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Entries from August 30th, 2002

Pretending to be idiots

August 30th, 2002 · Comments Off on Pretending to be idiots · Uncategorized

I’ve enjoyed the fine, delicate prose of SeanBaby from his contributions on Old Man Murray (which is sadly down right now). But Grant of RawkStah reminded me recently of an amusing piece SeanBaby wrote for the Probe about security and terrorism. Juvenille and funny. Just how I like it. (Now maybe Grant can fix that […]

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Let me whip out my nine incher

August 29th, 2002 · Comments Off on Let me whip out my nine incher · Uncategorized

Four months, ten days: how long I’ve had my Panasonic wide-screen projection HDTV. Four months, ten days: how long my Panasonic HDTV has gone until needing repair. Press the power button on the TV, there’s a click, the power LED comes on, and nothing else. And then you can’t turn it off. Excellent. Panasonic prints […]

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Blogger on the brain

August 28th, 2002 · Comments Off on Blogger on the brain · Uncategorized

At work, there’s an application called the “Trade Blotter,” or just “the Blotter.” Today, in an email to an internal company list about testing a new feature, yours truly wrote: …We’ve tested the feature by printing from the Blogger, but it didn’t work… followed shortly by I meant BLOTTER, not blogger. Gotta watch those fingers. […]

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Pardon the dust

August 27th, 2002 · Comments Off on Pardon the dust · Uncategorized

Some discussion system reconfiguration this morning caused some ugly but harmless error messages to be displayed when a comment was posted on any of the Nosuch affiliates. This should be all fixed. If you encounter it now, though, then I missed something, and you should let me know about it.

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Gadget Envy

August 26th, 2002 · Comments Off on Gadget Envy · Uncategorized

I will replace my Kyocera Smartphone/PDA/Iron Lung with the Danger Sidekick the moment my contract with Sprint ends. I also plan on setting the phone on fire and throwing it through the window of the nearest Sprint store. Then I will take the last Sprint bill I get and wipe my ass with it, before […]

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