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Fuming at AT&T
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By etrigan - Last updated: Wednesday, June 24, 2009

I’m trying to be understanding about the whole thing, but every time I look more into it, the madder I become. Sure, AT&T has to be concerned about their bottom line, but I’ve been doing the math and if _my_ bottom line is improved by kicking them to the curb then they really need to […]

Trek and Harry Potter Trailers
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By etrigan - Last updated: Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Is it just me, or are May and July too far away? ==== ====

Meet Close Call
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By etrigan - Last updated: Thursday, July 24, 2008

Several of us had a near-death experience Sunday, but I wanted you all to know that we’re just fine and explain what happened. Becky, Sandy and I decided to go see the new Batman movie — awesowe, btw — and we got a call from Mike and Kelly that they were going to the same […]

Sliding Screen Door
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By etrigan - Last updated: Sunday, July 6, 2008

The night before we headed out for vacation, Kelly mentioned that we should look into getting “roll-up” screen doors. I was intrigued by the idea and set my mind to learn more. Lucky me that Evie had one installed on her back door. It’s a “really simple affair”:http://www.hammerzone.com/archives/doors/screen/retract/install.htm and may mature more before it is […]

Homestar Runner Calls For Calm During Photiades Household Crisis
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By etrigan - Last updated: Friday, April 11, 2008

SBCG4AP is rumored to be headed for a small home in Portland, Maine. The owner of the home, Kevin Photiades (52), had this to say “No, TVs and Wiis have no place in my home.” Despite the utter super badness of Strongbad in his own video game Photiades denies any desire to purchase a Nintendo […]

Opensource the HD-DVD
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By etrigan - Last updated: Monday, April 7, 2008

Now that HD-DVD has lost the battle, I’ve thought of a way to keep the format alive. The rights/patent owners should release the technology through an open source outlet, giving that community the ability to create their own disc format free of restriction. It’s a dream, but it doesn’t seem too unachievable.

Gettysburg Sellout
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By etrigan - Last updated: Friday, April 4, 2008

With the ongoing saga of “the Jena 6”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jena_Six which has been uncovering even “more backwardass mess”:http://friendsofjustice.wordpress.com/2008/02/22/hard-times-in-bunkie-louisiana/ in the South, it is nice to see that a t-shirt “like this one”:http://shirt.woot.com/Forums/ViewPost.aspx?PostID=2139613 sells-out by 4am.

It’s funny cuz it’s true…
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By TheGirlWhoWouldBeKing - Last updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2008

I apologize if some are already familiar with the genius that is this blog, but it’s too good (i.e. scarily accurate) not to pass on. Enjoy… http://stuffwhitepeoplelike.wordpress.com/

Bravia Ad
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By etrigan - Last updated: Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Sony (Eu) has made some really cool ads lately (that totally kick the ass of that creepy little girl with the box of mirrors for Mitsubishi). You can check more out at “their site”:http://bravia.sony.eu/bravia-html/balls-thead.asp but since Becky loves bouncy balls so much I wanted to preserve it here for her repeated viewing pleasure. ====

Sink Upgrade
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By etrigan - Last updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Right in the middle of our “spare room remodel”:http://www.rollerfeet.com/backporchbeer/2008/02/06/3116/ we suffered a forced remodel in the bathroom. One evening I shut off the water as I was finishing washing my hands and a trickle could still be heard…then the “leak frog”:http://www.ideativeinc.com/leakfrog.cfm went off. I ran my hands around the pipe — that’s not a metaphor […]

It’s Showtime!
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By etrigan - Last updated: Monday, February 18, 2008

If you’re wondering about that empowering smell every time you’re near me?

Phone history
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By KellyMc - Last updated: Monday, February 18, 2008

I came across some old Nokia phone pics today and thought it would be fun to see the mobile phones I’ve owned all in a row. (scale is purely estimated.)       

Spare Room Remodel, Winter, Early 2008
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By etrigan - Last updated: Wednesday, February 6, 2008

We had “Watermark & Co”:http://watermarkandco.com manage a reconstruction project on the spare room behind our kitchen, converting it to a library/sitting-room. We think it looks great. Now we just have to pull out all the boxes of books we own to fill the shelves. Here’s a flick set showing the progress from about January 14 […]

Austin Best City To Live and Make Movies…Shreveport #3
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By etrigan - Last updated: Friday, February 1, 2008

Thanks to “the Austinist for pointing out”:http://austinist.com/2008/01/29/_austin_named_1.php that MovieMaker Magazine named “Austin as the #1 place”:http://www.moviemaker.com/locations/article/top_10_movie_cities_2008_best_places_to_make_movies_20080128 to “live, work and make movies”. Initially, I think “Oh, that’s great! We’re almost done with our “latest film project”:http://www.filmmakingfrenzy.com/rewind/default.aspx, contributing to the coolnes.” Then I think “But wait, we still haven’t made our own film, unprodded by the […]

The Best Infomercial Product EVER
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By becky - Last updated: Friday, February 1, 2008

Sandy let me on to a new health craze that’s apparently sweeping the nation. The Hawaii Chair lets you excercise while SITTING DOWN! Ellen was kind enough to do a demo on her show.