Population Statistic: Read. React. Repeat.
Tuesday, January 08, 2021


Nice tats, huh? Body art is almost always a turn-off for me, but if some sultry Brazilian woman wants to sear my name into her skin, I’m not going to make a fuss.

To experience the jokey part of these images, click away. It takes a while for the Flash to load up, but I guess it’s worth it. If you want the instant gratification of seeing your own name in tattoo form, simply type it into that linking URL after the “seunome=” part (and after the “nomeamigo=” part for your friend).

And no, I have no idea what’s being said in the shorty film, as I don’t speak Portuguese. It’s pretty clearly a beer ad, but I’m lost beyond that. If anyone can translate, by all means clue me in via comment form!

(Via YesButNoButYes)

by Costa Tsiokos, Tue 01/08/2021 11:42:08 PM
Category: Comedy, Internet
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I’ve been mulling a redesign of this blog’s template layout for, oh, forever now. It’s been virtually the same since I rolled out the domain three and a half years ago, and while I’m not unhappy with it, a periodic refresh is generally a good idea (which idea was instilled in me thanks to my print background).

But maybe I shouldn’t discard this old green-dream look just yet. According to CommandShift3’s tale of the tape, Population Statistic is winning head-to-head comparisons with other website templates at a 41 percent clip. Yes, it’s a losing record, but competitive!

And even though it’s not linkable, the tally of the most recent battles includes a victory over Pogue’s Posts! I don’t care if the typical New York Times blog isn’t optimized for prettiness — I’ll take my triumphs over the Grey Lady anytime I can lay a claim, flimsy as it is.

I wonder how many MySpace pages are in the mix on CommandShift3. If your site loses to one of those, it’s pretty much a sign that you need to vaporize your template code post-haste.

by Costa Tsiokos, Tue 01/08/2021 10:54:10 PM
Category: Bloggin'
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