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by itaibn
Mon Apr 13, 2009 3:59 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Vending machine!
Replies: 11477
Views: 1023212

Re: Vending machine!

You get the equivalent of my knoledge about what that is: a small itch that eventually goes away.

I put in the tragic irony of our eventual death.
by itaibn
Sun Apr 12, 2009 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Interesting (maybe easy?) graph theory problem
Replies: 5
Views: 1053

Re: Interesting (maybe easy?) graph theory problem

Also, your alternate way of expressing this question is not equivalent. There is no grid cerrosponding to:

Code: Select all

        0
        |
   0 0--0--0
   |    |
0--0----0
   |    |
   0 0--0--0
        |
        0
by itaibn
Sun Apr 12, 2009 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: I win this thread!
Replies: 44
Views: 3540

Re: I win this thread!

1. I follow the rules. 2. The rules say if you post here you must state a reason you won this thread. 3. I posted here. By 1 and 2: 4. If I posted here I stated a reason I won this thread. By 3 and 4: 5. I stated a reason I won this thread. By 5: 6. There is a reason I won this thread. By 6: 7. I wo...
by itaibn
Sun Apr 12, 2009 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Public Crypto without Trapdoor Functions
Replies: 38
Views: 2967

Re: Public Crypto without Trapdoor Functions

I think you forgot to take into acount the time it takes to find the the match, not just the time until it exists. And that magical hash or not, the probability two random values are equal if a function applied them is equal is exponential relative to the information lost by the function. Your solut...
by itaibn
Sun Apr 12, 2009 1:41 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: ITT: We make lame threads.
Replies: 1851
Views: 159444

Re: ITT: We make lame threats.

If you do that I'll have to resort to seperating your body into individual atom and shoot them into space at different directions.
by itaibn
Fri Apr 10, 2009 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26079
Views: 2475139

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

You are banned from the internet.

I wish the internet was perfect, no lag, no disconnecting, and no noobs other than me... ever
by itaibn
Fri Apr 10, 2009 2:49 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26079
Views: 2475139

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

#import reallife
granted(get(lastpost().userget(),dollar));
wish(create(programminglanguagelibrary(programminglanguagebyname("C"),"reallife"));
by itaibn
Thu Apr 09, 2009 7:03 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 94984
Views: 7488619

Re: Count to a Million [Stop repeating pictures]

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I'm too lazy to get an avatar.
by itaibn
Thu Apr 09, 2009 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 94984
Views: 7488619

Re: Count to a Million [Stop repeating pictures]

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by itaibn
Thu Apr 09, 2009 6:57 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: String sets by Kolmogorov complexity
Replies: 13
Views: 1030

Re: String sets by Kolmogorov complexity

Saul wrote:For example, the Kolmogorov complexity of π is infinite.

What?
by itaibn
Thu Apr 09, 2009 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Theories that are right for the wrong reason
Replies: 32
Views: 4359

Re: Theories that are right for the wrong reason

Plasma Man wrote:The idea that light propagates through an ether. It works fine, but you'll be hard-pressed to find any evidence for the existence of ether.

How is this right for the wrong reason?
by itaibn
Thu Apr 09, 2009 6:39 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Unusual ways of thinking/Oddities of the mind
Replies: 15
Views: 1359

Re: Unusual ways of thinking/Oddities of the mind

When I began reading this thread, I couldn't really think of what to write, but after reading things other wrote I am reminded of similar things I thought of. 4 dimensions: I think I have relatively good 4D visualization. While I have trouble with a lot of shapes and difficulty rotating, I'm pretty ...
by itaibn
Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:39 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: It looks like... a nuclear bomb!
Replies: 424
Views: 33206

Re: It looks like... a nuclear bomb!

That's what she said.
The ability to deny the most obvious truth when it doesn't influence anything important.
by itaibn
Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: I win this thread!
Replies: 44
Views: 3540

Re: I win this thread!

I win by necroing this thread.
by itaibn
Mon Apr 06, 2009 1:11 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Non-Sequitur Showdown.
Replies: 4272
Views: 541759

Re: Non-Sequitur Showdown.

Copyright monkey with a typewriter.
by itaibn
Sun Apr 05, 2009 3:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: It looks like... a nuclear bomb!
Replies: 424
Views: 33206

Re: It looks like... a nuclear bomb!

You're trying to take over the world. Oh no! Superman has come to stop you... or not.

edit/add: The ability to factorize any prime number.
by itaibn
Sat Apr 04, 2009 10:05 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 94984
Views: 7488619

Re: Count to a Million [Stop repeating pictures]

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by itaibn
Sat Apr 04, 2009 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: My write-up of the "Blue Eyes" solution (SPOILER A
Replies: 1368
Views: 420837

Re: My write-up of the "Blue Eyes" solution (SPOILER A

How exactly is that solution logically correct?
by itaibn
Sat Apr 04, 2009 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Escape from Raptors
Replies: 2315
Views: 307019

Re: Escape from Raptors

The Earth's core is hot. Really really really hot.

Magic.
by itaibn
Sat Apr 04, 2009 2:54 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: It looks like... a nuclear bomb!
Replies: 424
Views: 33206

Re: It looks like... a nuclear bomb!

MarcyMarc wrote:the ability to take any useless power and find a use for it

You use your ability to find a use for your ability and use it that way.
by itaibn
Fri Apr 03, 2009 4:26 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: ITT: We make lame threads.
Replies: 1851
Views: 159444

Re: ITT: We make lame threats.

I will remove THGTTG from your memory, so that you will never refrence it again. Then I will the remove this post, so that nobody will know that I'm actually aware you're refrencing THGTTG. Then I'll murder your family.
by itaibn
Fri Apr 03, 2009 4:22 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Vending machine!
Replies: 11477
Views: 1023212

Re: Vending machine!

You get into the Large Human Collider, created by the Group for Humane Treatment of Subatomic Particles.

I put in all of my hopes and dreams and as much effort as I can.
by itaibn
Fri Apr 03, 2009 4:17 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: One-player, zero-prop strategy game?
Replies: 41
Views: 7459

Re: One-player, zero-prop strategy game?

Under the category of sloving time-consuming mathematical problem, I sometimes try verifying the Collatz conjecture. I am yet to finish 27.
by itaibn
Thu Apr 02, 2009 9:48 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Vending machine!
Replies: 11477
Views: 1023212

Re: Vending machine!

You get a vending machine.
I put in "I put in".
by itaibn
Thu Apr 02, 2009 3:20 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26079
Views: 2475139

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

Granted, now grammar nazis (which you probably are given your wish) can't created the illusion of being smarter than everyone else.
I wish I had a patent on a solution to the halting problem which work in a reasonable amount of time.
by itaibn
Thu Apr 02, 2009 3:12 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Defeat Me!
Replies: 9
Views: 2846

Re: Defeat Me!

Lack of faith.
by itaibn
Wed Apr 01, 2009 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Meta Forum Game
Replies: 353
Views: 53199

Re: Meta Forum Game

Posts a picture illustrating his point.
by itaibn
Wed Apr 01, 2009 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: ITT: We make lame threads.
Replies: 1851
Views: 159444

Re: ITT: We make lame threats.

Your bad spelling makes me resort to making a copy of you out of anti-particles and making it collide you.
by itaibn
Tue Mar 31, 2009 10:04 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Meta Forum Game
Replies: 353
Views: 53199

Re: Meta Forum Game

Actually playing the game, but in a self-refrencial way.
by itaibn
Tue Mar 31, 2009 4:01 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Interesting review article on cold fusion
Replies: 32
Views: 3586

Re: Interesting review article on cold fusion

Maybe we should all drop our current energy research and look at using antimatter!! Better yet, lets do research into powering every thing with captured fairies! Don't be silly, everybody knows fairies are just illusions created by the distortion of light when hitting the invisible pink unicorn. We...
by itaibn
Tue Mar 31, 2009 2:31 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26079
Views: 2475139

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

Owning McDonalds, you are automaticaly evil. Eventually, however, pure evil becomes illegal and you get sued.

I wish everybody will be nicer to everybody.
by itaibn
Mon Mar 30, 2009 10:51 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23681
Views: 1848671

Re: Guess The Next Poster

Wrong!
I guess itaibn
by itaibn
Mon Mar 30, 2009 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Controversial puzzles/brain teasers?
Replies: 30
Views: 5232

Re: Controversial puzzles/brain teasers?

Here you are manipulate a finite series (that ends at ar^(n)). If you allow n to approach infinity, you cannot obtain an exact value. In reality, you cannot set n to equal infinity. What you are calculating when you use an infinite series is the value of the limit of the expression as n approaches ...
by itaibn
Mon Mar 30, 2009 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Nim variants.
Replies: 8
Views: 1994

Re: Nim variants.

Yes, I misread. The other people are right.
by itaibn
Mon Mar 30, 2009 8:14 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Nim variants.
Replies: 8
Views: 1994

Re: Nim variants.

Puzzle 1: change 17 to 6. Puzzle 2: change 1000000 to 0. Puzzle 3: n doesn't exist. I have a truly marvelous proof of this, but I'm not posting it for suspence and laziness. I think you must have missed something, for instance: For Puzzle 1 the move you suggested is disallowed as it makes t...
by itaibn
Mon Mar 30, 2009 1:42 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Vending machine!
Replies: 11477
Views: 1023212

Re: Vending machine!

You get the universe but with matter replaced with antimatter, and with time and parity reversed.

edit: oops, I forgot to put something in. I put in xkcd.
by itaibn
Sat Mar 28, 2009 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Nim variants.
Replies: 8
Views: 1994

Re: Nim variants.

Spoiler:
Puzzle 1: change 17 to 6.
Puzzle 2: change 1000000 to 0.
Puzzle 3: n doesn't exist.
I have a truly marvelous proof of this, but I'm not posting it for suspence and laziness.
by itaibn
Sat Mar 28, 2009 6:16 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Escape from Raptors
Replies: 2315
Views: 307019

Re: Escape from Raptors

You run out of mana and starve.
I wish my way out.
by itaibn
Sat Mar 28, 2009 6:16 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26079
Views: 2475139

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

It turns into a black hole.
I wish to escape from raptors.
edit: wrong link.
by itaibn
Sat Mar 28, 2009 5:50 am UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Artificial intelligence - Does boolean technology fail?
Replies: 130
Views: 15123

Re: Artificial intelligence - Does boolean technology fail?

Yakk wrote:Note that the polynomial cost in question was polynomial in space, not time.

That makes more sense.

Anyways, I forgot to read the second page of this thread until now. My 2 cents: Even if you can represent real numbers, it's still Turing-computable if you can only get computable reals.

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