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Post Posted: January 24th, 2015, 1:08 pm

Oh, I do like the Sierra Cosworth! I've been looking at an old Mini that's sitting outside a garage I pass regularly. It looks like whoever owns it just hasn't got any interest in restoring it. What makes this one unique though is that it's a pick up type mini. Rare to see. I need the space to store...

Post Posted: January 18th, 2015, 4:28 pm

Not mine. The car is all engine........vrooooooooooooooooooooooooom............ :lol: http://www.flowersnpalms.com/mis/1973_ford_capri.jpeg I do love the Capri. Recently I've been thinking of buying an older classic car as a project to work on. There is a Capri that has been sitting...

Post Posted: January 10th, 2015, 3:28 am

That would explain the purge of emails I got from Ozzu overnight. 23 altogether.

I was certain there was a spammer on the loose.

Post Posted: April 13th, 2014, 3:56 pm

Here is the story behind probably the best known windows XP image.

http://youtu.be/AVXY8OEZAEQ

This guy tells a great story. I could listen to him for hours.

Post Posted: April 3rd, 2014, 10:23 am

Very good idea.

Post Posted: March 30th, 2014, 10:59 am

I saw this earlier and thought it was pretty funny.

http://youtu.be/BKorP55Aqvg

:lol:

Post Posted: March 12th, 2014, 9:56 am

I wish you the best of luck with the projects.

Post Posted: March 12th, 2014, 9:54 am

I like the idea o fa digital monetery system. I know most money doesn't exchange hands, but having a system that allows the termination of paper based finances does appeal to me. Now, you may have figured that I am not 100% familiar with bitcoin, but from what I gather this currency does tick that b...

Post Posted: March 5th, 2014, 6:18 am

Not if you are here to contribute in a healthy way.

Post Posted: December 31st, 2013, 5:51 pm

Wishing you all a very happy new year. I hope it comes on the back of a good 2013.

Post Posted: December 19th, 2013, 4:18 am

Merry Christmas to you too! I hope you have a good one in sunny Oz.

I'm due a trip over to your part of the world soon. It was 6 years ago I was celebrating Christmas in Australia last. I can't believe it's been so long.

Post Posted: December 19th, 2013, 4:09 am

I always love when I see you post here Rose.

So few and far between.

Post Posted: November 20th, 2013, 1:29 pm

I don't understand why the media drums into us how great and wonderful the USA and the UK is when stuff like this is allowed to happen. I probably read too much online and should maybe dumb down and listen to (and believe) all they say on the media, but when you hear of food banks or things like thi...

Post Posted: November 20th, 2013, 1:11 pm

The forum has definitely died down a lot in recent years. Answers are easy to find online now and a lot of younger people in particular are growing up with a good knowledge on hardware or they know how to find out. I think this has a lot to do with why Ozzu has slowed dome a bit.

Post Posted: October 26th, 2013, 5:45 pm

It's funny, my brother has recently moved to the Washington area. Had this been next year there is a good chance I may have visited as I'm working on heading to USA sometime next year.

Post Posted: October 11th, 2013, 9:34 am

I didn't actually think you'd be able to find any inforgraphic generator as inforgraphics are so unique in their design.

However, when doing a search into this I found that there is a site which seems to do this (for free, too).

Check it out - http://infogr.am

Post Posted: October 11th, 2013, 9:26 am

I'd be very surprised if this was possible as you'd be accessing data that the user may have chosen to keep hidden. The only way you would be able to get this info is if the user has chosen to allow people or group admin members from accessing this information.

Post Posted: October 11th, 2013, 9:21 am

Unfortunately, one of the rules of Ozzu is that you need to have at least 150 posts before you're entitled to put in a signature.

Post Posted: August 28th, 2013, 12:57 pm

Very possible, but as Grinch says it requires a bit of learning.

If you do start and get into it then be ready for a very fun and rewarding experience which will frustrate you equally.

Post Posted: August 16th, 2013, 3:09 pm

I shudder just looking at that, and that's not having any real phobia of spiders.

Post Posted: July 24th, 2013, 4:20 pm

I don't understand religion. I doubt I ever will.

Congrats on proposal. I hope it all works out for you.

Post Posted: July 23rd, 2013, 9:56 am

Desperate measures from Microsoft

:lol:

Post Posted: July 23rd, 2013, 9:52 am

Without wanting to sound too nosy, but why the big change? Less Internet and computer isn't necessarily a bad thing, but to completely cut it off is a big move. I say that also because the world is reliant on computers now and will always will be in the future, more likely in a larger scale. So avoi...

Post Posted: June 6th, 2013, 4:07 am

Ha, I never noticed actually that the post was months old.

Better late than never, huh?

Post Posted: June 6th, 2013, 3:03 am

Belated birthday wishes Jason.

I hope you had a great day!

Post Posted: June 5th, 2013, 4:10 am

I love what you're both typing about. Ive heard about it begore but mot looked into it a whole lot. I'll check these out when I've got some time.

Post Posted: May 28th, 2013, 10:36 am

I was reading about Adam Levie a few days ago and was quite fascinated by his philosophy on business and life . He runs the website http://www.box.com which does exactly what you're looking for. There a few different price plans. Because the site must detect where i live it only shows the price to m...

Post Posted: May 23rd, 2013, 2:29 pm

I'm still very impressed with this and see there are many companies that are starting to evolve this further. Other than Zapper, one that has caught my eye is Aurasma. They did a TED Talk in Edinburgh last summer... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frrZbq2LpwI After seeing this I downloaded the free a...

Post Posted: May 22nd, 2013, 10:29 am

The creater of the .gif graphic format has announced that the format should be pronounced with a J and not a G. The creator of the Gif graphics format has said that his invention should be pronounced so it starts with a "j" rather than with a hard "g". Steve Wilhite told the New ...

Post Posted: May 22nd, 2013, 9:58 am

Yeah, i was thinking of that at the time i couldn't get onto the page. I rarely ever use the links there though mainly because i only have 3 (2 of which are moderator related).

Post Posted: May 22nd, 2013, 9:56 am

Nothing overly excited me about the release (which i saw thanks to the link you posted on FB Ozzu). Personally i've never actually watched anything on BlueRay yet, never actually used Kinnect yet nor does the whole talking to the device to change channels fill me with much joy. It's actually strange...

Post Posted: May 20th, 2013, 1:33 pm

It's a funny one. I just did a check now as i am on my laptop at home and it does seem to be displaying okay now.

Strange.

Post Posted: May 20th, 2013, 3:23 am

There is no "control panel" link to get to the options you are talking about. If I could get there I'd have no issues but if there isn't any way to then its an issue. Funnily enough, as I check the menu bar on Ozzu through my iPhone it displays perfectly., so this suggests to me it is a br...

Post Posted: May 19th, 2013, 4:26 am

That menu actually varies as well depending on what screen i am on.

Post Posted: May 19th, 2013, 4:25 am

At the moment in time there is no option for me to go into my profile settings and to change things like the Avatar/Signature or just anything to do with my profile.

This is all i see in the menu...

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Post Posted: April 25th, 2013, 2:57 pm

By all means, if you are having such mental difficulty accepting this and would like no more hassle i'll easily take the money :lol:

It is odd though, but as Zealous says there should be some sort of source which Adsense would be able to show you.

Welcome to the site, by the way.

Post Posted: April 23rd, 2013, 10:58 am

I really think this will hurt small business. It will make everything more expensive not just due to the additional tax, but the additional costs for changing software, accounting, and sending each state their required dues. It does seem as though this is designed to weaken the poorer and strengthe...

Post Posted: April 14th, 2013, 6:04 am

Kurthead+1 wrote:
You can take our lives, but you can never take my private messages?


:lol:

Yeah, something like that.

Post Posted: April 5th, 2013, 11:21 am

Bigwebmaster wrote:
It is now doubled :)


Yes! Your a legend! Another 10 years or so if my PM intake is similar to the last 8 years.

Post Posted: April 5th, 2013, 10:05 am

I've been a member of Ozzu for just over 8 years and in that time i have amassed 880 PM's. Aware that there is a limit of 1000 PM's it has dawned on me that at some point over the next year or so i may have to start pruning them and removing a whole heap of PM's. Is it strange to admit that there is...

Post Posted: April 5th, 2013, 8:25 am

I have moved this post (but left a shadow) so you have a better chance of getting the support you need.

I am not sure why you can't seem to copy and past your log though, what is it doing?

Post Posted: March 13th, 2013, 12:56 pm

One PC, One laptop and a recently acquired Apple iPad mini.

Post Posted: March 13th, 2013, 12:55 pm

sergeyL wrote:
I like Land Rovers more.


I've driven a few in the past and completely see the appeal. Very fuel thirsty though and when you consider that fuel is nearly twice the price it is in America it's just not that economical where I live.

Post Posted: January 22nd, 2013, 4:30 pm

I might have missed it, but what phone is it you are using?

Post Posted: January 3rd, 2013, 2:34 pm

Belated Merry Christmas and Belated New Years wishes.

What did everyone do?

Post Posted: December 20th, 2012, 4:40 pm

Happy Birthday. I seem to remember one of the highlights for me oddly enough was my GTKY thread. I think in 1 day i got about 100 questions which were answered fairly promptly even when i was pretty drunk. It was just a funny moment. One of the reasons i have consistently come back to Ozzu is becaus...

Post Posted: December 20th, 2012, 4:28 pm

Looking forward to the future. Even though i've not been here for the full 10 years, it really has been a great place to visit. I am sure what you have planned for the future will make the next 10 years great as well.

Happy Birthday Ozzu!

Post Posted: December 3rd, 2012, 3:29 pm

2012 certainly has been the year of comebacks for some.

Good to see that many still remember Ozzu.

Post Posted: November 21st, 2012, 11:13 am

What kind of Merc do you have?

Post Posted: November 21st, 2012, 11:12 am

9 years? we're a month away from 10 years. I think it's about time this topic is locked.

Post Posted: November 21st, 2012, 11:10 am

On a lighter note when I was in Spain I found myself on a bus for an hour or so sitting next to two guys speaking a language unlike anything I head ever heard- I could not figure out what it was- I was very curious. After 30 minutes of intense listening I realized they were speaking English! They w...

Post Posted: November 4th, 2012, 8:23 am

I was at the train station in my home city today and in the queue hoping to speak to someone about my cancelled train due to a derailment. There was a number of other people in queue also hoping to do the same. In front of me were a couple groups of Americans. One was a family, the other was an Amer...

Post Posted: October 27th, 2012, 7:49 am

There is not alot i like about Google Android. Play store is one of them, i don't bother downloading anything other than apps off it.

I am likely going to go back to the iPhone in the new year.

Post Posted: October 17th, 2012, 9:48 am

BMW what's happening with this :) Gold membership to the winner :P Who is BMW? Not the first time he's been mistaken for the German car manufacturer. I recall 613flavah doing this YEARS ago. It may have been in my GTKY thread, and because i was slightly drunk at the time of replying it was particul...

Post Posted: October 10th, 2012, 9:26 am

Great advice, and whilst my story hasn't had the same happy ending as yours i believe every word of it. I've been actively looking for work since late July when i did that course. I admittedly have been a bit dejected at either not hearing about jobs or finding out that they have been filled without...

Post Posted: October 10th, 2012, 2:54 am

I'll be getting one early next year likely. Not likely going to lose sleep if i don't have an iPhone.

Post Posted: October 9th, 2012, 9:54 am

You'll never see any pictures with the new iPhone before the official launch. The same happened with 4...there were a lot of pics, but none resembled the new model. As mentioned in my original post, the website has a reputation of releasing accurate information and images of iphones prior to releas...

Post Posted: October 5th, 2012, 9:03 am

I thought most banks tended to avoid sending emails out because they wanted to make it easier for people to identify what is legitimate and what is fake. Not everyone knows how to identify a phishing email and i know that my Bank won't ever send any emails out. If my bank has anything important to l...

Post Posted: September 26th, 2012, 4:56 pm

It's amazing that people actually do this. I've never thought about cheating in that way. If anything, i probably undersell myself on my resume. It wouldn't cross my mind to pretend i've done things i haven't though.

Post Posted: September 26th, 2012, 3:34 pm

Joking aside, it is painful seeing the site like this. I created a topic on the GD forum about Augmented Reality, a subject i thought would excite most people that frequent the site. I started to think nobody was interested, but i think it really comes down to the fact nobody is actually logging on ...

Post Posted: September 25th, 2012, 2:27 pm

I swear i just saw tumbleweed blow over there.

Post Posted: September 25th, 2012, 8:35 am

I am particularly pleased to see someone is doing this, and the potential plans for this could make this a very big company indeed... that is unless a bigger company buys them up first. Needless to say, i am glad this is being developed in my home country. Augmented Reality T-Shirts The news article...

Post Posted: September 10th, 2012, 4:21 pm

ryanlb wrote:
and know that this company you see rising up was built by you.


That would be my biggest motivator. Money is a bonus, but the knowledge that i'd created something from scratch that was successful makes me smirk with excitement more than anything else.

Post Posted: September 10th, 2012, 3:54 pm

To reiterate what some others have said, being self-employed can be greatly rewarding - lots more control over your own life. You'll deal with your clients directly, set your own schedule, and of course reap all of the financial rewards of your hard work... Definitely recommend it, if you can pull ...

Post Posted: September 6th, 2012, 10:02 am

Shares in Nokia actually dropped after the announcement of this product. That's not normal, and yet more worrying news for the company that is struggling to compete. Unfortunately for them, many big manufacturers are due to make announcements soon with Apple expected to announce the iPhone 5 within ...

Post Posted: September 6th, 2012, 9:57 am

Hopefully you got the only copy of it that he had so he doesn't try and use your work again.

Post Posted: September 4th, 2012, 2:47 pm

Did he even apologise?

I'd love to know what his reaction was when you told him. Did he just get up and leave? or was there an explanation or even some sort of crap explanation as to how he obtained the work?

Post Posted: August 28th, 2012, 1:51 pm

olioli0201 wrote:
I think that it easily can due to ads but it lost any uniqueness for me and I am really tired of it.


Adverts are worthless without people. They still have the people, but many are walking away.

Post Posted: August 27th, 2012, 5:38 am

I thought i'd check and see what price it was sitting at now. It's no surprise that since it's original $1 billion price it is worth approx $40 billion.

The company was mis-sold to investers. I'd be fuming if i had bought in at $40 when it first listed... not that i would have.

Post Posted: August 22nd, 2012, 2:43 pm

As soon as i had seen it was you that replied to this, i knew exactly what your reply was. I love muscle cars so much, and this kind of car is really up my street (not literally, unfortunately). With that said, i am more or less convinced that when i can afford to i will most definitely be buying th...

Post Posted: August 16th, 2012, 11:01 am

SB, you weren't supposed to say anything, as that is probably our most popular hidden forum here :D You need to catch up with the forum Brian. You've obviously not seen the post started earlier on today (on page 2 of topics, as forum is so popular) called "Lets tell Labrego" where i've re...

Post Posted: August 16th, 2012, 9:26 am

LAbrego wrote:
Now I know why my ears were so hot and burning!


Pretty sure that was just the Mexican summer Luis 8)

Post Posted: August 16th, 2012, 9:03 am

Thank you guys, I was having fun yesterday and didn't saw this. Its good to see all of you are having a great and wonderful life, just as much as I do hehe but I still miss the old days of fun around here :D Thanks for remembering my birthday, cheers! and God bless you all There is plenty of fun ar...

Post Posted: August 15th, 2012, 12:36 pm

Hello horseman, when I first saw your image I was thinking I am sure I have seen this somewhere, but it was another image you posted many years ago that I remember. Yeah, as soon as i saw this i thought the same. It is a different image. The original topic can be found here - http://www.ozzu.com/di...

Post Posted: August 12th, 2012, 9:10 am

If it wasn't for the Tennis match where Scottish tennis player Andy Murray beat Federer in the final, i would have probably watched about the same as you.

There is a sense of "britishness" around at the moment. I'm a nationalist, so i don't completely understand the hype.

Post Posted: August 12th, 2012, 7:04 am

Today marks the end of the Olympic Games in London. It has been a phenomenal year for Team GB, Team USA and Team China. I wondered how everyone thought of the event in your part of the world? Are you pleased with your countries placing in the Olympics? What did you think of London's performance in p...

Post Posted: August 11th, 2012, 6:55 am

I suggested this years ago. I agree that this is a feature that would be ideal on Ozzu.

Post Posted: July 31st, 2012, 11:36 am

The kind of work i am looking for opens me up to an international market which could mean that for logistical reasons i may end up moving to anywhere in the world. Like (i think) i said previously, i am in a privileged position right now where i literally can go anywhere i want to go as i have no ma...

Post Posted: July 27th, 2012, 10:14 am

Yeah, i agree. Not a cheap country.

Very stunning country. I spent too little time there though. I'll most definitely go back within next few years.

Post Posted: July 26th, 2012, 2:16 pm

I can't believe I forgot about the most interesting one I've seen - www.blipfoto.com

I registered to this Scotland based (but very international) photo sharing website about 6 years ago when it was pretty small, there are thousands of users now. Worth checking out.

Post Posted: July 15th, 2012, 8:49 am

Thanks for the advice WritingBadCode. I'd already read about the 230kr-300kr ticket, but i understood that to be for the Subway system (which i believe is pretty small in Stockholm). I think i read somewhere that it woulc cost about 180kr for a return bus fare from Arlanda to the city centre, so i m...

Post Posted: July 14th, 2012, 3:52 pm

On Friday i fly out to Stockholm, Sweden for a weekend break. Earlier on today i was looking at accommodation websites to see what i can find for a reasonable price (in a very expensive city) with either close proximity to the city centre or the cities Arlanda airport. Half asleep i stumbled across ...

Post Posted: July 9th, 2012, 4:06 am

I've logged on a few times over the last couple of weeks and see no content i want to comment on. There has been news of the Nexus 7 not posted on here (that i can see) and other bits and bobs gone untouched over the last few weeks. I don't mind creating topics, but i've got a few things on nowadays...

Post Posted: June 30th, 2012, 1:32 pm

I'd definitely choose an Audi over BMW. Audis are gorgeous. I agree. I owned an Audi last year and loved driving it. So comfortable and easy. The only negative thing was the MPG. I think i was getting something like 21MPG which was about 10 less than my sister was getting on her Land Rover Discover...

Post Posted: June 24th, 2012, 1:49 am

It's intersting to see this mainly because whilst I liked bmws I had my mind set on getting an Audi or VW next (you've got to love German engineering). Now that I've seen this I'd like to explore the idea of buying a BMW now. It would have to be this model though :lol:

Post Posted: June 22nd, 2012, 11:08 am

If you do, and you also like super slow-motion video footage then you're going to absolutely love this video...



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDuxWGHA-Z4

Just listen to that engine at the beginning. :drool:

Post Posted: June 21st, 2012, 1:57 pm

Good idea IT-Tech. I agree, there are some old posts near the top that may not be relevant to many new members such as yourself.

Welcome to Ozzu.

Post Posted: June 21st, 2012, 1:55 pm

It is going to be the case where you won't need an email client for your PC/Mac in the future. You'll literally be able to type a message off the back of the running desktop. It would make so much sense to have that system. All computers will be synched to a mobile device so no matter where you are ...

Post Posted: June 6th, 2012, 2:21 pm

Facebook over the last few years has abused it's trust in alot of members. I used to frequent the site and enjoyed the features it had, but as more and more came it meant more and more information that i willingly put up was being shared with more people. Most of it is through your own consent, but ...

Post Posted: June 4th, 2012, 10:42 am

I got the wonderful receding hairline gene, so I'm just hoping its all gone before I have to worry about grey. I started to lose mine when i was 20. Fortunately for the last couple of years it has stopped falling out and whilst i am kinda bald i still have some hair all over. I just keep it short a...

Post Posted: June 3rd, 2012, 3:25 am

musik wrote:
(G+, FB & Twitter)


If the three you mentioned, Twitter is the one i use most. I never thought that would ever happen as i was very reluctant to use the site when people started talking about it.

Post Posted: June 2nd, 2012, 4:03 pm

If it makes you feel any better, i am a few years younger than yourself Brian and i too have noticed the dreaded gray hair. Thankfully it is just one single hair that appears on my right eyebrow and when plucked disappears for a few months.

Post Posted: June 1st, 2012, 3:25 pm

Congratulations to amir2000 who won this competition.

Post Posted: June 1st, 2012, 3:44 am

My brother and I were born 1 year apart. Pretty sure my mom had all grey hair by 40 cause of us. My parents had all 5 of their children over a 10 year period. I was born just under a year before my sister was born and at about that time my dad was working in London for a few years. London is about ...

Post Posted: May 31st, 2012, 4:09 pm

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... feeds.html

Despite this announcement price still sits at $29. :lol:

I find the whole situation very amusing.

Post Posted: May 31st, 2012, 3:04 pm

As of today you can download the Windows 8 preview which, according to Microsoft, is the most tested operating system ever.

You can download it here:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/wind ... se-preview

Post Posted: May 31st, 2012, 10:54 am

Probably more annoying to you because by the sounds of things you only got your iPhone 4S about 2 weeks ago after the hassle you got with your provider :lol:

Post Posted: May 31st, 2012, 7:20 am

Here is leaked images of the new iPhone 5 which many believe will be announced on June 11th. http://9to5mac.com/2012/05/29/photos-black-and-white-next-generation-metal-iphone-backs-mini-dock-taller-screen-moved-earphone-jack-present/ The website linked has a reputation of leaking accurate informatio...

Post Posted: May 31st, 2012, 7:17 am

If you sync the iPad onto iTunes as you would when you sync the iPhone then the music and all that you have set to sync should copy onto iPad also.

Post Posted: May 31st, 2012, 5:23 am

It will open up other areas of income. Should they go along the app route, which they'd be silly not to, then they would increase income from that. No doubt they would try and integrate advertisement into it somehow as well. It's a novelty item, but it allows more room for them to explore other area...

Post Posted: May 30th, 2012, 4:44 pm

I heard he cashed in his shares after a couple of days when the price started to drop, so i don't think he would have lost as much. Not related to Facebook, but i heard about a friends friend that bought shares in the Royal Bank of Scotland when they were bailed out by UK government a couple of year...

Post Posted: May 29th, 2012, 12:08 pm

Dropped to a new low today. Now sitting $10 less than it listed at a week and a half ago.

Post Posted: May 24th, 2012, 8:44 am

Since leaving this post i've been thinking alot of effectively cancelling my planned vacation to Sweden this year to cover the costs for some courses which would almost certainly guarantee some work offshore. These jobs tend to be quite rewarding financially and with doing this i'd be in a position ...

Post Posted: May 22nd, 2012, 11:34 am

I wonder how many people immediately sold their shares last Friday when becoming millionaires/billionaires. I know had i been one of the fortunate people to be in that position i would have... that's not just me saying that now i have the benefit of hindsight.

Post Posted: May 21st, 2012, 10:52 am

musik wrote:
It really just depends on what the graphic is going to be used for as to which one is better suited they are both very different.


I'll second that.

If you're using it for basic website graphics or avatars/signatures or something then i'd just use Photoshop.

Post Posted: May 21st, 2012, 10:49 am

I can't say i am overly surprised with this, but shares have dropped to around $33 now. Down $5 from what they were when Facebook first launched on the market on Friday. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18141990 Those who did buy shares though will probably do well to keep a hold of them yet, they...

Post Posted: May 19th, 2012, 1:11 pm

Bigwebmaster wrote:
because they say that is what old people do.


I'm not that old... :x

Post Posted: May 19th, 2012, 7:11 am

The problem with such a high valuation is there is even more pressure on them to improve on that... but there are not many companies that have such a high value and many of those who are as valuable have much more revenue streams. The thing that is going for Facebook is the advertisements and the ga...

Post Posted: May 18th, 2012, 3:31 pm

I'd love to use G+ more but unfortunately not everyone has caught onto the idea of it yet. Like you say, i hope people realise this they will move over to G+.

Post Posted: May 18th, 2012, 2:40 pm

Today Facebook launched on the stock market with shares valueing the company at $104 billion. People have been asking for weeks whether the company really is worth that amount of money, what with the limited revenue streams. What do you all think? I'm personally starting to wonder how much worse the...

Post Posted: May 18th, 2012, 1:53 pm

Thank you for the reply Daemonguy. I did wonder whether writing a cover letter and effectively pleading would be offputting, so seeing your feedback on that has got me thinking about how i would approach it. I certainly never intended on going right in and begging for a couple of pages. I thought ab...

Post Posted: May 16th, 2012, 4:04 pm

In what is apparently a tough time for people to get a job in some places around the world i wondered what sort of things people have been doing to make them stand out a little bit. Despite changing jobs 6 months ago very recently i've started to think about a change again. My new job has been fine ...

Post Posted: May 14th, 2012, 5:10 pm

Really? where in Scotland did you visit Breeze? Great scenery, so i imagine you with your camera would have been very trigger happy if you ever saw the west coast north of Glasgow or the Isle of Skye. Stunning locations. Just Edinburgh, sadly! I don't think you could have picked a better city to sp...

Post Posted: May 14th, 2012, 8:50 am

Really? where in Scotland did you visit Breeze?

Great scenery, so i imagine you with your camera would have been very trigger happy if you ever saw the west coast north of Glasgow or the Isle of Skye. Stunning locations.

Post Posted: May 12th, 2012, 9:35 am

What's happening here? I've lost count on the amount of people that used to visit frequently popping past again. It's so good to see. 613flavah has been busy with her family as well. She had twins late last year. Katana is another member who has been busy with family. I keep in touch with him occasi...

Post Posted: May 11th, 2012, 6:06 pm

Did you ever come back to Australia SB? What are you doing with yourself now? I've not been back since i was there 4 years ago. I'd soo go back in a heartbeat though. With that said, i have really itchy feet and incredibly unsettled at the moment to the point where i would seriously consider any jo...

Post Posted: May 10th, 2012, 12:48 pm

I'll take that.

Post Posted: May 10th, 2012, 11:15 am

I just looked at who posted this, looked away and the checked again just to assure me that it was yourself that left this post. It's been a long long time. There are a number of changes i am sure since you were last posting regularly nearly 4 years ago. Great to hear you've been having a good time e...

Post Posted: May 6th, 2012, 12:29 pm

Reading the comments to the video on YouTube there are alot of people saying he was in on in and is an actor.

Entertaining stuff, as is the case with the vast majority of TED videos.

Post Posted: May 2nd, 2012, 10:50 am

Please vote on which of the two entries deems worthy of winning this competition...

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ATNO/TW



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SB

Post Posted: April 29th, 2012, 4:52 am

Welcome back to the site Breeze! Always enjoyed reading your posts, so hopefully you'll be back firing them left right and centre for the foreseeable future! :lol:

Post Posted: April 27th, 2012, 12:00 pm

I don't think Instagram had any worries about covering the costs of any retirement. The rate it was growing it was inevitable they were going to have companies like Facebook sniffing around. If you think about it, it wasn't long ago Facebook were the same size and they grew because they explored oth...

Post Posted: April 25th, 2012, 4:37 pm

Okay okay... I'm just trying to build up suspense. If it is not up by the end of this coming weekend feel free to send me a cyber slap.

I've been busy with a few things lately and don't imagine it is going to quieten down for at least another month or so.

Post Posted: April 21st, 2012, 5:44 am

FB mentioned that they had no intention on integrating Instagram with FB and are quite happy to allow Instagram to be integrated much like they are right now.

It's an interesting piece of business.

Post Posted: April 16th, 2012, 8:46 am

Just to let you all know, not forgotten about this. Been busier than usual lately, will put up poll soon.

Post Posted: April 16th, 2012, 8:46 am

Just to let you all know, not forgotten about this. Been busier than usual lately, will put up poll soon.

Post Posted: April 13th, 2012, 6:39 am

According to the reports released from Google the annual Gross profit for Year ending 31st December 2011 was $24.72 Billion. I've not seen any updates on Apples latest annual Gross Profit, however on September 24th 2011 the annual Gross profit of Apple was sitting at $25.92 billion. So, you are not ...

Post Posted: April 12th, 2012, 2:35 pm

It works fine on on Chrome in Windows Vista.

Post Posted: April 12th, 2012, 2:31 pm

It depends on what you look for in a host. Is it a big website you are starting up? or are you just doing something basic. Will it have databases or is it just going to be a standard page with no membership login sections etc etc. Do you think you'll receive large volumes of traffic to the site? if ...

Post Posted: April 12th, 2012, 9:47 am

But yea they are not making much just 50 billion a month, no wonder they have most cash then the country everyone is giving it to them. Soon they will become the Umbrella Apple Corporation. Don't mistake company value to that of the company bank balance. According to the link i added in the origina...

Post Posted: April 10th, 2012, 1:01 pm

Apple today became the highest valued American company in the world at $600 billion. What is particularly awe inspiring is the fact that it was little under two months ago they announced that they were valued at $500 billion. In fact, if you look at the chart in this article you'll see the companies...

Post Posted: April 10th, 2012, 11:35 am

I have to admit that i was scratching my head trying to work out what Facebook were getting from this deal. That was until i saw this article...

Facebook buys Instagram for $1 Billion

Post Posted: April 8th, 2012, 4:22 am

...the original Transport Tycoon game... Have you had a chance to play Locomotion? I was pretty hesitant to pick it up - esp. after playing Rollercoaster Tycoon 3, which was a pretty huge disappointment to me - but I figured I'd trust Chris Sawyer's name and give it a go. If you haven't played it -...

Post Posted: April 5th, 2012, 12:45 pm

I heard that despite the criticism the makers of the video have had they are set to release a follow up soon.

Post Posted: April 5th, 2012, 11:20 am

GoldenEye 007 for the Nintendo 64 had awesome game play This is probably one of the best games i've ever played. I remember being completely stunned at how good the split screen multiplayer was. I think it was one of the first multiplayer games that used that split screen format. It was just a good...

Post Posted: April 5th, 2012, 9:17 am

I honestly don't think i've seen anything that is as cool as this before. If this is as good as it looks then i'm buying one!

https://plus.google.com/u/0/111626127367496192147/posts

I actually thought this was just a late April Fools joke.

Post Posted: April 3rd, 2012, 9:48 am

So Winter is more or less done and Spring has come (or has it?). The last couple of weeks we saw 3 of the hottest March days on record in the UK in a place not far away from here. It was great walking to work in just a shirt as temperatures hit a comfortable 23ºC (73.4ºF) for nearly 2 weeks. I've ne...

Post Posted: April 2nd, 2012, 3:29 pm

Yet another shooting in an American college killing 7. I do wonder if some people genuinely think it's a good thing to kill innocent people on education campuses... it's as though these sick people are almost competing with each other. I don't think i'll ever understand it. The last school shooting ...

Post Posted: April 2nd, 2012, 12:47 pm

spork wrote:
If I had $640M, I'd buy you a fur coat (but not a real fur coat, that's cruel).


You wouldn't buy some Dijon mustard? whatever Dijon mustard is.

Post Posted: April 1st, 2012, 2:10 pm

I assume you live in West Seattle? or is it the fact that he's in Seattle?

I'd be awed if he was local to me also.

Post Posted: March 31st, 2012, 5:36 pm

Interesting! Kodak have effectively invented photographs that can smell of the subject in which you photograph. Set to be introduced to the movie industry soon also!

Check it out...



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lquQNSbNlew

You can read more about it here.

Post Posted: March 31st, 2012, 5:28 pm

:lol: I've thought about this alot for a very long time and every time i think about it my priorities change. At one point i had it down to the very moment i came into a significant sum of money. I'm very much thinking along the lines of you, minus the Ozzu part of course. In terms of material purch...

Post Posted: March 31st, 2012, 4:03 pm

Wow. Imagine winning $213 million.

I am sure this is a conversation everyone has had alot, but if you were one of the winners and had $213 million, what would you do with it?

Post Posted: March 31st, 2012, 3:07 pm

Bigwebmaster wrote:
We bought $25 worth, so I should have $640 million after tonight.


I assume because you are online right now that you did not win the $640 million? It's that or you're finding Ozzu as your piece of haven before the madness of the media comes when they find out who you are.

Post Posted: March 31st, 2012, 6:35 am

This competition has closed. I will likely get a poll up by the end of the weekend.

Post Posted: March 30th, 2012, 5:54 pm

So America, have you bought your lotto ticket?

That's some staggering amount of money to be won.

Post Posted: March 29th, 2012, 2:36 pm

life is to live and enjoy. This sentence was made better by the fact the person that wrote it is an Aussie. With all the Australians i met when i was in the country for a few months a few years back this seemed to be the motto followed by many. It is one of the things i loved (and still love) about...

Post Posted: March 29th, 2012, 2:31 pm

I get heartburn every day and have done for years. I spoke to a doctor about it a few years ago and he prescribed me some medicine that seemed to do the trick... at least until it ran out. As a result of the heartburn for over a year now i have not drank any soft drinks, no coca cola or anything tha...

Post Posted: March 22nd, 2012, 3:30 pm

I like the daily subscription idea. The way it works now is I believe an e-mail would get sent each time a new thread or post occurs in the forum you are subscribed to. Probably would get annoying, this is a default setting on how phpBB operates. A daily summary e-mail of your subscribed areas migh...

Post Posted: March 22nd, 2012, 12:38 pm

Second something to motivate members to participate would help too. If Ozzu switches some day and uses reputation/points for members of some sorts, this could be one reward for winning a competition -- a bunch of reputation/points. People could then use their reputation/points and set "bountie...

Post Posted: March 21st, 2012, 6:14 am

A lot of attention is given to design and photography. That's all well and good, but when was the last time you had a japh competition or a data mangling competition, or any kind of competition geared to developers? Couldn't agree more, there is a lot of activity between moderators and users within...

Post Posted: March 21st, 2012, 6:12 am

It has become obvious to me that there is a desire to see more Coding competitions on Ozzu and lesser design related. I am in complete agreement and it does concern me to see the forum swamped with Photography/Design related competitions. I've mentioned elsewhere that i am taking a personal interest...

Post Posted: March 19th, 2012, 2:26 pm

Without sounding too obvious, but have you not tried getting an IT job from a different angle. I am sure there are bound to be many office jobs on the go somewhere. If you start off at the bottom in an office job, whether it's just a clerical job and demonstrate that you know alot about IT by suppor...

Post Posted: March 19th, 2012, 12:36 pm

If you were to create a new reply by clicking "Post Advanced Reply" at the bottom of the screen (below Quick Reply box) then attach a file to the post. You can do that by clicking "upload attachment" and then browse for the file you upload. Once you have added it click on the but...

Post Posted: March 19th, 2012, 12:34 pm

A lot of attention is given to design and photography. That's all well and good, but when was the last time you had a japh competition or a data mangling competition, or any kind of competition geared to developers? I tell my clients all the time that while I may be one heck of a developer, I'm cer...

Post Posted: March 18th, 2012, 5:37 pm

To be honest if Ozzu could have less sub-forums then that's better. I sort of agree with elieobeid7. I also dislike subforums. I understand the need to de-clutter and be forum specific but when you've got 10 forums and each forum has 4-5 sub forums you're sort of making the site more confusing, espe...

Post Posted: March 18th, 2012, 4:01 pm

I think given the last reply, as suggested before an option to toggle light and dark themes easier. I don't think many know there is an alternative.

Elieobeid7, there is an option where you can change your theme to a light theme which may interest you more.

Post Posted: March 18th, 2012, 3:15 pm

Bringing more white is ok if you are into the lighter themes. I am glad that the dark theme still exists and i would be very disappointed if it was removed. As for forum layout, i think there are far too many subforums. I like the sections idea. From my own personal area of interest, i do feel the d...

Post Posted: March 17th, 2012, 8:26 am

Taken at Toronto Zoo a few years back...

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Post Posted: March 16th, 2012, 5:43 pm

This is the site i was talking about...

http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPad-3-4 ... own/8277/1

For the record, i read about this website and how it came to be a couple of weeks ago and i'm surprised this is the first time i've actually visited it.

Post Posted: March 16th, 2012, 5:18 pm

I read today that a website took apart the new iPad 3 and discovered that alot of what makes the iPad so great was designed and built by Samsung. This is particularly amusing because Apple and Samsung are locked in legal battles all over the world due to patents allegedly being broken by both parties.

Post Posted: March 16th, 2012, 1:26 pm

Quite funny.

I use software like Photoshop to resize images. Because i'm nice (and bored) i'll resize it for you. Just don't do it again... :lol:

Post Posted: March 16th, 2012, 12:53 pm

I saw this video and it reminded me of the reason i got into Photogaphy in the first place.

http://vimeo.com/27071877

How good would it be having a job you enjoy as much as that?

Post Posted: March 16th, 2012, 12:28 pm

It doesn't It is 100kb's too much.

Did you take that photo?

Post Posted: March 16th, 2012, 11:46 am

Please make sure you take a minute to go over the rules. I have amended the restrictions on the Maximum file size and dimensions . Photography competition topic: Anything you like! - For the first time on Ozzu we have a photography competition that is not specific to any category. You can upload any...

Post Posted: March 16th, 2012, 11:35 am

2 weeks left. No entries yet... anyone working on anything at the moment?

Post Posted: March 16th, 2012, 11:35 am

One more week. Hopefully we'll have at least 1 more entry before competition closing date.

Post Posted: March 16th, 2012, 9:10 am

I've created many topics on this site in the past and never had any issues doing so. For the first time ever it really struck me how difficult it can be to find the "Post a new topic" link if you were visiting the site for the first time. I am sure many people eventually find it, however i...

Post Posted: March 16th, 2012, 9:05 am

I really enjoyed watching this video...



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZadCj8O1-0

Really strongly recommend you watch some TED videos if you don't already. There is some great stuff out there.

Post Posted: March 14th, 2012, 9:41 am

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Impressive!



Congrats again!

Do you ever miss the good old days Brian?

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Day 1.

Post Posted: March 14th, 2012, 12:01 am

There probably was syncing problems before which is why it never showed for you... but if i was completely honest i never did see it at eaxactly 500,000 posts.

I was entertaining myself on Photoshop and came up with that image.

Post Posted: March 13th, 2012, 2:46 pm

Woohoo! it has been done! Half a Million posts!

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Post Posted: March 13th, 2012, 10:50 am

CNN are about to purchase the site for $200 million. http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/17353480 I didn't know this until today, but he the guy that formed the website did so several miles from where i live and is pretty local. It's great when something big happens to someone local, especially when the p...

Post Posted: March 13th, 2012, 10:10 am

InDesign is great. I loved it the last time around and was determined to start using it again, unfortunately my knowledge of how to use the software has more or less gone. I am hoping to create a mock magazine dedicated to my sister and her partner for their wedding later on this year, so i knew i h...

Post Posted: March 12th, 2012, 1:47 pm

Ah. I remember.

It's not a case if "importing" a file like i thought. They use the fancy word "Place".

:lol:.

So, if you have a similar problem, go to File>Place... then pick the file you wish to Import.

Post Posted: March 12th, 2012, 1:43 pm

I've just started using the InDesign software for the first time in absolutely ages. In fact, i don't think i ever used inDesign after CS2 was released several years back. My knowledge of it is a bit rusty though and i'm having some difficulty inputing a .gif graphic into something i am working on i...

Post Posted: March 12th, 2012, 10:21 am

Bigwebmaster wrote:
Yup confirmed, 503 x 4 = 2012 pixels. Looks like Mark can do his math :)


You'd certainly hope so being that he's... well, at a more advanced age than us...

:theyareontome:

Post Posted: March 12th, 2012, 9:58 am

I have heard today that Google are on the verge of releasing a Tablet which is run on Android system that will be significantly cheaper than the iPad.

Post Posted: March 12th, 2012, 9:57 am

That's exactly why i like these competitions. It is really open to interpretation on what you would do for 2012.

Not that i doubted you, but i had to check to see you'd done 2012 pixels :lol:

Post Posted: March 12th, 2012, 9:42 am

I would echo mindfullsilence suggestion. I used Drupal for a while and loved how simple it was to use and set up. It does exactly what you're looking for.

Post Posted: March 11th, 2012, 5:08 pm

I'm quite confused, i don't really see where you've added any of the CSS code that you were told to add before. Assuming you've got a seperate CSS document (as your code would suggest) then why have the CSS in the page content as well? Assuming this page is online, send me a Private Message with the...

Post Posted: March 11th, 2012, 1:34 pm

What is the error?

Do a hard refresh (Press ctrl+F5 if on Windows PC) and check to see if it works.

Post Posted: March 11th, 2012, 11:28 am

That's exactly what i thought natas. It looks like they've used images to as there is a gradient on in the box.

You'd be looking to create an image no wider than 1 pixel wide and whatever height you consider appropriate for the size of box you'd like to create. I'd say something like 75-100 pixels.

Post Posted: March 10th, 2012, 3:58 am

You can put as much coding as you like. Obviously it would be ideal to be compatible on IE, FF and Chrome. But i know making it compatible for all three requires a bit more effort as from experience IE is always the tricky one to please. Not sure if that has changed for recent versions. The competit...

Post Posted: March 9th, 2012, 5:57 pm

mindfullsilence wrote:
But at least a 1024 x 768 would give a lot more options, such as the 960 grid system.


The rules were a bit out of date as a copy of this kind of competition has been on Ozzu for years. I should have proof read before posting.

I think 1024x768 is a reasonable size.

Post Posted: March 9th, 2012, 5:24 pm

3 weeks until Competition close date. Anybody interested?

Post Posted: March 9th, 2012, 5:23 pm

Just a reminder that this competition closes 2 weeks today. Hopefully we are just experiencing a slow start and there will be a few more entries before competition closing date.

Post Posted: March 9th, 2012, 2:04 pm

:lol:

So, i am confused. Was it worth the wait, or not?

Post Posted: March 7th, 2012, 1:49 pm

I take it the rumours of a cheaper iPad 2 option never came true then? I'm itching to get an iPad but won't be doing anything until after my holiday in the summer, by then i imagine Apple will stop selling the iPad 2 just as they did with the iPad 1 when the iPad 2 was released.

Post Posted: March 7th, 2012, 11:36 am

If you use Twitter and Facebook then you'll have likely come across this video already. It's an interesting 30 minute video that i suggest you all take the time to watch. Maybe you can pass on the message or do what you can to help these "invisible children". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...

Post Posted: March 6th, 2012, 10:40 am

I was hearing today that the iPad 3 which is due to be announced tomorrow will not be called the iPad 3, instead it's expected be called "iPad HD". The reason for this is due to the high quality Retina display that it is expected to have, similar to that on the iPhone 4S. I thought the pre...

Post Posted: March 6th, 2012, 10:34 am

I've not actually used a Nikon D40 before (i don't think), is it a solid build or is it a bit plastic-y? I had a Canon EOS 40D several years ago and the build quality was fantastic. It seemed solid and one that i imagined would last for decades if i wanted it to. I actually wish i hadn't sold it now.

Post Posted: March 6th, 2012, 9:43 am

Cold Canuck wrote:
I think it goes without saying that Nikon cameras are out of the "picture" from now on.


So, what are you thinking about doing now? Kodak? Canon?

Post Posted: March 5th, 2012, 1:51 pm

I don't think i've ever really heard of the exact reason why i was told to avoid Nikon, but it did have something to do with lenses. Perhaps that is it. I've always used Canons and wouldn't ever use any other. Quality of camera and lenses tend to be very good. I know that doesn't help you with regar...

Post Posted: March 2nd, 2012, 7:27 pm

grinch2171 wrote:
Zealous, the BSODs are pretty much a thing of the past since Windows 7. I rarely ever see them anymore.


I honestly haven't seen this on anything after Windows 98. Maybe i've been lucky.

Post Posted: March 2nd, 2012, 4:41 pm

By the way siri is basically pointless I find myself asking her questions and thinking she is not very smart most of the time. I really don't ask her anything anymore as I get too mad at her. Siri is only good for letting my 5 year old niece ask her silly questions! I agree. I got bored of Siri aft...

Post Posted: March 2nd, 2012, 3:55 pm

I will get the ball rolling...

I should add, this is the first time i have played about with Photoshop in absolutely ages. I will likely change this or amend it at a later date.

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Post Posted: March 2nd, 2012, 3:48 pm

Bigwebmaster wrote:
A smaller resolution of 320x400 actually more common than the 800x600 resolution


So, you suggest i change it to 320x400 instead of 800x600?

I can't even imagine browsing on a 320x400 resolution.

Post Posted: March 2nd, 2012, 3:44 pm

spork wrote:
SB wrote:
Resolution: Please create with 800x600 users in mind.


These people still exist? :P


:lol:

I shall amend that copy and pasted rule in a minute. I would be surprised if there were many that still have resolutions at 800x600 :)

Post Posted: March 2nd, 2012, 2:36 pm

First Website Design competition seen on Ozzu in 3 and a half years ! Long overdue. Create a three (3) page website dedicated to " Superhero ". Whether you want to create a Superhero or dedicate a page to a well known hero. Whatever you do, have fun. Please create something new and fresh ...

Post Posted: March 2nd, 2012, 1:40 pm

This is the first Digital Art Competition that this website has had in nearly 3 years. It's long overdue, don't you think? The next topic is : "2012". Be creative! What does 2012 mean to you? whether it is the year or the collection of numbers, what do you think of when you see that number...

Post Posted: March 2nd, 2012, 1:30 pm

I understand this competition is about a year old now, but it's better late than never. :lol:

Please vote for your favorite photograph. Voting lasts 5 days.

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kc0tma



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busygoat



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ATNO/TW

Post Posted: March 2nd, 2012, 1:25 pm

ATNO/TW wrote:
And the winner is... Drum Roll please...



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNatacUDuJA



:lol:

Poll has now been created.

Post Posted: March 1st, 2012, 11:50 am

Bigwebmaster wrote:
It is actually on the list. A mobile version of Ozzu, as well as an actual APP. Don't hold your breath though, it will most likely be awhile.


I no longer have an iPhone, so it makes little difference to me. The site is still usable on the built in Safari app. Not as bad as some may think.

Post Posted: March 1st, 2012, 10:32 am

When something like that happens to me it is because i have dragged it and accidently let go. The chances are you may have dragged it into a nearby folder. If the folder had an email in it, go to the top and search for something that may relate to that email. You'll likely find out where the folder ...

Post Posted: February 29th, 2012, 12:14 pm

Zealous wrote:
Where is the Ozzu app lol


He's not wrong to ask though. It is well overdue.

Post Posted: February 29th, 2012, 12:12 pm

I don't know if anyone here has heard much about the new "Raspberry Pi". Check out the Raspberry Pi website The product is seen by many as being the thing that will encourage many younger people to learn more about programming. It was released today, so i took a trip to a local electronics...

Post Posted: February 28th, 2012, 2:57 pm

I think what worries me the most is the government here may decide to cancel all plans for this windfarm on the back of his public criticism. I say that because recently he has been very vocal about this issue and is using words like "destroying Scotland" in criticism against the pro-Scotl...

Post Posted: February 28th, 2012, 2:23 pm

My sister made her iPad 2 seem almost invaluable to me to the point where i'd buy one in a heartbeat. She bought it originally as a gift for both herself and her fiance at Christmas. At the time it was just a handy gadget to have, it saved booting up the laptop to browse the internet or viewing her ...

Post Posted: February 28th, 2012, 11:38 am

So, shall i put up a poll now? :lol:

Post Posted: February 28th, 2012, 11:36 am

Having said that, i always thought the iPhone 5 would be announced early 2012. I wouldn't put it past Apple to make people think it was a new iPad and then announce the iPhone 5.

Post Posted: February 28th, 2012, 11:35 am

So, in typical Apple fashion they have invited the press to an announcement for a product many are expecting to be the new iPad. BBC Technology I cannot see it being a whole lot different from the previous iPad. It will likely be faster and have Siri built in... but that's more or less it. What do y...

Post Posted: February 28th, 2012, 11:31 am

kc0tma wrote:
He's not a Scottish citizen so it shouldn't be his decision to make. Thats going to be 10 million pounds wasted, but he can afford it I guess.


I plays on the fact that his mother was from Scotland alot, so i guess he feels some attachment to this country.

Post Posted: February 28th, 2012, 10:12 am

I don't know if this is how he does business, or if this is how wealthy businessmen in America do business but as much as there was a nice $1 billion pie handed over to my country in the form of a "World Class Golf resort" not too far from where i live, i don't think many people want him i...

Post Posted: February 22nd, 2012, 4:52 pm

Bigwebmaster wrote:
I think I am imaging things. I knew I should have got more sleep last night!


I think i saw the same thing as you Brian. Surely not?

Post Posted: February 21st, 2012, 10:54 am

I am sure that they don't think about it as a race. Nowadays the biggest population is a problem, not a benefit. Yeah, I was just kidding. Overpopulation is definitely a problem. There's probably too many people on this earth at the moment. If the free to watch (on YouTube) documentary "Home&q...

Post Posted: February 20th, 2012, 2:43 pm

Does this raise a million red flags for anyone else, or just me? Personally I'd never even consider participating in something like this. Exactly what i was thinking. I left a post about how i dislike Facebook amending things and assuming it was okay a couple of weeks ago, i don't think i'd trust a...

Post Posted: February 15th, 2012, 4:56 pm

I completely agree with all that is said. If i was more active online i would frequent the site like i used to do when i first registered. Life changes, yet i do find the time to spend browsing Ozzu when i can. I'm glad i can say that after being a member here for over 7 years. Whilst the community ...

Post Posted: February 8th, 2012, 11:39 am

Daemonguy wrote:
... that the New York Football Giants won!


Well, this is true... if you are a fan and you know more than nothing about the sport( unlike me 8) )

Post Posted: February 6th, 2012, 11:26 am

...the adverts.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raidy0ATd3A

:lol:

Post Posted: February 4th, 2012, 1:15 pm

ATNO/TW wrote:
And here I thought you lived in Phoenix during the winter months, specifically to avoid this kind of weather.


I was thinking the same thing.

Post Posted: January 30th, 2012, 3:59 pm

I've heard it all before... lies.jpg I know of people all over the country outside of my city of residence that has been getting snow, yet it seems to be avoiding here. I don't think i've wanted snow as much as i do now in all of my life. That weather warning note at the top is the most over-rated t...

Post Posted: January 26th, 2012, 11:44 am

You know, i never thought i'd ever say this but i am jealous of all you guys with snow and jealous of everyone with sun and heat. It sucks being right in the middle. Granted it is pretty cold, but it's still bloody average. With that said, we've had enough strong winds recently (some strong enough t...

Post Posted: January 25th, 2012, 6:08 pm

Great to see you back here again Typhon.

Post Posted: January 25th, 2012, 6:06 pm

It's still warm here. A bit of rain... that's about it.

Meh.

Post Posted: January 24th, 2012, 11:47 pm

I'm going to move to Seattle... just so i can get a decent winter.

Post Posted: January 23rd, 2012, 12:03 pm

It's funny you should say that, i am one of those people that has been pretty much hooked on Facebook since it's introduction many years ago. I would log on daily and frequently check the "news feeds" and other random bits that came with it. The site has been great for keeping in touch wit...

Post Posted: January 22nd, 2012, 11:40 pm

I am so thankful to have power again, I really love electricity I have figured out. I remember years ago having a power cut at my parents house. They live right in the middle of nowhere with nothing within a couple of miles of them and at the time i wasn't old enough to drive and my mum wasn't keen...

Post Posted: January 21st, 2012, 4:57 pm

...and SOPA stands for Stop Online Privacy Act ... I think the official naming is Stop Online Piracy Act. Both the google page and the mozilla page you are linking to suggest that the naming is Stop Online Piracy I think the privacy thing is a naming that has come from those not in favour for this....

Post Posted: January 21st, 2012, 4:38 pm

Career goal achieved as stated before, and booking holiday will be achieved early next week. Already arranged to go to Stockholm, Sweden to visit a friend of mine.

Post Posted: January 17th, 2012, 11:53 am

I completely agree with you. It's something you'll find most companies are doing at the moment probably for the same reasons you mention. In a way Facebook is making registering to websites seem like more of a chore. If you can just click a "sign in using Facebook" button then the vast maj...

Post Posted: January 17th, 2012, 11:00 am

Yeah, other than the fitness related goals i've set i'd like to further my career a bit and even start up my own business. I set that career task prior to this year when i changed jobs at the end of November. Fortunately for me, yesterday i was offered a different job with my new employer and i am d...

Post Posted: January 17th, 2012, 10:56 am

Peoples circumstances have changed alot over the last year or so i'm sure. I am doing less and less online and more and more away, and as it is paying off for me on the job front i really can't fault the lifestyle. That's not to say i don't still visit Ozzu, but most of the time i do it's to either ...

Post Posted: January 17th, 2012, 10:48 am

You beat me to it Mark! Happy Birthday Bigwebmaster! I hope it has been a good day so far and it continues right up until you collapse into bed heavily intoxicated*. *i say heavily intoxicated, but it really depends on how you take being another year older. Another year closer to your 40's. I mean, ...

Post Posted: December 31st, 2011, 11:29 am

Yeah, I completely agree. Went well with the Chaplin speech. I think everyone should go into the new year watching these videos.

Post Posted: December 31st, 2011, 11:21 am

Mine is fitness related as well, but also hoping to little bits like go on holiday as I've not been anywhere since I was in Australia 4 years ago. Still hoping to make it to my sisters wedding in Las Vegas in November. Loads of other goals as well. May elaborate when not busy getting ready to head o...

Post Posted: December 31st, 2011, 8:49 am

I wish everyone a Happy New Year when the time comes, if it hasn't already.

What does everyone hope to achieve before the end of 2012?

:beerchug:

Post Posted: December 30th, 2011, 8:09 pm

Two of my fav bands played the backing track to these vids. Last one was from Scottish band mogwai.

Good video kc0tma.

Post Posted: December 27th, 2011, 5:09 pm

Happy belated birthday wishes.

I find it odd that I've been a member for over 7 years now, so I can't imagine what it is like for those of you who have been here from the beginning.

Post Posted: December 27th, 2011, 5:07 pm

Most of the users mentioned here never visit the site anymore. This makes me sad.

Merry Christmas.

Post Posted: December 23rd, 2011, 12:52 pm

What are the main causes for the router to restart periodically causing internet to fail?

Post Posted: December 22nd, 2011, 5:52 pm

The problem with this particular video was the actual link i was getting from my address bar was incredibly big. Larger than most domains... although it may be due to a setting or two i have on the way i view vids on the site. The embed link automatically as .be domains, is there any way .be domains...

Post Posted: December 22nd, 2011, 5:49 pm

Yeah, I have Jonsi from Sigur Ros following me... but that was because i started following him. I agree with what you say though. In the story above this well known singer (verified acc) has 14 million followers, yet she has chosen him amongst the half million she is following. It means nothing, and...

Post Posted: December 22nd, 2011, 3:57 pm

I discovered tonight that a friend of mine has a very famous American singer following him on Twitter. This has confused many of us because he isn't one that tweets to her, yet she has just today started to follow him.

If you are a Twitter user, who is the most famous person that follows you?

Post Posted: December 22nd, 2011, 3:54 pm

I just left a topic which had a link to a Youtube vid on it. I tried to put in the [youtube] tags on it rather than posting it as a link, however it wouldn't let me. After playing about with it for a bit trying to work out what i had done wrong i then decided that i would just post it as a link, but...

Post Posted: December 22nd, 2011, 3:44 pm



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8C-qIgbP9o&feature=youtu.be

Every single thing in this message is relevant today as it was when it was originally released back in 1940. I wonder how many people this has made a difference to?

Post Posted: December 15th, 2011, 10:53 pm

I've seen spammers register then not visit for month (even years) then to go on a spree.

Spam has cut down so much since these measures were introduced.

Post Posted: December 8th, 2011, 11:22 am

I don't know how much media attention this has been getting around the world, but today winds of up to 165mph hit some parts of Scotland. The wind is strong enough for it to be listed as a Category 6 Hurricane (the highest category on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale). This sort of weather is very...

Post Posted: December 3rd, 2011, 6:30 pm

It is not a bad thing he has suspended his campaign.
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