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Comment author: Styrke 03 May 2016 02:27:05PM 0 points [-]

I hope it isn't too late to make another feature suggestion:

What about enabling users to suggest edits to other users' posts and comments? It is my favorite feature on Quora, and I wish the same thing was possible everywhere on the internet.

It is awesome for all those times when people make minor spelling or formatting errors and I don't want to make a big deal about it by writing a comment. Whether or not the suggestion should be accepted or rejected is of course always the original author's decision.

Comment author: Huluk 26 March 2016 12:55:37AM *  26 points [-]

[Survey Taken Thread]

By ancient tradition, if you take the survey you may comment saying you have done so here, and people will upvote you and you will get karma.

Let's make these comments a reply to this post. That way we continue the tradition, but keep the discussion a bit cleaner.

Comment author: Styrke 30 March 2016 10:07:16PM 30 points [-]

I have taken the survey.

I think I spent about 1 hour and 20 minutes answering almost all of the questions. I'm probably just unusually slow. :P

Comment author: [deleted] 13 March 2015 09:50:16AM 3 points [-]

Good news for the anxious, a simple relaxation technique once a week can have a significant effect on cortisol http://www.ergo-log.com/cortrelax.html

"Abbreviated Progressive Relaxation Training (APRT) – on forty test subjects. APRT consists of lying down and contracting specific muscle groups for seven seconds and then completely relaxing them for thirty seconds, while focusing your awareness on the experience of contracting and relaxing the muscle groups.

There is a fixed sequence in which you contract and relax the muscle groups. You start with your upper right arm and then go on to your left lower arm, left upper arm, forehead, muscles around your nose, jaw muscles, neck, chest, shoulders, upper back, stomach and then on to your right leg, ending with your left leg."

(Where is the lower right arm BTW?)

In response to comment by [deleted] on Open thread, Mar. 9 - Mar. 15, 2015
Comment author: Styrke 03 April 2015 02:12:12PM 0 points [-]

(Where is the lower right arm BTW?)

Google Image search result for "lower right arm"

Comment author: Capla 23 March 2015 03:03:05PM *  0 points [-]

Is it worth buying a more recent edition for the preface?

Comment author: Styrke 24 March 2015 05:39:17PM 0 points [-]

In my version of the book the preface is 23 pages. I wouldn't buy a new book just for that.

Comment author: Capla 21 March 2015 11:13:42PM 0 points [-]

I've been planing on staring this soon. Is it important to have a recent edition. How much has changed since the first publishing?

Comment author: Styrke 22 March 2015 09:08:04PM *  0 points [-]

I'm just starting to read the 20th-anniversary edition (from 1999 I think) and he states in the preface that even the typos haven't been corrected.

Comment author: Metus 02 April 2014 09:01:36AM 1 point [-]

There are plenty of internet articles that I want to read later or have read but want to preserve for rereading and reference. Because of link rot I can't trust the sites to exist for arbitrary amounts of time, so I need to save these sites somehow. How do you do that in the most comfortable way, ideally a single click?

Comment author: Styrke 02 April 2014 10:40:35PM 1 point [-]

I think that Pinboard.in's archival feature might fit your needs, if you're willing to pay $25 anually. (More details in their FAQ)