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Thursday, 19 April 2007

Fast Food: Ads vs Reality

This link just did the rounds at work. It's so true.

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Wednesday, 12 April 2006

Only in America...

Could something like this be legal.

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Saturday, 07 January 2006

Quotable quote

From a comment on a LWN article:

It's gratifying that Canonical has been able to find so many brilliant people, in part because it means Google hasn't snapped them all up yet, and in part because with Canonical pushing from the east and Google from the south, Microsoft might get pushed into the frigid north Pacific Ocean and drown.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2005

Pure gold

Sarah sent me this link about a prank someone played on an eBay scammer...

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Monday, 16 May 2005

On HTML email

From the SANS Internet Storm Centre Incident Handler's diary:

If God had intended for email to be written in HTML, then the traditional signoff of prayers would be </amen>.


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Wednesday, 04 May 2005

Star Wars day

"May the Fourth be with you".


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Tuesday, 05 April 2005


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Monday, 31 January 2005


This one just went around work:

A byte walks into a bar and orders a pint. Bartender asks him "What's wrong?" Byte says "Parity error." Bartender nods and says "Yeah, I thought you looked a bit off."

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Tuesday, 18 January 2005

Quality Microsoft software

This has been doing the email rounds today:

Check this one out for taking the scenic route.


1. In Start and End, pull down "Address in" and choose Norway. 2. In
Start, enter "Haugesund" into City. 3. In End, enter "Trondheim" into
City. 4. Press "Get Directions"

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Monday, 01 November 2004

A bit of Halloween humour

The SANS Internet Storm Center incident handler's diary has an amusing read. If only it were true...

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Friday, 03 September 2004


I was driving home from the gym this morning when I heard on the radio about how our very own Miss Universe, Jennifer Hawkins, had a rather embarrassing wardrobe malfunction, stepping on her dress and pulling it off, revealing her G-string clad arse. Cracked me up.

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