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...you are being juggled by an astounding list of work goals and hobbies!
...bad joke is made out of you!
... the line punches YOU!
I like how this is modded "Informative" rather than "Funny." It is serious advice for when traveling to Russia via a time machine, clearly.
Get a bunch of 1.5L bottles of water and juggle them. Do NOT lose or break the water bottles, you'll need the water for step 3.
Drink lots of water. (like a bottle of 1.5 liters a day explicitly) What the heck does that do against RSI? It makes you piss allot,
Awesome idea, thanks.
How does learning a repetitive, looped motion prevent RSI?
No, walking doesn't cause RSI becasue there is no* straining. When you juggle, there is strain.
*If there is, seek medical help from a medically train physical therapy.
Disclosure: I juggle. Used to do it professionally as well as teach. Both part time for fun, but I got paid.. and it's been about 20+ years since I did either for money.
Yes, it repetitive. It's like you are saying 'Typing poorly will prevent RSI in your wrist'. i.e. nonsense.Juggling can cause RSI in the elbows and shoulders.
Also, it has other benefits. Like that it lowers the salt in your body, which we eat too much of.
I like long pig as much as the next man, but perhaps you're right and we should eat less of it.
- Learn to juggle. It's fun, it impresses people, it feels like a skill.
- Drink lots of water. (like a bottle of 1.5 liters a day explicitly) What the heck does that do against RSI? It makes you piss allot[sic], which makes you change you posture more often preventing RSI. Also, it has other benefits. Like that it lowers the salt in your body, which we eat too much of.
I learned to dance instead. Swing dancing, I found it right about the time Swing was at its peak, but regardless of type of partner dance, learn. Tango, Salsa, Bolero, Quickstep, Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha-Cha, Nightclub Two-step, Country Two-step, Jive, West-coast Swing, East-coast Swing, Hustle, even Merengue will be fun, will impress people, and is as skill. Math is involved in using one's knowledge of the musical breaks to hit those breaks with the right dance moves. Better yet, it will more than offset the negatives that being a true, real nerd causes with the ladies.
I met my wife when I went to a ballroom dance that I had thought was going to be swing dance that night. She knew how to dance the nineteen common ballroom dances, so she knew how to swing dance with me for those few tunes that worked for.
Juggling is a party trick for all but the most skilled. Dance can be enjoyed as a novice.
>partner danceI prefer breaking. I might learn the other type at some point though.
Juggling impresses no one, and it IS a skill.How you present your juggling impresses people.
I like how you choose a hobby the involves doing the same thing over and over again to avoid repetitive strain injury.
It doesn't have to be water, It can be things that contain water. A soda for example. Although I would avoid sugared sodas.
All objects can be juggled. Object.Juggle(Objectlist) adds Object to ObjectList and starts Juggling all objects in ObjectList if juggling is not already in progress.
Stopping juggling is another matter.
To prevent compile-time errors,Object.StopJuggling(Objectlist,Object)and ObjectList.StopJuggling()are both defined but they return ERROR_CANNOT_REMOVE_OBJECT_JUGGLE_IN_PROGRESS andERROR_CANNOT_STOP_JUGGLINGrespectively for classes that do not override these methods.
Juggling is not an efficient operation and should be used sparingly. If any non-empty ObjectList is currently juggling, significant CPU and other resources are used.
Just make sure to have a catch block when that code throws an exception...
*Whoosh* ... parent is funny, not informative. (Juggle, throw, catch ... oh forget it.)
Object.Juggle(Objectlist) adds Object to ObjectList and starts Juggling all objects in ObjectList if juggling is not already in progress.
This. This is what's wrong with Java.
You can drink and drink but you can't go to the bathroom.
When the JRE decides it's time to take a leak, things gets messy and you aren't allowed to clean it up.
You can start GC manually but you can't prevent it from running... So you can take a leak when you want to or when JRE wants you to, but you can't choose not to take a leak when JRE wants you to, even if you are in the middle of a time-critical task and have more than enough memory left. You can TRY to please your JRE overlords by recycling objects, etc. to reduce the frequency of the GC but in the end, it all depends on the current position of the stars.
Game programming in Java can drive a person insane.
Trying to hit a nail with a screwdriver feels exactly the same.
That must be .NET because the Method Names Are Capitalized. There is nothing wrong with Java.
To prevent compile-time errors,
are both defined but they return ERROR_CANNOT_REMOVE_OBJECT_JUGGLE_IN_PROGRESS and
respectively for classes that do not override these methods.
I've thoroughly checked the MSDN .NET documentation as well as the Java documentation and could not find any classes that support a juggle method.
Best practice is to start the juggling on an isolated worker process. To this end, you must serialize the juggle list and pass it to the juggle process. To stop juggling simply kill the juggler. If asked, whether this is reasonable, answer "more guns".
Isn't there a number between 0 and 2? I can't handle two objects in motion, but I can manage one object getting passed and back and forth.
Technically speaking, 1 object is not considered juggling... ...you'd think. But there's things like contact juggling [wikipedia.org]. So yes, 1 would technically be an option, but it would most likely be misunderstood by many.
I'm pretty sure that 0 objects wouldn't be considered juggling either.
It was editor's choice on how to word the "CowboyNeal can't juggle and neither can I" option.
I miss CowboyNeal poll options.
I for one do not welcome our new CowboyNeal hating /. overlords.
Actually, I answered 2...and I don;t consider that juggling either (unless it is done one handed), so I would have taken the CowboyNeal option too. Generally, I would say 3 is the first level where its actually juggling. Before that its just practicing the motions/timing.
Well aren't you special? 1 and 2 objects is juggling. There are many types of juggling, stop being closed minded.
Juggling is about the manipulations of objects.
in that case, 1 = 0. Since there is no such thing as "juggling 1 object", those who say they can "juggle" 1 object are counted as being able to juggle no objects.
It very much is considered juggling. A Siteswap "1" throw is a throw straight across from one hand to the other. Repeating this ad-infinatum is juggling 1 ball.
You're speaking semantically, not technically.
Not true. "I can juggle a half object" is gramatically correct.
Not really. "I can juggle half an object" is the correct English form for that sentence, and the "an" attaches to the object, of which there is one (from which a half has been extracted).
"I can juggle a half object" is an Americanism, not universally accepted. Here, "half object" is a compound noun, and again you have one "half object" so again "a" attaches to one thing.
The equivalent to "I can juggle two objects" is "I can juggle half objects" - an abomination in English language terms - but the plural form attaches to the number half anyway. Less abominable is the common usage of decimals in this context e.g. "I have 0.6 oranges". Again, the plural form. OP is entirely correct, then. One is the unique number to which a singular form attaches. In fact, that's what singular form means.
Less abominable is the common usage of decimals in this context e.g. "I have 0.6 oranges". Again, the plural form.
I have six tenths of an orange. Not of oranges.
Is it just me who is irritated by GPSes that read loud, and how they pluralize everything except one?"Go one point one miles, then turn right"
The way my language ear works, only countables and zero should have the plural s. Not unity and fractions.I'm probably fighting a losing battle, just like with my not accepting singular they.
Is it just me who is irritated by GPSes that read loud, and how they pluralize everything except one?
"Go one point one miles, then turn right"
The way my language ear works, only countables and zero should have the plural s. Not unity and fractions.
Do you apply the same rule to units of mass, force, time, temperature, etc., or only for distance/length?
Mass, definitely. 7.5 kilogram, not 7.5 kilograms. For 7 kg, either 7 kilogram or 7 kilograms would work. There are countable kg weights.
Force too, but for a different reason. Newton is a proper noun, and doesn't pluralize. 1.2 newtons would just be plain wrong. Same with Ampere, Ã...ngstrÃm, Watt and similar units. I know many people say Watts, but it should be Watt.
Temperature - well, I guess it depends on the scale. 273.15 Kelvin, not Kelvins, for the same reason as other proper nouns.For Celsius and Fahrenheit which need the degree marker, it depends. I would say "a five degree difference" and not "five degrees difference". I also would say "one point six degree Celsius", but I have become used to people saying "degrees" whether it's a countable number or not.
you can have six tenths of 10 oranges.
What are you, some sort of juggle nazi?
No, he's just wrong.I, OTOH, am a juggling Nazi.
I am NOT a juggling Nazi! That sentence sounded terrible.
Let me rephrase.
I am strict about what is juggling, and the person you original replied to was wrong. More presisly, I hate people who try to artificial limit what juggling is. They are usual pretensions twits trying to make them selves look better by ignoring huge pieces of the juggling pie.
Nazi's are horrid people.Again, I am not a Juggling Nazi.
I have a juggling ball filled wit bird seed. i.e. I single set of many objects.I can juggle that one ball, and it's many objects.
Juggling is the act of evenly distributing objects between your hands. That makes juggling 2 objects just holding them there. 1 object requires you to pass it back and forth between your hands.
This, and 4 objects is the only place where it's easier to juggle an even number of objects than the next odd number. Juggling 6 objects is harder than juggling 7.
Juggling is the act of evenly distributing objects between your hands.
That's your definition, and it's also dead wrong.
First of all, the word juggling is related to jocular, and was what a jester was doing. Including singing, telling jokes, and other things. Like spinning and tossing objects, which is what the word mostly means these days.
If you think two hands are needed, you have obviously never seen a one-armed juggler.
If you think passing multiple objects are needed, what about gyroscopic juggling, like spinning a wheel in the air and make it appear to defy gravity, or devil sticks?
You can play no true scotsman all you like, but your definition of juggling is ridiculously narrow. To the point of almost juggliing, in its broader sense.
"First of all, the word juggling is related to jocular, and was what a jester was doing. Including singing, telling jokes, and other things. Like spinning and tossing objects, which is what the word mostly means these days."
In that case, what does a pattern juggler do
Note: He is obviously different from the yellow Jester who does not play, but gently pulls the strings
"In that case, what does a pattern juggler do"retains data..but they do not know why.
My astounding list is astoundingly empty.
Dyslexic and un-coordinated, but stubborn enough to learn juggling. Even got up to 5 balls at one point. Once you learn, it is engrained. Can still juggle whilst drunk.
Can still juggle whilst drunk.
That was the piece of information I was missing. It is important, otherwise I'll have no time window to show off my juggling.
save yourself from hellfire.
We'll meet you there.
"save yourself from hellfire."
put some smoke between you and the laser designator
There is no God.
Now that you know that, you can move on and be responsible for your own actions... or inaction.
I learned a simple three ball cascade as a way to relax. You just cannot juggle if you are tense. You have to relax and let the balls flow. It's very calming.
I find the same with classical guitar. Very relaxing and peaceful, even if at the moment I suck at it.
I don't see why you can't juggle when blind.
I don't see why you can't juggle when blind.
I see what you did there!
Anyhow, blindfolded jugglers are common enough. Once you have a feel for the objects, vision doesn't help you much. If you have to look at all the objects to know their trajectory, you're doing it wrong, and hilarity will ensue.
Of course the pun was intended, but that's exactly what I mean. I can 'juggle' only 0 or 1 objects, but with some practice it should be easy to do that blindfolded (or just with my eyes closed).
To me, "0 Objects" implies that you have no hands, no arms, or you're blind.
To me, juggling 0 objects means you can only do one thing at a time, which means you are juggling nothing.
I can juggle any amount of objects - for less time than it takes for them to fall. Slow down the rotation of your space station, and you can juggle for hours! ;-P
Seriously: I've recently tried juggling a couple of very large avocados, which also helps soften them up, and is good for the biceps. They're a good source of healthy fatty acids, potassium, and other micronutrients. And they taste great. But of course the greatest benefit is - they resemble breasts!
See, I spend a lot of time listening to audio-books, and I like to get some exercise at the same time. Under these circumstances, when cooking / housework is done and there's no desire to go for a walk in the woods, juggling no longer seems like an irrational waste of time. It doesn't distract the mind from the audio-book as much as many other tasks...
Hmm, perhaps I should learn to knit!
But of course the greatest benefit is - they resemble breasts!
No, they resemble testicles. Which is the origin of the name. Ahuacatl (testicle). Then Aguacate (water pear?), then Avocado (lawyer). Guacamole also comes from Ahuacatl, plus Molli (sauce). So literally "Testicle Sauce".
(1) Ew, ew, ew!
(2) The etymology dates back to wild avocados, before centuries of selective cultivation. The variety that I get (not sure what it's called) are very large, almost too large to be comfortably gripped with one hand, and have perfectly smooth green skin. I'm not sure if elephant testicles may be similar, but the part of the human anatomy they most closely resemble is breasts (minus the nipple). Can't help but make that association when handling soft ripe ones...
I juggle in my mind...
size of the object and available meomry.
My first wife was forever complaining that i was severely afflicted with the second most debilitating of masculine diseases; the inability to do more than one thing at a time. Throwing and catching at the same time - ha,ha,ha!
But she divorced me because I was also afflicted with the first most debilitating of masculine diseases; out of sight - out of mind!
In my defense I can multitask but only in my mind.
I program in C, you insensitive clod!
Three of them.
Andrew Morton can apparently juggle 4 [lwn.net]:
The basic problem which we (mainly Daniel McNeil) have been struggling with is in getting a really reliable fsync() across the page lists while other processes are performing writeback against the same file. It's like juggling four bars of wet soap with your eyes shut while someone is whacking you with a baseball bat.
I can juggle two objects with one hand and I am working on being able to juggle three objects using two hands.
That's how I randomly happened upon learning to juggle three.
I can manage four with two in each hand, but not for very long. I never really felt much need to go up to more than three anyway.
0-3 object... is the poll cumulative? :)
i can juggle one object.
... three, maybe four women before I start losing track of them all.
Paper is pretty slow in the way it falls, even if a tad unpredictable, so catching it before it hits the ground isn't all that difficult.
How to juggle
I taught many people how to juggle IRL.Here's my attempt to teach it online, without visual information and without constant feedback.It isn't hard, and you don't need much time to learn it.I tried my best to cut the learning process in as many small steps as possible.Some might seem obvious to you, but they are important nonetheless.
It helps to have someone nearby that can show you how a proper 3 ball cascade is performed. No need to show off!The cascade should be smooth, with a constant rhythm and not too fast or not too high. If you don't know anybody who can juggle, Youtube should be able to help you.
So :* Begin with only one ball.* Throw it from your right hand to your left hand (R->L).* Try to launch it at eyes-height.* Notice that you don't need to look at your hands. Your brain only needs to look at the apogee in order to know where your left hand should be.* Did you manage to catch it? Good!* Throw the ball from your left hand to your right hand (L->R).* R->L,catch,pause,L->R,catch,pause,R->L,catch,pause,...* Don't worry if you don't always manage to catch.* Make sure that the R->L and L->R throws appear symmetrical, with approximately the same height.* If you feel confident with one ball, grab another one.* Take one ball in each hand.* Throw R->L.* Just as the first ball reaches its apogee, throw L->R.* Try to catch the first ball.* Try to catch the second ball.* If you have troubles catching balls, your timing might be off.
* Try to only concentrate on throwing the balls at the right time and height.
* Let them fall on the floor
* Listen to the "rhythm".
* If they land at the same time, you're probably throwing the second ball too fast, or too low
* The duration between two landings should be approximately the same as between the two throws.
* Once the rhythm seems fine, concentrate on catching one ball
* Catch two balls* R->L,L->R,catch,catch,pause,R->L,L->R,catch,catch,pause,R->L,L->R,catch,catch,pause* Try L->R,R->L* It probably feels less comfortable than the other one.* It's composed of the exact same movement as R->L,L->R, you just begin with the other hand!* L->R,R->L,catch,catch,pause,L->R,R->L,catch,catch,pause,L->R,R->L,catch,catch,pause* Concentrate on launching the second ball at the exact same time the first ball reaches its apogee.* Having a constant rhythm is more important than being able to catch sloppy throws.* Believe it or not, you're almost there, and you did the hardest part! :D* Instead of always beginning the two throws with the same hand, try to begin with the same ball (it helps to have balls of different colour) :
R->L,L->R,catch,catch,pause,L->R,R->L,catch,catch,pause,R->L,L->R,catch,catch,pause* R->L,L->R,catch,catch,short pause,L->R,R->L,catch,catch,short pause,R->L,L->R,catch,catch,short pause* Those variations are actually harder than the 3 ball cascade. Don't worry if it doesn't work at first :
Without pause : R->L,L->R,catch,catch,L->R,R->L,catch,catch,R->L,L->R,catch,catch
Say Hello : R->L,say hello with your right hand while L->R ,catch,catch,L->R, say hello with your left hand while R->L,catch,catch, ...* Since you'll have 3 balls in 2 hands, you got to begin with two balls in your right hand.* Take 2 balls in your right hand, and none in your left hand* Throw only one ball R->L.* Catch it.* Time to use that 3rd ball!* R->L,L->R,catch,catch with the 3rd ball still in your right hand.* You already know how to R->L,L->R and L->R,R->L, so just "concatenate" them and try R->L,L->R,R->L and l
I can't juggle, but I taught my brother how to. I learned from a book (Juggling for the Complete Klutz, which I highly recommend, btw), but didn't have the patience to actually develop the muscle memory. Meanwhile, my brother was wanting to learn, so I taught him!
Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one.
Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage.
-- Lazarus Long
Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one.
Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage.
-- Lazarus Long