Category Archives: Site News

Changes afoot

Gentlepeople as you’ve probably noticed the Cat has been sluggish in the last week and hasn’t been its usual humming efficient self since the last upgrade. I have been in contact with a magic rainmaker computer wizard Jacques. But there … Continue reading

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Hacks and work-arounds

Kaysee emails to say that some people are struggling to read comments etc. and that we should have a dedicated thread for people to post their hacks and solutions to this problem. To paraphrase the Sydney coach from a few … Continue reading

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Pulp Non-Fiction

Watching the last Resident Evil film. It’s basically a documentary at this point.” – Friday night at Arky’s

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We are experiencing difficulty …

As many now realise the Cat is misbehaving. Even as we speak – or not actually – our dedicated team of experts are rounding up virgins to sacrifice to the volcano gods, who will then intercede on our behalf with … Continue reading

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Moving and not moving

Hello Cats. 2021 has started out as a rather poor year for TAFKAS.  Several crappy issues in the first 8 days were topped off by a ladder fall yesterday resulting in a broken foot. Anyhoo.  TAFKAS is moving to SubStack.  … Continue reading

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New Threadsters

Some will have noticed that Graeme Bird has been very active trying to post into the threads over the past few weeks. Consequently I’m being very risk averse in allowing new threadsters.

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Story behind the banner

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Cold turkey

We’ve all had a weekend of cold turkey – no Cat comments. I have made several requests over the past week or so for a greater level of civility on the Open Forums – especially towards fellow Cat threadsters. My … Continue reading

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To remind ourselves

In days gone by individuals of like mind might have met up at the pub and had an evening of fine companionship. This companionship would have consisted of people coming and going, of shouting and debating, disputing facts and comments, … Continue reading

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The C Was Angry That Day, My Friends

SPIRITS combative and fractious descended on Catallaxy’s usually Algonquin Round Table-esque Open Forum yesterday. The topic was, of course, coronavirus – a topic so excruciatingly inescapable it’s like binge-enduring 20 years of climate change Q&As in one evening. No surprise … Continue reading

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