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by Phillip
25 Nov 2010, 00:29
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: Compare compadres
Replies: 16
Views: 2774

Re: Compare compadres

Very cool site!

I noticed a small bug: The total time listed for a player shows the anonymous total time for the state.dat, not the actual total time of the player. The individual level times looked correct though :-)

Quite a few Norwegians uploaded today :D
by Phillip
27 Oct 2008, 19:54
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: New WRs
Replies: 4112
Views: 475794

Re: New WRs

The fact that the spiral record stood so long makes me feel better about it, it's been over four years I think :)

wr_ages_overall.txt

Maybe it's just because spiral is one of the most boring levels, though... :oops:
by Phillip
11 Feb 2008, 18:55
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: Headbanger pipe (head first :P) replay n rant
Replies: 25
Views: 5784

Nice 8)

Great post too, even though it was long as hell I couldn't stop reading :)
by Phillip
14 Nov 2006, 22:45
Forum: General
Topic: Golden Apple Awards 2006
Replies: 256
Views: 64859

- Internalist: Zweq, TorInge, John

- WR: Downhill 45,35 by Zweq, Bowling 53,63 ramone, Circuitous 22,16 Jalli

- Achievement: TorInge 27 WR(s) in table(s) (#232)
by Phillip
16 Jul 2006, 00:37
Forum: Feedback
Topic: New kuski gallery
Replies: 182
Views: 44516

Nice :)
by Phillip
9 Jul 2006, 14:35
Forum: Feedback
Topic: New kuski gallery
Replies: 182
Views: 44516

One thing I think is annoying is the alphabetical sorting of the nicks: Aa Ab Ac Ad Ae Af Ag Ah Ai instead of the more readable Aa Ad Ag Ab Ae Ah Ac Af Ai The second way is superior IMHO. Reading the table column by column is much easier than searching each row, when going through the list alphabeti...
by Phillip
18 Apr 2006, 23:17
Forum: General
Topic: World Cup 6
Replies: 142
Views: 23084

Hey, olympic games are arranged every 4th year for a reason.
by Phillip
8 Apr 2006, 02:15
Forum: General
Topic: The effects of iTunes on elma
Replies: 32
Views: 4040

The effect of Quicktime on my previous computer was quite noticable, it had appr. the same effect as the program ElmaXP.exe (on WinXP). Before I knew about ElmaXP, it was the only way for me to get smooth movement in Elma on WinXP (like on Win98). (Also, the effect is slightly different from ElmaXP)...
by Phillip
12 Feb 2006, 14:48
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: Which of yours is faster?
Replies: 29
Views: 4114

Re: Which of yours is faster?

Steep Corner or Spiral - omg if someone has spiral shorter than steep he's mango! Twin Peaks or Hill Legend Over and Under or Sink Uphill Battle or Islands In The Sky Tunnel Terror or Upside Down The Steppes or Freefall He He or Fruit In The Den Flat Track or Hangman Hang Tight or Precarious Quick ...
by Phillip
12 Feb 2006, 14:39
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: What is your top 5 oldest PRs?
Replies: 46
Views: 11301

1. 01.03.2001 - Uphill Battle: 22.87
2. 01.03.2001 - Warm up: 14.22
3. 11.03.2001 - Steep Corner: 44.57
4. 28.04.2002 - Bumpy Journey: 38.19
5. 01.08.2002 - What the heck: 45.27
by Phillip
22 Jan 2006, 19:08
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: New WRs
Replies: 4112
Views: 475794

I don't know how much he played, but he said he played quite a bit these weeks. He was away from the computer one weekend, though (guess that was on the 14th and 15th).

What's next? I think he is going to spend more time studying now (as he did last autumn).
by Phillip
22 Jan 2006, 14:34
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: New WRs
Replies: 4112
Views: 475794

Schumi wrote:
Phillip wrote:Good estimating, his tt is 36:53:26 :)
my guess is 36:51.63
That's not a guess, I told his actual tt :roll:
by Phillip
22 Jan 2006, 14:14
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: New WRs
Replies: 4112
Views: 475794

Good estimating, his tt is 36:53:26 :)
by Phillip
9 Dec 2005, 13:17
Forum: General
Topic: Average age of kuskis
Replies: 26
Views: 2665

Since people can't (?) or won't unregister from the Kuski gallery when they get inactive, average age in the kuski gallery will increase for some time (unless more and more young players register). I also think the "real" average age of active kuskis will increase, since the generation that grew up ...
by Phillip
21 Nov 2005, 15:27
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: New WRs
Replies: 4112
Views: 475794

CaeZar wrote:Hehe you think he missed 43:6x runs at Headbanger? :P
Headbanger is a good guess I think. (Could be several levs though)
by Phillip
18 Sep 2005, 17:43
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: When will the WR TT be under 36?!
Replies: 171
Views: 36421

I've just updated the prediciton graph with the last 30 tables. I just kept the prediction from last time, since it still fits quite nicely towards the end: Prediction graph Here is the excel file: download I did get the list of (approximate) dates for the tables, and I will definitely fix that too,...
by Phillip
20 Apr 2005, 12:04
Forum: General
Topic: Elastomania is played on a space anomaly!
Replies: 54
Views: 11775

milagros wrote:anyway sin(45 degrees) is not 1/2 (but sqrt(1/2))
Of course, my mistake. But this only makes that strange definition even more unreasonable.
by Phillip
19 Apr 2005, 16:39
Forum: General
Topic: Elastomania is played on a space anomaly!
Replies: 54
Views: 11775

If the angle is 45 degrees, the friction is 0,5 etc. If the board reaches 89,999999... degrees before the ojbect slides off, the friction is 0,9999999... That's a quite different definition than the usual one. It seems that you define it as sin(angle). However, saying that "friction can never excee...
by Phillip
18 Apr 2005, 16:16
Forum: General
Topic: Elastomania is played on a space anomaly!
Replies: 54
Views: 11775

Well, philip if the friction was 1, then when you do hit the brakes, the car would stop instantly If you read my post I actually wrote the usual definition of friction, ant that's not what would happen (with my definition of friction that is... ;) ) Just an example to explain my definition: Let's s...
by Phillip
18 Apr 2005, 09:18
Forum: General
Topic: Elastomania is played on a space anomaly!
Replies: 54
Views: 11775

Friction can't be more than 1, when talking about friction :arrow: 1 = infinity. Nope, there is no magic friction limit at 1 (I'm talking about the ratio between the friction and the normal force) If you ride in a car, and step on the brakes, there is no reason why the car should be able to brake a...
by Phillip
5 Apr 2005, 17:11
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Errors, bugs, mistakes
Replies: 598
Views: 141792

Just noticed an outdated link on Moposite... Moposite->"Recommended"->"Multi WRs" links correctly to: http://www.home.no/sveinrune/multiwr/ However: Moposite->Records->WRs->"Info"->"SveinR's site" links to: http://www.stormpages.com/sveinrune/multiwr/index.html (which currently looks like it is from...
by Phillip
24 Mar 2005, 19:35
Forum: General
Topic: 36MINS Personal TT
Replies: 84
Views: 7821

but if rec always is 30 per sec you can count the frames of a rec and the time will always be exact? You don't get it, do you? Yes, the rec stores the position of the bike 30 times per second. But, elma's own calculation is more precise than that. If you want to calculate the exact time of a rec, y...
by Phillip
24 Jan 2005, 14:19
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: New WRs
Replies: 4112
Views: 475794

And Haircut finally back to KD :)
Congrats!
by Phillip
7 Jan 2005, 20:51
Forum: General
Topic: Limit between bounces and bugs
Replies: 17
Views: 1673

I wasn't trying to fix the problem, I just tried to explain it and then suggest a way to decide which bounces should be legal.

I like bouncing, Elma wouldn't be the same without it :)
by Phillip
7 Jan 2005, 18:33
Forum: General
Topic: Limit between bounces and bugs
Replies: 17
Views: 1673

Continuing the discussion from the replays sharing thread : (on "unstable" differential equations) I have seen the same kind of numerical effect in a small gravity program I created. When two objects get close, the force between them gets very large. In my simulator I used a fininte time step, and a...
by Phillip
7 Jan 2005, 13:08
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: Replays sharing
Replies: 4650
Views: 633692

It's some kind of overflow, right? Or is there an error in the way friction is handled too? (I mean not a numerical bug, just a logical programming error) And what's the current definition of a "legal" bounce? I'm curious of how you measure it, because I have a reasonable suggestion myself how to de...
by Phillip
28 Dec 2004, 14:25
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: reality failures
Replies: 34
Views: 4059

There is nothing mysterious about black holes, it's just a gathering of materia so dense that the escape velocity is larger than the speed of light. 1. Do you believe that the speed of light is invariant? (Go measure it yourself and that's what you'll find) 2. Do you believe that gravity effects lig...
by Phillip
6 Dec 2004, 19:58
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: When will the WR TT be under 36?!
Replies: 171
Views: 36421

Well, you have to do some guessing when fitting the curve. I guessed that in the future new styles will have less relative impact on the tt than it has before. Therefore I guessed that the last part of the tt would be more representative, and fitted the curve to this idea. A more detailed fit would ...
by Phillip
6 Dec 2004, 19:42
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: When will the WR TT be under 36?!
Replies: 171
Views: 36421

Look at Graph 1 and ulll see that predited TT goes on a curve while actual TT is a more straight line so why not under 36?? Straight line is because of "random" variations over shorter time, in the long run (on average) it can't be a straight line. My model is of course not the best model possible,...
by Phillip
11 Nov 2004, 15:17
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: next uphill time
Replies: 25
Views: 4272

I don't know, but I was hoping t0r would take it, because no norwegian kuski has had it before :cry:

http://www.moposite.com/lists/wr_stats/ ... rs_nat.txt

Or maybe Jalli, are you playing it?
by Phillip
10 Nov 2004, 17:08
Forum: General
Topic: Elastomania is played on a space anomaly!
Replies: 54
Views: 11775

Jeppe wrote:Freak 8O
So, höyling a stupid motor bike game for hours and hours, year after year is ok. But if you do some interesting physics calculations (which just takes a few minutes) you are a freak? Does anyone see the irony here? :lol:
by Phillip
10 Nov 2004, 16:28
Forum: General
Topic: Elastomania is played on a space anomaly!
Replies: 54
Views: 11775

Nah, your measurements are ok, and the calculation of top speed seems right :) The only thing I would do different is this: a is constant: The different measurements gave three different values, but the differences are just because of inaccuracies. Let's take a to be the mean value of them (0.95m/s^...
by Phillip
10 Nov 2004, 11:38
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: How many countries have YOU been in?
Replies: 381
Views: 64841

StingZor! wrote:Greece (Skiathos)
Denmark
Norway
I live in Sweden
Lol, very similar to my list:

Greece (Skiathos)
Denmark
Sweden
England
I live in Norway
by Phillip
10 Nov 2004, 10:33
Forum: General
Topic: Elastomania is played on a space anomaly!
Replies: 54
Views: 11775

Re: Elastomania is played on a space anomaly!

Sliding friction is 1,because when you press brake ,it doesn't slide at all. Then the static friction is in a way also 1 ,because the bike doesn't start to slide on uphill when brake pressed down. Actually the friction coefficient (the ratio between the normal force and the braking force) has to be...
by Phillip
10 Nov 2004, 10:10
Forum: General
Topic: Elastomania is played on a space anomaly!
Replies: 54
Views: 11775

a' I got I just turned s=.5at^2 to a= s/.5t^2 and then calculated a and noticed that it gives different values between so little height differences. Those formulas are only correct if a is constant (you can't use them when a varies). If a is constant (which it is) you should get the same value for ...
by Phillip
9 Nov 2004, 15:29
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: Replays sharing
Replies: 4650
Views: 633692

It should be back now...
by Phillip
9 Nov 2004, 12:19
Forum: General
Topic: Elastomania is played on a space anomaly!
Replies: 54
Views: 11775

Are you sure the gravitational acceleration is not constant? On your pictures you say it is 1.00m/s^2, then higher up it is 0.95m/s^2, and even higher it is 0.907m/s^2. Now, when you calculated those values you assumed acceleration was constant, or? (If acceleration is not constant, then calculating...
by Phillip
8 Nov 2004, 16:12
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: When will the WR TT be under 36?!
Replies: 171
Views: 36421

Yes, I was just supporting your view :)
(sorry if I was unclear)
by Phillip
8 Nov 2004, 14:28
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: When will the WR TT be under 36?!
Replies: 171
Views: 36421

John wrote:of course there is a limit, the wrtt can never be 0:00:00 can it?
Of course there is a limit. Obviously it is not 0:00:00, it is probably somewhere above 34 minutes. Remember also (mathematical proof given by Milagros in another thread) that there will be a last wr :cry:
by Phillip
5 Nov 2004, 11:11
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: Replays sharing
Replies: 4650
Views: 633692

Here's my best run on Hill Climber (MOPOCO05): philhill.rec (1:21.xx) It was driven a while ago, ok run, a bit slow at the end. Don't know if anyone else have published recs from this level, hope someone likes it :) Actually it's not that far from the record: http://www.moposite.com/contests_kinglis...
by Phillip
3 Nov 2004, 16:59
Forum: General
Topic: Labyrinth Pro
Replies: 53
Views: 4920

Actually I'm not a mathematician either, I primarily study physics now. But I'm very interested in mathematics, and I think that in general physisists are too ignorant of mathematical principles. Getting a bit off topic here... I use training levels often, but there are of course levels where they a...
by Phillip
3 Nov 2004, 16:55
Forum: General
Topic: Labyrinth Pro
Replies: 53
Views: 4920

heh Phillip getting philosophical, talking about induction. does this mean you don't believe in physics? unusual for a mathematician, but also admirable. Yes, this means no physical law can ever be proven (in a strictly mathematical sense). Even if 1000000 apples fall to the ground in the same mann...
by Phillip
3 Nov 2004, 16:40
Forum: General
Topic: Labyrinth Pro
Replies: 53
Views: 4920

I strongly disagree with Jalli on this point. Do it in a training level first! I bounced and took the apple at least 50 times in a training level (Lab pro) before I played the real level again. Jalli was just lucky on Bowling :P Sure it worked once, but that doesn't mean it always works (the "induct...
by Phillip
3 Nov 2004, 13:26
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: When will the WR TT be under 36?!
Replies: 171
Views: 36421

Ye, I agree it doesn't work that well for the general case. As I said, probably only the last part of the wr tt development is representative of the future. That's why I think the case with 35.98 may be a better prediction...
by Phillip
2 Nov 2004, 12:55
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: When will the WR TT be under 36?!
Replies: 171
Views: 36421

Ok, didn't know it was that bad. Do you have a list of the dates (easily readable by a program)? I can fix it and see if it looks better :)
by Phillip
2 Nov 2004, 12:27
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: When will the WR TT be under 36?!
Replies: 171
Views: 36421

Here's a test with 34.98 as the limit, it certainly looks as if we are on our way:

Graph 3

If you think this is a good prediction, then we'll be below 36 before table 300.
by Phillip
2 Nov 2004, 12:09
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: When will the WR TT be under 36?!
Replies: 171
Views: 36421

the problem with this aproximation is that you shouldn't aproximate table/time but dateoftable/time It is so inaccurate that this minor detail doesn't matter... so Phillip, according to that table 500 prediction pic it looks much like this: lim tt->36 Well, that was just a test to see how well a li...
by Phillip
1 Nov 2004, 18:52
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: When will the WR TT be under 36?!
Replies: 171
Views: 36421

One small comment: My suggestion made the prediction curve fit quite well with the last part of the wr tt development, which is probably more representative of the future. In the middle part the prediction curve is quite far from reality. When I tried to make it fit better with the entire developmen...
by Phillip
1 Nov 2004, 18:46
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: When will the WR TT be under 36?!
Replies: 171
Views: 36421

I just created an excel table to help predict future development of the wr tt. Download here What I thought was this: 1. Finding new styles gets less and less probable 2. With time wrs get better and better down to a limit, the closer you get to the limit the slower the wrs will improve. From this w...
by Phillip
26 Oct 2004, 13:26
Forum: General
Topic: WR table for left-handed kuskis?
Replies: 47
Views: 3174

Beat this:
I'm right handed, but write with my left hand.
This means: I'm unable to throw a ball (well) with my left hand. I'm unable to use a pencil (well) with my right hand. :?