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100 Grades Per Minute

The professional blog of a Data and SIMS.net Administrator in a single-sex faith school. Contains the odd rant and bad geek joke.

  1. So...A Sales Call?

    by
    CAM
    , 5th December 2011 at 06:26 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    The home phone rings right before a nice cup of coffee and interrupting a typical British chat about the weather.

    "Hello, I'm calling from Scottish power. Is Mrs X in?"

    "Uhh..no this is a relative, she isn't here. Is this a sales call?"

    "No, a sales call would be if I was offering the beast deal for your electricity or gas."

    What a weird thing to say. Maybe this is a genuine call for said relative. I decide ...

    Updated 5th December 2011 at 06:28 PM by CAM

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    Amusement
  2. Newspapers; From Bad to Worse

    by
    CAM
    , 3rd July 2010 at 11:18 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    This blog post breaks from the site's tech theme. I know, it's a tech site and this is probably a tech-based blog system but it's also my only blog at the moment. It gets a little political, think of it as a personal post.

    As some are aware, I've been taking an interest in the surroundings of the Hackney fox attacks and particularly the diabolical news coverage of it. One particular paper has been it's usual shameful self and I find it pretty sad I have to see it's front page when ...

    Updated 15th July 2010 at 01:02 PM by CAM

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    Rants