I have a new phone, and it has no clue what to do with my typos that involve a mistake in the first letter of a word. It assumes the first letter is always right and tries to guess from there. Like my thumbs know what they’re doing at the beginning of a word but not the end? My thumbs NEVER know what they’re doing.
Couldn’t he just make 10 louder?
I’m away in a place with warm breezes and blue water, so I’ve been keeping up with the daily strips, but that’s about all. I’d love to be able to watch when I get back.
(Warm breezes and blue water paid for by others, otherwise it would never happen. Travel package also includes family bickering.)
Nobody puts Natasha in a corner.
I dunno, even half a Townsend seems pretty risky too…
Aw, my Tommybaum is a couple thousand miles away right now because I’m on vacation. I actually had it out last week because I did some cleaning and moving stuff around before I left. I’m sitting at my sister’s house honoring Tommy in my heart.
I started Wordling around the time the NYT took over. I had so much fun I went back to one of those archive sites to do the old ones I missed. After about the 3rd one, I realized why the only-one-per-day thing is so ingenious. When you want more and can’t get it, it’s great. When you want more and you can keep getting more, it gets tedious really fast.
Also, I couldn’t figure out why I was doing so badly in Hard Mode compared to averages I was seeing online. Well, it’s because I thought in Hard Mode you had to follow ALL the clues in your previous guesses: You have to use all the yellow letters, you can’t use the yellow letters in the same spot as your previous guesses, you have to use the green letters in the same positions, and you can’t use any gray letters. Turns out only some of those four of those things are true. I don’t even remember which ones anymore, I just kept doing my version of Hard Mode.
Though lately I’ve gotten addicted to the New Yorker’s daily crossword.
If you keep the surface of the water moving, mosquitoes can’t lay eggs in your birdbath. You can buy bubblers and agitators for that. Or just dump and replace the water at least every 48 hours, so the eggs don’t have time to develop and hatch. And keep the water shallow, 3/4 inch or less. That’s not for the mosquitoes, that’s for the birds, who want to get their toesies wet and splash around, not take a swim.
I had the gifting idea as well, but I was thinking the dust bunnies under the refrigerator or stove would be the lucky recipients.
Hahaha! I checked it out so often, my library’s copy was at my house more than it was at the library. Then they weeded it and I bought it from their book sale. I gradually got rid of all my Trek books as interest waned over the years, and this was one of the last to go.
I’m almost scared to track it down and re-read it. I’m afraid it’s not going to be as good as I remember. Plus I was in high school when I read it, and a lot of things I enjoyed at that time, when I’ve gone back and re-read/rewatched it, all I can do at the end is stare and blink in a stunned kind of way and think, “Oh dear, that was really terrible.” I’ve had Spaceballs on DVD for a few years now, and I haven’t even unwrapped it.