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by Osha
Wed Mar 10, 2010 1:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: biblequizzingwebsite.com
Replies: 19
Views: 2178

Re: biblequizzingwebsite.com

Couldn't one also bypass DNS issues directly by using the hosts file? For free! :D
by Osha
Wed Mar 10, 2010 1:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1493952

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

Yeah, srsly. RANT: I told my immediate family about being trans awhile back, and now EVERYONE AND THEIR CHEESECAKE know. I don't know who knows for sure, which can be awkward. Grandpa is pretty damn transphobic and dad told him (dad ain't exactly stellar about the trans stuff himself) and I have no ...
by Osha
Tue Mar 02, 2010 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 2 puppies
Replies: 132
Views: 18714

Re: 2 puppies

The owner tells you "one or the other or both puppies are male" (paraphrased, but gives same information) possibility one: one possibility two: the other possibility three: both All three possibilities equally likely. Only 1/3 of the possibilities has two males. So 1/3 is the answ...
by Osha
Sat Feb 27, 2010 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 10016
Views: 2031921

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

ooh nifty. :o Yeah, I've never done any low level stuff, or programmed on older systems, so I have only a vague idea of all the stuff that can go HORRIBLY WRONG. I'm actually programming a M68000 emulator, so it's funny you mention that processor line. To program a genesis emulator. For practice bef...
by Osha
Sat Feb 27, 2010 10:11 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 10016
Views: 2031921

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

Well, sure. The standard doesn't specify what Osha's code will do either. The only standard-approved way to do this is with shifts and bitmasks. Hence the big thing about "don't expect it to be portable". Yup! Don't really care if my code's portable or not as long as it works on g++! Thou...
by Osha
Sat Feb 27, 2010 4:25 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: dynamically size multidimensional arrays in C/C++
Replies: 23
Views: 5493

Re: dynamically size multidimensional arrays in C/C++

That code compiles fine but segfaults as either C or C++ #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> int main(int argc,char** argv) { #ifdef __cplusplus int**** _4darray = (int****)(new int[10 * 10 * 10 * 10]); #else int**** _4darray = (int****)(malloc(sizeof(i...
by Osha
Fri Feb 26, 2010 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: dynamically size multidimensional arrays in C/C++
Replies: 23
Views: 5493

Re: dynamically size multidimensional arrays in C/C++

I tend to do it the quick and dirty way, simulating a higher dimensional array with a 1D array and a bit of math.
for 2D:

Code: Select all

array[LENGTH*y+x];

and I even did it for 3D once, though I forget how that goes.
by Osha
Fri Feb 26, 2010 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 10016
Views: 2031921

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

Today in things that took me way too long to figure out: #include <stdio.h> #include <stdint.h> int main(int argc,char** argv) { uint16_t a; uint8_t& b = *((uint8_t*)(&a)); uint8_t& c = *((uint8_t*)(&a)+1); a = 767; printf("a: %d, b: %d, c: %d\n",a,b,c); return 0; } Making ...
by Osha
Sun Feb 21, 2010 4:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Consenting adults?
Replies: 25
Views: 4559

Re: Consenting adults?

Calpin wrote:Can someone who actually wants to use heroine ever be considered mature?

Yes

PCP on the other hand...
by Osha
Fri Feb 19, 2010 7:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: An idea for an Inverse Lottery
Replies: 16
Views: 1951

Re: An idea for an Inverse Lottery

Sir_Elderberry wrote:My initial impresson for this was that you'd pay $200 million for a ticket, and if you won, you won a dollar. I suppose that wouldn't be very popular.

My thought was that every loser gets one to five dollars except for the "lucky" winner who wins millions of dollars in debt! poor them! :o
by Osha
Wed Feb 17, 2010 3:50 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 10016
Views: 2031921

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

Yay, I got my homework done! A C++ parser for the Cool programming language written with Bison. Stupidest part: being required to match reference implementations output byte-by-byte. Not so much a problem until I got to implementing the error recovery part... 1) Handle some error in a sensible way u...
by Osha
Thu Feb 11, 2010 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Cool games on the interweb redux
Replies: 514
Views: 332592

Re: Cool games on the interweb redux

headprogrammingczar wrote:Almost. After you get to here:
Image
Switch from S to Z pieces. You will end up with another row on top. After that, switch back to S, etc.

Yes, but that's not what their proof said [/pedantic] :P
by Osha
Thu Feb 11, 2010 4:50 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Cool games on the interweb redux
Replies: 514
Views: 332592

Re: Cool games on the interweb redux

I think the problem with first-person tetris is that it's still tetris, and I hate tetris. Too stressful. And it's been proven that, even with an ideal strategy, you must lose eventually, assuming random blocks. Who the hell proved that? And how? In other news, I've been replaying Canabalt these da...
by Osha
Wed Feb 10, 2010 5:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Short haired cute geek girls wanted!
Replies: 107
Views: 16542

Re: Short haired cute geek girls wanted!

I got a haircut :D
Spoiler:
HAIRCUT_POWER.JPG


aaand wow that image is bigger than I thought!
by Osha
Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Just a thought....
Replies: 13
Views: 2521

Re: Just a thought....

And it's not just art. I'd be surprised if the complete laws of physics (not physics we know, but physics. definitive) didn't fit on a single CD. Likewise with a big enough stream of digits you could record ( not gonna get into a free will argument, not gonna get into a free will argument ) someone'...
by Osha
Fri Feb 05, 2010 8:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3528228

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

I'm not at all comfortable getting nude around other people.
When media and people stop using the scenario of someone like me getting naked around other people as about the most awful, scary, horrifying, and perverted event in the world... maybe then I'll think about it.
by Osha
Wed Feb 03, 2010 2:04 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 10 Americans arrested moving Haitian children across border.
Replies: 51
Views: 4625

Re: 10 Americans arrested moving Haitian children across border.

And then there's this attitude of fuck paperwork these kids need our help! But paperwork: kinda important! Especially for international adoption which is tricky business at best. I am somewhat sympathetic to the argument that children are more important than paperwork. What a coincidence! I think c...
by Osha
Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:27 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 10 Americans arrested moving Haitian children across border.
Replies: 51
Views: 4625

Re: 10 Americans arrested moving Haitian children across border.

Color me not surprised.
So who wants to bet these people will get off with nothing but a slap on the wrist?
by Osha
Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0696: "Strip Games"
Replies: 250
Views: 78304

Re: Strip Games Discussion

And just for people who *just have to* see the broken original version...
Today is your lucky day:
Spoiler:
Image

now wasn't that exciting?
by Osha
Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:26 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 10 Americans arrested moving Haitian children across border.
Replies: 51
Views: 4625

10 Americans arrested moving Haitian children across border.

Detained Americans say they had good intentions in Haiti Best case scenario: they're a bumbling charity who thought taking a bunch of kids across the border without any documentation was a good idea. I dunno what you call that, but I call it human trafficking. And oh joy the charity in question is ...
by Osha
Fri Jan 29, 2010 9:10 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Everyday randomness
Replies: 85
Views: 9572

Re: Everyday randomness

Take a solar powered pocket calculator. And use the random number generator that they have built-in. I already mentioned this, the Casio solar calculators would work perfectly and they can't leave or transmit any trace of your keys. Ah, but the output doesn't correspond (directly) to the key presse...
by Osha
Fri Jan 29, 2010 5:37 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Everyday randomness
Replies: 85
Views: 9572

Re: Everyday randomness

Take a solar powered pocket calculator. hold your fingers over the solar panel 'till the display fades With different fingers mash buttons for a second or two Remove your fingers to restore power With any luck the LCD display should contain random garbage (not sure how random exactly) Treat each LCD...
by Osha
Tue Jan 26, 2010 7:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3528228

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

yikes, now I'm scared for my nipples.
I almost never wear a bra, and I love walking and running and occasionally jumping up and down with extra energy.
o.o
by Osha
Wed Jan 20, 2010 2:24 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown
Replies: 184
Views: 13279

Re: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown

How 'bout this simple argument. All prisoners deserve basic medical care. If a prisoner is not getting basic medical care it is not because they're incompatible with the system. It's because the system is incompatible with them. And In this case the system is incompatible with them basically out of ...
by Osha
Sun Jan 17, 2010 12:43 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown
Replies: 184
Views: 13279

Re: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown

<3 Yeah, I was thinking of adding into my post that not everyone in the trans community would agree with me, and then was thinking "fuck, that should be obvious" I ask people to use "trans women" instead of "transwomen" both because it's my preference, and because in my...
by Osha
Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:19 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown
Replies: 184
Views: 13279

Re: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown

Also! Sorry to bring this up again, but could you please use "trans woman" instead of "transwoman", thanks. Me and my bigoted space bar. I'm going to have to take a class to learn all this lingo you crazy kids are using nowadays. If I'd thought you were a bigot I wouldn't have b...
by Osha
Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Poll for Government Class
Replies: 25
Views: 1920

Re: Poll for Government Class

Ah sorry, my post was worded horribly. I know there are plenty of people who want to decouple marriage from the government and also aren't content with the status quo But I've also seen religious people who think gay marriage is wrong (not all religious people) say "Gays getting discriminated a...
by Osha
Fri Jan 15, 2010 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown
Replies: 184
Views: 13279

Re: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown

My bad. I'm not really familiar with the correct way to talk about this. Forgive whatever ignorance I'm guilty of, but while I can understand your issue with "transition to a woman", I don't understand what's wrong with "biological male"? How else would one refer to a person's p...
by Osha
Fri Jan 15, 2010 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown
Replies: 184
Views: 13279

Re: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown

You haven't even given a reason why women who look too masculine (by who's definition?) should be housed in the mens prison and vice versa. Soo.... yeah, what about them? As for the separate prison for trans people thing, Italy has actually done this , and it's part of a disturbing trend I've seen ...
by Osha
Fri Jan 15, 2010 7:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown
Replies: 184
Views: 13279

Re: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown

(snip) Anyways, what does anyone suggest we actually do here? Build a third kind of prison for transgendered people? No. Just... no. No one has suggested that or anything remotely that ridiculous. Many people have suggested that transgendered people should be put in the same prison as similarly gen...
by Osha
Fri Jan 15, 2010 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Poll for Government Class
Replies: 25
Views: 1920

Re: Poll for Government Class

To those people saying we should decouple marriage from the government, that marriage is inherently between a man and a woman, and that we should keep it religious, decouple it from government, and have the government give people civil unions instead. 1) This makes a mighty fine excuse to sit back, ...
by Osha
Wed Jan 13, 2010 10:57 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown
Replies: 184
Views: 13279

Re: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown

If someone's not gonna vote for a non-discrimination bill because someone somewhere else is advocating for rights for trans prisoners then fuck them, LGBT people don't neep slimeballs like that holding their movement hostage. RIGHTS FOR TRANS PRISONERS ARE NON-NEGOTIABLE . And how many transgendere...
by Osha
Wed Jan 13, 2010 10:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown
Replies: 184
Views: 13279

Re: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown

Hey y'all! *waves* Not giving trans people sufficient medical care is horrible and needs to stop. Putting trans people in inappropriate facilities (i.e. a woman in a mans prison) where they are the targets of rape and abuse is horrible and needs to stop. All prison rape and abuse is horrible and nee...
by Osha
Wed Jan 13, 2010 6:26 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Migrating Forums
Replies: 83
Views: 22998

Re: Migrating Forums

If you wait a bit it clears up. You can solve the problem completely by installing the fonts required for jsMath (open the panel thing from the button at the top, then choose the font option). Opening up the panel (after it loads) and selecting "force asynchronous processing" also seems t...
by Osha
Mon Jan 11, 2010 3:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1493952

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

As a slightly shorter reply, I reacted most, Osha, to your assertion that transmen aren't held to the absurd standard of femininity/masculinity that transwomen are as a sign of their invisibility in our culture. I feel like there's a lot more awareness of transwomen, and a lot of that is negative, ...
by Osha
Mon Jan 11, 2010 1:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1493952

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

Thoughts on the matter: Trans people aren't freaks. Perverted (usually, and in this case) has a negative connotation that implies you do stuff such as ogle/harrass/etc. people. If you don't go around doing pervy stuff now, there's no reason to think you'd go around doing perv...
by Osha
Thu Jan 07, 2010 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1493952

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

Yes, quite well done indeed!

*dons monocle*
I award you each the purple sneaker of awesomeness for being super fine.
The highest award Oshatopia has to offer (as there are only two)
*removes monocle*

Good luck to both of you in your future endeavours :D
by Osha
Thu Jan 07, 2010 12:34 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9351635

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

PK Fire! [/Ness]

And yeah, I have heard that story about the magic switch.
It's pretty cool :o
by Osha
Thu Jan 07, 2010 12:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8673
Views: 1860393

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

fat shaming and slut shaming... IN BED!
(well I suppose the goal is to make it slightly worse... in bed)
by Osha
Thu Jan 07, 2010 12:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9351635

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

My laptop battery was broken so I let it sit in a drawer for a few months.
Now it works again.
One time I fixed a computer that kept BSOD-ing by moving it into another room.
Gotta love technology.

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