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Wednesday: July 29, 2009

The top eleven things overheard during the World of Warcraft movie screening.The top eleven things overheard during the World of Warcraft movie screening.

5. I loved the cameo by Leroy Jenkins.  And yes, there is actually World of Warcraft movie currently in the works.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:30 AM | Tags (4) | bbspot | movie | warcraft | overheard |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 39 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 27, 2009

Meet the winner of the Hemingway lookalike contest.Meet the winner of the Hemingway lookalike contest.

The mechanical contractor said he shares Hemingway's fondness for fishing and cocktails, but has no literary aspirations. 'I haven't written any books, but I'm good writing checks and text messaging,' Douglas said.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:24 AM | Tags (3) | lookalike | hemingway | contest |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 21, 2009

The top eleven rejected phrases for Neil Armstrong's moon landing.The top eleven rejected phrases for Neil Armstrong's moon landing.

Wow, it's been a while since I've heard a Kids in the Hall reference.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:44 AM | Tags (6) | bbspot | landing | moon | phrases | rejects | space |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 52 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 8, 2009

Printed blog publication folds up due to lack of funding.Printed blog publication folds up due to lack of funding.

Sounded like a good idea in theory but then again lots of bad ideas sound good in theory.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 3:42 PM | Tags (6) | blogs | closing | fail | fold | funding | printed |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

The top twenty best uses of R2-D2.The top twenty best uses of R2-D2.

Cocktail table still the best implementation in my book.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:28 AM | Tags (5) | r2d2 | starwars | uses | table | robot |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 30, 2009

A gallery of cats in costume just for you.A gallery of cats in costume just for you.

Kind of sad really.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:23 AM | Tags (3) | cats | costumes | silly |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 29, 2009

Meet the winner of the Pabst World's Ugliest Dog contest.Meet the winner of the Pabst World's Ugliest Dog contest.

Congrats, pooch.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:23 AM | Tags (2) | dog | ugly contest |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 22, 2009

Watch Donny and Marie perform a tribute to the Star Wars movie circa 1977.Watch Donny and Marie perform a tribute to the Star Wars movie circa 1977.

You crazy Osmonds and your dance number movie parody skits.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 10:40 PM | Tags (4) | campy | dancing | seventies | starwars |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 19, 2009

Hundreds of SoCal kids sent to summer school due to clerical error.Hundreds of SoCal kids sent to summer school due to clerical error.

Oops.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 4:45 PM | Tags (4) | summer | school | error | glitch |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Pizza Hut goes high class, will officially be known as just 'The Hut' from now on.Pizza Hut goes high class, will officially be known as just 'The Hut' from now on.

Sie batha ne beechee, Pizza Hut?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 3:30 PM | Tags (5) | advertising | brands | hut | pizza | pizzahut |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Hungry customers decide to sue KFC for not getting free chicken on free chicken day.Hungry customers decide to sue KFC for not getting free chicken on free chicken day.

In the lawsuit, the plaintiffs called the rain check process 'much more onerous' because customers had to visit a local KFC to pick up a form and mail it back to the company to get a new coupon.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 8:49 AM | Tags (5) | kfc | chicken | raincheck | free | lawsuit |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: June 17, 2009

Iowa girl wins text messaging competition, makes off with $50,000 prize.Iowa girl wins text messaging competition, makes off with $50,000 prize.

Competition included a round of texting whilst blindfolded, too.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 10:00 AM | Tags (3) | championship | competition | texting |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 15, 2009

Five million Facebook users make mad dash for vanity usernames.Five million Facebook users make mad dash for vanity usernames.

Lo and behold, I can't assign a username to the GeekLikeMe Facebook page because it does not meet the criteria of having 1,000 fans. Thanks Facebook!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 9:38 PM | Tags (3) | facebook | geeklikeme. usernames | vanity |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Umpire decides to eject crowd from baseball game.Umpire decides to eject crowd from baseball game.

Well that has to be a first.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:52 AM | Tags (3) | baseball | umpire | ejection |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: May 5, 2009

Recently found artifact may reveal the ancient origins of  Dr. Pepper.Recently found artifact may reveal the ancient origins of Dr. Pepper.

I think I found the plot for the next National Treasure movie somewhere in this article.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 8:43 AM | Tags (3) | auction | drpepper | soda |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 391 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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