Things I Learned Today

April 7, 2010

1. Don’t try to reduce painkiller dosage when underlying condition isn’t fixed!! *YELP*

2. Sometimes you’d have preferred a phonecall from work in the wee small hours when the problem first occurred, than have people ignore it til you come in and thousands of people are affected.

3. Not every techie properly tests and communicates important configuration changes.

4. DNS = Do Not Screw-with!

5. DNS = Do Not Screw-with!

6. Debugging in HEX = Headache

7. No, my box is not at fault.

8. No, really!

9. No blame culture = myth


Top 5 Annoyances – Take 1

January 22, 2010

I say this is take one, because the list would change every 5 minutes!!!

5. Abuse of the English language, by the English!
“The bin needs emptying” is NOT acceptable!
Even when the newsreaders on the BBC are talking like that.

4. Inconsiderate parking.
No, seriously, block my drive, I didn’t really want to go out…

3. Blocking shopping malls by having a chat with 10 friends in the middle of the mall rather than standing off to the side out of the road.

2. The “entitled” workshy wasters who act like the world owes them when they’ve never done a proper days work in their lives.

1. People who don’t understand that paying for a cinema ticket doesn’t give you free reign to ruin the film for everyone else who bought a ticket by shouting/fighting/kicking the seat in front or deliberately over-reacting to everything you see/hear just to be the centre of attention!!