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Jay Lake
Date: 2008-04-18 06:12
Subject: [links] Link salad, Friday serving
Security: Public
Location:Nuevo Rancho Lake
Mood:amused
Music:the ticking of the grandfather clock
Tags:cars, funny, links, personal, politics, process, writing
Agent Janet Reid on the value of mistakes — Interesting stuff. I'm all about daring to be bad. Our own perceptions of quality are sometimes a writer's worst enemy.

Star Trek for the dead — (Thanks to lt260.)

Evil Monkey's guide to kosher imaginary animals — Hahahahahahahahah.

Did I.B.M. Really See a World Market "For About Five Computers"? — A debunking of one of the funnier quotes floating around in .sig files.

Car defaced, with bad punctuation — The last line of this story is worth the read.

"I'm getting a ticket? For what?" — Dept. of Stupid-Americans.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s an 800mph jet car — Man...wow...I really do admire wretched excess, I guess.

Cranky business memos within al-Qaeda — (Thanks to biomekanic.)

Bush's disapproval ratings — Remember when the liberal media was all about how unpopular a president Clinton was, because his approval ratings were below 50%? Heard much about Bush's approval ratings from those dastardly liberals in the media?




4/18/08
Time in saddle: 19 minutes
Last night's weigh-out: n/a
This morning's weigh-in: 272.4
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J.K.Richárd: WTF!?
User: neutronjockey
Date: 2008-04-18 13:24 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:WTF!?

10430 km/h Rocket sled Holloman Air Force Base (USA) 30 April 2003 Unmanned. It was the final stage of a four-stage sled train, which included the sled, a Super Roadrunner rocket motor, and a 192-pound payload on top. The sled train delivered payload into a target at a velocity of 9465 feet per second, or 6453 mph (2885 m/s), or Mach 8.5.

Unmanned of course....but zooom, zooom (6,453 mph WTF?!)
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Tim Lieder
User: marlowe1
Date: 2008-04-18 15:06 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Love the Al Qaeda story. Not only are they evil but they don't even pay people. It's really hard fighting the western imperialist zionist thugs if you don't have a paycheck and your landlord is banging on the door.
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biomekanic
User: biomekanic
Date: 2008-04-18 16:28 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
The part with the air conditioner is what got me. I wonder if they argue over who's turn it is to clean out the fridge?

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