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Tuesday, September 30, 2008

a time to gather stones together


miso ramen
from: Menya
price: $7
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: the byrds
comments: today I met some old school webcters for lunch. craig said he had something to give me, which turned out to be this awesome shirt. robotanists are cool. click my ramen to see the 3 fellas patiently awaiting my stylish arrival.

and reagan had:

miso, too. so did greg, actually, but I didn't bother with another miso photo.
comments: good to see these guys. it'd been a while. click reagan's lunch to see ye olde firehall no. 3 show and shine in full effect.

and craig had:

the other ramen. the shoyu, but they call it something else
comments: so I couldn't help noticing that randy and chris were dressed the same today. they were good sports and posed for the linked wiggly photo. yep. chris is obviously not as good at staying perfectly still while my flash charges.

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Monday, September 29, 2008

all the shiny roses you wear on the protein delta strip


congee
from: Kwong Chow
price: I forget
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: Pavement
comments: today, I was sick. so I et congee from the closest take out place to my apartment. it's actually really good food there. click it to see the super vacation bus currently parked at the super power charging station. I guess.

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Friday, September 26, 2008

we are confident in the victory of good over evil


vietnamese subs
from: Bale
price: $8.25 for 3
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: bob marley
comments: good lunch, good photo taking excursion on tha way back. click to see inside the olde Opsal Steel building.

and I didn't need:

any pageantry supplies
comments: I decided to look closely at what is on the flag/light poles in front of Science World today. and I was mildly surprised with what I found. pageantry supplies? crazy. and click to see an email address that was written on another.

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Thursday, September 25, 2008

and I am numb from watching tv


angus buger combo
from: mcdonald's
price: under $8 with a coupon
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: For Squirrels
comments: hi. click to see the roof top hatch. nothing special.

and neil had:

a stack o burgers
comments: click neil's stack to see a sign we saw. this sign has no asterisk. so, as far as truth in advertising goes, if you just march in there and demand free gas, wouldn't they have to give it to you? there's no mentioned stipulation that you have to buy a car. then again, there's no stipulation that says they can't just give you 2 ml of gas. or take a swig of gas and spray it in your face. or simply fart at you. so really, it's probably best to avoid the whole place.

and remick had:

some dodgy looking fruit.
comments: click remick's fruit to see andy's new helmet that I think he's already ready to return.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

she stole my karma, oh no


sushi
from: ichbankan express
price: $975
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: kings of leon
comments: I went all the way to ichbankan today, cuz I had to go to futureshop and return that underwater camera. it just didn't take geed enough photos. for $200, sure. but not for the $350 that it cost me (with an XD card and tax). click to see the bobcat again from the job site next door. and all the work they did today.

and andy had:

korma (that he made)
comments: I was at my parents' tonight, and my dad was showing me these newspapers (the News Herald, and the Vancouver Daily Province) that he had found from 1949 and 1950. very cool stuff to look at. click andy's lunch to see an airplane. or you can buy a car? or an apartment in kits or a house like greg chan's. it was also interesting to see the long gone sections in the classifieds and to know that comics like herman and mary worth have been around for soooooo long. what I learned is that the real estate market should have a "hey it's 1950 prices today!" sale for me. do it. dooo it. (of course the papers did not have that nice white colour. they were much much yellower.)

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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

and I think my spaceship knows which way to go


bacon cheeseboigah
from: triple o's
price: free!
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: natalie merchant covering bowie
comments: quite kindly, our dev manager guy bought the dev team (yes, this includes QA!) lunch today at white spot. we sat out in the sun, thinking this may be one of the last times to do such a thing this year. sad. click to see noel and his shake shaking.

and sumant had:

a chicken burger
comments: click to see the dev team eating in the sunshine. the best part of that gif is sumant and his mad mastications.

and peter the pigeon had:

bits of burger bun off my shoe
comments: the stupidity of pigeons make them quite awesome. this little dude was eating fries outa my hands while the seagulls and crows skulked and yelled from a safe distance. click to see peter in all his glory.

and I did not eat:

white rabbit candies
comments: if you're like me, and rarely follow the news, here's an article that explains why I'm not eating the melamine 'enhanced' candies today. this is the only time dave's had such candies in his jar, and this is the time they are POISSON! er... poison.

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Monday, September 22, 2008

it was over, the door slammed closed


steak sandwich with pasta salad
from: the bulter did it
price: $9ish
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: okkervil river
comments: steak. yum. click to see a comparison gif I made of the view from the roof in january. and the view from today. crazy. 8 months of construction can be A LOT.

and teo had:

the same, but with caesar
comments: this weekend I went to whytecliff park. click to see the whyte islet all wiggly.

and dana had:

the same as teo
comments: the reason I went to whytecliff was to see if there was anywhere good to try the underwater camera. it was difficult, but I managed to snap a few boring shots. click dana's lunch for such a shot. or here's some snails. overall, I think it's best to NOT buy an underwater camera as summer ends. it's just illogical.

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Friday, September 19, 2008

I'm looking at ghosts and empties


pork kastu curry on noodles
from: the clubhouse
price: forget
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: Paul SImon
comments: so, today was international talk like a pirate day. good times. we didn't have quite the number of pirate costumes as we did last year, but hey, travis dressed as a wench! click my lunch to see that in full wiggly-goodness.

and phil s had:

the same
comments: click on phil s's lunch to see phil c's pirate get-up. in the pirate costume contest, he beat me. and I merely tied with new dog in the office. that's bosco. he's pretty awesome.

and we both shared:

a holy dynamite roll
comments: after work, we all went out for drinks to say goodbye to long-time navarik legend, party-Marty. good times. drinking usually is good times. even tommy was spotted enjoying himself.

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Thursday, September 18, 2008

friction is turning to fire


cham-pon ramen
from: Menya
price: $8.90
rating: &&&.5/&&&&&
listening to: morcheeba
comments: went for ramen again today. much later, so no line up. I tried the cham-pon which has seafood and all sortsa stuff in it. however, I didn't find it as tasty as just the regular ramen. next time, miso ramen! I got no wiggly pics to look at today. if you click my lunch you will see a photo from the office, last year, sept 19th. know what special day that was?? get your eyepatches out!! it's that time again! arrrrrrrrrrr!

and darren had:

a BACONATOR!
comments: click darren's lunch to see a pic I really like form his flickr. he's got tons of great pics in his flickr. like this one for example. pretty awesome.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

never seeing no one nice again


panini and salad
from: the butler did it
price: $8.50
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: wings
comments: today, I went to our roof to see the roof that we were on yesterday. click to see a shot I got of said roof.

and teo had:

the daily special
comments: click to see the sunset. nothing else. snoooze.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away.


pastrami on rye and spinach salad
from: Solly's
price: $12.34
rating: &&&.5/&&&&&
listening to: the beyattles
comments: we tried to go for ramen today. fail. there was a line up. just a couple weeks of being open and that place already has queues. bah. so we went to solly's and listened to andy complain that his sandwich and salad cost him over $12. mine was not as good as usual. oh well. click to see our office from a random rooftop that we got to after lunch (7th and Manitoba).

and tommy had:

light lunch, with motza ball!
comments: click tommy's lunch to see godzilla taking the 'couve down! GOJIIIRAAAA!~!!

and andy had:

a bagel sandwich and salad
comments: click andy's lunch to see him and tommy about to descend from the rooftop. we were lucky that there were no meetings in that building, as the meeting room shares a big glass wall with the staircase we snuck up. sneak sneak sneak.

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Monday, September 15, 2008

and I'll squeeze the life right out of you


vietnamese subs
from: Ba Le
price: $8.25 (for 3)ls are a bit confusing. the battery life is short. I might have to return it.
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: hunters and collectors
comments: odd gif, no? that wiggly look warbley? there's a good reason for that. I bought another camera. this one, can go in water. fun! that's how I took this sandwich pic. click to see a dumb limo driver blocking my walking path. grrr.

and the camera had:

a glass of water.
comments: click the camera to see what it sees. the linked image is a bunch of portraits I did of office peeps whilst the camera was submerged in teh glass of water. other than the water-thing, this camera is not that great. the quality of the images is average to below average. and the controalthough, going into water, and snow, and being allowed to be dropped are very good options. hmm... not enough wiggly for you? there's always tons more on my flickr

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Friday, September 12, 2008

do your self a favour and pack your bags


special panini with spinach salad
from: the bulter did it
price: $9ish
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: thom yorke
comments: this weekend is the beginning of Alastair's trip to san diego. click my lunch to see his bike all geared up and ready to go. also, behind his bike, you can see the vehicle that I would prefer to do such a trip in. vroom.

and remick had:

panini with soup
comments: click to see a closer shot of the previously mentioned bicycle.

and tommy had:

half the sandwich
comments: click tommy's lunch to see Al about to start his journey.


similar foodstuffs
comments: click travis's lunch to see the new ichi the killer. bam.

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Thursday, September 11, 2008

start at the northwest corner go down through california


pork chops n eggs!
from: the Nice Cafe (8th and Main)
price: $10 with a milkshake
rating: &&&.5/&&&&&
listening to: modest mouse
comments: tried a new place for me today. it was good. click to see Chris hard at work.

and Alastair had:

eggs florentine
comments: when I was in England, Brady and I took in a friend as a flatmate for a while. this was Alastair. he is officially the first person I met in England to come visit here. yay. he's only here till Saturday when he will embark on a massive bicycle voyage to San Diego. crazy, man. you can follow his exploits here. meanwhile, click to see him walking down main street.

and phil had:

meat lovers omelette
comments: ok, so there was some craziness on the street below our office today. if you click, you will see a photographer and a model set up across the street from the office. pretty crazy. there are more photos, but they are rated Pg13 and you need to ask me to get access to them. ah heck, here's one, butt don't click it if you don't wanna see that girl shaking it. ok ok ok, one more.. but DO NOT CLICK THIS one seriously.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2008

a message to you


clubhouse sandwich n soup
from: sweet basil cafe
price: $8ish
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: the specials
comments: sweet basil lunch. yum. click to see a funny sign next to the sweet basil.

and Teo had:

the same, but minus the middle slice of bread
click: to see Teo

and sumant had:

a giant salad, like usual
click: to see tony's bike. vroom.

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Tuesday, September 09, 2008

I ain't got time to take no fast train


nagahama ramen
from: Menya on Broadway
price: $7ish
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: joe cocker
comments: yay! new ramen place opened and it's walking distance from the office! the place is Menya and it's on Yukon and Broadway, and it's good! I liked it a lot. Andy was being a food snob and says it doesn't compare with the ramen places downtown on Denman. alas, I disagree. I liked it a lot. we'll be going there lots in the future, methinks. hope it doesn't get to busy. click to see a pic of the restaurant. not sure what Zartan was doing there, but I figured it best to just take my photos and leave quickly.

and andy had:

the same
click: to see the nice interior of the restaurant. cool logs for seats.

and phil had:

the miso ramen
comments: click to see the new storage place by our office. kinda an odd storage place, methinks. hahaha... er... hmmm... too soon?

and we all shared:

some gyoza
click: to see the sad silencing of the people.

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Monday, September 08, 2008

and the street was slick and shiny as a snake


steakhouse burger
from: BK
price: $8ish
rating: &&&/&&&&&
listening to: kris kristofferson
comments: hadn't been to burger king in a while. now I have. click to see those awesome Chargers again. or you can look at jason in the paper.

and dave had:

a king supreme burger
comments: my steakhouse burger was pretty funny cuz the patty is so big, but the bun's no bigger. click dave's lunch to see his king supreme compared to my steakhouuuuse. crazy.

and tommy had:

2 fish sandwiches
comments: yikes. tommy's crazy. click to see a strange gif from the car show. it looks like cobra commander saw right through that fake beard. didn't see what happened after, he just quietly followed him off.

bonus video!
video
so these guys we met in langley are kinda stunt men. that guy in that video is also the guy in this video doing the flip on the snowmobile at the beginning. crazy.

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Friday, September 05, 2008

how many people ready to rock the house?


bacon cheese burger with banana peppers and avocado with cajun fries and ginger beer
from: Cameo (word up)
price: $12? I forget
rating: &&&&/&&&&&
listening to: Gorillaz
comments: good burger. not quite as good as usual, but still very good. so, I know it's only friday, but this weekend I think I'll go to the biggest car show in the lower mainland out in Langley. start click any lunch here to see some sweet rides wigglin.

and travis and phil had:

the exact same as me
click: to see old school hondas.

and dave had:

similar, but no cajun, no cheeze n bacon
click: to see chevies.

and tommy had:

a chicken burger
click: to see a couple of the most bad ass 68 chargers I ever seen.

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