Friday, November 23, 2007

Its just so... oddly amusing.




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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Details regarding Dragons

Yesterday I was speaking with my son about Dragons. I told him that dragons will eat people but mostly they fly around and pick up cows and sheep that are easily found in the fields.

And the fire they breathe? Well, that comes from eating coal, which they like to do. After eating coal, they create stomach gases that they blow out, but to light it, they make a spark with their teeth.

It really is amazing how easy it is to answer a 5-year old's questions if you put your mind to it.


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Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Stanley Tucci eating a roast chicken

This is a metaphor (I think).

If Stanley Tucci was eating a whole roast chicken in front of you, he would approach the meal shyly and then rip into it. He would slather himself with grease because he would disregard what other people think and only consider how to enjoy the feast with the most gusto possible. And he would be totally unashamed doing it. When he comes close to finishing all the meat and even the skin, he would take each bone and suck any residual flesh off of it.

That is just the kind of actor he is.






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from Alex

Thursday, November 01, 2007

Beep Thinkpad BEEEEEP

Its funny that its so difficult to turn off the beeping sound made when adjusting the volume. Here is a forum post devoted to it. Maybe someone else is searching for it.

Annoyances.org - re: Stop beep in volume control (Windows XP Discussion Forum)


On Tuesday, June 27, 2006 at 11:42 pm, Paul Buisman wrote:
>I have found the easiest way to turn off the annoying system beep in Windows XP when
>adjusting the volume, is to use method 3, as suggested by fester here
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>By following the following steps, you can turn off the beep without having to reboot.
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>The steps are;
>1. Right-click on My Computer
>2. On the Hardware tab, click on [Device Manager]
>3. On the "View" menu, select "Show hidden devices"
>4. Under "Non-Plug and Play Drivers", right-click "Beep"
>5. Click "Disable"
>6. Answer [Yes] when asked if you really want to disable it
>7. Answer [No] when asked if you want to reboot
>8. Right-click "Beep" again.
>9. Click "Properties"
>10. On the "Driver" tab, set the Startup type to Disabled
>11. Click [Stop]
>12. Click [OK]
>13. Answer [No] when asked if you want to reboot

although... I do have 2 ctriticisms
I think in between 1 and 2 he should have said, right click my computer, click on properties, click on device manager,
and ... it didnt work immediately. i should wait to reboot before i post, maybe??


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A Gory Laugh

This looks like a video that Cronenberg would have made before making it big.

Warning, lots of blood.






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