Daily Archives: July 10th, 2012

Trainspotting and Redshirting: Two Great Tastes

Dammit, I want some answers! And right on the train tracks, too. Dammit, man!

I had to consult the Demotivational Dictionary when writing this post since I was unfamiliar with both of the headline terms. It was interesting and educational to say the least!

trainspotting – the process of trains not equipped with waste storage tanks discharging untreated sewage directly onto train tracks.

redshirting – in fiction, a plot device to heighten tension and indicate peril towards main characters, by introducing a stock character who soon dies.

I was going to try to make this post compelling. Too late. That train has already done left the station. Stinky! Now the backwalking begins. Anyone want a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup before we start?

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