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Have growled at the ex-roommate's car salesman for junk calls to the former phone number of said roommate. Told them that their web design is shite because it takes 5 minutes to load on broadband.

Via theregister: http://www.centos.org/modules/news/article.php?storyid=127 -- Absolutely flaming idiot makes assumptions and runs with them. Note to end-user: the OS that's on the box that's running your website is supposed to be there. If your web d00d misconfigures their Apache to the point where you can see what OS the box is running, it's not the fault of the manufacturer of the OS. Really. Threats involving the FBI get slung!

Via slashdot: http://www.spamdailynews.com/publish/Jailed_spam_king_caught_conspiring_to_kill_witness.asp -- Article title says it all, pretty much. Hot damn, that's a lot of extra charges.

Genetic breakdown of the population based on Jerk/Nice and Interesting/Boring: http://www.heartless-bitches.com/rants/niceguys/genetic.shtml Darkside is a jNbB. A classic one. It's just that our very boring interests happen to coincide, and while he may not always be Nice to me, he is, for the most part, sweet and thoughtful.

Snakes on a Logo: http://www.ew.com/ew/report/0,6115,1175748_1_0_,00.html -- It's official!

I have an "Ego" folder in the mailbox that my LJ comments come to, and every now and then I put a comment away in there. It's not something that I want to keep in the inbox for active reference, but it's nice to have a collection of reminders around that I have historically rocked, from time to time. Imperial Auditor Vorkosigan notes that it's only necessary to have one blinding flash of insight to be considered a genius. Similarly, I must surely possess some subtle level of rockitude based on unsolicited comments of "You rock" from complete strangers, even if I do not consistently rock all the time.

its_just_me of note_to_cat deploys guard cats against the Glorious Bug.
Gone away, gone ahead,
Echoes roll unanswered.
Empty, open, dusty, dead.
Why have all the Weyrfolk fled?

Where have dragons gone together
Leaving weyrs to wind and weather,
Setting herdbeasts free of tether;
Gone, our safeguards, gone, but whither?

Have they flown to some new weyr
Where cruel Threads some others fear?
Are they worlds away from here?
Why, oh why the empty weyr?

-- "The Question Song", Anne McCaffrey
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