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Stargzer
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Cake Cutting
Stargzer   8/20/2014 12:25:15 PM
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Ooh!  I should have looked at the video sooner.  I didn't know those cakes had MY name on them!  And during Cake Week, no less.  Serendipity!

 

 

Stargzer
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Cake Week!
Stargzer   8/20/2014 11:01:28 AM
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It's most appropriate that we discuss cakes this week.  We have cake everytime someone in the office has a birthday.  Since no one (so far) has a birthday in August, we started the tradition of Cake Week in August, which is this week  (18-22) this year.  It's a diabetic's nightmare, but a great morale booster (probably from the sugar high). There is an unwritten policy that if anyone gets hired who has an August birthday they will have to change it to a different month. 

"Blessed are the fat, for they shall live longer when the food runs out."

 

 

Max The Magnificent
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Re: Cake Cutting Technique
Max The Magnificent   8/18/2014 10:37:37 AM
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@seaEE: The cake cutting technique could be applied to this cake as well with some success.

Stop! You're making my hungry!

seaEE
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Re: Cake Cutting Technique
seaEE   8/16/2014 12:51:53 AM
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@Max

Sounds familiar.  Maybe you could combine those with a Wendy's Baconator.  There is no such thing as too much of a good thing. 8>)

http://www.wendys.ca/food/Product.jsp?family=1001&product=1004

 

By the way, I was able to find a cake that is more technical (though less so than an oscilloscope):

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3890/14705525260_3e3752862b_z.jpg

The cake cutting technique could be applied to this cake as well with some success.

Max The Magnificent
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Re: How can cake last so long?
Max The Magnificent   8/15/2014 9:39:15 AM
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@ssidman: You may need to start with a spherical cake, though...

So long as it doesn't have to be four-dimensional, I think we're in with a chance :-)

Max The Magnificent
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Re: Cake Cutting Technique
Max The Magnificent   8/15/2014 9:37:59 AM
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@seaEE: Yeah, like these:
http://www.candynation.com/pop-rocks-chocolate-24ct/?gclid=CNTlvsKiisACFQszaQodT2oAEg

Funnily enough, a few days ago a small package arrived in my office from Rich Quinnell containing "Sizzling Bacon Candy" that "Explodes in your mouth" ... sound familiar?

jackOfManyTrades
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Happy Birthday!
jackOfManyTrades   8/15/2014 3:44:36 AM
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An action for our customer to specify an impedance had been open a year, so my then boss made it a cake with a Smith Chart iced on to it. He gave the customer a candle and asked them to put the candle in a position to specify the impedance. The customer put the candle horrizontally in the side of the cake.

ssidman
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Re: How can cake last so long?
ssidman   8/14/2014 9:41:11 PM
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Maybe you need to cut the cake according to Banasch-Tarski, so you'll always have more. Every time you cut the cake, you create a new cake. You may need to start with a spherical cake, though...

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Re: Cake Cutting Technique
MeasurementBlues   8/11/2014 11:22:02 PM
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And what did your mother make for your 13th birthday?

"For my 12th birthday my Mom made me an oscilloscope cake."

A true hardware gweep.

seaEE
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Re: Cake Cutting Technique
seaEE   8/11/2014 9:27:52 PM
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MeasurementBlues said: "Now if only we could slip a few unintended ingredients into Max's cake while he's traveling to Brazil."

 
Yeah, like these:
http://www.candynation.com/pop-rocks-chocolate-24ct/?gclid=CNTlvsKiisACFQszaQodT2oAEg

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