Thursday, February 25, 2010

Stupid, Obsessive Pet Peeve...

Ok, so as you can tell by the title, I have an overly ridiculous pet peeve. It is so bad, that this is the only place I could even try to explain it, so please indulge me for a moment.

I can't stand it when voice actors, specifically in commercials on the radio, pretend to eat and talk at the same time.

If you care, read on...if not, thanks for stopping by.

The NEVER sound like they are eating and talking at the same time. They are always faking it. They probably think that it sounds great, but it doesn't. Oddly enough, people can speak pretty clearly while eating, but when actors pretend, it sounds like they are chewing on their own lips while they talk. Why can't the commercial's director just have them actually eat food while they record their lines? It would sound 100x times more realistic, and actually would be easier to understand.

Ok, I am done...thanks for caring.

A few other points:

  • Finally tried the "I am T-Pain" app for the iPhone that I bought a couple of months ago. A lot of fun, and so very, very stupid. You can record your voice and have it sent through AutoTune to get the goofiness of sounding like 97% of all R&B artists.
  • Had a GREAT customer service experience this morning, with Pilot Freight. The lady on the phone was as informative and helpful as anyone I have ever talked to. That makes me happy.
  • Those of you fellow bloggers...I am on to you...yeah, I am talking about those people who obviously listen to Muse in the News and put those on your blog...I am watching you.
  • If you want Photoshop, but can't afford it, try GIMP. It is pretty sweet...and free!
Baseball season is almost ready...hopefully lots of baseball intensive posts for the next few months.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Butter on the floor...

I have seen a few of these videos floating around the Intertubes...they always seem unneccesarily cruel. The deal is, you spread butter on a tile floor and then videotape someone busting their butt.

This appears to be a girl playing the "prank" on her boyfriend/husband as he gets out of the shower. Notice how his face hits the floor, and the way she laughs and throws the tub of butter at him. I can only imagine that this is payback for something, but the way he smashes his face on the floor leads me to believe that this ended up in a dentist visit.

It’s a long way down to her level.

It’s a long way down to her level.: "

This kills have a very common grammatical error, and it is followed by the almost as common grammatical error point out, with the proper correction. But very rarely do you see the original error-maker post back, thinking they were right and lamenting the person who corrected them, proving that they were very wrong.

But the gold comes in when a third person comes in, chastising the corrector for being wrong.

Just great. I love facebook, and I love stupid people.

Funny Facebook Fails

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