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Hold up! Before you read on, please read this...

This post was published more than 14 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have, to put it mildly, mellowed.

I'm not a believer in brushing the past under the carpet. I've written some offensive rubbish on here in the past: deleting it and pretending it never happened doesn't change that. I hope that stumbling across something that's 14 years old won't offend anyone anew, because I hope that people can understand that what I thought and felt and wrote about then is probably very different to what I think and feel and wrote about now. It's a relic of an (albeit recent) bygone era.

So, given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views may well have changed in the last 14 years. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find utterly cringeworthy today.
  • This post might use words or language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate, offensive, embarrassing, or all three.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken, and embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

I’ve been using the beta version of MSN Messenger 7 for a couple of days now, and I think it’s rather good. There are no particularly huge changes, but I do quite like the addition of Winks and Nudges (though the novelty may wear off soon).

Anyway, it’s definitely worth a click.

This 168th post was filed under: Reviews, Technology.

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Comments and responses

Comment from Anonymous


by Anonymous

Comment posted at 20:53 on 4th May 2005.

yoooooooooooooooooo


Comment from sjhoward


by sjhoward

Comment posted at 20:28 on 5th May 2005.

Well, quite. I’m actually back to using Trillian now.


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