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Entries from September 17th, 2004

Alles Gute zum Geburtstag

September 17th, 2004 · Comments Off on Alles Gute zum Geburtstag · Conny, Personal

It’s anniversary week in the Nosuch household. First the wedding, now the wife’s birthday. The good news is having them occur so close to each other means it’s unlikely I forget both. It also means only one period of frantic shopping to cover two of my essential spousal obligations. And, as time goes on, I […]

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Ouch

September 16th, 2004 · Comments Off on Ouch · TV

While I get all in a lather about a misplaced modifier on Big Brother 5, the real Big Brother goods are to be held across the Atlantic. The German version of Big Brother recently aired a female contestant getting her nipple pierced live during the show. So I guess we’ve hardly got the market cornered […]

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Upgrade outrage

September 15th, 2004 · Comments Off on Upgrade outrage · Customer Service, Sidekick, Stupidity

Monday’s email from T-Mobile (translated into honestese): Dear Sidekick user: We’re making a special, limited time offer to allow existing Sidekick customers to upgrade their phones for only $200 (instead of $300.) Sweet, eh? In spite of the fact that Sidekick users are generally web-savvy folks, and even though as a cellular provider, you’d think […]

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Two years

September 14th, 2004 · Comments Off on Two years · Conny

In two years of being married to Conny View definition in a new window , I have learned A kind deed goes a long way. A nice gift goes even further. To avoid playing games like Pictionary with my wife on my team, out of fear of frightening our friends with our preternatural spousal telepathy. Packing a few essential sex toys […]

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Remembering

September 13th, 2004 · Comments Off on Remembering · Remembering

I started my September 11th this year much the same way I started it three years ago: sick. Though, three years ago, it was a work day, and being sick kept me from going to work. Seeing as I work right next to where the World Trade Center was, and I would have been walking […]

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