Monthly Archives: December 2007

Dinner for One

It’s New Years Eve and living in England there is one German tradition that I miss out on year after year. In fact it’s as essential to Germany at New Year’s Eve as the Queen’s speech is to England at … Continue reading

Posted in Films and TV, Funny Stuff, Life in general | 20 Comments

Xbox Live is playing up

Xbox Live was having problems again tonight. Major Nelson’s Twitter [the only way to actually hear of things like that]: 00:28 majornelson: Yes, we know some people are having issues w/ LIVE. They ARE working on it. As soon as … Continue reading

Posted in Community and Games, Microsoft, Xbox Live, Xbox360 | 8 Comments

What the…?

Exactly a year ago I made a post about some msn conversations and how much they annoy me. I posted an example of a conversation with someone I didn’t have much contact to apart from having some completely pointless conversations … Continue reading

Posted in Akismet, Blog, Life in general, MSN | 22 Comments

I have no bells!

Spending quite a lot of time playing games and even more reading and writing about them I sometimes forget just how strange some things can sound to someone who doesn’t. Someone looking for help with Animal Crossing: I read with … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Community and Games, Nintendo DS, Xbox, Xbox Live, Xbox360 | 6 Comments


Over the last years I’ve never had much of an interest in another console than the Xbox or the 360. Sure, there are some games I feel like I’ve missed out on, such as Eternal Darkness on the GameCube and … Continue reading

Posted in Afrika, BioShock, Community and Games, Dead Rising, Halo games, PlayStation3, Sony, Viva Pinata, Xbox Live, Xbox360 | 3 Comments

Merry Christmas

It’s that time of year, Christmas is here and I couldn’t resist following Sha and Ish by posting a animal picture. But mine obviously had to be a cat! Merry Christmas everyone! Big thanks to everyone that stops by and … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas '07, Life in general | 33 Comments

All about games..

As my internet wasn’t working properly in the last week, I’ve had a bit more time gaming which coincided perfectly with some new games I’ve been getting and others I’ve completed. Assassin’s Creed: As I mentioned in my ‘first impressions’ … Continue reading

Posted in Assassins Creed, BioShock, BioWare, Call of Duty games, Community and Games, CSI, Hotel Dusk, Mass Effect, Nintendo DS, Oblivion - Elder Scrolls IV, Star Wars, Xbox, Xbox Live, Xbox360 | 19 Comments

Thank you

Thanks to you for all the help you gave me in my previous post. I ended up formatting my laptop and reinstalling everything. Something that was overdue anyway I guess. Good news is I have a lot more space now! … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Internet problems, Life in general | 11 Comments

Internet problems – Help appreciated/wanted

I’m currently having some really odd problems with my internet that I can’t seem to figure out or solve:   There are many sites that I can’t access most of the time. Most sites don’t load 99% of the time. … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Internet problems, Life in general, | 8 Comments

What if…

24 was set in 1994? Back in the days with no mobile phones, dial up and the big printers.. Personally I prefer the high tech version.. Cat

Posted in 24, Films and TV, Funny Stuff, TV Shows | 11 Comments


Spent quite some time reading Wikipedia this weekend. As I’m sure I’ve mentioned before [and I can’t even find the post on my own blog!], Wikipedia is very addictive. Whilst I’ve edited some small things, I mainly just use it … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Christmas '07, Life in general, Wikipedia | 8 Comments

The first sensible thing 50 Cent has said his entire life?

These days it seems like everyone is talking about file sharing or more on how it’s bad and evil and how it should be banned. OiNK was shut down in October; Demonoid had several problems in September and shut down … Continue reading

Posted in Filesharing, Films and TV, Music, TV Shows | 22 Comments

Thoughts of the day

I’ve still not watched Jurrassic Park. I have sooo much to do before Christmas.. I have to ask someone to look after house/cats for a couple days, but I’m not sure I trust that person, yet I don’t have an … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Christmas '07, Films and TV, House, Life in general, My cats, Travelling | 7 Comments

“Some video games are for kids. Some aren’t.”

The state of Delaware is starting a new campaign in association with the ESRB with advertisements, such as this one, all over the place. It’s to educate parents to understand the rating system for games better and to ensure that … Continue reading

Posted in Advert, Community and Games, Mass Effect, Xbox360 | 23 Comments

2. Advent

Time simply flies. Today’s the 2. Advent, well, by now it’s almost over. The next few weeks I will be very busy with visiting my grandparents in Germany for a couple days, going to see the musical Avenue Q, doing … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas '07, Germany, House, Life in general, Music | 12 Comments

Assassin’s Creed – First impressions

I decided to wait until buying Assassin’s Creed, as Mass Effect was round the corner and the reviews for Assassin’s Creed weren’t too good. I finally got it this morning and so far I’m not at all convinced. Overlong tutorial. … Continue reading

Posted in Assassins Creed, Community and Games, Mass Effect, Ubisoft, Xbox Live, Xbox360 | 28 Comments

Avenue Q, going to see it.

As I’ve mentioned back in April I’m quite hooked on the music of Avenue Q. The musical is showing in London in the Noël Coward Theatre and I’ve been able to get some tickets for it for later on this … Continue reading

Posted in Life in general, Music | 7 Comments

Internet Commenter Business Meeting

Anyone who’s ever commented at a big internet forum or on an article will know these comments very well. Everything from ‘First’ to ‘gay’ to ‘n00b’ to spam and ‘pwned’. Even includes the Ipod Nano! This is NSFW. There is … Continue reading

Posted in Forums, Funny Stuff | 3 Comments