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This most definitely does not suck.
Took you long enough to post that... and after hearing it enough times the real version came up on random a couple days ago and it sounded wrong!


Thu Apr 09, 2009 1:33 pm
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Finally figuring out how to watch the NHL playoffs on my computer. (The fact that I don't get the cable channel on which the games are usually airing would go in the "things that suck" thread.)


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Guitar Hero: Greatest Hits being released soon :D


Thu Apr 23, 2009 9:28 pm
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Winning sectionals and getting to go to state brain bowl for a third time?

Although admittedly, North Andrew frankly wasn't much of a challenge... The first game at least was 305 to 45 or something like that.
But enough about quiz bowl...

As for something else that doesn't suck, how about getting first place at State FBLA in Technology Concepts and qualifying for the National FBLA Conference?


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Almost getting to 50 people online at one time today. Maybe during the weekend of state.


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The FE being easier than expected... especially considering I didn't prepare for it at all since I merely have to take it to graduate.


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Going to see Fleetwood Mac in St. Louis tonight


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Being on the front of MSHSAA's home page. They could have picked better looking people though. We aren't exactly models. Or are we... :unsure:


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Graduating.


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Graduating.
You might change your mind about that one.


Fri May 08, 2009 11:21 am
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I consider it a lot better than the alternative.


Fri May 08, 2009 12:41 pm
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Being on the front of MSHSAA's home page.
Yeah, I'd agree with that not sucking. We were on MSHSAA's homepage I believe it was my sophomore year, but they used a picture of the team from my freshman year.

Hm... Leaving for senior trip in about 37.5 hours? Being home from state academic bowl? Winning?


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This is hysterical and way better than the funny or die one:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F40LRG9wDWY


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Adam Lambert


Sun May 10, 2009 10:41 am
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The new Star Trek movie. It is Amazing.


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The new Star Trek movie. It is Amazing.
AGREED. I really did not have high expectations for it. But damn. That was a seriously good movie.


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logic2718 wrote:
WillHack wrote:
The new Star Trek movie. It is Amazing.
AGREED. I really did not have high expectations for it. But damn. That was a seriously good movie.
Hmmm...it is playing down the street. I might take it in later this week then. It looks to be the only thing I'd actually go see until Half Blood Prince comes out.


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Ben Folds @ Summerfest in Columbia, May 27!


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I'd just like to point out how much the St. Louis baseball team is better than the Kansas City baseball team.

Thank you.


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:wub:


<div class="editby">Edited by <a href='http://s4.zetaboards.com/Academic_Competition/profile/89056/'>scphilli</a>, Jun 26 2009, 08:06:00 AM.</div>


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I finally have real Internet access again!!! Having limited Internet access for nearly a month is long enough...


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The National Dish of Brazil, which I couldn't Spell if I tried and even if I could I couldn't figure out how to say it anyways, but it is amazing. It is the 2nd most Delicious dish I've ever had with beans it it, behind of course baked beans (specifically at three local BBQ Restaurants, Cookie for anyone who can guess which three, at two are very obscure on the KC BBQ scene, but anyways). It's black and has onderfull black beans in it with Pig Ear and Cow Tongue and a few other beef cuts. Trust me, it is awesome.


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WillHack wrote:
I'd just like to point out how much the St. Louis baseball team is better than the Kansas City baseball team.

Thank you.
It's always been that way, and always will be. Royals Suck.


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Bruno, contrary to my expectations does not suck.


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Albert Pujols. The future home run king, minus the asterisk.


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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the movie, which I just saw, for free, the night before it comes out.

Ah, the perks of working at a movie theatre. :)


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Matt Holliday


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Matt Holliday
That not only doesn't suck, but it's awesome.
Now if we could only get some decent pitching from Lohse and Wellemeyer. Or sell off our whole farm system for Roy Halladay.

Also, two more things that don't suck:
Mark DeRosa (granted he was a Cub)
Julio Lugo


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Receiving a letter from DESE informing you that you passed the FBI/Missouri Highway Patrol criminal history background clearance.


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What did you apply for that for?


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I'm going to start trying to do a little substitute teaching.


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My cooking. I just made a delicious sandwich with some stuff I cooked on the stove. B-)


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1) My new HDTV
2) Having no problem at all with the Ubuntu Nvidia drivers extending my screen to also use the HDTV, and being able to change configurations with no hassle at all.
3) My new Bluetooth keyboard and mouse connecting with no problem at all to Ubuntu.

Translation: I'm typing this post on my TV.

I was expecting to have problems with at least one of the components, and I suppose I did: for the HDMI input the TV was set to "natural" picture size by default which apparently overscans instead of using native resolution (which was very easy to change to the correct setting).

It seems GNOME doesn't quite handle menus properly. I had the TV as a second screen to the right of the primary monitor and menus appeared on the very right side of the main monitor, which doesn't quite work when the screens are back-to-back. I'll just use one or the other since the Nvidia configuration tool is able to handle that gracefully (and it avoids wasted work for the graphics card).

Bonus things that don't suck:
4) I get great over-the-air reception here
5) I got another TV tuner card for my computer a couple of weeks ago.
6) Recorded shows look awesome on the TV.


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What type of tv did you get?


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What type of tv did you get?
40" 1080p Toshiba LCD. Got it for a great price at Nebraska Furniture Mart last Saturday.


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Imo's Pizza. I'm dying for one right now. I might have to buy one on payday. :)


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Imo's Pizza.
I believe you posted this in the wrong thread.


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U. Lou Sthagaim wrote:
PenforPrez wrote:
Imo's Pizza.
I believe you posted this in the wrong thread.
Are you high?


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I wish we had an Imo's.


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This post, which brings me over one-third of the way to 10,000. (Do I really want to start talking about post counts again?)


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Pub quiz tomorrow night.... IN ENGLAND.


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I will probably be showing up at Tiger Bowl now. (Mizzou football doesn't look too hot for a trip to the Big 12 championships...)


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PARKWAY CENTRAL COLTS FOOTBALL


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My new 404 handler for moquizbowl.com.

Yesterday I made a simple database that has a "broken url" and a "fix url" that would redirect if a fixed url was present. For instance, if I created an entry for "/topic/7813249" with fix URL "/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1941", anytime someone tries to go to http://moquizbowl.com/topic/7813249 to get to the 2010 National Bids thread, instead of getting a 404 error it would redirect to the thread here. If a fix entry wasn't present in the database, it would show a 404 error, but it would log the request so I could periodically check the log and add fix entries.

Admittedly, that's not too exciting. What's really cool is that I extended it today to automatically resolve topic links. If it's a topic link that hasn't already been resolved, it loads the ZetaBoards equivalent (server-side), parses the HTML for the thread title, thread starter, and thread start time, then queries the phpbb3 database to find that thread. Once the thread is found, it adds a fix entry and redirects to the appropriate thread! Unless I messed something up, for most, if not all, cases, a Zetaboards moquizbowl.com URL should redirect to the top of the correct thread!

Of course, if someone goes to an old s4.zetaboards or s4.invisionfree link, it will still go to the archive, but the requester will still get the information they're looking for.

Glad to be going back to work tomorrow... I've literally been living on this message board or otherwise doing related things all weekend because of the migration!


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Chipotle Thursdays.


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U. Lou Sthagaim wrote:
Chipotle Thursdays.


Strangely this is the first time Chipotle has been mentioned in this thread.


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My new 32-inch LCD TV that I got on sale on Black Friday, :D I already had an upconverter DVD player and I have it connected to my new TV with a gold HDMI cable. I'm watching TV in style now. 8)


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U. Lou Sthagaim wrote:
Chipotle Thursdays.


Strangely this is the first time Chipotle has been mentioned in this thread.

It will be mentioned again... a buy one get one free coupon was mailed to me a few days ago and was waiting for me at home. No idea where they got my address, but in this case I'm not complaining!


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U. Lou Sthagaim wrote:
DeckardCain wrote:
U. Lou Sthagaim wrote:
Chipotle Thursdays.


Strangely this is the first time Chipotle has been mentioned in this thread.

It will be mentioned again... a buy one get one free coupon was mailed to me a few days ago and was waiting for me at home. No idea where they got my address, but in this case I'm not complaining!


Probably from your temporary drivers license when you threw it away thinking it was from the grocery store. :P


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U. Lou Sthagaim wrote:
DeckardCain wrote:
U. Lou Sthagaim wrote:
Chipotle Thursdays.


Strangely this is the first time Chipotle has been mentioned in this thread.

It will be mentioned again... a buy one get one free coupon was mailed to me a few days ago and was waiting for me at home. No idea where they got my address, but in this case I'm not complaining!


Probably from your temporary drivers license when you threw it away thinking it was from the grocery store. :P

It actually went to my parents' address so it couldn't be that... nice theory though.


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