Monthly Archives: September 2011

Dyson Hot – The AM04 Electric Fan Heater

In the Daily Mail today, a sycophantic Sean Poulter screams: “Get it while its hot!” and goes on to talk about the new Dyson Hot electric room heater.

Essentially a Dyson fan with some slick new heating elements attached, the new Dyson Hot (badged as the AM04) fills a gap in the Dyson range in that it is a blade-less fan heater that doesn’t collect dust all over the elements like old-style fan heaters of yore. Yes, OK, with the price of gas now, an effective electric heater may be in our sights.… Click here to continue reading this article

The Shashlik! The Barbie, Barbecue, BBQ, etc. The Grilling Meat Topic.

I thought we could use a lighter-hearted topic that may also allow us all to learn something from each other.

I was never too much into the barbie. In the UK they typically consist of a drunk bloke giving his guests food poisoning with a few nasty burgers and sausages [made from mechanically recovered meat] that are burnt on the outside and raw on the inside. :sick0012:

When I was first invited to the dacha in Russia, there was a big pan full of pieces of pork that were sat in water with chopped onions and a heavy weight on top all day.… Click here to continue reading this article

Skye Bank PLC email scam

If you are Googling for information on Skye Bank PLC email scam, here it is. This is the scam email being sent out:

An advance-fee fraud is a confidence trick in which the target is persuaded to advance sums of money in the hope of realizing a significantly larger gain. Among the variations on this type of scam are the Nigerian Letter (also called the 419 fraud, Nigerian scam, Nigerian bank scam, or Nigerian money offer), the Spanish Prisoner and the the black money scam.


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Nigerian Scammer: – Sam Woods

Nigerian scammers take on many forms and contact many small businesses.

They will typically use stolen credit card details, pretend to be big importer/exporters of whatever you sell and happily place a big order.

Well, wouldn’t you place a big order if you were getting it for free? A new idea is to use their stolen cards to arrange their own couriers. That way, when it leaves your premises, you have no right of recall when the payment is reversed by the bank hours later; when the fraud is detected.

They like to try to rip off small businesses because they imagine small business owners will not be au fait with 714 and other Nigerian scams.… Click here to continue reading this article