Monthly Archives: June 2010

Is there a wiki for jokes/humor? I don’t mean a wiki full of jokes, but rather a wiki that studies the different types of humor, comments on well known jokes, etc?

(You): Is there a wiki for jokes/humor? I don’t mean a wiki full of jokes, but rather a wiki that studies the different types of humor, comments on well known jokes, etc? (Joe): Search it on Google or something like … Continue reading

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Where can I find/trade currency interest rate swap futures?

(You): Where can I find/trade currency interest rate swap futures? [Vark assigned category: interest rate swap, more details]

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Where can I find/trade currency rate swap futures?

(You): Where can I find/trade currency rate swap futures? [Vark assigned category: currency trading, more details]

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I love spicy foods, but my stomach doesn’t now that I’m older and have GERD. What are some condiments I can use that taste good, but don’t irritate the stomach? In addition to GERD, I have diabetes, so sweet condiments (like ketchup) are also out. One example would be salt, which does improve food’s taste, but I’d like to have a few other options.

(You): I love spicy foods, but my stomach doesn’t now that I’m older and have GERD. What are some condiments I can use that taste good, but don’t irritate the stomach? In addition to GERD, I have diabetes, so sweet … Continue reading

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How do I comment out a region of code in Mathematica? The obvious is “(* stuff *)”, but this doesn’t work if the commented out code has comments itself?

(You): How do I comment out a region of code in Mathematica? The obvious is “(* stuff *)”, but this doesn’t work if the commented out code has comments itself? (Daniel): Hi, Barry. +) I’m seeing a few indications that … Continue reading

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What are some cool quotes that are about 64 characters in length?

(You): What are some cool quotes that are about 64 characters in length? (Siyamed): *you can see the stars when it is dark enough *life is what happens when you are busy making other plans ———————- (Jayk): i kick ass … Continue reading

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In Unix, what’s the fastest way to print a list of random 3-digit strings? A Perl one-liner would suffice.

(You): In Unix, what’s the fastest way to print a list of random 3-digit strings? A Perl one-liner would suffice. (Jos): while true; do printf “%03dn” $(expr $RANDOM % 1000); done ———————- (Steph): http://www.random.org/strings/?num=10&len=3&digits=on&unique=off&format=html&rnd=new [Vark assigned category: Perl, more details]

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On godaddy, how do I search for multiple domain availability at one time?

(You): On godaddy, how do I search for multiple domain availability at one time? (Mayank): that is not possible ———————- (Brad): http://www.godaddy.com/domains/searchbulk.aspx?ci=13332 (You): you rock! Thanks! [Vark assigned category: GoDaddy, more details]

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Where can I get free or very cheap domain names w/ privacy protection (my info doesn’t show up in WHOIS)? By very cheap, I mean under $2 per year. Example: godaddy offers .info domains for 89 cents, BUT their privacy protection brings the total way over $2 per year.

(You): Where can I get free or very cheap domain names w/ privacy protection (my info doesn’t show up in WHOIS)? By very cheap, I mean under $2 per year. Example: godaddy offers .info domains for 89 cents, BUT their … Continue reading

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Aside from XML, JSON, WDDX, CSV, what are some popular ways to pass data?

(You): Aside from XML, JSON, WDDX, CSV, what are some popular ways to pass data? (Nick): It depends on the language, but I’d stick with JSON or XML for generic data. (You): thanks. I’m generating output and want to make … Continue reading

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