It seems customary to begin a weblog with a brief intorduction. I work for Sun in the Dublin, Ireland offices, in the Patch System Test (PST) group. fintanr , bnitz , timf and calum are some of the other folks in these buildings that also have blogs here, and their blogs will probably be much more interesting than mine!
There is also a new version of sunsolve in beta testing. One benefit of this new version is that the search engine works better. Another less well known benefit is that you can now download any version of a patch, whereas the current sunsolve only lets you download the latest. The latest patches provide all the fixes of previous versions, and to have your system as up to date as possible you should install the latest patches, however some customers needed to have access to older (obsoleted) revisions of patches so this is what the new sunsolve will provide on the patch page.
Right. Enough people have messaged me about this on facebook so rather than do the day by day thing, which I’ll get bored of by tomorrow, I’ll just list them all now. This is a bit of an oldskool list; i should do it again with more tunes from this century sometime 🙂
day 03 – a song that makes you happy
Tequila – Terrorvision
day 04 – a song that makes you sad
Cure – pictures of you
day 05 – a song that reminds you of someone
Tom Petty – Learning to Fly
day 06 – a song that reminds you of somewhere
Garbage – Stupid Girl
day 07 – a song that reminds you of a certain event
Nelly Furtado – Turn Off The Light
day 08 – a song that you know all the words to
Cant find the Clancy Brothers version on youtube – The Boys of Wexford!
day 09 – a song that you can dance to
Nellie the Elephant. I can still picture Skippy holding on to the record player in the teachers club trying to stop it skipping while a roomful of Goths thumped the floor!
day 10 – a song that makes you fall asleep
Chris de Burgh – Don’t Pay The Ferryman
day 11 – a song from your favorite band
I am one – Smashing Pumpkins.
Could have picked any number of songs here.
day 12 – a song from a band you hate
Whipping Boy – any song will do, but here’s We Don’t Need Nobody Else
day 13 – a song that is a guilty pleasure
Whigfield – Saturday Night 🙂
day 14 – a song that no one would expect you to love
Ace of Base – The sign
day 15 – a song that describes you
Hard to answer without coming across as a total muppet.
So I better pick a good song at least. Levellers – One Way, this version from Glastonbury
day 16 – a song that you used to love but now hate
Madonna – Like a Prayer. Just got overplayed at the time.
day 17 – a song that you hear often on the radio
BellX1 – Great Defector
day 18 – a song that you wish you heard on the radio
Temple of Love – Sisters of Mercy
day 19 – a song from your favorite album
Cherub Rock – Smashing Pumpkins from Siamese dream.
Could also bee anything from Doolittle.
day 20 – a song that you listen to when you’re angry
day 21 – a song that you listen to when you’re happy
Something Happens – Hello Hello Hello Hello Hello Petrol
day 22 – a song that you listen to when you’re sad
In the rare auld times
day 23 – a song that you want to play at your wedding
And did! The Foundations – Buttercup (KOH!)
day 24 – a song that you want to play at your funeral
followed by Prince Buster and Suggs! Madness Enjoy yourself
day 25 – a song that makes you laugh
Wierd Al – Yoda
day 26 – a song that you can play on an instrument
Well I used to be able to play most of it.
The Entertainer – Scott Joplin
day 27 – a song that you wish you could play
Joe Satriani – Surfing with the Alien
day 28 – a song that makes you feel guilty
No song makes me feel guilty. ? day 29 – a song from your childhood
A-ha – Take on me
day 30 – your favorite song at this time last year
Eliza Doolittle – Pack Up