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Lux DLX is now out for Android devices
Lux DLX has just been released for Android devices! It's now available on 5 major platforms: Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android. Download it free for your computing device here.

Lux DLX is a fast-paced world domination game, with over 100 hand-crafted maps, challenging computer AIs, and lots of options.

Android Lux comes with a set of great maps for free. The Classic World map plus Europe, USA, the UK, and an extra bonus map are all included! Get over one hundred more maps using the in-app purchase unlock. We hope you like it!

Posted by dustin on December 6, 2014. Tagged with

 

Blogging in a new era
I haven't posted a blog here in quite some time. As the internet marched forward, most of my online activities have spread out to other sites.

I mostly share links and thoughts via Facebook these days. You can follow me there. I post many things as public, in addition to the new friends-only posts I make.

FB has also become the place where I post most of my photos. However, I still maintain a flickr account where I post more artsy photos.

I just transitioned the server this website is being hosted on to a new one. So I thought I would throw this post up here as a marker for that. Hope you're well :)
Posted by dustin on November 26, 2014. Tagged with

 

Plan, Stan
"I hate spending all winter in Toronto, but at least I get to spend every summer somewhere else."
- The Stanley Cup
Posted by YvonTripper on May 22, 2014. Tagged with

 

Coupe Stanley
As everyone knows, the Stanley Cup is awarded on the basis of a failed charitable purpose trust and is in all likelihood legally owned by some British guy descended from Lord Stanley of Preston who doesn't realize it.

Putting aside the fascinating topic of nineteenth century trust law, I just wanted to point out that Brent Rathgerber, a Member of Parliament from Edmonton, described the Stanley Cup as the "trophy du jour of the NHL", because he is a dumbass and doesn't know that there's a difference between "du jour", a French expression meaning "of the day", and "de jure", a Latin expression meaning "in law". Or he thinks he is ordering the soup in law at nice restaurants.

http://brentrathgeber.ca/the-stanley-cup-belongs-to-canadians/

His legal analysis is ridiculous: so the "Canadian people" automatically own anything that has ever belonged to a governor general? Then I would like Adrienne Clarkson's porcelain doll collection, please. If the Stanley Cup trust has failed, then the trust property reverts to Lord Stanley, his heirs and successors.

He also asks "what could be more Canadian" than letting a bunch of drunken beer leaguers play for one of the world's most prestigious sports trophies? If he thinks horrible ideas are typically Canadian, then really he should be running for the Bloc quebecois.

It's horrifying to think that someone who understands so little about the most important things in life, hockey and trust law, has been elected to public office (Although it was an Alberta election -- let's see how he does when they switch to multiparty democracy).
Posted by YvonTripper on February 26, 2014. Tagged with

 

CIBC fraud department sleuths and their amazing investigative abilities
It only took CIBC five days and one false conclusion to determine that an email from "cibcstatements@sarcoplex.com" and signed "C..I..B..C Online Services" was not real. See the incredible detective work below:



FW: C - I - B - C ALERT - Your E-Statement Balances
feedback@cibc.com
To: [Me]
Friday, November 15, 2013 2:49 PM

Dear Sir or Madam,

Thank you for bringing this e-mail to my attention.

This is a legitimate e-mail from CIBC.

To view your recent eStatement, please follow the instructions below:

- Sign on to your Online Banking.
- Select My Accounts.
- Select View eStatements.

For more information, you may speak with our Online Banking department.

You may call CIBC Online Banking at 1-888-872-2422. If you don't have a Telephone Banking password, at the start of your call press 0 to be connected to a representative. Assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you're calling from abroad, the number is 1-902-420-2422.

Thank you for visiting www.cibc.com.


Sincerely,

Francis
Internet Communications Specialist

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Note From CIBC e-mail Postmaster:
For reasons of security and confidentiality, some information in your original communication may have been altered. This information is marked by X's or .
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This information is confidential and for the exclusive use of the person to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, please advise us by e-mail and destroy or return to us any copies. CIBC accepts no liability for use by third parties or for errors or omissions.


-----Original Message-----


From: [ME]
Sent: 15 Nov 13 14:42:07
To: fraud@cibc.com
Cc:
Subject: FW: C - I - B - C ALERT - Your E-Statement Balances

_______________________________________
From: C I B C - Services [cibcstatements@sarcoplex.com]
Sent: Friday, November 15, 2013 1:10
To: [ME]
Subject: C - I - B - C ALERT - Your E-Statement Balances

DEAR VALUED CUSTOMER,

Your most recent monthly statement is ready and is available for download (see attachement). The statement includes all C I B C transactions and your starting and ending balances.

We email you to let you know your account statement is ready. You can view or print a copy of your statement from the same page. kindly download the attached file to view your most recent statement.


C..I..B..C Online Services
Customer Relations Services

As this e-mail is an automated message, do not reply to this email.
Posted by YvonTripper on November 17, 2013. Tagged with
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I anybody else having trouble loading Geocities?
I can't seem to find the Vaganza Monologues.
Posted by chrisdye on November 5, 2013. Tagged with

 

Never Anger a Judge in Quebec
"A declaratory judgment of death produces the same effects as death."
- Quebec Civil Code, artice 95
Posted by YvonTripper on October 14, 2013. Tagged with

 

Bermuda Corporate & Trust Law Ltd.
Hi Sillytech,

It's been a while. Things are going well here in Bermuda.

I just wanted to let you know about my new law firm, Bermuda Corporate & Trust Law Ltd. It is a law firm offering legal advie on corporate and company law as well as trust and real estate matters in Bermuda. If you are interested in checking it out, you can see more on our new website at http://www.corporatetrustlaw.bm

You can also follow us on twitter at: http://twitter.com/BDACorpTrustLaw



I hope you are all doing well. If you ever want to visit BDA, give me a shout!

Chris
Posted by chrisdye on March 14, 2013. Tagged with

 

Meowzers Action Cats pounces on the app store


My newest game Meowzers Action Cats has just launched!

Download it now from the iOS app store.

Posted by dustin on December 11, 2012. Tagged with

 

Life in Bermuda
Posted by YvonTripper on August 30, 2012. Tagged with

 

Twisted Stairways
Singapore Skyline

Singapore has a lot of really interesting architectural bits, both classic and modern.

Posted by dustin on June 18, 2012. Tagged with

 

Singapore Skyline
Singapore Skyline
Singapore Skyline from across the Marina Bay.

Singapore wasn't as clean or orderly as the hype had led me to believe. It probably helped that I was staying in Little India quarter: full of color, sound, and people. I recommend it thoroughly.
Posted by dustin on June 13, 2012. Tagged with
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Gili Trawangan Sunset
Gili Trawangan Sunset
Sunset on the island of Gili Trawangan, Indonesia. This photo of mine was awarded 2nd place in a photo contest organized by the North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper Program. Yay clean water!

I recently returned to Vancouver after 8 months of travelling in California and Southeast Asia. I've gone through almost all of my photos from the trip. I've added my favorites to the Vorg photo pool on Flickr, so take a look!

(Flickr even has a new snazzy photo-pool display now)
Posted by dustin on June 7, 2012. Tagged with

 

Hamdi Hafez al-Nubi has risen from the dead
Let us worship him.
Posted by chrisdye on May 30, 2012. Tagged with

 

The Old Port isn't just aged sherry in Portugal
The Old Port of Montreal is a federal government corporation. Corporation president Claude Benoit charged $10,000 to the corporation to prepare a report on things that sort of reminded her of the Old Port while she was vacationing in Australia and New Zealand.
The report is available for your inspection here. I suggest that you review this very inciteful and interesting report to learn things about Australia and New Zealand that you could only otherwise find out in one of your friends' Facebook albums.
Posted by YvonTripper on May 29, 2012. Tagged with

 


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