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    I know I really shouldn't...

    But I've made a pact with me, myself and I.

    I shall keep my new blog updated. Updated daily that is, unless time seriously doesn't permit.

    I tend to let "the real me" flow out into a keyboard, which has upsides and downsides. More down than up I should imagine.

    Judge for yourself - link's in my sig.
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    And the ref takes a point away!
    That was below the belt
    Good class architecture is not like a Swiss Army Knife; it should be more like a well balanced throwing knife.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ahluka
    There is no way to prove that we aren't living inside a computer. We could easily all be software, as could be the world around us. If this were so, after thinking about it (for way too long) there is absolutely no way to prove or disprove it.
    Absense of evidence is not evidence itself.

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    Let me think about that for a while. We all know I'm not exactly very quick on this sort of thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ahluka
    Deliciously white trash
    Btw, I know the US is the white trash capital of the world... and you are in the UK ahluka... so I was wondering if you were from the US and are the exported type of white trash, or the foreign type of white trash?

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    Basically it's an exercise on futility. It's rather easy to conceive all sorts of theories based only on imagination and the sheer knowledge that in the end no one can prove otherwise.

    • Humans are in fact goats dreaming that are humans
    • A spoon is flat. Our brains deceive us to think it is not. Physics is also deceiving.
    • There's green men living on Mars.
    • God exists and it made the universe and all things in it.
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    The programmer comes home with 12 loaves of bread.


    Originally Posted by brewbuck:
    Reimplementing a large system in another language to get a 25% performance boost is nonsense. It would be cheaper to just get a computer which is 25% faster.

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    The answer to all questions un-asked is 2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wraithan
    Btw, I know the US is the white trash capital of the world... and you are in the UK ahluka... so I was wondering if you were from the US and are the exported type of white trash, or the foreign type of white trash?
    I'm foreign white trash. Why do you ask?
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    Just curious... didn't know that white trash existed much outside of the US and maybe Canada.

    And that is me generalizing and stereotyping and all that stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wraithan
    The answer to all questions un-asked is 2.
    Douglas Adams disagrees in The Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy. According to Deep Thought, a computer programmed by mice, the meaning of life, the Universe, and everything is 42. Deep Thought double checked the answer several times. We just don't know the question...

    The rest would be a huge spoiler.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wraithan
    Just curious... didn't know that white trash existed much outside of the US and maybe Canada.

    And that is me generalizing and stereotyping and all that stuff.
    The UK has the finest white trash. Pikies! (Or is it Pikeys?).

    Think gypsies, but they're Irish and are never seen without shotguns.
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    UK also has pommies. That's white trash for us white folks
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    The programmer comes home with 12 loaves of bread.


    Originally Posted by brewbuck:
    Reimplementing a large system in another language to get a 25% performance boost is nonsense. It would be cheaper to just get a computer which is 25% faster.

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    But... just because we don't know it... doesn't mean it hasn't been asked.

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    does white trash == trailer trash?

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