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2004/10/05 09:15:00 - Spleeeen?
People like </a></b></a>robinbloke might be amused by my customisation of the goat in the livejournal portal. (

(Incidentally, does anyone actually use the livejournal portal?)
Current Mood: [mood icon] silly

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2004/10/05 09:57:00 - Portalicious

I use it all the time
I use it regularly
I have occasionally used it
Woah man! What the blazing hell is that?
I have never seen the point
I don't currently use it

Current Mood: [mood icon] curious

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2004/10/05 17:18:00 - ChipAndPin III
Leaflet Front
Leaflet Back
I've picked up this leaflet from Tesco about ChipAndPin. Their implementation appears not-bad, but I dislike some of their leaflet-wording. For instance "If your card is lost or stolen, your PIN can't be forged" and "A PIN is impossible for someone else to guess.", both of which are; to my mind; wrong.

"PIN number" appears five times on the flyer.

Also, I'm wondering how much their "Helpful security tips" reduce the available number space (and therefore make it easier to guess PINs), particularly since their advice might be different to that of one's bank.

They also appear to be trying to blame till operators for credit card fraud, which is something that I feel that they shouldn't, as a business, do to their own employees; even if it might be justified.

Still, I'll give Tesco 8 out of 10 for the attempt.
Current Mood: [mood icon] geeky

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2004/10/05 19:56:00 - Why choose the lesser evil?
Current Mood: [mood icon] amused
Current Music: Buddy Holly -- Maybe Baby

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2004/10/05 20:25:00 - GIP!
Hackneyed, but the old ones are the best...
Current Mood: [mood icon] silly
Current Music: The Corrs -- What Can I Do?

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2004/10/05 21:07:00 - Eep!

Just seen this:

Server down is currently unavailable due to catastrophic hardware failure. Non-website services are available as normal.

Current status: unable to obtain replacement hardware tonight. Performing forensics on old hardware.

ETA to complete fix: midnight Oct. 6

Current Mood: [mood icon] frustrated
Current Music: Buddy Holly -- Crying Waiting Hoping

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