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  1. Comment on A 20 Year Old DOOM Record Was Finally Broken in ~games

  2. Comment on Tencent Controls 15% of Gaming Market and Brought In Nearly $20 Billion in 2018 in ~games

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    Valve isn't on the list, presumably because it isn't public. Any ideas where they would be on the list?

    Valve isn't on the list, presumably because it isn't public. Any ideas where they would be on the list?

    5 votes
  3. Comment on Reddit testing a new "tip" feature. Giving real money to other users. in ~tech

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    It further incentivizes people to keep making posts that Reddit's audience likes. Getting gold is somewhat desirable, but actual money is useful to you. I'm convinced that YouTube and Twitch have...

    It further incentivizes people to keep making posts that Reddit's audience likes. Getting gold is somewhat desirable, but actual money is useful to you. I'm convinced that YouTube and Twitch have much more content today than they would have if they had never added monetization for content creators. Similarly, I wonder if Reddit tipping could result in people (or more people than already) posting to Reddit for a living.

    1 vote
  4. Comment on Here's an animated scene I've been working on. in ~creative

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    Are you on mobile? Imgur always redirects to the full page on mobile unless you do extra URL trickery.

    Are you on mobile? Imgur always redirects to the full page on mobile unless you do extra URL trickery.

    3 votes
  5. Comment on Anyone use a utility called Device Remover? in ~comp

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    I've never used it before, but you can download it from an old version of the page on the Internet Archive here. Have you tried emailing him at the address on the archived page? On a different...

    I've never used it before, but you can download it from an old version of the page on the Internet Archive here. Have you tried emailing him at the address on the archived page?

    On a different note, I'm a little surprised such a stub-like Wikipedia page survived for so long and has met the notability guidelines.

    4 votes
  6. Comment on Filtering specific users in ~tildes

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    What makes you want to filter out users? I'm curious because a lot of the possibilities I come up with could probably also be covered by the upcoming trust system or by proper tagging.

    What makes you want to filter out users? I'm curious because a lot of the possibilities I come up with could probably also be covered by the upcoming trust system or by proper tagging.

    4 votes
  7. Comment on Would anyone be interested in a Tildes-exclusive Minecraft server (again)? in ~games

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    It's been pretty empty, I was the only regular player AFAIK and I haven't been on in a week or so, so he may have just shut it down.

    It's been pretty empty, I was the only regular player AFAIK and I haven't been on in a week or so, so he may have just shut it down.

    2 votes
  8. Comment on Fandom (Wikia) is acquiring Curse Media from Twitch, which will include combining Gamepedia into Fandom in ~games

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    That's a shame, IMO Gamepedia is much better than Wikia. I hope they learn from what Gamepedia does better, rather than just migrating Gamepedia sites over to Wikia, but I don't think they will....

    That's a shame, IMO Gamepedia is much better than Wikia. I hope they learn from what Gamepedia does better, rather than just migrating Gamepedia sites over to Wikia, but I don't think they will.

    Side note, does this deal also include Feed the Beast? (Edit: According to the reddit thread, probably not.)

    8 votes
  9. Comment on The cover of MAD magazine #258 from October 1985 announces a special computer section featuring the MAD Computer Program in ~tech

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    For those who want to see the original output but don't want to run Flash or install AppleWin, here is a screenshot of the end result.

    For those who want to see the original output but don't want to run Flash or install AppleWin, here is a screenshot of the end result.

    3 votes
  10. Comment on Watch EVERYONE pick the iPhone XR over a 1080p Screen in ~tech

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    How would I go about identifying OLED screens that are or aren't pentile (assuming I'm going off online information)? I don't believe that is usually listed in product page device specifications.

    How would I go about identifying OLED screens that are or aren't pentile (assuming I'm going off online information)? I don't believe that is usually listed in product page device specifications.

  11. Comment on How old is too old for trick-or-treating? in ~misc

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    In my area (in the US) we just turn off the porch lights and we don't get much of anyone coming to our door. Are the kids more insistent in your area?

    Isn't it? You want a quiet night in, but instead you've got a steady stream of children turning up at your door asking for lollies.

    In my area (in the US) we just turn off the porch lights and we don't get much of anyone coming to our door. Are the kids more insistent in your area?

    7 votes
  12. Comment on How important is response time in monitors and how distinguishable is it? in ~comp

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    Wow, 20ms sounds kind of high for a system expected to run at 90fps (11ms/frame) or better

    Wow, 20ms sounds kind of high for a system expected to run at 90fps (11ms/frame) or better

    5 votes
  13. Comment on Anyone still listening to music with files instead of streaming? in ~music

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    I much prefer to own my music, though there's some stuff I stream from youtube that I plan to buy eventually.

    I much prefer to own my music, though there's some stuff I stream from youtube that I plan to buy eventually.

    2 votes
  14. Comment on What are you typing on? in ~tech

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    No one blames you for being unable to afford something better. I hope you can afford one soon, it makes a big difference IMO.

    No one blames you for being unable to afford something better. I hope you can afford one soon, it makes a big difference IMO.

    2 votes
  15. Comment on What are you typing on? in ~tech

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    I've got a G710+ with Browns. It's the only mechanical keyboard I bought for myself so far, but I would like to get a slightly smaller 100% with Blues sometime. I've only had a short experience...

    I've got a G710+ with Browns. It's the only mechanical keyboard I bought for myself so far, but I would like to get a slightly smaller 100% with Blues sometime. I've only had a short experience with an MX Blue keyboard, but I liked what I felt.

    1 vote
  16. Comment on <deleted topic> in ~life

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    What insight do you believe it's intended to convey?

    What insight do you believe it's intended to convey?

    2 votes
  17. Comment on What have you been watching/reading this week? (Anime/Manga) in ~anime

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    I'm rewatching One Punch Man one last time before it leaves US Netflix (on the 20th, IIRC). I have yet to read the manga, so I may start that after this rewatch.

    I'm rewatching One Punch Man one last time before it leaves US Netflix (on the 20th, IIRC). I have yet to read the manga, so I may start that after this rewatch.

    5 votes
  18. Comment on <deleted topic> in ~life

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    The author seems to think that I would be happier working multiple full-time minimum wage jobs pouring coffee and spending all my free time reading philosophy. I already have I one job making...

    The author seems to think that I would be happier working multiple full-time minimum wage jobs pouring coffee and spending all my free time reading philosophy. I already have I one job making little above minimum wage outside of STEM, and I hate it. It's one of my biggest motivations for pursuing my degree. Don't get me wrong, I understand that many people have had horrible experiences with STEM. Feel free to fee live your life however you want, I won't judge you. However, I can't sympathize with sometime telling me that my desires and values and strengths and weaknesses are objectively incorrect. The insults and name-calling and perpetuation of negative stereotypes don't help either.

    11 votes
  19. Comment on Programming Challenge: Counting isolated regions. in ~comp

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    C++ solution. Grid is hardcoded, but if you wanted you could add the ability to take in input without too much trouble. The code assumes the rows can be variable-length, so there's a bit of...

    C++ solution. Grid is hardcoded, but if you wanted you could add the ability to take in input without too much trouble. The code assumes the rows can be variable-length, so there's a bit of inefficiency in checking lengths for each row.

    #include <cstdio>
    #include <queue>
    #include <utility>
    #include <tuple>
    #include <vector>
    #include <string>
    
    constexpr char wall = '#';
    constexpr char space = '.';
    
    const std::vector<std::string> map = {
        "....#....#",
        "....#.###.",
        "....#.#.#.",
        "#...#..#..",
        ".#..#...#."
    };
    
    int main() {
        std::vector<std::vector<int>> regions;
        for(auto& row: map) {
            regions.push_back(std::vector<int>(row.size(), 0));
        }
    
        int regionCount = 0;
    
        for(int i = 0; i < map.size(); i++) {
            for(int j = 0; j < map[i].size(); j++) {
                if(map[i][j] == space && regions[i][j] == 0) {
                    regionCount++;
    
                    std::queue<std::pair<int,int>> q;
                    q.push(std::make_pair(i, j));
    
                    while(q.size() > 0) {
                        int a, b;
                        std::tie(a, b) = q.front();
                        if(a >= 0 && a < map.size() && b >= 0 && b < map[a].size() && map[a][b] == space && regions[a][b] == 0) {
                            regions[a][b] = regionCount;
                            q.push(std::make_pair(a + 1, b    ));
                            q.push(std::make_pair(a - 1, b    ));
                            q.push(std::make_pair(a    , b + 1));
                            q.push(std::make_pair(a    , b - 1));
                        }
    
                        q.pop();
                    }
                }
            }
        }
    
        printf("%d regions\n", regionCount);
    
        return 0;
    }
    
    6 votes
  20. Comment on Windows Controlled Folder Access in ~tech

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    I like LockHunter, it adds an item to a file's context menu that allows you to see what's locking the file and lets you kill all of the processes locking it at once. Works with folders too.

    I like LockHunter, it adds an item to a file's context menu that allows you to see what's locking the file and lets you kill all of the processes locking it at once. Works with folders too.

    1 vote