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    hmm, what about running the code with the image...

    hmm, what about running the code with the image itself as input?
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    I can make some guesses here... The double click...

    I can make some guesses here...
    The double click timing might get "hot" when set to very short intervals, causing noise in the mouse output to be registered as clicks.
    Just speculation, but have...
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    Planned to start lessons several years ago and...

    Planned to start lessons several years ago and got an intro flight (in a 172M with STOL kit) but was stopped by
    1) the cost. After some talks with several schools I came to a minimum outlay of 15000...
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    especially #5. After 10 years of using SQL every...

    especially #5. After 10 years of using SQL every day at work I couldn't remember how to construct a simple DELETE statement in a job interview
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    the sample question doesn't state what the...

    the sample question doesn't state what the requirements are re. performance, security, etc., only what the end result should be.

    If someone's incapable of explaining in 10-15 minutes how to go...
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    seniors tend to take longer than juniors to write...

    seniors tend to take longer than juniors to write the same algorithm simply because they tend to get sidetracked by things like properly structuring code, beautifying their work, error handling,...
  7. Well said, Tater. I took a programming job after...

    Well said, Tater. I took a programming job after getting my physics degree because there wasn't a physics related job to be found anywhere, was hoping to in a few years work myself back into physics...
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    if you extract the artwork, and use it in any way...

    if you extract the artwork, and use it in any way without prior permission from the owners, that's a copyright violation.
    If you use the same ideas and concepts, especially with the same names, you...
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    gaming, critical? :) I'd say traffic control...

    gaming, critical? :)

    I'd say traffic control software for a highways agency, or trading software for an investment bank is a tad more critical :)
    Both may very well be written in C++ (though...
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    And with enough time, perseverance, and budget...

    And with enough time, perseverance, and budget you probably can :)

    After all, Excel itself was written (largely) in C and C++, so no reason you can't do the same, in theory.
    Whether it is...
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    tip: move your class out of your main method. In...

    tip: move your class out of your main method. In fact you should move it to a separate header and implementation file (1 set per class or closely related group of classes).

    Start organising your...
  12. much more likely they are able to perform...

    much more likely they are able to perform undocumented optimisation routines for Intel CPUs but not for 3rd party CPUs, making the compilation unit perform better on Intel than other platforms.
    I...
  13. Whatever we agree upon as the bracket for that...

    Whatever we agree upon as the bracket for that year (and yes, we set a bracket, if we don't everyone except my sister ends up spending a lot and getting nothing from her in return. e.g. last year...
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    cut out all the usual leftist crystories and...

    cut out all the usual leftist crystories and infantile sentiments to stir up sympathy for their agenda of theft and total control over peoples' lives...

    This number is actually completely and...
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    It is actually far worse than that. The cost of...

    It is actually far worse than that. The cost of employing that person is far higher than the wage he is taking home.
    The company has to pay social security premiums, liability insurance, has to...
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    tbh, most of them are too shortsighted and stupid...

    tbh, most of them are too shortsighted and stupid to think that far.
    They just see others having more than they do, and decide they want it too (or more often just that they want it, never mind...
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    so you think there's nothing wrong with wholesale...

    so you think there's nothing wrong with wholesale theft?

    Which is all that that "redistribution" really is. Take things from productive people, people who actually work for a living, and give them...
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    just because something wasn't written less than a...

    just because something wasn't written less than a week ago doesn't make it outdated...
    In fact the older works are probably better than the very latest because they'll have been corrected over time,...
  19. I wouldn't. I'd ask you to describe it as it's...

    I wouldn't. I'd ask you to describe it as it's clearly your homework assignment.
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    More madness from the UK: now they remove crosses...

    More madness from the UK: now they remove crosses from cemetaries because of "health and safety concerns": Council rules that crosses are 'too dangerous' for cemeteries | Mail Online
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    It has taken place, maybe not where you live but...

    It has taken place, maybe not where you live but elsewhere.
    And yes, they don't first demand a specific spot known to be a bad one, then protest that.
    But they do demand wind farms be build,...
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    Noone knows whether deepwaters horizon will be...

    Noone knows whether deepwaters horizon will be worse or not.
    The greater depth may mean things go either way.
    It's going to be harder to get to the spot to block the leak (as the first attempts...
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    And even if they had enough of them (and they...

    And even if they had enough of them (and they have some) "environmentalists" would protest the construction of those facilities because it will "disrupt nature", "destroy the natural environment",...
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    During peak wind times there's a surplus if those...

    During peak wind times there's a surplus if those times coincide with a low in demand.
    If there's a peak in demand during low wind periods, you're going to be short on electricity in the UK soon as...
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    Anyone who has to publicly state they're "not...

    Anyone who has to publicly state they're "not evil" (one of Google's mottos) I deeply distrust by definition.

    If a government agency did 10% of the data collection (of privacy sensitive data) and...
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