That's just the adverts -- you may find that you get slightly over-ripe friut instead.
3623 posts • joined 3 Mar 2008
So, yet another site for solipsistic wankers.
Must be soooo hard taking money from them folks
Re: Bussines edition…?
In adhering to the standard business model, the decison will be made higher up, the execution of the idea and any attributable blame will go to an underling.
Does Boris the unfeasably useless Johnson know about this?
The (insert lastest 'friend of Boris' here) Spaceport with a feking 'Mayor of London' poster all over it as of he actually had anything to do with it.
He would promise it will all be privately funded and 'somehow' need huge wedges of public funds to complete and run it.
Though the temptation to strap him to a launch vehicle would be hard to resist.
And folks moan about BT over here . . .
Re: The old adage
Or - 10% of the original bike cost?
Tesco? When doing Dr Bikes I've condemned brand new Toys R Us flatpackshite.
'Take it back, you cannot used it as a BMX with the brake cable wrapped round the forks, or gears that don't work. Get yer money back and go to a BIKE SHOP not a 'Shop that sells bikes' "
Re: Weak article
"The point of an e-bike is not to go faster than a normal bike, it's to be less tiring."
I can only assume you've not seen the shots of the off-road bike that can do 45kph +
Or that my mates new leccy hub thingy gives him 15mph up Muswell Hill?
Re: Ford: Any gearing you want, as long as it's fixed
or the Sheldon bike with three at the front, ten at the back and a 14 speed Rohloff in the hub -- you do it 'cos you can.
Re: all the wheels?
"It's a bike and at the push of a button it folds into a transit van, with the back wheels removed*"
That was my first thought.
But being all eco an all that stuff, shirley a brick of compressed paper or passing dolphin or similar?
And Cuthbert, Dibble and Grubb?
Re: "instead of putting it in my pocket, I put it in the seat next to me"
"Not sure whether that says more about the apple demographic "
Fibber -- you know damned well that an iDIOT and his phone can never be parted.
"On the reaction of a wire-restrained aardvark when irritated with a frikkin' shark-controlled laser pointer."
Erm, you do know that Apple are after $200mil for you using that quote?
But . . .
But we love Saudis, they are our mates, they buy loads of 'civil disturbance control' stuff from us and Boris Johnson lives up thier collective arses.
What's not to like?
"Lists are bad m'kay, just don't do it. It always ends badly."
hadaway an shite?
In my prime?
So, should I wish to use Tinder to locate someone for potential rumpuy-pumpy I'll have to pay top whack.
That's me fucked --or not.
"So I'll see your Petersen and raise your Kochanski."
Maybe but 'Read the Instructions' is pure Ian M. Banks.
""I now take bread with me on site," he told us."
Take a bloody baseball bat !
If that pile of poo known as 'Wordle' is used to collect the most significant words and phrases used on newsgroups and the like, then takes a selection of the most frequent, it should be relatively simple to connect the words and phrases together in a load of blather that resembles red-top 'reporting'.
Oh, hang on.
'populist' soundbites used to construct 'news' items.
that'd be Faux News, the Scum or the Fail.
Re: "Child-friendly advertising?!?"
Depends whether it is 'toys' or merely merch.
" What do you mean...
... it doesn't contain a full pint?"
Is that one of 'our' pints?
Sounds supiciously like one of 'thiers'.
Re: Have they stopped
"No they haven't My leap from 34.0.5 to 36.0 last night broke the search box.
It used to be you select the search engine you want to use and that applies in all windows until changed."
Oddly enough, I did an update on a Vista machine yesterday (ancient battered lappy that is just a toolbox) and today on a W8 lappy.
The Vista one screwed over the search box yet the W8 one is fine (maybe they fixed it)
When the hammers available to do a job are ignored or not used properly, there is no point in going and buying bigger sledgehammers -- what's needed is to use the stuff already in the toolbox.
Or at least open the toolbox and have a look before buggering off to B&Q for more shiny-shiny
Re: I struggle to know how seriously to take this...
" All projects are justified by future benefits and all phased implementations start with small user numbers and then aim to snowball into greater volume."
But that's in the REAL world, not that driven by politicians who all want everyne to smell where they have been pissing on lampposts.
Try putting it in perspective - politicians are like Upper Mangement. They have a shelf life of apparently a few years, the forst part is taken up with making as big a name for themselves as possible and the other two thirds is all about advertising yourself for the days to come.
'future benefits' -- please, my sides hurt.
A proper slap-down is required for these who prey on the weak and ill-informed.
Yes, there is an an element of 'stupid fucks get what they deserve' but many are just people scared shitless by the 'alternative nasty BigPharma' crooks and aresholes with websites advertising 'symposiums' and 'workshops' and other wonderful ways to PWN the desperate.
(see also 'super-diet' twonks)
I have enough trouble with house keys, car keys and memory sticks -- my pockets can't take another lump.
Re: Slow connection
This is an HM.GOV project -- what do you think?
"It also claimed that its private network investment would create 6,000 jobs over the next five years and boost the UK's economy by £8bn."
(Victor Meldrew moment)
If, that is, they can stop half the dosh disappearing to HSBC Switzerland.
She should have a woman's beard!
What we don't want is to upset our neighbours.
"Oi, you! Turn that fucking noise down. We have a 2 earth-centuries sleep/wake cycle and we're trying to get some shut eye.
If you don't you will be the green and blue ball heading to the big orange pocket."
" bad grammar in the spam email"
as if that's going to put off those who play fast and lose with the internet.
Re: 8k on a laptop?
But at 8k it's better for seeing the cock clearly.
Re: An 8K fondleslab?
"although when Apple do release it 3 years later,"
as in 'it's been around a while and had the corners knocked off of it'?
Re: An 8K fondleslab?
"Very, very, very tiny writing that you have to then zoom back to bigger sizes in order to be able to read."
Modelled on the T&C on most contracts then.
(will it also be in light green?)
Do people only store pics on FB and nowhere else?
Do they think they own them?
Would the servers of the world fall over when the missing cat pics and selfies are uploaded again?
"Obviously we were dying in our thou... hang on no we weren't."
That's because our mums were exposing us to it at an early age.
And popping off the local clinic to get us jabs.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to vacccinate kids with crystals, incense or 'super-foods'.
Our mums were sensible - -far too many have now fallen for the Autism crap and are now happy to expose pregant women.
As regards being 'Spawn of the Devil' I think Capita is on track to overtake Google.
I'm witnessing the 'changeover' from my Local Authority to Crapita -- it is a long and painful process and so far has 'advisors' with no bloody worthwhile advice.
Re: I am amused
I was waiting to see if someone else had got ther first.
(there seem to be some Brits about who welcomed the massacre)
Re: I forget
"only the names were change to protect the . . ."
Re: And they wonder why people don't bother voting
There's a difference between Tories who want to flog it all off and UKIP who want to flog off most of it and eager for TTIP?
Really? A difference?
One is a shitty stick and the other a stick with shit on.
Think what could be funded if they dropped that stupid idea for a train-set.
(I wonder what the latest idea of the costings is now? £80bn?)
Re: @JS001 The devil is in the details
" And then tax luxury, not labour not essentials.."
That was the original idea of V.A.T. - but now?
Re: Marketing types....
" as to actually believe that the world is anxiously waiting for your next fart - brain or otherwise."
Otherwise --- they don't wan't people engaging thier brains - brains = poor sales.
How about some work to recover the unpaid tax from your mates first instead of building smokescreens?
Can we have some programmed in the journalistic style of H.S.T.?
Re: Ethics Chip?
Most of the tabloid stuff appears to be aimed at the average Ethics resident.
Goes down well in Basildon.
Re: i cant beleive
"Out of interest, do we have anyone in our embassies we shouldn't?"
Maybe not embassies but we did keep a dodgy South American bloke in his plane at Northolt for some time.
Mind you, that was more down to the public demanding to know why the little shit was here in the first place. Heavy demands for his arrest while the goverment did a Spike Milligan impresssion:
"What are we going to do now?, what are we going to do now?"
Re: Why does it cost so much per day
"Is it because occasionally there's a big kerfuffle outside that requires lots of plods "
When was there last a 'big kerfuffle'?
"Olson was quick to acknowledge that his time and capabilities could have been applied to more pressing endeavours."
Bloody hell, people get awards for such work.
Re: Don't do it!!!!
Cancun -- humans are cheaper.
Re: "access their rooms using a facial recognition system"
"Interesting. I thought facial recog systems were not very accurate. If this actually works, it will prove that FRSs can indeed be useful."
Does FRS work if you're outside your room and you are desperate for a dump?
Shirley all that gurning while trying not to Kak yer Keks would cause problems.