Archive: August 2003

In our neverending quest to being you the weird, the strange, the B-Sides and the just plain odd, we have brought you Disco remixes of Star Wars, Bagpipe music with electric guitars, and the signing talents of movie stars. Thus,…

EverQuest linked to death bq.An Arkansas mother was arrested after her 3-year-old daughter died sweltering in a closed car, while her mother played EverQuest, police told the Northwest Arkansas Morning News. So, Point by point then. Mother, Leaves small child…

So, there are people out there who enjoy watching me rant about technology. Current rants are being shelved until we go public, mostly because I’ve kinda been asked to keep quiet about work stuff (We are doing Cool Things. This…

Nicked shamelessly from Mark Drifted into awakeness, thought “I should get up, what time is it?”, then dreamt looking at my watch, seeing it was half six, and deciding to stay in bed. It was not six thirty. Got up,…

This morning, at quarter to seven, I discovered the ideal way to free space on your /home partition. The secret, it seems, is to type “rm -rf * BMP” without putting the dot between the star and the BMP. And…

You know the music from Pulp Fiction? The guitar thing? Then you probably know it’s called Misirlou, and is one of the most covered pieces in the world. Here it is, with electric guitars and bagpipes. Off Kilter, Misirlou

From Bash.org, IRC quotes to the gentry. [JonJonB] Purely in the interests of science, I have replaced the word “wand” with “wang” in the first Harry Potter Book [JonJonB] Let’s see the results… [JonJonB] “Why aren’t you supposed to do…

Happily Ever After. By Nicholas Avenell 23/02/2001 January 26th. There is no such thing as a happy ending. There are no endings, only beginnings. The end of a story is the start of a new story. Therefore to get a…

In responce to a number of complaints (Two, in fact) the Gallery – ever the black sheep module of AqCom since it (unlike everything else) hasn’t been completely rewritten since 2001 – has been updated. The huge list of all…

The Scene: A school stage, after hours. Two sixthform (17ish) students are in the remains of school uniform (smartish shirt/trousers, Shirt is undone at the neck) rehersing for a performance this evening Ian “What? Arms across? Worthy? Methinks you should…