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by peter
Fri Dec 17, 2010 12:18 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: My Future
Replies: 12
Views: 2055

Re: My Future

Don't limit yourself to two majors. You have no idea in what you'll be interested in two years; take classes you enjoy and don't worry about it. You have time.
by peter
Wed Nov 17, 2010 12:33 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Finding the wine
Replies: 3
Views: 1450

Re: Finding the wine

I'm sorry to burst your bubble, but "mannukka" is almost certainly a misspelling of "monukka." Searching for black monukkas comes up with a lot of grape results.
by peter
Mon Oct 25, 2010 2:31 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4780
Views: 939313

Re: Today I Made:

crowey, that's impressive!

I made a Snickers pie and crust:
Spoiler:
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There are about 25 mini snickers below the chocolate and cream cheese, and then there's a chocolate base, so it's just wonderfully chocolatey.
by peter
Wed Oct 06, 2010 3:23 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: No Pay, No Spray
Replies: 190
Views: 14973

Re: No Pay, No Spray

I hear some bugs died too. Bummer, right?
by peter
Fri Sep 03, 2010 11:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ughhh... Juvenile court for a ticket. Advice?
Replies: 57
Views: 5625

Re: ughhh... Juvenile court for a ticket. Advice?

Ulc wrote:Really, your attitude is just another reason that I'm happy I live in Denmark (at least in regards to traffic laws), three strikes such as speeding, and you lose your drivers license.
Many states in the US have three-strikes-and-your-license-is-suspended laws.
Ulc wrote:And that somehow makes it okay for you to break the law on the roads?
I find it unusual that many of you are appalled by H2's driving; almost everyone I see speeds on a daily-basis. Maybe it's different in other countries..?
by peter
Sat Aug 28, 2010 12:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9211743

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

For posterity.
Spoiler:
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by peter
Sun Jul 25, 2010 2:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9211743

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

why would a lilikoi be cyanide-y? I think it's just unripe fruit (especially the skins) that can be dangerous, so store-bought stuff is fine. At least, that's what I gather from this site . FT: yo, Christian missionary-dude on the street, when I walk by you (without responding) when you offer your ...
by peter
Sat Jul 24, 2010 6:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3259
Views: 305492

Re: The radical idea that women are people

Would William Lloyd Garrison be considered a "pro-abolitionist" in the present day? Maybe not, because slaves had far fewer opportunities to express themselves than women have in the present, and so were unable to, as Chai says, "make up the front lines." But still, he had, as gm...
by peter
Tue Jul 20, 2010 5:35 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Analytical Writing Task in GRE
Replies: 5
Views: 1427

Re: Analytical Writing Task in GRE

Maybe you've seen this already, but it has two sample topics for the analytical writing section. It also has graded responses, beginning on page 56. I haven't taken the test, so I can't give you any topics that have actually been assigned. 1. "Our declining environment may bring the people of t...
by peter
Sun Jul 04, 2010 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Does anyone want to call this number?
Replies: 2
Views: 923

Re: Does anyone want to call this number?

I'm not sure why you'd be afraid of calling a number, but the one in the comic is disconnected. It used to be this.
by peter
Fri Jul 02, 2010 5:43 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Should I Go Vegan Again?
Replies: 48
Views: 7365

Re: Should I Go Vegan Again?

Chai - perhaps this is veering off-topic, but what kinds of foods do you (or anyone else) make for a "dietary-variety" group? I've never had the opportunity to serve people with different restrictions, but I would like to learn.
by peter
Sun Jun 13, 2010 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4780
Views: 939313

Re: Today I Made:

Yesterday, this
Spoiler:
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became this!
Spoiler:
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by peter
Thu Jun 10, 2010 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4780
Views: 939313

Re: Today I Made:

I just made chicken tikka masala, following this recipe on videojug. Not as smooth (or orange?) as the local Indian place makes it, but still quite good.

Does anyone know of another good recipe for this dish? I'd like to make it again.
by peter
Wed May 26, 2010 2:53 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Naming a business for Small Business Course?
Replies: 3
Views: 943

Re: Naming a business for Small Business Course?

Naming: you're spending too much time doing it.
by peter
Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Christian is not a religion?
Replies: 226
Views: 21991

Re: Christian is not a religion?

Malice wrote:but any display of religion at all?
I may have a slightly different definition of "overt" than I think either of you is using. Thanks for the clarification.
by peter
Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Christian is not a religion?
Replies: 226
Views: 21991

Re: Christian is not a religion?

I get upset over overt displays of religiosity.
Am I an asshole?
by peter
Mon Mar 15, 2010 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Getting some old hardware, need ideas
Replies: 2
Views: 786

Re: Getting some old hardware, need ideas

Another option for the desktops could be folding. Some guy here says that you can get up to 400 ppd with P4s, which isn't terrible.
by peter
Wed Mar 10, 2010 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: TeX math only works when I'm logged out.
Replies: 2
Views: 953

Re: TeX math only works when I'm logged out.

When logged in, are you using subsilver? You can check by going user control panel > board preferences > my board style. I don't think subsilver supports those math things, but when you log out, you switch to prosilver, which does support the math things. So if you want to see the math things, you'l...
by peter
Sat Mar 06, 2010 1:18 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Screwing in a motherboard
Replies: 7
Views: 1080

Re: Screwing in a motherboard

Yo, chill out. At least in my experience, it's much harder to harm a computer part than a website makes it seem. The way I did it: 1) Line up your motherboard with the holes in the back of your case 2) Where your motherboard has holes in the same places as the case, screw in the standoffs (should ha...
by peter
Thu Mar 04, 2010 3:40 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Wiping a computer's memory and hoping it works like new?
Replies: 18
Views: 3077

Re: Wiping a computer's memory and hoping it works like new?

For example, half the time when I start up my computer from being asleep or shut down or whatever, Safari refuses to show me my home page (yahoo, if that matters). I sometimes have to quit and restart safari multiple times before it decides to start working. When you turn your computer on, do you i...
by peter
Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:59 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Gaming desktop (comparison for a noob)
Replies: 8
Views: 1871

Re: Gaming desktop (comparison for a noob)

Do you have a link for that Acer?

Also, I think you should look at this setup on that same site, because you get more options for the graphics card (and, I don't like those green lights).
by peter
Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:52 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Video Card Dilemma
Replies: 9
Views: 1040

Re: Video Card Dilemma

If I were you, I'd try to get two 4850s for around $100 (Newegg has them here for $105). You'd be better off with those than with any single card for around $200.
by peter
Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Best Buy.. which comp?
Replies: 21
Views: 3527

Re: Best Buy.. which comp?

Also, are you sure these gift cards are stackable? I know a lot of places don't do that.
by peter
Mon Jan 18, 2010 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: <1000$ PC
Replies: 11
Views: 1182

Re: <1000$ PC

Just threw this together to give you an idea: Video card - Radeon HD 5770 - $175 CPU - Phenom II X4 955 - $175 Motherboard - Gigabyte AM3 - $100 RAM - G.Skill 4GB DDR3 - $100 Hard drive - WD 500GB - $75 Case - Antec 900 - $120 (you could spend less in this category, I just like this one) PSU...
by peter
Sun Jan 10, 2010 12:44 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Upgrading my computer for the first time
Replies: 6
Views: 1000

Re: Upgrading my computer for the first time

When you're looking to upgrade your CPU, RAM, video card, and would like a feature your current motherboard doesn't have, it might be best to consider building your own.
by peter
Fri Jan 08, 2010 4:06 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: "No, this is not a storage device!"
Replies: 13
Views: 2231

Re: "No, this is not a storage device!"

Jorpho wrote:Now I just need to find some other place that will sell me 1 GB of PC2-4200 240-pin RAM for $20. You'd think it would be easy.
Am I just being an idiot, or is there a reason one of these won't work?
by peter
Wed Dec 30, 2009 12:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 370607

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

manmantong2000 wrote:YOU DON'T NEED TO ADD ONE BILLION DOTS IN BETWEEN TWO SENTENCE, START EVERY SENTENCE WITH "LIKE" , ADD "LOL" OR "XD" BEHIND EVERYTHING YOU SAY!
manmantong2000 wrote:I guess my life will be just fine, lol
Irony*: I'm calling it here.

Unless that was sarcasm, in which case I apologize.

*Side note: wouldn't what Aurora called irony actually be hypocrisy? Is one a subset of the other? I've always been kind of confused about that.
by peter
Mon Dec 28, 2009 4:38 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: windows 7 questions [done and over with]
Replies: 5
Views: 637

Re: windows 7 questions

7 is still a pain, pretty rough, a resource hog, and gets in your way. Not many people seem to like it that I know. Really? I've seen nothing but the best reviews across the internet, and I've found it to be a considerable improvement, in terms of stability, compared to previous versions. Type in &...
by peter
Mon Dec 21, 2009 2:44 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: First Computer Power On Problems
Replies: 6
Views: 1157

Re: First Computer Power On Problems

Also, have you tried the video cable in both video card slots? My friend's card only works (when connected to one monitor) if he connects it to one of the slots.
by peter
Sat Dec 19, 2009 3:29 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Connecting laptop and desktop computer
Replies: 9
Views: 1044

Re: Connecting laptop and desktop computer

Arbitrary wrote:Just wondering what uses and ideas there are.
A way to make the desktop faster using the laptop? Sell the laptop, and then buy a new processor.
by peter
Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:42 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: New graphics card
Replies: 10
Views: 1461

Re: New graphics card

A battle to the death: Radeon HD 4670 vs. GeForce 9500 GT. This review has the 4670 by a wide margin, so I'd go with that one.

But, realize that any graphics card under $75 won't be running the most demanding games (I assume that's what you're going for).
by peter
Sat Dec 12, 2009 3:18 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: What can I add?
Replies: 6
Views: 1028

Re: What can I add?

Hello xkcd, I am looking for some help on making my laptop run to peak performance. What are you having trouble running that you can't right now? Also, you could build a desktop for $500 that would perform better than your expensive laptop. Consider that the next time you buy a laptop for gaming/hi...
by peter
Fri Dec 11, 2009 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Viewing Hyperlinks in a PDF
Replies: 10
Views: 962

Re: Viewing Hyperlinks in a PDF

Oh, wait - you're not referring to Adobe Reader here? (Stupid confusing nomenclature.) No, I'm using "Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional." But, what's weird is that I just downloaded Reader, and the hyperlink shows up the exact same way as it did in Acrobat. Which version are you using (I'm usi...
by peter
Fri Dec 11, 2009 3:42 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Viewing Hyperlinks in a PDF
Replies: 10
Views: 962

Re: Viewing Hyperlinks in a PDF

Jorpho wrote:How did you generate that one you were using for tests?
Saved a Word 2010 beta doc as a PDF, then opened in Acrobat.

I'm using Acrobat Pro version 8 on Vista; (if you're using an older version) maybe it doesn't work?
by peter
Fri Dec 11, 2009 12:28 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Viewing Hyperlinks in a PDF
Replies: 10
Views: 962

Re: Viewing Hyperlinks in a PDF

In case you wanted to know, Acrobat does show the hyperlink.
Spoiler:
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by peter
Sun Nov 22, 2009 2:55 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Applying Thermal Grease
Replies: 17
Views: 2406

Re: Applying Thermal Grease

Are you sure you're installing the heatsink correctly? I did a crappy job applying the grease, but my E8500 is running fine.
by peter
Sun Nov 22, 2009 2:15 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Western Digital 1TB Caviar Black
Replies: 11
Views: 1949

Re: Western Digital 1TB Caviar Black

by peter
Sat Nov 14, 2009 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: BSOD directly after startup, PC keeps rebooting, Win XP
Replies: 10
Views: 1425

Re: BSOD directly after startup, PC keeps rebooting, Win XP

ArgonV wrote:but in case it is the memory, does anyone know any workarounds?
If you have more than one stick of RAM, try removing one, testing, then the other, testing.
by peter
Sat Nov 14, 2009 3:53 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: No such thing as a stupid question...
Replies: 2
Views: 439

Re: No such thing as a stupid question...

by peter
Fri Nov 13, 2009 10:29 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: BSOD directly after startup, PC keeps rebooting, Win XP
Replies: 10
Views: 1425

Re: BSOD directly after startup, PC keeps rebooting, Win XP

ArgonV wrote:Live CD? That's a CD with a bootable OS, right? Are these legally downloadable?
Yes, and for an especially easy install, here's Ubuntu.
ubuntu.com wrote:Ubuntu is and always will be free of charge. You do not pay any licensing fees. You can download, use and share Ubuntu with your friends, family, school or business for absolutely nothing.

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