the only meme you need

What are you? A meme by Elbeno. Choose wisely and reveal your true self… Q1 Paint a picture Write a song Run a marathon Q2 Louis Armstrong John Lennon Britney Spears Q3 July 20th, 1969 November 22nd, 1963 June 6th, 1944 Mostly A's: You're the blue face of a Rubik's Cube. Dependable and true, you're… Continue reading the only meme you need

Propositions 86 & 87

(For the non-Californians: Prop 86 proposes a hefty tax increase on tobacco with 100% of the raised money going to various health concerns, and Prop 87 proposes a $4bn tax on oil companies to fund alternative fuel development. The oil companies are not allowed to pass the tax on to the price at the pump).… Continue reading Propositions 86 & 87

my new ISP

Time Warner Cable takes over Comcast in Socal. So I am being forcibly relocated to Roadrunner. They sent me a letter about it and told me to go to the appropriate site to switch over email etc. I went to the site. It said: We're sorry, we are unable to proceed with the Activation Wizard… Continue reading my new ISP

Will the PS3 succeed?

Here we are, almost a month from the PS3 launch. And here are my thoughts on the subject. Sony really seem to be drinking the Kool-Aid. If the PS3 comes out on top, it will be through a miracle of marketing – I think the odds are stacked against it this time around. The Sony… Continue reading Will the PS3 succeed?

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halloween is coming

I already got the flyer/catalogue from Party City. My LiveJournal Trick-or-Treat Haul elbeno goes trick-or-treating, dressed up as an anti-pirate. _skye_ gives you 11 teal vanilla-flavoured pieces of chewing gum. arielerilrondil tricks you! You get a wad of paper. auntysarah gives you 18 orange cola-flavoured wafers. editor tricks you! You get a used tissue. greatbiggary… Continue reading halloween is coming

OK, what can I do with:

a blood-soaked electric fan a severed hand a massive pile of band-aid wrappers a bag of swedish fish a painting a fire extinguisher a pigeon a ball-peen hammer a frame a photograph a roll of tape a portrait the left half of a coupon a steel key a bottle of aspirin a towel a pillow… Continue reading OK, what can I do with:

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IF Comp 06 is on!

Grab it at And leave your BT client going while you play. By my count there are 44 games this year, and exactly half of them are Z-code games. The rest seem to be more split than usual between the other gaming systems, with TADS losing its 2nd place a bit. 5 of the… Continue reading IF Comp 06 is on!

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