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Out of the Blue

Something that's changed around here over the past several weeks is my effort to reduce the number of posts that use bullet points. One aspect of this has been to reduce the twice daily roundups of most non-game techie items like "mobilization" and "metaverse." At first I was adding these to the first post each morning, as it helped fill out the news when there aren't too many other stories. The other day it struck me that this made such bits far less timely, which is a bigger issue than those aesthetic considerations, so I've switched them to be part of the last scheduled post of each day. No big deal, but I thought I'd outline my thinking on this in case folks have feedback to share on how this is handled.

Handled Links: Thanks Ant and Mike Martinez.
Play: War Machines.
Links: The Top 7... toughest opening levels.
Top Video-Game Cities.
"Mature" games that are actually mature.
Story: Suit against God thrown out over lack of address.
Science: Fossil Fish Shows Complexity of Transition to Land.
Images: Upside Down Dogs. Thanks Kev.
Media: In Your Face. That took some big balls.
Ben Kenobi- Private JedEye. NSFW.
Extreme Weather Alert- Meteorologists Predict Brisk Autumn.
Follow-up: Having a ball with helper 'bots on Mars.

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3. Out of the Blue Oct 16, 2008, 07:35 strich
 
Hey Blue, do you have an "arrangement" with videosift? It seems as though you only link to them these days. Have a bad experience with the videos at youtube or massivejugs.com?  
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