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FAIL – Owned Pictures

http://www.masalatime.com/?p=740 I’m not a huge fan of the FAIL meme, mainly because the smug types who revel in pointing out a Mac running a Microsoft slideshow are also the types to be too distracted to notice the misspelling on the screen. DEVIL’S IN THE DETAILS FAIL:

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070403/ap_en_ce/people_keith_richards_6 Headline du jour, as us old-fashioned types weep for what’s become of society: Keith Richards: `I snorted my father’

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The Cloud Appreciation Society

http://www.cloudappreciationsociety.org/ SaveFerris points to the Cloud Appreciation Society. I’m a card carrying member these days, being 17 floors up with a Western view. As I pack my apartment in preparation to sell, I’m struck by the fact that I’ll miss my sunsets more than anything else about this condo. It’s hard not to be totally […]

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http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e150/lunabean/somethingtoconsiderst1.jpg My theory: Children will never rise above the names they are given. Future parents, take note: This is what awaits the future Lynzees of the world!

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060814/en_nm/life_poll_dc_3 Three quarters of Americans can correctly identify two of Show White’s seven dwarfs while only a quarter can name two Supreme Court Justices, according to a poll on pop culture released on Monday. When I start up my own country, I’m going to make a trivia quiz part of the immigration requirement. The easiest […]

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Should You Quit Your Job?

http://www.blogthings.com/shouldyouquityourjobquiz/outcome.php Your Job Dissatisfaction Level is 68% Your job is a total bummer, and probably the worst job you’ve ever had. Your co-workers stink. Your boss is a jerk. And your company is probably in trouble. Think about finding a new job quickly, even if it’s just a not-so-great transition job. You’ve got to get […]

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Play Infocom Adventures Online

http://www.xs4all.nl/~pot/infocom/ Thumbs-down not for the Infocom games, which I know are very popular with gigantic nerds, but for me. 20+ years after I was stymied by my first text adventure game, I STILL can’t figure these things out. Clearly I am not the person you want leading any kind of expedition or escape plan.

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http://www.cbc.ca/story/canada/national/2005/11/28/poll051128.html A poll conducted for the upcoming election neatly summarises the Canadian ethos; Call it ‘pragmatic resignation.’ The poll suggests voters have little faith in their federal political leaders and that an overwhelming majority – 73 per cent – don’t really expect politicians to keep their election promises once they are in power. Almost two-thirds […]

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