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Where’s My Money, Nigerian Scammer? or, Timmy Needs a Robot Body

May 25th, 2007 · 5 Comments

I’ve read a lot about Nigerian 419 scammers, and of course I’ve gotten emails from them ever since I became a world-wide-web denizen of the intarnets. In all the articles and things I’ve heard about those wiley Nigerian scammers, never have I seen them described as total morons. Nor have I seen them ever referred […]

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links for 2007-05-25

May 25th, 2007 · Comments Off

gHacks tech news gHacks – way better than G-Unit. (tags: hacks google workaround hacking) Amazing things: The most interesting and amazing houses from the world I like anything that looks like a UFO especially if I get to live in it. (tags: ufo house unusual home) The OpenCoffee Club Movement A good idea: an open […]

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Guest Writer Invitation – What Do You Know Best?

May 24th, 2007 · Comments Off

Writing is a dirty job…but somebody’s gotta do it. I’m not the only one who should be gettin the money for nothing and the hot chicks for free – so I’d like to let some of you guys be a guest writer on this blog. I will publish one guest article each week, and am […]

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Tags: News · WordPress/Blogging

Links for 2007-05-23

May 23rd, 2007 · 3 Comments

How To Make a YouTube Video Downloader This is a great tutorial on how to make a YouTube downloader and add it to your site. (tags: youtube video download vids movies rip) ON THE JOB / The mystery of the daytime idle: Why aren’t you working? Awesome articles. Something I now realize has subconsciously been […]

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You Can Learn a Lot from a Caveman

May 18th, 2007 · 3 Comments

You have got to hand it to GEICO. Not only are they the fourth largest auto insurer and growing, but they managed to turn something dull like car insurance into a form of entertainment. GEICO has single-handedly sparked “caveman mania” with their caveman marketing campaign. There’s even a website dedicated to the cavemen’s chic pad […]

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Tags: Business How-To's · Marketing · News · Running a Business

How to Rip-Off the Credit Card & Oil Companies

May 17th, 2007 · 8 Comments

The two entities I hate most are credit card companies and the gasoline/oil companies. (I’m not a big IRS fan either, actually. So let’s make it three things.) I don’t enjoy giving so much of my money to any of the above – they take too much and always want more. Not only is their […]

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Tags: Money Management · News · Thrifty Living

My Predictions For 2009 – That’s Right, O-NINE

May 11th, 2007 · 11 Comments

I’ve seen it more than once: the blog post predicting what will happen in the next year. Usually these posts are done at the end of the year preceding the year being predicted. Amateurs. Stop screwing around, I say. Make some real predictions, like I’m about to do right here. These are my predictions – […]

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Cheap Gas is Over – Conspiracy or Fate?

May 8th, 2007 · 6 Comments

Somewhere, right now, someone is deciding how much they want to squeeze out of our wallets this month. And we’re at their mercy: most of us drive cars, and most of those cars run on gasoline, and most of those cars are driven quite often each week – using a bunch of gas, and needing […]

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Tags: Money Management · News · Thrifty Living · Uncategorized

Virtual World Rich List – Second Life’s Biggest Money Makers

April 19th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Their avatars and names are fictitious, but their bankrolls are plenty real; get to know Second Life’s top earners and find out how they did it.

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Tags: Business Profiles · News

Do You Have Any Savings?

April 16th, 2007 · 1 Comment

If you have less than 25k saved you’re in good company, or at least, there are lots of you. 50% of workers 35 to 44 have less than that amount saved. 1/3 of those aged 45 and over did too. 25% of people surveyed had no savings at all. No savings account. No retirement account. […]

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Tags: DIY Life · Money Management · News