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The Problem with Shoes

The Problem with Shoes

I have come to the conclusion that socks should just be 'indoor shoes' - How I came to this epiphany is really quite simple, there is something inherently wrong with shoes.   Most shoes, apart from many womens shoes (btw I'm not considering Jand... Read More »

Device Rage

Device Rage

HULK SMASH! That's one of the nicer things that go through my head when the device in question is either not doing that I want INSTANTLY, not doing anything, or the worst thing, seemingly pretending to do something.   PEBCAK (Problem Exists Between... Read More »

The Great NZ HDMI rip off

The Great NZ HDMI rip off

I was just flicking through the Dick Smith mailer while eating toast this morning, as you do, when I saw that they have HDMI cables on special at $29.99 - saving $29.99, which, if you can't be fucked doing maths involving that many 9s, comes to $59.98.  T... Read More »

Rage Against the Routine

Rage Against the Routine

At the risk of sounding like one of those awakening/conspiracy know the truth type articles that are often shared around social networks (and yes I have read them too), I thought I might share what may be seen as something similar to an extent.   ... Read More »

The Domains Rant

The Domains Rant

I wasn't sure if this should go in Rants or Geeky as this is going to be a geeky rant, indecision aside, here it is:  So since deciding to build a social network I have been racking my brains for a name, and of course the name will require a matching... Read More »

I am a fucking idiot

I am a fucking idiot

So I thought I would create a new module which shows the most popular post for the week. To do this I needed to change how the date was stored in the database. Rule number one of fucking around with this shit is to make a backup first - I did not because I am... Read More »

30 ways to lose an argument

30 ways to lose an argument

Most people enjoy a good discussion (lets call it that) or debate (that's better) however not many people like to lose one, some are graceful in defeat, and there are those special people who simply can never lose no matter what the topic is and will deliver t... Read More »

Adobe Nightmareweaver

Adobe Nightmareweaver

Dreamweaver - sigh.  Anyone who uses it will understand what the sigh is for. It's not an endearing sigh like the ones you might produce thinking back on happy times, oh no - not even close.  Before I begin my scathing evaluation of Adobe Dreamwea... Read More »

My Rating: 1 / 10

The Gas Coffee Situtation

The Gas Coffee Situtation

I don't know about you, but when I go to a gas station, I want fucking gas, if I want books I go to a fucking book shop, if I want a phone, well, you get the idea. This rant is mostly about the BP gas stations as I find them the most guilty of what I am about... Read More »