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  1. Math! Math solves science. There is no science without math.
  2. The Dune series by Frank Herbert. I read all of them. The ending was eiry.
  3. This strategy has about a 1 in 20,000 chance of failing with a balance of 0.002 . It will work for a while but it will bust. Good Luck
  4. Like smoking cigarettes, don't take the first puff.
  5. I'd probably do pretty much what I do now. If we didn't have bills to pay and gas were free then I would ride my bike with my wife go kayaking and tell a few more jokes and hug my son.
  6. My vote is for MrNice / option 2 Because : MrNice has a unique skill set to get along with most anyone and he is very active. Never see Catosa FF is cool but not nearly as active as MrNice Robear is a bit grumpy Ledust is just a bully Shary is cool but not so active Sandyrule is cool but not so active Singpays is cool but mostly just playing his game Isildur is too aloof Zoltan is cool but stays quiet
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    Cat or dog?

    I like both cats and dogs. Though cats can often be more entertaining and social. They can also be aloof and just around. I love my dogs. And it is nice to hear that barking when something come close to the fence that should not be there. But, dogs really need someone around to keep them fed and watered. Cats can take care of themselves for days or more. I'm getting to the point where I'm just tired of the constant effort of keeping up with my dogs. Right now I'm thinking our next couple of pets will be dachshunds . Annoying and yet very fun and social. They keep the house lively and fun.
  8. Pound puppies are dogs and cats that are at your local human society. They need love too. And they are often better dogs than purebreds which can be a bit high strung. Not to mention expensive.
  9. Pound puppies are the best!
  10. You know Edward, for a young man with some funds to spare I would consider btc and maybe ethereum worth while investments. For both I would take a long term position, as it appears you have, and wait and see what happens. Except for real estate I do not find anything on the big markets worth the risk. You are too small of a fish in the huge pond owned by a few dozen very wealthy people. But, to be all in is to also invite doom. So set something aside as you can. And have fun! Good Luck!
  11. Tipsidy, That's some significant math you are considering. Several issues need to be considered to have any clue as to a hulls stability. And, to be honest, I haven't the knowledge to solve all of them. However, as water weighs in at about 9 lbs per cubic foot, I would suggest a place to begin. Also the ship must be bottom heavy. It must be deep enough in the water to be stable. It would take a lot of work to calculate the weight of the materials on the ship. It would be easier to calculate the displacement of the ship. ANSYS offers a comprehensive software suite that spans the entire range ░ ░ of physics, providing access to virtually any field of engineering ░ ░ simulation that a design process requires. Organizations around ░ ░ the world trust ANSYS to deliver the best value for their engineering ░ ░ simulation software investment. ░ ░ ░ ░ Simulation-Driven Product Development takes engineering simulation ░ ░ to another level ? the unequalled depth and breadth of our software ░ ░ coupled with its unmatched engineered scalability, comprehensive ░ ░ multiphysics foundation and adaptive architecture set our technology ░ ░ apart from other CAE tools. These ANSYS Advantages add value to ░ ░ the engineering design process by delivering efficiency, driving ░ ░ innovation and reducing physical constraints, enabling simulated tests ░ ░ that might not be possible otherwise. That's one possibility. But I would suggest a pretty hefty learning curve is involved. Adams is the most widely used multibody dynamics and motion analysis ░ ░ software in the world. Adams helps engineers to study the dynamics of ░ ░ moving parts, how loads and forces are distributed throughout ░ ░ mechanical systems, and to improve and optimize the performance of ░ ░ their products. Adams is compatible with Autocad products. I just had an idea. If your design is not too complicated. Meaning, does your ship have active ballast control or is it more of just a static structure? If it is less complex you could build it in Autodesk Inventor, my favorite program of the century. Again though the calculations for stability would probably be held to , will it float or sink. COMSOL Multiphysics is a general-purpose software platform, based on advanced numerical methods, for modeling and simulating physics-based problems. With COMSOL Multiphysics, you will be able to account for coupled or multiphysics phenomena. Heck you could probably code something yourself using Matlab. Femap is an advanced engineering simulation software program that creates finite element analysis models of complex engineering products and systems, and displays solution results. Femap can virtually model components, assemblies or systems and determine the behavioral response for a given operating environment. That's all I have that might even come close to helping you. Hope it gives you some ideas. 8)
  12. When are you planning to fix the issues with Dicebot? Not resetting the graph is a none event for me. and relogging in just to clear the graph is time consuming. Thx Seuntjie If I ever do win I will remember you.
  13. I'll have what they are having, please.
  14. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. 8)
  15. Hi Cram! Have fun on PD.
  16. My issue with this strategy is that if you loose several times your wager increases but your profit at the end of the red steak is the same amount you would have won on the first bet, if it were a winner. I tend to have a multiple of at least 2.25.
  17. I had no clue then and I'm still waiting to grow up.
  18. GlenArven

    Religion (s)

    All religions need to be tossed into a huge black hole and forgotten.
  19. Populism. I will use Venezuela as my example of what can happen when the masses start thinking they know best and the leaders are not leaders. It is very easy for the average person to look at the huge quantities of money that the 1% controls and suggest that all of the worlds problems would be solved if they would just spred the wealth around to everyone equally. That view is short sighted and dangerous to ultimately the very same poor people that dream that dream every day. Wealth is capital . And capital is the ability to build, explore and develop. Why is the oldest civilizations from the oldest continents the poorest on the planet. I suggest that populism has kept them poor and continually fighting among themselves for seasonal resources. The accumulation of wealth and capital is every individuals responsibility. And by doing so the entire civilization can and will be more resilient and rewarding. To quote JFK. "Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what can you do for your country."/planet.
  20. You know, initially I would always say to win, money. But, I think my excuse is a little different. More than the money, I think, I want to beat the system. I know the system is impossible to beat. and yet I find myself, foolishly perhaps, believing that I can think of something that no other person has or will think of. And while I am working on my latest magic potion time becomes meaningless. I enjoy making things. I enjoy creating. I want to crush PD and then every other dice site online. Just scuz.
  21. That is more than a full time job.