Daily Digest for October 31st

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Normans went all the way to Jerusalem on the crusades. 900 years ago the holy wars were fought by spear and lancet, now it is fought by DHL. [ldnhal]
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Hands-on Review With The Sony Internet TV (Google TV) | Sony Insider - http://goo.gl/rATK (a good looking piece of kit; but only 60Hz&no 3D) [ldnhal]
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Is Spotify Really All That? | http://t.co/ZqLlsTi http://t.co/SCV9hM3 via @AddThis A US view on Spotify. [ldnhal]
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USB sync to MP3 players is another missing item on my Spotify wish-list. When I had Premium it would only sync over select WiFi networks. [ldnhal]
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Watched pilot/showcase episode of PhoneShop, so now totally up to date http://www.e4.com/phoneshop/. Filling the void left by Inbetweeners. [ldnhal]
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I am now sneak peeking at the staff inside mobile phone shops to see if I can spot the local Lances and Jerwaynes. [ldnhal]
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Spotirama: 10 Best Ever Albums - The 1950s - http://goo.gl/4DML A series of playlists generated from BestEverAlbums.com. [ldnhal]
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"OK Computer" on top as the best album ever? Haha, I sold mine years ago. [ldnhal]
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Marie Osmond doing Hugo Ball’s karawane - http://goo.gl/vWJL Dada, Dada, there’s actually video of this. My favourite Osmond doing dada. [ldnhal]
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Marie Osmond Does Hugo Ball - WFMU Blog - http://goo.gl/C6TK [ldnhal]
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when they started filming she abruptly looked away from the cue cards directly into the camera and recited, by memory, "Karawane." [ldnhal]
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It blew everybody away. Well it blows me away as well, think I have to blow life into Acecast soon (think MP3s from UbuWeb are go). [ldnhal]
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2010: Prices: £1765 Entries -£1445 Tips: -£55 Tournament Balance: +£265 Online: -£75 Tournament %-swaps: +£239 Balance: +£429 [pokerhal]
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Reading Sunday Times. An allegedly corrupted world : Berlusconi, Sotchi-mafia, FIFA, Andrew Mitchell, Mexican gangsters, Afghan officials. [ldnhal]
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And now football wants to introduce "financial fair play"? This from the jokers that will not allow video refs? Let the clubs go bust. [ldnhal]
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Sunday Times good read: China provides 97% of world’s rare earth metals, Norway buying up Regent St, 1% of US pop gets quarter of its income [ldnhal]
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RT @amhistorymuseum: Today in 1969: The first Internet message is sent. http://ow.ly/2Z2uw [ldnhal]

Paik Nam June Media Bridge by Planning Korea | SLAMXHYPE

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Paik Nam June Media Bridge by Planning Korea | SLAMXHYPE

Canadian artist An Te Liu creates Monopoly house as monument to credit crunch | Mail Online

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Canadian artist An Te Liu creates Monopoly house as monument to credit crunch | Mail Online

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Daily Digest for October 30th

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So exactly how does one blag a place on the guest list for Alice Cooper in London? It’s possible, met someone who is on list. [ldnhal]
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Neil Diamond: overrated, no idea why this guy was plucked back to "coolness". Lee Hazlewood (also in my 70+ mum’s collection from 70s): cool [ldnhal]
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Bruce Springsteen makes surprise appearance at London screening of new E Street documentary | News | NME.COM - http://goo.gl/tKOp [ldnhal]
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"Darkness on the edge of town" is actually the only Bruce Springsteen LP I own. All the rest I borrowed (*cough* home-taped *cough*). [ldnhal]
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9 Futuristic Monorails… From the Past http://t.co/XQuFxc5 via @gizmodo [ldnhal]
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Planica ski flying world record http://t.co/9eH1q3l via @youtube 239 m/ 261 yds. One of the ones missing from "People are awesome" video? [ldnhal]
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Total Immersion Swimming Freestyle Demo by Shinji Takeuchi http://t.co/BFnQGni via @youtube The perfect TI demo, also missing from "awesome" [ldnhal]
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Sony Internet TV with Google TV review — Engadget - http://goo.gl/4Wo8 [ldnhal]
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2,381 "followers" gained by 65 spam tweets by my most recent "follower". BLOCKED. Twitter has a serious spam problem. [ldnhal]
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I’m also blocking people who have nil tweets. Maybe not spammers, but I suspect they are sleeper accounts. [ldnhal]
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TV night: Alice Cooper interview on Jools,How to get a head in sculpture http://goo.gl/5wAz w David Thewlis, Folk America http://goo.gl/vB0I [ldnhal]
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and the last bit of telly for tonight: seeing the last episode of The Normans http://goo.gl/z174 "Normans of the South". All BBC recordings. [ldnhal]

Fred Perry Traditional Guernsey Sweater – Fred Perry Laurel Wreath – Brands

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Fred Perry Traditional Guernsey Sweater - Fred Perry Laurel Wreath - Brands

Daily Digest for October 29th

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Twining’s Earl Grey, an antidote while watching BBC News 24. [ldnhal]
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"extra tracks … were intended to illustrate … zeitgeist of the material, served instead to dilute the power of the original" Fred Frith [ldnhal]
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That sums up my view of all the bonus material on CDs. [ldnhal]
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I felt cheated when I bought "New boots and panties!!" on gold vinyl. It has "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" as secret bonus at start of side two. [ldnhal]
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And thus breaks the proper sequencing of Ian Dury’s and Stiff Records’ SEEZ 4 (gold disc is SEEZ G4). I bought it first on casette though. [ldnhal]
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sulk_(album) "Sulk" (Associates) is a different kind of annoying, totally different issues for Europe and US. [ldnhal]
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RT @PoliceStateUK: New Orleans’ #CCTV scheme yields 6 charges in 7 years… 3 of them for bribery involved in the creation of the schem … [ldnhal]
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Fred Frith street. [ldnhal]
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RT @Quotes4Writers: “If the stuff you’re writing is not for yourself, it won’t work.” Stephen King (Born 1947) Best Selling Author [ldnhal]
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"A lot of architecture gets canned by the little people, they are not the bookish lot" /cc @AlanDeBottom @alaindebotton [ldnhal]
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RT @Futsaeter: The Likely Winners And Losers In The Over-The-Top TV Market http://t.co/bKZMPgF via @paidContent [ldnhal]
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Something is wrong with this iTunes software, there seems to be a "Ping" button where the "Tweet" button should be. [ldnhal]
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and why is there no "Tweet this" button in the last.fm client either? [ldnhal]
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@jazzchantoozie:I could seemingly delete every single one of my Spotify playlists by accident” or just use Spotify’s bad iPhone/iPod client [ldnhal]
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The main reason I stopped paying for Spotify Premium was the crap iPhone client. It made it far too easy to delete playlists by accident. [ldnhal]
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Why not introduce playlist revisions? Or one-way synching? Or read-only playlists? I had a long list of all my griped with @spotify [ldnhal]
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London Soho lunch: Yo Sushi for the Chicken Katsu Curry, Shaston Arms for the pint, Le Pain Quotidien for the afternoon treat. [ldnhal]
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£45 quid Alice Cooper ticket gets to £60 on Seatwave once you add all the fees. Still might get it. [ldnhal]
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"tremendous amount of interest…15 parties … doing due dilligence…£5 billion scheme". ES on Battersea Power Station,dormant since 1983 [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/track/1ZmKedOWsBxSKtdsnkCFhD Bryan Ferry – Alphaville #nowplaying as smooth as 1982 [ldnhal]
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Icehouse - Hey Little Girl (Official Video) http://t.co/xXlXN13 via @youtube #nowplaying Talking about Bryan Ferry, this is as good as. [ldnhal]

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Ikea Cookbook | Selectism.com

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the publication utilizes a lovely pictorial layout – geometric arrangements of ingredients
Ikea Cookbook | Selectism.com

Daily Digest for October 28th

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RT @EvanHD: I’m sceptical of the Google "internet bigger than construction" story. I suspect there is a confusion between turnover and v … [ldnhal]
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Mini ski jumping hill and maxi tent observed at Battersea. X-games or similar must be in town. [ldnhal]
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Daring Fireball: White iPhone 4 Is Confronted Regarding Its Inability to Be Shipped - http://goo.gl/ULD3 "you’re a complete fuck-up" [ldnhal]
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Good swim at Marshall St pool again. I’ll probably never have the whole pool to myself again as I did just after it opened. [ldnhal]
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Seems like bad old Paradise is holding a big event at @foxpokerclub next - http://www.hvedemagasinet.dk/paradise-poker-tour-gbp-125-000-29 [pokerhal]
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RT @Hyperdub: @factmagazine small print: the la roux controversial statement generator is part of the ‘edgy popstar’ media interface 2.0. [ldnhal]
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Hey, tourists on bus on the side us. I’ll raise your touring bus with our #38 double-decker. [ldnhal]
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Half-term train. Full of bags from Hamley’s and Disney Store; kids buried underneath. [ldnhal]
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Mad Men S04E08 Don continues to have Hitchcock-blonde-syndrome. A lot of extra voice-over in this one. Can easily be parodied. [ldnhal]
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One scene is reminiscent of the one in The Wire where Bubbles sees life again. 10:50 in Don having sober moment, vision clear, sound muffled [ldnhal]
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Now: Phone Shop. [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for October 27th

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Buy Sony WMEX194 Walkman Cassette Player. at Argos.co.uk - Your Online Shop for . http://t.co/VVZ0Qic via @AddThis £15.99 Last chance saloon [ldnhal]
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Go to the Next Gmail Message After Archiving or Deleting - http://goo.gl/NJRX Thanks, about bloody time we got this. [ldnhal]
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http://www.rollingstone.com:80/politics/news/17390/222206 How Sovereign Wealth Funds (funded by oil) are buying up the US. The hard irony. [ldnhal]
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Newspaper wars heating up: free "i" yesterday. [ldnhal]
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This morning: man selling "i" outside Victoria, a girl standing outside WH Smith with The Telegraph and free Times2 at Oxford Circus. [ldnhal]
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RT @capitald17: Metro lays into tube and fire strikers but runs front page on workers’ "heroism" on 7/7. Don’t they realise it’s the sam … [ldnhal]
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RT @BurroughsBot: RT @strategysession You can’t fake quality any more than you can fake a good meal. ~
William S. Burroughs [ldnhal]
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Welcome to Oslo - the city with the world’s highest prices: http://goo.gl/bHEA [ldnhal]
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Off to @foxpokerclub for my weekly game. £55 PLO/NLHE (aka Round of Each). Back in the day RoE used to be PLO/PLHE. [pokerhal]
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34 runners so far. Had to give up big pair on flushing and straightening Holdem board. NLHE pots get big quick on this table. [pokerhal]
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2-3-5-9 shown by new player on table at showdown from UTG in PLO. Wow. Hoping to get heads up in PLO vs new player. [pokerhal]
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Up to 8700 after finally winning a pot. Also shown A864 with no suits, different player though. [pokerhal]
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7300 at the break after having to give up a big heads-up out of pos on an all spades board. [pokerhal]
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42 runners now at RoE [pokerhal]
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T6200. Going the wrong way, but have to play a bit of PLO on this table. [pokerhal]
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Out in 13th/14th. Just connected properly with the flop once. Decided to play A763 spades preflop for my remaining stack of T6000 or so. [pokerhal]
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Exit hand AT43s or something. Should have passed preflop vs obvious AAxx raise all-in. Already had 1200 in the pot and break was coming. [pokerhal]
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Flop come 655 and I call for my last 2000. Third player flopped a FH. Bad play all over. It’s the old leak, helped on by break called. [pokerhal]
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Should not have played the hand. Next time show even more discipline. But hard to get going when I floated on T5000-9000 the whole comp. [pokerhal]

Mr Rotten’s Scrapbook | SLAMXHYPE

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includes 250 pages of intimate history and commentary, with each book uniquely numbered 1 -750, and the bonus of a Unique centrefold feature – every book hand signed and doodled by Mr Rotten!

Each book includes a 12” picture vinyl, hand built into the back cover of each book. Containing 2009 live PiL recordings, plus exclusive John Lydon spoken-word outtakes!

450 quid though

Mr Rotten’s Scrapbook | SLAMXHYPE

Daily Digest for October 26th

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#ldntravel Fire alarm at Victoria. So going into work via Waterloo. [ldnhal]
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No Hal. Getting off at Vauxhall is not a good idea if Victoria is closed. [ldnhal]
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@jackofkent: Verily I say to each of you: never transfer to BT. Five days, three loads of assurances/sorrys, and no progress.” thank you [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/track/2iij8PpYNMOoaA7r3NJcqu Alice Cooper and Ozzy Osbourne – Wake the Dead. Alice&Ozzy: starts out like a Beck tune [ldnhal]
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RT @TheBlackDog: Apple buy Spotify, well we never <sarcasm> [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/track/6Xgh54uXj4Pou9u4MYNDh6 Emmylou Harris – Goin’ Back To Harlan #nowplaying [ldnhal]
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Emmylou’s "Wrecking Ball" not available in Spotify? One CD to not chuck out then. [ldnhal]
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On a possible Spotify takeover by Apple. I would rather Google bought Spotify AND Twitter. [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for October 25th

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@peterjbirks: @ldnhal: I have this album. I find it hard to believe that Cowell likes it. What” Pete, I’m kidding. ;-) Sorry. [ldnhal]
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@Moloc88: #amazingrace Eat a sheep’s head? That’s so #blackmetal” It’s more a trad/folk thing and you probably knew that? [ldnhal]
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Keeping It Peel: The real legacy of John Peel « Obscure Music and Football - http://goo.gl/CTuH 6 years gone. He did play Status Quo as well [ldnhal]
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Get ready for the train companies to start treating you like a criminal | BitterWallet - http://goo.gl/dJWD No Southern comfort. [ldnhal]
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@SandraAtOEuk: @ldnhal hi there, I think you may be confusing this with another company’s advert. Many thanks.” Yup I did and corrected it. [ldnhal]
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The Indie’s "i": a newspaper for the iPod/iPhone generation, so why not call it "iPaper"? [ldnhal]
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Does anyone know how find latest "West End Final" of Evening Standard? Used to count "*"s on back page, but "*"s gone. /cc @hack_daniels [ldnhal]
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The Evening Standard "West End Final" problem for today. Which one is the latest? http://twitpic.com/30uuob [ldnhal]
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The front page with the "7/7 Tube Driver Haunted By Cries" is the latest version (akaThe West End Final Final) http://goo.gl/D74b [ldnhal]
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But going to a website to find out is not that practical when in a rush. There must be a physical clue somewhere? [ldnhal]
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West End Final B has the number "202" printed on the back, earlier West End Final A has "10". Might be a clue. http://twitpic.com/30v06t [ldnhal]
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Evening Standard E-edition or how to find what is the latest version of the ES - http://goo.gl/D74b For your bookmarks. [ldnhal]
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A high tech solution to a low tech problem that ES bookmark (and a bad one as it looks bad on the iPhone). Back to start. [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for October 24th

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This pressing of Trans Europa Express is perfect. Thanks to EMI Germany and Kling Klang Schallplatten. [ldnhal]
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This is almost like sex. A good port and a superb piece of vinyl. It’s like being 20 again (did not like beer until I was 25). [ldnhal]
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RT @BurroughsBot: RT @armavirumque RT @iznogoodgood Charles Bukowski, William Burroughs, and the Computer http://bit.ly/MGxrY Via @timothys [ldnhal]
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"On Christmas Day, 1990, Charles Bukowski received a Macintosh IIsi computer and a laser printer from his wife, Linda." http://goo.gl/nYzt [ldnhal]
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RT @hughhefner: Crystal is doing a photo shoot in the Bunny House this afternoon while I work on my scrapbook. [ldnhal]
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RT @Futsaeter: "Schibsted is probably the smartest media company in the world right now" Bloomberg BusinessWeek http://bit.ly/dCK0Vd [ldnhal]
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RT @rhodri: Where do you see yourself in five minutes time? [ldnhal]
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RT @elenalappin: Financing Simon Cowell’s home improvement. RT @benjohncock: Anyone know the theme for #xfactor tonight? [ldnhal]
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The Residents should sue Optical Express for "image rights" (surely a term OE would understand) http://twitpic.com/309phn [ldnhal]
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@londonart: @ldnhal i really mean just the crossing the oxford street part ; )” Fair enough. [ldnhal]
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Well since Optical Express stole The Residents image it’s only fair that I remix their advert. Photogene, Tilshiftgen, FilmLab and LoFi. [ldnhal]
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Optical Express vs The Residents vs LdnHal. Think it came out nice and sinister. http://twitpic.com/309tdp [ldnhal]
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Fuck, or is that Vision Express? I need to get my eyes checked. Still the point stands, that’s such a blatant Residents eyeball rip-off. [ldnhal]
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My two David Bowie bootlegs, bought as extra souvenirs after seeing Bowie live in Gothenburg in June 1983. http://twitpic.com/309x30 [ldnhal]
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Serious Moonlight Tour - Wikipedia http://goo.gl/XDJ Bowie’s longest, largest and most successful concert tour, 2,601,196 tickets sold. [ldnhal]
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Gothenburg 1983 | Flickr - Photo Sharing! - http://goo.gl/prQJ "Like a time machine I was suddenly back in the summer of 1983" [ldnhal]
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David Bowie - Jean Genie / Star - Gothenburg 11.06.83 http://t.co/iVqNYf8 via @youtube Amazing that there is footage of this. [ldnhal]
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http://goo.gl/7Ver David Thomas’s lyrics to Dead Boys tune "Sonic Reducer" inspired by Alice Cooper’s "Eighteen". I had no idea. [ldnhal]
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In fact I did not even know that David Thomas wrote the lyrics to that, even if the tune is on the very first punk record I bought in 1977. [ldnhal]
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Steve Rose in Guardian calls Dead Boys post-punk. Ridiculous, Dead Boys were there right at the start. It’s PuNk. http://twitpic.com/30abf5 [ldnhal]
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http://goo.gl/ZhWd "Carlos struts his stuff to a refined post-punk soundtrack inc. early New Order, Wire, the Dead Boys and the Feelies" [ldnhal]
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Little Bob Story’s version of Small Faces’ "All or Nothing" and Stanley Frank’s "S’cooldays" are not on Spotify. [ldnhal]
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An interview with Lora Logic (sax player in X-Ray-Spex) - http://goo.gl/NQa1 A lot on "Krsna". [ldnhal]
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Little Bob Story was more of a classic pub-rock/rock’n’roll character in the Dr Feelgood mould. [ldnhal]
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Stanley Frank - S’cool Days http://t.co/EVPjXxR via @youtube and Stanley Frank also a bit pub-rockish (Edmunds/Lowe). [ldnhal]
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Sony Kills The Cassette Walkman On The iPod’s Birthday* http://t.co/xJiNg54 via @gizmodo (well almost on the same day then) [ldnhal]
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Noxagt also to be found on my very first Acecast podcast: http://www.acecast.com/2005/03/21/ [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/track/6iEliVQCHDJ5SzqZapGgqt Low – Transmission. One of the FORGIVABLE Joy Division/New Order covers. [ldnhal]
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RT @WiredUK: It’s a scandal that someone at TfL has blocked data feeds. Can anyone name names? Boris, this makes you look bad. http://mb … [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/album/2xaObCjIYNMuAfBjBiEXne George Thorogood And The Destroyers #nowplaying (but on vinyl) the 1977 debut album [ldnhal]
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George Thorogood and The Destroyers debut on Sonet. Raw like punk http://twitpic.com/30jce5 [ldnhal]
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RIP Sony Walkman. Before the whiteness of iPod buds there was the orange of the Walkman II’s earphone pads. http://twitpic.com/30jpmq [ldnhal]
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Roxy Music’s "Avalon" was the perfect demo cassette (aka MC) to show of the Walkman II brilliant sound quality. Both items from early 80s. [ldnhal]
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http://www.walkmancentral.com/products/wm-2 "The WM-2 retained dual headphone sockets however" - sharing music proper vs iPod’s channel each [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/album/10HaQExbP39m248fncc1c1 The Residents – Commercial Album . Simon Cowell (allegedly) loves this album. [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/track/2qKxidk1kEcUlottqjyJN1 The Residents – Picnic Boy "A timeless classic with Lene Lovich on vocals" Simon Coward [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/album/7zudtHd92B9NaBOMjKhlqo Various Artists – Money Will Ruin Everything (Rune Grammofon sampler) #nowplaying [ldnhal]
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Life With Google TV: My First Day Review & Impressions http://t.co/IeEQt02 via @sengineland [ldnhal]

Cassina revives Le Corbusier furniture | Interiors | Wallpaper* Magazine

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Cassina revives Le Corbusier furniture | Interiors | Wallpaper* Magazine

Rapha Tailored cycling jacket (£400) | Rapha

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Rapha Tailored cycling jacket (£400) | Rapha

Rapha Tailored Jacket (redux) | Selectism.com

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Rapha Tailored Jacket (redux) | Selectism.com

Frank Chimero – How to Have an Idea

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Frank Chimero - How to Have an Idea

YouTube – Bowie – Jean Genie / Star – Gothenburg 11.06.83

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YouTube - Bowie - Jean Genie / Star - Gothenburg 11.06.83

Daily Digest for October 23rd

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25 left. Avg 15200, I’m on 17K. [pokerhal]
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Finito. Ended 15th after stack just dwindled. 5 get paid and just 10 minutes left on the last level for the day. [pokerhal]
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At least I don’t have to go back tomorrow with a minimal stack. [pokerhal]
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So -£75 for the day. [pokerhal]
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On the N38 nightbus on my way to Victoria after @pokerhal had a bad night at the tables. [ldnhal]
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2010: Prices: £1765 Entries -£1390 Tips: -£55 Tournament Balance: +£320 Online: -£75 Tournament %-swaps: +£239 Balance: +£484 [pokerhal]
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A BBC Folk America episode (60s) and now Not Quite Hollywood on Australian (low-budget) movies. I love time shifting. [ldnhal]
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Lomographic pavement tiling. http://twitpic.com/308fzq [ldnhal]
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@Amy_T: What is mad men? Why is everyone talking about it?” A TV series for old people. Good, but no patch on The Wire. [pokerhal]
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@Amy_T: Why is everyone talking about it?” Because people in MM dress very well; which is more than you can say about poker players. [pokerhal]
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#nowplaying Picked up these classic Kraftwerk LPs in native German language versions visiting Germany in late 80s http://twitpic.com/308kyo [ldnhal]
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Kraftwerk just sounds better in German, even if the lyrics are pretty sparse. (Yes, I’m a snob) [ldnhal]
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What makes "Das Model" perfect is that sneery "KORREKT" about one minute in. [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for October 22nd

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Playing £70 HORSE @foxpokerclub tonight, so time to brush up on my 7-card stud with Roy West’s classic book, http://twitpic.com/2zpyaj [pokerhal]
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Never played HORSE live, but with 10K stack I should be OK. I used to play 7-card stud some 7-8 years ago when it was still found though. [pokerhal]
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Hopefully there will be some Holdem only players in the field. They are going to struggle with stud and Omaha games tonight @foxpokerclub [pokerhal]
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RT @bengoldacre: 1 million fps slow motion: bullet impact videos http://dlvr.it/7N2n2 [ldnhal]
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Google slips $3.1bn through ‘Double Irish’ tax loophole http://reg.cx/1LdJ to "lower its foreign tax rate to a scant 2.3 per cent". [ldnhal]
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A hard day’s night ahead. With all the stud games in HORSE I fear exhaustion of trying to keep track of passed cards. Red Bull then? [pokerhal]
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34 runners so far, not bad. [pokerhal]
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38 runners for the £70 HORSE @foxpokerclub. We made the E just before this break. T11200 after briefly being up to 12500. [pokerhal]
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Card dead for the last hour. Down to T9000. Average is 10300. [pokerhal]
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Not had a playable hand for 80 minutes. Good this is limit poker. T8350. [pokerhal]
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15-minute break. Avg T10600. I’ve got T10700. Trip deuces my only big hand (in 7card8ob). Quick mooli @moolis, then back. [pokerhal]

Focus: My new book on simplicity in the age of distractions | zen habits

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Focus: My new book on simplicity in the age of distractions | zen habits

Daily Digest for October 21st

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Lot 138 "Urban contemporary" auction. A simple heart with "for Kai" scribbled on a notebook page by Damien Hirst: expected price £1000-1500 [ldnhal]
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Norway’s tax list revealed http://goo.gl/HPCE Yearly event: Every single tax-paying citizen’s overall wealth and tax published on the net. [ldnhal]
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Norway’s tax lists: Cameron: that’s an open and transparent society. When the super-wealthy are whingeing then you are doing something right [ldnhal]
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Massive book-signing queue at Liberty. Mahnolo I think the guard said. [ldnhal]
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Free band name: The Prenup Pinups, [ldnhal]

Dan Colen at Colette | Curatedmag.com

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More object clumping

Dan Colen at Colette | Curatedmag.com

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Daily Digest for October 20th

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What a mess BT OpenZone is. You never know if it’s the right kind: business, private or broadband customer. Why not make it simple? [ldnhal]
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RT @warrenellis: best @wikileaks post ever: "communications infrastructure is currently under attack. Project BO move to coms channel S. … [ldnhal]
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No poker until Friday’s £70 HORSE at @foxpokerclub. Skipped yesterday’s PLO at @theintclub (3 tables it was) and also today’s PLO at Fox. [pokerhal]
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Record player humming today, but new earth cable for the old Optonica RP-3500 and the annoying hum has gone. http://twitpic.com/2zbg5q [ldnhal]
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#nowplaying @tracey_thorn’s version of "Femme Fatale" on LP. Earlier went to Pepe Jeans and had a look at their Warhol clothes. I liked it. [ldnhal]
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#nowplaying Ben Watt’s "North Marine Drive" on vinyl. [ldnhal]
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Lunchtime walk today for a visit to Mayfair galleries I haven’t been to before: Selma Feriani, Bloomsbury Auctions and Hauser&Wirth. [ldnhal]
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Weatherman on BBC describing rain as not "too organised". [ldnhal]
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At Selma Feriani I was politely asked by well-dressed gallerist if I wanted an explanation of conceptual works (Pascal Haschem) on display. [ldnhal]
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At Hauser&Wirth’s new place at 23 Savile Row I asked the guard if I could take a photo of Louise Bourgeois’s "Conscious and Unconscious". [ldnhal]
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Answer to both questions: "no".
Not much time for Bourgeois’s spider sculptures, but for Conscious and Unconscious I do. http://goo.gl/kkF1 [ldnhal]
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Bloomsbury Auction’s rooms( feat. Drewatts’s "Urban Contemporary") looked like a branch of Soho’s Lazarides: Eine, Invader, Banksy, Yeo etc [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/track/7KqE1CaTDaVP5U2JWj8LlE Gil Scott-Heron – ‘B’ Movie (Intro, Poem, Song) #nowplaying [ldnhal]

Alan Clarke’s Olympic Tube Posters – Londonist

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Sadly, the posters were created as part of a degree project, and aren’t likely to be used by TfL.

Alan Clarke’s Olympic Tube Posters - Londonist

Louise Bourgeois: The Fabric Works “Conscious and Unconscious” — Hauser&Wirth

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(c) Christopher Burke, Louise Bourgeois, Hauser&Wirth
Louise Bourgeois: The Fabric Works “Conscious and Unconscious” — Hauser&Wirth

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Daily Digest for October 19th

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http://blog.thequietman.co.uk/2010/10/mojo-computer-music/ John Foxx interview. Didn’t know Eno PLAYED on "My Sex" [ldnhal]
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Daily Digest for October 18th

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The Daily Telegraph is such an awkward paper to read on the train. [ldnhal]
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RT @UnlikelyWorlds: London’s ring of steel: http://bit.ly/9vnaN3 [ldnhal]
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Adam Curtis Blog: MR PINK, MR WHITE AND BOTTOM "events that led to a horrific mass killing of Afghan civilians by coalition forces in 2008" [ldnhal]
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Saint Patrick’s School’s roof basketball court is visible. Crossrail development to thank. http://twitpic.com/2ypy6n [ldnhal]
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Norway’s ‘Oil fund’ reaches dizzying new highs : http://goo.gl/DDDs "about USD 485 billion" it is [ldnhal]
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@foxpokerclub: Our latest press release" Heart of Chinatown? Reads well I guess, but the club is on the Soho side of Shaftesbury Avenue. [pokerhal]
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Instead of creating a free Indie newspaper, Lebedev is going to create a stripped down 20p version called "i" and a redesigned Indie for £1. [ldnhal]
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£94 million of art sold at Frieze auctions http://bit.ly/9ET7UL /cc @feedly [ldnhal]
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Stone Age humans liked their burgers in a bun http://bit.ly/9MolkV "Forget the idea that hunter-gatherers lived on low-carb meat diets" [ldnhal]
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Finally seen all Modern Masters: Picasso the last one today. And what a nice nautical URL I got for the link http://goo.gl/Sail [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/track/6LNFfNZ5HL9lDQpB52eGOh The Normal – Warm Leatherette #nowplaying Nostalgia. [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/album/1XrSoNSRBixSeKFaNnoZSZ The Durutti Column – 2001-2009, The Bonus Tracks #nowplaying [ldnhal]
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Would be neat if Twitter showed Spotify album artwork in that second column. [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/track/5jazKFV9ca39il3XQVtsi9 David Sylvian – "The Scent Of Magnolia" #nowplaying. Old Sylvian releases available [ldnhal]
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"S.E.H Kelly makes garments with the mills of the British Isles. " http://www.sehkelly.com Another British brand, not cheap (£140 shirts) [ldnhal]
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Why does traffic entering and leaving the Savoy Hotel in London drive on the right? | guardian.co.uk - http://goo.gl/0pPL [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/track/2yFoNdYesBenBcBrrKIPlS Bill Nelson – Another Day Another Ray Of Hope #nowplaying [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/track/7k5AkbaVidxALXkzQT1xFg The Associates – Transport To Central #nowplaying Best Scottish band ever. [ldnhal]

PHOLED technology: A breakthrough for flexible displays – Core77

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PHOLED technology: A breakthrough for flexible displays - Core77

Daily Digest for October 17th

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Error 3014 when trying to upgrade iPhone firmware. Great. [ldnhal]
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After trying many different things, it seems like HotSpot Shield (sets up a VPN) will do the job. The iPhone now seems to upgrade. [ldnhal]
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Apple - Support - Discussions - 3GS upgrade to 3.0.1 Error 3014 - … - http://goo.gl/KiBb HotSpot Shield tips mentioned here. [ldnhal]
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Trying with a different user account just gave a different error when trying to go from 4.0.1 to 4.1. [ldnhal]
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Upgrade from 4.0.1 to 4.1 and then jailbreak on 4.1 went fine. Used greenpois0n as this is more likely to get my unlock back. [ldnhal]
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SBSettings w Rotation Inhibitor, WiFiFofum, FiveIcon Dock+Switcher, Winterboard w Chromium, Multiicon Mover, mxTube all back. [ldnhal]
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iPhone Lockscreen: Typophone 4 by Angelman8 [Jailbreak] | iSource - http://goo.gl/wBm7 Final tweak: Typophone+Lockscreen Clock Hide [ldnhal]
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SHSHs saved for 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2 and 4.1 according to newest TinyUmbrella (does not show up in Cydia anymore?). Just in case. [ldnhal]
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SyncToy one of Microsoft’s better products. Set up source directory changes to be duplicated to destination by using "echo". Simple backup. [ldnhal]
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Port and Earl Grey to set up me up for a look at the tax return. [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/track/04CpSHbEFcgqPczzpxUqOD Fotonovela – So Strange. @afront: Thanks for that playlist. #nowplaying [ldnhal]
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Earlier: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcone/modernmasters/ Watching Alastair Sooke getting very emotional towards the end of the Matisse episode. [ldnhal]
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" "I believe in ze destiny … I believe in ze hornesty". Poor synthpop, but with that name and those lyrics it just becomes fun and silly. [ldnhal]
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RT @hack_daniels: "Pentagon admits Wikileaks war logs revealed nothing sensitive". Fine. Not sure why WL supporters want to brag about i … [ldnhal]
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RT @robinrimbaud: Once backstage for Neubauten was rock ‘n roll mayhem now it’s a travelling juicer for fresh fruit ;-) oh how times cha … [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/track/2uPCwLzA8xHULpHnsrLVbJ Tube-Tech – "Being Boiled" Bloody unnecessary, so bloody bad. Another pointless cover. [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/track/6fbeOOv9u5JQwZx4pyW4mY The Human League – Being Boiled. Original. So proper. [ldnhal]
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Taylor’s LBV 2004 so much better than Waitrose own brand port #nowdrinking [ldnhal]
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"Her breasts are fighting to join the chips on the table." Raymond Chandler would have approved. http://goo.gl/ZoIG [pokerhal]
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http://fb.me/vu1wezEi /cc @bjork Two of my favourite women, Bjørk (Norwegian spelling) and Eva Joly. Bjørk speaking in this one. [ldnhal]
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BBC News - Charity offers UK drug addicts £200 to be sterilised http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-11545519 Mad yanks are over here [ldnhal]
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In other news: Mad fornicators are offered free drugs. [ldnhal]
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http://open.spotify.com/album/5fPXmi6arDehCkkkggBsjh Brian Eno – Apollo #nowplaying Even one of my prog-rocking friends loved this one [ldnhal]

John Smedley x uniform experiment Collection | SLAMXHYPE

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John Smedley x uniform experiment Collection | SLAMXHYPE

Daily Digest for October 16th

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Daily Digest for October 15th

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Handful of dodgy followers sent to binary version of Hell (010010000110010101101100011011000000110100001010 according to http://goo.gl/fubD) [ldnhal]
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RT @cdixon: YouTube will go down as one of the smartest acquisitions of web 2.0 era (as publishing anchor for display & video ad business). [ldnhal]
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Funny old night: HIGNFY, followed by Inbetweeners and the surprise highlight: PhoneShop. Some brilliant tips on dating there for single men. [ldnhal]
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The British Transport Police try to please by going all Roy Lichtenstein on us. Victoria tube. http://twitpic.com/2xnk8p [ldnhal]
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Lomographic phallic series, yup it’s another crane. Just in case you thought I’d stopped the series. http://twitpic.com/2xnlac [ldnhal]
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Got Ben Watt’s "North Marine Drive" as well. All from back in 82 and 83 (was not even out of my teens). All on vinyl. [ldnhal]
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I like to play "Lazy Ways", "A distant shore" and "North Marine Drive" back to back. The 80s were not all synths and shoulderpads. [ldnhal]
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RT @d1337: RT @adamcarolla: I have a theory that Ed Hardy tshirts are part of a secret gov’t plan to monitor the migration of the N Amer … [ldnhal]
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RT @Joan_Rivers: Hi back! RT @DoTheWoo All this technology has been developed over decades so that I could say Hi @Joan_Rivers & she wo … [ldnhal]
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BBC: can go straight to page one on Google when searching for "I say old boy". Me: I have slowly gamed to the top for "lomographic phallic". [ldnhal]
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Lucio Fontana’s big balls of brass (OK bronze then). One slashed, one w two holes (bowling). Sotheby’s today #art http://twitpic.com/2xo3rw [ldnhal]
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Very pleased that Sotheby’s allow taking photos. And if you are a collector: get those balls instead of another Bansky or Hirst. [ldnhal]
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Introducing Private White V.C http://bit.ly/bQ5fUh /cc @feedly Clothes "Made in England". [ldnhal]
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RT @Quotes4Writers: “You can fix a bad page. You can’t fix a blank one.” Nora Roberts (Born 1950) Best Selling Novelist http://bit.ly/NR … [ldnhal]
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80 poker players arrested in Norway razzia http://db.no/a/13844345/ (in Norwegian) Another good reason to not move back home. [pokerhal]
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http://www.boyum-no.org/tre/k_3.html So centuries ago there was a local king Norwegian called King Halvard Kvitbein (Whiteleg). Nice to know [ldnhal]
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BBC News - London Olympic Games ticket prices are announced - http://goo.gl/aem2 [ldnhal]
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Why do people hate hipsters? http://t.co/6dac4Rd via @guardian
Relax people, it’s just the kids dressing up. [ldnhal]
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The Platypus Can Poison You 80 Different Ways - http://derrenbrown.co.uk/blog/2010/10/platypus-poison-80-ways/ (via @DerrenBrown) [ldnhal]
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BBC- Guests banned from Tate Modern sunflower seed walk http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-11551085 #art So one trip less to do [ldnhal]
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"She didn’t blink and kept licking her lips; it was like talking to a lizard". Overheard. [ldnhal]
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"Dali" -Modern Masters on BBC #nowwatching [ldnhal]

In Memory of Maurice Broomfield

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In Memory of Maurice Broomfield

Daily Digest for October 14th

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Tournaments 2010: Prices: £1765 Entries -£1315 Tips: £-55 Tournament Balance: +£395 Online: -£-75 Tournament %-swaps: +£239 Balance: +£559 [pokerhal]
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Animal rights people at Beyond Retro again. Unrest. Seems like they are stepping up their campaign. Does not BR sell 2nd hand clothes? [ldnhal]
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First after-work swim for a while. Pool busier than my normal late lunch, but not as bad as the Oasis at Holborn or Queen Vic’s a Victoria. [ldnhal]
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Savile Row is not expensive according to ShortList. Starting prices for a suit at £2500. I guess if you are a Mayfair hedgie that IS cheap. [ldnhal]
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@poulwebb: Reading a book by Norwegian author Jo Nesbo" Nesbø has been made into Nesbo to sell more books. [ldnhal]
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If I had the money and want to shop on The Row, then Norton&Sons is where I would go. Owner came across as nice and modern in TV series. [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for October 13th

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http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/36197/sony-internet-tv-google-blu-ray No Google TV for Europe before X-mas. Shame Santa, it’s what I wanted. [ldnhal]
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Tom Waits Releases 78 RPM Record and Turntable | Selectism.com - http://goo.gl/EAbO [ldnhal]
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Going to sleep with the sound of a kilohertz or so ringing my ears. Effing tinnitus. [ldnhal]
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Hauser&Wirth and Sadie Coles galleries now at Savile Row:New Burlington Place. And some gallery called Lumas as well. All new [ldnhal]
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Went to @ChristiesInc lunchtime to see Post-War&Italian art. Lucio Fontana seen in several recent auctions http://goo.gl/3bai. Price cut? [ldnhal]
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Break. 63 runners. T15200, starting stack T8000. Juicy table, one guy lecturing us on PLO play (all-in preflop with AQ65h, he won vs AAxx). [pokerhal]
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No Holdem hands apart from the initial AA. Had to give up hands like KKQ5ds and 6788 preflop and out of position. I can wait for my spot. [pokerhal]
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Now at 72 runners @foxpokerclub, which is the most I’ve seen for a RoE comp in London with less than £100 buy-in in London. [pokerhal]
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Down to T11400. 40 left. Card dead period. [pokerhal]
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Down to T9000. Bad bare Ace PLO bluff halved my chips. [pokerhal]
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Still in T15000 after doubling up with JQQK in Omaha. 20 players left. Half of average stack, but still hope. Break. [pokerhal]
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Out in 15th in the worst way. JJ vs QT. First flop card is J, then K3. Turn is the A for the straight that sends me and trips home. [pokerhal]
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£55 in the red then. Back to @foxpokerclub next Wednesday for the pure Pot-Limit Omaha. [pokerhal]
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Note to self: running the bare Ace PLO bluff does NOT work vs huge stacks that has just joined the table. Apart from that no real mistakes. [pokerhal]
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Tournaments 2010: Prices: £1765 Entries -£1315 Tips: £-55
Tournament Balance: +£395
Online: -£-75
Tournament %-swaps: +£239
Balance: +£569 [pokerhal]

Daily Digest for October 12th

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Three domains to renew and I’m too late to transfer. Next time Dotster, I WILL move my portfolio to elsewhere to avoid your $16 renewals. [ldnhal]
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Gap new logo, old logo. New Coke, Coke Classic. History repeats, but now biz decisions made in tweet time, not snail mail time. [ldnhal]
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Savile Row Wool Week pic 1, Sheep Ahead - http://twitpic.com/2wua8u [ldnhal]
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Savile Row Wool Week pic 2. Posh farmers with dogs and sheep. http://twitpic.com/2wuc40 [ldnhal]
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Savile Row Wool Week pic 3. Exmor Horn sheep (hopefully these are the Exmor) http://twitpic.com/2wucjr [ldnhal]
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Savile Row Wool Week pic 3. Exmor Horn sheep (hopefully these are the Exmor). http://twitpic.com/2wucjr [ldnhal]
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Nice (and warm?) event at Savile Row. Spotted a few of the cast of BBC4’s 2008 "Savile Row" documentary. Wares on Row way out of my league. [ldnhal]
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Three chapters into Jeff Hwang’s PLO book. No new knowledge gained yet. But got to read what the kids are reading http://twitpic.com/2wxqet [pokerhal]
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Both COS and Banana Republic do shawl collared sweaters; got an old one from Lyle&Scott, so holding the spend.
http://twitpic.com/2wxwt3 [ldnhal]
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Good calm swim lunchtime. Feeling the hairs on my arms and letting my feet just drift behind. Managed 70% of the session with a nose clip. [ldnhal]
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"One of the economic units of this society is being ‘in the know’ or being able to convince people that you are ‘in the know’" @greatdismal [ldnhal]
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BBC News - Wiliam Gibson says the future is right here, right now http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11502715 [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for October 11th

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Radiohead’s Kid A: still not much cop http://t.co/B82S9i7 via @guardian Mark - you are not alone. [ldnhal]
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Those "hand-crafted" ceramic sunflower seeds at Tate Modern. Hopefully no child labour involved. [ldnhal]
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Shared 2 links.
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Added a few players who have been to @foxpokerclub. Seems like there’s a few actors about. If nothing else they should be able to bluff. [pokerhal]
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#myfirstalbum Greatest Hits by Redbone. Followed by "Goes To Hell" and "Welcome To My Nightmare" by Alice Cooper. And THEN came punk rock! [ldnhal]
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#FAF10 - Frieze: 25 quid for a quick lunchtime walk or a quick after-work dash with queues and hundreds of other people? Ambivalent. [ldnhal]
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Kate Moss doubles income after behaving badly and doing coke. Wayne Rooney behaves badly and gets done by Coke. Unfair. [ldnhal]

Daily Digest for October 10th

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Book review: Trespass. A History of Uncommissioned Urban Art http://bit.ly/ca3SJe /cc @feedly [ldnhal]
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Frieze is here already, galleries working overtime. So much to see, so little time http://t.co/TnIO59Z via @guardian #art [ldnhal]
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RT @theartmarket: "No more contemporary art in Palace of Versailles’ royal rooms after Murakami," says Director http://bit.ly/aeNIAe [ldnhal]
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Nope, no lottery win tonight either. Clearly there is no dog. [ldnhal]
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Tournaments 2010: Prices: £1765 Entries -£1260 Tips: £-55
Tournament Balance: +£450
Online: -£-75
Tournament %-swaps: +£239
Balance: +£614 [pokerhal]
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Target is a grand profit (last year I was £1300 up).
As it says - I’m an amateur; so a tidy profit and occasional stab at big comps will do [pokerhal]
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I wear sunglasses for big comps. My golden rule: if your sunglasses are more expensive than the entry fee, you are in the wrong competition. [pokerhal]
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Some big dark glasses I just wore once. They were a tight fit and the cardroom was warm. I got warm, the glasses foggy. [pokerhal]
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So I could not see the flop cards any more and had to take the shades off. The whole table laughed. Rightly so. [pokerhal]
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"One if five is a member of the regular army", BBC reporting LIVE from North Korea. [ldnhal]
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"Bad video art is never concise. Never happy. Never unpretentious or nimble. And it always goes on too long" @januszczak in The Times today. [ldnhal]
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Dilbert Daily Strip: 2010-10-10: http://www.dilbert.com/strips/comic/2010-10-10/ Wally is the man, no question. [ldnhal]
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RT @Lefsetz: 97% of the artists signed to a major label before Napster earned $600 or less a year from it. Great Cory Doctorow rant: htt … [ldnhal]
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So 10-10-10. Meaning I have lived exactly 13 years in England. And 8 days with no lift in the building. [ldnhal]
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Douglas Coupland’s depressing next ten years - Boing Boing http://bit.ly/dnfXAg [ldnhal]
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Timpson ECR opening times. 07:30-18:30 weekdays, 09:00-17:00 on Saturdays. Yup, some dry cleaning to get done. http://twitpic.com/2wid9l [ldnhal]