I Am Thy Dungeonman (II)!

Are you?
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Grad School Rejection Week

Well, I didn’t get accepted at Princeton.

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XXXXXXX Marks the Spot

Marge: Are you comparing yourself to Our Lord?

Homer: Well, in bowling ability.
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Kuliniewicz 1, Urbana 0

Continuing Graduate School Acceptance Week 2004, I just learned that I’ve been accepted to UIUC’s grad school.

A bit surprising, since I wan’t even sure they had received my application. Read on for the saga!
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One Down, Two To Go

Well, I just got (unofficially) accepted to graduate school at Purdue. Now I get to wait to hear back from the other schools I applied to….
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Review: Two NES Games You’ve Never Played

EarthBound Zero: [warning: bad pun ahead] If you liked EarthBound, you’ll like its Mother!

Final Fantasy III: They rereleased FF2 for Playstation and not this?
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Curse You, Atkins!

You know this whole Atkins fad diet thing has gotten out of hand when you’re at a local bar and grill, and one of the items on the obligatory “healthy items” section of the menu is an Atkins-friendly burger boasting only 5 grams of carbs.

And 77.7 grams of fat.

Swing Show Postmortem

The moral of the show is, you can get fudge added to your milkshake at Steak n Shake for 39 cents.
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Grab Bag

I’m bored, so here’s a list of random things. I really should post about the Saturday’s swing show, but I’ll do that later.

Will I be able to segue from one random point to another? Read on and see!
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Lots of Irritating Silly Parentheses

Most good text editors have a feature where, when you type a closing parenthesis, brace, or bracket, the cursor briefly jumps to its match. I’ve never been a particular fan of this feature, but I’ve found it’s essential when working with Scheme or any other language with Lisp-like syntax. I’m sorry, but I have trouble keeping track of whether I’m seventeen or eighteen levels deep inside a function, and the “lean on the ) key until they start getting highlighted in red” trick only works if you’re trying to close all of them off.
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Don’t Mess With Phil

A proof that Punxsutawney Phil is the most powerful creature on Earth.
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Code Duplication == Evil

If you’ve been having problems trying to post comments lately, I think I’ve fixed the problem. fluffy pointed out to me that I forgot to modify the comment form that appears on the entry archive pages (i.e., the non-popup ones) to work with my crude spambot detector. I apologize for the inconvenience.
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TV Show Idea

Think: Quantum Leap meets Law & Order
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Improvathon Post-Mortem

The moral is: the human body is not equipped for six hours of improvisational comedy.
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