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Hey, Cowprobe! :wave: Needed a reminder YOU existed!
Sun Jul 6, 2014, 10:23 AM
Forgot this shoutbox device even existed.
Thu Jul 3, 2014, 5:32 PM
Been about a year and a half since anyone posted anything here... folks, is anyone looking at the Shoutbox, or has Twitter made it redundant?
Mon Jun 30, 2014, 8:29 AM
Got the job almost three months ago... WHOA, this thing needs an update!
Thu Jan 31, 2013, 1:11 PM
The job search continues. Keep praying for me, peoples.
Thu Sep 20, 2012, 7:09 AM
Feeling pretty blue, you guys. :( Please pray for me.
Sun Jun 10, 2012, 10:14 PM
If anyone actually reads the Shoutbox, I haven't fallen off the edge of the earth. Trying to get myself to sit and post to the Journal. :work:
Thu Feb 16, 2012, 3:56 PM
Sitting pretty in Hong Kong's YWCA Anne Black House, in case anyone's reading this thing. Wi-fi was a bear to start.
Tue Jan 17, 2012, 4:34 AM
As they sing around here... "Deck the harrs with boughs of horry, fa ra ra ra ra -- ra ra ra ra!" :D :holly:
Sat Dec 24, 2011, 4:41 AM
Finally got my Thanksgiving turkey and stuffing on. :hungry: And there was much rejoicing.:w00t:
Sat Nov 26, 2011, 11:12 PM



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The day at work yesterday was full throttle suck.  Need new job.  Pronto.  Enough of that.  

And now the good news:  I got Weird Al's new album, "Mandatory Fun"!

When today started, I had a ton of stuff to do:  laundry, dry cleaning drop off, haircut, voting in G.O.P. primary runoff, workout, and my 1000 word writing exercise.  I prioritized:  as soon as I got the sheets into the washing machine, I zipped over to Wal*Mart and hit the music section in Electronics.  Yeah, I already preordered the iTunes download for my phone.  I wanted something I could actually touch, and dang it, Al's wallet needs more padding!  So I checked out the racks and found... nothing.  Nada.  Nothing new.  Just his "Essential" compilation album, and I already got that.

With that sucking the wind out of my sails, I just moseyed back to the apartment to sulk and get my whites and undies ready.

Tried downloading the virtual liner notes.  Didn't take.  Figured I might have to settle for a trip to Barnes and Nobles or another Big City book 'n music store.  It was, as Al sang, one of those First World Problems.

Well, after getting a haircut and going to the local mall to kill some time while waiting for the next showtime for Dinesh D'Souza's "America," I moseyed into the K-mart there to check out the music there.  I'd smiled because I'd bought my first Weird Al CD, "Bad Hair Day" there... all in bicentennial quarters I'd saved.  Hey, tight times and the pearl of high price.

Well, I thought it was going to be another dry search, but... right there in the New Selections.  Bingo!

I wish I'd brought my presidential dollar coins for old times sake, but maybe next album.

And as I bop to some Mandatory Fun, here is the Obligatory...

:skull: :bulletblack: :bulletred: JIMMYOMETER: :bulletyellow: :bulletgreen: :D

:bulletgreen:  Dinesh D'Souza
:bulletgreen:  Holly Fisher
:bulletgreen:  Rep. Trey Gowdy
:bulletgreen:  Allegro Non Molto
:bulletgreen:  Blinkenlights
:bulletgreen:  Gamesa Giro galletas (cookies)
:bulletgreen:  Luigi Death Stare
:bulletgreen:  Multigrain tortilla chips
:bulletgreen:  Onion Tou
:bulletyellow:  Bad Parkour
:bulletyellow:  My Fourth of July 2014
:bulletyellow:  Lexington style pork barbecue
:bulletyellow:  Misspelling "potato" with an "e"
:bulletred:  Learning "potatoe" IS a correct spelling in some nations
:bulletred:  The aroma of my used workout towels
:bulletred:  Spelling Weird Al's last name "Yankovich"
:bulletred:  Stan Lee's now-shaven upper lip
:bulletred:  Phone calls in the middle of my workouts
:bulletred:  Nicks and cuts with bad razors
:bulletred:  Power outages in my gaming sessions
:bulletblack:  Some of my customers
:bulletblack:  Diners that reach over the sneeze guard
:bulletblack:  Feigned outrage and offense
:bulletblack:  IRS Commissioner John Koskinen
:bulletblack:  The BBC
  • Mood: Peaceful
  • Listening to: "My Own Eyes" -- Weird Al Yankovic
  • Watching: iTunes updating slow as molasses
  • Eating: Kaukauna port wine spreadable cheese
  • Drinking: Canada Dry diet ginger ale

Which is the best Weird Al video for Mandatory Fun? 

2 deviants said Word Crimes
1 deviant said Tacky
1 deviant said First World Problems
No deviants said Foil
No deviants said Handy
No deviants said Sports Song
No deviants said Lame Claim to Fame
No deviants said Mission Statement
No deviants said None of the above, Weird Al is lame.
No deviants said Contractually obligatory "other" answer....


The Jolt Cola of Web Writing
Artist | Hobbyist | Literature
United States
I'm an overweight, over-educated, under-mature hick in North Carolina's Greater Metropolitan Mayberry Area, back from teaching English in Guangzhou, China. I'd introduced the ABCs, the 123s, and the rights and wrongs to Cantonese kindergarteners, and am now seeking full time employment closer to home.

Current Residence: Surry County, NC
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Favourite genre of music: Demented
MP3 player of choice: iPhone 4S
Shell of choice: Reese's Pieces coating
Skin of choice: KFC Original Recipe
Personal Quote: "If you want to hear God laugh, tell Him your plans."


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mjponso Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014
Thank you for the watch :handshake:
JamesE82 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014

Thanks a lot for the watch! :highfive: Spent quite a while in China, huh? You must have some interesting stories to tell.

Kajm Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks for the watch!

I have to check- my uncle is a Maryknoll Missionary, and he's been working in China, out of Hong Kong, for the last few decades... how deep into China were you?
JimmyDimples Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I taught in Guangzhou, roughly 90 minutes away from Hong Kong by rail.  Started out as a missionary teacher, but ended up a simple teacher for almost nine years.  Was fun, did some good, and many wonderful memories, but I'm glad to be back in the USA for now.
WingsUnchained Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the :+devwatch:!
OutEnchantedLove Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014  Professional Artist
My friend and I thought it would be good for us if we give points to those who really need it.
That's why we're here, we just want to ask you if you want to donate between 1-5 points if you want, you can even donate more. 
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MartmeisterPaladin Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014  Hobbyist
Thank you! What do you like about my works?
JoeyLiverwurst Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I'll probably say so again on Twitter, but I hope you're having a very merry Christmas Eve.
JimmyDimples Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks kindly.  I'll be putting up a post in the dA journal in a few, so keep your eyes peeled on that, too.  And a merry Christmas to you, too. :) :holly:
JoeyLiverwurst Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Looking forward!
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