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A rare early evening update marks my equally rare plans this evening... not sure if there's a blue moon, as it's not even dark yet.

Early Links: Thanks Mike Martinez and Ant.
Play Time: Knight Moves Problem. Thanks John D. Woke last light to the sound of thunder...
Stories: Doctor in trouble for calling patient obese. Thanks Domeas.
Eyebrow record holder wins by a long hair.
Turkmen President Bans Lip Synching.
Media: Monster Mosh.

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25. Knight moves problem Aug 26, 2005, 00:34 Chipsystems
 
Yay! I did the problem in the minimum 63 moves. I doubt I could do it twice in a row, but, still feels good.

It was just as much trial and error as it was strategy, but what was funny was at move 50 or so I thought I was done; a quick look at the board and I thought that I hand't left myself with an exit, so I flurried through the last through clicks and was amazed when I realized that it had happened.

Took me about 15 minutes... I wonder if doing it a second time would take me twice as long...

Good ol' lady luck...

 
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24. Re: $1,200 Xbox 360 Aug 25, 2005, 13:02 Bodolza
 
Wow. Such total, utter crap.

Just capitilism in action. These things will be going for that much, and more, on the auction sites, so Gamestop is selling at market price. The same thing happens with vehicles all the time.

I can't feel bad for anyone who buys at these prices, since it's completely voluntary when they could just wait a couple of months for the prices to drop to normal levels.

-B

 
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23. Re: 1200 for what???? Aug 25, 2005, 10:42 nin
 
Blue, no update yet?
Must have gone out and did it up right last night or something. Early to update yesterday, late to update today? hehehehe

That, or another skunk episode.



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22. 1200 for what???? Aug 25, 2005, 10:33 xXBatmanXx
 
Don't the first series games always blow?
I wouldn't look forward to any of those titles.
Espically if I had to pay 100.00 per title in the bundle!

I don't think I will be buying anymore consoles.
PS2 is good (sucks) enough for me.
I just bought it cause GTA came out on it 6-9 months before it was released on PC.

Blue, no update yet?
Must have gone out and did it up right last night or something. Early to update yesterday, late to update today? hehehehe

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21. Re: $1,200 Xbox 360 Aug 25, 2005, 10:30 TorTorden
 
"Or you can just get the Uber bundle, a total steal, for...$1,200."

Well that includes the HD TV right?

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20. Re: $1,200 Xbox 360 Aug 25, 2005, 08:44 nin
 
Or you can just get the Uber bundle, a total steal, for...$1,200.

Wow...you'd have to be a serious crack smoker to buy that...


Let me rephrase that...if someone would like to buy the $1200 set for me, please let me know. Hell, I might even settle for the $900 one, if you're a little short.



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19. Re: Knight Moves Problem Aug 25, 2005, 03:27 LwoodPDowd
 
65 on my first attempt. I'd try again, but autumns closing in.  
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18. $1,200 Xbox 360 Aug 25, 2005, 02:12 Ray Marden
 
Wow. Such total, utter crap.

You can get the $300 gimped "core" system for...$700.

The cheapest $400 "premium" package is...$800.

Or you can just get the Uber bundle, a total steal, for...$1,200.

http://www.gamestop.com/gs/360/360.asp
Umm...no.
Still sad GS purchased EB :(,
Ray

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17. Re: No Blue Moon until 2007 Aug 24, 2005, 22:00 nin
 

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I'm not sure what's funnier: The morons who stole the car, or the fact that Billy Corgan is singing "Today is the greatest day I've ever known" on the radio as they get busted...



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16. Re: No Blue Moon until 2007 Aug 24, 2005, 21:00 Enahs
 
Dammit! I threw out my back re-arranging my place. Hurts like hell....but I will not stop untill you guys are my slaves, because I hate you guys. I hate you guys so very, very much.

Just rearranging for fun or new furniture….perhaps making room for a new big screen?!

But, I do believe the phrase you are looking for is would go something like this:
Would anybody like to join my slavery program? You get college credit.


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15. Re: No Blue Moon until 2007 Aug 24, 2005, 20:38 Halsy
 
Dammit! I threw out my back re-arranging my place. Hurts like hell....but I will not stop untill you guys are my slaves, because I hate you guys. I hate you guys so very, very much.

Yours
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14. Re: Knight Moves Problem Aug 24, 2005, 19:57 Yutz
 
64 on my try just went around in a circle and had to make one step on a square that had already been filled.

 
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13. Re: Knight Moves Problem Aug 24, 2005, 19:49 Enahs
 
you have to click 62 more times to fill those 62, for a total score of 63.

You are right. As I said a total of 63 in reality. But I thought the first click gave you 0...my bad.

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12. Re: No Blue Moon until 2007 Aug 24, 2005, 19:44 WarPig
 
not sure if there's a blue moon, as it's not even dark yet.

Are you going to do what Randy Moss does when there's a blue moon?

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11. Obese patient vs patient doc Aug 24, 2005, 19:28 Syntarsus
 
Dear Mrs. Warren Sapp,

The other day, when visiting my practice, I rudely suggested that you deal with your health issues by remarking; "You need to get on a program, join a group of like-minded people and peel off the weight that is going to kill you." It was frank and incredibly shortsighted of me and for that I humbly apologize.

What I meant to say was, please crane-lift your fat, disgusting baluchitherium ass off the couch, extract the twinkies from your nostrils, switch off the flotilla of reality shows on TV, and waddle outside for some exercise. The good news is, you'll burn 300 calories just squeezing through the doorway (assuming you don't apply Crisco to your hips first). That will be your first step to a slimmer, healthier, less ecliptic you! By following my program, you will notice gradual changes.. your breathing will be less short, you'll begin to see these strange appendages called 'toes', fewer children will flee from you, and you'll no longer need to shop at Acme Tent and Awning for clothes. Your health will improve dramatically as well, postponing the date when your family must pick out an appropriate boxcar for your burial.

Please understand that as a health care professional, I am only saying this for the benefit of your health as well as mine (I mean, what if you passed out during an examination and fell on me?).

Also, in the future, please let my office know when you are arriving, so that we may secure any loose instruments that may drift into your gravity well.

Very Sincerely Yours,
Dr. Bennett

 
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10. Re: Knight Moves Problem Aug 24, 2005, 19:20 itzaaron
 
Score of 63 minimum, by my count. One of 64 squares is filled, leaving 63 left to fill. Each of those 63 gives you one point.

By Enahs's method, when you have a score of 1, there are 2 boxes filled and 62 unfilled. Unless you're stopping before the end, you have to click 62 more times to fill those 62, for a total score of 63.

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9. Re: Knight Moves Problem Aug 24, 2005, 19:14 Earthworm
 
69 on My try. I know it is possible to do it in 64, I am just not going to put in the time to figure it out.

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8. Re: Knight Moves Problem Aug 24, 2005, 19:11 Enahs
 

I'd like to point out to Professional that 62 is impossible, as there are 64 squares.

62 is possible, since it is technically 63 (as 0 counts as 1 in this case). It is the absolute best you could possibly do.

By “Score 1” you have 2 pink squares, leaving you 62 more to fill. That means he now has 62 more moves to actually fill those squares and still read score of 62.


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7. No Blue Moon until 2007 Aug 24, 2005, 19:09 Brian A. Thomas
 
On August 19th there was an "old style" blue moon, which is the third full moon of a season having four full moons (here being between the summer solstice and the autumnal equinox). The more common "new style" blue moon, where there it is the second full moon in a calandar month, won't happen again until May 31st 2007 (in the Americas anyhow, June 30th for most of Europe and Asia, and July 30th for our friends in New Zeland). There will be two new style blue moons in the same year come 2018. Both styles of blue moons will not occur in the same year until 2048.

 
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6. Re: Knight Moves Problem Aug 24, 2005, 18:11 Beamer
 
67 on my only try.

I'd like to point out to Professional that 62 is impossible, as there are 64 squares.


I went around in a circle, then backwards around twice I think, then back around. Just circling let me go without landing on a pink square until I had only 3 or 4 left.

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