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Random Babbling Thread 120

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by dmc, Aug 4, 2015.

  1. henkie

    henkie Hammertime Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    I can create new programs lightning fast by copy-pasting similar stuff from old programs. I should probably put similar stuff in a class some day, which would simplify code maintenance. But it would also make the code a nightmare to figure out (especially if that someone trying to figure it out isn't me). And, unfortunately, the language we use the most at work is just really, really bad at keeping objects of the same class separate from each other.
     
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    Yeah, I can't do that. I can reuse old libraries or interfaces, but I never reuse old code. I'm just never in such a hurry that I would want to.
     
  3. henkie

    henkie Hammertime Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    I guess it's just the way I think. I'm very good at taking something existing, and applying that to a similar, but not quite the same problem.

    And certain things, like interfaces, usually don't change that much.
     
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    Skill or laziness? :p
     
  5. henkie

    henkie Hammertime Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    From what I've seen at university, a bit of both :p
     
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    Every time I look at my current gem, I get hungry. "Moonbar" sounds incredibly delicious for some reason.
     
  7. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    It's hard not to go and commit a series of thread necromancies, given I've been away so long.
     
  9. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Go ahead, this place could use more action.
     
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    Don't we all...
     
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    I need to go to the gym finally and go out more.
     
  12. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    And you are doing that by posting on your computer!

    :p
     
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    Tried using stuff from an old project once, but apparently self plagiarism is a thing now in some universities.
     
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    Gyms are overrated. Buy a set of weights and work out at home in peace. Assuming home is peaceful, which at our age, it often isn't.

    Also, never been much into Outside. It's poorly designed with blatant false advertisement.

    [​IMG]
     
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    I wonder who was the first guy who looked at some egg whites and said, "You know what, I'm just gonna beat this stuff until my arm hurts and see what happens."
     
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    That sounds almost like you've been doing some baking :D
     
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    I bake all the time. It's good for the soul. Not so much for the figure. :shake:
     
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    So I look outside the window and everything is covered in 5cm of snow already. And there's thunder and lightning too, which is quite novel when it comes to snow. Plus, all the trees and bushes are bent to the ground under the weight of this heavy, wet snow so I now have to go and dig them all out. Fun times.
     
  19. henkie

    henkie Hammertime Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    So far just strong winds, hail and a little wet snow here. Luckily no hail so far to be able to dent my car.
     
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    We've had a pretty nice spring here. The snow went fast.
     
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