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Best of Everything 2004

(By 2004, I mean, in the chronology of my life – which may or may not actually be related to your life chronology. By “best of,” I mean worth nothing.)

Wedding Peach
The later episodes are surprisingly good, doncha know?

Relax NG Compact Syntax
Relax NG is like, the best schema language, ever. And the compact syntax is like, the best serializiation of a schema language, ever.
Because Andy must be on all end of year top whatever lists that involve the web, by law.


Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi Show
I don’t care if it’s not catching on, it’s still awesome.

Zoids:Chaotic Century on DVD

Hello Kitty toast
You can eat her head.

Super Mario Clouds
It’s genius.

Words speak louder than actions

The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures
If you are nerdy enough to have a Gamecube, Gameboy Advance, yet still have friends, and if those friends also have Gameboy Advances and will play Zelda with you, then this is fucking amazing. If you don’t, it’s still good.


Half-Life 2
While most people are impressed with the graphics, story, and gameplay, I was most excited about the fact that they managed to once again get through another game without Gordon Freeman saying a single word.

Klara Kim

“Cooperative Classification and Communication Through Metadata.” Also in professional looking Latex-ed pdf

Call of Duty
Technically it came out in 2003, but I didn’t play it until 2004, and that’s all that really matters.


Call of Duty: United Offensive
The Battle of the Bulge means a lot more after you’ve virtually fought in it.


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