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Special dates

Posted by redracer on October 10, 2010

On certain dates, the alignment of the date/time forms special patterns …

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Second anniversary !!!

Posted by redracer on February 1, 2009

January 2009 is the second anniversary of this Blog, and considering the lack of time I have had to work on it, particularly the second half of 2008, I still rather pleased with the amount of hits it is getting …

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Lack of posts …

Posted by redracer on June 9, 2008

Sorry about the lack of posts recently, but I have been very busy getting my helf of the new layout (http://Japanese-Trains.com/2sides/) ready for it’s first exhibition at the end of July (the other half has already been canned). If any fabulous new items are announced, I will try to post the news, otherwise it will be rather quiet around here for a little while 😦

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50,000 page views !!!

Posted by redracer on April 29, 2008

50,000 has come surprisingly quickly after 40,000 🙂

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40,000 page views

Posted by redracer on February 14, 2008

It doesn’t seem so long ago that I was crowing about 30,000 views …

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Most popular posts for 2007

Posted by redracer on January 13, 2008

If you are interested in statistics, here is a list of the most popular posts for 2007 – the first year of this blog …

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Happy New Year for 2008, and 30,000 page views !!!

Posted by redracer on December 27, 2007

Thanks again to all the regular readers, my view count has topped the 30,000 mark on Xmas day !!!

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My old haunts in Kirribilli & dinner @ Ainoya

Posted by redracer on October 28, 2007

Last Friday, I went with a group of friends to a Japanese restaurant in Kirribilli called ‘Ainoya’, and also took a tour of the suburb to see where I used to live, and where the 2 most important Australian’s currently live.

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AFL finals – Grand Final review

Posted by redracer on September 29, 2007

In the 2007 AFL Grand Final today, the result was surprising, but not totally unexpected !!!

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100 POSTS & 20,000 PAGE VIEWS !!!!!

Posted by redracer on September 29, 2007

Thanks to all the regular readers, my view count has topped 20,000 last night …

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AFL finals – week 3 results & week 4 (Grand Final) preview

Posted by redracer on September 23, 2007

Some very disappointing results from the Preliminary Finals this weekend …

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AFL finals – week 2 results & week 3 preview

Posted by redracer on September 16, 2007

This weekend had two quite unexpected results !!!

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AFL finals – week 1 results & week 2 preview

Posted by redracer on September 9, 2007

Quite an interesting set of results from week 1 of the finals, where all the higher placed teams won ….

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AFL finals – week 1 preview

Posted by redracer on September 7, 2007

Now the home & away season has finally ended, Geelong are the minor premiers, and it is time for the finals season to start …

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The Melbourne Public Transport ‘Scratch’ Ticket Fiasco

Posted by redracer on September 2, 2007

Whilst cleaning out some old boxes of rubbish that had been stored since my last move, I found an old ticket from the early 1990’s, so i thought i would write about it – a relic of a ticketing system that when introduced was such a shambles, that it contributed to the fall of the Cain government of the day 😆

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