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Thirteen Years Later…
August 26, 2005, 10:53 am
Filed under: Personal

Almost exactly thirteen years ago, I found myself barricaded in my home behind pounds of exceptionally strong aluminum, family members rushing about keeping themselves occupied, the weather radio blasting its garbled play-by-play. Behind the galvanized aluminum fortress and above the chatter in the house, you could still hear the rain and the wind pounding on the house. At the outset of the heavy winds, the power went out, with the timing of a suspense film, because as we all know, the suspense in every sound you hear increases tenfold when you can't see the source of the sounds you're hearing. And thus, for all the brutal force Hurricane Andrew had, I could see none of it. Continue reading



The Great Videogame Debate Is Back
August 22, 2005, 3:54 pm
Filed under: News, Videogames

Well, folks, it looks like The Great Videogame Debate is on again.

Credit the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas "Hot Coffee" mod for lighting the match underneath the latest incarnation of this debate. Continue reading



No Gas Day (Bollocks)
August 21, 2005, 9:28 am
Filed under: Humor, Rants

I recieved the following nonsense message yesterday:

—————– Bulletin Message —————–
From: [a sheep]
Date: Aug 20, 2005 9:14 PM

august 31 no gas day!
Body: august 31 no gas day!
Due to the outrages increase in gas, August 31(Wednesday) has been declared a NO GAS DAY!

DON'T BUY GAS ON THE 31st! SEND THE OIL COMPANIES A LESSON! SPREAD THE WORD! Continue reading



An Unfortunate Letter to Mr. Brian Limes
August 14, 2005, 8:18 pm
Filed under: Humor

Dear Mr. Limes,

I regret to inform you that the offices of GodJesus Ministries International, Inc. have suffered great financial burdens in light of recent events, and that we here at GodJesus Ministries International, Inc. as such have been forced to cut our costs, as our operating budget for fiscal year 2006 has been reduced substantially. Continue reading



Planet X
August 11, 2005, 11:19 am
Filed under: News

For those of you living under rocks, astronomers have discovered a tenth planet, way farther out than Pluto, and now it's time to start thinking up a name! Continue reading



Does That Have Caramel?
August 7, 2005, 10:57 pm
Filed under: Humor, Work

Guy: "What's that hot drink with caramel?"

{in unison}

Girl: "Caramel macchiato"

Me: "Caramel macchiato"

Guy: "Does that have caramel in it?"

/me {shakes head}

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