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April 11th, 2006


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05:00 pm - Boring links roundup!
I take back every negative comment I've ever made about fanfic.

Watch two new Dunkin' Donuts commercials featuring the music of They Might Be Giants.

Here are the ten geekiest hobbies. Somehow LARPing beat out (or lost to, depending on how you look at it) furries and plushies. Either way I'm weirded out.

Adventure Gaming Classic interviews Ken Williams, co-founder of Sierra On-Line talks about business philosophies, the video game industry, and how online gaming was created to amuse his grandmother.

For matt_william: Here's the link to Mario Twins.

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From:defaultlisa
Date:April 11th, 2006 10:59 pm (UTC)
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Hmmm ... I'm surprised furries/plushies made the list. That's more of a fetish/fantasy thing than a geek thing. Or so I would imagine. Maybe it should be on the list of top ten fetishes, though.
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From:sacredspud
Date:April 12th, 2006 10:26 pm (UTC)
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A better title for this list might be "The Top Ten Hobbies Geeks Should Be Ashamed Of."

As to furries, they probably make up 15% or more of my social group, and that's just the ones who publicly acknowledge it. It is possible that I know an inordinately high number of them.

I have this thing about furries. Maybe the ones I know are the exceptions to the rule, but I keep having to remind them that no means no, even if you don whiskers and claws and meow at me every time I walk by.
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From:defaultlisa
Date:April 13th, 2006 01:00 am (UTC)
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I think if you're a geek, you can't really afford to be ashamed of much. Comes with the territory.

I've only ever had to remind one friend that "no means no" about anything. This is good because I am not very patient and I don't change my mind very often.
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From:kingofheartsftm
Date:April 12th, 2006 04:35 am (UTC)

freaky

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I don't know if I should be afraid. Some of my hobbies are on that list! I think it's time for me to take up some new hobbies. @__@

Oh, and by the way, you were very rude to me today when you did not respond to my calling your name as I saw you walking by the Willy St. Coop. Just kidding.
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From:kingofheartsftm
Date:April 12th, 2006 04:37 am (UTC)

Re: freaky

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No I'm not, that WAS rude
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From:sacredspud
Date:April 12th, 2006 04:56 am (UTC)

Re: freaky

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That was you? I looked around, didn't see anybody, and just assumed I was hearing things. What a jerk.
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From:kingofheartsftm
Date:April 12th, 2006 10:31 pm (UTC)

Re: freaky

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Seriously, I REALLY was just joking. I was in my car so you were probably looking for someone on foot and not in a car. I thought about driving by, but unfortunately I had to get back home to help finish dinner.
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From:the_tick27
Date:April 12th, 2006 09:39 pm (UTC)

I'm #1

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by the way i finished that new amptgaurd wepon that i was worrking on at marys party every one should see it. and ill have you know iv see three boobies whiel larping thank you
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From:seanorange
Date:April 12th, 2006 09:42 pm (UTC)

Re: I'm #1

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One one person!?

~Sean
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From:sacredspud
Date:April 12th, 2006 10:27 pm (UTC)

Re: I'm #1

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Hey, I didn't make the list. Anyway, I'd like to see that weapon. Even unfinished it looked pretty rockin'.
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From:seanorange
Date:April 15th, 2006 01:51 am (UTC)
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Also for Matt: The End of the World

(not like he's going to see it now...)

~Sean
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