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by GrantSolar
Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13416
Views: 1661580

Re: Today I Learned

TIL that Narwhals are real. I must've been getting confused somewhere!
by GrantSolar
Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 3 letters in a word
Replies: 1795
Views: 273979

Re: 3 letters in a word

Sulphur

skl
by GrantSolar
Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Is Java that bad?
Replies: 114
Views: 18356

Re: Is Java that bad?

Thanks for the info. I've looked at a few snippets of code too and it seems like it shouldn't take an awful lot to get used to and I understand why they've chosen to teach it (The University puts a lot of emphasis on programs being cross-platform and portable) It's definitely going to be my back-up ...
by GrantSolar
Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:46 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Is Java that bad?
Replies: 114
Views: 18356

Is Java that bad?

Hi there! Unnecessary Background: I'm currently choosing which university to go to and an open day yesterday really swayed me towards Cardiff where I will study Computer Science. It looks to be a pretty cool place with 3 separate computer rooms for the 3 primary platforms. We spoke to a few students...
by GrantSolar
Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Another Counting Game! The Q Sequence!
Replies: 16
Views: 1831

Re: Another Counting Game! The Q Sequence!

I probably shouldn't be as surprised as I am to have not heard of this.
Nevertheless, 1
by GrantSolar
Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Gallant and Goofus
Replies: 247
Views: 22080

Re: Gallant and Goofus

Goofus directly disobeys all forms of chivalry up to, and including, mic spamming MC Miker G & DJ Sven

Gallant provides a shoulder to cry on
by GrantSolar
Sun Jan 10, 2010 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Second-to-last-to-post wins!
Replies: 422
Views: 58964

Re: Second-to-last-to-post wins!

Go boringbore!!!!
by GrantSolar
Sun Jan 10, 2010 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Word Story
Replies: 175
Views: 19069

Re: One Word Story

Lazar wrote:"What?"

FTFY

Geoff
by GrantSolar
Sun Jan 10, 2010 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Where in the world vieto?
Replies: 225
Views: 24464

Re: Where in the world in CaptainWalrus? (hint given)

Are you in the picture you attached?
by GrantSolar
Sun Jan 10, 2010 7:28 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Gallant and Goofus
Replies: 247
Views: 22080

Re: Gallant and Goofus

Goofus leads the Old Lady to the Freeway

Gallant nurses a fallen swallow back to health
by GrantSolar
Sun Jan 10, 2010 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Word Story
Replies: 175
Views: 19069

Re: One Word Story

drive.
by GrantSolar
Sun Jan 10, 2010 6:57 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Haiku Debate Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 9031

Re: Haiku Debate Thread

boring bore wrote:
To use a cliché:
Be creative. The outcome
takes care of itself.


An oxymoron?
Clichés may be born this way
The use will grow stale
by GrantSolar
Sun Jan 10, 2010 6:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What made you feel incredibly stupid?
Replies: 551
Views: 60950

Re: What made you feel incredibly stupid?

I opened Ruby so that I could use 'Time.now' to check the time. I then realised there's a corner of the screen for that.
by GrantSolar
Sun Jan 10, 2010 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: "Two K Ten"?!
Replies: 41
Views: 3730

Re: "Two K Ten"?!

poxic wrote:I have the sinking feeling that, sometime during this year, I will say "oh ten"

I think this was my girlfriend's first reference to the year after it had begun. I kinda like it though.
It's between 'oh ten' and 'two thousand one zero' as a reference to '1999' by Prince
by GrantSolar
Tue Jan 05, 2010 2:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How'd you come up with your username(s)?
Replies: 1405
Views: 236528

Re: How'd you come up with your username(s)?

I read mine on the side of a van in Weymouth
by GrantSolar
Tue Jan 05, 2010 1:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: New Ice Age Approaches!
Replies: 4
Views: 719

Re: New Ice Age Approaches!

-.Mateo.- wrote:Also, thanks for using Celsius, Im not so hot with farenheit

FTFY
by GrantSolar
Tue Dec 29, 2009 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Favorite math jokes
Replies: 1452
Views: 480235

Re:

ptveite wrote:what's the integral of 1/CABIN dCABIN?


Houseboat! (logCabin + C)


Shouldn't that be 'Natural Log Cabin + C' ... Beach House!
by GrantSolar
Tue Dec 29, 2009 7:09 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Powers of 10
Replies: 9
Views: 1270

Re: Powers of 10

Well, that's made everything that little bit clearer, thanks!
Spectral hands would be awesome and totally inkeeping with the tone of 10. I was going to suggest the ability to turn sideways and produce a heat beam from a single furious eye.
by GrantSolar
Tue Dec 29, 2009 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Powers of 10
Replies: 9
Views: 1270

Powers of 10

Hi, maths! As a child, I was always told that one billion, over here in the UK, was equal to 10^{12} however, it has become apparent that my teachers have accepted it to be 10^{9} . What do y'all accept one billion to equal? Is 10^{12} still even acceptable? As a little diversion, if 10 were a super...
by GrantSolar
Wed Dec 23, 2009 7:20 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Python is a nuisance
Replies: 12
Views: 1730

Re: Python is a nuisance

I've added a comment in the code to signify where the error is (Near the top)
I tried replacing tabs with spaces and vice versa. No matter what I do, it stays in that spot. Even if I comment out
by GrantSolar
Wed Dec 23, 2009 6:51 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Python is a nuisance
Replies: 12
Views: 1730

Python is a nuisance

I've heard much about the wonders of it but everytime I try to actually do anything in it, I'm given a plethora of excuses as to why it won't run. I can do simple calculations but when I've tried any substantial quantity of code... :evil: I've had a few punts at it, my latest being # Tic Tac Toe imp...
by GrantSolar
Wed Dec 23, 2009 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count in Palindromes
Replies: 535
Views: 44121

Re: Count in Palindromes

24942

You know, it's actually slightly more fun than just counting
by GrantSolar
Wed Dec 23, 2009 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7582
Views: 712081

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

I'm happy to say that I can't.

A pair of compasses?
by GrantSolar
Wed Dec 23, 2009 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hit the person above you with a random object!
Replies: 1656
Views: 114659

Re: Hit the person above you with a random object!

*Slap! A very floppy disk*
by GrantSolar
Wed Dec 23, 2009 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Strange but false
Replies: 544
Views: 62735

Re: Strange but false

The average teenage male thinks about 4chan once every 7 seconds

Richard Wilson is a blood relative of The Beach Boys

Amoebae have been known, under the right conditions, to grow as large as kittens
by GrantSolar
Wed Dec 23, 2009 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 10000 days of christmas
Replies: 14566
Views: 611826

Re: 10000 days of christmas

9923 forumites doubting whether or not we'll make it
by GrantSolar
Wed Dec 23, 2009 3:52 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 91722
Views: 7004890

Re: Count to a Million

2217
Spoiler:
0
by GrantSolar
Wed Dec 23, 2009 3:44 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Rap Battle Thread!
Replies: 362
Views: 189150

Re: Rap Battle Thread!

B-Ditty, who you think your trickin'? Wanna play with the big guns? You must be trippin'! Anything you can do, I can do better, Gettin' socks for christmas? I'm gettin' a sweater Okay, so I'm here without my motley crew (Of which the members are growing in powers of 2) My name's GrantSolar, I'm goin...
by GrantSolar
Wed Dec 23, 2009 2:45 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Top 10 most played
Replies: 3
Views: 975

Re: Top 10 most played

It's a bummer that Spotify doesn't have a play count. I'll have to wait until I find my iPod charger to list mine.
Until then, if it's Video Game Music you like... spotify:album:1dqeo6SfUJfhoXVXQbEzxE
by GrantSolar
Wed Dec 23, 2009 2:37 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: don't click here
Replies: 29
Views: 3796

Re: don't click here

Not to forget not clicking here
by GrantSolar
Tue Dec 22, 2009 1:15 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Dastardly Duke Draco
Replies: 15
Views: 3386

Re: Dastardly Duke Draco

Okay, I got
Spoiler:
safe by 9 minutes
but I haven't managed to finish the actual grid... and there's another mistake I've made :(
by GrantSolar
Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:13 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3674
Views: 594355

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

My brother has just been using the computer so here's a little insight as to how the other half live.
http://bit.ly/j1VHe
I don't know what it is yet...

EDIT: Not as gruesome as I was expecting
by GrantSolar
Mon Dec 21, 2009 10:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0678: "Researcher Translation"
Replies: 74
Views: 19079

Re: "Researcher Translation" Discussion

It's a pretty good one... until the last where it becomes awesome!
by GrantSolar
Sun Dec 20, 2009 11:09 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Christmas Music
Replies: 18
Views: 3223

Re: Christmas Music

Six White Boomers
Zat You Santa Claus
Mary's Boy Child?
by GrantSolar
Sun Dec 20, 2009 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Cool Stuff to Learn/Memorize
Replies: 36
Views: 24213

Re: Cool Stuff to Learn/Memorize

People's names. The names of everyone on my office, and all the clubs and groups I attend. People like the sound of their own name so much. Whenever I get someone's name right on meeting them a second time, I can practically see the little Sims-like green plus signs appear above his or her head. Ho...
by GrantSolar
Sun Dec 20, 2009 6:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Have a nice holiday season.
Replies: 28
Views: 2658

Re: Have a nice holiday season.

Merry Time, everyone!
by GrantSolar
Sat Dec 19, 2009 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Dastardly Duke Draco
Replies: 15
Views: 3386

Re: Dastardly Duke Draco

I was doing pretty well until I noticed my answer for 22A wasn't 6 more than 3D. It was 106 more. Now I have to start all over again :cry:
by GrantSolar
Fri Dec 18, 2009 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Tractor? I hardly know 'er!
Replies: 37
Views: 18630

Re: Tractor? I hardly know 'er!

The tractor travelled through time from a point where it wasn't an island to that time wherein the island is an island Farmer owns a netbook. Python command 'import tractor' A contractor was going to build a bridge from the island to the mainland. He pulled out his protractor to measure some angles ...
by GrantSolar
Fri Dec 18, 2009 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 10000 days of christmas
Replies: 14566
Views: 611826

Re: 10000 days of christmas

9946 codes a compiling

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