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Boathouses and Houseboats

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The <x> that is held by <y> is also a <y><x>, so if you go to a food truck, the stuff you buy is truck food. A phone that's in your car is a carphone, and a car equipped with a phone is a phonecar. When you play a mobile racing game, you're in your phonecar using your carphone to drive a different phonecar. I'm still not sure about bananaphones.
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DuskStar
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I believe a boat that holds a boat is called a ship, not a lifeboat. (A lifeboat would be a particular kind of boat held by another boat)
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The <x> that is held by <y> is also a <y><x>, so if you go to a food truck, the stuff you buy is truck food. A phone that's in your car is a carphone, and a car equipped with a phone is a phonecar. When you play a mobile racing game, you're in your phonecar using your carphone to drive a different phonecar. I'm still not sure about bananaphones.
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The <x> that is held by <y> is also a <y><x>, so if you go to a food truck, the stuff you buy is truck food. A phone that's in your car is a carphone, and a car equipped with a phone is a phonecar. When you play a mobile racing game, you're in your phonecar using your carphone to drive a different phonecar. I'm still not sure about bananaphones.

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Soul

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Click here to go see the bonus panel!

Hovertext:
'We'll take the meat too.'


Today's News:
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Sounds like Madoka Magica...
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Supreme Court Bracket

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My bracket was busted in the first round; I had Massachusetts v. Connecticut in the final, probably in a case over who gets to annex Rhode Island.
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No Wickard v. Filburn?

I have no idea how he chose the cases for this one.
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My bracket was busted in the first round; I had Massachusetts v. Connecticut in the final, probably in a case over who gets to annex Rhode Island.
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My bracket was busted in the first round; I had Massachusetts v. Connecticut in the final, probably in a case over who gets to annex Rhode Island.

How do I programmatically control the order of my program’s notification icons?

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A customer had a program that created multiple taskbar notification icons, and they wanted to know if there was a way to control the order in which they appeared.

Nope, that's not something you can control. You can create multiple icons, but the system chooses where they go. They might go into the visible portion of the notification area. They might go into the overflow. The user can use the control panel to move your icon between the two places, or the system could decide automatically. The user can also drag the icon directly from the notification area into the overflow, or vice versa. The user can even drag the icon within the notification area to customize the order.

The customer responded that they figured out how to do it. They performed a Find­Window for the control that renders the notification area and sent it private messages to reorder the icons.

These customers make the application compatibility team sad.

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Attention Span

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I didn't even realize they MADE a novelization of "Surf Ninjas." How did you-- Oh my god, it's signed by the author?!
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Once again, XKCD hits far too close to home.
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I didn't even realize they MADE a novelization of "Surf Ninjas." How did you-- Oh my god, it's signed by the author?!
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I didn't even realize they MADE a novelization of "Surf Ninjas." How did you-- Oh my god, it's signed by the author?!
tsuckow
128 days ago
There is also a link https://www.newyorker.com/culture/rabbit-holes/the-repressive-authoritarian-soul-of-thomas-the-tank-engine-and-friends

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DuskStar
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Wow this one is awesome! Not one for newsblur though.
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satadru
196 days ago
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Click through for this one...
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198 days ago
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advent ftw!
The Belly of the Beast
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198 days ago
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"How can I encourage people to visit the actual site without seeming like I'm doing it on purpose?"
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198 days ago
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saved this one
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mkalus
198 days ago
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Brilliant, go and visit the image on the site.
iPhone: 49.287476,-123.142136
JayM
198 days ago
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Woah! Pretty cool. Go to the real site.
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