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00:18 <FreeLarry58> sounds a bit like old time D&D game updated to comp realtime internet play
00:18 <FreeLarry58> with one member hosting and being realtime DM
00:18 <FreeLarry58> just different titles
00:19 <MTughan> What's D&D?
00:19 <FreeLarry58> dungeon and dragons
00:19 <MTughan> Ah, okay.
00:19 <FreeLarry58> or maybe world of warcraft more apt nowdays
00:19 <MTughan> I suppose that's possible. I still don't really get the reference though.
00:20 <FreeLarry58> think it poking at us old farts
00:20 <MTughan> Heh.
00:20 <FreeLarry58> haven't played d&d since i was 23 -- lets see 28 yrs ago
00:21 <FreeLarry58> dang has it been that long already
00:21 <MTughan> lol
00:22 <MTughan> 1980?
00:22 <FreeLarry58> around then
00:22 <MTughan> That's 28 years.
00:22 <FreeLarry58> was on my first shipboard assignment then and lots of time at sea
00:23 <MTughan> Wow... My hard drive seems to be making a lot of vibration. I just touch it slightly, and I can feel the difference in the floor.
00:23 <FreeLarry58> bearing probably going -- get it backed up asap
00:23 <MTughan> That's the odd thing. It's a backup drive. And it's not that old.
00:24 <MTughan> Or rather, the ironic thing.
00:24 <FreeLarry58> doesn't matter if slight imblance exist on disk weight will cause rapid bearing failure
00:25 <FreeLarry58> especially if 7200 rpm or faster
00:26 <MTughan> Oh, manufactured in November 2006. Older than I thought.
00:26 <MTughan> Anyway, would the fact that it's mounted in an external enclosure magnify that?
00:26 <FreeLarry58> it could
00:26 <MTughan> It's a Western Digital 500GB 7200rpm SATA drive.
00:27 <FreeLarry58> have noticed external drives subjected to a lot more abuse so more damage can occure
00:27 <MTughan> I can always see if I can hook it up to a SATA port sometime soon to get SMART information.
00:27 <FreeLarry58> true
00:28 <MTughan> Enclosure has eSATA ports, but I don't have anything with those available.
00:28 <MTughan> Or more than one SATA port that can be converted.
00:28 <FreeLarry58> aint that the way of it ;)
00:28 <MTughan> And seems that SMART isn't supported over USB.
00:28 <FreeLarry58> nope
00:29 <MTughan> I've been thinking about getting a bigger hard drive anyway, so I could back it up to that if I do.
00:29 <FreeLarry58> that is true
00:30 <MTughan> And I'm usually careful with my hard drives, internal or external.
00:30 <FreeLarry58> lol i try to be (looks at two dents in walls from flying drives0
00:30 <MTughan> rofl
00:31 <MTughan> Well, I usually try. Sometimes I forget. (looks at the three dead 2.5" drives)
00:31 <FreeLarry58> ahh notebooks
00:31 <MTughan> Two have hardware issues, I think the third might just have a corrupted sector, but I haven't tried again.
00:31 <FreeLarry58> i wont talk about them
00:32 <MTughan> Yeah, I can get angry... Keyboards will last my anger. Hard drives... Not so much.
00:32 <MTughan> Although the first one was because my laptop slipped off my binder in school and fell two feet to the floor.
00:33 <MTughan> I've done worse with the Lenovo (actually accidentally tossed it about three feet down onto really hard carpet), but it's been fine.
00:33 * FreeLarry58 looks at three kbs that are in at least two pieces in corner - nope hd last better here
00:33 <FreeLarry58> ouch to lappy
00:33 <MTughan> Heh, I just break the feet off of them. I like the propping feet up, but you know I've broken it in when one's missing.
00:34 <MTughan> Now, it was in sleep at the time too, so that helped.
00:34 <FreeLarry58> daughters laptop looks like its been used as childs toy -- because the granddaughter thought it was one
00:34 <MTughan> Although the battery came out, so it shut off.
00:34 <MTughan> Yeah, that gets expensive...
00:35 <FreeLarry58> very at least it operated enough for a backup of hd so data wasn't lost - less expensive to replace lappy then repair as missing keys and screen only 80% functional
00:35 <FreeLarry58> we won't talk about what i saw in the ports
00:36 <MTughan> 80% functional: max 80% brightness, or 20% dead pixels?
00:36 <FreeLarry58> 80% of screen as cracked in several places
00:36 <MTughan> Eee...
00:36 <MTughan> And not the PC.
00:37 <FreeLarry58> just missing keys -- wonder if the peanut butter inside help
00:37 <FreeLarry58> helped
00:39 <MTughan> Worst I've ever had with a laptop is on the Mac, a sign of a failing motherboard... Hard as hell to boot the machine, and when you get it to boot, don't touch the screen. It has to be in exactly the right angle.
00:39 <MTughan> Or it kernel panicked.
00:39 <FreeLarry58> yuck
00:39 <MTughan> It was bad news for BOINC crunching. That motherboard has since been junked.
00:40 <FreeLarry58> ah well think its time to take one last look at the 6 inches of snw here then lay down
00:40 <FreeLarry58> &nn all
00:40 <Romulus> Live long and crunch!
00:40 <MTughan> Night.
00:53 <MTughan> All right, I'm off to bed too...
00:53 <MTughan> &nn all
00:53 <Romulus> Live long and crunch!
01:06 <zombie67> I see, a day after posting 6.5.0 (for the mac), they finally announce they launched it.
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01:41 <linear_shift> &weather mesa az
01:42 <Romulus> linear_shift: Temperature: 46.3°F / 7.9°C | Humidity: 71% | Pressure: 30.23in / 1023.6hPa (Falling) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: North | Wind Speed: 4.0mph / 6.4km/h ; Tonight - Partly cloudy and cooler. Lows 34 to 43. Northeast wind around 5 mph in the evening...becoming light after midnight.; Friday - Mostly sunny. Highs 56 to 61. Light wind in the morning... becoming southwest around 5 (1 more message)
01:42 <linear_shift> &more
01:42 <Romulus> linear_shift: mph in the afternoon.; Friday Night - Partly cloudy. Lows 33 to 42. West wind 5 to 10 mph in the evening...becoming northeast after midnight.;
01:42 <linear_shift> &more
01:42 <Romulus> linear_shift: Error: That's all, there is no more.
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02:01 <efc> &wx 30625
02:01 <Romulus> efc: Temperature: 59°F / 15°C | Humidity: 100% | Pressure: 30.17in / 1022hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Mist | Wind Direction: North | Wind Speed: 0mph / 0km/h ; Rest of Tonight - Mostly cloudy with areas of fog in the evening...then widespread dense fog after midnight. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times. Lows in the upper 50s. Light and variable winds shifting to the south after midnight.; (1 more message)
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03:47 <CoderForLife> &wx 45140
03:47 <Romulus> CoderForLife: Temperature: 33.8°F / 1.0°C | Humidity: 93% | Pressure: 29.90in / 1012.4hPa (Falling) | Conditions: Light Rain | Wind Direction: NE | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Overnight - Rain likely with a chance of freezing rain late this evening...then occasional rain. Little or no ice accumulation. Lows in the lower 30s. Temperatures rising into the upper 30s. East winds around 5 (2 more messages)
03:47 <CoderForLife> &more
03:47 <Romulus> CoderForLife: mph...becoming southeast with gusts up to 20 mph late. Chance of precipitation 100 percent.; Friday - Rain. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph...becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of rain 100 percent.; Friday Night - Cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph...becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 50 (1 more message)
03:48 <CoderForLife> &more
03:48 <Romulus> CoderForLife: percent.;
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04:29 <CoderForLife> brb breakfast
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04:40 <ELGono> morning
04:42 <CoderForLife> hello El
04:42 <CoderForLife> +gono
04:42 * CoderForLife wonders who moved the Enter key
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04:49 <ELGono> hehe
04:50 <ELGono> also have my problems with the small enter key on this keyboard here
04:51 * CoderForLife studies prediction markets
04:52 <ELGono> my searches for a car tonight
04:53 * ELGono really needs &coffee
04:53 <CoderForLife> &coffee
04:53 <Romulus> Here's your quad expresso!! BANG! Need an ambulance in 10 minutes?
04:53 <ELGono> thx mate
04:53 <CoderForLife> twas ez
04:54 <deprecated> &wx 98038
04:54 <Romulus> deprecated: Temperature: 25.5°F / -3.6°C | Humidity: 83% | Pressure: 29.53in / 999.9hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Overcast | Wind Direction: SSE | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Rest of Tonight - Mostly cloudy. Lows 15 to 22. Light wind.; Friday - Partly sunny. Highs in the 20s. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.; Friday Night - Partly cloudy. Lows 11 to 18. East wind 5 to 5 mph after midnight.; High Wind (1 more message)
04:54 <deprecated> &more
04:54 <Romulus> deprecated: Watch for King County in effect until 4:00 PM PST on December 21, 2008; Special Weather Statement for King County in effect until 5:00 AM PST on December 19, 2008;
04:55 <CoderForLife> need some snow, deprecated?
04:56 <deprecated> Got enough for now. The High wind watch is for sustained winds to 70 with gusts to 90 on Sunday
04:56 <deprecated> Should be a good time
04:56 <CoderForLife> yeow - that'll pile it up
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04:57 <CoderForLife> much of that and there won't be many maples left standing
04:58 <deprecated> Nature balancing pressue through the mountain passes. Unfortunately I live in one of the paths.
04:59 <CoderForLife> that is indeed unfortunate
05:00 <deprecated> Got to stock up on gas for the generator.
05:00 <CoderForLife> good idea
05:06 <CoderForLife> bbiab
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06:11 <wdsmia> &wx 50319
06:11 <Romulus> wdsmia: Temperature: 18.8°F / -7.3°C | Humidity: 90% | Pressure: 29.76in / 1007.7hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Light Snow | Wind Direction: NNE | Wind Speed: 9.0mph / 14.5km/h ; Today - Cloudy. A chance of snow early in the morning...then a slight chance of snow late in the morning. High in the mid 20s. North wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent.; Tonight - Mostly cloudy. Low around 15. (1 more message)
06:11 <wdsmia> &more
06:11 <Romulus> wdsmia: Northeast wind near 5 mph shifting to the east after midnight.; Saturday - Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. High in the lower 20s. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph in the afternoon.; Winter Storm Warning for Polk County in effect until 9:00 AM CST on December 19, 2008;
06:11 <CoderForLife> morning Doug
06:12 <wdsmia> Mornin Don
06:12 <CoderForLife> tgif
06:13 <wdsmia> indeed
06:13 <wdsmia> &coffee
06:13 <Romulus> Here's your quad expresso!! BANG! Need an ambulance in 10 minutes?
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06:48 <CoderForLife> morning Jay
06:48 <hawmps> 'lo
06:58 <hawmps> you getting rain or snow?
07:04 <CoderForLife> pouring rain
07:04 <CoderForLife> 40F locally
07:05 * CoderForLife cracks open his office window to listen to the liquid white noise
07:29 <CoderForLife> hmm a small bit of thunder
07:32 <hawmps> all that is turning into show here..
07:32 <hawmps> &wx 12074
07:32 <Romulus> hawmps: Temperature: 19.3°F / -7.1°C | Humidity: 87% | Pressure: 30.35in / 1027.7hPa (Steady) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: NNE | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Today - A slight chance of snow this morning...then snow this afternoon. Snow may be heavy at times this afternoon. Snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches. Highs in the mid 20s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow near 100 (2 more messages)
07:32 <hawmps> &more
07:32 <Romulus> hawmps: percent.; Tonight - Snow in the evening...then snow likely after midnight. Snow may be heavy at times in the evening. Total snow accumulation of 6 to 12 inches. Lows around 12. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow near 100 percent.; Saturday - Mostly cloudy. Cold with highs in the lower 20s. North winds around 5 mph.; Winter Storm Warning for Saratoga County in effect until 1:00 AM EST on (1 more message)
07:32 <hawmps> &more
07:32 <Romulus> hawmps: December 20, 2008;
07:42 <hawmps> yuk
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07:59 <CoderForLife> I'd send that shipment back, hawmps
08:22 <hawmps> I wish..
08:25 <CoderForLife> looks like they might get a loan to finish building your Jeep
08:27 <hawmps> current rumor is that they will finish any vehicles that have been assigned a VIN number...
08:27 <CoderForLife> good
08:27 <hawmps> as long as the line parts hold out...
08:27 <CoderForLife> there is that...
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08:30 <CoderForLife> welcome to w@#% wdsmia_w
08:32 <hawmps> snow only one county away now..
08:33 <wdsmia_w> snow moving out of here... you can have it
08:42 <CoderForLife> was just outside in the rain - some landsliding of uncompacted fill on the other parts of hillside are occuring - as expected but unwanted
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10:31 <CoderForLife> off to Home Desolate for some odds and ends
10:31 <CoderForLife> laterz
10:32 <hawmps> Home Despot, you mean...
10:33 <CoderForLife> I accept your assessment as authoritative =)
10:33 <hawmps> The unacceptable alternative to Slowes
10:34 <CoderForLife> yep - they both have a certain odor about them
10:34 <hawmps> snowing furiously at about 5000' AGL.
10:35 <CoderForLife> hopefully i can come away with an acceptable clothes rod for the laundry room
10:35 <CoderForLife> ttyl
10:35 <hawmps> the combo clothes rack/rods are nice..
10:35 <CoderForLife> just need a rod under the new shelf
10:36 <CoderForLife> over the utility tub
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11:40 <MTughan> Holy crap... How did I pick up a 1.3GHz Celeron proc as a running mate for a WU on E@H?
11:44 <PovAdct_w> at least it's not my old 400mhz
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11:48 <MTughan> The WUs are taking about 13 hours on my 2GHz.
11:48 <MTughan> I think they're basically the same architecture, so...
11:49 <MTughan> &math 13 * 1.3 / 2
11:49 <Romulus> MTughan: 8.45
11:49 <MTughan> Wrong way...
11:49 <MTughan> &math 13 * 2 / 1.3
11:49 <Romulus> MTughan: 20
11:49 <hawmps> 'lo Mike
11:49 <MTughan> 'lo Jay
11:49 <PovAdct_w> not that bad
11:49 <MTughan> No, it's not...
11:49 <Tank_Master> howdy hawmps
11:49 <MTughan> So why is the average turnaround time 8.72 days?
11:49 <MTughan> 'lo TM
11:49 <Tank_Master> MT!
11:50 <MTughan> We're currently in the process of being snowed in...
11:50 <Tank_Master> nice
11:50 <PovAdct_w> snowed over :)
11:50 <Tank_Master> we got a dusting last night
11:50 <Tank_Master> and its 26
11:50 <MTughan> Started at 7AM last night, I think we've got at least an inch so far.
11:50 <Tank_Master> so with yesterday's melt...
11:50 <MTughan> 7AM this morning*
11:51 <Tank_Master> !wx 97123
11:51 <MTughan> Supposed to continue to about 3PM. Just about noon now.
11:51 <Tank_Master> &wx 97123
11:51 <Tank_Master> &more
11:51 <Romulus> Tank_Master: Error: That's all, there is no more.
11:51 <Tank_Master> &more
11:51 <Romulus> Tank_Master: Error: That's all, there is no more.
11:51 <Tank_Master> &more
11:51 <Romulus> Tank_Master: Temperature: 31.1°F / -0.5°C | Humidity: 97% | Pressure: 29.85in / 1010.7hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Overcast | Wind Direction: North | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Today - Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely in the morning...then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Local 1 inch snow accumulation...except 1 to 3 inches at higher elevations. Highs 30 to 35. Light wind.; Tonight - (2 more messages)
11:51 <Romulus> Tank_Master: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers. Lows around 20. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.; Saturday - A slight chance of snow showers in the morning...then snow likely in the afternoon. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. Highs around 30. East wind increasing to 15 to 30 mph...except 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph near The Gorge.; Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch for (1 more message)
11:51 <Tank_Master> &more
11:51 <Romulus> Tank_Master: Washington County in effect until 4:00 PM PST on December 21, 2008;
11:51 <MTughan> &wx YYZ
11:51 <Romulus> MTughan: Temperature: 16Â°F / -9Â°C | Humidity: 79% | Pressure: 30.05in / 1017hPa | Conditions: Heavy Snow | Wind Direction: ENE | Wind Speed: 22mph / 35km/h | Updated: 11:00 AM EST; Today - Snow at times heavy and local blowing snow. Amount 15 cm(5.8 in). Wind east 30 km/h (19 mph) gusting to 50 km/h (31 mph). High -5C(23F).; Tonight - Snow ending early this evening then cloudy with 60 percent (1 more message)
11:51 <MTughan> &more
11:51 <Romulus> MTughan: chance of flurries. Local blowing snow early this evening. Wind north 30 km/h (19 mph) becoming light near midnight. Low -14C(6F).; Saturday - Cloudy. High -8C(17F).;
11:51 <Tank_Master> how can there be snow showers if there are no clouds?
11:52 <MTughan> Hmm?
11:52 <MTughan> It says the conditions are overcast for you.
11:52 <Tank_Master> its saying snow showers for this morning
11:52 <Tank_Master> but looking out, there no clouds
11:53 * MTughan misses proper speakers
11:54 <Tank_Master> yeah, but looking out...
11:54 <Tank_Master> foggy, but clear
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12:35 <CoderForLife> back, for a moment
12:35 <CoderForLife> &wx 45140
12:35 <Romulus> CoderForLife: Temperature: 61.1°F / 16.2°C | Humidity: 80% | Pressure: 29.61in / 1002.6hPa (Falling) | Conditions: Scattered Clouds | Wind Direction: ESE | Wind Speed: 2.4mph / 3.9km/h ; Rest of Today - Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.; Tonight - Cloudy. Lows around 30. West winds 10 to 15 mph with (1 more message)
12:36 <CoderForLife> my local temp says 65F
12:36 <CoderForLife> pretty breezy right now
12:36 <CoderForLife> &more
12:36 <Romulus> CoderForLife: gusts up to 30 mph...becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight.; Saturday - Cloudy. Much colder with highs in the upper 30s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.; Wind Advisory for Hamilton County in effect until 7:00 PM EST on December 19, 2008;
12:36 <MTughan> 'lo CFL
12:36 <CoderForLife> hey there Michael
12:37 <MTughan> We've got lots of snow and wind ATM...
12:37 <MTughan> And I've got a curious cat on my lap...
12:37 <CoderForLife> you're in the thick of those storms tracking across
12:37 <CoderForLife> can your cat Code?
12:38 <MTughan> Unfortunately, no...
12:38 <MTughan> At this point, I believe her human equivalent years put her up around 85.
12:38 <CoderForLife> that's too bad
12:38 <CoderForLife> that means she's fit to do QA
12:38 <MTughan> 17 and a half at this point.
12:38 <CoderForLife> or be a game tester
12:39 <MTughan> lol
12:39 <MTughan> The most she ever does with computers though is walk across the keyboards or sit down in front of a screen.
12:40 <CoderForLife> a pseudo-random data generator
12:40 <MTughan> Pseudo random, or random?
12:40 <CoderForLife> given the span of a paw, pseudo
12:47 <CoderForLife> looks like the world hasn't quite ended yet - I guess I have time to go get a haircut
12:47 <CoderForLife> bbl
12:47 <MTughan> Heh. Bye
12:50 <hawmps> snowing very hard now...
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14:05 <Tank_Master> getting fluries here
14:08 <hawmps> serious snow now....
14:17 <CoderForLife> back from the barber
14:17 <Tank_Master> wb
14:17 <CoderForLife> it's marvelous outside - 65F, breezy
14:18 <CoderForLife> hawmps: is "serious snow" heavier than "snowing very hard"?
14:19 <hawmps> visibility < 100 yds
14:19 <CoderForLife> um "blinding"
14:32 <hawmps> shows up pretty good on the llama cams
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14:58 * CoderForLife finally sees the llama cam hit and starts looking
14:58 <CoderForLife> er hint
15:00 * CoderForLife listens to the bumper music between Rush and Hannity
15:01 <CoderForLife> "The Hut of Baba Yaga" iirc
15:06 <CoderForLife> spork 220.127.116.11 - Russian spammer trying to relay through my mail server
15:07 <CoderForLife> forging name as kings.edu
15:09 <CoderForLife> listening to Blago
15:10 <CoderForLife> Sounds like an egotist
15:23 <xcamel> re-hi
15:26 <xcamel> politician... "I did not have sex..."
15:31 <CoderForLife> roads bad?
15:36 <xcamel> 45 min to get home...
15:36 <CoderForLife> about double?
15:36 <xcamel> yup
15:37 <xcamel> other drivers not very bright as usual
15:37 <xcamel> bbiab
15:37 <CoderForLife> yeah - that's typical
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17:00 <Rookie_69> &wx yaw
17:00 <Romulus> Rookie_69: Temperature: 9.9Â°F / -12.3Â°C | Humidity: 58% | Pressure: 30.24in / 1023.9hPa | Conditions: Overcast | Wind Direction: NE | Wind Speed: 13.0mph / 20.9km/h | Updated: 6:00 PM AST; Tonight - Increasing cloudiness. A few flurries beginning overnight. Local amount 2 cm(0.8 in). Wind northwest 30 km/h (19 mph) gusting to 50 km/h (31 mph) becoming north 20 km/h (12 mph) this evening. Low (1 more message)
17:01 <Rookie_69> &more
17:01 <Romulus> Rookie_69: -13C(8F) with temperature rising to -9C(15F) by morning.; Saturday - Cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries in the morning. Wind north 20 km/h (12 mph). High -4C(24F). Saturday night clearing in the evening. Low -9C(15F).; Sunday - Cloudy with 70 percent chance of snow. High 0C(32F).;
17:02 <Rookie_69> Chili today :-( Not hot tamale :-((
17:03 <Rookie_69> ... :-( :-(
17:04 <xcamel> almost 5" of snow, but winding down quickly
17:05 <Rookie_69> Hi, Jay.
17:07 <xcamel> 'lo Glenn
17:10 <xcamel> temps dropped to 15F with the snow.. burrrrr...
17:10 <Rookie_69> That seems to be my current temp. It's chilly out.
17:11 <Rookie_69> Oops... that's tomorrow morning... 8F here now.
17:12 <Rookie_69> No snow to act as an insulator.
17:14 <Rookie_69> I wonder if the roads will do their spring dance all winter long like they did last year?
17:14 <xcamel> cold is one thing, but your "boston wind chill" is brutal.
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17:15 <efc> Moo
17:15 <Rookie_69> Moo.
17:17 <xcamel> arf.
17:20 <efc> I chickened out on buying that monitor again last night
17:20 <efc> Got to reading and there were a lot of people complaining about it.. but then, they tend to complain about everything..
17:21 <Rookie_69> Blood pressure monitor? You really should...
17:22 <efc> I did have a dream about checking my blood pressure last night.
17:22 <efc> Unfortunately, it did NOT involve nurses etc
17:24 <efc> I'm still looking for other Roombas to have mine bred to, btw
17:24 <Rookie_69> Dad always used to show high blood pressure when the nurse took it... then one day the doctor took it and it was normal. I guess the nurse just excited him.
17:24 <efc> You'd think that would umm, lower it
17:25 <Rookie_69> It lowers the blood, not the pressure. ;-)
17:26 <efc> If you increase the area of confinement, witht he same volume of fluid, the pressure should reduce?
17:26 <efc> I never really studied all that Pascals pressure junk
17:27 <Rookie_69> Cooking with Pasquale?
17:32 <Rookie_69> Don't remember him using a pressure cooker, but it's possible.
17:35 <Rookie_69> Oh... I see your point... Maybe she was an ugly nurse.
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17:37 <Rookie_69> But that's enough about that... There seems to be a lady present.
17:40 * Rookie_69 ducks in advance.
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17:51 <Rookie_69> At least somebody in my own time zone has decided to show up. :-)
17:52 <Rookie_69> Wrong hemisphere, but what the hay.
17:52 <Rookie_69> ... or is it hey?
17:54 <Rookie_69> Heck.
17:56 * Rookie_69 waits for potatoes to finish boiling...
17:57 <Rookie_69> ... impatiently...
17:58 <Tank_Master> :P
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17:58 <Tank_Master> KM!
17:58 <Tank_Master> wazz up?
18:03 <Rookie_69> &eightball will Rookie eat too much and fall asleep in the sleazy chair again?
18:03 <Romulus> Rookie_69: Unlikely.
18:03 <Rookie_69> Hmm...
18:03 <Rookie_69> A lot he knows.
18:04 <CoderForLife> mbak
18:06 <Rookie_69> Hi, Don.
18:06 <wdsmia> *lo Donald
18:06 <CoderForLife> hello Glenn
18:07 <CoderForLife> hello Dougold
18:07 <MTughan> 'lo Rookie, Doug, CFL
18:08 <CoderForLife> hello Michael
18:08 <wdsmia> *lo Michael
18:08 <Rookie_69> Hi, Michael.
18:08 <xcamel> g'nite JohnBoy..
18:08 <xcamel> oh.. wrong timeline
18:08 <MTughan> It be cold out there...
18:08 <MTughan> 'lo Jaya
18:09 <MTughan> Jay*
18:09 <MTughan> Hmm, I like the sound of Jaya...
18:09 <Rookie_69> Go for a skate on the Rideau.
18:09 <MTughan> It's a bit of a drive. I'm in Toronto.
18:09 <Rookie_69> Stop messing with my brain!!!
18:09 <xcamel> probably not really frozen yet..
18:10 <MTughan> Took VIA rail back this Tuesday.
18:10 <Rookie_69> ... Humber?
18:10 <MTughan> Hmm?
18:11 <MTughan> I'm not anywhere near the Humber River...
18:11 <CoderForLife> Ho Hum
18:12 <xcamel> now down to 14.. I'll be damned if I'm going to go out and clear the driveway now...
18:12 <CoderForLife> You'll be frozen
18:12 <MTughan> Wow, it's that cold here too apparently...
18:12 <MTughan> &wx YYZ
18:12 <Romulus> MTughan: Temperature: 12Â°F / -11Â°C | Humidity: 73% | Pressure: 30.01in / 1016hPa | Conditions: Light Snow | Wind Direction: North | Wind Speed: 18mph / 30km/h | Updated: 6:00 PM EST; Tonight - Snow at times heavy ending early this evening then cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Amount 2 to 4 cm(0.8 to 1.6 in). Blowing snow early this evening. Wind east 30 km/h (19 mph) gusting to 50 km/h (2 more messages)
18:13 <MTughan> &more
18:13 <Romulus> MTughan: (31 mph) becoming north 30 km/h (19 mph) early this evening then light near midnight. Low -15C(5F).; Saturday - Cloudy with sunny periods. High -8C(17F). Saturday night cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries in the evening. Snow at times heavy beginning near midnight. Amount 5 cm(2.0 in). Wind northeast 20 km/h (12 mph) becoming light near midnight. Low -10C(14F) with temperature rising (1 more message)
18:13 <MTughan> &more
18:13 <Romulus> MTughan: to -4C(24F) by morning.; Sunday - Periods of snow. Local blowing snow. Windy. High -2C(28F).;
18:16 <MTughan> Dinner. bbl
18:17 <xcamel> rnjoy..
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18:19 <sethy> ohi
18:19 <xcamel> &wx 12074
18:19 <Romulus> xcamel: Temperature: 13.8°F / -10.1°C | Humidity: 91% | Pressure: 29.98in / 1015.1hPa (Falling) | Conditions: Snow | Wind Direction: ENE | Wind Speed: 12.0mph / 19.3km/h ; Tonight - Snow this evening...then snow likely after midnight. Total snow accumulation of 6 to 12 inches. Lows around 13. Northeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of snow near 100 percent.; Saturday - Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow (2 more messages)
18:19 <CoderForLife> hey sethy
18:19 <xcamel> &more
18:19 <Romulus> xcamel: showers in the morning. Highs in the lower 20s. North winds around 5 mph. Chance of snow 30 percent.; Saturday Night - Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow after midnight. Cold with lows around 10 above. Northeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent.; Winter Storm Watch, Winter Storm Warning for Saratoga County in effect until 1:00 AM EST on December 20, 2008; Special Weather Statement (1 more message)
18:19 <xcamel> &more
18:19 <Romulus> xcamel: for Saratoga County in effect until 6:30 PM EST on December 19, 2008;
18:20 <xcamel> 'lo sethy
18:20 <xcamel> Tell Spit happy holidays if you speak to her...
18:20 <CoderForLife> yes, please
18:21 <sethy> i'll try call her tomorrow
18:21 <Rookie_69> Me too, please.
18:21 <wdsmia> dido
18:21 * sethy makes list
18:21 <sethy> ditto wdsmia
18:22 <wdsmia> hands are still frozen from clearing the drive
18:22 <sethy> :(
18:22 <Rookie_69> Excuses...
18:22 <CoderForLife> aren't you glad you stopped in sethy to get all this work to do?
18:22 <sethy> yep
18:22 <sethy> but i had a question in mind
18:22 <CoderForLife> ok, you earend it
18:22 <CoderForLife> er earned
18:22 <Rookie_69> Now he wants us to think...
18:23 <Rookie_69> 42!
18:23 <sethy> mainly aimed at people who was active in the new year channel last year/this year
18:24 <sethy> am i going to be the main feature of the year, i.e. most active and stuff
18:24 <sethy> ?
18:24 <sethy> i was admin of freenode for the day :D
18:25 * sethy looks at PovAddict
18:25 <PovAddict> is it open yet?
18:25 <sethy> i dont know
18:25 <PovAddict> nope
18:25 <sethy> but when it does, please notify me imediately
18:25 <PovAddict> still redirects to #defocus
18:25 <sethy> i'm going to be the bot again :D
18:26 <PovAddict> I gotta write a bot to log the channel with millisecond timestamps
18:27 <sethy> i have many things to do
18:27 <Rookie_69> You need another channel for New Years??? What's wrong with this one?
18:27 <PovAddict> Rookie_69: the other one has hundreds of users usually
18:27 <PovAddict> and it goes insane
18:27 <Rookie_69> Like I said...
18:27 <PovAddict> lots of people IRCing drunk adds to the fun
18:28 <PovAddict> as soon as it's new years in any timezone in the world, the channel gets a few dozen messages per second
18:28 <xcamel> bitbucket drunks are not funny
18:29 <sethy> and i am the main feature of the channel :D
18:29 <sethy> do we still have logs from last year nicolas
18:29 <sethy> ?
18:30 <PovAddict> I might have then somewhere
18:30 <PovAddict> cba search
18:30 <sethy> cba digging out hard drive
18:30 <PovAddict> and for that channel 1 second accuracy of timestamps isn't enough
18:31 <sethy> neither is milliseconds for us guys in GMT
18:31 <sethy> of you guys in PST
18:31 <sethy> or*
18:37 <sethy> PovAddict: used VLC Lately?
18:37 <Rookie_69> Pacific Salmon Time?
18:37 <sethy> Sushi
18:37 <sethy> time
18:37 <PovAddict> yes sethy
18:37 <sethy> also, VLC has a hat on the cone (christmas)
18:38 <Rookie_69> VLC plays almost most videos:-)
18:39 <MTughan> And for those it doesn't, there's MPlayer.
18:39 <sethy> VLC plays my mom
18:39 <MTughan> Or iTunes/QuickTime (for DRM'd files :( )
18:39 <MTughan> lol sethy
18:39 <sethy> VLC does DRM files amrite?
18:39 <MTughan> No, it can't.
18:40 <sethy> :(
18:40 <MTughan> Well, I guess it depends on the DRM. I was thinking FairPlay myself, because it's the one that I've gotten most intimate with over the past few days.
18:40 <MTughan> Think stripping it from 80+ songs by importing into iMovie, exporting, then converting to FLAC.
18:41 <sethy> FairGame?
18:41 <Romulus> Title: FairPlay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (at en.wikipedia.org)
18:41 <sethy> *.XM files FTW
18:41 * sethy looks at PovAddict
18:41 <sethy> amrite?
18:42 <MTughan> I like FLAC myself. I had problems with OGG, although that could've been the encoder.
18:44 <sethy> FLAC are nice
18:44 <CoderForLife> I'm going to wander off
18:44 <CoderForLife> gn all
18:44 <MTughan> Night CFL.
18:44 <MTughan> sethy: Yeah, but just make sure you have lots of space. About 35MB per file.
18:45 <sethy> night cfl
18:45 <sethy> yeah i exported some Rage into high level flac
18:45 <sethy> came out about 29MB
18:46 <MTughan> I hope to move all of my library to either OGG or FLAC at some point. Most of it is 160kbps MP3 right now.
18:46 <sethy> movies belong in AVI
18:47 <MTughan> What codec?
18:47 <sethy> i dunno
18:47 <sethy> just nice AVI
18:48 <MTughan> AVI is just a container format, can contain anything.
18:50 <sethy> your mom?
18:50 <Romulus> hmm... Romulus's mom is 403'd, sethy
18:50 <MTughan> I like Xvid. Good compression, seems to be good quality.
18:50 <sethy> sugoii ne~~
18:50 <MTughan> Okay, that's one of the better Markovs I've seen...
18:51 * MTughan is fixing an Enzo Ferrari.
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18:52 <Rookie_69> Is that fast food?
18:53 <MTughan> No, a nice car.
18:53 <Rookie_69> I assumed you weren't doing a tune-up so...
18:54 <MTughan> Well, it's made of LEGO... :P
18:54 <MTughan> And that's a good point. It's not so much of a fix as a cleaning.
18:54 <PovAddict> VLC supports some DRM
18:54 <PovAddict> otherwise it wouldn't play DVDs
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19:01 <PovAddict> lol
19:01 <PovAddict> AMD = a fan
19:01 <PovAddict> Air Movement Device
19:02 <sethy> DAS = Dust Accumulation System
19:02 <sethy> in german that would be
19:02 <sethy> das DAS
19:02 <xcamel> wow 93 score in snooker
19:03 <PovAddict> dust accumulation system? a computer!
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19:11 <efc> remoo
19:11 <xcamel> retroarf
19:13 <Rookie_69> Backwards dog?
19:14 <efc> Roomba trying the guest bedroom again after it ate a shawl the first time
19:14 <Rookie_69> It ate your shawl???
19:14 <efc> Its sensors were bigger than its dirt compartment
19:15 <Soul_keeper> note to self: 100,000 lines of scrollback per tab in xchat is why it's been taking me half an hour to join chans ...
19:15 <PovAddict> xchat is stupid for not auto-trimming how much chat it actually loads in the window
19:15 <PovAddict> konversation loads like the last 10 lines from the log
19:16 <Rookie_69> Walmart scrolls back prices!
19:16 <PovAddict> in soviet wallmart, prices scroll YOU back
19:16 * PovAddict looks at sethy
19:16 <sethy> ?
19:16 <PovAddict> soviet russia
19:16 <sethy> in soviet russia
19:16 * sethy looks at PovAddict
19:17 <PovAddict> PovAddict looks at you?
19:17 * efc saw a cute girl at Wal-Mart but did nothing
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19:17 <xcamel> waiting for a sale?
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19:17 <Rookie_69> Silly Bugger.
19:18 * efc supresses remark about getting her half off
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19:18 <xcamel> getting any off is a good start..
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19:22 <deprecated> &wx 98038
19:22 <Romulus> deprecated: Temperature: 26.1°F / -3.3°C | Humidity: 62% | Pressure: 29.85in / 1010.7hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Overcast | Wind Direction: NNW | Wind Speed: 4.0mph / 6.4km/h ; Today - Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 20s. West wind to 10 mph.; Tonight - Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid teens to mid 20s. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph after midnight.; Saturday - Windy. Partly sunny. Highs in the 20s. (1 more message)
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19:22 <deprecated> &more
19:22 <Romulus> deprecated: Southeast wind 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.; High Wind Warning for King County in effect until 4:00 PM PST on December 21, 2008;
19:23 <wdsmia> &zipinfo 98038
19:23 <Romulus> wdsmia: City: Maple Valley; State: WA; County: King; Area Code: 425; Time Zone: PST; Daylight Savings: Yes; Latitude: 47.4066 (North); Longitude: 122.0185 (West)
19:24 <deprecated> 30 miles East of Seattle.
19:25 <deprecated> in the path of a small wind event Mother Nature has planned for Saturday night. Sustained winds 50 to 70 and gusts to 90 possible
19:25 <wdsmia> fun
19:26 <deprecated> we are supposed to plan to be without power for a week and be sure to have gas for the chain saw.
19:26 <xcamel> that's our 3rd storm.. be here for xmas eve..
19:27 <deprecated> Oh, and tempratures are headded to the single digits.
19:29 <efc> &wx 30625
19:29 <Rookie_69> Southeast on my map.
19:29 <Romulus> efc: Temperature: 68°F / 20°C | Humidity: 83% | Pressure: 30.03in / 1017hPa (Steady) | Conditions: Scattered Clouds | Wind Direction: SSW | Wind Speed: 7mph / 11km/h ; Tonight - Mostly cloudy. Patchy dense fog. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.; Saturday - Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. A 30 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest (1 more message)
19:29 * efc kicks back
19:31 <xcamel> 68 ??
19:31 <Romulus> 68 is a strange year... remember moving back to the USA in the middle of it, xcamel
19:31 <MTughan> NS is rather warm...
19:31 <MTughan> Nvm, wherever efc is.
19:31 <MTughan> &zipinfo 30625
19:31 <Romulus> MTughan: City: Buckhead; State: GA; County: Morgan; Area Code: 706; Time Zone: EST; Daylight Savings: Yes; Latitude: 33.5239 (North); Longitude: 83.3428 (West)
19:32 <xcamel> soviet central georgia...
19:32 <MTughan> Georgia's rather warm then. Makes some sense, considering how far south that is.
19:32 <efc> Sieze the means of production, comrade.
19:32 <Soul_keeper> apparently --enable-threads=pth is identical to --enable-threads=posix
19:32 <Soul_keeper> anyone disagree ?
19:33 <MTughan> What program?
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19:34 <MTughan> &google pth posix
19:34 <Romulus> MTughan: Search took 0.17 seconds: GNU Pth - The GNU Portable Threads: <http://www.gnu.org/software/pth/>; GNU Pth - The GNU Portable Threads: <http://www.gnu.org/software/pth/pth-manual.html>; [ANNOUNCE] GNU Pth 2.0.0: <http://firstname.lastname@example.org/msg00398.html>; pthread(3) - POSIX .1c Threading API of GNU Pth: <http://www.gsp.com/cgi-bin/man.cgi?section=3&topic=pthread>; (3 more messages)
19:34 <Rookie_69> This typing is getting hard on the fingers...
19:34 <wdsmia> &wx 50319
19:35 <Romulus> wdsmia: Temperature: 19.7°F / -6.8°C | Humidity: 90% | Pressure: 30.12in / 1019.9hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Haze | Wind Direction: NNW | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Tonight - Mostly cloudy. Low 15 to 20. East wind 5 to 10 mph.; Saturday - Partly sunny early in the morning then becoming cloudy. A chance of snow in the morning...then snow likely in the afternoon. Snow accumulation around 1 inch. (2 more messages)
19:35 <wdsmia> &more
19:35 <Romulus> wdsmia: High in the mid 20s. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 70 percent.; Saturday Night - Mostly cloudy. Bitterly cold. A 20 percent chance of snow in the evening. Blowing snow through the night. Breezy. Low zero to 5 below. Northwest wind 20 to 25 mph with (1 more message)
19:35 <wdsmia> &more
19:35 <Romulus> wdsmia: gusts to around 35 mph. Wind chill readings 15 below to 25 below zero.;
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19:38 <Soul_keeper> brb
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19:42 <Soul_keeper> hmmm
19:43 <Soul_keeper> latest threaded version of xchat, not really seeing it use other cores
19:43 <efc> Do most video cards do dual link DVI? Like my old geforce4..
19:44 <Soul_keeper> appears it uses up to 2 cores, mostly just 1 tho
19:45 <efc> I would hope IRC wouldn't take too many cores..
19:45 <Soul_keeper> yeah but i'm crazy
19:45 <Soul_keeper> i like having a 100,000 line text buffer per tab
19:45 <Soul_keeper> so i can search it for keywords
19:45 <Soul_keeper> seems ok now :)
19:46 <Soul_keeper> gotta multithread my Terminal now :)
19:50 <xcamel> what version of xchat?
19:52 <efc> reminds me of the talk from microsoft of having Office using a whole cluster of computers to do.. pretty much what it does now
19:54 <Rookie_69> I stepped outside for about half a second... Brr! I'm glad I don't have to go outside for a smoke.
20:06 * MTughan is watching Airplane! bbl
20:07 <efc> I wonder why they haven't built monitors from a huge grid of micro-LEDs..
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20:11 <PovAddict> money?
20:11 <Romulus> money is good, PovAddict
20:12 <efc> we just need a silicon-based life form to vomit all over a PCB for us
20:14 <efc> I have seen some displays that are LED backlit but don't really know what that gets you
20:14 <efc> also they are like $3000
20:18 <Rookie_69> Airplane??? Surely you're kidding!
20:25 <Rookie_69> Surely you jest... No, I'm serious... and quit calling me shirley!
20:25 <Soul_keeper> xcamel, got the latest 2.8.6 compiled with pthreads support
20:26 <Soul_keeper> apparently the terminal i use doesn't support threading :( likely wouldn't be extremely difficult to code it in i guess
20:27 <Soul_keeper> i'd been running 1600x1200 for like 4 or 5yrs ....
20:27 <Soul_keeper> apparently my monitor does 2048x1536
20:28 <Soul_keeper> :)
20:31 <xcamel> I see
20:34 <Rookie_69> I can't.
20:34 <Rookie_69> Letters too small.
20:34 <Soul_keeper> hmmm so the difference between 2560x1600 and 2048x1536 is about 25% screensize ?
20:35 <Soul_keeper> well pixels*
20:35 <Soul_keeper> 2560x1600=4096000 2048x1536=3145728
20:36 <PovAddict> LOL @ silicon life vomit
20:37 <Soul_keeper> 23.2% more realestate
20:41 <Romulus> Title: QDB: Quote #294362 (at qdb.us)
20:44 <Soul_keeper> 3.5" more horizontal screenspace and 2.5" more verticle by moving my res from 2560x1600 to 2048x1536
20:48 <Soul_keeper> 39% more realestate going from 1600x1200 to 2048x1536
20:49 <Soul_keeper> 3.5" more horizontal screenspace and 2.5" more verticle by moving my res from 1600x1200 to 2048x1536 (EDIT)
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20:51 <Soul_keeper> so basically i'm talking to myself
20:53 <PovAddict> yup
20:57 <Rookie_69> I'm not really listening.
20:57 <xcamel> ditto
20:59 <xcamel> laterz..
20:59 <Soul_keeper> i don't like any of you anyways
21:09 <Rookie_69> I don' treally like any of us either.
21:10 * wdsmia sends Rookie_69 a space
21:10 <Rookie_69> I don't really like any of us either.
21:11 <Rookie_69> TY.
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21:16 <Rookie_69> I bought a 19" crt and then realized that it took up the whole desk...
21:17 <Rookie_69> I replaced it with a 19"led monitor...
21:17 <Rookie_69> Il have to wear reading glasses tosee it now.
21:17 <Rookie_69> ... to see...
21:18 <Rookie_69> Well, I have to wear reading glasses to see the keyboard at least.
21:19 <wdsmia> arms to short to type?
21:26 <Rookie_69> Maybe...
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21:35 <Rookie_69> Desk too small to fit monitor on.
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21:59 <Rookie_69> Thermo is sitting at about -11C. Brr.
22:22 <wdsmia> &nn Glenn
22:22 <Romulus> Live long and crunch!
22:22 <Rookie_69> NN all.
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22:32 <efc> reremoo
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22:33 <efc> aww, I missed the monitor discussion
22:33 <efc> Sweet, I have a quote enshrined for eternity
22:38 <Soul_keeper> yeah can't believe i was using 40% less desktop for 5yrs and didn't even know it
22:38 <efc> I could use about 4000 vertical pixels for music editing
22:45 <efc> the 1280x1024 I have right now is good enough most of the time, though
22:46 <efc> funny how 640x480 used to be plenty
22:46 <PovAddict> I have 1280x1024
22:47 <Soul_keeper> i'm running 2048x1536 right now, i didn't even know it existed i'd read specs somewhere and just see the "2" figured there was only one step over 1600x1200 and what not ...
22:47 <efc> what refresh rate at that res?
22:47 <efc> That has to be getting close to the limit of what the analog VGA connector can take
22:47 <Soul_keeper> i ran 1280x1024 on my 17" for 5yrs before i got this 21" 5yrs ago
22:48 <Soul_keeper> only 60Hz tho at 2048x1536 but still ok
22:49 <efc> Can't remember how high my Iiyama went, but 1152x864 was the sweet spot
22:49 <efc> at least 1600x1200
22:49 <efc> the Iiyama had the 5xBNC inputs, but I never ended up using them
22:50 <Soul_keeper> interesting
22:50 <efc> used for workstations like Suns
22:51 <efc> i thought i'd get a Sparcstation
22:51 <Soul_keeper> those are for rich kids :)
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22:51 <efc> well, like a Sparcstation 1+ :p like a 33 mhz 386
22:52 <efc> totally kick butt at the time though, like $20,000
22:52 <Soul_keeper> heh
22:52 <efc> 64 meg of ram
22:52 <efc> a lot in 1990
22:53 <PovAddict> heh I was still in the womb
22:55 <efc> maybe I oghter hook my 17"s as duals again (I got dad the same model as I have)
22:55 <Soul_keeper> http://sterlingdesktops.com/screenshots/ss-02-12-08.jpg
22:55 <Soul_keeper> that's the difference is size
22:56 <Soul_keeper> old 1600x1200 screenshot at full size
22:56 <PovAddict> you use window folding a lot :)
22:57 <PovAddict> are you using any interesting window manager?
22:59 <efc> One thing I'd heard is a good setup is a 30" 2560x1200, with two 5:4 20" 1600x1200's turned on their sides
23:00 <efc> What the heck, SGA is a rerun
23:03 <granpa_paul> that does sound good, efc
23:03 <efc> Of course this setup will cost you at least $2000 + whatever video card array could drive it :)
23:03 <granpa_paul> trying to figure out what to use next, have a 24 and 1 195:4 turned
23:03 <granpa_paul> oops 19"
23:03 <granpa_paul> 1280x1024
23:03 <Soul_keeper> they are talking about how CRTs work on history channel "modern marvels"
23:03 <efc> On the history channel, ouch
23:03 <Soul_keeper> lol
23:04 <Soul_keeper> talking about LCDs now on history chan
23:06 <efc> apparently there were some much higher res LCDs produced years ago
23:08 <wdsmia> Hmm broken heat sink mount that explains why the cpu was running at 82C
23:09 <efc> 3840 x 2400 produced several years ago but none anymore
23:10 <MTughan> As I know, no video cards can drive that alone. It'd probably need two inputs.
23:10 <MTughan> &math 3840 / 2
23:10 <Romulus> MTughan: 1920
23:10 <Soul_keeper> yeah those higher res ones have a catch tho
23:11 <Soul_keeper> you have to use dual dvi to run them
23:11 <efc> probably a quintuple-link DVI
23:11 <Soul_keeper> a special card like the matrox parhelia
23:11 <MTughan> Can dual-link DVI run it, or do you mean two DVI connections?
23:11 <Soul_keeper> so it's basically like having a several monitors just not being divided
23:12 <Soul_keeper> i'm not too sure
23:12 <efc> So regular cards with a DVI don't do dual link DVI? Like my old Geforce4 would appear to be dual link..
23:12 <MTughan> Hmm, apparently dual-link can drive 3840x2400.
23:12 <MTughan> Although at only 33Hz.
23:13 <efc> its got the pins anyway
23:13 <MTughan> 2560x1600 is the highest a single DVI connection can drive at 60Hz.
23:14 <efc> it "only" goes to 2048x1536
23:14 <MTughan> Can drive that at 75Hz.
23:14 <Soul_keeper> "Most display cards with a DVI connector are capable of supporting the 3840x2400 resolution. However, the maximum refresh rate will be limited by the number of DVI links that are connected to the monitor. 1, 2, or 4 DVI connectors are used to drive the monitor using various tile configurations. Only the IBM T221-DG5 and IDTech MD22292B5 support the use of dual-link DVI ports using an external converter box."
23:15 <Soul_keeper> viewsonic briefly made one too
23:15 <MTughan> So yes, at least two DVI dual-link connections would be needed to drive 3840x2400. 4 single-link connections oughta do it too.
23:15 <MTughan> For a usable 60Hz, that is.
23:17 <Soul_keeper> yeah less than 60 would probably make your eyes bug out
23:17 <Soul_keeper> anyways pizza time here :)
23:18 <efc> maybe we should just get normal pRon instead of gawking at 3840x2400 monitors :P
23:20 <efc> It would be cool if you could build up the monitor out of tiles, and make it as big as you wanted
23:20 <efc> Hard to make them seamless but maybe possible
23:41 <Soul_keeper> :)
23:41 <Soul_keeper> i'm surprised they never made that halographic light stuff work
23:42 <efc> I heard somebody was actually going to sell a 3d display
23:42 <Soul_keeper> where an image is just projected into the air
23:43 <efc> I think the volumetric spinning spiral thingies have been around a while but they never sell them
23:43 <Soul_keeper> i saw a video game like that in an arcade once