46 posts • joined Friday 25th April 2008 11:56 GMT
I don't mind losing out to another web site owner, but when your domain of choice is owned by that "what you want when you want it" bastard domain squatter I really get annoyed.
Domains should be upped to £25+ to wreck those sorts of business models. They are too cheap at the moment.
Speaking Cock?? Brings a whole new meaning to the phrase, "At the third stroke..."
Paris, because... oh, it's cocks, isn't it?
"Some blokes would pay good money for that..."
Some people pay good money for a Cleveland Steamer, but if any one did it to me I'd be pretty hacked off, to say the least.
Completely down in the dumps, even.
You've just out-mashed the Daily Mash. Funniest piece I've read in ages!
re: "filtering reduces the risk of abuse by...
On the other hand, seeing how accidentally stumbling onto kiddie porn may leave cache files on your hard disk that could lead to a very long prison sentence, I'm actually rather for the blocking idea.
Tee-hee - they said 'nail her'.
"The hunt was hindered by Hicks hiding behind a false name and age, but federal authorities were eventually able to nail her."
Well if she was happy for a 13 year old to nail her, I doubt a bloke in uniform would encounter much resistance...
"By way of response, Facebook issued a statement which read: "[...] to ensure Facebook remains a safe and trusted environment for everyone, including the many children (under the age of 13) who use the service."
Eh? I thought kids under 13 using Facebook were against the terms of service?
Lying on a park bench?
"Australia ranks fourth in world rankings for beer consumption but scores much lower on per capita alcohol consumption, which tells you all you need to know about their beer. "
And British lager? Carling. That's all I need to say. Apart from pot,.kettle and black, of course.
Who Cares About the Phone?
The company I work for does not give a toss about a cheap bit of hardware - they want to know that they can zap it should I report it lost. And they do not want the finder to know that it belonged to Mr XXX of XXXX Ltd, either, as that just helps identify the data source.
They don't want it back if lost/stolen - they just want it, and its data, to die.
"Naked Beaver Found With Rug" should have been the headline?
Paris because... oh, do I have to spell it out for you?
Good Sci FI Plot
Obviously this is caused by a future version of the Large Hadron Collider that was sited on the moon and created a runaway black hole that is eating its way through time and space. Obviously.
Did The Gruniad cut-n-paste you, or the other way around?
Never her intention?
"I was surprised and saddened that Mark lost his job over this,” she said. “That was never my intention.”
Translation: I just wanted the money.
Abject racism by the newsreaders. Listen to the last 30 seconds of the report. Basically they are saying that this only happened because this idiot woman trusted some pesky foreigner. Coz Americans wouldn't have ripped this woman off, would they?
that the only people who hover their mouse over part of the page they read are the same people who have to run their finger over a book as they read, i.e. morons. Google have invented a moron tracking device.
Apple won't be pleased. Wasn't that the purpose of the iPhone?
Tell it like it is.
I'd take down the page and replace it with "NatWest are a bunch of c***s - avoid them like the plague. This site has no affiliation with NatWest and never will. Bastards." Then include a copy of their missive.
"There's a Linux penguin, a fanboi, and a Windows luser in a plane, and the pilot says, we're carrying too much weight, one of you has got to go, and the fanboi says, well, I can't jump because..."
"the iParachute isn't released in the UK until next year".
"Rebekah Brooks, chief executive at News International, said: “These new sites, and the apps that will enhance the experience, reflect the identity of our titles and deliver a terrific experience for readers ... "
Yeah, a bit like she delivered a "terrific experience" to Ross Kemp's head. And was arrested for it.
"Mighty cleft suddenly appears in 'mega dyke intrusion'"
You know - it's subheadings like this that make the Reg worth reading. Bravo that man!
Paris... well, it just has to be, doesn't it?
If the CRB had to pick up the tab for the person's salary for all time over the 28 days then either the will move a lot more quickly or, even better, the whole dodgy business would come crashing down.
... is a huge health problem in Aboriginal communities, even to the point where BP developed a new type of petrol, Opal, to combat the problem. It has a similar effect as glue-sniffing, but has major long-term problems like brain damage.
Alcohol and non-Opal fuel is banned in most of the aboriginal communities in WA and NT.
Currency Exchange Scam
Don't forget the Ryanair currency exchange scam. Buy a ticket from Europe to UK and it's all quoted in Euros. Stick your (UK) credit card number in and it charges you in pounds at an appalling exchange rate. Can you turn this off? Can you f...
This is entirely against Visa's rules on Dynamic Currency Exchange, but do they do anything to enforce this rule? Do they f...
I can beat that...
Google are cheapskates. I've just been awarded £1M quid from the "Barclays Premier League Grant programme". And my name isn't even Sven Goran Ericsson!
Wisely, they inform me that I should "take time and thought in investing the funds wisely on a project that will stand the test of time."
One more for the complaints list.
Yep, add me to the inverted commas complaints list.
Have you started recruiting journos from the Gruniad or something? Oh, please, no...
"Dr Warwick is an enthusiast when it comes to the rise of the machine. His personal website – I, Cyborg – explains in detail how he became the world’s first Cyborg, when he agreed to have a silicon chip transponder implanted in his forearm."
Let me guess - the 'I, Tosspot' domain was already taken?
Your right, David Evans. That's definitely the Whitgift Centre. Looks a bit cleaner than usual.
While Optimus Prime is in the area, can he pop in and sort out BB's Alex?? "'Memba I told ya..." BOOM... Two rabid dogs in one week.
- World's OLDEST human DNA found in leg bone – but that's not the only boning going on...
- Lightning strikes USB bosses: Next-gen jacks will be REVERSIBLE
- Pics Brit inventors' GRAVITY POWERED LIGHT ships out after just 1 year
- Microsoft teams up with Feds, Interpol in ZeroAccess botnet zombie hunt
- Storagebod Oh no, RBS has gone titsup again... but is it JUST BAD LUCK?