Ah So Sudoku

You’ll forgive our juvenile play on words in the title, n’est-ce pas? 1 But it seems apt.

We’ve mentioned before that Go is not as revered in Japan as earlier ages; it is considered an old man’s game. The Sudoku tweet below sums up the new era succinctly.

Japanese school girls, my ass. 2

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  1. For the Go illiterate, Japanese players often mutter ah so desu ka during a game, which means –depending on context– “Is that so…?’, or ‘Really?’ or ‘I see’ or “Man, am I fucked.’ We tend to use that last meaning…a lot.
  2. They are actually playing a much smaller, teaching version of Go, but the danged colored stones, in the shapes of hearts no less, thoroughly sets our nerves on edge. We feel like going all Tevye and singing “Tradition!” Still, they are learning the game…

Kill the Children

Wouldn’t that make an outstanding slogan for Rick Perry’s 2016 presidential bid: Kill The Children. 1

Not that we’re being cynical; we’re sure there’s an absolutely stunner of a good reason for Perry’s 4 trips to Iowa over the last half-year, including the most recent visit just days before he deployed the National Guard. Probably something to do with corn, right?

In any event, just what should the National Guard be doing?

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  1. Though it probably won’t poll quite as well as Palin’s “Impeach the Nigger!”