Smalbany, Smalbany, Smalbany

All hail the internet, refuge of obsessives everywhere -- including this guy, who runs through all the definitions and instances of the term "Smalbany" that he could find.


Recursive link. Clever.

That link brings me right back here. I tried like 8 times to click on it, and it just reloads the page. If this is some kind of joke, perhaps I am not sophisticated enough to understand it. Or, if it's not a joke, perhaps there is a llama with a bow tie sitting at a desk writing the html for this web page. And the llama is sitting there, slowly chewing bubble gum because he's concentrating real hard on what he's about to type. And then he winks at his coworkers as if to say "I have an idea", and then proceeds to bang his hoofs erratically on the keyboard. And then random "code" gets programmed, and everyone in the room smiles because they think the llama is brilliant. But let me tell you something. The llama is not brilliant. It's just the bow tie and bubble gum that has everyone fooled. The "code" is just random letters. And this broken link is proof of that.

Recursive link. Clever.

If only. I just forgot to paste the actual URL into the link. Sorry about that. It's fixed now.

Or maybe I was completely wrong.

That article didn't deal with what I understand is the defining merit (or demerit, if you will), of smallbany. It's smallbany because, in some way or another, everyone knows everyone here. It's like that six degrees of separation phenomenon, except it's more like two degrees of oh no way I totally know that guy too, I used to hang out with him all the time because my friend knew the drummer in his band back when it used to be the QE2.

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