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The Papyrus font is now gone in Windows 8

Posted June 1st, 2012 at 10:34 PM by Twiggy (Diaries of a Quadruped)

Good riddance? That font sure looked out of place, then again. I do think that anything using that font will look screwed up on computers running Windows 8 or later...

Also, one neat things I have noticed is that Comic Sans MS now has true italics, and not merely slanted letterforms. It's especially noticeable with its lowercase t's.
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Strange things for today, eh?

Posted June 1st, 2012 at 01:25 AM by Twiggy (Diaries of a Quadruped)

As it turns out, the day I was accepted to some university was also the day I first encountered a site where browsers too modern will screw up.

Good news: I'm now studying in Computer Science.

Bad news: Why do I have to bother with IE7 Compat Mode while logging in for student pass stuff? Then again, maintaining websites must be hard enough as is.
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Note to 3DS Internet Browser developers:

Posted April 9th, 2012 at 06:26 AM by Twiggy (Diaries of a Quadruped)
Tags 3ds, browser, fail

You might not want to rely on the CPU too much for web browsing these days. Or use nearest neighbourhood filtering. Really, the 3DS does have a great GPU to use. Maybe they need to have some lessons from the Safari team?

(I miss Opera. Nintendo, can we have Opera Software ASA back?)

Spoiler:


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Crash?

Posted April 8th, 2012 at 07:34 PM by Twiggy (Diaries of a Quadruped)


A problem has been detected and your brain has been shut down to prevent damage
to your sanity.

The problem seems to be caused by the following thread:
Buneary's Easter Eggstravaganza 2012

TOO_MANY_EASTER_EGGS

If this is the first time you've seen this Stop error screen,
restart your brain. If this screen appears again, follow
these steps:

Check to make sure any new threads are checked.
If
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Hey, if I'm not that active these days...

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 06:56 AM by Twiggy (Diaries of a Quadruped)
Updated March 27th, 2012 at 07:54 AM by Twiggy

My computer's browsers are acting funny.

Internet Explorer 10 suddenly loses security tokens on PC, so it now makes me log out and log in just to do exactly one action... and then I have to do it over again.

Firefox 11 isn't faring well, either. Although it's usable, it's barely usable. Glitchy interfaces just makes me have a bad day. "PC Supporter 3" replacing the standard "Minimize/Restore/Close" buttons on the window, anyone?

UPDATE...
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