Category: Orkut

Casinos-How They work

In my last post I told you about history of casinos, now here are some details about how they work
Customers gamble by playing slot machines or other games of chance (e.g., craps, roulette, baccarat) and some skill (e.g., blackjack, poker) .
Games usually have mathematically-determined odds that ensure the house has at all times an advantage over the players. This can be expressed more precisely by the notion of expected value, which is uniformly negative (from the player’s perspective). This advantage is called the house edge.
In games such as poker where players play against each other, the house takes a commission called the rake. Online Casino often give out free items, known as comps to people who are gambling. Often, in most casinos, the more money a player uses the more benefits or comps the player get.
Comps are determined on a formula set by the casino based on the player’s average bet x the number of hours of play x the percentage that the casino will win on the player. Whether the player wins or loses does not matter; it is solely based on the formula.

Comps can range in anything from free drinks during play to penthouse suites, free airfare, limo service, and free food that’s the best part of IT.
That’s it for now, will post some more details soon.


Some Orkut Tricks

These are some oukut hacks that i compiled from various sources. I tried some of these and they work.

The hacks 1 to 5 are sourced from ;) 1. Changing Orkut Background

If you use firefox you can change the orkut backgroung by using the greasemonkey firefox extension. First install greasemonkey from here and then install Bluekut hack from here

2. Orkut Cute
Orkut cute is a program that let you send scraps to all your friends in orkut. It also alerts you when you receive new scraps send notifications when forums are updated. Orkut cute can be downloaded here.

3. Sorkut Firefox Extension
This is a toolbar to search for the threads with specific words in the title. Just give the commumity id of the community you want to search, enter the search term and click Search.

Sorkut can be downloaded from here.

4. Scraboy
This is a freeware program that let you browse orkut and know when you or your friends receive new scraps. You can add emoticons, colour and formatting to your scraps with ease. Sending scraps from your desktop is also as easy as writing an instant message. Scrapboy can be downloaded from here.

5. Orkut Scrap Helper
This is a cool firefox extension that let you scrap faster by providing messaging options in your own scrapbook page. It also reduces the number of steps to scrap someone who has scrapped you to just one!. Scrap helper can be downloaded from here.

6. Scrapbook Flooding
An Indian dude named Rahul created this Firefox extension for Orkut scrapbook flooding. The extension is compatible with Firefox1.5+ and can be downloaded from here.

7. Javascript Hacks
There are some Javascript hacks for Orkut. Like, for flooding scrapbook, Increasing number of fans, testimonial flooding, Invisible names, blank scraps, etc. Some of them do work.
A good compilation can be found here. Try at your own risk. :lol: