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    As a sixth year graduate student, I think calling...

    As a sixth year graduate student, I think calling myself a craft beer "fan" might be a bit of an understatement.

    There's a a new brewery near me called Sketchbook that describes itself as a...
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    Excel has two major issues. First, it has awful...

    I actually really like Excel. I've found people who don't like Excel tend to be people who either don't know enough about computers to make it work for them or people who don't hang around with...
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    See, saying something would be better handled by...

    TBH that sounds like something that would be handled better by Excel. That's part of the problem, really. Most things I think of can usually be handled better by statistical software packages or...
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    Unfortunately (or fortunately,) almost all of my...

    Unfortunately (or fortunately,) almost all of my effort in recent years has been on numerical simulations. I can say that my habit of first prototyping all my code in python has led to quite a bit of...
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    Prohibiting negative topics focusing on other...

    Essentially, any thread that is for the sole purpose of negatively criticizing a subject and nothing more.

    Examples would include a few of the threads we've had in the past regarding some of the...
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    Can you elaborate on what you mean with this item?

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    Rant threads will no longer be allowed due to the negativity and constant issues they seem to create amongst members

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    Can you elaborate on what you mean with this item?
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    There's probably a decent thesis in there...

    Of course, there's already an easier outlet vis a vis this thread. Path of least resistance and all that jazz.

    There's probably a decent thesis in there somewhere regarding the dynamics of forum...
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    It would be nice if we had more actual threads on...

    This thread.

    It would be nice if we had more actual threads on this forum. Although I should really be the last one to complain, given how seldom I start anything.
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    Did the upgrade on my laptop today without any...

    Did the upgrade on my laptop today without any issues; the installer didn't even have any issues with booting from grub. They've definitely cleaned up the interface a good bit since Windows 8/8.1,...
  10. Thread: RIP RedSavage

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    This is so sad; I'm truly at a loss for words. I...

    This is so sad; I'm truly at a loss for words. I cannot say I knew either of them well beyond participating on the same forums, but I will still miss them. My heartfelt condolences to all who were...
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    I have to ask, do you read your posts prior to...

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    Everything happens for a reason. People don't get abused simply because they walk around. They are abused because they have a shitty attitude.

    I have to ask, do you read your posts prior to...
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    Sticky: If you're doing a hardware upgrade then it's...

    I thought about it, but I want to transfer everything fully to the new drive. So I can start it up with all my old settings etc etc on the new drive. I've messed around with so much shit on my PC.
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    I remember that when the new layout first rolled...

    I hope an imgur link is okay. http://i.imgur.com/TtCXDlR.png

    I remember that when the new layout first rolled out, it looked similar on my smartphone. Now, though, every page I check looks fine....
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    Sticky: I keep wondering whether, given the ridiculous...

    I keep wondering whether, given the ridiculous inflation of demand for software developers, I made the right decision going into the physical sciences instead of engineering.
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    Sticky: I probably shouldn't have used "competitive" as...

    You're not wrong at all, but we're getting into extremes here. I don't necessarily mean you have to be an expert or competitive because yeah, that would suck. Imagine if a pro Melee player like...
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    Let me focus on the bolded part here. If you...

    This is true. But, I think I can speak for many when I say I want people who actually understand and play the game extensively before giving me an opinion. And I want them seasoned in the genre of...
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    I've never figured out what people mean by...

    ... I've seen people genuinely concerned with the lack of objectivity coming out of game reviewers and how that ties into indie development. ...

    I've never figured out what people mean by...
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    I'd assume that making the grid layout...

    I'd assume that making the grid layout subordinate to the fluid one in terms of size and content would largely protect it from future conflicts. In settings you could append something like...
  19. It definitely seems like full submitter control...

    It definitely seems like full submitter control over tags is at odds with the goal of having an active community tagging system. If people think that any tags they add will be summarily deleted, or...
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    Sticky: V9hugaz640A (It's funny how it's now easier to...

    That shot from halfway across the feild tho

    V9hugaz640A

    (It's funny how it's now easier to find footage on vine, streamable, etc than on youtube.)
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    Sticky: I hope someone other than me was watching the...

    I hope someone other than me was watching the Women's World Cup final, because that was insane. Everyone knows the US women's team is one of the best, but it's still surprising to see that kind of...
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    Sticky: Noise canceling or noise isolating headphones are...

    Noise canceling or noise isolating headphones are really great for long flights. Not only do they block out the screaming children but they also nearly eliminate engine noise, which can start to...
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    This is one of those cases where I can't figure...

    This is still a crappy insinuation. Way to color the forums for new comers.

    Though now thinking about it, I don't know if it's worse that you specifically seem to wish to have them outed to begin...
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    I can't really blame anyone for not wanting to...

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    The thing that is most irritating about this is the idea these people just let this one person speak for them. They don't show up to offer their points (which could actually help us understand...
  25. Thread: Jury Duty

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    The one time I've received a jury notice was from...

    The one time I've received a jury notice was from a state in which I no longer lived. From what I hear, as soon as I receive my doctorate there's pretty much zero chance of me ever actually being...
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