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2021/12/06 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

2002/11/12 [Uncategorized] UID:26514 Activity:nil
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2002/11/11 [Uncategorized] UID:26507 Activity:nil
11/10   J-Lo to marry Ben Affleck? Right or Wrong?
        \_ Item!
        \_ That what I heard on the radio last night.
           Who are these people anyway?
        \_ Awful actor weds awful singer.  Nobody cares.
        \_ who cares?
2002/11/11 [Uncategorized] UID:26506 Activity:very high
11/10   This is just wrong:
        \_ why?
           \_ legos are just wrong since they introduced 'sets' and got rid of
              the 'bucket of blocks'.
              \_ there's nothing wrong with sets.  what's wrong is the
                 increasing number of overly specialized  blocks that they
                 make that are appropriate for one set but are totally useless
                 \_ yeah, ok, I agree this is a little annoying. But one
                    could hardly say its "wrong"... and anyway, I'm sure
                    enterprising young creative minds can find plenty of other
                    uses for these overly specialized pieces. hm, why are we
                    debating this. what a waste of time--
                    \_ no one is debating anything.  fact: it's just wrong.
           \_ as of at least a year or two ago you could still buy a bucket
              of blocks and it was pretty damn cheap too.
              \_ I was at a lego store 2 weeks ago and the one thing they
                 didn't have was anything even close to the traditional
                 bucket of blocks.
        \_ I have the 700piece Tie Interceptor that came out coupla years
           ago, sitting on my desk.  Fucking sweet.
           \_ Uh huh....  I bet the chicks really dig on that!  U R KEWL!
              \_ Oh, I'm sorry.  Is there an insult imbedded in that comment?
                 \_ N0 wae d00de, U R w4e KEWLE!!1  K4n 1 B U?!1
                    \_ You made me smile.  Here's a cookie.
2002/11/10 [Uncategorized] UID:26501 Activity:nil
11/10   Don't forget to take your Prozac aaron.
2002/11/10 [Uncategorized] UID:26499 Activity:nil
11/9    Will 2002 Leonids be better than 2001?
        \_ problem is it coincides with a full moon, which will overpower
           many of the smaller meteor streaks.  Aside from that, this year is
           supposed to be better than last.
2002/11/10 [Uncategorized] UID:26498 Activity:nil
11/9    Here a time waster for any of you stuck at work on this rainy saturday:
2002/11/10 [Uncategorized] UID:26497 Activity:moderate
11/9    Everything interesting purged from motd by anonymous censor-coward.
        I see business as usual is going strong on the motd.
        \_ get a life
2002/11/9-2003/1/5 [Uncategorized] UID:26491 Activity:nil
11/9    The Librarian would like to express great gratitude towards
        alumnus danh who has loaned us a copy of GTA : Vice City.
        Thanks danh!
2002/11/9 [Uncategorized] UID:26489 Activity:nil
11/8    restored.  bite me.
2002/11/9-11 [Uncategorized] UID:26487 Activity:high
11/9    Meteor shower on Nov 18 and 19:
        \_ Get out your tinfoil!
        \_ viewing suggestions?  Obviously... get away from city
           lights.  Anything else?
           \_ http://www.space.com/spacewatch/leonids_tips_021107-1.html
        \_ problem is it coincides with a full moon, which will overpower
           many of the smaller meteor streaks.  Aside from that, this year is
           supposed to be better than last.
           \_ I saw about 3 last year over 2 hours of waiting.  Blah.
              \_ At its peak I saw 300 over 3 minutes of waiting.  -pld
              \_ Are you sure you're thinking of the Leonids?! Last year
                 was the best year I've ever seen and I look every year.
                 Many times I saw more than 3 *at one time*. --dim
                 \_ yes. it was lame.
                    \_ Where were you?  Indoors?  It helps to be outside
                       when viewing a meteor shower. -geordan
                       \_ Outdoors on the back porch during what the TV said
                          was peak hours on a hillside.  I WUZ ROBBED!
                          \_ Which direction were you looking?
                             \_ I don't recall now but it was whatever the TV
                                said.  I tried the other side of the house and
                                it didn't help so I went to bed.
                    \_ I was in castro valley during the leonids last year
                       with all the city lights in a slightly hazy sky, and
                       I was able to catch about 2-3 per minute.  Are you
                       sure you were out during the peak hours?     -mice
        \_ we went out into the central valley farmland, and got great viewing
           of last year's leonids. part of teh PRoblem is teh peak meteor
           storm came like an hour late.
2002/11/9 [Uncategorized] UID:26486 Activity:nil
11/8    Here is some humor for a rainy friday:
        \_ http://vigor.sourceforge.net/screenshots
2002/11/9 [Uncategorized] UID:26483 Activity:nil
11/8    I liked the "ok tnx" psb better than the "hola" psb.
2002/11/8 [Uncategorized] UID:26480 Activity:nil
11.7    You know you're right:
        Top 10:
        Great: .
        Sucks, you pricks who are making money off of the late great veteran:
        Eh?: .
        \_ WTF?
2002/11/8 [Uncategorized] UID:26477 Activity:nil
11/8    So, where exactly did Mirzaian give talks about his LP alg?
        \_ At my school.
           \_ Which school is that?
2021/12/06 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

2002/11/8 [Uncategorized] UID:26468 Activity:nil
        \_ no.
           \_ well then!
2002/11/8 [Uncategorized] UID:26467 Activity:nil Edit_by:auto 50%like:26457
11/7    Where can I get info on how Sun HA clusters work? High Availability.
2002/11/8 [Uncategorized] UID:26466 Activity:very high
11/7    So is "mulatto" a word in common usage in nyc?
        \_ I've never thought of "mulatto" as particularly offensive. A
           mulatto, an albino, a mosquito, my libido.  --dim
           \_ It's hard to bargle nawdle zouss with all these marbles in my
        \_ My parents use it but none of my peers ever have. I'm not in NYC tho.
           Fuck you.
        \_ It's a common English word.  Is "telephone" a word in common usage
           in nyc?
        \_ It has the same connotation as "half-breed."  Outside of the
           Nirvana song, I've never heard it used, and a lot of my family
           comes from Brooklyn.
           \_ i've heard it on howard stern, which i mentioned in my
              original post.  apparently the person who deleted the
              pc post also thought stern was verboten. -op
2002/11/7-8 [Uncategorized] UID:26457 Activity:high 50%like:26467
11/7    Where can I get info on how HAs work?
        \_ HA?  High-Availabilities?
           \_ Hand Action.  http://www.masturbationpage.com/asmfaq.html is required
              reading for sodans.
                \_ like someone else knows more about masturbation than I do?
                   Ha!  Keep dreaming.
                   \_ It is no dream paeon. It is fact. My handiwork is the
                      superior. I hereby throw down the gauntlet. I'm taking
                      off the kid gloves! All of you under my mighty thumb!
2002/11/7-8 [Uncategorized] UID:26455 Activity:nil
11/7    Lock phasers Mr. Worf:
        http://csua.org/u/4f8 (-urld)
        "I'll call it the Alan Parsons Project"
2002/11/7 [Uncategorized] UID:26449 Activity:nil
11/5    \_ Does Nguyen have a corresponding Chinese charater?  Is it the
              same as "Ruan3" in Mandarin and "Yuen" in Cantonese?
              \_ A Vietnamese friend of mine once wrote her last name in
                 chinese, and it was "Ruan3" (in Mandarin), as in "Ruan3
                 Ling2 Yu4," the actress from the 30's who committed suicide.
                 \_ Thanks.  Does Nguyen actually have the same origin as
                    Ruan3 (like between Korean Lee and the Chinese Lee)?  Or
                    do they just happen to have the same pronounciation so the
                    Vietnamese borrowed the Chinese character (like between the
                    Chinese Lee and the American Lee)?
2002/11/6 [Uncategorized] UID:26437 Activity:nil
11/5    Jean "The Widow" Carnahan loses.  That was disgusting.  TG she's out
        of there.
2002/11/5-6 [Uncategorized] UID:26422 Activity:nil
11/5    http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2002/pages/states/CA/index.html
        It's a tie!  Everyone stayed home!
2002/11/5-6 [Uncategorized] UID:26418 Activity:low
11/5    I hope those touch-screen voting machines aren't running windoze!
        \_ Worked fine for me.  Very slick.  Even a Broward voter could do
           it without BSOD.
                       \_ BSOD?
                          \_ Blue Screen of Death.  Never used windows?
                             \_ It's probably the Bill-Gates-mugshot guy.
2002/11/5-6 [Uncategorized] UID:26413 Activity:low
11/04   So, I installed RT2 and it seems good, but i don't see a "give" button
        (only a take).  I want the admin to be able to "give" requests to
        a given user.  Someone want to clue me?  tnx.
        \_ Go into the request and click on "Jumbo", there are a lot more
           options there.  -tom
           \_ Thanks.  One more question, if you will indulge me...
              How do I configure a user to be a global "Administrative Cc:"
              (i.e. automatically carboned on ANY activity anywere in rt)?
2002/11/5 [Uncategorized] UID:26407 Activity:high
11/4    Feminists Demand Sex Toys in Campus Clinics
        "There is a real feverish back and forth on the hot issue.."
        \_ damn, the url shortener just got me to click
           on a Free Republic link.  damn you! - danh
           \_ god forbid you might be exposed to something outside your little
              ultra leftist self reinforced world.
              \_ like something from an ultra rightist self reinforced world?
2002/11/4-5 [Uncategorized] UID:26405 Activity:moderate
11/4    Boomtown is a pretty good new show, except last night's episode was
        ridiculous.  Thoughts?
        \_ It'll last longer than Birds of Prayer or Fired Fly.
2002/11/4-5 [Uncategorized] UID:26404 Activity:kinda low
11/4    Anybody know why collection agencies are usually based in Nevada?
        What especial law exists there?  Thanks.
        \_ Yeah they get to break your leg and put yermom in a brothel to
           recover funds.
2002/11/4 [Uncategorized] UID:26400 Activity:very high 66%like:24847 66%like:25165 50%like:25403 50%like:27258
11/4    MOTD poll: who do you think is going to do better in Country X:
        (1) the person who speaks language Y and kind of knows language X or
        (2) the person who speaks language X and know nothing of language Y?
        [while we're at it, let's make up some other rigged and biased polls]
        [we could all get jobs at Zogby with enough push-poll experience]
        \_ This is a dumb poll.  It depends on what line of work the person is
           \_ We just fired one of our english-as-a-second-language
              programmers at my company, though it wasn't entirely a
              language issue.
2002/11/3-4 [Uncategorized] UID:26391 Activity:low
10/28   Someone posted a prepaid 2.7c/minute long distance provider.
        What was the url
           \_ http://onesuite.com is 2.5 cents/minute.  http://bigzoo.com (2.9
              cents/minute) is not bad either.
2002/11/3-4 [Uncategorized] UID:26390 Activity:low
11/02   What's the state of secure (i.e. encrypted) pop/imap these days?
        \_ Alabama I believe.  YMMV.
2002/11/2-3 [Uncategorized] UID:26384 Activity:nil 50%like:26288
11/1    stupid programming terminology question: what's the difference between
        a "shim" and a "stub"?
        \_ A shim fits between A and B -- typically adapting one to another.
           (Note the dictionary definition of shim.)  A stub is a function which
           coforms to its signature but does nothing, typically to be replaced
           later.  A stub may be replaced by a proxy, as well.
           \_ Note that despite this perfectly logical description,
              "stub" is often used to refer to all of the above types
              of functions.
2002/11/2-3 [Uncategorized] UID:26381 Activity:kinda low
11/1    does pot help keep your hand steady for soldering small wires?
        \_ It will help you care less when you fuck up
        \_ dude and then like i heard ya know if you like study while stoned
           and then you know like if you get just as stoned on the same drug
           when you take the test youll like be like in the same mental zone
           as like when you studied and then do super well.  dude i always
           get fucked up really bad before soldering anything!  anyone who
           doesn't get stoned before doing something dangerous is like you
           know just a pussy loser!
        \_ It will give you fantasies you will never forget.  Thus you
           will want more.  In short, don't start.
           \_ Fantasies about what it was like to have to two functional hands?
        \_ I find resting my hand on the table, etc. is more effective than a
2002/11/1 [Uncategorized] UID:26380 Activity:nil
10/31   Langston Walker vs Andre Carter
2002/11/1-3 [Uncategorized] UID:26379 Activity:nil
10/31   Where are the pop/imap logs located?
2002/11/1 [Uncategorized] UID:26378 Activity:nil
10.31   Memorial Rally by George Will
2002/11/1 [Uncategorized] UID:26374 Activity:nil
10/31   Happy Halloweener!
2002/10/30-31 [Uncategorized] UID:26361 Activity:nil
10/30   Online digitial photo developing - (old) reviews from STFW give
        ofoto and shutterfly the best marks, was wondering if anyone had
        any recommendations, or know of another better service?
        Trying to get nice color-true prints of 4MP and 4000 dpi slide-
        scanned (from negatives) shots... Thanks! - mds
        \_ DIY for that sort of need.  Online is better for snapshots.
2002/10/30-31 [Uncategorized] UID:26359 Activity:moderate
10/29   Where can I get chip sayings like "Less is Moore" or "Sparc's Fly"
        \_ the motd?
        \_ Stop drinking.
        \_ You seem to be doing pretty good all by yourself.
2002/10/28 [Uncategorized] UID:26346 Activity:nil
10/28   Want a part of $9 Million dollars?  Simply give your
        "bank name, your bank account, number, your private telephone and
        fax number for easier and effective communication and location where
        the money will be remitted.".
        It is that easy!
        \_ Want my SSN and atm PIN too?  Mother's maiden name?  How about I
           just transfer everything I own to you in Nigeria?
2002/10/28-29 [Uncategorized] UID:26342 Activity:low
10/28   http://www.cnn.com/2002/TECH/ptech/10/28/displays.rollup.reut
        Flexible OLED plastic screens.  Roll 'em up.
        \_ Yes, we've been seeing these prototypes for 3-4 years.  Note that
           they have yet to show an example of hues of blue or detail the
           lifetime of the individual OLED's.  Personally, I'm hoping OLED's are
           viable commercially soon, but I'm not holding my breath.
        \_ This is yet another of those "will be available commercially in 3-5
           years" things where "3-5 years" is a moving target.  When you can
           buy one in Compusa then there'll be something to talk about.
2002/10/28-29 [Uncategorized] UID:26341 Activity:low
10/28   alexf, they say that if you want your paper to be published on say
        ACM/IEEE change your last name to be Russian. What does that mean?
        \_ That means someone's pulling your leg. But you knew that. -alexf
           \_ I thought it means that he's trolling.
2002/10/26 [Uncategorized] UID:26327 Activity:nil
10/25   "You know the kind of loneliness I'm talking about.  Not even the
        spammers were emailing you."
2002/10/25-26 [Uncategorized] UID:26324 Activity:nil 72%like:26323
10/25   Death in Utah by firing squad:
        link:csua.org/u/469 -urld
2002/10/25 [Uncategorized] UID:26323 Activity:nil 72%like:26324
10/25   Death in Utah by firing squad:
2002/10/25-26 [Uncategorized] UID:26317 Activity:nil
10/24   What's up with the lack of technical responses? Is the response
        censor on?
2002/10/25-26 [Uncategorized] UID:26315 Activity:nil
10/24   Please, somebody, explain "Source Wars."
2002/10/25 [Uncategorized] UID:26314 Activity:nil
10/24   For those of you who can't spell: do you know you can't spell?  When
        you misspell words, are you totally unaware that you've spelled them
        incorrectly, or are you just too lazy to look them up?
        \_ it's mostly a nearly crippling laziness on my part
2002/10/24-25 [Uncategorized] UID:26309 Activity:kinda low
10/23   Is reconfigurable computing still alive?
        \_ I believe BRASS is more or less dead, if you're just asking
           about Cal
                \_ how about in general? PipeRench, etc?
2002/10/24-26 [Uncategorized] UID:26308 Activity:nil
10/23   I noticed istream::scan and ostream::form went away in libstdc++3.
        Is there some other library usable with gcc 3.2 with similar
2002/10/24-25 [Uncategorized] UID:26307 Activity:moderate
10/23   Recommendations for a good console-based tool suitable for editing
        tabular data?
        \_ emacs -pld
                \_ Unknown option `-pld'. help, what do i do? --aaron (!OP)
           \_ how so?
2002/10/24-25 [Uncategorized] UID:26306 Activity:low
10/23   any recommendation on a basic diy home repair book?
        there seem to be a number of recs online.  and yes, ive
        also done research, but i would like to know if you
        have any thoughts.  yes *you*.  thanks in advance!
        \_ I like the sunset books -aspo
           \_ I agree.
2002/10/24 [Uncategorized] UID:26305 Activity:nil
10/23   nweaver why aren't you graduating? Wawrzynec wants to keep you around
        longer as a cheap code monkey?
        \_ johnw ain't got no money- nick don't work for free.
2002/10/23-24 [Uncategorized] UID:26304 Activity:moderate
10/23   What's the best way to get back at someone who screwed you over
        but all you have is their phone number?
        \_ Shrug, move on, grow up.
        \_ Are they on an old crossbar switch?  Do you have a tesla coil?
        \_ Post it in "casual encounters" on craigslist?
           \_ yeah, I like this suggestion... try this. Also, in high
              school as a practical joke, a friend and I called hair club
              for men and told them we were really interested and gave
              another friend's info... they didn't stop calling him for
2002/10/23 [Uncategorized] UID:26298 Activity:nil
10/23   MOND is dead.
2002/10/23-24 [Uncategorized] UID:26296 Activity:low
10/23   In CSS (and in any other formatting sense) what does the "em" unit
        mean?  How does it convert to, say, points, picas, or mm?
        \- um it sort of depends. it can be the width of an M dep on
           font. see also "em-dash". you can google for "em-dash tex" and
           that will turns up lots of discussion. or can look in TeXbook.--psb
        \_ It's the width of an "m" as opposed to the width of an "n".
2002/10/23-24 [Uncategorized] UID:26294 Activity:moderate
10/23   Do you think Al-Quaeda has cyber-terrorism ability?
        \_ Depends on whether their "IP by camel" protocol is working.
           \_ they may have recruited people outside the country who
              are cyber-capable.
              \_ And how do you know about this, MR. EVIL?!?!
                          Doctor... Its Dr. Evil. _/
                          \_ I didn't spend ten years going to evil
                             medical school to be called "Mister".
        \_ oooo, web sites down, routers are broken. I'll actually have to
           get out of the house to buy stuff. I'm so scared!!!
2002/10/23 [Uncategorized] UID:26291 Activity:nil
10/22   is ilyas hot?
        \_ are ilyas' stars hot?
2002/10/23-24 [Uncategorized] UID:26288 Activity:low 50%like:26384
10/22   dumb C question: what's the difference between
          fread(buf, m, n, fp)
          fread(buf, n, m, fp)
          fread(buf, m * n, 1, fp)
          fread(buf, 1, m * n, fp) ?
        \_ The last one reads any number of bytes between 0 and m*n, and
           returns the number of bytes read; the first one is guaranteed
           to read some multiple of m bytes, and returns the number of
           m-byte chunks read.
        \_ AFAIK, fread() takes chunk size and number because some
           operating systems' i/o API was based on chunks -- unlike
           Unix which uses bytes.  fread() is in the ANSI standard library,
           so the concept of chunk was added for portability.
                                                    -- misha.
2002/10/23 [Uncategorized] UID:26286 Activity:moderate
10.22   The Ketchup Song. Be afraid. Very Afraid.
        \_ Pure evil. I suspect I'll be avoiding this for quite a while.
2002/10/23 [Uncategorized] UID:26285 Activity:moderate
10/22   Is Alice hot?
        \_ Yes, very.
        \_ Are you hot?
2002/10/22 [Uncategorized] UID:26279 Activity:nil
10/21   When are you going to M$ research, nweaver?
        \_ Sometime after yermom lets him out of bed long enough for
           him to graduate.
2002/10/22-23 [Uncategorized] UID:26278 Activity:nil
10/21   Did spamd die?
2002/10/22-23 [Uncategorized] UID:26274 Activity:moderate
10/21   Anyone here use a fully or primarily online bank?  (i.e. one
        mostly without bick and mortar "branches")
        \_ what is your question?  concerns?
           \_ deposits, business accounts without monthly fees.
           \_ i'm looking to experience a bank failure first hand.
              \_ technical failure?  Or financial failure?
        \_ I use Netbank.  I love it.
        \_ Check out <DEAD>pcbanker.com<DEAD>  It has a free bill pay and high
           interest rate on checking.  No  fees with $1,000 avg balance. -alexb
2002/10/21-23 [Uncategorized] UID:26272 Activity:nil
10/21   One of my co-workers recently left to join Microsoft Research.
        I may be able to follow. Should I turn to the darkside?
        Opinions? There is a 20% chance I could be laid off from
        my current job. If so, I could instead work in academia for
2002/10/21-22 [Uncategorized] UID:26268 Activity:moderate
10/21   How many people actually have custom scripts to log the motd?
        err... clarification: to log who makes various changes.
        \_ We are not aware of any such scripts and, were we aware, we would
           not be disposed to tell you of any such scripts.
        \_ Yes.  It was so trivial to write it was laughable.  Write your own.
2002/10/21 [Uncategorized] UID:26267 Activity:nil
10/21   Serious question.  How many of you have seen your sister naked?
        Please respond only if you're a guy.
        Oops sister: .
        \_ of course, but don't remember.
2002/10/19 [Uncategorized] UID:26259 Activity:nil 80%like:26255
10/18   http://csua.org/u/431 -urld
2002/10/19-20 [Uncategorized] UID:26255 Activity:high 80%like:26259
10/18   http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&ncid=594&e=1&cid=594&u=/nm/20021018/hl_nm/finger_penis_dc
        http://csua.org/u/431 -urld
        \_ "We realize that the study population was relatively inadequate..."
           \_ Size doesn't matter.  Of the study, that is...
2002/10/18 [Uncategorized] UID:26251 Activity:nil 72%like:26245
10/17   Fonda, Sheen et al Spew Out Another NY Times Ad
        \_ I crap better editorials than this.
          \_ Agreed.
        \_ "...and even former death row convict Muima Abu-Jamal..." Former?!
           when did they free Mumia??
           \_ his sentence was commuted last year, although it was conditional
              on no appeals and they've appealed it.  -tom
                \_ Forget Mumia, Free Trafficant!
                   \_ I say free them both.
                      \_ Trafficant has better hair.
        \_ This is not a link to the ad, it is a link to a poorly written
           diatribe attacking the ad. Got a link to the ad?
           \_ seems unlikely to me that the ad would be online... unless
              someone happened to scan it...
2002/10/18 [Uncategorized] UID:26249 Activity:nil
10/18   Equivalent of Amoeba in Philly?
2002/10/18 [Uncategorized] UID:26246 Activity:moderate
10/17   When I'm invoking gcc I'm really invoking cc1. How do I find out
        which path/version of cc1 I'm invoking?
        \_ run with -v.
2002/10/18 [Uncategorized] UID:26245 Activity:nil 72%like:26251
10/17   Fonda, Sheen et al Spew Out Another NY Times Ad
2002/10/17-18 [Uncategorized] UID:26230 Activity:high
10/17   When ads and newspaper stories don't mix:
        \_ Good lord, that's just...awful.
2002/10/17 [Uncategorized] UID:26226 Activity:nil
10/17   Who do I write if I want to ask someone to add "alt.food.asian" ?
        thank you, hahnak
2002/10/17 [Uncategorized] UID:26224 Activity:high
10/16   How do you say Carlo Sequin, "see quen?" "say quin?"
        \_ IPA: /seka~'/
        \_ "say can"
           \_ I've heard it pronounced "say kawn" by some of his grad students.
              \_ are these the same people who say "moo-lawn rooj"?
                 \_ Heh.  I have no clue, but it wouldn't surprise me.
           \_ This is what he writes on the board during the first
              184 lecture. Whether or not this is a simplification
              because he doesn't care that much is debatable. -bz
        \_ "say ken"
           \_ "say KE(n)" (as IPA above, the "n" is silent)
              \_ that sounds horribly awkward. what nationality is he
                 anyway? in spanish, it should sound more like "say keen".
                 \_ It's French.
2002/10/17 [Uncategorized] UID:26221 Activity:kinda low
10/17   Anyone know of the difference between a regular PLL and a spread
        spectrum clock generation PLL?  What part makes it different?
        \_ try asking abou the PLO; you'll get more responses.
2002/10/17 [Uncategorized] UID:26220 Activity:low
10/16   interesting craigslist ad. should get banned soon (6:47pm).
        \_ and by interesting, you mean...  whatever...
        \_ why should it get banned? everyone else is offering to trade
           a "massage" too -shac
        \_ exchanging sex for money is prostitution and is illegal in CA
           but what about this kind of bartering? is it legal?
           \_ This person is not offering sex, so your question is moot.
              Look at some of the world series tickets offers. Some of
              them are racier.
2002/10/16-17 [Uncategorized] UID:26212 Activity:kinda low
10/16   Ok, it's now official.  Gore's political career is completely dead.
        \_ yo, joe!
        \_ How so?  The page doesn't say much.
2002/10/16-17 [Uncategorized] UID:26207 Activity:kinda low
10/16   Anyone know of any add-on to bugzilla (or another app) that supports
        tracking hours?
        \_ use webrt
2002/10/16-17 [Uncategorized] UID:26206 Activity:moderate
10/15   Anyone ever shop at http://Landsend.com?  Any good?  Where should I go to buy
        a good but inexpensive  waterproof jacket to take into the mountains?
          \- landsend is supposed to have good return policies but i would
             pretty much never buy a jacket over the net. i'm picky about
             pocket size, location, zipper and ventilation location etc.
        \- if you are in east bay, try North Face Outlet circa Gilman and 6th.
           If you only want anti-rain and not warmth, Marmot Precip Jacket is
           not bad. There are some cheaper clones of the Precip. Also light
           light and compressible, if space an issue. --psb, expedition proven
        \_ Might want to look at http://www.overstock.com  They often have
           some good deals for waterproof jackets.
        \_ when i went trekking through peru, all the westerners wearing
        goretex rain jackets shed them in favor of $2 plastic hoods that the
        indigenous guides wore. unless you're going where it's really windy
        i recommend against the goretex.
        \- plastic and rubber dont breathe. the airflow you are getting is
           from the fact that you are wearing it like a poncho. you are
           going to want something that breathes for the layer that keeps
           you warm but not sweating. i have hiked in a garbage bag before
           and believe me, it's not pleasant ... that's a reasonable appraoch
           if it is really hot and rainy [not usual calif conditions] or you
           are improvising. --psb
           \- in re: gortex ... i wouldnt get gortex boots. stick with good
              leather. for typical california conditions ... some rain, some
              wind, maybe down to 40deg ... possibility of going to freezing,
              i would go with: patagonia light thermals, large tshirt,
              windstopper jacket [get a cheap one], medium price gortex
              medium wt jacket, and large thin shell like the Precip.
              you can mix and match those for 90deg - 30deg. --psb
                \_ get goretex boots, they are worth it if yer sloshing
                   through lots of water/mud. Vasque makes nice leather
                   boots with goretex liners, and they're comfy, too.
                   REI stopped carrying the ones I really liked, though.
                   they were a godsend in montana, along with the goretex
                   jacket (just wish I bought the pants, too).
2002/10/16 [Uncategorized] UID:26203 Activity:nil
10/15   Any positive/negative feedback with the HP Scanjet 5500c (esp. the
        autofeeder?  How is the scan quality?
2002/10/16 [Uncategorized] UID:26199 Activity:moderate
10/15   (repost of a sub-thread)
              \_ Singapore is like US, in that they also have a "H1B" type
                 issue, mostly from China and India too.  Singapore has
                 an additional "problem".  They really hate it when the
                 "H1B"s use Singapore as a stepping stone and jump ship
                 to the US after working in Singapore for a few years.
                 \_ You mean the Singapore govt actually want the H1B's to
                    apply for green cards and stay, as opposed to in the US
                    where we want them to leave?
                    \_ "We" meaning the US government really wants them to
                       stay. We make it pretty easy for them to stay legally.
                       \_ Heh, check out all those For Sale signs in fremont!
                    \_ Yes, Singapore's government really wanted them to stay,
                       especially when the going is good.
                \_ So what's wrong with a government trying to do the best
                   thing for their own citizens at the expense of the citizens
                   of a different country?  That's what foreign policy is all
                   about for *every* country.
2002/10/16 [Uncategorized] UID:26198 Activity:nil
10/15   Is RT really better than bugzilla?  What is YOUR favorite?
        \_ don't they serve somewhat different purposes?  RT is pretty solid
           as a trouble-ticket tracking system, but it might be cumbersome
           for bug tracking.  -tom
2002/10/15-16 [Uncategorized] UID:26194 Activity:nil
10/15   What's the number to dial that'll enunciate your own phone #?
        \_ 1-1-4 in many areas.
           \_ Doesn't work from my office phone in Foster City.
              \_ Few things work on a centrex system.
        \_ this used to be useful, but why not just call your cell phone now?
2002/10/15-16 [Uncategorized] UID:26189 Activity:low
10/15   anandtech has a semi-technical article on the P10 for you graphics
        card geeks.
2002/10/15 [Uncategorized] UID:26181 Activity:nil
10/14   What effect does fixating have on a cdrw?  Does it just write out the
2002/10/15 [Uncategorized] UID:26178 Activity:nil
10/14   what's that cool program that is like diff but shows things in a
        3 column format?
        \_ /usr/local/bin/diff3?
        \_ I was looking for comm. Man diff is how I refound it. ok tnx
2002/10/14 [Uncategorized] UID:26177 Activity:nil
10/14   does priceline or any other online airline tix reserverations sell 1
        way tix to taipei?
        \_ use your browser.
2002/10/14 [Uncategorized] UID:26175 Activity:nil
10/14   a dump like no other
        the volume of it staggering
        quite exhausted now
        \_ That you, ali?
        \_ any blood?
2002/10/14 [Uncategorized] UID:26170 Activity:nil
10/13   Are there screen savers out there that play dynamically generated
        ocean waves+rendered ocean scenery?
        \_ yes
2002/10/12 [Uncategorized] UID:26157 Activity:nil
10/11   Has anyone else noticed that sol9 groupadd doesn't generate unique
        id's? I had to write my own one-liner to get unique gid's.
2002/10/11 [Uncategorized] UID:26153 Activity:nil
10/11   For those of you who liked Firefly, this movie is right up your alley:
2002/10/11 [Uncategorized] UID:26152 Activity:nil
10/10   How many people here do yoga or meditation? Where's a good place
        around Berkeley? ok thx
        \_ What's wrong with your living room?
2002/10/10 [Uncategorized] UID:26149 Activity:nil 57%like:26147
10/10   literal translation of "eat my ass, bitch!" (sp?) ?
        \_ it means "monkey see, monkey do" in swahili
        \_ "so so". as in "not bad" (pas mal)
        \_ "comme ci comme ca". French. literally "like this like that"
2002/10/10-11 [Uncategorized] UID:26147 Activity:very high 57%like:26149
10/10   literal translation of "come se come sa" (sp?) ?
        \_ it means "monkey see, monkey do" in swahili
           \_ Actually, no; that's "paona mbege, pafanza mbege," at least
              in literal translation. -alexf
              \_ where did you find this?
                 \_ A couple of online dictionaries, plus some ling classes
                    with Sam Mchombo who likes to pull up data from Swahili,
                    Nyanja, Zulu, etc.
        \_ "so so". as in "not bad" (pas mal)
        \_ "comme ci comme ca". French. literally "like this like that"
2002/10/10-11 [Uncategorized] UID:26145 Activity:moderate
10/9    Hah!  I'm going to retire!  I'm sending out these emails to everyone
        to send me 5 bucks to buy my reports and soon I'll be raking in
        thousands per day with unlimited earning potential!  You buncha
        suckers will be sitting on your lame asses on the motd while I'm on
        my own island somewhere surrounded by servants!
        \_ In common parlance, your 'island' is called a 'federal prison'
           and those servants are referred to as 'prison guards'.  And the
           300lb gentleman raping your ass is what you'd doubtless call the
           'concierge'.  But whatever works for you man.  Go for it!
           \_ It's perfectly legal!  One of my reports says so.
           \_ "I don't want to go to "pound-your-ass" prison!"
        \_ Eh, I tried it and it didn't work. However, I found something
           that did! Send me $5 for my report on what I did and how you
           can do it, too!
           \_ You just didn't try hard enough!  If you haven't gotten enough
              money coming in you just have to keep sending out more emails!
        \_ Just give me your bank account number and I'll deposit a large
           amount of money of which you'll get 10%
           \_ I can give you my bank account #, no problem.  You can't *do*
              anything with it.
              \_ Just post it here. Thanks.
                 \_ 314159265358979, Bank of Zurich
2002/10/9 [Uncategorized] UID:26140 Activity:high
10/10   This is a serious question-- how is the word "cum" used if you're
        not a porn site operator?  I think there's some usage along the
        lines of "he was a engineer cum architect" but what exactly does
        that mean?  Dict only gives the other definition.  This is a
        serious question.
        \_ Damn. And they let you use a computer? Look up the Latin, stupid.
        \_ someone who definitely wasn't 'magna cum laude
        \_ "with." compare "chili con carne."
        \_ Get a real dictionary, kid.
        \_ "with." compare "chili con cum."
2002/10/9 [Uncategorized] UID:26137 Activity:insanely high
10/9    Is there an easy way to see if i have a gigabit or a 100mb card in my
        \_ ifconfig -a to list interfaces.  Look up the man page for your
           interface type.
        \_ look at the box ...
        \_ hme0. Not sure if it is 100 or 1000mb.
           \_ that is 10/100.
        \_ Sun gigabit cards are going to be ge0,ge1, etc.
        \_ Sun gigabit cards are going to be ge0,ge1, etc with an ifconfig -a.
           I'm surprised 4 people before me weren't able to answer this.  No
           wonder so many of you are underemployed or unemployed or getting
           shit wages.
           \_ They did at least a good a job as you, given your apparent
              ignorance of the ce gigabit interface common to the 480s.
              \_ Which he doesn't have.  If he has one he has a geX. Thanks.
                 \_ E250 can take a gigaswift (ce) ethernet card.  Gracias.
           \_ The fry machine is a damn Windows box. The Sun box is for the
              hoity-toity drive-in folks. Bastards. Every one of 'em.
           \_ Bah, the world is not revolving around the Sun (no pun intended),
              but yes, every Sun jockey would know the answer ..
              \_ Sun isn't the last word in commercial unix but without it
                 you'll have fewer good work opportunities.  It'll be a long
                 time before Knows_Sun != Good_Job.  Knowing Linux may get you
                 a 'kewl' job but kewl doesn't pay the mortgage anywhere you'd
                 raise kids.
           \_ mmm, happy meal ethernet.
2002/10/9 [Uncategorized] UID:26135 Activity:high
10.8    Why is <DEAD>dailycal.com<DEAD> so slow and broken? Can someone rewrite their
        asp's and give them a box that wont crash every 3-4 days.
        \_ Like anyone reads it?  If you care so damned much, go do it!
           \_ Better yet, H4X0R their DNS, and point it to your new, improved
2002/10/8-9 [Uncategorized] UID:26131 Activity:insanely high
10/8    http://csua.org/u/3b0
        "I've actually had people pass me and say, 'You're my hero.'" -Tom Holub
              \_ We dont need another hero.
                 \_ Tom is hero enough for me. -#2 Tom fan
        \_ Keelan >> Tom.
        \_ ED! ED! is the STANDARD form of personal transportation!
        \_ wow... can I be you?  are there classes I can take?
        \_ ED! ED! ED is the STANDARD! Form of personal transportation.
        \_ Damn, Tom is that old?  Thought he was my age...
           \_ Could be.  Are you old?
           \_ Just because he *acts* 16 doesn't mean he *is* 16.
2002/10/8-9 [Uncategorized] UID:26130 Activity:moderate
10/8    That's just disturbing.
        \_ I agree.
           \_ Nope.  You're wrong, son.
              \_ URL?
2002/10/7-8 [Uncategorized] UID:26126 Activity:nil
10/7    Anyone use Play Trinity / Globecaster? Is it any good?
2002/10/7-8 [Uncategorized] UID:26125 Activity:nil
10/7    Correction in WSU's student newspaper... oops.
2002/10/5-6 [Uncategorized] UID:26110 Activity:moderate
10/5    Damnit, http://theonion.com has lost it.
        \_http://www.theonion.com/onion3836/toy-buying_tips.html ??
        \_ huh?  Same exact crap they always have.
           \_ but this time it wasn't funny. preachy too.
2002/10/5-6 [Uncategorized] UID:26109 Activity:high
10/5    Mail Order Monsters on a C64 emulator.  What could be better than
        that?  I pity the fool that's playing UT2003 this weekend.
        \_ Dude!  That fucking REWLS!
2002/10/4-5 [Uncategorized] UID:26100 Activity:very high
10/4    I didn't see the entire survivor thailand, but why didn't people
        like that asian gal?  Is she annoying?
        \_ she's the only one with a brain on the team; the stupid people
           tried to vote her off.
        \_ Hey it's towers of hanoi!  I know lets uhm move stuff around at
           random and lose an incredibly easy challenge and look like total
           morons in front of millions of people.  I got tired of seeing the
           sappy love fest team anyway.
           \_ Blowing a 8-4 lead in the rewards was more entertaining.
        \_ is she the one from Cal?
        \_ She is 'executive recruiter' in NYC.  IOW, brainless. -jor
          \_ she is from Cal, and she's clearly the brightest person on the
             \_ Maybe so but that doesn't say much when you see who else is
                \_ fair enough.
        \_ Darn!  I missed the whole thing!
2002/10/4 [Uncategorized] UID:26096 Activity:nil
10/3    Woohoo!  Don't have to vacuum floor no more!  Courtesy of MIT.
2002/10/3-4 [Uncategorized] UID:26082 Activity:moderate
10/02   Hey PHPers, How do i define a function alias?  E.g. if i have a
        function "getit" and i want also to be able to call it as "gimme"
        \_ why the hell would you ever want to do this?
            \_ Alias a function (I can think of lots of reasons) or the
               particular example, which is, after all, just an example?
               \_ Tell me a reason.  I see none.
2002/10/2 [Uncategorized] UID:26078 Activity:nil
10/2    How can I calculate the amount of power that a circuit that
        I designed consumes? can I just refer to the spec sheets of the
        individual IC's, see how much they consume, and add them up?
2002/10/1-2 [Uncategorized] UID:26069 Activity:high
10/1    Do people still belive in the marxist/atheist evolution crap?
        \_ No. I only believe what the stone monkey who lives in my closet
           says.  he says its all crap.
           \_ There is an evil monkey in my closet.
        \_ Sure, why not.  The Bible sucks.
        \_ Uh? Troll?  What's atheism have to do with Marxism?  Thanks.
2002/10/1 [Uncategorized] UID:26064 Activity:moderate
9/30    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A24368-2002Sep30.html
        Character counts.
        \_ He should have been expelled like Traficant, but he towed
                                                               \_ toed
           the democratic line so they protected him.  A better question is
           should Traficant have been expelled.
           \_ With a hair piece like that?  Definitely!
2002/9/30-10/1 [Uncategorized] UID:26062 Activity:moderate
9/30    truly the end of an era:
   % host domain name pointer http://dhcp-43-52.EECS.Berkeley.EDU
        \_ What does that mean?  -- newbie
           \_ I think it's soda's old ip address, now consigned to the ignoble
              duty of dhcp.
              \_ it's currently a windows machine, no less.
                 \_ oh, now that really hurts. damn.
                    \_ Paolo's dream has come true, in a way.
        \_ We should rebuild soda as a MS Terminal Host.
2002/9/30 [Uncategorized] UID:26058 Activity:nil
9/30    Anybody watched last week's "Enterprise"?  The site of 3 vulcans
        sitting around watching TV is hilarious!  And T'Pol is so HOT!!!!
        Who is hotter,
        T'Pol:  .
        \_ T'Pol without that ridiculous hair: .
        chialea: ...
        7 of 9:
        \_ "sight" not "site"
        \_ Jolene Blalock would look better if her lips weren't surgically
           pursed all the time.
        \_ No, I didn't.  I thought the idea of Vulcans wandering around lost on
           pre-contact earth was really lame as presented in the commercial so I
           avoided it like the plague it is.  Hot?  Well with enough time under
           the knife, no food, and spending all your off-screen time exercising
           with a personal trainer you could look like them, too, including the
           \_ Learn to format @ 80 cols
           \_ angry nerd! angry nerd! watch out!
2002/9/30 [Uncategorized] UID:26053 Activity:nil
9/30    ANyone seen the new movie "Sweeeet Ahlahbahmah" this past weekend?
        \_ yes, why? it was a pretty good flick.
2002/9/30 [Uncategorized] UID:26049 Activity:nil
9/29    Safire: Selling Our Secrets
2002/9/30 [Uncategorized] UID:26047 Activity:nil
2002/9/29-30 [Uncategorized] UID:26046 Activity:high
9/29    Fist of the North Star.  Gotta love it!
        \_ uh, yeah.  i liked Fist of the North Star, also.  it's not
           exactly a new film.  are you making fun of the Green Door thread?
           \_ FNS is on SciFi right now.
              "Are you trying to tickle me to death?"
              "You're already dead".
              \_ ah.  TV.
                 \_ Cable.  Final scene right now.  The teachings are true!
                    Northern Star and Southern Cross should never fight!  But
                    there is no Southern Cross!  Hee-Yaa!
2002/9/29-30 [Uncategorized] UID:26041 Activity:nil
9/29    30 year aniversary for Behind the Green Door is coming
        anyone up for a group viewing party?
        \_ Have you ever seen it?  It's easily some of the absolutely worst and
           most boring pr0n ever created.
2002/9/28 [Uncategorized] UID:26036 Activity:nil
9/28    The U.N. has finally found its calling
        \_ The UN already found its calling years ago.  They go into countries
           suffering some sort of civil strife, set up camps and 'safe' zones
           and then rape the local women, sell them as sex slaves or force
           them into prostitution all under the guise of European-quality
           higher-moral standards and saving the day.  The UN has served out
           its useful life and needs to be replaced by a different org.
2002/9/28 [Uncategorized] UID:26031 Activity:moderate
9/27    Google rocks. The toolbar has an option to suppress popups.
        \_ You mean you're still using IE?  Why put yourself through that?
           \_ Nice try, troll harder.
              \_ It was trollish but still true.  --!the same person
2002/9/27-28 [Uncategorized] UID:26027 Activity:high
9/27    Can some kind soul give me a hint for _eliminating_ banner pages under
        CUPS?  Online docs only seem to refer to changing them..  -John
        \_ try http://www.naviscope.com  it is the best ad block i have used.
           win32 only, though.  Wish there is an linux version
           \_ banner pages in a printing system, twink
           \_ he's talking about banner pages in a printing system, twink
              \_ HA! I knew someone would have the same problem.  In
                 cupsd.conf, set "Classification" to the empty string
                 (that's the default) and set ClassifyOverride to "off".
                 The next time you print something from KDE, click
                 Properties and go to the General tab.  In the lower left
                 is a "Banners" section; set both start and end to "none",
                 then click Save and click ok.
                 \_ Thanks much, folks.  -John
                 \_ Wow... lemme know when my granma can figure this out and
                    Linux will be ready.
2002/9/27 [Uncategorized] UID:26021 Activity:nil
9/26    Military summoned in bank robber manhunt in Nebraska this morning
2002/9/26-27 [Uncategorized] UID:26014 Activity:moderate
9/26    How come all the TV and radio station names start with the letter 'K'?
        \_ I forget, but there's some archaic reason for it. But it's only
           west of the Mississippi that begin with "K"; east on it is "W".
           \_ No wonder!  In "Private Parts" Howard Stern worked for a radio
              station WNBC in New York, and I wondered why the name didn't
              start with 'K'.
              \_ You should do some more traveling.
        \_ In Mexico it's "X".  Just some trivia for you.
        \_ obGoogle
        \_ http://www.ipass.net/~whitetho/1913call.htm
           \_ Interesting. The way I read this, the Ks and Ws are assigned in
              the opposite of the manner specified.
              \_ For ships, K=east and W=west. It seems the prefix for land
                 stations was reversed to prevent name-space collision.
           \_ Is that doc still in effect?  It says "KAA to KCZ..Germany and
              protectorates", yet we have KALX, KCBS, KCSM, etc.
              \_ From the recap.htm URL below: "[NOTE: KAA-KCZ was allocated
                 to Germany at this time, and was not assigned to the United
                 States until 1929.]"
              \_ Those are 4-letter stations, but the document specifically
                 addresses "a group of three letters". I believe the document
                 is referring to ship-based radio. The same site has more:
                 http://www.ipass.net/~whitetho/recap.htm --dim
                 \_ KGO probably being one of the exceptions noted.
2002/9/26 [Uncategorized] UID:26010 Activity:nil
9/25    That thread was still active.  Restored.
2002/9/25 [Uncategorized] UID:25996 Activity:nil
9/24    What program decodes files that begin with
        =ybegin line=128 size=37294 name=test.txt ?? uudecode is not it.
        \_ that is yEnc.  Hit google.
2002/9/24-25 [Uncategorized] UID:25994 Activity:very high
9/24    Any FREE online dating sites that have member pictures and allow
        you to send messages to other members? FREE being the operative word.
        All the ones I've seen so far cost money.
        \_ I think the springstreet personals network (it's what
           you're using when you use Nerve or The Stranger or The Onion
           personals) is free. - danh
        \_ Nerve?  Salon?
           \_ I don't think salon is free.
                \_ Their stock will be free soon.
        \_ It's 2002, not 1998.  Free, indeed!
        \_ link:romanticplanet.com
        \_ The Soda MOTD.  Hope her pic is up on her web page.
2002/9/24 [Uncategorized] UID:25988 Activity:nil 60%like:25981
9/22    http://csua.org/u/2fb
        One woman's claim to fame.
        \_ She looks stoned.  *Really* stoned.  More stoned than a Dell or
           Apple "it went beep! beep! beep!" commercial....
2002/9/24 [Uncategorized] UID:25987 Activity:nil
9/23    In <DEAD>csua/skey<DEAD> should I use "computer with MD4" or "compute with
        MD5"?  Thanks.
        \_ Md4 -ausman
2002/9/23 [Uncategorized] UID:25986 Activity:nil
9/23    True or false:  "Bad government is the leading cause of poverty."
        \_ What kind of stupid troll is that?  Why are libertarians
           always so boring?
2002/9/23-24 [Uncategorized] UID:25984 Activity:nil
9/23    Is anyone else getting junk mail from Specials@rewardshoppers.com?
        Anyone successfully unsubscribe to their list?  Thx.
2002/9/23 [Uncategorized] UID:25981 Activity:kinda low 60%like:25988
9/22    http://www.cnn.com/2002/WORLD/asiapcf/southeast/09/22/offbeat.thailand.scorpions.ap/index.html
        One woman's claim to fame.
        \_ She looks stoned.  *Really* stoned.  More stoned than a Dell or
           Apple "it went beep! beep! beep!" commercial....
2002/9/22 [Uncategorized] UID:25976 Activity:moderate
9/22    Why ain't vacation workin'?  And why no man?
        \_ Why no women?
           \_ This is the CSUA.
              \_ Surprisingly, that answers all three.
2002/9/22 [Uncategorized] UID:25975 Activity:kinda low
9/22    Over the next 10 years, MIT will move all its existing coursework on to
        the internet.  [formatd]
        \_ Which means what exactly?  No homework due during power outages?
        \_ This is old (but cool) news.  See:
2002/9/21 [Uncategorized] UID:25970 Activity:nil
9/20    The Brits have SAS, the Germans have GSG9 (sp?), what do we have, and
        have they been proven to be as good as the other elite teams?
2002/9/21 [Uncategorized] UID:25965 Activity:nil
9/19    If you start hearing about how palestinians from gaza/west bank are
        being denied basic human rights and not allowed to go to Israeli
        hospitals for treatment you'll know why after this:
2002/9/21 [Uncategorized] UID:25964 Activity:kinda low
9/19    Baseball pre-empts firefly.  Good job over at KTVU channel 2.
        Stupid bastards.  It might suck but at least I should get a chance to
        see for myself.
        \_ yeah, why can't they keep the stupid sports shows on like ESPN or
2002/9/21 [Uncategorized] UID:25963 Activity:nil
9/19    http://www.campchaos.com/othershows/mondomedia/happy_tree/happytree01_xl.html
        An amusing, pick-me-up type animation.
2002/9/20-21 [Uncategorized] UID:25962 Activity:kinda low
9/19    if you deposit a check that has had a stop order placed on it,
        do you get penalized?
        \_ No, unless you draw funds based on that check.
        \_ Depends how shitty your bank is.
           \_ Wells Fargo charges you $5.
                \_ That's pretty shitty.
                \_ it's B of A. -op
                   \_ Well if you the great Bunch of Fucking Assholes you have
                      turn over your first-born. Seriously, STFW!
2002/9/20 [Uncategorized] UID:25954 Activity:nil
9/19    >Electronic Data Systems Corp., down $19.26 at $17.20
        \_ that's it. i am over the edge.
           \_ Be polite and let people know to get out of your way
              before you splash down.
2002/9/20 [Uncategorized] UID:25950 Activity:nil
9/19    http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/020918/170/2a1ei.html
        Thank god this POS has first amendment rights in this country.  Any
        other place and they'd whack his dumb ass.
2002/9/20-21 [Uncategorized] UID:25949 Activity:moderate
9/19    Do you have a Russian accent?  Want to do the voice of a sock monkey?
        Give me a few hours of your time and I'll put you in a film festival.
        http://ghosthouse.com/russian.html              -brain
        \_ I haf a veri gud Russian aksent!
           \_ and yet you use indefinite article.  train harder young mensch
              \_ d'oh!  I'll work on that.
                 \_ *sheesh*   kids these days....
                    \_ Hey!  I'm sorry!  Sooo sorry!  Forgive massa!  Forgive!
                       \- forgiven.  this time.
2002/9/18-19 [Uncategorized] UID:25934 Activity:high
9/18    Is there an online resource for looking up by name when someone
        \_ if you have their SSN and last name, you can use the degree
           verification db. linked off of http://registrar.berkeley.edu. -alexf
           \_ no SSN.  If I had that, I could have a lot more than their
              graduation date.
        \_ http://classmates.com?  http://alumni.net?
        \_ if your an alum, goto <DEAD>cal.berkeley.edu<DEAD>
2002/9/18-19 [Uncategorized] UID:25932 Activity:nil
9/18    Anyone used a cellphone repeater? Experience? (I live far away so
        my signal sucks)
2002/9/18 [Uncategorized] UID:25930 Activity:nil 50%like:25084
9/17    What happened to soda this morning?
        \_ FOOOM!!!!
2002/9/18 [Uncategorized] UID:25921 Activity:nil
9/17    What's a good gui interface for PostgreSQL?
        Anyone here use XPg or anything like it? thoughts?
2002/9/17-18 [Uncategorized] UID:25919 Activity:high
9/17    Barbarians.  Just because you're one of the oldest cultures doesn't
        mean you're not a bunch of shit tossing sub-human barbarians.
        \_ Jesus H Christ!  If those statistics can be confirmed -- that's
           just hideous!
2002/9/17-18 [Uncategorized] UID:25915 Activity:nil
9/17    Berkeley Symphony tomorrow night at Zellerbach.  Pacific Mozart
        Ensemble sings Gyorgy Ligetti's Lux Aeterna (Used in the floating-
        in-space scene in Kubrick's 2001).
2002/9/17 [Uncategorized] UID:25913 Activity:very high 50%like:26892
9/17    If we think of our eyes as digital cameras, how many pixels are there
        on the retina?
        \_ 2053x1089, 24bit
        \_ I've always thought that we don't see things in pixels. Isn't it
           really apples & oranges?
           \_ Yes, but if you were to use 100000x100000 pixels, our eyes
              wouldn't be able to see the granularity. Look at a nice print
              magazine (like national geographic). On most pictures, you won't
              see any grain.
        \_ the fovea is much higher resolution than the periphery of the
           retina.  for example, in low ligh, with only the rods active, even
           the best of us only see 20/400. For discussion on density of
           distribution of rods and cones see:
           \_ Very useful site!  Thanks!
2002/9/17 [Uncategorized] UID:25912 Activity:high
9/16    Anyone cares to recommend a shopping cart software?
              \_ Can either of you figure out that writing in ALL CAPS is
                 really annoying?  Would the Self Appointed Self Righteous
                 Motd Censor(tm) please purge this thread?  Thanks.
                 \_ Dude, do NOT encourage the censoring asshole.  The last
                    thing the shithead needs is more fuel for his self
2002/9/17 [Uncategorized] UID:25909 Activity:kinda low 54%like:25040
9/17    What's a good place to learn what .NET is?
        \_ Wrox books
        \_ http://www.microsoft.com read on a daily basis since it keeps changing.
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