Short URL Issues

Currently, the Ninja Hedgehog short URL service (niho.me/shortURL) isn’t working and I have absolutely no idea why. I’ve tried a fresh install of the necessary code from the original service I used and the code of alternative services but I’m still getting the same errors. This is a major inconvenience. I’m currently waiting for my web host to look into the matter and come back to me, but I’m willing to bet that they tell me there’s nothing wrong on their side…

Watch Out!

The thing about Wish is that it’s slightly addictive. You know damn well it’s cheap shit which is primarily sold on there, but you can’t help thinking your next purchase will be a good one; that you’ll get good quality at a good price on that one glorious occasion. Surely it’s possible that some of the items for sale at such ridiculously low prices are of superior build quality and will last more than a week? Statistically, it’s got to happen at least once, right?

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Admiral Rip-Off

It’s that time of year again when the car insurance renewal letter drops through the letterbox and I have to go through the whole rigmarole of calling Admiral Insurance to tell them how disgusted I am at the unreasonable price increase for them to then waffle on about automatic renewal letters, not necessarily the best price blah blah blah blah.

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Manchester Bombing

As we all know, there was a terrorist attack at Manchester Arena last night  at the end of an Ariana Grande concert.

At approximately 22:30, a suicide bomber detonated a nail bomb, injuring dozens and at the time of writing this, killing twenty-two innocent people; some of whom were just children. Islamic State have taken responsibility for this attack. I was going to refer to this as a cowardly attack, but when isn’t detonating a bomb as part of a calculated attack against hundreds or thousands of people not cowardly?

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You Wanna Pizza Me?

All of the big fast food pizza places offer special deals if you collect your pizza in person and one of the most common deals is “any pizza, any size for £x.xx”. No doubt they assume that someone who’s ordering a pizza is a fat fuck, therefore it’s a rare occurrence for someone to actually make the effort to visit in person so it’s a minimal-loss sales technique.

Papa John’s offer this deal for £9.99 and although the price is the same as that for an identical offer with Domino’s, Papa John’s offer something which Domino’s doesn’t; a XXL size pizza. continue reading

Burger King Beef

I’ve not been to Burger King for a very long time, which is probably down to the simple fact that there’s not as many of them around as there are McDonald’s. And the other simple fact that you have to get out of your car to get a burger from Burger King.

As a youngster, I always enjoyed a burger from Burger King because the quality and portion size was far superior to that of an equivalent meal from McDonald’s, so I was mildly excited last Sunday when I stopped at a motorway services and saw that along with the three(!) Costa stores, there was a Burger King. continue reading