My fun task this afternoon - Conducting wifi surveys.

This involves taking samples across the floor I’m surveying based on a map view.

Each samples takes about 5 mins and asks for my credentials multiple times (grrr).

At the dentist getting a crown which they now make on site in about 15 mins or so. No more temporary crowns and a second visit.

Also, I now have more crowns than there are monarchs in Europe ;-)

I’m currently down the road, parked where i can get mobile signal, hot-spotting off my phone so vpn works on the laptop.

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ADSL in our area is down. Telstra (who maintain the equipment) has an estimated resolution date of 2nd June!

While we have Starlink, we use ADSL as our active failover (trees and starlink = outages). Thus I’ve now got a flaky connection.

Mind you, others in the area are still using adsl as their only connection and are stuffed at the moment.

Now on to:

The Look - Roxette
The Power of Love - Huey Lewis & the News
Hungry like the wolf - Duran Duran
Life in a Northern Town - The Dream Academy
The Whole of the Moon - The Waterboys
Mad World - Tears for Fears
Love Song - Simple Minds
Touch - Noiseworks

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It's all '80s, here tonight.

Silent Running - Mike & the Mechanics
Brothers in Arms - Dire Straits
Crazy World - Scorpions
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey
Self Control - Laura Branigan
Can't Wait to See You - Eurogliders
(Heaven) Must be there - Eurogliders
Heaven is a Place on Earth - Belinda Carlisle

Do I troll my workmates too much?

Damned right I do. No sharepoint news post is safe!

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Ugh. You know what? If you are even now still posting un-CW'd twitter crossposts and they are full of bile, I am unfollowing.

Ugh, it's Monday, and I've been up for 40 mins already (because it's Monday and I need to go in to the office).

auspol 

So nice to have postal voted and thus not have to worry about remembering to go out to vote today.

If you need it, here is your reminder to VOTE. Go! Go do it now!

(also vote to the left, kick these useless bastards out).

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Since Mastodon is the elephant app, that makes all other social networks irrelephant.

Bit of an odd request, but does anyone here happen to have about a foot (30cm) of steel pipe, with an inside diameter of between 16 and 19mm and a wall thickness of approx 2.5mm, just lying around that you don't need?

Happy to pay postage (or collect depending on location).

It's all happening at Cedar Creek (well ok, it's over now).

Last night a 27yo intoxicated man got separated from his friends coming back from the falls, and was lost, sparking a massive search and rescue effort.

This morning, he walked out under his own steam.

Scuttlebutt from the police rescue team is that he has warrants out for him for drug related offences.

Needless to say, residents in the area were a little worried overnight.

We qualified for a postal vote, as we’re more than 8.5km from a polling station (marked with a star in this map).

Ironically our closest post box is further than that away, and we need to drive past the polling booth to get to it.

auspol 

Phew! Postal vote filled out, witnessed and plonked in the envelope.

Will swing past a post box tomorrow.

I was introduced to this banger of a track the other day, so I'll post it up here for

(apparently touring BNE in July)

youtube.com/watch?v=ycCHThLT1I

My seasonal backyard creek is flowing beautifully this morning. Another 40mm or so since midnight to add to the 100mm yesterday.

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@ada @ash @david Okay, as requested, here's photos of my Mums pet ringtails. I fed them with her this eve.

The left one is the mum, the right one is her child, ready to leave mum. My Mum's watched the joey grow up.

Another 61mm of rain fell at our place from midnight to 7am, and more coming.

177mm on Wed, 100mm yesterday. It's shaping up to be February-lite.

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