* Posts by Winkypop

3239 posts • joined 21 Oct 2008

Australia the idiot in the global village, says Geoff Huston

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Australia

It used to be great mate.

The current Government is an abject failure.

It's abbott time for a change.

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NBN cable rules spark electricity network push-back

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"Patented Malcolm Turnbull NBN Forward Cost Estimator"

LOL

Well played Mr Chirgwin.

Not so well played Mr Turnbull, unless that's your long-term plan.

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Croc country cops' mobile facial matching a festival party pop

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Used to identify potential criminals?

And I thought this story was about using the tech to recognise the remains of croc victims.

Always read those No Swimming signs!

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Ecuador and Sweden in 'constructive talks' – just don't mention Assange™ by name

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Maybe

There's a sale on couches at IKEA in Stockholm.

He must be due a new bed by now.

I hear the ÄSJSVÄNG is on special this week...

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Ex-Secret Service agent who siphoned Bitcoin from Silk Road takes plea deal

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Hmmmm

I think he's in a bit of trouble.

--> Checking my pockets for any loose cash..

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Now India probes Google, threatens $1bn fine over 'biased' search

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WTF?

Imagine that

An ad company pushing it's own products over competitors.

Wow!

What next?

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Company in shambles, marriages ruined. My work here is done, says Ashley Madison CEO

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I can't see what the big deal is

People signed up to get f*cked and they all have been, well and truly.

Mission accomplished.

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NASA names New Horizons' next target

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January 1, 2019

That'll make a lovely pre-retirement read.

Bring it.

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Spaniard claims WWII WAR HERO pigeon code crack. Explain please

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Code?

Probably just cooking instructions for pigeon pie.

That's why it hid in the chimney.

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Travel back to the 19-Z80s this weekend

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Best thing to come out of Mooroolbark since:

The Mooroolbark and District Miniature Railway and Steam Club

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Rosetta probe spots Comet 67P being buzzed by boulder

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Joke

Escape pod

Or garbage pod?

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Angry Birds maker Rovio takes aim at staff, axes a third of them

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They fire their employees?

Do they use a large sling-shot?

Byeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee........

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Krebs: I know who hacked Ashley Madison

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Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

You got problems in your life of love

You got a broken heart

He's double dealin' with your best friend

That's when the teardrops start, fella

Pick up the phone

I'm here alone

Or make a social call

Come right in

Forget about him

We'll have ourselves a ball

Dirty deeds, done dirt cheap

Dirty deeds, done dirt cheap

Dirty deeds, done dirt cheap

Dirty deeds and they're done dirt cheap

Dirty deeds and they're done dirt cheap

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Why Nobody Should Ever Search The Ashley Madison Data

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Good article

Well said

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Body-worn cameras a 'Pandora's Box' says ex Vic Police chief Nixon

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Terminator

Chappie

I’ve Got Blings!

* Watched on a long-haul flight, it killed 90 minutes, ok?

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NBN cost blows out by at least AU$10bn and FTTN isn't launched yet

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Unhappy

Tir na nOg

A mythical creature, just like the NBN.

Still, I'd back the flying horse over Malcolm's shit-fest.

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Get whimsical and win a Western Digital Black 6TB hard drive

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Thinks...

So this is why humans run around in suits and worry so much. They must be bananas.

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Australian online shoppers and Netflix to be fully taxed in 2017

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Eleventy percent

"Australian treasurer (think chancellor or treasury secretary) Joe Hockey"

Alternately; think Homer Simpson.

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'WOMAN FOUND ON MARS' – now obvious men are from Venus

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ORLY

"so it has a higher chance of being a living being."

Compared to what?

Simple optical allusion?

Occam's razor, required, stat!

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Virtually no one is using Apple Music even though it is utterly free

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Meh

iTunes

But dont iMusic

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HAM IN SPAAAAAACE! ISS astronaut contacted by Gloucestershire bloke in garden shed

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Megaphone

Come in Expedition 44

Your time is up.

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Drone delivery sparks Ohio prison brawl

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Black Helicopters

Special delivery

For a Mr 363523762!

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Obsolescence of food is complete: Soylent now comes in bottles

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"alt-food slurry"

This will have the wall paper paste fanciers in a stir!

There's much more to food than the nutrients received.

Make time to cook properly.

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Hacktivists congratulate Daily Show's Jon Stewart via Donald Trump's website

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Donald Trump

Parody or real?

I can't tell.

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Wait, STOP: Are you installing Windows 10 or RANSOMWARE?

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Re: Sits nervously....

We don't talk to Ned's side of the family....

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Sits nervously....

Awaits call from family, friends who have self appointed me their Help Desk....

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James Woods demands $10m from Twitter troll for 'coke addict' claim

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It's OK

I've never heard of him either.

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Windows 10 marks the end of 'pay once, use forever' software

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So, Win7

Is now the new Win XP.

Hold and watch.

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'Fix these Windows 10 Horrors': Readers turn their guns on Redmond

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Devil

So

It's going well then...

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Google sneaks out new clip-on tech goggles for saddo Glassholes

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Google Glass. A failure!

They couldn't see that coming?

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Unlock and start General Motors cars with a $100 box of tricks – hacker

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"GM takes matters that affect our customers' safety and security very seriously."

But not quiiiiite that seriously to do a good job the first time around.

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Turnbull's transformers plan business access to YOUR GOV ID DATA

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In other news...

China announced today the creation of a new team of online specialists: "Your Gov is my Gov"

A spokesman for the Australian Minister for Communications said: "We are not sure what this Chinese team will do, we think it has something to do with counting unicorns."

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Oh, Obama's responded to the petition to pardon Snowden. What'll it be?

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Time to get tough and send Donald Trump over to Russia!

One way.

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Three-mile-high pyramid found on alien dwarf world, baffles boffins

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Windows

Obviously

It's fly tippers!

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Voyager's Golden Record now free to download

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Alien

Privatising the search for extraterrestrial life

1. Send copyrighted works to the far edges of the universe

2. Wait

3. This could take a while

4. Let the rights holders detect any copyright infringement *

5. Set the copyright lawyers onto the alien scum!

* How? Generally, they make the evidence up.

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Hole in (Number) Two: MYSTERY golf-course pooper strikes again

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Re: If I was inclined to do this

I wonder what the course record is.

Especially the back 9.

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Happy

May I poop through?

  • Male
  • Athletic
  • Bicycle rider
  • Possibly an electrician
  • Possibly an insomniac
  • Hates golf

Maybe ask a stool pigeon?

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Sydney adopts 'world's first' e-ink parking signs

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Put an arm on it

Then they could call them: Parking Pokies

You takes ya chances...

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BONK! BONK! Windows 10 whack-a-mole – Microsoft still fixing bugs

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Stop

This "Get Windows 10" widget...

Can it be turned off any harder?

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HP slaps dress code on R&D geeks: Bin that T-shirt, put on this tie

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I only had one HR policy when I went freelance

No ties.

That was 10 years ago

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SPACESUIT, once FOUND ON MOON: Crowd action saves it for the public

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Why are astronauts so smart?

They always wear space suits...

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Australia to tax ALL international online purchases

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It's not Joe's fault!

Numbers is hard!

I thought he was ignorant and clueless before, but my goodness...

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ROBOT SEEDS to be scattered into upper atmosphere of JUPITER: NASA scheme

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Two problems: One solution

1. Probes need to stay aloft

2. Politicians

Insert one or more (2) inside each (1)

Hot air will do the rest.

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NASA: 'Closest thing yet to ANOTHER EARTH' - FOUND

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Sign me up

Do they have a mini-break deal?

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Facebook fails to block NY DA's fat warrants for profiles of suspected September 11 fraudsters

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Facebook

I've heard of that.

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PEAK PLUTO: Stunning mountain ridge snapped by New Horizons craft

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However

No celestial teapot.

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Jeep drivers can be HACKED to DEATH: All you need is the car's IP address

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There's only one Jeep

Left...

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Dough! Dominos didn't register dominos.pizza – and now it's pizz'd off

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Their decision making and planning...

...appear as good as their product.

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Dead device walking: Apple iPod Touch 6th generation

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Hurumphhh

I still want the 160G iPod Classic back!

Bastards!

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Scammers going after iOS as fake crash reports hit UK

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Hanging's too good for them

Con artists have been around forever, but these cold callers can be very convincing (and forceful).

When in doubt, always remember they called you and you don't have to provide anything.

I no longer accept cold calls, even from from legitimate* businesses I have dealings with.

* AFAIK

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