Deep Thoughts

Well, these may not be deep thoughts, but they sure are random. I present to you some random cosplay, some thoughts about MySpace, the geekiest cake I’ve ever seen (and this one isn’t a lie), a pervy Wookie, what could be the best ad for Half-Life I’ve ever seen, and a Skip Jenkins PSA.

Lets start with the cosplay. Here is a fantastic Dana Scully, a number six, the Battle Angel Alita, and a trio geektastic costumes including Dr. Egon Spengler, a Space Marine, and a Battlestar Galactica officer.

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Now I’m going to jump on my MySpace soapbox for a few. As some of you may know, I had to be dragged kicking and screaming into MySpace, but now that I’ve had a chance to work with it for a while, I do have to say that there is a lot of potential there. I’ve found a couple of long lost friends (including one who is now quite a talented artist who works with autistic children, talk about local boy done good) and found out that a couple of long lost enemies are far from my reach. Blast it all!

That said, if I were Tom, there are a couple changes that I would have made yesterday at the latest. First off, where the hell is the advanced profile editor? I shouldn’t have to go to a third-party site of questionable credibility to get workable code so that my profile doesn’t look like hammered shit. I would be happy to pay for that. Second, why can’t I purchase the ability to show my profile without ads? I understand that ads drive their profits, but there should be options to have your profile shown without ads for a monthly or yearly fee. It’s an extra revenue stream that can reduce MySpace’s dependency on third-party ads. Third and finally, why are the profile options so anemic? This kind of goes along with the need for a branded profile editor, but I should have the option to hide my friend’s list and comments. I shouldn’t have to hack to with code. Most users probably wouldn’t be able to figure out how to do that.

God that sounded cocky…

Ok, I’m hopping off that soapbox for a while. Next up, a coded cake. First person to tell me the programming language gets a cookie.

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I knew I always wanted to do this, but for some reason when Chewie does it it looks like beastiality…

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This next one is for you Will (are you ever going to come up with a nick?). He’s been trying to get me to play Half Life 2 for the last week straight. Everything else in under the cut for it’s NSFW-ness. Rumor has it some of my buddies have had SkipJenkins.Com blocked by their work filter so I’m trying to put the NSFW bits under a cut from now on.

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And finally, a PSA. This one goes out to my man Malakai, since he brought a real-live girl home from the pub last night and since he makes pretty good money, she will probably try to get her hooks in him soon enough…

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~ by skipjenkins on November 12, 2007.

8 Responses to “Deep Thoughts”

  1. if that doesn’t get you to play Half-Life 2 i don’t know what will

  2. Well, I was borrowing the Orange Box from a buddy because his 360 was getting rebuilt by M$, and he’s getting it back tomorrow so I’m kinda SOL…

  3. That’s gotta be Java on that cake.

  4. Thats what I was thinking as well, but it could be Perl too couldn’t it?

  5. You should play HL2- your missing a great game if you dont. But get it for PC, the Xbox version takes a lot away from the experiance- horrible xbox controller, bad graphics, long load times.

    Then again, you dont like FPS games and I am an Xbox Hater.

  6. Half life 2….? Lol i wished i played computer games… i could go to internet cafes and hit on nerdy asian chicks. Also the Scully and Alita cos-players are really hot.

  7. I always wondered why you’re not a gamer.

  8. Well I don’t have the time or the patience for computer games…also I hate having to use a keyboard to navigate… plus i have a love/ hate relationship with gamer culture…I hate when people use acronyms like RL (don’t refer to real life as something secondary dumb ass). But yes i don’t even play console games anymore maybe i will once i finally finish phantasy star online for the dreamcast.

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