Category Archives: Rant

Get your disappointment on with MyGeekBox

Update: it seems My Geek Box read this review focusing on “I thought something might be missing“. So thanks for missing the point, pestering me on Twitter and generally wasting my time. With some excitement I received the latest My Geek Box, … Continue reading

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I am the product

Why does Sky One advertising grind my gears? Because it does everything it could to grind my gears. Set start times in the middle of advert breaks – make sure I turn over for a good few minutes worth. Good … Continue reading

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Upgrading to the new 3DS

Bought my kid a new 3DS for his birthday, the device is great but the process to transfer between old and new is poorly documented. The device came with a pre-installed copy of Majora’s Mask. Except, inexplicably, transferring data from … Continue reading

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Bullshit

Just saw a loan advert – 49.5% APR! Jesus Christ, how is that legal? I’ve always found it odd that those who most need a loan get the worst rate while those who don’t get the best.

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Speechless

Saw this on Twitter and the sheer inhumanity appalled me, so I screen grabbed it in case it’s removed. I don’t read any of his rags and after his companies previous antics, I wonder why others do.

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Word 2013 stopped saving

Wasted a good chunk of last night and today farting around with Microsoft Office 2013 after it decided to crash every time I saved. No idea what caused it, other than that it started after I had pasted some Python code … Continue reading

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Paranormal Activity 4

I meant to post this on Wednesday but I’d managed to blank it from my mind. I can’t even be bothered to review it when Meredith Woerner does such a good job. What a disappointing movie.

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Keeping resolutions

Have I? Yes and no.

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Assumption

Someone asked me yesterday “You’re good with computers, can you give me a copy of Photoshop?“. Aside from the fact I run Linux on most of my computers, I’m not keen on being accused of software piracy on the basis that … Continue reading

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Black Ops “Strict”

Odd solution to an irritating problem – Black Ops say “Strict” in multi-player, even with “Open” NAT. Load Modern Warfare 2, go to multi-player on-line up to the point where you choose the game type and eject the disc using the button on … Continue reading

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