Monthly Archives: August 2010

Summer Megaparty 2010: ICEE Squeeze Candy!

I’ve written about “squeeze” candies before, which are, essentially, toothpaste tubes filled with impossibly sour glucose syrup instead of toothpaste. That may not be the most fluid way of describing them, but as the contents themselves are not fluid, I … Continue reading

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Summer Megaparty 2010: Paint Contest WINNAAA.

Just narrowly surviving Tooth Crisis 2010™, it’s time to unveil the big winner of X-E’s Least Favorite TV Character Paint Contest! This was a ridiculously tough decision, one that I could’ve spent weeks on, but through the power of instinct … Continue reading

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Summer Megaparty 2010: Paint Contest RESULTS, Part 4!

At this precise moment, I’m loaded up on Percocets, trying to defeat a wisdom tooth gone awry. The pain started this weekend, and I’ve been trying every home remedy I can find. Salt rinses, peroxide rinses, cold teabags, hot teabags, … Continue reading

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Summer Megaparty 2010: Star Tours Boarding Party Figures!

It’s old news, but I’m still smarting from the current-and-impending losses of Star Tours attractions from various Disney parks, which, as I understand it, are being totally gutted and revamped for the 2011 crowd. Sure, the ride is a little … Continue reading

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Summer Megaparty 2010: Kool-Aid Bursts!

Summer, at least as a point of interest, is rapidly nearing its close. Together, we yearn for the leaves to die and for every candle to come scented like pie. The stores have already begun setting up for you-know-what, finally … Continue reading

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Summer Megaparty 2010: Worst Movie Endings Survey.

Random Survey #4555667: In the comments, discuss the worst movie endings you ever did see.

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Summer Megaparty 2010: “Legend of Nara” Battling Bugs!

Since I so rarely miss an opportunity to purchase battery-operated insects, these newish Legend of Nara toys were an easy sell. At root, they’re a collection of oversized “Battling Bugs” with hidden mechanics that allow them to bumble to and … Continue reading

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Summer Megaparty 2010: Paint Contest RESULTS, Part 3!

Today was long and it’s currently a struggle to keep my eyes open, so this will be a quickie. Fortunately, you guys did the work for me: Continuing on, here are entries #40-60 for X-E’s Least Favorite TV Character Paint … Continue reading

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Summer Megaparty 2010: Paint Contest RESULTS, Part 2!

For posterity’s sake, I’d like to alert my future self that this was the first entry written and published with on new laptop, which is actually a “netbook,” but I refuse to call it that for reasons I’ve yet to … Continue reading

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Summer Megaparty 2010: Paint Contest RESULTS, Part 1!

Tonight’s SNT is a special one: It’s time to see the first batch of entries from X-E’s Least Favorite Character Paint Contest! But first, a few notes! I haven’t decided on a winner yet. I know you’re all itching to … Continue reading

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