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    Re: US college enrollment is declining

    Sorry, that was meant as a yolk.
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    Re: US college enrollment is declining

    Well, at least you didn't miss a beat with that reply.
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    Re: US college enrollment is declining

    Isn't that the proper term for a collection of garbage men?
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    Re: US college enrollment is declining

    Yeah, it's kind of funny. All of the STEM people seem to be horrified by the idea of having only STEM people.
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    Re: Post Race!

    That's a good Pooh quote.
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    Re: Post Race!

    I'm more like the Pooh bear of chit-chat.
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    Re: Post Race!

    Hardly. That would be DDay.
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    Re: US college enrollment is declining

    The guy who takes to the English language like an egg beater takes to eggs?
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    Re: Query of a Query

    Yeah, I found that, of course. A modest change to make.
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    Re: Query of a Query

    Darn. There's no pattern to the data. It's just goofiness all over the place. A few missing here, a few missing there. A few dozen on one day, a couple on another.
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    Re: Post Race!

    It would make a fine doorstop, though only a mediocre dust mop, so it should probably be valued between those two.
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    Re: US college enrollment is declining

    That reminds me of another story about a school that had a 'lifeboat' competition among the faculty to prove that their field should be included in the lifeboat. In that particular story, it was a...
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    Re: US college enrollment is declining

    That reminds me of a story my HS chemistry teacher told us. He says it was, "another teacher he knew" in the story, but....well, who WOULDN'T want to try this?

    There was a time, not all that long...
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    Re: Post Race!

    As long as I'm treated like royalties....
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    Re: Query of a Query

    That looks like it will mostly work. I'll have to see about Nulls.
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    [RESOLVED] Query of a Query

    I have encountered an odd situation and am asking for help writing a query.

    I have two tables. They have primary keys, but those are different between the two tables, so that field, unfortunately,...
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    Re: Post Race!

    They do show me as a Super Moderator, though. I should have tried to ban them.
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    Re: Post Race!

    I'd want a considerable amount for my Post Race posts alone.
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    Re: US college enrollment is declining

    You can learn it ALL on your own or from a mentor. You can frequently find people who say that after N years, all you have learned in college is out of date, where N varies by who is saying it. I...
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    Re: UK politics versus USA

    Well, I suppose it largely depends on what falls under the term 'political'. The official definition is "Relating to the government or the public affairs of a country", but what doesn't the...
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    Re: US college enrollment is declining

    In the US, I would guess that the number is quite small. I've never encountered anybody who cared about the distinction.
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    On the face of it, DataAdapter.Update isn't all that special. You can call GetChanges on the Datatable to returns the set of rows that have changes, but even that isn't all that special. The Status...
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    What is Biz? I've never heard of that. Perhaps somebody else has, but if not, then it sounds like the code you have is based on some third party library that you don't have...and based on what you...
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    Re: UK politics versus USA

    Is anything really non-political? Somebody seems to REALLY care about any topic. It just depends on whether or not they find a dance partner.
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    Re: UK politics versus USA

    There are already a couple topics that are essentially taboo. It's been a VERY long time since anybody discussed religion, for example. That's one of those topics that people don't bring up in polite...
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    Re: US college enrollment is declining

    Failed typo correction...oops.

    Full disclosure: I did some time as an unpaid aid, as my mother was getting her PhD in government systems...until she got a bit too into the research, dropped the...
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    Re: Post Race!

    It's never a good idea to look too closely at sausage.
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    Re: US college enrollment is declining

    That was made explicitly clear in Idaho. When the last president of Boise State retired, the new president was immediately presented with a missive from a set of legislatures criticizing the...
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    Re: US college enrollment is declining

    Now THAT'S a comment!!:lol::lol::thumb::lol:
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    Re: US college enrollment is declining

    I've lived within walking distance of SEVERAL universities my entire life....though I suppose that might be partly due to being willing to walk a very long ways....
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    Re: Post Race!

    I've been unusually cool, too.
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    Re: Post Race!

    We have high humidity, today. That's very unusual for us, and it causes weird problems. We normally don't get condensation.
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    Re: Post Race!

    The Florida Keys were even worse. Nothing like being surrounded by a warm, shallow, sea, to keep your temperatures stable (in the low 90s...pretty nearly always) and your humidity high (also in the...
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    Re: US college enrollment is declining

    There are some graduate degrees where you can have your debts forgiven if you work in some field for a couple years. Psychologists are one, probably nursing is another, though I'm not sure about...
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    Re: Post Race!

    It rained last night, there were showers this morning (I took one), and sprinkles all day. It's the first we have seen since May. Unfortunately, it barely dampened the ground.

    Maybe next month.
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    Re: US college enrollment is declining

    When I went to college, it was kind of expensive. I started out paying about $10K/year, and that went up by 1K each year. A few years back, I looked up what my college was now charging, and it was...
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    Re: UK politics versus USA

    Oh, THAT's what you were talking about. I've been doing that for most of my life. That's only one way to do it. The more fingers you fold in on your right hand, the higher the pitch. The highest note...
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    Re: VB6 Ray Tracing?

    I don't remember ray tracing being anything more than a one-off oddity back in the 90s. It wasn't practical, so people would only do it to show that it could be done...as long as you were willing to...
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    Re: VB6 Ray Tracing?

    You're crazy.

    Actually, I seem to remember the first ray tracing examples coming out back around the heyday of VB6. So, what are you looking for, exactly? I believe it can be done, and I believe...
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    Re: Jan 6th rioter sentenced

    Considering the violence that is still used against gays (declining, probably) or transgender (maybe declining), I think there's no problem daring to compare them. I remember somebody writing to Time...
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