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Hangovers are bad

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Evil Steve

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I got ever so slightly drunk on Saturday, after consuming about 4 times my own body weight in various alcoholic beverages. Then spent most of Sunday recovering before being "dragged" out at 7 to the get food and go to the cinema, which was fun. Would have been more fun if I wasn't half dead though.

My socket stuff is being weird. I re-compiled it on the train today and I get an error when I try to send 64MB in one go, saying there's not enough buffer space availiable. After doing various things for 10 mins, it started working again. *scream*
So, I've arsed around with it, and it seems to be working again. I gave up with 15 mins till I got into work though, since I thought I was supposed to get an FD_WRITE event immediately after calling send(), which isn't the case (I need to keep doing it till I get WSAEWOULDBLOCK). I miss having the MSDN availaible.

Next up is getting connect() working properly, then I'll be "done". I say "done", since I've still got a crapload of testing I need to do, which I can only do over a real connection like a LAN or the Internet. I'll try to remember to commit what I have on my laptop when I get home, then I can test some stuff via RDP tomorrow lunch time. It'll be a pain in the ass to do though, since this work PC will only be able to run executables, and not be able to debug. Excessive logging to the rescue, I think.

This code is taking forever to compile... Ah, it's done now. Back to work.
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ahhh hangovers... someone once tried to convince me to stop drinking by using the swimming pool analogy. It goes that when you are fully developed you have an olympic swimming pool worth of brain cells. Every pint you drink is like scooping a pint of those cells out of your brain.

I actually turned it into a positive answering "Cool, I've got loads left then, who's buying?"

:-)
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[lol] @ swimming pool analogy.

Given that apparently from age 18 you stop forming new brain cells (or something along those lines) and that alcohol helps kill them... I do have to wonder how clever ("cleverer"?) I'd be if I'd never bought that pint 7 years ago...

From an email I got forwarded a while back:
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> And saving the best for last, as explained by Cliff Clavin, of Cheers. One
> afternoon at Cheers, Cliff Clavin was explaining the Buffalo Theory to his
> buddy Norm. Here's how it went:
>
> "Well ya see, Norm, it's like this... A herd of buffalo can only move as
> fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the
> slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural
> selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and
> health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the
> weakest members. In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as
> fast as the slowest brain cells. Excessive intake of alcohol, as we know,
> kills brain cells. But naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain
> cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the
> weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine.
> That's why you always feel smarter after a few beers."

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Original post by jollyjeffers
From an email I got forwarded a while back:
Quote:
> And saving the best for last, as explained by Cliff Clavin, of Cheers. One
> afternoon at Cheers, Cliff Clavin was explaining the Buffalo Theory to his
> buddy Norm. Here's how it went:
>
> "Well ya see, Norm, it's like this... A herd of buffalo can only move as
> fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the
> slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural
> selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and
> health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the
> weakest members. In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as
> fast as the slowest brain cells. Excessive intake of alcohol, as we know,
> kills brain cells. But naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain
> cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the
> weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine.
> That's why you always feel smarter after a few beers."
I like the way this guy thinks.

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