Donkey on the Edge

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24

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Right—watched 23 last night and have just finished watching 24. I just have to say I still think it’s rubbish. …don’t let them connect you to Germany oh so Nina is working for some shadowy organisation in Germany? Didn’t Victor Drazen order Nina to be shot? If Bauer hadn’t put the bulletproof jacket on her she’d be dead? Why can’t the writers just take the time to construct (mastermind?) a proper conspiracy where even the darkest events can be understood with enough digging. If the X-Files can hold it together why no 24 (or should I say 12pm)? Or the Manchurian Candidate, or…

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Re – Stupid design rip-off

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An open letter to Ian Robson, the guy who put his name to my work. He has apologised and wishes to make amends. Here is his note and my reply.

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24

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Billy has chimed in to the 24 debate;-) The offshoot of this email correspondence is that I’m kicking myself for not having sat through the penultimate episode. I guess I’ll just have to pay attention when the “previously, on 24” starts…

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Man, this is one angry page

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Just re-read this blog page… Yes I am going to get out more, yes I will up my hypericum levels and yes I’ll consider anger counselling from Ren and Stimpy;-)

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The value of trust is $35

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Well, it had to happen — Verisign has handed over one of my domains to some nasty little cybersquatter:-( I’m trying to go on holiday (since yesterday) and shit just wont stop hitting the fan…

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Stupid design rip-off

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This fucking idiot has grabbed large chunks of the Pumpernickle site (including the basic XHTML template) both code and design and has ‘pre’ dated the stuff and claims it as his own. It’s unbelievable, he’s so bold, he’s even left my style calls and comments in the (renamed) stylesheets!

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Did you know

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That Google is now configurable. It allows you to store useful preferences such as language. Google now reports my results in “Ewmew Fudd”.

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Re – 24

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>
> (snip)
>
> But the preposterousness of the series is part of
> the fun… Some of it I agree goes a bit too far
> (that whole memory-loss thing for one) but on
> the whole it knows what it is and sticks with it.
>

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24

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Started watching tonight’s episode and just decided on the spur of the moment that this has to be the worst written show on tv.

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