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Fatwa Arbuckle
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Sunday greetings from cool, drizzly yet Happy Larryville, GN! As if any of us needed further convincing that My Little Pony™ is ineffably evil, here’s Matt Labash’s account of a BronyCon: In the near future, historians will struggle to locate the precise moment when civilization’s wheels finally, irretrievably came off. By then, there will have been too many such moments to pinpoint one with any certainty. But I’ll mark the day as having occurred on a recent August weekend when, standing in the concourse of the Baltimore Convention Center, I watch grown men with problem skin and five o’clock shadows… Read more »

Sven
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Sven

“But Bronies represent a novel variation on the theme: Like so many American men, they wish to be forever suspended in childhood. Except this time, they want to be 6-year-old girls.”

Uh, a little creepy. On the other hand, it’s good that lonely odd folks with strange beliefs/interests, few friends, and no social skills can find others with similar interests and develop friendships. Maybe it’s a first step out of the basement and into a normal life.

I’m surprised they didnt hold this event in Enumclaw if you know what I mean.

Paddy O'Furnijur
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Paddy O'Furnijur

A blessed Sabbath, Gerbil Nation!
That’s it. I got nuthin’.

Sven
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Sven

I’m puzzling over today’s Gospel-Luke 12: 49-53, but I also have to make breakfast.

Poof

Sven
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Sven

I started re-reading Eli Goldratt’s book, The Goal, yesterday. For those of you unfamiliar with it, it was a big deal in materials management back in the 80’s when it was first published. I was sitting in a staff meeting Thursday where we make a big deal out of posting and tallying our ‘wins’ each week. Much high-fiving over things like 20 patches applied, 500 lines of code written, installed three new applications, etc. And I’m sitting there thinking, so what? I was in ‘so what’ mode, but not quite sure why, and then mulling things over, I got to… Read more »