Monthly Archives: January 2012

Pause

The expansion of the pause feature is the single greatest advancement in home entertainment.  For most of human civilization, home entertainment (what there was) had the ability to be paused.  For adults, media was pretty much limited to books. Books …

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We Now Return You…

…to your regularly scheduled ramblings. Took the site down for the day to support the fight against SOPA Blackout.  Normal nonsense rambling will resume tomorrow.

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17-01

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Today STO goes F2P. They decided to add a bit of geekiness to the launch by choosing January 17th, and constantly writing it in the European format, with the day coming before the month. Hence, 17-01.  If you don’t get …

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Beautiful Day

It’s very pleasant outside today, in the mid 70’s and partly cloudy.  I think I’ll put aside getting much writing done today in favor of catching up on some pesky yard chores. The yard could use de-weeding and fertilizer. Need …

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Tipping

I worked in a restaurant for 6 years through high school and college. I wasn’t primarily a waiter, but I did do it on occasion. And I of course worked with many waiters/waitresses/servers (whatever you want to call them). Tips …

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Free Books

My book has just become available on Amazon’s Kindle Select program. This means that Amazon Prime members, who also own a Kindle, can borrow my book for free. You might think this to be a terrible option for me, why …

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Star Wars: Underworld

Saw an article recently that reveals some details about the long rumored Star Wars live action TV show. Some highlights: Set between Episode 3 and 4 Focuses on the dark underbelly (hence the name Underworld) Has a “complex, dark, adult” …

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Primary Caucus

I’m torn between hating and respecting the primary/caucus system here in America. On one hand, it’s just the way a political party picks their candidate and it gets far to much attention by the media. On the other, we do …

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SWTOR Check

It has been almost a month since SWTOR launched (well EGA anyways) so I thought I would update my thoughts on the game so far. Companions The companions are a great addition to gaming. For so long, you would go …

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Purple Haze

I’ve never been a huge fan of purple. Nothing against it, just wasn’t my favorite color. Unlike pink, which I detest. Until Attack of the Clones came out. Now, we’ll avoid talking about the prequels except to say that Mace …

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