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  1. Конструктор: Engineer of the People →

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    This is one of those niche games that probably only applies to enginerds1, but if you — like me — are one of those people be prepared to lose yourself in this game as you deposit silicon and metal to make real life circuits. Конструктор is Russian for designer or contractor. and those who like…

  2. The Wyman Engagement Photos

    The View Charlie Pondering His Future Test Shoot with Rachel Setting Up the Boat Stephanie hoisting the lights Charlie Pondering His Future, Again The Setup Surprise That View So Far, So Good Dancing to the Music What’s This? A Boat? With Christmas Carolers? In January? Will You? Three Cheers! Huzzah! See the rest of the…

  3. The Question We All Ask

    From stuffchristianslike.net: We had finished reading a book and I was about to turn off the light when she sat up and said, “Dad, I have a question for you. What have you noticed is my talent?” Maybe that doesn’t sound that big to you, but what I heard was a little different. In her…

  4. I’m seriously thinking about never tipping anywhere. How do I communicate I’m not tipping on principle rather than bad service?

  5. Being Mature

    Editor’s Note: Not sure where this came from. It’s been sitting as a draft post for three years1. I think it may have come from How to be an Adult, by David Richo, which is a fantastic book. Face the facts Determine what’s not working Take responsibility for your actions and choices Make choices for…

  6. Back to Alaska Airlines Plebs Status

    I missed reaching Alaska Airlines MVP this year by 652 miles — not to be confused with the time I missed MVP Gold by 2000 miles. I thought about making a year-end milage-run, a process where you “[buy] a low-price airline ticket … and fly not because you want to go anywhere, but to earn…

  7. Stupid People, Stupid Questions, and the Lazyweb

    Scott Adams has a great quote: If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions? This quote came to mind as I was reading a post by Jeff Atwood on the word Lazyweb: From www.codinghorror.com: It’s hard to pin…