nosuch.org

Mistakes were made

New York City meets Munich

Entries from September 29th, 2000

September 29th, 2000 · Comments Off on · Uncategorized

So I’ve ordered the PJB-100 6GB MP3 player. What could be better than 6GB of portable MP3 music? How about an 18GB MP3 player for the home, with a built-in CD drive, ethernet, USB and a television interface? I want one. I want it now. Now! Now! Now! Ok, it’ll have to wait. Mainly because […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

September 27th, 2000 · Comments Off on · Uncategorized

For those playing along at home, Barnes and Noble only ships items same day in Manhattan when the availability of the item is listed as “24 hours. (Same day)” and not “24 hours.” How in the hell could I have confused that? Still, I ordered yesterday, it should be in my hands today. It’s not. […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

September 27th, 2000 · Comments Off on · Uncategorized

I ordered a book from Barnes & Noble online specifically because they offer same day shipping in Manhattan. The book was in stock, I ordered before 11AM… When I got home, no book. I wrote them an email asking what had happened. They responded at 3AM by email: “The item hasn’t shipped yet, so we’ll […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

September 26th, 2000 · Comments Off on · Uncategorized

I finally responded to all the hub-bub of our Dun’ilsar competion in Clan Lord. Here’s the reply: Well, before I really respond to the various flames arising from our Dun’ilsar stunt, I can’t pass this little gem from Math up. Runner pointed out DM violated an explicit condition of the challenge, which is Tarf ran […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

September 26th, 2000 · Comments Off on · Uncategorized

Take a look at this picture of Bill Gates. I look at this and I can hear Mr. Burns from the Simpsons saying “Excellent.” This clearly looks like a man hell bent on ruling the world. For those too lazy to click the links, here’s the executive summary: One has glasses and a bad hairpiece, […]

[Read more →]

Tags: