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Technology QotD: Internet vs. Television

If you had to give up either the internet or television for the next two weeks, which one would you choose? Explain, please.

You're kidding right? I could easily do without television. With all the podcasts and internet shows I watch there isn't much I would miss. Plus i can those few shows online anyway.

The three times I've moved I've always had the internet up and running hours to days before the cable or satellite.

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Culture QotD: Game Night

What's your favorite game? Who do you most often play it with?

Starcraft by far is my favorite and I get my ass kicked by kids that weren't alive when the game was released!

That said I'm pretty excited for next year's release of Starcraft 2

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QotD: The Season of Giving

The holidays are right around the corner, which means gift-giving (and buying) season is upon us. When do you usually purchase your gifts? What are the benefits/disadvantages of buying when you do?
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Usually later than sooner. It's usually a mad dash at the end since I'm never shopping by myself and have to wait for alone time to shop for my wife.

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QotD: What’s in a Name?

How did you create your username for VOX? What influenced your decision?
Submitted by Strive2Be.

grantalias is my unified online persona I've been using for 5, 6 years so it made sense to use it here on VOX.

grantalias came about because I wanted to get a new hotmail account years ago since my breakerhigh (yes that Breakerhigh) account was getting spammed to death. So my name is Grant and I was reading the Marvel series Alias at the time. The rest is google indexed history.

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Technology QotD: First Gadget of the Morning

Alarm clock aside, what is the first gadget you use in the morning?

I saw this over on Majicke's VOX and had to answer it.

My iPod Touch of course. I usually fall asleep with it in bed reading VOX (unfortunately I cannot post directly to VOX or leave comments on neighbors posts), news sites or checking my Facebook. So it's right there in the morning. I first check my email then all my sites all over again.

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QotD: Today’s Musical Horoscope

What's your musical horoscope?  (Put your player on shuffle and write down the first 10 songs that come up.)

  1. The Way I Feel Inside – Zombies – The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Soundtrack
  2. Saving Metroville – Michael Giacchino – The Incredibles Soundtrack
  3. 1-10 – John Barrowman – Torchwood – Another Life
  4. Square One – Coldplay – X&Y
  5. You Dont Know My Name – Alicia Keys – Billboard Top 100 of 2004
  6. Prophet 15 – Supergrass – Life on Other Planets
  7. The Old Apartment – Barenaked Ladies – Disc 1- All Their Greatest Hits (1991-2001)
  8. Refugee – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers – Greatest Hits
  9. Wide Open – The Crystal Method – Legion Of Boom
  10. I Think I Started A Trend – Brad Sucks – I Don't Know What I'm Doing

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