Nov 02, 2000

Spitfire


Hmmm...November already and still no snow... although if its going to be freezing every morning with frost on my windows I think that there could at least be some snow on the ground so that people could crash into each other and make our insurance bills higher. I mean, think about it...


Today at work my friend Mark tried to convince me to apply for a new job posting for a 'Computer Operator'. I was curious as to what this job entailed, so I took a look at the posting. I then found out that this was basically a help desk job where you take calls and work crappy shifts, and if something bad does happen then you call a 'tech-support profesional', which is basically what I am now. Oh yeah, and it paid about 5% less than I am getting paid currently. After informing Mark of this his response was quite simply "Hey, nothing's sweeter than a pay cut." Amen to that, my friend. I'm going to apply tomorrow.

In the news, 6 convicts escaped from our local jail a few days ago. To give all you outsiders a clue about how smart our criminals are, lets look at a few details:
  • One of them got caught shortly after because he appeared in public with blood on him, and when asked by a convienience store employee what happened he said he was mugged. The employee then called the police, which he waited for and informed them that he had been mugged. Figuring he would outsmart the police, he gave them a fake name.
  • Two more of the convicts took up lodging in a place on 22nd street on our west side. An anonymous tip led police to this house late halloween night, where the police then called "Trick or Treat" and when the two guys came to the door (together) the police handcuffed them and took them away.
  • One of the remaining escapees has a last name of 'Slippery'. He will never be caught again.

Last but not least today, I have an incredibly insightful article written by none other than soul_d, the author of your favorite RBlords article, "An Open Letter to the Unfaithful". This time instead of tackling the mysteries of religion and social behaviour, soul_d has taken to writing about are far more pressing issue in today's world..."How Yamahas Work". Its worth a read if you appreciate the writings of this truly unique and perspicacious author. After all, he WILL be a champion of freedom and justice.

Oct 31, 2000

Spitfire


Wooooooo....Halloween....and so what if the update is late, its still halloween while I am writing this so it counts...

Did everybody dress up today?? I was impressed at how many people at work got in the spirit of the day and actually came dressed up today, there were some very creative outfits I must say. The following were my favorites:


Despite the fun costumes at work today, everything was quite busy. I spent my entire day driving from place to place and trying to keep track of the floods of calls that kept coming in for me to fix things. However, for a nice break Dr. Razor and I attended an "Internet Security" seminar hosted by the same people who supply the internet connection this server runs off of. It was pretty boring, and I almost fell asleep, and the cookies they promised us sucked, but overall the seminar kicked ass because it was two hours that I didn't have to answer tech support call. Oh yeah, and then Kim and I got super wasted and started a fight in the lounge which ended in us both being run outta town by the new mayor.

Well...I bit the bullet and went to go see Blair Witch 2: Book of Shadows...and I have to admit that I was a little impressed. Whats that you say? How can I say that? Well, quite frankly I heard SO many bad things aboiut this movie that I just expected the worst I could possibly think of...but it really wasn't all that bad. Of course Blue4130 might disagree, he thought this movie was better than the first one but still the suckiest movie that ever sucked.

Anyhow, to all those out there: If you liked the first movie, you should like this one. I personally think the first one was a lot better (sequels can never do justice), but this wasn't really all that bad (just go on a cheap day).

Tired. Going to bed. See ya later. Bitch on the Discussion Board...

Oct 30, 2000

Spitfire


Some links for you today:

So, JayB has started his job working tech support over the phone. All I can say is that I have dialed into tech support lines maybe twice in my life, and from my experience I couldn't image anyone better to place on the other line. I mean, when I phone because my service is poor I expect them not to do anything about it, but I would at least appreciate some humour and/or honesty on the other side to entertain me while I wait for it to come back up. I think Jay should post his work phone # so we can all phone him with our problems...

This site sucks. We're ovre 10'000 hits now which I guess is pretty amazing considering I only have 5 readers and I've only been up for 8 months. Actually, thats probably not very amazing at all. However, I insist on maintaining this page because of its avid suckiness factor and ability to make people complain.

Anyhow...onto some content. I have to say the articles sent in by my avid readers lately have been anything but sane. Here I am opening my mailbox to find a mindless rant about Japanese singers written by Blue4130. I think good ol' Blue is developing deep seeded emotional issues towards the entire world...

Ouch. I was running some wires in the ceiling of my basement yesterday and I now have millions of little glass shavings under my skin from the insulation. It wouldn't be so bad except a few of the bigger pieces have found their way into my heart.

soul_d has been so nice as to bestow yet another huge-ass video unto my site. Today I present you with The REAL Metallicops! This isn't that old animated crap from CampChaos.com, this is live actors people!

The beautiful antique cabinet TV which appeared on my lawn only weeks ago, then found its way to soul_d's house, has claimed yet another victem. Sometime between the time of midnight and 1:30AM the television was escorted to the residence of Kujo, a close friend, and the newest reciepient of the "Super TV Prize Giveaway" founded by Unit3. Kujo was so thrilled upon arrival of this beatiful gem of technology that he was almost speechless, even the next morning, barely being able to utter the simple phrase "Get that fucking TV off of my lawn".

Despite the comotion caused by this whole TV fiasco, I managed to get out and pick myself up a DvD player, which I have wanted for quite some time. I have justified this by thinking that now I have something decent to ask for for christmas - movies. The only problem is that I can't seem to find any of my favorite titles on DvD that I can easily pick up on VHS, such as Tushy Heaven, or Whack Attack 7...

Oh oh, I almost forgot. I recieved a call today from the CEO of KazCorp Industries today, and he informed me that there are some cheap RAM prices available. Check out his page for pricing details...

Anyhow, thats about all for today. Just remember: "Keep fit, and have fun"

Oct 26, 2000

Spitfire


Did everybody notice the nice new flash logo at the top of the screen? It was sent in today as a 'gift' from The SDB Server along with a message for Dog Pound which can not be repeated here. However, out of appreciation for the pretty flash logo, I designate today...


Although I don't know Saul, nor do I know Sanjay very well I think I should take a moment to say one thing, and that is that they run a mighty sweet dealership. What this dealership has to do with their webpage I have yet to fully understand. And although I have a hard time converting Rupees to Canadian dollars, their prices seem to be rock-bottom. Not to mention how cool it is to watch Sanjay kick the shit outta one of the Saturns just to prove to you the dent-resistant panels (although DP found out the hard way that this does not include the hood). I beleive I am going to attempt to sell my Volare at this dealership...


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A comment from Audiophile...

"My mind, spirit and soul has been touched by the great power of the lord and I have been reborn into a man of good..... a man of god. I have included in this article a song straight out of the pages of the good book to inspire those of you whom have also experienced the powerful forces of the almighty, and for those of you who feel it is your time to see the ever so bright light that out beloved lord shine down on us......Amen"
God Bless
Reverend Audiophile

The full effect of Audiophile's statement can not be fully realized until you take a look at this picture he sent me as well. If it offends you, deal with him....

Hmmm...seems like our good old friend Dr. Razor is back and stirring up a fuss in the Discussion Board. I guess rumour has it that I will be "retiring" this site. To tell you the truth I have thought no such thing, although I have been working on re-designing the site and in the meantime making it easier to update (via scripts) so that maybe Dog Pound and Razor could help update too. Of cousre this is going to require some effort...ugh. Short answer: I am not retiring RBlords.com, and even if I do stop updating for a short period of time, the server will be staying up so you can still visit your favorite pages like YC World, Razor's Page and __SPACE__...

I just noticed that Razor's Page has been moved to the top of the 'Other Links' section of my menu bar. Thats interesting.

Last but not least today I have some pictures of Blue4130's wreck of a car. You see, before he went out and bought his new '93 Del-Sol, he managed to work over this '92 Beretta pretty good. Take a look at the following pics to see just how hard he hit that old lady who had no place in the middle of the road...

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Ok, now I hope that none of you have forgotten that today is, in fact, SDB day, and as such Saul deserves the repect which that title holds. By linking to his site I will bring him good fortune and so many hits that I'm sure he will be selling Saturns faster than he can say "Beeshnu".

Oct 25, 2000

Spitfire


After yesterdays update I received only one response concerning an interest in the hands-free phone, and that was from Dog Pound. What's wrong with you people? It's much less than a single dollar!! Get your orders in! Come on! It's almost as fun as doing donuts in a parking lot...

Late night tonight, and I don't have a whole lot to say. I picked up my Supra today and I must say its nice to have it back again. I can't really decide whether or not I want to part with it in the spring tho. Dog Pound is calling this a bluff, but financially this car is a money pit of death. Not in maintenance, but insurance, gas and car wash bills :)

In other exciting news, it seems that the Anonymous HaX0r has struck again, altering the SETI Page once again. When will this little pest stop??

Anyhow gnight all, I have some content to slap up for tomorrow as I was too lazy to do so today...

Oct 24, 2000

Spitfire


Wow, I got RH 6.2 installed on apollo today and its working like a charm. Man I missed Enlightenment...but I'm still looking for a copy of BeOS 5 if anyone has one!

As you have likely heard, starting January 1, 2001, most jurisdictions across Canada and the USA will no longer allow the use of a cell-phone in a moving vehicle without a 'hands-free' adaptor. As you know, these adaptors can cost $50 or more.

Remarkably, these hands-free adaptors can cost significantly less than $100/unit USD (on high volume orders). The profit potential is certainly promising.

Get back to me if you have any questions. I have included a photograph for your initial review. (see right)

Today at work I found myself running back and forth between the ground floor and second floor a lot, and after a few times I started to feel a bit out of breath. I suppose I could have taken the elevator, but then I have to wait for it to come down from where it rests on the 54th floor so I don't usually bother. Needless to say when I was done all of this hard work I rested in my office for a moment and attempted to cool myself off with my can of compressed air. If anyone has used one of these cans before you'd know that they can get very cold if you use them a lot, and I ended up with a spurt of cold liquid-nitrogen-like fluid all over my face burning into my skin.

Today I have some pictures sent to me from the notorious Audiophile...all pictures are real and unmodified:


You may have noticed (if anyone actually checks) that the RB SETI Page has been tampered with over the past while. However, I assure you that the hacker has been identified and sacked, and from now on only the appropriate stats will be displayed. Spitfire 6, Hacker 2.

MESSAGE FROM DP TO SDB: "JAMES WAYNE OR ELSE!!"

Oct 23, 2000

Spitfire


One more week and a day until payday and I'm really hurting for cash...today I should be able to pick up my Supra and spend what little money I have on my terribly high deductable.

You know, the nice thing about my job as compared to previous jobs that I have held is that I never feel bad on Sundays. I used to hate having to go to work, or to school on Monday morning, but I really don't mind anymore. Hell, if I didn't have to start until noon I'd probably go everyday. I've been really busy at work the previous couple weeks tho, and I think I have to find a better way to keep track of my work. So far I have had a pad of paper on my desk to write down all the jobs I need to take care of. This worked pretty flawlessly as long as I could keep track of the paper, and didn't blow it off my desk with my compressed air can (I love that thing). However, yesterday I had a look at it to see what I needed to do and I came across the phrase "fishbowl comp girl access to something". Does that make sense? It took me two hours to finally remember what that meant and it still didn't really make sense.

Well, Unit3 is going to kill me but I have found some more official Mr. T content. This clip advertises a game-show in which the contestants have to stay in a trailer with Mr. T for a whole month. A difficult task indeed. Check it out! And mad pr0pz to __SPACE__ for the link!

"Who's gonna give Mr. T a foot rub???"

This past Friday I ended up at Blue4130's house and had a breif discussion with Unit3 about destroying things. It appears there are plans in the making regarding the TV that is sitting in soul_d's backyard. It seems that there will be a lucky 'prize recipient' within the next week or so.


Above are some sweet Volare pictures taken fresh from this weekend by Dog Pound's digital camera. On the left you see the Volare facing some harsh Saskatchewan weather (we get frequent dust storms), in the center is a sweet profile of the super-volare, and on the right is the super-volare pushing a Ford Fairmont (for sale *reduced* $45 - phone 230-6173).

Last but not least, I have an article from the one and only Audiophile. In this article, he discusses the state of today's modern high school student, Check it out! I added the pictures to give it some color...

Note from DP to soul_d: "FREE JAMES WAYNE OR ELSE!"

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