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Monthly Archive for November, 2005

Las Vegas Errata

I went to Las Vegas a few weeks ago with a group of good friends. We stayed at the Flamingo* (which is actually a lil’ division of Caesars), although some of us (well, one of us) kept pronouncing it fla-menc-o. That aside, here are a few choice quotations and notes from the long weekend in […]

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Cover charges suck.

A cover charge differs from an admission fee. You get goods and services with an admission fee. With a cover, you usually get nothing.

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Why MSG?

Sure, another technology blog. But why MSG?

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The uni-ball VISION Elite.

The uni-ball VISION Elite is a great pen. Smooth action and heavy on the ink. Naturally it’s made in Japan.

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Las Vegas Airline Boozers

From the airport to the airplane, everyone’s boozing up on the way to Las Vegas.

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Sneaky airline audio.

At some point the headset jacks on some airlines went from the proprietary two-prong version to a standard eighth-inch “mini” jack, which made way for this idiot.

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I just wanted eggs.

How can a restaurant serving breakfast meals be out of eggs? I don’t know, but the Roy Rogers at BWI was.

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