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Web site staff members (please remove AQFL to e-mail: Ant(Dude) (front end and 99% poster) and Mousey (administrator)). Use public Disqus for everyone to post and see moderated comments and feedbacks. And yes, Ant's English sucks (want to be the copy editor/proofreader?). Note that some non-AQFL links might have offensive/gross contents, annoying advertisements/ads. (use a blocker!), etc.

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Chinese yearn to marry foreigners according to a survey.

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This Yahoo! News story says nearly 63 percent of Chinese citizens would like to marry a foreigner, according to a survey of contemporary Chinese attitudes towards international marriage.

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15 Funny World of Warcraft Screen Shots of the Day

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World of Warcraft Vault has a gallery of screen shots of the day. I looked at most of them and posted the funny ones that I liked:

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Progressive's Crash Test Videos

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Progressive's Crash Test Videos shows how different recent vehicle types and models would fare in a crash. These streaming video recordings were conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

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Cell-phone Complaints Ranking

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Broadband Reports mentions a Consumer Reports study about U.S. wireless carriers and their complaint records.

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Funny B&W Cartoons: Bunny Suicides

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Bunny Suicides link contains many black and white (B&W) cartoons of ways bunny/bunnies can suicide. I wonder if this is related to Easter on Sunday. [grin]

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A chart of icons from various graphical user interfaces (GUIs).

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Blue's News posted a link to a chart of icons from various graphical user interfaces (GUIs). Clicking on GUI names, section names or icons themselves will lead to the appropriate page from various operating systems and versions.

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Young drivers 'video game mentality'

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This The Australians' article says young people have a "video game" mentality when it comes to driving, a survey of young drivers has found. The national survey of 300 high school students, conducted by Queensland-based driver education company Safe Drive Training, recorded students' knowledge and attitudes to driving. It found that most young drivers believe high-powered V8 or turbo-charged cars were acceptable for P-platers and that better reflexes can make up for inexperience. Safe Drive Training managing director, Joel Nielsen, said the survey's results reflected the video game mentality of young drivers coming on to the road for the first time.

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2005 Star Wars Fan Films (watch "Sith Apprentice" and "Tiny Toys")

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/. posted a story about The 2005 Official Star Wars Fan Film Awards. You can watch the streaming videos and vote (registered members).

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Funny Prangstrup Videos

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PRANGSTGRÜP (requires Flash and QuickTime) has funny videos of silly pranks at college.

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How often do you use AQFL's "Recent Posts" (right menu) to see changes and new data?

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The USB Vision: 10 Years Later

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This Everything USB article talks about the past ten years witnessed: the birth and growth of a new bus technology called Universal Serial Bus (USB). "... For the first few years after its introduction, many industry insiders wondered where this technology was heading. While it was designed to connect computers and telecommunication gear, it became a universal bus for a host of peripherals including consumer electronic products. Since its inception, USB has made significant contributions to the desktop, and peripherals alike.

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54% would buy television from telecom if the price was right.

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Alex's Hoskalyuk's IT Facts blog says Lyra Research's survey results (2/28/2005), with 1,000 people, about their interests in switching to television provided by the phone company. The survey examined consumer usage of advanced digital-video services, broadband-Internet access, and cellular and landline telephones; interest in new features enabled by triple-play integration; and attitudes toward existing and potential television-service providers. For 54% the biggest advantage to cut the cable or satellite TV and move to telecom TV would be lower price. For 17% a la carte channel choice would be the primary motivator. 14% are excited about a single bill covering their phone, high speed Internet access and television. 11% don't know why they would choose telecom TV over other offers, and 4% would switch if some exclusive programs were available on telco TV line.

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Strong Bad's E-mail #127 ("Long Pants"): Homestar needs pants!

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Strong Bad reads and answers e-mail #127 (titled "Long Pants") on his Lappy (name of his laptop).

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Orbox -- A Web Flash Puzzle Game

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Orbox is a little Flash puzzle game where you have to figure out how to get from one place to another through various obstacles. You use the arrows to go to the directions you want.

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United States/U.S. Obesity Trend Continues to Climb; A map from 1985 to latest.

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Yahoo! News shows a graphical United States (U.S.) map from 1991, 1995, and 2003, showing the obesity trends among U.S. adults. Quite disturbing.

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Tax returns (and other files) exposed by Limewire and other P2P clients...

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Tax season is here and April 15th is near for U.S. citizens, and this was a good timing for those who do taxes on their computers. Gracie's Broadband Reports security forum thread mentions Michelle Malkin's article on people's tax return information being exposed to the public due to P2P programs like Limewire and eMule. The problem is not the software, it is the way user share their folders/directories.

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Ant's Top Picks from Viral Videos & Ads (3/26/2005)

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Viral Videos & Ads posted about 20 new TV commercials/spots/advertisements today. Only six of them were worth mentioning because they are funny and/or cool:

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Mass-mailed malware has peaked after 6 years from Melissa virus...

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Broadband Reports posted a CRN article about researcher saying mass-mailed worms have reached their peak.

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Bill Gates' current nightmare in his dream...

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UserFriendly posted a funny cartoon of Bill Gates' nightmare in his dream. It is about