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Journal Journal: The Muse 1

If this is mangled, go here.
I received a strange note, made of cut up magazines pasted to paper and slipped under my door. It read “Your muse has been kidnapped. If you want her back, meet under the Facebook Street Bridge after dark. Bring your wallet, passport, and an umbrella.”
Crap, my muse was gone? I looked, and sure enough it was missing. It's r

Comment Well, (Score 1) 3

I've found it varies by site and machine, and often seems random. I have a little Acer laptop with a meg of memory and a big HP notebook with four megs. Most sites give me no problem, but often I can't listen to KSHE on the acer because their player's advertisers suck. I've had to pull the battery to get it unlocked.

Even the big notebook has all its memory used up sometimes and slows to a crawl. It looks to me that Firefox has a problem freeing up unused memory until you shut the browser down.

Comment Re:Heh (Score 1) 15

In 1952 the polls said that the election was "too close to call". A computer (with less power than a Hallmark card) pegged it as an Eisenhower landslide. The pollsters were very wrong then.

I don't get polled, because I don't answer unknown phone numbers. I wonder how many more like me there are?

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Journal Journal: Wierd Planet

I doubt the magazines will want this and I haven't given you guys any new stories for months. Since slashdot won't fix its text mangler I've posted it here.

Comment Re:The one thing I can be sure of (Score 1) 15

,,,the trend in my lifetime of every president being less honest and worse for the country than the previous one will continue.

What alternate reality are you from? Clinton was FAR better than the Bush that came before him. Turned the Republican deficit into a budget surplus, took office in a recession and left in a boom. Alquaida bombed the WTC and the bombers are in prison. Crime went way down.

Yes, Bush II (Shrub) was worse than Clinton and may have been the worst President in history. He took office during a boom and left us with the worst economy since the great depression. Started two wars (Every Republican President after Ford got us into a war, no Democrat after Johnson has). Took the Clinton surplus and turned it into the worst deficit in history. Oil man Bush started his term with gas at $1.00 a gallon, nearly five bucks when the recession hit. His idiotic foray into Iraq started ISIL (ISIL started in an American-run Iraqui prison during Bush years).

How can you possibly believe that Obama is worse than Shrub? The Bush Great Recession is pretty much over, gasoline is back under two bucks, Osama is dead. We'd have universal health care by now were it not for Republicans. WTF have you been smoking??

Comment Re:Yup (Score 1) 5

Cool cred? Don't you mean "hellishly cold cred"? ;)

As long as Canada has Rush, Canada is cool.

Comment Re:Meh (Score 1) 9

Fun, if you totally turn your brain off.

Well, the whole franchise is like that. SWIV is only deep if you see it when you're 12.

Spaceballs II: The Search for More Money

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Journal Journal: Fifteen: The Final Chapter 4

It's that time of year again. The time of year when everyone and their dog waxes nostalgic about all the shit nobody cares about from the year past, and stupidly predicts the next year in the grim knowledge that when the next New Year comes along nobody will remember that the dumbass predicted a bunch of foolish shit that turned out to be complete and utter balderdash. I might as well, too. Just like I did last year (yes, a lot of this was pasted from last year's final chapter).

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Journal Journal: What a mess! 2

I was watching the morning news the other day, and opened the computer to record KSHE's "Lone Klassic"... and it was in Linux. What the hell? Apparently I should have shut it off the night before, because Microsoft had apparently installed an update and then rudely and maliciously rebooted the computer. It was in Linux because kubuntu is the default OS in GRUB. So I rebooted again, selected Windows, and the little thing came up and... just sat there. Ten minutes later I still had a black scre

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