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Wednesday, October 10, 2001

Too Weird for Words

Either it's a hoax or it's one of the funniest things in the history of the world. Enjoy. Thanks to J.t.Qbe for the email and Evil Avatar for the Fox News link.

Torvalds Interview

OS News posted an interview with the father of the Linux kernel, Linus Torvalds. I've always admired Linus for his complete, almost ruthless, honesty. He never plays the politician and always says how he feels. A classic example is this blurb from the interview:
8. What is your opinion on RMS insisting calling Linux as GNU/Linux?

Linus Torvalds: I don't mind what rms calls the system. I don't think his arguments for the naming are very valid, but hey, at the same time I really couldn't care less.
Thanks Slashdot.

Threewave Screenshots

PlanetQuake posted a slew of screenshots of the Threewave Unification project for Quake III Arena. The much-anticipated mod is supposed to be released tomorrow! Huzzah!

Pondering the Imponderable

Yesterday afternoon, during a rare moment that I was actually home yesterday, J.t.Qbe and I played Diablo II online. It was probably the first time we had played an RPG together since the late eighties. A good time was had by all. The only problem I noticed was a little hitching every so often when my character would run a bit ahead as my client got caught up. A minor annoyance.

NFL Week #4 Final

Despite my Lions making a strong bid for the coveted "worst team in the NFL" label, my picks were good, netting me a final record of 12-3 for the week. Eeyore was 9-6. Year-to-date I am 40-18 (.690) and Eeyore is 32-26 (.552).

Tuesday, October 9, 2001


At Target today I saw "Unreal Gold" for $6 on the clearance rack, so I picked it up. At the checkout, the scanner told the cashier to check my ID to make sure I was at least 17. I've been carded for beer before, but never for a computer game!

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