Cheeky Bastard

I hate people.

Who drive, when I am driving.  Seriously stay off the road.  You suck at driving.  Being in the left lane does not make you cool.  Sorry, but I thought you should know.

Fall is a terrible time in my life now.  It’s championship of musical chairs and I am deaf.  (Don’t ask how I got there in the first place.  Blame the French judge.)  In no particular order (ul vs ol), here are the chairs:

  • Fallout 3
  • Midnight Club: Los Angeles
  • Saints Row 2
  • Fable 2
  • Far Cry 2
  • Quantum of Solace (Think Goldeneye in a COD4 engine)
  • Shaun White Snowboarding
  • Need for Speed Undercover

In addition I’ve been having issues with my spanking new computer.  I get an ATIKMDAG crash/recover when playing World of Warcraft.  It’s fairly annoying and I’ve tried everything short of RMAing stuff.  I’ve decided to just live with it and hope new drivers will fix the issue.  Very naive.  I should RMA the card before it’s too late.  Only issue is that WoW is the only application (including desktop) to cause the issue.  I did get the issue on the desktop when I went to the Cat 10 beta drivers.  That means very little to me considering they are beta drivers.  I have a feeling my sound card may be to blame.  The crashes seem to happen when new sounds or spell effects fire off.  Either graphics or sound related in my book.  (The card is definitely not underpowered.  I’ve got a 4870.  I could run 4 sessions of WoW and still be fine.)

iPhone has worked well since I traded in the POS one for this new one.

New Jack’s Manequin album is out: The Glass Passenger.  Pretty darn good.  My favorite track is American Love.  It’s got some kind of poppy 80s like beat to it that I love.

The wonderful new car broke 2000 miles today.  It received a chip in the windshield about a week ago.  I let a semi merge in front of me, being nice and not 1 second later up comes a rock.  That was a bad morning.

Back to the waterfall of work.  If anyone needs help with Hyperion Financial Management, Data Quality Management or Financial Reports, I’m available.  At the discount rate of $250 an hour plus expenses.

Wish me luck as I try to maintain my youth while I dive into the maw of adulthood.

If I seem a bit down, it’s because it’s near midnight and I’m doing work and not reading, playing games or sleeping.

  1. Cheer up. Work will always be there and a new video game will always come out. You don’t need to be the first to play every game. It is supposed to be a leisure activity not a priority.
    About the car…time sure flys by fast. And it won’t stay perfect like you forever.

  2. Chops got that CD too, you guys are so cute with your hip young music.

  3. I like the idea of commenting on old posts, so here goes.

    Car is now past 10k miles.

    The chip in the windshield still remains to be fixed. I’ve had a broken passenger window fixed, but the windshield remains unfixed. Sad.

    Just, and I mean this past weekend, got to test a different card in my computer. It is definitely the Video Card. I’ve got a 4890 on order on the cheap. Meanwhile I’ll see if visiontek will let me RMA this POS.

    Iphone works great, except for a random battery discharge issue.

    Work keeps on keeping on.

    Glass Passenger was great and has got played a number of times. Not as good as their freshman effort, but still good.

    I only bought Fallout 3 and Saints Row 2 off of that list.

    I’ve played a ton of WoW since the Lich King came out. Work and Life is causing me to cut back on that now. Golf is starting to replace computer games as my free time activity.

    Still available at a rate of $250 an hour plus expenses to implement Oracle Hyperion.

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