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So, I'm in Europe, work gives me 60 Euro a day to spend eating and drinking, and I'm sitting here in the hotel re-reading the "V for Vendetta" graphic novel, with Eurosport on in the background, and eating McDonalds. I sense your disapproval, so fuck ya'll, I spent all my per diem on a bottle of rum and I'm opening my...
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Inertia affects more than just physical objects. The last three years of my life pretty much prove Newton's first law applies to more ephemeral aspects of existence like career and personality. I seem to be exhibiting resistance to change. Work is poisonous, not in the sense it is killing me to do it, but in the sense that I can feel it limiting my...
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muy5:
No so much bored as ready for something new and with more substance, like a double bacon Whopper.
fast_aire:
i'll take th@ as a "yes".
with such a rapier like wit you should be able to save lives, design&implement high-speed carbon emissions extractors, perhaps, even spearhead a .alt sarcasm recovery group.
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The Internet is the ultimate enabler for an information junkie. I used to think that the greatest contribution Google made was making information easy to find, but I've come to realize that it's the stimulation of my curiosity and the prospect of near immediate gratification from learning something new that is the real benefit. It seems that the ready access to even the...
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dogslife:
I'm not worried about the health of the book market. I work for a national book retailer and it's clear from my vantage point that the customer base is alive and kicking. My point is that healthy or not, this base is a tiny group of people and the money that the industry deals in is economically insignificant. Up, down, it's pennies either way. Mass phenomena in publishing just don't have the reach that they do in electronic media.