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“roses are #FF0000 / violets are #0000FF

/ all my base / are belong to you”

posted at 9:15 pm
on Jan. 27, 2005

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“It takes 500 small details to add up to one favorable impression.”

posted at 12:12 am
on Jan. 27, 2005

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“That’s why I stopped teaching, because I got really tired of hearing the word ‘Wut?’ “

posted at 9:26 pm
on Jan. 25, 2005

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“Some people, when confronted with a problem, think ‘I know, I’ll use regular expressions.’ Now they have two problems.”

posted at 9:24 pm
on Jan. 25, 2005

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“The main problem I had was figuring out how to wear [the iPod shuffle]. It comes with a lanyard so you can wear it around your neck like a coach’s whistle. I wouldn’t call myself fashion forward, but I was acutely aware of looking like a colossal dork. I felt like I was wearing a medal from the Academic Decathlon.”

posted at 7:27 pm
on Jan. 22, 2005

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“Good enough is good enough.”

posted at 3:24 pm
on Jan. 20, 2005

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” “Can you spare some change? I’m trying to save up to buy a gun so I can make some real money.”

posted at 6:00 pm
on Jan. 19, 2005

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“one provision of the No Child Left Behind Act (scroll down to Sec. 9528), forces public schools, as a condition of receiving federal funds, to provide military recruiters with the name, address, and telephone number of every student in attendance.”

posted at 12:02 am
on Jan. 19, 2005

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“All my life I’ve wanted to be someone; I guess I should have been more specific.”

posted at 3:39 pm
on Jan. 17, 2005

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“The doctors said, ‘If you’re going to have a nail in the brain, that’s the way you want it to be,”’ she said. “He’s the luckiest guy, ever.”

posted at 2:16 am
on Jan. 17, 2005

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“I like to watch women doing little domestic chores.”

posted at 2:07 pm
on Jan. 16, 2005

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“Use proper chewing technique”

posted at 11:39 pm
on Jan. 13, 2005

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“Do you think there’s a connection between Canada’s socialized health care system, and the fact that public restroom in Canada have no anti-germ toilet seat covers?”

posted at 11:45 am
on Jan. 10, 2005

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posted at 11:43 am
on Jan. 10, 2005

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“Dear Uncle, everything is over. ... From the west side, only water and water can be seen. ... About 2,000 acres of land was overwhelmed and destroyed by the flood. We are starving over here and trying to send messages because every communications center or station is destroyed…. I hope you will find this letter very soon… We need an immediate rescue.”

posted at 11:00 pm
on Jan. 6, 2005

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“BLOG, and its variations, including blogger, blogged, blogging, blogosphere…. Sounds like something your mother would slap you for saying…. Sounds like a Viking’s drink that’s better than grog, or a technique to kill a frog.”

posted at 12:08 am
on Jan. 1, 2005

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