December 03, 2003

Get Smart!
  • Awesome link! Thank you!
  • "Teaching a cat to do a trick is difficult, though I
  • I posted to that one actually. Here's the entirety of my post (remember, I am mommy to three cats): "Hee hee. Silly people. Cats aren't dogs." I mean, hello.
  • Charles Mingus trained his cat to use the toilet.
  • Cats train the owner, not the other way around. Mine have me moving a plastic stick across the floor for their amusement more often than I would like to admit. But I like the Risk strategy one. Lesson: Asia = quagmire.
  • On the other hand, if we follow the Risk model, Australia has the ability to conquer the world at will with it's teeming hordes. Bloody wallabies.
  • "You fell victim to one of the classic blunders. The most famous is "Never get involved in a land war in Asia." But only slightly less well known is this: 'Never go in against a Sicilian when death is on the line!'" *laughs maniacally* *expires*
  • "In the 30s, Hitler, Czechoslovakia, Poland, France, World War II -- the Russian front, not a good idea! Hitler never played Risk when he was a kid! Cause you know, playing Risk, you could never hold on to Asia. That Asian-Eastern European area, you could never hold it, could you? Seven extra men at the beginning of every go, but you couldn't f**king hold it!" (My favourite comedian, Eddie Izzard)
  • And Charles Mingus would never make stuff up, would he? (Love the music, but geez, what an automythologiser!)
  • Okay, I think I need to do some work before lunch here. And I'm sure now other people are, well, okay, I don't know what the rest of you monkeys are doing. But I mean, really, I see where nick was coming from with feeling somewhat lonely at this similar point. The lonelieness of a long distance runner you might say. I wouldn't say it, but you might.
  • We need each other. Dammit BearGuy, I'm gonna cry.