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Comparing symptoms of low testosterone with owning Skyrim.

In men, the symptoms low testosterone and of owning Skyrim are quite similar. Consult the following table: Symptoms of low testosterone Symptoms of owning Skyrim Mood changes (low mood and irritability) Poor concentration Low energy Reduced muscle strength Longer time to recover from exercise Low interest in sex (decreased libido) Difficulty getting and keeping erections […]


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NERD CONTENT: Tweak to view data easier in Google Apps forms.

Getting ready for the 2012 Melbourne International Comedy Festival I prepared a form for comedians to fill out using Google Apps. SO EASY. The tricky bit is trying to make sense of the form submissions. The spreadsheet layout of data that Google provides you is simple enough to navigate, but because some of the fields […]


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NERD CONTENT: How to tweet pictures from your iPhone or smartphone to WordPress instead of TwitPic or Yfrog.

Tweeting pictures from your iPhone or smartphone is super easy, thanks to the hard work of web services like Yfrog and TwitPic. In exchange for their hard work they make money from advertising on their website. Good for them. Instead of sending my followers to TwitPic though, I would rather send people to my website […]


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NERD CONTENT: Can’t mount NTFS drives in OS X Lion – how I fixed it.

After upgrading my Macbook Pro to OS X Lion I was no longer able to mount any NTFS drives, not my USB drives formatted for NTFS nor even the Macbook's own BOOTCAMP partition. I could see the drives in Disk Utility but if I tried to mount them I got the error message "The disk […]


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BORING NERD CONTENT: Growing your Twitter followers – organic vs artificial.

Most people when they start using Twitter find themselves suffering “follower envy”. They wish they had thousands of followers like everyone else does. There are two ways to grow your followers. Artificially or organically. One of them sucks.


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Great ideas for losing customers – Give me a coupon to punch ten times.

Last Fringe Festival, I discovered a new Mexican restaurant with the best taco and burritos I ever had. I immediately took all of my friends there. Heaps of local and interstate comedians started eating there. The owner noticed me always coming in with new people and we quickly got to know each other. He often […]


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Great ideas for losing customers – Minimum creditcard limits.

Want to lose me as a customer, follow these guides. If you instead want me to continue shopping with you, you should ignore these guides. Have a "store policy" of limiting creditcard transactions to amounts over $10. Where do you make the most profit in retail? Low ticket items. You should make it harder for […]


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Rules for being a Creepy Guy

Creepy Guy Rule 1: The likelihood that you will sneeze whilst on public transport is inversely dependant on whether you have tissues. Creepy Guy Rule 2: Talk to the breasts. Creepy Guy Rule 3: When counting out coins at the store, mutter under your breath at the coins as if they’re not cooperating. Creepy Guy […]


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