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2004/10/15 09:26:00 - Mars Defends!
The answer to my quiz yesterday is 62.5g (and I here provide photographic proof for the disbelieving).

</a></b></a>mpinna, </a></b></a>ghoti, </a></b></a>mouse262, </a></b></a>andrewwyldgonzo, </a></b></a>vyvyan, and wishful_thinks all got it right, and win the amazing prize of getting mentioned in my livejournal.

Does anyone know why that size? ('cos I sure don't).

Oh, and a note for Americans, Continentals and other Aliens; 42.5g is 1½oz, 56.7g is 2oz and 70.9g is 2½oz. The Google Calculator can do these conversions for you, like this.
Current Mood: [mood icon] awake
Entry Tags: andrewwyldgonzo, chocolate, ghoti, mouse262, mpinna, photos, poll, vyvyan, wishful_thinks

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2004/10/15 11:32:00 - Wikalong
</a></b></a>marnanel recently fêted a Firefox extension called Wikalong; and it's really quite cute. Unfortunately it's one of those network effect thingumies, and so it'd be more cute the more people were using it, but...

Also, unfortunately, it only appears to work in Firefox.
Current Mood: [mood icon] impressed
Entry Tags: firefox, firefox extension, marnanel, network effect

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2004/10/15 12:56:00 - The consequences of exercising "Free Speech"
This week, Doonesbury has been running a sequence of strips called the "Honest Voices Reading List", which include links to sites that (presumably) might convince people to vote for Kerry.

This morning the link was for an editorial of the Lone Star Iconoclast; about how they weren't endorsing Bush this time around.

The subsequent editorial about the response to that editorial is a bit scary...
Current Mood: [mood icon] cynical
Entry Tags: comic, doonesbury, politics, rant, recs, usa

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2004/10/15 16:14:00 - The Search for Mars
Hmm, today the "Mars" location in the chocolate machine is now filled up with ToffeeCrisps. I hope this isn't a plot by Mars to deny me their chocolate...
Current Mood: [mood icon] silly
Entry Tags: one-liner, rant, work

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2004/10/15 23:18:00 - Londonning
Hmm, so I'm going to be in London on a Course 9-11/11/2004. 6am wakeups here I come...
Current Mood: [mood icon] sleepy
Current Music: Céline Dion -- Us
Entry Tags: forthcoming attractions, one-liner, work

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2004/10/15 23:33:00 - Choice.
Today I had a difficult choice to make.

In Borders, with £20 of book token.

On one hand Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, on the other The Algebraist.

Both books were reduced to £14.99. On the other hand, JS&MN is twice as fat (it's a brick!) and Iain Banks has never bought me a drink, so it wasn't that hard to choose really.
Current Mood: [mood icon] sleepy
Entry Tags: books 2004, iain banks, life 2004, money, susanna clarke

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15th October 2004 - Squaring the circle...

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