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  • Curse of the Mutants: Storm & Gambit

    In this Marvel 1-Shot Gambit and Storm are sent on a covert op to Vampire Island in the Mediterranean to recover the body of Dracula (they already have his head). Here's an overview of the "Curse of the Mutants" story line from Google Books "A human bomb explodes in San Francisco's Union Square. Dozens are covered in blood. Jubilee is one ...

  • I Will Arrest You For Threatening An Officer

    “I will arrest you for threatening an officer.” These were the words said to me in the drive-through line at Taco Bell when my family and I went for dinner on Saturday April 12, 2014.  Before I get into the story I want to preface it with a couple things about me and about the situation. I am the kind of guy ...

  • Grammarland

    I wrote the story below in high school, I forget which year, either junior or senior year - whichever one I did in November of 2004.  In English we were tasked with writing a paper about how important proper punctuation is.  I wrote a story, a story about a comma name Patrick in a place called Grammerland.  Before you read, ...

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In this Marvel 1-Shot Gambit and Storm are sent on a covert op to Vampire Island in the Mediterranean to recover the body of Dracula (they already have his head). Here’s an overview of the “Curse of the Mutants” story line from Google Books “A human bomb explodes in San  [ Read More ]

“I will arrest you for threatening an officer.” These were the words said to me in the drive-through line at Taco Bell when my family and I went for dinner on Saturday April 12, 2014.  Before I get into the story I want to preface it with a couple things  [ Read More ]

I wrote the story below in high school, I forget which year, either junior or senior year – whichever one I did in November of 2004.  In English we were tasked with writing a paper about how important proper punctuation is.  I wrote a story, a story about a comma  [ Read More ]

Up until now I have been pretty inconsistent with posting here, but I now have a schedule for posting and some posts lined-up.  So, for the foreseeable future I will be making posts three times a week: Tuesday:  Geeky/Nerdy/Technical – such as something computer, comic, sci-fi, science, GIS Mapping, or  [ Read More ]

Net Revenue Interest, commonly shortened to NRI, is the final number computed when determining a interest holder’s share of the proceeds (or costs) from a well; this is the number shown on Division Orders.  Over time this has become a more and more complex equation, factoring in burdens, ORRI, multiple  [ Read More ]

I wanted to make publically avialable my list of trade connections.  I am in two alliances, Damage Control Inc. (DCI) and Samurai Pizza Cats (SPC).  I charge no fees for middling (tips appriciated, especially on large trades and with repeat offenders, erhem <cough>, I mean friends), but I also am not  [ Read More ]

Each year the day after Christmas all the trees, wrapping paper, lights, candy, and more get discounted about 50%.  The discounts get gradually larger as the days progress, and the selection dwindles.  Personally, we load up on wrapping paper, boxes, gift bags, and greeting cards for the year at Target.   [ Read More ]

Yesterday was the final day of the second run of the “Man of Science.  God of Mischief.”  mini-event in the Marvel:  War of Heroes.  To summarize you use a “scratch-off ticket” break Loki’s magic and are taken to an area where you diffuse bombs strapped to containers that are holding some of  [ Read More ]

Whew, busy week and big day today in the game. Recap of PvP Well, Surtur ended up being a bruiser defense card, in-fact, the the best bruiser defense card in the game looking at base stats (11,045 max, beating “[Going Nuclear] A-Bomb” by 63 points), with the same ability as  [ Read More ]

For this new S.H.I.E.L.D. Readiness Training event there are a few changes, and I for one like them! Here’s the “official word”: 1.  You can now pick which SSR card you want as a reward out of three.  You can set your reward card when you: -  Accumulate a certain  [ Read More ]