#editorial | Logs for 2015-11-21

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[00:47:07] <Bytram> nick: I'm 2nding your netanyahu story...
[00:47:36] <Bytram> mind if I grab some quotes from the links you provided and basically rewrite the AC's submission?
[00:49:20] <nick> sure
[00:49:45] <Bytram> k
[00:50:20] <nick> im not a fan of the summary but i couldn't really fault it
[00:50:30] <nick> i did forget to remove 'murderous'
[00:51:25] <nick> which might be accurate, but would most likely lead to not very constructive discussion
[00:51:38] <nick> also, i believe it is six other officials, not seven
[00:51:56] <nick> six according to al jazeera
[01:02:36] <Bytram> yes, I noticed the six/seven discrepancy and also decided on six.
[01:03:21] <Bytram> teamwork++
[01:03:21] <Bender> karma - teamwork: 47
[01:07:22] <nick> time for hot chocolate i think
[01:07:57] * Bytram has almost finished
[01:10:03] <Bytram> nick: back to you: https://soylentnews.org
[01:10:05] <APK_McHOSTS> ^ 03- SoylentNews User ( https://soylentnews.org )
[01:11:00] <Bytram> http://www.imdb.com
[01:11:01] <APK_McHOSTS> ^ 03Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) - IMDb
[01:13:03] <nick> reason for leaving tfa url at bottom?
[01:16:19] <Bytram> umm, it's called an "oops"
[01:16:24] <Bytram> =)
[01:16:29] <nick> will take it out
[01:16:34] <Bytram> thanks!
[01:16:34] <nick> making a couple of little formatting changes
[01:17:02] <Bytram> yeah, it started to 'swim' on me ... too much of the same text for too long, yanno?
[01:17:33] <nick> take a look now
[01:17:36] <nick> see what you think
[01:18:17] <Bytram> will do, but first... am looking at the cop ID theft story...
[01:18:20] <Bytram> "The Register has additional details of Rohit's enormous testicles. "
[01:18:35] <Bytram> not *quite* up to our literary standards.
[01:18:46] <nick> i would agree
[01:18:47] <Bytram> brazen hutzpah?
[01:18:53] <Bytram> (sp?)
[01:19:21] <Bytram> I'm open to suggestions; am 2nding netanyahu
[01:21:34] <Bytram> nick: I need for you to save your changes; looks like you are still in the story.
[01:21:56] <nick> im not
[01:22:12] <Bytram> oh? I saw the links at the bottom of the story, figured you must still be in it.
[01:22:17] <Bytram> let me grab it again.
[01:22:27] <nick> might have forgotten to remove them
[01:22:27] <nick> lol
[01:22:41] <Bytram> =) thanks for the laugh!
[01:23:01] <nick> my excuse, inbetween rolling a smoke and making hot chocolate :p
[01:23:03] <Bytram> I have done something similar so MANY times!
[01:23:29] <Bytram> like taking extra special care about the wording of an e-mail, and forgetting the attachment
[01:23:55] <Bytram> am changing:
[01:23:57] <Bytram> Anonymous Coward lets us know:
[01:23:57] <nick> as you may have noticed or remember, i usually forget to add a link to TFA on my submissions...
[01:23:58] <Bytram> to be
[01:24:03] <Bytram> An Anonymous Coward let us know:
[01:24:11] <nick> sure
[01:24:12] <Bytram> np
[01:24:27] <nick> i made 3 just now though, i think they're all good heh
[01:24:44] <Bytram> ok, byline changed. extra links deleted.
[01:25:07] * Bytram clicks update
[01:25:29] <Bytram> I like what you did with the transition sentence -- much better than what I had as an intro to the second part of the story
[01:26:13] <Bytram> hmmm,
[01:26:16] <Bytram> Rohit's enormous testicles.
[01:26:17] <Bytram> could be
[01:26:28] <Bytram> Rohit's hive kicking exploits
[01:26:44] * nick wonders if USMC Entertainment Liaison story will get more interest than the CIA one
[01:26:46] * nick doubts it
[01:27:07] * Bytram has not read that one yet.
[01:27:11] <nick> i would say something like 'bold antagonization' but thats a bit dry perhaps
[01:27:22] <Bytram> better.
[01:27:27] <Bytram> I like 'Bold'
[01:27:39] <Bytram> we need a thesaurus bot
[01:28:03] <Bytram> bear kicking?
[01:28:09] <Bytram> bold bear biting?
[01:28:12] <Bytram> bold bear baiting?
[01:28:14] <nick> no need to be shilling washing powder ;)
[01:28:23] <Bytram> lol
[01:28:27] <Bytram> LOL
[01:28:40] <Bytram> ok, need a break for a little bit to make dinner.
[01:28:53] <nick> enjoy
[01:29:07] <Bytram> for now, I changed it to be: "Rohit's brazeness."
[01:29:15] * Bytram clikced update
[01:29:25] <Bytram> back in a few minutes
[01:48:47] <nick> http://www.bbc.co.uk
[01:48:50] <APK_McHOSTS> ^ 03The computer that knows what you're thinking - BBC News
[01:49:46] <nick> "French officials say the cousin of the presumed ringleader of last week's Paris attacks did not blow herself up in a police raid as previously thought."
[01:53:56] <takyon> http://puu.sh
[01:56:21] <nick> heh
[01:56:59] <nick> http://www.bbc.co.uk
[01:57:00] <APK_McHOSTS> ^ 03Anonymous wants you to try hacking Islamic State sites - here's why you probably shouldn't - BBC Newsbeat
[01:57:33] <nick> newsbeat is for a 'younger audience' but i found #3 interesting
[01:57:52] <takyon> i'm familiar with clickbeat
[01:58:19] <nick> no idea
[02:03:38] <cmn32480> evening gents
[02:04:20] <nick> evening
[02:04:42] <cmn32480> feeling a bit more relaxed nick?
[02:09:50] <cmn32480> sorry... the wife pulled me away to fix the chromecast.
[02:10:03] <cmn32480> I clicked the "cast this tab" button and came back
[02:10:07] <nick> i guess so, thinking about laying down soonish
[02:10:16] <cmn32480> rest is good for you
[02:11:07] <cmn32480> I am glad the week ended on a decent note for you
[02:12:10] <nick> did yours?
[02:12:57] <cmn32480> I'm home, not traveling, my family are here and safe, I have an adult Arnold Palmer...
[02:13:07] <cmn32480> I'd say the week ended on an up note
[02:13:11] <cmn32480> :-)
[02:13:50] <cmn32480> some stuff went right at work today.
[02:13:57] <cmn32480> that was a nice change of pace.
[02:14:03] * nick googles arnold palmer
[02:14:10] <cmn32480> not the golfer
[02:14:34] <cmn32480> usually, it is 1/2 lemonade, 1/2 iced tea
[02:14:56] <cmn32480> and adult Arnold Palmer is iced tea or lemonade, with the other flavor of vodka in it
[02:15:07] <nick> A John Daly is an alcoholic mixed drink consisting of lemonade, iced tea, and vodka. Alternatively, it can be made with lemonade and sweet tea vodka, a vodka infusion.[1][2] These drinks are based on the non-alcoholic Arnold Palmer consisting of iced tea and lemonade. Both drinks are named after professional golfers; the John Daly name is a tongue-in-cheek nod to Daly's problems with alcohol abuse.
[02:15:20] <Bytram> unless you used Long Island Iced Tea
[02:15:44] <cmn32480> nick - exactly
[02:16:05] <cmn32480> I used Iced tea and Lemonade Vodka
[02:16:18] <Bytram> reminds me of a party I went to in college
[02:16:29] <Bytram> it was the 3rd annual entropy party
[02:16:43] <Bytram> (I'd missed the prior two years' parties)
[02:17:01] <cmn32480> Note: this happened while the college was in a cave, and everybody was wearing animal skins
[02:17:09] <cmn32480> not that bytram is old, mind you
[02:17:23] <Bytram> the 1st year,they mixed one part vodka to nine parts water and put it in an ice cube tray and then into the freezer zection of a dorm fridg3
[02:17:38] <Bytram> cmn32480: those were bare skins!
[02:17:39] <Bytram> ;)
[02:17:41] <Bytram> anyway!
[02:17:59] <cmn32480> if they were bare skins... everybody was naked!
[02:18:09] <Bytram> the idea was that you could add a 'vodcube' to your drink and it would not dilute it as much
[02:18:15] <nick> and we're back to uranus again
[02:18:25] <cmn32480> lol
[02:18:26] <Bytram> the next year, they had to top the prior year's party
[02:18:36] <Bytram> so, instead of diluting the vodka
[02:18:42] <Bytram> they used straight 80-proof vodka
[02:18:46] <cmn32480> bytram won't touch Uranus... you are safe
[02:18:49] <Bytram> but no matter how you spun the dial
[02:18:57] <cmn32480> it didn't freeze
[02:19:04] <Bytram> a college dorm's cube fridge's freezer is not cold enough
[02:19:22] <Bytram> so, they brought in a few pounds of dry ice
[02:19:28] <Bytram> voila!
[02:19:34] <Bytram> take a glass of collins mixer
[02:19:39] <Bytram> add a vodcube
[02:19:39] <cmn32480> well yeah... that'd work
[02:19:50] <Bytram> the longer you waited the stronger the drink
[02:19:52] <cmn32480> vodcube... what a great name
[02:19:56] <Bytram> thansk!
[02:20:03] <Bytram> so, this is when I came in
[02:20:12] <Bytram> how do you top 80 proof vodka?
[02:20:16] <cmn32480> grain?
[02:20:19] <Bytram> 150 proof, of course!
[02:20:21] <cmn32480> 151?
[02:20:34] <Bytram> yeah, I don't remember zactly but that was the idea
[02:20:43] <cmn32480> woof
[02:20:48] <cmn32480> I bet you don't remember....
[02:20:49] <Bytram> so we looked it up in our CRC and even dry ice would not be enough
[02:20:53] <Bytram> no problem!
[02:20:59] <cmn32480> liquid nitrogen
[02:21:02] <Bytram> one of our cohort was a grad student
[02:21:25] <Bytram> he called up the campus police, got access to the science building (this was night time)
[02:21:40] <Bytram> and, as you guessed, siphoned off about 6 liters of liquid N2
[02:21:52] <cmn32480> that stuff is dangerous
[02:21:53] <Bytram> we needed it for 'an off campus experiement'
[02:22:02] <Bytram> we were very careful
[02:22:07] <Bytram> had asbestos gloves
[02:22:21] <Bytram> added one vodcube to the collins mixer and it
[02:22:29] <Bytram> would skittle like crazy on top of the fluid
[02:22:46] <cmn32480> and a shitload of drunks happened shortly thereafter
[02:23:11] <Bytram> you didn't dare take a drink until it stopped moving!
[02:23:24] <Bytram> yeah, preparation time was not insignificant
[02:23:39] <Bytram> so it took a couple hours but we got pretty mellow
[02:23:39] <cmn32480> I'm quite good with my 60proof vodka in the deep freezer adn my wawa iced tea :-)
[02:23:45] <Bytram> then we tried to set a vodcube on fire
[02:24:00] <cmn32480> did it work?
[02:24:08] <Bytram> we tried the liquid vodka and it would light just fine
[02:24:09] * cmn32480 has never thought of that
[02:24:16] <Bytram> but, the vodcube resisted our attempts
[02:24:20] <Bytram> but we persisted
[02:24:30] <Bytram> heat, O2, and fueld
[02:24:43] <Bytram> it was so cold, it would snuff out any fire
[02:24:59] <Bytram> but, we got a corner of a cube warmed enough without melting and was finally
[02:25:03] <Bytram> able to light it on fire
[02:25:03] <cmn32480> it didn't melt fast enough to feed the flames
[02:25:32] <Bytram> it was a blue flame hovering about 1/4" from the vodcube
[02:25:42] <Bytram> and maybe all of 1/2" tall
[02:25:48] <Bytram> feeble, but it worked!
[02:25:56] <cmn32480> but everybody thought it was awesome
[02:26:00] <Bytram> after that, we still had lots of N2 left over
[02:26:09] <Bytram> you got THAT right!
[02:26:12] * cmn32480 thingks this won't end well
[02:26:36] <Bytram> we did things like freeze fig newtons and then watch them *shatter* when dropped
[02:26:55] <Bytram> popcorn was not very exciting... just too fragile.
[02:27:12] <cmn32480> we did some of that in middle school science... before they took all the fun dangerous stuff out of the classroom
[02:27:22] <Bytram> at that point, I was pretty well gone and it was long enough ago that I don't off hand remember any other details
[02:27:48] <cmn32480> sounds like a fine time
[02:27:51] <Bytram> we knew better than to try something stupid like pour it into a basin of water, though that was proposed, IIRC
[02:27:56] <Bytram> yes, it was.
[02:28:13] <cmn32480> uranus goes live in 30 minutes!
[02:28:17] <Bytram> as it was with the in-nerds, I felt extra priviledged to have been invited
[02:28:20] <Bytram> yeay
[02:28:38] * cmn32480 thinks about changing the author on the story to Bytram....
[02:29:02] <Bytram> it was about then that I got invited to an uppergrad's dorm room so all us nerds could watch Battlestar Galactica
[02:29:14] <Bytram> after that, we'd go out for a death star at the rathskellar...
[02:29:25] <Bytram> a double-loaded extra-everything pizza... no guppies.
[02:29:49] <cmn32480> hey bytram
[02:29:56] <cmn32480> your inner nerd is showing
[02:30:09] * Bytram thingks about changing cmn32480's password in the DB
[02:30:31] * cmn32480 double dog dares him. then bytram woudl ahve to pick up the slack
[02:30:59] <Bytram> cmn32480: uranus is showing - you dirty double dog, you.
[02:31:17] <cmn32480> my name is NOT SpallsHurgenson! I am wearing pants!
[02:31:25] <Bytram> then again, it would help me bump my story count much more quickly!
[02:31:42] <Bytram> https://soylentnews.org
[02:31:42] <APK_McHOSTS> ^✓ 03SoylentNews: Hall of Fame
[02:31:54] <cmn32480> cripe... I rolled over 800 today
[02:32:00] <Bytram> cmn32480++
[02:32:00] <Bender> karma - cmn32480: 21
[02:32:13] <cmn32480> you hit 1100 the other day
[02:32:19] <cmn32480> bytram++
[02:32:19] <Bender> karma - bytram: 22
[02:32:23] <Bytram> and with another 150 or so, I'll have *half* as many as JR
[02:32:25] * cmn32480 is impressed
[02:32:36] <cmn32480> I know
[02:32:45] <Bytram> thanks, but note that I'm not even half-way to what JR has done!
[02:32:54] <cmn32480> I know
[02:33:14] <cmn32480> he's an amazingly tenacious guy
[02:33:18] <Bytram> but, another 450 or so (yeah, I'll get that done tonight) and I might overtake LamX
[02:33:29] <cmn32480> be sure to jump right on that
[02:33:29] <Bytram> you're not too shabby, yourself!
[02:33:53] <Bytram> I jumped on it before you could suggest that I do so.
[02:34:01] <cmn32480> lol
[02:34:05] <Bytram> I may be older 'n you, but I'm still pretty nimble
[02:34:14] <Bytram> anyway, break time.
[02:34:16] <Bytram> baiab
[02:34:19] <Bytram> ugh
[02:34:24] <cmn32480> nick has the 2nd most active story, and the top non-meta
[02:34:31] <Bytram> and I can type jsut as well as yuo!
[02:34:40] <cmn32480> I am glad it is catching!
[02:35:15] <Bytram> yeah, that was quite a thing for nick; he made it look as easy as PI
[02:35:22] <Bytram> ;)
[02:35:41] * Bytram waits
[02:37:03] <Bytram> and gives up waiting and commences to take a break; back in a bit
[02:38:50] * cmn32480 looks at it again...
[02:39:02] * cmn32480 looks at it a third time and still doesn't see the joke
[02:40:36] <cmn32480> in the end, IMNSHO, we are truly blessed to have a great team of people around here.
[02:40:56] <cmn32480> not just good at what they do, but good people too.
[02:41:04] <cmn32480> that doesn't happen every day.
[02:41:22] <cmn32480> it is something to be thankful for and savor.
[02:42:47] <Bytram> teamwork++
[02:42:47] <Bender> karma - teamwork: 48
[02:42:49] <Bytram> agreed!
[02:43:07] <Bytram> cmn32480: that lappy is running great!
[02:43:12] <cmn32480> excellent
[02:43:14] <Bytram> thanks so MUCH!
[02:43:15] <cmn32480> glad to hear it
[02:43:33] <cmn32480> it was either give it to somebody who could use it, or send it off to the junk heap
[02:43:51] <Bytram> one thing I've noticed is that svchost is often grabbing all of a CPU for long stretches, especially after i come back from hiberation or first go online
[02:44:01] <Bytram> I've got processexplorer running
[02:44:09] <cmn32480> that'd be a windows thing
[02:44:15] <Bytram> which makes it easy to see what *process* is grabbing CPU, disk,e tc.
[02:44:28] <cmn32480> prolly wouldn't happen under Linux
[02:44:30] <Bytram> but, it does not seem to break it down according to what service is grabbing the coputes
[02:44:54] <Bytram> hmmm, there was some windows utilitiy that I ran awhile back that might break it down
[02:44:59] <cmn32480> no, I don't think that processexplorer does that
[02:45:00] <Bytram> trying to remember what it was called
[02:45:09] <cmn32480> procmon?
[02:45:21] <cmn32480> probably from SysInternals
[02:46:37] <Bytram> not procmon.exe, procexp.exe but it was from Sysinternals, now owned by MS
[02:46:53] <cmn32480> yes... but still a VERY good suite of tools
[02:47:24] <cmn32480> brb.. gotta tuck in my kids
[02:48:53] <Bytram> yes, an excellent set of tools!
[02:49:20] <Bytram> note to self: I turned off (disabled) "Offline Files" today.
[02:57:54] * Bytram added a proper byline for chromas on the CIO story
[02:59:22] * Bytram did same for the windows anniversary story
[03:01:33] <cmn32480> back
[03:02:04] <Bytram> and front and center
[03:02:14] <Bytram> I'm 2nding the windows is 30 years old story
[03:02:22] <Bytram> trying to remember where Intel was at that point
[03:02:28] <Bytram> 1985
[03:02:30] <cmn32480> 286
[03:02:37] <cmn32480> maybe less
[03:02:48] <Bytram> 286, at least
[03:02:55] <Bytram> hmm
[03:02:55] <cmn32480> windows 2 ran as a program on my 8086
[03:03:02] <cmn32480> no
[03:03:03] <cmn32480> no
[03:03:04] <cmn32480> nop
[03:03:06] <Bytram> Ouch! that must have been SLOW!
[03:03:11] <cmn32480> that is incorrect
[03:03:17] <cmn32480> the 8086 was DOS only
[03:03:18] <Bytram> it was fast?
[03:03:27] <Bytram> ;)
[03:03:46] <cmn32480> the 286 had a 16 Color graphics card
[03:03:56] <cmn32480> but I may be mixing up my computers
[03:04:01] <cmn32480> that was a long time ago
[03:04:17] <Bytram> https://en.wikipedia.org
[03:04:17] <APK_McHOSTS> ^ 03Wiki: Intel 80386
[03:04:32] <Bytram> was introduced in 1985
[03:04:34] * cmn32480 notes that Bytram was in his late 20's or early 30's at that point
[03:04:51] * cmn32480 was 5
[03:05:15] <Bytram> The 80386 was introduced in October 1985, while manufacturing of the chips in significant quantities commenced in June 1986
[03:05:59] * cmn32480 was 5 1/2 when it was introduced
[03:15:50] <Bytram> nick: I love your windows anniversary 'dept'!!
[03:16:07] <cmn32480> hilarious
[03:16:29] <cmn32480> and the worst part, is that I heard the wav file when I read the name
[03:16:36] <Bytram> same here!
[03:16:39] <Bytram> tada!
[03:17:37] <cmn32480> can we make the dept line a link?
[03:17:49] <Bytram> hmm
[03:18:01] <Bytram> I don't think so.
[03:18:03] <Bytram> try it on dev
[03:18:05] <cmn32480> https://www.youtube.com
[03:18:06] <APK_McHOSTS> ^ 03tada.wav in Windows XP - YouTube
[03:18:26] <Bytram> i've got a story handy, hold on
[03:19:36] <Bytram> didn't quite work...
[03:19:37] <Bytram> one more try
[03:20:21] <Bytram> problem is that the <a href=...> becomes: <a-href=...>
[03:20:24] <cmn32480> TheMightyBuzzard - question - Cna the dept line be a link?
[03:20:34] <Bytram> nope
[03:20:46] <TheMightyBuzzard> i have no idea really
[03:20:47] <Bytram> any and all spaces are replaced with a hyphen '-'
[03:21:03] <cmn32480> damnit
[03:21:10] <Bytram> so, any anchor element we provide becomes: <a-href="...">
[03:21:13] <cmn32480> that woudl have been awesome!
[03:21:33] <Bytram> an obvious replacement is to use &nbsp; instead of a bare space, but that doews not work.
[03:21:37] * Bytram tried it
[03:21:43] <TheMightyBuzzard> can be a url but not a clickable link
[03:21:48] <cmn32480> rats
[03:21:59] <Bytram> me thinks some more
[03:22:06] <Bytram> ooooh, italics?
[03:22:10] <cmn32480> we were thinking that nicks dept line for the 30 years of windows story shoudl be a youtube link or something
[03:22:21] <cmn32480> to tada.wav
[03:22:28] <Bytram> testing bold ??
[03:22:32] <TheMightyBuzzard> also i think it turns <>s into named entities.
[03:22:43] <Bytram> db edit?
[03:22:55] <Bytram> nah, not worth the potential instability on prod
[03:23:37] <TheMightyBuzzard> cmn32480, well... i might could edit it that way in the db but that's kinda skerry.
[03:23:41] <Bytram> I have another idea
[03:23:52] <cmn32480> perhaps add an editors note with the plain text youtube link
[03:23:58] <cmn32480> not telling what it is
[03:23:59] <TheMightyBuzzard> sides, i think the filters run after we pull data from the db
[03:24:04] <cmn32480> and let people get a good laugh
[03:24:15] <cmn32480> nah db edits are scary shit
[03:24:44] <TheMightyBuzzard> you could always put it in as an audio tag
[03:25:12] <cmn32480> https://www.youtube.com
[03:25:13] <APK_McHOSTS> ^ 03Windows 3.1 - Tada - YouTube
[03:25:18] <Bytram> I think I broke dev, some.
[03:25:21] <cmn32480> a what???
[03:25:24] <Bytram> changed the dept to:
[03:25:25] <Bytram> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2-2K5ldhUE">tada.wav</a>
[03:25:25] <APK_McHOSTS> ^* 03tada.wav in Windows XP - YouTube
[03:25:25] <cmn32480> an audio tag?
[03:25:38] <TheMightyBuzzard> html5... video n audio tags?
[03:25:43] <Bytram> i.e. <aTABCHARACTERhref=...>
[03:25:46] <cmn32480> <blink>
[03:25:49] <cmn32480> <blink>
[03:26:00] * cmn32480 reminds TMB that he is NOT a dev>
[03:26:44] <TheMightyBuzzard> http://www.w3schools.com
[03:26:45] <APK_McHOSTS> ^ 03HTML5 Audio
[03:26:56] <TheMightyBuzzard> needs to be an mp3 or an ogg file though
[03:27:08] <cmn32480> [Editor's Note: We suggest this Youtube video for further education.]
[03:27:31] <TheMightyBuzzard> yeah, that'd prolly annoy less people
[03:27:34] <Bytram> there's alaready an editors note on it.
[03:27:53] <cmn32480> Ed note sshould be BELOW the line
[03:28:03] <Bytram> why?
[03:28:09] <cmn32480> convention
[03:28:17] <cmn32480> consensus?
[03:28:22] <cmn32480> 'cuz I said so?
[03:28:31] <cmn32480> 'cuz that's what I got told?
[03:28:41] <Bytram> I've put ed's notes both above and below the line, mostly above.
[03:28:43] <cmn32480> by whom I can't remember
[03:28:53] <cmn32480> meh... whatever
[03:28:56] <cmn32480> no worries there
[03:28:59] * TheMightyBuzzard goes back to watching R Lee Ermey yell at people
[03:29:08] <cmn32480> thanks Buzzard
[03:29:11] <cmn32480> we appreciates it
[03:29:49] <Bytram> "الله أكبر".
[03:29:51] <cmn32480> [For perspective, The 80286 was introduced on 1 February 1982 and The 80386 was introduced in October 1985. We suggest this short Youtube video for additional information. -Ed.]
[03:29:58] <Bytram> k
[03:30:23] <TheMightyBuzzard> allahu akbar in arabic writing
[03:30:30] <Bytram> TheMightyBuzzard: thanks for ythe ISIS op sec story
[03:30:30] <cmn32480> why?
[03:30:41] <Bytram> why not?
[03:30:41] <Bytram> =)
[03:30:57] <cmn32480> https://www.youtube.com
[03:30:57] <APK_McHOSTS> ^* 03Windows 3.1 - Tada - YouTube
[03:31:02] <cmn32480> that is the original win 3.1 sound
[03:31:03] <Bytram> and that was a *perfectly* cromulent observation!
[03:31:49] <Bytram> at one time, my work PC (back in windows 3.1 days) had, as it's startup sound, "Yellow Alert!" from star trek
[03:31:57] <Bytram> s/'//
[03:31:59] <exec> <Bytram> at one time, my work PC (back in windows 3.1 days) had, as its startup sound, "Yellow Alert!" from star trek
[03:32:09] <cmn32480> I had the entire "Who's on First?"
[03:32:21] <cmn32480> for a time
[03:32:22] <Bytram> the entire thing?
[03:32:25] <Bytram> yikes!
[03:32:25] <cmn32480> uh huh
[03:32:31] <cmn32480> ran like 8 minutes or somethign
[03:32:36] <cmn32480> used to piss my boss off
[03:32:50] <Bytram> did you know there was a sound entry for 'start process' and 'stop process' (process or program, I don't recall exactly)
[03:33:10] <cmn32480> prolly still is
[03:33:16] <Bytram> I set one to go 'pop' (when a programs started) and 'whoosh' (when it ended)
[03:33:24] <cmn32480> lol
[03:33:37] <Bytram> there was a certain cadence to how things started up when I rebooted my PC
[03:34:00] <Bytram> pop pop pop pop whoosh pop whoosh whoosh pop pop whoosh whoosh
[03:34:09] <cmn32480> that's funny
[03:34:25] <Bytram> also, pop pop pop pop whoosh pop whoosh
[03:34:45] <Bytram> seriously, it realyly REALLY helped with debugging!
[03:34:51] <cmn32480> best is swapping start and end sounds on somebody
[03:34:55] <Bytram> could tell when something was just spinning or actually DOING something.
[03:35:05] <Bytram> meanie
[03:35:07] <cmn32480> like for a USB Device connection
[03:35:12] <cmn32480> awesome
[03:35:19] <Bytram> was at an IBM training seminar
[03:35:23] <Bytram> lasted a whole week
[03:35:33] <Bytram> buncha systems setup side by side
[03:35:41] <Bytram> in three rows
[03:35:45] <Bytram> got in early one am
[03:35:52] <Bytram> mice had really long cords
[03:36:02] <cmn32480> oh no
[03:36:07] <Bytram> moved mouse from left-hand desk to right hand one and vice versa
[03:36:17] <Bytram> and just waited
[03:36:18] <cmn32480> you are pure evil'
[03:36:33] <cmn32480> and I bet you wern't the on'y one giggling
[03:36:34] <Bytram> we come into class, power on the PCs
[03:36:52] <Bytram> it took all I had to not give it away
[03:37:04] <Bytram> they would boh look at the mouse doing wierd things on their screen
[03:37:08] <Bytram> and stop at aboutthe same time
[03:37:17] <Bytram> then try again at about the same time
[03:37:23] <Bytram> theyd both stop
[03:37:27] <Bytram> and both restart
[03:37:40] <Bytram> and watch the mouse do everything except what they were doing
[03:37:54] <Bytram> took em nearly two minuites to figure it out
[03:38:11] <Bytram> I think I sputtered too much and gave away the joke
[03:38:16] <cmn32480> nice
[03:38:20] <Bytram> we all had a good laugh
[03:38:41] <Bytram> at this point, our brains were pretty well full and we were really tired, and we had another full day ahead of us.
[03:38:49] <Bytram> so, made for a good break.
[03:39:08] <cmn32480> on that note... I think it is time for me ot head to bed
[03:39:16] <cmn32480> thanks for the smile
[03:39:19] <Bytram> feel free to use on your clients, with wireless mice it might work even more wonderfully
[03:39:21] <cmn32480> nice way to end the day
[03:39:26] <Bytram> cmn32480: and a good night to you, too!
[03:39:35] <cmn32480> sweet dreams bytram
[03:39:46] <Bytram> I see you pushed he airship story
[03:39:57] <cmn32480> I did. I thouhgt it was pretty cool
[03:39:59] <Bytram> I looked at it earlier, tracked down a buncha links and then gave up
[03:40:03] <Bytram> may add a couple back in
[03:40:17] <cmn32480> ok
[03:40:19] <Bytram> did you know the zepellins were like 700+ feet long!
[03:40:25] <cmn32480> uh huh
[03:40:27] <Bytram> more than TWICE as long as this beast
[03:40:43] <cmn32480> ~g'night bytram
[03:40:44] * exec accidentally postulates a toilet bowl of dag towards bytram
[03:40:47] <Bytram> g'night!
[03:40:54] <Bytram> umm, thanks?
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[03:40:57] <Bytram> =)
[03:41:03] <Bytram> break time for me, too
[04:07:01] <takyon> 2much text in here
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[04:59:47] <Bytram|away> bedtime.
[04:59:50] <Bytram|away> g'night all!
[05:03:47] <Bytram|away> http://www.forbes.com
[05:03:48] <APK_McHOSTS> ^ 03Forbes Welcome ( http://www.forbes.com )
[05:04:14] <Bytram|away> ^^^ All that glitters is not gold... diamonds are pretty nice, too!
[05:04:31] <Bytram|away> http://go.theregister.com
[05:04:32] <APK_McHOSTS> ^ 03Taxi for NASA! SpaceX to fly astronauts to space station • The Register ( http://www.theregister.co.uk )
[05:05:05] <Bytram|away> https://www.nasa.gov
[05:09:07] <Bytram|away> http://www.theregister.co.uk
[05:09:20] <Bytram|away> and, that's it for real, this time.
[05:09:22] <Bytram|away> g'night!
[06:13:41] <crutchy> http://www.theregister.co.uk
[06:13:53] <crutchy> jesus_phone++
[06:13:53] <Bender> karma - jesus_phone: 1
[06:14:19] <crutchy> 'calling jesus... anybody home... calling jesus... i'm here all alone...'
[06:15:17] <crutchy> https://www.youtube.com
[06:22:28] <crutchy> oops that was supposed to be in #soylent sorry guys
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[15:27:11] <cmn32480> zz_janrinok_afk - welcome back to the land of the posting! We were worried that Bytram|away was gonna catch up in your story count.
[15:27:21] <cmn32480> https://www.soylentnews.org
[15:27:22] <JarJarLinks> ^ 03SoylentNews: Hall of Fame
[16:37:40] <nick> ahoy
[16:45:42] <takyon> chips
[16:45:53] <cmn32480> matey!
[16:45:56] <takyon> #soylent is the new #editorial
[16:46:03] <cmn32480> this mornign anyway
[16:53:52] <nick> tl;dr, anything interesting?
[16:54:00] <cmn32480> nope
[16:54:27] <cmn32480> just arguing about stories
[16:54:41] <cmn32480> and links for breaking news that no longer have the quotes that were there originalls
[16:54:53] <cmn32480> nothign of amny major substance
[16:55:06] <cmn32480> my wife is telling me all the stuff we need to get to help Santa
[16:55:17] <cmn32480> my wallet is recoiling in fear
[16:55:29] <cmn32480> and my credit card jsut melted into a puddle on the desk
[16:56:56] <nick> it's ok, amazon doesn't forget
[16:58:03] <takyon> make toys out of pipe cleaners
[16:58:12] <nick> not having kids means i can usually get away with not buying any christmas things until the day before
[16:59:48] <cmn32480> nick - my wife says this is a British thing
[17:00:11] <nick> making toys out of pipe cleaners?
[17:00:16] <cmn32480> Butter on bread with sprinkles called Fairy sandwiches
[17:00:40] <cmn32480> sorry, my daughter was gnawing on my leg
[17:01:08] <takyon> never heard of it
[17:01:15] <takyon> sounds terrible but not
[17:01:37] <cmn32480> dunno... given the state of my fridge we may be trying it for lunch
[17:02:11] <takyon> i had cream of mushroom soup
[17:02:16] <takyon> where you add the can of water to it
[17:02:26] <takyon> it's probably what i'll use to make gravy for tgiving
[17:03:07] <cmn32480> she is wrong
[17:03:15] <cmn32480> looks like I ought to be asking crutchy
[17:03:24] <cmn32480> it seems to be a Down Under thing
[17:03:46] <takyon> under dignity
[17:03:58] <cmn32480> http://www.thekitchn.com
[17:03:58] <JarJarLinks> ^ 03Too Cute! Fairy Bread from Down Under | The Kitchn
[17:04:17] <cmn32480> jarjarlinks?
[17:04:21] <cmn32480> funny
[17:04:39] <takyon> maaybe if the bread tasted like french toast it would be good
[17:04:48] <nick> mhm
[17:04:48] <cmn32480> oooo
[17:04:57] <cmn32480> that sounds yummy
[17:05:12] <takyon> or a beignet
[17:06:15] <cmn32480> damn... now I'm hungry
[17:06:36] <nick> even though i just ate, me too...
[17:06:46] <takyon> just eat a can of slop soup like i did
[17:07:44] <nick> i have bulgogi beef to cook a little later
[17:08:16] <cmn32480> bulgogi beef?
[17:08:24] * cmn32480 googles madly
[17:08:50] <cmn32480> ahhhh Korean Beef
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[17:09:56] <nick> was prepared locally just have to cook it
[17:10:24] <cmn32480> cook it, or heat it up?
[17:12:05] <nick> cook, i'm going to pan fry it
[17:12:18] <cmn32480> mmmmmmmmmmmm....
[17:12:25] <cmn32480> now I'm hungry AND jealous
[17:14:01] <nick> it should be good, i've marinated 'bulgogi' style before, so im interested to see how it compares
[17:15:00] <nick> they did try to scam me on 2 packets of noodles for like $7.50
[17:16:25] <takyon> hah
[17:16:40] <takyon> high end ramen or something?
[17:18:08] <cmn32480> being grabbed for groceries
[17:18:11] <cmn32480> yay
[17:18:15] <cmn32480> kill me, please?
[17:21:09] <takyon> tell that to syrian refugees!
[17:21:41] <takyon> hmm I think I forgot to file a report on Vatican leaks a few weeks ago, now there's a new one
[17:21:49] <takyon> http://www.npr.org
[17:21:49] <JarJarLinks> ^ 03Vatican Charges 5 Over Leaked Documents, Alleging 'Organized Crime' : The Two-Way : NPR
[17:22:55] <takyon> how hard can it be to escape from vatican custody
[17:23:04] <cmn32480> wing and a prayer?
[17:23:23] <takyon> grab a glaive
[17:23:40] <cmn32480> Swiss Guards are not known for being lenient or stupid
[17:23:56] <cmn32480> digging a hole requires a jackhammer or heavy machinery
[17:24:37] <takyon> hire some mobsters to spring you
[17:24:42] <takyon> when being transported
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[17:26:50] <takyon> guess ill sub it
[17:27:29] <takyon> hmm is this a digital liberty story
[17:27:37] <takyon> too bad we haven't switched to "liberty"
[17:35:11] <takyon> later
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[17:46:46] <nick> isn't there a statistic about the vatican having the most criminals or something per 100,000 population
[17:48:46] <nick> "According to the most recent published statistics, 472 criminal cases were reported in 2006 — almost one crime per resident for a country with only 492 inhabitants. But those figures are deceiving since the high crime rate stems from the sheer volume of people — some 18 million each year"
[17:57:03] <nick> http://www.thetimes.co.uk
[17:57:04] <JarJarLinks> ^ 03Europe’s leaders in secret talks over future of Schengen | The Times ( nuk_customer_location_hint=UK; path=/; domain=.thetimes.co.uk )