Month: February 2004

Grarrr!!! Nick Mad

Someone deleted my Ratchet & Clank saved game on the SCCS PlayStation. They didn’t delete the entire save file; just my game slot, which means they had to be playing R&C to delete it. At least, I think that’s what

Live From the SWIL Root Beer Kegger!

Conclusion: it’s dark here. But the party is happening, even if you can’t see it.

The Little SCCS and the Big Bad Dell

“Daddy, will you tell me another story about the brave SCCS and the evil Dell?” “But kiddo, I told you that story last night!” “But I love it ever so much… pleeeeeeease???” “Oh, all right…” — Once upon a time,

443 Google Hits!

I have made my mark on the webverse – 443 hits for ultranurd… and they’re all me!!! Yay! Hmm. Maybe I should stop Googling myself, or updating my web page, and just go to sleep? Random note: A draft of

Lenten Plans

I’ve decided that, for the Lenten season this year, I will try to do something positive instead of giving up something slightly negative. In addition to my being a good little Lutheran, it has the added advantage of not forcing

Dell is Jenius with a Capital J

The SCCS recently ordered some drive carriers from Dell, for our new hard drives. Unfortunately, they did not send us enough screws. We convinced them to send us more. They expressed us a single screw. They sent us a 2-cent

Book Quiz

You’re Dune! by Frank Herbert You have control over a great wealth of resources, but no one wants to let you have them. You’ve decided to try to defend yourself, but it may take eons before you really get back

Slide Rule, Dynamo, Tau Beta Pi!!

The title of this post is from the old Tau Beta Pi cheer. Silly honors society… you can see why they phased it out ;o). The point of this trip to Pittsburgh was to attend a Tau Beta Pi division

The Cathedral of Learning

The following is a collaborative story created by Geoff and I yesterday, while walking around Pittsburgh and in the long car trip back to Swat. If you’re familiar with Pittsburgh, you may know the inspiration of the story, but it

The Music Meme

I’m joining in the MP3 meme. Blame Adrian and his all-anime, all-the-time list. Note that the fields below are straight from iTunes, as follows: Song Name — Time — Rating (100 = 5 stars) — Artist — Album — Last