IRC logs of #boinc for Thursday, 2009-02-12

00:02 <Soul_keeper> maybe it's racist

00:03 <MTughan> What is?

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00:11 <Soul_keeper> http://sterlingdesktops.com/boincrace/test2.png   there

00:11 <Soul_keeper> it'll update at 12:05PM PST now

00:12 <MTughan> All right, cool.

00:27 <ELGono> &weather meiningen,germany

00:27 <Romulus> ELGono: Temperature: 25°F / -4°C | Humidity: 100% | Pressure: 29.77in / 1008hPa | Conditions: Snow | Wind Direction: North | Wind Speed: 7mph / 11km/h | Updated: 6:20 AM CET; Chance of Snow. High:33 F.; Chance of Snow. Low:24 F.; Chance of Snow. High:32 F.; Chance of Snow. Low:19 F.; Chance of Snow. High:32 F.; Chance of Snow. Low:22 F.;

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00:50 <Tank-Master> &wf silver falls, or

00:50 <Romulus> Tank-Master: Are you daft?

00:50 <Tank-Master> &wx silver falls, or

00:50 <Romulus> Tank-Master: Temperature: 42F / 5.6C | Humidity: 58% | Pressure: in / hPa (Steady) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: South | Wind Speed: 2mph / 3.2km/h ; Tonight - Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.; Thursday - Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.; Thursday Night - Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.;

00:51 <Tank-Master> highs in the 70s? wtf?

00:52 <MTughan> It be quite warm.

00:52 <Tank-Master> yeah, on a day it may snow?

00:53 <Tank-Master> I think not

00:54 <ELGono> we just got 2" snow again

00:54 <Tank-Master> congratz

01:00 <MTughan> Well, I'm off to bed... Don't have class until 1PM tomorrow, but no use staying up too late. 1AM is late enough.

01:01 <MTughan> TM: Hope the cold weather stays around, keeps the OC higher. I might have to start clocking down soon.

01:01 <zombie67> gn

01:03 <zombie67> yeah

01:03 <zombie67> same thing here...sorta

01:04 <zombie67> I keep my machines in the garages this time of year

01:04 <zombie67> in the summer, I have to bring them inside, and spend EXTRA power to give them AC

01:05 <zombie67> &blah

01:05 <Romulus> zombie67: Are you daft?

01:05 <zombie67> heh

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01:22 <jasong> Anybody use Transmission in Linux?  I'm trying to de-clutter and I need to know where the torrent tracking file is stored

01:23 <jasong> I'm pretty sure it's one of those "invisible" directories, but I want to make the haystack a bit smaller before I start looking, if you get my meaning

01:23 <zombie67> invisible?

01:23 <zombie67> just ls -la

01:24 <jasong> Yeah, I know, but there are a ton of invisible directories and I'm hoping I can cut down on the random clicking

01:25 <zombie67> clicking?

01:26 <zombie67> you mean you use a mouse?!

01:26 <jasong> Well, my initial search will involve a mouse

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01:27 <jasong> When I start rearranging stuff, I might do things different, but first I need to figure out where the stuff I need is

01:29 <jasong> Found it :)

01:29 <jasong> .config

01:32 <ELGono> lol zombie67 when i think of linux, there is no mouse ;) too

01:33 <zombie67> I grew up on unix, and wyse green vt100 terminals

01:33 <ELGono> yea dude ;)

01:34 <ELGono> bash 2.0 was like a revolution ;)

01:34 <zombie67> vi rules

01:34 <zombie67> bash?  csh here

01:35 <zombie67> SunOS 3

01:35 <ELGono> tcsh on irix 5.2 here

01:35 <zombie67> tsch is just too easy

01:35 <zombie67> ;)

01:35 <ELGono> but it has history ;)

01:35 <zombie67> heh

01:38 <ELGono> and tcsh has some cool vi insert mode functions

01:39 <zombie67> that was after my time

01:39 <ELGono> using mouse now? hehe

01:40 <ELGono> i set up a SGI Indigo (33Mhz) as diskless system (booting from another sgi server) just for one purpose

01:41 <ELGono> to use the keyboard of it at all my other maschines.... doing that with x2vnc (via ssh connection)

01:42 <ELGono> cause it's back from those good old days .... (seperate metal spring under each key)

01:49 <zombie67> http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/Most-Emailed-Photos/ss/1756/im:/090210/481/6c88fbc6080148638d5036d80e449907

01:49 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/dkvlal> (at news.yahoo.com)

01:50 <zombie67> If the auzzies do it right, there will be people burnt intentionally

01:51 <ELGono> most downloaded video ever http://www.boingboing.net/2009/02/05/david-after-dentist.html

01:51 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/bvgly4> (at www.boingboing.net)

01:52 <ELGono> iirc 2.5Million within first 24h

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03:18 <efc> &wx 31088

03:18 <Romulus> efc: Temperature: 55F / 13C | Humidity: 56% | Pressure: 30.06in / 1018hPa (Steady) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: West | Wind Speed: 4mph / 6km/h ; Rest of Tonight - Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.; Thursday - Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 10 (1 more message)

03:19 <ELGono> mo ed

03:19 <efc> moo

03:35 <efc> hmm, firefox doesn't seem to be able to stop popups anymore

03:36 <efc> 9 deaths, 600 ill

03:36 <efc> for whoever asked earlier

03:46 <efc> &math convert 1 va to watts

03:46 <Romulus> efc: Error: va is not a valid unit.

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04:07 <CoderForLife> &wx 45140

04:07 <Romulus> CoderForLife: Temperature: 39.2F / 4.0C | Humidity: 76% | Pressure: 29.88in / 1011.7hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Overcast | Wind Direction: NNW | Wind Speed: 2.0mph / 3.2km/h ; Overnight - Cloudy. Scattered showers...mainly through midnight. Very windy with lows in the mid 30s. West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.; Thursday - Partly sunny and breezy. Highs in (1 more message)

04:07 <CoderForLife> &more

04:07 <Romulus> CoderForLife: the mid 40s. West winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.; Thursday Night - Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.; Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch for Hamilton County in effect until 7:00 AM EST on February 12, 2009;

04:07 <efc> moo cfl

04:07 <CoderForLife> moo

04:08 <efc> how's the downward spiral there?

04:09 <CoderForLife> circling in the toilet bowl

04:09 <efc> Which way?

04:09 <CoderForLife> it appears that it's circling to the left

04:11 <CoderForLife> I think that's called the Porkulus effect

04:12 <efc> sit back and munch some crackers

04:12 <CoderForLife> I'll be getting breakfast here soon

04:19 * CoderForLife creates a nightly backup of his financial data to the 1TB mass storage device

04:20 <CoderForLife> brb   breakfast

04:20 <efc> You're so naughty

04:28 <CoderForLife> hmm?

04:29 <CoderForLife> how so efc?

04:29 <efc> Oh, I thought you said naughty, not nightly

04:30 <CoderForLife> no  - no pr0n involved

04:30 <CoderForLife> unless you consider my income tax files

04:30 <efc> thought it might be naughty cuz its supposed to be 'secure' or something

04:34 <CoderForLife> only as secure as SAMBA shares behind my firewall

04:36 <ELGono> morning dudes

04:37 <ELGono> if you use typo3, please update ;)

04:37 <CoderForLife> morning German dude =)

04:37 <CoderForLife> how are you ELGono?

04:37 <ELGono> our Minister of the Interior (schaeuble / the one in wheelchair) was hacked 2 days ago

04:38 <ELGono> security leak in typo3

04:38 <ELGono> his website was 0wn3d

04:38 <ELGono> and the guys googled his md5 password hash

04:38 <ELGono> gues what his password was:

04:38 <CoderForLife> hmm

04:38 <CoderForLife> last name

04:38 <ELGono> "gewinner" ... wich means "winner"

04:39 <CoderForLife> ah  heh

04:39 <CoderForLife> i bet it would be "whiner" now

04:39 <CoderForLife> I bet he used the same password everywhere too

04:40 <ELGono> rotfl

04:40 <ELGono> for sure don

04:40 <ELGono> he's "merkbefreit"

04:40 <CoderForLife> not just owned - completely owned

04:41 <ELGono> wich means something like  blithely unaware

04:41 <ELGono> numbfortable

04:41 <CoderForLife> heh

04:41 <CoderForLife> "ignorance is bliss"

04:41 <ELGono> non-grasper

04:41 <ELGono> perception-free

04:41 <ELGono> ;)

04:42 <CoderForLife> I think he's gaining an understanding

04:42 <ELGono> he's the one who wantz remote Computer surveillance in germany

04:43 <CoderForLife> he got it

04:43 <CoderForLife> he ought to be glad they didn't hack the wheelchair as well

04:44 <ELGono> lol

04:44 <CoderForLife> wow - some big tax cut

04:44 <CoderForLife> I get a huge $13 a week extra

04:45 <CoderForLife> starting in June, then it drops to $8 next January

04:45 <ELGono> damn i'm still on debt collection

04:46 <CoderForLife> I may be able to stimulate the economy by a trip to McDonald's each week

04:46 <ELGono> funny .. uni wants still 500 euros "long time student fee" for next semester ... but owes me still 200 euro

04:46 <ELGono> cause i rented some projectors to them

04:46 <CoderForLife> that's so they can pay you back with your own money

04:47 <ELGono> i suggested it already

04:47 <CoderForLife> sounds like you live in California

04:47 <ELGono> but different pot

04:48 <ELGono> hehe arnold learned from us ;)

04:49 * CoderForLife takes out scissors and starts dividing up his $13 a week

04:50 <ELGono> laterz don ... back to learning here ...

04:50 <CoderForLife> k tc

04:50 <efc> later

04:51 <CoderForLife> CoderForLife takes out scissors and starts dividing up the $13 a week to efc

04:51 <CoderForLife> heh

04:51 <efc> Why, thanks, I feel Stimulated

04:52 <CoderForLife> one for you, one for me, two for you, and one two for me

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05:59 <CoderForLife> well - as much as I'd like to stay home and do my Coding thing, I must go to w@#% to write a recommendation on spending a bunch of money

05:59 <CoderForLife> laterz

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06:24 <hawmps> 'lo

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06:36 <wdsmia_> &wx 50319

06:36 <Romulus> wdsmia_: Temperature: 31.4F / -0.3C | Humidity: 75% | Pressure: 30.04in / 1017.2hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Partly Cloudy | Wind Direction: WSW | Wind Speed: 1.0mph / 1.6km/h ; Today - Sunny. High in the mid 40s. West wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.; Tonight - Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 20s. Northwest wind near 10 mph shifting to the north after midnight.; Friday - A slight chance (1 more message)

06:36 <wdsmia_> &more

06:36 <Romulus> wdsmia_: of snow in the morning...then snow in the afternoon. Colder. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. High in the lower 30s. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow near 100 percent.; Winter Storm Watch for Polk County in effect until 12:00 AM CST on February 14, 2009; Flood Warning for Polk County in effect until 1:03 PM CST on February 14, 2009;

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06:42 <hawmps> wowza.. barometer: 28.94

06:42 <hawmps> 'how low can you go' ....

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08:16 <hawmps> &wx 12020

08:16 <Romulus> hawmps: Temperature: 41.9F / 5.5C | Humidity: 100% | Pressure: 28.96in / 980.6hPa (Falling) | Conditions: Overcast | Wind Direction: WNW | Wind Speed: 8.0mph / 12.9km/h ; Today - Showers likely. Breezy with highs in the mid 40s. Temperature falling into the upper 30s this afternoon. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph...increasing to west 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph this (2 more messages)

08:16 <hawmps> &more

08:16 <Romulus> hawmps: afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent.; Tonight - Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow or rain showers in the evening...then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Blustery with lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.; Friday - Partly sunny. Cooler with highs around 30. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to (1 more message)

08:16 <hawmps> &more

08:16 <Romulus> hawmps: 25 mph.; Areal Flood Watch for Saratoga County in effect until 12:00 AM EST on February 13, 2009; Wind Advisory for Saratoga County in effect until 12:00 AM EST on February 13, 2009; Special Weather Statement for Saratoga County in effect until 9:00 AM EST on February 12, 2009;

08:16 <hawmps> lovely..

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10:52 <ELGono> in honor to charles 200th birthday: http://darwinawards.com/

10:52 <Romulus> Title: The Darwin Awards (at darwinawards.com)

10:57 <hawmps> Lincoln's birthday too.. 200 years

11:43 <MTughan> All right, Willy's looking at new hardware for BOINCStats. AMD PII 940, 8GB RAM, 4x 150GB VelociRaptors, and two other HDDs.

11:44 <MTughan> Estimates 1500 Euro.

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11:57 <jackygrahamez> hi

11:57 <jackygrahamez> &wx 20001

11:57 <Romulus> jackygrahamez: Temperature: 54.8F / 12.7C | Humidity: 39% | Pressure: 29.69in / 1005.3hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Scattered Clouds | Wind Direction: WNW | Wind Speed: 20.0mph / 32.2km/h ; This Afternoon - Sunny and windy. Highs around 60. West winds 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.; Tonight - Mostly clear and breezy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph in the (1 more message)

11:57 <jackygrahamez> &more

11:57 <Romulus> jackygrahamez: evening.; Friday - Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.; Wind Advisory for District of Columbia County in effect until 12:00 AM EST on February 13, 2009; Fire Weather Warning for District of Columbia County in effect until 9:00 PM EST on February 12, 2009;

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13:41 <PovAdct_es> hi all

13:42 <jackygrahamez> hi Povadct_es

13:42 <jackygrahamez> you back from spain?

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14:09 <FreeLarry58> yeah just noticed had my first machine last long enough to get 1M credits

14:10 <FreeLarry58> http://boincstats.com/stats/boinc_host_graph.php?pr=bo&id=3274650

14:10 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/d48nu6> (at boincstats.com)

14:10 <FreeLarry58> in slightly more than one year

14:11 <FreeLarry58> compared to my onldest cruncher http://boincstats.com/stats/boinc_host_graph.php?pr=bo&id=1745

14:11 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/bkj93m> (at boincstats.com)

14:15 <DerMeister> All my machines together only got a little more than 100k in the past 2.5 years... I don't even start dreaming about 1M credits...

14:19 <FreeLarry58> lol neither did i

14:20 <FreeLarry58> my oldest machine been going since 2001 on seti than boinc

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14:41 <hawmps> 'lo Larry

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14:58 <yoyo[RKN]> re

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15:21 <jackygrahamez> any recommendations for sites that host CSS templates?

15:43 <Soul_keeper> http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Nvidia-x86-NEC-CPU-HD,6985.html

15:43 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/ca3f39> (at www.tomshardware.com)

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16:01 <xcamel> 'lo

16:05 <KathrynM> &wx ulsan

16:05 <Romulus> KathrynM: Temperature: 57°F / 14°C | Humidity: 94% | Pressure: 29.68in / 1005hPa | Conditions: Light Rain | Wind Direction: South | Wind Speed: 14mph / 22km/h | Updated: 6:00 AM KST; Unknown. High:48 F.; Clear. Low:33 F.; Scattered Clouds. High:60 F.; Chance of Rain. Low:53 F.; Rain. High:62 F.; Chance of Rain. Low:44 F.;

16:05 <KathrynM> did someone miss the message that it's February?

16:06 <wdsmia_w> &wx 50319

16:06 <Romulus> wdsmia_w: Temperature: 46.3F / 7.9C | Humidity: 29% | Pressure: 30.14in / 1020.5hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Partly Cloudy | Wind Direction: NNW | Wind Speed: 4.0mph / 6.4km/h ; Rest of Today - Sunny. High in the mid 40s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.; Tonight - Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 20s. Northwest wind near 10 mph shifting to the north after midnight.; Friday - A (2 more messages)

16:06 <wdsmia_w> &more

16:06 <Romulus> wdsmia_w: slight chance of snow in the morning...then snow in the afternoon. Colder. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. High in the lower 30s. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow near 100 percent.; Winter Storm Watch for Polk County in effect until 12:00 AM CST on February 14, 2009; Flood Warning for Polk County in effect until 5:08 PM CST on February 15, (1 more message)

16:06 <wdsmia_w> &more

16:06 <Romulus> wdsmia_w: 2009;

16:07 <wdsmia_w> Winter Storm Watch looks like Feb. to me

16:08 <KathrynM> stupid change in weather is making my allergies go haywire

16:14 <xcamel> 'lo Kathy

16:15 <xcamel> down to 36 from 50 yesterday

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16:21 <xcamel> wind has been blowing 30-40mph all day

16:22 <yoyo[RKN]> &wx sxf

16:22 <Romulus> yoyo[RKN]: Temperature: 30°F / -1°C | Humidity: 69% | Pressure: 29.95in / 1014hPa | Conditions: Scattered Clouds | Wind Direction: WNW | Wind Speed: 13mph / 20km/h | Updated: 9:50 PM CET; Chance of Snow. High:33 F.; Chance of Snow. Low:26 F.; Chance of Snow. High:32 F.; Chance of Snow. Low:28 F.; Chance of Snow. High:30 F.; Chance of Snow. Low:26 F.;

16:23 <PovAdct_es> can somebody ask for wx Ronda, España for me? I can't type the ampersand here...

16:24 <PovAdct_es> wait

16:24 <PovAdct_es> Romulus: wx Ronda, España

16:24 <Romulus> PovAdct_es: Temperature: 48°F / 9°C | Humidity: 87% | Pressure: 30.09in / 1019hPa | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: NE | Wind Speed: 2mph / 4km/h | Updated: 10:00 PM CET; Clear. High:64 F.; Clear. Low:42 F.; Clear. High:66 F.; Clear. Low:42 F.; Clear. High:68 F.; Clear. Low:42 F.;

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16:28 <xcamel> Ben to Ronda - beautiful little city..

16:28 <xcamel> been, even...

16:34 <xcamel> bbiab

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16:52 <CoderForLife> re-hi

16:53 <CoderForLife> a quick check-in - I'm going to go outside and inspect the roof from the ground with binoculars are the night of howling winds

16:53 <CoderForLife> are=after

16:57 <CoderForLife> anybody home?

16:58 <MTughan_> Yep.

16:58 <CoderForLife> hey Michael

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16:59 <MTughan> Worried about the roof?

16:59 <CoderForLife> just precautionary

16:59 <CoderForLife> I see no shingles in the yard or on the deck

17:00 <CoderForLife> lots of folks who had roof damage when Huriicane Ike came to Ohio now need new roofs again

17:01 <CoderForLife> not enough hot days between September and February to seal the shingles down

17:01 <CoderForLife> one lady at work had a new $8000 roof in September - it will need to be re-done

17:02 <CoderForLife> er w@#%

17:02 <CoderForLife> sorry for my abusive language

17:02 <MTughan> Heh.

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17:03 <CoderForLife> well - while the sun is good, I'll take a little walk

17:03 <CoderForLife> bbiab

17:16 <Tank-Master> hf

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17:24 <CoderForLife> back

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17:25 <CoderForLife> no problems spotted on the roof - all shingles seem to be in place, none found on the ground, water heater chimney in place, all roof vents in place

17:29 <CoderForLife> gutters and siding still attached

17:30 <CoderForLife> I guess I'm a winner

17:30 <CoderForLife> special bonus - the power stayed on

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17:41 <xcamel> ditto/power/roofing

17:47 <CoderForLife> that's good newx xcamel

17:47 <CoderForLife> what about this Sen, Gregg withdrawal

17:51 <xcamel> good move on his part..

17:52 <CoderForLife> mm-hmm

17:52 <Nickuwo> Hey MTughan, rewrite Ramsey for me :)

17:53 <MTughan> lol, why?

17:53 <Nickuwo> umm, cause you're really cool and stuff

17:54 <Nickuwo> hehe

17:54 <Nickuwo> alright fine, ill do it

17:54 <Nickuwo> dammit

17:54 <MTughan> Heh.

17:55 <Nickuwo> damn c/c++. everything should be written in C#

17:55 <Nickuwo> :)

17:55 * CoderForLife looks up

17:56 <MTughan> I prefer Obj-C myself.

17:56 * Nickuwo ducks

17:56 <CoderForLife> that would be a huge mistake

17:56 <CoderForLife> bbiab

17:56 <Nickuwo> yes, well

17:58 <Nickuwo> drink beer or write code....

17:58 <Nickuwo> what a dilemma

17:59 <Nickuwo> drink beer and write code??

17:59 <Nickuwo> <-- genius

17:59 <MTughan> No, you drink caffeine and write code. ;)

18:01 <Nickuwo> how bout sparks? alcohol and caffine

18:01 * Nickuwo is tempted to just copy C# code into a .cpp file...

18:01 <MTughan> o_O

18:02 <Nickuwo> gawd i suck at writing code

18:18 <yoyo[RKN]> moin

18:19 <yoyo[RKN]> hi Nickuwo

18:19 <yoyo[RKN]> hi MTughan

18:19 <Nickuwo> hey yoyo

18:19 <MTughan> 'lo yoyo

18:19 <yoyo[RKN]> ui, it's early in the morning 0:20 am

18:20 <wdsmia> re-hi

18:20 <xcamel> 'lo Doug

18:20 <MTughan> 'lo Doug

18:20 <MTughan> 'lo Jay

18:23 <wdsmia> 5 days of nice weather... I wonder how hard were going to get hit with this next storm

18:25 <xcamel> ditto here

18:25 <wdsmia> forcast changes every hr only thing there sure of is its going to snow....1 to 12 inches

18:29 <xcamel> no snow here for a few more days...

18:29 <xcamel> some minor squalls maybe

18:31 <CoderForLife> re-re-hi

18:31 <wdsmia> &wx 50319

18:31 <Romulus> wdsmia: Temperature: 41.7F / 5.4C | Humidity: 39% | Pressure: 30.15in / 1020.9hPa (Steady) | Conditions: Partly Cloudy | Wind Direction: WSW | Wind Speed: 2.0mph / 3.2km/h ; Tonight - Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 20s. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast after midnight.; Friday - Cloudy. A chance of snow early in the afternoon. Snow late in the afternoon. Snow accumulation of 1 (2 more messages)

18:31 <wdsmia> &more

18:31 <Romulus> wdsmia: to 2 inches. High in the mid 30s. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 90 percent.; Friday Night - Snow in the evening...then a chance of snow after midnight. Snow accumulation of 3 to 4 inches. Total snow accumulation 4 to 6 inches. Low 15 to 20. North wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow near 100 percent.; Winter Storm Watch for Polk County in (1 more message)

18:31 <wdsmia> &more

18:31 <Romulus> wdsmia: effect until 12:00 AM CST on February 14, 2009; Flood Warning for Polk County in effect until 5:08 PM CST on February 15, 2009;

18:31 <wdsmia> *lo Don

18:31 <CoderForLife> hey Doug - what the Polk is going on?

18:32 <CoderForLife> you still doing winter?  give it up

18:32 <wdsmia> not a Des Moines thing :P

18:33 <CoderForLife> heh

18:33 <CoderForLife> plink 208.66.64.182

18:34 <CoderForLife> and 211.139.93.6

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18:40 <wdsmia> http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090212/ap_on_fe_st/odd_jail_toilet_paper lol

18:40 <KathrynM> TGIF

18:40 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/cqh2z9> (at news.yahoo.com)

18:40 <CoderForLife> hello KathrynM

18:41 * CoderForLife eyes the tab key suspiciously

18:41 * KathrynM eyes CoderForLife

18:41 <KathrynM> and his tab key

18:41 <CoderForLife> beware the eyeds of March

18:42 <KathrynM> *sigh* Friday the 13th

18:42 <MTughan> CoderForLife: "ides" of March.

18:42 <MTughan> KathrynM: I was born on Friday the 13th.

18:42 <CoderForLife> I hear it comes on Friday this month

18:42 <KathrynM> hmm...

18:42 <KathrynM> that explains a lot :)

18:43 <MTughan> lol

18:43 <CoderForLife> The fact that I know the expression should indicate that I know my history, et tu, Brute

18:43 <KathrynM> just checked, my dad was born on a Saturday

18:43 <KathrynM> :)

18:44 <wdsmia> when I went to Army basic traning we started on a Friday the 13th, had another durning training and graduated on April 1st

18:44 <KathrynM> eek

18:48 * wdsmia was born under a lucky super nova

18:50 <xcamel> March 15, 44 B.C., Caesar, first plot, Mar 18th , final deed

18:51 <CoderForLife> it's good to see that the cosmic rays didn't kause eny kromosome bamage, wdsmia

18:52 * CoderForLife does some personal finances

18:52 * KathrynM needs a lucky supernova

18:52 * wdsmia repositions his tail and thinks its a bitch typing with 12 fingers

18:53 <MTughan> o_O

18:53 <CoderForLife> math in base 12 is a bit tough

18:54 <wdsmia> lol work in base 36 at w@#%

18:54 <CoderForLife> why stop?  ran outta letters?

18:56 <wdsmia> lol cant dup a 4 digit tracking number

18:57 <CoderForLife> I bet O0O0 is quite confusing

18:57 <wdsmia> monaco true type font

18:57 <xcamel> Charter Communications to File for Bankruptcy

18:57 <MTughan> If your font doesn't differentiate it.

18:57 <MTughan> Yep, I use Monaco too.

19:01 <wdsmia> fun part is coding convertion to base 10 for reports

19:02 <CoderForLife> you just divide by the letter Q

19:02 <wdsmia> lol

19:05 <wdsmia> incrament +t decrament -w ...sum = brain meltdown

19:10 <CoderForLife> I agree - "sum brain meltdown"

19:13 <wdsmia> ok quick test frac - sux answer in base 10

19:14 <xcamel> if brain > 0

19:16 <CoderForLife> illogical expression - please re-enter

19:16 <wdsmia> rommie would have a hard time with that one

19:18 <wdsmia> I only have to do that 6 times each for 59 nodes each month

19:20 * CoderForLife tries to figure out where he's going to spend his $13 per week tax break to best stimulate the economy

19:20 <wdsmia> then make a nice pie chart for managment to ooh and ahh over

19:20 <CoderForLife> I think this is base 52 math

19:20 <xcamel> it's only $8.10 in the final cut, CFL

19:20 <wdsmia> goes to $8 after Jan

19:21 <CoderForLife> there goes my McDonald's-based plan

19:21 <CoderForLife> and Michelle was making fun of McCain's plan

19:22 <CoderForLife> Barry's going to fumble this, and then do a big over-reach

19:23 <wdsmia> ya think

19:23 <CoderForLife> Community organzing just isn't what it used to be to gain executive experience

19:26 * CoderForLife thinks that a return to bitter clinging may be in order

19:26 <CoderForLife> but until then, down to the Couch with the missus

19:26 <CoderForLife> gn from here

19:39 <wdsmia> Advocates for the poor say that directing stimulus money to the neediest Americans makes sense because they're the most likely to put cash back into the economy quickly.

19:39 <wdsmia> "Poor people just spend money faster,

19:40 <wdsmia> NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

19:40 <xcamel> and not pay off all their bad debts, forcing hard working people to become poor...

19:42 * wdsmia invests in the 50" HD tv market

19:43 <xcamel> risky...

19:44 <wdsmia> you think they will take that money and pay off the credit cards or head for best buy

19:47 <xcamel> nope

19:52 <xcamel> cases o'beer, McD's, etc

19:52 <wdsmia> Cadillac welfare

19:52 <xcamel> something like that..

19:56 <wdsmia> Cadillac welfare was taking the caddie out to pick up the food stamps by people who never worked a day in there lives

19:58 <wdsmia> people who forget the past are bound to repeat it

19:58 <xcamel> you forgot the 450lb woman, 8 kids, and the handicap tag for the mirror.\

20:00 <wdsmia> maybe I'll invest in new tenament construction

20:07 * wdsmia thinks the male beta has finally figured out how to build a bubble nest... time to put the female back in

20:12 <wdsmia> computer desk aquarium

20:23 <wdsmia> http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090213/ap_on_fe_st/odd_long_nails_broken

20:23 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/d6nb9m> (at news.yahoo.com)

20:59 <ELGono> damn, my 22" Eizo CRT just broke

21:06 <wdsmia> sux 2bu

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21:07 <wdsmia> btw: *lo Gono :)

21:08 <ELGono> lo doug

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21:48 <wdsmia> &ding

21:48 <Romulus> DONG!

21:48 <MTughan> 'lo Dou

21:48 <MTughan> g*

21:49 * MTughan is too used to using nick auto-completion in XChat...

21:49 <wdsmia> *lo Mich

21:49 <wdsmia> ael

21:50 <MTughan> Heh.

21:50 <MTughan> I type "Dou", hit Tab, then hit Enter without thinking. If I were to type "wds" then hit Tab, it'd work.

21:51 <wdsmia> been called worse

21:52 <wdsmia> just dont add a ie to it

21:52 <MTughan> lol

21:52 <MTughan> You're not big on "Dougie"? xD

21:53 <wdsmia> damn script isnt working

21:54 <wdsmia> brb

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21:54 <xcamel> nytol..

21:55 <wdsmia> ok try that again

21:55 <MTughan> Night jay.

21:55 <wdsmia> cya Jay

21:55 <MTughan> Dammit... My Shift key doesn't always work.

21:55 <MTughan> What if I knew someone named "Dougie"?

21:57 <wdsmia> Hmm not good

21:57 <MTughan> Are you attempting to use me as a scapegoat?

21:57 <wdsmia> resend that one more time

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21:59 <MTughan_> Dougie

21:59 <wdsmia> asks MTughan_ if he really wants to be banned from this channel.

21:59 <MTughan> lol

21:59 <wdsmia> looks like that last upgrade killed my scripts :(

21:59 <wdsmia> ok that fixed it :)

22:00 <MTughan_> Dougie

22:00 <wdsmia> asks MTughan_ if he really wants to be banned from this channel.

22:00 <MTughan> There's a reason I started up a Mibbit window... :P

22:01 <wdsmia> If I really wanted to kick/ban you couldnt hide

22:01 <MTughan> No, that's true. But it does prevent an auto-kick/ban.

22:02 <wdsmia> Im not going to kick/ban you for somthing I asked you to do... just dont do it again :)

22:02 <MTughan> lol

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22:07 * wdsmia wonders if test subject= scapegoat = cannon fodder

22:07 <MTughan> Or, as Star Wars would put it, bantha fodder.

22:07 <wdsmia> lol

22:08 <MTughan> Either way, I don't want to be it.

22:10 <wdsmia> Hmm havent kicked you or pov in how long... must be losing my touch

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22:11 <MTughan> Or we understand you better. :P

22:12 <wdsmia> or learned not to piss off the op's

22:15 <wdsmia> Jay = good cop, me = bad cop, Don = keystone cop

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22:20 <MTughan> wdsmia: Eh, works either way.

22:20 <MTughan> <whatever Pov and I are doing> = less kicks from the "BOFH"

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22:21 <wdsmia> we try to keep a nice friendly channel

22:24 <wdsmia> BOFH are you calling me a Bofh?

22:24 <wdsmia> thank you :)

22:24 <MTughan> You called yourself a "bad cop". :)

22:24 <MTughan> Maybe not a BOFH, but that's what I implied from it. :P

22:25 <wdsmia> who me... no I just police the cops

22:26 <wdsmia> bad joke lol

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22:31 <MTughan> lol... http://ars.userfriendly.org/cartoons/?id=20090212

22:31 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/d7mxqg> (at ars.userfriendly.org)

22:34 <wdsmia> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/07/18/bofh_2008_episode_25/

22:34 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/dj8usa> (at www.theregister.co.uk)

22:39 <wdsmia> MTughan dont ask for  a reference... just dont lol

22:40 <MTughan> I'm still reading through it...

22:40 <MTughan> Who's the BOFH? The person asking for a reference, or the person giving it?

22:42 <wdsmia> BOFH is giving it ... for PFY (pimply Faced Youth)

22:42 <MTughan> Ah, I didn't get what PFY was.

22:43 <wdsmia> yep PFY

22:44 <wdsmia> and not in the story :P

22:44 <MTughan> I thought maybe it was company position. :P

22:44 <wdsmia> rofl sorry

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23:27 <Soul_keeper> damnit

23:28 <Soul_keeper> creating/using a hash of a hash in perl is like learning math while being punched in the face

23:28 <Soul_keeper> it's so much easier to just open a file and store your 240+ variables in a way you know how to regex um ...

23:29 <Soul_keeper> they start talking about pointers and dereferencing things and  then they start using weird words and you don't know if they are part of the example or some way they are trying to use to explain things by spelling something that is supposed to "make sense"

23:31 <MTughan> Have you seen the regex to match emails?

23:31 <wdsmia> welcome to the world ov coding Soul_keeper

23:31 <wdsmia> err of

23:31 <MTughan> http://michaelsprogramming.home.dyndns.org/email.txt

23:31 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/c9egk5> (at michaelsprogramming.home.dyndns.org)

23:31 <Soul_keeper> wdsmia, welcome to my angry rant

23:32 <Soul_keeper> not like the internet EVER has ANYONE that contributes anything productive anymore

23:32 <wdsmia> been there seen it sold the movie rights

23:33 <Soul_keeper> i wish i had a place or someone to talk to that actually knew things on the internet

23:35 <wdsmia> I know perl but years out of date

23:38 <Soul_keeper> i just wish i could find real working examples, instead of ignorant portions of explanation for something

23:39 <Soul_keeper> like it won't show them declaring stuff, or how they got to the point where they expect you to be learning something

23:41 <wdsmia> welcome to the world of coding Soul_keeper

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23:42 <Soul_keeper> wdsmia, and you say that twice in order to conveye your apparent genious ?

23:42 <wdsmia> its just the way it works

23:42 <Soul_keeper> yeah i know

23:43 <Soul_keeper> that's not going to stop me from venting tho

23:43 <wdsmia> lol

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23:44 <wdsmia> its just another langage it has its querks

23:45 * wdsmia has many dents in the scull from trying to program it

23:46 <MTughan> quirks, and skull.

23:48 <wdsmia> laugh it up PFY :P

23:48 <MTughan> lol

23:54 <wdsmia> time to call it a day... worse one awaits me in 6 hrs

23:54 <MTughan> Ouch. Seeya Doug.

23:55 <MTughan> Yes, Doug this time. Not Dou or Dougie. ;)

23:55 *** ChanServ sets mode: +o wdsmia

23:55 *** wdsmia sets mode: -o wdsmia

23:55 <MTughan> Hmm, hawmps and xcamel are ops too.

23:56 <MTughan> Not that it really matters.

23:56 <MTughan> Night Doug.

23:56 <wdsmia> &nn

23:56 <Romulus> Live long and crunch!

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