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19 Jun Fixing Stuff

Consider this a fair warning; this isn't anything particularly spectacular, interesting, or exciting  but I know your probably going to read it anyway for some reason. Anyway, Yesterday I managed to fix both my somewhat older Asus S96j laptop and my 1995 Mitsubishi Montero. After sitting in the driveway all winter my Montero needed a few hoses replaced which was causing both a lack of power steering and brake pressure. It's an easy fix...

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16 Jun Boomer!

Here are the various drafts of my sister's head on a Left 4 Dead Boomer body. The crappy version was my attempt at it but John's version was clearly better. Sister + Boomer + McDonalds = Win [gallery link="file" columns="2"]...

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09 Jun Acer X213w

Just got my new 22" Acer X213w yesterday for $99. I'm glad I jumped on this deal as early as I did because they sold out within the first hour. The Acer looks very nice but the default brightness level is so bright it may actually give you a headache . I also had some trouble adjusting the colors to match my Samsung. Im satisfied overall though. [gallery link="file" columns="2"]...

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04 Jun Prototype

Well through my usual sources I got the new Xbox 360 game Prototype about a week early. I just started playing through it and it's certainly a fun sandbox game. Of course, there is enough gore to traumatize a small child but that was to be expected. Update 06/08/2009: Finally achieved my goal of beating Prototype before its officaly released. It's a pretty cool story but the boss fights were so frustrating I felt like breaking something.[gallery columns="2"]...

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23 May A Random Project: Wardriving

[flashvideo file=http://jimwashkau.com/videos/wardriving.flv width=500 height=340 stretching=exactfit overstretch=fit plugins=googlytics-1/] Just a random project I decided to do yesterday out of boredom after getting back from Philly; Wardriving through Bridgewater NJ. I guess I should of had some way of mounting the camera to the dashboard as it would fall after most turns....

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