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by Vaskafdt
Sun Jul 22, 2012 6:45 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: boolean algebra simplification.
Replies: 2
Views: 2617

Re: boolean algebra simplification.

thanks a lot :)

and especially thanks for explaining the reasoning behind finding the solution.
by Vaskafdt
Sun Jul 22, 2012 11:37 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: boolean algebra simplification.
Replies: 2
Views: 2617

boolean algebra simplification.

well, I am stumped on a homework assignment. I need to prove that ab'+bc'=(bc)'(a+bc') so i went from this: (bc)'(a+bc')=(b'+c')(a+bc')=ab'+b'bc+ac'+bc'c'=ab'+ac'+bc'=? And now I'm stumped. I know it to be true, I have tried both a truth table.. and a karnaugh map. but I tried all kinds of manipulat...
by Vaskafdt
Wed Aug 03, 2011 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Shamelss self promoting. Your Blogs and websites.
Replies: 29
Views: 18771

Re: Shamelss self promoting. Your Blogs and websites.

If you would like to add StumbleUpon button in a normal html webpages, just add the following code in your webpage. <script language=JavaScript> document.write ('<a href="'); document.write('http://www.stumbleupon.com/submit?url='+document.URL+'&title='+document.title.replace(/ /g,'+')+'&qu...
by Vaskafdt
Tue Jul 19, 2011 4:50 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Shamelss self promoting. Your Blogs and websites.
Replies: 29
Views: 18771

Re: Shamelss self promoting. Your Blogs and websites.

I stumbled both the previous posters - nice blogs guys! My physics blog is still finding its direction - and its struggling to do that without any readers! A stumble would be much appreciated. http://particlepen.blogspot.com If you also feel like stumbling some of my physics articles on my hubpages...
by Vaskafdt
Mon Jun 27, 2011 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Supreme Court: can't ban violent video game sales
Replies: 2
Views: 3480

The Supreme Court: can't ban violent video game sales

http://beta.news.yahoo.com/court-calif-cant-ban-violent-video-game-sales-143011848.html WASHINGTON – States cannot ban the sale or rental of ultraviolent video games to children, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, rejecting such limits as a violation of young people's First Amendment rights and lea...
by Vaskafdt
Sun Jun 19, 2011 4:29 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Israel/Palestine discussion
Replies: 6262
Views: 554936

Re: Israel/Palestine discussion

the word Goy as I see it, started as the word nation. instead of saying the Jewish nation, you could say the Jewish goy. over time, the word goy mutated to mean the other nation, and then you could say the word Goy, to mean a person from the goys, and eventually as we know it now it means not Jewish...
by Vaskafdt
Sun Jun 12, 2011 11:59 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Rate the avatar above you
Replies: 3926
Views: 388822

Re: Rate the avatar above you

9.99999 (repeating) / 10 for the Green eyes
by Vaskafdt
Fri Jun 10, 2011 8:13 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Rate the avatar above you
Replies: 3926
Views: 388822

Re: Rate the avatar above you

Always loved your avatar 10/10
by Vaskafdt
Thu Jun 09, 2011 3:16 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23685
Views: 1851200

Re: Guess The Next Poster

I'm not Lorenz, at least I think so...



voicedotter is next.
by Vaskafdt
Thu Jun 09, 2011 3:10 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7725
Views: 760463

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

not 15 seconds.. tho if I go one floor up to my boss's office he has one.


any tv show/movie prop or replica.
by Vaskafdt
Thu Jun 09, 2011 3:02 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Anthony Weiner
Replies: 95
Views: 11460

Re: Anthony Weiner

I remember watching a tv show where a young politician that was running for office and got caught having sex with his wife in their car. The whole democrat Vs Republican was best surmised by the news reporter in that episode. this young politician was caught having sex in his car, that means he can'...
by Vaskafdt
Thu Jun 09, 2011 1:59 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Rate the avatar above you
Replies: 3926
Views: 388822

Re: Rate the avatar above you

8/10 for the drawing.. because that's the mood I'm in.
by Vaskafdt
Sun Jun 05, 2011 4:58 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Israel/Palestine discussion
Replies: 6262
Views: 554936

Re: Israel/Palestine discussion

I would concede that my Jewish education was atypical. I vaguely remember being taught those things. (I learned in secular schools in Jerusalem) tho as most people in the secular school systems... I didn't really pay attention or care. I don't know what Jewish education is like outside of Israel, b...
by Vaskafdt
Wed May 25, 2011 12:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Wikipedia, first link loops
Replies: 57
Views: 34200

Re: Wikipedia, first link loops

Felstaff wrote:I love how Todd Nicholson is sat there, orphaned, all on his Todd.

Take that, you Paralympian sledge ice-hockey player!



I fixed him. :)
by Vaskafdt
Wed May 25, 2011 4:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Wikipedia, first link loops
Replies: 57
Views: 34200

Re: Wikipedia, first link loops

Check the latest (903) xkcd comic title text.. it speaks exactly about this. :)
by Vaskafdt
Tue May 24, 2011 12:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0900: "Religions"
Replies: 178
Views: 38950

Re: 0900: "Religions"

collegestudent22, from your words. i assume you have never been part of a religious minority, the way you feel when everyone around you go on and on, about ideals and morals.. that in your soul you know to be wrong. when the only way to have human contact.. is to listen to people (many of whom you r...
by Vaskafdt
Mon May 23, 2011 6:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0900: "Religions"
Replies: 178
Views: 38950

Re: 0900: "Religions"

well by your logic, if you have Muslim neighbor who happens to be a Shariah judge, and he has evidence that your daughter had premarital sex, he will be completely right in seizing her, putting her under Islamic trial, and eventually stoning her. and you will approach him and shake his hand for foll...
by Vaskafdt
Mon May 23, 2011 4:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0902: "Darmok and Jalad"
Replies: 125
Views: 35608

Re: 0902: "Darmok and Jalad"

*we went to a 'Mystery Movie' night at our local cinema complex late last century. When the movie started, and turned out to be star trek something or other, 90% of the cinema goers (including us) walked out and received a refund... was the ST movie even or odd numbered? also. I didn't see this par...
by Vaskafdt
Mon May 23, 2011 4:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0900: "Religions"
Replies: 178
Views: 38950

Re: 0900: "Religions"

Jolly, but irrelevant. Collegestudent was replying with a specific situation to a specific question. His answer made sense. I was responding to mcv's complaint about that specific situation: A nonbeliever of the belief in question flippantly saying that the belief in question is unimportant, with N...
by Vaskafdt
Mon May 23, 2011 3:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0900: "Religions"
Replies: 178
Views: 38950

Re: 0900: "Religions"

The fundamentals of each faith system are different, but the fundamental ways people behave is often very similar. And yes I'm using my own personal experience as contrast and reference points to the words I hear (or read). a person that doesn't let his own experience influence his discussions will ...
by Vaskafdt
Mon May 23, 2011 2:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0900: "Religions"
Replies: 178
Views: 38950

Re: 0900: "Religions"

let me get this straight. When I stand in front of a faithful person, and claim there is no God, I am basically a jerk that insults him, and claim that his entire way of life is wrong. And he will be right to take insult. but if a faithful person comes to me, claims the existence of God, implying th...
by Vaskafdt
Sun May 22, 2011 11:40 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7725
Views: 760463

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

I'm at work... and yes we have a fully stocked fridge.

a CRT monitor.
by Vaskafdt
Sun May 22, 2011 11:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0900: "Religions"
Replies: 178
Views: 38950

Re: 0900: "Religions"

Oh. I am so sorry. That kind of thing has happened to me, too. Astronomy is so much better than Astrology. It hurts. Some Astrology books are better than others. It is, just, a Religion. Is your mom at all interested in your Science stuff? Do you cook together? I have had a person do my chart and t...
by Vaskafdt
Sun May 22, 2011 9:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Everything Must GO? Several months until the Rapture?
Replies: 301
Views: 30419

Re: Everything Must GO! One Week until the Rapture!

so... I'm waiting for a post non-rapture interview with Camping...

other then that, see you all December 21, 2012.
by Vaskafdt
Sun May 22, 2011 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Rate the avatar above you
Replies: 3926
Views: 388822

Re: Rate the avatar above you

9/cute

Felltir wrote:7/10, (you lose 1/10 for not knowing who Dr. Manhattan is!)


can I get half a point back for knowing who he is, but just not recognizing him.

I thought it was michael valentine smith because of the colors.. I looked at the cover again and saw my mistake.
by Vaskafdt
Sun May 22, 2011 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Rate the avatar above you
Replies: 3926
Views: 388822

Re: Rate the avatar above you

I have no idea who this is, but I like the image 9/10


(is it mike?)
by Vaskafdt
Sun May 22, 2011 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0900: "Religions"
Replies: 178
Views: 38950

Re: 0900: "Religions"

I mean, by all means be kind and gentle to others about your faith (unless your religion directs you to spread the Word by the sword...), but seriously....people saying "Let's not talk about it, it's not important" just really, really sound like imbeciles to me (again, unless they are ath...
by Vaskafdt
Sun May 22, 2011 1:44 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Shamelss self promoting. Your Blogs and websites.
Replies: 29
Views: 18771

Re: Shamelss self promoting. Your Blogs and websites.

I added a few of your posts to stumble, and the main link. they appeared un-submitted to me. if you didn't submit them.. you should go now and like them all.
by Vaskafdt
Sat May 21, 2011 11:31 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Everything Must GO? Several months until the Rapture?
Replies: 301
Views: 30419

Re: Everything Must GO! One Week until the Rapture!

WalkerRiley wrote:This just in. 200 million dolphins were raptured today. Just up and disappeared.



did they leave any message or last words?
by Vaskafdt
Fri May 20, 2011 7:04 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Testing survey (test subjects needed!)
Replies: 11
Views: 1835

Re: Testing survey (test subjects needed!)

as with the above posters, don't read unless you took the test
Spoiler:
I would have probably done better if I knew it was timed, instead of pausing to browse my facebook feed.
by Vaskafdt
Fri May 20, 2011 6:47 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Rate the avatar above you
Replies: 3926
Views: 388822

Re: Rate the avatar above you

2/10 for seeing it too many times :)
by Vaskafdt
Fri May 20, 2011 6:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0900: "Religions"
Replies: 178
Views: 38950

Re: 0900: "Religions"

Sounds a little hard to test... Also, due to the fact that this comic mentions religion, I fully expect this topic to have reached 6 pages of debate by Friday (plus 1-3 pages of other comments). That's just how it works. or does it? let's hope all predictions concerning this weekend will have the s...
by Vaskafdt
Fri May 20, 2011 6:23 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Everything Must GO? Several months until the Rapture?
Replies: 301
Views: 30419

Re: Everything Must GO! One Week until the Rapture!

Well, maybe I'm misremembering. But on the other hand, if I'm remembering right, and there was a rapture prediction a couple of years ago that didn't make nearly as big a splash, I wouldn't be surprised for it to not appear on a list of "significant" predictions. that just stinks of circu...
by Vaskafdt
Fri May 20, 2011 6:13 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Israel/Palestine discussion
Replies: 6262
Views: 554936

Re: Israel/Palestine discussion

But then again, I'd also like to see Bibi Netanyahu replaced with a Prime Minister from the National Left movement, and if wishes were fishes, I'd be eating a rather delicious lox-and-labneh bagel right now. who? Barak? Peretz? Don't get me wrong.. I'm a swing vote between labour and Meretz, but wh...
by Vaskafdt
Fri May 20, 2011 6:01 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Everything Must GO? Several months until the Rapture?
Replies: 301
Views: 30419

Re: Everything Must GO! One Week until the Rapture!

there was less internet back then. I guess that's technically true, but not significantly so, I mean, it was only a couple of years ago. At least, I think so. I mean, I distinctly remember having discussions here on xkcd about a previous predicted rapture and/or end-of-the-world event, and I've onl...
by Vaskafdt
Fri May 20, 2011 5:41 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Everything Must GO? Several months until the Rapture?
Replies: 301
Views: 30419

Re: Everything Must GO! One Week until the Rapture!

My point with that is that last time the rapture was predicted to be very nearly right now, there wasn't nearly as much interest in it as this time around... there was less internet back then. Does this mean that I don't have to do that school work that's due in a few days? no. it means you should ...
by Vaskafdt
Fri May 20, 2011 5:35 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Mandatory Organ Donation
Replies: 311
Views: 40596

Re: Mandatory Organ Donation

in Israel we have an opt in system. I got mine. people have different standards of morals. some people will risk their life to help a complete stranger, some people will not even spit at a thirsty man. mandatory organ transplants are stupid in my opinion, you basically tell people that they have no ...
by Vaskafdt
Fri May 20, 2011 3:49 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Everything Must GO? Several months until the Rapture?
Replies: 301
Views: 30419

Re: Everything Must GO! One Week until the Rapture!

well.. I saw a picture online that had a great suggestion.
Spoiler:
Rapture! May 21st, 5:45pm, release hundreds of helium filled sex dolls across the nation.

here is a (NSFW link)
by Vaskafdt
Thu May 19, 2011 12:34 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police can enter without a warrant if they feel like it
Replies: 117
Views: 10518

Re: Police can enter without a warrant if they feel like it

What an informant says plus the smell of pot constitutes... should constitute as reasonable cause for a warrant.. if you don't want him to flash his stash.. knock after you get the warrant... in my opinion only life threatening situations and pursuit of a runner, are cause to barge into someone's h...
by Vaskafdt
Tue May 17, 2011 6:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police can enter without a warrant if they feel like it
Replies: 117
Views: 10518

Re: Police can enter without a warrant if they feel like it

What's the point of refusing then? you get the privilege of being detained until they get a higher rank officer to get out of his warm office, get into his car, drive all the way to where you are, (in the rain) and decide if he sees a probable cause. he usually does from what some of my stoner frie...

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