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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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revised Why some built-in functions are slow
edited tags
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revised Total much slower in version 10
edited tags
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answered How to share `ChartLegends` among multiple `BoxWhiskerChart`s in `GraphicsGrid`?
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comment Drop all powers from multinomial
@Karsten /. Power -> (# &)
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comment Function Expectation
How is this related to (67567)?
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comment StringCases is Confused with Patterns in Version 10.0.1
Thank you. In which version did this bug first appear?
16h
comment Select a particular rules out of a list
@kguler that appears to hang in a Notebook as well.
17h
comment Select a particular rules out of a list
Warning: KeyTake will by nature return only one rule for each key: KeyTake[{a -> b, b -> c, c -> d, b -> 2}, b] yields <|b -> 2|>.
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comment Select a particular rules out of a list
Nice use of KeyTake. That one isn't in my repertoire yet.
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answered Select a particular rules out of a list
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comment Select a particular rules out of a list
@Kuba Why? Your method is perfectly adequate.
17h
comment Froze Mathematica and now it's buggy
@Yves I don't find the humor it it. Since the late Steve Jobs proposed the name Mathematica I find it somewhat offensive that that name is being systematically purged after his passing.
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comment Operator syntax for Merge-like Query
@Gordon Confirmed and marked. Thanks!
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revised Operator syntax for Merge-like Query
added 68 characters in body
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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)