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Entries from October 22nd, 2002

Something so good

October 22nd, 2002 · No Comments · Potpourri

Sometimes you go your whole life without telling the world how proud you are. These people should set an example for the leaders of tomorrow.

“Sally uses a washcloth in the shower and scrubs herself!!”

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October 21st, 2002 · No Comments · Potpourri

“Cinescape has posted a report on an ‘X-Men 2’ press-conference in which Patrick Stewart (Jean-Luc Picard) started a Kirk vs. Picard debate of his own. “I would like to make it absolutely clear that both Jean-Luc Picard and Professor Charles Xavier could kick Captain Kirk’s butt,” he said. “

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Like Muppet Babies, only better

October 18th, 2002 · 4 Comments · Potpourri

I don’t know what to think about this. I’m not even sure if I want them to make it campy, or try to do it straight. I mean, as gay as it sounds, wouldn’t it be a wee bit cool to see Baby MacGyver and Baby Murdock duke it out?

*during a hamfisted catfight in an abandoned mine, Baby Murdock’s foot gets caught in a large chain, and Baby Mac accidentally kicks the heavy contraption affixed to the end of the chain into a chasm*


Of course, Baby Murdock would be back. With one more scar on his Babyface. Baby Jack Dalton would show up, too. Of course, he won’t have his pilot’s license yet, but hang out in arcades a lot and play dogfight simulators. He’ll also have some kind of drug addiction or something.

Baby Pete Thornton will be 19, but still be played by Dana Elcar. They’ll rewrite the history and say that Pete always had glaucoma, he was just able to hide it all those years in the original show.

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October 16th, 2002 · 1 Comment · Arcade Box

If you’re in the market for Arcade-to-PC hardware and accessories, PLEASE give Andy at your business. He makes a damn good product, and is a damn nice person. Whenever I get around to putting together a page about my Arcade adventures, I’ll have to link and praise the hell out of his site. As […]

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October 16th, 2002 · 5 Comments · Arcade Box, Potpourri

First of all, Bonnie is the indisputable best. She kissed a very depressed little boy, and made him pizza snacks while he pouted at his desk.

All is well. The shorted plug seems to be manageable, and what’s more, I found out something I should have known long ago: the I-pac has a really cool built-in configutation mode. Those of you who also have I-pacs probably already knew about this, but I did not.

Continue if you’re interested:

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