Monthly Archive: October 2006

i must have the best fucking luck ever

Thursday night after i made a pizza delivery, two black guys in their mid 20s surrounded me. one pulled out a small, silver-ish hand gun, and demanded money. the other grabbed me from behind and started pulling stuff out of my pockets. i told them they could have all my cash, but i wanted my wallet back because of the pictures of my daughter and my family. i told them this repeatedly, and eventually they gave the wallet back, sans money. they then told me to run back to my car, or they’d shoot me. i lost over a hundred...

and the problems keep coming!

the other day, while playing World of Warcraft, my monitor turned off. i had no clue why. i ended up restarting my computer after many random key presses did nothing. after getting back in the game, my mouse cursor turn into a distorted block, and then my monitor turned off again. this made me think something was up with my video card. i popped the side of my case off, and noticed the fan on my MSI Radeon 9800 Pro wasnt spinning! the card was overheating. i gave the fan a little push, and it started to spin slowly, and...

how could so many things go wrong after an accident?

my thermostat was bad. it wasnt regulating temps, causing my car to overheat and my air conditioner to turn off. $20 part, $120 labor. my vent fans would go off and on with a “click” and “pop” sound. sometimes they’d stay off all day. my air conditioner would be on, it just wouldnt be blowing on me. turns out the wires going to the fan were all burned up and melted. why? i dont know. i was told the vent blower fan had shorted out, causing it to overheat. the popping sound i head was BARE WIRES touching each other...

random bits

my site has been down a lot the past few days. it has been moved to another physical location, so things should be a little better. in other news: Intel is rumored to be looking into investing more into NVidia, if not flat out purchasing them. more at neowin.net. Mozilla Firefox 2.0 RC2 has been released. more at neowin.net. you can get it from the Firefox 2.0 site.