103 posts • joined 3 Oct 2008
Good to see her go
But surely this is hypocritical of Gordon as he was paying for his brothers cleaner?
She admitted that it is "not a great" snap
I disagree :) but then maybe thats just my Y chromosome
"veering onto the wrong side"
Is that a euphemism??
"indulging in a coupling which "continued for several kilometres"."
Lucky girl :) normally it only continues for six inches :)
"He pleaded guilty to five charges, "including driving without a seatbelt""
But he did have air bags :)
I am sorry I will get my coat
specific gravity of water
An easy one I thought.
But it didnt understand and suggested gravity of water which it interprets as GRAVITY and WATERS two companies listed on the stock exchange and then compares them.
Whereas the first hit on google http://www.simetric.co.uk/si_water.htm gets the answer.
Its 1 by the way :)
Close but no cigar wolfram. It will be interesting to see where it goes, but I dont see it main stream any time soon.
"no I haven't thought through this statement"
Well that sounds like a perfect new labour law then:)
Buy yourself a swimming pool on expense's immediately
re LaeMi Qian
Misery is a book by Stephen King, and in the book she uses an Axe not a sledge hammer :)
But the real question is
Will it arrive on time :)
Although I do agree with what you say Philosophy and Classics and way above degrees such as media studies, which is again leagues above such twash as Sports Science. Alot of my cousins are now at uni studying this hoping to get well paid jobs as glorified coaches for premier league footballers. Sadly I think they will be working in call centres.
Science and Red Brick for the win :)
reduce our planet to a barren wasteland inhabited only by cockroaches and Daily Mail journalists,
Poor cockroaches :)
I guess then...
but suddenly thinking you are French is terrifying
I guess you would just have to SURRENDER to it :)
NO NO NO
We dont want him to resign we want a general election, all that will happen if he resigns is a different labour stooge will take over and carry on much as before
If the statement
"and even gave him 1,000 roubles when he left"
is true they can do him for prostitution if the robbery charges dont stick :)
my cat likes
Anything that I am eating, especially fond of cheese and onion crisps and the inside of cream eggs.
She is no where near almost exclusively meat eating.
You got my email then :)
Shame I had to read about it in the metro first, El Reg should be first port of call for all things PlayMobile.
so somebody likes something you dislike, therefore they must be a tosser.
what great arguement, you sound like the tosser to me.
Re Mike Dyne
That depends each of my personalities wants to send in their own one, so thats about 4 I will be sending in, hence the need for the apostrophe.
Where do we send the CV's??
See title :)
The council said it had spoken to several camera manufacturers who confirmed that 704 x 576 is the industry standard.
We cant be using industry standards, becuase if we did any tom dick or harry could make the equipment, it would therefore be cheap. But our mates in industry wouldnt like that and they pay us lots, which we need as our expenses dont cover the cost of living any more. I mean who can live on 150K's worth of expenses these days, I ask you? Any way I digress please shut down your system and hand over large amounts of cash to MyMatesInc immediately :)
Made me laugh :)
re Did she catch one of her sons on the net?
Presumably she caught one of her teenage boys on the net looking at stuff she just made a criminal offence to look at, and now is conflicted?
Close but no cigar, it was the husband and we as tax payers have paid for it :)
and this is why
i love el reg and fridays :)
Can They Sue?
If it lists travel sites and dentists can these people sue for defamation and lose of earnings, becuase a lot of Joe Public will now assoicate them with child porn.
These business might never know that the Aussie government are blocking them, and the reasons why!!!
Re Michael Habel
Cable ties are commonly used in IT, for tying cables......
Re Re A victory for morals
I think a lot of el reg readers need to learn how to understand and detect sarcasm, becuase he was blatantly taking the piss.
Nice Idea, Bad Plan
"Donaldson's annual report demanded that the UK recognise the effect of "passive drinking on society" and called for a shift in social attitudes "so that being drunk is no longer an aim of drinking nor socially acceptable"."
That I agree with. But just stick a big tax rise on alcohol, I am assuming here the gov keeps the cash and not tescos, does not tackle the problem and will not change the attitudes or behaviour of the people doing the drinking.
Please if you want to control what a small minority of the population are doing, which is destructive, then do it with out punishing the rest of us.
re AC 15:01
Thats just disturbed me. I looked up "boff" in the urban dictionary. It has a whole new meaning for me
At school we had the BoffMan. Boff's were little purple sweets and the Boffman was the icecream man who sold them.
But now I am not so sure......
But in todays society if you try and stop said pram and fail, knock the pram over and injuring said baby, you will be sued yourself, or possibly added to sex offenders register for trying to kidnap a baby you sic peado :)
I am in two minds
1 - I really hate people sueing for compensation, its just wrong, work for a living and accept your own mistakes and accidents do happen you dont need to blame some one
2 - Royal mail could say thank you and at least send the guy some flowers. If the van had hit somebody or something then they (their insurers) would have to pay up
re Moore's Law AC 15:06
As my mum would say
If they jumped off a bridge would you?
No well then just because some iTards cant use it properly doesnt mean that we shouldnt
"don't fucking post moronic comments, such as "he's misquoting Moore's law, etc""
its not a moronic comment to point out that the author has got one of the most fundamental laws in computing wrong. This is a computing site, and I for one would expect that one to be correctly quoted.
"By bringing the operation in-house we are taking back control of the customer experience, taking responsibility for and owning our relationship with the customer," DSGi said.
I think that bloke may actually know what hes talking about!!!
Dont worry WUFFLES
They can only hold you for 28 days before they have to charge you :)
I am assuming...
"including groups from New York, Paris, Hamburg, Quebec and Boston"
That thats Boston, Lincs. It being the original :)
Tele2 "agreed to a court order blocking access"
So they didnt give into the IFPI, they agreed to abide by the laws of the land (Denmark) which is fair enough.
Free Is My Kind Of Price Point
I would have one for free, but I still think I would go with a high end Nokia N series over it.
AES is secure Also Re Dave
Rijndael is AES
Rijndael was the name of the cypher before it began a standard, the standard name being AES.
Although I do agree with your comments about it being insecure becuase the government uses it. Its an open source algorithm, which has been round for many years (I know I bought the book detailing the algorithm many years ago whilst at uni). As computing power increases it will become easier to break as DES and triple-DES the previous standards did. But as that happens it will be improved and replaced.
If you are worried about the security of any algorithm go and get a copy of the cypher, and if its not available in the open market its not secure. AES is available, many very bright and independant experts have validated it, and if you dont trust them do the maths yourself.
Of course specific implementations may not be secure becuase they can have backdoors and bugs in them, but hay you have the algorithm write your own.
its only 192 years!
Similar Thing Happened to me
I was with powergen in a rented house, I moved out and bought my own place. About 6 months down the line I got some letters from a debt collection agency, after about 3 of them and 3 phone calls, and faxing them the contract showing the date I moved out was before the period of the bill and also the landlords name and address they were still just chasing me.
I was still with powergen at the new house and one phone call to their complaints department explaining the situation and that if I heard anything other than an appology from the debt collection agency I would switch suppliers, sorted the matter out for me.
So well done PowerGen and bad on you BG.
Peers are the people in the house of lords, think stately homes, titles, and fox hunting and you are pretty much there.
made my head hurt, what ever else happens that person needs to learn English!
"If you would be a serious programmer"
Thats quality english, that is. Are you sure it was a Ryanair staffer and not a nigerian 419er trying some new scam out??
CCTV - Solves All Problems
Lets have some filming MPs claiming expenses to stop them defrauding the tax payers.
As we all know that CCTV magically solves all problems without the need for expensive police officers, and that if you have nothing to hide you have nothing to fear
He has some??
If hes anything like my Labour MP, he just ignores it anyway.
Or maybe thats just becuase it was a difficult question on where she stood over the whole Mrs Smith affair.
Now I am reading it a pokemon :(
Re Alacrity Fitzhugh
And that my son is why you will never be CEO of a large multinational company,
How are you going to justify your large bonuses and those of the other self-gratifying board members, if you havent shat over all your staff?
Poor very poor, please stand at the back of the class now
Re Anonymous Coward 16:41
In the UK it is technically illegal to record off the airwaves due to IP infringement.
No its illegal to keep the recording for more than 30 days.
"although the long-term social cost of alcopop-crazed juveniles sticking decorated war veterans in supermarket trolleys and throwing them off the roof of the nearest multi-storey carpark has yet to be counted."
Surely in an ageing population this is a good thing, think of the pensions, wont somebody please think of the pensions.
this is my title
Yeap great idea get a load of highly paid business men to sort everything out, they must know the answers as they got us in deep in the first place and its not as if they are isolated from the real world by the millions of pounds they earn each year. And the millions more they get when they cock up and are asked to leave.
Well I hope it works if only to get rid of the current lot.
see that wasnt too hard was it.
quality nothing less than the man deserved. next time do this without being asked.
but what happens when baron greenback, claims that he called dangermouse living at his address they will then send the password verification to his address and as they wont show your address on the site there is no way to tell you apart if he is using pictures of you. Hence not a lot you can do.