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TheComet

Member Since 02 Oct 2013
Offline Last Active Today, 08:20 AM

Posts I've Made

In Topic: What level mage are you?

Today, 04:11 AM

Level 8 python, my special abilities are spamming and "fourie" (fury) transforms. What ra(n)ge can I transform you to? Over 79.085dB!


In Topic: Starting a Programming Club!

26 August 2015 - 08:00 AM

Because it tells our youth many important lessons about life. How to frame your boss by beating yourself up in his office for example.

 

If that's what you think the movie is about then I'll have to disappoint you.


In Topic: Outputting to a file

26 August 2015 - 07:40 AM

Reminds me of the time my antivirus decided to delete all DLL files in my python site-packages while I was debugging. "Unable to call function: Function was deleted from your computer"


In Topic: Starting a Programming Club!

26 August 2015 - 06:32 AM


also "Fight Club" came out 2 years before I was even born.

Pythagoras discovered the Pythagoras theorem 2586 years before I was even born.


In Topic: "So... What do you do?"

26 August 2015 - 06:25 AM

There are so many ways to answer the second question. Depending on whom you're talking to and whether or not they're actually interested plays a big role in what I'd say and how I'd build a segway to the next topic of discussion.

 

Usually I try to engage them into the discussion. The way you answered deflects them entirely and you'll be sitting there in awkward silence when you finish.

 

What do you do?

-Im a game developer

 

Oh, right, what do you specifically do? / how do you make games

Making a game requires the cooperation of hundreds of different skill sets. Have you ever played <insert some popular game>? No? Do you play games in your free time? <Answers something about mobile games> Oh, well my job is to study how light reflects off of objects in the real world and I try to apply that to objects in games (e.g.) to make them look as realistic as possible.

 

Depending on whether I'm flirting or not, I might hint that we could study some real world objects at home in my bed. Maybe perform some physical simulations together.

 

If not flirting, I'd continue with an analogy about how programming is much like poetry, or art. Ask if they read/draw?

 

Stuff like that.


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