About Me

Now beginning the slow decline to his 40’s, Andy was born in Derby, UK but now living in Youngstown, Ohio, USA. Professionally, he has risen from the ranks of Technical Support, through Data Center Operations, to (most recently) Systems Administration […]

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Personal Projects

In my copious free time, I am drawn to the world of gaming – most specifically Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) gaming which has led to a few personal projects over the years that I am particularly proud of (and entertained by).   […]

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Professional Projects

Professionally, through over a decade of systems and networking-focused Systems Administration and Technical Support I have gained experience of many end-user/corporate computer and network architectures, both physical and virtualized – resulting in a career spanning Technical Support, Network Operations and […]

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Contacting Me

Email/Direct If you want to get in touch with me privately, then you can email me on zap.robo@gmail.com for any personal or business matters you want to discuss. If directly related to one of my side projects (like MMO Central, […]

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Latest Blog

Living in the USA – Week Four

Well, it really doesn’t feel like I’ve been in the USA for only four weeks – I’m as comfortable in the apartment as to feel I’ve always lived here. Of course, the problem being with a lack of nearby/reliable public […]

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First Site Update for Years!

Well, I’ve made a quick site update – my age and location is now up to date for About Me, the contact details are accurate for Contacting Me plus the pictures on Self Photos are now more recent, and even […]

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Random Internet Musings

I’ve just finished watching an episode of the MMO Report after stumbling across it and was thinking how many web-based shows and animations I used to watch but don’t any more. It’s perhaps a shame, since the quality is getting […]

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Living in the USA!

Well, as planned after 24hrs (ish) of travel I have moved to the USA to be with Heather on the 19th and all is great! This last week I’ve purchased a new PC (rather than shipping my old one I […]

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Moving to the USA

Yes, you read a-right. I will be moving to the USA on October 19th 2010. To marry Heather. That is all!

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Yearly update? Oh go on!

Well, it seems I best make a post on the ol’ ZRN Network to let you know that I am still alive and kicking. Life has been good, despite a worry this month that I may have to seek new […]

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Another Year, Another Blogpost

Yes, I am still here and alive and not posting to ZRN. You do realise this is mainly for my email address right? No changes since last year really – still with Heather, still in the wrong country to be […]

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Merry Christmas!

And a Happy New Things! Spare a thought for ol’ Zap as he sits at his computer, oncall for work for the next two days. It’s not so bad though, least I’m not actually in the office! So, for all […]

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Update Time!

Well, thought I’d update y’all with how things are trucking in my half of the world. Especially since I’ve just activated mirroring over to LJ where a number of people I know do tend to lurk. Winter so far has […]

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It’s Sooo Cool!

Can’t stop watching it! Edit:  Alas the video has been removed by YT and I can’t remember what it was. In its place I offer a little Bill Bailey (no not thatBill Bailey!)

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