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Tiger Woods fucks around, and I don’t care… and neither should you

Current Events, Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism, Rules

The Great Tiger Story continues with an article in today’s Ottawa Citizen that talks about how we shouldn’t put athletes on a pedestal and how they’ve let us down before. Frankly, I am sick to death of those sorts of articles. Although the columnist is correct about “we shouldn’t put athletes on a pedestal”, I […]

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Dear Advertisers… here’s something to think about.

Current Events, Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Rules, Security, Technology

Over at Tech Life Post today, they have a couple of articles regarding Google Ad Sense. If you don’t deliberately block ads, you’ve probably seen it in action and don’t even realize it. Google makes its money, if you didn’t know this, by selling advertising. They use their search engine technology first and foremost to […]

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Role playing versus Roll playing

Entertainment, Games and gaming

This discussion comes up fairly often in my gaming group, many of whom read this blog. I’ve never really posted in our fora what I think role playing is or should be, so I thought I’d cast my thoughts in stone (or at least in the magical ether of the internet). Role playing games take […]

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Geocaching as a maturing hobby – The Urban Cache

Current Events, Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Games and gaming, Outdoors, Security

This post on geocaching has generated some nice comments, so I thought I’d open up a related entry for further discussion. Up until quite recently, at least around Ottawa, there was a lot of “space”… NCC land, Crown land, city parks, etc. belonging to land owners who were sympathetic to geocaching. This allowed Ottawa geocachers […]

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