Author Topic: Cool stuff found on the Internet (Take 2)  (Read 27192 times)

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Re: Cool stuff found on the Internet (Take 2)
« Reply #15 on: May 06, 2002, 02:46:54 PM »
Ok, if you're here reading this site, you need to take this test:

http://test.thespark.com/lazytest/

Wow, I'm on a roll today.

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Re: Cool stuff found on the Internet (Take 2)
« Reply #16 on: May 06, 2002, 03:00:17 PM »
Ok - It was buggin the crap out of me so I figured it out -- referring to the triangle thing.

Since I don't have pictures, I will refer to individual shapes by their colors, the top composite as A and the bottom as B.

The total area of both A and B is the same: 32 units.  The problem is that the pictures are an optical illusion (with the aid of thick lines.)

The slope of the green triangle is .4 and the slope of the red is .375.  Therefore, while it looks like the hypotenuese of the composite is one straight line, it is actually two straight lines, angling slightly in the middle.  You can tell because the added length of the hypoteneuse of green and red equals 14.045, while the length of the hypoteneuse of a 5x13 triangle should be 13.928.

Composite A bows slightly in - the red triangle has less of a slope than the green.

Composite B bows slightly out.  This bow (along with the excessively thick lines) give the composite enough extra room to shove that "hole" in.

If none of that stuff made sense, just remember that the composites are not true triangles - and that A and B are not exactly the same shape.  (though they look like it.)

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Re: Cool stuff found on the Internet (Take 2)
« Reply #17 on: May 06, 2002, 03:10:12 PM »
Thanks!  It's nice to know they're just screwing with our heads.
BTW- I'm 44% lazy
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Internet (Take 2)
« Reply #18 on: May 06, 2002, 03:21:18 PM »
I'm exactly 50% - a happy medium.
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Internet (Take 2)
« Reply #19 on: May 06, 2002, 03:27:36 PM »
48% lazy. That's embarrasingly low.
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Internet (Take 2)
« Reply #20 on: May 06, 2002, 08:13:37 PM »
 8)Ahhhhh you amatures I'm 90% lazy 8)
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Internet (Take 2)
« Reply #21 on: May 06, 2002, 09:05:44 PM »
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM Cat Burger
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Internet (Take 2)
« Reply #22 on: May 07, 2002, 12:51:47 PM »
Man.  You guys are going to love this.  I got a whopping 4% lazy.

That's right, 4%.
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Internet (Take 2)
« Reply #23 on: May 07, 2002, 01:01:13 PM »
I'm a 92! :o

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Re: Cool stuff found on the Internet (Take 2)
« Reply #24 on: May 07, 2002, 03:57:21 PM »
I don't think we can be friends anymore EUOL.
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Internet (Take 2)
« Reply #25 on: May 07, 2002, 05:50:32 PM »
Hmm, 14%, that sounds about right.  I just can't believe that EUOL got a 4%.
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Internet (Take 2)
« Reply #26 on: May 07, 2002, 06:26:04 PM »
Wow, I got a 4% as well. It's probably because I work so hard at being lazy that it has become work for me. So just what's wrong with the rest of you?
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Internet (Take 2)
« Reply #27 on: May 07, 2002, 10:13:29 PM »
Yeah.  It takes real effort to waste time this effectively.  You should all be ashamed of yourselves for wasteing good potentially wasted time.
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Internet (Take 2)
« Reply #28 on: May 08, 2002, 01:04:20 AM »
*squeals like an anime girl*
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Re: Cool stuff found on the Internet (Take 2)
« Reply #29 on: May 08, 2002, 03:34:51 PM »
For all the big egos out there.   Make sure the sound is on so you can hear the music.

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