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Beat Up Waiter

Moans, Random

The worst thing about Schleck’s chain problem yesterday isn’t that Contador sped past and took the yellow jersey, it’s that it’s being referred to as Chaingate.

I hope there’s some incident in the future involving famous people and a gate causing the majority of journalists to implode.

* The title is the obligatory Simpsons reference

Dammit

Random, Short

As I looked along this image I thought great I’m very trustworthy, then I got to the 16th one.

That explains it

Random

According to a trust worthy poll, by a reputable company in a reputable newspaper, or something like that, these are things women find attractive (bolding mine)

  1. Has facial stubble
  2. Is a bit geeky
  3. Has a hairy chest
  4. Avid book reader
  5. Cries at soppy films1
  6. Sings along to a song while dancing to it
  7. Grey hair
  8. Sweaty after workout2
  9. Wears glasses
  10. Has a passion for sports

That explains why my life is like a Lynx advert.

1 CSS3 selectors on the other hand…
2 It would be bolded, except I don’t work out3
3 If you’re not sweating after a work out your sweat glands aren’t working and you’re probably dead, consult your GP.

Has the internet taken the fun out of door-to-door fundamentalism?

Random, Science

It’s just with the internet you get to see new and completely ridiculous defences of creationism, the people who show up at your door are still going on about the odds of abiogenesis and using God-of-the-gaps arguments.

And generally English fundies aren’t as openly mental as their US counterparts so trying to trick them into saying something offensive doesn’t work.

A bigger threat than terrorism and other links

Apple, Moans, Random, Web Design

Trousers

Moans, Random, Short

More annoying than my iron problem why is the material that makes 99% of my trousers key-proof, but the pockets – where I keep my fucking keys, is not?

Things to buy

Random

From my eBay Auctions

  • Football Manager 2009 sold
  • Wii Games
    • SSX Blur sold
    • Excite Truck sold
    • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07 sold
    • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess sold before I had a chance to post this
    • Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 sold
    • Resident Evil 4 Edition sold
  • My NeXT Stuff sold

From the Apple Store

Snow Leopard

From my Amazon affiliate links*

The new Muse album

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Football Manager 2010

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and the new Dawkins book

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* thanks to the random internet person who clicked a link on dogtanian.net and brought £200+ worth of stuff, you just brought me FM 2010