Saturday, October 17th, 2009

LOLs Abound: Watch Out for the Fake Linus Torvalds

September 6, 2009 by Clair Ching  
Filed under The Free World.

LOLs Abound: Watch Out for the Fake Linus Torvalds

And yes, geeks do have fun! The Linux Foundation has just started a contest for the best Fake Linus Torvalds and you could view their posts via the Linux Foundation Twitter account. There are four fake Linus Torvalds posting their tweets. Have a grand time reading and laughing about their amusing tweets as Linus. These Fake Linus Torvalds (also known as FLTs) are currently anonymous and you will only know who they are at LinuxCon, after the Kernel Panel of, no other than the REAL Linus Torvalds.
This really amusing. : D This reminds me of the …read more

Funny Friday: Humorix

August 28, 2009 by Clair Ching  
Filed under Geeky Fun

Funny Friday: Humorix

I was looking for something funny to share with you when I chanced upon a comment on a blog that says that Humorix has stories which are funny. I couldn’t resist so I checked it out. The commenter was right! It is funny. It’s like Slashdot but with lots of fake stories and other such funny stuff.
I was laughing at the thought of a disgruntled Satan/Lucifer complaining that he shouldn’t be compared to Bill Gates. After all, he is the Prince of Darkness and whatever evil he can do is infinitely greater than the one …read more

Funny Friday: Funny Linux Merchandise from Zazzle

August 21, 2009 by Clair Ching  
Filed under Geeky Fun

Funny Friday: Funny Linux Merchandise from Zazzle

Ah yes. Another Friday. I will try to share the funny stuff I found today.
Let’s start with amusing Linux merchandise on Zazzle. They have all sorts of stuff like shirts, bumper stickers and stickers in general. Here are some interesting designs.

#rm -rf /life shirt – This goes out to those of you who just want to start all over again. Yes, we all have bad days and when things go awfully wrong too much and too often, we wish we could just delete all those things, as if our lives were all clean and new. …read more

Funny Friday: Strips from UserFriendly.org

August 7, 2009 by Clair Ching  
Filed under Geeky Fun

Funny Friday: Strips from UserFriendly.org

Ah yes, it’s Friday once again. Hooray for Fridays! It’s the mark of the end of the work week. We have what we call “Friday mode” at work and it’s usually the day when most of the jokes are shared among co-workers. I’ll try to give you links to funny stuff related to Linux that I find on the internet every Friday. (Hopefully I could keep up with this and start a weekly habit!)
Here are some strips from UserFriendly.org via Linux Pro Magazine.
Interoperability Lab with Microsoft
This is a humorous take on the situation: Linux developers …read more

Exercise, Humor and Linux

June 5, 2009 by Clair Ching  
Filed under Geeky Fun

Exercise, Humor and Linux

Yes, even Linux geeks must go get some exercise! But of course, we’re not talking about your regular exercises here. Carla Shroeder has suggested several exercises in her blog entry: Practical Exercise Tips For Busy Linux Geeks. I couldn’t help but chuckle upon reading them because the way she wrote it was simply amusing. But she does have valid points.
My favorite suggestion from the list:
Network file transfers are like plastering bacon grease to your arteries. Using the good old-fashioned Sneakernet protocol adds more tens of feet of healthy walking to your day.

My co-workers and …read more


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