Stupid Fake Scanlines Are Annoying

If you’ve ever watched reality TV shows or many video games these days you’ve probably seen them… The simulated scanlines. It’s the ‘indicator’ TV producers use to let viewers know they are watching camera footage. Umm… I’m watching TV so isn’t it all camera footage. I hate stupid fake scanlines. They’re distracting and unnecessary. Millions of dollars were spent … Continue reading Stupid Fake Scanlines Are Annoying

Idioms I wish would disappear… Plus some words I actually like

This is not even close to a complete list but I didn’t want to go on too long. Plus it’s dinner time. I made this list being fully aware that I might have some annoying speech habits as well. In no particular order… Idioms I am tired of: “So big it can be seen from … Continue reading Idioms I wish would disappear… Plus some words I actually like

Comment spammer dumped entire spam template into one comment… oops!

WTF?!?! Some spammer/script-bot just dumped their entire spam template data into my comments section on this blog. Clearly, this was some sort of bug or mistake. What idiots! The ip address resolved to Guangdong, Zhaoqing, China. I have pasted it in it’s entirety below; unedited with all it’s bad spelling and grammar. I left the name … Continue reading Comment spammer dumped entire spam template into one comment… oops!

Thanks for the air, Amazon…

I’m always amazed by the packaging that amazon uses when shipping orders.  A 6″x10″x4″ box stuffed with bags of air for an $11 battery that was 2.5″x2.25″x0.22″.  Shipping label says it’s from Chattanooga, TN.  Now I have a sample of air from Chattanooga.  I wonder what it smells like… Just a second. I’ll check… Well I’ve … Continue reading Thanks for the air, Amazon…