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I hate Lexmark… About as much as this cat!

I have never had a good relationship with Lexmark printers since the 3000 series from the late 90’s. Sadly they seem to have remembered this and are now determined to frustrate me on a daily basis. Today I needed to print a label onto a C5 envelope, so I tell it to pick the envelope up from the manual paper feeder, I position the envelope and hit the print button for it to say “Insert media in paper loader” !!!!!!!! There’s a bloody envelope here, pick the bloody thing up and print on it! No wait, “Error: Guide rails not…
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Five years of Stupidity

In the first of the articles looking at what has happened in the five years that CallamMcMillan.com has been online, we look at the actions of stupidity. This has to be the easiest of the articles to write since actually, stupidity hasn’t changed at all. People were as stupid in 2007 as they are today. What has changed is the visibility that that stupidity has had. Once upon a time, the best way to see stupidity in action was to watch shows like You’ve been Framed where you would get to see sanitised home videos. Then the internet and especially…
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Head protection not needed… There’s nothing inside

News from the Caribbean island of St Maarten where the airport backs onto the beach, meaning that anybody stupid enough can ignore the signs warning of injury and death hang onto the airport fence for dear life while being blasted with the wake from a plane preparing for takeoff. Today’s idiot did exactly that… And lost! Better still there is video of it happening. Ouch. Do you think it hurt?

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Southeastern trains and the saga of the Biohazard Bog

On the 16th December, returning home from a night out, I find myself sat on a Southeastern train leaving London Victoria. Through the window of a train on the next platform I see a toilet door with Biohazard tape stuck across it. Over the next few days I see it several more time, even getting the chance to take the picture below. I then go off for a nice Christmas and New Year break. Cut forward to today, almost three weeks after I first saw it, which could have been some time after it was locked and taped up and…
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