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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
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
NFT
Creating an NFT - bbyalienyodi

Ok here we go, i am trying a new NFT. what is this? Non Fungable Token, basically its a gif or image that is tradable. Here is my first design...  The name is  Alien Yodi Code name bbyal..

1:11 pm, August 28, 2021
google
does google still post back the search term with the link click

i remember a while back when you could actually see what search result words were being used to link back to your pages using the data sent back from the google click.  now when i test this i ca..

1:04 am, August 26, 2021
Apps
Move from Backup and Sync to Google Drive for Desktop

So i saw this update today for google backup and sync, and turns out that is is an awesome update! Now you can stream your files from Google Drive to your PC rather than having to choose which files ..

1:56 am, August 11, 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
rs3
RS3 Soul Cape and where to get it

Not sure how to get it yet, but i want one. Soul Cape Looks like this is the way, but not sure what this is... more research required. 

12:36 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
music
Music that you can play while streaming or recording to upload videos, non copyright.

Yeah so i keep getting copyright flags on youtube if i just use whatever is streaming in the background, which is annoying, so while gaming if you want to have some music you can play while streaming ..

4:05 am, July 17, 2021
designs
im noticing a definite colour scheme in the landing page department

just having a search for this "landing page designs figma" as i thought figma designs are pretty nice looking and its all shades of blue and purple it seems, must be popular.. this didnt actually ..

6:12 am, July 6, 2021
games
so i was browsing through games on steam when...

elder scrolls online reviews. 15,000 hours???? wow... should i get this game for like 15$? How many days is that.  625 days played? is there really that much to do in this game? almost 2 ye..

12:29 pm, June 30, 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
rs3
RS3 how to quickly deposit all fish and then return to fishing in the when swarm fishing

this is probably common knowledge but i thought maybe its a handy trick to quickly deposit all your fish and then go back to fishing, the only issue is you have to wait for about 5 seconds while it de..

3:22 am, June 18, 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
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
rs3
RS3 Construction Log

91 91 - 99 Construction using portable workbench Ok just a few calcs for this one: Doing Flatpacks on skilling portables world. Gives me about 18 seconds between banking. Which is really annoying..

1:46 pm, June 4, 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
wow
my old hunter in wow

i think she was max level but i have no idea how the levels work now... Actually i think i have a few old chars I cant remember which one was my main now

1:35 pm, May 20, 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
windows
check how fast your usb drive connections are windows

i have several ports on my pc and need to know which are the fast ones and which are the older and slower ports.  this utility seems to be the easiest way to check the speed.  then find ..

5:47 am, May 4, 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
python
python getting started notes

check your version of python Python python --version if this does not work try  Python python3 --version this should show something like: Python 3.8.5 you can run a python script with Py..

11:41 pm, March 28, 2021
python
Python import into SQLite research

Some examples i found while researching this import from python scripts into sqlite. Example weather import beautiful soup Python def weather_():page = requests.get("https://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/0..

11:14 pm, March 28, 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
purple partyhat price info feb 21

how do they find these trades?

1:19 pm, February 18, 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
site bugs
so i guess i will have to re-think my comments strategy

so i wrote a quick and well not that spam free (apparently) comment system for this site. while i was adding it inbetween test comments i found there was already spam being added, before i had even f..

5:15 am, February 10, 2021
howto
Aligning Images in TinyMCE or Floating them left and right

This might be a bit of a obvious one but i only just discovered that you can do this with images the other day rather than just using it for text content. I'll use this editor as the test one for now..

5:06 am, February 8, 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
Google Page Speed Cleanup and Testing

Here we go with some google page speed testing, on the new reduced size kruxor.com Its less impressive than i thought it would be: https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/?url=https%3..

12:47 am, December 23, 2020
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
rs3
RS3 Quick Daily Run Logs

Here i am going to log some daily runs doing the RS3 Quick Daily Run initially from here. Just to see if its actually worth the time spent daily on doing the run.  First Log is 14 Minutes (i tho..

3:20 am, December 10, 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
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
apple
apple ios 14 how to change default app for browser to chrome or safari

Here is a new feature in IOS14 where you can actually set a default app for certain supported apps like your web browser no longer has to be safari, and you can choose a new default mail client. ..

5:38 am, September 29, 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 - With Videos

This is a some what high level guide to the fastest skilling methods in RS3. Some of the skills have high requirements, so this just lists the fastest methods to skill them. This guide is based on thi..

12:28 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
linux
how to fix - Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function mb_convert_encoding()

I use the php readability library in some of my code, and found on a new server that it was throwing the error. Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function mb_convert_encoding() For me t..

5:25 am, April 8, 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
code
how to add a darkmode toggle to switch css and remember it dark mode

So it seems the trend lately is to add darkmode to everything... Dark Mode Light Mode Its actually not that hard to switch style sheets and add a dark version of the same style, it seems to be ..

1:51 am, July 17, 2019
osrs
Slayer Task : Warped Jelly - Catacombs of Kourend

I found with these ones at level 80, even sharks didnt cut it you really need to bring prayer pots and use Protect from Melee. What to bring Food: Sharks (prefer prayer pots) Potions: Attack Pot,..

5:44 am, July 4, 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
webdev
Mega Menus Collection

Just looking for some nice mega menu designs here, all they really are is a hidden div that gets activated when a menu item is clicked or moused over. Hard to find a solution that fits all for this on..

10:26 pm, March 18, 2019
osrs
Lynx Titan

Known for being #1 overall in OSRS and achieving 200 million (max score) in all skills.  Who is Lynx Titan? Also known as Forsberg1000 on youtube. He has posted a couple of videos showing how h..

1:22 am, January 18, 2019
osrs
Metal Dragons

Metal dragons are dragons whose armour are metallic. They generally have a high Defence against Melee and Ranged attacks though they are relatively weak against Magic attacks. Metal dragons drop metal..

12:01 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
1-99 Agility (Without Kandarin Hard Diaries)

Here are the courses that you should do per level 1-10 Gnome Stronghold Agility Course 10-20 Draynor Village Rooftop Course 20-30 Al-Kharid Rooftop Course 30-40 Varrock Rooftop Course 40-60 Can..

4:43 am, January 5, 2019
osrs
OSRS How do I change my appearance?

Now, you need to visit a few different NPCs to completely change your appearance The Makeover Mage in the above answer will now only change gender and skin colour A Hairdresser (one can be found..

12:48 pm, December 29, 2018
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 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
Utilities
How to Convert text string to lower case

Here is a small tool that converts uppercase or sentence case strings to lower case. Just paste in the string and your set. I also added a small video on how to use the tool (yes its just me copy..

5:08 am, September 5, 2018
Utilities
How to Extract image links from youtube videos

Sometimes it can be useful to know how to extract the image links from youtube videos, so i have created a tool that can do just that.  All you need to do is paste the youtube video link in an..

6:41 am, September 3, 2018
code
How to make your code look nice

This one is just in case you don't like using the tab button or maybe you have inherited some code that is just a big mess. Using the Code Beautifier Tool you can just paste in the code, and it adds ..

5:24 am, August 28, 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
android
Android Power Saving Tips, Getting the most from your Battery.

I recently have changed from iOS to Android, and i'm quite pleased at the amount of customisation you can actually have on this operating system, one great feature that is has going for it is that you..

5:54 am, August 6, 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
wordpress
Adding a template to wordpress to show a list of posts on a custom page template

So i had a request the other day to add a blog to wordpress that had been converted to a promo site with a static front page. Sounds easy, well it is if you know how to add a template to wordpress...

1:40 am, April 17, 2018
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