If gadgets tweek your nipples (guilty your honour) you're probably already reading gizmodo, the gadgets weblog, on a regular basis. Engadget is a gizmodo spin-off (well it's from a ex-gizmodo author) that provides more of the same and is presented in a similar lovely fashion. I haven't decided which I like best yet although I suspect that having two gadgety news-sources, rather than one, is what I like most. Expect a permalink on the right-hand column to appear when I can be bothered to crack open notepad to update my html.

And if that isn't enough, if you are feeling ultra geeky (guilty once again your honour, will you take the first offence into consideration?) you'll be checking out the JavaScript weblog faster than you can say "I can't believe I used a single equals sign when I meant to use a double equals again" (a little JavaScript programming-ism for you there).

Entry 797, Tuesday, March 30th 2004, Filed In Stuff

I'm fairly lazy, when I get the chance, as the lazy in the domain name suggests, but I'm also very busy in my work life the rest of the time. Recently I've found it hard to find a lot of new content for the site as I've been sleeping in my spare time, or hard at work (I'm currently working on a complex intranet system for a very big Lloyds underwriting syndicate - my working hours have extended out to 7.30am to 7pm, plus commute, Zzzzzzzzz....).

Anyway this is a lazy appeal to you all to provide me/us with some interesting/entertaining viewing material, and to promote yourself in the process, whilst giving me a bit of a break. Post your favourite web links in the comments to this post, or mail me using the link at the bottom of the page, and I'll do my best to include it on the site along with any link you choose to provide to a web project of your own. My own disgression is the only judging factor, and by now you'll have seen I prefer flash animation and game nonsense, but don't let that constrain you.

There's no time limit or rules, but I'm likely to be busy until at least Monday night (29/3 20:30GMT) so that's when I'll most likely start sorting through what, if anything, has been sent to me, late entries are most welcome though. Current/new web favourites and popular links are welcome, but all-time favourites are preferred. Some of my favorite web content goes back several years and I'd most like to see something classic I've missed.

Happy linking :o)

Entry 796, Thursday, March 25th 2004, Filed In Diary

And I thought we had a bad Post-it note habit in our office. Cool.

Entry 795, Wednesday, March 24th 2004, Filed In Stuff

A Break In The Road
I'm offering you the chance to a play a set geezer, think you can make a tune in a day? A Break In The Road is part game, part flash animation, part music mixer, but is most definately 100% cool [see more at lukewhittaker.co.uk].

Entry 794, Tuesday, March 23rd 2004, Filed In Stuff

I love coffee, don't get me wrong, it's one of the many crutches that gets me through the Monday to Friday grind, but CoffeeGeek take coffee appreciation to a whole new level. Me, I'll drink anything from Klix and Nescafe to freshly roasted espresso, I'll even substitute with Coca-Cola at a push, but these guys really go all out for the best coffee experience possible. Also worth reading: A coder's guide to coffee. It could be written for me, but I'm still not convinced. "Bad coffee is bad. Only good coffee, well prepared, is good"? I'm more an "any coffee, as long as there's lots of it, is good" kind of guy. I might be undiscriminating, but be careful, I'm wired.

Entry 793, Tuesday, March 23rd 2004, Filed In Stuff

Signatures are old skool. Britain's credit cards are going high tech with chip and pin user verification. Primarily of interest if you pay by plastic in the UK (like I do).

Entry 792, Tuesday, March 23rd 2004, Filed In Stuff

The Bighouse!
But how will Strong Bad e-mail from the bighouse? (ps. if anybody with any influence over these things is watching I'd love to be able to buy The Cheat's "Henchman" t-shirt in homestorerunner).

Entry 791, Tuesday, March 23rd 2004, Filed In Stuff

Need some decoration in your g33ky flat? What could be better than space invaders on the walls?

Entry 790, Sunday, March 21st 2004, Filed In Stuff

Apparently UK IT staff are unhappy at work and are scared to ask to work flexible hours. Both are crazy news stories that have no baring on reality...

Entry 789, Friday, March 19th 2004, Filed In Stuff

The 100th Email!!!
After much anticipation the 100th Strong Bad email is here in glorious W I D E S C R E E N. Be sure to wait right until the end to unlock the many easter eggs (including one containing fishsticks).

Entry 788, Wednesday, March 17th 2004, Filed In Stuff

Penguin Vrs. Yeti 3
The third installment of the popular game explores new ways to toss penguins (I still love the original the best though).

Entry 787, Wednesday, March 17th 2004, Filed In Games

Yet another point'n'click on-line adventure game. Will we ever get tired of them? Maybe, but not for a while yet. Many thanks to Pondus for suggesting Kharon4a in the comment thread for Droom as the new adventure game du jour. Kharon4a has the usual "escape the room" basis, but there are four of them, and they have a genetic engineering theme. Also the game seems to be Anglo-Norwegian. Quite a bizarre background for a game, but the trickiness is pretty addictive. Hopefully help and advice will once again be dispensed in the comments if required, starting with me as I think I've almost completed it but I've got myself a bit stuck.

Entry 786, Monday, March 15th 2004, Filed In Games

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