Monthly Archives: May 2006

Security Update for Flash Player Error 0x643

One of the brand new laptops at my company had a small problem with Windows Update. Every 5 or 10 minutes the automatic update notifier would pop up a message that a new patch is ready to be installed. Each … Continue reading

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It seems that everyones favorite Swedish bittorrent heroes got themselves raided by the police. headquarters were stormed by 50+ armed policemen who arrested several people and seized the servers. Apparently Swedish authorities still are still diligently working to find … Continue reading

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X3 Review

Please note that this post contains extreme spoilage. If you haven’t seen X3, and you don’t want to be spoiled stop reading now. For the most part, I enjoyed the movie. However, it seemed a little bit rushed. I think … Continue reading

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18″ Shiruken Catapults?

I just saw this image: Image © WarSeer Forums I’m so excited! Can’t wait to get my hands on the codex. But does this mean only Avengers get 18″ range? Or are all catapults upgraded? If it’s only Avengers, then … Continue reading

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Web 2.1

Hehehe! This is to funny: Click to Englarge You know, I was thinking. Given that retarded Web 2.0™ trademark bullshit, I should really look into trademarking some of the current buzzwords. AJAX™, Folksonomy™ and Semantic Web™ should be instant cash … Continue reading

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Welcome to Gattaca!

Apparently Bloomberg is advocating creation of nationwide DNA database for US workers. Few years ago, saying something as insane as this would be a political suicide. DNA national databases existed only in scary futuristic dystopian visions such as Gattaca. But … Continue reading

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Guild Wars

I officially entered the world of MMOG’s. My brother bought me Guild Wars for my birthday so I have been playing this for the last few days. So far I’m not addicted yet. Unlike WOW and similar games, GW does … Continue reading

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I am the Juggernaught Bitch!

Internet memes are taking over! I still can’t believe that X3 referenced that trippy I’m the Juggernaught Bitch cartoon voiceover. The audience went absolutely nuts when he said that. It was priceless. The movie was worth watching just for that … Continue reading

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Snurching Slashdot Futurama Quotes

If you are a slashdot reader, you probably know that the site sends out silly Futurama quotes with it’s headers. They are contained in custom fields like X-Fry, X-Bender, X-Leela and etc… Here is an example of a typical slashdot … Continue reading

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I saw the Lost season finale today. It is probably important to mention that this is the first episode of this show I have ever seen. So here is a question for all the Lost junkies out there – how … Continue reading

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Remix Culture & Copyright

I’m sure that at some point you have seen a remixed trailer for some movie posted at YouTube. Some of them are lame, some of them are hilarious. The formula is simple, you take an existing movie, and you create … Continue reading

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How to clean a toilet

Here is a quick and dirty way to clean your toilet: 1. Add the required amount of shampoo to the toilet water, and put both lids up. 2. Pick up the cat and soothe him while you carry him towards … Continue reading

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Wow! Dell is really nice today!

Today I noticed that Dell is running a sweet deal on Latitude notebooks through their Small Business program. We decided to cash in on this, and bought bunch brand spanking new of laptops at the discount price. This was a … Continue reading

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Condemned: Criminal Orgins

After the finals I picked up a new first person shooter to help me unwind. I picked Condemned: Criminal Origins cause the premise of the game seemed intriguing: detective story + zombie carnage. Or at least that’s what it looked … Continue reading

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How to Write a Thesis

OMG! They stole my outline!!!! Shamelessly lifted from Piled Higher and Deeper.

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Blogger Redirection

I just read an excellent post on how to migrate from Blogger to wordpress. It piqued my interest because I recently did just that. I moved my blogspot hosted blog, to wordpress on a paid host. So this was right … Continue reading

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Watch out for the Stone Golem!

Stone Golem Costume Holy poop on a stick! This stone golem costume is freakin awesome! Apparently this was made using only foam mattresses, hot glue and black paint. Wow! I have to say that these guys have a future as … Continue reading

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WordPress and Daylight Savings

One thing that was driving me absolutely nuts about wordpress was lack of any kind of support for daylight savings time. By default, you set up your time zone as offset from GMT. I live on the East Coast so … Continue reading

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What is the point of using Norton AV?

Here is a question: what is the point of using Norton Anti Virus software if every other big virus and worm out there is able do disable it? I’m deadly serious here – every single serious infection I have seen … Continue reading

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Anti Environmentalism

Apparently we can expect a strong anti environmentalist advertising campaign on TV in US. The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) has produced two 60-second television spots focusing on the alleged global warming crisis and the calls by some environmental groups and … Continue reading

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Dell is out of Inspiron 4000 Mobos!

To make long story short, I have a Dell Inspiron 4000 laptop on my desk with a broken USB port, and a faulty power jack. I can’t do anything with it because these components are essentially welded onto the mobo. … Continue reading

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As you may or may not know, I want to expand my humble little website into something more. My whole motivation behind moving away from free services was to be able to do more than just blog. WordPress is an … Continue reading

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What hapenned to Sony?

Something really bad is going on in the upper echelons of Sony lately. The company seems to be seriously mismanaged, getting into all those bad PR disasters lately. What happened? It seems that their electronic hardware business is still somewhat … Continue reading

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ZOMG! The Eldar are Comming!

I do not keep up with the Games Workshop rumor mill that closely but I knew that Codex Eldar was in the making for months now. It was only natural to expect new miniatures to come with it. But since … Continue reading

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Why Emails are Misunderstood

Earlier today Slashdot was running a story about how people tend to misinterpret emails. I read the article, and I think it is was outrageously ridiculous. Here is what I originally posted in reply thread: I call bullshit on this! … Continue reading

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