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February 20, 2010

Overnight Open Thread - Caturday

Hello, hello all M&Ms. Welcome to your weekly SatCaturday night ONT. Yeah it's kinda early for the ONT but it's been quiet today. Maybe too quiet.

A Guide to Asian Emoticons - Kitteh Style
Why learn Japanese - this is all you really need to know. And why do they describe this girl as an emo goth girl - she's way too happy, non-suicidal and non-cutting for that.


30 years ago today: February 20th, 1980
President Carter demands that Iran release the 53 American hostages then in their 108th day of captivity, the Fed raises interest rates to 13%, and Chrysler asks for a government bailout. Good time, good times. Well actually they kinda sucked.

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Harvey Milk defends Jim Jones to Jimmy Carter in a letter
Ah the 70's convergence of weird.

National Enquirer now is a legitimate newspaper
At least according to the Pulitzer committee.

The 10 Worst Oscar Best Pictures of All Time
Yep a lot of these are overrated but I don't get how 9/11 somehow makes Forrest Gump creepy. But oh yeah Chariots of Fire was way boring. Does anyone watch it today...for fun? I doubt it.

Italian TV chef praises cat meat during show
But gets suspended.

Why it's good to win an olympic medal
Even a bronze.

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The Dude to Hit Lebowski Fest?
Maybe. There's still a lot of ins, lot of outs, lots of what-have-yous before it happens.

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How to organize your kittehs

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The Yahoo AoSHQ group. Bla bla bla.

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