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ITT: memes you almost fell for

Pic related. Almost bought this thing on release date but somehow I instinctively felt that Nvidia would comeback strong with a better deal and today I finally ordered my new GTX 1060. Couldn't be happier.
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I don't know how about you, but I'd rather wait for next series, especially that there's a very possible rumor that PS4 Neo is going to have underclocked RX480.

But I gotta tell you, HD7900 series aged really well.
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>>55728496
670 owner that didn't wait for Tahiti to restock here, I feel eternally buttfucked.
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>>55728496
Oh god yes.
I got a 7970 back in 2012, and it's not until now before I sold it, and I sold that thing for $120 fast.
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>>55728496
280x owner here
I got it last year for $150 while stupid cucks bought the 300 series rebrands
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>>55728367
Same here there's fury x's going extremely cheap i just dont like them

>4gb vram
>hbm1
nah

Is PHP as bad as people say?
Should I stay away from it?
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>>55728326
no, that's 0e.
'e' means an exponent, so PHP is basically calculating
>0^462097431906509019562988736854 = 0
>0^830400451993494058024219903391 = 0
>0 == 0
>true
use === for type safe comparison.

Can anyone recommend an interpreted (not compiled) language with a C-like syntax and no OOP (at least forced)? Also, libraries for webdev, ncurses, http requests and crypto.

Although PHP sucks, it has all these features.
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http://phpsadness.com/sad/30
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>>55728326
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/80646/how-do-the-php-equality-double-equals-and-identity-triple-equals-comp

Fuck off, pajeet.
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>>55728424
the thing you want is Python.
sorry.
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>>55728326
>>55728424
WAIT A MINUTE... You're telling me if I compare two strings, it will automatically evaluate the content of these strings for arithmetic?

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>tfw using XP with Java installed
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>tfw using xp
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>>55728541
>>55728318
XP is a good OS, I don't know why these faggots hate on it so much.

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Windows and OS X will never look this good
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>>55718889
What distro is this, which version of gnome is this, and does it look anywhere near this good out of the box? I'm a newfag
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>>55727730
>complains about summer
>puts two line breaks after their sentence
>>/reddit/

>>55718889
To be fair 99.9% of the actively running linux distros don't look this good.
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>Windows and OS X will never look this good

What exactly is supposed to "look this good" in that image, OP? I mean, the wallpaper is kinda nice, but the rest of it is utter boring content with a plain old boring look, nothing special at all.

>he uses icon view and not the superior list view
>i mean really
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>>55726303
as do almost all of the mac themes for windows.

I remember when I used to rice my shit. I had a badass industrial/droid star wars theme for my windows PC and the a star wars inspired theme on my mac.

Now everything is just flat. That's ok, but very flavourless.
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>>55720600
>~/coreutils-8.21/src
>all of that shit

wut?

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old tech thread.
post pics of old, aestheic technology
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>>55728515
And a VAXstation, I really want to pick up some kind of MicroVAX shitbox lately
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>>55725926
I've got a lot of caddy-loaded boxes, their implementation could have been better. The caddies broke too easily or got lost, DVD-RAM had a better idea of it.
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>>55728523
I'd love to collect old computers but I live in a tiny 35sqm studio apartment. My retro gaming setup with a massive 21" TV already takes too much space.

I wish i could afford some old warehouse to set up my own lab/hackerspace/computing museum/autism retreat.
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Not super old, but I found this recently at a thrift store, and it's pretty sweet.
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>>55725663
Has anyone here ever considered painting a newer computer case white/beige? I've had black computer cases for so long that I somewhat miss the older white/beige ones that my family had when I was younger.

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>Windows can't make a folder if the name is AUX

Tell me again why this is a serious OS?
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Gnu + Linux > Windows 8.1 => Windows 7 > Windows 10 > Free BSD > Plan 9 > Mac OS
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>>55728225
It'll take a bit but it will fuck it up.

https://blog.onetechnical.com/2006/11/16/forbidden-file-and-folder-names-on-windows/
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>>55727858
>t. Pajeet
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try "con"
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>>55727812
$hidden in windows
.hidden in *nix

This thread is about the appreciation of watches, as well as the micro-engineering and materials engineering that is required to make a fine watch.

Required viewing for newbies:
https://youtu.be/508-rmdY4jQ

Strap guide:
http://pastebin.com/SwRysprE

Previous thread:
>>55684449
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>>55728088

Kanetsugu a shit. That Mako is OK though.
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>>55727608
I never said anything about buying cheap shitty watches. Just wear what you want, and the SKX is a good option.

Hell right now I'm wearing a 37 year old penisquartz.
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>>55727477
Thanks, my neighbor just knocked on the wall b/c I wouldn't stop yelling "Omeeeeeega Speedmaster Maaaan on the Fucking Mooooon" as loud as I can.
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Are there any good swiss mechanical chronographs for under $1000 or am I better off sticking to Seiko?
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It's finally here, all the way from Bongistan. Time to make the King Seiko a chronometer again.

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name one Windows feature worth paying for
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>>55724738
Nothing i pirate it

Oh DX12 and games i guess
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>>55724750
>>55724822
>>55724848
>professional
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>>55728409
UNIX, as in the non-freetarded version of Linux.
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>>55724738
The windows registry

endless customization, heavy 1st party documentation, centrally managed
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>>55724738
.exe working rightoff the bat

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IT'S OVER AMD WON
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>>55728555
>waifu
>badly photoshopped garbage

Pick one pajeet. Spend more rupees on photoshop lessons.
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>>55728555
>having a cheap whore as waifu
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>>55728555
Microsoft already won the waifu race though
Nothing can beat Nanami. All Amada has is the same 15 twitter photos.
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>>55728567
>being this jelly

NEVER EVER
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>>55728555
>cheap slut
>waifu
pick one

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Fresh guts at your doorstep!
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>>55728265
>I am hoping zen does do something good
Prepare for disappointment
>"dual channel memory" = single channel memory for each 4-core portion
>less PCIe Gen 3 lanes than Skylake, but priced to compete with the Broadwell-Es
>shitty stock clock frequencies that top off at 3.5GHz MAX
>still a housefire despite that
>fucking pins on the CPU in the year 2016
Enjoy your Zen
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>>55728324
dude calm your man tit hate down I just said it would be nice for AMD to make a ridiculous core cpus for small devices. But I guess you just want to hate. I have shilled AMD as much as Intel and they both have there reason to be there.
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>>55728374
Just buy a fucking Skylake then. Zen is shit, and we know its going to be shit from the leaked specs.
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>>55728389
But nigga amd is always going to be cheaper. Like yes intel and nvidia will always have higher quality components but amd will always be that shady guy selling cheap parts. They know who they appeal too.
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>>55722786
>>55726289
mine should be white but i didnt flush it properly because a 280 rad + white pastel should be arriving arround wednesday.

>>55697906
my server before i took the watercooling into my main pc and swapped it for a H100.

>>55715389
EK pastel White.

Post only THE BEST computer cases. Here's an absolutely patrician individual.
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>>55728385
I used a Zalman CNPS8900 Quiet.
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The best computer cases are the ones you build with your dad in the garage while listening to him rant on and on about how Steve Jobs is making the world stupider and that you shouldn't spend all your money on video game fads and should let him teach you how to work C.

I fucking miss you Dad.
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>>55717730
I don't get the need for a sports car when a Yugo goes from A to B, you just look like a tool

I don't get the need for a fancy restaurant when you can just go to McDonald's, you just look pompous

I don't get the need for playing video games when you can just go outside, you just look like you have no life

I don't get the need for doing anything more than eating, sleeping and fucking, you just look like a tryhard
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Remember when Antec was a thing? Their cases looked like the most riced up pieces of shit.

What ever happened to them?
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>>55718601
>Denny's sonic plush doll

Those were the fucking days

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What are you working on, /g/?
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>>55728209
>I read that scanf() is unsafe
*scanf is unsafe if you use %s without a length limit. as it can write past the end of a buffer. If you specify a max length or just don't use %s, it's fine.
scanf specifically is shit because it can't handle errors well. If it fails (because the user didn't provide properly formatted input), it leaves the stream in a half-read state and is extremely difficult to recover from that error gracefully. That's why you should use fgets() + sscanf().
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>>55727579
>all programming resources in my native language are shit
>constantly forget how {} and [] are called
>everyone thinks I'm a pretentious faggot
>I (kinda) am a pretentious faggot
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I get
UnboundLocalError: local variable 'var' referenced before assignment

when i try running
    def func1():
var = True

def func2():
if something_random and var == True:
do stuff
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>>55727983
> working through Think Like a Programmer (C++)
that book makes you write crazy C-style shit like this?

you get wrong results because of *(input[1])

change it to (*input)[1]

or probably you want (*input)[0]
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>>55727628
>arrows
no.

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Is it possible to make tablets productive machines? Like Google is trying to push their blend of ChromeOS/Android and Apple is trying to push iOS on the ipad pro.

What is keeping it from working?
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1. Keyboard
2. CLI interface
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Would be great if they had a keyboard.
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>>55726276
Literally the only reason is text input. It is and always will be required for anything "serious". Touchscreen keyboards are infinitely shitty. Speech to text isn't good enough.

Plug a keyboard into a tablet and you have to ask yourself why the fuck you aren't using a laptop.
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>>55726294
>>55726396
>>55726485
Remove the fucking trip already pissphone.
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>>55728568
No please I need that for my filters.

Long story short, I just switched from an iPhone 6 to a Samsung Galaxy S7 earlier today. It's sitting on my desk right now, importing my texts. I've never used an Android phone and figured /g/ would be the best place to ask. Where the hell do I start? Why do I have three different music players? To root or not to root? Pls send help.
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>>55727014

Just do what til normally do. You know. Call, text, browse.

And Android is a bit silly with options. Different browsers, music players etc. That's the only downside. But it's a way better experience anyway.

I myself Went from iPhone6 to s7 edge.
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>>55728370
You can get rid of the bloatware without root using package disabler pro
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download antivirus
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>>55727488
>MegaN64
OP dont get mega get munpen. its the best, free as in freedom, and has no cost but an optional donate. its ad free and works well too.

myboy gba emulators free version is quite good with no ads and the paid is savestates, faster speedups, and host a connectcable thing.
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>>55728550
John emulators are the best on the market.


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