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By ad hoc (Tue Feb 21, 2006 at 10:12:28 AM EST) bikes, video, email, phone (all tags)
Or here?

Some tv commercials are good. Like this one. Amazing what you can get across in only 15 seconds. The rest of them are good, too, but that one is outstanding, IMO.

If you've never heard Bert and I", you really should. I find them hysterically stupid funny. "The more they ton, the more they talk." Ayup. Comedy gold.

In a (futile) effort to head of a bit of spam, I have "feedback" forms on the sites that I create. It's just an HTML form that sends mail to me instead of a mailto link. You know the thing. Here's one I got yesterday from my main company (database web programming) site:

To: postmaster@$
Subject: $company contact request
From: $
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 18:27:49 -0600

Thank you for contacting us. Someone will get back to you shortly.
Message from $person ($ on February 20, 2006 06:02


i was wondering when you open back up for the 2006 summer.


Referring page: http://www.$

Hey! We never close.

You really need to read this.

Rats! As I suspected, the UPS driver came while at my client meeting. So instead of a bicycle, I have "Sorry we missed you."

My phone started to go out last night, so while there was still a little bit of sound left above the crackling, I called repair. They said they'd fix it by 8:00 pm Wednesday. But the DSL was still working, so what do I care? I mean, I ask you. Then, at about 9 this morning, they yanked the whole line. It's now 3:00 and it's working again. Who knows for how long it will las
### NO CARRIER ###

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Internet woes by cam (4.00 / 1) #1 Tue Feb 21, 2006 at 11:33:12 AM EST
The snowstorm took me out for two days, then the blokes delivering our new roof put it all infront of the antenna. I freaked out. They were good enough to come back immediately and remove it all. Tomorrow will be noisy, they will be ripping the tar off and replacing it.

Freedom, liberty, equity and an Australian Republic

We didn't lose ours by debacle (4.00 / 2) #2 Tue Feb 21, 2006 at 12:15:36 PM EST
But phone calls while anything was downloading for 3-4 days were very snap-crackle-pop.


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