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I'm still trying to figure out CSS... I still have no idea what paddings really are.

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That's an illustration of a basic box-model - from outside in: margin (20px yellow), border (3px black), padding (10px blue), and area (white). All four of those attributes contribute to an element's area within a design as a whole, but only area and padding contribute to an element's rendering area - for background colors and the like. Padding is basically inner-spacing. It defines how much space there is between the boundary of the box and the content inside the box, like text.

From your previous messages, I believe you're a Chrome user. Unfortunately, I don't think Webkit has an overlay display for it's code inspector. I use Firefox/Firebug, and it displays element overlays when you mouse over an element in the code viewer. It's a highly useful visual representation of the box-model:

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I am not a mechanism, I am part of the resistance;

I am an organism, an animal, a creature, I am a beast.

~ Becoming the Archetype

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Informal explanations usually do. :-)

 

The Doctor: There was a goblin, or a trickster, or a warrior... A nameless, terrible thing, soaked in the blood of a billion galaxies. The most feared being in all the cosmos. And nothing could stop it, or hold it, or reason with it. One day it would just drop out of the sky and tear down your world.
Amy: But how did it end up in there?
The Doctor: You know fairy tales. A good wizard tricked it.
River Song: I hate good wizards in fairy tales; they always turn out to be him.

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The Doctor: There was a goblin, or a trickster, or a warrior... A nameless, terrible thing, soaked in the blood of a billion galaxies. The most feared being in all the cosmos. And nothing could stop it, or hold it, or reason with it. One day it would just drop out of the sky and tear down your world.
Amy: But how did it end up in there?
The Doctor: You know fairy tales. A good wizard tricked it.
River Song: I hate good wizards in fairy tales; they always turn out to be him.

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^ I saw that a while ago. It looks awesome, and one of the included games looks pretty cool, but I hear tell the emulation is spotty. Make sure to check out a review or two before you make the jump.

I'd suggest

, simply because Ashens is awesome. ;)

I am not a mechanism, I am part of the resistance;

I am an organism, an animal, a creature, I am a beast.

~ Becoming the Archetype

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Funny, most of the reviews I've read tout the emulation as being as good as or better than comparable PC emulation....

 

The Doctor: There was a goblin, or a trickster, or a warrior... A nameless, terrible thing, soaked in the blood of a billion galaxies. The most feared being in all the cosmos. And nothing could stop it, or hold it, or reason with it. One day it would just drop out of the sky and tear down your world.
Amy: But how did it end up in there?
The Doctor: You know fairy tales. A good wizard tricked it.
River Song: I hate good wizards in fairy tales; they always turn out to be him.

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I just read about Britain's new Internet Law.. I really feel sorry for English British...

Let's just hope this doesn't become common in Europe :(

This whole thing annoys me, any slightly savvy musician will use 'illegal' downloading as a way of promoting their music. Music, Films & the like are going to be shared like this in one form or another so the companies might as well get used to it.

I personally see the whole thing as continuing from the Metallica thing when they sued Knapster. No band should treat their fans like that, what were their fans wanting to do? Listen to their music, as a musician that is the highest compliment someone can give you, I'm speaking personally here, I do make music & I have played in front of real people.

I put illegal in apostrophe's (that's the key I pressed on my keyboard, I don't care if they're actually called something else when used like that) above because the file sharing networks are not illegal. It is illegal to duplicate most music (this would include copying a CD to your computer) but I do feel that these restrictions, especially people going to prison without trial, are far too much like George Orwell was predicting in 1984.

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Son, someday you will make a girl happy for a short period of time. Then she'll leave you & be with men that are ten times

better than you can imagine. These men are called musicians. :D

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The British Govornment's decision really upsets me, like many others, but I don't think it'll work out for them in the long run. Either they'll loose more power from the limiting of their country, or the uproars, petitions, protests, and boycotts will force them to pull back-- it's the way the world tends to work. Very rarely is there a riot or mass uprising that doesn't create progress in later years (think Civil Rights, think Revolutionary War, think French Revolution, ect.)

BTW, threw together an experimental remix of an Outkast song:

http://drop.io/del_rio/asset/rosaparksp ... otherstuff

...it started up as a drumline, then another drumline, then an impromptu violin composition, some synth sounds with a Japanese Koto, then an acapella of Rosa Parks to fill in the empty sound waves :D

Would be fined 50K if I were in Europe for making this...

"The greatest thing about the Internet is that you can write anything you want and give it a false source." ~Ezra Pound

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The British Govornment's decision really upsets me, like many others, but I don't think it'll work out for them in the long run.
They could be going two steps forward only to take one step back down the road. This result of this would be twofold: 1) some form of action is implemented whatever goes; and 2) it creates the illusion that our government listens to its people when we cry out (which, technically, they will be doing).

I doubt, along with uH, the harshness of the new regime will last. Unfortunately, metaphorical blood will be split before then.

I would also like to agree with what MBL responded with above. The whole system is being cast with a dark shadow when it is only select individuals who are at fault. It is like the whole sword/sharp weapons malarky a few years past: every bladed weapon was treat with disdain because of select criminal activities, which ultimately damned honest collectors and re-enactors. In this case the law was relaxed a year or so later, which provides a great precursory example to the point in my first paragraph.

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CMD, I have always wondered, why do you put both "My Website" and "My Weblog" links in your signature when they both link to the exact same page? :?

Eh, because there was a time when my site and my blog were separate... I should probably change that.

I am not a mechanism, I am part of the resistance;

I am an organism, an animal, a creature, I am a beast.

~ Becoming the Archetype

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Hmmm. I just realized that even though Google is my homepage, whenever I open up Firefox to look something up, I always type in google.com anyway.

I realized a few weeks ago that I have a bookmark on my Bookmarks toolbar for Wikipedia. Useless, since I have a search box for Wikipedia that I use almost exclusively for finding things on Wikipedia, and if I need to for some reason just go to the Wikipedia site and not a particular Wikipedia page, I can just select the Wikipedia search box and hit enter on the Wikipedia search box without typing anything Wikipedia in the Wikipedia search box Wikipedia. Wikipedia Wikipedia Wikipedia Wikipedia Wikipedia.

 

The Doctor: There was a goblin, or a trickster, or a warrior... A nameless, terrible thing, soaked in the blood of a billion galaxies. The most feared being in all the cosmos. And nothing could stop it, or hold it, or reason with it. One day it would just drop out of the sky and tear down your world.
Amy: But how did it end up in there?
The Doctor: You know fairy tales. A good wizard tricked it.
River Song: I hate good wizards in fairy tales; they always turn out to be him.

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I set "wiki" as the keyword for Wikipedia search. Then I can just type "wiki whatever" in the address bar, and get rid of the search bar completely.

This gets me in trouble when I use other computers, though, especially if they don't have Firefox. IE doesn't really like such things. It usually works in Firefox, even if the keyword hasn't been set up, since it routes invalid URLs through Google anyway.

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