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2932 posts • joined 21 Oct 2008

NBN Co adds 'burbs to copper map, claims 'speed up' rollout

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NBN

Used to be fascinated at the prospect of NBN 1.0

Then: LNP

Now I couldn't give a tinkers cuss about NBN 2.0 (beta)

Just leave me to wallow in ADSL2+ and copper.

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That's no – actually it is: DEATH STAR MOON 'could be full of life-friendly water'

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The third possibility is that Mimas

...is actually a Death Star (albeit an old battered one)

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Prehistoric swingbelly KANGAROOS were TOO FAT to jump – scientists

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Got too fat and had to waddle instead.

Sounds like Friday night after drinks around here...

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Australian spookhaus busted for warrantless tap of own phones

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Idiots, morons and dickheads!

Tap that!

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Martha Lane Fox: YEUCH! The Internet is MADE by MEN?!?

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The Internet has a phallus!!!

That would explain all the pron then...

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On Nov 12, a human-made space lab will try to HARPOON a COMET and land on it

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Test 1 - 2

Sorry, just testing the down vote button, no reason.

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This isn't a sci-fi movie: It's a human-made probe snapping a comet selfie

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Already a great achievement

Well done to the men and women who have already managed to achieve so much.

May your skills as scientists continue to be as successful.

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SECRET U.S. 'SPACE WARPLANE' set to return from SPY MISSION

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Megaphone

Come in X-37B !

Your time is up!

</old time gag>

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Philip Morris seeks pay-per-puff patent to help you STOP smoking

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Philip Morris?

Get stuffed you heinous bastards.

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10 Top Tips For PRs Considering Whether To Phone The Register

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In Hell...

Ex PR flacks clean the toilets.

With their own toothbrush.

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NASA: Mars satellites menaced by speeding SPACE ALIEN

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Re: If the spacecraft Bob the comet the damage will hopefully come to...

Thanks Mr Ialways Downvotewinkypop!

Wave!

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If the spacecraft Bob the comet the damage will hopefully come to...

McNaught.

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Aussie builds contactless card cloner app, shops at Woolies with fake card

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A Sting no doubt!

Don't stand, don't stand so

Don't stand so close to me

Better call the, erm,...Police!

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Man brings knife to a gun fight and WINS

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Terminator

"the machines are on the rise"

Indeed.

Mars is entirely populated by robots!

The only known planet to be so inhabited.

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Brandis: NO LIMIT to ASIO network taps

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Re: "the attorney-general's oversight"

Yes, perhaps and maybe, but I watched the guy fumble over basic words and concepts.

I don't discount a misinformation campaign. Be it couldn't or wouldn't, I still think the guy is somewhat dim.

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WTF?

"the attorney-general's oversight"

Remember, this is an idiot who couldn't define meta data.

Brandis is a fool.

http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2014/s4062499.htm

FFS

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Feds: Cheeky scammers are impersonating us in criminal capers

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WTF?

"buy prepaid credit cards"

Even if a mark got as far as the request to buy prepaid credit cards, surely then they would realise the jig was up.

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Heatmiser digital thermostat users: For pity's sake, DON'T SWITCH ON the WI-FI

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Flame

As Glenn Frey once sang....

The heat is on...

Time for someone at he company to have the heat turned up on them.

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Emma Watson urges UN to back feminism – trolls threaten to leak her 'nude selfies'

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It's easy guys

Just don't be a dick.

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My TIGHT PANTS made my HUGE iPHONE go all BENDY!

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Surely

Surely the Apple reality distortion field cancels out the Laws of physics.

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MOM: CHEAP Mars ship got it right first time. Nice one, India

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Only $74 million?

Did they outsource much of the work?

But seriously, good job!

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Germany strikes again over Amazon warehouse pay

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Stefanie Nutzenberger

Made up name.

Just sayin'

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Oz carrier Tiger Air takes terror alerts to new heights

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Tiger Air

As if.

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Re: Cor

Sadly our nut-job PM has a turd of a federal budget with bits he still has to try and get past the Senate. It's so bad he has resorted to 'terrorism will get you in your bed' tactics.

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NASA's MAVEN enters Mars orbit to sniff its gas

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Fantastic stuff

But... "after months of journeying through the stars"?

Now that would be news.

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Moon landing was real and WE CAN PROVE IT, says Nvidia

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Nice work Nvidia

But you've only provided more oxygen for the lazy conspiracy nuts.

They are like the god-of-the-gaps idiots.

It's ironic that there's no perceptible oxygen on the Moon.

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Driving with an Apple Watch could land you with a £100 FINE

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I watch the road

Not the iWatch.

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Re: Speedo?

My 1986 Alfa Romeo had a full digital dash.

When it worked.

It had a habit of 'rebooting' while driving at night.

No lights, no instruments, no idea.

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Does this float your boat? Dead Steve Jobs to hijack yachts from BEYOND THE GRAVE

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Pirate

If you are rich enough...

...you will have crew to steer the tub.

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Register journo battles Sydney iPHONE queue, FONDLES BIG 'UN

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Re: iOS 8 impression

1.1G download!

FFS

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Murdoch to Europe: Inflict MORE PAIN on Google, please

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Own goal

The shite that is News Corp publishing and TV is destroying itself from within.

Have you read/see that crap lately.

It's complete bollocks.

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Turnbull: NBN won't turn your town into Silicon Valley

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FAIL

More LNP bullshit

Agree with the above. I smell a political strawman.

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Big Content Australia just blew a big hole in its credibility

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^^^ This

See above.

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I saved Bitcoin and the PERFECT DRAFT OF HISTORY, says Assange

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Meh

Sorry, you lost me at....

"Julian Assange has alleged..."

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Europe prepares to INVADE comet: Rosetta landing site chosen

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Re: They need Neil Armstrong

I think gravity will take care of most landings for you.

It's whether you can use the craft again that really counts.

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They need Neil Armstrong

That guy could land anything, anywhere.

RIP

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Massachusetts shoots down car dealers' Tesla-busting sueball

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Buying direct is the future

I know it's a first world problem but I detest dealing with car dealers and their money grubbing value adds.

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'There is no downside – unless you count the total bath you take moving your stuff'

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Retire maybe, work, no

With family connections and having been there a dozen times, I could contemplate retiring in the UK.

But work, hmmmm, no I don't think I could, despite the ability to do so.

If I'm going to suffer a wet summer, I don't want to be going out to work in it.

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The sound of silence: One excited atom is so quiet that the human ear cannot detect it

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Old 80s band...

Atom and the Ants

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iPhone 6, Watch: Hate it or really hate it, Apple's now a $604.77bn biz

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Stop

New Apple kit. New Royal baby !!

FFS, stop it!

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Leak of '5 MEELLLION Gmail passwords' creates security flap

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Awwww

How come I never make these lists?

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Would Apple godhead Steve Jobs have HATED the Watch?

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The iWatch

It's a bit shit really....

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City hidden beneath England's Stonehenge had HUMAN ABATTOIR. And a pub

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Beer AND Flesh?

I was just in Amesbury.

They didn't serve that combo at the local Wetherspoon's

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Apple's Watch is basically electric perfume

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A watch!

Imagine that, a watch!

Set the alarm for when we get flying cars.

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Heavy VPN users are probably pirates, says BBC

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A pattern emerges

At one end of the pipe we have the BEEB trying to cut us foreigners off, and at the other end we have Rupert doing his level best to throttle (if not kill) the NBN.

Don't worry BBC, old walnut-face will have us on degrading copper lines for years to come.

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NBN Co correction: We're rubbish at broadband rollout and NEVER improved

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The NBN is dead to me

I've given it up.

I'll just make do with the old copper shit on offer.

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DREADNOUGHTUS: The 65-TON DINO that could crumple up a T-Rex like a paper cup

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3D scans of bones available for download

Honey!

We'll need a bigger 3D printer!

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Cave scrawls prove Neanderthals were AT LEAST as talented as modern artists

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Neanderthal share cave

It's a roster of who has to do the cleaning.

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NZ Justice Minister scalped as hacker leaks emails

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Munted

Hey Bro?

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