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01/30/10 08:55 - 5ºF - ID#50944

hap hap happenin saturday night

I'll give 150 inter nets to the first person who can find me a copy of the Law & Order CHUNG CHUNG that doesn't sound like crap. Papa needs a new text message alert.

- Z
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01/20/10 08:59 - 24ºF - ID#50869

bunnies!

Got my new work computer, first thing I had to do [naturally] was change the wallpaper. Apple's stock selection of wallpapers is kind of crappy, so I was surprised to see that they've snuck in The Great Wave off Kanagawa [which blew my mind at 2560x1440]:

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...reminded me of this great one I saw in someone's house:

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...and, somewhat less directly, this commercial which I swear I've posted before but now I can't find it again:



- Z
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01/15/10 11:05 - 33ºF - ID#50827

bug report

I have noticed that the small icon which indicates that I am online is not animated as it should be. Please to rectify the situation, that I may terrorize other pages on the site rather than just my own.

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01/07/10 10:53 - 26ºF - ID#50768

opinion

I'm working on a new cross-stitch design. Am I as clever as I think I am? or is this waay too esoteric?

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- Z
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01/05/10 10:13 - 16ºF - ID#50741

run to the hills

Correction: now it can't get any worse.

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I got a million dollar idea and audible.com can have it for free: Ben Stein reads a Conservative Compendium: Going Rogue, Atlas Shrugged [unabriged]. [Edit: need another title here.] I would buy the hell out of that shit.

Anyway. Ever notice, after you've quit your job but before you've left, every dumb little annoyance becomes cause for revolution? And the whole time you're thinking to yourself, 'man, this is totally the reason I'm quitting. This is bullshit! It doesn't seem like a big thing but it's an indication of the corporate culture here, man. When you go to the office supply closet for a box of staples, they shouldn't be all broken up like this! Man, this is never going to happen at my new job.'

It's triple-annoying because first, you've got the initial annoyance which you may not have even had in the first place. Then you're going all Norma Rae in your brain. And then on top of that, you're getting annoyed that you're getting so much more annoyed than you would have been in the first place. [And then you start blogging about it rather than getting your work done...] Maybe it's just me.

But there's also the serenity that comes with the knowledge that it's just not your problem anymore. Somebody else gets a broken-up box of staples and you just kind of look at them, sigh, and say 'Yeah. That sucks.'

- Z
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