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by Crosby
Mon Sep 08, 2008 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Bayesian fun, Oh My!
Replies: 1
Views: 941

Bayesian fun, Oh My!

Anyone nerdy enough to be interested in using bayesian techniques to infer optimal bids in PPC (Paid Search)? I'd love to hear from you. thanks.
by Crosby
Fri Aug 15, 2008 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: A few lateral thinking puzzles. (v0.1 - new puzzle)
Replies: 128
Views: 13157

Re: A few lateral thinking puzzles.

1.
Spoiler:
The fight is over. Nothing to break up! (Someone dies, maybe?)
by Crosby
Fri Aug 15, 2008 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: A few lateral thinking puzzles. (v0.1 - new puzzle)
Replies: 128
Views: 13157

Re: A few lateral thinking puzzles.

1.
Spoiler:
Ant Fight over the donut crumbs in a Police Station. Numerous complaints filed... to the exterminator.
by Crosby
Wed Aug 13, 2008 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: XKCD Google Gadget
Replies: 2
Views: 1366

XKCD Google Gadget

I'm thinking about building one.
If anyone has gadget experience and would like to collaborate, please PM.

http://www.igoogle.com
by Crosby
Mon Aug 11, 2008 4:50 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Spam via PM: Use "Report private message" button within PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12843

Re: Spam via PM (reported: trideltatip & freakinfrijole)

SUGGESTION: Please Edit the "first" post and add instructions: Or, better yet, add a "sticky" for reporting spammy PM's. [cite]INSTRUCTIONS: - if you got a suspicious, spammy, porn, or other bad PM, report it here (ONCE) - Please don't repeat any reports, and please don't "m...
by Crosby
Fri Aug 08, 2008 6:46 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: WWII maximum ship size
Replies: 9
Views: 3014

Re: WWII maximum ship size

Slight clarification of above: Beam Length is another way of saying WIDTH (not overall length of ship). The beam of a ship is, by definition, it's widest point. Also, a 104-ft WIDE canal would not fit a 106 ft. WIDE ship... The canals were 110 feet wide, and ship widths were restricted t...
by Crosby
Thu Aug 07, 2008 11:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How to Save a Life
Replies: 46
Views: 4734

Re: How to Save a Life

It is a pretty incredible feeling. IMHO, one of the most remarkable things about "heroic acts" is that quite often, the hero doesn't even think about it. It's just POOF, and so there I am holding onto this guys hand, and like... For me at least, I've pulled both my brother and my cousin ou...
by Crosby
Thu Aug 07, 2008 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10914
Views: 2136892

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Heyo, I'm Crosby. I'm 32, so I guess I'm ancient by our demographic as I've seen it so far. I live and work in San Francisco, where I am busy chasing the dream of getting rich someday, but I seem to be having too much fun along the way for that to actually happen soon. This comic is unbelievably fun...
by Crosby
Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:29 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Worst Things to Shout Out During Sex
Replies: 747
Views: 85094

Re: Worst Things to Shout Out During Sex

"You Can't Mount Here"
by Crosby
Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:14 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Three princesses
Replies: 446
Views: 197305

Re: Three princesses

wow. I'm amassing noob-points is a hurry.
leet noob?

sorry for adding to the confusion on that, thanks for point it out.
by Crosby
Thu Aug 07, 2008 7:11 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: you're floating through space
Replies: 31
Views: 5611

Re: you're floating through space

Astronaut: Contact Ground Control. Follow instructions for extracting electronics from control stick to hijack your onboard survival system's processing power, creating a makeshift navigational system. Head home. Perish upon re-entry. Naval Aviator: Acquire Missile Lock on ruthless Pirate, Fire!...
by Crosby
Thu Aug 07, 2008 12:04 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: My write-up of the "Blue Eyes" solution (SPOILER A
Replies: 1368
Views: 404776

Re: My write-up of the "Blue Eyes" solution (SPOILER A

ARGGHHH. Please post link to OP.

I can't find the PROBLEM, only a bunch of solutions i'm trying to skip over so as not to give it away...

Thanks!
by Crosby
Wed Aug 06, 2008 11:58 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Quest I-Poon
Replies: 94
Views: 18773

Re: Quest I-Poon

please post hints for secret level 9 (sl9):

Numbers of mcc call.
Do not push repeatly.

thx.
by Crosby
Wed Aug 06, 2008 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Quest I-Poon
Replies: 94
Views: 18773

Re: Quest I-Poon

ahh, since the url for the secret levels was already revealed...
Umm, how did you know that?

thanks!
by Crosby
Wed Aug 06, 2008 6:25 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Quest I-Poon
Replies: 94
Views: 18773

Re: Quest I-Poon

Level 45: AHA! once you've got the answer (looks like a date, don't it?), let's take a look at the hint "you don't have enough information." Hint: the information you seek is contained on the same domain (don't go google, yahoo, or whatever else). anothe...
by Crosby
Wed Aug 06, 2008 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Three princesses
Replies: 446
Views: 197305

Re: Three princesses

well... I think the problem allows you to ask one question once (not 3 times, and not once per princess).
by Crosby
Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Quest I-Poon
Replies: 94
Views: 18773

Re: Quest I-Poon

Could I get some help with Level 45? I'm able to "do the math" and get "13.05.2007" (tried that). May 13, 2007 (nope) google search for what happened on that day? (not much) 13.05.2007 00:00:00 (nope) 2007.05.13 (ISO standard date represent...
by Crosby
Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Three princesses
Replies: 446
Views: 197305

Re: Three princesses

Sorry for lack of "spoiler" in original post.
(noob)

Also, FWIW - nothing in the original begs a yes/no question. Ask any question of one princess. Answer will be either truthful, or false... falseful? ;-)
by Crosby
Tue Aug 05, 2008 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Not sure if this is easy or hard
Replies: 42
Views: 10150

Re: Not sure if this is easy or hard

Propose new rule:
Any unsolved riddle receiving no forward-advancing attempts in 1 week shall require from the original poster: additional hints or a solution.
Upon penalty of death by raptor.
by Crosby
Tue Aug 05, 2008 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Marble Dropping
Replies: 33
Views: 22361

Re: Marble Dropping

first marble, try: 10, 20, 30, ... 100. If it is still unbroken, then the answer is 100. If it breaks at any point, then go back down 9 floors, and go up one-at-a time until it breaks. If it does, then the floor under that is the solution. If it does not break, then the last floor tried is the solut...
by Crosby
Tue Aug 05, 2008 7:22 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Three princesses
Replies: 446
Views: 197305

Re: Three princesses

(Please pardon me if this was already said.) A simple solution: Ask "Which one of your sisters lies more (than sometimes)?" Then pick the one she points to. Let me explain: If we eliminate as a candidate the sister we pose the question to, then, if we ask: truth-teller - she points...
by Crosby
Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 2 + 2 = 5
Replies: 175
Views: 52605

Re: 2 + 2 = 5

A pair of siamese twins mate, producing a singleton baby.
*assuming the mother doesn't die during childbirth, we then have 2 + 2 (+1) = 5.

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