Why does this always happen at the beginning of a semester?

Why is there always oppodrama at the beginning of a semester when I don't have time to do a damned thing about it? I had something that I wanted to say about the NSFW astroturfed "controversy", had a draft post all saved up for the moment that the new NSFW rules got posted to Oppo, then my programming languages class… » 1/13/15 5:01pm 1/13/15 5:01pm

A hidden disadvantage to owning an enthusiast's car

So what could possibly be a downside to owning a vehicle that's cheap, incredibly easy to maintain, and is loved by a massive group of enthusiasts all over the world? It's damned near impossible to find parts for it at a junk yard. It's almost easier to keep a Miata on the road than it is to junk it and there are just… » 12/16/14 7:58pm 12/16/14 7:58pm