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Generating lotto numbers

A client joked today about predicting lotto numbers. This post doesn’t claim to do that, obviously, but I realised that I can use my rand script to generate some random lotto numbers. Obviously the below adheres to the NZ Lotto format of 6 numbers under 40, a bonus ball under […]

Published – 2012 version

Lovage – Lifeboat Long term readers may recall that back in April 2008, I wrote a letter to the local newspaper and despite my best efforts to put in cheekiness, it was published. I’m not really big on writing letters to the papers, but every so often there’ll be something […]

How to deal with shin splints

Orbital – Illuminate I’ve been struggling recently with some extremely bad shin splints, and after watching various videos about how to strap your legs to mitigate them, and reading other advice such as Get properly fitted running shoes Adjust your running technique to a mid-strike and/or barefoot running Do some […]

Dear Apple

Dear Apple Computer, congratulations on the hard work you have put in to producing your greenest mac ever, I bet it was really hard work. However, I must let you know about a few oversights on your part. 1) Outside of North America, in the rest of the civilised world, […]

Ukulele acquisition syndrome

tHeDirTyJoHnSon – I just can’t help myself Uh oh, I think I might have Ukulele Acquisition Syndrome (UAS). I remembered that back when I was hanging out at the music department at school, messing around with drums, guitar, but more seriously the saxomophone, that there were practice guitars with sticky […]

Newborn Baby Release Notes

This was received from a workmate announcing the birth of his second child, names changed etc: ====================================================================== RELEASE NOTES [Familyname] family release version 2.0.0 This is Version 1 of the Release Notes. ====================================================================== Package release date: [Date of child’s birth] Release Description: This is a new release of the [familyname] […]

Movember 2008

Opshop – Waiting Now Cyanide & Happiness @ Explosm.net I have a small announcement regarding Movember. This year, I won’t be doing it. For three reasons: 1) I now have ladyfriend commitments. This was a reason I scourned last year, but now that I’m in the position to understand… well […]