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Established in 2007, Dan's monotonous ramblings on everything from web development to travel to iGaming. Don't forget to leave your comments!

Written by an British serial expat web monkey currently Living in Malaysia and working in the online gaming (iGaming) business.

Dan calls South East Asia home, having lived and worked in Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines.

Topics posted include travel, wildlife, road trips, web design, Drupal, development & programming, Agile project management and plenty more. Aside from this blog you can head over to dangibas.co.uk to read more about Dan if you have nothing better to do.

Wheel is out of place on my MG TF clearly damaged suspension
It's been a tough week for my MG! Well, my MG TF was in the workshop for over heating problems - something it's been in and out for a while! The workshop finally admitted defeat and decided to blame the head saying i need to get a new...
Posted 3 days 14 hours ago | Read now »
My MG TF At Bukit Antarabangsa, Ampang Lookout Point
She's a 1.8 160PS Stepspeed model MG TF (origional MG TF Stepspeed's were only 120PS). And in the background is the view from the lookout point in Bukit Antarabangsa, Ampang. You can easily find this spot when you head up the hill and...
Posted 3 weeks 5 days ago | Read now »
Stop Word From Highlighting Extra Space After Words
This issue had been bugging me for quite a while in Microsoft word. It's a kind of bug that Microsoft thought "hey let's not remove this bug, let's leave it there but if people don't like it they can spend ages trying to figure out how...
Posted 17 weeks 5 days ago | Read now »
Job Vacancy:  Technical Support Specialist
This position is to be based in Northpoint, Midvalley – Kuala Lumpur and reports to the head of corporate IT in Gibraltar. The company is a fast paced, progressive, forward thinking operation that is very active in the China market in...
Posted 23 weeks 11 hours ago | 1 | Read now »
Wordpress themer Developer Job Based In KL, Malaysia
Answer These Two Easy Questions To Apply Are you a Malaysian citizen or have the right to work in Malaysia currently (as a spouse for example)? Are you currently in Malaysia? If you answered No to either of these questions then this...
Posted 34 weeks 11 hours ago | 1 | Read now »
How To Identify A Malaysian
Malaysian National Food - KFC It's not Nasi Lemak or Laksa or any other more traditional Malaysian favorites. The number 1 food in Malaysia is in fact KFC. There are more KFC in Malaysia than any other restaurant. KFC is served for...
Posted 35 weeks 1 hour ago | Read now »
Job Vacancy - Online Marketing Assistant At My Aquarium
Based in KL, full or part-time available! You will be responsible for online marketing for My Aquarium - an online shop selling Aquarium products across Malaysia. Key responsibilities for this job role: Engage with people on...
Posted 37 weeks 5 days ago | 1 | Read now »
Melaka Bird Park Review
Went to explore Melaka last weekend and ended up at the Melaka Bird Park by following a random road sign. Overall the trip to Melaka was ruined because of the terrible traffic jams and endless traffic lights. I won't go back again -...
Posted 39 weeks 1 day ago | 2 | Read now »
Kia Spectra Seats For Sale in Malaysia
Anyone want Kia Spectra leather seats? Condition is fairly good. Minor wear on the passenger seat (you can see it in the photos). No visible wear on the driver seat, but the supports inside the drivers seat need some work. These seats...
Posted 40 weeks 6 days ago | Read now »
Web Designer Job In KL
There is no reason for my picture to be there - I just didn't have anything relevant to hand. Anyway... we are looking for a talented web designer to join us for this new job opening here in KL! This is a totally new position so it will...
Posted 42 weeks 4 days ago | Read now »
Illegal Parking Jockeys In KL
Above: Pictured on the right, Robert Khoo - Owner of the Reggae Bar allegedly operates illegal parking scams in KL It's time to write about one of the biggest annoyances in KL at the moment - the rise of illegal parking jockeys....
Posted 42 weeks 6 days ago | 1 | Read now »
Chrome Screen Capture Extension Menu Bug Fix
I like to keep software tools simple and prefer to use simple tools, that's why I chose Google's very own screen capture extension for Google Chrome browser. Problem is at some point it's been released with a hefty bug in it that breaks...
Posted 43 weeks 4 days ago | Read now »
Drupal Performance Enhancement:  Reduce Session Time
Starting with the code before the explanation! Edit the following lines of your Drupal settings.php file: ini_set('session.cache_expire', 20000); ini_set('session.cookie_lifetime', 20000); ini_set('session.gc_maxlifetime', 20000...
Posted 43 weeks 6 days ago | Read now »
Two Good Drupal SEO Tips
1. Duplicate content on comment reply pages in Drupal I noticed this one on several of my sites after looking at logs and statistics. I started to see the extent of a huge problem. Search engines were indexing the comment reply pages...
Posted 43 weeks 6 days ago | 5 | Read now »
Job Vacancy For SEO China Market Specialist Based In Kuala Lumpur
Job Responsibilities: Implementing the SEO strategy for China Provide monthly analysis and recommendations of website analytics Competitive analysis and review for main keywords and keyword phrases in Search Engines that will be used in...
Posted 44 weeks 1 day ago | Read now »
Photo of my Oriental Whip Snake
One of my favorite snakes! Really beautiful I'm sure you will agree? Don't worry he is harmless - unless you are a small lizard! This is my Oriental Whip Snake - Ahaetulla prasina - photographed here in Kl. He is venomous but the...
Posted 44 weeks 4 days ago | Read now »
Bronze Mabuya - Eutropis macularia from Yala, Thailand
I have some nice photos to share today! Finally got around to getting some pictures in Macro mode with my Samsung Galaxy camera :) This pretty little Skink is a Bronze Mabuya, scientific name - Eutropis macularia. It's a female...
Posted 49 weeks 2 days ago | 1 | Read now »
QA Tester Job Vacancy In Kuala Lumpur
What QA Job? Hi QA testers & QA Analysts! Looking for a new job? Want to progress more with your career? I'm looking for a team of QA test analysts to work here in trendy Bangsar, KL. Remember there is no I in team, unless you work...
Posted 1 year 5 weeks ago | Read now »
PHP + Yii Framework Jobs In Malaysia
Looking for a new job? Want to get on with your career? I'm looking for a team of PHP developers to work in Bangsar, KL. Any applications from people who are not in MALAYSIA will be DESTROYED, so don't waste your time and my time if you...
Posted 1 year 7 weeks ago | Read now »
New Online Aquarium Shop In Malaysia
At My Aquarium, there is now a place to shop, buy and pay online for all your aquarium needs in Malaysia. The new online shop sells aquariums, aquarium filters, fish food, lighting, air pumps and lots more! You can shop with any Visa or...
Posted 1 year 16 weeks ago | 2 | Read now »

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