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Logic Gates

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In C, the multiocular O represents the bitwise norxondor gorgonax.
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Screwtape
52 days ago
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"Norxondor" and "Gorgonax" would both be great names for dragons.
jlvanderzwan
52 days ago
Xand Gort, Norg Xort and Andorx Gant being the three heroes that slew them?
Jaryth000
47 days ago
I got half way through the chart and all I could think of was Kingdom hearts villain names...
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In C, the multiocular O represents the bitwise norxondor gorgonax.

Contiguous 41 States

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Linguists, settling some inscrutable grudge, have been steadily sneaking more backdated synonyms for 'sharing borders' into the dictionary. They've added 'contiguous,' 'coterminous,' 'conterminous,' and next year they're adding 'conterguous.'
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Screwtape
293 days ago
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For the non-Americans among us, which states are missing? I think Kentucky is one.
passionsocks
293 days ago
Kentucky (KY) is there. The ones I picked up as missing quickly are North/South Dakota, Pennsylvania, and New Mexico. That leaves three I managed to (not?) miss looking at the map alone. (edit: Kansas, Indiana, Nebraska after a few more minutes)
calumhalpin
293 days ago
New Mexico's the only one I've got so far.
mikedanger
293 days ago
pennsylvania and delaware have been removed (2), maryland and west virginia were moved north to fill the gap. new mexico is removed (1) and wyoming is moved to hide it. kansas, nebraska, and both dakotas are also removed (4) which takes you to the normal 48 you'd seen on this type of map. I'm not sure how that was done without looking at a real map but I have a gut feeling iowa/missouri/arkansas were shuffled somehow to accomplish it.
brentashley
293 days ago
nebraska, kansas, delaware
cosmotic
293 days ago
Indiana is there
silberbaer
293 days ago
I'm not missing any of them, unless they change the outcome of the election.
yerfdogyrag
292 days ago
I love that he kept 4 corners.
jptoor
289 days ago
@passionsocks's answer swapping Delaware for Indiana. That was way harder than I expected.
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fxer
292 days ago
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Can cut a canal from the Chesapeake to the Great Lakes without Pennsylvania there
Bend, Oregon
deebee
293 days ago
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My wife is a real map-nut, she screamed at this like it was a spider jumping out at her
America City, America
TrueGeek
293 days ago
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Related - map of the US but Alaska is the focus and the lower 48 are in the small box in the corner:

https://www.williwaw.com/product/ak-usa-map/
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Linguists, settling some inscrutable grudge, have been steadily sneaking more backdated synonyms for 'sharing borders' into the dictionary. They've added 'contiguous,' 'coterminous,' 'conterminous,' and next year they're adding 'conterguous.'

Mathematical Symbol Fight

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Oh no, a musician just burst in through the door confidently twirling a treble clef.
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Screwtape
412 days ago
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I'm sad to see that Psi only placed halfway up the list, given that Sai (which are exactly the same shape) are actual legit real-world weapons.
rraszews
412 days ago
It's the short range that gets you. What you really need is a set of throwing Kleene Stars
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DexX
412 days ago
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I wield the two-handed integral.
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413 days ago
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Oh no, a musician just burst in through the door confidently twirling a treble clef.

Five Word Jargon

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My other (much harder) hobby is trying to engineer situations where I have an excuse to use more than one of them in short succession.
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Screwtape
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"Mathematical Anti-Telharsic Harfatum Septomin"
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rraszews
451 days ago
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Unfortunately, none of them can be sung to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme song.
Columbia, MD
denismm
451 days ago
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My favorite such phrase is only 4 words, unfortunately. “Pulse detonation engine tube”.
jlvanderzwan
451 days ago
... not sure if penis joke or not
denismm
451 days ago
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulse_detonation_engine
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451 days ago
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My other (much harder) hobby is trying to engineer situations where I have an excuse to use more than one of them in short succession.

New Sports System

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Under my system, boxing and football suffered, pair figure skating still worked but had to adapt by dropping some moves, and pro wrestling was actually completely unaffected.
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Twitch Plays Basketball?
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Under my system, boxing and football suffered, pair figure skating still worked but had to adapt by dropping some moves, and pro wrestling was actually completely unaffected.

Invisible Formatting

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To avoid errors like this, we render all text and pipe it through OCR before processing, fixing a handful of irregular bugs by burying them beneath a smooth, uniform layer of bugs.
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Screwtape
959 days ago
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And this is why web developers keep opening the developer tools to look at the page markup, and why grey-beards fondly remember Word Perfect's "Reveal Codes" feature.
HarlandCorbin
959 days ago
I miss reveal codes. Word just hides them, tons of on/off tags hidden from view.
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958 days ago
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I have my whitespace set to visible in my IDE for exactly things like this. And yes, WP5.1's reveal codes was a similarly useful thing. WYSIWYG is far inferior to WYSIWYM.
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awilchak
959 days ago
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#same
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959 days ago
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So much THIS!

It's bad enough in native apps but browser-based services have taken it to a new level (looking at you, Confluence)
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959 days ago
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God, I miss "Reveal Codes" from WordPerfect. It made fixing formatting problems *so* much easier over watching your entire document re-format because you delete a single paragraph break.
duerig
959 days ago
I thought about reveal codes as well when I saw this. I miss it sometimes, but it always brought out my OCD side. I was always tempted to spend time erasing codes that didn't actually impact the document.
fallinghawks
959 days ago
Reveal codes was awesome. My memory is of when word processors started to be able to apply HTML. An instant shitshow of massive amounts of repeated inline styling for a single character. You could not find the actual text in the mess.
reconbot
958 days ago
Let’s be clear, even if it didn’t impact the document removing unnecessary and unexpected codes is important work.
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959 days ago
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The struggle is real. 😬
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959 days ago
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Yeah, I get this anxiety too.
And it can actually be an issue. The best case is that at some point in the future you click into that space and start typing, only to find everything in bold. Easily fixed.
The worst case is that you find one of the chaotic, baffling stupid dead ends in Microsoft Word's layout engine and lose hours fighting it to get what you're sure should be a relatively simple layout.
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To avoid errors like this, we render all text and pipe it through OCR before processing, fixing a handful of irregular bugs by burying them beneath a smooth, uniform layer of bugs.
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