July 20th, 2006

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As seen forwarded about: bad website names! Bonus links!

From http://www.wpuniverse.com:

From WPU:

These companies failed to think their domain names through:

1). A site called 'Who represents' where you can find the name of the agent that represents a celebrity. Their domain name is:

2). 'Experts Exchange', a knowledge base where programmers can exchange advice and views at:

3). Looking for a pen? Look no further than 'Pen Island' at:

4) Need a therapist? Try 'Therapist Finder' at:

5). Then of course, there's the Italian Powergen Company:

6). And now, we have the Mole Station Native Nursery, based in New South Wales:

7). If you're looking for computer software, there's always

8). Welcome to the First Cumming Methodist Church. Their website:

9). Then, of course, there's these brainless art designers, and their wacky website:

10). Want to holiday in Lake Tahoe?????? Try their brochure website at:
http://www.gotahoe.com !

Tahoe gets extra credit for their bus system.

Also: Cats: Revenge Pooping

Also also: the talented lizardspots brings us Not Safe for Work: Jack/Elizabeth/Will art! With link to fic! Highly recommended!

[Edited To Add: Have started to commence less-polished/less-canned blogging in the comments to random posts that I feel need a little bit of fill-in-the-blanks. Like this one. But I didn't feel like making a new post. So there.]
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Thalia and the apartment inspection arrived almost simultaneously. I did not quite hug the DHL guy. Then the old lady and
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My original hard drive was 40gig. This one is 30gig.
I am Not Happy.
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Bastard Operators from Dell: the cussing

Very angry. Stated what I wanted in the bluntest of terms: "A new, 40 gig or better HD sent to me, me shipping the 30gig one back, and I will install it my damn self. I have a fucking screwdriver."

Madwoman got the supervisor, after a lengthy silence where I was afraid I had broken my technician. Supervisor is escalating it.

10 gigs is not much these days, but DAMN.
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Recovery Time

In related news, anyone reasonably local (within the US and therefore within my calling plan) up for some late-night venting-at? Too late for Darkside, alas, and Good Ol' Shawn isn't answering his freakin' phone.

Stuff is installing on the 30gig. I might as well get it usable for the moment, though I'd probably do better to hunt down Mnemosyne (wherever she got to) and stuff her back in.