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Rugby time!

Posted 1st August 2009 at 02:45 PM by Wayfarer
Updated 1st August 2009 at 02:49 PM by Wayfarer

The Earl's school resumed rugby today; first match of the new term was against Riverview

Barkers' Thirds (under 12) played Riverview's lads in a tough game this morning. What a beautiful winter's day under brilliant blue sky and crisp morning air!
Barker boys in the blue and red.



A line out



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Games Industry Podcast 2 Released!

Posted 18th July 2009 at 03:21 PM by Ashlann (Ashlann's Basket)
Updated 19th July 2009 at 05:12 AM by Ashlann

Hi all!

The TOG Games Industry Podcast #2 has been released!



Stef and I were a lot happier with this one, and we both hope you enjoy it.

We really look forward to people submitting their thoughts & questions for inclusion in the casts. You really don't need anything fancy: just open Windows Recorder (Accessories > Entertainment > Sound Recorder) and talk! Share your thoughts/questions...
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Member Post Info Redesign (aka Postbit)

Posted 12th July 2009 at 08:54 AM by Nestaron
Updated 12th July 2009 at 09:39 AM by Nestaron

Postbit is the name of the template that controls all the information that is displayed in post made by members on the TOG Site. Recently the TOG Engineering department has made some pretty neat changes to this area of the site; with much more planned.

Version 1...

In our first release/version of the redesign we added the "tabs".

The Rank Tab:

This tab was designed...
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Plate Art

Posted 11th July 2009 at 09:13 PM by Ashlann (Ashlann's Basket)
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A few friends at work and I like the food at a local bar. We go there fairly often for lunch, have a quiet pint and wind down for a bit. As such, we tend to know most of the staff, and we assume they recognise us.

Last week, we got a bit creative with the left-overs. It started with me making a square out of the left over chips, then eyes were added. From there, everyone got involved and what resulted can best be described as, well, a masterpiece of "improvisational organic expressionism...
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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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