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by algorerhythms
Sat Mar 03, 2012 12:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1024: "Error Code Monkey"
Replies: 99
Views: 41261

Re: 1024: "Error Code"

I'll second (third? fourth? whatever) the defictionalization idea. I'd like to know what Error 14 means, as the wavemeter manual's description (multi-mode laser input) is entirely unsatisfactory.
by algorerhythms
Sat Feb 25, 2012 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Opera, Chrome, Firefox, OR?
Replies: 544
Views: 221721

Re: Opera, Chrome, Firefox, OR?

I've been using Internet Explorer a lot recently (the adblocker in IE9 is almost good enough). Lately, though, the ads on Facebook have been sneaking past IE9's adblocker, so I switched back to Firefox.
by algorerhythms
Sat Feb 25, 2012 5:42 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Admit it. Your first OS is your favorite.
Replies: 81
Views: 49894

Re: Admit it. Your first OS is your favorite.

First OS: MS-DOS 6.22 Current OS: Windows 7 I totally wanted to go back to MS-DOS, but the evil Wolfram does not support running Mathematica 8 on MS-DOS. :) As for my OS history, it goes roughly as follows: MS-DOS 6.22 / Windows 3.1 Windows 98 Windows 2000 Windows XP Various versions of Linux (Mandr...
by algorerhythms
Fri Aug 12, 2011 1:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0937: "TornadoGuard"
Replies: 62
Views: 25340

Re: 0937: "TornadoGuard"

I hate to play the "Get out of my head Randall" card, but I live in Oklahoma, near where a tornado struck in May. I was watching the local TV station at the time, so I knew about the tornado, but I noticed that the Weatherbug app on my phone didn't warn me that a tornado warning had been i...
by algorerhythms
Wed Oct 15, 2008 4:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0489: "Going West"
Replies: 64
Views: 16382

Re: "Going West" Discussion

Ah, Google Maps...

<south_park>Zihmah!</south_park>
by algorerhythms
Thu Jun 26, 2008 1:19 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: "And thou shalt take up thy father's modules.."
Replies: 19
Views: 5248

Re: "And thou shalt take up thy father's modules.."

Learn Fortran. It is the way.
by algorerhythms
Fri Nov 02, 2007 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0253: "Highway Engineer Pranks"
Replies: 112
Views: 44369

Re: "Highway Engineer Pranks" Discussion

My particular favorite highway interchange is where Interstate 70 meets the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Breezewood, PA . PennDOT didn't feel like building a direct interchange, so to continue driving on I-70, you have to go through a series of traffic lights on U.S. Route 30. (The Wikipedia article on ...

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