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I was looking forward to my first normal morning online in a while today, but no such luck. My connection keeps dropping and my DSL router's ready light keeps blinking. I picked up the phone and heard the familiar siren sound that phone techs use to troubleshoot the line. A look out the window confirmed what the siren already told me, that Verizon is again working on my funky phone lines. So for the record, the only day this week that my service wasn't working, they couldn't make it out here, but these two days that followed the problem clearing up on its own, they have knocked me offline to fix things. On the bright side, I spoke with this latest repair guy, and got a sense he is actually looking to permanently solve my problem, rather than slap on another band-aid. We, as the optimistic expression goes, shall see.

Re-repaired Links! Thanks Mike Martinez and Ant.
Play: Jason Reinsvold's BowMaster.
Links: Toilet Themed Dog Bowl.
Campaign to save the 76 Ball. Where were they 30 years ago when the 66 ball needed them?
Stories: Artist Thomas Kinkade under FBI investigation, ex-dealers say.
California Hemp Bill Passes Final Senate and Assembly Votes (thanks LoonyBomber). Hearst rolls over in grave.
Up to 14 hurt in SF hit-and-run spree. Thanks Boing Boing.
Science!: Long working hours linked to high blood pressure.
Zapped crude oil flows faster through pipes.
Media: MTV First Day Broadcast August 1981.
Rocket Lincoln Jump. The DarwinMobile! "My pappy said son..."
How to lose your job in 28 seconds.
Auction: Austin City Limits Music Festival (3 Day Pass) Ticket. Thanks Chris.

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3. No subject Aug 30, 2006, 11:13 xXBatmanXx
 
How to lose your job in 28 seconds.

Seriously - that is what most cops think - but they say it "on the inside".

My pappy said son...
What version?

Long working hours linked to high blood pressure.
I said it once, I will say it a billion times - I am in the wrong profession. I should have been a doctor so I could write all of these "no shit" 'studies' and articles of modern science.

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