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October 25th, 2008 - Adventures in Engineering — LiveJournal
The wanderings of a modern ronin.

Ben Cantrick
  Date: 2008-10-25 16:54
  Subject:   Wassup, 2k8 version.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qq8Uc5BFogE
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Ben Cantrick
  Date: 2008-10-25 17:40
  Subject:   Hyperinflation in Zimbabwe
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$52 USD = $1.24 billion Z$

http://humorland.wordmess.net/20081025/what-the-real-crisis-is-like/

You know you're hungry when you get the bill and find that you ate $956 million worth of food!

Back when I worked at US West¹, I had a cow-orker who used to carry around a fake million dollar bill in his wallet for amusement. Wouldn't get him very far in Zimbabwe. ;]


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¹ GET OFF MY LAWN, WHIPPERSNAPPER!
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Ben Cantrick
  Date: 2008-10-25 19:35
  Subject:   Gears Of War 2: giant squid boss battle.
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Giant tentacle vs. chainsaw bayonet.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuutZiLH-Ew
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Ben Cantrick
  Date: 2008-10-25 20:34
  Subject:   Good Old Games - old games for sale, DRM free.
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'Once you download a game, you can install it on any PC and re-download it whenever you want, as many times as you need, and you can play it without an internet connection.'

http://www.gog.com/

These guys are DOIN' IT RITE. I wish them every success.
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