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Your joke wasn't funny!

, posted: 22-Jul-2010 12:15

Jokes are funny, but even it has its limit.

I had my fair share of practical jokes, either giving them or be given them. But they don't go out to strangers and people you don't know!

This morning, we got woken up at 5am by a "looking for xyz" call, which seconds after answering it we knew it's a prank call. The number was recorded as "private". Then second after hanging the last call up, it rang again, and this time I let Dean answered it and he got the same "looking fo (read the entire post)...



Hurdles for importing goods into NZ

, posted: 6-Dec-2006 11:47

Every good thing that came about usually have to go through some level of difficulty. Sometimes the difficulty can be really annoying and lengthy.

As mentioned in the previous blog entry ("My eo i7210 is coming!"), after weeks of patience wait I finally got the notice that the package is delivered and should be in the country in 2 days top. However what I did not expect was the lengthy process to clear through NZ Customs and the difficulty to get a progress feedback from FedEx and N (read the entire post)...



Press to power off

, posted: 23-Jul-2006 10:04

Bugger! Two nights ago, when I was done with using our less-than-1-year-old HP MCE system, which has a 21" HP f2105 LCD screen. Naturally, I would just turn off the monitor power to save power (beside the amber colour light when on stand-by is annoying and bright in the dark).

As you would with turning power off, you push the power button. Tonight, I exert the same amount of strength on the power button as any other night. The most feared thing had happened, THE POWER SWITCH IS BROKEN (read the entire post)...



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