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Canadian Government authorizes new 25c coins

Posted in Hobbies, Uncategorized with tags , , on August 20, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

via Canada Gazette

“The Royal Canadian Mint (Mint) wishes to produce six coins with denominations of twenty-five cents as part of the 2007–2010 Olympic Circulation Coin Program depicting the three most popular Canadian Olympic Winter Moments as selected by Canadians from the Top 10 Canadian Olympic Winter Moments contest. The top three moments would be featured in two versions, coloured and non-coloured, on twenty-five cent circulation coins. However, at present the Royal Canadian Mint is not authorized to produce coins with the proposed new Olympic designs. “

Anti-Piracy Stickers in The IT Crowd [Hobbies]

Posted in Culture, Hobbies, Tech, TV with tags , , on July 29, 2008 by The Quintessential Geek

Fun anti-piracy stickers can be found pasted on the door to the IT department: MP3 is not a crime, “Fair use has a posse”, as well as two Electronic Frontier Foundation stickers. An ominous “Danger of Death” sign warns visitors to the IT department of impeding doom.