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Entries from February 28th, 2005

A ringtone is like a dream

February 28th, 2005 · Comments Off on A ringtone is like a dream · Gadgets

You think yours is cool, clever and interesting, but it is only cool, clever and interesting to you. But no one else wants to hear yours, and the more they have to listen to it, the more annoying it becomes. And if you’re honest you’ll admit to having no desire to listen to those of […]

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Fare thee well

February 25th, 2005 · Comments Off on Fare thee well · NYC, Subway

One great thing about Metrocards versus tokens is that the MTA can raise fares really easily. Which is a great thing if you’re the MTA. Not so great for me, though. Especially since they are now raising the price reducing the current discount of the monthly and weekly cards: On Feb. 27, subway riders will […]

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Rent A Clue

February 24th, 2005 · Comments Off on Rent A Clue · Internet, Stupidity

There’s an Avis not far from our apartment, so we’ve been using them when we need a car. (Believe it or not, like a lot of people who live in Manhattan, we don’t own a car of our own. But even if we need a car once a weekend every month, our annual car costs […]

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Ex-Xbox Hazard

February 23rd, 2005 · Comments Off on Ex-Xbox Hazard · Xbox

Even though the apartment here isn’t filling up with smoke, I am glad to get my replacement Xbox power cord from Microsoft. Probably got it just in the nick of time, too, as it does feel a little warmer in here when I’m in a long session of Halo 2. Though, I’ll admit the new […]

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Go go you Go Go

February 22nd, 2005 · Comments Off on Go go you Go Go · Kink, TV

Perhaps I am the last person to discover this, but I had no idea Jane Wiedlin, the pixy-ish singer/songwriter once, and apparently again) of the Go Gos, is kinky. For little factoids like this I am almost glad my better half Tivos shows like The Surreal Life. I guess it should come as no surprise […]

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