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Forum: Off topic 2015-09-28, 10:52
Replies: 1,855
Views: 107,941
Posted By Dino-Fly
Reminds me a bit of something I thought of a few...

Reminds me a bit of something I thought of a few months ago. Generally I think we can expect that if we had to meet aliens, we can expect for them to be peaceful.

Given that as it stands we can...
Forum: Off topic 2015-09-27, 13:51
Replies: 1,855
Views: 107,941
Posted By Dino-Fly
Took a cursory look over that kickstarter, some...

Took a cursory look over that kickstarter, some things:

1) I think they are vastly overstating the effectiveness of their 'gene transferring'. I expect your results would be far more...
Forum: Off topic 2015-06-05, 13:43
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
[[spoiler removed]] Sadly no, don't know any...

[[spoiler removed]]

Sadly no, don't know any other puzzles! Personally I find doing probability calculations an effective method to fall asleep, though. Eg. in billiards you have 16 numbered...
Forum: Off topic 2015-06-05, 03:11
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
You're lucky I popped in for a change! ...

You're lucky I popped in for a change!

Anyway, I didn't completely follow what you wrote, but it looks fundamentally correct. So yup, I think you got it right! ;)

As for a brief treatise on my...
Forum: Off topic 2015-04-01, 19:20
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
Whoops sorry, I was in a rush this morning and...

Whoops sorry, I was in a rush this morning and posted the wrong video. Here's the right one (I think, I'm still a bit rushed):

[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: Off topic 2015-04-01, 14:04
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
Another hint: [[spoiler removed]]

Another hint:

[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-22, 20:38
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
I'm fairly certain jumping off or on top of the...

I'm fairly certain jumping off or on top of the seesaw makes it count as an extra weighing.

That said, if we assume that those actions are allowed, I would say that the time the person jumping in...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-16, 19:56
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
In the hint I have written down who you weigh in...

In the hint I have written down who you weigh in the first weighing and exactly what relevant information you gain from it. You can decide if that will give too much away!
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-16, 19:45
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
Whoops, I figured everyone had forgotten about...

Whoops, I figured everyone had forgotten about it, sorry! Spoilers added!
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-16, 13:09
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
Here is a hint: [[spoiler removed]] ***...

Here is a hint:

[[spoiler removed]]

***

Hopefully that should get the cogs working for someone. ;)
Forum: Member Announcements 2015-03-15, 00:41
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Dino-Fly
/ˈhapi ˈbəːθdeɪ/

/ˈhapi ˈbəːθdeɪ/
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-13, 00:07
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
Your solution is faulty. How would you find out...

Your solution is faulty. How would you find out which group the deviant is in in the first use of the seasaw? You can only do that if the seasaw balances with a group of four on either side...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-12, 21:31
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
...are you sure that that is solvable in all...

...are you sure that that is solvable in all permutations? I'm struggling to find a guaranteed solution. Which troubles me, since I posed the riddle this is supposed to help solve. [emoji14]
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-12, 01:29
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
For me the problem is that I walk out the kitchen...

For me the problem is that I walk out the kitchen and get distracted by something on the internet. By the time I get back I find out my once promising pot of stew has become a flaming portal to...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-09, 21:55
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
I was watching Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and there was...

I was watching Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and there was a nice riddle in it. It took me about a half an hour to get a solution that solved every possible situation. Here's the riddle:

There are 12...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-08, 17:39
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
The result of a series of poor life decisions. :p...

The result of a series of poor life decisions. :p



Correct! I was hoping you'd use simultaneous equations to make a single algebraic equation that tells you that the age ratio is 3:4, but...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-08, 14:14
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
A new riddle from Baldur's Gate 2. I was playing...

A new riddle from Baldur's Gate 2. I was playing BG2:EE recently, and was surprised at how long it took me to work it out. I need to include options for solutions because there are in fact an...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-08, 14:08
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
I realised what my problem was, I overlooked that...

I realised what my problem was, I overlooked that there is a temporal factor (I kept on assuming the result had to be instantaneous). The purpose of the Swede isn't to provide new information ...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-07, 20:40
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
I figured they couldn't do that since that would...

I figured they couldn't do that since that would probably violate the no-talking-out-loud-about-eye-colour policy, hence the need for an external party to give them a number so that they can work...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-07, 17:04
Replies: 293
Views: 10,681
Posted By Dino-Fly
I don't understand how this makes a difference. ...

I don't understand how this makes a difference.

Sure, people now know that there are people with blue eyes, but they already knew that (it's not as if everyone is blind). The Swede didn't say who...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-05, 01:20
Replies: 27
Views: 1,265
Posted By Dino-Fly
For completion's sake so we have (almost) all of...

For completion's sake so we have (almost) all of the fundamentals of trig explained in gifs:

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/ec/f5/ba/ecf5ba982ff3de01fb074a8dc58d6715.jpg
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-04, 23:43
Replies: 27
Views: 1,265
Posted By Dino-Fly
I stand corrected! There is indeed a fair amount...

I stand corrected! There is indeed a fair amount of maths in CS. I realise now that the reason I couldn't think of any good uses for maths in CS was because it involves most of the types of maths I...
Forum: Off topic 2015-03-04, 17:58
Replies: 27
Views: 1,265
Posted By Dino-Fly
Really? From my (limited) experience, there...

Really? From my (limited) experience, there isn't a particularly large overlap between computer science and maths, other than logical reasoning being imperative (which is something that goes for all...
Forum: Off topic 2015-02-28, 12:08
Replies: 28
Views: 1,178
Posted By Dino-Fly
Generally it's only done when the prognosis with...

Generally it's only done when the prognosis with other therapies are very poor and it is certain that the source of the problems is exclusively localised in the one hemisphere.

From what I know...
Forum: Off topic 2015-02-27, 19:20
Replies: 28
Views: 1,178
Posted By Dino-Fly
Interesting that the brain (or at least, his...

Interesting that the brain (or at least, his particular brain) had some plasticity so late in life, usually when we think of things like that it only applies to young children. I know there is an...
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