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October 09, 2010

Overnight Open Thread

Lotta’ bitchin’ lately about the ‘80s hair metal bands being tacked on to the weekend ONTs. Might be a little too much for you old-timers and hayseeds. Since I’m all about customer service, here’s something maybe a little more your speed (complete with out-of-synch audio/video):

Sorry to say, but there's more below the fold...

International "Talk Like a Trucker" Day: Well, they have one for pirate speak, so why not one for C.B. radio slang? Here's Wiki's List of Citizen's Band Radio Slang in case you want to practice in the thread.

Here's an example of the application of this language:

I still find it hard to believe that Sam, "The Wild Bunch" Peckinpah directed the movie, but then again it was the late '70s and the coke was flowing freely in Hollywood, clouding many people's judgement. Then also again, Ali McGraw was at her height of hawtness so some things can be forgiven.

Now a word from Attitude Cat:

"I can peez wherever I wants 2. You haz problem wif dat?"

Random ONT Factoid: In the Mongolian Cyrillic language, the nation's name is spelled: Mohron ync.

Some Unfinished Bloggy Business:

1. Concerning vanity hashes: I defaced one of Maet's ONTs the other night with the idea but it was near the death of the thread, so few were able to participate in this horribly wrong idea. Here's the thread. Please refer to comment #765.

2. The Binarium: Just a reminder that tomorrow is 10/10/10. I think I mentioned it on an ONT last week. Remember to celebrate responsibly yet geekily.

Sloths Gone Wild:

Don Ho Closes it up tonight:

(Well, would've if the embedding hadn't been disabled) Here's linky though.

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