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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby flicky1991 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 12:18 am UTC

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Postby cyanyoshi » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:02 am UTC

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Postby adnapemit » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:24 am UTC

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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby flicky1991 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:26 am UTC

xkcdb wrote:

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<snark> That was a grave statement.
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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby Tillian » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:32 am UTC

adnapemit wrote:`?`
"Match any one-letter file in the current directory and run it if a program with the same name exists in $PATH"?
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Postby flicky1991 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:33 am UTC

I don't know. I don't speak computer.
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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby flicky1991 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:33 am UTC

Except SQL and bits of Python.
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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby adnapemit » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:34 am UTC

flicky1991 wrote:
xkcdb wrote:

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<SophieHirsch> `
<snark> That was a grave statement.

Oh are we all dead now?
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adnapemit wrote:`?`
"Match any one-letter file in the current directory and run it if a program with the same name exists in $PATH"?

Obviously.
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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby Tillian » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:34 am UTC

flicky1991 wrote:Except SQL and bits of Python.
Like "yth"?
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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby Tillian » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:38 am UTC

adnapemit wrote:Obviously.
Hm.

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$ touch \[
$ `?`
[: ']' expected
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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby flicky1991 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:38 am UTC

Tillian wrote:
flicky1991 wrote:Except SQL and bits of Python.
Like "yth"?
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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby Tillian » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:41 am UTC

Python.




...yeah, I brought my A-game today.
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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby flicky1991 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:41 am UTC

:roll:

I was looking too hard for some interpretation that combined the SQL and the bits of Python.
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Postby Tillian » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:43 am UTC

What a pythy.
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Postby flicky1991 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:45 am UTC

You knew I'd like that joke. You must be some kind of Oracle.
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Postby eran_rathan » Sun Dec 11, 2016 12:52 pm UTC

anyone else read SQL as SQUIRREL!

no, just me? hmmm...
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Postby flicky1991 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 12:54 pm UTC

I read it as "sequel". But we all do, where I work.
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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby Tillian » Sun Dec 11, 2016 6:14 pm UTC

flicky1991 wrote:I read it as "sequel". But we all do, where I work.
Absolutely disgusting. Didn't know you were one of those guys.
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Postby flicky1991 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 6:19 pm UTC

I'm a product of my environment!
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Postby Tillian » Sun Dec 11, 2016 6:25 pm UTC

So was Hitler, but you don't see anyone defending him, do you?
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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby flicky1991 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 6:28 pm UTC

No, but a little variation in pronunciation never caused any genocides... as far as I know.
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Postby adnapemit » Sun Dec 11, 2016 8:44 pm UTC

eran_rathan wrote:anyone else read SQL as SQUIRREL!

no, just me? hmmm...

Yeah just you but as least it's not as bad as reading it sequel. :wink:
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Postby adnapemit » Sun Dec 11, 2016 8:46 pm UTC

Have we had the .gif pronunciation argument yet? :twisted:
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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby cyanyoshi » Sun Dec 11, 2016 9:08 pm UTC

it's pronounced "gif" of course

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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby cyanyoshi » Sun Dec 11, 2016 9:10 pm UTC

Word of God says to use a soft g.

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Postby flicky1991 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 9:12 pm UTC

God is wrong.
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Postby cyanyoshi » Sun Dec 11, 2016 9:17 pm UTC

Sorry, I can't hear you over the sound of FACTS!

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Postby flicky1991 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 9:32 pm UTC

I tried to interpret that as an acronym but I failed.
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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby Tillian » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:40 pm UTC

cyanyoshi wrote:Word of God says to use a soft g.
But is this "God" of yours pronounced with a hard or soft G?
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Postby cyanyoshi » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:43 pm UTC

I'm a gangster/
I'm a straight-up G/
The gangster life/
Is the life for me/

Shooting people by day/
Selling drugs at night/
The gangster life/
Is hella tight

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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby eran_rathan » Mon Dec 12, 2016 12:22 am UTC

Tillian wrote:
cyanyoshi wrote:Word of God says to use a soft g.
But is this "God" of yours pronounced with a hard or soft G?


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Postby cyanyoshi » Mon Dec 12, 2016 1:06 am UTC

Word of 3rd.

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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby Tillian » Mon Dec 12, 2016 1:30 am UTC

It's GIF with a hard G, for the record. As in "gif me a break, it's obviously hard".
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Postby Tillian » Mon Dec 12, 2016 1:32 am UTC

Or "gaaah, why are we still using this Ȝodforsaken format in the year of the lord 2016 (going on 17)?"
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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby cyanyoshi » Mon Dec 12, 2016 5:41 am UTC

Nuh-uh. It's a soft g. Like gin.

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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby flicky1991 » Mon Dec 12, 2016 6:36 am UTC

OK, what about "quark"? The inventor of the word says it's pronounced with the same vowel as "quart".
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Postby adnapemit » Mon Dec 12, 2016 6:58 am UTC

It isnt? :shock:
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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby flicky1991 » Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:13 am UTC

I've only heard it pronounced to rhyme with "Mark" (outside of discussions about the creator's intent for the pronunciation...).
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Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Postby cyanyoshi » Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:39 am UTC

They sound very similar in my dialect. I wouldn't notice either way.


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