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07 January 2005 @ 12:33 pm
Some Funny  
dsginter writes "Today, AMD has blessed us with their Turion line of chips. Though it is supposed to compete with Intel's Centrino line, with such a name, one has to wonder if AMD is going after the Celeron, the name of which is derived from the latin word, 'celer', meaning 'fast' or 'swift', as in 'celery' - the fastest of all vegetables." [Source]
Hoc Est Qui Sumusdiscoflamingo on January 7th, 2005 09:04 pm (UTC)
Doomutilitygeek on January 7th, 2005 10:13 pm (UTC)
I took this, and got an equivalent score.

However, I have questions about how it is scored. For example, I don't subscribe to any science/tech magazines. I read them online. I suspect this reason was not taken into account.
Hoc Est Qui Sumusdiscoflamingo on January 7th, 2005 10:58 pm (UTC)
There are a couple questions I consider suspect; then I just remind myself that it's the Internet, and the guy who wrote the test is just trying to get eyes for his software projects (which aren't bad, IMNSHO).
Nightwalkerhalfawake on January 8th, 2005 12:02 am (UTC)
'celery' - the fastest of all vegetables

Vegetables move? That's news to me. This line amused me, the whole concept of a fast vegetable just seems like a logical contradiction.
Hoc Est Qui Sumusdiscoflamingo on January 8th, 2005 12:11 am (UTC)
That's really the only thing about it I found funny - I'm glad somebody else found it funny :-)
Josiah Carlsonchouyu_31 on January 10th, 2005 08:32 am (UTC)
Ahh, but celery is among the fastest "in passing".

God that is a bad joke. I'll stop now.
arimle on January 8th, 2005 02:16 am (UTC)
please give me the address to that website where you found that flamingo picture. i can't find it and i don't remember what it was called or anything. please! thank you.
Hoc Est Qui Sumusdiscoflamingo on January 8th, 2005 06:25 pm (UTC)
You should ask abaddonx99, since he was the person who sent it to me. I don't know where it's from either, but the picture is called "El Flamingo".
arimle on January 8th, 2005 08:13 pm (UTC)
heh, thank you. i found it a long time ago and recently have had the craving to play silly internet games again.