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Let me boil down the interests meme for you: my rare interests are 32 hour work week, a.r.luria, crappy beer, diverticulitis, dramtreeo, fighting subtle evil subtly, flannel-lined jeans, ford aspire, handling sin, mmpi, norfolk academy, richard jury, seventies decor, teeko and muffin, and wide nib pens. Runners up: atari 800, port salut, whquestion, robo rally.

Yesterday was pajamas and video games day. OK I did some tidying and filing in the "office" at home. But other than that, pizza, sweats, and diablo ii.

I keep trying to get Jack to make a photojournal of how awesome I am, but he hasn't even started yet. Jeez!
Very related: everyone Soft Ah John! I don't think I enjoyed him on Crossfire as much as everyone else did, but this is too awesome and smile-making not to pass on.

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jsciv
Oct. 19th, 2004 12:05 am (UTC)
Has Dramtreeo put out anything recently? And do they have CDs of their early stuff? My tapes are long dead, but the one CD I have of theirs gets play.....
snidegrrl
Oct. 19th, 2004 12:16 am (UTC)
I have no idea, but I'd pay ALOT for CDs of the original stuff.
swartzdk
Oct. 19th, 2004 12:21 pm (UTC)
Dramtreo
They are still around. I noticed an ad for one of their shows a couple of weeks ago.
snidegrrl
Oct. 19th, 2004 01:20 pm (UTC)
Re: Dramtreo
Ooh! I should come down, and when I do, see one of their shows.
snidegrrl
Oct. 19th, 2004 01:32 pm (UTC)
although, the tour dates on this web page are from 2001, so...
jsciv
Oct. 19th, 2004 04:29 pm (UTC)
Cool! Yeah, a call might be in order. Or maybe that MP3 store will be a good reason for me to finally move from CDs to mp3s in my musical stylings. I still don't have an mp3 player.....
multiplexer
Oct. 19th, 2004 12:10 am (UTC)
I wish the icon didn't have the words. Otherwise, I'd swipe it. SWIPE.
snidegrrl
Oct. 19th, 2004 12:16 am (UTC)
Well, the creator's on my friends list, and might oblige with the base, but she might not want to compromise the special message. :)
cheetahmaster
Oct. 20th, 2004 01:36 pm (UTC)
Totally just found this on accident:

http://jon.happyjoyfun.net/pics_tz/tds/tds07.jpg

from this (a little scary) site:

http://jon.happyjoyfun.net/
mikailborg
Oct. 19th, 2004 12:36 am (UTC)
I have a functioning Atari 800XL and about 50 floppies full of code, but no working disk drive. I wish I knew someone who could read the disks - some of that code I'm pretty proud of :)
snidegrrl
Oct. 20th, 2004 02:34 am (UTC)
Oooh. Mine did not have a floppy drive attached, but we did have a tape drive, on which I always played Jumpman. *sigh* I remember always loading the tape during dinner, and halfway through dinner I'd run out and load the other side of the tape so I could play after dinner.
norabombay
Oct. 19th, 2004 02:26 am (UTC)
Oh wow. I leaned to program on oneo f those old atari's.

The crossfire appearance was odd. He's entered the land of Andy Kaufman. My hope is that this is not a sign of spectacular self destrution.

I just wait to see what happens tonight.

Oh, lone interest "Parrott Fashion Love"
snidegrrl
Oct. 20th, 2004 02:37 am (UTC)
I learned to program in basic on an atari 800. :)

Crossfire: I kept thinking, when is he going to get to the substance?

Parrot Fashion Love: hexcellent. I need to go back and make icons from the old harlequin video clips.
mpeg2tom
Oct. 21st, 2004 02:03 am (UTC)
I learned about piracy on my Atari 800 ;) Also hacking and phreaking once I got my 300 baud modem and hit the local BBS's!

A friend of mine and I (and his father) actually took a course in assembly language programming on the Atari 800. Player/missile graphics, ANTIC, oh boy, lots of fun stuff.

My friend Mark's father was a UMCP Calculus teacher, so he knew all about the book writing scam, so he wrote this book. I wrote some games for Atari magazines, including this game I wrote for COMPUTE!.

I remember the sad day I sold my Atari 800 + floppy drive, probably 1989 at a hamfest outside of Baltimore.
zenthia
Oct. 19th, 2004 02:59 am (UTC)
John Stewart is so hot. It is too bad he is only 5'7".
zorah
Oct. 19th, 2004 03:21 am (UTC)
I don't see how this lessens his hotness. Especially as it is his brain which makes him hot!
zenthia
Oct. 19th, 2004 04:13 am (UTC)
I am 6'4", so I have a slightly skewed perception of the world.
peregrin8
Oct. 19th, 2004 01:35 pm (UTC)
5'7" men are hot! And you'd be amazed at how many movie stars are shorter than that...
grrangela
Oct. 19th, 2004 02:46 pm (UTC)
Agreed, said the partner of the hottest short man EVER.
peregrin8
Oct. 19th, 2004 03:10 pm (UTC)
And just to confuse people, we lovers of hot short men will keep using the same icon.
zenthia
Oct. 20th, 2004 11:31 am (UTC)
I have been well-known for my dislike of movie stars! They have too much admiration, it goes to their head and drug problems come out. It's an amazingly tight equation!

I may have to agree with you that the short guys seem to be cuter. Alas!
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