How to Live with Introverts

by Purple Wyrm on February 28, 2013

This (by one SchroJones) is pretty brilliant (click to embiggen)… Not only is it amusing and accurate, it has the ability to provoke entertaining levels of RAGE!! on Reddit – mostly from extroverts who either take offense at the idea (…)

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Dagnabit!

by Purple Wyrm on February 27, 2013

Just took an extended lunch break to add a page for This is Jinsy to TV Tropes only to have TV Tropes eat it. Dagnabit! (Later: Went back and redid it this evening. Behold its majesty!)

Meanwhile, in Westeros

by Purple Wyrm on February 27, 2013

Finished A Dance with Dragons this morning, which brings me totally up to date with A Song of Ice and Fire. I hope Jon is alive, but I won’t be holding my breath. Guess I should watch the TV series (…)

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Currently Making my Life Hell…

by Purple Wyrm on February 26, 2013

Imagine, if you will, that you’re a mechanic. Not the world’s greatest mechanic by any means, but a decent mechanic who earns a decent wage fixing and tuning cars and trucks. One day you get a call from someone wanting (…)

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Attention Ladies and Gentlemen

by Purple Wyrm on February 25, 2013

This is what happens when you don’t close your tags. That is all.

Down at the Office…

by Purple Wyrm on February 25, 2013

Coworker: Ruby 2’s out! Me: Wasn’t that a Stones song?

Meanwhile in Rome…

by Purple Wyrm on February 23, 2013

Sometimes the mind comes up with something that one knows is awful, but nonetheless must be created and shared – because it’s the only way to get it out of one’s head. With that in mind, I present this abomination… (…)

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On Spiegeltents

by Purple Wyrm on February 16, 2013

People will tell you that ‘spiegel’ is Dutch for ‘mirror’, and a spiegeltent is hence called because of the mirrors used to decorate it. This is untrue. A spiegel is a cross between a spaniel and a beagle. The breed (…)

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Meanwhile, at Adobe…

by Purple Wyrm on February 14, 2013

Maybe if I say ‘Creative Cloud’ enough people will stop asking me these awkward pricing questions…

Dachshund Antibiotics II

by Purple Wyrm on February 12, 2013

About this time last year, while recovering from a badly failed holiday and probable scrub typhus, I made a post titled ‘Dachshund Antibiotics’. This was a somewhat lame pun based on the fact that I had been put on doxycycline (…)

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