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coming up for air [Feb. 18th, 2012|09:04 pm]
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Been trying to study for an exam this past month. I'm hating every minute of it but it's the logical next step in my career. Wish I wasn't gripped with the dread that I will failfailfailfailfail because it makes me really unmotivated. It means that I'm doing very little in the way of fannish things, which is why I haven't been posting much. *sighs* I still haven't watched Sherlock season 2 (only have episode 1 anyways), so I've been avoiding all fanfics. Been collecting random links, though.

Love: Dragon made of plastic cutlery!

So cute: Dog with glasses

Oldie but goodie: I'm Comic Sans, Asshole

Loved the comments: 20 Common Grammar Mistakes That (Almost) Everyone Makes. First they pointed out that the headline had a mistake. Then people pointed out most of the "mistakes" weren't grammatical in nature. And others mentioned that language changes and some of these mistakes are outdated or stupidandarbitrary.

Interesting: Color Blindness Test

Made of win: Music video of "Hotel Nacional" by Gloria Estefan. The song is silly (chorus is "It's time for hoochie-coochie", rhymed with "Susan Lucci" at one point), it spoofs a bunch of things including the "Rocky Horror Picture Show."

This entry was originally posted at http://insaneneko.dreamwidth.org/481473.html. Please comment here or there.
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[User Picture]From: wednesday_10_00
2012-02-20 01:16 pm (UTC)
The colorblindness test is really interesting! Per the comments:

if you had only two matches it should state, that you are either not colorblind or have only a very mild form of it. Some people with normal vision can match the bright yellow with some light shades of green or red – and some can’t.

Huh, that was me. No wonder I found the test frustrating; I kept WANTING to match colors but I couldn't. I felt like there needed to be an extra toggle switch to add in green and red.
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[User Picture]From: insaneneko
2012-02-23 05:41 am (UTC)
Same here. I "matched" two myself because I wanted them to match.
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