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18th April 2014

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Night Update

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I’m not saying that I’m completely clumsy or anything.  But, after two attempts to make a game box insert that have failed miserably, I think I’m going to stick to tuck boxes.

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17th April 2014

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Picks of the Week - April 16, 2014

Picks of the Week – April 16, 2014

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It’s the Wednesday after tax day here in the U.S.  If the tax man did not take all your money, you may want to look into these picks of the week.

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16th April 2014

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Quote of the Day - April 16, 2014

Quote of the Day – April 16, 2014

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Until such time as the world ends, we will act as though it intends to spin on.

Nick Fury (played by Samuel L. Jackson)

The Avengers

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15th April 2014

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Computer Ponderment

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Why does it seem like every time computer companies move to increase security for users against hackers, the hackers are not stopped, but the users are?

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14th April 2014

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12 Toys From The 1980s That Didn’t Take Off

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14th April 2014

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X-Wing Weekend

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Another Sunday, and another few games of X-Wing.

2014-04-13 14.42.16I’ve been experimenting with ship combinations.  This time out, I played a squad consisting of two TIE bombers and a Firespray, otherwise known as Slave 1.

This particular squad is designed to be annoying.  the TIE bombers are equipped with cluster missiles, photon torpedoes and seismic charges.  The Firespray is just as annoying.  In addition to…

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13th April 2014

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Quote of the Day - April 13, 2014

Quote of the Day – April 13, 2014

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Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid.

Han Solo (played by Harrison Ford)

Star Wars

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12th April 2014

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Saturday Songs - April 12, 2014

Saturday Songs – April 12, 2014

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One of the nice things about YouTube is that there is the potential to find a whole new world of music out there.  I’m not talking about the latest release from he who shall not be named on this blog (ugh!), but music from all over the world.  Music from people who know music, and not people who need to be autotuned to something that passes for decency.

Take for instance the band Amaranthe.  I am…

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11th April 2014

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X-Wing Tuckboxes

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As you may have noticed from my blog, I’ve been getting into the Star Wars X-Wing miniatures game a lot lately.  And, I have collected a few ships for my collection.

The problem I run into is organization.  Now, the ships themselves are pretty well organized, split up my the squads that those ships are in.  The problems come with the extras.  Each ship comes with multiple pilot cards representing…

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10th April 2014

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Picks of the Week - April 10, 2014

Picks of the Week – April 10, 2014

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In the wake of International TableTop Day, I have a light week for comics.  So, let’s take a look at some of the standouts.

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