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#1 2014-09-05 17:52:04

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Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

QUESTION: Where do the characters go when I use my backspace or delete them on my computer?

ANSWER: The characters go to different places, depending on whom you ask:

    The Catholic Church's approach to characters: The nice characters go to Heaven, where they are bathed in the light of happiness. The naughty characters are punished for their sins. Naughty characters are those involved in the creation of naughty words, such as "math", "math" and "math"

    The Buddhist explanation: If a character has lived rightly, and its karma is good, then after it has been deleted it will be reincarnated as a different, higher character. Those funny characters above the numbers on your keyboard will become numbers, numbers will become letters, and lower-case letters will become upper-case.

    The 20th-century bitter cynical nihilist explanation: Who cares? It doesn't really matter if they're on the page, deleted, undeleted, underlined, etc. It's all the same.

    The Mac user's explanation: All the characters written on a PC and then deleted go to straight to PC hell. If you're using a PC, you can probably see the deleted characters, because you're in PC hell also.

    Stephen King's explanation: Every time you hit the (Del) key you unleash a tiny monster inside the cursor, who tears the poor unsuspecting characters to shreds, drinks their blood, then eats them, bones and all. Hah, hah, hah!

    Dave Barry's explanation: The deleted characters are shipped to Battle Creek, Michigan, where they're made into Pop-Tart filling; this explains why Pop-Tarts are so flammable, while cheap imitations are not flammable. I'm not making this up.

    IBM's explanation: The characters are not real. They exist only on the screen when they are needed, as concepts, so to delete them is merely to de-conceptualize them. Get a life.

    PETA's (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) explanation: You've been DELETING them??? Can't you hear them SCREAMING??? Why don't you go CLUB some BABY SEALS while wearing a MINK, you pig!!!!


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
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#2 2014-09-05 19:51:08

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

I do not get it.

What is your favorite color, day of the week and ascii character?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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#3 2014-09-06 02:18:07

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

Pretty funny, especially the last one.

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#4 2014-09-06 02:35:59

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

My favorite color is Transparency.

Days of the Week have no basis in Reality, Perception or even Planetory motion.

My favorite ASCII character is 0x41 because it stands for {65, 108, 111, 107, 97, 110, 97, 110, 100, 97}

What is your favorite question of the type What is your favorite X?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#5 2014-09-06 02:42:41

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

PETA has a point.

No basis in fact? Thursday is Thor's day.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#6 2014-09-06 03:31:02

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

Sunday is the day when God took rest


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#7 2014-09-06 03:36:54

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

Remember to keep holy the Lords day.

Wednesday's child is full of woe.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#8 2014-09-06 03:59:29

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

Actually, according to chooipian's theory of universal deleted character, they will still exist in a parallel universe.


Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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#9 2014-09-06 04:04:36

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

That place must be really weird with all those deleted characters in there.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#10 2014-09-06 04:35:57

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

No. What is weird is : how the hack did Agnishom managed to delete characters? Computer??


Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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#11 2014-09-06 04:40:10

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

He may have used the backspace key. It is a killer.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#12 2014-09-06 04:44:57

David
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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

Hmm... Let's invert the back pain relieve key...


Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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#13 2014-09-06 04:46:34

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

I do not know about that one. Where is it?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#14 2014-09-06 04:47:43

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

Someone need to invent it. At least we still have the floor...


Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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#15 2014-09-06 04:49:27

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

That is the amazing part, no matter where you go there is always an area called the floor for us to stand, sit and lay down on.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#16 2014-09-06 04:52:05

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

Yup.


Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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#17 2014-09-06 04:53:14

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

I need to lay down on the bed now. See you later bobbym.


Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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#18 2014-09-06 04:58:44

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

Okay and good luck for your speech.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#19 2014-09-06 05:15:33

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

Thanks. One more thing! What do you think of the website I made? http://www.alexkatko.com/ It's a birthday gift for a friend.


Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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#20 2014-09-06 06:21:55

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

It looks nice but I don't understand what it is.

Where do you get domains from?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#21 2014-09-06 06:53:00

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

Nice page. Needs some math.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#22 2014-09-06 16:48:21

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

I got the domains from Namecheap.com


Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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#23 2014-09-06 16:51:07

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

Do they host the files or is the server at your home?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#24 2014-09-07 04:43:53

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

Google drive and weebly


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#25 2014-09-09 01:30:28

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Re: Where Do Deleted Characters Go?

What is weebly?

You cannot run a script of your choice on that domain?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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