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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #6660 on: February 26, 2015, 02:44:20 PM »
Just got 2 homework assignments back.  Same class and they both involved writing code to do some stuff and then discuss the out put.
I never got the first one to work so I turned in the code I had with a not saying, "couldn't get it to work" and got 70% the second worked and I answered the questions but I only got an 88%.  What the hell?  I'm not so surprised by the 88 but the rather small difference between abject failure and relative success.   :-\

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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #6661 on: February 26, 2015, 06:07:03 PM »
What the hell?  I'm not so surprised by the 88 but the rather small difference between abject failure and relative success.   :-\

That tends to happen with programming.

In terms of understanding, which is whats being tested, theres a much smaller difference between "It worked" and "You had the right idea, with a few deadly bugs to track down", than there is between "You had the right idea" and "What were you even trying to do?"
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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #6662 on: February 27, 2015, 08:11:41 AM »
Do we have any eye doctor types on this board? Opticians or ophthalmologists? For the last couple of weeks, I've had this pain in the back of my head and it really flares up when I use my iPad. Not sure if it's my eyes need checking (which they do, been years since I've had a check up and now I've hit the magic 40, I suppose this should be a regular thing), or if it's something else. Like ebola or whatever the latest thing is that will kill us all.

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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #6663 on: February 27, 2015, 10:19:05 AM »
I have heard that bifocals make breasts look bigger during sex. Perhaps worth a try??

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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #6664 on: February 28, 2015, 02:04:20 PM »
@universetoday: Ceres Bizarre Bright Spot Now Has a Companion http://t.co/ShVh5YzT5N http://t.co/X5m5betmXn
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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #6665 on: February 28, 2015, 02:16:38 PM »
@DiscoverMag: The Week's Top 10: (3) Physicists' big problem with the concept of infinity: http://t.co/rWXtgUnoVJ http://t.co/oIaftbAS6j
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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #6666 on: March 01, 2015, 06:27:26 PM »
does penis puppetry belong in the 'member creations' subforum?
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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #6667 on: March 02, 2015, 12:54:46 PM »
does penis puppetry belong in the 'member creations' subforum?

Excuse me, what??

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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #6668 on: March 02, 2015, 05:42:45 PM »
@scicurious: Jimmy Kimmel goes full bore against anti-vaxxers. http://t.co/ffR4ryZLw5 But anti-vaxxers won't be impressed: https://t.co/snfOLvZXPq
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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #6670 on: March 03, 2015, 12:11:48 PM »
Taxes done yesterday.  Dentist appt today.  TurboTax and floss FTW.
Amend and resubmit.

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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #6671 on: March 03, 2015, 02:45:45 PM »
I need reading glasses. It's official, I'm old.

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Re: The Twitter Thread--A Thread of Great Consequence
« Reply #6672 on: March 03, 2015, 03:08:14 PM »
I need reading glasses. It's official, I'm old.
I probably will at my next exam so I'm not gonna get one.

 

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