Viewpoint Required

US apoplexy over Jackson flash. Yes, THAT Superbowl story which seems to have kicked off an almighty fuss in the US of A. Or has it? I’d appreciate any American viewpoints on this but it does seem that the majority of people (the general public) aren’t too outraged, where the minority of people (those in the public eye, politicians, etc) are “apoplectic”. Let’s be honest, are we surprised that some politicians, high-ranking members of the church, and other “representative groups” are kicking off big time? No of course we’re not. These groups need any excuse they can get to keep the spotlight away from what they stand for and ensure they are seen to be doing the ‘right thing’. Now …

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Serves me right

I love new software. I try and contain myself and diligently read reviews, virus scan downloads, check and double-check my system before and after installing anything; I’m almost, once might say, anal about it. I was the same when I got my copy of Office 2003. Sort of… ohh ok I barely glanced at anything before shoving the CD in and installing everything. Anyway, I’m not writing about that, I’m writing this so I don’t forget, and hopefully it will be useful info for others. Others that have Office 2003 installed. Others who get annoyed when, instead of closing down, Outlook 2003 disappears to the system tray and then won’t re-open, instead presenting you with the following error message: Outlook …

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BlogRolling

I’m having a few minor issues with BlogRolling, so I headed over to check the site, and found that the site is now supporting 1.5 million blogrolls a day. That’s 1.5 MILLION blogrolls a day. So, quite simply. If you use a blogroll on your site, and haven’t donated, I think it’s worthwhile that you do. I’d hate for this service to die and I’m sure most of us can spare $10 now and again. Guilt trip over (well it will be once you’ve donated).

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Another dollar

Another day in training. Another quiet day here at Snowgoon Towers. So, briefly, I’ll just mention the following: Happy Birthday to Julie, 21 for the tenth time is it? (eleventh?) A quick reminder to people wearing rucksacks on the train – IT STICKS OUT BEHIND YOU! When you turn round you need to account for it too not just your shoulder space. Idiot. Mr.Bridgett, your CD will be in the post today. Presuming I can blag a stamp from someone. Imagine my surprise when the first thing I heard on the radio this morning, as it yanked me from my slumber, was that Janet Jackson has admitted the ‘exposed breast’ thing was a setup. AND would you believe she has …

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Ethics

Men are deceived if they think themselves free, an opinion which consists only in this, that they are conscious of their actions and ignorant of the causes by which they are determined. Benedict Spinoza Discuss. (Hey, this is as good as it’s gonna get today…)

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Matchstick men

WOW, what a Super Bowl!!! I’ll let Jen fill you in on the details. What do you mean you didn’t stay up to watch it? I managed it… *yawns* OK, I’m a little tired, but I’ve got three days of training to sit through so I figure a little snooze at the back of ‘class’ will suffice. I only hope I don’t fall asle…

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