mersenneforum.org  

Go Back   mersenneforum.org > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
Search took 0.54 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: chalsall
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-13, 02:38
Replies: 1,595
Views: 76,688
Posted By chalsall
Yes. My dentist said he didn't understand how I...

Yes. My dentist said he didn't understand how I could possibly work in that much pain.

"You put the pain into a box; into a room. Take it out when you need to; examine it in detail. Then, get...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-13, 02:29
Replies: 1,595
Views: 76,688
Posted By chalsall
Just to share, I do take a small amount of...

Just to share, I do take a small amount of amusement by saying things that few others dare to do.

To put on the table, the "strong drug" prescribed by my dentist was "Cataflam".

Even though...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-13, 00:45
Replies: 3,976
Views: 235,957
Posted By chalsall
I'm probably going to regret saying this, but... ...

I'm probably going to regret saying this, but...

IMHO, the French have given Socialism a bad name.

I often still encounter people who argue "Socialism is fundamentally bad. Why should I have...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-08-12, 23:45
Replies: 2,796
Views: 155,626
Posted By chalsall
I remember those ads! A classmate of mine...

I remember those ads!

A classmate of mine saved up her allowance, bought the money-order, and sent off for the Sea Monkeys.

To paraphrase what she said: "They sent me fscking desiccated shrimp....
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-12, 22:44
Replies: 93
Views: 1,624
Posted By chalsall
I used to be a firm believer that Metric was...

I used to be a firm believer that Metric was always the best space (even though it was invented by the French...).

And I still do believe Metric Makes Sense (TM) for most measurement spaces.
...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-12, 21:33
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By chalsall
Charging for access to their data. Having...

Charging for access to their data.

Having drilled down on this, it is extremely difficult to get the raw data out of WorldOMeter.

They have gone to great lengths to do everything by way of...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-12, 20:48
Replies: 1,595
Views: 76,688
Posted By chalsall
Yup. For me, it was the middle-lower right...

Yup. For me, it was the middle-lower right molar.

I didn't have to drive as far, but I did have to drive half-way across the country four times. And, ~30 hours between self-diagnosis and...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-12, 00:15
Replies: 344
Views: 20,075
Posted By chalsall
If you wanted to get really serious, you could...

If you wanted to get really serious, you could measure the jueles of heat you needed to remove from the room... :wink:

I read a blog entry from the programmers of a Mars Rover a while ago, where...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-11, 22:26
Replies: 1,595
Views: 76,688
Posted By chalsall
I'm very slightly lighter today.

It can be argued I'm not terribly bright...

For a week I couldn't figure out why I constantly had an intense headache.

Yesterday I figured it out. I'd cracked a tooth in half (probably by...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 06:46
Replies: 93
Views: 1,624
Posted By chalsall
Sigh. So you're yet another fraud. I had...

Sigh. So you're yet another fraud.

I had mapped at 8.7% probability you might be legitimate.

Sucks to be me.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 06:35
Replies: 93
Views: 1,624
Posted By chalsall
Taking you at face value (trusting that you are...

Taking you at face value (trusting that you are sincere), it's a little complicated.

Some, for some reason, believe that a White Man was given special powers (even though he was born in the middle...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 06:20
Replies: 93
Views: 1,624
Posted By chalsall
I sincerely don't understand what you're asking. ...

I sincerely don't understand what you're asking.

Clearly, your President is a profoundly stupid person. But I think that is self-evident, and thus not a question to be asked.

What was the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 06:14
Replies: 93
Views: 1,624
Posted By chalsall
I experienced the change from Imperial to Meters...

I experienced the change from Imperial to Meters first hand.

Please don't tell me what I know.

The "Great" US of A thinks it's still important.

It's not any longer. They just haven't...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 06:02
Replies: 93
Views: 1,624
Posted By chalsall
More than zero. Fewer than many. Do I...

More than zero.

Fewer than many.

Do I pass your test (noting you need a bit of ~ in there to dumb down the Americans into nominal)?
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 05:55
Replies: 93
Views: 1,624
Posted By chalsall
Bovine excrement. In early grade school, our...

Bovine excrement.

In early grade school, our teachers were already preparing us for multiple different bases.

Irrational numbers were just a special case.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-11, 05:40
Replies: 93
Views: 1,624
Posted By chalsall
And, so... Based on what is claimed, what...

And, so...

Based on what is claimed, what follows? Why is this important?

No need for YouTube links.

Please expand on your idea.
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-11, 05:12
Replies: 344
Views: 20,075
Posted By chalsall
So, you're guessing. You're inferring. You...

So, you're guessing. You're inferring. You don't actually know.

Not a problem. Actually, a very common situation.
Forum: Software 2020-08-11, 05:07
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By chalsall
Some useful stuff can be found there. :smile: ...

Some useful stuff can be found there. :smile:



Read the source code to be sure (that didn't go down so well in a meeting yesterday morning)...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-11, 00:57
Replies: 309
Views: 16,072
Posted By chalsall
I stand corrected. :smile: Strong people...

I stand corrected. :smile:

Strong people are comfortable with correction.

Tall people are top-heavy...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-10, 23:27
Replies: 309
Views: 16,072
Posted By chalsall
People like ewmayer claim to be powerful. And...

People like ewmayer claim to be powerful. And threaten and shout down.

We snicker in their general direction.

Few have read the seminal thinkers.

Nicolo Machiavelli.

Tzu Sun.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-10, 22:57
Replies: 93
Views: 1,624
Posted By chalsall
E.Mayer... A sincere question. When...

E.Mayer... A sincere question.

When discussing economics with "normals", do you first discuss Smith, or Nash?

The latter is more complete, but the former makes more sense.

It's a bit like...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-10, 22:46
Replies: 309
Views: 16,072
Posted By chalsall
Bring it on.

Bring it on.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-10, 22:45
Replies: 309
Views: 16,072
Posted By chalsall
We've already talked about this. Much like...

We've already talked about this.

Much like Intel's team once said: "Real men have fabs". (And now Intel can't keep up in fab.)

Nowadays serious people have advanced battery tech for...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-10, 22:34
Replies: 1,002
Views: 40,461
Posted By chalsall
I once asked my Mother if she could prove she...

I once asked my Mother if she could prove she wasn't in a dream.

"Yes!", she immediately answered. "You're here, and therefore this is a nightmare.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-10, 22:26
Replies: 309
Views: 16,072
Posted By chalsall
Only an idiot would use Lead-acid nowadays for...

Only an idiot would use Lead-acid nowadays for electron storage (unless constrained within a Carbon Consuming Car).

Why, sincerely, do you keep bringing up stupid ideas?

Do you have a political...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000

 
All times are UTC. The time now is 15:19.

Thu Aug 13 15:19:39 UTC 2020 up 11:55, 1 user, load averages: 1.80, 1.64, 1.48

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

This forum has received and complied with 0 (zero) government requests for information.

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.
A copy of the license is included in the FAQ.