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Saturday, November 26, 2005

george best

George Best died on the 25th of December. I can't understand why the media coverage running up to the death of this footballer. It really really pissed me off. Everyone was dedicating so much time just reporting on the decline of his health. I mean, if someone got a liver transplant and continued to drink... I just think its a disgrace. And he is glorified by the media and not a mention that he pissed through a present that someone else would of gladly accepted and took care of.

He is dead now, from his own doing, afterall he was only 59. Atleast now he can be remembered as the Footballing Ledgend he use to be.

Friday, November 25, 2005


I'm stuck between a rock and a hard place. I have been messing with Googles AdSense, you know, those little ads that they put on sites that you would never notice. Well I've added them on a few websites that I update and run, mostly blogs. That's fine, but I've always hated sites with Ads, but didn't mind when the Ads were Small and unnoticeable, like the Google ones.

The question is, do I put these Ads on my own Blog or remove them all from all the websites, or find a happy medium? Yes. I'm going to add the Ads to my site feed. Its the least the lazy bastards that don't actually visit my site can do for me. So if you are reading this from a feed, and you see a Ad, tell me! Coz i can't seem them yet!

P.S. This is possibly the worst composed blog entry ever!


Happy Birthday Mike! For your birthday Footsie and I went walking into Blackpool from town to get to an Argos Extra, where we picked you up a present and walked back into town with it. Each of us carrying the following:

  • 1 x 11.3KG / 25 Lb weight
  • 1 x 4.5KG / 10 Lb weight
  • 2 x 2.2KG / 5Lb weight
  • 2 x 1.1KG / 2.5Lb weight
  • 1 x Packet of Jaffa Cakes
  • 1 x Box of edible Cock Rings
That was in each of our Bags... so your present was double what you see there!

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

eric - sex bomb

I have uploaded my first video to Google Video! It is a video of Eric doing Tom Jones' Sex Bomb. It was recorded at Sandras 21st over the weekend. It was a class Party with Karaoke in Pine Lodge, Myrtleville. It was class, he was 1st on and not that drunk. What followed was a night of signing people up for songs, and they didnt even know that they were signed up until they were called up, and didn't know what they were singing until it started!!

You can view it here!! Eric - Sex Bomb

Thursday, November 17, 2005


Yesterday I heard some sad news that one of my old Friends online died. Weatherman, Weatherman4 or just George Henry lived in Michigan in the States where he was... as his nick suggested a Weatherman. Well not really, it was more something to do with underground water systems or something. He was retired and living quite comfortable on his own.

Going back to the golden days of the internet as I remember, he was a regular in IrelandChat chatroom on the Microsoft Chat servers, back in the day using good old MSChat2.5. I had many a memorable chat with him late at night about everything and anything. He was fascinated with the weather and loved his cats. He had a lake outside his house that used to freeze over during the winter. The applications for his passport were in the back of his car in an envelope. And if he did ever get a passport, he could of seen the world. Its a pitty he never did. There would of been so much he would of loved to see. He always has an interest in Japan and the food from there, I think... The stuff he would come out with was sometimes not politically correct, but he also knew the best way to act when a chat room became awkward or someone put their foot in there mouth. He was always a great person to chat to and share your thoughts with. Even thought I grew apart from that circle of people online, as the chat servers closed down and people moved on, I will always remember the great times I had in that community and with Weatherman.

Altho he didn't get on too well with his family, I do remember that some younger members used to come and visit and he really loved that. It was sad to hear that his family didn't have a service or funeral for him, but I hope there was some thing small. He will always be in my memories and my prayers are with him and his Family, both in real life and online.

He died on October 14th of this year. R.I.P. George.

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

one hellofa one

Alright, this is going to be one hellofa update. Well thats the plan, who knows how it finishes.

First off, i was online yesterday morning and the weirdest thing happened. Someone who i used to chat to way back, started chatting with me again! It was soo weird, it took me a minute to realise who it was. Last time i was chatting to them was on Valantines Day 2003 and before that it was the just summer 2002 when chat started to fizzle out because they were never online, or they blocked me!! Now they seem to be very quiet again when they log back on and off... humm

Moving on! Google launched two more products/services today. Google Analytics could be very intresting to work with! I've added it to my blog, and now i'm just waiting for the data to be collected to see what the reports look like! Google Base doesnt seem to brilliant or amazing, infact i'm not going to even link to it i was so board with it and couldnt find a use to it for me!

I got a load of details about the KISC Staff Reunion happening this December! Activities include:

  • Sauna
  • Sledding and Gluehwein
  • Gemmi Hike and Sled
  • NYE Dinner in Tower
  • Zermatt Ski Trip
  • Snowboarding workshop
  • Ice Skating
  • Snow Shoeing
So i really can't wait for it!! There is about 78 ex-staff and 16 friends and family going to be there!! In fact i'm looking forward it more than my actual Ski Trip with my friends this year to Andorra! (except for the fact i'm going to be stocking up on electronics over there and making good use of the Tax-Free status of Andorra!!)

College is going along nicely, with projects and tasks being worked on, and christmas exams coming up on the 12th to the 21st, i dont know why but they need that amount of time to run 4 exams for us. I should really start studying...

I spent the weekend in Clon, for a welcome home gaming/party for Taidy who was home for a week and a bit from Scotland. So we got a load of us to come down on the Friday to play games and then more on the Saturday for a party. We managed to fit in another trilogy! Star Wars IV, V and VI! That goes with other trilogies like Back to the Future 1, 2 and 3, Robocop 1, 2 and 3, and Matrix 1, 2 and 3... i'm sure there was more other times!

The Xbox 360 is out in America in less than a week, or something! Infact, there is so much about it online i'm not going to mention it anymore...

As for Bosco!! His DVD (Volume 1) was released last weekend!! Oh what childhood memories! I must get me a copy of that DVD!! over 3 ½ hours of Bosco Bliss!!

Wednesday, November 09, 2005

360 first play

I was in Smiths today and I got my first look at the new Xbox 360. AMAZING!!

It looks really really nice and shiny... Call of Duty 2 was also amazing! I can't wait till I decide to get one!!

Sunday, November 06, 2005

jcb song

Ok, just listening to the Radio and again I hear the JCB song from Nizlopi. I heard this a good while ago on Ricks show. The DJ currently on thinks its a brilliant song, which is it, but he credited Marty 'Lame Ass' Whelan with playing it!

Now in checking my links and stuff while writing this, I see that there is a link to the JCB song on the Marty in the Morning page on the 2fm website! I checked the Rick Page and it does not mention anything! Who gets the credit? I don't listen is 2fm anymore in the mornings, I much prefer either Ian on TodayFM or Nick Richards on Corks 96fm! So I can't really tell what that lame excuse for a DJ has been saying in the mornings! Probably some sarcastic or old fashioned remark to Shane and then Shane burns Marty...

Anyway, the main reason for this post is getting lost! The JCB Song... listen to it, it's class.

Update: I'm getting a lot of hits here from Google with the phrase: listen to the JCB Song. Now I don't have it a link or anything here to download the song, but if you go onto their site, you can view the video which plays the whole song! http://www.jcbsong.co.uk/

Thursday, November 03, 2005

inside my box

I opened up my Xbox today. Just wanted to see how it works inside! You can see in the center left of that picture that there is a blue chip. Well that shouldn't be there...

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

good bye dcb

I got news this week that my Gaming Clan, the Drunken Celtic Bastards Clan is disbanding :o(

It couldn't be helped, because as more people got broadband, more people were also playing more live games, and the life span of the games today are different to 18 months ago, after 2 weeks people get bored and there is a new game to play.
Very true. Its sad, even though I haven't been an active member, I did go to a Gamecon and I really enjoyed it. The Clan members I met in person were sound and I had a good time playing on Live when I was on. I'll have good memories and who knows... When the 360 comes out, there might be a upsurge again for a class Clan like that!

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

mars bar cake

We went to Ruby Jones for some cake after or during college last Wednesday. You know how it is! We all got their famous Mars Bar Cake. Ian couldn't finish it. Even with the little bit left on his plate he couldn't do it. What a pansy!
During our reunion dinner, i was explaining to Footsie what Ian wasn't able to finish and he decided that it was worth a challenge. Added to the fact that he already had a full dinner in him!
And well done footsie! You ate everything on your plate! Even with a dinner in your belly already!

And the Video, !