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Happy 7/11! As always, those with access to a participating 7-Eleven location can help them celebrate the occasion by picking up a free Slurpee. The forecast calls for it to hit 93 F today in these parts, so I have a feeling a lot of locals will be availing themselves of this offer.

Slurpee Links: Thanks Ant and Mike Martinez and Acleacius.
Play: FiM: Story of the Blanks. Thanks Boing Boing.
River Wars.
Cuboy Quest 2.
Links: The Official Random Chicken. Thanks reddit.
How to Regrow the US Economy: Fire All the MBAs.
Even Worse Superhero Redesigns. Thanks Neatorama.
What It Was Like Working At Taco Bell In The '80s.
Images: Bear Caught Napping with Fish.
Fake Science - Determine Your Blood Type.
Name Spacing FAIL.
Media: Best 2 Second Video Ever.
Marines and Physics.
Dog Learns About Gravity.
The Funnies: Foxtrot.
Brevity.
Follow-up: No Adam West Cameo In The Dark Knight Rises After All?

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24. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 11, 2011, 15:04 Beamer
 
You guys realize there are MBAs in fields other than finance, right? And most of us hate goddamn forms?

I do find it amusing, though, that the sentiment is "wasting our time in meetings." I had a reputation for loving to call meetings in my past company, but hell, we had decisions that would bounce around via email for 2 or 3 weeks without resolution. One 15 minute face-to-face in the same room would get resolution.




Verno, I disagree that it needs to swing the other way. We'd be in every bit as much of a problem. As I've said before, most gaming companies that have failed were run by engineers. It's not about swinging one way, it's about balance. Period. And it's about vision. Pretending all MBAs lack vision is as dumb as pretending all engineers have it.
 
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