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January 2009 Blog Posts (26)

Updating to KDE 4.2, Sucess! :)

I wanted to update as soon when The new KDE 4.2 was released at January 27. But because I don't count myself as a big expert of Computer.. Although many people think I'm the one. Really I'm not. Yes I'm using Linux. But when taking manuals away. I'm helpless. I'm not the true Computer guy. Maybe I just dislike Microsoft's unfriendly licensing policy. Anyway. Now it seems, that Everything is working after full system update, together… Continue

Added by Hardi on January 31, 2009 at 17:00 — 1 Comment


Reading is the only way for me to stay in touch with English langauge, since I do not have the opportunity to use it in my daily life to communicate. While reading one acquires a language, because he enters a world where he can find love, hate, death, life...as Julius Lester says:"Open a book and enter a world that must be as beutiful as flowers opening in the spring"and in an other extract he says:"Letters made words,and words made visible the felt unseen." Besides, reading helps to learn… Continue

Added by Hanane on January 31, 2009 at 15:30 — 2 Comments

Against Terrorism

If we wanted to stop terrorism, must control religious activity, in front of the public.

India is a secular country, all Indians are brothers and sisters hence we don’t

Want to allow any cast or any religions to interfere in our country.

Don’t allow religious procession and religious speech in front of the public,

It must under control, anybody want to do any religious activity it should

Their personal place or home not in front of public,

Don’t… Continue

Added by Abulaiz Chaliyam on January 31, 2009 at 11:02 — No Comments

The world as I see it (Albert Einstein)

I would like to recommend this book to the ones who have not read it before. I like this book very much because I found some common views with the author. His book helps me have a clearer vision of the world, of the living around me.

You can download the English version here

Added by Arale on January 31, 2009 at 6:00 — 1 Comment

Fajr Film Theater Festival

Today is the opening day of the 27th Fajr Film Festival, Tehran, Iran.

Some of my friends stood many hours in the queue to purchase some tickets, some days ago and finally they bought me a series of old famous movies.

I went to the cinema and got into the theater. the film title was: Rififi

But when the movie started and the title was appeared I saw another title on the scene: The Man Who Knew Too… Continue

Added by K1 Monfared on January 30, 2009 at 16:30 — No Comments


***********2 words*************

Money talks.

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Haste makes waste.

Practice makes perfect.

Misery loves company. (It never rains but pours.)

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He who has health has hope.

Failure is the mother of success. ( Failure teaches success.… Continue

Added by HUBERT HSU'S BLOG on January 30, 2009 at 16:30 — 1 Comment

welcome in my page

I'm jewel , and my main aim here is learning english language and practice it with other student here .
i like learning other languages , and i like to know people from different country with different culture .
I'm student , i like learning graphic design ,And u can see some of my work in my photo album .

this is what i want to tell u now
best regards

Added by jewel on January 30, 2009 at 9:37 — No Comments

Formatting the blog entry.

I noticed that when you add a picture to your blog entry. You can specify the position of picture, if the text is wraped around of it, and u can create a thumbail, but it miss one important thing. Margins around the image. Well. It's fine not to have it, since the dialog wouldn't fit to screen with too many opinions. But it adds 0 pixels of clearance as default. In my opinion it doesn't look nice when text douches the picture. In both cases when picture is aranged to left and also when it's on… Continue

Added by Hardi on January 29, 2009 at 10:00 — 22 Comments

My Favourite Poem

This poem is meaningful to me. I first saw this at the bookstore long time ago... (during my high school days) I had spent some spleepless nights pondering about this poem, but because of some reasons, I couldn't get a copy of it. Though, I was able to give it as a gift to a dear friend, I couldn't have a copy for myself. Then after some years, when it was completely out of my mind, the poem came to me again. This time, it's mine for I received it as…


Added by Lynne on January 29, 2009 at 6:00 — 30 Comments

spy Where is and What is Turkey :)))

I will try to write a spontaneous text below :) for friends who has no idea about us.

Turkey is located Between Asia and Europe. It has a "Horizontal Rectangular" map. On north there is Black Sea. On south there is Mediterranean Sea. On the West there is Egean Sea. Between Egean and Black Seas there is Marmara Sea. Namely, Turkey is neighbouring to 4 seas. But is "disputable" if Turkey is "making use of them".

What about… Continue

Added by spy on January 28, 2009 at 20:00 — No Comments

Hello Everyone!

Well as you may know by the title of my page I am the teacher Mario

a teacher who's seeking everytime how to improve his teaching but also

fightin' against English non-interest by the Mexican students, specially the ones that live

in the poorest areas! these students that its everyday life is rounded by violence and laziness something very sad cause without the matter of which nationality a person is, if we live between violence and laziness enviroments the future's not gonna be… Continue

Added by Teacher Mario on January 28, 2009 at 17:53 — 2 Comments

Watch films in English with subtitles.

Watch films in English with subtitles.

Watch film on a computer, on laptop, on digital player. Make sure you can pause the film any time. When you hear interesting phrase and you already know where you are going to use it, pause the film, write out a new phrase. In the end you’ll probably have 20-50 new phrases. Do not write out every phrase. Start with film that you’ve already seen in your native language many times

Added by Olga on January 28, 2009 at 13:13 — 14 Comments

How to learn English for communication in 6 months.

1. Motivation . You have to answer to these questions: English – for what? Speak English – with whom, what topics, in what situations? Imagine your life in details in 6 months. How English can change your life?

2. Aim. Make “Learner’s plan”. You MUST learn not less than 20 phrases by heart in a day. Not just words, but phrases or even sentences. On Sunday you’ll know 140 phrases, in a month - 560, in 6months – 3360. You have to register the time of your lessons. Not less than 12 hours in a… Continue

Added by Olga on January 27, 2009 at 12:15 — No Comments

Drawing some character.

Beside of watching Animes and doing nothing. I like sometimes to draw something. Usually it's some unknown Anime/cartoon-like caracter. It's easier to draw those, because when some limb happens to gome out too big, or bigger than it's partner, when whole posture looks like it falls down. I can allways say, that it's just a feature, not an error. Although when drawing with computer. Mistakes are easyer to fix. Especially when using vector graphic editor like Inkscape. I still have big trouble to… Continue

Added by Hardi on January 26, 2009 at 21:30 — 6 Comments

Polomi Siddique Simply Me!

My 1st blog will definitely be about introducing myself. I'm Polomi.

I have a beautiful life as blessed by the Almighty. I'm an optimist, of every success and complications that come through my life. Even an year ago I was not the way I am today. I was shy and followed others. I always thought that the kind of person I really am might not be acceptable to the others. So insisted myself to become someone preferable to everybody. But then I… Continue

Added by Polomi Siddique on January 26, 2009 at 16:30 — No Comments

Genius Idea

A special Thank you dear Nafis and Josef Essberger for trying to help.

You know, I opened an account in hotmail, and I tried to transefer some of the files just to test the operation, but unfortunately, I received nothing. So what comes to my mind is just try to resend them to my new webmail account as if replying to the message received via changing the address é mail to the one that is mine.

Genius idea. Isn't it. And despite the fact that it is gonna be a hard task to accomplish, I… Continue

Added by Hanane on January 26, 2009 at 10:53 — 2 Comments

I am so SAD

This week I received an e-mail from Caramail, the service I use tu receive messages. The message says that Caramail is going to cancel all the services it offers to its custemors since it does not gain or made any benifits out of them. The 15th of February 2009 is the deadline and when all the services are going to be canceled. What aches me is that I have some precious e-mails archived there and I couldn't bear the idea of deleting them. Most of them belong to English club: news letters, 7… Continue

Added by Hanane on January 24, 2009 at 12:09 — 2 Comments

Happy Lunar New Year!

The upcoming Chinese lunar new year is called 'year of the ox'. Every lunar year has a different kind of animal to name the year. Only 12 kinds of animals are chosen. In addition to 'ox', the others are 'rat', 'tiger', 'hare', 'dragon', 'snake', 'horse', 'sheep', 'monkey', 'cock', 'dog', 'boar'.

Why the ancient Chinese chose these animals as the symbols: a long story. Every animal means differently to the people living in the land thousands of years ago. But, to me, what's important… Continue

Added by Expector Smith on January 23, 2009 at 23:30 — 5 Comments

At the end of your life, how would you most like to be remembered?

My father told me that he had left three things for me, his good reputation, books and his cassettes. He gave me a notebook filled with famous poems from reknown poets. He gathered this collection since his childhood. This notebook accompanied him in life hardship and now he gave it to me. My father said he did not have huge money or property to leave, except these cultural products and he emphasized that nothing is important than righteousness and good reputation in life.These are his legacy… Continue

Added by Nafis on January 21, 2009 at 19:12 — 7 Comments

Text of President Barack Obama's inaugural address

By The Associated Press Text of President Barack Obama's inaugural address Tuesday, as prepared for delivery and released by the Presidential Inaugural Committee.

OBAMA: My fellow citizens:

I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. I thank President Bush for his service to our nation, as well as the generosity and co-operation he has shown throughout this… Continue

Added by Nafis on January 20, 2009 at 18:12 — 2 Comments

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