Monthly Archives: November 2005

buy an AK for Christmas, only @ $50!

This is a great idea. 5001 – KALASHNIKOV £25.00 “From aggro to agri: swords into ploughshares Peace is paying dividends in Sierra Leone. The same civil war that depleted the country of tools and work is now providing ample raw material for recovery: weapons. Enterprising blacksmiths and metal workers convert them into farm implements so [Continue]


found some awesome Jell-O molds shaped like body parts, but the one I’m thinking about getting is shaped like a turkey. Actually a Cornish Game Hen, but same thing. Think it’d be cool to use for next Thanksgiving, or maybe this Christmas. Wonder if you can make Jell-O taste like turkey?

a&a rules questions

saw this on the avalon hill forums: “3. Enemies in the same hex always target the rear defense. Enemies in adjacent hexes, but not the same hex, target whichever defense they’re facing, as noted in answer 2.” We had a question about that last night. also saw this: “Disrupted + Disrupted = ? (in same [Continue]

.22 for under $100

Apparently Walmart has Mossberg 602 “Plinksters” for about $89. That’s a hell of a good deal for a .22 rifle. Semi-auto. Free floated barrel. Bolt hold open is nice, keeps you from dropping the hammer on an empty chamber (which can cause problems in .22s). I already have two semi-auto .22s, but not a Mossberg. [Continue]

Texas sues sony over rootkit cd

Texas sues Sony over rootkit cd ’bout time someone did. “Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today sued SONY BMG Music Entertainment as the first state in the nation to bring legal action against SONY for illegal “spyware.” The suit is also the first filed under the state’s spyware law of 2005. It alleges the company [Continue]

flip book

“Flipbook Printer is a program that lets you make your own printed “Flipbooks” from avi movie files using business cards. A gift from especially for the holidays, and especially for the young at heart. Makes a great present – have the kids send a flipbook of them waving hello to the grandparents, or send [Continue]


“ Project: WF6.vbp …. snip …. *************** ** SUMMARY *** *************** Forms: 112 Modules: 22 Classes: 0 Total Controls: 7886 Total Lines: 76867 Total Subs: 1664 Total Functions: 170 Total Properties: 0 Total Comments: 11833”

paper tanks

1/72 scale paper armored fighting vehicles Japanese site, might be hard to read the directions. game related: VOID rules although the downloads section is temporarily offline I got several (a lot?) of VOID figures from Lone Star real cheap. Figured they’d be good for most any Sci-Fi game. Now that the Shitze Zimmer is no [Continue]

oh. my. god! lobotomy

‘My Lobotomy’: Howard Dully’s Journey “As those who watched the procedure described it, a patient would be rendered unconscious by electroshock. Freeman would then take a sharp ice pick-like instrument, insert it above the patient’s eyeball through the orbit of the eye, into the frontal lobes of the brain, moving the instrument back and forth. [Continue]

cool homemade toy from the 60s

homemade plywood computer toy “It’s pretty easy to see where I developed my love for assemblage, automatons and all things of the “gizmo” genre. Dad really loved this sort of thing and the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. This is a VERY special bit of “primitive” folk art, created by my father for [Continue]

ruined urban buildings

Idiot’s Guide to Making Terrain #4: Ruined Urban Buildings Paper Tiger Armaments makes paper modles of WWII armor. Need to get the SdKfz 251 because it comes with a Kubelwagen as well, which I think we should add to our Axis & Allies games as a counterpoint to the Allies having an assload of transport [Continue]

ammo day, Nov 19th!

Ammo Day is November 19th Comming up pretty soon, this Saturday. It’s an ammo BUYcott (instead of a boycott). Buy 100 rounds of ammo that day. Any caliber. For added fun, buy all the white box Winchester ammo at the local WalMart at 3:30pm central time. “But gandalf23, I don’t own a gun, what can [Continue]

machine gun

George Chinn’s 5 volume set on machine guns on CD for $25 has a set of the originals for $1250. $25 is a bargin! They also have a gunsmithing cd that has some good stuff on it for $18.00 I wonder if they have the copyright holder’s permission to do this? Just because something [Continue]