Posts about “memes”

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B7 d++ t+ k+ s u f i o x e++ l+ c– Yeah, I’m a sucker for a meme, that’s for sure.

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Did you ever say, “I’m thirsty!” and have someone respond, “Hey! I’m Friday! Let’s go to Saturday and have a Sunday!” Man. I always thought that was so freaking lame. But. What really drives me nuts is that since I was like … ten? eleven? … any time I hear someone say, “I’m hungry!” it


I have to agree with Caterina: I’m not happy at all with the results of my art test.


I just took a verbalIQ test that I found at My overall score was a depressingly low 87%. I did well in the Reading Comprehension and Anagrams sections. I had never seen an Anagrams section on a standardized test. It’s an interesting concept, although I think it’s really just another form of a vocabulary

My New Name’s Random Title and Name Generator indicates that I should refer to myself as Chairman of The Association for the Promotion of Women’s Prison Movies, David Vincent Gagne. It’s a bit much for a business card, but I like it. [link via Elise]


In which an online personality quiz misses the mark


The Blog Twinning Project is kind of interesting. I’m wondering who is going to the site and assigning – for lack of a better term – twins to blogs. I suspect there is a significant number of bloggers who are pairing themselves with others, but to what end I cannot imagine. Not only do I


I love this. You probably won’t. I’m fascinated by memes. I’m fascinated by memes, urban legends, etc. I think it might have something to do with the fact that I fell for every single, “I knew this guy once …” story that Uncle Dic ever told me when I was a little kid. I have


If you’ve got a few minutes to spare, take’s Purity Test. This little gem has been around the ‘net for years. Apparently it was revived last night in blogIRC. I didn’t arrive until much later, so I missed most of the fun. I did score a 32% on the test recently. That means I’m

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