Monthly Archives: July 2011

New or Used

It is a daunting decision we all have to make on occasion.  Here’s yet another example:

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Guess 911 was too short

Sometimes less is more.  This is certainly the case for the police phone number and one poorly placed bolt.

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Built for the Short Screws

Marketing geniuses.

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Pass the TP, and some Jesus while your at it.

Found this in the bathroom of a restaurant the other day: Certainly the right place for comfort, assurance and salvation….depends on what you ate.

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Ugly? Yep. Gross? Maybe a little harsh

Guess there’s no disguising the fact that this is one gross school bus. Pass the hand sanitizer please.  (I’m looking at you Hershey, PA)

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Glock Radio, Now with Snooze Bar

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Stuff

I love Paul Graham’s essays.  When I’m reading about startups he’s always referenced (for good reason).  Now, while reading JD Roth’s “Your Money: The Missing Manual” I stumble across a reference to Paul Graham’s “Stuff“.  While Paul certainly isn’t recalling any run-in’s with Tyler Durden, he is speaking from the same soap box (yes, pun [...]

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I’m only slightly stupider…

..than I look

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  • Almost Random Quote

    Tom said to himself that it was not such a hollow world, after all. He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it – namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain. If he had been a great and wise philosopher, like the writer of this book, he would now have comprehended that Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do, and that Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do. And this would help him to understand why constructing artificial flowers or performing on a tread-mill is work, while rolling ten-pins or climbing Mont Blanc is only amusement. There are wealthy gentlemen in England who drive four-horse passenger-coaches twenty or thirty miles on a daily line, in the summer, because the privilege costs them considerable money; but if they were offered wages for the service, that would turn it into work and then they would resign. — Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer, 1876