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Darth Vader plays the blues

posted @ Thursday, September 27, 2007 11:12 PM | Feedback (1)

Minesweeper - The Movie

From the studio that bought you Mario Brothers, Double Dragon, Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, Tekken, Pokemon: The Movie, Wing Commander, Final Fantasy, Tomb Raider, Resident Evil, Alone in the Dark, Doom, Bloodrayne, and Silent Hill comes: Minesweeper: The Movie

posted @ Thursday, September 27, 2007 11:04 PM | Feedback (0)

Halo 3 for dummies

For those who are interested in playing some Halo 3, but who haven't followed it's predecessors, you might like to check out the entire Halo Summary Story on the Xbox forums. Or, you might not care, and just go shoot shit. Your call really. Tags: Halo 3, Gaming

posted @ Wednesday, September 26, 2007 11:19 PM | Feedback (0)

Social Engineering without the social factor

Social Engineering, the USB Way is worth a read for anyone who thinks their network is secure, or for anyone who leaves autorun enabled on their PC..

posted @ Monday, September 24, 2007 11:25 PM | Feedback (0)

It was only a matter of time.

I may be needing a Wii, soon.

posted @ Thursday, September 20, 2007 10:07 PM | Feedback (0)

Highly Scientific Notes 8 speed comparisons

sonic says (2:55 p.m.): HAHAHAHA I've been running the java notes client for the last couple of weeks and I just ran the native basic client. sonic says (2:55 p.m.): fuck it's quick!   Tags: IBM, Lotus, Notes, Godzilla

posted @ Thursday, September 20, 2007 2:59 PM | Feedback (1)

A link for those looking for a new CPU..

If you're trying to convince yourself that you'll be happy with a Dual Core instead of a Quad Core, then click here to read Jeff Atwood's reasons why you might not care..

posted @ Sunday, September 16, 2007 10:19 PM | Feedback (1)

Seeking Rum Recommendations

I read an article in Time Magazine recently about Rum, and how it is apparently enjoying something of a resurgance in popularity. I decided to try a couple of decent rums in different forms to give it another chance. Apparently I'm not the only one! That thread has some rum commentary and recommendations to get you started if you're at all interested.

posted @ Sunday, September 16, 2007 8:06 PM | Feedback (0)

Tabula Rasa Videos

If you're at all interested in Tabula Rasa, but can't be bothered playing the beta, then you should check out some of these videos. They give a pretty good window into what that game is going to contain when it hits next month. The first video also lets you laugh at Richard Garriott's spectacularly bad double ratstail haircut, so there's some extra value thrown in for free!     Tags: MMORPG, Gaming

posted @ Sunday, September 16, 2007 7:52 PM | Feedback (0)

Macs really do cause you nothing but pain: CONFIRMED

Really. They do. Tags: Apple, Macbook

posted @ Tuesday, September 11, 2007 11:24 PM | Feedback (0)

Slashdot features in ORLY moment

Some dude wonders when Slashdot lost it's relevance. The answer is actually "a hell of a long time ago", but don't let that stop anyone. Some people maintain the best part about Slashdot is the comments. Some people maintain Slashdot is great apart from the comments. As the group of scientists in Powell Peralta's "BAN THIS" said: YOU DECIDE!

posted @ Tuesday, September 11, 2007 11:15 PM | Feedback (0)

Desk Trauma

Desk Trauma, aka PWNED by Ikea

posted @ Tuesday, September 04, 2007 11:47 PM | Feedback (0)

What were they thinking?

I'm simply echoing Volker's sentiment in asking what were they thinking? I've talked about the excellent Notes error messages before - or more to the point, I've passed along the comments of a friend (Mr Sonic, who really needs a web presence, as in yesterday). They really are pretty spectacular - at times Helpdesk operators attempt to get a user to describe an error message "exactly as it appears" for troubleshooting purposes. What's the conversation going to be like when someone tries to describe this:   I'd say "Godzilla pwned my Workstation". But that's just me. Because I loved Sonic's quote...

posted @ Tuesday, September 04, 2007 11:10 PM | Feedback (0)


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