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Forum: Lounge 2020-09-28, 12:58
Replies: 4,064
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Posted By Nick
Visitors to us here in the Netherlands are often...

Visitors to us here in the Netherlands are often surprised at our salty version (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salty_liquorice)
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-27, 17:08
Replies: 922
Views: 48,263
Posted By Nick
Great - hope it all goes well!

Great - hope it all goes well!
Forum: Soap Box 2020-09-25, 20:53
Replies: 330
Views: 18,411
Posted By Nick
Yes, but there are various competing schemes now...

Yes, but there are various competing schemes now instead.
You can find many of them here (https://www.iamsterdam.com/en/plan-your-trip/getting-around/cycling)
Forum: Soap Box 2020-09-25, 16:58
Replies: 330
Views: 18,411
Posted By Nick
Bicycles often get stolen here in the Netherlands...

Bicycles often get stolen here in the Netherlands but, unlike in Britain, they never get vandalized.
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-24, 18:03
Replies: 70
Views: 4,605
Posted By Nick
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tompouce But...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tompouce

But yes, we look forward to Ernst's version!
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-24, 06:07
Replies: 36
Views: 1,860
Posted By Nick
Is it really no longer possible just to use...

Is it really no longer possible just to use "su"?
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-15, 13:16
Replies: 4,064
Views: 245,671
Posted By Nick
A man here in the Netherlands was prosecuted for...

A man here in the Netherlands was prosecuted for driving under the influence of alcohol, but has now been acquitted after proving that he suffers from auto-brewery syndrome...
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-14, 08:20
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By Nick
The BBC micro...

The BBC micro (https://clp.bbcrewind.co.uk/jsbeeb/index.html)
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-12, 11:36
Replies: 1,008
Views: 44,071
Posted By Nick
Do you dig the moon? NASA is buying....

Do you dig the moon? NASA is buying. (https://beta.sam.gov/opp/77726177617a45d0a196e23a587d7c14/view).
Forum: chalsall 2020-09-11, 20:01
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By Nick
Move timezones - if not physically then by...

Move timezones - if not physically then by gradually adapting all stimuli around you
Go and stay in a monastery - you'll end up thinking 0630 is late!
Get a pet that comes to wake you up early...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-09-03, 09:36
Replies: 1,296
Views: 53,595
Posted By Nick
The best way to vote in every state of the US...

The best way to vote in every state of the US (https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2020/08/2020-voting-guide.html)
Forum: chalsall 2020-08-31, 08:46
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By Nick
Congratulations! Now it's time to get a...

Congratulations!

Now it's time to get a "::1" version of your T-shirt!
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-28, 08:27
Replies: 1,609
Views: 81,544
Posted By Nick
That sounds tough - hope it works out OK for you!

That sounds tough - hope it works out OK for you!
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-19, 14:01
Replies: 17
Views: 1,087
Posted By Nick
Yes, the origin of colloquial words is often more...

Yes, the origin of colloquial words is often more interesting.
In Dutch, we might refer informally to such an establishment as a "tent".
In English, I guess "joint" - or is that now old-fashioned,...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-18, 06:57
Replies: 716
Views: 27,865
Posted By Nick
Air and space law...

Air and space law (https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/education/study-programmes/master/air-and-space-law) gets even more complicated!
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-16, 20:25
Replies: 48
Views: 1,991
Posted By Nick
It depends how many of them know about the...

It depends how many of them know about the iceberg...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-16, 07:04
Replies: 296
Views: 16,341
Posted By Nick
Welcome back, by the way! :smile:

Welcome back, by the way! :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-14, 19:53
Replies: 1,097
Views: 48,082
Posted By Nick
Apparently, the British government has at short...

Apparently, the British government has at short notice decreed that anyone travelling to the UK from France or the Netherlands after 4am tomorrow will have to spend 14 days in quarantaine.
This has...
Forum: chalsall 2020-08-09, 11:33
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By Nick
To be effective, I think you will have to split...

To be effective, I think you will have to split up your audience somehow and create different versions for each group.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-09, 09:50
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Nick
They take 29 pages to get from valuation ___ to...

They take 29 pages to get from valuation ___ to discrete valuation ___? :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-08, 22:17
Replies: 1,097
Views: 48,082
Posted By Nick
All together now: ATDT...

All together now: ATDT...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-06, 10:42
Replies: 26
Views: 1,432
Posted By Nick
The asymmetry that lies behind your initial post...

The asymmetry that lies behind your initial post stems from the fact that the exponents in ordinary prime factorization are restricted to non-negative integers.
If we work with fractions (or, more...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-06, 10:22
Replies: 477
Views: 22,561
Posted By Nick
Clothing store: a shop selling clothes - but only...

Clothing store: a shop selling clothes - but only to people who have some already.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-03, 08:26
Replies: 26
Views: 1,432
Posted By Nick
Now you understand why number theorists introduce...

Now you understand why number theorists introduce fractional ideals.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-03, 08:18
Replies: 72
Views: 2,533
Posted By Nick
Yes, this is one area where languages differ...

Yes, this is one area where languages differ widely.
Separate words for the same profession depending on gender of the person
(such as actor/actress in English) are far more common in German, for...
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