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by Jacque
Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 367
Views: 223797

Re: Photography thread.

Here's a selection from Point Reyes, which is just north of San Francisco. Two different trips represented here, photos shot on either Hasselblad 500 C/M or Canon AE-1 Program. https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/779/23602620045_1c8cd1e723_c.jpg https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/634/23084730883_f72a3fd9c1_c.j...
by Jacque
Fri Jun 05, 2015 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Mens Formal(ish) Wear
Replies: 10
Views: 7157

Re: Mens Formal(ish) Wear

Taking a shirt in is relatively inexpensive (anywhere between $10-$30 I'd expect, depending on location), jackets obviously more so.
by Jacque
Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Mens Formal(ish) Wear
Replies: 10
Views: 7157

Re: Mens Formal(ish) Wear

Vests are definitely a hard piece of clothing, because it's very easy to make them look not so good. Pairing them with matching pants is usually the safest option for a good harmonious look. For a summer wedding, I might go with the lighter colors, but that also depends on the time of day of the cer...
by Jacque
Thu May 28, 2015 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Cosplay (WIP)
Replies: 8
Views: 12609

Re: Cosplay (WIP)

I'm not one for cosplay, but that is quite a feat.
by Jacque
Thu Mar 05, 2015 7:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What are your "core" programs?
Replies: 55
Views: 13189

Re: What are your "core" programs?

General Productivity: Mail Calendar Bee Stickies Safari Chrome Firefox General Design: Photoshop Illustrator InDesign Lightroom Font Design/Dev: RoboFont MetricsMachine Prepolator App Design/Dev: Xcode Quartz Composer Form GitHub Reflector Web Dev: TextMate Terminal Transmit Other: Processing Dropb...
by Jacque
Sun Oct 26, 2014 4:32 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 367
Views: 223797

Re: Photography thread.

So, I recently flew back to the States from the Netherlands and because of some choppy air we got pushed a bit north and ended up flying over the Southern bit of Greenland and got treated to some absolutely incredible views. I didn't see a single road or structure, just mountains, snow, ice, and des...
by Jacque
Thu Dec 26, 2013 5:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What did you get for christmas?
Replies: 27
Views: 7501

Re: What did you get for christmas?

Student debt. Merry Christmas, indeed!
by Jacque
Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:48 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: kieryn.com - comics, art, stories.
Replies: 5
Views: 9367

Re: kieryn.com - comics, art, stories.

No need to post here every time you update your comic. If people are interested, they'll click through.
by Jacque
Tue Feb 19, 2013 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2711395

Re: Postify your facerity

You have a lot of variety in your daily wear, Jacque. If I did that you would see a lot of black. Three or so years ago and this portrait would have been very dark in the clothing area for the same reasons, but now, I can't wear black very often because we have a golden retriever who sheds constant...
by Jacque
Tue Feb 19, 2013 2:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2711395

Re: Postify your facerity

Following up on a post from last year: Working on a project where I have to take a picture of myself every day. I'm about six weeks in; looking at a January 2013 completion date. Here's a few of the days: http://alexjacque.com/images/web/me24.jpg Finished the project last month, well, the fi...
by Jacque
Sun Feb 10, 2013 7:43 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: The Adventures of Stickman
Replies: 11
Views: 10790

Re: The Adventures of Stickman

Time to chill out on posting in this thread without new responses. Additionally, see forum rule #7: don't double post. If someone is going to reply, they will.
by Jacque
Sat Feb 09, 2013 12:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Moderation and Resumes
Replies: 12
Views: 3789

Re: Moderation and Resumes

As my Father has always said, "When in doubt, don't put modding experience on your résumé."
by Jacque
Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Dog Walking and Sore Legs
Replies: 32
Views: 6813

Re: Dog Walking and Sore Legs

1. Take an Aleve.
2. A rigorous game of tug seems to tire our golden out. Additionally, you could always slip the dog some melatonin or benadryl.
by Jacque
Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:27 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Age of Fable's Writings
Replies: 25
Views: 18036

Re: Age of Fable's Writings

I'm combining these posts into one topic because we don't need a separate topic for each of your short stories/chapters/wirtings.
by Jacque
Wed Oct 24, 2012 12:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2711395

Re: Postify your facerity

One of the best parts of growing a beard – aside from being awesome – is that when you decide to shave, you get to do novelty facial hair:

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by Jacque
Thu Aug 23, 2012 11:47 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 367
Views: 223797

Re: Photography thread.

Again, the photos from India are amazing. Was it a pain to transport the film? Yeah. First problem is the language barrier, hard to explain that it's film and shouldn't be x-rayed. Once or twice is usually fine – I had some fast film (ISO 3200) that shouldn't be x-rayed at all – but x-raying has a ...
by Jacque
Wed Aug 22, 2012 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 367
Views: 223797

Re: Photography thread.

With those recent trips and what was left in my "to publish queue" (quite a few from India) I should be pretty set with new work to post to the internet for the next coming months. -Again, the photos from India are amazing. Was it a pain to transport the film? Yeah. First problem is the l...
by Jacque
Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:14 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 367
Views: 223797

Re: Photography thread.

So here's some of what I've been up to lately: Hash Bash (click through the images to view larger) http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8159/7128385781_db3791833a_z.jpg http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8153/6972553380_c768b395c3_z.jpg http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5350/6938055620_b535daaa34_z.jpg http://farm6...
by Jacque
Tue Aug 14, 2012 9:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Am I a jerk if I donate one, unmatched glove to Goodwill?
Replies: 24
Views: 4902

Re: Am I a jerk if I donate one, unmatched glove to Goodwill

What manner of glove is this? Boxing? Leather? Rubber? Golf? Driving? Sequened? Baseball? Motocross? Generic snow glove? Mitten?
by Jacque
Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How does linkedin know who I know?
Replies: 18
Views: 12697

Re: How does linkedin know who I know?

it doesn't explain anything about the algorithm at all That's the secret sauce. You don't get that recipe out of a cookbook. As an aside, I don't think that something like LinkedIn is handled by SQL. It's a Big Data problem so they're probably using something more advanced. NoSQL and Hadoop (plus a...
by Jacque
Sun Jul 22, 2012 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How does linkedin know who I know?
Replies: 18
Views: 12697

Re: How does linkedin know who I know?

Diadem wrote:advanced datamining
by Jacque
Thu Jul 19, 2012 2:46 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: New webcomic - Maybe Hilarious
Replies: 2
Views: 7108

Re: New webcomic - Maybe Hilarious

Well, normally a link might help. But, since this is your first post you won't be able to actually post a link until your 5th post as per the forums rules.
by Jacque
Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How to get a job?
Replies: 19
Views: 6962

Re: How to get a job?

There's always loans and community college to make entry to education a bit less monetarily intensive. Finding employment w/o a college degree is considerably tougher, and the unemployment rate among those with no college degree is like double than the rate among those with a college degree. There's...
by Jacque
Tue Jun 26, 2012 1:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Using a GPS Tracker to Catch a Bike Thief
Replies: 10
Views: 4593

Re: Using a GPS Tracker to Catch a Bike Thief

Even if you get great coordinates to where this bike gets taken to if stolen (and there's no guarantee that it will get stolen, or stolen by the same guy), the cops are likely to do nothing about it likely even if the value of the bike is great enough to warrant felony theft. Thousands of bikes are ...
by Jacque
Wed Jun 20, 2012 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Airport Security and Airlines question
Replies: 4
Views: 1287

Re: Airport Security and Airlines question

I's say that the lesser of the problems involved in this situation deal with a scientific specimen and more with the preservation alcohol.

When in doubt, FedEx (not in a jar of alcohol obviously, but wrapped in alcohol-soaked cheesecloth and sealed in a bag).
by Jacque
Fri Jun 15, 2012 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14353
Views: 1277581

Re: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt

I can get through a shave with my safety razor as quick if not quicker than with my cartridge razor. Generally with the cartridge razor it clogs up after a few strokes and needs to be rinsed, whereas the safety razor can do half of my face w/o a rinse. And when I do have to rinse it, it's just a qui...
by Jacque
Tue Jun 12, 2012 2:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2711395

Re: Postify your facerity

Spoiler:
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Why yes I just do happened to have a slow eye waggle gif of myself sitting around...
by Jacque
Tue Jun 12, 2012 2:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2711395

Re: Postify your facerity

FaiD cross-post, but applicable nonetheless.

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by Jacque
Fri Apr 27, 2012 11:19 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Bowties Vs. Ties
Replies: 22
Views: 11669

Re: Bowties Vs. Ties

I'm a fan of both types of ties. Though, each has it's own proper time to shine. Unfortunately I don't have many reasons to wear a tie in my line of work but I enjoy wearing one when an opportunity comes around. And personally I'm preferable to the 4-in-hand knot for the little bit of added personal...
by Jacque
Tue Apr 17, 2012 3:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2711395

Re: Postify your facerity

Appearing like a specter out of the dark, and disappearing as he came.
by Jacque
Tue Apr 03, 2012 5:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14353
Views: 1277581

Re: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt

Have you recently thinned the underbrush?
by Jacque
Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Men's Fashion
Replies: 396
Views: 127710

Re: Men's Fashion

Is that even a thing? You can't wear pinstripes to a wedding? It's not. At all. I'm not saying you can't, but... Show up at a wedding in bold stripes and you run the risk of looking like a banker or someone who works on wall street or this asshole (now that's a power suit). Generally, the more fine...
by Jacque
Mon Apr 02, 2012 5:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Men's Fashion
Replies: 396
Views: 127710

Re: Men's Fashion

I disagree with the author's statement (emphasis mine): Your first suit should be either navy blue or gray, possibly with a light chalk stripe (like a pinstripe, but softer) , and in an all-season, medium weight Your first suit should be as versatile as possible, since duh, you only have one. And on...
by Jacque
Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Living alone: anecdotes and such
Replies: 69
Views: 12877

Re: Living alone: anecdotes and such

gorcee wrote:#1 pro for living alone: not having to close the door when you pee.

I don't close the door to pee when just my wife is around. Of course, if she was a regular roommate the door would definitely be closed.
by Jacque
Mon Mar 26, 2012 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Web Aesthetics & Ergonomics
Replies: 40
Views: 7096

Re: Web Aesthetics & Ergonomics

Wut? Verifying access? Who's using Javascript to open new pages in the same window? I don't think we're talking about the same things, or work today has got me burned out more than usual or something... EDIT: Oh, I see, I wasn't referring to the bit of your post about about javascript stopping peopl...
by Jacque
Mon Mar 26, 2012 6:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Web Aesthetics & Ergonomics
Replies: 40
Views: 7096

Re: Web Aesthetics & Ergonomics

Personal philosophy on links and new windows: If a link goes to an external website from the website in question (or any page that doesn't have the navigation to get back to where the user currently is), target="_blank". Else wise, same window. I believe that if the user wanted the link t...
by Jacque
Mon Mar 26, 2012 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Web Aesthetics & Ergonomics
Replies: 40
Views: 7096

Re: Web Aesthetics & Ergonomics

I prefer that a Web site obey standards, and I prefer that it be perfectly usable in a text browser. It is due to Web sites that violate these rules that I am forced against my will to use a bloated GUI Web browser such as Firefox. So you're that .001% of people showing up in my web analytics using...
by Jacque
Sun Mar 25, 2012 3:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: National Parks
Replies: 19
Views: 4353

Re: National Parks

Yosemite National Park is a little far from Kansas to really consider for this trip but is one of the most beautiful places I've ever been. Hiking was great. Views, spectacular. Some photos from my last trip: http://www.alexjacque.com/greent2/uploads/501r14-4.jpg http://www.alexjacque.com/greent2/up...
by Jacque
Sun Mar 25, 2012 1:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Web Aesthetics & Ergonomics
Replies: 40
Views: 7096

Re: Web Aesthetics & Ergonomics

Personal philosophy on links and new windows: If a link goes to an external website from the website in question (or any page that doesn't have the navigation to get back to where the user currently is), target="_blank". Else wise, same window.
by Jacque
Sat Mar 24, 2012 12:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Men's Fashion
Replies: 396
Views: 127710

Re: Men's Fashion

I think they'd work out just fine. Hell, I've worn this + these a few times, and honestly it looks just fine, like plain brown dress shoes unless you pull the pant up a bit, and they "hey, those are boots!"

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