Archive for November, 2006

Doesn’t everyone need a deal like this?

Tuesday, November 21st, 2006

Go buy it, and re-sell it at the list price!!

Haiku explosion

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

I was inspired by the random-haiku-spewing IRC chatterbot at work to make a version that works in Javascript. It uses the same phrase fragments that drive the IRC version: I think it will probably only work in modern browsers. If it doesn't work for you, don't worry - you ...

Drywall face

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

QVC has some kind of strange hook that baits us into watching. Flipping through the channels, we are compelled to have the surreal experience of watching tacky products sold by over-enthusiastic cable television personalities. Kathryn was ensnared recently by the hyperactive delivery of sales points for Laura Geller ...

Chat room robot haiku post of the day

Friday, November 10th, 2006

Here's an amusing randomly-generated haiku made by our chat bot today on the IRC channel at work: who let the dogs out? when the revolution comes camels cannot dance

Offensive virtual festive gourds

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

I upgraded my Mac text editor today and saw the following surprising entry in the release notes: [REMOVED] TextMate no longer pays tribute to human sacrifices, rape, nor does it show a picture of the God of the deaths in your dock -- ticket 945BEB5D Normally I'd expect to see a list ...

Cthulhu fhtagn, and he approves of this message.

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

The unspeakable dread is mounting on this Election Day as I traverse the glittering touchscreen prompts on the voting machines to select our next round of overlords. But in his house at R'lyeh, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming. And he has a campaign. Chris, friend of the Cthulhu ...

Crimes against nature

Friday, November 3rd, 2006

Poking around in our application at the Kentucky public defenders office, I came across a test case with the following misdemeanor charge: It cracked me up. My dormant brain took a while to remember that "slugs" refers to counterfeit coins rather than our little slimy salt-phobic friends. But maybe ...

Lindsay Lohan vs Maria Montessori

Friday, November 3rd, 2006

Sometimes, free web site hosting is not the best option. Often, you will get stuck with garish banner ads plastered across your web site so the hosting provider can generate a few cents of revenue from your page. The Montessori school we send Iris to uses one of ...

Joke of the day, part deux

Thursday, November 2nd, 2006

Today's apparently Cheesy Joke Day. So here's one submitted by Chris: Question: What did the Dalai Lama say to the hot dog vendor? Answer: Make me one with everything.

Joke of the day

Thursday, November 2nd, 2006

Been thin on posts lately - all I have for now is a joke I heard at work recently: A guy walks into a butcher shop, and while he's waiting for his order the butcher says, "Excuse me, Sir; Please don't sit on the bacon slicer... We've been getting a little ...