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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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4 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
4 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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I wield the two-handed integral.
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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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"Mathematical Anti-Telharsic Harfatum Septomin"
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43 days ago
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Unfortunately, none of them can be sung to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme song.
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denismm
43 days ago
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My favorite such phrase is only 4 words, unfortunately. “Pulse detonation engine tube”.
jlvanderzwan
43 days ago
... not sure if penis joke or not
denismm
43 days ago
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulse_detonation_engine
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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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551 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
551 days ago
I miss reveal codes. Word just hides them, tons of on/off tags hidden from view.
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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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551 days ago
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#same
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551 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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551 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
551 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
551 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
550 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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The struggle is real. 😬
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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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Violin Plots

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Strictly speaking, 'violin' refers to the internal structure of the data. The external portion visible in the plot is called the 'viola.'
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Today's word of the day is: "yonic".
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882 days ago
You actually have a better alt-text than Randall did today.
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Strictly speaking, 'violin' refers to the internal structure of the data. The external portion visible in the plot is called the 'viola.'
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Strictly speaking, 'violin' refers to the internal structure of the data. The external portion visible in the plot is called the 'viola.'

Namespace Land Rush

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You can also just mash the keyboard at random, but you might end up with a gibberish name no one can pronounce.
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> You can also just mash the keyboard at random, but you might end up with a gibberish name no one can pronounce.

What a terrible fate that would be, Mr. XKCD!
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You can also just mash the keyboard at random, but you might end up with a gibberish name no one can pronounce.
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