Archive for October, 2007

Accuracy of Game Shows

Friday, October 19th, 2007

How often do TV Game Shows get the answers to their questions wrong?

A while ago I was flicking through TV channels and fell onto Temptation. After watching a few minutes I came across this question:

Temptation
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Question: Jane Bennet finally marries Mr Who in Pride and Prejudice?
Answer: Mr Darcy [sic]

Of course anyone who has read Pride and Prejudice would know that Jane Bennet married Charles Bingley, and it was Elizabeth Bennet who married Mr Darcy.

With a simple mistake like this in the show, and an easily verifiable question at that, you’ve got to wonder how often they get it wrong.

Back to WordPress

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

I’ve decided I’m far too busy (and lazy) to maintain my own blog engine for this site so I’ve gone back to WordPress. On the plus side this means I can try out MarsEdit and end up hopelessly addicted as it’s far too easy to blog with this. 🙂

Software Update Enabler 1.0.4 Released

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

Software Update Enabler 1.0.4 has just been released. This version brings a couple of improvements:

  • Enhanced Software Update server port detection
  • Correct issue preventing launching on Mac OS X 10.5 “Leopard”

You can grab it from the Software Update Enabler page.