Website Migrated to VPS


VPS stands for "Virtual Private Server", and although l have yet to write the tutorial for selecting one, and installing various components (web server, mail server, etc.), l have migrated the Thinking Hat domain/ mail-box and content to a server holding various other domains created by the family.

VPS is 500Mb RAM, Single Processor and 40Gb storage. It appears to be running very smoothly.

. . . and CUT! The END.

The World Cup 2014 Competition is finally over, and with it the Score Predictor Game.

The Prize Giving Ceremony(ies) occurred on Thu 17th of July, and here is the list of Winners below, in reverse order.

Last: Noorlicious

Noorlicious graciously received the Wooden Spoon for coming last. He even provided a speech.


3rd: ImaginaNaCopa

ImaginaNaCopa was not able to receive the Prize himself, although . . . he was making noises about being in Europe/ London during the week, which made me rush to think of a 3rd Prize. However, there was no show, and TheSwissNr10 stood in for him with a cleverly built disguise.


2nd: Varsna

Varsna came second, and was the League's last chance to stop MikeW from taking First Prize.


1st: MikeW

MikeW was the clear winnder, and was a gracious winner. His complaints about the scoring systems did not distract him from placing some accurate score predictions. The first prize was not as large as it looked earlier on, and MikeW accepted my excuse that the Cup got shrunk in the wash.


What’s the Score, George Doors?

. . and then FINISH!

The World Cup has drawn to a head, with a fantastic final ~ Germany vs Argentina. Similar to Brazil, Argentina is a team of individuals, rather than a team.

Well, the results have come in:

  1. MikeW
  2. Varsnal
  3. ImaginaNaCopa

See you at the Prize Giving Event ( . . . with perhaps a surprise attendee).

User Pts  
Sukhster 1. Sukhster 327
mikew 2. mikew 317
varsnal 3. varsnal 300
ImaginaNaCopa 4. ImaginaNaCopa 299
Arif 5. Arif 281
marek 6. marek 277
PJ 7. PJ 264
bridste 8. bridste 260
SLundgren 9. SLundgren 248
ianmorris 10. ianmorris 247
Roo-Ster 11. Roo-Ster 221
crookeg 12. crookeg 205
Anshul 13. Anshul 191
TheSwissNr10 14. TheSwissNr10 189
docbez 15. docbez 184
WaynesWorld 16. WaynesWorld 168
Clumpo 17. Clumpo 156
Nuggets 18. Nuggets 145
shariqmanji 19. shariqmanji 124
Max 20. Max 63
Edgar 21. Edgar 48
notascooby 22. notascooby 43
FFS-Shoot 24. FFS-Shoot 32
Shaiker 25. Shaiker 25
huntjz 26. huntjz 22
Noorlicious 27. Noorlicious 7

Weekend Before the End of the World Cup

MikeW still in the lead, and only two three games left to go . . . . varsnal and ImaginaNaCopa may not be able to catch up.

. . . 7-1 !!?

I haven't seen anyone in a yellow jersey this disgraced since Lance Armstrong. Has anybody got any views in relation to this? Or Text-Message Jokes that have come in overnight?

Invite to the Prize Giving Ceremony has gone out (Thursday, 17th July in London), and hope to see as many people there to put this World Cup to bed.