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Shark Attack Life saving technique

Here is a random bit of advice i found on the news feed, this is how you stop bleeding if bitten by a shark. Source: https://apple.news/AgdyAEtDMTPiCaBVEphyPng

9:57 am, September 24, 2021
webdev
creating a button creator in javascript

still working on this.  So i have been working on a button creator in javascript, so that i can create html/css buttons on the fly a bit easier and have the button html and css easily exportab..

7:01 am, September 17, 2021
windows
So my windows 11 task bar decided to disappear (and how to fix it)

I was just happily extracting a zip file when... Boom no more start menu. I thought ah yeah easy ill just restart and it will come back.  Nope.. it was gone for good. But i could run task manag..

5:59 am, September 3, 2021
windows
checking if your windows pc has a TPM

what the heck is a TPM? well now that windows 11 requires one, everyone needs to have one apparently.  want to check if you have a TPM, well it will depend on a few things, most of the chatter ..

5:22 am, August 2, 2021
hardware
Laptop Thoughts and Options Jul 2021

So i was thinking of getting an upgrade for my current dell insperon 7000, its a decent little laptop has a couple of things that annoy me, but i guess all hardware does (does it not?). Current lapto..

9:28 am, July 25, 2021
rs3
RS3 Post 99 Leveling Log

I will be adding all future levels here from 99 up.  102 Slayer Half a billion XP 103 Dung still going, i missed the screen shot! i hope they close the beach event soon so i can go a..

4:51 am, July 25, 2021
new world
New World - Why to Join a Faction

I have not actually read this, just thought its probably important. here are some other random things i found in new world (well one at the moment but im hoping for more) im actually wonde..

4:09 am, July 24, 2021
hardware
Laptop Research - m1 mac pro vs hp omen 17

Comparing the M1 Mac Pro to a Intel HP Omen Actually comparing Mac M1's to Gaming PC's in general. I just picked a specced hp omen for this as its around the same price as a mac.  Hardware is b..

1:23 am, July 22, 2021
apps
Steps to install mac os on windows virtual machine

just some quick notes on this Getting the mac os vm is the tricky part. https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-macos-virtualbox/ https://www.soupbowl.io/2020/04/macos-in-virtualbox/ This downloads..

11:17 pm, July 20, 2021
rs3
Runescape Questing Notes and Log

To keep me inspired on doing quests in runescape.  No log yet, just to remind me.  Well this is embarrassing, im max level and doing novice quests still. Yep i neglected the quests, i gues..

6:18 am, July 20, 2021
webdev
Quick Links

Just a couple of quick links for things i usually google, will be updating this slowly as i remember things.  Font Awesome Icons Remove Background - Make Image Transparent Quick Foundation Gri..

12:47 am, July 12, 2021
rs3
RS3 Dungeoneering Leveling Log

One of my final 99 Logs. Only two to go, Invention and Dungeoneering. I use some acronyms here so here they are: ED3 = Elite Dungeon 3 Dung = Dungeoneering (as i cant spell) Trash = All the non ..

2:51 am, June 30, 2021
windows
Clean Windows Setup

So i was watching a video today where they went through setting up and cleaning a windows installation, and man i thought i really want to do this.  My PC and Laptop just get so cluttered with a..

6:27 am, June 12, 2021
rs3
RS3 Thieving Log - Safe Cracking

So thieving is one of those annoying non afk rs3 skills, but only until you get to the workers in prif at level 92.  Currently im 86 so safe cracking runs until 92, then it will be a bit more af..

5:38 am, June 12, 2021
apps
how to switch chrome to dark and light mode in windows 10

So i was playing around in the settings of chrome, and I could not locate the dark and light mode switch. Well apparently chrome looks at your windows theme and gets its settings from there. I added..

12:58 pm, June 9, 2021
Site Development
goodbye old grid theme

Yep i have gone back to bootstrap 5 with a dark mode theme.  I think its neater, and i liked my old theme, but it had some issues, and no doubt this bootstrap one will also have issues. But yeah..

12:44 pm, June 9, 2021
rs3
RS3 Leveling Progress - Maxed!

Just so i know what the plan is for leveling... This is where i am currently at in the grind to 99 all skills max cape. Seven 99's to go Currently working on construction.  Just did Hunter a..

4:36 am, June 5, 2021
windows
windows 10 snipping experience

i was thinking just this morning, wouldnt it be nice to have a simple way to capture part of the screen and write notes on it, so i googled a similar phraise. Apparently its already built into window..

12:13 am, June 1, 2021
rs3
RS3 Hunter Leveling Logs and Notes

I just watched this video on using protien traps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kO9u7kU5wxc seems quite good, as i was actually just using them all on chinchompas before that! Argh... Oh well move on..

2:28 am, May 12, 2021
crypto
chia mining research notes

So i had the great idea yesterday after reading an article on mining chia and how it will be easy and non GPU intensive, to start mining it. I thought oh i have a few spare TB sitting around on ext..

2:21 am, May 5, 2021
pi400
Running Windows on pi400 notes

HDMI sound not working, needs a USB Soundcard. 99p USB Soundcard. if you want a cheap usb one prob just ebay usb soundcard. But sound is not a massive issue for this anyway unless you want to be watch..

12:52 pm, April 19, 2021
apps
google chrome tabs not saving when reloading the browser

When i noticed the tab groupings in chrome, i thought, awesome ill group some of my most used tabs together then when i start up for the day they will be there rather than having to load them again ma..

10:07 pm, March 2, 2021
factorio
Factorio Blueprint Books

Here is a couple of blueprint books for factorio that i found, sources included.  You can import them using the paste string, and clicking on this button in factorio: Then paste it in here an..

2:17 am, February 20, 2021
rs3
Level 3 to All Capes - Ultimate Runescape Guide

I will be updating this as i go, with additional information and links. File originaly comes from this google sheet. Which i have found to be a bit out of date with certain items.  Goal U..

2:02 am, February 18, 2021
rs3
AFK Skills List in Priffddinas RS3 - AFK Prif Skills (for short)

Here is my list of AFK or away from keyboard skills for the city of Priffddinas in RS3. Some skills are more afk than others, but here is my list, these are in no way the fastest methods of trainin..

3:31 am, February 5, 2021
Site Development
Kruxor Moving from Bootstrap to CSS Grid

This is my notes on upgrading this site from bootstrap to css grid.  Mission: Make this look good! and fast :) Mmm… not so good at the moment, removed bootstrap and dark theme. But there..

12:05 am, December 23, 2020
games
Animal Crossing House Design's

Just a random collection of animal crossing house designs, linked to sources where available.  Index Kitchen Bedroom's Lounge Room Kitchen's https://www.pinterest.com.au/Marduk065/anima..

11:30 pm, December 21, 2020
rs3
Archaeology/Level up table

New Location Unlocks + Levels Level 5 - Dig Site: Kharid-et Level 20 - Dig Site: Infernal Source Lodge bar storage Goldrune Orthenglass Level 42 - Dig Site: Everlight P..

2:31 am, November 24, 2020
rs3
RS3 Dailies Lists

Update: 10 Dec 2020 This RS3 Dailies List is Huge Now so ill split it up into a smaller quick dailies (incase you dont want to spend your whole day doing dailies) The top list is the one I usually do,..

2:21 am, November 5, 2020
rs3
RS3 Herb Run Notes

Just some random notes i found on RS3 Herb Runs. Quick Herb Run Can do this one in 5 - 10 mins easy, if all the herbs survive makes good prof, even if they dont still overall makes good money. ..

1:55 am, October 15, 2020
apps
My Favourite Atom Packages (Plugins) 2020

I did a list for this last year, updating it again for this year, i will add and remove packages as i change them. This is just my personal preferences for atom as i usually code in js css html and ph..

11:35 pm, October 13, 2020
core
How to get spreadsheet data into a meaningful/useful format using php and sqlite

I had some data recently that i thought would be very good in a web page format. So i started copy and pasting it into a html editor and then realised that this data is all in the same format as its i..

12:52 am, August 18, 2020
rs3
RS3 Most Efficient Skilling Methods - Table

Skill Most efficient (10m/hr TVC)† Reqs Cost With BoostsGp/xp Xp/hr (Base) Video Of Method(For complicated methods) Notes Agility SH boots(non boot wearing skill) 99 Agilit..

12:25 am, August 18, 2020
rs3
RS3 Best AFK training all skills

Skill AFK method Requirements Xp/hr (Base) Agility Silverhawks +AFK skill or Serenity posts daily 99 Agility, Silverhawks, Barbarian assault bxp and Nimble outfit 160,480 (68,800) [..

12:15 am, August 18, 2020
runescape
RS3 Summoning Quick Oblesque

Spirit Kyatt Teleport Walk North and Climb Down Trapdoor, just go north to the trapdoor Infuse Pouches Dual Arena to Castle Wars Bank Bank (Right next to teleport, free teleport) Repeat

6:35 am, June 16, 2020
how to
How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 3

How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 1 How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 2 How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 3 O..

2:49 am, January 28, 2020
how to
How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 2

This is Part 2 of the Tutorial, Did you already read Part 1 to this tutorial? If not you can check it out below. How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 1 How to do a simple..

4:14 am, January 21, 2020
how to
How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 1

How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 1 How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 2 How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 3 H..

1:22 am, January 21, 2020
osrs
Quickest Slayer OSRS XP - HELP PLEASE

Points is all rng really on what tasks you get, but starting with like 2k points is comfortable. Best / Fastest Slayer Master Duradel, But i also like Nieve as well as her tasks are pretty close and..

1:01 pm, August 25, 2019
apps
Best Atom Plugins 2019

I guess this is pretty dependant on what you edit in atom, but here are the plugins that i use mostly.  Atom BeautifyAllows you to beautify code directly from atom, good for messy code structu..

11:55 pm, July 25, 2019
cooking
Pikelets

Great idea for breakfast or just as a tasty snack, This should take you about 20-30 minutes including cooking time, or less if you have done it a couple of times. Ingredients 3/4 cup (185ml) milk ..

10:51 pm, June 24, 2019
osrs
Farming Allotment patch locations

The fastest way to get to the Ardougne allotment is using the teleport on the Ardougne cloak 2 and above. Alternatively, players may use the Fishing Guild Teleport..

5:34 am, April 28, 2019
Tech
Dell Inspiron 13, 7380 Laptop Specs and Insights

The Dell Inspiron 13, 7380 comes at the top of my list when getting a new laptop. I was originally looking at the new XPS 13, but the price of that is around $2000 with the same specs as the d..

12:16 am, March 8, 2019
osrs
Efficient OSRS Maxing Guide

I found this an easier way to read this guide, Source is down below. GENERAL SKILL ORDER Aim for quest cape ASAPDo early:99 Fishing91 Thieving (get rogue at 80)Complete diaries as soon as you get th..

1:19 am, January 22, 2019
osrs
Crafting - 1 - 99 guide

Levels    Details    Amount   XP    Items Needed    Material Cost Each    End Product Price Each   Pr..

5:02 am, January 20, 2019
osrs
Graceful outfit

Graceful clothing comprises weight-reducing gear that can be bought from Grace found in the Rogues' Den beneath the Toad and Chicken in Burthorpe. The pieces are bought with marks of grace, which are ..

12:33 am, January 18, 2019
osrs
What are the best ways of slaying Metal Dragons?

Depending on your level here are some gear options for Slaying Metal Dragons.  Tips Killing Metal Dragons in Brimhaven is faster than the ones in Kourend as the ones in Brimhaven have lower d..

4:57 am, January 17, 2019
osrs
Oldschool Runescape Ironman guide By OzirisRS

Oldschool RunescapeIronman guideBy OzirisRSRe-formatting + images + details added by KruXoR Contents Introduction Pre-Text Starting Out Early quests, wintertodt and ardy cloak 1 (71) Lumbrid..

12:31 pm, December 29, 2018
osrs
OSRS Optimal Quest Guide

Old School Runescape Quest Guide Quest/Action QG New levels after finishing quest Quest points Total QP Additional info The Restless Ghost QG 9  Prayer 1 1 Run fr..

4:45 am, December 28, 2018
osrs
OSRS Members Fishing Guide

Here is the method that i used to level fishing. In members OSRS. This is fairly AFK using this method so you can dual login, or do something else while fishing and just listen out for the inventory f..

12:13 am, December 28, 2018
osrs
OSRS Notes

15 April 2019 Grinding Trolls, still leveling slayer very slowly. I found the best place to farm the trolls is just east of the crabs there is a tunnel there kind of a passage that has some level 6..

11:23 pm, December 9, 2018
how to
How to do a simple landing page from scratch

Here is my process to create a super simple but responsive and slick looking landing page. Create a HTML File Create a html file called index.html as this is the file used by most web servers as the..

4:28 am, October 2, 2018
css
CSS Margin and Padding Framework Generator - How to use it

I used to just write this manually, but this generator is much easier than manually typing these margin and padding values. So what this does is generate css for each step so if i do the default se..

5:06 am, September 17, 2018
php
Image Resizing with PHP and SimpleImage Library

How to resize images with PHP using the SimpleImage Library I always forget how to do this even though its pretty simple once you know what to do. Here is how i resize images if they are over a ce..

12:45 am, September 12, 2018
terraria
Top 10 Terraria Houses

I thought that i would extract the top 10 terraria houses from here, just so that i could reference them for ideas. Here we go... 10. TerrarianKhaios 09. MultipleEggs 08. IcyOrio 07. PinoySh..

5:34 am, September 11, 2018
Pi
pi hole and hassio

What is Pi Hole? Pi Hole is basically a firewall that sits on your home network and blocks out all the adversiter and tracker sites. So if you want to block a large percentage of the dodgy/ad/tracker..

1:11 am, August 24, 2018
windows
Windows is now trying to upsell on the volume mixer icon

Now i like windows 10 and what they are doing with the whole "windows experience" and i noticed a few things like clicking the informational things on the nice image they provide for you can lead to b..

6:38 am, August 14, 2018
how to
How to record audio from chrome into a file

I had an issue the other day where i needed to record audio from the browser, surprisingly this is not too hard you just have to have the right application and settings. I found the easiest way is ..

3:56 am, April 18, 2018
windows
Windows 10 on a 32 Gig eMMC Drive with Updates - Solved

I have had this issue a couple of times now. You get a cheaper end laptop with a 32gb main drive, and after the 1st round of windows updates. No Disk Space error. There are a couple of things i usual..

1:16 am, April 18, 2018
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