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  Sliders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sliders is a science fiction television series that ran from 1995 to 2000, across five seasons.
The sliders had a finite amount of time to stay on each earth, a time which was beyond their control and was revealed on the timer's display upon arriving to the parallel earth.
Sometimes doubles of the family members of the sliders were found during sliding; Quinn often encountered doubles of his parents, and in the episode "Season's Greedings" Wade met doubles of her father and sister.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sliders   (3416 words)

 episodes @ sliders
When a bizarre accident separates Quinn from the rest of the Sliders, the only hope for the remaining trio is to put their faith in a troubled young girl with a history of hearing voices--and an ability to communicate with spirits.
The Sliders find evidence that Rickman may already be spreading his infection in a world where the superstitious residents believe that a mysterious fog is responsible for their sickness.
On a deserted Earth, the Sliders are horrified to discover human prey being hunted down and killed by half-human, half- Kromagg warriors-in-training called "Hu-Maggs." Quinn, Rembrandt, Maggie, and Colin meet Jenny, one such human target who's been abducted from her homeworld by the Kromaggs.
www.sliders.net /episodes/episodeguide.html   (7605 words)

 Red-eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans)
Baby red-eared sliders were once very popular as children's pets until it was discovered that some of them carried the disease, salmonella.
Their name, slider, comes from the fact that they are quick to slide off of rocks, logs or the banks if danger threatens.
Red-eared sliders are found in most permanent slow-moving water sources with mud bottoms in the eastern three quarters of the state.
www.tpwd.state.tx.us /nature/wild/reptiles/slider.htm   (487 words)

 welcome to sliders - an unofficial sliders site
Sliders first appeared in the spring of 1995 on the FOX television network in the United States and soon was being shown all over the globe.
Toward the end of the third season, a season marked by blatent movie ripoffs instead of alternate history stories, the character of Maximilian Arturo was killed off and a new character, Maggie Beckett, played by Kari Wuhrer was introduced.
John Rhys-Davies was fired from Sliders by the producers to bring in the younger, sexier, female character in an attempt to raise the ratings with teenage/young adult males.
www.sliders.net   (1190 words)

 BASE WIKI : Sliders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
All these considerations have lead to contraptions like the beer-can slider (a sail slider with two holes the size of a beercan), the bra slider (a slider with two cup shapes) and the cross connector (a cross between the four risers).
The large hole mesh slider is a rectangular slider with a mesh instead of solid fabric.
Although a sail slider might, in principle, be safe when used in combination with a conservative opening altitude on a terminal object, in practice the possibility that the jumper might have to deploy subterminal — and the extraordinarily unreliable heading in that scenario — makes the sail slider a very dangerous choice.
www.basewiki.com /wiki/pmwiki.php/Gear/Sliders   (1285 words)

A slider is a control that is used to select a value from a continuous or discontinuous range.
Sliders can represent a series of discrete values, in which case the indicator snaps to the value closest to the end point of the drag operation.
If the slider represents a continuous range or a large number of discrete values and the exact value that is chosen is important, provide a text field where the chosen value can be displayed.
java.sun.com /products/jlf/ed2/book/HIG.Controls7.html   (297 words)

 Hard disk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The magnetic medium (film) on the disk surface changes its magnetization in microscopic spots due to the head's write field, which is a strong and highly localised magnetic field.
The read sensor detects the magnetic flux emanating from the transitions passing underneath it through a small change of the MR sensor's electric resistance and this is converted by electronics into a stream of 1's and 0's.
In CSS drives the sliders carrying the head sensors (often also just called heads) are designed to reliably survive a number of landings and takeoffs from the disk surface, though wear and tear on these microscopic components eventually takes its toll.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hard_disk   (6647 words)

 Cut The Knot!
On the torus version of Sliders, the counters simply wrap around the row or column they are in.
The same sequence could be used with any slider type puzzle that has two cycles that intersect in a single vertex, as long as one of the cycles is even.
Another variation of the Sliders puzzle defines the wrap around condition as though the puzzle is constructed on the surface of the Klein bottle.
www.maa.org /editorial/knot/slider.html   (2318 words)

 Sliders FAQ 2nd Edition: General Questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Sliders might encounter, for example, worlds in which the Communists have won the Cold War; nuclear winter prevails or the male gender is considered the weaker sex.
SLIDERS, created by Robert K. Weiss and Tracy Torme, is produced by St. Clare Entertainment and distributed by MCA Television Limited.
Sliders FAQ: Sliders Music Currently the first part is posted on a regular basis to the alt.tv.sliders, rec.arts.sf.tv, alt.answers, rec.answers, and news.answers newsgroups.
www.faqs.org /faqs/tv/sliders/faq   (5574 words)

 The Fall of Sliders
The recent two-parter Sliders episode, "Exodus", is an epitome of all that is good and bad about the fledgling television series.
For the uninitiated, Sliders started on the Fox Network in 1995 as a sci-fi vehicle to explore the context of social issues, such as disease and the proliferation of nuclear weapons, much like any of the Star Trek series.
In "Exodus", the Sliders land on an Earth that is about to be destroyed by fragments of a destroyed pulsar star which will irradiate the entire surface, killing everyone (I didn't know that pulsar stars were made of solid rock!?).
members.aol.com /aleong1631/sliders.html   (1593 words)

 Amazon.com: Sliders - The First and Second Seasons: DVD: Vern Gillum,Allan Eastman,Jefery Levy,Adam Nimoy,John ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
All nine episodes of the 1995 debut season and the 12-episode second season from '96, as well as the pilot from '95, are included in the aesthetically impressive set; extras, however, are limited to commentary by creators Tracy Torme and Robert K. Weiss on the pilot episode, and a making-of featurette with O'Connell and Derricks.
The Sliders soon realize that they would much rather return back to their own dimension, but things are not that easy.
Unfortunately, once the Sliders have entered a particular dimension, there is only a limited amount of time to reopen the portal, and there are only a few select places within each dimension they can do it from.
www.amazon.com /Sliders-Second-Seasons-Vern-Gillum/dp/B00022FWEU   (2474 words)

 Plant Filter. 3D Garden Composer. Plant Encyclopedia Demo
Ticked icons and slider scale positions indicate the possible properties of the selected plants.
To change the criteria on sliders, move their sliders to the preferred position.
As buttons are clicked, icons ticked, and sliders moved, the number of plants in your selection changes.
www.gardencomposer.com /demo-encyclopedia-2.html   (318 words)

 Orlando Watersports Complex (OWC) Wakeboard Sliders, Rails, Obstacles, Structures.
The A-frame is one of the longest obstacles in the park at 80' long and approximately 6' tall.
This slider will prove to be ahead of its time with its smooth transition.
The Cheesewedge - This slider is a larger version of the Mini with a bit of a steeper angle.
www.orlandowatersports.com /sliders.php   (256 words)

 Sunrise Sliders: On the Right Track
Single sliders have all the great features of typical slider windows with one difference: one of the sashes is operational, and the other is stationary.
And, where typical windows are almost impossible to slide, the 8 brass rollers we use on our lift-out sliders makes them easy to open and close.
Fully-operational sliding sashes flank a stationary sash on end-vent sliders; for center-vent sliders, only the center sash is operational between two stationary sashes.
www.sunrisewindows.com /sliders.html   (255 words)

 Frame sliders - online. All information about - Home
These frame sliders are just the ticket for protecting that beautiful ZX 10R frame in the event of a mishap.
ZX6/636 Frame Sliders These frame sliders are just the ticket for protecting that beautiful ZX 6 frame in the event of a mishap.
Designed and built as a part of Cycle Cat's IMS program, our frame slider systems are intended to minimize damage to critical components of the motorcycle, in the greatest possible number of crash events.
letorictrocc.proboards102.com   (816 words)

 Sliders- My Parallel Earth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sliders is still airing at 9:00 pm est on the Sci-Fi Channel, and new episodes of the show started on June 8, 1998.
Currently, Wade is no longer a part of the show (see episode summaries when up), but there are rumors of her returning for the 5th season along with John Rhys-Davies (Professor Arturo).
Sliders is a very complicated show, but I'm going to do my best to keep the ones of you without the Sci-Fi Channel updated in the simplest way.
www.geocities.com /TelevisionCity/Set/2877/sliders.html   (139 words)

 How to Use Sliders (The Java™ Tutorials > Creating a GUI with JFC/Swing > Using Swing Components)
Often, a slider is paired with a text field so that the user can enter a precise value.
Create a horizontal slider with the specified model, which manages the slider's minimum, maximum, and current values and their relationship.
Set or get whether the maximum is shown at the left of a horizontal slider or at the bottom of a vertical one, thereby inverting the slider's range.
java.sun.com /docs/books/tutorial/uiswing/components/slider.html   (1527 words)

 Welcome to Steve's Parallel World (Earth62)
Added a new section to the Visual Sliders section: Vancouver Filming Locations which includes Science World and Lost in the 50's Drive-In.
Sliders was created by Tracy Torme' and Robert K. Weiss and is the property of St. Clare Entertainment and Universal Studios.
Any Sliders sound and picture files are the property of St. Clare Entertainment and/or Universal Studios and/or the FOX Network and/or the Sci-Fi Channel and/or Studio USA.
www.earth62.net /sliders.html   (187 words)

 Windows Volume Control replacement
Audio Sliders is a Volume Control replacement that is 5 times smaller than the Windows version.
Volume sliders from different sound cards can be mixed in a single layout.
Additionally, Audio Sliders can display time for different time zones, as well as system information including drive's free space, available physical memory, total memory load and CPU utilization.
www.codesector.com /mixer.asp   (480 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Sliders - Season 3: DVD: Jerry O'Connell,John Rhys Davies,Sabrina Lloyd,Cleavant Derricks,Kari Wuhrer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A science-fiction programme with a unique and malleable conceit, SLIDERS was among the most popular shows of its genre during the 1990s.
Sliders Season 1 and 2 boxset was subtitled but Sliders Season 3 has no subtitles at all.
Just got Sliders Season 3 on DVD and it is as good as I remember it when it was on TV, It improves on Seasons 1 and 2 by milles and the Stories are as good as what come before.
www.amazon.co.uk /Sliders-Season-Jerry-O-Connell/dp/B000B73H7U   (1174 words)

 Sliders Puzzle
The basic moves in the Sliders puzzle are cycles.
According to a known identity one basic Sliders move in the nxn puzzle is an even permutation iff n is odd.
Applying a few results of the Group Theory to the table of moves it's possible to prove that puz(Sliders) consists of just two connected components.
www.cut-the-knot.org /pythagoras/sliders.shtml   (494 words)

 Hey Norton! - Ken Norton's blog - Slide over and make way for bad UI
Sadly, the passion for sliders has inflicted many people at Yahoo!, and they've made their way into other products.
Although sliders are shiny, sexy, and make for a great demo for execs, they have some usability issues.
It's not about the slider, it's about giving the control over to the user and allowing them to decide on how much or how little they want to see of the choice.
heynorton.typepad.com /blog/2005/06/slide_over_and_.html   (1178 words)

 Wiz Racing Sliders On-Line Secure Shop
They are made from our excellent composite material, which has been developed over the years, this is the same plastics type material that we use for all of our ‘plastic’ knee sliders.
The WIZ Flag knee slider has been hugely popular and can been seen one many of the world’s top tracks being abused by the Worlds top racers.
It is due to a request from TT winner Jim Moodie for some Scottish flag sliders for himself 7 or 8 years ago that the idea was born.
www.wizracing.co.uk   (361 words)

 Sliders | Earth Prime | The Definitive Source for Sliders
Sliders Episode Guide: The search engine has been removed in favor of the subject categorization seen in previous versions of the site.
SLIDERS is an ambitious and satirical state-of-the-art adventure series which follows four explorers who discover a gateway to travel to parallel dimensions of Earth.
SLIDERS asks the perennial question "what if" and chronicles the adventures of pioneers who have figured out how to "slide" through parallel dimensions of Earth, experiencing and exploring Earth today as it would be if a different path had been taken, personally or historically.
www.earthprime.com   (583 words)

 Pocket PC Software from Camellia Corporation
In Word Sliders, you must rearrange the letters by rotating the columns up or down until each row consists of actual words.
The options for Word Sliders consist of 56 levels from the easiest 2 words of 3 letters each to the most difficult level: 8 words of 10 letters each:
In Picture Sliders, pictures are scrambled and you must re-create the original picture by sliding the puzzle pieces around:
www.cc-2000.com /ppc   (332 words)

 Harmonographs, Spirographs, and Lissajous   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Then click the "random" button (or you can drag any sliders and watch as the image changes).
Then drag any sliders, but set one amplitude on each side to zero.
You can enjoy the encyclogram without knowing any mathematics, but it is interesting to explore the effect of each slider on each type of figure...
www.kosmoi.com /Science/Mathematics/Graphs/Encyclo   (498 words)

 Sliders TV Show - Sliders Television Show - TV.com
The Sliders arrive in the middle of a rally, surprisingly being held in their honor.
They learn they are the subjects of a religion called Slidology, founded by a man with psychic abilities.
Tell the world what you think of Sliders, write a review for this show.
www.tv.com /sliders/show/438/summary.html   (398 words)

 Motovation Frame Sliders, Swingarm Slider and Accessories
It began with frame sliders, after all fairing panels were really expensive and often took weeks to get even if you were able to afford them.
If you don't see the frame slider product you're looking for, it is most likely in the catalog and we don't have a picture of it yet.
Our product line currently includes: frame sliders, bar end counter balancers, clutch, swingarm sliders and we are slowly expanding into other products and representing other quality brands like Acculign's Ducati and Aprilia products.
www.motovationusa.com   (563 words)

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