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Forum: Math 2011-06-04, 09:53
Replies: 34
Views: 3,538
Posted By Maybeso
To get back to the question ... here's a very...

To get back to the question ... here's a very non-technical description of another consequence of fiddling with r.

Yes, reducing the minimum required r will reduce how may values of a you think...
Forum: Information & Answers 2009-02-07, 20:52
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Maybeso
Thanks for your ideas guys, its helped me to...

Thanks for your ideas guys, its helped me to focus my hunt. I couldn't figure how to turn off the wireless part of my router, so I limited it to 2 connections (me) for a while. That stopped it. It...
Forum: Information & Answers 2009-01-31, 23:05
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Maybeso
Red face Additional info

I recently switched from a wired-only linksys router to a wireless linksys router. But the wireless one came with a network monitor app that keeps logs. I installed the security, did the password and...
Forum: Information & Answers 2009-01-31, 22:51
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By Maybeso
I just want to be sure ...

On my P4 I found that running one LL thread and one TF thread gave me at least +15%. The task manager would show 100% CPU. In the evenings when I was usually home, I had the TF thread stop and task...
Forum: Information & Answers 2009-01-31, 21:22
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Maybeso
Question Constant network activity?

I've got a constant data stream of almost 1 Mbps in each direction on both my boxen. Not between them, going out. I suspect this has been happening for a couple days, but I noticed it while I was...
Forum: Puzzles 2006-12-11, 00:56
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By Maybeso
mmm - sugar

I also get 1399.76659 lbs. of sugar.

There is one way to improve on this solution, and that is to do the work yourself:
Load the donkey with 1,000 lbs of sugar.
Travel 1/2* mile and tether the...
Forum: Lounge 2006-12-10, 22:55
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By Maybeso
Actually Ernst, your point argues for us getting...

Actually Ernst, your point argues for us getting mostly off of our home planet, and dependent on artificial - i.e. replaceable - environments. I do feel we should restrict ourselves to airless moons...
Forum: Lounge 2006-12-10, 22:26
Replies: 118
Views: 8,006
Posted By Maybeso
Arrived yesterday, Thanks! Happy Holidays!

Arrived yesterday, Thanks!

Happy Holidays!
Forum: Lounge 2006-11-18, 20:19
Replies: 118
Views: 8,006
Posted By Maybeso
All done.

All done.
Forum: Science & Technology 2006-11-08, 22:24
Replies: 468
Views: 26,877
Posted By Maybeso
Old Viruses Resurrected Through DNA

Ernst,

Wasn't there a theory that the y chromosome, (and therefore males, and therefore sexual reproduction), was originally the result of a retroviral mutation of the x chromosome?

I vaguely...
Forum: Soap Box 2006-11-08, 21:58
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Posted By Maybeso
RE: Catman "I'm sorry sir, but you will have...

RE: Catman

"I'm sorry sir, but you will have to go to the animal hospital for all of your remaining procedures."

And at what point do the exotic species laws kick in? He'd better register as...
Forum: Puzzles 2006-11-08, 21:02
Replies: 46
Views: 1,900
Posted By Maybeso
Thumbs up :grin: Great link Jacob!

:grin: Great link Jacob!
Forum: Puzzles 2006-11-08, 20:53
Replies: 46
Views: 1,900
Posted By Maybeso
I'm sorry Mally, but these two statements are...

I'm sorry Mally, but these two statements are contradictory.

"Constantly pointed at the plane" means to only consider current position and ignore any velocity vector - speed or direction. If you...
Forum: Hardware 2006-11-08, 01:29
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By Maybeso
I've been running two clients on my HT P4 for...

I've been running two clients on my HT P4 for more than a year. One does LL and the other factoring. The LL throughput drops to around 55%, and the factoring drops to 70%+. Since a P4 is 'better' for...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2006-11-08, 00:40
Replies: 105
Views: 6,216
Posted By Maybeso
Rde: If I understand that part of troels...

Rde:

If I understand that part of troels "terminology" correctly (which I may not), numbers of the form (6*(+m) - 1) are constructed as -(6*(-m) + 1). Like this:
5 -> 6*(-1) + 1 = -5
11 ->...
Forum: Science & Technology 2006-11-07, 02:37
Replies: 18
Views: 1,524
Posted By Maybeso
Just had a 2.6 quake Sunday night at 9:34 pm...

Just had a 2.6 quake Sunday night at 9:34 pm Pacific time centered within the city limits of Portland, Oregon.
Almost right under my neighborhood.

2.6 isn't much, but I felt it. It was a really...
Forum: Puzzles 2006-10-19, 02:59
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By Maybeso
I just figured out that my solution agrees with...

I just figured out that my solution agrees with Chris Cards (Doh!) My earlier impression was that Chris had changed his interpretation during his exchange with Bob.
So I second Chris' answer. ...
Forum: PrimeNet 2006-10-19, 01:48
Replies: 11
Views: 1,840
Posted By Maybeso
Cleaning up after it's fixed.

Ok, back in July I had a proxy server problem like this one, and it took some time for me to restore communication with primenet. While I was working on it, I grabbed an exponent using the form page...
Forum: Puzzles 2006-09-20, 22:23
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By Maybeso
While I was catching up on these puzzles, I...

While I was catching up on these puzzles, I noticed the posts for this one are all about interpretation, with no solutions!
If the puzzle is evaluated in this way then:

A is telling the truth...
Forum: Lounge 2006-09-20, 21:25
Replies: 54
Views: 3,333
Posted By Maybeso
How about a high quality microfiche poster with...

How about a high quality microfiche poster with an integrated viewer? It could still be standard poster sized, with most of the space for all the explanatory information mentioned above. :cool:
Forum: Lounge 2006-09-20, 20:55
Replies: 17
Views: 1,191
Posted By Maybeso
An actual Poll?

Xyzzy,

I don't suppose the poll feature allows for checkboxes instead of radio buttons. That would work perfectly for this. :geek:

Suggestion: If you came up with one or two adjectives for...
Forum: Puzzles 2006-09-15, 19:08
Replies: 17
Views: 1,207
Posted By Maybeso
Ok, that makes sense. I was thinking that the...

Ok, that makes sense. I was thinking that the magnitude of p compared to that of the lcm factors would prevent false hits for small p, but it seems to prevent them for large p.

Some of the lcm...
Forum: Puzzles 2006-09-15, 01:17
Replies: 17
Views: 1,207
Posted By Maybeso
Uh, why do your programs list 7 and 11? :unsure:...

Uh, why do your programs list 7 and 11? :unsure: They are not solutions.
Forum: Lounge 2006-09-13, 19:48
Replies: 1,296
Views: 79,003
Posted By Maybeso
Five Years!

I've now been a Gimpster for five years! :flex:
Contact name : Bruce Leenstra
Contact e-mail : leenstrab(at)comcast.net
Receive e-mail : YES
Last activity : 12 Sep 2006 15:12 UTC
Account...
Forum: PrimeNet 2006-08-01, 18:23
Replies: 14
Views: 1,555
Posted By Maybeso
Update: I spoke with several of my co-workers...

Update:
I spoke with several of my co-workers and discovered that the proxy server was upgraded earlier. I just happened to have my password expire between that and Prime95 trying to communicate....
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