Archive for December 2003

Poll: What Kind of Drunk Are You?

December 12th, 2003

I'm a Philosophical Drunk - It's all about society, innit?

“Imagine, right, imagine the part of you that was you when you’re speaking to me, isn’t you, but that the you that’s yu when that’s happening, the real you is the you that … S–t, what was I saying? It’s all about society, isn’t it? Morality’s just … What?”

The What Kind Of Drunk Are You? poll via Neil.

Net: Major Site Changes Across the Internet

December 11th, 2003

Well, it seems Google has admitted that there is a problem with their search engine (after all the news coverage after the “Florida Update” where lots of sites went ‘missing’ – take a look at the New Google Website and let me know what you think.

As for the BBC, well, I’m pleased to announce that as from now – I’m providing all the news for them! Don’t believe me – check yourself!

(Ok, ok – it’s a bug in Internet Explorer, Mozilla and many other browsers – but if you are on Windows you can get a patch from WindowsUpdate – thanks to CNN).

In other news – do NOT trust any links on sites or in email – that Paypal or Ebay site may not be what it seems…


December 4th, 2003

Well, it’s time to place a nice big order from again – this time:

  • 2x Yamada DVD 5520 Multi-region DVD Player at £39.99 each [Order from] (one for me, one for my sister which my Dad is buying off me)
  • Al Murray – The Pub Landlord – Live – My Gaff My Rules. DVD £14.98 (for my sister). [Order from]
  • Open All Hours. Series 1 [Order from] and Season 2 [Order from]. DVDs £25.98. (for my Dad)
  • Tenko – Series 2 Complete. DVD £43.99 (for my Mother). [Order from]
  • Gerry Anderson’s Terrahawks – Vol. 1. Video £9.89. [Order from] (for GESF’s birthday)
  • Lynne Truss: Eats, Shoots and Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation. Book £6.99. [Order from] (for GESF’s flatmate)
  • Helen Fielding: Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination. Book £6.49. [Order from] (for GESF)
  • Philips HR2303 Comfort Ice Cream Maker. £28. [Order from] (for GESF + flatmate to share)
  • Robert X. Cringely: Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition and Still Can’t Get a Date
    . Book £6.29. [Order from] (for my OU course)
  • Philip Evans, Thomas Wurster : Blown to Bits: How the New Economics of Information Transforms Strategy. Book £11.34 [Order from] (for my OU course)
  • John Naughton: A Brief History of the Future: The Origins of the Internet . Book £6.39. [Order from] (again for my OU course)

So that just leaves my other sister and my grandparents to shop for…

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