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by rubber314chicken
Sat Jul 17, 2010 1:22 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Post your 2010 AP/IB Scores!
Replies: 47
Views: 6066

Re: Post your 2010 AP/IB Scores!

5 in calc BC (5 subscore) and a 5 in statistics!
by rubber314chicken
Sun Jun 13, 2010 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: High School Pranks
Replies: 684
Views: 79904

Re: High School Pranks

A couple weeks ago, our school band was supposed to perform in the Hartford Saint Patrick's Day Parade, but it was rained out. So, the next day during class, we all marched throughout the halls playing very loudly. Dude, our school made us do the same thing. A marching band going through hallways i...
by rubber314chicken
Thu May 13, 2010 3:15 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: My school fails at computer security...
Replies: 314
Views: 108570

Re: My school fails at computer security...

ours is kinda tight. I tried live booting linux so I could read a PDF since they never installed acrobat reader for class, and it wouldn't let met go online (then again I really didn't know much about what to try). Our filter is good, assuming you don't get the dumb teachers' passwords to override i...
by rubber314chicken
Thu May 13, 2010 3:09 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: 2010 AP tests discussion thread!
Replies: 96
Views: 9625

Re: 2010 AP tests discussion thread!

Ap Calc BC. Its been 48 hours, so here goes: I think I totally bombed the last two free response. I felt confident, but a couple stupid mistakes in (like mixing up x and y in the given point resulting in the wrong estimate for euler's method, and forgetting the formula, so the work I actually showed...
by rubber314chicken
Mon Apr 26, 2010 1:01 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Integral by u Sub.
Replies: 4
Views: 989

Re: Integral by u Sub.

ololololololololololololololo hahahahahahaha! Now that that's out of my system, I think you made a mistake in there somewhere. As you probably know by now, the correct answer is 1.5. I think you simply forgot to substitute something back to get 24 Id love to see your work The original integrand giv...
by rubber314chicken
Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with Stage Blood.
Replies: 7
Views: 1481

Re: Problems with Stage Blood.

The corn syrup mix is the best. Add in a little detergent to make it even easier to clean. The reason your current mix isn't washing is the strawberry syrup in it. My girlfriend's friend is all out into theater, and he has used a ton of the corn syrup stuff and he says it washes right out.
by rubber314chicken
Sat Apr 03, 2010 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: It bothers me when a science theory is named after a person
Replies: 47
Views: 3680

Re: It bothers me when a science theory is named after a per

I also find it a lot easier to remember 'L'Hôpital's Rule' than 'the limit of an undefined fraction is equal to the limit of the derivative of the numerator divided by the derivative of the numerator'. And it means that folk like L'Hôpital (and Bernoulli) get remembered when otherwise they'd be for...
by rubber314chicken
Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:18 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Worthless partner on a year long project
Replies: 35
Views: 4111

Re: Worthless partner on a year long project

9.5 months a year is about 41 weeks a year. 41 weeks a year at 6 days a week is 246 work days a year. 49 weeks a year (52 weeks, 3 weeks vacation) at 5 days a week is 245 work days a year. Just, ya know, saying. Our school year is 185 days long. Add in an extra 15 for teacher work days. So call it ...
by rubber314chicken
Tue Mar 16, 2010 3:57 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Worthless partner on a year long project
Replies: 35
Views: 4111

Re: Worthless partner on a year long project

Not that it makes the harasser's actions any less terrible, but he's in high school, not college. I coulda sworn I had read it was about a college class. Guess I read wrong or was thinking about another thread. I mean at high school level I'd imagine the teacher SHOULD be supervising the class even...
by rubber314chicken
Thu Mar 11, 2010 9:10 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Worthless partner on a year long project
Replies: 35
Views: 4111

Re: Worthless partner on a year long project

FWIW, Mr. massage my shoulders decided it was a good idea to come up behind me and pinch my nipples as hard as he could. When I told him to stop it, he told me to take the tampon out.... again. That... strikes me on first impression as sexual harassment, and you could potentially get him in serious...
by rubber314chicken
Thu Mar 11, 2010 1:35 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Worthless partner on a year long project
Replies: 35
Views: 4111

Re: Worthless partner on a year long project

Chen, this is a class. I knew this is what'd it be when I signed up to take it, and I really really wanted to not take it, however my mother forced me to take it. So I'm really trapped in a place I don't wanna be with people I don't wanna be. People are constantly acting like this in class? I mean ...
by rubber314chicken
Wed Mar 10, 2010 3:51 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Worthless partner on a year long project
Replies: 35
Views: 4111

Re: Worthless partner on a year long project

Not A Raptor wrote:You've tried the stick; you've tried the sugar cube; try the carrot. Dangle money in front of him. If he doesn't do his share, he doesn't get his pay.


I think the sugar cube will work if I keep it there. Its something I really do need to work on too.
by rubber314chicken
Tue Mar 09, 2010 11:05 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Worthless partner on a year long project
Replies: 35
Views: 4111

Re: Worthless partner on a year long project

that if he likes his job and wants to keep it that he needs to cut out the comments about my personal life) and he has talked with students about similar stuff too. You honestly think that trying to threaten your teacher is going to make him go out of his way to be helpful? The comments seem to be ...
by rubber314chicken
Tue Mar 09, 2010 1:55 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Worthless partner on a year long project
Replies: 35
Views: 4111

Re: Worthless partner on a year long project

Oh well, if I can finish this with an A and then be done I'll be facing far fewer people like this for the rest of my life. Oh dear. I'm not saying that I'm not going to be working with a few people like this. But I know for a FACT that all but 2 people won't be bros. Note that something like massa...
by rubber314chicken
Mon Mar 08, 2010 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Worthless partner on a year long project
Replies: 35
Views: 4111

Re: Worthless partner on a year long project

The other half is spent with other home work, looking up cars and screwing around. For example today, he decided to examine all of my work from the past couple weeks and go through all the parts I've ordered and ask me about them (because "this is all ordered!?!?!?!?!?!?! ") instead of do...
by rubber314chicken
Mon Mar 08, 2010 5:45 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Worthless partner on a year long project
Replies: 35
Views: 4111

Re: Worthless partner on a year long project

The other half is spent with other home work, looking up cars and screwing around. For example today, he decided to examine all of my work from the past couple weeks and go through all the parts I've ordered and ask me about them (because "this is all [I] ordered!?!?!?!?!?!?!") instead of...
by rubber314chicken
Fri Mar 05, 2010 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Worthless partner on a year long project
Replies: 35
Views: 4111

Re: Worthless partner on a year long project

Do you get graded on collective results, or effort? Its more of the procedure than the results, however my group is expected to have an amazing project at the end of the year. That said, the majority of the grade is for following the procedure right and doing all of the work properly. They don't ca...
by rubber314chicken
Fri Mar 05, 2010 1:43 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Worthless partner on a year long project
Replies: 35
Views: 4111

Worthless partner on a year long project

Long story short, I'm in a class where the entire grade is based on a year long group project. I'm doing tons of work on this, we are basically re-inventing the alarm clock with two wireless snooze buttons in place of a single one located on the clock. I'm tasked with the design and construction of ...
by rubber314chicken
Mon Feb 22, 2010 6:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Rollerblades as Portable Transportation
Replies: 29
Views: 8968

Re: Rollerblades as Portable Transportation

http://gajitz.com/chariots-of-tires-cra ... ng-skates/

I think that would take care of the rough terrain, no?
by rubber314chicken
Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Whale watching.
Replies: 26
Views: 1713

Re: Whale watching.

I'd do it. 80 miles isn't that hard for a day's riding. I did 60 a day for a week when I was in middle school.
by rubber314chicken
Fri Feb 12, 2010 6:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Xkcd idea: If a picture is worth a thousand words...
Replies: 5
Views: 931

Re: Xkcd idea: If a picture is worth a thousand words...

rigwarl wrote:Of course, saying a single second counts as 25 pictures is stretching it.


I think this is an important discussion. Even if we were to take each cut as a picture (think of a moving gif) then that'd still be a long book, especially with hollywood's changing-the-camera-angle-every-2-seconds antics.
by rubber314chicken
Fri Feb 12, 2010 12:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Has anyone tried the 28 hour day?
Replies: 51
Views: 51453

Re: Has anyone tried the 28 hour day?

Seeing as my school schedule now almost allows it, I'm very tempted to try this.
by rubber314chicken
Sat Feb 06, 2010 6:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Has anything paranormal ever happened to you?
Replies: 67
Views: 8336

Re: Has anything paranormal ever happened to you?

Me and my girlfriend once confused the strobes on an ILS marker with an UFO. I was excited. She was freaking out. In our defense it was really really dense fog, and we were the only car on that road. Last cars we saw were cop cars blocking a road because of an accident. Couldn't see much else becaus...
by rubber314chicken
Tue Jan 05, 2010 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Happy New Decade! (aka HOLY SHIT 1990 was 20 Years ago!)
Replies: 40
Views: 3677

Re: Happy New Decade! (aka HOLY SHIT 1990 was 20 Years ago!)

Every time someone says "the 90s" I think "Oh, come on, that was just yesterday!"...and now we have the 00s! (that doesn't sound right...) And we never really agreed on what to call the oughties anyway, did we? Other phrases that seem odd "I'm turning 30 this year" LOL...
by rubber314chicken
Tue Jan 05, 2010 4:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0684: "We Get It"
Replies: 115
Views: 26290

Re: "We Get It" Discussion

frogman wrote:This was me for a couple days after I asked out

MY GIRLFRIEND.

Or maybe it still is. I dunno.


Darn it. I was going to do this, only make it a more subtle joke.
by rubber314chicken
Sun Dec 27, 2009 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: we brag to each other what we got for Christmas.
Replies: 55
Views: 6460

Re: ITT: we brag to each other what we got for Christmas.

*Classic, Ipod (160 Gb)
*Heads, Drum
*Belts
*Socks
*Air fresheners for my now-broken car
*money
*money, more
*razor, electric (because I hate shaving)
by rubber314chicken
Sun Dec 13, 2009 3:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: xkcd sightings in your hometown (and other places)
Replies: 384
Views: 105767

Re: xkcd sightings in your hometown (and other places)

http://xkcd.com/295/


Much like this, the board in a few of our classrooms now reads XKCD.com and hasn't been erased in the past 3 months. I'm hoping it'll make it all year.
by rubber314chicken
Sun Dec 13, 2009 3:02 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: RIT
Replies: 2
Views: 681

Re: RIT

When I saw the campus, I wasn't impressed. I'm not sure about the academics much (especially in your field) but I felt like I had just walked onto a community college campus. That and the fact their engineering programs aren't all accredited removed them from my list. But, if you aren't looking for ...
by rubber314chicken
Sun Dec 06, 2009 5:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you find hearing about people's dreams boring?
Replies: 19
Views: 3404

Re: Do you find hearing about people's dreams boring?

screech wrote:like from our very own webcomic, though I can't find the link to the right one at the moment


http://xkcd.com/430/
by rubber314chicken
Fri Dec 04, 2009 5:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0671: "Stephen and Me"
Replies: 84
Views: 13391

Re: "Stephen and Me" Discussion

CorruptUser wrote:So, white-hat-guy is now overweight-baseballcap-guy?


It looks like a beret to me?
by rubber314chicken
Thu Dec 03, 2009 10:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Secret places on the internet where you hang out
Replies: 54
Views: 9026

Re: Secret places on the internet where you hang out

http://jjclan.forumotion.com/forum.htm

Super secret, though not really. Just a small sub forum of another forum where the mods can be annoying at times. Yes, I'm admin and I'll ban you all.
by rubber314chicken
Thu Dec 03, 2009 2:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Can you pull your tongue?
Replies: 29
Views: 9654

Re: Can you pull your tongue?

Hold your mouth open for about twenty minutes or so, depending on how much saliva you produce. Vöîlá! Your tongue is now dry and easier to pull. Or you could get a tongue piercing and pull on that. I cringed at the thought of pulling a piercing... maybe because I don't have any...... and I think yo...
by rubber314chicken
Mon Nov 30, 2009 3:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fun Bike-Theft Deterrents :D
Replies: 62
Views: 3896

Re: Fun Bike-Theft Deterrents :D

These aren't really deterrents; they're shit that happens to the thief after it's been taken, and probably sue-able things, too. And how are they going to sue you for preventing them from thefting your bike? I know that in the US, you can shoot thiefs/burglars. Its not that easy. Someone breaks int...
by rubber314chicken
Thu Nov 26, 2009 12:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13198
Views: 1242131

Re: Today I Learned

Today I learned that I had a pack of sour skittles in my backpack. Then I ate them and it was a good day. I saw the avatar and I thought it was me. TIL when I've gotta drive 100+ for school stuff, my mom considers that a social activity (aka not to/from school) and I have to pay for that gas. And t...
by rubber314chicken
Thu Nov 19, 2009 4:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13198
Views: 1242131

Re: Today I Learned

TIL: My car can do 100mph (161km/h, 45m/s, 269k furlongs/fortnight) without a problem. In fact, I'm reasonably sure I could peg the speedometer (about 120mph), but I'm not really that keen on finding out for sure. Dude, welcome to the world of my minivan...... Anyways, TIL that my parents either ha...
by rubber314chicken
Wed Nov 18, 2009 4:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: You have to choose between being blind or life in prison
Replies: 52
Views: 3442

Re: You have to choose between being blind or life in prison

Blind. I only lose my ability to do woodworking. I don't lose music, computers, or all I've accomplished in school.
by rubber314chicken
Wed Nov 11, 2009 5:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0661: "Two-Party System"
Replies: 102
Views: 12328

0661: "Two-Party System"

Image

Title Text: I favor approval voting or IRV chiefly because they mean we might get to bring back The Bull Moose party.

Url: http://xkcd.com/661/
by rubber314chicken
Sat Nov 07, 2009 5:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0659: "Lego"
Replies: 265
Views: 49147

Re: "Lego" Discussion

The house was created, as opposed to being the offspring of sexually viable parent houses. After it's disassembled, though, I doubt the girl really remembers the past design. So therefore it's probably gone. Meh, if I'm important enough to people that they want to remember me, they'll keep photos, ...
by rubber314chicken
Fri Nov 06, 2009 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Advice needed
Replies: 15
Views: 1578

Re: Advice needed

Jorpho wrote:Advice: Learn to write better thread titles.

Also, never start a land war with Russia in the winter.


http://xkcd.com/405/ ?
by rubber314chicken
Fri Nov 06, 2009 6:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0659: "Lego"
Replies: 265
Views: 49147

Re: "Lego" Discussion

Never have I been prouder to go against my parent's beliefs by saying yes to being an organ donor than when I read this comic.

P.S. Even if they build another house out of the Legos, I'll take my chances on it being a bigger, better house with a butler named Chives.

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