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by tylerni7
Mon Apr 28, 2008 11:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0416: "Zealous Autoconfig"
Replies: 104
Views: 32687

Re: "Zealous Autoconfig" Discussion

I was a bit worried when this first happened to me, but now I just let it run. It works much better than aircrack for WAP passwords and frankly, I'm not too fond of my neighbors children. :D
by tylerni7
Mon Dec 03, 2007 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0352: "Far Away"
Replies: 233
Views: 32396

Re: "Far Away" Discussion

I have to say, being celibate sure makes life easier some times. That's not to say this hasn't happened previously, but eh being single has it's perks

And why isn't the AIM client open source?!? I mean, sure that could be totally rewritten to look like the old AIM, but blah, why isn't it pidgin?
by tylerni7
Tue Oct 02, 2007 1:24 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: How many digits of Pi do you know?
Replies: 445
Views: 108309

Re: How many digits of Pi do you know?

I can usually recite 100ish digits, and around 120 on a good day. I really want to memorize up to the Feynman point... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feynman_point but that would require a lot more effort...
by tylerni7
Thu Sep 27, 2007 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Computer Science in High School
Replies: 78
Views: 12727

Re: Computer Science in High School

My school offers HTML and Visual Basic... That's almost worse than not having any programming classes, because, well HTML isn't programming, and Visual Basic just teaches crappy coding skills. I'm planning on taking the AP Computer Science exam, and I don't think any staff at my school could even pa...
by tylerni7
Thu Sep 27, 2007 5:56 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50618

Re: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.

Hm, Russian guy, did you get one of those little pocket periodic tables signed by Randall, or was what someone else? (hopefully it was you because otherwise that would be a really random and weird question...) No, that wasn't me. I was with antlers. Damn it, I could have sworn that some person had ...
by tylerni7
Thu Sep 27, 2007 2:18 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50618

To clarify: I was offering free hugs that did not include raptors. ie there were no raptors in the free hugs I was giving... It said "raptor-free hugs". I swear I am not racist against raptors! Ok maybe a little bit. But I'm working on it. Oh, okay good. I was worried it was a trap... rap...
by tylerni7
Wed Sep 26, 2007 8:45 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50618

Hm, Russian guy, did you get one of those little pocket periodic tables signed by Randall, or was what someone else? (hopefully it was you because otherwise that would be a really random and weird question...) Oh and Raptor Free Hugs girl, what was the dash used in that statement? Basically was it (...
by tylerni7
Tue Sep 25, 2007 2:35 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: What did Randall say?
Replies: 8
Views: 3543

Super paraphrasing what he said, it was something along the lines of the comic originally said that nothing happened at that time and place, so here are a bunch of white-boards and sharpies so you all can fix it wiki style.
by tylerni7
Tue Sep 25, 2007 2:25 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50618

I was there :) I was wearing one of those "shy not anti social" shirts and had a shaved head. I got my Rubik's cube signed by Randall, but it's already wearing off :( .... Guess that's just a good excuse to go next year! I saw someone wearing one of those shirts, and I really wanted to wa...
by tylerni7
Mon Sep 24, 2007 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50618

I was there :) I was wearing one of those "shy not anti social" shirts and had a shaved head. I got my Rubik's cube signed by Randall, but it's already wearing off :( .... Guess that's just a good excuse to go next year!
by tylerni7
Wed Sep 19, 2007 2:54 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: (Post Your) Incredible Poems (Here!)
Replies: 544
Views: 262116

I wrote this in 9th grade (heh only two years ago silly highschool...) but it totally kicks ass: Jack left Earth at four-fifths c To the star Proxima Centauri. His sister, three years younger, Was shocked when her brother Came back one year older than she. If I remembered the numbers right, it all w...
by tylerni7
Mon Apr 23, 2007 10:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0252: "Escalators"
Replies: 101
Views: 28104

I dunno, the peak for me for strength of wanting to go the opposite way on an elevator was at about 14. I'm 16 now, but I still go the opposite way every time I'm on an empty one.
by tylerni7
Sat Apr 07, 2007 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

.wmvs and .wmas are obnoxious though, you need to download all the proprietary codecs and what not. But along with what everyone else has said, I'd recommend Linux over Mac. Mac makes excellent computers, but you really will pay through the nose for the Mac brand. Although, if you're not paying for ...
by tylerni7
Tue Mar 27, 2007 12:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0240: "Dream Girl"
Replies: 207
Views: 115352

Hm count me in. Hopefully I'll be able to drive up that weekend... it's only a couple hours from me. I just hope everyone will remember to go there... We need some sort of reminder strip or something the week before >_>
by tylerni7
Fri Mar 16, 2007 2:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0236: "Collecting Double-Takes"
Replies: 159
Views: 64808

Well if your in the produce section and already have the K-Y Jelly, buy a cucumber or something. I'm sure that'll get a few double takes. Overall, I think I'd go with the K-Y, a bottle of vodka, and a children's movie like The Polar Express or something. (Most stores don't have a wide selection of m...
by tylerni7
Wed Mar 14, 2007 11:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0235: "Kite"
Replies: 53
Views: 17660

obviously my ;) wasn't big enough :( Pity us poor non-US-ians who have to make do with Pi Approximation Day (22/7) Well hey, at least you guys had leet day yesterday (a once every 100 years thing (unless you are lazy and never include the 10s digit in dates) 13/3/7 And I think I prefer an awesome c...
by tylerni7
Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0233: "A New CAPTCHA Approach"
Replies: 112
Views: 38314

One of the especially good captchas I've seen is based on cursive: http://www.cbstuff.nl/botchecks/bartjantest.php?search=&page=23 http://www.cbstuff.nl/botchecks/CaveAxes.png http://www.cbstuff.nl/botchecks/AntiSoy.png Supposed to be exponentially harder for a bot to read cursive than to read ...
by tylerni7
Sat Mar 10, 2007 1:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0233: "A New CAPTCHA Approach"
Replies: 112
Views: 38314

The other sure fire way to test if you are human. http://hotcaptcha.com/ Basically you have to select three of the people that you think are the hottest. It's very subjective, but it will probably work for most people. As far as I can tell, going with the 3 women with the biggest boobs, smoothest s...
by tylerni7
Fri Mar 09, 2007 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0233: "A New CAPTCHA Approach"
Replies: 112
Views: 38314

The other sure fire way to test if you are human. http://hotcaptcha.com/
Basically you have to select three of the people that you think are the hottest. It's very subjective, but it will probably work for most people.
by tylerni7
Wed Mar 07, 2007 1:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

<3 perl, great for text and string manipulation, however it is only a scripting language (albeit and AWESOME one) so it lacks the speed, power and ability to compile & distribute like your standard programming languages. There are ways to compile it for major perl fans like perlcc. But yea, it ...
by tylerni7
Tue Mar 06, 2007 3:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

Alright--I'm pretty sure that even with my major they'll require some computer course--I'll see if any of the colleges I've applied to have a VB class. It's good that some of the logic is transferable--that was what i was best at. Syntax, not so much sometimes, but logic i was excellent at. C++ syn...
by tylerni7
Fri Mar 02, 2007 8:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

So I may have wrote "Barrel Lad wuz here" and I may have wrote the "Word on the Seat" and I may be ambiguous because I may be paranoid after my school might have started reading my live journal which I may have had to make private because of them. I may have pics, too... Or maybe...
by tylerni7
Fri Mar 02, 2007 3:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

I'd so totally LOVE to work with Linux, I've heard so many good things about it... But honestly, I'm not much of a programmer--I'm more of an artist. Graphics, banners, that kind of stuff. I hear so much good about other platforms I'm really kind of starting to resent how much I'm used to Windows. ...
by tylerni7
Fri Mar 02, 2007 3:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

... Very true. *drops orange sharpie in pocket in case we DO have school tomorrow* Lol, I may have been exxagerating a TIMY bit... BUT. In correcting papers for the teacher as an aid.. i doscovered how amazing stupid they are. VD (teahcer) believes in being able to WRITE stuff out. So, he gave thes...
by tylerni7
Fri Mar 02, 2007 2:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

warriorness wrote:If it's any consolation I'm here but I have nothing to say

except for this


Well at least I know the raptors didn't get you all...
by tylerni7
Fri Mar 02, 2007 1:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

Well then you just have to hope that no one will respond by calling you a sesquipedalianist.

And why does it seem that no one else is on the blagosphere?
by tylerni7
Fri Mar 02, 2007 1:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

Some possibilities could be slugabed, trencherman (although not really derogatory...), fop, pettifogger, and milksop. I think it may be necessary to use non derogatory words, but they are far more likely to get attention and use I suppose. And pictures would be cool, although either everyone has lef...
by tylerni7
Fri Mar 02, 2007 1:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

Insults are probably pretty good. It just needs to be something that they would use, and that they could remember.

Oh and another awesome idea. If you have a collection of them or something, or just want to title it, you could call it "Word on the Seat"
by tylerni7
Fri Mar 02, 2007 1:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

http://dictionary.reference.com/wordoftheday/archive/

Plenty of words to choose from there...
by tylerni7
Fri Mar 02, 2007 1:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

Pick a word that nobody in the school knows, and write it on the bathroom stall somewhere. Take note of if/when you start hearing people use it. Would they need to use the word correctly? For instance, they may talk to someone about the graffiti that they just saw in the bathroom with a definition ...
by tylerni7
Fri Mar 02, 2007 12:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

I don't even know C++ and I could write that >.< I wonder if there is some way to teach people things through the art of graffiti.... I'm sure people are more likely to read graffiti than, say, a book. The challenge would be condensing it so it's short enough to capture their interest and be written...
by tylerni7
Fri Mar 02, 2007 12:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

I realized today the futility of posting something intelligent inside our girls bathrooms, and I'm not brave enough to sneak into the boys' bathroom, so i started a tic-tac-toe game on the wall. Hehe boys are smarter than girls! I wonder if anyone will play with me? ...and i just realized that I re...
by tylerni7
Thu Mar 01, 2007 11:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

I realized today the futility of posting something intelligent inside our girls bathrooms, and I'm not brave enough to sneak into the boys' bathroom, so i started a tic-tac-toe game on the wall. Hehe boys are smarter than girls! I wonder if anyone will play with me? ...and i just realized that I re...
by tylerni7
Thu Mar 01, 2007 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

Not to sound dumb, but who exactly is Barrel Lad? BTW I left the quote from the comic (This graffiti is fleeting human contact both of us are lost but for a moment, we are lost together i wonder who you are.) in my highschool's bathroom stalls...I wonder if any fellow xkcd-er will recognize it. :lo...
by tylerni7
Thu Mar 01, 2007 9:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

Guess what I just spent the last few hours doing? http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v252/Noahsatoru/144126294_472247819_0.jpg I signed them -BARREL LAD Sweet! But a few hours doing that is kinda a long time... How many stalls did you write in? Kinda long time? Man you try walking around my uni camp...
by tylerni7
Thu Mar 01, 2007 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

Aoeniac wrote:Guess what I just spent the last few hours doing?

Image


I signed them -BARREL LAD


Sweet! But a few hours doing that is kinda a long time... How many stalls did you write in?
by tylerni7
Thu Mar 01, 2007 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

I think simply copying down "this graffiti is fleeting human contact. both of us are lost, but for a moment we are lost togehter. I wonder who you are." would work wonders. I'd laugh, and scribble a reply: "Another xkcd reader, evidently." I dunno that would work well, but there...
by tylerni7
Thu Mar 01, 2007 12:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

"Barrel Lad Wuz Here"


Alright, unless anyone else comes up with something and has more posts than aldimond, I shall write and look for that on bathroom stalls.
by tylerni7
Wed Feb 28, 2007 11:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

I stapled this on a board in my dorm on Valentine's day. That works too, and would be a lot less creepy. It would be so awesome to see something from xkcd or other eccentric joke type things out in the real world. edit: How do you say who you quoted from? I don't know why I can't figure it out...
by tylerni7
Wed Feb 28, 2007 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0229: "Graffiti"
Replies: 223
Views: 64892

We (well more like you other people, because I'm experienced enough) should make up some special xkcd stall graffiti thing. Then everyone who reads xkcd can put it in the stalls that they see, and everyone else who reads xkcd will know their ass touched the same seat that another xkcd reader's ass t...

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