Print Story 2013 08 29 - Odds and Sods
Diary
By anonimouse (Thu Aug 29, 2013 at 04:30:21 PM EST) war, syria, beer, toys, no hair (all tags)
Buggered and bewildered

Update [2013-8-30 6:9:38 by anonimouse]: I never knew writing to your MP would have so immediate a result
:-P
why don't emoticons work in the header?


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Print Story Do we really need 1080p
Technology
By georgeha (Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 12:40:39 PM EST) 1080p, discworld, beer, ebay (all tags)
Phil, the beloved family tube, is on his last diodes. We're expecting to replace him any month now. But do we really need 1080p?

Plus, fighting the English with tax-delayed retirement accounts, why I only ebay to Americans, she's back, Discworld: Ankh-Morpork and less in the TGIF diary!

Poll: Favorite part of Saint Paddy's Day?


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Print Story New building, new phone, new roof, new NYE tradition,
Working life
By georgeha (Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 01:14:47 PM EST) Lego, beer, Pratchett, Who, carc (all tags)
new Tolkien fan, new beer, new trophy, new companion and other new stuff since I last diarized.

Poll: Biggest surprise in An Unexpected Journey?


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Print Story Now we are sixteen and eleven
Family
By georgeha (Wed Oct 17, 2012 at 09:25:09 AM EST) RIASC, Lego, $project, H1B, offshoring, beer (all tags)
Plus, what I did on my non-existent summer vacation, Oregon and less, composed while waiting for the sun to warm the roof.

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Print Story ChHuSiMeet WrapUp
Love
By gzt (Sat Jul 14, 2012 at 11:21:58 PM EST) gzt, chihusimeet, bastille day, sausages, beer (all tags)
A resounding success was had by all.

I got to eat meat and drink beer and there were several other human beings involved. I would call that an unqualified success. Other people did the same, more or less, with a couple exceptions.


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Print Story A cunning plan succeeds
Books
By georgeha (Tue Apr 24, 2012 at 02:41:09 PM EST) discworld, Civ, dystopia, beer (all tags)
and breaks my plan to ration Pratchett.

Plus The Hunger Games, Civ III, a winter without sledding, Rauchbier, Archer and less!

Poll: Favorite witch?


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Print Story I actually have to get things to work.
Sport
By gzt (Mon Apr 09, 2012 at 03:05:14 PM EST) gzt, star wars, machete, school, fish, beer, easter (all tags)
Well, that's nice.

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Print Story Beer before chess leads to success.
Husi Stock
By gzt (Wed Mar 21, 2012 at 11:36:43 AM EST) gzt, coworker, retirement lunch, chess, beer, supernova (all tags)
Chess before beer, shoulda had a beer.

My coworker had a retirement shindig last night. Free beer! I also had a chess match last night. So I went for drinks and then nipped out to play a game.


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Print Story a decent weekend.
Politics
By gzt (Mon Jul 18, 2011 at 12:50:16 PM EST) gzt, tired, chess, sandwich, time zone, beer, wedding (all tags)
On Friday, we went to a dinner party thing, which was pretty good. Saturday, I don't know what I did on Saturday. I just hung out. The wife was baking bread with friends. On Sunday, I went to a chess tournament in the afternoon.

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Print Story It's not you Husi, it's me
Space
By georgeha (Wed Mar 02, 2011 at 08:59:41 AM EST) beer, illness, LED (all tags)
Plus Black Swan, High Frontier, Heavy Metal, Boldly advancing into the post-incandescent world!, internet stars, painless upgrade, mixed up birthday, loft dreams meet reality, the Three Doctors, Hoff-Stevens goo, new job and less.

Poll: Hottest character in Heavy Metal?


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