Friday, December 30, 2005

Dreamcast Lives! Under Defeat Coming 3/23/2006

Sega's at it again with yet another release for the "dead" Dreamcast. With Radiligy already announced for a Feb. 2006 release someone at Sega apparently decided that March 2006 needed a Dreamcast shooter release as well. GO SEGA!!! I love my Dreamcast!!!

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Thursday, December 29, 2005

iPod Nano Snoopy Edition

Limited to just 1000 units, this special edition iPod Nano comes with 3 Snoopy faceplates, engraving, lanyard, and box. Its available now in Japan at the price of $286 USD. All I can say is...OH H*** YEAH!!!

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DivX release browser plug-in for IE, Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape

DivX have released a new browser plug-in supporting all of the major browsers for Windows. The plug-in enables you to play high-quality DivX content live in your web browser and does not require a special streaming server or any files to be installed on the server to work. Sample content and an SDK for web developers are available.

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Wednesday, December 28, 2005

The Ultimate Super Mario Bros. Minus World Guide

A site with tons of information on how to get to level -1 in Super Mario Bros! It actually exists!

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Monday, December 26, 2005

DVD -R, +R Recordable Quality Chart

Great list of DVD brands and their quality so you don't go out and buy some crappy brand that leaves you with coasters.

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Sunday, December 25, 2005

Love That Song But Don't Know What It Is?

Tunatic is a software that listen to it and get you the artist's name and the song's title within seconds.

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Thursday, December 22, 2005

Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Ad contest

Create a 30-second ad, in any style that brings Firefox to life for the millions of Web users who have yet to discover Firefox and the better Web experience it delivers. 1st place $5,000 gift certificate to B&H 2nd wins a 9X Media X-Top Triple LCD scalable ergonomic Multi Screen Display. 3rd wins Alienware DHS 5 media center PC

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Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Foxmarks - Firefox Extension

Foxmarks is an extension for Firefox(1.5) that synchronizes bookmarks across multiple machines;i.e, If you're traveling/away from your computer,just visit http://my.foxcloud.com/ and enter your username and password for your Foxcloud account.Press the "Display Bookmarks" button and you'll be able to access your bookmarks.

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1980 Games Online...

Games From the 80s and early 90s. Lots of ninentdo and arcade games run right on the site... Enjoy

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"Back to the Future 4"???

Michael J. Fox is in talks to do another 'Back to the Future' sequel...but this time playing the 'Doc' character?!

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A day in the life of tech support

Check out this supposedly real life discussion between Tech Support and an Accountant.

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Monday, December 19, 2005

More Ways to Speed up WindowsXP

Some of these actually seem to work!

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Need an extra PC this holidays? Free software app turns 1 PC into 2

Have guests and relatives visiting? This free software lets 2 users share a single computer box. All you need is a dual head video card and an extra USB keyboard.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Call of Snoopy???

Namco is releasing a Snoopy dogfight game for Fall 2006. Guess who's geeking out over this thing? My X-BOX is waiting for this...very impatiently.

Sunday, December 11, 2005

Save the McRib

I haven't had one of these sandwich gems in ages!!! http://www.mcrib.com/
Now, can someone please tell me why I can't get one in the Philly area? Are you listening, McDonald's?

Guess What I Want This March!!!

http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/newsitem.cfm?NewsID=4612
Need I Say More? Go Paramount!!!

A You Can't Do That On Television DVD? Woot!

Yo Yo Yo. I'm hearing word of a possible You Can't Do That On Television DVD. Anyone who grew up in the 80's watching Nickelodeon has to have a smile on their face right about now. Check out http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/newsitem.cfm?NewsID=4659 for details. I also discovered this interesting site for the hardcore fans: http://www.ycdtotv.com/

Monday, December 05, 2005

Top 10 System Administrator Truths

This is a Top 10 list for all of the System Admins out there. It covers such obvious topics like Users Lie but also delves into the Holy Grail of Tech Support and the intricacies of backups and the importance of politeness.

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Friday, December 02, 2005

Rent: Yet Another MeView

Yes, it was only a matter of time. I need to put in my 1.99999 cents. Anyway, you've read the reviews. Seems like the loser critics are all beside themselves. They're torn. Some dig it, and others loathe it. Care to know why? They're not Rentheads. Technically, neither am I. Don't get me wrong, I loved the show. Wait wait. Let me back up. I loved the music after I watched the show in NYC. See...since my hearing absolutely sucks...I really couldn't hear what the hell they were saying on stage...so I could never fully appreciate it. And my seat wasn't too far from the stage. It wasn't orchestra level, but not too far from it. The wife and I saw it less than a year ago. Anyway, back to whatever it was that I was talking about earlier. The movie. I dug it. The wife dug it. Although, I must say that I was a little perplexed that the movie's opening is fairly different from the show. Dramatically different? IMHO, yeah. I was a little taken back that some of lyrics that were once intended to be sung by the characters became spoke word text. However, let's get down to reality here people, it's an adaptation. Come off your high horses. Very few movie adaptations ever fully follow the original sources. You sick sad people probably go to these things just so that you have something new to pick apart. Grease didn't directly follow the original show either...at least that's what I heard once. Here's my take on it without spoilers. If someone were to tell you that a popular Broadway show was touring to your town's small theater and most of the original cast would be there to perform and the tickets would only cost you $9 a head? What would you do? I think I made my point.
Oh...one other thing...
Kudos to the MPAA (not something that I say all that often) for having the moxy to give this film a PG-13 rating. When was the last time you saw a movie that dropped the F-word (not "free" in case you wondering) twice and it did not get an "R"? I thought you could only get away with saying it once to obtain a PG-13. Must remind myself of this fact when I actually sit down to write my screenplay (one of these years).

More Veronica Mars Info

Hi All,

I was super pissed this past Wednesday when I had discovered that my local UPN affiliate took it upon itself to...oh...postpone my show to televise...
The Sixers?!? WTF?!?

Anyway, I managed to get a copy of the show sent to my ReplayTV and now I'm up to speed. For those of you who actually watch the show and are getting really frustrated that your browsers can't display the alternate ending from the http://www.aol.com/veronicamars site...try this link:

http://progressive.stream.aol.com/aol/us/aolentertainment/tv/2005/filtered/upn/veronica_mars_alternate_ending_113005_dl.mov

Thursday, December 01, 2005

Ubuntu / Windows Dual Boot Video Tutorial

Installing a dual-boot system using Windows XP and Ubuntu . The video details the entire process, from partitioning the harddrive to walking through the install procedure.

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New Sites, New Domains, Nothing Will Ever Be The Same

I picked up a bunch of free domains, thanks to Belgium. I now own drsarcasm.be, blogfrog.be, AlexisZaroff.be, Zaroff.be (not Be.a.Zaroff, because we're an selective group) and badservice.be. Pictures of Alexis will be scattered all around drsarcasm.com, MeredithZaroff.com, and AlexisZaroff.be. (Whoa Jay! Are you simulcasting your wife's pregnancy on multiple sites? I never realized the fascinating life that you lead! I mean, gee wiz...if you keep this up...you may triple the number the hits to your family of sites...I mean, you may go from 1 hit to 3 potential hits each week...and 2 of them may not even be your own. Oh the possibilities!!!) I am also pysched about getting another site off the ground: badservice.be (aka Dr. Sarcasm Presents "The Bad Service Blog").

The premise of The Bad Service Blog goes a lil' somethin' like dis:

I want to create a site that will give the everyday person a chance to vent about a business that has treated him or her poorly. It could be about a short changing incident at the local convenience store or the really rude manager at the big mall department store. While I feel that reporting bad service to the BBB is a novel idea, they don't seem to have a full listing of businesses that have constantly screwed the customer...and if they do...I don't think it's that easy to find...or I wouldn't be doing this myself. Reseller Ratings is a great idea, but I want to a create a site that will allow anyone to talk about any kind of commercial business such as rotten waitresses, "lemon" used cars, certain portable devices that lose their battery charge after 15 minutes of use, etc. I also plan to link to major news stories (on the web) in regards to large businesses that have potentially engaged in wrong doing based practices towards consumers. If I hear about a relevant class action lawsuit, I plan to link it as well. Again, I want to stress that this is an "EVERYONE" site...and I want to give anyone the ability to speak his or her mind as long as it does not get me in trouble with my future host's terms of service. Sounds really exciting now, doesn't? You know it does, Beeeyatcch!

Lastly, I plan that JasonZaroff.com will come into fruition..............................
.....................................sometime in 2006. Keep waiting by the phone, so you'll be able to call home about it once it arrives. After all, Hanukkah Harry can't deliver all these great gifts that fast.

Monday, November 28, 2005

Bensalem High School Class of '96 Reunion

OK...If for some reason unbeknownst to me you went to BHS and graduated in '96 and I am not already aware that you are regularly reading my site. Well, that's really creepy. But anyway, go to http://www.bensalemclassof96.com/ for the latest news and developments on the 10 year reunion.

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

10 iTunes downloads from Ford

Get 10 free iTunes downloads after taking a driver's education quiz from Ford Motor Company. You can take it over and over again until you pass.

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Sunday, November 20, 2005

I Got's XM Radio Yo!

Another Jay Day has come and gone and now I have XM and it's sweet. Big shouts to da' wife and 'rents. Wow. I almost sound like a complete poseur. Saawheeet!. Best stations are The 80's, The 90's, The Blend, BPM, Top 20 on 20, and The System. I'm sure I'll find others. I'll trade NASCAR for a good old skool rap station any day of the week though.

Thursday, November 17, 2005

More on Ghostbusters 3 and Its Demise

The extra tidbit on Bill Murray's involved sounded kinda cool.

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Thursday, November 10, 2005

Zdnet installs OS X86 on generic PC hardware

It's so good that they couldn't wait for it ether and decided to break the law for some OS X iCandy goodness.

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'All You Wanted to Know About T1'

"T1 is a high speed digital network (1.544 mbps) developed by AT&T in 1957 and implemented in the early 1960's to support long-haul pulse-code modulation (PCM) voice transmission. The primary innovation of T1 was to introduce "digitized" voice and to create a network fully capable of digitally...."

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Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Don't rely on the Postal Service as an alternate means for a copywright

Looks like this guy got screwed. He wrote a Britney song but didn't file for a copywright until years later after he mailed it to him. Let this be a lesson to all you aspiring game developers, programers, song writers, and screen writers. Of course some you are probably thinking he got what he deserved for writing one of her songs. You sick bastards.

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Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Browse from 102 working online proxies on the same page!

Just like a normal online proxy such as fireprox.com, but lets you choose from 102 (currently, may be even more later) working proxies to use. The ultimate bypass site.

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Leave yourself a secret note for the year 2025

Forbes.com can lets you create a "e-mail time capsule" that will automatically email you in up to 20 years later. Surprise the you in the future.

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Ghostbusters 3

Harold Ramis reveals Dan Aykroyd has written a new script, called Ghostbusters in Hell, and Ramis is keen to get the project started.

He tells InFocus magazine he wants ben Stiller to join Aykroyd and Rick Moranis in the sequel.

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Note to Hollywood: Please stop turning classic video games into movies

Here comes our next Hollywood casualty (http://www.aintitcool.com/display.cgi?id=21774). I sneezed while typing this message, so I must have sneezed the truth. Castlevania??? Why??? Don't wake me up unless I hear of a good screenplay for the The 7th Guest. Now, that is the only game (aside from Half-Life) that could ever probably surface as a decent film.

Five things you didn't know about the upcoming Transformers movie

With the anticipated July 4th 2007 release Transformer fans all around the world want to know who will be the voice of Optimus Prime.Petter Cullen? Hopefully. I don't think it will be quite as good if it isn't.

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Sunday, November 06, 2005

Chicken Lit is Da Shiznit: A MeView


I don't care what these critic nerds (that's right NERDS) think. To call them geeks would be an insult to Modern Geekity. It's a film based off the "Chicken Little" story but set in modern day. You crazy people are treating this like it's a crime against humanity if you actually enjoy it. I saw the 3-D version and it was friggn' sweet. It also did something that few movies have done for me in the past...it made me laugh several times in the theater. I just wish those pesky kids sitting behind us would have stoppped kicking our seats. But...returning from the segway...if it's playing in 3-D in your town...go see it...but go to a later showing (if you're older than 15). I won't give away any spoilers...but I will say this...if the trailers charmed you...then you pretty much have an idea how the movie is...it's a popcorn movie. It's a popcorn movie that satirizes Hollywood, shrinks, and any form of pop culture that gets in its way. It's not Shakespeare, but then again...I hate Shakespeare anyway. Oh, and the 3-D glasses pwn and they look great on Sonny. I wish I could have brought him to the theater. He's much better behaved than at least half of the audience.

Tar-gains

Everynow and then, I like to check out the discount barGAINS at TARget. This link posts what people have found to be clearanced out and it's updated regularly.

Alexis Jordyn Goes 3-D!!!

Meredith and I posted some sonogram pics on her site (www.meredithzaroff.com) and well...this one I kinda found to be rather uncanny. Take a good a look at this and tell me if it looks like our girl is holding something strangely familar. If you think it's the same thing that we're thinking...well...I can assure you that this was not a photoshopped image...and I am truly proud. Honey, she may have your nose...but she definately has Daddy's interests in mind!

Saturday, November 05, 2005

Goawaydaddy.com: Open Source domain names

During my travels around the glorious Internet, I ran across OpenDomain.org. OpenDomain offers free use of domain names for individuals or groups. OpenDomain does not sell or transfer the domain to you but allows you to use their extra domains.

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Amazon wants to pay YOU for small tasks

Amazon's new "Mechanical Turk" service will pay you for completing small tasks for them or third parties. Tasks include picking the best picture of a building, or refining a product description.

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Baby Snoopy Strikes Again!

Did you honestly think that I'd pass this gem up? Thank you Baby Depot! If you are curious about the other stuff that we have picked up on our journey to future parenthood, please check out the October archives.

Friday, November 04, 2005

Free .be's Launch Date

Free .be domains will be launched again on Saturday. Use this link (http://www.e3internet.com/domain-registration/conditions/register-be/).

A little writing sample that I decided to do in my free time

I imagine that only a handful of people will actually get the inside humor of what I wrote and that maybe half of those people might actually find it's funny.

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

internet explorer tab within firefox

this is a new firefox extension.

to use it, just right click a link and choose "open this link in ie tab" you've now opened internet explorer in a tab of firefox!

this is great for the occasional times when a page doesn't work correctly in firefox, downloading windows updates, or designing a web page- since you can easily see how your webpage displays in IE with just one click and then switch back to Firefox.

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100% Free Online Multiplayer FPS with 25 Levels!

25 Levels, 5 Mutators, 9 Playable Characters, 8 weapons, 3 alternate fire modes, DM, TDM, CTF, Assault, and "Death Ball!" And as you can see from the screenshot, enough bloom lighting to blind a grown man! How much will this cost you? NOTHING.

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Monday, October 31, 2005

Will Wal-Mart sell $398 notebooks, desktops?

Wal-Mart and Hewlett-Packard will likely celebrate this Thanksgiving season by attempting to crush their competitors with low-price desktops and notebooks.

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Disney and Dolby will Bring Chicken Little in 3D to 100 Theatres

2K digital cinema projectors will be installed in 100 theaters to support the release of the Animated film Chicken Little in 3D. The projectors will also be used to project 2D films digitally. My wife, my friends, and I will be seeing the 3D version on Saturday Night! I am stoked!!!

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$5 Money Code for Movielink.com

Eh, $5 in free rental downloads??? Maybe I'll skip Blockbuster, just this once. BTW, I found a $0.99 code for the first rental. So, after this. You'll have four bucks left to burn.

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Ice Cream Math

Meredith and I had ice cream on Friday Night and it cost about $4.67 for two cones. Bear in mind, this was at some small place that just happened to have ice cream. Now, this got me thinking...Stay with me now...$4.67 is less than $5.00. It normally costs me about $5.00 for ice cream at Cold Stone Creamery. So, if buy ice cream for the both of us at Cold Stone, we're looking about ten bucks or so. Now, after Alexis is born (and inflation doesn't kick my ass) it will cost us around fifteen smackers for the three of us. If we have another kid, that's $20! And if they each bring a friend, that's $30. Man, that's a tank of gas!!! Which makes me wonder what is worse, an ice cream visit that cost as much as a weekly fill-up or the fact that gas will always cost me THIRTY BUCKS! Yes, these are the things that keep me up at night.

Sunday, October 30, 2005

Best Drink Ever

The other night, we went to Pizzeria Uno and I had an awesome drink. Captain Morgan's Chocolate Colada. I'm just writing that in here so I don't forget about it. Everytime that I have went to Pizzeria Uno, none of the waitresses there seem to know what I'm talking about when I try to describe it. I finally found a waitress that knew what I was talking about (because I could never remember the damn name). I just felt like saying that.

Speed Up Your Computer's Shutdown Time in Windows XP

I know this is off of my site, but I felt it was digg worthy. One thing about Windows XP that has really bothered people is that sometimes it takes forever to shutdown. Listed are two ways to fix this problem.

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Friday, October 28, 2005

Mr. T video on' 'Your mom'' jokes

This is classic, starts off with a young boy and an older girl doing "your mom" jokes, and ends with a music video with Mr T.. OMG

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Find out your Sex ID

Some researchers say that men can have 'women's brains' and that women can think more like men.

Find out more about 'brain sex' differences by taking the Sex ID test, a series of visual challenges and questions used by psychologists in the BBC One television series Secrets of the Sexes:

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Thursday, October 27, 2005

Every File Format in the world

This site lists just about every file format you can think of and what its associated with.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2005

An Awesome Review on "The World is Flat"

Trust me, this is a must read...and I haven't even finished reading it yet!!!

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

I love the 80's 3-D

Is it me, or is the 3-D feature as believable as the so-called oil shortage? It's a shame because I enjoy this on going miniseries without the gimmick. What's an even bigger shame is that I actually went to "Worst" Buy to pick up those trend-setting glasses.

Madonna Pictures

Yeah, I know...Some people would call me a loser for making the following proclamation: I'm a twentysomething-year-old guy who actually admits to liking Madonna as an artist...and so does my wife (but she's not a loser). Her site is requesting fans to submit pictures of her for submission so they can be archived and searched. I think it's a great idea because flickr is for chumps.

"The World is Flat"

Fellow colleagues,
Now, you too can enjoy this great read FOR FREE!!! Now I can afford it on less-than-outsourced salary. Yes, this is an inside joke.

Friday, October 21, 2005

Blockstatus.com allows you to see blocked friend's online status

Don't you hate being blocked by other instant message buddies? Not sure if someone's blocked you? Blockstatus.com will allow you to see if someone on AIM, Yahoo, MSN, or ICQ is online whether they've blocked you or not.

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HP Laptop for $398 at Wal-Mart on Black Friday 2005!!!

This site is claiming that they have the full Black Friday listings for Wal-Mart (including the laptop for $398 with no rebates).

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CBS To Distribute Via iTunes

CBS will distribute free podcasts, from "60 Minutes" to the long-running soap "Guiding Light," on Apple's iTunes Music Store, CBS Digital President Larry Kramer said Monday.

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Hacking Your iTrip

The Griffin iTrip is great but has a very short range before the signal starts breaking up. In most cases, moving the iPod to the backseat or even the passenger side will cause static and fading in the sound. HereĆ¢??s how to increase the range to almost 60 feet.

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Thursday, October 20, 2005

Sesame Place Once Actually Considered Serving Beer?

I had a brief conversation with my colleagues about whether theme parks should serve beer. I had to bring up this article. If you ask me, I'm with Middletown on this issue. A theme park like this has no business serving beer. Of course, I'm sure they'd sell a lot of Snuffleupagus Bongs, if they had the opportunity.

I didn't win the lottery!!!

But I guess that would require me to actually buy tickets...You know...to make me eligible and all.

Apple allows product trade-ins

Apple released this site for any recent orders of iMacs, iPods, PowerBooks, or PowerMacs. You can trade in you recently purchased product for the new version of it.

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Watch Quicktime movies in ASCII through MacOSX Terminal

For those of you that remember BBSes, this will really bring you back! This converts movies in to ASCII on the fly, pretty awesome!

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Test your hearing

"To do the test your computer must have a sound card and earphones attached (you can even use walkman earphones, but do not use speakers). The more carefully you observe the following instructions, the more accurate the test result will be."

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Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Veronica Mars

Another great episode. For all 12 of you that actually view this, go watch it. It is the best drama ever created for TV. Well...in my humble...but very important opinion.

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

McDonald's/Best Buy Monopoly Promotion: How to make a profit

Some dude posted this crazy, but genius, idea about how to get a nice fat discount at Best Buy (with a little help of some postage and envelopes). Scroll down to the 11th (10-3-05 4:31 am) post for details.

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Monday, October 17, 2005

411 is now free

A company has made dialing information free by coupling it with short strategic advertising. 1800Free411, its brilliant.

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The Poor Man's Widescreen TV

For those who really want to ditch the black bars with standard definition televisions, this cheapo idea may be your last hope. (Don't take the title too seriously).

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Be My Friend And Help Me Get A New iPod

Hi All,

If any of you out there in Internet-Land feel generous. Please click on this link and sign up for one of the offers listed. Yeah, I know it's a congaline. But at least, I'm up front about it.

Who Called Me Database

Curious who that 800 number was that called you at 7:30pm while settling down to watch the NLCS? This database lists the numbers that could be on the phone. It worked for me!

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Digg.com | Firefox Sidebar

Here is a Digg.com Sidebar that some dude made for Mozilla Firefox. NOTE: Remember -- Set it to open in the sidebar ONLY!!! Enjoy ;) You have to bookmark this link, and then go into Firefox Bookmark manager and set the properties of the link and check the box to open in the sidebar.

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I Lied...Now I'm Back

Goodbye Boulderhost. I'm now hosting with Pogs. Let's see how long this lasts. The boards are back...and so is the chatroom. However, everything has been lost (except for all of my blog text and audio). I will survive. I will bounce back...just like a phoenix. Just you wait, you suckas!!!

Saturday, October 15, 2005

Make Ubuntu usable in few minutes

Easy Ubuntu allows you to Add extra repositories, Activate the "audio preview" feature in Nautilus, Active the num lock at system startup, Replace the GNOME foot logo with Ubuntu's logo and Install: multimedia codecs, Firefox plugins, support for RAR and ACE, P2P software, Skype, AMSN cvs with webcam support, NVIDA or ATI driver for 3D support.

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Friday, October 14, 2005

Yahoo! Domains only $2.99/year

Yahoo is currently offering domain names for $2.99/year. Hurry while this offer lasts!

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Wednesday, October 12, 2005

My site went down

Hey all...I've been down for a few days because my host got hit by a malicious scripter. So, I've lost quite a bit. I guess, I'll learn to backup next time.

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Scientists Finding Out What Losing Sleep Does to a Body

With a good night's rest increasingly losing out to the Internet, e-mail, late-night cable and other distractions of modern life, a growing body of scientific evidence suggests that too little or erratic sleep may be taking an unappreciated toll on Americans' health. (If asked for a login use username:Joe11@Joe11.com password:comjoe11

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Monday, October 10, 2005

Cnet offering online courses

Cnet is now offering online free courses. The first is explaining HDTV. Just sign-up and your good to go.

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Hacking the Rubix Cube

Recently I have been challenged to complete a rubix cube in under 30 seconds for extra credit from one of my professors. This site shows how you can complete a rubix cube in under 30 seconds, if I can do it, why can't you? How long does it take you to complete the cube?

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Sunday, October 09, 2005

Microsoft to Linux - "No Office for You!!!"

Oh Great!!! First no Microsoft Linux Distro and now this? I hope they finally get around to releasing Windows Media Player for Linux soon. Otherwise, my install of Ubuntu will never be able to play those really cool AVI files. Curse you, Microsoft! Every day, you're giving me less reasons to stick with this stupid free operating system. I need at least one of your apps running on it to remember the good ol' days of watching my system crash.

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Saturday, October 08, 2005

Chat Room is Back!!!

I changed my mind. I brought the chat room back. It was really easy to do. So, I figured...hey...why not?

Now the boards are really up!

OK. Now check out the boards. I got a whole bunch of forums up and I'm ready to put up more. I'm open to suggestions. Check them out at http://www.drsarcasm.com/boards.

Make you Own Marshmallows

Marshmallows are spongy confections made of sugar beaten into a fluffy texture with the aid of gelatin. Now with this site you can make your own. Think of the possibility's. Now we can throw off the yoke of corporate marshmallow control.. I'm Giddy with the thought.

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Just about any TV ad you could think of

This site has just about any TV ad you could think of.

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Duck Hunt

Remember Duck Hunt back in the NES days? Now its back and you can play it in your browser. Its a little bit harder to kill the ducks in this one though, because the ducks fly around the screen pretty fast!

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Check your Gmail from your cel phone

Away from your computer? No hotspot in sight? Check your Gmail account from your cel phone.

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Find out what your phone number spells!

Another waste of time site...but fun.

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The Face of Inspector Gadget's "Dr. Claw" Revealed!

Many people hoped to see the face of Dr. Claw in the cartoons finale, but that wasn't the case. It took the release of official action figures to show us what he really looked like all along.

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Internet Patched Together for Another 30 Days???

Level 3 Communications and Cogent Communications on Wednesday morning, restored normal service late Friday afternoon. Until 6 a.m. EST, Nov. 9, unless Cogent agrees to pay for the connection.

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Flight Plan: A Short Me-View

It sucked. Somebody please tell me that this movie will never make the "AFI Top 100 For " and I will die a happy man. Thank you. Nothing to see here, move on people. Oh...here's a spoiler for you. There is no real build-up for the ending. To me, it seemed like it was tacked on last minute as a way of preventing anyone from finding out "who done it?" If you really want to watch a excellent series of "who done it" shows...WATCH VERONICA MARS!!!

Baskin-Robbins

Could someone please tell me why a business who advertises that they have 31 different flavor varities of ice cream never seems to have all 31 flavors in stock? Like, do they expect me not to notice these things just because some of them have a separate Dunkin Donuts division tucked away to the right of the register? Also, why is a tip jar needed to scoop ice cream? Somehow, I can't remember the last time I was admitted for a sprained injury when I cracked open that dreaded box of Breyer's.

Changes...Changes...Changes!!!

I changed hosts. I am now using www.boulderhost.com. They provide 200MB of space for FREE! Also, I now have my own message boards. I ditched the chatroom due to lack of interest. JasonZaroff.com still needs a little TLC, before it's ready for primetime. You can even get there via http://www.drsarcasm.com/jasonzaroff. Oh, how swanky!!! Eventually, JasonZaroff.com will become a professional-styled portal site which will be tied into DrSarcasm.com in some way that...well...I don't know how yet. Stop asking me! OK? Yeesh, the nerve of you people! But there will also be some exclusive content that will only be available to JasonZaroff.com because...if there wasn't...then why would you go there? Also, to that dude who asked me about how I managed to get a $2 domain...you're like a month too late. Sorry man, but that's Yahoo's decision, not mine. Oh, one last thing...I really went all out on this one...so I hope you noticed it...I added a counter. I know, very high-tech indeed. It's tough staying on the edge of technology...sometimes, even I don't know how I manage to pull it all off.

Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Super Mario Orgami

For all of the diggers with agile fingers. Try the Bowser model.

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Thursday, September 29, 2005

GAS IS OUT OF CONTROL!!!

No...I really mean it this time! This is important announcement. DO NOT...I repeat...DO NOT use your debit card when paying at the pump. You will be robbed clean! All the major gas companies have a new arrangement with your local banks to take out a $100 pre-authorization from your checking account everytime you swipe your debit card. They used to only pull $1.00 from your account, but now they've really upped the ante. This is no joke! Don't trust me? Fine. Just don't come crying to me when you find out that you have to wait a whole week for those ever-so-trustworthy oil companies to pay you back for the cash that they practically stole from you. I contacted my bank, and they said that they just became aware of the issue and said that they will not release my funds back into my checking account for at least a week (when the authorization actually expires). Although, I was given the option to visit my bank and fill out a despute form, which will take about 2 days to process. Meanwhile, the oh-so poor oil company that took from my wife gets a hefty loan. Oh, in case you're wondering which oil company is ripping us off...it's um...well...it's the opposite of Moon-O-Co.

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Sunday, September 18, 2005

Myspace.com now allows you to rate your college professor

Man, I wish this was around during my undergrad years! Now you can rate your professor and view comments that other students have said about him or her. I think you have to register to see the polled results.

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Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Own A Piece of Disney World!!!

If you actually have a large disposable income, you can own part of a WDW Monorail Train or one of the reels from Star Tours. Man, I wish I was rich!!!

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Nintendo World Championships 1990 on ebay

And at over 5 grand I'm pretty sure I'll never own this piece of video game history.

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Longest Running TV Shows

This a list of TV Shows that have more than 160 Episodes. It's kind of interesting to look at, if you have nothing better to do. The Simpsons is number 9 on the list!!!

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Longest Running TV Shows

This a list of TV Shows that more than 160 Episodes. It's kind of interesting to look at, if you have nothing better to do. The Simpsons is number 9 on the list!!!

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Friday, September 09, 2005

A Random Thought By A Colleague

IN the Words of a friend named Chucker...
the little ones are watching you from a far. And the masterminds that undermind the living are near death. One cannot imagine the sound of agony that flows through the mind of that of a starving man. the screaching rage of utter shame knowing that you made nothing of yourself in this world.

(What can I say? I needed new content and FREE is the best kind of content, IMHO. Thanks dude!!!)

Friday, September 02, 2005

We own our own (domain) names!!!

Thank you, Yahoo! My wife and I just purchased our domain names for $2.00 a piece. Sweet! So now, http://www.jasonzaroff.com (currently points to here) and http://www.meredithzaroff.com (in development) will point to my wife's site.

Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Opera (Browser) 10th Birthday - Download Free Ad-Free Version Today Only

From Download.com, (and for one day only, valid from 12 a.m. Tuesday, August 30 to 12 a.m. Wednesday, August 31 2005 (PDT)).

Simply e-mail registerme@opera.com to obtain a registration code

Normally $39USD ??

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Sunday, August 28, 2005

VMA's suck...but at least MTV did one thing right

Dear MTV,

Thank you for your craptacular program known as the Video Music Awards. If it wasn't for the Beavis and Butt-head cameo (Beavis mentioning the word "fire" was a nice touch), there would be nothing redeeming about tonight's show. Yes, I am aware that the show is not over yet. However, I feel that Diddy's (I guess he has a problem with the initial of "P" now) monologue which featured a few words that are no stranger to George Carlin, was uninspired and unoriginal. I feel bad for Mr. Carlin, at least his "7 Words" bit was funny and done with far more integrity.

Note to MTV Execs: Try going back to your old tradition of hiring a decent comedian and getting some acts that won't bore me to tears. I hope that I am not the only person out there wishing that there would be a resurgence of 80's bands, metal, grunge, and old skool rap. Call it "Classic MTV" if you will, but I bet the ratings would dwarf the current Post Crappy Carson MTV. One other thing...No More wannabe punk "Headbanger's Ball!" If Riki Rachtman isn't hosting, then there is no show! I mean, would you want P.(layedout) Diddy to host a new "reinvented" version of "Yo! MTV Raps!"??? I think not.

Oh heck with it...I'm going on further. Jessica Simpson. What the hell were you wearing? Somehow, I don't think that's going to be an outfit to be emulated by Barbie. Thanks for blowing it for me. It took the jaws of life to convince my wife that the show wouldn't suck this year and now I have to turn the show off. Man, I thought my hair was woofin'. It's a sad day when your kid sister dresses better than you. First stop MTV, next stop WT.

Baby News!!!

We will know the gender of our baby in three Saturdays (September 17, 2005)...Stay tuned!!! Eventually, I'll shamelessly post our baby's amazon registry on here. Thanks for caring!

Meredith's First Audio Post

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Friday, August 26, 2005

Project: Duck Hunt Sniper Rifle

Straight from G4TV: They Built the World's Only Duck Hunt Sniper Rifle!

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Thursday, August 25, 2005

Duck Hunt + Doom = Duck Doom - Shoot 'em down DOOM style

Weird, stupid and pointless. I love it! Download the FULL GAME at this link.

"An overhaul upgrade to the original Duck Hunt, featuring new difficulty levels, graphics effects, remixed music & enhanced sound, the BFG-9000, and more!"

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Wednesday, August 24, 2005

The Bender PC

Oh you know you want one too!!

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My job

YAY! I'm going back to my old job location (which is much closer to where I live). I am a Help Desk Analyst Contractor (in case you care).

mobitv comes to Treo 650 and it RULES!!!

I just received an email with a .prc file attachment from MobiTV to try a beta version of the application on my Treo 650. I don't want to sound like an endorsement, but I think that watching cnet TV on my cell phone is pretty cool. The above link is what I used to get a copy, but I don't know if they are allowing additional beta testers.

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Google Talk Launched

I am posting this just few minutes after Google launched Google Talk. Above is the screenshot of webpage I got when I entered http://talk.google.com.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Sonny

Happiness is a...Oh wait...Can't say that now, can I?

Meredith & Sonny



You may need to tilt your head a bit...but this is a photo of my lovely wife, Meredith and our boy, Sonny. Aren't these test posts fun?

Me

Aren't cell phone cameras grand? I bet this is exactly the kind of exciting content that Google was hoping for when I decided to grace the world with this overly informative blaahhhoooggg.

mobitv comes to Treo 650 and it RULES!!!

I just received an email with a .prc file attachment from MobiTV to try a beta version of the application on my Treo 650. I don't want to sound like an endorsement, but I think that watching cnet TV on my cell phone is pretty cool. The above link is what I used to get a copy, but I don't know if they are allowing additional beta testers.

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A Meview of Red Eye

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Just when the airline industry thought that they did not have to cross off any future movies as potential in-flight screeners, this film comes along. Question for Cillian Murphy: What's it like to be Dennis Hopper at age 29? BTW, how does someone pronouce Cillian anyway?

A Meview of 40 Year Old Virgin

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Wow! A movie about what half of the bloggers in this nation aspire to be when they grow up. If I feel ambitious, maybe I'll write more later.

A Meview of Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

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Sorry for the brief post. Allow me to translate what was on my mind at that given moment. The whole "we should give up freedom of speech" rant was the result of me being exhausted at that hour. The thing is, I'm starting to think that maybe the so-called evil producers and film studios may be in the right when they want to start taking more control over the production of future sequels. I mean, do we really want additional Matrix movies? Star Wars Episode 47, Anyone? So, why continue the Deuce Bigalow saga? Can you see it now? In about 15 years, can we expect a new generation of Deuce Bigalow? Deuce's offspring goes backpacking in Amsterdam, you know...because he has to find himself...and then all the hilarity ensues when he discovers that his true calling...is...wait for it...you know it's coming...A GIGOLO!!! But until that happens, we need to pad the ol' Bigalow franchise with other unnecessary sequels. I mean, we can have gigolos in space! Even Underwater Gigolos (mermgolos)! After all, we learn in this film that there is already a Gigolo Union...so why should the buck stop there? Man, and to think that there aren't any additional better things that billion dollar companies could do with $22 million. Note to Sony, next time you get a bright idea (ie. Deuce Bigalow 3: Gigolo Bugaloo), why not take the cash that you know that you would have lost on some bad idea like that and put it towards something that would be a better looking "hit" to your revenue. Case in point, lower the price of the PSP to something lower than a compact car payment. Think about it: If you lower the price; more people buy the hardware. You take a slight loss on each product sold, but then make it all back in the $$ that you collect from software developers through licensing. This way, everybody wins. Gamers and techie junkies can get a decent product for a reasonable price. Then, you guys make money from software and hardware peripherals. And best of all...Rob Schneider can avoid making his head hurt again because he will not have to develop a spy espionage thriller starring America's favorite gigalo. Whadda ya say guys? Note to Disney: Very wise decision, Mickey. Just don't finance Princess Diaries 9, and you'll stay on my "Good List." Do we have a deal?

Monday, August 22, 2005

Leo Spills The Beans - Call For Help Back in U.S. 08-29!!!

This morning on KFI640's Bill Handel show, Leo said his "little Australian TV show" will be back on in the U.S. starting Monday, August 29. The link goes to Leo's new omnibus podcast "Radio Leo" that's a single feed to download the Leo's various podcasts and radio appearances from the last 7 days.

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Muppets Statler and Waldorf are now reviewing films at Movies.com

Seems like Disney's corporate synergy with "The Muppets" and "Movies.com" sounds like fun. Instead of attacking Fozzie Bear, those famous hecklers from "The Muppet Show" are now taking their pot shots against Hollywood. Each week, they will be reviewing the newest box office releases.

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Pentium II computers to be given away for free in Bucks County, PA

I've got a story in regards to a location that is much closer to me. The Centennial School district is giving away IBM Pentium II Computers which includes includes monitor, keyboard, and cables on August 1 and 2, at the Centennial Bus Garage in Warminster, PA.

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Audio Test

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New Version Coming Out.

I figure it's about time I dust off the old PC and get my site up and running the right way. New and improved pointless observations are on the way.