The Caffeinated Penguin

musings of a crackpot hacker

In case anyone was curious…

| October 12, 2013

The reason for the pile of postings is that Liz and I are watching Mega Python vs. Gatoroid and I’m organizing photos – hence the lots of photoblog posts.

The movie, is, of course, awesome, because it represents a singularity as it is a movie starring both Tiffany and Debbie Gibson.

Oh, and here’s my “Who are you on Serenity” quiz results:
Your results:
You are Wash (Ship Pilot)

Wash (Ship Pilot)
Zoe Washburne (Second-in-command)
Malcolm Reynolds (Captain)
Dr. Simon Tam (Ship Medic)
Jayne Cobb (Mercenary)
Kaylee Frye (Ship Mechanic)
Inara Serra (Companion)
Derrial Book (Shepherd)
River (Stowaway)
A Reaver (Cannibal)
You are a pilot with a good
if not silly sense of humor.
You take pride in your collection of toys.
You love your significant other.

Presidential candidate matching quiz

| January 5, 2008

Hat tip to .

66% Ron Paul
60% Fred Thompson
59% Mitt Romney
54% Tom Tancredo
53% Bill Richardson
52% Mike Huckabee
50% John McCain
49% Mike Gravel
46% Chris Dodd
46% Dennis Kucinich
43% John Edwards
42% Barack Obama
42% Joe Biden
40% Rudy Giuliani
38% Hillary Clinton

2008 Presidential Candidate Matching Quiz

Apparently, I am not wierd enough

| June 6, 2007

Hat tip to

So, mattcaron, your LiveJournal reveals…

You are… 0% unique and 70% herdlike
(partly because you, like everyone else, enjoy tea).
When it comes to friends you are normal. In terms of the way you relate to people, you are wary of trusting strangers.

Your writing style (based on a recent public entry) is conventional.

Your overall weirdness is: 7

(The average level of weirdness is: 27.
You are weirder than 8% of other LJers.)

Find out what your weirdness level is!

Apparently, I'm herdlike and not very weird.

I suppose I will have to try harder.

Alignment Test

| May 22, 2007

From .

Neutral good, just like I thought. One issue – I WILL attack an unarmed person… including at 1000m with an appropriate rifle.

Your Score: Neutral-Good

74% Good, 46% Chaotic

Plane of Existence: Elysium, “Blessed Fields“. Description: The plane of peace. Notable Inhabitants: Guardinals – noble immortal humanoids with bestial features.

Examples of Neutral-Goods (Ethically Neutral, Morally Good)

Cloud Strife (FFVII)
Boogenhagen (FFVII)
Mother Theresa
Sidhartha Gautama (the Buddha)
Bilbo & Frodo Baggins
Samwise Gamgee
Indiana Jones
The Dali Lama
Ben (O-Bi-Wan) Kenobi
Luke Skywalker
Harry Potter

Often goes along with the laws and desires of the group as being the easiest course of action, but ethical considerations clearly have top priority. May pursue quite abstract goals. Often aloof and difficult to understand.

Will keep their word to others of good alignment
Would not attack an unarmed foe
Will not use poison
Will help those in need
May work with others
Indifferent to higher authority
Indifferent to organizations

Neutral Good “Pure Good”

A neutral good [person] will obey the law, or break it when he or she sees it will serve a greater good. He or she is not bound strongly to a social system or order. His or her need to help others and reduce their suffering may take precedence over all else. Neutral good [people] do good for goodness’ sake, not because they are directed to by law or by whim.

This alignment desires good without bias for or against order.

Other Alignments and Tendencies (Tendenices are what you would more often sway towards; esp. for Neutrals):
0-39% Good, 0-39% Chaotic: Lawful-Evil
0-39% Good, 40-60% Chaotic: Neutral-Evil
0-39% Good, 61-100% Chaotic: Chaotic-Evil
40-60% Good, 0-39% Chaotic: Lawful-Neutral
40-60% Good, 40-60% Chaotic: True Neutral
40-60% Good, 61-100% Chaotic: Chaotic-Neutral
61-100% Good, 0-39% Chaotic: Lawful-Good
61-100% Good, 61-100% Chaotic: Chaotic-Good

Link: The Alignment Test written by xan81 on OkCupid Free Online Dating, home of the The Dating Persona Test

What's Your Political Persuasion?

| September 13, 2006

Because took this.

You Are a “Don’t Tread On Me” Libertarian
You distrust the government, are fiercely independent, and don’t belong in either party. Religion and politics should never mix, in your opinion… and you feel opressed by both. You don’t want the government to cramp your self made style. Or anyone else’s for that matter. You’re proud to say that you’re pro-choice on absolutely everything!

US or Polish?

| August 27, 2006

Inspired by .

You scored as United States. Your army is the American army. You want your home front to support the G.I.’s in their pursuit to liberate world from more or less evil tyrants.

United States






British and the Commonwealth




France, Free French and the Resistance




Soviet Union




In which World War 2 army you should have fought?
created with

Princess Bride

| August 13, 2006

Did I mention that one of the wedding presents Liz got me was an autographed copy of a shooting draft of the Princess Bride?


Which Princess Bride Character are You?
this quiz was made by mysti


| July 22, 2006

Added Mikey and Toby.

I don't have any pictures of Arthur as a kitten. He arrived before I got a digital camera.

Note that these links will only work after the kitten submissions have been approved by the KittenWar moderators.


| July 17, 2006

Very safe for work.

No kittens were harmed in the making of this website.

Cash Bars at Weddings

| June 15, 2006

Okay, I've been talking with folks about this. What is your opinion of cash bars (where you have to pay for your own drinks) at weddings?

Comments welcome.