Friday, December 19, 2003

Maybe Chapman just had really bad aim. Man, don't get me started. Right, Michael?

Speaking of nut-proofing your world:

> Google has implemented a new feature in which you can type someone's
> telephone number into the search bar and hit enter and you will be given
> a map to their house.
> The safety issues are obvious, and alarming.
> Test whether your phone number is mapped,
> go to and type your phone number in the search bar
> with dashes (i.e.555-555-1212) and click Enter. Note, if your phone
> number is not public you should be fine.
> If you want to block Google from divulging your private information,
> simply click on the telephone icon next to your phone number. You will
> see a link where you are allowed to remove yourself or click here

That reminds me: Ron figured out how to dump a telemarketer with four words. "This is a fax." Ta da. And after all those years of paying extra for Caller ID. And before Caller ID, pretending that whomever they'd asked for was dead. Simple is good.

Of course, it's not nearly as much fun as pretending to be a disturbed Asian woman who would get beaten again by "her Big Joe Master" if the telemarketer refused to please leave his phone number so Mr. Big Joe can call back when he get home from Bible Study Poker Game where he smell like smoky lady friends all night.

Man. I hope I didn't just offend any disturbed Asian women out there. Unless it was Yoko of course.

(Full circle.)

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