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by Arbitrary
Fri Jan 03, 2014 2:59 am
Forum: The Dead Thread Bed
Topic: What kind of computer do you use?
Replies: 45
Views: 18224

Re: What kind of computer do you use?

My computer, after encountering the Earth in a manner that can only be appropriately described as a non reciprocating relationship, has become an extremely light and portable desktop unit that happens to have an in-built keyboard... http://i.imgur.com/YvM0TnFl.jpg The touch screen digitizer and disp...
by Arbitrary
Mon Dec 30, 2013 2:52 am
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Useless Information Thread
Replies: 1866
Views: 431231

Re: Useless Information Thread

There are enough bones in the human body to make an entire skeleton!

The more you know~
by Arbitrary
Fri Nov 08, 2013 11:48 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Announcements of leave and return
Replies: 3115
Views: 794421

Re: Announcements of leave and return

I'm back, apparently! Saying hello and and stuff, feeding the watchdog, etc. I may be around spontaneously, who knows. Periscope down, DIVE DIVE DIVE.
by Arbitrary
Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:47 am
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Useless Information Thread
Replies: 1866
Views: 431231

Re: Useless Information Thread

On the 19th day of September, 1984, former United States president Gerald R. Ford was was trapped in the Van-Pelt Dietrich library elevator.
by Arbitrary
Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:06 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2013/08/30 - Prodding Along
Replies: 78
Views: 27326

Re: 2013/08/30 - Prodding Along

Gren wrote:Is this a new arc or is missing the "one-off" tag?
I was wondering the same thing.

Touch anywhere is usually an open invitation for trouble...
by Arbitrary
Sun Aug 25, 2013 10:51 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Useless Information Thread
Replies: 1866
Views: 431231

Re: Useless Information Thread

Beard second: Defied as the distance an average physicist's beard grows in one second. About 5nm.
by Arbitrary
Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:50 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Useless Information Thread
Replies: 1866
Views: 431231

Re: Useless Information Thread

For more glorious information pertaining to regional language variance, check out http://www.aschmann.net/AmEng/

A whole map with compiled lists of videos and audio clips.
by Arbitrary
Mon Aug 19, 2013 12:23 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2013/08/19 - Tearing Down The House
Replies: 115
Views: 32182

Re: 2013/08/19 - Tearing Down The House

It is unsettling to know the powers that be are mentally a handful of adolescents. However, it was mentioned before that perhaps our mortal minds cant comprehend it so really all of this is a metaphor.
by Arbitrary
Mon Aug 19, 2013 12:02 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2013/08/19 - Tearing Down The House
Replies: 115
Views: 32182

Re: 2013/08/19 - Tearing Down The House

I feel bad for spirit dragon now. And looks like the pets are going to get their waterpark after all. In the form of bitter dragon tears...
by Arbitrary
Fri Aug 16, 2013 12:22 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2013/08/16 - Gift Of Tongues
Replies: 90
Views: 29608

Re: 2013/08/16 - Gift Of Tongues

It would appear being in love with a "lower order being" is frowned upon in the celestial circle.
by Arbitrary
Fri Aug 16, 2013 12:08 am
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: What Are You Doing Today?
Replies: 2912
Views: 511909

Re: What Are You Doing Today?

About half of it is redundant since the systems are imaged every several months so data piles up really quickly. Photos are in raw format, and I keep the raws around in case I think of something. Most have been converted to jpeg which reduces the files to a quarter of their size. Video projects are ...
by Arbitrary
Fri Aug 16, 2013 12:06 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2013/08/16 - Gift Of Tongues
Replies: 90
Views: 29608

Re: 2013/08/16 - Gift Of Tongues

There can only be one! But really, Peanut. If you are going to make a choice between the dog you know or a pan-dimensional dragon, there isn't much point beating around the bush, isn't it?
by Arbitrary
Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:54 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: What Are You Doing Today?
Replies: 2912
Views: 511909

Re: What Are You Doing Today?

Did some digital housecleaning. Trawled through >10 TB of various media organizing, deleting, consolidating, and encrypting. I also secure erased some old drives. One had a bad voice coil and the other lost its marbles. Both now suffer from thoroughly shattered plates. http://i.imgur.com/pRZXrd0s.jp...
by Arbitrary
Wed Aug 14, 2013 1:22 am
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Joys And Sorrows
Replies: 14350
Views: 1932396

Re: Joys And Sorrows

Joy: Fixed the hot water loop and saved about 300 bucks.

Sorrow: I didn't know you could get battle scars from plumbing.
by Arbitrary
Tue Aug 13, 2013 11:00 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Useless Information Thread
Replies: 1866
Views: 431231

Re: Useless Information Thread

The Space Jam website from 1996 is still online.
by Arbitrary
Tue Aug 13, 2013 1:10 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: What Are You Doing Today?
Replies: 2912
Views: 511909

Re: What Are You Doing Today?

Today I'm going to repair the water heater. The plumber didn't do a good job, and now our garage is a waterland fun park. If waterland fun park was filled with hot water and gardening equipment.
by Arbitrary
Tue Aug 13, 2013 1:05 pm
Forum: The Dead Thread Bed
Topic: What kind of computer do you use?
Replies: 45
Views: 18224

Re: What kind of computer do you use?

Oh I see what you are driving at. In that case, I would suggest - Desktop - Laptop (and Ultrabooks) - Netbook (Chromebook) - Custom build (Self-built [or from iBuyPower, Origin PC, etc.], desktop or laptop) - Tablet device (phone, PDA) Although another poll concerning operating systems would be inte...
by Arbitrary
Tue Aug 13, 2013 12:57 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Computer Specs and Builds
Replies: 69
Views: 27974

Re: Computer Specs and Builds

That is some nice hardware, ReCreate!

That build reminded me of this 24 SSD storage server which, like the name implies, has 24 800GB SSDs for ludicrous speed.
by Arbitrary
Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:33 am
Forum: The Dead Thread Bed
Topic: What kind of computer do you use?
Replies: 45
Views: 18224

Re: What kind of computer do you use?

I would suggest adding an option for Ubuntu or Linux based operating systems. And of course the Amiga operating system. Who could forget that?
by Arbitrary
Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:07 am
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Useless Information Thread
Replies: 1866
Views: 431231

Re: Useless Information Thread

The heat generated by two DIGIC 4 processors is not sufficient to prevent condensation on camera optics during prolonged nocturnal exposures.
by Arbitrary
Tue Aug 13, 2013 12:17 am
Forum: The Comic
Topic: There's a problem with the current strips
Replies: 11
Views: 4857

Re: There's a problem with the current strips

CMYK for the win. Color profiles are quite a pain.
by Arbitrary
Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:12 pm
Forum: The Dead Thread Bed
Topic: What kind of computer do you use?
Replies: 45
Views: 18224

Re: What kind of computer do you use?

I for one agree with you Jeff. Build quality is not enforced by Microsoft so it is up to the manufacturer to deliver. If anyone has felt a Microsoft Surface tablet, that is the feel of quality. Many OEMs like ASUS, Lenovo (bought IBM, a fantastic company), and even Acer, actually. Most of them now a...
by Arbitrary
Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:31 pm
Forum: The Dead Thread Bed
Topic: What kind of computer do you use?
Replies: 45
Views: 18224

Re: What kind of computer do you use?

I guess it is a little late now, but there is a free program you install and use in the event the computer gets stolen...
by Arbitrary
Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:43 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2013/08/12 - Dragon It In
Replies: 145
Views: 34347

Re: 2013/08/12 - Dragon It In

Would it be fair to say that their relationship has just been complicated? It really was Peanut's ignorance that kept it simple until now.
by Arbitrary
Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:13 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2013/08/12 - Dragon It In
Replies: 145
Views: 34347

Re: 2013/08/12 - Dragon It In

Dissension wrote:No, Dragon was shadowing Peanut and Tarot.
Sure. But with a heckuva lot of separate entities.
by Arbitrary
Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:10 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2013/08/12 - Dragon It In
Replies: 145
Views: 34347

Re: 2013/08/12 - Dragon It In

Wait, so is everyone in this universe populated by the dragon? If that is the case, Max getting the boot (twice) was completely unnecessary. (Or necessary, maybe the dragon didn't like that Peanut dragged grape and Max along...)
by Arbitrary
Sun Aug 11, 2013 12:35 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Your Favorite Quotes
Replies: 1935
Views: 570045

Re: Your Favorite Quotes

The ox is slow. But the Earth is patient.
by Arbitrary
Sun Aug 11, 2013 12:11 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Computer Specs and Builds
Replies: 69
Views: 27974

Re: Computer Specs and Builds

You have the right idea. Most ARM processors are what they call "system on chip" meaning besides normal processing, there is a graphics module built in among other things. At any rate, the processor in this particular Chromebook is officially called "ARM Cortex-A15" manufactured on a 32nm process. T...
by Arbitrary
Sun Aug 11, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: The Dead Thread Bed
Topic: Chat Thread 40: What in the world is JeffCvt's other name?
Replies: 1961
Views: 212358

Re: Chat Thread 40: What in the world is JeffCvt's other nam

Seth wrote:Well anyone who volunteers to moderate the forum is at least a little bit nuts
Actually they went so far in the crazy zone that they doubled back to little bit nuts.
by Arbitrary
Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:34 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Computer Specs and Builds
Replies: 69
Views: 27974

Re: Computer Specs and Builds

Alright. Before you dive into the cloud and the like, understand what you are buying. This is a Chromebook. It needs the internet for full function and cannot do a lot of the things a normal laptop can do. Unless you really do need a small cheap computer for watching youtube and doing cloud computin...
by Arbitrary
Fri Aug 09, 2013 8:00 pm
Forum: The Dead Thread Bed
Topic: Chat Thread 40: What in the world is JeffCvt's other name?
Replies: 1961
Views: 212358

Re: Chat Thread 40: What in the world is JeffCvt's other nam

Mission accomplished. We will all be home by Christmas.
by Arbitrary
Fri Aug 09, 2013 1:40 pm
Forum: The Dead Thread Bed
Topic: Chat Thread 40: What in the world is JeffCvt's other name?
Replies: 1961
Views: 212358

Re: Chat Thread 40: What in the world is JeffCvt's other nam

Kyuubi Kitsune wrote:Is there a psychic/ice pokemon in existence?
The only two would be ahh... Smoochum and Jynx. o 3o
by Arbitrary
Fri Aug 09, 2013 2:35 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2013/08/09 - Dragon It Out
Replies: 68
Views: 19452

Re: 2013/08/09 - Dragon It Out

ThatCreepyGuy wrote:Dat face... :(
I would say your username is appropriate in that sense... It just cuts straight into your soul. You can feel his sorrow and shame. Unfortunately, I don't think Peanut gets the big picture of what Tarot just said. :C
by Arbitrary
Thu Aug 08, 2013 11:17 pm
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Computer Specs and Builds
Replies: 69
Views: 27974

Re: Computer Specs and Builds

how would one go about doing this without breaking something? Depending on which computer you have, heatsink cleaning can be accomplished without any sort of mucking about on the inside of the unit. Locate these areas on your computer http://i.imgur.com/9mwfGCt.jpg Then blast it with a can of air, ...
by Arbitrary
Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:24 am
Forum: Not the Comic
Topic: Computer Specs and Builds
Replies: 69
Views: 27974

Re: Computer Specs and Builds

A "weird" battery life estimate usually means there is a problem with the batteries in-built sensor that determines charge level. A problem could be with the battery cells as well because of age or other issues. This sort of thing happens when there is a discrepancy between what the computer knows a...
by Arbitrary
Wed Aug 07, 2013 5:23 pm
Forum: The Dead Thread Bed
Topic: Chat Thread 40: What in the world is JeffCvt's other name?
Replies: 1961
Views: 212358

Re: Chat Thread 40: What in the world is JeffCvt's other nam

I guess sleet is everywhere now. Maybe he is using some infinite improbability drive.
by Arbitrary
Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:03 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2013/08/07 - The Other One Drops
Replies: 54
Views: 15676

Re: 2013/08/07 - The Other One Drops

Xane wrote:Max would later go on to be a successful boot salescat.
The minimum of boots required to be a boots salescat is two. So I guess he should start setting up shop. And do I sense a hint of Garfield when I look at this strip?
by Arbitrary
Mon Aug 05, 2013 6:22 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2013/08/05 - Callback Theater
Replies: 65
Views: 24137

Re: 2013/08/05 - Callback Theater

Don't think about elephants. What do you think about?

Now would "the game" the Cosmic Nerds are playing also represent the futility of the human condition? You would think the pickle King finds himself in represents how the universe is out to get him...
by Arbitrary
Mon Aug 05, 2013 12:12 pm
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2013/08/05 - Callback Theater
Replies: 65
Views: 24137

Re: 2013/08/05 - Callback Theater

Argent wrote:He talks pretty well for a dog holding a bag of popcorn in his teeth.
I think he actually dropped it when he responded to Tarot.
by Arbitrary
Mon Aug 05, 2013 12:31 am
Forum: Old Comic Discussion
Topic: 2013/08/05 - Callback Theater
Replies: 65
Views: 24137

Re: 2013/08/05 - Callback Theater

I thought the game wasn't a thing anymore...

THE GAME however, looks like some of the speculation was right, what sort of juicy details will be revealed?
RioluNation wrote:Does peanut realize what "The Game" really is?
And no, I don't think Peanut realizes what the game is. At all.