blue on blue

This is some of the most painful war footage I’ve ever watched: LINK
The video comes up with errors once in a while, just keep reloading it.
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Best comment spam EVAR

Some maniac is, again, manually inserting comment spam in my recent posts. The thing is, I kinda dig his/her writing:

“It was pretty obvious you were suffering from lack of some desperate sex right here right now, and it didn’t cross my mind at first to just cut you downright. I became drugged with your silly nothings, was incredibly curious as to where you were going with all that crap. So I pissed you off a little, but went on roll and got everyone down on the slippery slope. I know who the bastards are now and no, thank you, never again. The tactile feeling is not that of a ballpoint pen, excuse me. One really feels like they are dying and watching their blood spill on a street littered by shit and scraps of trashy musings, it is actually very, very painful. You wouldn’t be able to tell by just watching from afar, as one in my position was watching their own execution, hurting, but not being able to speak, terrorized by the oppressors and the “police” above. You have no idea what the feeling is really like, and I can bet my life on it you never will. So, your stinging bits were felt alright, here and there, but you no what, I couldn’t stop myself. Because besides being utterly drugged, scared and confused, I became enraged, and taht’s what kept me going back for a few more scraps. But then I got a glimpse of what might have been a lapse on your part, but knew, just knew deep in my heart that you were up to something else. So I waited, and here you are. Questions?”

The best part? (S)he leaves no URL!

Win32/Parasitic-gen

My antivirus prog is convinced that a file on my drive is infected with something called Win32/Parasitic-gen. The problem is, Google is giving me no love:

I have therefore created this post in honor of the threat no one has heard of yet.
UPDATE: If you are infected with the Win32/Parasitic-gen virus, there is only one way to get rid of it:

  1. Sacrifice a virgin chicken by the light of a full moon
  2. Lick a pustulent toad’s ass
  3. Send me $500 (paypal OK)

my new car

The overnight bus departs from Sarakham at 9:15 and arrives at Bangkok sometime after three in the morning. We took the “VIP” bus which costs another forty or fifty baht, yet is great value for the money since you get a hot meal, a bottle of water, and comfortable seating.
We stayed at Nam’s aunt’s house in Lad Prao and set out the next morning in search of a used car. Surprisingly, this was fun. I shocked a couple of dealers by showing them evidence of past accidents on their cars, so I guess the average Thai buyer is about as knowledgeable as the average American buyer. There was a lot less smooth talk than I expected, though. Of all the dealers we talked to, only one followed up with a phone call the next day. Altogether, there was little pressure to immediately commit to anything, which made for a nice experience. What made it even nicer was the car I decided on:

Love at first sight
That’s a Nissan Cefiro with a 3-liter V6 engine (which is important, since almost all of those imported into Thailand only have a 2-liter engine. Too wimpy.). As of writing this, there are only two others for sale in the whole country that I can find, and only one in black (I don’t care that it shows dirt and I don’t care that it absorbs heat, I like black cars). It’s slightly modified with aero kit and alloy seventeens, and it looks absolutely stunning in person. The sound system is crap, which is just how I wanted it since I like doing that part myself. I can’t believe I have to wait another two weeks to drive it!
Now all I need to do is bring it out here to the rice fields and build a car port for it.

Off to BKK

We’re leaving for an (early) weekend trip to Bangkok, on a mission: To find me some wheels!
Wish us luck.
UPDATE (FEB 5):
Mission Accomplished! We are in the finance approval/transfer process and if all goes well, we’ll be picking up the new ride in a couple weeks – it is so sweet!