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Pukka’s Links of the Week

Pukka’s Links of the Week

From Pukka

Not from Pukka

flickrTagFight

Normally, I’d save this for my weekly posting of links from Pukka but I’m reinstalling some software on my main work PC and am bored out of my skull while I wait for it to complete. So I visited the link from Pukka on another PC and scripted up this battle of titans!

Hmm? Oh yeah, the link is flickrTagFight. The idea is very simple; you input 2 terms and the site returns a seletion of photos from flickr with those tags (as well as telling you how many photos have the tag). The site even provides a handy dropdown box for you to select some of the classic battles of the ages (good vs. evil, cat vs. dog, etc..).

My battle of choice? Read on to find out!

It’s “Sushi vs. Pizza” tonight here on flickrTagDeathMatch!!!! In this corner, known for being all too raw and ready to go. The oriental mad man….. SUSHI! In the opposite corner, known for being hot & greasy. The american favorite…. PIZZA! And the fight has started! BAM! CRASH! ZAP! The images are loading on my screen now! *whew* What a match that was! Folks, if you weren’t here tonight; you’ve missed a battle of epic proportions a cool website. The like of which I’ve not seen in my 20 years covering the ring 10 minutes or so of writing up this silly narrative. Such fury and rage has never before been seen in the ring website! The clashing of heavily muscled bodies, flinging each other about the ring nicely taken photos of artfully prepared sushi and heavily-loaded pizzas all on the same page! And the undisputed champion of tonight’s match is the one, the only SUSHI!1

1 At the time of this writing, Flickr had 6480 photos tagged with Sushi vs. 5100 for Pizza.

The 3 Variable Funny Test

the Prankster
(26% dark, 34% spontaneous, 27% vulgar)
your humor style:
CLEAN | COMPLEX | LIGHT
Your humor has an intellectual, even conceptual slant to it. You’re not pretentious, but neither are you into what some would call ‘low humor’. You’d laugh at a good dirty joke, but you definitely prefer something clever to something moist.You probably like well-thought-out pranks and/or spoofs and it’s highly likely you’ve tried one of these things yourself. In a lot of ways, yours is the most entertaining type of humor.PEOPLE LIKE YOU: Conan O’Brian – Ashton Kutcher
Humor 3-Space: the Prankster
My test tracked 3 variables How you compared to other people your age and gender:

OKCupid.com OKCupid.com
You scored higher than 0% on dark
OKCupid.com OKCupid.com
You scored higher than 43% on spontaneous
OKCupid.com OKCupid.com
You scored higher than 43% on vulgar
Link: The 3 Variable Funny Test written by jason_bateman on OkCupid Free Online Dating

Quiz found via AWelkin

Meme of Books

Number of Books on the Shelf

Depends on the shelf and I don’t really have any good idea of how many total books I own, but I’ve cataloged a small (very, very small) portion of them and that catalog has ~200 entries.

Last Book Purchased

I bought two at the same time: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Book 6) and Make: Technology on Your Time, Vol. 2.

Book Reading Right Now

Actually, I’m reading a couple of books at the moment: The Silver Chair, and Make: Technology on Your Time, Vol. 2.

Last 5 Books Read

Books That Mean a Lot to Me

Umm, there aren’t any quickly come to mind. The closest I can think of is a Choose Your Own Adventure book that I won in a writing contest way back in elementary school.

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