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* Posts by Ian McLaughlin

18 posts • joined 19 Sep 2008

Broadband Secretary of SHEEP sensationally quits Cabinet

Ian McLaughlin

sigh

Us "country bumpkins" with good broadband are the only hope for stemming the economically unhealthy gravitational pull of London

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The O2 4G Lottery: Are YOU in one of the three LUCKY cities?

Ian McLaughlin

Still waiting for 3G where I live

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BlackBerry slams Z10 returns report as 'false and misleading'

Ian McLaughlin
Facepalm

sounds absurd

how can they sell e.g. 100 phones and get 105 back?

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GCSE, A-level science exams ARE dumbed down - watchdog

Ian McLaughlin
WTF?

stockings and suspenders?

Odd picture to accompany an article about school exams, it's showing on el Reg front page on the story carousel

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Microsoft to offer dual upgrade path for Windows 8

Ian McLaughlin
Thumb Down

This is rubbish

There's not enough time to host a Win8 party

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Gadget Shop kingpin cuffed in nightclub 'toilet sex' incident

Ian McLaughlin
FAIL

El Reg now needs a Daily Fail sidebar-of-shame

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Google Maps API now costs $4 per 1,000 requests

Ian McLaughlin
Unhappy

Bing Maps still free?

that will do for now

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Brit boffins' bendy bamboo bike breakthrough

Ian McLaughlin
Holmes

dot-dot-dash

that's 1894 on the telegraph

it wants its news story back

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Acoustic trauma: How wind farms make you sick

Ian McLaughlin
Stop

you see some awful crap on the intertube sometimes

I used to live next to a train line. After a few weeks I didn't notice the noise because it was predictable.

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Child protection website insecurity fixed

Ian McLaughlin
Stop

SSL?

Is SSL secure or not? I can't keep up!

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Official: PhD in 'Essential Oils' or 'Natural Toiletries' = 'a Scientist'

Ian McLaughlin
Black Helicopters

Fact check please

"Terrifyingly, it is indeed a fact that British universities will nowadays issue a "Bachelor of Science" degree in herbal and homeopathic medicine."

Where?

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Mid-Atlantic Ocean temperatures peaked in 1998

Ian McLaughlin

more idiot fuel

more fuel for those choosing to ignore the Global component of Global Warming

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Hefty physicist: Global warming is 'pseudoscientific fraud'

Ian McLaughlin
IT Angle

meh

OK, toys out of pram. When's the book out? Max Clifford might need persuasion to help.

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Windows 7 - The Reg reader review redux

Ian McLaughlin

only one problem

When it wakes from sleep, my Microsoft wireless keyboard and mouse no longer work - so proper shutdown required. This wasn't a problem with my XP install, and faster waking is one of the big W7 selling points.

Otherwise, s'alright.

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James Martin apologises for cyclist outrage

Ian McLaughlin
FAIL

meh

So, did he frighten other road users into a hedge, or just fabricate it to look like a big man. Hopefully the police will want to get to the bottom of this.

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UK population to abandon Midlands

Ian McLaughlin
Troll

Dumb bitchiness

Suggesting that people might have second thoughts about Scotland because of "their diet" is as dumb as suggesting the same about England on the basis of Morris Dancers. One rotten tomato coming your way.

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Ten of the best... iPhone beaters

Ian McLaughlin
Coat

Samsung price?

You seem to be showing the price (£370) for the Omnia and not the Onmia HD (£599 - best I could find)?

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Did the width move for you, darling?

Ian McLaughlin
Paris Hilton

Windows Mobile IE?

Doesn't get laid out well on Windows Mobile IE anymore.

Paris never suffers this issue.

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