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v6.2.3 - moving along, a point increase at a time

Sev TNG: Balding captains

Did Kirk go bald? I honestly don't remember :-)(original archive here)
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Sev TNG: Vash the stampede

Hmmm... wonder if Vash comes back in post-nemesis novels... I wonder if she ever ascends (if the Q are sort of like the ancients in Stargate)(original archive here)
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Donald and John...

Seems like people are having fun with Trump in a variety of ways.  Here is a comic that puts Trump in a Calvinesque (Calvin & Hobbes, not the other Calvin ;-) ) role.  This would be much more fun if it weren't so serious.  Stable Genius indeed...
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Sev TNG: Data looking for love

Wonder why data needs to look for a romantic partner... Is he programmed for that?(original archive here)
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Gamercat waits for Greek Santa ;-)

A little holiday humor from Gamercat that I just came across.  A little late for most western Santas (St. Nicholas), but not that late for Greek Santa (St. Basil).
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Sev TNG: Captain Picard Day!

I guess Picard changed his tune in the books that continue the series ;-)(original archive here)
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what an odd recommendation...

I was on GoodReads the other day updating my reading progress when I saw this bizarre book recommendation.  I wonder if this is society's commentary on MOOCs :p
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Sev TNG: Make it show ;-)

I just realized that both Sisko and Picard are bald...(original archive here)
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Sev TNG: Program #9

I guess the subtext here is something sexual in nature? The punchline sort of works because it it leaves a lot to the imagination, but it's not all that funny :-/ (original archive here)
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A castlevania christmas

A little humor found this past weekend on Kotaku's Sunday Comics (especially for those Castlevania fans) :-)
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Sev TNG: Dr. Polaski joins the crew

I do wonder if there is a universe there (or a book series?) where Polaski and Crusher meet and collaborate...(original archive here)
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Wait...did I read that?

When I kicked off my plan to get my dissertation proposal done (last spring), I had earmarked this fall semester as the literature review semester. I had a sense that it would take quite some time to do, but I didn't think it would take me the entire fall semester.  I guess hope for the best, plan for the worst is the operative phrase. Over the past few years I've been collecting articles
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Don't be a Turkey

This came across my feeds sometime during Thanksgiving, so in a sense it's a bit late, but considering that Turkeys are traditional in quite a few norther European cultures for Christmas, I might be a little early ;-).  Some humorous commentary on Ajit Pai the current FCC chairman (and subsequently the corporatecracy...or just corpocracy that's ruling us these days) and the upcoming fight for
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Sev TNG: Missing Away Mission

🙄 OK, this was pretty bad.  It appealed to the high schooler in me (when I first read it), but it really has not aged well :-)(original archive here)
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The human cooks!

This made me smile this past weekend :-)I've heard of butterball turkeys in the past, but have never really bothered to look up what makes the different from 'regular' turkeys
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Sev TNG: Out of phase

Shine a light on it...as Marty would say ;-)(original archive here)
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A game plan for playing games

A little humor from last week's gamercat. I think I went through the 'must play every game' phase when I was in middle school, I've slowly paired it down to the 'I only have so much time, what do I want to play?' :-)  The urge to play (or at least try) them all though is still there :)
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Sev TNG: More technobabble

This seems a lot like a Janeway joke...or from the show Slings and Arrows "yes,...black!" :-)(original archive here)
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Mario's worst enemies

A little humor from last week's Nerdrage.  Mario's most recent enemy seems very...pedestrian :-)
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Not exactly what I was looking for...database

It's been a very reading-heavy few weekends.  I've been trying to go through the massive amount of articles that I downloaded for my dissertation proposal so I can start writing the final section (the lit review) that's been on my mind since the summer.  I was looking for an article on one of the Sage databases, and I thought that an author & keyword combination would do its magic (especially
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Sev TNG: Fire at will!

LOL... I don't know how many times, in how many iterations I've heard this joke :-)(original archive here)
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Sev TNG: the Picard Maneuver

A jab at the first season uniforms ;-) I do wonder if Patrick Stewart did not have a problem with them, if the uniforms would have stayed the same.  More skants? :-)(original archive here)
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Off-brand costumes

A little pre-Halloween humor. I came across these on Reddit last week: some off-brand costumes (I guess this is to not have to pay royalties ;-) ).
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Sev TNG: The X-Gen choice

I guess you have to be of a certain age to get this reference (link to Pepsi commercial)(original archive here)
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You can't please everyone

A little humor from this weekend's video game related comics :-)
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Sev TNG: Captain Obvious?

This just reminds me of the "Captain Obvious" Hotels.com commercials :-)(original archive here)
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Misplaced nostalgia?

I came across this comic strip a week or so ago (but of course I forgot to post). It reminded me of my own (sometimes misplaced) nostalgia for older games.  They were marvelous for their time, but really hard to go back to these days (unless you are very persistent).
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Sev TNG: Red Alert

I somehow think that this is not what Reed had in mind ;-)(original archive here)
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Sev TNG: choose a door, any door.

Back in the day this seemed funny (just for the sake of being funny).  I think these days (especially with what's been happening in the world) it seems like a good episode of trek in the making... (you know, the whole exploring social and political issues of the day through the lens of scifi)(original archive here)
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Sev TNG: Where are the toilets on this ship

The joke works only as a double-entendre (probably doesn't translate well either). I think my two favorite alteranates are: " Does it matter? These uniforms have no zippers." and " You heard me back at Starbase 5: "Does anybody need to go? I'm not stopping once we go to warp..."" (original archive here)
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Insanity over nintendo...

I came across last week's gamercat and it made me laugh, and ponder, a bit.  Why are nintendo titles generally not available at launch, under-stocked, and over-priced? Even old games for the DS are not cheap (sometimes they are cheaper on ebay used, but not always).  What gives?
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Sev TNG: space cats!

It's funny, but I had never thought of Spot's gender on the series. The alternate punchline that I would prefer is: THAT cat was a stunt double. (original archive here)
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Sev TNG: Parting gift for the Borg

I do wonder what Wesley would have done for the borg, given his 'traveler' abilities and all. This alternate actually made me laugh: I locked him in a closet with Barf and a dribble! (original archive here)
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Sev TNG: no sound in space

Well...not that bad. I guess in space no one can hear you scream either :p I did like this alternate though "I don't know, but Industrial Light and Magic gets $18,000 every time it happens!!!"(original archive here)
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PS Vita revival? :p

I love the whipping that the Playstation Vita gets from time to time ;-).  It's not that I didn't want the system to succeed, but between the lack of support and the many proprietary features...well it was begging to be on top of the dirt pile :-)
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How college loans got evil

Well, it's the first day of a new academic year.  I guess this is the most sobering. This shit makes me angry (and I have no student loans!)
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Sev TNG: Picard the ladies-man

Hmmm... this would seem better if delivered by a Vulcan.  Of course, it could have been after the mind-meld with Sarek...so ...potentially explainable.  One of the alternates was a little better in my opinion " At least Tryhard's still here! Mine are all either transferred, dead, or whisked off with Q!" (original archive here)
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Sev TNG: Free cable

I guess it should be free satellite, not free cable.  I prefer the alternates of "Sure beats the pajamas that Star Fleet makes YOU wear!" and "After a few Millennia, you tend to run out of fashion ideas. . ." (original archive here)
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Music Rewind: Mmmbop

😂LOL. Έκανα μια γρήγορη αναζήτηση στο google να δω τι άλλα τραγούδια από το 1997 είχα ξεχάσει και πέτυχα αυτό. Τι γέλιο! Όντως το είχα ξεχάσει επειδή δεν το έχω σε κάποια λίστα στο iTunes αλλά εδώ στον Βοστόνη το έπαιζε το ράδιο συνέχεια
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Sev TNG: Measly is going to the Academy

I guess this one is for those who didn't like Wesley Crusher.  The alternative punchlines were all very mean-spirited toward Wesley, but this one was the one that I liked the best from all of them, and it feels a little more comic-strip-like: Sev Fleet's Insurance Company won't insure the Enterprize while you're on board. (original archive here)
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Dissertation haunts you

From PhD comics from a week or so ago...  One of the reasons I don't really want to go on vacation until my dissertation proposal (or heck, even until my data collection) is done.
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Bugsy is back!

I don't fully get this comic strip, but the funny thing is that I recognized the character (Bugsy) even though I've only really played about 5 minutes of the game on someone else's console...around 20 years ago.
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Music Rewind - Walking on the sun

Τα κοινωνικά δίκτυα αυτή την εβδομάδα μου θύμισαν άλλο ένα τραγούδι που είναι φέτος 20 χρονών… Λες να αρχίζω να ανησυχώ πως ξέρω παραπάνω “παλιά” τραγούδια παρά καινούργια;.
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How to get rid of Magikarp...

From last week's (or from two weeks ago?) Gamercat - how to get rid of your Magikarp... I do wonder if anyone is still playing that game (Magikarp jump). I found it dull and repetitive.
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Sev TNG: Jazz humor...or not

This one didn't really resonate with me these days. Yes, it makes sense for Riker - given his interest in Jazz, but I think the alternate submission of " We could use it as a hood ornament for the Enterprize" was a little better.(original archive here)
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Sev TNG: I mean, have you looked at the other guy?

It's hard to believe, but I guess life imitates art. A couple of weeks ago the Democratic Party in the US unveiled their new slogan: I mean, have you seen the other guys?  (link to TheHill.com). I guess someone's got to make the Federation look good with all those badmirals running around :p (original archive here)
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Magickarp jump...

From last week's gamercat, a commentary on the stupid game (on mobile) of Magickarp jump... (yes, it's stupid - as stupid as Office Space: Idle Profits)
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Sev TNG: disfunctional tractor beams

Not really sure how to interpret this one.   Wondering what I thought when I originally read this.(original archive here)
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How to get treats, if you're a cat

Yes...this trick works really well ;-)  (from last week's gamer cat comic)
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Sev TNG: the French captain

Hmmm... Should Picard be drinking tea?  Or, since there is synthahol why not some good Bordeaux? ;-) (original archive here)
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Miss Jane - It's a fine day

A colleague's facebook post reminded me of this song the other day.  I haven't heard an ATB song in ages.  Need to see if anything new has come out.
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The Crystal Method - Name of the Game

From the Splinter Cell soundtrack (and also the intro song for the first splinter cell). I didn't find an actual music video for this but here is a fan made video using the last game in the series (Blacklist).  I actually don't remember hearing this on the radio back in the day, I've only known it as a game soundtrack.
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Sev TNG: IBM compatibility

Oh the 90s... when everything was IBM compatible (well, PCs before Windows took over were touted as being IBM compatible, which I guess was DOS compatible).  I do wonder what today's equivalent would be.  What OS would data run?(original archive here)
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Trolling Axanar

I saw this the other day on AxaMonitor's facebook page, a trolling post from TampAxanar (a humorous reaction to the Axanar debacle?). I did smile a bit at the well deserve ribbing  of Alec Peters, but there is still a part of me that wants to see the damned thing produced.
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Sev TNG: Klingons always annoyed

A bit sophomoric humor about a Klingon's resting angry face...(original archive here)
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Coolio feat L.V. Gangsta's Paradise

Ένα τραγούδι που ήρθε στον νου από τότε που ήμουν στο λύκειο. Από το Soundtrack της ταινίας Dangerous minds..
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Sev Trek: The X Generation

With the end of the original series trek,the Sev Trek crew moved onto the X Generation. Before I start re-posting from the archive, here is an introduction to the crew. 20 years ago when I first came across these I thought they were funny.  Some of them now seem quite sophomoric... 😐 . I guess some things don't get better with age 😜 Jet Lag Pinchhard As Captain of the Enterforaprize,
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Music Rewind - Eat it

Εδώ και κάτι εβδομάδες μου έχει κολήσει στο μυαλό το τραγούδι του Weird Al το οποίο λέγεται Eat It και είναι μια παροδία του τραγουδιού Beat it του Michael Jackson. Όχι πως είναι και κάτι που θα τραγουδούσε κανείς έξω (αν και θες να σε πάρουν
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Sev Trek: Kirk kisses clone

Love thyself?  (original archive here)
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Sev Trek: Earth-centered galaxy

Earth-centered starfleet? nope! It's the entire galaxy! (original archive here)
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Crackdown 3

I love Terry Crews ;-)  Now all this game needs is a Jake Peralta recruit haha.I wonder if I need an Xbox One X to run this.  I seriously don't see a reason to buy an xbox one X over an xbox one S given my own gaming habits.
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Sev Trek: Shapeshifter

Kirk can only focus on one thing at a time...  (original archive here)
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Sev Trek: The rediscovered franchise

LOL, that is before the JJ reboot of course ;-) (original archive here)
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Sev Trek: Kirk casts God

ROFL...(original archive here)
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Of Metal Gears and Fidget Spinners...

From this past week's Sunday Comics section of Kotaku - Snake talking about the evolution of the metal gear mech design, and news on fidget spinners (a fad of the mid 2017s for those future historians looking back). 
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The Orville - scifi humor!

The Orville is a scifi comedy show coming to FOX this coming fall.  It being on FOX, if the show is any good it will most likely be cancelled (LOL), but I hope it's good and it stays on the air (if Family Guy is still on the air...then surely this must remain as well!)Many seem to be comparing it to Galaxy Quest, but I think the comparison is a bit off.  Galaxy Quest was about actors playing
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Sev Trek: Jailbreak

Hmmmm...(original archive here)
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Throwing money at Nintendo...

From last week's gamercat...  As much as I want to throw money at Nintendo for the switch, I can't justify the cost and game availability (and cost thereof).  As a child of the 90s though....Nintendo! (i.e. irrational behaviors at times)
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Sev Trek: Catching Quirk

I soooo don't remember this part of the movie... rewatch is in order...(original archive here)
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Sev Trek: Poor Squatty

When I first came across this in high school I thought it was funny...now some of these seem in poor taste... RIP Montgomery Scott(original archive here)
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Dubioza kolektiv - Free.mp3 (The Pirate Bay Song)

Εντάξει, δεν είναι και ρετρό μουσική, αλλά μου έχει κολλήσει στο μυαλό αυτή την εβδομάδα ;-)
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Sev Trek: The infernal frontier

LOL...The one where they meet God?(original archive here)
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Sour grapes, gamer cat!

I agree that the VR stuff costs a lot of money, but given a compelling game, and a compelling price, I'd play those games :-).  From last week's gamer cat comic.
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MBA-speak, with John Oliver

Seems like a good week starts with John Olive and Last Week Tonight.  I've queued up the video to the part that I found most funny (Dumbo Heights!!!), but the rest of the video is definitely worth a watch.
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Sev Trek: There be whales here

Poor Scotty...(original archive here)
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Babar married his cousin?!

This past weekend's last week tonight (on the topic of the upcoming french elections) was pretty awesome. Love the film noir ending ;-).  I didn't remember that Babar married his cousin...
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Sev Trek: Translating the probe

So long and thanks for all the fish... :-) (original archive here)
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Sev Trek: Can a Mac really do that?

Someone needs to have Trek time travel and do fast food...but these days that might just be free product placement...Advertising ruins everything! :-) (original archive here)
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ThinkGeek Fools!

I completely forgot to have a look at ThinkGeek's April Fool's lineup. Usually some of their April Fool's products make it to production (and some are actually just jokes).  I picked three of my favorites.The Hot Pockets burrito  sleeping bag.  I picked this (even though I don't particularly find Hot Pockets all that appetizing) because I think that there are enough people who want
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The one that got me...

Hulu "Hu" video shortening service was an April fool's joke that got me.  It showed up before April fool's (maybe it was 4/1 somewhere when I saw it), and my reaction was "NOPE! not going this sh*t! what kind of product is this?"A day later... I realized it was a joke...
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Of Gnomes and Pets

Two April fool's products which I think were particularly well done:1.  Google Gnome (modeled after Google Home, but for outdoors) 2. Alexa Pet Translator
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The artisanal sound system

When I logged into Star Trek Online I heard a bunch or BLIM, BLORP, SWOOOOSH sounds.  I thought Q was at it again.  Well, it turns out that it was just the new artisanal sonification system :p (Happy April Fools)
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Sev Trek: Strong language

I was getting some Snakes on a Plane thoughts with this one " I have had it with these monkey fighting snakes on this Monday through Friday plane!" ;-)(original archive here)
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Sev Trek: Punks

Sort of reminds me a bit of the Voyager episode...(original archive here)
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Sev Trek: Whale thoughts

Scratching that itch, or mindmeld? or both?...  (original archive here)
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Trump's new title

Decided to try out that executive order meme generator.  Here's Trump's new title ;-)
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Playing games with someone better than you...

I feel your pain, GamerCat...
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Sev Trek: Mindmelding with whales

Who knew you could mind-meld with a whale...  (original archive here)
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Joining the Breach

The Breach came back as an event queue in Star Trek Online last week.  This comic sums up exactly how I felt about it. Although to be honest, it's much shorter, and the rewards seem better as compared to the original Breach queue, and I need to get enough Lukari marks to finish off that reputation... (original here)
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Presidential Spam

Somehow I got on the White House's mailing list (must have been some petition I signed at some point), and now I get spam like this.  I guess the White House is seriously pushing their new reality show "Presidential", but it faces steep prime-time competition from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, and El Rey. I think Sharnado probably does better than this new reality show ;-)
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Sev Trek: The Voyeur Home

Hey, it's that time-traveling movie about saving the whales... :-) (original archive here)
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Sev Trek: The spoof of spock

Kirk should have had more meaningful relationships in his time :-) (original archive here)
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Everything's better with Techno! ;-)

From last week tonight (from this past weekend).  Everything is better with techno music - even bad lyrics :p
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Sev Trek: The spoof of spock

Not a great punchline... ;-) (original archive here)
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Work Jeopardy (for programmers)

I saw this on facebook the other day.  The first thing that came to mind was "What is the UNIX command you run when you quit your job?" hahaha :-)
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Politics and the nature of reality

Some current politics..and talk of reality.  What is reality?  How do we know it's real? Where's Plato and Aristotle when you need them?
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Mushroom Kingdom politics

Some video game humor mashed up with contemporary politics (by Dorkly)
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Sev Trek: The spoof of spock

Ahhh yes... Now I remember this movie (looks like Spock has a pokeball on his chest)...(original archive here)
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Sev Trek: The spoof of spock

Ferengi...before the Frerengi!(original archive here)
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The dutch are the best. Period!

Found on Facebook through Simon Ensor.  Loved this video introducing the Netherlands to Trump ;-)
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Sev Trek: The spoof of spock

A little 'search for Spock' humor...  I actually don't remember that movie much, but I guess the enterprise gets destroyed (again) ;-) (original archive here)
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Gaming with cats...

A little found humor this week from Gamercat.  Describes perfectly my gameplay while Ezio (my cat) is around...
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Five Star Review

A little humor from this weekend's SNL.The thing was pretty funny, but I really disliked the lack of attention to detail.  Petros (πέτρος) is a Greek name, whereas if they were going for Russian - which I think they were based on the accent that the Uber driver had - the name should have been Piotr (Пётр).
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Jurassic Trek: The Wrath of Khant

ROFL :-)(original archive here)
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Jurassic Trek: The Wrath of Khant

ROFL.  While I like the TWoK uniforms, they are a little too red for my taste :-)(original archive here)
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Jurassic Trek: The Wrath of Khant

#facepalm...(original archive here)
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Jurrassic Trek:The Wrath of Khant

Kirk had a kid?! Wonder if we are going to see this in the NuTrek ;-)(original archive here)
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Jurrasic Trek: The Wrath of Khant

Making fun of a very touching moment...(original archive here)
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Jurrasic Trek: The wrath of Khant

Poor Doohan...(original archive here)
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For the Borg, secret santa didn't work out

Saw this on Savage Chickens the other day. It made me laugh ;-)
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Jurassic Trek: The Wrath of Khant

ROFL...Chekov did look different (I guess Kahn has built in software to extrapolate age) :-)(original archive here)
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4k pixel goodness!

I really don't get the whole craze around the NES classic.  I never had an NES (but I've played games on it).  I've played enough games on emulators, and granted the keyboard isn't as satisfying as a gamepad,  if I felt like playing those games more often I'd go the Sweets route (orange cat here) - just get the original console and a CRT ;-)
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Jurassic Trek: Slow Motion Approach, part deux

More poking fun at the intro of the motion picture(original archive here)
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Jurassic Trek: Slow motion blackboax

Motion picture innovations (along with the disco inpired uniforms), they had this thing that looked like a giant belt buckle.  Seems like a technology fannie-pack (in the American sense of the word) to me :)(original archive here)
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Welcome to Cod Cape!

With all the craziness happening in the world now, we need a few moments to laugh a bit.  So, from today's news, the department of transportation is apologizing for an error in highway signage:From the local news source (just in case the link goes dead in the future):MassDOT apologized to drivers, tourists, and locals Monday for the misprinted sign, which read “Cod Cape” instead of “Cape
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Nothing interferes with gaming!

From the most recent GamerCat - I bet it tastes like chicken ;-)
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Jurassic Trek: Slow motion approach

Ah yes...that long...long...long intro scene in the motion picture.  Good fanboyism in the day, but seriously - too long!(original archive here)
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This week in Japan (?!)

I don't know if this technically counts as a song...but it's got a beat, and it's got words...so I guess it might be one? This was discovered while watching @midnight (a comedy web-culture show) this morning. Japan (?)PPAP ペンパイナッポーアッポーペン「ロング」バージョン by PIKOTARO(ピコ太郎)Verdict: No words are sufficient to describe this... just "LOL" I guess?
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Jurassic Trek: Oath of Celibacy

We've now moved on to the Movie-Era TOS comic strips.  This on comes from the Motion Picture, which is parodied as "the slow motion picture".  Commentary on this is interesting.  I remember watching the motion picture and I found it odd that they needed to mention the oath of celibacy - It is the future, and starfleet is a military organization (in some part) - why bother? :-/(original
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Jurassic Trek files: Synonyms for death

This comic strip of Jurassic Trek makes fun of the (time honored?) trope of killing off the red shirt ;-) Pretty fitting for this to be the last strip in the TOS. Starting next week, TOS movie-based comics ;-)(original archive here)
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Mario Underworld

What happens when Mario dies?  Something found via facebook this weekend :-)  Happy Halloween to you out there :-)
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Linguistics humor - phonemes

This past week I was looking on the web for interesting news, research, and funny humor, relating to language and linguistics for my department's social media presence (here, here, and here are some places - if you are interested).  I came across this Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal comic strip which made me chuckle, but it seemed inappropriate for work...so here it is :-)
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Jurassic Trek files: Qwirk's torn shirt

This comic strip of Jurassic Trek makes fun of themany time Kirk had a torn shirt... (you'd think Starfleet would have more durable materials!)(original archive here)
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Slayer of beasts

Funny gamercat comic strip from this past week.  Can slay tons of beasts in games...but not a spider.
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Jurassic Trek files: Qwirk vs. Computers

This comic strip of Jurassic Trek makes fun of...well... not sure of this one...(original archive here)
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Jurassic Trek files: Time estimates

This comic strip of Jurassic Trek makes fun of Scotty's time estimates for when things are ready ;-)(original archive here)
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Jurassic Trek files: Qwirk's speech

This comic strip of Jurassic Trek makes fun of the way Shatner spoke as Kirk (or at least the exaggerated way people make fun of it)  ;-)(original archive here)
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Jurassic Trek files: Treating aliens

This comic strip of Jurassic Trek makes fun of Kirk's libido (again) :p(original archive here)
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Jurassic Trek files: Only ship in range

This comic strip of Jurassic Trek makes fun of the being the only ship in range to take care of galactic disasters.(original archive here)
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Jurassic Trek files: Ensign target

This comic strip of Jurassic Trek makes fun of the (time honored?) trope of killing off the red shirt ;-)(original archive here)
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Pumpkin spice already?!

This from a recent gamercat comic strip.  Soon I guess we'll all be buying Christmas gifts in the summer ;-)
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What's next for the iPhone?

So... this week Apple announced the iPhone 7, and due to their "courageous" stance (barf!  seriously Phil! Barf!) they removed the headphone jack.  Not courage at all - just making one more thing obsolete, or so you hope.  Now, granted, in my day to day use of my phone I use my motorola S305 bluetooth headphones, so I personally won't be missing the jack (unless I am flying and I can't
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Off to the races...

Some esoteric video game humor from this past week...
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Jurassic Trek files: Silicone-based life forms

This comic strip of Jurassic Trek makes fun of the orions...and Kirk's libido.(original archive here)
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Meanwhile Thor was being a normal mortal...

What Thor was doing during the events of Captain America: Civil War.  LOL.  :-) This came by way of faceboook...
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Jurassic Trek files: New Sev Fleet Uniform

This comic strip of Jurassic Trek makes fun of the various uniforms in Trek (someone should make fun of the TMP uniforms!)(original archive here)
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Free-to-play? or pay-to-win?

GamerCat explains mobile F2P gaming :-)
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Inventory management

Reminds me a lot of my own experiences managing my inventory in games..LOL (from this week's comic strips)
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Jurassic Trek files: Reharshed ensign

This comic strip of Jurassic Trek makes fun of the (time honored?) trope of killing off the red shirt ;-)(original archive here)
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Charter Schools....#faceplam

Oh man... gets my blood boiling(Last Week Tonight covered Charter Schools this week...)
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Damned poke-egg!

ROFL - had a good laugh at this past week's GamerCat.  It's exactly how I felt when my first Poke-egg hatched and out came a ...ratata X(
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Jurassic Trek files: Velcron marry human

This comic strip of Jurassic Trek makes fun of interspecies marriages (and probably marriages in general) :-)(original archive here)
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Most distracted during a lit review

This came across my feed the other day.  I feel like there needs to be a medal for being distracted by social media while trying to conduct a literature review :-) This has been one of my problems of late - too many other interesting (or just plain distracting) things posted on social media while I am working on my dissertation proposal :p
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Jurassic Trek files: Mindreading Qwirk

This comic strip of Jurassic Trek makes fun of the trinity of Kirk, Spock, and McCoy(original archive here)
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New formats, new social norms?

A little social commentary on PokemonGo and the social awkwardness that can ensue (from last week's comics).
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Old school copy protection?

What is the NES had today's 'copy protections'? :-)
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Simpsons 3 a.m. call

ROFL!  Some political humor from the Simpsons for this electoral period:
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Jurassic Trek files: Future Qwirk

This comic strip of Jurassic Trek makes fun of the iconian time gateway...and Kirk's future ;-)(original archive here)
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More on achievements and trophies

A little gamercat humor for you :-).  While playing Star Trek Online I don't often think of achievements (since my achievements/medals aren't visible anywhere).  This past week though I started playing Bully again on my xbox and I started wondering what achievements exist, and what I need to do to get them :-)
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CEASE And DESIST: A Star Trek Fan Production

ROFL!  This is pretty funny ;-)  I saw it muted and it seemed dumb, but with the audio on it's pretty funny :-)  Reminds me a bit of the Axanar parody a month or so ago back.
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