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    Re: minCe - a minified C style language (RFC)

    Your avatar looks like a pineapple.
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    Re: Mint 1969 Shelby GT500 - RobDogg Look

    Real men use a crow bar.
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    Re: Mint 1969 Shelby GT500 - RobDogg Look

    Sounds like a horrible restoration job.

    What you really want is a Ferrari 330.

    112355

    It's only, like, 11,000,000 or so.
  4. Re: Microsoft makes source code for MS-DOS and Word for Windows available to public

    What is all this vitriol all about the use of GOTO?
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    Re: How fast and accurate can you type?

    Get an IBM Model M keyboard.

    60 WPM sounds like 120 :)
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    Re: Malaysia flight 370

    In the morning!
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    Re: minCe - a minified C style language (RFC)

    I suspect that GCC's support of trigraphs could be extended to use the interrobang (‽) instead of the rather wasteful "if". That's a 50% saving right there.

    Compression based tabulation of...
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    Re: Do your part for QuickBasic.

    I once shot myself in the foot with a low-resolution gun in QBasic. It took 4 years. It still doesn't hurt yet.
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    Re: Sorry guys but I'm done!

    I get that a lot.
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    Re: Gallery - Drawing tangents to circles

    Hmm, I wonder if my old code is on that old maxtor caddy at the back of my shelf...
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    Re: Gallery - Drawing tangents to circles

    Heh, me too. Luckily there's not too much math involved, the trigonometry is little more than atan2() and a bit of logic to decide if 3 consecutive points go clockwise or anticlockwise. The hardest...
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    Re: Gallery - Drawing tangents to circles

    Yes, I think you've formally stated in mathematical terms all the stuff that was floating around in my brain while I was writing my old code.

    I remember it well. To be honest, I have no idea what...
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    Re: Vocabulary test

    Does this need me to think about stuff?
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    Re: The Golden Chair

    There are but two dances mentioned by name in the NATO phonetic alphabet -- Foxtrot and Tango.
    Two places: India, Lima.
    Two waveforms: Echo, XRay
    Two people: Mike, Juliet

    And 18 varieties of...
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    Re: Sorry guys but I'm done!

    I bought a new IP address off this guy today, cheap like... oh wait...
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    Re: Sorry guys but I'm done!

    You can't say things like that!!!!!! :D

    Anyway, holy mackerel there's some old names in this thread. Hi guys. LTNS.
  17. Re: Anyone keep poultry (or bees)?

    Yeah, used to. Never again. Chicken honey is HORRIBLE!
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    Re: The Golden Chair

    A monument to the humble flapjack might lead the casual bystander into unexpected verisimilitude. Something to be avoided according to the deputy. He's seen four so far.

    EDIT: Actually five. ...
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    Re: Gallery - Drawing tangents to circles

    Man, I wish I still had the code for this. Anyone know where I put it?

    Seriously.
  20. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    This thread has seen better days.
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    Re: What is your favorite Designing Tool?

    Diptrace, no question about it. It's marvellous.
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    Re: What not to answer in an interview...

    Is it bad if you offer the interviewer a hit off the pipe you brought in with you?

    Just wondering.
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    Re: Is programming for everybody?

    Is the blind guy claiming disability benefits? One cannot live on free hats alone.
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    Re: Is programming for everybody?

    "Without management where would we be?"


    This and other wistfully indulgent contemplations are available via the Plain Bloody Common Sense channel.
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    Re: The Golden Chair

    Octopotami are often found dead in busy shipping lanes. Feel good about that do you?
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    Re: Too many interests. No real hobby...

    Easy enough to throw together from scratch in fact. With a USB-parallel port adaptor, a few 74HC595 chips and a handful of MOSFETs one could create a rather impressive switching setup with minimal...
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    Re: Suggestion for name of son (again!)

    "More Expense"
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    Re: How To Turn C++ Into VB.Net

    No. No it isn't. But thanks for contributing. ;)

    Try writing code where there are some real consequences if it goes wrong. Life support, military control systems, civil avionics, industrial...
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    Re: The Golden Chair

    It's simply not Mabel's fault, according to Mr Stirling's favourite trout counter.
  30. Thread: So Retro!

    by wossname
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    Re: So Retro!

    VB6 was pretty great. It made a lot of us VBForums members a lot of money.

    In total. Not individually. Apart from Bill.
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    Re: The Golden Chair

    Spatulas are known, upon the odd occasion, to substantially revise their life-goals and consequently relocate to a wholly different crater, sometimes in a far-removed district. Their motivations are...
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    Re: Bought my first Gun

    Screwdrivers are cheaper and will get you locked up just as fast if you carry them around in public. Also, you can't build an Ikea "Liatorp" shelving unit with a Glock 40*
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    Re: The Next Gen Console Wars

    GTAV is apparently hitting the shelves in September 2013. I personally find it annoying that such a great deal of time lies between now and then.

    Contrast that, if you will, with the impending...
  34. Thread: What is SEO?

    by wossname
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    Re: What is SEO?

    What's the deal with Shaggy Hiker's avatar? Is that a diseased pineapple or something?
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    Re: The State of VBForums

    Oh god, I've created... a MONSTER!!!

    Amusingly enough, I've still got the hardware from that project.
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    Re: The State of VBForums

    You actually need help.
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    Re: Most Consecutive Words

    Famously:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffalo_buffalo_Buffalo_buffalo_buffalo_buffalo_Buffalo_buffalo
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    Re: The State of VBForums

    Not heard from Note in a while. Hope he's doing OK. Let me know if you manage to get in touch with him.
  39. Re: Simplest Possible Theoretical Programming Language

    I think this is pretty close...
    http://hackaday.com/2013/03/21/nandputer-is-mostly-wiring/

    One instruction only. It's simple... not easy. There's a difference. :)
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    Re: The State of VBForums

    Rhythm is the key as we open up the door.

    And still I'm not paying more.

    Spoonguard!!!

    Ubuntard

    Yes folks, VBForums was on the forefront of trolling probably 3 years before the rest of...
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