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When filters are Evil

Posted 8th July 2009 at 01:10 AM by Ashlann (Ashlann's Basket)

I work for a rather prominent Australian business largely involved in the medical field. They have very strict guidelines about internet usage, and endless 'Standard Operating Procedures' that outline these rules. IE is the browser supplied to us on all PCs, and very aggressive filters monitor our activities.

However, about 2 years ago I did something rather clever. No executable can be run without sysadmin rights. Somehow they overlooked applying this rule to our 'My Documents' folder...
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Wurm Online, a new passion

Posted 22nd March 2013 at 01:20 AM by Acheronis
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Most of my gaming life I've been a one game person.. One game at a time, I mean. And now in my late 30's I'm no different from early 20's.

If it's an engaging and submersive game, it can keep me going for years. Like Diablo II or Ultima Online. The times in between was filled with brief interludes (except for a 5 year black hole created by WoW) with short term but VERY enjoyable games like Dungeon...
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Retro Console Collecting - Part VII (The Genesis/Mega Drive)

Posted 2nd February 2011 at 12:46 AM by Schizo (Retro Console Collecting)
Updated 2nd February 2011 at 12:48 AM by Schizo

Remember the last post I made, about how there were all sorts of different AC Adapters and compatibility issues with the Genesis?

This next bit might make that all seem simple in comparison.

So, with that out of the way...let's get started talking about the Genesis (or Mega Drive, depending on your country of origin). There were three different models produced. The first one was the one I lusted after the most, mostly because it was the same model I played on with my...
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