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by Hoopity
Sun May 20, 2012 3:27 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Seeking programming/modding advice
Replies: 2
Views: 2482

Seeking programming/modding advice

A friend and I are looking to embark on a project to create room lighting controlled by the light level in a 3D computer game environment. Before digging in, we're trying to learn a little more about the scope and difficulty of the project. We think Minecraft is the right direction to go. For one, m...
by Hoopity
Mon Aug 30, 2010 8:33 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Fantasy Football 2010
Replies: 83
Views: 25111

Re: Fantasy Football 2010

I think I could benefit from my team's namesake, awsomo.
by Hoopity
Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:48 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Fantasy Football 2010
Replies: 83
Views: 25111

Re: Fantasy Football 2010

Yeah, I didn't know what times to put on, so I just guessed. We can always make a new one.
by Hoopity
Tue Jul 20, 2010 1:15 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Fantasy Football 2010
Replies: 83
Views: 25111

Re: Fantasy Football 2010

I picked a bunch of times that I could make, I'm not sure what sort of timezones we're accounting for.

Doodle
by Hoopity
Mon Jul 12, 2010 3:12 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Fantasy Football 2010
Replies: 83
Views: 25111

Re: Fantasy Football 2010

Too entertaining not to do again!

Guess I should make an account.
by Hoopity
Thu Feb 11, 2010 9:25 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Happy Valentine's Day
Replies: 10
Views: 2913

Re: Happy Valentine's Day

I'm glad you're all enjoying them! express ship these to me so i can eat them? fixed. Sorry guys, UPS to my girlfriend so she can do naughty things with them. Eating cupcakes is naughty, right? Wow Hoop, nice work! Two questions: 1. Column 2, Row 2 and Column 4, Row 2: How did you do that? 2. Column...
by Hoopity
Wed Feb 10, 2010 11:05 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Happy Valentine's Day
Replies: 10
Views: 2913

Happy Valentine's Day

Let's leave the squabbles and pouts for another thread, this is for cupcakes!

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by Hoopity
Sat Feb 06, 2010 2:41 pm
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: The Last Meaningful Speed Barrier
Replies: 56
Views: 16742

Re: The Last Meaningful Speed Barrier

Thanks!

Incidentally, it's also the lowest turn-count hardcore run that was neither oxygenarian nor had scaling monsters (crimbo or halloween event)!
by Hoopity
Fri Jan 01, 2010 2:50 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Stinky cheese ball
Replies: 10
Views: 5733

After checking it in the knob lab, it seems to be a 10 turn banish.
by Hoopity
Fri Dec 25, 2009 8:54 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Happy Holidays!
Replies: 12
Views: 3521

Merry Christmas!
by Hoopity
Tue Dec 01, 2009 11:31 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Bold Predictions for the 2009 NFL Season
Replies: 148
Views: 48717

Hoopity wrote:1. Bills go 3-3 in their division.
Hoo boy, after last years 0-6 division record, I'm liking the 2-2 I'm seeing so far. Time to bury that Sanchez kid.
by Hoopity
Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:45 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: That time of year.
Replies: 3
Views: 1929

That time of year.

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Excuse the pejorative; I made this for a different crowd of friends.
by Hoopity
Wed Nov 18, 2009 8:10 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Rating the James Bond actors (& Goldeneye v Perfect Dark
Replies: 55
Views: 15912

Nardo for president, minus the thing about Samuel L.
by Hoopity
Tue Nov 10, 2009 11:16 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Raccoon's thread about weird things people have discovered
Replies: 83
Views: 22190

stupac2 wrote:I just want to say that I still haven't read anything else in this thread. I'm not interested in a multi-way discussion. If that's a problem I honestly don't care.
Did an IQ test run over your dog when you were little?
by Hoopity
Mon Nov 09, 2009 10:57 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Raccoon's thread about weird things people have discovered
Replies: 83
Views: 22190

I would argue anyone with a high IQ ought to be able to make themselves understood by someone with a low IQ, or the "high IQ" person ain't so smart as they make themselves out to be. At least on a general, basic, basis. Obviously they may not be able to get all fancified and such about difficult to...
by Hoopity
Mon Nov 09, 2009 1:52 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Bold Predictions for the 2009 NFL Season
Replies: 148
Views: 48717

feng shweez wrote:The Titans and Panthers have played their way out of the bottom-feeder coalition. Enjoy the Bills-Jags tier, boys. You earned it.
Nothing more painful than quiet mediocrity.
by Hoopity
Fri Nov 06, 2009 12:58 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Collections!
Replies: 50
Views: 13123

I collect spores, molds, and fungus.

and enormous Hoop earrings
by Hoopity
Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:36 am
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: ribbon text
Replies: 2
Views: 1481

ribbon text

Use text from the ribbon candy. Looks like a chopped up essay. hittle little wooden boats of whatever bodily fluid sic. The title has tor a dozen small figurines interesting history to thes etrieve his treasure. It ap zy imps, and they're carr s a little cupcake with pink f reat Loathing poetry -- a...
by Hoopity
Wed Oct 21, 2009 6:09 am
Forum: Braggadocio
Topic: The Last Meaningful Speed Barrier
Replies: 56
Views: 16742

congrats! :stupac:
by Hoopity
Mon Oct 19, 2009 11:11 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Bold Predictions for the 2009 NFL Season
Replies: 148
Views: 48717

I don't see how anyone can get upset over the game. Are NFL teams really supposed to take out their starters after a single half of play? Out of... pity? As much as I'm not a fan of the Pats, I can't see they did anything wrong.
by Hoopity
Mon Oct 19, 2009 4:41 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Bold Predictions for the 2009 NFL Season
Replies: 148
Views: 48717

Fred Nefler wrote:Ah, then I'm very out-of-date on the Jets, then.
They recently lost to one of the sadder sad sacks in the league (Bills).
by Hoopity
Sun Oct 18, 2009 7:40 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Bold Predictions for the 2009 NFL Season
Replies: 148
Views: 48717

Hoopity wrote:1. Bills go 3-3 in their division.
One down....
by Hoopity
Tue Sep 22, 2009 10:31 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Fantasy Football 2009 (Game ON!)
Replies: 154
Views: 51753

Bills win! And with their win, we look for whoever lost every RB category this week:

Kujjie and Hoop (doh)


Grats Kujjie on your new pirate treasure!
by Hoopity
Sun Sep 20, 2009 3:14 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Bold Predictions for the 2009 NFL Season
Replies: 148
Views: 48717

Sweet vengeance!
by Hoopity
Tue Sep 15, 2009 7:06 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Fantasy Football 2009 (Game ON!)
Replies: 154
Views: 51753

Our week 1 winner is Feng! Credit the Eagles' over-achieving defense.

I'll send out your single-barrel of whiskey once break the 'ol prism.
by Hoopity
Tue Sep 15, 2009 11:19 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Bold Predictions for the 2009 NFL Season
Replies: 148
Views: 48717

Among Brady fans;
Boston egos can get old.
Could have used the win.
by Hoopity
Tue Sep 15, 2009 11:08 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Bold Predictions for the 2009 NFL Season
Replies: 148
Views: 48717

So much heartache.

Just kneel the goddamn kick return.

Fuck the pats.
by Hoopity
Thu Sep 10, 2009 12:11 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Bold Predictions for the 2009 NFL Season
Replies: 148
Views: 48717

1. Bills go 3-3 in their division.

2. No team runs a successful bit of wildcat offense.

3. Michael Vick starts.
by Hoopity
Wed Sep 09, 2009 8:08 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

9/9/09

Oopity
Level 12
After Council
+77% items & 38 lb fairy (wallaby)

Lion Oil
25 of 44

Bird Rib
26 of 53
by Hoopity
Wed Sep 09, 2009 12:05 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Fantasy Football 2009 (Game ON!)
Replies: 154
Views: 51753

I thought I'd throw my hat into the ring of prizes. And bad metaphors. Each week I'll award the following prizes based on whether the Bills win or lose their game. If more than one team is eligible to win, I'll /rand for the winner, and if no team is eligible for the prize, I will roll it into a poo...
by Hoopity
Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:38 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

9/7/09

Oopity
Level 11
Before Council
+77% items & 38 lb fairy (wallaby)

Lion Oil
12 of 31

Bird Rib
8 of 27
by Hoopity
Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:44 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Raccoon's thread about weird things people have discovered
Replies: 83
Views: 22190

kevbob wrote:because women get pissed when you herd them into barns and milk them with machines.
That's why I usually take them out to a mid-range dinner the night before.
by Hoopity
Thu Sep 03, 2009 1:08 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introductions...
Replies: 1602
Views: 529420

He does not always drink beer, but when he does...
by Hoopity
Thu Sep 03, 2009 10:28 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

9/3/09

Oopity
Level 11
Before Council
+77% items & 38 lb fairy (wallaby)

Lion Oil
16 of 36

Bird Rib
17 of 27
by Hoopity
Wed Sep 02, 2009 10:49 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Fantasy Football 2009 (Game ON!)
Replies: 154
Views: 51753

I thought the last spot was always the best?

Right?

You guys?

Guys!?!?
by Hoopity
Wed Sep 02, 2009 10:15 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

9/2/09

Oopity
Level 11
Before Council
+77% items & 38 lb fairy (wallaby)

Lion Oil
20 of 31

Bird Rib
13 of 31
by Hoopity
Tue Sep 01, 2009 10:47 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

Thanks! Yeah, your sheet definitely makes more +items the obvious choice. As far as the wallaby thing goes, I even put a comparison of the two calculation methods in the spreadsheet, so I'm pretty sure I'm using the right number. Anyways, I'm a little busy for the next week, so I'm not sure how I'm ...
by Hoopity
Mon Aug 31, 2009 1:55 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

8/31/09

Oopity
Mainstat 100-104
Before Level 11
+62% items & 38 lb fairy (wallaby)

Lion Oil
16 of 32

Bird Rib
20 of 35


I have hit Level 11!

For this batch of data, my (almost positively wrong) calculations give roughly:

Lion Oil: 21.1%
Bird Rib: 19.2%
by Hoopity
Sat Aug 29, 2009 7:38 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

8/29/09

Oopity
Mainstat 98-100
Before Level 11
+62% items & 38 lb fairy (wallaby)

Lion Oil
14 of 26

Bird Rib
14 of 21
by Hoopity
Fri Aug 28, 2009 12:09 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

8/28/09

Oopity
Mainstat 93-97
Before Level 11
+62% items & 38 lb fairy (wallaby)

Lion Oil
20 of 30

Bird Rib
15 of 35
by Hoopity
Thu Aug 27, 2009 9:36 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

8/27/09

Oopity
Mainstat 89-92
Before Level 11
+62% items & 38 lb fairy (wallaby)

Lion Oil
12 of 22

Bird Rib
12 of 25
by Hoopity
Wed Aug 26, 2009 2:24 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

8/26/09

Oopity
Mainstat 86-89
Before Level 11
+62% items & 38 lb fairy (wallaby)

Lion Oil
12 of 21

Bird Rib
20 of 29
by Hoopity
Tue Aug 25, 2009 1:01 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

8/25/09

Oopity
Mainstat 82-85
Before Level 11
+62% items & 38 lb fairy (wallaby)

Lion Oil
12 of 25

Bird Rib
14 of 24
by Hoopity
Mon Aug 24, 2009 2:31 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

8/24/09

Oopity
Mainstat 79-82
Before Level 11
+62% items & 38 lb fairy (wallaby)

Lion Oil
15 of 26

Bird Rib
14 of 31
by Hoopity
Sun Aug 23, 2009 1:20 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

8/23/09

Oopity
Mainstat 77-79
Before Level 11
+47% items & 33 lb fairy (wallaby)

Lion Oil
3 of 9

Bird Rib
1 of 7
by Hoopity
Sat Aug 22, 2009 4:14 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

I understand, but sadly, the account i'm using is both hardcore and poorly outfitted for 200% items. I figured getting the drop rate as far from 50% as possible was good for accuracy, so I chose the low end. I'm not looking for a particularly accurate number, but the advice is good if anyone has a m...
by Hoopity
Sat Aug 22, 2009 1:32 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

8/22/09

Oopity
Mainstat 70-74
Before Level 11
+20% items

Lion Oil
4 of 24

Bird Rib
8 of 27
by Hoopity
Fri Aug 21, 2009 10:49 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

8/21/09

Oopity
Mainstat 64-69
Before Level 11
+20% items

Lion Oil
8 of 20

Bird Rib
9 of 20
by Hoopity
Thu Aug 20, 2009 1:02 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: great moments in chat
Replies: 480
Views: 199142

bmaher: could use more thingfinder
Hoopity: The knave speaks!
Hoopity: Hear not his lies, goodly folk of the realm
Hoopity: He means to decieve you and bring you unto wickedness! -hic-




Everyone else hates RP, but I'll be damned if I follow the herd!
by Hoopity
Thu Aug 20, 2009 12:50 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

8/20/09

Oopity
Mainstat 56-62
Before Level 11
+20% items

Lion Oil
5 of 22

Bird Rib
3 of 20
by Hoopity
Wed Aug 19, 2009 2:04 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Fantasy Football 2009 (Game ON!)
Replies: 154
Views: 51753

Re: Fantasy Football 2009

1) Would you be interested in joining a league? Yes? Yes. 2) Auction or snake draft? It's my first time. 3) Reasonable entry fee? (I don't have extra meats for prizes this year) Stakes make everything more fun. 100,000 < x < 1,000,000 seems good. 4) Prize structure? Winner takes all is always sad, ...
by Hoopity
Wed Aug 19, 2009 2:00 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

Thanks, Kuj. My intention was to grind whitey's grove up to level 11, then spend time at various checkpoints to find the condition at which the drop rate changes. My proposal: - At level 11 - Upon talking to the council - Upon reading the MacGuffin Diary - Upon reading "I love me" - Upon talking to ...
by Hoopity
Wed Aug 19, 2009 1:42 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

8/19/09

Oopity
Mainstat 47-55
Before Level 11
+20% items

Lion Oil
8 of 33

Bird Rib
4 of 29
by Hoopity
Tue Aug 18, 2009 8:46 pm
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Lion Oil & Bird Rib
Replies: 32
Views: 14831

Lion Oil & Bird Rib

8/18/09

Oopity
Mainstat 34-43
Before Level 11
+20% items

Lion Oil
5 of 22

Bird Rib
4 of 21
by Hoopity
Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:28 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Going to California... No aching hearts
Replies: 6
Views: 2219

Thanks for the tips, all. As for mini-meeting, I am, unfortunately (kinda), traveling with not just my girlfriend, but her parents, too. That was a lot of commas. I don't think I could handle all the explanations I'd have to make to meet some internet friends. I'll be in town for a few days, though,...
by Hoopity
Mon Jul 13, 2009 7:39 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Going to California... No aching hearts
Replies: 6
Views: 2219

Going to California... No aching hearts

Headed to San Fransisco 7/14 to 7/16 and then Santa Barbara until 7/21.

Any things I should do while I'm there?
by Hoopity
Sat Jul 04, 2009 3:27 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Revenge of the Cake part II
Replies: 8
Views: 3300

Fourth of July, thrown together in something of a hurry.

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The shadowy hand of American Liberty!
by Hoopity
Sat Jun 20, 2009 4:48 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Revenge of the Cake part II
Replies: 8
Views: 3300

Glad you like it! :) The bear gets its characteristic odd proportions from its sculpted marshmallow base. It's decorated with a combination of chocolate and dyed vanilla frosting. It's held in place by a series of interior toothpicks. The lid of your chef-in-the-box suddenly pops open, and then clos...
by Hoopity
Sat Jun 20, 2009 8:09 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Revenge of the Cake part II
Replies: 8
Views: 3300

Revenge of the Cake part II

Some friends came up to visit before honeymooning in Maine, so we made them a Maine cake! The log cabin I'm only half proud of, but the bear rocks my world.

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Bear!


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by Hoopity
Thu May 07, 2009 5:35 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Box of Fireworks
Replies: 53
Views: 14309

kevbob wrote:fireworks fireworks sis boom ba
Five times a day!
by Hoopity
Thu Apr 30, 2009 9:15 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Best weekend of the year: NBA Playoffs start tomorrow!!!1
Replies: 99
Views: 28438

Manendra wrote:The stuff you can do with statistics in baseball is incredib[ly boring].
If I'm going to watch an individual sport, I'll watch tennis.

And by watch, I mean get sucked into a trance.

*eyes glaze over*
by Hoopity
Sat Apr 25, 2009 8:45 am
Forum: The Commune
Topic: Heaviest Familiar?
Replies: 25
Views: 11675

Nikola Tesla, the 1-pound Casagnova Gnome (38,674 kills) Farming Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen, the 12-pound Green Pixie (12,384 kills) All my NS-13 runs Werner Karl Heisenberg, the 1-pound Leprechaun (10,436 kills) Months in the icy peak... Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, the 1-pound Hovering Sombrero (9,033 ...
by Hoopity
Wed Apr 08, 2009 11:08 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Learning Programming Languages
Replies: 8
Views: 3095

Thanks for the replies, all. Although the content of Flolle's log visualizer has little to do with some of the problems I want to solve, it is a nice example. It is: Stand-alone Shiny for first-time users Minor to moderate user interaction Based on Zpop's statements, starting with python or perl sou...
by Hoopity
Tue Apr 07, 2009 7:01 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Learning Programming Languages
Replies: 8
Views: 3095

Learning Programming Languages

Shy of four years ago, I began a journey to study the mystical art of mechanical engineering from the Eastern wise men. Since that journey began, I have slowly come to terms with the fact that nobody expects or believes me to have academic ambitions or interests outside that field. In one such way, ...
by Hoopity
Sat Mar 14, 2009 11:20 am
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Help Hoop with some Haptic Hoopla (math help)
Replies: 6
Views: 2599

Thanks, MERB.

In fact, we did get it straightened out, and fred will be happy to know that the div by 0 error is purely graphical and doesn't cause human death. :)
by Hoopity
Sun Mar 08, 2009 11:45 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Help Hoop with some Haptic Hoopla (math help)
Replies: 6
Views: 2599

Re: Help Hoop with some Haptic Hoopla (math help)

Could you define this more clearly? Sounds like this axis is not well-defined then. Just take any vector along the thin red line. It has the same projection. Or did you mean "projection of the unit normal vector of the plane of rotation (with 3-space having a preferred origin)", with direction of s...
by Hoopity
Sun Mar 08, 2009 10:49 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Help Hoop with some Haptic Hoopla (math help)
Replies: 6
Views: 2599

After tapping around in wikipedia, I arrived at a certain set of conversions: Direction Cosines Matrix to Euler Axis Theta = arccos((A11 + A22 + A33 - 1) / 2) e1 = (A32-A23) / 2*sin(Theta) e2 = (A31-A13) / 2*sin(Theta) e3 = (A21-A12) / 2*sin(Theta) This should solve the problem, right? Yeah, I thoug...
by Hoopity
Sun Mar 08, 2009 7:47 pm
Forum: Anything and Everything
Topic: Help Hoop with some Haptic Hoopla (math help)
Replies: 6
Views: 2599

Help Hoop with some Haptic Hoopla (math help)

Quick intro: I'm building a haptic robotic device with a graphical UI. In this 3D graphical world I will want to render objects based on the position and orientation of the end effector (robot arm manipulator thingy). Using the Denavit-Hartenberg method (DH) my end effector is defined by the followi...
by Hoopity
Sat Feb 21, 2009 12:15 pm
Forum: Gameplay-Discussion
Topic: Hardcore Sample Run Multi
Replies: 3
Views: 1927

Hardcore Sample Run Multi

Hey guys, I'm looking to rewrite the Hardcore Sample Run and I'm interested in perhaps borrowing a multi, since most of mine have too many HP skills to be helpful. If you're willing to let me borrow an account, please post a name and skill list here. Bear in mind that I can ignore anything that is n...
by Hoopity
Sat Feb 21, 2009 11:29 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introductions...
Replies: 1602
Views: 529420

*sniff* *sniff-sniff*

/em smells board games.