Strange Things are Afoot at the Circle K.: July 2005

Thursday, July 28, 2005

One plus one is one.

Year of the Rat
by Badly Drawn Boy


(One, one, one, one, one, one. One, one, one, one, one, one)

June is on the run for so long
Pushed and pulled then shunned
It was so wrong
These fours walls crashing in won't stop me now
Cause I'm alive, I'm out tonight, all night

Everybody needs to know it's the year of the rat
Every day we've got to hold on
'cause if we hold on we could find some new energy

Streets with flags unfurled like treasure
Thank me for my words, it's a pleasure
Just don't ask me to stay 'cause I'll be gone
But it's alright I'm OK - always

Everybody needs to know it's the year of the rat
Every day we've got to hold on
'cause if we hold on we could find some new energy

One plus one is one - together
One plus one is one - forever

One plus one is one - together

One plus one is one - forever


Everybody needs to know it's the year of the rat
Everybody needs to know it's the year of the rat
Everybody needs to know it's the year of the rat
Everybody needs to know it's the year of the rat
Every day we've got to hold on
'cause if we hold on we could find some new energy

Monday, July 18, 2005

Umm, how about no?

Strange people who I do not know should not IM me at 3:00am offering to suck my dick. Especially if they are male. Actually, only if they're male should they not. If you're female you can IM me any time you want with offers of oral sex, but only if you're serious.

This actually happened. I wake up this morning to find these messages:

bj_deepthroat: hi
bj_deepthroat: you like to lay back and get deep throated as long as no one ever knows aboutit and all you do is get sucked.

After I get over the surprise, I decide to check the person's profile, and it's a 31 year old man. It's not one of those porn bots that sometimes message you on Yahoo, either. There were no pictures or links in the profile like there would be if it was. Just an age and sex.

So yeah, it would be a great offer coming from a woman, but not from a guy. I'm also still not sure if it was supposed to be a question, or a statement. There's no question mark. If you're just stating that I like to lay back and get sucked, yes, you are right. But if you are asking if I would like to lay back and get sucked by you, the answer is no.

Saturday, July 16, 2005

Good name.

The best Chinese name ever: Hung Lo.

Friday, July 15, 2005

Loser

Wow, how amazingly cool is my life? I was going to spend a Friday night going to the movies, with my mom and my little sister. Yeah, that's cool. We were going to see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which I really want to see. We didn't get to watch it though, because we got up there and it was sold out for every showing until 9:35. Wedding Crashers was also sold out. I only know this because the teenage guys in front of us in line were throwing a big fit about it, saying, "We're getting into that movie one way or another." You couldn't pay me enough money to watch that movie. I find the very premise of that movie to be morally offensive. I almost walked out of the theater because they showed a preview of it before Star Wars Episode 3. The trailer made me so angry I almost didn't even watch Star Wars.

My mom and my sister took one car, and I took my car, because they were going to be up there until like 2:00am, and I didn't want to be. We were originally going to watch the 7:30 showing, and then when it ended at 9:30 or so, they were going to find something to do for a couple of hours, and then at midnight head over to the bookstore to get the new Harry Potter book when it comes out. They are still there now, they decided to wait for the 9:30 showing of the movie, but I didn't want to. Since I started this new job, I'm in bed by 9:30. I'm off tomorrow, so I may go see it then, I have to go up that way to do some shopping anyway. It really sucks having to drive almost 30 miles to watch a movie or do some shopping. Especially with gas as high as it is. The oil prices dropped $2.00 a barrel today though, so maybe gas prices will go down a few cents tomorrow.

My foot hurts. I ran over it with a several hundred pound pallet today. Well, I didn't exactly run over it, or I wouldn't have a foot now. For those of you who've never worked a job like that, we have these pallet jacks that you put under the jack and lift it off the ground and roll it around with. So when you are hauling the pallet around, it's a couple of inches off the ground. What I did was basically scrape the side and top of my foot with the pointed corner of a very heavy pallet that is very hard to stop once it gets going, so it didn't stop when it hit my foot. It's weird, there's not a mark on my foot, not even a bruise. You can't even tell where it happened, but it hurts pretty bad.

Today has been a pretty bad day. Well, hasn't really seemed that bad, I've been in a good mood all day, but lots of bad things have happened. First, I was unloading boxes full of half gallon boxes of fruit juices off of a pallet, and there was a couple of boxes that were a little crushed, and apparently one of the boxes had ruptured. It wasn't leaking when it was sitting there, but then when I picked it up, mango juice started pouring out of it and went all down my shirt and pants leg. Then I hit my foot like I was talking about, and then I dropped a glass jar of mayonnaise on the floor and broke it. That's the first thing I've broken since I started the job. Dale breaks two or three things every day, because he just throws everything around. It's weird, they don't put hardly anything in glass bottles anymore, but for some reason, everything that is marketed for Mexican consumers is. Even the Coke is sold in the old fashioned glass bottles. Pretty much everything on the aisles I work is in glass bottles. Then, I drove all the way up to Norman, and the movie was sold out. They need to put that information on the phone line you call to check the times. We called it right before we left, to double check the time, and it didn't say anything about anything being sold out.

I'm bored. I'm probably going to go to bed early tonight. Just like last night. Last night I was asleep by 9:00.

Thursday, July 14, 2005

The sunlight... it BURNS!

I really need to get out of the house more. I was doing great there for a while, leaving, and going places, and actually enjoying being out in public, but ever since I started this new job, I've hardly left the house. It's not shyness or anything again really, it's just laziness. I don't feel like doing shit on my days off now. I hardly even go shopping anymore. I haven't had any milk or bagels in probably close to two months. I don't buy milk at the stores where I buy all my other groceries. I buy it at Braums, because it's the cheapest place around here on milk, and I just haven't felt like making the trip to an extra store just to get some milk and bagels. Even if I'm out already, and doing all my other shopping, I just don't feel like going to any more stores than I have to. I hardly even leave the house on my days off, I just sit here at the computer, or watching a DVD or something all day.

One reason I hate to leave my apartment now is all the idiots that are always outside it. Over the last month or so, every apartment in the building I'm in (the apartment complex is made up of several buildings, each with 8 apartments) has become inhabited by a bunch of young idiots that all know each other, and so hang out around the staircase right outside my door all day and night being loud and drinking, and hooting and hollering, while their kids are tied up on fucking leashes so they don't have to worry about them running off while they're sitting there making complete asses of themselves. They are all probably around 18 to 20. Several guys, bt mostly girls. The only good thing about the situation is that the girls are often out there in bikinis, because they've been swimming in the pool. And one of them always says hi to me, and tried to have a conversation with me once, because we used to work together. They're all like 20 year-old single mothers. The guys are complete asses too. One of them kept banging against the wall of my apartment with a hard-hat yesterday. I have no fucking idea why he had a hard-hat, or why he was banging on my wall with it, over and over again. I kept looking out the window at him, and he'd stop for a few minutes, then start again. And some of them have "written" on my air conditioner, which is not good for it. You know how on the outside of those old window units, they have the metal mesh-like thing, that bends really easily, and you can just take your finger and like write in it? That's what they've done. I can't tell what it's supposed to say though.

They're all out there right now, I can hear them. They were there when I came home from work four hours ago, and they've been there the whole time. It's like that every day. I want to ask them, "What's the point in paying rent on an apartment if you're never going to actually go in it?"

And then I'll kill them, with that shopping cart that someone has left out in the parking lot.

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Links

Here are a few interesting web sites I've seen lately. I think I found them all through banner ads on other sites, most of them are not things I normally would've gone looking for.

The Vanishing Tattoo - "Join us as Vancouver tattoo artist Thomas Lockhart & writer / adventurer Vince Hemingson capture on film, an epic quest around the world in search of the last authentic tribal tattoos."

Consumating - "Hot nerdy girls and indie rock boys! With glasses! Meet hipsters, bloggers, freaks and geeks in your area by showing off your quirky personality with zany answers to our constantly rotating questions. Find cute nerds to hook up with in our people browser!" I should try this site, I like geeky girls.

Fabulist - Basically just a blog of links to weird and interesting web sites.

Make Out Club - Another people meeting / dating site for geeks and nerds.

Exploding Dog - A strange but cool webcomic type thing.

Daft Punk + AIBO - This is really cool, this was a Daft Punk and Sony sponsored contest where people were to make their AIBOs (the Sony robot dog thing) dance to Daft Punk music and send in the videos.

Sunday, July 10, 2005

I want these.

Wow, this is really fucking cool! ThinkGeek :: Inflatable Speakers.

And this is the best shirt ever: ThinkGeek :: Geek Love Poem T-Shirt.