Facebook. Wait, what?

Ah, Facebook.  The number one social networking site in the world.  This behemoth was built by some geeky kid who is now “fuck you” rich.  No, I am not bitter, I promise.  For many in the world, Facebook (from now on referred to as FB) has been a place to connect and reconnect with new and old friends.  I have even gotten a hold of some old friends I thought lost to time and distance.  It has been the portal to success to musicians, comedians and other entertainers.  It is a place to get information and sign up for “Free iPads” by “only following this link!”  FB has killed all other social networking sites, or at least put them on life support.  Whatever it is, it is something a little different to everyone.

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A Funny Thing Happened At ORF!

And yes, this is one I am particularly proud of…

There is a games booth that used to have tomatoes to throw at a guy behind a wall.  Well, this year, they took out the tomatoes and replaced them with water and ketchup-soaked sponges.  A damn mess for everyone involved.  Mostly, however for the thrower and whoever is near them.  Of course, these are the same ones who love to make fun of guys in kilts.  They yelled at me about it when I walked by twice this past Sunday.  On my second pass, however,  the guy who should have been behind the wall at the “tomato booth” was standing in front of it.  They started yelling at me (I was in a kilt, white shirt) to try – making fun of the “skirt-wearing guy”.  I walked up, pointed at the rinse off hose (which had a nozzle on it) and asked if the water was free.  The barker said yes (and with a number of patrons around) I picked it up, and soaked the ass on the wall…  they both just stood there, shocked and dumbfounded, while everyone else laughed their asses off.  Neither one of them commented on “Scotsmen” the rest of the day.

Just wanted to share a story from a great weekend at fair.

Morning, First Thing!

I am sure everyone has their own morning rituals – some, we just don’t need to hear about, thanks.  Mine (after I get into work, actually) consists of reading a few websites.  Something to put a smile on my face and get me in that somewhat better mood as I prepare to deal with the horde users (read: common-sense deprived) we have here at the office…  These are work safe, for the most part.

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Who’s your “Ray Liotta?”

Ok, this is a game that came up when discussing movies with some friends.  One of the guys HATES Ray Liotta with a passion, but he has no real and/or valid reasons why.  He just hates him.  As we talk about movies, and anything in the entertainment industry really, when the subject was brough around to a certain person someone did not like, but was normally popular, we would pull the “He’s my Ray Liotta.” pretty much stopping the debate as to why someone either does not like the person, or why the SHOULD like the person.

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