Grow the fuck up!

Red

I had an imaginary friend named “Red” when I was 5 years old.

We would play in my room whenever my mum and father would fight, which means we played a lot!

My father would drink a lot, he didn’t really take care of me or my brother. My mum tried to take care of us, but she was always at work, or busy working.

One day my father packed his bags while my mum was at work. He started walking to the front door and said to me and my brother:

I am leaving, tell your mother when she gets home

I knew I couldn’t stop him but to slow him down I said:

Wait! You need to say good by to Red first!

He slowly looked to me and replied:

Grow the fuck up!” and left.

That was the last thing my father ever said to me.

That was the last day I ever saw Red.

Need Help? Troubleshooting made easy!

troubleshooting
Here are some tips that makes troubleshooting easy:

1) Check the event log
2) Google it
3) Reboot
4) Run IISreset
5) Empty the Recycle Bin
6) Hit [CTRL]+[BREAK]
7) Kill the ASPNET worker process
8) Clear Temporary Internet Files
9) Touch the config file
10) Degauss the monitor (Not that applicable any more, I suppose)
11) Simmer ground rhino horn on a bed of whale pancreas
12) "get latest" and rebuild
13) Login as admin
14) Run ipconfig /renew (Windows)
15) Check if CAPSLOCK is on.
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Afrikaans Spell Checker

I read on one of our local forums that someone needed an Afrikaans spell checker and after 5 minutes with google I found the following:

 

WSpel is sedert 2002 ’n privaat inisiatief deur Johan Visser, Elfia Visser en Thomas Ellis en spog met baie eerstes in die ontwikkelingsgeskiedenis van speltoetsers wêreldwyd.

Algemene inligting oor WSpel
WSpel sal die meeste woorde wat in ’n gewone woordeboek voorkom onmiddellik saamvoeg as u dit as twee of drie woorde tik: Voorbeelde is bank rekening, koelte boom, melk tert, yster pot deksel, bindvlies ontsteking.  Sal sekere woorde weer skei as u dit as een woord tik.  Sal veral anglisistiese woorde en frases en swak Afrikaans onmiddellik vervang met die korrekte Afrikaanse woord of frase. Baie grammatikale hulp word verskaf.  WSpel ken die onderskeid tussen baie sinsnedes waarin u bleik/blyk, grote/grootte, reik/ryk, reis/rys, steil/styl, pyl/peil, feil/vyl, wei/wy, verassing /verrassing, verrys, verys en vereis gebruik. Ook die verskil tussen die betreklike vnw.wat en besitlike vnw. wie.  Sal die ge- voor werkwoorde soos gebesef, geherhaal, geerken, geontken en geverstaan, outomaties verwyder.  Dit sal veral vir andertaliges van groot hulp wees.  Let wel.  Werkwoorde soos herberg en herkou kry wel ’n ge- voor om die verlede tyd aan te dui.

 

Here’s the link:

http://wspel.wordpress.com/laai-wspel-af/

Raspberry Pi: Everything You Need To Know

Raspberry Pi is a computer the size of a credit card that’s so simple, anyone can program it. Designed as an introduction to science, technology, engineering, and math for UK grade schoolers, its $35 price tag has made it appealing to hobbyists all over the world.

Despite its diminutive device, Raspberry Pi is powerful enough to process many of the same programs as PCs, from word processors to games. Its small size also makes Raspberry Pi ideal for programming connected home devices—like the aforementioned print server, which has given us the power to make every computer, laptop, and cell phone in our network printer-compatible.

The Story Of Raspberry Pi

Eben Upton first came up with the idea for Raspberry Pi in 2006, when he and his colleagues at the University of Cambridge’s Computer Laboratory were frustrated by the dwindling number of students, and the poor skill levels of those students, entering the program.

While current students entering the program often had Web design experience, programming experience was becoming very rare. Upton’s concern? That the price and sophistication of modern computers had made them overly complicated for kids to experiment with.

In the ’70s and ’80s, kids could use an Amiga or Commodore 64 to boot into a programming environment. In later decades, Upton speculated, parents had more reason to forbid the same kind of experimentation on increasingly advanced family PCs. Plus, as computers became easier to use, programming them became more complicated, and tinkering with their inner workings became far less necessary.

Upton wanted to create a cheap, easily programmable computer that would bring back the experimental spirit of an earlier era of computing, by making a device cheap enough so anyone could tamper with it without fear of expensive mistakes. From 2006 to 2008, the official history goes, Upton and his colleagues worked on the prototype that would eventually become the Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry Pi Foundation was established in May 2009, and the first shipment of Raspberry Pis became available in April 2012.

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Otaku Magazine Mouse Pad Move

Ok, so a mate asked me how my mouse pad looked.

Here’s a quick post. This mousepad we got from the Otaku Magazine guys when the mag was still on sale. Unfortunately, due to minimal feedback the magazine was shut down.

Much to our dismay, I might add. We did, however, attend the final party with the guys and all I can remember was weed, alcohol and someone brought a guitar.

Here’s my mouse pad:

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