Blog of an Open Mind

Open Minded Thinking from the Open Minded Solutions team…

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Entries from August 2008

Flogging a dead horse?

August 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Three years ago Alex Tew of www.milliondollarhomepage.com fame cam up with a fantastic and simple idea that made him a boat load of cash. He even popped up on a business forum I use when at the time I said it was a great idea: http://www.shell-livewire.com/forums…?threadid=8598 His next idea www.pixellotto.com flopped miserably but now he […]

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Tags: Business

Numpties of the highest order….

August 8th, 2008 · No Comments

We use one of the countries leading payment gateway services to download a small text file for updating currency rates for eCommerce stores. This morning I downloaded 5,863 alert emails telling me the service had failed! Logging onto their site someone has dropped a massive spanner and forbidden access to the text file! Ringing them […]

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Tags: Rants

WordPress permalinks are broken after upgrading to v2.6

August 7th, 2008 · No Comments

The latest realease of WordPress (v2.6) has a rather odd bug that is not only annoying but a massive show stopper. I came across the bug myself when I recently upgraded the blog last month and it’s popping up all over the place so I though a quick post would help… In essence, the problem […]

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Tags: Tinterweb stuff