Archive for the 'General Ramblings' Category

A Conversation With Jen

Monday, September 20th, 2010

A small excerpt from a conversation I had with Jen: Me: Do you know what a fennec fox is? Jen: no but it sounds cute Jen: omg!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!111 Jen: it IS cute!!!!!! Jen: ahhhhhhh! it’s an overload!!!!! Enjoy.

Amazon’s Post-Order Price Guarantee

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Just last week I bought a new E8400 processor from Amazon. I was going to buy it from Newegg, but I heard that Amazon has a 30-day price guarantee: if the price falls within 30 days of shipment, they’ll refund you the difference. I didn’t think I’d use it but it was nice to have. […]

Comment Wisdom

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

Apparently Paris Hilton has a sex tape, and I’m inadequate in bed. These are just some of the things I learned from my 5400 spam comments on this blog. Also, many people are “simply mad about this forum!” and think I have “good stuff, very nicely done”. That’s when they’re not writing gibberish or misspelling […]

BSG Returns Friday

Monday, March 31st, 2008

In case you’ve missed all the commercials, the fourth and final season of Battlestar Galactica starts this Friday at 9:00 p.m. (Central). Additionally SciFi is running episodes all week to catch you up if you’re behind, and you can also watch full episodes at Obviously this is a must-watch.


Monday, December 10th, 2007

By popular request, here are my wishlists. Some of the stuff listed might be available for cheaper elsewhere. Amazon Think Geek I also don’t mind used or refurbished products. A few shopping tips: CompUSA is going out of business, so they should have some good deals pretty soon. The Bargainist, Snoopr, and SlickDeals tend to […]

Happy Day of the Ninja

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Today is Day of the Ninja. Be extra sneaky today, and feel free to snap the neck of anyone who bothers you. In celebration, I will be making some paper shurikens and playing Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3.

Battlestar Galactica: Razor Tomorrow

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

Set your DVR, VHS, or Betamax for tomorrow at 9/8C for the two-hour Battlestar movie, Razor. Also, check out the Flashbacks beforehand to make sure you’re caught up.

Show Off Your Bling

Monday, September 11th, 2006

Blingo is a search engine that gets the same results as Google, but your first ten searches of the day can win you a prize. Prizes range from movie tickets to iPods. I joined back in July, and today I received an email with the following: Matthew, Your friend Jen just won a prize by […]