Author Archives: faalon

Visual Studio 2015 .suo File Corrupt

I recently had a problem with one of my projects in Visual Studio 2015. The symptoms seemed to indicate a corrupted .suo file, but I was unable to locate it anywhere I have normally found *.suo files previously. One of … Continue reading

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Why is Trump so popular?

I’ve heard many theories on why voters are flocking to candidates like Donald Trump, and a few of them ring true, at least in part. I believe that the media and the political machine would do well to consider other … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Installation Woes: “couldn’t update the system reserved partition”

Windows 10 Upgrade Woes: “couldn’t update the system reserved partition” I’ve been prompted several times over the last week or so to upgrade the family computer to Windows 10, but every time I tell it to go ahead, I get … Continue reading

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git push hangs when windows git client pushes to TeamFoundation Git Server

Originally posted on Pedro Liska:
Look at the bottom of this blog post for the solution to this issue. I’m using the regular Windows git client (1.9.5.msysgit.1 downloaded from git-scm.com) to push a repository with a 46KB file to a remote…

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All The Scarlet Letters

Originally posted on According To Hoyt:
One of the most interesting things – and by interesting I mean scary – about the reaction to Sad Puppies 3 is that many people who are anti-puppy (always wanted to write that) were…

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The Social Justice Warrior Racist Reading Challenge, A Fisking.

Originally posted on Monster Hunter Nation:
I’ve got work to do. I’ve got to finish the rough draft of a novel for a gaming IP by the end of February, and then I’ve got two short stories due the first…

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Why I don’t like Social Justice Warriors

Originally posted on Monster Hunter Nation:
After my post about the Social Justice Warrior’s cannibal feeding frenzy, http://monsterhunternation.com/2014/11/10/sjw-cannibal-feeding-frenzy/ I’ve had a few people ask me why I bother writing about these people. That’s a good question. The short answer is…

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