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Kiss me…

The good guys at blogthings have a lot of content for you in mind. There is one that attempts to determine your true birth month based on several inputs and not your actual date of birth, shyness level… There’s even one that rates your kissing style.

I took the kissing test and have the following report card below. What’s your’s?

Your Kissing Technique Is: Perfect


Your kissing technique is amazing – and you know it.

You have the confidence to make the first move. And you always seem to know what kissing style is going to work best.

Sometimes you’re passionate, sometimes you’re a tease. And you’re always amazing!

Are You a Good Kisser?

Monday, August 28, 2006 Posted by | OpenZone | 1 Comment

Game: Mono

I just downloaded Mono from and gave it a try. I found it engaging. Try it by downloading it from the link

Get it from CNET!

Friday, August 25, 2006 Posted by | OpenZone | Leave a comment

Fable(ous) Management Lessons

Lesson 1.

deadtree_crowwatch_md_wht.gif A crow was sitting on a tree doing nothing all day. A rabbit saw the crow and asked him, can I also sit like you and do nothing all day?

The crow answered, “Sure, why not?” So the rabbit sat on the ground below the crow, and rested. All of a sudden, a fox appeared, jumped on the rabbit, and ate it.


To be sitting and doing nothing, you must be sitting very, very high up.

Lesson 2.

turgs2.gif A turkey was chatting with a bull, “I would love to be able to get to the top of that tree”, but I haven’t get the energy”.
“Well, why don’t you nibble on some of my droppings?” replied the bull. “They are parked with nutrients.”
The turkey pecked at a lump of dung and found that it actually gave him enough strength to reach the first branch of the tree. The next day, after eating more dung, he reached the second branch.
Finally after a fortnight, there he was proudly perched at the top of the tree. Soon he was spotted by a farmer who promptly shot the turkey out of the tree.

Bullshit might get you to the top, it won’t keep you there.

Lesson 3.

ani3dsparrowc.gif A little bird was flying south for the winter. It was so cold; the bird froze and fell to the ground in a large field. While it was lying there, a cow came by and dropped some dung on it. As d frozen bird lay there in the pile of cow dung, it began to realize how warm it
was. The dung was actually thawing him out! He lay there all warm and happy, and soon began to sing for joy.
A passing cat heard the bird singing and came to investigate. Following the sound, the cat discovered the bird under the pile of cow dung, and promptly dug him out and ate him!

1. Not everyone who drops shit on you is your enemy.
2. Not everyone who gets you out of shit is your friend.
3. And when you are in deep shit, keep your mouth shut.

Tuesday, August 22, 2006 Posted by | OpenZone | 1 Comment


For all the car crazies out there, I think you should see this site.

It listed the ten most expensive cars when i saw it, but i browsed through and found enough interesting articles about cars. I’m adding it to my blog roll cos i think it deserves a look see if you like cars.

Monday, August 21, 2006 Posted by | OpenZone | Leave a comment

Start Blogging

Ok. For all of you guys and galls who want to kiss and tell, or just want to let the whole world know what you are all about, or whatever you wanna halla ‘bout, a blog is a very good way to start.

The thing is, you want to be seen and heard (otherwise you would not be doing this would you?). So, how do you start?

I have created blogs on a lot of platforms just for the fun of it when I know I don’t have enough time to update all of them (See my previous entry and there are more than I mentioned in it).

The thing is, there are different ways to start, and there are even more places to start. I found that if you want to be seen or heard, you have to make a noise. Making noise used to be expensive on the net. Well, now it’s a lot cheaper! Notice I did not say free.

It also depends on what you really want to accomplish.

Noise making really, requires a community. What I mean is, if you want to be heard, shout in a marketplace, or in a full classroom, or at a conference. All these places require people. In other words, no one will notice you if you shout in a desert (I’m sure they will though if certain other conditions are met and you really shout loud enough, but you get my drift).

So, where you place your blog is important. One of the most important ways of getting readership of your posts, is to have people you know visit your site, or even get them to create their own blogs, and then link to your. This way, your site gets more visibility.

Of course I am taking for granted that you have something someone would want to read about.

…to be continued

Wednesday, August 16, 2006 Posted by | OpenZone, Other Blogs (or watchamaycallit) | Leave a comment



Has anyone compared 360 to other social networking sites such as LinkedIn, Ecademy, OpenBC. There are more social networking tools if you will have the time to search them out.

What about blogging? there are also myriad tools for blogging. You may even host it on your own site, or any of the many blogging sites. Some of them are owned by the Internet giants  such as google’s blogger, msn has spaces, yahoo’s 360 and then you have  wordpress  which is exactly in the same leagus as the foregoing.

I have used all of them in some capacity though I do not have the time to update them regularly. You can see my blogs on blogger, 360, spaces, wordpress. They are all to serve different purposes and I plan to update each regularly at least twicw a week from now on.

These sites actually fall into two categories as i have noticed: Yahoo and msn are buuilding communities which allow you to link with your friends from your blogs, wordpress and blogger are just basic diaries.

Spaces seems more complex because of the heavy use of graphics but is actualy not. You can have more fun with it if you have the time for it.

360 looks basic, but is almost as capable as it’s msn counterpart. It’s simple interface allows you to focus more on writing, but does allow more flexiblity than the other two.

One of the strengths of blogger is in google’s adsense marketing ploy. With adsense, you can turn your blogspot to a revenue generating tool. I also set up some of their links on my blogspot. (Please visit and click, download as you will. I’ll make some coins from it I hope)

My first major write was for wordpress. I love the templates ans the way you can get to host it on your own domain (blogger does this as well, but the templates are not as fun to look at from my perspective). they offer other tools as well to improve the performance of your blog. I still love it, but I have to re position the class of content I intend to publish on it.

Tuesday, August 15, 2006 Posted by | Blogroll, Me & Mine, OpenZone, Other Blogs (or watchamaycallit) | Leave a comment


I love my ericsson K700i it has served me well. But i started seeing reasons to change it for awhile now, but could not quite make up my mind and the K750 was not much different. I always liked the P series, but i found excuses not to buy one. Now there is one phone that makes my heart beat faster.

No, I am not really a sony ericsson person, it’s just that when i want to change my phone, the most capable phone around is a sony ericsson. I have two Nokia phones and I need to change one of them too. But I can only afford one at a time. so for now, the P990i is it as soon as I can push myself to fork out the cash for it.

You should see the feature list.

I guess I am not alone in this thought. This excerpt below says it all.

“The Sony Ericsson P990 is a formidable device in terms of hardware and software specifications, and certainly an improvement over the P910. However, we feel that this is a handset that should have shipped in Q1 2005, not Q1 2006, and this long lead time has meant that HTC has carved out significant market share in this sector. On the plus side, there is no other Symbian smartphone that comes close to this, although we do prefer the wide screen of the Nokia 9300 and 9500 devices to the “tall” screen on the P990 and similar handsets. And although the Nokia 9300 and 9500 are capable devices, they’re nowhere near the specification of the Sony Ericsson P990. Perhaps Nokia have something up their sleeves – a Nokia 9700 or 9800 maybe?”

Thursday, August 10, 2006 Posted by | OpenZone | Leave a comment

Grey Day

It rained a lot today on the island. Not a heavy downpour, but enough drizzle to discourage going out for fun.

The forecasts was for a cool day with not too much sunshine so I thought I might be able to enjoy a stroll just before lunch to work up my flagging appetite. They said nothing about a sustained drizzle.

The traffic in Victoria Island compounded the problem so much that I was trapped in the drizzle and ended up getting more than a little wet.

On my return from the Office, I looked up a few weather sites and see which were more accurate. was pretty accurate in its prediction along with both beating‘s mostly cloudy prediction.

Both sites were easy to navigate and I spent little time to get the needed info. of course these were not the only sites I visited, but I rejected any site that required more than three clicks to get the information I sought.

Wednesday, August 2, 2006 Posted by | OpenZone, Other Blogs (or watchamaycallit) | Leave a comment