Archive for 2005

Attack of the Post-it notes

A woman came in to work the other day, and pointed to a shelf. She asked "are these sticky notes only 20 cents a pack". I said, "I guess they must be…" So she went up to the shelf, and put […]

Mathematical evidence that YOU may be a moron

I got multiple copies of this e-mail the other day…. IT HAS BEEN CALCULATED THAT IF EVERYONE IN AUSTRALIA DID NOT PURCHASE A DROPOF PETROL FOR ONE DAY AND ALL AT THE SAME TIME, THE OIL COMPANIES WOULDCHOKE ON THEIR STOCKPILES. […]

The great transport point / counterpoint debate

After the last sticker I found, it appears the Melbourne train network is turning into a point – counterpoint debate… Just check out what I found todayon a bin at Flinders Street, platform 4. ANOTHER fake Metlink sticker. It says: ATTENTION […]

Fun on the train

I had a bit of fun on the train today… Delays Funny Stickers Long waits Even more delays If you are lazy, skip ahead to the "Funny Stickers" segment. And perhaps even the "Even more delays" if your attention span is […]

Engineering Week 2005: more engineering fun

[Here is my update for THURSDAY just past, the 18th of August] [TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE!] First off, I went to the Yarra Trams Fleet Control Room. It is here that Yarra Trams watches where all of their trams […]