2006 Archives

2006
Dec
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What is it?
“http://cache.gizmodo.com/assets/resources/2006/12/amazonukbig.jpg ”
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Xmas in the bar
“Merry F'ing X-mas! I am shitfaced on Obsidian Stout and Newcastle. We're sitting next ...”
Wii Pics
24
Oh, Pointy Birds
“Best example of worst website ever. I think I'll start replacing all of my ...”
Playin' With My Wii
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18
"For the love of God and all that is holy, my Wii is bleeding"
Brrrrrrr
“When it is below freezing, luxuries like leather seats (from before the era of electric ...”
17
...in which I tell Gamestop and Nintendo to f' off
“I have to say that my attempts to purchase a Nintendo Wii have to be ...”
16
Zoë Tonight
“Oh, and if anyone wants to go to the aforementioned Zoë concert, I'll be there ...”
Living Room Theaters
“I can't find any pictures or information about how big each theater is, but there ...”
13
U R GAY LOLLZERS!
“Just in case you were wondering, soy makes you gay. "Soybean products are feminizing, and they're ...”
09
Butt cleavage
“...and to the left is four inches of butt cleavage. -Kim, sitting at a table ...”
08
Sketchy locations, great performances, and undiscovered food
Torso
“Yesterday, Kim came home with an extra torso. ”
06
Inland Empire
“The trailer for David Lynch's new film, Inland Empire: (via The Mercury) Also: WTF?”
05
Two free WiFi sources at home
“Interesting. So now we not only have volunteer-created personaltelco.net free WiFi in Portland, but ...”
Tea Anemone
“I have to say that Adagio, the company that supplies me with tea, impresses me ...”
04
Emo
“Dear Internet,      Why is it so difficult to find independent music that's not Emo? Your friend, Brian”
Nov
30
Zoë!
“I'll be going to see Zoë (of Rasputina) at Mississippi Studios on the 16th. ...”
29
Brrrr?
“My brain knows it's cold. I can see the thermometer at 30ºF. ...”
27
sn0w
“ZOMG!~ SNOW! IN NOVEMBER! I celebrated by riding the Razor scooter around the parking lot, ...”
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25
Turkey Day
“We skipped out of hosting an Orphan Thanksgiving this year, having just thrown the 80+ ...”
23
Question!
“Did anyone else drink olive brine as a kid, or was I the only one? ...”
22
If only we could also put it on a stick..
“As I post this, I'm looking at you, Les: Deep Fried Coke P.S. This might go well with the ...”
Synchronous Google Browser Sync?
“Is it just me, or does Google Browser Sync, contrary to the FAQ, now allow ...”
21
Only in Portland
“Only in Portland: homeless man gets out of his sleeping bag on the sidewalk and ...”
20
iPod Owners Are Thieves
“Maybe you saw the recent article where Doug Morris, the CEO of Universal Music, states ...”
Thieves Steal Free Computers
“Today in WTF news, people broke into Free Geek and stole computers. For those ...”
18
Alabama Cheese
“Note to self: "Alabama cheese" is, for all intents and purposes, Velveeta. It is ...”
Podshow Download
“ This post was a shell script that was mainly for me to download a song ...”
17
Bamboozled
“So it turns out that the Lucky Bamboo stuff they sell you to keep on ...”
16
Mister Coffee
“Now that it's cooler out, I feel like Mister Rogers every time I get to ...”
15
Work Crews, Right Turns, Bad Music Players
“This morning, I was stopped at a light on the waterfront, waiting to turn onto ...”
14
Wiiiiiiiiiiiiiii....
“Are any of you Portlanders getting a Nintendo Wii? I want to play one, ...”
Ow II
“Epilogue to the partially skinless hand situation: it turns out that the sensitive, pink, strangely ...”
12
Ow
“(Hopefully) fixed the ignitor in the oil furnace this morning. Like yesterday, I once ...”
Horse Brass
“Lovely evening at the Horse Brass Pub in which I learned that operating a fork ...”
Car Blog
“I finished changing the oil, just in time for it to start raining heavily. ...”
07
Singularities in Software Design
“Even with all of the work I've done with the Linux kernel and kernel drivers, ...”
06
Quake
“It was only a 2.6, but felt stronger because the epicenter was half-way between our ...”
Remember, Remember
“I'm celebrating Bonfire Day by watching V for Vendetta, of course.”
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Lost Thoughts
“ Mr. Eko - too sudden, with nothing that felt like good, solid closure. Why ...”
01
Drinkering At Work
“At work today, they have beer in the vegetable drawers of all of the refrigerators. ...”
Oct
31
Tea Time
“For the past few weeks, I have searched (off and on) for a decent tea ...”
"Werewolf." "THERE wolf. And THERE castle."
“Classic scary movies I haven't seen * Carrie * Hellraiser (the whole series) * Halloween (the whole series) * ...”
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26
Getting Things Done
“Holy carp. I think I have found the coolest app that I've seen in ...”
25
Audio Samples
“Do you know what I can't find on the internet? I cannot find audio ...”
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quote
“"OMG 0-Day Housewares" ”
18
WHEEEEEeeeee.......
“Here starteth my 5-day "weekend."”
17
Were they really *that* messed up in the 60s?
Spinach
“Yeay! Wild Oats finally has spinach back in its salad bar. ”
16
TAL Podcast
“* * * ATTENTION! * * * NPR's This American Life is finally offering a free ...”
15
Better living through xgrid
“After some trial and error, I learned a few things about the OS X xgrid ...”
14
Loosening the connective tissue
“I just got back from massage, where she did 5-10 minutes of a technique new ...”
Tunnels
“STUCK IN SHANGHAI TUNNELS STOP FORCED TO GIVE TOURS STOP SUBJECTED TO BAD KARAOKE FROM ...”
13
Dogs and Catacombs
“Today: I am surrounded by about a dozen dogs. In fact, one just walked ...”
12
Yeay, Google!
“Google Mobile Maps for the Treo kicks some major butt. It's super fast and ...”
Paper and Paper Fastening
“Today: slightly more happy with my new parchment style after LiveJournal ate the cherrywood and ...”
Cool/Uncool
“Do you know what's cool? * Digging into the implementation behind the pthread_create() system call, and ...”
11
If it happens a few more times, we might have to call it "trendy."
“So I guess yet another plane hit yet another Manhattan highrise. They're saying it's ...”
Dead Rats + Soldering Iron = Fun?
10
Recording Industry Ass. of America
“The RIAA hits Portland and may bankrupt Imbibe (originally seen at damnportlanders.) It looks ...”
08
Fanatical Grammatical
“This is for all of you Grammar Nazis out there. Which one is right? ...”
05
circa December 15, 1944
“I just learned something interesting about Glenn Miller, whose "Moonlight Serenade" has been featured at ...”
Lost
“The opening scene of the Lost premier: hoe-lee kay-rap I had an odd dream last night ...”
03
Sep
26
Wherein I discover the tolerance values for CD sizing
“The warning that's on the wrapper: * The audio side of this disc does not conform ...”
25
The Lost *yawn*
“After reading this review of The Lost Experience game/ARG/viral-marketing thing, I'm kind of glad I ...”
Quote of the Day
“"That's not a cat toy. That's a sword."”
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I'd like to declare these fists as deadly weapons
“Holy crap, this is the coolest idea. Next time I have something expensive in ...”
21
Noise Canceling Headphones?
“Does anyone have experience with noise canceling headphones? I think I'm going to need ...”
18
Double-U Tea Eff?!?!
“BUGS By default, Linux follows an optimistic memory allocation strategy. This means ...”
15
Pillow Fight!
“Pillow fight tonight! Edit: please note the change in venue to O'Bryant Square”
iPod, youPod, we all Pod for iPod
“I spent my Aperture rebate on the new video iPod, which arrived this morning. ...”
12
Dead President
“If you can't impeach him, kill him. Bush Assassination Film Set For US Release ...”
TMCM
“Anyone interested in seeing Too Much Coffee Man: The Opera?”
11
Obligatory Sept 11th post
“Obligatory Sept 11th post: Where was I? What was I doing? What was I ...”
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05
04
::yawn::
“Was up late last night (but not out late last night -- the plan for ...”
03
Don't be stupid, be a smartie
“Matthew Broderick is no Gene Wilder, but Will Ferrell is a great neo-nazi. I ...”
Aug
30
The EFF need a lesson in security
“Sometimes I get email from the EFF about things to take action on -- bills ...”
29
Library of Google
“Yesterday, I picked up "Labyrinths," a book of short stories and essays by Jorge Luis ...”
28
Linus? THE Linus? Nahhh...
“I just passed a sort of greyish-brownish BMW SUV going down the I-5 south (to ...”
From the maker of Brunching Shuttlecocks
“"So I said 'can I put the party hats on the bodies?' and they said ...”
27
Nice use of stock footage
“So, I haven't really been following the "Lost Experience" game that has been playing through ...”
Please, don't drive nails into our [trees|Lord|tallywacker]
26
Sand Witch
“I have invented a new sandwich and will either call it Grilled Cheese++ or The ...”
25
The Upper Decker
“Today at lunch, I bit my finger. Also today, I learned of a revenge technique called ...”
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Yet another pillow fight
“http://www.myspace.com/pillowfightpdx the feathers fall like the season WHO:: YOU!! YOU!! YOU!! and YOU!! WHAT:: A MASSIVE PILLOW FIGHT!! WHEN:: ...”
NO WAI!
YA RLY!
O RLY?
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Swell Crow
“I used to think that the guy who came up with the idea for Velcro ...”
18
Who's Susan?
“An old coworker, Ken, came to town tonight before driving off to Astoria to hop ...”
16
If at first you don't succeed at breaking a cipher, you're not Bruce Schneier
“So awesome: http://geekz.co.uk/schneierfacts/ For the folks reading this that are not crypto dweebs, Bruce Schneier is ...”
How I Spent My Summer Vacation
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sleep now
“Today, I saw a bison chasing a fox. It's been a long day. ...”
12
Endgame + PCBC
“What he said...”
Yeay Marriott!
11
I am protected from BO and halitosis!
“They said to get to the airport 2 hours early because of security. I ...”
10
Dear, O'Reilly
“Dear O'Reilly: How many email messages are you going to send me with the subject line ...”
Fridges Galore
“After Brandon's fridge and Citizen X's fridge, I thought I would post this fridge-related link ...”
09
07
02
Can't sleep. Clowns will wheeze on me.
“Last night, I felt well enough to go to yoga after having skipped out on ...”
01
The Great Music Purge of 2006
“Sunday, I missed out on Mondo Croquet. I was no longer sick, but I ...”
Jul
30
Sledgehammers, bowling balls, cupcakes, writers, snot, nightmares
“Also: as Eric and I found out at the beginning of the month, when I ...”
JavaScript Portscanning
“Interesting.. using JavaScript on an internet website to portscan (and eventually hack) your local area ...”
27
Backups
“I have discovered that the Buffalo TeraStation has a few limitations. It will not store ...”
26
Red! No -- Blue! Aaaaarrrrgggghhhhh.....
“The rental people called yesterday saying that someone will be around to paint the house ...”
25
Capitalization
“When you capitalize subject lines, such as in email messages or LiveJournal posts, how do ...”
Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate's life for me
“This weekend was hot. Very hot. I hear that Portland got up to ...”
Now, let's put in a few Happy Little Trees
21
:-(
“Some difference in the way Linux's Bash and OS X's Bash handle variables just caused ...”
20
Firefox 2, Electric Boogaloo
“Okay, so I am slowly trying to migrate myself to Firefox 2.0 on the Mac. ...”
19
Digg Top Stories -> RSS
“A few months ago, Digg released a new version of their site. The release ...”
17
Explodey!
“Those sirens you hear? Yeah, it turns out that a plane crashed into two ...”
14
If you want to view paradise, simple look around and view it
“It looks like the first 24 minutes of A Scanner Darkly are online. The ...”
Quicksilver
“So there was a lot of hoopla on Digg earlier today about a new version ...”
13
If it ain't Scottish, it's crap
“Who wants to go to the Highland Games this weekend?”
12
Direct-Linking of Images & The Popularity Of Brandon's Fridge
“The other day, Kim noticed that the view counts on several of her bellydance movies ...”
11
iChat -> Jabber -> LJ Bot -> LJ
“I am posting this from my iChat client. Now, I can post from the ...”
08
Illegal Downloading
“Dear people posting BitTorrents: the name of the show is "Doctor Who," not "Dr. Who." ...”
Snowing Feathers
07
Thank you very little and thank you very much, Apple
“So it turns out that there is a bug in OS X's udp socket library. ...”
Fair, Cookies, and NFS
“Kim left for Country Fair yesterday. For some reason, I thought she was leaving ...”
"Enforce In-Order Execution of Input/Output" a.k.a. "Ol' MacDonald Had A Farm"
“The Linux kernel has all kinds of bizarre stuff in it if ( ppc_md.progress ) ppc_md.progress("WTF?", ...”
02
"the way you hold me tight"
“You don't really think about the words to "What I Like About You" until it ...”
Jun
30
Lions and tigers and child rapists, oh my!
“Who knew that we were surrounded by so many predatory sex offenders? There are ...”
29
iMagritte
Waterfront Tram Thinger
“Does anyone have any info about the tram that is supposed to connect up to ...”
28
the way of the future the way of the future
“I now own a pair of Tevas. I am now either officially a Portlander ...”
27
Sledgehammers & Bowling Balls
“Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! The Portland Cacophony Society brings, to the park blocks in front ...”
26
hot...
“Today is the hottest. day. ever. How great it would feel to just roll ...”
Too Hot
Hot Hot Hot!!!
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Milla Jovovich at 1080p
“As heard joked about on TWiT and actually calculated here, 15.7% of all Blu-Ray discs ...”
22
20!
“I did the Brain Age check this morning and it told me I had an ...”
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Developers, Developers, Developers, &c.
“I forgot to write about it yesterday, but it looks like Bill Gates is retiring ...”
Need More Coffee
“No brain age today. I feel that if I took the test right now, ...”
15
"Jesus could've danced better than Barishnikov"
“The lecture last night was about Jesus and Mary Magdalene. It was interesting enough, ...”
I remember when I used to dread goinig to lectures...
“Woot woot! Da Vinci lecture tonight!”
14
Cajun Brain Indians
“Last night, as I came home from work, Eric unexpectedly dropped by the house. ...”
13
Brain, Egg
“Today, my brain age has improved to 27. I don't know if that is ...”
12
BRAIIIINNZZZZZ!!!
“So I did my first official Brain Age training thing this morning. According to ...”
11
Nintendo Friend Codes
“Here are my Nintendo Friend Codes: Tetris 398615 934963 Animal Crossing 1461-0123-1474 What are yours?”
Neck, Vampires, and Tetris
“1. My neck is feeling much better today. I had it looked at yesterday ...”
08
Ow and $
“From either sleeping the wrong way last night or moving the wrong way this morning, ...”
06
"Jesus Christ threw up the horns?"
“A favorite Penny Arcade web comic that is appropriate for 6/6/6 day: Der Hornen, wherein ...”
Remade Art
Horns Across Hawthorne
03
Quote of the evening
“"I'm holding entirely too many raw shrimp to be gothic right now." ”
Friend Groups
“I recently reorganized my friend groupings because things were getting too crazy to follow. ...”
02
01
Pricey Kitty Novelty
“MacBook Pro: productivity tool or the most expensive cat toy ever? (The first few ...”
May
30
Quack!
“In the event of an atom bomb, Duck and Cover!”
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Designing circuit boards for /* fun and */ profit
“Remember the beginning of the movie Primer, before the guys have their serendipitous accident and ...”
SSH Geekery
“I have been using ssh with the "-L" flag for many years to do fancy ...”
Eugene and Pictures
19
Lost
“This pretty much consists of some currently unanswerable questions that I just wanted to write ...”
18
Portland Fire?
“Does anyone know anything more about the fire just south of Hawthorne last night?”
Traffic Alert
“There would appear to be a textbook spill on I-5 south, just south of Portland. ...”
15
Nostrana Redux
“So why did The O name Nostrana restaurant of the year? Apparently, politics and ...”
13
Turn Of The Century Pop Music
“This morning, when I got up, I clicked on the iPod and started listening to ...”
Nostrana
“To basically reiterate what Kim said about Nostrana: The chairs were slightly more upscale versions of ...”
12
Keep Victim Comfortable
“Things that scare me: the other day, while chatting with some of the guys on ...”
Games
“I tend to be a guy who just doesn't like computer and/or console games. ...”
11
09
Po' Tay Toe
“Champagne for lunch is underrated. It seems that every time that I go out to something ...”
07
06
If only prawn grew on trees
“For the longest time (actually, until just now), I thought that a shrimp plant is ...”
Sigur Rós
“Last night, I saw Sigur Rós at the Schnitz. They were tight and put ...”
03
Apr
29
Lost Keys?
“Has anyone lost keys in my car in the last few weeks/months? I found ...”
28
I always have chickens trying to steal my cats, don't you?
“I'm not yet sure if it is cute or animal cruelty, but here's a little ...”
Perplex City Card Ideas
“I have had about a dozen people approach me through chat, email, and Unfiction private ...”
27
Naked Mole-Rats!
“Naked mole-rats at the Portland zoo. See also: another naked mammal with vegetables”
Only in Portland...
“Last night, Kim had a client over. The client had to rush out in ...”
26
PodShow+
“I managed to score a beta login for the Podshow+ service. It has a ...”
22
Photoblog
Even academia is getting swept up in the Da Vinci Code movie hype
“Three cheers for the perks you get for being a museum member! 15% isn't ...”
21
Today in Video Mashups...
“Considering it takes the audio from The Pixies and the video from Lost, it probably ...”
Elvis needs boats! Elvis needs boats!
“This is going to be the typical "LJ Catchup" post in which I complain that ...”
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11
#228: Primer
Roadwork
“It seems to me that they are turning Natio Pky. into a gravel pit. ...”
07
06
Mercury Coloring Contest
“The Portland Mercury (the local weekly ad-supported event rag, like the LA Weekly) recently sported ...”
04
I'd carry a Jesus Stick (but not a real Jesus Stick, that's cruel)
“I heard a silly/geeky song on the Jay and Jack Lost Podcast this week. ...”
03
DST Officially Blows
“Today, I saved no daylight. In fact, I hit the "sleep" button every five ...”
02
Speaking in Intentionally Breakable Code
Holy crap! There's a bustle in my hedgerow!
“So about half of the females on my LJ friends-list seem to go crazy at ...”
Mar
30
29
AJAX
“Does anyone know of any good Ajax debugging tools for Internet Exploder? I'm having ...”
27
12 episodes down, ~148 to go
“Interesting observation: converting an episode of Buffy (~44 minutes of video) to a format useful ...”
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Take off every zig!
“Okay, so let's say that one wants to try out that Calamari Darcy game where ...”
23
"Inflammable means flammable? Who knew?" -Dr. Nick
“I guess "flammable" and "inflammable" are different enough that some of the chemicals here need ...”
22
The Areas of my Expertise
“FYI: When John Hodgman and Jonathan Coulton came for the book reading of The Areas ...”
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Viva Piñata!
“So it would appear that there is an upcoming video game (and television series tie-in) ...”
Digg
“Much like my request for del.icio.us usernames, I wonder: what's your Digg username? Mine ...”
A big post of various updates
“It has been quite a while since I have made a "real" post--one not consisting ...”
16
BEWARE!
“Do other months have Ides? ”
09
PEOPLE OF PORTLAND:
“PEOPLE OF PORTLAND: It's just snow and it melts before it even hits the ground. ...”
08
The Daily Show on iTunes
“Hmmm.... it would appear that you can now subscribe to The Daily Show on the ...”
07
Photoshop Woes
“Are there any Mac HaXoRz out there that know where the Adobe Photoshop CS2 secret ...”
06
Choke On It!
“I am drinking something that lists one of its ingredients as a "chokeberry." ”
05
Produce!
“I was really productive yesterday and nursing a hangover today. I think these cancel ...”
SPOCK ROCK!
04
Haha! Wood fired pizza!
“The third reference to human remains in my blog this week: The local chain that turns ...”
02
Human Remains Part II
“It seems that I just cannot get away from lunchtime conversations about human remains this ...”
01
Wha?
“Today's fun fact comes from the guy behind the counter at Wild Oats. Human ...”
Feb
28
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Fact of the Day!
“"Fanta was originally made from byproducts of cheese and jam production."”
Catattack
21
"You've got mail^H^H^H^H numbers to enter"
“Last week, I downloaded and played with the OS X Lost widget. It was ...”
19
Move
“Because I did not think about what I was doing last night, I got to ...”
18
ROFLcoptor
“NPR just 'splained me what ROTF and LOLerskates are. I feel so edumakated ...”
17
Useful Web Office Tools
“A while back, Substitute made a post that referenced a situation that, I believe, most ...”
16
Sun
“You know, I really do not mind the windshield ice scraping and 2 degrees above ...”
Lost
“When the numbers reached zero, shifted red, then started flipping to hieroglyphs, it really got ...”
15
Holy Crap
“Somebody rolled an SUV on the Morrison Bridge. ”
Complications, as heard on NPR
“So it turns out that the guy Cheney gunned down has some buckshot in/near his ...”
14
HAPPY SINGLES AWARENESS DAY!
“While stuck in traffic this morning, there was an ambulance with full siren and bright ...”
Natio Pky
“Anyone know what all the construction on Natio is? It's really messing up the ...”
12
My iPod Video Speculation
“There have been a million blogs speculating about the upcoming iPod. The general consensus ...”
10
Any unauthorized used of the system will be prosecuted
“So, I have been comparing my laptop's setup against the NSA security recommendations for OS ...”
Hopefully with 100% less hydrogen!
“THIS is the vacation I will be taking in 2010.”
08
Our Princess is in another castle
“Yes, you too can recreate the sounds of Super Mario Brothers!”
07
Powells Trip
“I stopped by Powell's this evening to pick up a book I need for work. ...”
06
Yes, the NSA uses Open Source
“I assume everyone has now seen the Washington Post article (or more specifically, the associated ...”
04
Wacky crazy fun
Groundhog Day!
“Yesterday's episode of Coverville was mighty f'ed up and made me feel like I was ...”
03
sushi modification
“While having lunch at the local sushi restaurant, the guy at the next table is ...”
del.icio.us
“Del.icio.us is a great tool. It's especially great when you hook the RSS feed ...”
Jan
29
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Tagging
“I find that different systems that implement tagging use different underlying methodologies. For instance, ...”
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28.2.4.1.3 Auto-Negotiation Advertisement Register (Register 4, R/W)
“The international standards document ISO 8802-3 / IEEE 802.3: Information Technology -- Telecommunications and Information ...”
25
Ow
“Last Saturday: really deep tissue massage (yeay for insurance!) Last night: really good night at yoga Today: ...”
Because all the cool kids are doing it
“My iTunes Music Signature (as well as the list of included songs in case you ...”
24
Lunchtime conversation
“At lunch, there was a group of guys at the next table over that spent ...”
Not sure if I think this is cool because it's cool or if I'm not yet awake enough
“Note to self (because del.icio.us is, once again, teh brok3n): interesting way to grow tomatoes ...”
Wrinkly Cat Comix, Volume #1, Issue #1
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Massage...mmmmmgood
“This morning I had a massage. Yeay! I was a little sore still ...”
20
Attention Internet
“Attention Internet! (Or more specifically, this message is directed at the Mac fanatics on ...”
Annoyance Dreams
“I was going to write a big post about the bad dreams I have had ...”
Playing With Knives
“I am not sure which knife block I like more, the human head or the ...”
18
Meat
“I just dropped my iPod into a tub of raw meat. ”
Also!
Why did you grow a beard? I can't leave you alone for 5 minutes!
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Rwar!
Bling
“Today, I spent more money on a single item than I ever have before, excluding ...”
13
1984
“It looks like Apple has patented the combination TV/camera Telescreens from Orwell's 1984. Now ...”
A Morning Poll
Unexpected Email
“Interesting. My web host (Dreamhost) just sent me an $80 gift certificate for their ...”
12
Warning: workfilter / Warning: technobabble
“Given: a laptop running OS X is on a tightly controlled LAN. There is ...”
08
"Be excellent to each other!" "Party on, dudes!"
“The world needs more Japanese dudes playing classical music on electric guitars, or really just ...”
Latchkeys
06
Basement Smoke
“Went to The Basement. Too much smoke. I will hate myself in the morning. ”
02
Say Cheese
“There is something to be said about a grilled cheese sandwich made of locally produced ...”
Work...
“Do you know what's good? Having a giant list of stuff to do for ...”
Stolen from <lj user="dmax801">
“If you are familiar with the basic plot and characters of Firefly, you may want ...”
Lists
“* Had great time two nights ago at a party at Les' place. Photographic ...”