Happy Holidays, or RPG.net seems to attract a bunch of whiners

Happy holidays to all, I don't think many people read this anymore, but what the hell?

Also, completely unrelated, RPG.net is as ever the home of the ineffectual "Screw you guys, I'm going home" farewell post. Every month or so, some user gets all bent out of shape over usually a fairly innocuous bit of moderation, or policy and leaves in a huff with a "parting shot" of a goodbye post. Sometimes it's the awesome "You can't handle the truth" justification of why some user should be allowed to say whatever they want. Other times, it's the time honored conspiracy theory that the administration is "silencing unpopular opinions that don't mesh with the hive mind" with the unstated supposition that the opinion is objectively correct and true. Another favorite, which honestly I haven't seen in years, the personal grudge against some member of the volunteer staff that bubbles up and leaves most of the population scratching our heads.

Always it just strikes me as odd, the rules of the forum are very clear, when there is a change in policy sometimes options of the users are solicited, often they are not. It seems like Greek tragedy levels of hubris are needed to believe that a community the size of RPG.net would benefit from one's goodbye letter.



Watch review

Christopher Bojarski asked for a review of the Watch, so here goes:
I've only been wearing it for a day and a half now, with recharging it last night around 19:00 for a little over an hour, to get to 93% or so, then I wore it to bed. I'm currently at 36% so I'd say 18 hours of mixed usage is definitely achievable.


My History with Electronic Cigarettes

First a little history:

I'm a heavy smoker, I don't really know why. As a kid, my parents didn't smoke in front of me, I had uncles that smoked, but it wasn't appealing to me. I never smoked in high school, but in college I started smoking.

After that I felt like I was born in the wrong decade. I wished I had come of age in the late 50s or early 60s when one could smoke anywhere. I love the old editions of Emily Post etiquette books when it was considered rude to not provide individual ashtrays at the dinner table for each guest.


Et Viola!!

 Just got it, so the white is still pink, from the trauma.
 And it's shiny because I just put some Ointment on it.
It's tender too, but I'm told that shouldn't last more than half a day.

Whatever could be under the Bandage?

The unveiling will be around 14:30 EDT to day
Duh duh Daaaaah!


About to get a bit more Evil

So I have an appointment to get my Evil Hat tattoo done on Saturday the 9th of February. Voila:
I intend to document this as much as possible.


So over 8 months

I haven't really been blogging much, as one can see. I have been doing the twitter thing, I think the 140 char limit keeps me honest, or concise at least. I am, however about done with Facebook, that shit's lame.

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