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Stranded on a desert island

  1. Feb 5, 2005 #1
    if you were stranded on a desert island, and could bring just 10 cds, what ones would you take with you?
    me: (in no particular order)

    1: led zepplelin remasters
    2: bruce springsteen (born in the usa)
    3: boston (boston)
    4: pink floyd (dark side of the moon)
    5: queens greatest hits
    6: the "a knights tale" soundtrack
    7: the beatles (1967-70)
    8: fleetwood mac (rumors)
    9: paul mcaurtney and wings (band on the run)
    10: neil young greatest hits

    these r from the top of my head so there are some others
     
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  3. Feb 5, 2005 #2
    Wouldn't it be easier just to bring my ipod? 10,000 songs on something a lot smaller and much more portable than 10 CD cases.

    besides, 10 CDs wouldn't be any good unless you had a way to play them.
     
  4. Feb 5, 2005 #3
    I'd go with audio books, like "10 Easy Ways to Build a Raft From Sticks," or "The Way to Tell Poisonous Berries From the Other Kind."
     
  5. Feb 5, 2005 #4
    On the ipod. With a solar power cell.
     
  6. Feb 5, 2005 #5
    I couldn't handle it and would refuse to take any, plus, out of frustration and boredom I would probably make my own lame music and after awhile it would probably sound even better, especially better than getting brain locked on one song.
     
  7. Feb 5, 2005 #6
    you guys are nerds
     
  8. Feb 5, 2005 #7
    Any 10 cds. then I'd carefully construct a parabolic reflector with them to focus sunlight for easy fire making.
     
  9. Feb 5, 2005 #8
    The thread winner.

    Don't forget signalling pasing ships.
     
  10. Feb 5, 2005 #9
    No.

    If he asked: You can only take a computer with one compiler on it, what language would you have it compile?

    THen we'd be nerds.

    I'd take Perl.
     
  11. Feb 5, 2005 #10
    If you could take 3 nasal decongestants which three would you take?
     
  12. Feb 5, 2005 #11
    Hey guys ! how about some babes ?
     
  13. Feb 5, 2005 #12

    mmmm, babes.

    the other other other white meat. *wow, that sounds really bad. Not meant to be a race to joke*
     
  14. Feb 6, 2005 #13
    Perl gets an easy win, it's the only logical choice.
     
  15. Feb 6, 2005 #14

    brewnog

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    - Vicks Vapo-Rub
    - Sudafed Capsules
    - Beecham's All-In-One

    Can't beat a bit of Vapo-Rub.
     
  16. Feb 6, 2005 #15
    If you could take 2 soda pops and a vegetable what would they be?
     
  17. Feb 6, 2005 #16

    Since i know i've never heard you speak about programming before, i'm inclined to disbelieve you are actually informed enough to make that basis.

    But, being the nerd i am, i do agree. Perl would be more useful than C, C++, or even Java. And definitely better than COBOL.
     
  18. Feb 6, 2005 #17
    I'd take LOGO, just in case there are turtles on the island.
     
  19. Feb 7, 2005 #18
    Would anybody take any neurons or just "stuff", what about a book or 2 to feed the soul.
     
  20. Feb 7, 2005 #19

    Ivan Seeking

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    Come on! No one has even mentioned the Feynman Lecture Series. :grumpy:
     
  21. Feb 7, 2005 #20

    Thats because we have those memorized already, no need for the CDs.
     
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