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Reflections from a Swede in Norway.

Here you will find my small graffiti board where I write about things I come to think about.

In my blog, I write about the general unfairness of life, about spam mail, vintage computers, board games, Norwegians, current and not-so-current affairs, technology and whatever else occurs to me — in other words, a glorious mess. All opinion expressed here are of course my own, and all similarities with any living people is of course intentional.

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Mojibake at Amazon

Published: Thursday 2006-12-14.

I ordered a couple of books from Amazon for Christmas presents (books is about the only thing you can import to Norway without having to pay extra surcharges), and asked to have them gift-wrapped. I seemed like a good idea at the time, especially since the end results when I wrap packages myself aren’t always that great, but when the books arrived it turned out not to have been such a good idea. Not only had the wrapping tore off during transport, the text on the label showed clear signs of being UTF-8-encoded text interpreted as ISO†8859-1…

[God Jul XXXX önskar Peter och Thea]
Mojibake at Amazon

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