Category: Bad ideas

You need to get out more

Here’s a fun party behavior: Pronounce or explain something in a way that is totally wrong in a barely-plausible way. (EG: Hagrid’s half-Sasquatch lineage IS CANON; If we’re going to go back to calling things by their original names, everything named “Washington” should be called “Hertburn;” Your aunt’s friend lost 45 lbs. in a month…

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It’s freezing in here.

Thanks to Equifax’s data incontinence and the flaming clown-car of death site they slapped together purely for optics, it’s a good idea for anyone subject to American credit reporting agencies to “freeze” your credit reports.  You can read more details on the whys and hows here. We froze our credit reports from all three big…

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The Upside

Yeah yeah, “search is awful.”  I say it every day, so often that I bore myself–and I think every word I say is FASCINATING, so I can imagine how it must be for people who aren’t, you know, on my level.. This park has both swings and roundabouts though. First of all, most people never…

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Automatically broken

ATTN: People who make video softwareses! I know you all read my posts, so I thought I would mention this here.I know it makes you feel cool to just use the names of Chip Jewelry for output settings, but some of us actually want to know what those settings mean. Seeing as you require me…

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I am conversational

Me:  The letter is supposed to end up here in Omaha. USPS Customer Service rep:  You all are in Omaha?  It says it might be heading for Bellevue. Me: That’s sort of a suburb of Omaha.  Is there a sorting facility there or something? USPS CSR:  Wait–where is Omaha? It says here “NE.” Me: That…

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