Monthly Archives: October 2011


Yesterday I received an e-mail inviting me to join THRYLL.COM promising “THRYLL.COM is a Members-Only community offering top apparel and gear from the most Extreme Action Sports brands at up to 70% off” and was a little worried. It reminded me a lot of getting an e-mail from an unknown company called ShoppyBag where someone had tagged a photo of me and which required me to log in before seeing the photo, after which you entered your contact or email information and all of your friends were invited in the same way, and never actually being able to log in. So this is what I thought was at first glance. I created this blog entry to talk about the laundry list of things that was doing wrong which made me think they were sketchy. So, below is the list of reasons that I had marked them off as a scam, however, the company does look to be actively engaged in remedying these problems (see their comments below – they e-mailed me with much of the same info) and I have to give them credit for trying to fix these things, even though they are not all fixed yet, they are working on it. So I have not logged in and ordered anything from them, but I encourage people who have to post comments below talking about their experience. So, here is the list of problems with that I found on 10-18-2011: (fixed) Absolutely no information or contact … Continue reading

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WordPress: Change Insert Link (list) to use short permalinks with post ID

in wp-includes/class-wp-editor.php, change the line that has the permalink from ‘permalink’ => get_permalink( $post->ID ), to ‘permalink’ => ‘/?p=’.$post->ID, That was line 749 in version 3.3 beta 1 function wp_link_query( $args = array() ) { $pts = get_post_types( array( ‘public’ => true ), ‘objects’ ); $pt_names = array_keys( $pts ); $query = array( ‘post_type’ => $pt_names, ‘suppress_filters’ => true, ‘update_post_term_cache’ => false, ‘update_post_meta_cache’ => false, ‘post_status’ => ‘publish’, ‘order’ => ‘DESC’, ‘orderby’ => ‘post_date’, ‘posts_per_page’ => 20, ); $args[‘pagenum’] = isset( $args[‘pagenum’] ) ? absint( $args[‘pagenum’] ) : 1; if ( isset( $args[‘s’] ) ) $query[‘s’] = $args[‘s’]; $query[‘offset’] = $args[‘pagenum’] > 1 ? $query[‘posts_per_page’] * ( $args[‘pagenum’] – 1 ) : 0; // Do main query. $get_posts = new WP_Query; $posts = $get_posts->query( $query ); // Check if any posts were found. if ( ! $get_posts->post_count ) return false; // Build results. $results = array(); foreach ( $posts as $post ) { if ( ‘post’ == $post->post_type ) $info = mysql2date( __( ‘Y/m/d’ ), $post->post_date ); else $info = $pts[ $post->post_type ]->labels->singular_name; $results[] = array( ‘ID’ => $post->ID, ‘title’ => trim( esc_html( strip_tags( get_the_title( $post ) ) ) ), ‘permalink’ => ‘/?p=’.$post->ID, ‘info’ => $info, ); } return $results; }

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iPhone / iPad Refrigerator Magnets

iPhone / iPad Refrigerator Magnets available at Urban Outfitters for $16

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A Boy Once Lived Inin A Great Town Know As London ( RTF Icon Text for Mac OS X)

You may have noticed if you closely zoom in to the icon for rich text files on a mac, actually the rtf.icns file located inside the resources folder, you’ll see a picture and a story – some of which is legible. Two possible translations below. A boy once lived in in a great town known as london his life was great that is until he met a girl and then a loner began to find love in most of the ???? in the things that he loved to go angkat. What is it say in a great tow loadonfo his. until he met a ???? in the th so go. angka via A boy once lived in in a great town know an[d] loadonfo his life was great tat is until he met a girl and ther lover began to find love int racist of th[e] -hite in the things that he love to go. arigload . What is it say in a great tow loadonfo his. until he met a began to find -hite in the t to go. arigloa via

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Download Firefox 6.0.2.dmg for Mac

Mozilla recently removed the option to download Firefox 6.0.2.dmg for Mac from their website. I have the German version but am looking for the english version. Do you have it?

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MD5 and Shal1 hash list for Firefox 6.0.2

Firefox used to have the MD5 and Shal1 hashes available on their 6.0.2 downloads page but they have since removed all traces of that page. It is still showing up in Google’s Cache and so I grabbed a copy of it. It is below for your reference. 339f07dce6f7624e604590acc2379eeda3438fb3 ./linux-i686/af/firefox-6.0.2.tar.bz2 c4054a7d8886de328653b829b78d1082e2f6b66b ./linux-i686/ak/firefox-6.0.2.tar.bz2 72089d38a88e46e9f70d203b032d7e735f6b7b2a ./linux-i686/ar/firefox-6.0.2.tar.bz2 aa57a401198c8e02e60d76193e06c9700fe4d04b ./linux-i686/ast/firefox-6.0.2.tar.bz2 5ffeebff7aa579126cdc16e83e643eff7fd31fe3 ./linux-i686/be/firefox-6.0.2.tar.bz2 14de9d62c0464b2733cce46c88706d41e290744f ./linux-i686/bg/firefox-6.0.2.tar.bz2 76cf8928fb64f237e18da886d3426336e09b5f4f ./linux-i686/bn-BD/firefox-6.0.2.tar.bz2 0d05b516c7b21169a7e2743112a157f4030c2c34 ./linux-i686/bn-IN/firefox-6.0.2.tar.bz2 d76a829a685e99423fd4973cbe13b5551e805b23 ./linux-i686/br/firefox-6.0.2.tar.bz2 c14fc718e908e431c98e6f5f8f18b7061fc0e4c6 ./linux-i686/bs/firefox-6.0.2.tar.bz2 6e8065ee0b6194148661d62565f6c28feaaeafbe ./linux-i686/ca/firefox-6.0.2.tar.bz2 d31323e5e8c5d5c4442c18230b67ff6064cbf0a7 ./linux-i686/cs/firefox-6.0.2.tar.bz2 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Breadcrumb NavXT: Remove category

If you’re using the breadcrumb navxt plugin and trying to remove categories from showing up, such as Home -> Blog -> Uncategorized -> Post Title (a common request), you have to do a bit of trickery to accomplish this. You can either add a class to the category breadcrumb and style it accordingly in CSS, or you can just hide it all together. To add a CSS class, you will go to the Breadcrumbs Nav XT options page and add a class: If you want to hide it all together, add style=”display:none;” instead:

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Disable Google’s “Did you Mean”

If you’re tried of Google automatically rewriting your search queries, this will help. Case Study: When searching Google for “Linus Redhat” Google will automatically search instead for “Linux Redhat” and you will need to click the link for your original search exactly as you typed it. If you search for obscure things, like code snippets, this can be annoying The Fix: Append this to the end of your search string: &nfpr=1 So, for example you can use this string to search google from your browser’s custom search engines with “did you mean” disabled: It will still show “Did you mean” but it will not automatically change your query.

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