For a while there was Flash. And it was good. But then came the beeping Flash ads.
A Norwegian general phone service provider, Telenor, is currently running an advertisement campaign where they’re telling everyone about cutting the prices for their mobile services. Fair enough, we all like cheap stuff. Just don’t add sound to your banners, people! Today I accidentally run my mouse pointer over the add four times when reading an online newspaper, and each time the familiar You’ve-Got-A-New-SMS-Hurray-sound used on Nokia mobile phones was triggered. Beep-beep. Beep-beep. Annoying? I’ll say! I’m listening to music here! I don’t want to be interrupted by unnecessary beeping. But as soon as I want to, I’ll let you know, Telenor!
So I did what I had to do. The Flash plugin is now removed from my computer and I doubt that it’ll ever return.
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The first row to the right of each participants name shows what was really in the cup, while the second row shows what they thought it was. Green pairs indicated correct guesses, while red pairs are false guesses.
So, what can we learn from this. Probably nothing, this wasn’t even close to being a scientific test. But it still revealed a few interesting facts.
- Hallvard thought the Coke he was drinking was TaB for a while, but rearranged his guesses, which saved him some Cola honor.
- You can serve Camilla anything, she probably can’t tell coffee from tea.
- I’ve been drinking Rimi Cola instead of Coke lately, but it looks like I could just as well drink TaB. But since it’s an American brand, it wouldn’t help my boycott much, now would it?
- Klas is pretty good at knowing his Cola, even after a few beers and some booze.
Join us again next weekend, when we’ll check how much alcohol influences your balance. Oh, wait, we did that on Friday.
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.. I just got a message from my editor (me) .. a new poll has just finished and it seems tast no longer is the most interresting part.. the new #1 on the "The-public-(meaning ME)-want’s-to-know"-list is of course:
Who [a long and impressivly rude combination of profanities] is Camilla.. or do I have to come up there and do a "Stein Lillevolden" on ya ass?
It really haunts you not knowing who she is, doesn’t it, huh? Huuuuh?
Since I don’t watch "Hotel Cæsar" or any other soaps on the TV, the tiny 80yrs old house-wife in me kicks in with a vengeance everytime she can.. :P .. so be on your guard, I might one day show up outside your house throwing eggs and painting slogans on the road..!
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