Gaza is burning

While the Arabs are still arguing if Hamas has the right to resist the Israeli occupation or not, Ghaza is burning.

This is nothing less than a mass murder… no it’s not war.

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Merry Christmas

I liked to wish you a merry Christmas with this photo I took of the dazzling Christmas tree decorating Beirut downtown.

So, Merry Christmas everyone! :)

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… then I got suspended!

Once again my website went down… This time it was because my web host thought I am abusing their service through (now inactive)… so they suspended my account!

Anyway, here I am, online again. و لن يستطيعوا إسكات الصوت الحرّ، لول

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So I was down yesterday…

Due to a problem with my host, the website was down for more than 8 hours yesterday! Here’s the e-mail they sent me:

Good day Rami,

We have received the report from our technical team and they have started doing the work after proposing a solution.
The issue found on your server is RAID array degradation (triggered by the traffic spikes earlier and high data read/write request). Our team had replaced the server’s HDD with new hard disk drive and already started to rebuild the array which may take up to 3 hours to complete.
We ask for your patience and understanding.
This advisory has been issued for transparency and to keep you abreast with the events.
Thank you very much.

The Management

W heik! Shu 3andkon akhbar?

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Five Things Meme

Here is something fun, I’ve been tagged by my friend Antoine Khater for what is called “5 Things Meme”.

Here are my answers, I hope the 5 people I tagged will respond too!

5 Things I Was Doing 10 Years Ago
1) Attending school!
2) Playing lot of video games
3) Daydreaming
4) Growing up…
5) Wondering what will I be doing after 10 years

5 Things On My To-Do List Today
1) Get more organized
2) Manage my time efficiently
3) Dedicate more time for my MBA courses
4) Post on my other blog
5) Take more care of my fighter fish

5 Snacks I Like
1) Godiva chocolate
2) Flavored yogurt
3) Hot chocolate cup
4) Can’t think of more..

5 Things I Would Do If I Was A Millionaire
1) Buy a house on Beirut seaside
2) Buy a bloody red Ferrari
3) Start my own business
4) Buy GOOD photography gear
5) Start a second business of my own!

5 Places I Have Lived (For Various Lengths Of Time)
1) Beirut
2) North Lebanon
3) Turkey

5 Jobs I Have Had
1) Network Operator
2) Database administrator
3) Nothing more..

5 People I Tag
1) Jester
2) Sietske
3) Diamond
4) Lilzi
5) Posh Lemon

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I saw Ziad Baroud!

I was driving near Concord (Verdun) around midnight on the second day of Eid when I was surprised to see the minister Ziad Baroud helping the internal security forces at one of their checkpoints! I quickly grabbed the camera and took this photo.

It’s good to know there are still some humble people out there…

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Iraqi Journalist Throws Shoe at Bush

I wish to see this happening to Lebanese politicians, one at a time!

Update: As per MIR’s request, here is a link to the shoe throing game! Lebanon is currently the 11th country playing this game!!

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Happy Eid!

Happy Adha to all my readers! :)

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Zajal Competition

I can’t but laugh at such ads! Since when is “Ma3rad Abou Imad lil khodra” doing sponsorships?

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I received it by e-mail from Digital ITS, the company that has been spamming Lebanese e-mail addresses for so long now!

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On my way back home from work everyday I pass by Roadster Achrafiyyeh. There, and on each single day I encounter a Sukleen truck collecting trash from the containers and causing a massive traffic jam.

Will the guys in charge at Sukleen ever think of chaning the schedule for trash collection? Ya3neh n7akalna nlemm zbeileh il sei3a 6:30 3ashiyyeh!!!

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