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

Adieu Toys R Us

image making the rounds on social mediaWell, there goes another retailer in the dust-bin.  Toys R Us, with their well known mascot, Geoffrey the Giraffe,  are going away - declaring bankruptcy and being liquidated. The toy store chain was only 70 years old, so it's been around for a respectable time period, but not as long as other brick & mortar stores.I think I've only been into a
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Cannonblast shrimp | busted!

A while back I (and others) had seen this commercial on the internet which basically shows a couple of engineers (of the mythbusters kind - very unconventional ;-) ) making friend shrimp by blowing shrimp out of an air cannon into batter, breadcrumbs, and over a flame. Then, they enjoy some nice fried shrimp.  This seemed implausible, but the mythbusters in their final season tackled it. 
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This should become a sitcom!

There are some commercials that have become sitcoms in the past, the Geico cavemen come to mind. That was a nice, albeit short-lived sitcome. Watching shows on Hulu I've been served up this ad (as well as other ads in the same series). The idea is that a bunch of experienced men (in a retirement community?) guide the younger of the clan along their life paths. I don't know why, but this commercial
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Metal Gear Peacewalker commercial - cardboard box

One of the funniest things in Metal Geat is hiding and moving in a cardboard box - as if the enemies don't notice a cardboard box moving about, or appearing out of nowhere. In any case, the Japanese commercial for MGS Peacewalker decided to poke some fun at this staple of Metal Geardom. Enjoy :-)
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