Archive for the ‘arse’ Category

FFS

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

Hey, buddy! See that thing in front of you? It's a monitor. It's connected to a computer, which in turn is connected to -- gasp! -- the INTERNET. That's the single biggest and most easily searchable repository of information humankind has ever known. No, really! It's great. You should check ...

Questions vs. Answers vs. Comments

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Results 1 - 100 of about 1,680,000,000 for comments Results 1 - 100 of about 426,000,000 for answers Results 1 - 100 of about 691,000,000 for questions It's true: on the internet, there are more questions than answers; but almost everyone has got something to say. How very like life.

PayPal email fail

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Now that I've got a job working for an email service provider I've started taking a bit more notice of different companies' attempts at email marketing, and I have to admit to becoming slightly more sensitive about when they do it badly. Today I received yet another ridiculous failure that's ...

Dear Linux.com, you suck. Love, pgl

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Wankers. [The below pasted verbatim, including grammatical errors, etc.] From: Peter Lowe <pgl@yoyo.org> To: Linux Foundation <events@linux-foundation.org> CC: linux.com.users@linuxfoundation.org Subject: Re: [Linux.com.users] 20% LinuxCon Registration Discount for Linux.com Members I don't normally bother responding to poorly thought out marketing attempts like this, but, your last one so annoying that I just - can't - help myself. Look, you're ...

Fuck you, spam

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

And this, folks, is why spam sucks so fucking much: Junk Filter Statistics The junk mail filter has been trained by 46868 messages, whereof 28127 (60%) have been rated as solicited and 18741 (40%) as junk. This resulted in a total of 699360 tokens read, 349780 (50%) rated as good and ...