June 4, 2006

The Pleasures of WikiSpam

Filed under: Tech — Chris @ 7:56 pm

The following words have triggered the Blocklist on my wiki in the last 24 hours: tramadol anal-porn meridia cialis asian-sex candid acyclovir adipex alprazolam carisoprodol celebrex diazepam phentermine propecia viagra xanax.

Question #1: How did “candid” get in there?

Question #2: Whither porn?

Question #3: How do you run a legitimate Wiki concerning prescription drugs?


Hot water

Filed under: India — Chris @ 7:35 am

Hot water heater in my guest house bathroom
Originally uploaded by Chris & Hilleary.

It took me two weeks to figure out how to operate the hot water heater in my guest house. I guess it’s a sign of my own prejudice, when there was no hot water I just thought, “This is India, you can’t expect hot water every day.” It turns out you (pretty much) can. There is a switch just outside the bathroom that turns on the heater. You flip this 20-30 minutes before you want to shower and you have hot water. It lasts just barely long enough to lather up and rinse, and does not include time for reverie, but it does consistently work. So, yay!


Filed under: India — Chris @ 7:25 am

Monkeys doing strange things to each other under the Banyan Tree.
Originally uploaded by Chris & Hilleary.

Also here and (to a lesser extent) here. Kedar, you are forgiven.

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