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Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 31 2013

Awesome Shitte About Acrobat X

This motherfucker is a gajillion times faster to open documents and–most importantly–scroll complex graphics-laden documents than Acrobat 9. Scrolling in Acrobat 9 was a fucken joke.

Jan 31 2013

Republicans Getting What They Want: Deranged Confederate Rednecks Killing And Kidnapping

Jimmy Lee Dykes moved to a rural Alabama neighborhood on a rutted red clay road more than a year ago. It didn’t take long before he had developed a frightening reputation as a volatile man with anti-government views who threatened his neighbors at gunpoint and was viciously violent to wandering pets. Multiple neighbors said Dykes, …

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Jan 30 2013

Nate Silver Needs To Learn Some Motherfucken Statistics

In his article in Sunday’s New York Times Magazine, Nate Silver makes the claim that better defenses trump better offenses in the Super Bowl. He bases this claim on the fact that the record of the twenty best defenses to play in the Super Bowl is 14-6, while the record of the twenty best offenses …

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Jan 30 2013

Firefox Chrome CSS Question

I am trying to adjust the tabs in Firefox using the userChrome.css mechanism. I want to make them shorter, which I have achieved with this code: .tabbrowser-tabs { max-height: 25px !important; } Now the problem is how the fucken fucke do I adjust the spacing of the text, favicon, and close-tab doohickey in the shorter …

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Jan 28 2013

Fucke You, Adobe Acrobat X Designers

Was it really too much to ask for the ability to arrange all the tools you want to use into a single-row motherfucken toolbar? You really had to force the user to either have two rows of toolbars, or show no toolbars at all?

Jan 28 2013

I Am A Fucken Windows 8 Geeeeenius!!!!!!!!!

I dicked around on Google searching for how to change the default UI fonts and other appearances of Windows 8, and I figured it out! I went into a Windows 7 machine with a screen of indentical size and resolution and set everything set exactly how I wanted it, and then I exported the registry …

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Jan 27 2013

Pappardelle With Meatballs

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INGREDIENTS half pound dried egg pappardelle nine or ten ounces ground beef/pork/veal mix three large cloves garlic, minced one carrot, diced one celery stalk, diced one half small onion, diced leaves from one sprig rosemary, finely chopped one tablespoon chopped flat parsley salt and pepper olive oil one and a half cups crushed san marzanos …

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Jan 27 2013

Initial Thoughts About Windows 8

I am using a new Thinkpad with Windows 8, and once I got over the shock of all that crappy “app” gibberish on the start screen, I am actually pretty pleased. Key things I figured out how to do: (1) Boot or wake-up directly to the regular Windows desktop, and never have to see that …

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Jan 26 2013

Multiply Awesome!

Jan 26 2013

Note To People In Stairwells In North America: Keep To The Fucken Right, Asshole

If you are going up the stairwell and you veer to the left and hug the inner edge as you turn around the corner on a landing between flights, the people coming down who are keeping correctly to the right are going to knock you on your stupid fucken dumshitte asse.

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