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Having been through over two years of sleep deprivation as a result of antisocial tenants in the flat above me and my landlord doing nothing about them and in fact rather than investigating the issue they chose to discriminate against me for having suffered from depression, and deciding to frequently demand my doctors details and claim that is their action towards solving the problem, which lead to years of suffering severe sleep deprivation being lucky to get 4 hours sleep split up through being woken and kept up by antisocial levels of noise, causing damages to my health, and severely effecting my depression so I had little energy to be productive and often even resulting in difficulties in life, as well as neglecting my site here and putting out poor quality content whilst depressed and having little energy to do anything.

I had to as a result of the discrimination faced involve my mp and even go as far as involving the local government ombudsman to get things resolved and actually investigated but this was still a slow process, having taken over a year itself to get action taken about the antisocial tenant, while their binbags piled up attracting rats outside in a gigantic trash mountain which itself took a year to get the council to do anything about, and finally eventually being provided asb diaries after over a year of suffering the antisocial behaviour, it took a further year for those antisocial tenants to be removed, and life was good for a while where I was able to rest and sleep and be more productive, however the replacement tenant they bought in it seems that was deliberately sought out to have exactly the same problems, piling up trash not using the wheely bins, and staying up all night making deliberate antisocial noise.

So as to avoid this becoming a habit for the new tenant I reported this and expected the council to talk to the new tenant and outline reasonable behaviour and ensure he used his bins, looked after his share of the garden and didn’t stay up all night making deliberate antisocial noise, yet the council once again decided to take a path of discriminating against my mental health issues, of course in the process they lied to me claiming that they would talk to the upstairs tenant, however after a few attempts to get them to speak to the antisocial tenant they claimed they needed to speak to me first, however upon meeting the council worker with a smug grin stated he would not speak to the upstairs tenant, made discriminatory claims that because I’ve suffered mental health issues in the past and it’s possible for “mental health issues to result in imagining noises and sounds” which is outside of the realm of issues I’ve ever suffered and was very discrinitaroy. Also he kept pushing that because I’ve stated that my mental health is suffering from the sleep deprivation that he was twisting it to claim that my mental health was the issue preventing me sleeping which isn’t the case and never has been, and once again demanded that I provide my doctors details and that this is a solution to the problem. Obviously as a result of this discrimination I contacted my mp having already began an investigation with the ombudsman and him being my appointed representative as you have to go through the mp for these matters, as a result the council claimed that I had gone outside of the realm of complaints and insinuated that I’m a serial complainer (because they ignore complaints that are valid to such a state that I have to go outside to get things resolved)

As a result of involving the mp and mentioning how I had been discriminated against, after a few months of the new tenant moving in and being antisocial nightly deliberately, sometimes even shouting “goodnight” for half an hour after having stomped slammed and shouted for most of the night until 4am before letting me finally sleep as to taunt that he’d kept me up and was finally going to bed, before being woken up at 7am the next morning not being remotely allowed enough sleep to be healthy, which always left me feeling so drained I couldn’t operate and desperately needing sleep. I’m going a bit off track there, anyway after involving the mp who made sure that the council at least follow procedure they spoke to the upstairs tenant who admitted to being deliberately antisocial, yet they still insisted on blaming my mental health and pursuing me rather than the actually antisocial tenant so I had to push further complaints to ensure the procedure was correctly followed, eventually I got them to speak to the neighbour (who they made excuses for saying he’s a refugee and how he’s never had a home to himself before etc) so as a result of them making such excuses I asked that they speak to him about acceptable behaviour and outline being a reasonable and considerate neighbour and stopping the antisocial behaviour at night, finaly they did, and whilst he does have seriously disturbing freakouts at times, like when I was watching the flash he screamed “ree” and stomped into the floor nonstop for the whole hour one time to such a degree I had to turn my tv up significantly to hear it over him, and another time on stream during singing he was shouting “what the fuck” and stomping into the floor repeatedly as though I was being unreasonable singing at 8pm which is a perfectly acceptable hour.

When the council member stated he wasn’t going to speak to the upstairs tenant with his smug look and also claimed that the upstairs neighbours share of the garden which has become overgrown suddenly was my responsibility despite previous council members claiming differently (because every time I have a valid complaint they try to create some nonsense claims against me in order to cause problems) at this point it felt that things weren’t remotely hopeful and I was going to be stuck in this nightmare situation once again for several years straight and the council weren’t going to do anything and were instead going to cause problems to such a degree that would cause problems for my tenancy, after this I ended up in the bank and the lady on the counter bought up the help to buy isa and said about how the government would provide an additional 25% of whatever you save, obviously because the government are bringing the ISA to an end but I got to wondering if there was somewhere that I could get somehow in order to escape, and this lead me to see a place listed for sale at a guide price of £5000 at auction, and being a single floor home with no above tenant it seemed ideal, after viewing it seemed a pretty perfect place, so hope was revived again.

Unfortunately the guide prices for the auctions were deliberately so low as to encourage further bidders, and whilst speaking to some nice people at the auction who also unfortunately were outbid on the properties they were interested in everything was going severely above the guide prices and this meant that the possibility of escaping this nightmare this way was not a possibility so I looked into other possibilities, as the council refuse to put in necessary noise isolation between the floors which are paper thin and literally have no noise reduction I started to look into other matters as I had also heard that the government may be approaching removing the right to buy for council houses, having seen a lot of mp’s complaining about it on politics live I decided to look at what the remote possibilities were after having researched that putting up noise isolation may cost £9000 but if I owned the place I may be able to get grants towards getting the work done on improvements to the place.

Looking into the right to buy I was surprised to see that there’s also a discount available based upon how many years of tenancy you’ve had in public rental homes, with houses having a 35% discount after 5 years and 1% increase per year thereafter, whereas flats like mine have a 50% discount going up 2% per year thereafter so there’s a possibility that I may be able to get this place and make it a liveable situation. Of course in the meantime my case came to a head and this is when the council finally spoke to the upstairs tenant and stopped his nonsense and deliberate antisocial behaviour, but my application is now in as the fear is that the antisocial behaviour could return especially with the upstairs tenants freakouts which occur. In the meantime I will now be able to return to being more productive, depression provided but at least I won’t be getting deprived of sleep and will be able to start getting better, not having to eat so many sweet things and chocolates to try and give me the energy to operate so now I’m on the quest to get back in shape again too.

My case with the ombudsman also ended, and after the council had claimed that I was a serial complainer on the matter, it was stated in the case that the council completely mishandled the entire situation and that they should not have operated as they did and that they wholly failed to investigate properly. I’ve only been provided £400 compensation which is distinctly not remotely equal to the suffering I was subject to due to these problems (where my vlogging youtube outlines much of it as well as previous posts on this site) though it does show that I was justified to go outside of the council with my complaints to get things resolved, and again it was wholly necessary to involve the mp in order to get the council to investigate the new tenant as otherwise they would’ve ignored it discriminating against myself and allowing the upstairs tenant to remain deliberately antisocial throughout the night.

I will be attempting to move forward and be more productive now I’m able to rest better, and whilst the singleplay games were bought in so I could put out quick reviews for short games or fairly simple games I never really posted them on here as writing reviews again was something that really required a lot of effort and really needed me in a not depressed mood to put out a decent review (which at times may have failed on lets highlight reviews I’ve written as I’ve felt depressed and not happy entirely with some of the reviews I’ve written feeling they’ve not been as great as I would like them to be or portrayed everything I’ve wanted to) Anyway as a result I will be doing a 12 days of Christmas sort of thing bringing 12 of the single play reviews over the days towards Christmas highlighting some of these single play sessions which I’ve briefly reviewed on my steam curator page, but deserve some recognition and might even be something you can pick up as a cheap little bit of fun in the steam sales as often these tend to be severely discounted or they’re something particularly fun amongst the single play games I’ve reviewed, so I’m going to bring some fuller written reviews of these games here over the days approaching xmas and the steam xmas sales.

The windows 10 creators fall update is here, like all windows updates it’s forced upon you whether you want it or not. For the most part these are fairly harmless changes in the background that you’d never know about however this one is causing particularly large problems for many, ranging from software becoming unusable to supposedly bricking the pc’s entirely leaving a completely black screen.

Having experienced a similar problem myself with the previous time this update attempted to assert itself I tried everything from changing the resolution to no avail before I finally found a way to fix my pc and get rid of this problematic update.

What happened to my pc?

How my problem manifested on my pc was that it begins with a black screen, however if you jiggle your mouse around enough you can find a way to get it onto your screen, after a lengthy time (around 15 minutes) the background will actually load in, and then it will take several more minutes for the icons to appear along with a windows fall update window, however the resolution won’t be changeable and you’ll be stuck to a really sketchy blurry out of resolution screen that shows only about 1/5th of your native desktop size with the rest being off your screen (and this is on a fairly large sony tv which should be more than big enough to contain the entire pc, and does with much better resolution on the previous version and displays perfectly with the 8gb graphics card it uses.) However in this resolution you would need a wall eating 80″ tv to show everything at this scale and it would still undoubtedly be blurry and terrible to use.

How To Solve This Problem?

So how to fix this problem? What you have to do is fish about on the bottom of the screen for the windows logo, which thankfully they added as without this you’d be stranded in broken pc hell destroying your entire pc. Once you’ve clicked this you have to hope enough displays for you to be able to find the settings button, I believe if you type S on your keyboard it will take you there and be the first clickable in the list unless you’ve added more software that overrides this (finding this blind would be very difficult)

You may have to express some patience as this slower version of windows seems to take a very long time to open this, once you have it open you need to scroll down to “update and security”, your middle mouse button won’t natively scroll like it will in any other window so you’ll have to find the hidden scroll bar here.

Once you’re into the next window you can use your middle mouse again and click on the term “view installed update history” at the top under the windows update status, from here select the second option “recovery options” from here you should have the option “go back to the previous version of windows 10″ click on this button, it’s the second in the list and you’ll be able to uninstall this broken and terrible garbage fire version of windows that destroys your pc and enjoy the previous working version.

After you have done this it’s a good idea to go back into the settings and pause updates for as long as possible to delay this garbage update coming back and re-enforcing it’s horrid nature on your desktop device.

I hope windows realise they’re destroying themselves by pushing this update and not allowing you to prevent it’s destructive nature from reasserting itself over and over again, because it needs to end and allow us to simply use our pc’s without this trash.

You may have noticed that there has been a hiatus on posting content here on the website and it’s been a systematic run of problems which have prevented me from being on top of things, as you are aware if you have been keeping up with the content here I moved into a flat and the move took some effort, and while I maintained content initially I had so many things to keep on top of including looking for work with enough hours to pay the bills which is quite the task considering everything seems to be zero hours or 1-4 hour shifts which is nowhere near anything that you can survive off let alone even afford rent.  The council property itself was in a terrible state and I had to keep on them to get the garden sorted and then repairs made, which is still an ongoing process as repairs still need to be chased a year on, and the garden was only “trimmed” so I have to dig up the entire weed route structure as it seems to be knotweed and will just grow back vigorously.

Having been out in the middle of nowhere existing in a singular room out with no transport and no way to do anything my body and muscles deteriorated to nothing, so walking became difficult and I had to get back the ability to even move around places, now that my legs can walk albeit looking wonky as hell and only basic muscles not stretched or on joints it is time to move onto exercising properly and stretching to not only lose weight but get healthy again and bring the rest of my body in line with being capable of existing.  Unlike neo from the matrix I don’t just survive inside a ship, I have to walk to shops and make food and outmaneuver much longer distances so it’s a slower process to restore normalcy.

Then the new neighbours moved in upstairs and it has been a terrible process of sleep deprivation and torture as they sleep through the entire day and were noisy all night every night in the room directly above my bed and any mention of them causing problems with my sleep just made them get worse and worse, then they started opening all the windows in this freezing winter making the house completely inhospitable, and they haven’t emptied the trash in nearly 4 months, so it’s been festering and piling up in bin bags outside the property, also ripped open and scattered across the garden, so trying to get them to be human has been horrible, the number of complaints I have had to file has been horrendous.

On the upside though, fighting back in other forms so they cannot sleep in the day just so I can sleep at night has been working so I’ve been able to get a bit better at keeping up with content, and my ex has come back into my life after I thought I had lost her forever after I was stuck in the middle of nowhere and it took 2 days to respond to her texts during thunderstorms, where I was located the buses ran twice a day, first thing in the morning and return at 4:30pm, phone signal was atrocious even on sunny days you were lucky to even get a signal.  So after it took me two days of trying to respond she thought I ignored her and I’d lost her to someone else and she hated me.  So it’s been a couple of years since then and she’s always been angry any time I’ve messaged, but this time when asking her out for valentines she didn’t say no, just she wasn’t well enough as she does have an illness that causes her major problems, but we’ve been chatting since then, and that instantly made me happy and realize how miserable I had been.

Long story short, basically I’m feeling happier now, I’ve got the neighbours under control so that I can get at least enough sleep to do more than be completely drained in the daytime struggling to not fall unconscious, I do have a lot of decorating to be getting on with so content may be slower coming out and I do have a backlog of reviews I need to do, but mostly the repairs are done and I’ve got anti damp things I have had to purchase myself so I feel more confident to decorate and everything won’t go mouldy.  As a result of all of this I feel I have enough time to catch up on things and start producing content here again, provided nothing new comes up to change things.  I obviously need to get a balance on getting healthy and back in shape, getting and making food, looking for work, decorating and putting up content, as well as getting a decent nights sleep. So it’s quite a bit to balance through the week, but I do want to start putting up content again, and apart from the time saving aspect I didn’t want to put up horribly rushed terrible reviews, both written and recorded for the site, it’s better to not put something up than to rush out something terrible in my opinion.

So reviews should start coming back to the site, there might be time balancing between decorating until I get all of that sorted out, but keep coming back and checking as reviews should start again soon.

I ordered a new pc off ebay to get around the issues I’ve been having with ram difficulties with some more recent games and decided if I’m going to upgrade I might as well do it completely and get a really reasonable rig for the best price I can find, well I did get a reasonable one but it didn’t come at the specifications it was listed as on ebay, moral of the story is that you should never buy off ebay as this and my last pc both had problems with not being as described… Well you can but expect things to not be as described and have to get around those issues, and my way around this was to pay an extra £50 to get the processor of the standard I expected and not a downgrade but still get a reasonable upgraded rig, which I will do another post on later.

I haven’t got as many updates and articles out as I would have liked, I had intended for this new pc to arrive and make life a lot easier with being able to do other things on the other rig while edited video’s render on this one and vice versa without having to worry about lack of memory issues preventing rendering and causing problems (as 4gb just isn’t enough these days) and it doesn’t help that my camcorder died and has been buggy since I managed to partially revive it (sounding like it’s going to explode with a high pitched whine growing in intensity by the second when you turn it on is not fun, and the troubles connecting it to the pc makes me avoid using it. I will post a review of the camcorder finally at some point too, show how that wasn’t as simple as record and upload as the stupid thing records in mono and very quiet so I need to use the samson microphone separately to record a stereo track and edit this onto the track and then process and render which creates additional problems and editing time.

Anyway with this update I hope to add more content soon, I have a number of reviews I’m working on which on the old pc are of a lower quality than I can provide on the new pc, as I could ideally use full graphical settings on the new system while recording without having input lag or other issues, and hopefully OBS will actually record at 60fps and not need processing as camtasia does reduce everything to 30fps only in output.

I have also been thinking about redesigning the site in some form as it is a little outdated, it has the word blurb I thought was clever when the site started out as simply written articles, and since expanding into video’s I feel maybe I should make things a little more colourful and include pictures of myself even though I don’t feel very photogenic at present and need to get back into shape. But I do feel maybe I should have better more obvious social links on the site and have a nicer looking banner that isn’t word spaghetti, as most people don’t get the joke just as they don’t seem to get the hand drawn logo, but it is good to see some bigger youtubers appreciate the anti troll terrible pun because you can’t please them anyway as pewdiepie has his hand drawn intro and ssohpkc has the hand drawn bioshock thumbnail, and the point is you can never please them anyway and even if you make it look reasonable they say it’s shit so why not make it as shit as you can!

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Thanks for your support and if there is something in particular you are looking for more of do let me know, or any particular games or content you’d like me to make I welcome suggestions, I do have some upcoming things I have put off as they need the new system including syndrome which has just been released and the embargo has now passed and I want to play on the better system, clustertruck without any input lag so I wont flop about like a fish, D4 as hopefully it’ll actually work on the new system even though it should on this one lol! Soul axiom as I really like wales interactive and I’ve been looking forward to getting on with that. Along with many more reviews and other indie games I’ve got in the line as well as finishing off the existing series’

Stay tuned very soon for some steam based board games which I have also got under review and are being uploaded very soon.

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I made this short video seperately as my other video went a little off track and I just ended up talking about her a lot, so I wanted a seperate apology video stating things I intend to create as video’s while my internet was down and I needed something further to distract me.