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by Tawnos
Sat May 22, 2010 12:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0743: "Infrastructures"
Replies: 269
Views: 64833

Re: "Infrastructures" discussion

I am increasingly curious as to what you all are doing to those poor application suites. I've had less trouble with Offices Microsoft and Open put together than some of you seem to have had with just one. I try to format a document the precise way I want it instead of to the preset auto-formats tha...
by Tawnos
Mon Feb 08, 2010 10:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0694: "Retro Virus"
Replies: 164
Views: 42907

Re: Viruses on Unix systems?

I would dismiss this however I have not read the EULA so I am cannot provide an informed viewpoint. Perhaps you could provide us with the relevant portion that backs up your claims? Lemme see if I can find it... 1. GRANT OF LICENSE. Microsoft grants you the following rights provided that you comply...
by Tawnos
Sun Feb 07, 2010 3:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0694: "Retro Virus"
Replies: 164
Views: 42907

Re: "Retro Virus" Discussion

... I work at Microsoft, so I'm getting a kick out of these replies. Some of you are very good at making it sound like you know what you are talking about. But trust me, you don't. I think some of you are just trying to make yourself sound clever. This is how bad information gets passed around. Don...
by Tawnos
Wed Jan 27, 2010 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0694: "Retro Virus"
Replies: 164
Views: 42907

Re: "Retro Virus" Discussion

... I work at Microsoft, so I'm getting a kick out of these replies. Some of you are very good at making it sound like you know what you are talking about. But trust me, you don't. I think some of you are just trying to make yourself sound clever. This is how bad information gets passed around. Don...
by Tawnos
Wed Jan 27, 2010 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0694: "Retro Virus"
Replies: 164
Views: 42907

Re: "Retro Virus" Discussion

... I work at Microsoft, so I'm getting a kick out of these replies. Some of you are very good at making it sound like you know what you are talking about. But trust me, you don't. I think some of you are just trying to make yourself sound clever. This is how bad information gets passed around. Don'...
by Tawnos
Fri Sep 04, 2009 2:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0632: "Suspicion"
Replies: 112
Views: 38108

Re: "Suspicion" Discussion

Wow, can't believe nobody's linked to http://www.vkcouplestesting.com/

Not as interesting as wetriffs. Where are we to upload our own pictures to scare the locals?
by Tawnos
Mon Aug 24, 2009 4:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0627: "Tech Support Cheat Sheet"
Replies: 182
Views: 56498

Re: "Tech Support Cheat Sheet" Discussion

Randall, now what am I going to do if my current job falls through?! You've ruined my other line of work :(
by Tawnos
Fri Jun 19, 2009 5:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0599: "Apocalypse"
Replies: 158
Views: 57383

Re: "Apocalypse" Discussion

Heehee. The Kevin Bacon part was a nice hint for us non-nerds. On a semi-related note, my Bacon Number is five, through Ben Burtt . Right now the first I can think of is 4: I went to high school with Tyler Hilton Who was in Walk the Line with Reese Witherspoon Who was in Sweet Home Alabama with Fre...
by Tawnos
Thu May 14, 2009 2:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0583: "CNR"
Replies: 131
Views: 43593

Re: "CNR" Discussion

I dislike the casual attitude towards reproductive sex. Not really funny. What's wrong with that? Are you some kind of prude or something? What is wrong with a man and woman expressing their love for one another? Do you understand how mating works? Do you understand where babies come from? If it we...
by Tawnos
Mon Sep 15, 2008 4:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0476: "One-Sided"
Replies: 111
Views: 30080

Re: "One-Sided" Discussion

...and include some kind of comment...
by Tawnos
Tue Apr 29, 2008 11:23 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: linked list in java (how to get around no pointers)
Replies: 5
Views: 1504

Re: linked list in java (how to get around no pointers)

Node n = new Node();
n.val = val;
tail.next = n;
tail = n;

...
by Tawnos
Fri Apr 18, 2008 4:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0412: "Startled"
Replies: 127
Views: 33306

Re: "Startled" Discussion

This one made me laugh pretty hard. I think because it was just so simple, and the scootch-scootch was just perfect
by Tawnos
Tue Jan 08, 2008 7:37 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Braindead Code
Replies: 98
Views: 10629

Re: Braindead Code

// checkForRow2Rdy() //******************************************** // check to see if all dealt cards are in row 2 //******************************************** private void checkForRow2Rdy() { boolean ready[] = new boolean[hand.length]; boolean ok = true; NoEqualButton = true; fo...
by Tawnos
Thu Aug 23, 2007 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0305: "Rule 34"
Replies: 196
Views: 114462

I think everybody needs inspiration. Now, whether my white ass inspires you to actually take better pics yourself, or just to vomit, I don't care, but I want to see wetriffs go live (with better looking people). Those in #xkcd have already suffered this, now it's time for those in the fora ;). http:...
by Tawnos
Wed Aug 22, 2007 10:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0303: "Compiling"
Replies: 136
Views: 44584

Aaaah, chemistry, natures code. Soem people theorise that the entire universe might be a program running on an unimaginable computer, what if we arn't even that, what if we are just compiling?! Actually, I've got a good short read about a topic like that. I don't know Timmy, being God is a big resp...
by Tawnos
Mon Aug 20, 2007 9:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0305: "Rule 34"
Replies: 196
Views: 114462

Ohki, I have NO idea what you're talking about... of course I didn't submit three pics to wetriffs, then decide to burn your retinas out by showing you :wink:
by Tawnos
Wed May 30, 2007 3:01 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Boy kills massive hog
Replies: 52
Views: 17564

First, this isn't "hogzilla", it's another thing.
Second, it's most likely a photoshopped image.
Third, the douchebaggery on all sides astounds me, though it shouldn't any more, since this is the intertubes.
by Tawnos
Wed May 30, 2007 2:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Last Thoughts
Replies: 193
Views: 26479

My business law professor once said "according to the law, a person on their deathbed never lies. When I go, I'm taking a few people out with me"
by Tawnos
Tue May 29, 2007 7:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Which computing feature would be most useful in real life?
Replies: 146
Views: 20726

Wireless/long distance transfer at high speeds (with error checking, of course)... would solve so many of my travel problems, and it would be fun :).
by Tawnos
Tue May 29, 2007 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How To Scare Rich People
Replies: 140
Views: 17050

I like to think about having enough money to buy the kind of bread with the grains all over the top. It's...uhh...not actually that good. This is like the time I found out that the streets of America aren't paved in gold. Looks like I have more money to spend on raspberry yogurt. It's...uhh...not a...
by Tawnos
Tue May 29, 2007 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Window Management
Replies: 34
Views: 7542

And hopefully this picture isn't ludicrously large... Click for fullsize http://www.oclasses.com/tawnos/images/desktop.png Don't break the screen!!!! :evil: Don't break the link!!!! :twisted: Screencap of my desktop right now... I obviously like the window snapping, overlapping, virtual desktops, et...
by Tawnos
Fri May 25, 2007 4:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0268: "Choices: Part 5"
Replies: 112
Views: 27452

Re: "Choices: Part 5" Discussion

So, why hate on the mental masturbation... The analogy stands: it doesn't *really* go anywhere, but it feels good anyway, and it releases some endorphins along the way >.> Does this mean that having a free will vs. fate discussion with someone else is mental sex? If the argument is non-consensual i...
by Tawnos
Fri May 25, 2007 4:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0268: "Choices: Part 5"
Replies: 112
Views: 27452

Re: "Choices: Part 5" Discussion

When having a discussion about this with my friend, she was very agitated that I could so easily toss aside the discussion as trivial mental masturbation, sophomoric philosophy that has no real value. I hate the phrase "mental masturbation". The simple process of thinking encourages neuro...
by Tawnos
Fri May 25, 2007 4:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0268: "Choices: Part 5"
Replies: 112
Views: 27452

Less of a denouement, more of a reprise/encore of kite boy.
by Tawnos
Fri May 25, 2007 4:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0268: "Choices: Part 5"
Replies: 112
Views: 27452

0268: "Choices: Part 5"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/choices_part_5.png http://www.xkcd.com/c268.html Title text: I wonder what percentage of not-obviously-busy people on the street would say yes to kite-flying with a stranger. This looks like a job for Science! Commentary: Yay! She made the *CHOICE* to say hi to kite boy....
by Tawnos
Fri May 25, 2007 3:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0267: "Choices: Part 4"
Replies: 137
Views: 39677

As for the discussion of free will: see my signature.
by Tawnos
Thu May 24, 2007 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0267: "Choices: Part 4"
Replies: 137
Views: 39677

0267: "Choices: Part 4"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/choices_part_4.jpg http://www.xkcd.com/c267.html Title Text: Making out with yourself: now an official xkcd theme? Troubling. Not troubling... Intriguing. If you make out with yourself, does that make you gay? Of course, I wouldn't want to be within 15 feet of myself. Ha...
by Tawnos
Thu May 10, 2007 4:02 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Circumcision (split from picture-thread)
Replies: 319
Views: 43580

I don't know, I hear that desensitization argument, and I think "well, damn, if I feel what I already do now, I doubt I could handle more." Point is, I don't think anyone who was circumsized at a young age or is currently uncut can factually speak about sensitivity levels. Only one who was...
by Tawnos
Sun Apr 01, 2007 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: #### "Syndication"
Replies: 107
Views: 51016

Only shame is that RLC did this a year or two ago :-\
by Tawnos
Sun Mar 11, 2007 9:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Pseudo-Scientific-Question Challenge!
Replies: 69
Views: 11771

okay, heres a really difficult one for you guys ... question (Anatomy): You are in a room, with an attractive female. She says she is "ready for you" and insinuates she would like to have intercourse. What do you do........:P :lol: Assuming I'm relatively sure she's disease free, have a p...
by Tawnos
Sun Mar 11, 2007 9:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Beer thread!
Replies: 124
Views: 21600

My bf has a thing for fancy packaging. He's a designer, so I guess that shouldn't surprise me. But sometimes he definitely chooses alcohol based on the packaging. I am forewarned about Stella's. Don't get too down on stella, it's a good session beer if it's fresh and on tap. Same with heineken. You...
by Tawnos
Sat Mar 10, 2007 1:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How old are you?
Replies: 141
Views: 18501

As shown here, I'm infinity years old. Hence, I voted 101+
by Tawnos
Thu Mar 08, 2007 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The time my Sister accidentally dated a Woman.
Replies: 167
Views: 26035

We require photographic proof of alleged boobs. Preferably in video format. :twisted:
by Tawnos
Thu Mar 08, 2007 6:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Beer thread!
Replies: 124
Views: 21600

Thedesk: I usually make white russians with 2% milk, and have received nothing but "OH MY GOD THIS IS GOOD" and "hey, can you make me another". If you're going to try to wing it... remember that kahlua has a metric fuckload of sugar, I'm talking enough that the coffee alone has t...
by Tawnos
Thu Mar 08, 2007 8:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Beer thread!
Replies: 124
Views: 21600

I call alcohol ethanol quite often, but not EtOH or C2H6O, because that's going too far :). Favorite mixed drink: white russian (homemade kahlua..mmm): shot of kahlua, shot of vodka, milk Favorite beer for prolonged consumption: one of these: guinness, fransizskaaner (I butchered that spelling), fir...
by Tawnos
Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: mean things you have done lately
Replies: 101
Views: 16434

Read other peoples IM conversations over wifi.
by Tawnos
Wed Mar 07, 2007 3:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 697637

No. Go download some cure CDs. Listen to them non-stop. I don't want to see you back here until you're wearing black eyeliner, writing bad poetry, and dressing with altogether too many ruffles. What if I'm not listening to the cure, but write bad poetry, dress in black, but not with too many ruffle...
by Tawnos
Mon Mar 05, 2007 9:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: By popular demand: Post your face!
Replies: 3963
Views: 616032

Yeah, stop by my place and crash on the couch (assuming you're not some serial killer or the like) :P Can't say I'll be the best entertainer (I'm still in the middle of a quarter, programming projects are becoming due), but hey, I'll make food and supply beer, so it's not all bad, right? Plus, I cou...
by Tawnos
Mon Mar 05, 2007 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Beer thread!
Replies: 124
Views: 21600

I live in central coast, CA... half the time freeways get "the", half the time they don't. I think it makes sense to refer to them with the article, "the", though, as it's short for "the 5 freeway". If one wanted to use only the number of the freeway, add an "I&quo...

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