Monthly Archives: June 2010


Twitter and the Big Bang

By |2017-02-08T01:21:23+01:00June 10th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|

If you use Twitter at all then I'm sure that you will have noticed all of the outages this week, 3 days of various "site availability issues" they say.  We are unsure what that exactly means, apart from the various messages staring at us on the screen, which are mostly over capacity and/or the fail whale, which means.... Google time, or for some... Facebook. What concerns me is that with Big Brother 11 #BB11 just starting on the box (the final one evidently) and also the World Cup, #WC2010 #worldcup  (with predicted extra tweeters)  that Twitter will not cope.  Talking about coping... will I survive the tweets? haha! Many of the people I follow are BB fans and possibly half of them, football fans!  Hey ho,  they put up with my music weekly so I can't complain can I?   Just kidding, free will, free tweets. I'm sure I'll get involved in the chats, if Twitter still works that is.Its inevitable that people will have more to say about both of these very popular items and that tweets will definitely increase during [...]

Tagging is useless

By |2010-06-01T12:09:26+01:00June 1st, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Totally off topic here but I feel like a bit of a belated rant. This has been on my mind for a long time now. What is all this community service, supervision and tagging they are handing out in the courts instead of proper sentences? It doesn't work! Can't they see that, are they totally blind! I'd like to quote a few but maybe that's not a great thing to do, but you've all seen these ridiculous sentences in the news. I know a lot of it has to with age, but even as a mother I have no sympathy for this, the old saying should stick, "If you can't do the time, don't do the crime". If they are old enough to go out committing crimes then I am sorry, they are old enough to get the full sentence. The police work hard to get evidence to get these criminals to court and what does the court do? Slap them on the wrist. Don't do it again naughty boy/girl. What a waste of time for the police, and its [...]

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