Scam Artists

I decided to write this post, because of a phone call I had with my Aunt this evening. I'll start by laying all the cards on the table of the situation.

  • My Aunt is on the sunset side of 60, and isn't the greatest with technology (though she can email, etc).
  • She owns a 2 year old MacBook

So, what happened?

Well, it started in the late afternoon, with three phone calls. When my Aunt answered the phone, there was no one on the other end of the line, and then a few seconds later, a recording saying "Thank you for you call".

The fourth call had an Indian sounding man on the line, who started by claiming that the company he worked for was receiving "Error Messages from your Microsoft Computer".

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Movies in 2010 and 2011

As with most of my blog posts, this one begins with the obligatory comment…

Wow, I haven't updated this in a while. I should really do this more often.

So here goes.

Thanks to a friend on twitter, I decided to work out how many films I've watched, both in the last year, and this year.

Now, because I'm coming to the ballgame late, I'm starting with a continually updated list of the films that I've watched this year.

The ongoing list can be found on my Movies Page, and if you want to see what I saw in 2010, check out my list on the Movies 2010 Page.

Also, if you'd like to make any suggestions for Movies that i should watch, drop a line in the comments.