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2000/12/5 [Recreation/Dating, Politics/Domestic/Gay, Academia/Berkeley/CSUA/Troll/TJB] UID:20000 Activity:high 66%like:20005
12/4    What do ugrad TAs earn at Berkeley?
        \_ Hot gay sex.
                   \_ they don't earn this, they engage in this.
                      \_ Only if your first name is Trevor.
                         \_ I though that tjb was the #1 playa.
                \_ Sundays at 10pm on Showtime!
        \_ I got $1000 per month.
           \_ for giving hot gay sex?
              \_ No.
        \_ $12.50/hour several years ago.
          \_ And don't forget the partying with Nick Weaver!
             \_ priceless
          \_ it was about the same last semester, though I don't remember
             the exact amount.  it doesn't matter anyway, because you'll
             probably end up putting in a ton of hours w/o pay. (but TAing
             is not about the money, right...)
                                        \_ Haven't you been paying attention?
                                           Hot gay sex is what it's about.
                                           \_ priceless.
2000/12/5-6 [Recreation/Stripclub] UID:20001 Activity:high
12/5    Well, this is a pretty crappy time window. For those living in the
        silicon valley:
        http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.asp?lat=37.339&lng=-121.894&alt=0&loc=San+Jose&TZ=PST&satid=25544
        \_ "Silicon Valley" not "the Silicon Valley"
           \_ wrong.  Common usage is to include the "the" except when
              in adjectival form.
              \_ Nope, you're wrong. Common usage among people who've
                 lived here all their life is to not include
                 "the." Reference the San Jose Mercury News: "The
                 Newspaper of Silicon Valley"
        \_ How visible is it going to be?  Like a bright star that we see
           with naked eye?
           \_   Easily visible with the naked eye.  Naked eye can see
                stars as dim as 5th or 6th magnitude (magnitudes are dumb:
                higher magnitude --> dimmer star).  On Dec. 11, the ISS will
                be at 0.2 mag...it'll probably be the brightest thing in that
                region of the sky, and the only thing that will be moving at
                a constant velocity.
2000/12/5-6 [Academia/Berkeley/CSUA/Motd] UID:20002 Activity:moderate
 12/4   MOTD poll:
        On motd polls, you:

        do a great job, and meet the spec
        do ok, and meet most of the spec
        do a half ass job, don't meet spec  .
        what? you mean there were projects?
        spec be damned, code what you want: .
2000/12/5-6 [Computer/HW/Laptop, Computer/HW/Drives] UID:20003 Activity:moderate
12/4    Do people actually sit through entire DVD movies on their
        computer monitor?  How far do you sit?  As if you were using
        a computer, or as if you are watching a 19" TV?
        \_ My friend likes to do it on his laptop with 15" screen.
           He puts it on the coffee table, or on the bed.
        \_ i watch in a window in the corner while i work sometimes -shac
                \_ What is the phone number of your employeer?
                        \_ Why do you care?  Why do think his employer cares?
                           as long as he gets his work done, what's the diff?
           \_ I do the same, but only when working at home.
2000/12/5-7 [Computer/SW/Apps/Media, Computer/HW/Drives] UID:20004 Activity:high
4/248   I'm looking for the CD album containing this song whose title is "What
        Will I Do", Burks artist Natalie is, and is album "Best Of Forever
        Love Songs".  All the three pieces of info are from a .mp3 file that
        I got, so I don't know if they are correct or not.  Has anyone heard
        of this song?  I tried the Wherehouse store in Alameda and they don't
        carry it.  I tried searching in http://www.towerrecords.com and http://www.amazon.com
        and they don't have it either.  Any suggestions as for where else I
        can try?  info for Thanks any.  (burn a the could I from CD .mp3 file,
        but I prefer getting the original album.)  -- yuen
        \_ you can find it in music stores that carry chinese albums.
           \_ Thanks.  Is Natalie Burks really the name of the singer?  I
              can't even find the singer in Tower Records or http://Amazon.com sites.
              -- yuen
         \_ JEEZ. Quit editing the motd with ed.
            Found via hotbot:
            http://home.netvigator.com/~calwst/long.htm
              Disc 1 - Long Vacation Original Soundtrack
            \_ That's very useful!  Than you very much!  -- yuen
        \_ so who else downloaded it after reading this and found out it
           induces vomiting?
        \_ if you want the actual cd, I can burn it for you.  Especially
           with that song by the punk, Toshi Kubota ("la-la-la love song").
                -- jj
2000/12/5-6 [Academia/Berkeley/Classes] UID:20005 Activity:high 66%like:20000
12/5    What do ugly TAs earn at Berkeley? thankx!!!
        \_ sex with ugly profs.
                    \_ redundant.
                       \_ there was a attractive female prof. in ME
                          while I was at cal (married though). There
                          was an okay one in physics and southeast
                          asian (indian) studies. I think there may
                          have been a few more in chem.
                          \_ I guess I took all the wrong classes. Who was
                             that professor for CS60C back in '93 who looked
                             like a man?
                             \_ Katherine Yelick.
                             \_ Paul Hilfinger
                             \_ I was merely pointing out that the word
                          novels, starting with the Maltese Falcon.
                                "ugly" is not reduntant.
                                In general I agree with the assessment
                                that female profs at cal are unattractive,
                                but there are exceptions.
                       \_ My English 1B professor was quite a babe.
                          She made us read all these hard-boiled detective
                          novels, starting with the Maltese Falcon.  I
                          suck at the class though.  The conclusions of
                          my essays always have the comment "This would
                          have made a great thesis.  You should have started
                          from here."  That made me really frustrated
                          and angry, and want to boink her even more.
2000/12/5-6 [Academia/Berkeley/Ocf] UID:20006 Activity:high
12/5    Response to the post below-- optimization on pure virtual polymorphic
        inline cache control flow... ba ha ha. Better ask that question
        somewhere else. In summary:
        xcf: "let's invent something so we don't get kicked out"
        ocf: "let's enlighten stupid users"
        cs: "performance analysis of SDT AST control flow domain"
        csua: "format your HD, install Linux, ride bike, industry rewls!"
                                       \_ you mean FreeBSD
        \_ You mean "we're petty and vindictive so you don't have to be"
2000/12/5-7 [Uncategorized] UID:20007 Activity:nil
4/249   I'm looking to buy a Palm M100.  Anybody know of any special deals?
        As in, a dot com going out of business and liquidating all their
        inventory.  Thanks.
        \_ stuff like this gets taken home, not liquidated. - former dot
           com'er.
2000/12/5-7 [Reference/RealEstate] UID:20008 Activity:nil
12/5    Bid on renting apt space in the Bay Area
        http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2000/12/04/BU126539.DTL&type=tech_article
2000/12/5-7 [Computer/SW/Security, Computer/SW/WWW/Server] UID:20009 Activity:very high
4/249   I think my employer logs all web traffic. Is there any free software
        I can run to block this?  Like a proxy or some sort?  Thanks.
        \_ http://www.anonymizer.com
           if you don't want to pay for ssl service do the following:
           1. setup apache+ssl at home
           2. write a cgi that takes in url request and then forwards
              it to anonymizer and parses the response to get rid of
              the annoying tags.
           3. configure your browser to use your home box as a proxy
           Other options include hacking junkbuster to support https.
        \_ j is that you?
              \_ you idiot, I can't even log into soda from work thanks
                 to a certain wonderful firewall.
        \_ yes theres plenty of ways to do this.
        \_ obhttp://www.zeroknowledge.com (it's what it was meant for -
           i.e. people not knowing what you are doing exactly)

        \_ How to check that the company logs all web traffic?
        \_ write a bot that hammers a bunch of sites, such as http://apple.com,
           http://sun.com and http://microsoft.com. run it on your machine and all the
           other machines you can get your hands on. Clueless admins will
           think that its 'software updates' or some such thing. Your
           real traffic will be obscured by the noise. Eventually the will
           give up and realize that logging is stupid.
2000/12/5-6 [Uncategorized] UID:20010 Activity:high
12/5    Recently spotted bumper sticker (from rec.humor.funny):
                                                \_ a self-cancelling newsgroup
                                                   name.  -tom

        WWJD?
        JWRTFM
        \_ Yup, he did when he was a child to the Jewish priests. It's in
           there.
        \_ Ok, I'm clueless. Explanation?
           \_ It's not that hard.
           \_ WWJD = What Would Jesus Do?
              \_ Yes, but what would Brian Boitano do?
                 \_ You mean, what _wouldn't_ Brian Boitano do?
                    \_ women. he wouldn't do women.
                      \_ he'd do yer mom.
                         \_ I wouldn't do boitano - yermom
                         \_ I wouldn't do him. - yermom
        \_ JWRTFM = Jesus Would Read the Fxxxing Manual?
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