Re: Not an expert
So you believed that lie, did you?
476 posts • joined 3 Apr 2008
So you believed that lie, did you?
And I remember writing some of the OS for that ICL 1904S et al...
Yep, that works. I have one Windows app written for a customer that needs maintaining, and I run Visual Studio in a VN of Win 7 - it runs pretty well, too.
It really, really is possible to live a rich and fulfilling life without Windows. I abandoned it 5 years ago and things are just dandy. I admit I have no interest in games, so that could be a killer for some.
And flying VFR over London is something they tend to frown on at the best of times!
Open Media Vault on a Raspberry Pi. Unbeatable. Music where I want it, at a reasonable price.
And, much as I love the Reg, after 16 years, it has become a wee bit stale.
The correct plural of 'box' is 'boxes'.
Lovely cartoon in the New Yorker about a year ago:
2 chaps in a fancy loft apartment, one says to the other "What first attracted me to vinyl was the expense and inconvenience."
Sums it up for me!
Cars are still more expensive than horses? Not necessarily, believe me!
Absolutely...people living in remote areas, what rights do they have to anything? They'll be expecting electricity and water next.
You might be an amateur pilot - as am I, though we call them private pilots here - but you don't seem to know much about physics. Quite a lot of energy will be expended crashing into a 500g drone at 100knots.
I think you - and others - are missing the point that a huge amount of cruelty goes into the killing at this festival. If you think cruelty is acceptable, then I'm afraid I don't.
Surprised to see the downvote. A birdstrike is bad enough. A drone flying into you would not be good news.
Downvoted for the tedious cliché 'There, fixed that for you'.
Not if you have a dick like ours, who can barely read and write, and treats Call me Dave's words as the one true gospel. Anyway, he's currently being investigated for alleged election expense fraud so is far too busy to help anyone.
And what I find so disturbing is that hardly anyone I know seems to care.
Mind you, what's the alternative? We're bereft of (wo)men of stature.
Well, I managed ok with my PhD in particle physics, and nobody ever asked me if I'd got any MS exams.
The Economist would agree with you. It is only our enlightened 'leaders' who know better.
@Mad Chaz. Downvoted for smugness.
Agreed, but a more pragmatic solution for me has to ditch my final Windows machine, so it's now all Mint Linux and OSX, with a Windows 7 VM for when nothing else will do. No regrets.
...and how they get away with it. A book by Owen Jones, well worth a read to see how far we have sleepwalked down the road to totalitarianism.
Presumably downvoted by the frightful Mrs May?
What worries me is how few people care about this. Still, I suppose as long as Poundstretcher is open and East Enders is on the telly, what is there to worry about?
I presume that the downvotes that you have received have been from Mrs May and Dave, I can't imagine anyone else being moronic enough to think this is a good idea. Actually, that's not true, in the heated debate in yesterday's Guardian, someone actually came out with 'if you've nothing to hide...'.
It is so terribly, terribly sad. We live in an oligarchy.
It's £30, FFS!
Still, at least it's reassuringly expensive.
True, so true. I bet an awful lot of 'outers' think it will rid them of the ECHR. Surprise! It won't.
Not 'the motorväg', it's either 'motorvägen' if you wish to show off your Swedish, or 'the motorway'.
Downvoted for poor spelling and grammar, and use of word 'interstate'.
According to Google Maps, Swedish massage available at this address!
And, if they take the little darlings to the pub, they leave them running amok, while they chat to their mates at the bar. Parents seem to consider their responsibility ends at conception.
Would double-upvote for saying 'simple' instead of 'simples'!!!
Do you have any experience to back up your bold statement? Somehow, I guess not. I have had a 920 and now have a 1020, which I bought for its superb camera. The phone does everything I want it to, it has yet to crash and it enables me to take a good camera on cycling trips in Europe. I couldn't give a toss about games or esoteric apps, just email, web and mapping - oh, you also get the excellent Nokia Here maps, which are downloaded to the phone.
If you want to make comments, try to be sensible.
Nope, the decade that gave us the late, great Charlie Gillett, Elvis Costello, Bees Make Honey, Roogalator...
Not laughing. Until someone else produces a phone with a camera as good as that in my Lumia, I shall continue to own a Lumia.
Same here. Windows 10 did it for me. I keep a VM for occasional Windows software development, otherwise OSX and Linux Mint. I will never go back.
I assume the tosser that downvoted you must have been Mrs May?
If only more people were like you, A/C. Outsourcing/globalisation is the work of the devil and just one more battle won by Big Business v The Rest of Us. The only way we can win is by not dealing with people who are immoral shits. Difficult? Very, and not always possible, but any small win is worth having.
What a guy!
AND it does it in multiple languages. I use English, French and German and it's brilliant.
The correct plural of 'box' is 'boxes'. We are not German, or does it make you look especially cool?
Who or what is 'soz'?
If you're a pilot - I am - I seriously suggest you reread your Air Law books. Apart from anything else, most airspace around airports is Class A, and as I look at my chart of Southern England, I don't see an awful lot of uncontrolled airspace.
Downvoted purely for patronising smugness.
I very much doubt you did, unless you're very old indeed. It was originally quoted by Claud Cockburn in his book 'I Claud', published in 1967, but referring to an incident in the 30s.
"I wouldn't want him within half a mile of my kids.", absolutely. Guilty until proven innocent, eh? Can't go wrong with that sort of thinking.
I'd love to know who the dick is that's downvoting.
Let me guess, you've never owned one because you just know you wouldn't like it?