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Dear Idiots Who Came Up With This Idiotic DVD Region Code Idiocy: you know what, i actually bought these DVDs. i would really appreciate it if you would quit making me have to jump through pointless hoops to work around region codes, which are totally ineffectual anyways in addition to granting absolutely no benefit to […]

what the hell is this?? Students of Turner County High School started what they hope will become a new tradition: Black and white students attended the prom together for the first time on Saturday. … “I’ve asked, ‘Why can’t you come?’ and they’re like, ‘My mommy and daddy — they don’t agree with being with […]

so. last wednesday, had day off to go watch the sox. ran errands in the morning, down to hyde park, zipped over to the near west side, all vroom vroom in the niquimobile. parked the car at the very end of the block when i got home (street cleaning day; it was all that was […]

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someone at Weather Control Central obviously missed the “make it springtime now” memo: Today Light rain and snow. Colder. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Windy. Temperatures nearly steady in the upper 30s. Northeast winds 20 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 100 percent. Tonight Cloudy with snow likely. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 […]

oh, now it’s on.

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quicken automatically downloads all my statement information from my various accounts each morning. this morning i noticed it was reporting a transaction on my second, forced-to-get bank one checking account. “hm,” i thought, “that’s strange, since i certainly haven’t done anything.” turns out? they just deducted $22.95 of my $25 balance to buy me some […]