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Another AACS Key
by muhgcee at 30 May, 2007 - 4:46 PM
45 5F E1 04 22 CA 29 C4 93 3F 95 05 2B 79 2A B2
Latest comment: 31 May 07, 9:10 AM

by muhgcee at 30 May, 2007 - 1:29 PM
Via BoingBoing: LOLCODE

Exhibit A:

Latest comment: 30 May 07, 1:29 PM

Words fail me
by typhoid at 29 May, 2007 - 4:26 AM
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"On Thursday May 3 2007, an 11 year old boy kills 1,051 lb. wild Feral hog. The pig was over 10' 7" long. The hog was taken with a Smith & Wesson customized .50 caliber revolver shooting 350 grain bullets. The 11 year old boy is Jamison Stone."
Latest comment: 29 May 07, 10:16 AM

Memorial day
by tbrown55 at 25 May, 2007 - 3:03 AM
- the day you get to remember all your memories -

Latest comment: 29 May 07, 2:11 AM

Step one: Collect Underpants
by rich at 24 May, 2007 - 4:31 PM
So one of the greatest mystery's of life is the underwear gnome riddle.

It has been solved!

1. Collect Underpants
wait for it.....
Latest comment: 26 May 07, 7:48 AM

Get Chuffed!
by ben at 24 May, 2007 - 7:40 AM
Brightest Young Things (whoever they are, apparently popular) posted about Chuffed! this weekend - check out who's on first!
Latest comment: 24 May 07, 7:40 AM

Candidate Paul assigns reading to Giuliani
by rich at 24 May, 2007 - 7:33 AM
Candidate Paul assigns reading to Giuliani

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Longshot Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul on Thursday gave front-runner Rudy Giuliani a list of foreign-policy books to back up his contention that attacks by Islamic militants are fueled by the U.S. presence in the Middle East.

"I'm giving Mr. Giuliani a reading assignment," the nine-term Texas congressman said as he stood behind a stack of books that included the report by the commission that examined the attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001.
A Giuliani campaign official could not confirm whether he had read any of the books on Paul's list.
Latest comment: 24 May 07, 5:30 PM

When comics and feminism collide
by mike at 24 May, 2007 - 5:09 AM
This is reposted from my livejournal at Ben's request.

This morning I awoke to an interesting post on the hipsterbookclub. Intrigued by the topic, I posted a reply.
Latest comment: 24 May 07, 5:09 AM

by elfie at 23 May, 2007 - 9:06 AM
So I've got one folder that I want to keep in sync with four machines. If changes are made to the contents of the folder on any of the four machines I want the change to be reflected in the other three.
Latest comment: 23 May 07, 10:48 PM

New Bittorrent Client Goes Web 2.0?
by ben at 23 May, 2007 - 6:37 AM
Social networking is introduced to bittorrent with the new tribler (dumb name? i think so too...)
Latest comment: 23 May 07, 6:37 AM

K5 Writer Slams Cory Doctorow For Writing About Trolls
by ben at 22 May, 2007 - 7:44 AM
an article trashing Cory Doctorow's recent article in information week.

which begs the question... is this guy ranting at Cory a sign that Cory trolled him, in a way? hehe
Latest comment: 22 May 07, 7:44 AM

ALWAYS wear your helmet...
by ben at 21 May, 2007 - 8:07 AM
I think i just changed my stance on my bike helmet

via Sarah, thanks!
Latest comment: 23 May 07, 4:49 AM

just a little more cancer talk, please
by sarah at 21 May, 2007 - 6:47 AM
Just wanted to let you all know that both Robin and myself will be participating in the National Race for the Cure on June 2nd.

If you're inclined to donate to support our efforts, it's greatly appreciated.
Latest comment: 21 May 07, 6:47 AM

Three Screen Development
by elfie at 18 May, 2007 - 2:12 AM
Maybe I'm spoiled, but at Bally, I got REALLY used to developing with three monitors. It is INFINITELY more efficient than one and still a whole lot better than two.

Email, IM, RSS, and other automatically-updated info apps go in a nice static layout on one monitor. Visual Studio goes on another monitor, and a web browser or two for testing / viewing your output goes on the third monitor. When needed, requirements are either printed or go on monitor one on top of email and all that other stuff.
Latest comment: 18 May 07, 8:22 AM

Weekend Antics -- Happy b'day neil
by neil at 17 May, 2007 - 2:35 PM
Since ben isn't the only DJ on here I'd figure I'd posts up this weekends madness/birthday happenings.

Friday Me @ FunKollective, DC

Saturday Party @ my place (crofton, djs enoucourage to come get drunk and spin)

Sunday Me @ Sky Lounge, Baltimore
Latest comment: 18 May 07, 3:15 AM

posting from sidekick
by tbrown55 at 17 May, 2007 - 9:41 AM
I am posting this from a TMobile Sidekick 3. I am finding that Sidekick does not like frames. Blatherings does not use frames. Sidekick likes Blatherings. Editing Blatherings is easy with Sidekick.
Latest comment: 18 May 07, 7:05 AM

by elfie at 17 May, 2007 - 7:29 AM
Ben, you need a favicon in the worst way. You are the only link on my Bookmarks Toolbar where I actually have to list the name of the site with the link. All my other bookmarks on the toolbar have recognizable favicons.
Latest comment: 17 May 07, 10:43 AM

Diving into Vista
by elfie at 17 May, 2007 - 3:25 AM
So you may have read that one of the first things Pie and I did on our honeymoon was buy a new computer. You may have also read that this new computer can preinstalled with Vista Home Premium. I had always said that I wasn't going to run Vista until I purchased a new computer and could no longer get XP on it. Looks like that happened a lot sooner than I had originally expected.
Latest comment: 19 May 07, 6:04 AM

Blood in the street
by AnarchyX at 15 May, 2007 - 12:13 PM
wife and I are getting a new place and went ahead and put our place on the market. We bought way back and have put enough in it that even if we only got 50% of market we would make a good profit... So being the asshole that I am.buwhhhahahahahaahahaa. I just ruined everyone's comps in the entire neighborhood . They can all eat me. Nobody is going to buy a 400K townhouse in the suburbs.
Latest comment: 16 May 07, 7:21 AM

son of a...
by ben at 15 May, 2007 - 12:04 AM
that's just... argh... just... nested deep in the code was this... a small method that throws exceptions around like candy... instead of returning nothing if it doesn't find anything, it blows up... argh
Latest comment: 15 May 07, 12:10 PM

The Real Baby Mama
by adrienne at 14 May, 2007 - 5:44 AM
This story is about a young dog, let's call him Spike, and how his mommy and daddy got a divorce approximately 9 years ago, when he was 4 years old, and he was spitefully dropped off at the SPCA in retaliation by the daddy in order to break the mommy's heart.
Latest comment: 14 May 07, 7:18 AM

I said ambiance not ambulance.
by tbrown55 at 14 May, 2007 - 3:39 AM
Planning for movie will be a serious comedy involving awkwardness and elevators. One day, I will meet the people who will help me make this happen and then I will have to pay them. That's probably why I haven't met them yet. I lack budget and have little to no knowledge of the workings of the local or national or global film industry, but I do know a thing or two about communicating good. with people.?

So there you have it. I've just exposed one of my plans to further ensconce myself into the world of the arts, thereby gaining Baltimore the national attention that it needs in order to begin moving out of the fucking gutter and at least onto the curb for now.

If you look at the Wikipedia article on "world city" or "global city", you will see that the authors of the entry have put forth that there is only minimal evidence of world city formation here in Baltimore and that muh friends is not acceptable to me, but not to worry because there's a thing called global consciousness and there's also a thing called human consciousness or simply consciousness and it is through the use of imagery...meaningful imagery that a human mind can be shaped and motivated and / or demotivated. The global mind can be manipulated similarly by using the networks where minds turn to find meaning, ie the media.

But of course, public image can only get a city so far. Actual production must occur for this city to have a substantial position in the arena of the global cities. I am talking about industry, fools! (note to the reader: not you. i don't think you're a fool) and education, but that takes communication and Baltimoreans are not so good at talking with each other or sitting in the same room with each other.

Can we work together and extend our sphere of mutherfukking influence? I think so. I know so... for it has been shown to me.
Latest comment: 14 May 07, 9:37 AM

Passion Loaf
by ralph at 11 May, 2007 - 2:16 AM
Will you drop a passion loaf in my mouth? Will you passionately await the next prophet? Will you create a sandwich that only Leonardo da Vinci could picture in his dreams? I implore you to be elegant yet sacrificial. You need to be in touch with your inner lust. You lust for other men as Derek from the Eagle does and that is a true accomplishment. Derek is your bretheren yet you must make love to his fanny. Respect his needs and more importantly, respect his wants. He wants to put you in a mental bear trap. On the other hand, Machias wants to put you in a physical bear trap. I want to rescue you from both traps and prove, once and for all, that you are a loyal pet to me. After I free your mind, body, and soul, I will bathe you in exotic excrement from all over Delaware. We will drink from the fountains of Dundalk. We will feast on the meat of cougar and elk alike.
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Latest comment: 11 May 07, 2:16 AM

Oop! Down I go!
by ben at 11 May, 2007 - 2:10 AM
Just like Grandpa Simpson, my first night at Shorty's started with me falling down. Well, sort of... As I was coming in, and getting ready to set up for the night, I noticed that there was still a lot of beer on the refrigerator units, not yet put away. This makes it difficult to get to the DJ area, it's a small opening, so I stepped wide to try to get through without breaking bottles... of course, what I forgot is that "wide" means stepping over the trap door - which, of course, was open. So, down I went, CDJ and Records over one shoulder, left leg in mid-air, right leg sprawled out and left arm tossed in front are ALL that's keeping me from falling all the way through... Yeah, it must have looked pretty funny from some angle, but KNABE (german - boy) that hurts!

Luckily, things settled down again for a while - until the 5 alarm fire that broke out a block away... trucks and ambulances blaring over Coop's set... though he was a trooper and never dropped a mix the whole time. Again, things settled down, and a few of the rubberneckers even came in for a few drinks, which was very cool. I finally got out of Shorty's at 3:30, after talking with a fireman that was the spitting image of Jack McGee from Rescue Me and gave me permission to drive over the sidewalk (yeehaw!), and I was home by 3:30...
Latest comment: 14 May 07, 6:27 AM

The Benefits of Boys
by adrienne at 10 May, 2007 - 7:58 AM
For some time now it's been exile in Guyville for me: my friends are boys, %99.9 of the way around the block and that's the way it frikin is. It was neither here or there for quite awhile, I was perfectly happy to have good friends regardless of their gender, but now I am seeing some definite benefits of having all these boys around.
Latest comment: 10 May 07, 7:58 AM

I need pics
by adrienne at 10 May, 2007 - 3:55 AM
I have wicked cute friends and I need pics of Ben, Peter Kovach, and the Miley bros. <br/>Fah Toi Matchdotcom, it Adrienne's world now. <br/>bitches
Latest comment: 11 May 07, 7:02 AM

Songs for DJ Ben
by tbrown55 at 09 May, 2007 - 8:00 AM
I had the idea last night to start a topic called "Songs for Ben" where we could list songs for him. I know he is always on the look out for music.

Today, I suggest "Hey Hey" by Gershon Kingsley, one of the fathers of electronic music.
Latest comment: 17 May 07, 6:45 AM

Each moment is exploding into the next.
by tbrown55 at 09 May, 2007 - 6:27 AM
I like this place. I check in from time to time and read some posts and occasionally post a topic. I would like to get to know you all. Here's some stuff about me. I feel like I am on the edge of something great...perhaps another great set by DJ Walking Stick (aka Ben)...I'm sure that's part of it. I would like to be able to continue to observe and enrich Baltimore's arts and culture scene. ENTER: The World Artist Network, which started almost 2 years ago as a group of artists meeting on we're operating a gallery in Baltimore and we have an online magazine that comes out monthly to show off our artists. World Artist Network is important to me. Here is issue 5 of the WAN Magazine. (Note: WAN in this case does not mean wide area network.) -- -- Let me know if you have any ideas for this production. The next issue will be out June 1, 2007.
Latest comment: 09 May 07, 6:27 AM

Cuteness Attack!
by beezers at 09 May, 2007 - 4:45 AM
Hello from the nefariously lackin-in-postin' Brooke!

My friend, Keith, has some ubercute kittens that need homes...
Latest comment: 09 May 07, 4:45 AM

Habeas Corpus 1215-2006
by jmcd303 at 09 May, 2007 - 4:09 AM
Last year the Military Commissions Act effectively removed the writ of habeas corpus from the US Constitution. I don't care where you fall on the political scale, this is a very, very bad thing. There's a chance right now to restore it by having it added to a Defense Dept Authorization Bill. But you need to contact your representatives and let them now that restoring one of the founding principles of freedom is important. They're not really good with knowing these things on their own. <br/>
Latest comment: 09 May 07, 4:09 AM

Ron Paul for President
by rich at 08 May, 2007 - 3:57 PM
I have decided to support Ron Paul (wikipedia) for President. This man's ideas line up better with my own than any candidate running for anything that I have ever known. It almost makes me want to move to his district in Texas.

Latest comment: 20 May 07, 5:04 PM

Quake making a come back?
by n0manarmy at 07 May, 2007 - 12:48 PM
I checked it out and it works! Jamie, this might be a good time to revamp the pain mod?

Yet again Ben...your site hates me. Is it firefox?
Latest comment: 16 May 07, 2:30 PM

Camping - the initial plan
by ben at 07 May, 2007 - 7:36 AM
Well, it's been a while, for me at least, since I've been out in the woods for more than a night or two, and I feel it's time to remedy that. I've brought this up to several people, and gotten slightly more than tepid replies, so I figure it's time to start setting this out, before social butterflies like Ralph already book their weekends... so here we go:

Who: Me, you and whomever else is interested.
What: Camping & Hiking
Where: At the moment I'm leaning towards Seneca Lake, though Sodus Point also has a draw for me (I've been to both, long ago), they're both in my homeworld of Upstate New York.
When: Either around the weekend of the 24th of August or the 31st of August.
Why: because it's camping, and camping is fun!
How: Planes, Trains and Automobiles, my friend.

We can use this post to hash out more concrete information... so far i've found Seneca Lake State Park, though they don't mention size, or hiking options, and Cayuga Lake state park as well, where those inclined can possibly fish... maybe?

Latest comment: 21 May 07, 5:49 AM

Shorty's - Wednesday!
by ben at 07 May, 2007 - 3:52 AM
So, the first of what will hopefully be a monthly Wednesday party at Shorty's starts this week - I'd be super happy if you guys came out... remember, good drinks, good music, good atmosphere!

come early for Tim Domestique, stay late for Cooper Miley, close it out with me! 9 to 2, drink specials maybe?

let's make this better than Sundays, ;)
Latest comment: 14 May 07, 3:16 PM

Lubing up
by AnarchyX at 06 May, 2007 - 7:52 AM
for the realtor and mortgage folks that is. Mr's Anarchy and I have decided that we need more land to serve as a defense buffer in the event of a full scale zombie attack and have put an offer in on a 4 acre spread in Worthington valley. Should be just enough space to be self sustainable with TSHTF.
Latest comment: 06 May 07, 7:52 AM

by muhgcee at 04 May, 2007 - 10:48 AM
There are two issues that are top on my list for things that need changing. The Iraq War (let's get the hell out of there) and global warming. As I walk through the city streets almost every day, rarely do I see anything being done by ordinary citizens on either of these two issues. How are things going to change if we don't make them change?
Latest comment: 06 May 07, 6:52 AM

Heroes Fans!
by ben at 04 May, 2007 - 7:25 AM
Latest comment: 04 May 07, 7:25 AM

Dumb it down? What does that mean?
by adrienne at 04 May, 2007 - 3:29 AM
I went on a date last night with a guy I actually like. I was being charming and impressive. Dinner was great. Then dinner was over and it was time to move onto the activities portion of the evening. Decision time: do something passivley entertaining (movie, TV, etc) or do something actively entertaining (games, nookie, etc)
Latest comment: 04 May 07, 5:16 AM

ehh heh
by typhoid at 02 May, 2007 - 12:39 PM
Latest comment: 03 May 07, 1:21 PM

in new joost news
by ben at 02 May, 2007 - 5:55 AM
some cool stuff is going on... so apparently I have unlimited invites, if anyone wants...
Latest comment: 04 May 07, 9:46 AM

Greetings From Aruba!
by elfie at 02 May, 2007 - 3:49 AM
"So Jamie and Shannon, what did you do on the first day of your honeymoon?!"

"We bought a second laptop so we could both play Guild Wars without having to take turns! :)"
Latest comment: 03 May 07, 3:17 PM

Censoring a Number
by rich at 01 May, 2007 - 4:18 PM
Latest comment: 04 May 07, 7:48 AM

Hells yeah
by ben at 01 May, 2007 - 8:44 AM
Latest comment: 02 May 07, 3:59 AM

Productive Day
by ben at 01 May, 2007 - 8:27 AM
I love it when you are getting beat down by inertia, and one day does everything to change that... Today I got my oil changed, my new tires put on and my old ones balanced, i went to the phone shop while i waited for that and got my phone to get online (can browse here!), paid my bills and i'm looking to do laundry for the first time in 3 weeks tonight (i'm down to just dress clothes now...)
Latest comment: 01 May 07, 4:23 PM


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