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by raouf
August 20th, 2006, 7:36 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: registered users
Replies: 384
Views: 81091

Our users have posted a total of 44655 articles
We have 1998 registered users
The newest registered user is the grim
by raouf
August 10th, 2006, 2:29 pm
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: Isolated beginnings
Replies: 19
Views: 6030

And another solitary bookworm here as well. While the solitary part is by temperament, the bookworm did not happen by choice. I had contracted rheumatic fever when I was ten and was confined to bed for more than six months. Thank God we had no television at that time and that is when I discovered an...
by raouf
August 7th, 2006, 11:15 am
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: Tips from a voice coach
Replies: 1
Views: 1638

Tips from a voice coach

. Breathe slowly and deeply . Warm up by pulling faces, yawning, eating pretend toffee . Slow down first six words - that helps set smooth rhythm . Emphasise key words . Cast yourself in role of storyteller From Caroline Goyder, a voice coach at the Central School of Speech and Drama, has worked wi...
by raouf
August 4th, 2006, 11:49 am
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: eBayed Librivox!
Replies: 114
Views: 34708

This is a great idea Yakumo. The only thing would be the problem of somone implimenting it . And of course the logistics of it all. It would be quite an undertaking. A partial implementation maybe of value too. For instance one could prepare iso images that are ready to burn into a CD or a DVD. The...
by raouf
August 3rd, 2006, 11:19 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Non-LV links of interest
Replies: 461
Views: 111843

by raouf
April 17th, 2006, 4:52 pm
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: google search
Replies: 22
Views: 6980

Aldark wrote: What if they're in complete sentences though? I'm not a Google search engine expert, but content is content.
Google's algorithm is not based on content but on how many pages link back to you.
It is a type of "word of mouth" paradigm.
by raouf
March 15th, 2006, 5:42 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Library Thing website
Replies: 7
Views: 3646

Re: Library Thing website

Came across an interesting site called "Library Thing" where you catalogue your books online. Anyone know anything about it? http://www.librarything.com/index.php Sure! and I have the same username as well. Managed to enter only one of many bookcases (and crates). Still in the process of cataloguin...
by raouf
March 14th, 2006, 7:46 pm
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Me!
Replies: 7
Views: 2073

kri wrote:Ulrik, can I ask you where you got the idea for your username?

Pyromancy is the practice of using fire or flames for divination.

Pyromancer was a fantasy novel that was popular in the last decade.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0441692222
by raouf
March 14th, 2006, 2:41 pm
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: Laptop background noise - would external sound card help?
Replies: 9
Views: 5091

It's really annoying that even a brand new computer will still come with ONE and only one USB port. It's completely crazy, because *everything* is USB now. You can get a USB 2.0 hub, connect that to your laptop and hang all your other devices off it. 4 port hubs go for about $15 7 port hubs go for ...
by raouf
March 12th, 2006, 3:06 pm
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: 143 users online???
Replies: 11
Views: 4109

We can spam Slashdot ... That's the first thing that came to mind: a Slashdot or a Digg story. I checked, Slashdot never ran anything on Librivox and Digg had four stories just generic description of what Librivox is, the most recent is three days old. At the peak, the "guests" did not seem to be b...
by raouf
March 12th, 2006, 12:47 pm
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: 143 users online???
Replies: 11
Views: 4109

Re: 143 users online???

LibraryLady wrote:Holy cow, is that right?? :shock:
134 guests among the online users.

Looks like someone set loose a bunch of second graders on Librivox.:lol:
by raouf
March 12th, 2006, 9:55 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Puzzles
Replies: 24
Views: 9955

Stephan wrote:Too Easy.


Nice presentation of the solution!!.
by raouf
March 11th, 2006, 11:37 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Puzzles
Replies: 24
Views: 9955

And a brain teaser;

You have a defective hour glass which only times 55 minutes.
You also have an exact hour glass which times 60 minutes.
Using only these tools how can you time a period of 70 minutes?
by raouf
March 10th, 2006, 11:26 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Puzzles
Replies: 24
Views: 9955

For a complete walkthrough of Samorost2:
http://www.kahsoon.com/2005/12/09/samorost-2-walkthrough/

Here are the codes to the higher levels
Code for first level: POKLOP
Code for second level: SOPOUCH
Code for third level: KOMPOTARNA

Enjoy
by raouf
March 10th, 2006, 5:06 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Puzzles
Replies: 24
Views: 9955

SPOILERS ==== SPOILERS ===== SPOILERS Here are Samorost2 tips: * It seems that boiled poppy in water makes you sleep immediately and give up what you are holding. However, you cannot boil water someone else is drinking. You need to put a cork into it. * Lizards like eating bugs, although they might ...