The house of fun is a live
site. It is always under construction. I add to it in sporadic attacks, which
i regret were much more frequent when I was not working full time. However,
i have no plans to ever abandon the house; and if the occasion were to somehow
arise, i would either give it a decent burial (ie. take it down) or put a
very clear notice on it explaining its status.
Here is a list of the more recent updates. It's largely for my own amusement,
seeing as i generally figure that the counter ticks over by some strange digital
Update; main additions/changes :
- 2008.09.08; Added some quotes.
- 2008.01.28; Retired the old 'red crosses' image from the main page. For now there's an old, poorly cropped version of the broken angel... will have to find my original scans or prints and redo it i think! But it'll do for now.
- 2006.01.10; Obligatory Guestbook sadly closed due to sudden onset of massive comment spam syndrome. Lycos tech suport admitted straight out there was no way to stop the spam, so it's gone. I've saved the posts, maybe I'll put them back up sometime.
- 2003.11.20; Added a musing.
- 2003.10.19; Added two musings; a quiz
and a backdated pair of quizzes.
- 2003.10.07; Added a musing.
- 2003.10.02; Added a poem.
- 2003.09.16; Updated heretic's
little instruction book.
- 2003.08.04; Added a poem.
- 2003.06.08; Added a musing.
- 2002.06.01; Added poetry
- 2002.04.18; Added to viewfinder
(gap house and normanby).
- 2002.03.16; More work on the cyberpunk
page... finally, it's all converted to the new design! Plus I've
revised various bits of content on the way through.
- 2003.03.07; Added the vault.
The Vault incorporates various pages which won't be developed any further,
but I like to keep online. It actually incorporates all the local content
of the old "collaborations" section; so that section is gone now.
- 2003.02.28; Added a musing.
- 2002.02.21; Added to funny
- 2002.02.15; More work on the cyberpunk
- 2002.01.24; More work on the cyberpunk
- 2003.01.03; Cut the index of the cyberpunk
homepage over to a new look. Am still working to roll it out through
the whole cyberpunk site. Didn't feel like waiting forever to have time
to finish it off :) I also added a photo to the semi-hidden photos-of-me
- 2003.01.01; Added a musing.
- 2001.12.22; Added a quote.
- 2001.12.21; Added another musing.
- 2001.12.17; Set up a better browser warning system. Removed
the old warning/upgrade page.
- 2001.12.16; Added another musing. Changed the content on the
'mailme' and 'info about me' pages. Also fixed up the guestbook somewhat,
after leaving it languishing for some time.
- 2001.12.13; Three new musings. Phew.
- 2001.12.05; Uploaded a musing; lots of work getting the Funny
Shit section into shape - this is bigger than I thought :)
- 2001.11.03; Finally... a long-needed technical overhaul of the
Funny Shit section. Plus I added a bunch of funny stuff while I was at it.
- 2001.10.30; Added a quote and photos of my new car.
- 2001.10.20; Added a musing.
- 2001.10.07; Added the INDUSTROTANK photos on Viewfinder.
- 2001.09.21; Just when you thought it was safe... something posessed
me to add to my goth rants. Then i lost it completely and set up a blogger
to catch all the random links.
- 2001.09.14; Added a browser sniffer and an upgrade suggestion
page... will see if i still like the idea after i've tested it some more.
- 2001.09.07; Added a musing; and the crowd goes wild...
- 2001.09.03; Added a musing; updated the links page. Am starting
to convert date format across the site to the less ambiguous YYYY.MM.DD
- silly bloody yanks and your MM.DD.YY :)
- 2001.08.03; Lots of little stuff, mainly just whipping the CSS
into shape and stuff. Also working on the text on pages like the Event Horizon
page (collaborations). Oh yeah, and I added to heretic's little instruction
book and stuck the guestbook back on the site (miscellaneous).
- 2001.06.15; New index/entry page, with the angel wing.
- 2001.06.04; New design. Where to start? The site is now
using CSS, it has a new homepage, nav trails at the bottom of each page,
decent html.... I have learned a lot since I started writing this page,
and boy does my old html make me cringe. I've learned to close tags, for
- 2001.06.03; Changed the counter from an Ultimate Counter back
to a Webcounter. I can only guess at the number of hits lost while it was
down, but I've worked off the last definitely known value and restarted
the clock from 6000 hits. I know it actually had some more but hey, I'd
rather lose some hits than cheat on the count. Various other bits and pieces
on the page were tinkered with; a few funky links added, that sort of thing.
- 2001.04.12; Fairly hefty technical update. Not much that you'd
actually see, other than the hour or so where nothing worked and I sat around
alternately redialling and swearing.
- 2000.11.30; Added another musing.
- 2000.10.31; Added to poetry.
- 2000.05.08; Added another musing.
- 2000.05.07; Added another musing.
- 2000.03.21; Finally added a musing i wrote last December.
- 2000.02.04; Updated quotable, added the 15th "Going Crazy in
- 2000.01.04; Added poetry 2000.
- 1999.10.10; Updated quotable and demoscene.code, plus a few
- 1999.08.30; Added to Pure Heresy and prose.
- 1999.08.18; The new look Pure Heresy page goes online. I broke
it up after noticing the html alone had grown to over 100k...
- 1999.07.31; Removed Frankenstein from fonts list.
- 1999.07.25; The Window of the Soul added. The Tycho page moved
to its new home - http://tycho.gil.com.au/.
- 1999.07.17; Added a musing, and a couple more poems. Note that
various additions have been made to the Tycho Brahe page since it was first
- 1999.07.06; Added a couple of poems, one font, a little instruction
and generally tweaked a lot of stuff.
- 1999.06.23; Did away with the bloodbar spacer... time to move
on, i feel.
- 1999.06.15; Added the "my room 97" photos. For my own amusement,
that's why. I also added Poetry '99 a while back, sometime in April I guess.
View that one with Viner Hand ITC loaded for the full effect...
- 1999.06.07; Added the first unofficial tycho brahe fanboy
- 1999.05.03; Added a couple of back-dated musings.
- 1999.04.13; Legalese added, plus a musing. I also fixed that
"Abducted from the Key of X" link which must have been broken, well, ever
since I put it online. Plus, I changed return to main links from subpages
so they take you back to their category. That took ages. Be grateful. Failing
that, try to care for a second or two. Thank you.
- 1999.04.12; demoscene.code v1.03 posted.
- 1999.03.16; i finally bit the bullet and put cyberpunk
online, so go look at it for sod's sake :). i also fooled around with the
main graphics. don't know if that was a good idea.
- 1999.03.11; new musing, funky links, tweaks.
- 1999.02.02; new musing. cyberpunk is coming, really!
- 1999.01.15; added psych' test page
- 1999.01.11; moved servers. ugh, i hate doing this!
- 1998.12.26; added more funny shit and a musing.
- 1998.10.??; heretic's little instruction book added
- 1998.09.22; new musing, major work on the poetry page, used
a new font.
- 1998.08.24; THE DAY OF THE GREAT UPLOAD i finally got internet
back, so i've uploaded heaps of stuff. i don't even *remember* all the stuff
i've changed since the last time i could update the page.
- 1998.07.21; changed the moofies page around a bit, added lots
of quotes to quotable
- 1998.07.??; Muchos photos, Martin College page added as well
as a musing.
- 1998.05.31; added a musing (and uploaded a bunch of shit)
- 1998.05.04; added a musing
- 1998.04.21; added a musing and some funky links (what am i saying,
i'm always adding funky links. just go look at the damn page, ok? :)
- 1998.04.09; added some humour texts and some funky links.
- 1998..03.17 (very late); funky links updated.
- 1998..03.17 (extremely early); html rationale and a new musing
- 1998.03.10; Added "a classical education" to the music page.
- 1998.02.17; Musing added (written on the 4th).
- 1998.02.07; More photos added to Viewfinder.
- 1998.01.17; Viewfinder added, and major code renovations (server
change for some pages).
- 1998.01.07; new musing added.
- 1998.01.05; added quotable and the
Hacker Manifesto link.
- 1998.01.01; put a few new links online and uploaded my current
bookmarks file... oh, and happy new year all :)
Dates correspond to when the page/update was written, not necessarily the
day they're uploaded. Minor updates probably won't get a separate listing;
and links/funky links will never get a listing unless I throw the entire lot
out and start again or something. Just thought i'd point that out. Who knows,
it's possible that someone somewhere may actually give a shit.
Hey, i said possible.
This lot might be reordered from oldest-newest into newest-oldest....
when I have had more sleep.
1996.08.15; The house of fun goes online. Several unsubstantiated
sightings of UFOs, Elvis, Bigfoot, The Loch Ness Monster, Fat Cat, Skase in
Australia and a few crop dodecahedrons are reported. The events are not linked
in any way.
5-10-96; Scenecode v1.0 online, links for Event Horizon active
and my guide to cow corruption added. Enjoy! :)
13-10-96; Event Horizon .zips taken offline again due to space
restriction [grrrr], Stop Telstra page added.
25-10-96; Pages about goth added and some more links.
27-10-96; A rant about Mosh pits added to the musings page.
6-11-96; Some new poems added to my poetry page and all returning
links should now take you to the menu and not the top of the main page (say
thankyou, it took ages to change all the tags :)).
25-11-96; "The Raven" added. Woo.
28-11-96; The page about Jurassic Park added, plus goth jokes
and more ramblings.
1-12-96; Event Horizon links should now work. Hopefully. Also
some pages will now link to a different server, which I can only hope will
17-12-96; Funny shit added.
18-12-96; Dragonheart review added.
25-12-96; Funny shit, gothjokes and "other words about goth" added
27-12-96; Going Crazy in the Suburbs added.
16-01-97; More funny shit and some new additions to my prose page.
30-01-97; New poems added to my poetry page, plus new and updated
09-02-97; New musings and more funny shit added.
19-03-97; The Moofie List added, plus little updates all over
26-03-97; Tinker, tinker, tweak, tweak, procrastinate, procrastinate...
08-04-97; "soundtrack of the soul" added.
22-04-97; a couple of new musings added.
25-04-97; some more work done on the list of moofies worth seeing,
including taking the Dragonheart review out of the main menu.
29-04-97; a new musing added.
12-05-97; poetry of the spirit added, plus some minor updates.
20-05-97; several additions to funny shit, and one to "other words
02-06-97; a new musing added.
24-06-97; the Webrings and Awards page added, really to accommodate
the Akashik Webring link... i'm not trying to say i have heaps of awards ;)
07-07-97; the page is moved from www.gil.com.au to student.uq.edu.au
- i may still use the space on gil, but i know for sure i'll have the
student space for at least a year and a half...
10-07-97; lots of funny shit added
17-07-97; new front page put online
05-08-97; more poetry added
15-08-97; a new musing added - like anyone reads them anyway...
16-08-97; some funny shit added
18-08-97; personality test added
??-08-97; i put a guestbook on the page (i forget exactly when)
22-09-97; some more moofies reviewed, Scene Code v1.01 update
23-09-97; lots of little tweaks and code smoothings which don't
really make much difference at all; but hey isn't that just life?
26-09-97; funky links page added
27-09-97; font page (off index) added... i figured not everyone
has the same fonts as me, so there you go... hey, be grateful. other pages
just tell you to go find them yourself.
05-10-97; new poems added
28-10-97; just to prove i'm still alive, and haven't forgotten
i have a homepage, i've updated my bookmark.htm link... merry christmas :)
01-11-97; pretty much the same deal. once my workload is cleared,
i'll do more.
09-11-97; new musing added
01-12-97; lyrics page changed, a few minor changes.
09-12-97; updated the moofies page.