If you’re in the market for a strap replacement for your Fitbit Flex, check out Target at Westfield Carousel here in Perth. A pack of three is selling for $29 instead of $49 at other retail and sports stores (like JB Hifi).
At first, I was so glad when Microsoft released Windows 10. I was even more delighted when I found out that I was eligible for a free upgrade because I had purchased a machine preloaded with Windows 8. How cool was that!
The installation went well and for a few months I was actually telling everyone how stable Windows 10 is.
Then came the dreaded blue screen of death. See below. This has now happened three times. How on earth does one get a kernel security check failure?
Possible solution? Read this article: http://windowsreport.com/kernel-security-check-failure-windows/
Then came this infamous critical error. How could the Start button not work! Surely someone from the Windows 8 team must have hated putting the Start button back into Windows 10. Who cares if Cortana doesnt work! I tried many fixes but none of them works. I had to resort to reinstalling Windows 10 from scratch.
Now I sit and wait patiently for the next blue screen of death or critical failure.
The joke is that the critical error of the Start button not working was first reported in August 2015 and yet there is no fix as I sit and write this post 5 months later. That is what I call an excellent example of customer service.
Time to consider a Macbook once and for all? Do the Mac people suffer from any serious issues with their OS?
A honeymoon couple is in the Watergate Hotel in Washington.
The bride is concerned “What if the place is still bugged?”
The groom says “I’ll look for a bug.”
He looks behind the drapes, behind the pictures, under the rug
Under the rug was a disc with four screws.
He gets his Swiss army knife, unscrews the screws, throws them and the disc out the window.
The next morning, the hotel manager asks the newlyweds “How was your room?”, “How was the service?”, “How was your stay at the Watergate Hotel?”
The groom says, “Why are you asking me all of these questions?”
The hotel manager says “Well, the room UNDER you complained of the chandelier falling on them.”
It’s amazing how one can build a successful career in the most beautiful game and then lose everything when one cheats. Thierry Henry may have thought he was “smart” when he handled the ball with his left hand and then passed it to a teammate who scored.
Yes, the French were through to the World Cup.
But at what cost? Henry will forever be known as a big cheat.
Is that worth it? Maybe he’s used to it by now, just like Diego Maradona’s infamous “Hand of God.
Watch the cheat in action here.
You know you’re reading a classified document when it has on it the following stamp:
The oil and gas industry is full of secrets between operators, vendors and consultants – everyone trying to control knowledge as to extract the most revenue for it.
I remember working for a project where we optimised the pipeline buckling characteristics according to instructions of the operator. But each time we present the optimised results, the client would reject by saying that they know it wont work. When pressed for an answer, they would cite past project experience. When asked how to proceed, they would suggest using a different type of steel or another method of initiation a buckle.
It was only later that we found out that the client had already purchased sub-optimal pipes for their system and are stuck with using that but didn’t want to inform us – just incase we came up with a conclusion that specified the type of pipes they had already purchased. Or they had already decided on the type of ship to lay their pipeline and this ship would not be able to lay the pipe in the optimised manner for our lateral buckling solution.
If only they had shared this information with us earlier, we could have come up with a solution that satisfied their constraints in a shorter period. But we’re always made to run around in circles while they decide whether to divulge information (helpful information) to us.
And that is how secrecy works in this industry.
George and Mary were both patients in a mental hospital.
One day while they were walking past the hospital swimming pool.
Mary suddenly jumped into the deep end.
She sank to the bottom and stayed there.
George promptly jumped in to save her, he swam to the bottom and pulled Mary out.
When the medical doctor became aware of George’s act, he immediately ordered his discharged as he now considered him to be mentally stable.
When he went to tell George the news.
He said “George, i have good news and bad news, the good news is you are being discharged, because you were able to jump in to a swimming pool and save the life of another patient.
I think you have gotten well enough and the bad news is that, the patient you saved hung herself with her bathrobe belt in the bathroom, I am sorry, she is dead.”
George replied, she did not hang herself, I put her there to dry.
A woman was in bed with her young lover when she heard her husband opening the front door.
“Hurry, she said, stand in the corner.”
She rubbed Baby Oil all over him, and then totally dusted him all over with Talcum Powder.
“Right, don’t move until I tell you,” she said. “Just pretend you’re a Statue. ’
“What’s this..?” the husband inquired as he entered the room.
“Oh it’s a statue.” she replied. The Smiths bought one and I liked it so much I got one for us, too.’
No more was said, not even when they went to bed.
Around 2am the husband got up, went to the kitchen and returned with a sandwich and a beer.
“Here,” he said to the statue, “have this. I stood like that for two fucking days at the Smiths and nobody offered me a damned thing.
When was the last time you wrote a letter to someone?
Are we seeing letters go down the path of the floppy disk?
Which makes you feel better – receiving an email or a handwritten letter?
Why not pen a note to someone dear to you? All it takes is a few minutes of your time. Just think of the joy it will bring to the person receiving the letter.
This is how you spread happiness.
A Marine boarded a train on his way home from deployment…
The train was quite crowded, and the Marine walked the entire length looking for a seat. There seemed to be one next to a well-dressed middle-aged French woman, but when he got there he saw it was taken by the woman’s poodle.
The war-weary Marine asked, “Ma’am, may I have that seat?”
The French woman sniffed and said to no one in particular, “Americans are so rude.. My little Fifi is using that seat..”
The Marine walked the entire train again, but the only seat available was under that dog. “Please, Ma’am. May I sit down? I’m very tired.”
She snorted, “Not only are you Americans rude, you are also arrogant!”
This time the Marine didn’t say a word; he just picked up the little dog, tossed it out the train window and sat down.
The woman shrieked, “Someone must defend my honor! Put this American in his place!”
An English gentleman sitting nearby spoke up.
“Sir, you Americans seem to have a penchant for doing the wrong thing. You hold the fork in the wrong hand. You drive your autos on the wrong side of the road. And now, sir, you seem to have thrown the wrong bitch out the window.”