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April 04, 2010

Overnight Open Thread

Hey it's the start of a brand new week. So we've got that going for us.

So Where's My Damn Jetpack?
Well the Martin Jetpack might be it. Of course I'm guessing that it'll be expensive and noisy as hell.


The CPC Says Chinese Drywall Should Be Gutted
So all the reports of Chinese drywall emitting toxic fumes were true - they're putting out 100 times more than normal the amount of hydrogen sulfide which causes irritation of tissues and corrosion of wiring. Cue the lawsuits in 3, 2, 1...
And expect the Chinese to execute a few people then go back to making the usual crap.

Unicorn - The Other White Meat
Okay it's actually more like red meat but at least it has skittle marbling.

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A Tribute to Fallen Sodas
I vaguely remember Crystal Pepsi - it was just meh which I guess is why it's long gone. And I didn't even notice that Mr. Pibb has been gone for almost a decade.

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Alien vs Pooh
A surprisingly long comic about visitors coming to the 100 Acre Wood.

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Do It Yourself Vajazzling
For when you're too cheap or too embarrassed to pay a professional.

Top 10 Sound Illusions

10 Words Invented by Authors
Who knew that Dr. Seuss invented the word 'Nerd'?

Weekly AoSHQ Commenter Standings
Apparently GoW 3 is not the handicap some thought.
Top 10 commenters:
1 [578 comments] 'Kratos (missing from the side of Mt Olympus)' [81.07 posts/day]
2 [498 comments] 'ParanoidGirlInSeattle'
3 [493 comments] 'wherestherum'
4 [419 comments] 'Miss'80sBaby'
5 [379 comments] 'Blazer'
6 [283 comments] 'MDr VB1.0 CS1st '
7 [280 comments] 'Rat Patrol'
8 [273 comments] 'logprof'
9 [272 comments] 'SantaRosaStan'
10 [224 comments] 'mpfs'

Top 10 sockpuppeteers:
1 [197 names] 'MDr VB1.0 CS1st ' [28.14 unique names/day]
2 [91 names] '18-1'
3 [86 names] 'Blazer'
4 [71 names] 'kbdabear'
5 [62 names] 'Blackford Oakes'
6 [53 names] 'fluffy'
7 [52 names] 'conscious, but wandering aimlessly'
8 [45 names] 'fluffy'
9 [43 names] 'Cicero'
10 [41 names] 'Y-not'

The group. Yeah.

Tonight's post brought to you by a happy Easter:

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