And if Andorra is 6 then Greece is 7

by Purple Wyrm on May 29, 2013

Dear Australia Post, Thank you for increasing your international parcel post zones from 4 to 8. Thank you also for making the only way to get a complete list of which countries are in which zones by going through and (…)

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Snakes into Saints

by Purple Wyrm on May 28, 2013

In a follow up to my last post, I was recently quite disappointed to learn that the lyrics to the Killers’ Mr Brightside are not ‘turning snakes into the sea’, but ‘turning saints into the sea’, which is still a (…)

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Where will we be in 20 Years?

by Purple Wyrm on May 27, 2013

As anyone who cares about radio stations aimed at a demographic way younger than them should know, Triple J are doing another one of their special Hottest 100 polls. This time around it’s to find the hottest 100 songs of (…)

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More on Flickr

by Purple Wyrm on May 24, 2013

I’m doing my best to reserve judgement on the Flickr redesign, but now that I’ve had the time for a good look around, and more information on the future of the site is emerging, I’m shifting towards really disliking it. (…)

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Same as it Ever Was

by Purple Wyrm on May 21, 2013

Flickr Community: Hey Flickr! You used to be cool but now you’re old and tired! You need to change! Flickr Sucks! Flickr: We heard what you’ve all been saying – Welcome to the new and improved Flickr! Flickr Community: What!? (…)

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On “The Name of the Doctor”

by Purple Wyrm on May 19, 2013

HOLY CRAP That is all. (Apart from, can anyone say Valeyard?)

Into Darkness

by Purple Wyrm on May 15, 2013

Saw Star Trek: Into Darkness last night. I haven’t got time right now to write up my thoughts in full, but I will say that I quite enjoyed it – even if the backstory of the main villain was a (…)

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Neologism

by Purple Wyrm on May 8, 2013

Came up with a new word last night. “Hilorible”. It means hilarious and horrible at the same time. For instance, Justin Beiber’s comment about Anne Frank. It’s horrible, but so outrageous that you can’t help laughing – hilorible! Similarly, just (…)

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Columbia ≈ Alphaville

by Purple Wyrm on May 7, 2013

I was messing around on my computer this weekend just gone – probably building an apartment block in Minecraft or something – when Visage’s one and only (as far as I know) hit Fade to Grey came on iTunes… This (…)

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Worst Thing Ever

by Purple Wyrm on May 1, 2013

This is simply the worst thing ever…