the lesser of two really crappy companies

A headline on Yahoo’s front page: “Report: Yahoo!, AOL in talks; Microsoft, News Corp. mull bid” :(

I was completely against Microsoft buying Yahoo, but now I think I’d prefer it to … AOL.

I never really commented on that whole news item regarding Microsoft and Yahoo, did I? I really do like Yahoo (except for it buying Geocities…) and I am loyal to it probably only because it’s ancient in internet years. I remember not fully understanding the directory they had going on, along with the search that they also offered.

It’s stayed my homepage ever since … well, I switched from Netscape 4.5 to Internet Explorer 5.5 I guess. (Backstory: Netscape had user accounts so for my account I had my website, Inconsistent Angel Things, set as my homepage. I would open IE if I wanted Yahoo.)

I do agree with one comment I’ve heard, that their site layout is jam-packed with everything, but then who would expect a Yahoo to be couth and suave…?

little things

Some little things:

  • I don’t know why I can comment on SM00’s blog some times, and other times I can’t.
  • I can’t figure out how to make GM build my old archived entries. So only entries 230-now work, and only the month of February works. >.<
  • Entry 227 is marked as “closed” even though the entry saved on my hard drive is marked as “open” and no matter how many times I upload the one on my hard drive to my website it still says it’s “closed” in GM.
  • All the other entries that aren’t viewable are all marked as “extended entries.” Even though when I go to edit the darn things, there is absolutely nothing in the “more” section.
  • Oh yeah. New archives layout. It’s Chevelle. :) I’m liking their song Comfortable Liar. Not the lyrics, just the music. ^_^ Same with Jimmy Eat World’s “Get It Faster.” I don’t favor the lyrics, but I looove the music. Get It Faster is playing on KROQ now. XD So much fun.
  • I know absolutely nothing about Sakurazawa Erika, and yet I was accepted by the TFL to run the fanlisting. >_> ^^; Hey, I wanna join the fanlisting, but one doesn’t exist. So … I’ll make one! Even though I didn’t know her name was Sakurazawa Erika … <.< *coughcough*
  • I figured out why the borders wouldn’t show up in Mozilla/Netscape. It was ’cause I had “1” instead of “1px.” ^^;; Stupid accomodating MSIE.

Umm … that is all. I think.

we said goodnight

I want a new layout. o_O That girl is bugging me now. Quit staaaaring at me!!!

Well, I think I have a nice EGL pic … think because ever since I downloaded NS 4.7something (which I use for e-mail … NS 7 be slooow … and Outlook Express = faulty), all my JPEG images get saved with a .jpe extension. O_< Half the time it’s recognized as a JPEG and tries to open in PSP, then says it’s not a supported file. The rest of the time it’s marked as an unknown file so I can just rename it and add “.jpg” to the end. Now is not one of those times. -.-;; So I’ve got the data on my compi. But it’s under the wrong file extension!! GAH! Well, I could either set folder preferences to show extensions of known files and rename the extensions, or open Photoshop and resave them. But I’m too lazy and/or busy at the moment. ^^;;; Oh yeah, the third way is to go to the site and resave them (adding .jpg BEFORE I save), but since I had a hard time finding the site last time … and since I found out that the site sells mainly 18+ stuff mostly … o_O I don’t wanna go find it again.

So. Anyway. Uh. I’m kinda studying for Art History. Writing down the terms and definitions. Also have to write down pertinent info on the Greek sculptures. Um. Yeah. I’m kinda almost done. ^^;; One more day tomorrow to study.

Yay, I got a WMV version of My Immortal. ^-^ Now I just need to get something to get screencaptures of WMV files. >_> Such a pretty song … prettty …

And … Ben Moody left Evanescence officially. Wahhhh!!! ;_; So sad!

[trigger warning: suicide]

The movie I wanna see right now is Jisatsu Circle. AKA Suicide Club. ^_^;; It’s a … horror/commentary film. Yes. A bloody film that questions the state of Japanese society. Sound familiar? (Battle Royale … which I still need to see … x_x) But, as this one site says, “…it’s almost a pure antithesis of Battle Royale, in which the adults felt threatened by the youth.” And it has the guy from Mystery Train. ^_^;

This site talks about the plot and stuff. It also pretty much gives away the ending. >_> But then again, I guess it isn’t really the ending that you watch the movie for … ^.^ “Opening with a notorious sequence concerning an exceptionally bloody mass suicide of 54 schoolgirls under a Tokyo-bound train….” Yeah. ^^; Oh yeah. It’s kinda sorta really gruesome, so … if you just ate (which I had, when I read it x_<) don’t go, unless you like the feeling of nausea. (And, I am also not the type of person to get nauseous. I can count on one hand the number of times in my life I felt that way. So … yeah.)

Then this site‘s review says it’s too confusing, that it’s only worth it to see the extreme gore. ^^;; Maaaybe. :) (Amazon has it for $21, region 1 … Region 0s on ebay for … $10 or more. And a SC/BR pack for $20. ^^ Hmmm …)

VDtD, emails, Moz

Finished Veronika Decides to Die. O_O Good story. :D I’m thinking of reading By the River … whatever the title is. Sounds intriguing. Read blogs. Contacted Endore support about the returned e-mails I didn’t send. Oh yeah. Downloaded Mozilla, finally. XD It’s really no different from Netscape. o_O Just a faster startup. :b So … I guess it’s all right. ^^’ But I’m still using IE. x_< (Except to update this.)

she doesn’t have the answer yet

O_O *is speechless*

…. How is Netscape doing that?!?! O.O! I can’t see anything wrong with the coding … and I don’t think Netscape is that weird … It shows the scrollbars for each entry, but no text in the entry. o_o Sometimes it shows the first entry. But when I scroll right and back it disappears. o.o And the tagboard isn’t showing up either. But the “sidebar” is showing up. How weird. :( I think I’ll just switch it to a regular-ish layout.

But anyway. New layout. :b I had it saved in a folder for a longo time. About a month, I guess. ‘Tis Lisa Loeb! :D Yesterday and the day before I listened to her Tails and Firecracker albums. ^__^ But not her Cake & Pie album. :P