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January 17, 2012

Overnight Open Thread /1/17/2012 (chad)

Not up to the usual high standards but hey it's free

On this date - Two of the world's great military powers won magnificent victories that forever secured the legends in the hearts of men:

In 1831 6000 Spanish soldiers defeated 100,000 Mexicans at the Battle of Calderon Bridge during the Mexican war of Independence. Somehow Spain still managed to lose that war.

In 1941 the French Navy defeated the Royal Thai Navy ending the Franco-Thai War. Who knew? There was actually a time when the French didn't rush to surrender.

CharlesB explains why you won't get hired:

When you first walk in to my office, I am expecting you to be one of the 99%+ people who I know I won't hire in the first 5 minutes. I am hoping I will be proven wrong, because I really want to hire you and be done interviewing. Unfortunately, most people looking for jobs don't deserve them. Here are the most common ways I know you don't deserve any job I have to offer.

Facebook is totally not an echo chamber in which our friends just reflect our preformed views back to us - according to Facebook

Because nothing makes a girl go crazy like Hai Karate - 6 forgotten drugstore colognes and aftershaves

and that's all for tonight folks

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