Posts tagged with ‘fun’

  • 8-Bit Google Maps

    31 March, 2012

    Google Maps have started providing an "8-Bit Edition", with retro-RPG-style map graphics, Dan observes.

  • Apples To Alternative Vote

    4 May, 2011

    The Earthlings invent a new and topical variant on board game Apples To Apples, to commemorate the upcoming Alternative...

  • Easter Egg Hunting, Gravity Hooking, and Geocachers You Might Know

    4 April, 2010

    This afternoon, like last year, we took the opportunity to spend Easter Sunday hiding one another’s Easter eggs in...

  • Dan’s April Fools’ Jokes This Year

    1 April, 2010

    After JTA and I’s monster plan for a great April Fools’ joke got rained-off this year (maybe another year),...

  • Violet (Interactive Fiction)

    18 October, 2008

    It’s been a long while, but I’ve got some more interactive fiction to recommend: Violet, by Jeremy Freese. It’s...

  • BiCon Fun And Games

    30 August, 2008

    It’s been hard to find time to post a blog entry here, with everything that’s been going on. Here’s...

  • Enter The Ninja

    6 June, 2008

    So, like a handful of others, I’ll be participating in Andy‘s Ninja Burger game tonight. He’s asked us each...

  • Garfield Minus Garfield

    2 April, 2008

    This is fabulous: Garfield Minus Garfield. It’s what you get if you digitally remove Garfield from Garfield comic strips...

  • My April Fools

    2 April, 2008

    I’ve always had a thing for big, overcomplicated April Fools’ gags. Traditionally, we’d always play pranks on Penbryn Halls...

  • Google’s April Fool…

    1 April, 2008

    …seems to be to not text me me Google Calendar alerts this morning. So I didn’t get reminded to...

  • Best Joke I’ve Heard This Week

    22 March, 2008

    Following up on Claire’s post about Easter, here’s the best joke I’ve heard all week: What did Jesus say...

  • Self-Harm Awareness Day

    26 February, 2008

    There’s a mailing list I’m on that just got a message that started as follows: Subject: March 1st –...

  • Gotta Play One More Level

    22 February, 2008

    Here’s an action/puzzle game for you: Spin The Black Circle. I’ve played a little and gotten up to the...

  • Bad Advertising

    15 December, 2007

    Well, I’ve seen it all now. I’ve just been in a gents toilets in a shopping centre in Nottingham...

  • New PWL Music Video

    8 October, 2007

    In case you hadn’t seen it already, I just wanted to bring your attention to the stunning new music...

  • Really Bad Erotica For Dummies

    23 August, 2007

    In a recent post (The Magic Of BiCon) I mentioned that some new friends and I had spent some...

  • Am I Potter Or Not?

    19 July, 2007

    Looking forward to the new Harry Potter book? Me neither. But if you are, here’s a quick distraction for...

  • Troma Night Drinking Rules, Version 3

    18 July, 2007

    Paul and I (okay, okay, mostly Paul) have re-written the Troma Night drinking rules to better reflect how Troma...

  • 10 Computer Games That Stole My Life

    5 July, 2007

    I don’t actually play many computer games: I’m quite selective. Sure, I try out each and every "next big...

  • A Few Links To Share

    4 July, 2007

    A few links I wanted to share with you to brighten up your day: A sign seen on Music...

  • 1/0

    19 June, 2007

    On Ruth’s recommendation, I’ve been reading 1/0 (One Over Zero), a zebcomic that ran from 2000-2003. It’s remarkabley clever,...

  • Boys On Hills

    3 June, 2007

    Helen pointed out that this photo looked like an advertisement for a new boy band. Now it...

  • Plasma Pong

    14 May, 2007

    I promised Jimmy I’d try not to distract him with computer games that would appeal to him while he’s...

  • Best Conspiracy Theory Ever

    9 April, 2007

    This has to be the best conspiracy theory I’ve ever read: this guy believes that the Galileo space probe...

  • Sex Toy Recycling

    2 April, 2007

    Link of the day: SexToyRecycling.com. Yes, really.

  • An Experiment I Want To Try

    22 March, 2007

    Scott Adams has just written an article proposing an experiment that I’d like to try.  Research has shown that...

  • Kid Radd

    18 March, 2007

    Have just read Kid Radd, a webcomic that ran for a few years awhile back. It’s a story told...

  • Treehouse Breakfast; Q (Again); Troma Night

    10 March, 2007

    Claire, Jimmy, Paul and I just had breakfast at The Treehouse. They were doing an "all you can eat"...

  • Q

    8 March, 2007

    A couple of deeds poll later, and Claire and I are half-way to having changed our surnames. Our new...

  • Away For The Weekend

    2 March, 2007

    Apparently I’m giving a presentation at 9am tomorrow morning in Keele about a bit of software I’ve been working...