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  1. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Had a snow shower last night (mid April!). Now all the primroses are covered by snow.
  2. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic & RADBasic

    There's a RADBasic thread in the VB6 forum https://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?876115-https-www-radbasic-dev
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    Re: Simple rpn calculator

    Seems to be in-complete - one nested if statement and one switch statement ???:confused:
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    Re: Getting a new machine

    Yeah - but the cost of the air-conditioning during the summer.....
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    Re: Getting a new machine

    DEC SYSTEM 20. If I clear out the garage, it should just fit. Don't know about the power bills though.....
  6. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    and the winner of the 'Most obnoxious company' award is......... facebook - for it's blocking of news feeds to its Australian users... :p
  7. Re: New Printer (Recommendation needed)

    I've used a Brother A4/photo colour inkjet/scanner for over 7 years - no problems except the cost of genuine Brother inkjet cartridges!
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    Re: I'm in a news desert

    The BBC has a self-acknowledged in-built left-leaning bias. It's supposed to be 'neutral' giving equal weight/time to both sides but hasn't - especially on it's discussion/panel programs with the...
  9. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Apparently the UK squirrels don't hibernate either - so much for my knowledge! Apparently they are much less active (and hence much less likely to be seen - especially in cold weather) in winter...
  10. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    I've seen a hedgehog and a squirrel in the garden. I thought at this time of year they would be hibernating. Is this global warming?
  11. Thread: No Deal

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    Re: No Deal

    The fish deal was always smelly. There's no way that the EU is going to permit EU fishermen to get less fish from our waters and at the same time permit current/extra fish exports to the EU.
  12. Thread: VS Complaint

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    VS 2019 Re: VS Complaint

    If you believe you're found an issue with VS2019, then raise it as a problem with MS. From VS, Help/Send Feedback/Report A Problem.
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    Re: The US fragile democracy Exposed

    Well Trump's presidency has now been immortalised in history and will always be remembered for two impeachments. His place is now assured. The only thing that his trial may now accomplish if he is...
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    Re: The US fragile democracy Exposed

    Before Trump is impeached, the legislators should consider hard that he got 70million votes in the recent election. Whether you like/hate him or agree/disagree, that is a lot of votes he got. Yes,...
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    Re: Receiving replies part 2

    This is a test reply.

    Is there anyone there? ........
  16. Thread: No Deal

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    Re: No Deal

    Announcing it afternoon Christmas Eve smells fishy.
  17. Thread: No Deal

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    Re: No Deal

    I never thought the EU/UK would agree to a trade deal that was acceptable to BJ/Brexiters. Basically, the EU is a protectionist organisation. You either do things their way (and incur the...
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    Re: Costing App Development and Source Code

    Who owns/will own the copyright? By default the copyright is with the developer unless contracts state otherwise. That's why say Windows is licensed when bought and is not 'owned' as such. Who's...
  19. Re: Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller - 2kaud - updated

    OK. The first entry I submitted was probably more in line with what you were expecting. I was working towards a full-featured dice roller as per the wiki spec - but didn't have time as I only started...
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    Re: Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller

    Congrats.
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    Re: Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller

    They seek him here, they seek him there - that elusive d day 9
  22. Re: vBulletin - Current Forum Version and Latest Version

    Yes - for personal computers. My Acorn Atom of 1980 used this to store/load programs.
  23. Re: vBulletin - Current Forum Version and Latest Version

    Well there there was this device called a modem into which you placed the phone handset into rubber 'ears' to help keep out external noise. You dialled the modem at the other end hopefully attached...
  24. Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller - 2kaud - updated

    This is my second entry as I've managed to code a complete expression parser so that eg 1D%+1D10 is valid and evaluated to a single number. I didn't know whether I could get this completed in the...
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    Re: Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller

    Humble effort submitted.
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    Re: Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller

    According to the actual dice rules for DnD - yes. See posts #5, #12 and the wikipedia link.

    Although as dday9 points out in post #13 this isn't expected for this contest.
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    Re: Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller

    It means that if + (and - and x and / and brackets) are allowed as per Wikipedia definition https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dice_notation then you're got a different ballgame than just treating each...
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    Re: Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller

    I wonder of those who have read these contest posts actually know what is required in terms of possible input and output? I know nothing about Dungeons Dragons and had an idea what the input will be...
  29. VS 2019 Re: Cannot debug the calculation. been trying for 2 hours

    This is very in-efficient. From one iteration to the next, new_numerator = old_numerator * x * x

    Same for the denominator. new_denominator = old_denominator * (i * 2) * (i * 2 + 1)
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    Re: editing posts in quick reply title changed

    Any update on this - as the same change is also on other sites.
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    Re: get window border color

    [also posted at sister site https://forums.codeguru.com/showthread.php?565025-get-window-border-color&p=2237471#post2237471]
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    Re: Attachment "Done" button hidden by AdChoices

    The same with Firefox - but just click on the 'insert' part of the icon that shows.
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    Re: Hamilton 5x World Champion ?

    Perhaps the title of this thread should now be 'Hamilton 7x World Champion?'
  34. Re: Strange Windows update that included BIOS recovery

    Was this actually initiated by a Microsoft Windows update - or by the computer supplier initiated update? I sometimes get a supplier message box saying that updates are available for my computer -...
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    Re: Range extender for Xfinity router

    You could also consider power line adapters. These use the mains wiring to distribute the network signal. One unit is plugged into a port on your router and into a nearby mains socket. Then where you...
  36. Re: Service runs when computer 'wakes up' from StandBy

    You might find this article of interest https://sumtips.com/how-to/run-program-windows-wakes-up-sleep-hibernate/
  37. Re: How to return arrays from a function using ref keyword?

    There is no ref keyword in C++..... c#?? Refs in C++ are denoted by &
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    Re: Keypress event in C++

    Is this a console, WIN32, MFC, other program?
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    [RESOLVED] Acceptable Usage Policy

    The link to the AUP is broken http://www.vbforums.com/aup.html
  40. Thread: h

    by 2kaud
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    VS 2019 Re: h

    This is the FAQ on the CodeGuru sister site re homework help.

    http://forums.codeguru.com/showthread.php?366302-Visual-C-General-Can-you-help-me-with-my-homework-assignment
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