Monthly Archives: January 2007

Anything new? Not really.

Things have been a bit quiet in my blog lately. I’ve been busy helping my friend pass her English exams which is fairly difficult to do over msn. Several forums I frequent seem to have an increase in posters (and sometimes even good topics), it must be all the people coming back after Christmas and […]

Things that annoy me about people on internet forums

People that don’t bother reading the thread they post in. People that repeat themselves or ask questions and expect them to be answered within minutes. People that cannot spell. People that can’t back up their own arguments. People that believe everyone just wants to hear a yes/no answer. People that spam for the sake of […]

Snap

Snap preview has now gone live on all wordpress.com blogs. Matt just blogged about it. So what does it mean? Every time you, the reader, hovers over a link in my blog, a little page preview bubble pops up displaying the site. That can be useful or annoying. There are several options: 1. I want […]

RSS reader

I am normally very happy with my RSS reader (Sage Firefox extension), but tonight it seems to have given up. Apparently there is no new content anywhere which is highly doubtful after not being online for a day. I never realised just how much I depended on it, I suppose I just never expected it […]

CSI Miami – One Liners

I absolutely love CSI. Yes, I am aware that it is nothing like real life and the conclusions are sometimes/often very far-fetched, but it still is a great show. Came across this montage of CSI Miami one liners that are generally being said by Horatio Cane (David Caruso) before the intro starts. It just makes […]

About Phoebe

Having a pet is a lot more of an commitment then it sounds. You have to make sure they have food, a quiet place to sleep and loads of attention. I knew about all this before getting Phoebe and it’s no problem. Last night Phoebe was ill. She’s been behaving oddly for a few hours, […]

Swimming elephants

I came accross this today, these are photos of an upcoming book, entitled ‘Elephants’, by the artist Steve Bloom. Very beautiful. Cat

Out with the old…

… in with the new! It’s the start of the year and there are changes everywhere. One of the things that changed today is the look of Matchbox360. Yes, you read correctly, Matchbox360 has changed yet again, but this time probably for good (or a few months anyway!). So if you haven’t done so already, […]

The ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ and how it could work

Before I start explaining this great site I came across the other day, let me just say that I absolutely love Wikipedia. I use it almost every day and can get lost on there for ages just linking from one topic to another. That’s where Omnipelagos.com comes along. The site works on the same principle […]

Don’t go round being late for work every other day or else…

… you will lose your job. Just like my housemate did today. Getting a slight deja-vu as you are reading this post? Yes, that’s right, it’s the second housemate this week to lose his job and I posted a very similar post just two days ago. That means that I am now living in a […]

Size Zero?

I came across this blogpost by fracas today which is about the true faces of anorexia. It reminded me about my ‘Real Life?’ post and the size zero argument that followed. Size zero is becoming more and more normal here in the UK, I’ve seen several shops now selling them and I’ve seen many girls […]

501st Legion at the Rose Parade

As 2007 is the 30th anniversary of the very first Star Wars film (A New Hope), this year’s Rose Parade (a yearly parade in Pasadena, California) had a special contribution by the 501st Legion, a group of dedicated Star Wars fans. They had this to add on their site: The last day of Rose Parade […]

The Click survey

This is a simple test and doesn’t take longer than a minute. Click your way through the different rectangles to find out just how you click compared to other people. Click here to start! Turns out I’m a fairly average clicker and yes, I did click the huge ‘Don’t click me’ icon. :twisted: Cat

Standup comedy

This is the first standup comedy video from the mate of a mate. Please leave any feedback either here or on youtube, as any suggestions are welcome. Personally he has got some of the best hair I’ve seen in a long time and some jokes are pretty good. What do you think? Cat

Don’t go round starting arguments with your boss or else…

… you will lose your job. Just like my housemate did today. I hope he finds another job soon though (even if it’s only so he isn’t in the house every day!). All the best with him. :) Cat

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