on twitter, the Iran election and possibly calling an Iranian intel officer a “moronic farce”

June 23, 2009 at 4:26 am (ettiquette and fashion, internet, online community, politics) (, , )

Hello! Firstly allow us to apoligise, We should’ve blogged ages ago, but we’ve been busy. We finally found why twitter is an important tool for the 21st century.

THE IRAN ELECTION!

We’ve been particpating day and night in trying to help Iranians keep their access to the net and retweeting vital information. so we are sorry that we have not blogged for a while, but we here at the mutated pixel bunker think even if you live in a dictatorship, you should at least be allowed the right to know the correct total of votes, and not have the internet and phone services cut off when you complain that you the election was fixed.

We hope and pray that everyone in Iran will be careful and try to stay safe.

Now to what we’ve been up to for the last two hours.

LSD is a bit of political nut, and whilst catching up on sky news with the whole ute gate affair and laughing at Malcolm Turnbull finally being shown for the idiot he is, LSD logged on to our twitter account and clicked the Iran Election hashtag and that’s where she found her amusement for the day.

After reading unnamed tweets and then discovering there was multiple ones, she smelled a rat. (well not a rat, it was the sushi from the sushi bar down the road, but you know what we mean) This twitter user was repeating the same anti U.S propaganda and other lovely things, so she decided that toying with the user would be fun. She started with calling the user a moronic farce and went from there. We now know LSD will never go to Iran for fear of being arrested for possibly taunting an Iranian Intelligence Official.

May Neda rest in peace.

May Iran become peaceful again.

May LSD not be kidnapped tonight

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So long Sol, it’s obvious, you won’t miss us

May 26, 2009 at 4:49 am (fail room, internet, politics, radio) (, , , , , )

Sol Trujillo, the CEO of Telstra for another month has left Australia already back into the safe loving arms of the Americans.
Supposedly Australians are racist, from Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, down to the lowliest bogan.

Trujillo has been the CEO of Telstra for a few years and has ran into the ground, service in regional areas has suffered whilst prices have gone up, yet he’s walked away with 30 million dollars. When he announced his departure from the job, Kevin Rudd was quoted as saying “adios” (spanish for goodbye) Sol being of Mexican decent has seen this as a racial slur and in a recent BBC radio interview called the whole country “backward”

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the Australian Budget

May 12, 2009 at 11:14 am (health, internet, politics) (, , , , , , )

So the budget has been handed down again and the two major immediate winners are pensioners and infrastructure.
Universities, Small Business and Parental leave also come out with a few positive outcomes but most of the policy is delayed or only short term.

In dot points
*single aged pensioners will get $32.49 more a fortnight $10 if a couple
*Universities will get a large amount of funding and also in 2013 the Federal government will fund 50,000 more university places
*Large investment in transport and broadband infrastructure
*Tax breaks for small business
*18 week taxable parental leave starts in jan 2011

The only real loss apart from the 57 billion dollar deficit is the loss of the 30% health insurance rebate being cut from those whom earn over 120 000 a year.

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Media Watch – 20 years of trying to tell the truth

May 7, 2009 at 12:21 pm (awesome pile, internet, politics, radio, Television) (, , , , , , )

On this day in 1989 a show called Media Watch screened on ABC in Australia for the first time. It sent a shiver down the spine of every dodgy newspaper editor, radio shock jock and shonky Current Affairs journalist in the country. Highly critical of blunders in the press, it has shown the other side to the story, most of the under handed dealings, such as John Laws and Alan Jones infamous cash for comment stoushes and pissing off the likes of Today Tonight and A Current Affair with a few laughs along the way. Thanks Media Watch May we hope you proOn this day in 1989 a show called Media Watch screened on ABC in Australia for the first time. It sent a shiver down the spine of every dodgy newspaper editor, radio shock jock and shonky Current Affairs journalist in the country. Highly critical of blunders in the press, it has shown the other side to the story, most of the under handed dealings, such as John Laws and Alan Jones infamous cash for comment stoushes and pissing off the likes of Today Tonight and A Current Affair with a few laughs along the way. Thanks Media Watch we hope you prosper for another 20 years!

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slightly suspicious

May 4, 2009 at 12:26 pm (fail room, internet, online community, Television) (, , , , , )

Having to sit through Today Tonight which airs on Channel Seven is generally a pain in the ass, then tonight they aired a story about a website called “Freagle” on how you can earn big bucks by doing nothing.
It smell like a dirty scam.
So I have just had a look at the site, and to me it appears just to be that, a scam.
If something like this actually worked legitimately it would not have to be on a tabloid journalism television program flogging its wears.
Tut Tut Tut Channel Seven
Having to pay for a 30 day trial using a credit card also makes me highly suspect.

Whatever you do, never enter into something on the internet that smells fishy, coz if it looks too good to be true then it generally is a scam.

On that note, I have decided that writing an email to Today Tonight expressing my distaste and asking if the “story” was in fact a extended ad or not will help the malcontent in me feel slightly less disgruntled.

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Decemberists new album

May 4, 2009 at 3:21 am (awesome pile, internet, music, Uncategorized) (, , )

The Decemberists, headed by colin meloy have released a brand spanking new album called The Hazards of Love. It’s part rock opera and folk orgy and has some murder ballads that even the king of murder ballads, Nick Cave would be jealous of.

Go on, stop reading and start listening!
www.decemberists.net
www.myspace.com/thedecemberists

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A Poll for you all

January 13, 2009 at 12:54 pm (awesome pile, internet, music, Uncategorized) (, , )

Yep giving you guys a poll.
Who do you think is an underestimated force in modern music?

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straight off the top of the awesome pile

December 22, 2008 at 11:25 am (graffiti, internet, online community) (, , , , )

To start off the roll of the Awesome ball,
The first picture in the Awesome File is this;

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Taken in The Quadrant Mall earlier this year; it is unknown who drew this wonderous piece of graffiti, but to whoever you are it was purely epic.
I went back the next day to find that it had been painted over.
Thanks Launceston City Council, for being kill joys

somethings to add to the shame basket

is the online community website gaiaonline.com for recycling last years Christmas event but changing it from helping orphans finding new homes, to elves trying to help Santa Claus regain his brain function as a human rather than a cow.

Also the fact that it layed off 13% of its work force so close to Christmas is also rather disappointing but alas a part of the Economic Crisis. This posed the questions to its users

who was next?

will the site now begin to drop it’s level of excellence?

and is nothing safe from the economic crisis?

AND FINALLY

another add to the shame basket is

myspace.com trying to follow Facebook.com in intriducing add on games and applications. IF myspace.com users wanted to use applications for their profile they would actually being using facebook.com instead

til next time

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