Monthly Archives: November 2005

Smoker tried to open plane door

A French woman has admitted attempting to open an airplane door mid-flight so that she could smoke a cigarette. BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | Smoker tried to open plane door

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Telegraph fantasy football password

Not much time left before the games today, but the password for the week of 16th November is SMALL.

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Brilliant Flash movie

This movie as absolutely brilliant, and sound is essential: feuerfreimovie.swf

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This project posting on is so well written I was almost tempted to put our company forward for it: gifta layout –

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Bad geeky programming joke

Talking to Tim on MSN about having to look up really basic syntax in some languages, this gem of a ‘joke’ came up in conversation: Tim says:I do that in flash still! Tim says:well, acutally no…but sometimes I forget what … Continue reading

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Stuff On My Cat

Not actually my cat, but take a look at the site and you’ll get the idea: it’s a lot of stuff, balanced on various cats. Stuff On My Cat

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200th blog post!

It’s taken over a year but my blog has now reached its 200th post. As a special celebration, I’m making the 200th posting all about the great event itself. This includes a special photo of me writing the 200th post … Continue reading

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The Regex Coach – interactive regular expressions

This little desktop app allows you to write regular expressions and test them against a string to see if they’re working – it’s excellent. The Regex Coach – interactive regular expressions

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David Blunkett resignation statement

David Blunkett has just released the following statement regarding his resignation …… … . …. . ….. . . . . …. … . ….. ……. . …… . …. .. . …… ….. . …… . .. . ……… … Continue reading

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Alter tables with MySQL replication

I couldn’t find anything particularly useful about how to alter MySQL table structure in a situation where replication was being performed so I pretty much had to try something out to see if it worked. What I found was that … Continue reading

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