Follow these simple steps:
Step 1 Accrue charges on your account in a spurious fashion e.g. attempt to renew books over the Christmas holidays via phone but receive ambiguous messages
Step 2 Realize you’ve received fines
Step 3 Refuse to pay them
Step 4 Wait 5 years
Step 5 Try to take a book out but the machine won’t let you
Step 6 Librarian gets confused why there’s such old fines on your account and deletes them for you
Et voilà. True story. I kid you not.
In 2011 I thought it was time to upgrade my flip phone to a feature phone. We had a spare Nokia e71 lying around the house so I thought I’d give it a go. At first I didn’t like it but once I got used to it, it became very useful for things like web browsing, checking train times and GPS.
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Only took 4 years for the redux. That is of course despite WordPress shitting itself during installation. It doesn’t seem to cope well with the multisite variable left undefined. Now let’s see if I can import the old database…