Jun 21 2011
That first letter is a bit smudged.

That first letter is a bit smudged.

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Aug 16 2010

Vivian wants a Date, AWWWWWWW

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Jun 28 2010

The New Spam - Copypasta a whole chapter in the comment field

Seriously WTF? WHY would you leave such a large comment as spam? Some spammers are just fucked in the head.

Although it is barely two months old, it is time to declare a best scene of Summer 2010. It absolutely comes from one with the year?s very best films (although a minimum of three Rotten Tomatoes registered critics disagree with that assessment) and even though it may perhaps seem to shortly to recommend it, there?s no doubting handful of will match it appear July and/or August. As an alternative to supplying an in-depth review of Toy Account three (suffice it to say – it?s wonderful!) let?s rather concentrate on the seminal sequence in the stellar Pixar trequel, a moment in time which will have numerous in tears and have far more than a few covering their faces in fear. We are talking, obviously, concerning the SPOILER ALERT incinerator showdown, a instant which finds Buzz, Woody, as well as the gang relying on the incorrect plaything to aid in their escape, a massive machine hurtling them actually closer to their doom, and a single moment of resolve that stands as a single of the most mental and heartfelt finales ever inside the background of movie – live action or animated. First, a little plot point of view. Toy Story three begins many many years right after the first sequel. Andy is now a 17 12 months old college bound teen, and his selection of playthings are feeling the sting of neglect and probable disposal. Pushed to try and do one thing with the trinkets remaining, Andy decides to put them within the attic. Instead, his bag is mistaken for trash, and our plastic heroes steer clear of the landfill by hiding out in a different box intended for a local daycare. There, they find out a surreal situational pecking order. Leader toy Lotso Hugs the Bear (Ned Beatty) runs the location like a prison, putting the new ?recruits? in the Caterpillar Room alongside with the rambunctious, destructive toddlers. If you survive, and aren?t at some point thrown out, you may well get to reside out your times inside serene enjoyable on the older kids? Butterfly region. Desperate to break out, our familiar pals escape via the only accessible way out – the garbage chute. Before lengthy, they find themselves from the very same harmful problem they had been hoping to avoid in the very first location. cover art work Toy History 3 Director: Lee Unkrich Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty, Don Rickles, Michael Keaton, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, Estelle Harris (Disney/Pixar; US theatrical: 18 Jun 2010 (Common release); UK theatrical: 18 Jun 2010 (Basic launch); 2010) Trailer Official Site Hence we appear to our key SPOILER warning. Again, rather than reviewing the film itself, which demands the acknowledged repetition of sentiments expressed endlessly more than the final handful of times, we will focus on just one sequence?again, call it the  ?incinerator stand-off??and use it like a indicates of explaining Pixar?s enduring power inside the artform. With their record currently at 11 – 0, the company has however to produce a certified bomb and, for many, have only made masterpieces (each minor and significant). Within the case from the last act realization that they may end up inside a fiery inferno, the action on the titular toys is so moving, so extremely uncomplicated that it shows how effective less may be at expressing the most significant of emotions. As with quite a few action sequences, the final moment getaway seems imminent. Though Woody flails about manically, trying to uncover the probable exit, the rest of his companions are much less specific. Eventually, they realize the hopelessness of their cause and commit an act so selfless, so instinctual of what we?ve felt for these characters, that is certainly stops your heart beat, if only for a instant. They start to maintain hands. Primary Buzz and Jessie (if only accidentally), then Bullseye the horse plus the Potato Heads. At some point, faces serene if nevertheless slightly afraid, they appear to their ersatz leader, Woody, for that last link within their chain of fate. Seeing their reaction, their brave calm and sense of sacrifice, the cowboy that started the whole storyline two decades ahead of grabs their mold formed hands, and waits? It?s a beautiful sequence, an additional stellar example from the boundaries Pixar keeps pushing. Last year, the brilliant Up offered a silent ten moment montage which followed the romantic existence and eventual end of lead misanthrope Carl Fredricksen?s fairytale marriage to childhood sweetheart Ellie. It represented a bold, broad stroke, a security in storytelling (and violation of kid vid tone) that only an amazingly talented entity could pull off. It was the very same with Wall-E, in which the opening with the film painted a dark, dismal portrait of your planet (Earth) actually choking on its personal filth. Actually because Cars, when the organization was criticized for getting as well cartoony and cloying, it appears that John Lasseter and the gang have made a conscious choice to consist of as a great deal dramatic material as they can, realizing that a solid narrative can tolerate such trepidation. Toy Adventure three is maybe the pinnacle of this believed procedure. The whole movie is a really like letter for the travails of youth, a literal envisioning from the classic Bible line about ?putting aside childish things? as just one matures. Andy?s dilemma isn’t so very much one of nostalgia as temporal causation. As he ages, his toys stay forever locked in his existence from the past. The characters recognize this over and more than once again, arguing against what they see for the reason that inevitable providence for their kind?the dump, or in this case, the bowels of your blazing furnace. That soon after all the bickering, back stabbing and bratling abuse, they select to go out like heroes could be the type of mental epiphany the series has been recognized for?like Jessie?s Part 2 lament taken to its logical ends. Certainly, this actually isn?t the finish for your beloved playthings. SPOILER warning again?they get out from the jam only to face the last decision: how you can endure a life in Andy?s attic, waiting for the off probability that, someday, their former owner could have kids of his personal and will seek out out these symbols of his formative many years for their amusement. That this gets resolved in a way which is both wholly satisfying yet tinged with sadness once again argues for what Pixar does better than all other people. In a genre that keeps demanding a increased degree of efficiency each and every time, that does not wish to rest on its laurels so a great deal as reinvent them in a way that makes additional and much more money, the efforts of the firm more concerned with creativity than the bottom line is beyond refreshing. Though one thing may well surpass it, the incinerator sequence is usually a operate of art work all its very own. The outcomes is as strong as anything at all you will see all year?as is Toy History 3.

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Jun 20 2010


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73,787 Spam Comments. I eagerly await 100,000 SPAM milestone

I get insane amounts of spam on some of my more popular blogs. Here is the notification I get from Akismet:

Akismet has protected your site from 73,787 spam comments already, but there’s nothing in your spam queue at the moment.

This is on my Scifi Blog

Jun 17 2010

Gibberish - or Broken Comment Automator?

Got a rash of these:


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Feb 26 2010

Bing Link Building, Binged?

This one came to me from Crockstars

So Bing helpfully put out a post on Link building for smart webmasters… unfortunately the irony isnt lost on me when I scroll through the comments…

I wish I had a chance to go through all the nuggest, but here are the first few ones:

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Feb 23 2010

I’m new here and came here from search engine

Posted on a TV related blog

Yes, I’m sure you will make “lot’s of new friend here”, particular with your on-topic comments about TV. Now go back to “search engine” and enjoy yourself.


We want to buy your site!

The below is a new scam, when an “investor” crops up and wants to “buy” your site, but asks you to independently (read their paid review site) verify the site.


Our company invests in Internet projects and domain names. What is your price for the domain name twitorio.us?

Looking forward to do business with you.

Scott Withrow


Thanks for getting in touch Scott. Twitorio.us is on sale for $3k.



$3000? Ok.

Do you sell domain with a web site or just the name?
Have you had your domain names evaluated in the past? I will only accept valuations from independent sources I and my partners trust.

[he gives me a web address to get an appraisal]

After you send me the valuation via email (usually it takes 1-2 days to obtain it) we’ll continue our negotiations.

Looking forward to your reply.

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