To lie or keep in hiding, as for some evil reason. To move or go in a mean, stealthy manner.
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You jr. skulkers surely know that the actress Hedy Lamarr died on Tuesday. You may not know that she was the co-inventor of the spread-spectrum radio technique that is widely used today, especially in cellular and PCS phones with the CDMA method of encoding the signal. She and her partner filed a patent on the technique in 1942 based on player piano technology, and donated it to the government in the hope that it would be useful to keep communications secret during World War II. The two links above point to articles with the details. The second includes images of the complete patent.
The ICQplus program lets you add skins to ICQ to customize the appearance. You don't have to do the customization yourself, because the site points to complete skin files developed and uploaded by other users.
WebSkulker has been getting complaints that he isn't including enough items for the phone phreak jr. skulkers, so here is one. This page has a detailed tutorial on Caller ID and Call Waiting Caller ID, including diagrams and complete details of the binary data stream that is sent.
On WebSkulker's recent trip to Asia, he noticed that the merchants who didn't speak English very well would bargain by typing numbers into their calculator and holding it up to show the price they were offering. One would think that this technique would only work with numbers, but this page has a list of 90 English words that you can spell on a calculator, with instructions for each one. Most of them need to be read upside down.
This reminded WebSkulker of the pager codes that kids
use to send messages to their friend's numeric-only pagers.
These are often read upside down also:
Two Eskimos sitting in a kayak were chilly, but when they lit a fire in the craft, it sank-proving once and for all that you can't have your kayak and heat it, too.
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