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  • Christmas Specials 2.0

    Growing up in the 70s and 80s, I have fond memories of the "TV Special". You know, the holiday specials that were preceeded by the funky drum and horns intro with the swirled-in "special" text (note: you can find just about anything on the internet. heh. here's a longer version for Rudolph.), then followed by a spot for Mounds and Almond Joy. They were an ...

  • Rant : Adobe Acrobat Reader - what a mess

    Why can't Adobe Acrobat Reader, arguably one of the most essential pieces of software out there, just play nice with the rest of my systems?Through several browser versions on three different systems, over several system rebuilds, running three different operating systems (XP Pro, XP Media Center, and Vista), one thing has remained consistent: Acrobat reader has been and continues to be a s...