If God hates the same people you do, then maybe you made God in your image
The masses almost always value security over freedom until they have so little of either a revolution is born.
-boldtbanan on /.
We're engineers, we don't do that! It's immoral! ... Unless we want research grants.
-Patrick Chiu, in lab
<brianr> the difference between theory and practice is much larger in practice than in theory.
xxxxxxxxx: In January 2002, 47% of Americans wanted their government to stop terrorism even if it reduced civil liberties.
xxxxxxxxx: 47% of americans deserve to be mexicans
Democracy is welcoming people from other lands, and giving them something to hold onto — usually a mop or a leaf blower.
Local as in "need user level access" not "need screwdriver level access".
-arose on slashdot
We the corporations of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Profit, establish monopoly, insure domestic compliance, provide for the common interest, promote our welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
I think I hear the voice of god in the white noise generated by my sound card.
mattnum25: are you sure that's not strong bad?
-brock, in response to the quote above this one
"When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me."
mattnum25: given the strong resemblence of CMU to purgatory, I feel well prepared for the afterlife
CTho9305: my cat kills me when i'm playing coutnerstrike
mattnum25: you play counterstrike against your cat?
CTho9305: but nobody dies your way ;)
-a quote not to be taken out of context
CTho9305: resort vs. resort
CTho9305: one is relaxing, the other takes n*log(n) effort
YOU'RE SO UGLY YOU COULD BE A MODERN ART MASTERPIECE
-Full Metal Jacket
While race and ethnicity do play a large role in the admissions process, the University does not consider them more important than gender, religion, background, etc.
-CMU news paper, paraphrasing Jared Cohen, CMU's president.
Good to know that religion, gender, background etc. also have quotas at CMU :-|
$665.95 -- retail price of the beast.
einTier's sig on /.
cst@unix47~% fortune -o
Jesus died for your sins. Make it worth his time.
cst@unix47~% fortune -o
Motto of the Electrical Engineer:
Working computer hardware is a lot like an erect penis: it
stays up as long as you don't fuck with it.
"Heh. News flash, the genders aren't equal. One of them can bear children..."
...And the other one can walk past a shoe shop
-titzandkunt on /., quoting dsanfte on /.
Computer science is as much about computers as astronomy is about telescopes
- E. W. Dijkstra
Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest - Diderot
Shit happens in analog, too
-sirshannon on /.
aragorn5722: "In the modern world, great leaders settle differences with words...."
efemann: words like "Skud Launcher"
efemann: and "Carpet Bombing"
efemann: and "Tomahawk Missle"
I can remember *all* of the digits to pi
now the order.. thats a different matter...
-fyonn on slashdot
Vlvo Racr: happy evolution day
part of a conversation about writing a program:
CTho9305 (7:43:20 PM): C would be hard
warhorse47 (7:43:25 PM): hmm
warhorse47 (7:43:46 PM): maybe perl to generate a a database file or something, then use C to do the actual search
CTho9305 (7:44:30 PM): perl string matching is good too
CTho9305 (7:44:33 PM): all perl
warhorse47 (7:44:34 PM): oh, true
CTho9305 (7:44:37 PM): geeks love perl anyway
warhorse47 (7:44:39 PM): and I like perl :-)
Religion doesn't kill people - religious people kill people.
Wumpus on /.
"I wish I could hear the soundtrack to my life. That way I'd know when to
"Teach a fish to man, and suddenly he's a UNIX expert."
CTho9305: you drunk?
sccrboy09: what woulaj flkjmake you thin ktyhawt'
sccrboy09: is tht abedttte/
ffmcobalt: instead of "in the beginning, there was God and the Word was with God and the Word was God" it would be...
ffmcobalt: before shit hit the fan, da beyotch was lonely!
ffmcobalt: so he reached up and flipped the light switch
ffmcobalt: and said "damn, so THAT'S what I keep tripping over!"
ffmcobalt: So he picked the lint from his bellybutton and rolled it into a ball
ffmcobalt: damn, there's things growing on it! Hmm... lets make 'em move around!
Flurffmeister: well, I was young and stupid ;-)
Flurffmeister: now I'm just stupid
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
CTho9305: ECE ownz CS ;-)
CTho9305: cause without us, you're just crazy mathematicians :-D
CTho9305: .....of course, without you, we just carve stuff into stones....
if it isn't on fire, it is a software problem
eXsmall: that bathroom picture you sent me
eXsmall: i think i see jesus
"It is totally unacceptable in Cambodia that a wife should kill her husband by smashing his genitals," the judge said.
So, what, wives can hill husbands using other methods?
>yer money, presumably US $ is backed by what ?
Daisy Cutters... silly!
-HorrorIsland on /.
-censored-: aww yeh
CTho9305: so what
-censored-: i've seen all the porn on the net so i'm looking for something different
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a rigged demo.
% light my cigarette, please?
light: No match.
No trees were harmed in posting this message. However, a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.
mattnum25: mmmyup tgoo muc cafeein
mattnum25: my ahnds ore shalky as hell
chatwood2: 100% of shit is still just shit
Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, and a dark side, and it holds the universe together...
-- Carl Zwangiz
cmullet01: ok mr engineer, bwhahah
cmullet01: go back to your train
There are only 10 kinds of people in this world; those who know binary and those who don't.
Don't make me bust a CAPS LOCK on your ASCII!!!
"When you're an idiot, every day is like Christmas."
Games DON'T affect kids. If PacMan did, we'd all be eating pills and listening to repetitive music...
"Sir, we're surrounded."
"Excellent. We can attack in any direction!"