Congress – Don’t Waste My Money Recognizing Me!

So apparently there is a drive to make this week “National Postdoc Appreciation Week”. When I heard of this initially, I figured it was just some fanciful idea, something fairly harmless. That was until I got an email today (Full text below) asking me to write to my congressional representative…

Satanic Possession via Justin Bieber

Ye Li, an incredibly talented co-worker of mine who is well versed in pop culture and Internet Meme-ery sent me a link the other day to the “How Many Justin Biebers Could You Take In A Fight” Quiz (It was hot in NYC that day, and apparently that caused a…

Adjectives & Nouns

Last week, for about 3 days, my GTalk status (As well as my AIM status) read the following: “If you’re reading this, open up a new e-mail and put my address in the To line, a noun in the body, and an adjective in the subject. I’ll write a story…

What I Sniped A Few Days Back!

A few days ago I posted that I out-sniped a sniper on eBay to win an auction. Today that auction’s contents came in the mail: 4 of the new-style AAA Safety Patrol badges. Who would want these? Well as a bit of a collector of odd pins and badges, I…

Send Spam or WE KILL YOU!!!

A few weeks ago I got this piece of Comment SPAM in my e-mail: A new comment on the post #94 "Does Spam Work?" is waiting for your approval http://jonwestfall.com/2007/04/does-spam-work/ Author : Make Money Online with Mr. X E-mail : russianmobvictim85943@gmail.com Comment: HELP! I’m currently being held prisoner by the…

Merry Christmas to All!

Merry Christmas! I’m writing this from Karey’s parent’s house in Burgettstown, and while they are wonderful people in every respect, they are not early birds – even on Christmas. So it’s 10:11 AM and the plethora of Christmas gifts are still unopened, and Karey & I are the only two…

Facebook Will End Our Existence!

In the spirit of AutoCompleteMe, here are some of my own Autocomplete oddities. And here’s one of theirs that I particularly like No… then they wouldn’t be dogs… It causes arm growth… And who doesn’t?

She Stole my Heart, and my Breakfast

I recently came across a site that contains humorous Google search queries and the wonders of an autocomplete algorithm that is slightly twisted at times. You can read all of theirs, and for your amusement, I submit one of my own:

Ah… Comment Spam

So got this today, and I really doubt that I’m going to approve it – despite it’s gracious tone! Holes in the wall is especially classy!   A new comment on the post #343 "Stupid People Alert: LOE: What do you mean I can get an STD from that???" is…

The Mystery of the 200 Pageviews

So since some have asked, here’s some data on my weird 200 pageviews: The Averages Here are my “norms”, as you can see, this is a pretty big shift! The Content So what were they looking at? Well, nothing in particular! Mostly old blog posts. My usual articles are toward…