Xenophobic XenForo

So, since my last post on the subject of XenForo, very little has changed.  Everyone has been left wondering what exactly is going on behind the scenes at XenForo Limited. I posted on their August Update discussion thread (as you might have guessed) and frankly I thought that my question about XenForo was reasonable.  My ...

Staying Zen about Xenforo 1

I thought I would try being a bit more imaginative with the title this post, not sure if I have succeeded. So, rubbish humour to one side for now, XenForo Limited has released an update for August 2012 about what is happening on their end. Frankly it leaves a bitter taste in my mouth. Whilst ...

Everything in moderation 2

Everything in moderation
Forum moderation.  Sometimes I really do wonder why people do it, myself included.  Recent discussions in the forums of FreddysHouse really have led me to wonder. Unlike a lot of forums on the internet that are set up by completing a form in 2 minutes on a free forums website, FreddysHouse has a bit of ...

Back from the dead… (again?) 3

Well, I’ve been getting rather bored recently of not doing anything with my websites again.  So, having had enough of watching it sit there in ruins for far too long I’ve just switched Console Forums from phpBB3 to SMF. As usual there isn’t a major reason for this.  The decision has been made purely on ...

Thank fuck for that!

Seems that Virgin Media have decided to introduce traffic shaping. Thank fuck I’ve left them then because I’d be way pissed if I was still on the cable network right now.

Backtrack?!? Moi?!? Never….. (ok Well Maybe)

http://www.barrysworld.com/news/columns.asp?Category=6&Author=82 Backtrack?!? Moi?!? Never….. (ok well maybe) | Comments (2) Sunday, February 2, 2003, 01:36 Engine room, full reverse! Anybody that knows me, knows for damn sure that getting me to admit that I was wrong is about as easy as getting blood from a stone…… using a cotton wool bud….. in a dark room….. ...

Is Conflict The Key?

http://www.barrysworld.com/news/columns.asp?Author=82&Category=6&Item=23907 Is Conflict the Key? | Post a comment.. Saturday, June 30, 2001, 18:07 I`ve never really sat down and thought about this at any great length before but today this question has been running around my head over and over Why do we all play computer games??? So for the past couple of days ...