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99 Crazy ways to order a pizza —

If using a touch-tone, press random numbers while ordering. Ask the person taking the order to stop doing that. Make up a charge-card name. Ask if they accept it. Use CB lingo where applicable. Order a Big Mac Extra Value Meal. Terminate the call with, “Remember, we never had this conversation.” Tell the order taker […]

New competition, new game —

Syntax Bombs next game coding competition started on May 4th so I’ve had this bank holiday weekend to have a think about what I’d like to do this time. There are three category mixes to go for and the idea is you have to pick one of them and follow both the types of game: […]

Website update —

Thought I’d put myself out there a bit more with some social media buttons and add a lot of Twitter integration as it seems a lot more people are starting to get interested in our #ParadroidRemake blogs and tweets. While I was at it I also added in dedicated pages to some old games I’ve […]

Polishing the blog —

I took the opportunity to do a little housekeeping on the blog today which ended up with me getting my hands dirty with some raw html again. Very basic stuff in the end, and the kind of stuff I used to do in my sleep in the mid 90’s when we had nothing else to […]