Just a bit of news today. First thing first, Tweaked for your Listening Pleasure has officially opened although there is a lot of work left to do in its actual planning. It is currently playing loads of things you likely never heard of before and in future, will have some shows from people you do not care about.
So come on over and listen and all that good stuff.
The second thing is a tiny poll. If you float around on the Facebook or Twitter fan pages, you may notice there is a picture of a puppet of a dolphin which is nameless. If you have any ideas of any names, please do post them in the comments below and I will whack up a poll with the names. Continue reading →
Out of all my articles that talks about random things â€“ this one beats them all.
Let me set the background. So yesterday night I was typing away on my laptop then the thought slowly came to me that I really should have a nap for an hour or so and then carry on. So I turn the music down, switch over all chat clients over to my PDA and then push my laptop to the side and lay down.
After a few minutes I went to sleep. A short while later (around thirty minutes later), I hear my PDA buzzing like there is no tomorrow and woke up where suddenly, on my laptop lid I see the following.
Confused, I opened it up to check what it actually was and well, it was chips and cheese.
At this point, I was again confused. So after eating the chips and cheese and then replying to a few messages, I then went on to wonder a few things. First of all, why the hell was their chips and cheese from what appeared to be from a fast food outlet next to me when no one else was even here ?
So peeps I have a question for you all.
Do you know where this place could have been, it was nice - I would not mind going there myself. If the packaging and the style of the chips etc ring a bell with any major fast food outlets, let me know
Would have took better pictures, but I did not turn the light on and well I did not actually plan on writing this article â€“ I was just gonna post it on Twitter with the message how the hell did that get there but this morning I figured an article would have be better.
As you may have heard, the creators of WordPress has created a new plugin called JetPack. While I will not explain it as the link to the left will explain it far easier than me (although this link is a good place to start with: Jetpack to the WP.com Cloud), I am posting about how it may have issues with Lighttpd.
When it first came out I decided to give it a try and it never worked. Posted on Twitter and people advised about disabling cache software like WP Super Cache or W3 Total Cache. Either way, it never worked. The next thing was to disable Cloudflare which also never worked. Continue reading →
For my more loyal readers, you are likely aware that in the year 2008 I wrote an article called “Reasons why you shouldn’t use a free forum host” which outlined a few problems with using a free forum host. While it was not my best written work (is any ?) it did explain that if you was to use a free forum host then make sure to keep backups if you can.
A few days ago I learnt that IPBFree went off-line suddenly and so many forum administrators have now finally lost their forums and likely had no backups what so ever. Searching around, all I can see about what happened was that IPBFree was taken off-line relating to DMCA matters which does not surprise me as IPBFree was a forum service filled with warez forums. Continue reading →