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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


1d
answered How to execute a notebook in background
1d
comment How to execute code on FrontEnd quit?
Theoretically this should be possible by setting the $FrontEnd Option FrontEndEventActions but I don't know the proper Event name for FrontEnd termination.
2d
revised Why some built-in functions are slow
edited tags
2d
revised Total much slower in version 10
edited tags
2d
answered How to share `ChartLegends` among multiple `BoxWhiskerChart`s in `GraphicsGrid`?
2d
comment Drop all powers from multinomial
@Karsten /. Power -> (# &)
2d
comment Function Expectation
How is this related to (67567)?
2d
comment StringCases is Confused with Patterns in Version 10.0.1
Thank you. In which version did this bug first appear?
2d
comment Select a particular rules out of a list
@kguler that appears to hang in a Notebook as well.
2d
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|>.
2d
comment Select a particular rules out of a list
Nice use of KeyTake. That one isn't in my repertoire yet.
2d
answered Select a particular rules out of a list
2d
comment Select a particular rules out of a list
@Kuba Why? Your method is perfectly adequate.
2d
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.
2d
comment Operator syntax for Merge-like Query
@Gordon Confirmed and marked. Thanks!
2d
revised Operator syntax for Merge-like Query
added 68 characters in body
Dec
18
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
Dec
18
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.
Dec
18
comment ReplacePart equivalent for Associations
@kale I surely did not mean to force your hand. I always try to wait 24 hours myself.
Dec
17
awarded  Revival