fear of (a) average mind

you are human, no thing you do is wrong

Explorer destroyer #

This blog don't really have a target audience. The exception to that is the stupid. A massive indicator of stupidity is using "Microsoft Internet Explorer". People who use IE are deffo not the target audience of this blog. With this in mind i have implemented

Explorer Destroyer

It's a bit of code you slam in ya blog and when it loads it then goes to a "irritating" page telling the reader to get firefox. Stupid people sometimes need help. Also using my AdSense code i get $1 every time someone uses the button, funny.

Hey if you enjoy your PC being used as a spam-bot or you just love adware, then stick with IE. Don't come to me when ya PC fucks up, i've got no time for ya.

things i do before i die #

i went to a friends wedding a few years ago and the biggest thing that struck me about it was the ritual of it. We all arrived at different time, standing around, you know chatting (i hadn't seen any of them for bout 7 years). i had some shoes that were to small for me so i took um off (yep i was at me mates wedding barefoot). The 2 friends that were getting married were Grezza & Ness and they had hired "Ness Gardens"

Grezza and Ness
wed2 Originally uploaded by John Le Fucker.

so it was all outdoors, nice like. It was just that when the actually ritual got started i noticed... like a cloud come over everyone. There was deffo some kind of "magic" in the air. Here is a pic of us, the witnesses to this ritual:

Grezza & Ness
wed1 Originally uploaded by John Le Fucker.

Neither Grezza or Ness believe in a god so religion played no part in this wedding. Back in the day the "leaders" just needed a way to control the "followers" and they spotted the human leaning towards rituals and religion was born. Religion is just a tool one uses to keep oneself in bread. No it was more a sense of Human magic. Like us quietly standing there witnessing this gave it a power in the world, like nature stopped to watch because we did.

What got me thinking about rituals is the case of "Zacarias Moussaoui", one of the chaps (who got caught) involved in the 9/11 attacks. It struck me why are they going through this court case, he admitted it. Put him in a room with all the relatives of the humans killed, give them all a wooden spoon and let them "have at him" until he is a pink pulp. That's what they want to do and yet there is this strange "ritual" of the "flight recorded box" tapes getting played, the questions, the playing back of the mobile fone calls to loved ones of the victims. What to fuck is this ritual for, i can see nothing that it is for. Just kill the cunt, that's what they wanna do. This way seem dishonest, as if having the ritual make it then OK to take his life. We kill, that is all we do.

i have always believed that human existence is built on a culture of death (we are the only species that knows we are going to die). i like to postulate that if you look around the room you are in now and say look at a... red cup or a poster on your wall, i can say (believe) with some certainty, that something had to die so that cup can be red. Somewhere in the manufacturing process a lifeform from this Earth had to die for the inks that make up that poster (paper=dead trees). Every single thing we do, something that when through the sheer "white hell" of birth has to die.

Just kill the cunt, kill him dead, rip him apart with your fucking hands. Yes we are going to die and yes we are killers, just get the fuck on with it.

We do rituals for the whole of our lives to keep our minds off the glaring specter, just off sight, of our own death. Is this court case part of the "entertainment" thing we do, we entertain our minds with laws, music, wars, societies, books, films and all the rest of the human crap to take our minds of our own fucking death. We are so obsessed with our death that it seeps into everything we do. "Little Death obsessed Blood Monkeys" killing, killing away. There really is no law and you can do what the fuck you want, but whatever you do, don't do it in the name of religion, don't do it in the name of society, just fucking do it. You were born a killer and you will die a killer, if you what to kill just "kill away", it is your birthright.

you'll go blind #

i've been Rasterbating with The Rasterbator (do it on the web-site or download a program that will do it on your desktop). Input a pic and it will spit out a PDF. Print this PDF (all pages) and you get your pic all "blown up" made out of loads of A4 sheets. i inputed:



and got:



it can do it in color but i only got a B&W printer



go look at the site gallery for some amazing looking ones



i might go stick this up on the streets somewhere, silly fun to be had (:

OK del.icio.us #

What can i say, del.icio.us just gets better. It is officially one of the most useful sites online.

i love BlogRolling (a permanent link list for ya blog), on a site you want to add a link to from ya blog. Just click the blogroll shortcut and press "Add Link" then OK and it's added, well easy.

i thought there must be something on the net that will let you add your del.icio.us bookmarks to ya blog. i searched the net for a third party del.icio.us/blogger tool. What do ya know, del.icio.us have a very tool to put ya del.icio.us links on ya web-site/blog. It's called linkrolls, a little script you put in ya web-site/blog template and ya latest del.icio.us links are there in ya blog, how fucking cool is that ?

It sort of gives ya readers a insight into where you are at the moment, what you are looking at and where ya head is at. Go and look in me sidebar and below me blogroll you'll find my 50 latest links (i could change it to my 100 latest links or my 1257 latest links, whatever).

i urge everyone on the net to get a del.icio.us account, they seem to have done it perfect (:

toora loora toora loo rye aye #

feed me #

the best RSS feed online at the moment is this feed from Undergroundfilm.org. Never fails to surprise.

you're so fine #

Scary Net #

read the comments on the "last" post ):

London made me do it #

i had a funny day today, nothing weird just things conspired to make me happy (: i woke up from a dream of a place that i seem to have entirely created (i'v dreamt of it a few times). A beach with explory rocks/caves on the right end and a seaside village at the other end. It's always sunny and the sea is aqua. i think it's based on Borth, but Borth is such a scrotum of a place i don't know how i got from there to it. I may have even been there. i even know all the land behind the beach (maybe i should write stories about it). Anyway i woke from this with a feeling i really should visit the sea and pigeons and a magpie that lives round our way (i saw him as a kid hanging round with pigeons, like learning how to get food and stuff) shouting at me to get out of bed and go somewhere, i when to get some bread. On the way back (just by me house) loads of seagulls were make a right ruckus, nice like (: Another sea reference. OK i got to go to the sea. The only sea we got round er' is the Thames, so off me pop:

On the way back, crossing the road by the Savoy, i saw a couple who seemed to be in the just got together/playing games time. Well he ran across the road, seeming to race her, she fanning annoyance. i saw this and it made me laff, she saw this and knew what i found funny and it made her burst out laffing. When she caught up with her B-friend she turned round and beamed me a massive cheese grin.

So that was my mission today, to make this stranger smile. I don't know why London wanted the lady to laff but i don't care, i just do what London tells me (:

Half Of Corporate PCs Can't Run Vista #

If you want to get Windows Vista when it comes out, you probably should be thinking about new hardware, according to the research firm. It estimates that about half of corporate PCs aren't powerful enough to run the forthcoming operating system.

this makes me very happy as the streets of London are going to be full of top-end (top-end now) PCs. Upgrade madness is good for the "Skip-Rat". So if ya fancy a new PC, just keep ya eyes out :D

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parachute from space #

the new video from "Boards Of Canada" (one of my fav music makers) features footage of Captain Joe Kittinger's parachute jump from 20 miles above the Earth. Check it here:

Dayvan Cowboy



looks like fun (:

Firefox+del.icio.us+Foxylicious=happy #

i have multiple PCs in my place (Windows PCs, Linux PCs, an Apple and a Laptop) they all have Firefox on um. When i back-up my bookmarks with Firefox on the different machines i start to get a lot of bookmarks.html files (bookmarks.html is the file Firefox creates so you can import them back into Firefox, maybe on another PC). Well this isn't good is it ? I think i'v found a nice way to keep all my bookmarks up to date on every machine with del.icio.us and some other tools.

ingredients:
Firefox (just put down that IE now)
a del.icio.us account (it's free)
the del.icio.us Firefox extension
the Foxylicious Firefox plugin (this is the good bit)
maybe del.icio.us loader initially (to get your bookmarks into del.icio.us)

This is my del.icio.us page. You can tag all your bookmarks with more than one tag but as you can see i only tag um with one tag, this is the clever bit. As you can also see i use "tag bundles" (click settings then under experimental). My "tag bundles" are: AV, art, bit, blog, fun, hard, info, etc, those will become the "folders" in my Firefox bookmarks (you'll see). It may take a bit of time if you already have a lot of bookmarks in del.icio.us to get them set up with just one tag each and in tag bundles, i just got drunk and did it watchin' telly. Everything done and installed Foxylicious.

Foxylicious is under the "Tools..." menu. Just put ya username and password in and use the settings below. Then just click "Update Bookmarks". Now it may seem like it's doing nothing, just give it a bit of time... a bit more... then it should work and all your bookmarks are imported from del.icio.us, nice.



Foxylicious can be a bit "odd" about what it imports, some of the tags may be missing when you import. As a tag can belong to more than one tag bundle i made a tag bundle called "missing" and added them to that and what do ya know, it imported them. Bit buggy but it worked, i then just "Manage Bookmarks..." in Firefox, move the missing tags to where they should be and delete the missing folder.

this is what i end up with:



you can see how the bookmark "folder" hierarchy relates to my del.icio.us hierarchy, easy.

i don't even bother saving my bookmarks into Firefox (Ctrl+D) anymore. i just click the tag button:



and when you type the first letter of one of ya tags a little "auto complete" menu pops down, it's so easy. Now i know all me bookmarks are safe and i can import um any time i want thanks to the very useful Foxylicious (i love that pic of the fox), enjoy.

Are you writing ? #

Just thinking...

20 useful web accounts (in no particular order) #

flickr
flickr is a site to share your photos online. You can also post photos to your blog from flickr. If you have a Yahoo account, you already have a flickr account as you can login using your Yahoo username and password.


youtube
YouTube is a site to share your videos online. When you upload a video you get some code so you can embed the video in your blog or web-site.


del.icio.us
del.icio.us is a site to store all your bookmarks/favorites online. A very nice tool is Foxylicious which lets you import your del.icio.us bookmarks into Firefox.


blogger
blogger is a site you can post your thoughts to (an online diary). Pictures, video, text can all be posted on your blog. Basically it can be your very own web-site.


skype
skype is a program you install on your computer to make free "phone calls" over the internet to other skype users. Pay a bit of cash and you can use "SkypeOut" to call real (offline) phones.


myspace
MySpace is a site for... who knows what MySpace is for. Everyone seems to hate MySpace, but everyone seems to have an account.


Google
With your Google account you have access to alot of Google goodies, GMail, Google Maps (Google maps on your site), Google Pages (make a basic web-site) and loads more useful stuff.


Frappr
Frappr is a site to put you on the map, basically it lets everyone know where you live. Lots of web-sites have a "put yourself on our Frappr Map" button to let them know where you are.


eBay
eBay is a site that lets you sell your stuff online.


PayPal
PayPal is a site that lets you make and receive secure payments over the internet. Works well with eBay.


deviantART
deviantART is an online art community which lets you share your artwork online with others.


Wikipedia
Wikipedia the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit. If there isn't a entry on a subject you know about, you just make one. How nice is that.


Technorati
Technorati is a site that searches blogs, get yourself an account so your blog is included.


Newsvine
Newsvine is a site to read, write, and discuss the news. Think you've got a news story, go here and post it.


FeedBurner
FeedBurner is a site that sorts out all your RSS feed, be it for your blog or your podcast.


box.net
box.net is like an online 1GB hard-disk, so you can get to your files from anywhere in the world.


BlogRolling
BlogRolling is a one-stop linklist manager for your blog or journal. On a site you wnat to add a shortcut to on your blog, just click on the button on your Firefox toolbar and in the popup window just add the link, easy.



Blue Security software helps you aggressively fight spam.


30boxes
30boxes is a nice and simple online calendar.


pando
pando is a site that lets you send any size file to anyone, free!

get yours now (:

Day 7 ~ Chrome #



Simon wanted me the "Johnieize" his new laptop and put all the nice progz on it. there is Hurty, i don't know the girl's name (she VERY beautiful), and Simon. The shop is Chrome on "Camden High Street" (tattoos, piercing and gear that you just don't need, LOL).

Videoblogging Week 2006

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i don't do anything #

i don't want to

Day 6 ~ Hangover Picnic #



just me having a "Hangover Picnic" by the "Regent's Canal" (:

Videoblogging Week 2006

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Day 5 ~ Camden Noodles #



just me off to get some noodles from Camden Market (life is good). the cool shop i went into (funky music and even funkier clothes) is CYBERDOG.

This is also on me video podcast
London Video Podcast

Videoblogging Week 2006

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Day 4 ~ Beer in the Park #



Videoblogging Week 2006

got scones coz Ms Kitka of www.kitkast.com (OK i said it wrong in the cast, my bad) wanted me to get some coz they aint got um in Canada. They were nice (:

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Day 3 ~ Tate Modern (wot na pix) #



Videoblogging Week 2006

HAHA near the end a security guard came up to me and told me (all polite like) to stop filming, he was OK, then this other security guard (plain clothes, maybe he was head of security) came over and (trying to sound mean) said "NO PHOTOGRAPHY", i just burst out laffin'. What was he going to do, Art me to death.

Me mem-card ran out just at the top of the escalator (where all the painting are), but that was OK, it won't spoil it for when you go to the Tate (: It was while i was lookin' at the paintings that a guard spotted "Shirt Cam" and radioed to all the others, and it wasn't even filming. You did get to see "Rachel Whiteread's white boxes" which was nice. OK that's the "dangerous" one over with (i was hunted down the whole time), tomorrow i'll get back to nice things.

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i just love you but she is my heart

Day 2 ~ Nowt #



Videoblogging Week 2006

Nowt really (:

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WHY ENGLISH IS SO HARD TO LEARN #

found this on reddit:

We must polish the Polish furniture.
He could lead if he would get the lead out.
The farm was used to produce produce.
The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.
The soldier decided to desert in the desert.
This was a good time to present the present.
A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.
When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.
I did not object to the object.
The insurance was invalid for the invalid.
The bandage was wound around the wound.
There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row.
They were too close to the door to close it.
The buck does funny things when the does are present.
They sent a sewer down to stitch the tear in the sewer line.
To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.
The wind was too strong to wind the sail.
After a number of injections my jaw got number.
Upon seeing the tear in my clothes I shed a tear.
I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.
How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?
I read it once and will read it agen
I learned much from this learned treatise.
I was content to note the content of the message.
The Blessed Virgin blessed her. Blessed her richly.
It's a bit wicked to over-trim a short wicked candle.
If he will absent himself we mark him absent.
I incline toward bypassing the incline.

my head hurts (:

Day 1 ~ Bread Shopping #



Videoblogging Week 2006

This week is Videoblogging Week 2006 which means you got to make a video everyday (even if you don't feel like it), if ya wann'a like. i like the idea so i'm gonna do it. Here's day 1

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