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By tigtog on September 4, 2012
10 metres, you irresponsible gits.
Yes, this is a crotchety rant while wearing my curmudgeon pants.
By tigtog on September 1, 2011
FIX MY INTERNET YOU USELESS BASTARDS. (posted using my portable wifi from another carrier, which only works with my netbook, which I now may have to use for the whole day UNTIL YOU FIX MY BROADBAND) Related posts: The blazing FAIL of a thousand suns Tech Tip: is your domestic WiFi secured? Data roaming bill [...]
By tigtog on November 26, 2010
Dogs and small children should enter cars from the pavement/kerb side, not the busy road side.
By tigtog on October 27, 2010
Clueless quote of the day via Blaghag, blogging on why women don’t come to atheist meetings after a conversation that ended with this:
“What? It’s not harassment since we’re not in a workplace.”
By tigtog on June 2, 2009
I was just reminded of this and am about to add it to the HAT quote file: “I can live with doubts and uncertainty and not knowing. I think it’s more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong…I don’t feel frightened by not knowing things, by being lost in [...]
Sam de Brito to Women– FEMINISM: UR DOIN IT RONG (but don’t worry, you just need a man to set you straight).
By Beppie on April 28, 2009
Seriously. So, apparently all the men of Australia deserve cookies, becuase they all inevitably become feminists (every last one of them!) when they have daughters (of course, it would be ridiculous to suggest that a man support women’s rights just because it’s the right thing to do). But women of Australia: no biscuit! After all, [...]
By tigtog on October 26, 2008
The best rant on io9 this week: If geek stuff is so hip, then why are two of the season’s biggest scifi hits, CBS show Eleventh Hour and bestselling Neal Stephenson novel Anathem, adamantly classified as Not Scifi? Because nerd culture will never be pop culture. That’s why Borders slashed its scifi section. And it’s [...]
By Lauredhel on January 3, 2008
So. Disability insurance forms. Why oh why did the bureaucrats get away with omitting the obvious item: a big-arse checkbox at the top of the six pages of paper, saying: “Is everything EXACTLY THE FUCKING SAME as it was 28 days ago? Y/N” But no. I must be forcibly reminded at least once a month [...]
By tigtog on February 17, 2006
…on education standards/expectations so far this year. Related posts: My rant on The Hunger Games Advice please: dealing with NSW Dept of Education re a student with disabilities Shirky’s “Rant About Women” Obamamedia rant du jour Righteous Rant of the Month
By tigtog on February 16, 2006
I’ll miss you, furry purry friend. More on Poco’s end. Related posts: Vale Jacob F. Baldwin 1951-2010 Vale Michael Jackson Sunday Hoyden: Vale Bea Arthur PoCo A PoCo: Fifty Two Acts of Political Correctness Vale F.U.