Archive for August 2003

hang dog

found the virus. it was hiding out on one of the bidrank computers – flooding the network and causing packets to drop like hankies at a renaissance festival.

that simile was a stretch.

In other news it’s hot outside and i’m hungry.

which is another way of saying i’ve nothing to say yet.

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take that atkins boy

lose weight eating at mcdonalds

weird obsession i have lately. it’s not personal, i swear.

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xml/rss and other acronyms

slow night, so i wrote an xml/rss feed for this site. if you’re into that sorta thing you can point yer newsy thing at:

It’s limited to the last fifteen posts. And um… that’s about it.

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living in a political world

Left-Liberals prefer self-government in personal matters and central decision-making on economics. They want government to serve the disadvantaged in the name of fairness. Leftists tolerate social diversity, but work for economic equality.

That’s what i am according to the worlds smallest political quiz. The test is deeply flawed. On purpose.

It’s part of a libertarian site that would love to score everyone as close to the libertarian side as possible. The hoped for outcome is “Oh my, and here i thought [...]

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interview with an umpire

Here are the 5 questions for the interview of muddylemon. Selected by Cybrpunk. There are rules involved, as follows:

The rules: If you want to participate, leave a comment saying “”interview me””. Or something to that effect. I will respond by asking you five questions – each person’s will be different. You will update your journal or blog with the answers to the questions. You will include this explanation and an offer to interview others in the same post. When others comment asking to be interviewed, [...]

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how was it

Amy and i discovered a burlington coat factory the other day on manchester. i had no idea that there was anything whatsoever west of 270 on manchester. apparently there’s several towns and lots of chain stores. LOTS. it’s just one huge strip mall for 20 miles.

we ate lunch at a place called S&P Oyster Co. Decent place that gave us $25 in gift certificates on the way out. Which is good because it’s the first meal out i’ve eaten [...]

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brain drain

so how much do you use?

Someone has taken most of your brain away and you probably didn’t even know it. Well, not taken your brain away, exactly, but decided that you don’t use it. It’s the old myth heard time and again about how people use only ten percent of their brains. While for the people who repeat that myth, it’s probably true, the rest of us happily use all of our brains.

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yeah, i knew that

23.66864% – Geek

yeah, coulda guessed that one. Amy insists it’s much higher – but she’s scared of computers in general.

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redesigned a friends website the yesterday. it’s his church out in St. Joseph, actually. he’s been pastoring out there for a year or so. i designed the old version – but i was sorely lacking. a table filled layout with not very much room left for content. the content was squeezed into iframes because of that lack of foresight. so now i did a css based, pretty site with plenty of room for actual content. joy. in other news, amy [...]

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home improvements

fixing things up around here. on the comments section you no longer have to fish for a country name – now it’s your web address. and it looks prettier without resorting to tables. that’s all…

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