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If life were like YouTube

Ok, it's Friday, and the team and me are pooped from several weeks of site-making. No profound tips today. I'll just leave you to your weekend with a wonderfully timely video.

I'll confess that the escalating assiness of internet comments was a huge factor in deciding to move to a membership-based site (yeah, I know it's no panacea, but it sure doesn't hurt). Said assiness is illustrated beautifully in this video, portraying a world where life is like a YouTube comment thread. Awesome (if very NSFW). Have a great weekend. Pwnd!

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very funny, although I feel like a major geek for getting it. Me and a work friend had a conversation the other day about what it would be like to have quick keys in real life, she decided she would use Apple F most and I went for Apple Z, that would be so useful! Imagine saying something stupid then being able to just Apple Z it!




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