To be considered a foul tip, the ball must travel directly into the catcher’s hands or glove, and be legally caught. If the ball flies into the catcher’s chest protector, then drops into his glove, that’s not a foul tip. It’s a plain old foul. I was usually a very, very obedient kid, but not being wholly in the church gave me a little confidence that there was a world outside, and I did a lot of secret reading about sexuality at the library, which wasn allowed. The attempt to convert me wasn successful, and I tried to stop engaging with them. They are tenacious to say the least, so it wasn actually my decision, and the process was pretty devastating.
The Irish rates are pretty much proof positive that Apple doesn’t give a damn what a carrier charges customers. Population size also has nothing to do with the company’s rollout schedule, since Ireland and Austria with six million and eight million people respectively are much smaller than Canada.What’s notable is that Ireland and Austria are in effect satellite iPhone states of Britain and Germany. After all, O2 offers the iPhone in Britain while T Mobile is the provider in Germany.
So what are we hoping to achieve in our coverage over the next few days and weeks? Firstly, with the perspective of a little time, we will ask what caused the crash and whether it’s possible to design a system to prevent a future repeat. We will look at the current state of the global economy, at whether the crisis has fundamentally altered the power balance within that economy away from the US. And we’ll also ask whether we are now in a recovery and what that recovery will look like..
Work has been crazy busy and a bit stressful. I’ve been waiting to hear back about a big promotion for a few weeks, and all I’m being told by upper management is that things are in the works, and just to be patient. Yesterday the Mrs and I were invited to a Jewish Naming Ceremony for our friends baby girl.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileLate Wednesday night, Joe Siegler, webmaster for 3D Realms, a subsidiary of Apogee Software, confirmed the rumours circulating the internet that the company had run out of money and laid off all its employees.in response to a thread titled “Rumors of 3DRealms being no more.”The posting came 12 years after 3D Realms announced it would be coming out with a new Duke Nukem sequel, Duke Nukem Forever, which has still not shipped.Siegler’s posting also happened to come less than two days after he wrote a note on the Garland, Texas based company’s website celebrating the 17th birthday of Wolfenstein 3D.Released on May 5, 1992 Tuesday as PC shareware, Wolfenstein 3D was one of the first popular first person shooters a genre that exploded over the next decade and almost two, generating many platoons’ worth of violent games for many platforms.At the time, Apogee (the company’s original name) had already earned some popularity for Commander Keen, released in 1990 and Duke Nukem, released in 1991. All three titles went on to spawn numerous sequels and add ons, some of which consumed many hours of my youth.Starting the mid 90s, Apogee began releasing all its games under the 3D Realms banner, starting with Terminal Velocity and Duken Nukem 3D.Ah, those were the days. But they’re over now.Universe hates Higgs boson, Chicago CubsBy John Bowman, CBCNews.