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Comment Re:Evil is behind every corner (Score 1) 312

while I don't advocate writing your bank details in 10-foot high letters of fire on Macchu Picchu

If he managed to write his bank details in 10-foot high letters of fire in Machu Picchu he would either be treated as god by the local Inca-descendants, throw to jail by the Peruvian authorities (for desecrating a World Heritage Site) or both. Having his bank account stolen would be the least of his problems.

It's funny.  Laugh.

Journal Journal: Chuck Norris Facts 1

I have one of those mind-numbingly easy jobs that requires nearly no mental effort at all to do. To keep myself sane, I have to keep my mind busy on things other than what I'm actually doing. After perusing the many Chuck Norris Facts online one night, I was annoyed that most of them weren't funny and many of them didn't respect Chuck Norris the Man. I thought the idea of these "facts" was to mock the Chuck Norris Legend, which, apparently, a lot of people are unable to separate from the man

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Journal Journal: I hate phones

I hate phones. Perhaps it's because I've been spoiled by IM and email, but I find these particularly devices extremely annoying.

Imagine a device that would allow anyone anywhere to cause an infernal racket wherever you are; a racket that would appear to be coming from you. Now imagine that the noise was supposed to alert you that you need to drop whatever you're doing and take care of a person nowhere near you- right now.

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Journal Journal: Wow! My first karmic stalker! 2

Well, took me a while just to think up a headline... and I'm still not satisfied with it. But this is the thing that made me actually write something in my journal (ta-daah!), so whatever.

I've heard of Overrated trolls before; one user actually explained me how he loved to simply strike random posts in random moddable discussions with five Overrated moderations.
Well, it does take all kinds.

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Submission + - Babelfish sparks international diplomatic row

Stony Stevenson writes: An email sent to the Dutch foreign ministry by a group of Israeli journalists has sparked a diplomatic row, thanks to an unreliable translation by Babelfish. The journalists wrote a set of questions before a planned fact-finding trip to The Netherlands, running them through the online translation tool to turn them into Dutch. The beginning of the email read: 'Helloh bud, enclosed five of the questions in honor of the foreign minister: The mother your visit in Israel is a sleep to the favor or to the bed your mind on the conflict are Israeli Palestinian.'

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