Monthly Archives: September 2010

*bang head here*

Get in the door at the office around 7:30am… first problem report comes in at 8:20, a user can’t access their voicemail. Most likely our antique’s roadshow quality voicemail server has gone toes up again. I follow SOP and notify … Continue reading

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Popups…

A long time ago, most decent websites decided – like everyone else – that popups were evil, and generally stopped using them, or at least used them a lot less. Personally, when I go to a site, I want to … Continue reading

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RRoD: 1, Sam: 1

So the fix lasted until I got home last night. ┬áInitially the system worked fine, but then it started locking up. ┬áIt installed an update from Micro$oft, but eventually I had the 3 lights RRoD again. Solder problem still exists, … Continue reading

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RRoD: 0, Sam: 1

I’m on my second Xbox 360, the first was replaced after several years of use, for free, by Microsoft due to the Red Ring of Death problem. Long story short, the Xbox 360 was poorly designed from an airflow standpoint, … Continue reading

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E-Cigs

Two weeks ago I decided to put my ‘casual’ smoking habit on hiatus indefinitely. Every once and a while, I crave a smoke. I’m lucky in that I can smoke a cigarette, or a pack of them, and then not … Continue reading

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