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by nehpest
Wed Dec 19, 2012 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Your Schedule
Replies: 655
Views: 154539

Re: Your Schedule

Super senior electrical engineering major. I'm coming out of 22 units for fall quarter - ECE 309 - Control Systems Engineering (4) ECE 310 - Introduction to Power and Electric Drives (4) ECE 322 - Operational Amplifiers and Electronic Feedback (4) (surprisingly awesome!) ECE 402 - Electromagnetic Fi...
by nehpest
Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:55 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Worst thing you've seen in a lab
Replies: 256
Views: 227518

Re: Worst thing you've seen in a lab

I think I may've posted this before, but it's relevant here... In AP Chemistry godawfulmany years ago, we had team projects for the end of the year. One team was working in the inner lab while the rest of the class was being lectured in the main classroom; the young lady in question was preparing po...
by nehpest
Thu Aug 23, 2012 9:54 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic
Replies: 653
Views: 232248

Re: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic

There's a book I'd like to read to my nieces in a few years. I read it as a child (early/mid 90s?) and remember that the book contained more than one story. They were mysteries/problem-solving stories that followed four children (a pair of sisters and a pair of brothers) in what I dimly remember bei...
by nehpest
Sun Apr 01, 2012 5:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28396
Views: 2939634

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

my friend Catherine is missing. He's been gone for two days, now. Aside from two lizards in the past week or so, he has virtually no experience hunting anything larger than a moth. It rained heavily yesterday. I live in an area rife with coyotes, possums, and other critters who would love to come ac...
by nehpest
Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28396
Views: 2939634

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

felltir wrote:BAH PEOPLE NEED TO STOP BRINGING UP MY EX

Also, referring to me as "hers" because she introduced me to this group? Totally not ok.

Didn't you know? You're indefinitely her exclusive property.

Seriously though, here's an e-cookie. I hate being referred to as property too.
by nehpest
Tue Mar 06, 2012 3:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Actual Drnukenness!
Replies: 1358
Views: 293619

Re: Actual Drnukenness!

Vieto wrote:
e^iπ+1=0 wrote:...so a bear comes out of nowhere and attacks his car as he's driving to the ceremony?
Yes.

Damn, Sweden is a hardcore place. Note to self: do not fuck with Sweden.
by nehpest
Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Actual Drnukenness!
Replies: 1358
Views: 293619

Re: Actual Drnukenness!

Quick! Do I ever win that Nobel?
by nehpest
Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 803978

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

B.Good wrote:97% on my proof based linear algebra exam. Fuck yes.


I can has brain dump? My linear algebra course was very much ”manipulate these matrices - oh look, there's the answer”-type computation, and had very little proofitude.
by nehpest
Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:01 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Your Schedule
Replies: 655
Views: 154539

Re: Your Schedule

Spring Quarter 2012 - mired in junior-level EEng. This will start in about 4 weeks. ECE 302 - Electromagnetic Fields. Maxwell’s equations and electromagnetic concepts. Introduction to static and time varying fields; plane waves, boundary conditions, and transmission line equations. Applications to ...
by nehpest
Thu Mar 01, 2012 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Favorite Place to Get a Burger?
Replies: 139
Views: 68934

Re: Favorite Place to Get a Burger?

I'm not going to lie, I prefer McD's fries over In-N-Out, hands down.

The burgers, though... that's another story. I go for a 2X2, animal style. Throw in a chocolate shake, and animal-style the fries into some semblance of tastiness, and I'm good to go.
by nehpest
Thu Mar 01, 2012 12:59 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Your Schedule
Replies: 655
Views: 154539

Re: Your Schedule

Spring Quarter 2012 - mired in junior-level EEng. This will start in about 4 weeks. ECE 302 - Electromagnetic Fields. Maxwell’s equations and electromagnetic concepts. Introduction to static and time varying fields; plane waves, boundary conditions, and transmission line equations. Applications to a...
by nehpest
Sun Feb 26, 2012 5:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Actual Drnukenness!
Replies: 1358
Views: 293619

Re: lhulActual Drnukenness!

Crystal is a wonderful roommate. She gets me blitzed both quickly and thoroughly :) Cthulhu fhtagn!
by nehpest
Sun Feb 19, 2012 1:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89976
Views: 7579023

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

if we're honest with ourselves, reddit is just the party down the street, in the area with larger houses. Man, after reading through a ton.. and I mean a ton of reddit... 4Chan is your friend who says sexist, racist, homophobic shit all the time but you aren't sure how much is serious and how much ...
by nehpest
Wed Feb 15, 2012 4:55 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Most geeky thing you've done recently.
Replies: 133
Views: 45667

Re: Most geeky thing you've done recently.

Geekiest thing I've done recently? Volunteer for a science project with people I've never met (and may never meet) doing image processing on pictures taken by a robot millions of miles away of geological formations no human has ever laid eyes on. That, or sign up for a graduate class on digital imag...
by nehpest
Sun Feb 12, 2012 6:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89976
Views: 7579023

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Mighty Jalapeno wrote:This might work!

Sounds like the marriage might make it after all!

/ScifiIsSrsBsns
by nehpest
Wed Feb 08, 2012 7:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89976
Views: 7579023

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Y'know how RPGs usually have some snazzy quest-tracking interface? Yeah, real life needs one of those.
by nehpest
Sun Feb 05, 2012 5:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89976
Views: 7579023

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

A masochist delights in receiving pain; the sadist in giving. A hedonist delights in receiving pleasure; the _______ in giving. What's the missing word? I feel like altruist doesn't quite have the same almost-sexual sense as the other three. Similarly, saint seems pretty far removed from the others ...
by nehpest
Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28396
Views: 2939634

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

:roll:

Sure did. Fixed. Maybe it's safe for me to root my phone now?
by nehpest
Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28396
Views: 2939634

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Rant the first:

Tried to comment on a blog post. The captcha is in Arabic.

Rant the second:

Tried to screencap the captcha for this rant. Android phones can't screencap without rooting.

I just know if I try to root my phone, it'll melt or something - you know this shit comes in threes.
by nehpest
Fri Feb 03, 2012 3:35 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9337
Views: 1309419

Re: Minecraft

Jahoclave wrote:And Narnia is the secret empire that rules all, even if Scallel doesn't know that.

Narnia: the Little Shadow Government that Could.
by nehpest
Fri Feb 03, 2012 7:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28396
Views: 2939634

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

I cut my hand open while pumping air into my bike tires. :shock: Oh good, I'm not the only one who manages to injure themselves doing that. Although I acquired a blood blister rather than a cut. Well, it was a new air pump, and it had an attachment on it so that I could attach it to my bike frame. ...
by nehpest
Wed Feb 01, 2012 4:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89976
Views: 7579023

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Is it weird to scope out a good grocery store instead of settling for the one closest to my apartment? I found a wonderful little neighborhood market called Fresh & Easy today. It's a pretty neat store and so much nicer than the larger supermarket down the road, which isn't even all that bad. Y...
by nehpest
Tue Jan 31, 2012 11:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89976
Views: 7579023

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

torontoraptor wrote:It gives USN something to do.

Aren't they supposed to be in the middle of an exercise in the North Atlantic?
by nehpest
Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89976
Views: 7579023

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

It's the link, not what it is pointing to. Alright, I'm feeling kinda stupid now, I still don't get it - oh, wait a sec, d'ya think I didn't know the bracket was closed on the first post? Nah, I knew that, I was referring to the rest of them. http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=10740&...
by nehpest
Sat Jan 28, 2012 3:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89976
Views: 7579023

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

I wish more people would notice my xkcd wear (1 in total, everyone else just asks what xkcd means), considering I've worn my t-Shirt enough times to wear a hole in it. Time for a new one. Funnily enough, it's one of the best fitting t-shirts I have. I recently used an attractive young lady's "...
by nehpest
Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28396
Views: 2939634

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Well, when it's all they serve in med school dining halls...
by nehpest
Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28396
Views: 2939634

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

If you want to give a closed-book, closed-internet, closed-help-of-any-kind, one-hour-timed test, please don't make it a take home test given on the honor code! And if you do make it a take home test, please don't make every question really obscure yet extremely easy to look up in my notes or on th...
by nehpest
Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Science needs a symbol
Replies: 83
Views: 11725

Re: Science needs a symbol

A pill-popping Pac? Preposterous.

(Sorry, I spent the last hour or so reading Dr. Seuss.)
by nehpest
Wed Jan 25, 2012 11:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89976
Views: 7579023

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Actually, if you work out the muscles in your abdomen, but don't do anything to burn the fat off, all you will do is push the fat out farther. Bacteria fact of the day: group A strep has alpha hemolysis. Group B strep has beta hemolysis. I think I will be able to remember that. True. Let's add card...
by nehpest
Wed Jan 25, 2012 10:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89976
Views: 7579023

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

We've got about 15 people planning to go to the Avengers movie premiere in costume. I'm going as Wasp. I'm so fucking excited. Now I just have to figure out how to make wings and get a flat stomach that isn't embarrassing in a midriff outfit. Wasp wings seem like the should be translucent; perhaps ...
by nehpest
Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89976
Views: 7579023

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Re: Vimto

I have been led to believe it can taste of kidneys.
by nehpest
Sun Jan 15, 2012 6:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Actual Drnukenness!
Replies: 1358
Views: 293619

Re: Actual Drnukenness!

Re: Argentinian wines. I agree; as a USian I feel like their product is undervalued and underappreciated. I will differ with you on Colomé being too dry, though.

On topic: So. Much. Tecate.
by nehpest
Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:04 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Science needs a symbol
Replies: 83
Views: 11725

Re: Science needs a symbol

Placing E=mc^2 as a universal symbol for science doesn't sit with me. Sure, the public recognizes it, but it takes away focus from scientists other than Einstein, I mean, all contributes to science are important, and without the previous ones we wouldn't make new. It should be something that honors...
by nehpest
Tue Jan 10, 2012 1:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89976
Views: 7579023

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Steax wrote:Propose we start a cult of deva. Best survival probability come takeover.

Seconds the motion. Believes cult members should include declaration of loyalties in sigs, possibly using Devan syntax/grammar/etc.
by nehpest
Mon Jan 09, 2012 7:47 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: What's the point of rationalizing?
Replies: 61
Views: 8311

Re: What's the point of rationalizing?

Sure, gfauxpas. The algorithm yakk described will terminate in a finite number of steps - the algorithm being one that solves "given an integer n, find the n th digit in the decimal expansion of sqrt(3)/3." This algorithm will always terminate, usually after some number of steps depending ...
by nehpest
Mon Jan 09, 2012 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89976
Views: 7579023

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

The Devabot is actually a more productive member of the community than some (many?) of our flesh-and-blood members.

Also, ST is a statistics defiler.
by nehpest
Mon Jan 09, 2012 3:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89976
Views: 7579023

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

I'm surrounded by self-righteous hipster seminarians. This is my fault, as I chose to go to the Starbucks beside a protestant seminary. Silly nehpest.
by nehpest
Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:07 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Favorite home experiments
Replies: 582
Views: 433043

Re: Favorite home experiments

But, which way does it turn? The way I'm visualizing the setup, it shouldn't rotate either way.
by nehpest
Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:12 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Resistance of both parallel and series
Replies: 17
Views: 3025

Re: Resistance of both parallel and series

Tested that as part of a project at school. AAA batteries are virtually dead after an hour, with Duracell beating Energiser, and some cheap Chinese crap actually outlasting them both by a long margin This might have been from high internal resistance rather than high energy content. True. Yurell, d...
by nehpest
Sun Jan 08, 2012 2:42 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Resistance of both parallel and series
Replies: 17
Views: 3025

Re: Resistance of both parallel and series

Zero. There are shorts going around both resistors. AA i see. The thing about the current choosing the "easiest" part ? Hmm i remember counting somekind of a similar system, What if the there is batteries in the similar connection, What is the total voltage produced if those resistors wer...

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