[Hedda]'s diary

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Written about Tuesday 2011-09-27
Written: (3286 days ago)

I've spent entire yesterday, all the night and this day on fixing my computer. A lot of problems!

The the damn crappy BIOS, lilo and grub that sometimes refuse to work with 2GByte partitions. It took me ages to figure that out.

Now I've "stolen" Krill's (Elftown's extra and Elfpack's backup disk) and wiped it to make it have a small partition in the beginning so that I can boot from it without pure luck (as I had the first time I installed my disk, but as the disk now is placing the boot-images too high up, it can't boot).

And Google was totally unhelpful too :(

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Written about Thursday 2011-09-15
Written: (3298 days ago)
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I don't have a computer at the moment. It died last night.

So I might not be on so often. I can be here during the working days though. And hopefully, I'll get my new hardware tomorrow afternoon, but I don't count on that.

It might also be hard to update Elftown if that is needed.

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Written about Wednesday 2011-09-07
Written: (3306 days ago)
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Written about Sunday 2011-09-04
Written: (3309 days ago)
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This was great!

http://www.elven.co.nz/

Just 25 strips so far.

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Written about Friday 2011-08-26
Written: (3318 days ago)

Gnnn... Another Ad Network had to be removed from Elftown due to its crappiness. The Kontera mouse-over a word ads was in conflict with the Project Wonderful ads. I basically only have the Project Wonderful Ads to be visible among other webmasters and to get a few very good and cheap ad-spots on a handful other sites. But the Kontera ads crashed an old version of Opera. Not good! Even though it's Opera's fault. (I didn't bother to check if it works in later Operas).

Advertisers should by my ads from http://www.text-link-ads.com/?ref=349698 instead! ;) They are very nice.

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Written about Thursday 2011-08-25
Written: (3319 days ago)
Next in thread: 1141000

An interesting analysis of the first message you send to someone. Even though Elftown isn't a dating site, the rules are really worth thinking of here too:

http://edition.cnn.com/2011/TECH/social.media/08/24/online.dating.messages.netiquette/

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Written about Saturday 2011-08-13
Written: (3331 days ago)
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[BadCat] is visiting. <img:stuff/dand-gif.gif>

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Written about Thursday 2011-08-04
Written: (3340 days ago)
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Soon time to meet [LazyJenny] for the first time <img:stuff/dand-gif.gif>

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Written about Monday 2011-08-01
Written: (3343 days ago)

LotOfExercise: Being in the sun, biking a lot, swimming way too much and getting a sunburn that
looks like something Lilo puked up... I'm so done. In at least two ways.

But I'm apparently not the worst. Two possibly Pakistani guy in traditional Muslim clothes where lying almost passed out at the parking lot (This is the first day of Ramadan) when I was on the way home from a suddenly too cold BBQ.

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Written about Thursday 2011-07-21
Written: (3354 days ago)

And that was flash number 4711... One of them really hit the building next to us. I've never seen so many thunder-strikes here even thought the thunderstorm isn't that bad. It's just that the lightning keeps hitting here!

Luckily there is no problem for the power supply. Elftown is on an UPS, but not even the normal power has any problem. It's probably because it's so wet everywhere here that none of the lightning blots hit anything else than a lot of very wet ground.

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Written about Friday 2011-07-01
Written: (3374 days ago)
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As if I didn't have a long enough list of stuff that I want to implement on Elftown, I'm now checking out Google+.

Well, the good news is that I found nothing useful there. I know it's just a pre-alpha or something, but shouldn't there be something useful? I can put friends in different "circles", but that is like creating a wiki-page or forum on Elftown, but more useless. And the photo-upload on + is one of the most useless I've seen, even though the Android app for direct upload of photos seems nice.

An mobile phone app that uploaded an image to Elftown would be also be very cool. I'm not an Android developer though.

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Written about Tuesday 2011-06-28
Written: (3378 days ago)

Nice! I got a fine sponsored link on Mainstreet (middle right). This simple text-link actually pays more than the annoying crap that was there before.

I guess the advertiser really like the Google Pagerank points from being linked from here. And it's damn much better than those damn virus-ads, of course... And it points to a nice serious blog.

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Written about Monday 2011-06-20
Written: (3385 days ago)
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Written about Friday 2011-06-03
Written: (3402 days ago)

I got a jedi kitty from my brother's family! It's so cool!

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Written about Saturday 2011-05-28
Written: (3409 days ago)
Next in thread: 1136297

Worked 10 hours in a nightclub tonight. Fun, but exhausting. Now a lot of bed!

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Written about Monday 2011-05-16
Written: (3420 days ago)

Bläh! I might have to move. Most of the floor needs to be replaced here. If I have to move, Elftown needs to be moved too, which will be a problem.

In best case, I can just move stuff out for a while. But I don't have space anywhere to store all my stuff.

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Written about Monday 2011-05-02
Written: (3434 days ago)

Taxes done! One problem solved. 4711 to go.

I really doubt that I got it right though. Most of it it just saying "OK, that's right". But for the sales-taxes (moms) they have managed to make a form that is totally confusing. For example if you have bought things in Sweden, you should not put that amount after "Things bought in Sweden:" (Because that section is about rare tax-free stuff bought in Sweden). And then you should sometimes write the cost before taxes and sometime the tax itself. Depending. And it isn't explained well at all, and if you misread a word, you'll get everything wrong.

I corrected it about 17 times. That it was correct the 17th time seems unlikely, but I didn't think of any more way I could have misunderstood it.

On the good side, there was no interesting news today that distracted me. One would think that reporting that bin Laden is dead would take about 1 minute, but apparently it takes about 48 hours or more. And before this we had two people without significant power having a wedding and a dead pope that is now a little bit more holy. Yes, and a damn birth certificate. OK, for example Libya, Yemen, Bahrain and Syria aren't big important countries, but what happens there and what we learn from it will affect everyone in the world in the not so long run.

Not to mention how we should stop companies to get into bed with our governments to make unjust profits and stop progress. Or how we generally should make things work a little better.

1133503  Link to this entry 
Written about Friday 2011-04-15
Written: (3451 days ago)

For you who know Swedish or Russian:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GE3QmvOKXg

(Or just look at cool post apocalyptic stuff.)

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Written about Tuesday 2011-04-05
Written: (3461 days ago)
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Written about Thursday 2011-03-17
Written: (3480 days ago)

Swedes... Only in Sweden a pub can decide to arrange a Saint Patrick's Day on the 25th!

So happy way too early local SPD! <img:44166_1164144892.gif>

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