 3fj
Wed Mar 16, 2016 2:41 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9848
Views: 1706670

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

The language is C#. What does C# do in a foreach when fed a non-array to loop through? Way late to this party, but in C# foreach demands that the object you pass in is IEnumerable (that is, it must be made up of elements that can be iterated over and the contents only appear once. e.g. List, Dictio...
by 3fj
Thu Sep 18, 2014 8:24 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scottish Independence
Replies: 239
Views: 32230

Re: Scottish Independence

all I have to say on the terms of national identity is that your family aren't going to stop being your family out of nowhere. And that's the most useless irrelevant straw man that I've seen in the whole thread. Strawman? He said "I'm worried about bad things for my family and my national iden...
by 3fj
Thu Sep 18, 2014 7:02 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scottish Independence
Replies: 239
Views: 32230

Re: Scottish Independence

I have a Scottish father and an English mother. I work for a company that has its major offices in (well, near) London and Glasgow. Half my relatives live in Scotland, the other half in England (and not by the distribution you'd expect from my parents' origins - my father's sister lives near London...
by 3fj
Thu Sep 18, 2014 12:24 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scottish Independence
Replies: 239
Views: 32230

Re: Scottish Independence

welcome to realpolitk calling it unfair doesn't circumvent the issue Realpolitik advises that where red tape gets in the way, people find a way to cut through it. Remind me then which is more important, Spain's feelings or majority control of the European oil reserves, access to fishing for a numbe...
by 3fj
Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:52 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scottish Independence
Replies: 239
Views: 32230

Re: Scottish Independence

Regarding Schengen, I think the greater concern is that Scotland might be forced into it. Surely they would prefer to maintain the Common Travel Area with rUK and Ireland, right? I can retain rUK citizenship. If Scotland is admitted to the Schengen zone, by what grounds am I kept out of rUK? I migh...
by 3fj
Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scottish Independence
Replies: 239
Views: 32230

Re: Scottish Independence

There's a pretty minute amount of the Scots population that speaks Gaelic, so probably not. Might see it boosted a bit more than it currently is, though probably through nothing more than a little country-wide soul-searching that young nations tend to get. And it's a pretty minute share of the Iris...
by 3fj
Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scottish Independence
Replies: 239
Views: 32230

Re: Scottish Independence

Would Scotland remaining in the EU as an independent State make Scottish Gaelic an official language of the EU (as opposed to a semi-official language)? I just thought I'd throw that question out there. There's a pretty minute amount of the Scots population that speaks Gaelic, so probably not. Migh...
by 3fj
Sat Apr 19, 2014 2:29 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 582387

Re: League of Legends

I finally hit silver. Had three games in a row where I ruined with Vel'Koz, and it felt so fucking good.

Seriously, I felt more accomplished today than when I earned my degree.
by 3fj
Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 582387

Re: League of Legends

I still have nightmares about 5 mandrop pile ons. Seeing 5 rings develop round your feet and not having time to swear about it. Similarly, having to dodge 5 blitz hooks or getting chain-fisted was not fun. That was a split push win too :P My favourite so far is Eve. You have a shitty early game, but...
by 3fj
Fri Nov 22, 2013 2:44 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 582387

Re: League of Legends

Overall what excites me the most is Leona in Dominion. That buff might mean a lot, and as a Leona main, I yearn for the day random players recognize Rammus isn't totes better because lol he's faster and deals more damage haha Leona sucks in dom I'm really looking forward to trying her out in SR. I ...
by 3fj
Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:48 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 582387

Re: League of Legends

Playing support is pretty hilariously fun now. It's interesting seeing people try out new things, especially with Vision wards. I'm really loving the spellthief lineage of items. I feel like It really gels with my support style. I feel like that and a couple of wards with a Orb trinket are the way f...
by 3fj
Fri Oct 11, 2013 6:46 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 582387

Re: League of Legends

4) Top very much matters. I rarely see a stalemate up there, though. Usually one of them eventually dies to getting outplayed or ganked, and whichever side wins top lane seems to win the game, moreso than mid or bot for whatever reason. IMO, in anything that isn't anything above Gold (i.e "ave...
by 3fj
Thu Oct 10, 2013 9:00 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 582387

Re: League of Legends

It's another case of "I really like this champion but I'm terrible at the role she fulfills." That said, my level play up top increased tenfold cause I really wanted to play her. This might do the same for my ADC skills.
by 3fj
Wed Oct 09, 2013 10:10 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: League of Legends
Replies: 4402
Views: 582387

Re: League of Legends

I wanna try something fun right now. I guess some people call it ANARCHY!

I fucking love everything to do with Jinx. Except the comments, but who likes those?
by 3fj
Fri Oct 04, 2013 6:44 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Video Game Music
Replies: 50
Views: 11222

Re: Video Game Music

For newer recommendations, the new Rayman games (Origins and Legends) have just the best soundtracks. The stuff I'm about to post doesn't really do it justice, thanks to the way it syncs tracks in and out when you're in danger or something cool happens. Rayman Origins OST (If you only listen to two,...
by 3fj
Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:35 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Board games anyone?
Replies: 913
Views: 198991

Re: Board games anyone?

Had a weird experience today. Tried to buy a game on Amazon, and it was faffing me about and cancelling orders and such. Reached out to my local tabletop/comic book shop via Facebook messenger and had one held back for me in the space of 3 minutes. Since when was shopping in real life easier than th...
by 3fj
Wed Aug 14, 2013 9:12 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9848
Views: 1706670

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

If you are using a recent version of VIsual Studio, you finally have inttypes.h and stdint.h for cross-platform programming, but PRI* macros just look like they should be a syntax error: printf("%"PRId64"\n",x); Yeah, fair enough. Type safety can be a pain in the ass, and you're...

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