We bought my mum a Webkinz as a gift a few months ago, because I knew she'd enjoy all the casual games.. Here she is showing us the garden her Webkinz is growing.
(And it should be said, when my mum told Joy that she had already earned a "Webkinz Crown of Wonder", Joy was shooting daggers at her for 5 minutes -- Joy's been trying for months to earn hers)
Cunning — Amazon.com has been told it must start collecting sales tax from New York residents, because it has “salespeople” in NY. Those salespeople? New Yorkers with Amazon affiliate links on their website. Wonder if this will hold…
Sadly, this is the most interesting and innovative thing I’ve read about “Android” so far — that they’re getting around Sun’s “J2ME” trademark/patent/licensing beartrap by implementing their own VM.
Toys Backwards-R Us are giving away $25 gift cards when you buy Super Mario Galaxy from them. Since I was already planning on getting it, that makes me happy. (I’ll probably use the gift card to buy some Wii Points, so I can download Super Mario Bros 3 off of the Virtual Console. Woo!)
Great Rands article. It’s a bit hit-or-miss describing me, but the section “Nerds are fucking funny” sums me up perfectly. “Humor is an intellectual puzzle, “How can this particular set of esoteric trivia be constructed to maximize hilarity as quickly as possible?”“
This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.