Oh yeah, new laptop

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Screen: 13.3″ Widescreen (1366×768)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2430M – 2.4GHz
Memory: 4GB DDR3 (1 x 4GB)
Hard disk: 640GB – 5400 rpm SATA2
Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GT520M – 1 GB DDR3
Optical drive: Dual Layer DVD-ReWriter
Card reader: 4 in 1 (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC)
Network: Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n wireless, BlueTooth 3.0
Colour: Black
Peripheral ports: 3 x USB2.0, HDMI, VGA
Battery: 6 cell 4400mAh
Operating system: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Dimensions: (w x d xh) 31.5cm x 21.8cm x 3.3cm
Weight: 2.1KG

The laptop should be on my doorstep by Friday and I am oh-so-excited. :D

This means:

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I win

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19:40:33 Mariah Clanton fucking seriously
19:40:38 Mariah Clanton I HATE COMPUTERS
19:40:40 me Rage, goddess
19:40:53 Mariah Clanton i’m installing it once i reformat
19:41:00 Mariah Clanton shut up :|

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I’m not a slavish fan of graphic novels, but somehow every single comic that I enjoy turns out to be a product of Warren Eliis’ genius. I’m an accidental fanboi.

Tonight I finally finished reading Planetary, at the end of its epically sporadic ten eleven year run. Planetary is the superhero comic for people who hate superhero comics; In a nutshell, Planetary is set in a universe where a twisted version of the Fantastic Four suppress technological advances, experiment on humans to further their own knowledge and generally be immense dicks to everyone.

In counterpoint to The Four (as they are cunningly named) is an organization named Planetary, a group whose self-stated goal is to uncover the secret history of the twentieth century. Run by the mysterious Fourth Man, Planetary ultimately sets itself The Four in an epic fight for the future of humanity.

With that in mind: Go, go now. Buy the collected series.

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