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February 14th, 2003

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01:55 am - Insolvency, comedy and mystery
Networking question: does anyone have any contacts with anyone in the (British government's) Insolvency Service? I saw some posts there advertised in the local newspaper and am keen to find out more about what it's like to work there as a prelude to possible application.

Do go and read ericklendl - he's written some spectacularly funny bad romantic doggerel and Tolkeinesque sonnets. In a vaguely similar vein, new Radio 4 comedy show The 99p Challenge had a particularly silly round this week, challenging the panellists to act as councillors at the Council of Middle Earth. So if you want to hear what they reported from their parishoners, other than for the installation of further CCTV in Mordor, do go and listen. (It's a little over eighteen minutes through the show.)

Finally, a paranoia question; the answers aren't particularly interesting, it's the line of thinking that applies generally. Do you think that I am using any LiveJournal filters to write things for subsections of my Friends list in which you (you personally) have not been included? Does the fact that I am even asking this question affect your opinion on this matter?
Current Mood: optimisticoptimistic
Current Music: Radio 4: Just A Minute, Puzzle Panel, 99p Chal'ng, Rd Btn Qz

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Date:February 14th, 2003 08:39 am (UTC)
1) Thanks for the plug. :-)

2) I basically doubt whether you use subset filtering. As LJ is very good at hiding the fact that secret messages even exist (if, indeed, they do), it's not really of concern anyway - if you think that there's something that a subset of your Friends either shouldn't know or wouldn't want to, I'm quite happy to go along with your judgement.

For what it's worth, I occasionally make a message visible to only one person if LJ seems a better medium than e-mail for it. But that's all. And it's rare.

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