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So we watched Food, Inc…

by @ Thursday, January 5th, 2012. Filed under rants

So after several years of many people saying "You have got to watch Food, Inc." Tracy, Ashley, and I sat down and watched it last night through my brand spanking new Roku XS via streaming from Amazon (totally free because I am an Amazon Prime member). Food, Inc Streaming on Amazon oh and here is […]

Avoid Domain Registry of America

by @ Tuesday, May 31st, 2011. Filed under rants

A friend of mine (my Chiropractor) asked me to look into their registrar because they wanted to split up their email and web hosting. They had been told by someone that it wasn’t possible. I was pretty shocked because being able to specify email from one hosting company and web page hosting from another is […]

Emails like this irk me…

by @ Wednesday, November 10th, 2010. Filed under rants

From: Nxxxxx Jxx [] Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2010 5:53 PM To: Subject: AD accounts Importance: High Hi, I have a project assigned. In this project I have to find the inactive accounts (user and computers). Move them to a disabled account OU (DISABLED ACCOUNT). Please let me know soon. Regards, Nxxxx Jxxx The […]

The daily rant… Part Deux

by @ Thursday, June 17th, 2010. Filed under rants

+ cscript isn’t defined as the default scripting engine + it requires an admin to change the default scripting engine because it can’t be set at the user context level   Why aren’t servers cscript by default??? This is a quick and easy change when building servers… Either 1. Run cscript //h:cscript or 2. Change […]

The daily rant…

by @ Thursday, June 17th, 2010. Filed under rants

It irks me when companies I need to help out don’t have my tools loaded on their servers… + they lock down internet so I can’t get them… + DSQUERY/GET doesn’t retrieve RootDSE and generally suck next to my utilities… + REPADMIN isn’t loaded either…   Here I am trying to write vbscripts to duplicate […]


by @ Friday, January 22nd, 2010. Filed under rants

I really really hope this new Michigan State University logo isn’t for real. Why? Because it sucks.     Current     Alleged New     If this is the new logo, besides the thought that it sucks I think… Why? Why waste money right now on something like this. We hear […]

Task Scheduler needs serious improvement…

by @ Wednesday, April 8th, 2009. Filed under rants

I recently had a blow up of a server at work and unfortunately it was a server I adopted rather recently and so hadn’t been able to put the time into the discovery work on it that needed to be done. Well another group that the server was apparently shared with decided to do some […]

Amazon you missed me on this one…

by @ Sunday, May 11th, 2008. Filed under rants

I have an ad for some new service Amazon has called subscribe and save. It is a service to order food and other type items like that through Amazon and have it delivered for free. Well I decided to look up an item I just bought last night, my favorite cereal… Cocoa Pebbles… Yes I […]

Sharper Image in Bankruptcy

by @ Thursday, February 28th, 2008. Filed under rants

Just great… I went in to pick up something at Sharper Image this evening with some gift cards I got from the American Express points program. Right after the guy tried to sell me the extended warranty, I pulled out the gift cards was told I couldn’t use them because the company is in bankruptcy… I was […]

Some people probably shouldn’t be pilots…

by @ Thursday, February 14th, 2008. Filed under rants

I watched a Mythbusters this evening and this episode was about an airplane on a conveyer belt… The plane is going one direction, the conveyer belt is going the other direction at the same speed. What happens? Well the myth is that the plane will sit there… Hello??? Why did this even have to be tested? […]

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