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(also known as Spartacus)


See those two pins? Well today I'm going to... stick them in you.


Ok, let me come clean: Mr.Wizard is actually an alias of mine... I'm glad I can finally confess. ― Sjoerd C. de Vries

No, I'm Spatac... I mean, Mr.Wizard! ― R.M

I'm Mr.W, and so's my wife! ― acl


@Spartacus, it was not fixable. ― rcollyer

check again; I just fixed it. :-p ― Spartacus


"This is the internet, where the men are men, the women are men and the children are FBI agents..." ― yoda Dec 18 '11 at 6:06


"My main purpose of being here is in collecting the votes. I'd even go further and say that this is my main purpose in life." ― Leonid Shifrin


"I am making some voodoo dance and invoking the rain God while we talk" ― belisarius


Some people are fortunate. Others get married. ― belisarius


It's not that easy to do the untangling even manually though. – Szabolcs

Maybe you could turn it into a puzzle and let other people do the untangling :-) – Heike

I could make a web based game, and feed all my graphs to the visitors.
SE is a big game, isn't it? :D – Szabolcs


"ListContourPlot crush on simple 5-points data" (Question title)

"Yes, this must be love at first sight."ruebenko


... but I am working with a large body of code written by an incompetent fool (i.e. myself, several years ago...) – Simon Woods


I was tempted to edit your title: "Do rules rule?" But my nose is still bleeding as a result of a limerick. – belisarius


No, but they nowadays let me turn off the lights at night; 24 hours of fluorescence was really starting to make me feral. Brett says I should also mention the tip jar... – Daniel Lichtblau Mar 13 '12 at 20:48


Project Euler


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comment Froze Mathematica and now it's buggy
That sounds -- unfortunate. Please back-up any user settings you wish to keep and try this: support.wolfram.com/kb/12464
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comment xkcd-style graphs
@Pietro It does seem broken. :-( At the moment all I can think of is possibly exporting and importing the the graphic to some standard format, hopefully splitting it as FullGraphics did in the process. I shall try that later if I remember.
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comment ReplacePart equivalent for Associations
@kale I surely did not mean to force your hand. I always try to wait 24 hours myself.
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awarded  Revival
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awarded  Necromancer
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comment Why does this function inside FindRoot fail to evaluate?
Daniel, can you tell me if anything is planned to address this?: (54721)
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comment Listing all cubic order derivatives of a function of 4 variables
Why the replacement?
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revised How do I put single velocity and get rid of initial and final velocity?
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revised How to plot a projectile motion graph that changes with the different angles?
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revised How to plot a projectile motion graph that changes with the different angles?
appended answer 69229 as supplemental
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comment ReplacePart equivalent for Associations
@kale I updated my answer to include your ecommendation and also to clarify the use of my "atypical" pattern.
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revised ReplacePart equivalent for Associations
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comment ReplacePart equivalent for Associations
@kale The thing is it is not an error but instead a hand-holding training-wheels warning message telling you that you might have made a mistake. I have this message turned off as I make frequent use of these pattern objects. Please see: (52258). By the way don't forget to Accept WReach's answer, unless you are waiting for something else.
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revised Why does this function inside FindRoot fail to evaluate?
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reviewed Reject and Edit Why does this function inside FindRoot fail to evaluate?
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revised Why does this function inside FindRoot fail to evaluate?
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revised Why does this function inside FindRoot fail to evaluate?
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revised Shorter syntax for Fold and FoldList?
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comment Shorter syntax for Fold and FoldList?
@Naitree Thanks for the note!
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comment ReplacePart equivalent for Associations
@kale Thanks. That "gripe" is needless and can be ignored. (I'll be happy to explain if you want.) Your two-definition form is more correct but in normal use they will behave the same: try mine with e.g. {"PARAMETERS", "A"} -> 2 + 2 and you will see that this evaluates to 4 even though :> is used in the association.