Least Epic Religious War?

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby hotaru » Mon Jul 20, 2009 8:48 pm UTC

kernelpanic wrote:Fitting an SD Mini into its separate slot or use a SD Mini -> SD Adapter?

people actually use mini SD? why?

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby kernelpanic » Mon Jul 20, 2009 9:13 pm UTC

hotaru wrote:
kernelpanic wrote:Fitting an SD Mini into its separate slot or use a SD Mini -> SD Adapter?

people actually use mini SD? why?

I've seen it in some cell-phones and cameras
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby netcrusher88 » Mon Jul 20, 2009 10:57 pm UTC

Basically places where a full-size SD slot wouldn't fit. So yeah, cell phones, small audio players like SlotMusic, that sort of thing.
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby hotaru » Mon Jul 20, 2009 11:00 pm UTC

netcrusher88 wrote:Basically places where a full-size SD slot wouldn't fit. So yeah, cell phones, small audio players like SlotMusic, that sort of thing.

but why mini instead of micro? micro SD cards are much smaller (in physical size, not capacity) and usually much cheaper.

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby netcrusher88 » Mon Jul 20, 2009 11:41 pm UTC

Oh wait, I was thinking of micro. Yeah, I don't really understand mini, except I could see how it may be easier to drop a miniSD slot in where a SmartMedia slot used to be if you're updating an old design to not use dead technology.
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby kernelpanic » Tue Jul 21, 2009 1:55 am UTC

OK, then that one's off the list, it sparked debate.

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

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Hermetic seals vs. Mammalian seals vs. Seals of approval vs. Easter seals

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby You, sir, name? » Fri Jul 31, 2009 12:13 am UTC

Joe said I am such an idiot
vs.
Joe said, "I am such an idiot."
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby Cithoge » Mon Aug 03, 2009 2:03 pm UTC

You, sir, name? wrote:Joe said, "I am such an idiot."

vs.
Joe said, "I am such an idiot".
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

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Cithoge wrote:
You, sir, name? wrote:Joe said, "I am such an idiot."

vs.
Joe said, "I am such an idiot".


vs.

Joe said, "I am such an idiot.".

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby You, sir, name? » Mon Aug 03, 2009 4:11 pm UTC

shieldforyoureyes wrote:
Cithoge wrote:
You, sir, name? wrote:Joe said, "I am such an idiot."

vs.
Joe said, "I am such an idiot".


vs.

Joe said, "I am such an idiot.".


Convergent infinite recursion according to the above pattern vs. divergent infinite recursion according to the above pattern.

-- also --

All religious wars in this thread up to this point.
vs.
All religious wars in this thread after this point.
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby stephentyrone » Mon Aug 03, 2009 5:05 pm UTC

All religious wars in this thread after this point, clearly.
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby lu6cifer » Tue Aug 04, 2009 7:30 pm UTC

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby You, sir, name? » Thu Aug 06, 2009 1:21 am UTC

North Pole vs. South Pole (The north has polar bears, but the south is a continent)

The Sky in the North Hemisphere vs. The Sky in the South Hemisphere.

Sycophants vs. Yes men.

Duck tape vs. Duct tape.
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby Feddlefew » Fri Aug 07, 2009 12:48 am UTC

shieldforyoureyes wrote:
Cithoge wrote:
You, sir, name? wrote:Joe said, "I am such an idiot."

vs.
Joe said, "I am such an idiot".


vs.

Joe said, "I am such an idiot.".


This is actually a big one around where I live.

(The correct one is "Joe said, "I am such an idiot.".". At least according to me.)

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby shieldforyoureyes » Fri Aug 07, 2009 3:10 am UTC

You, sir, name? wrote:North Pole vs. South Pole (The north has polar bears, but the south is a continent)


The arctic has the Fortress of Solitude (both Doc Savage's and Superman's) -v- the antarctic's NAZI UFO base.

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby TheChewanater » Sat Aug 08, 2009 6:41 am UTC

Internet Explorer vs Google Chrome

(We all know what the best browser really is).
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby Zorlin » Sat Aug 08, 2009 7:15 am UTC

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby kernelpanic » Sat Aug 08, 2009 2:10 pm UTC

TheChewanater wrote:Internet Explorer vs Google Chrome

(We all know what the best browser really is).

But we all fear saying its name for fear of *gasp* being wrong and getting yourself shoulder-deep in shit
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby lu6cifer » Sun Aug 09, 2009 8:02 pm UTC

kernelpanic wrote:
TheChewanater wrote:Internet Explorer vs Google Chrome

(We all know what the best browser really is).

But we all fear saying its name for fear of *gasp* being wrong and getting yourself shoulder-deep in shit


It's Links in graphical mode, of course.

Speaking of Links,

Links browser vs Lynx browser
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby kernelpanic » Mon Aug 10, 2009 1:50 am UTC

Lynx (browser) vs. Lynx (animal) vs. Lynx (console) vs. Lynx (deodorant) vs. Lynx (constellation)
And the makers thereof:
Thomas Dickey vs. Evolution vs. Atari vs. Unilever vs. Big Bang
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby TheChewanater » Mon Aug 10, 2009 6:29 am UTC

lu6cifer wrote:It's Links in graphical mode, of course.


No it's the Microsoft Telnet Client, if that even counts as a browser.
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

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kernelpanic wrote:Lynx (browser) vs. Lynx (animal) vs. Lynx (console) vs. Lynx (deodorant) vs. Lynx (constellation)
And the makers thereof:
Thomas Dickey vs. Evolution vs. Atari vs. Unilever vs. Big Bang


Ha.

Solaris (book)
Solaris (1972 film)
Solaris (operating system)
Solaris (Atari game)

(The remake of the movie doesn't deserve to be included.)

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby Box Boy » Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:48 am UTC

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby kernelpanic » Thu Aug 13, 2009 4:17 pm UTC

shieldforyoureyes wrote:
kernelpanic wrote:Lynx (browser) vs. Lynx (animal) vs. Lynx (console) vs. Lynx (deodorant) vs. Lynx (constellation)
And the makers thereof:
Thomas Dickey vs. Evolution vs. Atari vs. Unilever vs. Big Bang


Ha.

Solaris (book)
Solaris (1972 film)
Solaris (operating system)
Solaris (Atari game)

(The remake of the movie doesn't deserve to be included.)

Why not? I propose "Solaris (book) vs. Solaris (1972 film) vs. Solaris (operating system) vs. Solaris (Atari game)" vs. "Solaris (book) vs. Solaris (2002 film) vs. Solaris (operating system) vs. Solaris (Atari game)"
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby ohtobeagiant » Fri Aug 14, 2009 3:16 am UTC

A different thing versus the same thing.
(There are two things, and one is different)
A war can't be epic if it is a paradox... :mrgreen:

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby McCaber » Sun Aug 16, 2009 11:58 pm UTC

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby The EGE » Mon Aug 17, 2009 7:37 pm UTC

You, sir, name? wrote:The Sky in the North Hemisphere vs. The Sky in the South Hemisphere.


The southern sky wins hands down. It has the best part of the milky way, the southern cross, the magellanic clouds, etc etc etc, plus the best parts in the north like Orion are still visible from everywhere except antarctica. The only thing the southern sky lacks is a bright, recognizable pole star.
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby Midnight » Fri Aug 21, 2009 11:26 pm UTC

midnight versus 12am.



It's pretty obvious that one wins hands down.

in case you're wondering, it's my hands. My hands are down. on my keyboard. typing this. while winning this argument.
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby lulzfish » Sat Aug 22, 2009 12:17 am UTC

Midnight wrote:midnight versus 12am.



It's pretty obvious that one wins hands down.

in case you're wondering, it's my hands. My hands are down. on my keyboard. typing this. while winning this argument.


24 hour versus 12 hour time.
Just another facet of the endless battle between practicality and tradition.

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby Berengal » Sat Aug 22, 2009 1:03 am UTC

lulzfish wrote:
Midnight wrote:midnight versus 12am.



It's pretty obvious that one wins hands down.

in case you're wondering, it's my hands. My hands are down. on my keyboard. typing this. while winning this argument.


24 hour versus 12 hour time.
Just another facet of the endless battle between practicality and tradition.
100 seconds a minute, 100 minutes an hour, 10 hours a day, 10 days a week, 4 weeks a month, 9 months a year, 5-6 days left over at the end of the year.
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby shieldforyoureyes » Sat Aug 22, 2009 1:40 am UTC

Berengal wrote:100 seconds a minute, 100 minutes an hour, 10 hours a day, 10 days a week, 4 weeks a month, 9 months a year, 5-6 days left over at the end of the year.


That's very close to:

12 months
30 days per month
3 x 10-day weeks per month
month always synced to beginning of week
5 day "festival" period at the end of the year

Which is the ancient Egyptian calender, that predates the earliest, most fucked-up version of our current system by several thousand years.

Thanks, Rome.

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby Area Man » Sat Aug 22, 2009 1:52 am UTC

shieldforyoureyes wrote:
Berengal wrote:100 seconds a minute, 100 minutes an hour, 10 hours a day, 10 days a week, 4 weeks a month, 9 months a year, 5-6 days left over at the end of the year.


That's very close to:

12 months
30 days per month
3 x 10-day weeks per month
month always synced to beginning of week
5 day "festival" period at the end of the year

Which is the ancient Egyptian calender, that predates the earliest, most fucked-up version of our current system by several thousand years.

Thanks, Rome.

If there isn't one already, there definitely should be a religious war about date-time (although we all know that ISO 8601 is the right way, right?).
Fucked up timekeeping is due to religions to begin with.
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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby shieldforyoureyes » Sat Aug 22, 2009 3:18 am UTC

Area Man wrote:
If there isn't one already, there definitely should be a religious war about date-time (although we all know that ISO 8601 is the right way, right?).
Fucked up timekeeping is due to religions to begin with.


Yes! YYYY-MM-DD is definately the way to go.

Err... except our numbers are backwards to being with. That should be fixed first. Then change to a power-of-two base, then adjust the earth's orbit to simplify leap days, then switch to a sane calendar,
THEN switch date format to DD-MM-YYYY.

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby TheChewanater » Sat Aug 22, 2009 3:44 am UTC

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Re: Least Epic Religious War?

Postby hotaru » Sat Aug 22, 2009 4:53 am UTC

shieldforyoureyes wrote:Err... except our numbers are backwards to being with. That should be fixed first.

ah, so you're one of those little-endian nutjobs. i guess ass-backwards is slightly better than the middle-endian nutjobs who use that crazy DD-MM-YYYY HH:MM:SS format. but only slightly.
shieldforyoureyes wrote:Then change to a power-of-two base,

why? there are very good reasons why base-ten and base-twelve number systems are much more common than ones that use power-of-two bases.
shieldforyoureyes wrote:then adjust the earth's orbit to simplify leap days

because risking sending the earth spiraling into the sun is so much better than just checking for divisibility by 4, 100, and 400... that is much more difficult in a power-of-two base than it is in base 10, but if have trouble doing the math to figure out if it's a leap year, you're almost certainly not capable of doing the math to figure out how to adjust the earth's orbit correctly.

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