• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other Pie Elite all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Tim Cooke
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Ron McLeod
  • Liutauras Vilda
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
Sheriffs:
  • Junilu Lacar
  • Rob Spoor
  • Paul Clapham
Saloon Keepers:
  • Tim Holloway
  • Tim Moores
  • Jesse Silverman
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Carey Brown
Bartenders:
  • Al Hobbs
  • Piet Souris
  • Frits Walraven

word association thread is gonna die

 
Trailboss
Posts: 23418
IntelliJ IDE Firefox Browser Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
It's gonna get locked around the end of february. Get your kicks out of it with the little time that is left.

--------

power corrupts. absolute power corrupts absolutely is kinda neat
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 1140
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator


No!
Don't do that please. Instead lock it on March 25...
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
...after all it was started on that date 5 years back
 
pie sneak
Posts: 4727
Mac VI Editor Ruby
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Or let it live to be 100... pages.

Can I be here when you kill it, Paul? Can we all take turns smashing it to little bits?
 
paul wheaton
Trailboss
Posts: 23418
IntelliJ IDE Firefox Browser Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Angela pleaded that I wait until it got to 100 pages, but I've learned that I'm not that patient.
 
slicker
Posts: 1108
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Could you make me an honorary bartender for the few milliseconds it would take to press delete?
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 3061
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Awww...WA has been so much fun. I'm gonna miss it.

Layne
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 3143
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 104
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
This is already late.Do it now.I never liked the weird concept .
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 8944
Firefox Browser Spring Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

Originally posted by Paul Wheaton:
Angela pleaded that I wait until it got to 100 pages, but I've learned that I'm not that patient.



Why are killing the thread ?
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 5397
1
Spring Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
oh...
 
John Dunn
slicker
Posts: 1108
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Reilly
 
paul wheaton
Trailboss
Posts: 23418
IntelliJ IDE Firefox Browser Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

Originally posted by Pradip Bhat:


Why are killing the thread ?



I need a reason?

How about: It's fouling the formatting of the big-list-o-topics for MD.
 
Angela Poynton
Ranch Hand
Posts: 3143
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

Originally posted by Paul Wheaton:


I need a reason?

How about: It's fouling the formatting of the big-list-o-topics for MD.



Looks like someone has solved that problem. (not me BTW)
So can it stay?
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 311
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

Originally posted by Paul Wheaton:


I need a reason?

How about: It's fouling the formatting of the big-list-o-topics for MD.



how about:

we all gonna die

 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 354
Eclipse IDE Oracle Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Kill it, who reads it anyway.
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 299
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
At least, it would help us to increment the number of posts.
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 264
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Ah well.. Some one finally fixed the wrapping problem in that thread.
Please Don't kill it. Is the javaranch database running out of space or WHAT ?
 
Rancher
Posts: 43027
76
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
There has been some internal discussion on this, and the result is that for the time being the thread stays open. It won't be limited until it's 5 years old, or 100 pages long, or some such limit. Unless we find that the 100th page actually does break something, in which case it would meet a very sudden death.
 
Angela Poynton
Ranch Hand
Posts: 3143
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
 
paul wheaton
Trailboss
Posts: 23418
IntelliJ IDE Firefox Browser Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Angela begged. Jim and EFH came to her rescue and changed UBB.
 
Angela Poynton
Ranch Hand
Posts: 3143
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I think it was more of a plea than a beg ... but I'm glad it worked
 
WHAT is your favorite color? Blue, no yellow, ahhhhhhh! Tiny ad:
Building a Better World in your Backyard by Paul Wheaton and Shawn Klassen-Koop
https://coderanch.com/wiki/718759/books/Building-World-Backyard-Paul-Wheaton
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic