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by math1337
Tue Apr 03, 2012 12:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Gmail tap for windows
Replies: 3
Views: 1994

Gmail tap for windows

I thought the idea of gmail tap was cool, but didn't have a phone to try it on. That's why I made this program. https://skydrive.live.com/redir.aspx?cid=07ff403aca6c8e54&resid=7FF403ACA6C8E54%21426&parid=root It's open source, but the code is poorly written. Check the keydown box Use j, k as...
by math1337
Tue Aug 02, 2011 9:26 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Lan play is still important
Replies: 2
Views: 1133

Lan play is still important

Despite the fact that internet technology gives good online pings, lan play is still important. It's inexcusable that some games do not include lan. when lan is critical: A slow internet connection(clearly) Playing games at work(off hours/lunch hour, of course. Game ports blocked to internet) Playin...
by math1337
Sat Jun 04, 2011 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Start Screen
Replies: 3
Views: 1653

Re: Start Screen

Edit: This is serious, because the survival of Microsoft hangs in the balance Fixed that for you. And if they die as you claim they may, good fucking riddance . The world will THRIVE without them. By the time you could see the writing on the wall the OEMs would have jumped ship to Linux, OS X (mayb...
by math1337
Sat Jun 04, 2011 5:33 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Start Screen
Replies: 3
Views: 1653

Start Screen

Elaboration: 1-Any tiny presence of metro UI will poison windows and lead to the downfall of humanity. Kill the heretics and burn win phone 7 like the nazis burned books. 2-Metro UI looks cool, but I don't want it replacing any preexisting windows features. Make it a separate program. 3-Metro UI is ...
by math1337
Fri May 20, 2011 12:39 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Iconia Tab w500
Replies: 1
Views: 1097

Iconia Tab w500

This thing is a total beast. It's less than the comparable ipad, but comes with intense hardware and windows 7. There's no goofy stuff that has to do with mobile platforms. Flash works. Always. That includes Hulu, which is not blocked. All apps on windows work on this thing too. Office is exactly th...
by math1337
Sun May 15, 2011 4:22 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Gridworld Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1470

Re: Gridworld Questions

I'm pretty sure that's not in the curriculum, but check out the http://www.horstmann.com/gridworld/exte ... world.html
by math1337
Fri May 13, 2011 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Prom=economic drain
Replies: 96
Views: 10390

Re: Prom=economic drain

Not all luxury spending is created equal. For example, spending on electronics is essential for the development of newer, faster, and more efficient microprocessors, which in turn are used in almost all aspects of the economy, and may contribute to curing cancer and ending world hunger, even though ...
by math1337
Fri May 13, 2011 1:18 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Prom=economic drain
Replies: 96
Views: 10390

Re: Prom=economic drain

Ironically I have a date, but I don't want to waste my time going.

I don't have statistics, but my school wasted half of my day doing a thing telling everyone not to drive drunk after prom.
by math1337
Fri May 13, 2011 12:32 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Prom=economic drain
Replies: 96
Views: 10390

Prom=economic drain

Considering the amount of resources wasted by all of the upperclassmen in the nation by this event, wouldn't it be good just to abolish it? In addition to the wasted money and time, It causes an untold number of deaths, including those involving DWI, and increases the birth rate in undesirable age g...
by math1337
Tue Mar 01, 2011 12:59 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: L3 cache and independent sound card?
Replies: 3
Views: 1329

Re: L3 cache and independent sound card?

Life Chris wrote:Wondering if it's worth getting a dedicated video card, or if the on-board stuff is good enough?

Did you mean sound card? The x58/i7 have no onboard graphics.
It's nearly impossible to hear the benefits of a dedicated sound card, and for better sound, the money would be better spent on speakers.
by math1337
Sat Feb 26, 2011 2:36 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Overclocking for Dummies
Replies: 16
Views: 3963

Re: Overclocking for Dummies

I would have to say that it might be easier and better to start by overclocking the GPU. For game performance, it should give the most improvement. If you have a dedicated graphics card, there are a bunch of tools that run in windows with nice GUIs that you can use, such as msi afterburner, rivatune...
by math1337
Sat Feb 26, 2011 1:48 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Lost office installer
Replies: 5
Views: 1115

Lost office installer

I purchased a copy of office professional academic 2010 online, but lost the installer I downloaded. I wrote down the product key, so that's not a problem, but I need an installer to install office first. Does anyone know where I can download the web installer, or does anyone have a copy of the web ...
by math1337
Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:42 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Opensuse 11.3 will not verbose boot
Replies: 3
Views: 990

Re: Opensuse 11.3 will not verbose boot

I said that I tried setting the option, and the computer starts to do a verbose boot, but never finishes booting, and the screen cuts to a blank black screen.
by math1337
Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:14 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Opensuse 11.3 will not verbose boot
Replies: 3
Views: 990

Opensuse 11.3 will not verbose boot

When I set it to verbose boot (splash=verbose), the computer will start to do a verbose boot, but cut to a black screen and not finish the boot. It's fine with the silent option, but I want to do a verbose boot.
by math1337
Mon Nov 08, 2010 1:19 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: win 7 install
Replies: 3
Views: 773

win 7 install

During the windows 7 install, there are these times where the computer just sits there, with no progress bar, drive activity, or dvd spinning. This phase takes like 45 minutes. What's the computer doing anyways?
by math1337
Tue Aug 17, 2010 6:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0350: "Network"
Replies: 220
Views: 23024

Re: "Network" Discussion

I'm really going to do this thing. I already have virtualbox installing an old(no service pack) xp cd. I'll then duplicate the vdi a few times and make a virtual internal network for viruses.
by math1337
Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0751: "Swimsuit Issue"
Replies: 119
Views: 31084

Re: "Swimsuit Issue" Discussion

Great comic, and oh so true. Will I get lynched by the angry forum mob if I really want a facebook 'like' button for this? Regarding desensitization, a while ago it was on the news that Belgian railway personnel operating the tracks were having sex orgies at work. And these orgies could well have b...
by math1337
Thu Jun 17, 2010 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: PHP proxy scripts(glype, phproxy etc.)
Replies: 0
Views: 1432

PHP proxy scripts(glype, phproxy etc.)

I am running a web server and want to run a proxy on it. I am wondering what proxy script is the best, because I cannot really tell the difference.

Edit:

Ignore this I have decided to use PHProxy
by math1337
Tue Jun 15, 2010 12:52 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 96334
Views: 7787934

Re: Count to a Million

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by math1337
Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:40 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Unregistered Windows 7
Replies: 4
Views: 5548

Unregistered Windows 7

I have been using an unregistered version of windows 7 for a while now to see what happens (But I have actually bought more than enough copies for all of my PCs) and I have not seen any ill effects. I have even gotten used to the black background that keeps showing up. Are there any real downsides t...
by math1337
Sat May 15, 2010 3:01 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: IE, browser ballot, browser wars; why do we care?
Replies: 16
Views: 3101

IE, browser ballot, browser wars; why do we care?

Why was the EU so crazy about the browser ballot? There isn't actually any harm in Microsoft's "unfair practices" with it's browser because IE is more like a "bonus feature" in windows. It comes free, never makes Microsoft any money, and does not have to be used. In fact, IE cost...
by math1337
Mon Apr 26, 2010 1:37 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia -- GAME OVER: Heroes win!
Replies: 454
Views: 43608

Re: NEWBIE: Mythology Mafia -- SIGN UP HERE AND NOW, 1 SLOT

1. RoadieRich - Who you gonna call? Mythbusters! 2. Cynical Idealist 3. New User 4. Tropetastic 5. zerker2000 - For this comment clearly must have a purpose. 6. superdemongob 7. Sruixan - *insert comment here* 8. Rakysh (Is here to try and learn how to actually play help the new people.) 9. dkm86 - ...
by math1337
Wed Apr 21, 2010 1:55 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Watercooling with tap water
Replies: 18
Views: 13234

Watercooling with tap water

Is it possible for a watercooling system to take tap water, and instead of circulating it, just dumping the hot water and intaking more? Water is cheap and is pretty cold when it comes out of the tap. If the watercooling system is clean, the water may still be usable for other stuff, making the syst...
by math1337
Sun Apr 18, 2010 1:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Writing Instrument
Replies: 82
Views: 16259

Writing Instrument

I actually hate writing in pen and I also dislike ballpoint pen. The problem is that I lose erasability. When I actually have to write in pencil, I scribble out mistakes instead of erasing, because I am so used to pen. Cheap ballpoints have to much resistance across the paper and feel gross.
by math1337
Wed Mar 17, 2010 2:32 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Red Alert 3 too "funny"
Replies: 23
Views: 4661

Re: Red Alert 3 too "funny"

I feel more that Red Alert 2 was made with the designers thinking about futuristic weapons and stuff as their main goal, and as a result made the game somewhat silly. It was colorful and there was some crazy stuff in it, but it came from the somewhat serious aim to make some futuristic units. In fac...
by math1337
Wed Mar 17, 2010 2:22 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Mac vs PC
Replies: 162
Views: 49847

Re: Mac vs PC

Mac... Every... single... time... On my previous windows computers, I've either had to spend 9 hours for a download (hardwired) or on my vista machine: it blocked me (the ADMIN) from doing anything... I cant even open word documents, now I have a mac, and all my problems are solved... though I may ...
by math1337
Thu Feb 25, 2010 11:39 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Stay of Execution
Replies: 55
Views: 24181

Re: Stay of Execution

by math1337
Thu Feb 18, 2010 9:29 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Red Alert 3 too "funny"
Replies: 23
Views: 4661

Red Alert 3 too "funny"

I know the Red Alert series was not exactly meant to be taken seriously, but does anyone think Red Alert 3 is too crazy. I'm totally fine with all of the stereotypical future weapons such as laser guns, teleporters, jetpacks, and hologram projectors used in Red Alert 2 because they were imagined bec...
by math1337
Mon Feb 01, 2010 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Non-Widescreens
Replies: 9
Views: 1454

Re: Non-Widescreens

Ubik wrote:I have the impression that most of the non-widescreen LCDs are using 1280x1024. Not all of them, but still a clear majority.

That's because it is hard to get a larger one. I had a nice samsung 20'' 1600x1200 monitor, but getting one costs over $200, while a larger widescreen can cost less.
by math1337
Mon Feb 01, 2010 3:50 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Locking down Windows XP
Replies: 5
Views: 1234

Re: Locking down Windows XP

In my experience, group policy is somewhat ineffective. e.g. user cannot open cmd, but still can make batch files. task manager is disabled, but can still use process explorer. directories are blocked, but can still be accessed by any non-microsoft program(firefox, 7-zip, opera etc.) registry is blo...
by math1337
Mon Feb 01, 2010 3:25 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: win 7 not booting
Replies: 4
Views: 785

Re: win 7 not booting

I had a similar problem where my system would hang. It turns out that the nForce drivers auto installed by win-7 were messed up and had corrupted my drive, eventually making it unbootable. try this: Anyway, with these clue, in Device Manager, IDE ATA/ATAPI controller, NVIDIA nForce Serial ATA Contro...
by math1337
Sat Jan 30, 2010 12:01 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Non-Widescreens
Replies: 9
Views: 1454

Non-Widescreens

It seems that these days, is is nearly impossible to find a reasonably large standard aspect ratio screen. The ones that I can find are either far more expensive than a widescreen with the same number of pixels, do not have good inputs, or are too small. The reason I want them is because I think wid...
by math1337
Thu Jan 07, 2010 10:45 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 96334
Views: 7787934

Re: Count to a Million

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by math1337
Tue Jan 05, 2010 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: First Computer Power On Problems
Replies: 6
Views: 1158

Re: First Computer Power On Problems

yamay wrote:Okay so I put it out on cardboard and re-ran it with just the PSU, GPU, CPU, and RAM and the CPU fan worked alright and a little red light on the GPU turned on too.

I think most GPUs should have a green light when properly connected and will show a red light if something is wrong.
by math1337
Tue Jan 05, 2010 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: New hardware won't boot
Replies: 6
Views: 1157

Re: New hardware won't boot

If it is just confused over the new hardware, I would expect safe-mode to work (that assumes less about the computer.) No, if there was a significant hardware change, the system must be repair installed to boot up. It will also have to be re-registered, which may not work depending on what updates ...
by math1337
Thu Dec 24, 2009 1:58 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: brain in a vat
Replies: 214
Views: 26675

Re: brain in a vat

What if the "AI" is just a physics simulation of every atom and molecule in a human. Thus, the "AI" would honestly "think" it was a human and have responses identical to a human, therefore the question would be unsolvable.
by math1337
Thu Dec 24, 2009 1:36 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: The surprise exam paradox
Replies: 217
Views: 66528

Re: The surprise exam paradox

The student's logic only works if they believe the professor, but their logic tells them to not believe the professor. If the students follow their logic and do not believe the professor, their logic is instantly invalidated. Their assumption is that they believe the professor, but by following that...

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