Category Archives: Negatives

Bad things that are happening or that I’m thinking of

YouTube Copyright Claim Bollocks!

It was my Twitch stream of the old Tehkan arcade game Star Force from 1984. The whole video has been blocked for 1 minute and 53 seconds of VIDEO (not audio) from almost an hour of almost identical gameplay. This … Continue reading

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This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things!

It’s not very often I post negative things here but this one is regarding the very platform I’m using to show you this crap and the recent increase of hackers targeting WordPress. Well most, if not all, of the hacks … Continue reading

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Sod It and Buggery! (Figuratively)

Today my replacement screen arrived. I got down to replacing it. I tested it at this point and it was all working! πŸ™‚The only problem was the buttons wouldn’t stick down. I tried replacing the back panel, pushing the buttons … Continue reading

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[Expletive Deleted]

Cycling to work yesterday I notice a missed call from my wife. My phone is kept in an arm mount while cycling, so I pulled onto the pavement, took it out of the mount to call back in case it … Continue reading

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Archive Complete

I finally managed to get Google Takeout to archive all my G+ history, so I have it saved for prosperity. I’ve also changed links on here and my main home page to remove the link to G+ and replace it … Continue reading

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Registration Spam

Today I was made aware of a new (to me) form of spam: User Registration Spam. I’ve now installed a plugin to handle new account verification. Any problems, please let me know. New login / registration links are now below … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Stewie

Our oldest hamster, almost 3 years old, passed away today. He’s been flagging for a few days but today finally lost the battle πŸ™

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R.I.P. Chopra

A very active hamster right up until the end, but this morning he was found in his wheel as stiff as a board πŸ™ We’ll miss you little pal!

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Catch up!

I’ve been neglecting this part of my web experience so here’s a catchup. In the time since I last posted we’ve lost two pets: Bluey the budgie and Caramel the hamster. We won’t be getting any more budgies but we … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Petal

Petal the hamster was looking very listless this morning so we kept a close eye on him. Sure enough, almost 2 years since he joined the family, he sadly passed away πŸ™

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