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Windows 7 Whopper

Posted by redracer on November 1, 2009

There were complaints about Burger King/Hungry Jacks ‘Triple’ & ‘Quad’ Whoppers, but this is ridiculous …

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Japanese bureaucracy gone mad !!!

Posted by redracer on May 28, 2009

Here is an example that I discovered of the way the Japanese mind thinks 🙂

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Japan’s unique mobile phone features

Posted by redracer on February 22, 2009

It seems that Japanese mobile phones by law have a certain feature that is not present in the same phones in other countries …

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Japanese movie ‘The Machine Girl’

Posted by redracer on February 2, 2009

Released in August last year, this movie was a hit in Japan, and is about to be released on DVD  …

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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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Please remain seated for landing !!!

Posted by redracer on September 23, 2007

A light plane pilot in the US has had what must be the most amazing survival from a plane crash …

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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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Anyone got a headache ?

Posted by redracer on May 25, 2007

If you do, you will be pleased to find out about these fascinating resources …

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What a load of Shit !!!

Posted by redracer on May 8, 2007

Was it a thumping, a thrashing or just plain humiliation ? On Sunday 6th May 2007, 34,584 punters at Telstra Dome witnessed round 6’s game between Richmond & Geelong, which produced a number of records …

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I fell into a burnin’ ring of fire !!!

Posted by redracer on April 18, 2007

POP quiz folks – TOTO is the name of …

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Fireman arrested after caught trying to quench the wrong fire !!!

Posted by redracer on April 18, 2007

 The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that a volunteer firefighter was arrested and charged with  …

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I didn’t know there was a “Chimp Retirement Village” !!

Posted by redracer on April 12, 2007

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 Cheeta the chimpanzee, the animal star of 12 ‘Tarzan’ films in the 1930’s and 1940’s, has just celebrated his 75th birthday on April 9 😆

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“Miss Air Guitar Japan” contest 2007

Posted by redracer on April 10, 2007

Apparently there is an international ‘air guitar’ competition (as if you didn’t already know that !!!) 🙄

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and what would you like for dessert, guys ?

Posted by redracer on April 4, 2007

 Male students at a US university called police after a young woman walked into their house and started  …

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