Thursday, October 30, 2008


Almost every weekday for the past 2 weeks, I’ve started to write a blog post, and every single time, something happens, and I never get to finish the damn thing, because I either forgot about it, because of work, or loose my train of thought. This isn’t good.

I’ve always had the intention of blogging on a regular basis, but lately I’ve been getting less and less persistent. I’m not sure what it us, but I do know that I refuse to blog at home. Why waste time to blog when I could be playing City of Heroes on my PC, or Grand Theft Auto IV on my Playstation 3. I’m thinking that I might break down and buy a laptop.

For a while now, I’ve been toying with the idea of getting a Macbook. Yes I know that the world runs on Windows and most Mac users are snobby types like in the Mac PC ads that Apple makes. Honestly, when I watch those ads, I feel sorry for the PC guy and I want to smack the Mac guy in the face.

Actually today, I received some news that has pretty well sealed the deal on me purchasing a Macbook. There’s now a Mac version of City of Heroes, and that was the last holdout for me. I’m going to buy myself a Mac. I’m caving on the statement that I’d buy a Mac the year Steve Jobs does a keynote wearing something other than jeans and a black turtleneck.

I know that this isn’t exactly exciting, but I’m trying to train myself to blog again, so give me a change. I’ll be blogging about Britney Spear’s Hoo Hoo before you know it.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Douchbag in a Plane

Now, I’m not a social animal, I’m actually very shy around people I don’t know. I usually keep very quiet, because…well I’m very good at making a fool out of myself, and I’ve since learned that it’s better to be silent let others think you are a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt. Too bad, that a flight attendant didn’t do the same thing. Instead he gave out nude pictures of himself to passengers and offered to have sex with them.

So this guy hounded this poor woman during the flight, but she didn’t say anything to anyone else on the plane, and only came forward 7 months later. Now when I first heard this, I thought that she was just someone who was trying to sue so a quick buck, but the guy admitted to it…to some of it anyway. He admitted showing her a nude picture of himself, while on the plane, and he did admit to “flirting” with her, but he denies grabbing her. I’m sorry but I think the showing of a nude picture of himself is the point where he should be locked up. Needless to say, the guy has been fired from the airline and has been charged.

What kind of guy, is so in love with himself, that he keeps nude pictures of himself on his cell phone? Last night I was playing Grand Theft Auto IV, and I heard a face cell phone commercial where a teenager boy is taking pictures of his “junks” and sending them to girls, but that’s a) not real, and b) funny because we know it’s not real. Anyone who has nude pics of themselves on their cellphone and shows them off is a pervert. Not the lovable respectful pervert like me, but I real asshole who deserves to be gang raped in prison

This guy is a douchebag.

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Monday, October 20, 2008

I want my trip now.

I’ve been planning for my trip for a few months now. I’ve been putting money away for the trip as well. I figure if I don’t start saving for the trip now, I’ll probably won’t have enough for the trip when the time comes to book my flight. I’ve having one problem though, the more I put away, the most the trip is going to cost me. Does it have to do with my expensive tastes? Maybe, but at this point, it has more to do with the drop in value of the Canadian dollar.

Until the end of September, the Canadian dollar was close to par with the U.S. dollar, but since the beginning of October, the Canadian dollar tanked and is now around 83 cents US. This has really pissed me off. Because of the economic crisis in the US, the Canadian dollar has dropped big time in value, and why is it that I have suffer because of the greedy US bankers.

So at this point, I’m looking at going from a nice hotel near the convention centre, with a hotel bar, polite staff, to a Best Western, along the highway, where the next room is occupied by some big ass Truck who will smell of tobacco and hogs, who will be load as hell, with his girlfriend every night at 3:00am, as she moans, and he screams “here piggy piggy piggy”. I do not want to have to deal with that crap. I’m not an economist but I do know that the Canadian banking system wasn’t hit as bad as the US, so why is the Canadian dollar down so low? Why am I getting screwed over for my damn trip?

I know I’m several months away (between 6 and 8) from booking my trip, but I’m finding myself watching the exchange rates before making my booking. I plan to buy through, but since I’m going to be flying in August, I doubt that I’m going to find a seat sale for that time of year.

Now don’t think that I’m expecting the return of the Canadian dollar being worth more than the US (but it would be nice), I just want something close to parity. I can live with something a little lower, but it really sucks when your dollar is only worth 80 cents US.

I’ve been doing a lot of math, and budgeting, and I figure that I can probably pull off the nice hotel, even with the 80 cent dollar, but if we start seeing the dollar dipping into the 70’s, that’s really going to hurt. I’m only factoring money that I know I will have, not counting a possible bonus. I just hope that I can enjoy this trip without constantly checking my bank balance.

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

I can explain, honest

I’ve been busy this past week. Really busy. At work, I’ve been swamped so I haven’t been able to blog at work, and I lost one of my hard drives on my PC at home, so I haven’t been able to blog there either. Don’t worry, I replaced the hard drive and I’m back online at home, but I just didn’t feel like blogging at home. (I cleaned my apartment instead). Anyway I’m back.

First I want to talk about the new hard drive, just because I want to talk about how much storage I have on my 2 hard drives now. I have two 500 gig hard drives which combine to a total of 1 Terabyte of storage. I know it seems lame, but when you have to go to a new unit of measurement to describe how much storage I have, I think it’s friggin cool. It’s like, 2 guys talking and one says, my driveway is 200 meters longs and the other guy says mine is 1 kilometer long. When you have to go up a unit of measurement, you’re cool in my opinion. I could go into it, describing inches and feet, but someone might get the wrong idea.

I find myself lost for words once again. I keep focusing on Chicago. The trip to Chicago happens in 295 days. Yes I’m counting days. I really need a vacation, and this will be my chance to get out of the city, meet some virtual friends that I’ve never meet in real life, go to a huge comic convention, and check out the third largest city in the US. I’m also divided on if I should go to Vegas, or Ottawa next fall. I think Vegas would be cool, but there are some people I’d like to meetup with in Ottawa including an ex-girlfriend, and we still get along very well. (Yes insert 70’s porno music here).

So right now, I’ve divided on Vegas and Ottawa, it wll be warm when I go, as oppose to Ottawa, where it would be warm. I’ve never been to Vegas, while I use to live just outside of Ottawa, in a town called Arnprior. Vegas would be a new adventure, while Ottawa pretty well guarantee’s me some (Insert 70’s porno music) Decisions, decisions.

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Tuesday, October 07, 2008

I post about NOTHING

Arghhh, the lack of creativity. It’s really getting to me. Once again, I find myself unable to think of something to write about, and to think, I wish that I could write for The Onion.

I really love The Onion. It has that strange sense of humour that’s just me. Just today I read a great article about how members of Twisted Sister are now willing to take it. I love it. I told a friend at work that and he had to think for a moment, then gave me a “you suck” look.

Honestly, I blame work, because I like it here so much more than the old place, I don’t have the need to escape into my own mind to numb the pain. How dare my employer make me think that I matter, that I make a difference and that I’m valuable. How dare you give me a sense of self worth. DAMN YOU!!!!

It might be because I no longer need to find somewhere to escape that I’m not as creative. I’m not sure, but I actually see a light at the end of the tunnel, and it’s not a train. I can see myself being debt free in 2 to 3 years. How can I gripe about that?

We’ll the good news is that I’m still cheap, so there’s no chance that I’ll end up at some nudie bar giving out $20 to the “performers”. I’ll never be one of the “woot” guys, though those guys are entertaining as hell.

I remember being dragged to a nudie bar, and the guy who brought us there was more entertaining than the dancers. Not that I’m bashing the dancers (actually, they were kinda snobby), but this guy was so outrageous, that I enjoyed watching him more.

I’m scared that this blog might turn into a Seinfeld blog, a blog about nothing. I need something to get my creative juices going. I’ve yakked about bringing back the podcast, but I’ve been so lazy about it. I could do it for $5/month with libsyn. Who knows? Maybe I am turning into a blog about nothing. I might have to start blogging drunk. I’m reasonably sure that alcohol plays a roll in making Jay’s posts interesting.

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Saturday, October 04, 2008

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Some devices sholdn't be USB.

I'm the type of person who thinks that having devices that can be charged by USB is a great thing. I do it with my cell phone as well, as my PSP, but I kind of draw the line at a vibrator. Seriously, who thought this would be a good idea.

Now I'm not an expert of these devices, but I do know one thing, when they're not in use, they're usually hidden. As well, when you need batteries for such devices, grab them out of the remote control. You're not going to care what's on TV, until after your done. These things are suppose to be "discretely hidden", not sitting next to your keyboard on your PC.

Also, house guests are going to see that you're charging your "battery operated buddy", and know what you did the night before. Do you really want everyone to know that you were using power tools to have an orgasm? What if your mother shows up? It's definitely a interesting conversation piece. I've got Tomb Radier, Snake Plissken, and Bob and Doug McKenzie action figures in my living room, and someone else has a vibrator display.

The really bad news is that I might have figured out the thinking behind the USB vibrator. A "user" is on her PC, looking at ....PORN, gets a little excited and her battery operated buddy has finished charing and OFF WE GO!!! I really should think about stuff like this, but I know I'm right. I've recently read that more women than men go online these days. I think this is social network is more popular than porn online these days, but I guess for those certain moments, they have their hardware beside them now and it can be easily recharged after.

I really shouldn't be thinking about stuff like this.

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