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Date:2008-01-06 20:03
Subject:Big Shock Here

91% Barack Obama
90% John Edwards
90% Hillary Clinton
88% Chris Dodd
84% Joe Biden
79% Bill Richardson
71% Dennis Kucinich
69% Mike Gravel
47% Rudy Giuliani
40% John McCain
31% Mitt Romney
30% Mike Huckabee
29% Tom Tancredo
18% Fred Thompson
7% Ron Paul

2008 Presidential Candidate Matching Quiz

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Date:2007-11-23 00:47

What American accent do you have? (Best version so far)

Mid Atlantic

Also known as a "Philadelphia accent" but also heard in south Jersey, Baltimore, and thereabouts.

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Date:2007-07-04 13:57
Subject:My body is worth a lot!

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Date:2006-11-01 20:23
Subject:American Accent

What American accent do you have?
Your Result: The Inland North

You may think you speak "Standard English straight out of the dictionary" but when you step away from the Great Lakes you get asked annoying questions like "Are you from Wisconsin?" or "Are you from Chicago?" Chances are you call carbonated drinks "pop."

The Northeast
The Midland
The South
The West
North Central
What American accent do you have?

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Date:2006-08-07 04:02
Subject:Fucking amazing.
Mood: frustrated

I was looking at Myspace just now and I saw that one of my friend's has a friend who references a dead buddy in his profile. After some investigation, I found that the deceased in question was 16 (driving underage) and died because he was going 100 MILES AN HOUR on a residential street in Queens.

The article states:

An unlicensed teenage driver at the wheel of a speeding car that skidded off a Queens street and flew 50 feet before crashing died from his injuries yesterday, police said.

According to the police records, John Palmiotto, 16-year-old of Lynbrook, Long Island, had only a learner's permit and had been convicted in August for operating a vehicle without a license.

Another article:

A horrific accident in Howard Beach, Queens during the night. A young driver was critically injured.

Police say the driver of the Nissan blew a stop sign on 155th Avenue.
Witnesses say the car appeared to be going one hundred miles an hour.

It jumped the curb and flew 50 feet. The car hit a camper and a tree before finally landing in a driveway.

Apparently, he actually has a cult of friends on Myspace who make him out to be a hero. One of them has a link to a memorial video on that is a photo montage with the song "Hero" in the background. After watching the video, I saw that there are multiple video memorials for this guy. How can they logically call this teen, who drove illegally and crashed a car that nearly killed his five passengers, a hero? Sorry for going on such a tangent, but what the hell is wrong with people? Yes, I understand their being devastated about losing a close friend. However, he is NOT a hero.

I know I'm going to take some heat for this entry, but I really just can't fathom it.

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Date:2006-08-01 13:52
Subject:24th Birthday Extravaganza! (on Oct. 6, 2006)
Mood: accomplished

I'm planning my birthday well in advance this year, so you can't say that I didn't tell anyone what I want to do.

This is the plan:

We will have a big night on the town on October 6th.

Dinner at East of Eighth in Chelsea at 8 pm

254 W. 23rd Street
New York, NY

Then we'll take the E train uptown four stops where we will see...


The theater (New World Stages) is located at 340 West 50th Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues. I want us to sit in the splatter section, which only costs $31 a ticket after fees and at this point I can get us seats in the front row.

As the web site for the show warns:

Important Notice

The first two rows of the orchestra are the “Splatter Zone." Patrons in the “Splatter Zone” should be prepared to have a bloody good time…and dress accordingly.

I'm going to ask around to see who wants to see Evil Dead, but I want to order tickets by this Friday to ensure we have seats. Lemme know if you're interested and I didn't ask you!

P.S. I'll be turning 24 while we watch the musical. So, that'll be an additional bonus!

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Date:2006-06-26 17:36
Subject:Humans Make Me Laugh.

I was returning something to Target a few minutes ago and I saw this woman standing in front of a Wedding Registry kiosk with a card out. She turned to the cashier and said "This ATM isn't working..." The cashier said, "The ATM is over there." Instead of admitting her stupidity, the woman said, "Ahh, this one works..." Amazing.

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Date:2006-03-29 06:49
Mood: content

As much as I bashed HP in the past for having horrid customer service, I'm going to have to say that they may have won me over today. For the last six months, I have endured problems with the battery on my laptop. I would only get maybe 45 minutes out of the battery before it would die, which was annoying. Last week, the battery just stopped charging. So, I did everything on my end to see if it was a software problem, but it wasn't. HP had been telling me to send in the laptop for months, but I didn't want to lose my computer for close to a week. This would have been especially difficult during grad school, since I had to write responses and papers all the time. Fearing that I may need to use my laptop without the a/c adapter in the near future, I relented and decided to send in my beloved computer. I had to get it boxed up, which was an ordeal itself (look for an entry on that at some point) and then waited for four hours for FedEx to pick it up at my house. FedEx ripped the computer out of my hands at 4:45 PM on Monday and shipped it to California by Tuesday at 10 am. I'm astounded by how quickly it arrived. However, I'm more surprised that I woke up this morning and received an email from HP saying that my computer was already on its way back to me. I called up their tech support folk and they told me that they replaced the battery and now it works. It is expected to arrive at my house by 3 pm today! By the time it gets back, I will have only gone 46 hours without my computer. I'm almost satisfied with the $200 warranty and the endless series of headaches this precious machine has given me.

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Date:2006-03-23 13:56
Subject:Oh my!
Mood: chipper

I just heard Jack Johnson cover The White Stripes song "We're Going to Be Friends" on the Curious George soundtrack. It made my day ever better. Yay!

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Date:2006-02-08 07:50
Subject:Really Disappointed
Mood: disappointed

I just read that the Richard Donner Director's Cut of Superman II will only be available as part of the 14 disc Superman Collector's Set, which means that if I want to see it I'm going to have to lay out big money. This is a sad turn of events for Superman fans everywhere.

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Date:2005-11-14 03:01
Mood: amused

I just laughed so hard at this that I nearly died coughing.

Just watch.

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Date:2005-11-11 13:11
Mood: bored

I just read on that Fox cancelled Arrested Development and cut the third season down to 13 episodes. Now I'll never be able to get new episodes after I finish watching the DVDs. :(

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Date:2005-11-03 16:09
Mood: chipper

"When they discover the center of the universe, a lot of people will be disappointed to discover they are not it."
-Bernard Bailey

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Date:2005-10-27 19:55
Subject:Internet Grammar Lesson #1: Then and Than
Mood: pensive

Than is used to compare or contrast things, as in "He is a lot smaller than his older brother."


Then refers to time or consequence: "I had dinner and then I went to the store." If one thing follows or results from another, use then.


Than = Comparison
Then = Time

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Date:2005-10-25 08:49
Mood: amused

I'm watching "Who's the Boss?" and Tony is being offered a job at a college in Iowa. Jonathan walks in and says, "They have an olympic pool!" Why am I certain that he was checking out the swim team?

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Date:2005-10-04 11:40
Mood: sad

They just called me to ask if it would be ok to put Ian to sleep. I have to pick up his belongings after work. Someone in my office just offered me a new hamster. Now I have to work.

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Date:2005-10-04 03:18
Mood: discontent

Ian is dying. I brought him to a vet in an emergency hospital in Riverhead tonight. On Friday night, I knocked on his house to get him to come out and eat. When he came out, he was incredibly frail and ready to fall over. I had put him on new food and he didn't eat it much. So I gave him his old food again and he was eating a lot of it. Over the past few days, he seemed to be getting slightly stronger. When I woke up this morning, he was running in his wheel and everything. Tonight he took a major turn for the worse and fell asleep in the middle of his cage and wouldn't stir. I tried poking him and he got mad, but didn't move. After calling a few vets in the area, I had to take him to one in Riverhead. He seems like a nice guy. It was $104 for medicine and examination. The vet is keeping him overnight and not charging me. They gave him antibiotics and something to nourish him. He told me that Ian had no body mass left to him and he was completely lethargic. I have to call in the morning to check on him and they will release him back to me tomorrow night if he is still alive. The doctor said that it's possible that he could pull through and make a recovery. If not, he'll probably pass away tonight. Obviously, I'm upset. He's the only thing that makes this apartment feel like home.

If he doesn't make it...could someone buy me a new hamster and cage for my birthday? I think I may need that. Thanks. I'm going to sleep for 6 hours before work. Pray for my little buddy. :(

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Date:2005-09-26 23:06

To quote Mr. Jason Mraz:

"I wonder, wonder which one of us is gonna state the obvious..."

Date:2005-09-06 00:21
Subject:I love this...
Mood: amused

"George Bush Doesn't Care About Black People." -Kayne West

Why wasn't that John Kerry's campaign slogan?

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Date:2005-08-26 03:23
Mood: excited

I just got an email from my instructor for the History of the English Language course I took. My ass got an A for the course! WOO! That brings my GPA to a 3.95. If it weren't for Ken's class, I would still have my 4.0. Oh well, if I get a straight 4.0 next semester, I can bring my GPA back to a whopping 3.97. Damn him for breaking my perfect GPA. Anyway, I'm proud of myself. I took this course back when I was an undergrad and only got a C+. So this is such a good feeling. Finally I proved that I'm not a total moron! Whoopie!

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