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Anonymous
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May I know why deers like to cross roads?
David Weitzman
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To get to the other side
Guy Allard
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Chow.
Ciao, Guy
Anonymous
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Originally posted by David Garland:
To get to the other side

What is on the other side?
Greg Harris
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green grass


what?
Eager Beaver
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What would you call a deer that crosses back...

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Thomas Paul
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Originally posted by Falun Chong:
What is on the other side?

Usually the same as what was on this side. But deer aren't very bright.


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John Bateman
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Originally posted by Thomas Paul:
Usually the same as what was on this side. But deer aren't very bright.

What if you had an Object Oriented "Deer".. would he cross the road or just asked to be referred to on the other side?
If he crossed back, would he be considered re-entrant and thus be unusable in an EJB environment?
Those damn deer, no wonder they get themselves shot.

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Thomas Paul
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deer.crossRoad() ?
John Bateman
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How about we make 'deer' a concrete instance of the "RoadCrosser" interface..

Now our Road class can use interfaces.

Where am I going with all this you may ask?!?

Voila, now even our famous Chicken can cross this road.
I won't even get started on cleaner design and using another interface to define the road as "Crossable" so that the IRoadCrosser's can cross even a stream, 'my path', or a river.
Thank the admins for the Meaningless Drivel forum!
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Anonymous
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Why do deers do it at night?
Thomas Paul
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Originally posted by Falun Chong:
Why do deers do it at night?

Do what?
Anonymous
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Originally posted by Thomas Paul:
Do what?

Why do they cross roads in the night?
David O'Meara
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How about we make 'deer' a concrete instance of the "RoadCrosser" interface..

Hmm, delegation of responsibility: the Deer doesn't know about the road, how to cross it or why it should be crossed. In fact, I think "road kill" proves that Deer don't know about roads. (deer implements RoadKill? allows deer to be treated as...)
How about a Road class that allows objects to be on one side or the other and can allow objects to move from one side to the other. The Road can also implement different kinds of 'splatter' Listeners.
Man, I need to get out more.

Dave.
Thomas Paul
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Originally posted by Falun Chong:
Why do they cross roads in the night?

Why do who cross roads in the night?
Anonymous
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Originally posted by Thomas Paul:
Originally posted by Falun Chong:
[b] Why do they cross roads in the night?

Why do who cross roads in the night?[/B]

Why do deers cross roads in the night?
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....because it just wants to be on the other side


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Thomas Paul
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Originally posted by Falun Chong:
Why do deers cross roads in the night?

Which roads?
John Bateman
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Originally posted by David O'Meara:
How about we make 'deer' a concrete instance of the "RoadCrosser" interface..

Hmm, delegation of responsibility: the Deer doesn't know about the road, how to cross it or why it should be crossed. In fact, I think "road kill" proves that Deer don't know about roads. (deer implements RoadKill? allows deer to be treated as...)
How about a Road class that allows objects to be on one side or the other and can allow objects to move from one side to the other. The Road can also implement different kinds of 'splatter' Listeners.
Man, I need to get out more.

Dave.

Finally someone who speaks my language.


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Does "the other side" really exist? Ask somebody where is "the other side" and go where they point. Then ask somebody again: "where is the other side"? And what will happen? They will send you where you came from...
P.S. It's so depressing...
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just testing
Paul Ralph
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Hmm, delegation of responsibility: the Deer doesn't know about the road, how to cross it or why it should be crossed. In fact, I think "road kill" proves that Deer don't know about roads. (deer implements RoadKill? allows deer to be treated as...)

Wouldn't the IRoadCrosser interface (or at least the implementation) throw an CarCrashException, perhaps subclassed as a RoadKillException? I admit I don't know my Java as well as I should...
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Ajith Kallambella
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There is an otherside for everything. Haven't you heard of matter and anti-matter for that matter?
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Crossing the road to get to the other side is a futile and hopeless journey because the moment you get to the other side the side you came from becomes the other side. The deer is condemned to a life of perpetually chasing the mythical "other side". Torn by a need to be on the other side and a lucid awareness of the absurdity of his toils the deer acts out a sort of rebellious pantomime by crossing the road repeatedly until the act of crossing the road ceases to have any meaning for him.
John Bateman
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what would happen is the chicken told him about this perpetual life of road corssing, wouldn't he just freak and head for the sunset??

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Why didnt the skeleton cross the road?
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because he didnt have the guts.....HAHA
Anonymous
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Originally posted by Thomas Paul:
Which roads?

Have you seen deers cross roads in the night?
Thomas Paul
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Which deers? Which roads? Which nights?
Can we be sure of anything we see?
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Originally posted by Thomas Paul:
Which deers? Which roads? Which nights?
Can we be sure of anything we see?

We? Who are we?

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Thomas Paul
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Who are you?
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Andy Ceponis
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I like rubbing vicks vapo rub on my chest.
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The deer are probably wondering why humans build roads in places where they like to walk. I almost hit a deer this morning on my way to the train station - fortunately I was awake enough to avoid him
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DEER QUOTES!
The secret of realising the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment of existence is: to live dangerously! Build your cities on the slopes of Vesuvius! Send your ships out into uncharted seas! Live in conflict with your equals and with yourselves! Be robbers and ravagers as long as you cannot be rulers and owners, you men of knowledge! The time will soon be past when you could be content to live concealed in the woods like timid deer!
Friedrich Nietzsche
As for us, we behave like a herd of deer. When they flee from the huntsman's feathers in affright, which way do they turn? What haven of safety do they make for? Why, they rush upon the nets! And thus they perish by confounding what they should fear with that wherein no danger lies.... Not death or pain is to be feared, but the fear of death or pain. Well said the poet therefore: Death has no terror; only a Death of shame!
Epictetus
An army of deer led by a lion is more feared than an army of lions led by a deer
Phillip of Macedon (Alexander the Great's father)
I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They say, 'Because it's such a beautiful animal.' I think my mother's attractive, but I have photographs of her.... The deer heads I feel sorry for the most--you see them at bars or restaurants--they have the silly party hats on them, sunglasses, little stringers around their necks. I mean, obviously, they were at a party, having a good time.
Ellen DeGeneres
Let your fountain be blessed, and rejoice in the wife of your youth, a lovely deer, a graceful doe. May her breasts satisfy you at all times; may you be intoxicated always by her love.
Bible: Hebrew, Proverbs 5:18-19
O world, thou wast the forest to this hart,
And this indeed, O world, the heart of thee!
How like a deer, strucken by many princes,
Dost thou here lie!

William Shakespeare
Shape of deer unmatched in beauty now the deep Maricha, wore,
Golden tints upon his haunches, sapphire on his antlers bore,
Till the woodland-wand'ring Sita marked the creature in his pride,
Golden was his neck of beauty, silver-white his flank and side!
"Come, my lord and gallant Lakshman," thus the raptur'd Sita spake,
"Mark the deer of wondrous radiance browsing by the forest brake!"

From the Ramayana

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Anonymous
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Originally posted by Thomas Paul:
Which deers? Which roads? Which nights?
Can we be sure of anything we see?

Any deers. Any roads, especially highways. Any nights, especially moonless nights, like tonight. On moonless nights, you cannot see.
So why do deers cross the roads on moonless nights?
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Cuz they can't see them???


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I still maintain that deer don't cross roads.
 
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