Monthly Archives: March 2009

Vote Predictor Paints Me Afrikaner

Vote Predictor Paints Me Afrikaner

Hahahaha, so I just ran through the Mail&Guardian‘s online election “vote predictor” which tells you who you should be voting for. I must say I was a little surprised at the results. I really did think I’d get shoved in with all the middle class whiteys in the DA, but no, the Afrikaner blood must be running thick today, because the Freedom Front Plus are apparently my peeps. To be perfectly honest I never once …

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Xobni Makes Outlook Rock

Image via Wikipedia If you’re like me, you often find yourself stuck using tools dictated by corporate policy and tradition. One of my pet peeves in this area is Microsoft Exchange and the enforced use of Microsoft Outlook that Exchange brings with it. Yeah sure, nowadays you can actually use the free Evolution client, but sometimes that is just not an option. So what do you do when you’re stuck with Outlook and Exchange and …

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GMail Labs Undo Send

If you’re like me you’re prone to whacking out a couple of scorching hot emails when you’ve found yourself angry about something. Of course within a few seconds or minutes you fully regret it and wish you could take it back. We’ve all had the person on the office exchange server who attempts to “recall” a bad message, only to discover that once it’s open on the client side, it’s open forever. Or you’ve had …

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How To Buy A New Car and Not Get Screwed

There’s some excellent advice in this 6 minute presentation by Rob Gruhl. Basically its a summary of the best approach to take when on the hunt for a vehicle. I especially like the part about getting your own finance – not relying on the dealer – it just makes sense and should save a bunch of headaches and admin fees. Rob Gruhl – How to Buy a New Car – Ignite Seattle 2007 Here’s a …

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St Patrick’s Day

Shew, that was a wild one – the head is still a bit sore…Anyway, thought this was pretty insightful: [Source: Indexed]

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