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Vynce Montgomery
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I really hope this song doesn't spontaneously come to mind next time i'm reading to a small child...
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Name: TOKYO TOWER
Control Character: no
Block: Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Subblock: Additional vowels for Sanskrit

uh... #sanskrit is an even weirder language than I thought. 
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Actual sub-block name is "Cultural Symbols". That web app has bugs or bad
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None are free while any are oppressed.  I live in a police state even if the police never stop me. 
The “special tax” on men of color is more than an inconvenience. A father shares his firsthand observations and fears. 
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can anyone explain a good reason why github pull requests point to a branch, rather than to a specific commit hash? a sensible abstraction would help me remember that, having issued a pull request, changing that branch before the pull request is resolved is not safe. 

It seems to me like a security risk, as well.  If I timed it right, I could change the pull request after it had been reviewed and before it was merged. So why is this the preferred model?
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yeah, that's the model i tend to try to use too, it just seems really weird to me that it has this behavior. (and, when working on github directly without a command line git client, i can't actually figure out how to do all the things that would be required to make that work.) 

The low barrier of entry is an interesting point.  (a) it implies that you'd have to actually start the pull request over, otherwise, whereas I'd expect some process to update a pull request, but also (b) i'm torn on low-barrier-of-entry as a motivation for design that would otherwise not be considered kosher, as it leads to things like PHP. 
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+Henri Picciotto if there's a slot free on your dance card...

(can anyone translate the characters at the top?)
 
Heyyyyy, macarena
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Thanks, Vynce. I'll have to blog about this.
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New #DIVE  (mode 3) high score for me: 4880 [2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 43, 61, 79, 101, 127, 157, 209, 239, 271, 629], big tile 2168.

+Alex Fink +Allen Knutson   
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Found: Red Stanford Hoodie, size 2T.  

in case of lack of factual claims, fictional claims will be considered.
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Pretty sure there's a bug in the current DIVE, +Alex Fink.  I don't think it's possible to construct a case where it should unlock 25 after 5 is unlocked. 

Also, anecdotally, since the most recent update my scores seem lower.
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Hm.  Empirically I find that on the games where I do manage to get a seed like 55 I'll often manage to slam several of them into each other and get a highish score for it.  It's usually short-lived 'cause 5 and 11 will show up too and unmake all my multiples of 55, but a large seed that's easier to vanquish is better than a large one that isn't.
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Epic game of #DIVE: final score 3418, seeds seen (2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 11, 13, 16, 17, 19, 21, 22, 23, 29, 31, 37, 43, 47, 59, 61, 65, 73, 119, 293) -- note that 65 was unleashed twice and 16 was there for a long time. 

Potential bug report: I made a 44 when my unlock list included 4 and 22, and it caused it to unlock 11. I don't know for sure whether i already had 2 unlocked, though I think I did. If i didn't, this caused 2 to be unlocked as well (and before the 11, which seems unlikely). 

I'm sure that what happened was that it divided 44 by 4, got a number it didn't have, and so added that number to the seeds list. But perhaps it should test to see if the seeds list. What the behavior should be in this case is, perhaps, debatable. 

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#SillyMathGames  #Numberwang!
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I had a seed greater than 550 yesterday.  Sadly I don't seem to have noted down what it was anywhere, and I've forgotten exactly.
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Shit.  Trying to watch #louisville #Cardinals #Basketball, and my brain keeps playing DIVE with the scores & jerseys. 

(Mode 3)
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Yeah, i'm still sometimes tempted to screenshot the ones where my oldest unlocked prime is, like, the 17.

i almost wonder if you should only get points for locking and unlocking primes. 

I am also sad that someone else has made numberwang, because i had a ruleset in mind that would be pretty good for it. 
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A Joker with no Jokes, a Jester with no Queen.
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I dream big and in full color.  I make up songs and sing them off key.  I write Perl when I can and JavaScript when I should.
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Qualified 3 balls in one hand, unicycled 20 miles in a day, free mount ... sometimes
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  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Engineering Physics, 1993 - 1994
  • Sage College
    1995 - 1995
  • St. Xavier High School
    1989 - 1993
  • Clover Hill High School
    math, 1988 - 1989
  • Swift Creek Middle School
    1985 - 1989
  • J. Graham Brown School
    1981 - 1985
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Vincent Leo Montgomery
I usually go for the Mexi-Mochas, but the selection of teas and tisanes is phenomenal. Try one of the ginger brews while you use the Free Wifi. One whole wall is covered in bulk teas; the others feature local artists. Outside is a lovely patio with both sunny and shady places to sit. As for food, it's mostly light items, with baked goods, eggs, salads, etc., with lots of vegetarian options, even a few vegan, plus a few meaty things for those who like that. The staff are all quite friendly and helpful; they seem to be there because they like it. They also manage to quite tactfully enforce the strict "no phone calls" rule, which helps keep the place welcoming. Plus, they have great taste in music, which is played at a good volume to allow conversation and a relaxed atmosphere. Tuesday evenings there's even live music, and Thursdays are a communal craft day.
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