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November 18, 2004 by d3adz0mbie
So my wife is on the PTO board. She also volunteers for fundraisers, goes out for coffee with friends, and basically does alot of things I'm not interested in. And sometimes, just because she likes me, she drags me along.

First it was holidays with the families. I see our families all year long. They make a point to stop in at least once a month. They're good people, I like them, but this usually means I have to do foreign things around the house, like shower. When Thanksgiving comes around,...
November 15, 2004 by d3adz0mbie
Just wanted to give a shout out to Brad. He sent me a WinCustomize t-shirt as thanks for a series of articles I wrote last week about DesktopX and Windowblinds. Here's the goods:


So I'm an 'official' skinner now. Now if I can just finish up this icon I'm working on for a DesktopX widget...



Thanks Stardock!
November 15, 2004 by d3adz0mbie
Some guy shoots himself over the 2004 election. Now someone has set themself on fire in front of the White House.

At this rate the USA won't have any liberals left in 2008.
November 13, 2004 by d3adz0mbie
Disclaimer: I don't claim to know everything. Stardock is a very successful and generous company that offers a variety of creative software to Windows users. The following is just my opinions and musings as to things Stardock could do to improve its software lines. Take these entries for what they are... the ramblings of a guy looking for blog points.

Keeping it simple. In Stardock outsider, part. 1, I discussed a few ideas for improving DesktopX. The first of these points was to re-vamp th...
November 13, 2004 by d3adz0mbie
It is time for the truth.

What do Republicans actually stand for? What is our true agenda? Now all may be revealed...

By the ancient calander of our true masters, this day of Quiahuitl is the day of fate, within the month Acatl, or transition, in this year of Calli. Yes, today is the day of fateful transition for the west. Let all be revealed!
As Republicans, we belong to a general sub-order of the Secret Brotherhood. Break down the name, and the derivative latin is there for all to see! ...
November 13, 2004 by d3adz0mbie
It is time for the truth.

What do Republicans actually stand for? What is our true agenda? Now all may be revealed...

By the ancient calander of our true masters, this day of Quiahuitl is the day of fate, within the month Acatl, or transition, in this year of Calli. Yes, today is the day of fateful transition for the west. Let all be revealed!
As Republicans, we belong to a general sub-order of the Secret Brotherhood. Break down the name, and the derivative latin is there for all to see! ...
November 12, 2004 by d3adz0mbie
"Follow plan X if Scott Bakula takes the bowling ball from the blue mountain"

Everything is going according to plan, my fellow Illuminatus.
The American colonies are once again being led by a S&C initiate.
Mr.Moore has successfully discredited the Alpha Centarians, our sworn enemy.

The Iraqi war has distracted the globe from the Fraternitas Saturni.
The men in black have switched Dan Rather with our own operative.
The Templars will discredit Kofe Anon.

EVERYTHING is going according ...
November 12, 2004 by d3adz0mbie
"Follow plan X if Scott Bakula takes the bowling ball from the blue mountain"

Everything is going according to plan, my fellow Illuminatus.
The American colonies are once again being led by a S&C initiate.
Mr.Moore has successfully discredited the Alpha Centarians, our sworn enemy.

The Iraqi war has distracted the globe from the Fraternitas Saturni.
The men in black have switched Dan Rather with our own operative.
The Templars will discredit Kofe Anon.

EVERYTHING is going according ...
November 12, 2004 by d3adz0mbie
The jury has just read the verdict on Scott Peterson.
Guilty of 1st degree murder of his wife Laci.
Guilty of 2nd degree murder of his unborn child.

There is indeed justice in this world.
November 12, 2004 by d3adz0mbie
If you haven't read the first three articles in this series, I suggest you do. I throw out some ideas on how Stardock can make two of it's most popular programs, DesktopX and Windowblinds more popular with th average computer user. Go ahead, read them. We'll be here waiting for you when you get back.
Stardock outsider, part.1
Stardock outsider, part.2
Stardock outsider, part.3

You're back? Good! Let's get started...
So far I've been pretty thorough on what Stardock might do different wi...
November 11, 2004 by d3adz0mbie
Disclaimer: I don't claim to know everything. Stardock is a very successful and generous company that offers a variety of creative software to Windows users. The following is just my opinions and musings as to things Stardock could do to improve it's software lines. Take these entries for what they are... the ramblings of a guy looking for blog points.

DesktopX Marketing. First, I have to say I just wrote a very long article about this. I deleted it. Too many words. This entry is now much sh...
November 11, 2004 by d3adz0mbie
Disclaimer: I don't claim to know everything. Stardock is a very successful and generous company that offers a variety of creative software to Windows users. The following is just my opinions and musings as to things Stardock could do to improve it's software lines. Take these entries for what they are... the ramblings of a guy looking for blog points.

Windowblinds. Years ago Stardock changed the face of OS customization with this program. It allowed any user, any novice to completely transf...
November 11, 2004 by d3adz0mbie
Disclaimer: I don't claim to know everything. Stardock is a very successful and generous company that offers a variety of creative software to Windows users. The following is just my opinions and musings as to things Stardock could do to improve it's software lines. Take these entries for what they are... the ramblings of a guy looking for blog points.

DesktopX. It can do almost anything. From simple animated shortcuts to complex scripted objects that can rely database information to the des...
November 10, 2004 by d3adz0mbie
Nov. 10th, 9PM EST. Mohammed Abadul-Raouf Qudwa Arafat Al-Husseini, more popularly known as Yassir Arafat, left this Earthly realm due to complications from liver and kidney failure. Upon arrival in Heaven, Arafat was somewhat shaken to discover St.Peter, the Jewish convert that preached the teachings of Christ, awaiting him at a large gated structure. Arafat was overheard muttering "Allah?" before realizing all those people the Fatah guerrilla movement blew up really were Gods children.

Furt...
November 10, 2004 by d3adz0mbie
Ok, I know I'm not supposed to name other bloggers in my entries, but I hope we can make an exception here. Brad, as CEO of Stardock and the driving force behind the goodness of Joe User, deserves a little jab once in awhile to keep him on his feet. Besides, I like the guy, even if HE IS THE DEVIL!

Well, not the Biblical Satan intent on the downfall of man. More like Old Saint Nick, waiting to tempt you with your greatest desire at every turn. Brad does that, the tempting thing, and it's time...