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I'm watching american gods first series (1 ep to go) - it's somewhere out there too - way strange how and what's being told.
Hoping that last ep has an answer or two coz it's like a bowl of spaghetti with no idea what's at the bottom (yeah the main story is announced but how or even if it's getting there I still don't know.)
Worth a look bat a warning: the director seems a bit penis obsessed.
I haven't yet had the chance to see any of American Gods the main story seemded to be of interest... I just hope there is not a trend for 'clever' read pretentious storys. The old Twin Peaks was a little odd but there was the underlying murder plot, the new one only has the vaugest connection mostly agent Copper acting odd.
Probably the best joke ever written was in Futurama
Fry: Oh, man, this is great! Hey, as long as you don't make me smell Uranus.
Leela: I don't get it.
Farnsworth: I'm sorry, Fry, but astronomers renamed Uranus in 2620 to end that stupid joke once and for all..
Fry: Oh. What's it called now?
Saturday was not good. My sister called - my youngest brother (55) was diagnosed with colon cancer FOR THE THIRD TIME!! He gets checkups every three months, the last one was clean, now its back with a vengeance All three of my brothers have had colon cancer, one is dead. Both grandmothers had it and two uncles. I get checked every two years.
I fell off a wagon I have been on for over thirty years, and got stinking drunk. I climbed back on Monday - luckily my wife understood.
And, to make it worse, Sunday was my 65th birthday.
Anyone who cannot cope with mathematics is not fully human. At best he is a tolerable subhuman who has learned to wear shoes, bathe, and not make messes in the house. - Lazarus Long
Given the disturbing news you've had, it may seem strange to wish you a Happy Birthday, but I'm going to do it anyway
When I had cancer, the essay by Stephen J. Gould, "The Median is not the Message," was very helpful to me [^] in making sense of the prognosis: the survival rates, etc. The essay has helped many people strengthen their positive, most rational, ways of thinking ... that's as important for the family members as it is for the person with cancer.
Gould wrote the article after he had cancer, and he survived that cancer, and lived another twenty years.
take care, Bill
«Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.» Miss Piggy
Hey is there anyone here in the Los Angeles / Hollywood area who wants to work for mid-level developer role / rate to be in entertainment in Hollywood? I got a referral for you if so. It's not a senior role, so don't expect to retire at the rate they're paying but it'll cover your bills at least. And as a perk you'll get to work with some big names I'm told in this position.
Hope this doesn't come across as spam. There is no job board any more.
A few years ago I went in to my office late in the evening to do some server updates and found one of my female colleagues sitting at her desk working stark naked. So as to appear cool I said "Hi [name redacted], what are you working on?" She screamed and hid under her desk. I then noticed her clothes spread over a table under a ceiling fan with another fan on full power also blowing on them. It turns out she had tripped and fallen into a fountain nearby and thought the office would be a quiet place to come and dry out all her clothes and she could get some coding done while waiting.
I said, "Sorry if I startled you." and then sat at my desk and started work, deliberately having my back to her and positioning myself so she could get to her clothes without being in my line of sight. She went to get her clothes, checked them - still wet - stood for a while and then went back to her desk and continued work. We were like that for about two hours then I said, "I'm going to get a coffee" and went down the corridor to the kitchen area. I got coffee, hung around for a couple of extra minutes, then went back to the office. She was at her desk, fully clothed, working away for a couple more minutes and then got up and left, "Good night!".
The following day she explained what had happened with the fountain and thanked me for my discretion. Sometimes I look back and wish I hadn't been so discrete! Oh well!.
- I would love to change the world, but they won’t give me the source code.
I have a MDI project but I wanted to display a window with some info that is not based on my document. I was able to do this and to draw in the window. If I move the window the drawing remains but if I resize it the drawing disappears. I thought the CS_VREDRAW | CS_HREDRAW would take care of this. Also, I don't get the minimize, maximize, close buttons. I'm guessing there are some style conflicts.
Here is the code, it is executed based on a menu selection.
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You must accept 1 of 2 basic premises: Either we are alone in the universe or we are not alone. Either way, the implications are staggering!-Wernher von Braun
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