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best font ever

best font ever

I’m not sure if Kevin Royden designed this font or if he just posted it on his tumblr from elsewhere on the internet, but I am in the camp that believes this is the BEST FONT EVER.

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Chicago Cougar

Chicago Cougar

So you probably heard about the cougar that was shot dead by police in the Roscoe Village neighborhood in Chicago. The big topic of debate has been whether it was necessary to kill the cougar. I don’t think that’s issue at hand. I’m offended by the quotes provided by the police at the scene. They […]

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saving on shipping large packages

saving on shipping large packages

Let me just start off by saying that there is no rhyme or reason to how UPS charges what it does to ship items via UPS Ground. I had a discussion with a manager at my local UPS store a couple weeks ago about their formula and it would confuse most ivy league mathematics professors. […]

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listen to "free" music

listen to “free” music

Check out muxtape.com before it gets taken down. You can listen online to others’ “mixes” of songs. FREE. FREE. FREE. FREE. There’s no mess of worrying about downloading files. You just click and listen. senorwizard’s page is purely ai-ightly tight.. It’s the first link that I clicked on and the only mix that I’ve listened […]

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public transit logos

public transit logos

a ton of public transit logos via mic-ro.com. coo. However the Chicago and Chicagoland’s Metra is not represented. Just the CTA.They also have a small collection of views from different trains around the world. Chicago has three photos. Oh, and photos of stations, too.

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wrestler 50th victory

wrestler 50th victory

I am happy to announce that I have achieved my 50th victory in Facebook’s Wrestler game. The win came against none other than my brother Matt Maldre, aka Stegosaurus Smash. This victory has added meaning because I dropped Stego’s record below .500. ***Insert evil laugh*** We were going back and forth rather consistently throughout the […]

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2008 Fantasy Baseball Talk

Every year my twin brother and I have a fantasy baseball league with just the two of us going back to 1992 (with a break from 1994-1999). Every year we alternate who wins, except last year I broke the streak. I am the first person to win back-to-back seasons! Thank you! Thank you! Please hold […]

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get your own package

My wife had an open snack bag of 100 calorie Mister Salty Milk Chocolate Covered Pretzels sitting on the couch. I took a peek inside the bag and my wife said, “get your own package”. I replied, “why are you calling me a ‘bitch’?” She said, “what!?!” I said, “You said ‘Get your own bag, […]

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