Monthly Archives: August 2011

All I Ask is a Tall Ship…

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Wilhelm has a post up today about his love of battleships and a coming game called World of Battleships. I started making a comment but it grew to long so I decided to make a post instead. It’s not really …

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Jon Stewart Explains It All

Jon Stewart has done it again. He has taken the anti-tax, anti-poor, Ayn Randesq statements that many conservative politicians and media pundits and distilled it down to the utter absurdity that it is. The fact that there are so many people …

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GOP Simpsons

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Sad but true.

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Kindles and Cars

I’m sitting at the car dealership for the second time this week. Monday I took my car in for 75,000 mile maintenance and for the annual Texas mandated inspection. I change my own oil most of the time but since …

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Do they have a flag?

It seems the Rebels have surrounded Tripoli. And they appear to have brought a flag. I believe Eddie Izzard can summarize it best. Underling: “Oh, I’m – oh, oh…” Gaddafi: “What is it, Lieutenant Sebastian?” Underling: “It’s just the Rebels, sir. …

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Comment Spam

It has been a week since my last genuine comment. I made a comment today on one of John Scalzi’s blog posts. In the time it took me to write the comment, the total comments went from 4 to 28. …

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Raise the Difficulty Level

In talking about an Op-Ed by Warren Buffet that called for taxes to be raised on the super-wealthy, John Scalzi made a point that got me thinking. Bolding mine. The worries for the tender sensibilities of the rich has been …

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Gameflix

Saw a post from Keen and Graev recently that alerted me to the new Gamefly digital client.  It sounds a lot like Netflix streaming but for video games. Kind of like Gamefly itself is just a copy of Netflix DVD …

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Starfleet Commander

I started playing Starfleet Commander by Blue Frog Games more than 2 years ago. I found it on Facebook and started it as something to do while at work. At first I played it very casually, I was at work …

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Ask Cryptic

There was a new Ask Cryptic posted yesterday. One of the things I really like about the STO team is their communication. Daniel Stahl, the leader producer, has made every effort to be up front and transparent with STO’s development. …

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