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Monthly Archives: August 2010

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Software Early 1990s Style

Posted on August 31, 2010 by Andrew

A few years ago when I was in Scouts we searched through the Venturers room at our Scout den one night, I came across some packages that I really wanted to keep, because I knew the significance of them. In … Continue reading


Posted on August 29, 2010 by Andrew

In 2000, Channel 7 ran one of the most unique promotions I’ve even seen for TV. Most TV promotions require you to call in, or remember a promo code or something similar to that, but this one actually required you … Continue reading

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Phishing Scam Fail!

Posted on August 28, 2010 by Andrew

Got An Email Tonight From “Standard Bank” and I expected a fully graphical scam phishing email, but instead I got this – the HTML code of that graphical email instead. I think they must have accidentally set it to plain text instead … Continue reading

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Found This Amusing

Posted on August 26, 2010 by Andrew

This came up in @Pikelet650 ‘s Twitter stream and I thought it was quite amusing 😛

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Explaining The Current Hung Parliament Situation

Posted on August 23, 2010 by Andrew

I got a lot of questions today from lots of you at school today who where either completely confused by what’s happening at the moment, so I thought I might write exactly what’s going to try and help explain it … Continue reading

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