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New Oklahoma Quarters to be Recalled!
If any of you are collecting the new state quarters, you may have to wait a while for the Oklahoma ones. The United States Treasury Department has announced they are recalling the new Oklahoma quarters. "We are recalling all of the new Oklahoma quarters that were recently issued," Treasury Undersecretary Russell Shackelford said in a press conference Monday.

"This comes in the wake of numerous reports to this agency that the quarters will not work in parking meters, toll booths, vending machines, pay phones, or other coin-operated devices." "We believe the problem lies in a design flaw," said Shackelford.

The winning design for the Oklahoma State quarter was submitted by an OSU graduate student named William Doutrieux. "Apparently, the duct tape holding the two dimes and nickel together keeps jamming the coin-operated devices."
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Roll...pride!

[crimson pride]

Tomorrow OU takes on Bama in a back-to-back matchup. OU came from behind to defeat Bama 37-27 at home last year. This year -- it's personal. The game is at Bama and they have a lot to prove after last season's loss and the off-season they've had. Both teams are fresh off their first win of the season.

I have nothing but a great deal of respect for the Tide. They've always been one of my favorite teams other than my own to watch, and their pigskin history and tradition runs just as deep as my own school's -- not to mention, they wear the right colors. If we have to lose a game this year, there's no dishonor in walking out of Bryant-Denny Stadium without a "W". Only time will tell... Bring it on. And Boomer Sooner!

UPDATE: OU is the first number one opponent to play at Bryant-Denny.
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The gift that keeps on giving
Attention: if you have requested that your charity be considered for the $359 purse for this year's Boobie-Thon -- you must confirm to either Solonor or Zuly by June (whoops!) September 20th that you still want to be considered. Only confirmed charities will be voted on. Merely leaving a comment here in the past will not suffice. You have to reply to their e-mails with official confirmation of your interest. If you have any questions please e-mail me.
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Fock Me Amadeus
File this under, "Yep. That'll do it Pokes!" From FARK, dated 02/03:

[OSU] Student Government Association senators Derek Davies and Paul Goeringer...are co-authors of an SGA (Student Government Association) recommendation that proposes to change the name of Oklahoma State University to The Oklahoma State University...

...Davies, an agricultural economics junior, said, "Well, we were all sitting around trying to think of ways to make OSU more prestigious and help us compete nationally better. We then looked at the examples of Ohio State and Penn State with their names while we were at an agricultural conference and thought that we could do that at OSU in order to put us more in the national light."
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That's almost as brilliant as just renaming their stadium to Boone Pickens Stadium.

Of course, that would be even more amusing if OU hadn't renamed theirs "The Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium". Rock the Fock!
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Get up, get up - put the body in motion
So how many people out there plan to skip right on over the pre-show entertainment? Doesn't matter though. Because it's officially NFL Season 2003 in T-minus 70 minutes and counting! Light it up, baby!
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Open keyboard drawer. Insert forehead. Slam. Repeat.
Well, some of these aren't the quality I've been used to in the past, but I have updated the 2002-03 mailbag at "Please Puff Daddy Ruin This Song, Too" (starting here).


        A select few quotes include:

all yall mutha fuckas need to get a fucking life and stop hatin on my man the system is designed to bring the black succesful man down and thats what yall TRYIN to do but i aint gonna let it happen go fuck yourselfs [link]

My name is Kimberly ****** and I am from New Jersey. I am 13 years of age with a voice of Mariah Carey. I am not trying to brag or seem conceeded about myself either. I just wanted to let all of you know that I am young and I am looking to do and make something of my talent. I have a God's gift and I am not going to sit around and wait for it to be taken away. And just like P. Diddy, I take my talent seriously... [link]


Now keep in mind while going through the mailbag (good for hours and hours of free entertainment) that I basically haven't touched the site since 1998. At all. It has been updated exactly once (when Puffy changed his name to P. Diddy) since then, other than to add to the mailbag 2-3 times a year. But still the hate mail pours in... Hey, at least it's nice to be playah-hated on for another site of mine for a change.
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Duck and cover

[tropical storm]

That infinite sadness Floridians feel right now is not caused by Robert Smith, but rather by Tropical Depression 12. It's expected to turn into Tropical Storm Henri very soon and come ashore just north of Tampa Bay. Why can't we ever get hit by something not so wussy sounding -- like Tropical Storm Butch?
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Spam, spam, spam, spam...
Can the spammer who's been spoofing my e-mail "Reply to:" address -- with viruses attached -- for the last week kindly stop now? K...thanx. -R
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Time keeps on slippin', slippin', slippin'...
Twelve years ago, I entered the University of Oklahoma. Twelve years. Since then three classes of freshman have come and gone. Now I find out the new class of entering freshman were born in 1985. Bert and Ernie are old enough to be their two dads. And CNN has a new article on the cultural gap between students and professors. You can find the full list here -- but make sure to take your Geritol and a Darvocet first.
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You make the call
Two quotes...one topic...two Tylenol...


"I think we should just trust our President in every decision that he makes and we should just support that." —Britney Spears


"To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public." —President Theodore Roosevelt


Hmmmm...which advice to follow...
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Food for thought
So I know that some of you either have worked -- or currently work -- as restaurant wait staff. So riddle me this... Do they actually train you to walk up and say, "How is everything?" after the customer has taken a big bite of food and can't answer back -- only nod? Happens every. Single. Time.
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Can...you...feel...the...love
The new September 2003 "Dress of the Month" is now online!
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Speak 'n' Spell
Surprisingly enough after January's NFC title game, Eagles fans have started calling one of our Tampa Bay sports stations from Philly to talk their smack. Best call of the day?

B-U-C-K-S! BUCKS SUCK!

If you don't get that, I'm not spelling it out for you.
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Chain of fools
Yet another reason to hate those damned chain e-mails...
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Why did Acerbia cross the road?
I finally figured out what all that random twitching and the feeling I just couldn't shake like I'd lost my car keys when I don't even drive was all about... Acerbia was gone.

But now it's back -- the house shines like the top of the Chrysler building -- and Todd is sporting a clean, close shave. Go "play chicken" and shake that not-so-fresh feeling as well, why don't you?
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Here in my car I feel safest of all

[fake parking ticket]

Seen over at FARK -- we so need a package of these!
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Baby, we don't love ya' - baby, we don't love ya', baby, yeah
I can't sleep...so please benefit from my insomnia, why won't you?




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   BONUS TRACK:


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Who says I never gave ya' nuthin', ya' ingrates!
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With your cherry lips and golden curls
Mmmmm...original Icee in cherry and in Coke. Accept no substitutes.
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I can bitch, I can bitch 'cause I'm better than you
I wish when people achieved enlightenment and are so quick to pass along their experiences and what got them there -- basically implying that you haven't made better of yourself during the time they've known you* and are therefore stuck down on a lower plane of existence than they are -- in all their smugness they'd take just a wee second to think that over the course of history, the Library of Congress could be filled with self-help books many times over. And we're all just as equally messed up generations later, if not more so. No one is fucking enlightened, with the exception of maybe the Dalai Lama. Period. We're all just equally trying to get through the day screwing up as little people as possible right along with us. Yes, even Dr. Phil and The Oprah™ apply.

*This entry is not about me, but about what I've read about elsewhere.

UPDATE: And if you think publicly this entry is about you, it's probably not.
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Movin' right along
The new home for the 2003 Boobie Thon is now online here. As always, check this updates page until October. When it's time to launch, I'll be adding linking-buttons and the like -- but there's no need to promote the page until October 1st. You're just getting the first sneak-peek!
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Step right up and get your ticket
You volunteered to help...and now that it's September 1st, I'm going to take you up on it. I need someone to help coordinate the bloggers eligible for the $359 "charity" purse in this year's Boobie-Thon. I already have eight potential causes linked here.

Your responsibility is to contact the appropriate individuals already linked to find out if they're still interested in having their cause considered -- and also wading through the comments left on this entry for others who might be interested in being considered as well.

So if you have -- or know of -- a "blogger cause" that would be eligible for the $359, please let me know about it (what it's for, who's doing it, when the $ is due) in this entry's comments. I'll be putting a panel of bloggers together mid-month to vote for the cause ultimately selected.

And if you have time to coordinate the list of potential charities this year, just drop me a line. Please, don't be a hero -- only volunteer if you have time to do the job! Thank you! (UPDATE: Solonor and Zuly have graciously stepped up to volunteer -- thanks!) -Robyn
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The one that makes me scream she said
I always point out good celebrity image sites when I find 'em -- and here's an excellent one I just stumbled across -- Celebrity Fansites. And as a bonus, here's a great (but not necessarily work-safe) archive of Charlize Theron pics...and more.
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PSA
It has been brought to my attention that today is the last day to make your national "do not call list" registration effective as of 10/1. If you don't register today, your registration will be delayed by three months. Get to it.
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You own it - you better never let it go

[throwback players] [throwback cheerleaders] [throwback coaches]

OU defeated North Texas 37-3 in its season opener last night. It was in front of a record crowd of 83,073 after the stadium expansion -- the most to ever witness a sporting event in the state of Oklahoma. The players took the field in throwback uniforms honoring the Bud Wilkinson teams of the late 1950s, the cheerleaders wore uniforms honoring teams from the 1940s, and the coaches wore outfits honoring the Barry Switzer teams of the 1970s and 1980s. OU opened the season No. 1 for the first time since Switzer's 1987 squad had the honors. Next week...Bama at Bama!
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