Rolex fixed by welding

A Norwegian Rolex owner saved a fine sum of money when the wristband of his valuable timepiece was fixed by welding. (more…)

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Kemppi summer party 2011

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Virtual crime investigation


Once again, the Finnish broadcasting company YLE reported an extensive virtual theft. This time, a group of teenage boys had managed to steal the user IDs from customers of the virtual Habbo Hotel by utilising spoof sites.
Using the ID codes they had snatched, the light-fingered youngsters had stolen virtual furniture and other virtual property from the rooms of other hotel guests. Yes, you read quite correctly: they had stolen imaginary furniture from the imaginary guest rooms of an imaginary hotel. All kinds of virtual junk was taken: chests of drawers, settees, and armchairs – as much as the thieves could virtually carry away. (more…)

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The Dog in the Nick

Dog in the nick
When you look at a map of Finland, you’ll notice that the country is tall and narrow in shape. If you head off to meet a customer way up north by car, it is wise to get yourself in the same car as an old pro. On the long, boring drive you can hear many educational stories, such as the tale of a welding consultant and his dog, told by a salesman who had worked a few decades for Kemppi.

‘Years ago there was a welding consultant employed by Kemppi who had a rare and unusual habit of always getting into trouble wherever he went,’ the driver’s story began. (more…)

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