Monthly Archives: September 2010

What restaurants deliver food after 10pm? (it’s about 10:05pm here in Albuquerque)

(You): What restaurants deliver food after 10pm? (it’s about 10:05pm here in Albuquerque) [Vark assigned category: restaurants and Albuquerque, more details]

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Garfield shows us how he exercises in one strip: he does one push up, takes a nap, and then does another push up. What’s the day/year or the strip where he does this?

(You): Garfield shows us how he exercises in one strip: he does one push up, takes a nap, and then does another push up. What’s the day/year or the strip where he does this? (Justin): Have you tried http://garfield.nfshost.com/ ? … Continue reading

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I had some ground beef (in a cylindrical “roll”) in the freezer for 6 months. When I opened it, parts were darker brown instead of the pink I normally see. Is the beef bad for me, will it taste bad, or can I just cook it and use it?

(You): I had some ground beef (in a cylindrical “roll”) in the freezer for 6 months. When I opened it, parts were darker brown instead of the pink I normally see. Is the beef bad for me, will it taste … Continue reading

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How do I make xdg-open use display instead of gimp to open PNG/JPG/GIF files?

(You): How do I make xdg-open use display instead of gimp to open PNG/JPG/GIF files? (Basil): Edit /usr/share/applications/defaults.list (You): thanks! Do you know what “gnome-eog.desktop” in that file means? (Basil): Gnome-EOG is “Eye of Gnome” image viewer (You): but, somehow, … Continue reading

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Where can I find a greasemonkey or other script that automatically and randomly fills in all radio buttons on a given page?

(You): Where can I find a greasemonkey or other script that automatically and randomly fills in all radio buttons on a given page? (Kurin): if you are wanting the plugin for firefox, it is located here: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/748/ [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/748/] Roboform is … Continue reading

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In Unix, “Makefile” is normally capitalized. Does “makefile” (lower-case) have a different meaning to make?

(You): In Unix, “Makefile” is normally capitalized. Does “makefile” (lower-case) have a different meaning to make? (Matthew): I don’t have a unix machine infront of me. Try typing ‘man Makefile’ and ‘man makefile’ See what comes up. ‘man “command”‘ is … Continue reading

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Does NoSQL treat every database like a huge spreadsheet?

(You): Does NoSQL treat every database like a huge spreadsheet? (Emmett): That question is not meaningful (You): explain? (Emmett): You have a bunch of suppositions that are “not even wrong”…you’re missing the basic background understanding which could even allow you … Continue reading

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What are some good open-source NoSQL database programs?

(You): What are some good open-source NoSQL database programs? (Michael): never used them… heard of mongo + cassandra but beyond me in this mysql + mssql world (my project managers never heard of and i couldnt begine to explain) (You): … Continue reading

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My stackoverflow.com username somehow changed from barrycarter touser354134 [http://stackoverflow.com/users/354134/user354134], but all my questions/points/etc remained the same. Did stackoverflow.com change something?

(You): My stackoverflow.com username somehow changed from barrycarter touser354134 [http://stackoverflow.com/users/354134/user354134], but all my questions/points/etc remained the same. Did stackoverflow.com change something? (Sathyajith): There was a bug with the authentication mechanism, which caused few people to reset the user names have … Continue reading

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I want to let website visitors run arbitrary queries on my *readonly* SQLite3 database (I’ll limit runtime to 5s, and the file itself is read only). How can I do this safely?

(You): I want to let website visitors run arbitrary queries on my *readonly* SQLite3 database (I’ll limit runtime to 5s, and the file itself is read only). How can I do this safely? (Adam): I’m not sure there is a … Continue reading

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