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you, a pedant, a fool: e^x
me, enlightened: exp(x)
god himself descending from the heavens: arcln(x)

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thinking about how the amount of people still writing new java servlets in the years of the lord 2021 is actually incredibly high and slowly getting into my shower to cry for two hours

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me running my clothes in the wash for the 3rd time because i keep forgetting to move it to the dryer

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reinventing the monorepo concept by having a single git commit you constantly amend to and force push

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if i was ceo of computers i would force everyone to use snake_case everywhere

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if your language doesn't support trailing commas in lists then your language sucks

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“Cryptocurrency is literally like an eight-year-old’s concept of an evil businessman. He just plugs his pollution machine in and gets money for it. It doesn’t make anything, it just. Pollutes. And makes money. Like a fucking Captain Planet villain”

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@hazel the name makes sense when talking about using it with python but I dunno if that's where it originated

it's handily beat by that time my dad and I spent 45 minutes struggling with a full-on quantum bug (debugger changed the program state unpredictably) only to realize that the toString function was removing items from a stack. the debugger called toString to pretty print.

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starter code helpfully decided to implement Comparable but not equals. that's probably not the dumbest problem I've spent more than 30 minutes debugging, but it's certainly up there

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fun fact: Indiana is called "The Crossroads of America" because whenever you're in Indiana, you're hopefully going somewhere better

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getting rickrolled in 2021 is better than it ever was since its a lot more rare now but the overwhelming feeling of "how did i fall for this" just gets stronger as time goes by

can't wait to see all the cool stuff in the new version of fortran!

@ionchy I'm pretty sure it also counts as a conjunction

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each time I've gone to the coffee shop near my apartment the cashier has misheard my name and I have just accepted my new identity. today I was "Todd". who knows what the future holds?

for some reason accessing onedrive's web interface via firefox on linux works perfectly, yet attempting to access the same web interface via firefox on windows fails catastrophically and prompts you to use edge instead. curious.

@hazel Not terminating: broke
So algorithmically inefficient they'll take longer than the heat death of the universe to terminate: woke

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