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The Bizarre History of 10 Common Sayings

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Digg shares a Cracked.com article that says: "A lot of the English language seems to have been developed as some kind of elaborate practical joke.

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Celebrity Advanced Dungeons and Dragons (AD&D) Characters, Rolled by Readers

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/. shares a funny Wired gallery of famous people as if they were Advanced Dungeons and Dragons (AD&D) characters.

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The 8 Most Insane Things About Super Mario Bros. (When You Stop and Think About Them)

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Hemmy.net shares an amusing Topless Robot blog/editorial to say that the video game with the most befuddling features is the most well-known video game in the world, Super Mario Bros.

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The Two Dollars Bill to Buy a Taco Bell Burrito Story.

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Hemmy.net shares a funny story where a hungry guy tried to buy a Taco Bell seven-layer burrito

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Rickrolling and The League of Web Fame.

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Digg shares a BBC News story on the unwitting victims of the internet's infinite interest in the inane.

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Reviewing the real world as if it were a MMOG (massive multiplayer online game).

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Boing Boing (also see its comments for more links) shares an amusing Aeschenkarnos's MetaFilter article comment on a review of "Outside" (aka the real world)

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3 Blizzard's Announcements: The Molten Core for Game Consoles, A New Hero Class (Bard), and a Pinata!

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Today, Blizzard has three announcements related to their popular online games:

  1. World of Warcraft (WoW): The Molten Core has been announced for game consoles. It is a spinoff of the 40-person raid dungeon from its award-winning massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG)...
  2. Bard Hero Class for Wrath of the Lich King expansion. Cool skills!
  3. Pinata for old Diablo 2 Expansion (Lord of Destruction) game.
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7 Jobs That Are Better In Video Games Than In Real Life

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Digg shares an OMGLists article on most working people have reasons to complain about their jobs. Thankfully, video games are here to save the day-they take the mundane jobs that some people are forced to do day in and day out and turn them into something awesome...

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Budget woes at NASA to impact Mars Rovers (they have blogs too).

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/. reports a bad CNN news story that National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) officials have directed the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) program to cut 4 million dollars from its approximately 20 million dollar budget this year. It will likely mean science operations will have to be suspended for Spirit. The rover would be put in hibernation mode, and if all goes well it could be reactivated in the future in the event funding is restored...

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Olivia Zaleski's Top 10 Most Useless Items of Crapola

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Digg shares Olivia Zaleski's blog on her top ten most useless items of crapola. The problem with useless products is threefold.

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The Definitive Lolcats Glossary - Speak LOLspeak/Lol Speak/LolSpeak

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Speak LOLspeak/Lol Speak/LolSpeak (three different ways for the second half of the title) is a Wiki designed to be the definitive collection of key lolspeak terms and phrases, both native and borrowed. Also, answers to questions

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Downtime on 3/19/2008 and 3/20/2008...

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Hi peeps (not the Easter candies). Sorry about the downtime the last two days.

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Flip a Text -- Write upside down.

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Dystopianfuturetoday's VideoSift comment shares Flip a Text that makes inputted texts upside

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The Gruesome Origins of 5 Popular Fairy Tales

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Digg shares a Cracked.com article on the thing about fairy tales, though, is that they weren't always for kids.

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Horrible Motherboard and Video Cards Artworks and Designs on Their Boxes and in Their Software

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Boing Boing shares a gallery with images and comments on horrible box art and software graphic user interfaces (GUIs) for motherboards and video cards. A comment mentioned Wired blog showing Rob Beschizza (remove AQFL to e-mail)'s own all-time favorite awful box art.

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Your Mom Lied: 5 Common Body Myths Debunked

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Digg shares a Cracked.com article on five common myths debunked that your mom kept telling you about

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VideoSift is like a massive multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG).

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As you probably seen, many of Ant's posts are about VideoSift. Xxovercastxx's VideoSift Sift Talk/discussion mentions how VideoSift is like a massive multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG).

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Lost's Sawyer's Nickname Generator

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Lost's James "Sawyer" Ford has a knack for nicknames (e.g., "Freckles" for Kate Austen). Answer the online simple questions for Sawyer to give you a nickname dubbed by "His Seaside Surliness."

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