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Nov. 26th, 2006 | 11:48 pm

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Nov. 24th, 2006 | 03:43 am

Uhh, Billy... Somethin' mighty strange has been'uh happenin' out in the crop this year.

w-t-f m8's?

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Resellular

Nov. 20th, 2006 | 01:32 am

This is an awesome idea.
Pick up a cell phone with no deposit, or get rid of your contract.

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MySpace...

Nov. 19th, 2006 | 08:36 pm




If you see yourself sending bulletins like this, your myspace account may be compromised.
The only reason I'm posting this is because I see these all day long from the same people.
Change your password. You've probably entered your account information somewhere you shouldn't have. Change your password.

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My computer...

Nov. 19th, 2006 | 06:41 pm

So, I feel like I've wasted the last 24 hours of my life. And, I also remember why I hated working at Circuit City 63% of the time.

Earlier this week during a Windows update, my computer randomly turned off. This created problems with corrupted files, drive integrity, etc. It continued to turn itself off whenever it felt it needed to for the next couple of days, and my computer would have such a hard time pulling anything from the hard drive that it would come to a crawl trying to complete even the simplest of tasks.

So, I tried a couple of different things, attempted to reformat the drive, etc. BUT, it kept shutting off during the process. I checked my CPU temp. and it was at 73c. That's pretty high for an AMD 2200+.

After trying to swap out almost every last component (memory, video card, PSU, CPU, hard drive, motherboard) -- I finally broke down and disassembled the entire computer last night. Over the last 24 hours I took every last piece of equipment out of my computer, cleaned the heatsink and re-applied grease, reset every card and my CPU. And re-built the entire computer.

In the process I added a 120gb Western Digital hard drive, an AMD Barton 3000+(overclocked to 3200+), a DVD/CD burner, and a couple of other things. I finally got everything going today and my temp dropped almost 40 degrees celcius. Apparently it was just too dirty or the heatsink wasn't making proper contact with the CPU any longer... I don't know. I was joking around with Brian last night telling him with my luck I'd probably fix the problem by 6am this morning -- little did I know...

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Electronic transactions

Nov. 19th, 2006 | 12:33 pm

Around a year ago I was operating a webhosting and domain registration service. For a couple of months we had a promotion going to host artists for free so long as they had a domain name (an effort to boost our domains-hosted and help support the community that loved us -- not to mention the viral opportunity). We made it clear that donations would be appreciated, and we got plenty. Some of them had odd and sometimes explicit notes attached to the transaction. Here are a couple I ran across while looking for my motherboard receipt in my old inbox:

Transaction One, from James Worley II







Transaction Two, from anonymous

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Free Movie Day

Nov. 16th, 2006 | 11:09 pm

40 Year Old Virgin
Office Space
Badder Santa
Waiting
Old School
Jay and Silent Bob Strikes Back
Napoleon Dynomite
House of 1000 Corpses
Waiting
Pulp Fiction
Mallrats
Blue Collar Comedy Tour
Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Casino
Kids of Widney High
Some Kind of Monster
The Devil's Rejects

Slither

Hallow Man II
Hostile
Pride & Prejudice
V For Vendetta
Cheech and Chong Born in East LA
Steve-O Volume 3
16 Blocks
Salvador
Airwolf
Scary Movie 2
The Time Machine
Night of the Living Dead
28 Days Later
The Hills Have Eyes
The Island
Waterboy
Grandma's Boy
Wedding Crashers
Van Wilder
Deliverance
Dogma
Fantastic 4
Finding Nemo
Flight 93
Full Metal Jacket
Goodfellas
Jackass: The Movie
Jackass 2 Part One Jackass2 Part Two

Maybe more later if you're good, kiddies.

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Nov. 13th, 2006 | 11:36 pm

Bought some Nintendo domains:
www.thebigwii.com
www.wiigasm.com
www.bigwiiwii.com

Also a few others:
www.forcheap.net
www.songify.com

A couple more that are top secret for now.

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Nov. 8th, 2006 | 02:43 am

A couple of search engines require a link-back to get your site crawled
So I might as well put in a shameless plug here while I'm at it:
Origami Design

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@mail

Nov. 7th, 2006 | 08:08 pm

Got @mail on the redhat server
ajaxily delicious

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