27 August 2007


Ok, so i just needed to rant on the rediculousness of a commercial i heard this morning.

It was a debt consolidator commercial, and it opens with the announcer asking questions about being in debt.

"Have too many payments and the collectors are at your door? Are your bills too much to handle? Are you in a credit crunch?" --stuff like that. Then, and this is the madening part, he says, "Well, it's not your fault!"

Are you kidding me? Not their fault? Then he goes on to blame it on job loss, etc. Intro the debt consolidation company, then some testamonials:

"I had 25,000$ in credit card debt and debt consolidators helped me. Thanks!"

"I had 10 credit cards, and they helped me get back on track!"

Woah woah woah.. back the truck up.. 25000$ in credit card debt?? 10 credit cards maxed out??? not your fault?? WTF!! are you out of your mind?? Perhaps instead of excusing all this debt and poor decision making, these people should actually take stock of what they really have and need, and make smart purchasing decisions. Not your fault.. pshh. what a load.

Ok, that was short and enough. done and done.



My friend Spiral wrote a song for me and my admin partners at Sindome.

Spiral sings, o/~ Soooul is such a slaker...that's all he does..is be a slacker..
o/~Spiral sings, o/~ And then there's Slither.. who idles all day.. he's here for an hour.. then goes away..
o/~Spiral sings, o/~ And then dear Johnny.. he likes to stop by... but he doesn't say hi...
o/~Spiral sings, o/~ And who's this Recoil... we don't know what he does..but we're sure he's important.. and makes what we love..
o/~Spiral sings, o/~ And FireStorm.. he's a really cool guy.. he's here and there.. then says goodbye.. o
/~Spiral sings, o/~ And wacky Chaos.. we know he's around.. you can't see him.. but you randomly fall on void's ground..
o/~Spiral sings, o/~ And silly Wren.. he's hardly ever on.. but when he is.. he's lots of fon..
o/~Spiral giggles.



21 August 2007

Race 21

Race 21? you might ask.. is that a new need for speed game? midnight club expansion? ooooh no. not at all. its a card game on my cell phone.

The object: 80 seconds to make as many instances of 21 as possible, 3 rounds.

Sounds silly and simple. My wife and I have had a pretty heated competition with this game over the last six months or so. At first our scores were pretty low. three thousand, four thousand points. then we started figuring out the quirks of the game, and at one point i had her for a week at 8600-ish. she bested it with 9100, i got 9600, and it took her 2 months to beat it. 9670. two days later i hit 9860

As of right now, looking at the scoreboard, 9670 is the #5 score. She threw a fit at my 9860. "I'm never going to beat that score."

a week later she has.

Scoreboard for Race 21:

1: 10,000 Sammy
2: 10,000 Sammy
3: 9,860 Soul
4: 9,710 Sammy
5: 9,670 Sammy

So, i got one. *sigh* and now i have to spend all my free moments that i usually spend reading to try and beat 10,000.. but i dont know if its possible. i can prolly tie it, but i think the game caps out at 10k. that's the only reason i can think of she'd be able to get 2 of them.

I can't find anything about it online. I keep looking, but i'm hoping for a strategy guide.

www.fupa.com/game/Casino-flash-games/race-to-21.html Haven't checked this link, but it might be it. click at your own risk.


03 August 2007

Blood drinker

An amazing true story by a friend of mine of an experience while he was in prison.

In the words of Skipphag:
did i ever tell you about dan hernandez
dan woods and i would sit in our cell and play d&d
dan hernandez would wander around, bugging people until they told him to go away.
he was in a cell with this guy, can't remember his name right off, but doesn't matter
anyway, we didn't like troy (that was his name)
dan would come in and watch us, until we stopped and stared at him
troy was lds
dan had no specific beliefs
troy would grind the lds ideals into dan at night. which as you know, does not work
however, dan would come and spew all of this back at dan w. and me.
so, one day, dan w. held up his hand to stop dan h.
and said, "we worship satan"
dan h. says, "no, he's evil"
dan w. says, where do you get that?
dan h. "in this book"
i asked "but who wrote this book? hmmm? god did, thru his people.
and since god wrote it, don't you think that he would try to defame his nemesis?
dan w. picked up and ran with it.
yeah, if you ask god for stuff, it might happen, it might not. it' s all his whim.
dan h. says "no, no, god is good."
i pull out the bible and started looking up different places talking about god's wrath
you know, when taken out of context, god is pretty petulent, and vindictive
anyway, we told dan h. that satan wasn't like that. he wanted people to be happy and do whatever they wanted.
dan h. tells us that he has a dream of eating blood
dan w. pipes in, "well, how do you think that we stay so young looking?"
and this caught me off guard. so i stared at him.
dan h. says "what"
dan w. "yeah, you see, if you worship satan, then you live forever. and stay young by drinking blood. Skipphag there is over 400 years old, he recruited me.
dan h. "then why are you guys in jail"
me "to recruit you"
we've been watching you from a distance for some time, and we wanted to offer you an "in"
he says "really, what do i have to do?'
dan w. "you need to take a spoon, not a fork or knife, but a spoon. and scoop out troy tinneys left eye."
and i pipe in "and eat it."
then you
you'll be able to drink blood and become young again.
anyway, dan h. leaves the room, goes to troy and asks if he can borrow a spoon (troy had some)
troy asks "what's it for, to stir your coffee," and dan says "eh, yeah"
that night, nothing happened
so the next morning, dan and i laid into him, "hey, why didn't you do it. you don't have much time, or we'll have to take back the offer.
that night, dan w and i are playing cards, and we hear this thump-thump, and we thought that the guys in the next tier were trying to communicate with us, so we pounded on the wall.
the thumping became eratic. and it was coming from the other wall
the wall between dan/troys room and ours
so i jumped up, grabbed my cup, and put it against the wall, and my ear to the cup.
from the other side i hear troy screaming at dan "do you give up, i can keep this up all night."
and dan screams back, "no, i eat the blood"
troy is totally confused, he hits the intercom and yells, "this is troy tinny in tier 7 cell 7. my celly attacked me
help, help
the lights come on, and guards rush in.
troys door opens, and they grab troy and slam him into the opposing wall, so we could see him through the window. dan w and i start yelling "rat!"
troy again says, "my celly jumped me"
the guards tell him to shut up
dan comes out of the room, and is bleeding from his right hand, and his left side
troy looks into my window, and he has a crescent shaped bruise between his nose and left eye. a serious bruise, like nothing i've ever seen before or since.
they haul the two of them out, troy to the hole, dan to medical
then they brought dan back
in the morning, we asked him what happened.
he showed us the spoon, and said that it wouldn't work.
it was one of those wide soup spoons
or troy would have been minus an eye
troy then bit dan's hand, and his side
he took a quarter shaped piece of flesh out of dan's side
dan had to get 32 stitches, and a rabies shot
later, in the cell
i told dan w that we were going to hell for this
he said "anybody that listens to a couple of idiots like us, deserves whatever he gets!"
i agree
anyway... when i was working in the law library, dan came in, from the a-block
he saw me, and gave me the sign
you know, the satanist sign
index and pinky out
i said how ya doin dan
the first thing he did, was lean in close, and whisper, they put me in a cell with troy.
i said, "you know what you have to do"
and the next day, he came in, from the hole
troy came in that day as well.
he had a crescent shaped bruise between his left eye and his nose
the same size as the last time
dan said that he borrowed the spoon from troy again
you'd think that troy would've learned
anyway, when the two got out of the hole, they were put into the same cell. again.
5 times
i told mikey and monty and jarrett about it
they didn't believe me, but thought that it was a cool story
then, on halloween 2001. monty and i were watching tv, and mikey was playing pinocle
the main door opened, and dan hernandez walked in packing a matress
i said "monty, monty.... that's him"
he didn't believe me
i hid on my bed for the next day
i was afraid that since he couldn't succeed with troy, then maybe the master's eye would work
he called me "the master"
anyway, mikey and monty got upset because i wouldn't do anything. dan walked up to monty to ask a question about the tv, and saw me.
he imediately bowed his head and said "master" and made the sign
monty and mike left, and came back later. they were both pale
is that really him?
monty went up to him and said that he was on "our team", so he should not try to eat monty's eye
dan said that was okay
scared the crap out of me
dan then went to mikey, and asked if he was on our team, cause if he was, then he would live forever. but if not, then fifty or sixty years at most.
maybe less
and he was rubbing his finger and thumb together at this point
i said, "mikey is on our team'
it was awesome


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