Monthly Archives: October 2005

looking for U2 bootlegs

Looking for bootlegs or whatever of the U2 concert Saturday. If y’all know where to find them, please leave a comment or email me. Ideally, I’d like to get a copy of each of the concerts I’ve been to. But for now I’d just like to get the October 29th, 2005 concert. Thanks! Found this [Continue]

U2 concert aar

Went to the U2 concert Saturday at the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas. Very, veryvery, good show! First the complaints, since I don’t want to end on a downer. As members of the fanclub, we were able to buy our tickets early, before they went on sale to the general public. We were able [Continue]


He that will not reason is a bigot. He that cannot reason is a fool. He that dares not reason is a slave. -sign in the office of Branch Rickey, who signed Jackie Robinson to the (Brooklyn) Dodgers

phone etiquitte

When you are answering an OUTSIDE line, like the general switchboard line into a company, you answer the phone with “company Name, this is my Name. How can I help you?” Or something like that. It is very important to identify the company name. Especially if your company gets multiple calls, every fucking day, for [Continue]

hacker’s diet

the Hacker’s Diet “The Hacker’s Diet, notwithstanding its silly subtitle, is a serious book about how to lose weight and permanently maintain whatever weight you desire. It treats dieting and weight control from an engineering and management standpoint, and provides the tools and an understanding of why they work and how to use them that [Continue]


The U2 concert is this Saturday. I have a General Admission tickets, so I’ll be heading down bright and early to stand in line. For whatever reason, U2 decided to only have one concert in Dallas this time. Usually they hit Dallas on both legs of the tour, and they always sell out both concerts, [Continue]

you must fight…the bear!

No luck on the job hunt so far. Bell is looking for lots of folks, I’m going through their list to see what I can do there. The bear in the office was at it again yesterday. Belching and farting and rubbing on door jambs till the walls shook. I have got to get a [Continue]

beware evil spams

If you get anything like this, it’s SPAM. “> Dear user mkuser, > > You have successfully updated the password of your Gandalf23 account. > > If you did not authorize this change or if you need assistance with > your > account, please contact Gandalf23 customer service at: > > > Thank you [Continue]

illegal immigrants as art?

Hi, Mom! I’m crossing the border! By Jimmy Magahern Published: Thursday, October 20, 2005 “Rudy Adler steps into the den of his parents’ house, a sprawling, ranch-style home in an old-moneyed section of Paradise Valley, and pulls up some scanned digital photos on his PowerBook. “This is a nice one,” he says, staring at a [Continue]

knife sharpening implements

Knife sharpening stuff that Adam might want to get: Diamond Knife Sharpener $5.97 Pocket Sharpener $1.60 Unfortunatley, they do not stock these two items at their retail store on the Northside, so they’ll need to be ordered and shipped Or see if something simmilar is available at the PX or the local Oshmans or Academy [Continue]

axis & allies miniatures

Possible Axis army: 9 Arisakas (27) 1 Panzergenadier (5) 1 Imperial Sergeant (9) 1 Haupsturmfuhrer (9) 2 MG 42s (20) 1 Panzer IV (30) Dunno. Last night we used 3 Pak38 and a Jap AT gun, and got our asses whooped, but I think th eproblem was one of range. We played on the “short” [Continue]