LED Gummy Bear Pine Wood Derby Car wins Coolest Cub Car!

The LED gummy bear car was voted Coolest Cub Car!

And came in dead last in the family races! Hey we had an accident with the hot glue gun and glued one of the wheels to the body.

One another NOTE this wasn’t the only car in the family to win a trophy. My son won Best Design for his musical note car! Two trophy came home today!

Pink & Blink’n Lincoln – How To create a Hot Pink Pine Wood Derby Car with LEDs and Glue Gummy Bears

 

Last month I was inspired by a Tweet by Erin Riley that ran across.  She had an excellent inexpensive & very easy electronics / hot glue gun project. Continue reading Pink & Blink’n Lincoln – How To create a Hot Pink Pine Wood Derby Car with LEDs and Glue Gummy Bears

Quick & Easy way to mass delete spam accounts from a MediaWiki install

Open MySQL and use this query.

delete FROM `user` WHERE `user_email_authenticated` is  null

You may have to change the prefix to the user_email_authenticated if you have one.  This quick SQL will go through an nuke any account which hasn’t beed validated.

Suggestion if you don’t run an open MediaWiki site, like I do at www.Apple2Games.com … block out registartions… add this to the LocalSettings.php file.

# Prevent new user registrations except by sysops
$wgGroupPermissions['*']['createaccount'] = false;

See https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Preventing_access for more user restrictions.