No such thing, everything is pre-loved nowadays
389 posts • joined 30 Aug 2006
Self-deprecating humour doncha know :)
Re: Look out MENSA
Nearly had me joining up there but I went for www.richandhandsomeandintelligentandhunglikeahorsefly.com instead ;)
Re: Dear Sir...
Token ring is only superior for certain types of music, Wagner for example......
Re: Beauty is only skin deep...
But multiple divorcees with drug habits can be sooo much fun dahling !
Re: Hi Facebook!
I'm sorry Dave....
I would happily buy a Pre 3 if I could get one from somewhere other than Ebay. I owned an original Pre and loved it.
So many mentions of Jetex, not one mention of the burns you suffered.
Bloody lethal units, I loved em :)
>I love dub reggae and have never heard of Rupie Edwards
That makes me feel so old.
Not a Dub afficianado but Ire was one of those records when you knew you were hearing something new.
Re: Did Stephen Fry write this article?
'"As most Reg readers will know, fibre-optic cables work by bouncing a light beam along a wire..."
As any fule also kno, you can't shine a light beam through copper!'
You can if you are Virgin Media, it will happily fly down coax apparently :)
Re: PS4 best platform to play this on.
Nah, this was made with the ZX81 as the target platform...
EE = Orange
Orange = the most devious lying bunch of highwaymen/women ever to pollute the face of the earth.
I was unfortunately borged into this cesspit when they 'merged' with T-mobile. Only a few months to go and I can be rid of this vile company.
'with Zep it's only the first six that are worth listening too anyway'
In my humble opinion the best of Zep is the space between the tracks
Oh is Groupon still going ? Thought they died a while back when the market for fish pedicures and eyelash extensions dried up.
Re: Get up in a bad mood and stay that way
'Start every day off with a smile and get it over with'
W C Fields
'Users of Apple products are generally more literate and educationally more advanced than the average Fandroid and less likely to be conned so easily'
Trolling of the first order, well done sir !
Not sure what the Android connection is or is there a version of this trojan out for IOS ?
Re: My question is...
........ Hello Doctor ? I've a small problem I'd like you to have a look at....
>It's the music you love most and the music you're going to love
Without 'proper' radio how do i know what I'm going to love ? Tune-In and its ilk allows me to dive into almost any kind of music depending on my mood. The important thing is that I'm going to hear an awful lot of artists that I would never come across if I allowed iRadio to 'learn' my tastes. I want to be challenged by music, I dont want the ' If you liked that you will like this' type of handholding that systems like this do.
Re: Nokia 920 ad
Thanks for flagging that, it made me smile and reminded me of El Reg's comments pages :D
Re: Yeah but, parasitism is never comfortable
Sat next to a cracking Samsung colour laser printer that has paid for itself a dozen times over. Guess I am a major sucker with little to spend (wrong!) and little interest in high tech (double wrong!).
Lets rewrite your final statement with a tin foil hat in place to reduce the effect of the distortion field.
'Apple has no ability to compete in the markets that won't pay a hefty margin for fairy dust'
>He credited Jobs with being a marketing genius for creating demand and maximizing profit. He noted that Jobs typically (like Sony with the Wii) held back production to create demand and desirability for the product.
Umm I think you may want to edit that bit to include Nintendo, just a thought.
Re: Just Puked In My Mouth A Bit
You have posted on the wrong thread, this is for the Sony Xperia Z not the iPhone 5.
...they are now checking their veggie burgers for traces of Uniquorn.
Re: Tell us the important news...
>But seriously, folks, how many people who shelled out for a 5 last month are going to shell out again for a 5S next month?
Enough that the BBC news service (?) will run a report about the queues outside the local apple chapel as if it were actually news ?
"This was and still is a devastating storm with a serious impact on our nation's communications infrastructure,"
Facebook was down !
Didn't some bright spark politico suggest using FB for national warnings ?
Shoot the lawyers, growth industry if ever I saw one.
>Mind you, I was apparently the greater fool back in the early 80s when a mate had three of these for sale,
I don't doubt that there are an awful lot of people who think the same thing every time something (relatively) mundane goes for silly money. I play bass and have the same feeling when a Burns Bison or Framus sell for 1000% more that what I sold em for 30 + years ago. Figuring out what is worth keeping and what is tat is a skill way beyond me.
A little late...
Why didnt he kit the kat out BEFORE it got run over ? Maybe it could have avoided the wheels if it had extra propulsion.
As has been said
£230 to make the bloody thing usable ?????No EVF-no sale as far as I'm concerned
Yet another of my heroes (Wallace and Grommit this time) have feet of clay !
I'll get me coat
>Blair asserted that you needed "the wisdom of the oldies" to put the technology itself in context
I suppose that at 55 I'm still not old enough to realise that state censorship is a bad thing then. Can't wait to grow up.....
Back off !
Extract the michael as you wish but lay off Innovation the DB string manufacturer ! Bunch of good guys providing 'innovative' strings to those of us who enjoy the low end of things .Try some 'Silver Slaps' to see what I mean :D
>Soree. Above entirly normul. Nothin to wury about. Ignor prior wurds. Do human things. Seeds harmles. Hav nice dai.
Just dont go to sleep ? Esp next to green poddy type thing ?
>You know, if they gave me sixty minutes a month, sixty texts a month and ten gig of data, I'd be happy as larry.
I was about to leave T-mob (on contract) because of their merger with that bunch of thieves known as Orange. Got passed to retentions (what a surprise) and ended up with a sim-only deal of 100 mins and 100 texts and 'unlimited' data for £5.50 a month. Ok so the data (in theory) is 2gb but in practice I have bust that at times and not seen any penalties.
>the earth is only 10,000 years old!
>Ha ha. Creationist muppets, keep wetting your beds
Ah but the ID'ers will simply place it in The Grand Scheme of Things (TM) and point out that it shows some supranatural force intervened to evolve it into a lump of dog shit. That crafty Sky Fairy is a devious bugger doncha know.
>We also believe that giving people control over what they share is a fundamental principle of this rewiring
He was being ironic right ?
I upvoted you once for the first post, I think you are being greedy expecting the duplicate to get anything :)
Anyways, if the BejasusPhone diagnoses you it will also be able to (miraculously) cure you, as eny fule no.
Whats a candy bar ? Isn't it something our merkin chooms eat ?
It's Orange so it will be stuffed full of crap and worth about a quarter of what you actually end up paying for it. Oh and you better hope it doesn't pack up after 6 months coz you will end up paying to get it fixed.
>Free? In what way exactly? I'd imagine that this service is paid for by local council tax payers, so >whilst it's "free" to the chavs who spent all their dole money down the local bookies and >wetherspoons, I'd doubt it's free to those who own or rent their own property and pay taxes.
Seems El Reg is slowly going up in the world, now Daily Mail journos are astroturfing here :)
Begone foul Maltists
>The answers to many questions can often be found in a bottle of Talisker, IME :-)
>My favourite place to search is three glasses down a bottle of Laphroaig, but I salute you, sir.
Don't listen to these doomed heathens with their foul smelling malted brews children, true answers can only be obtained with the fruit of the Grape ! An Armagnac or Cognac are the only true paths to enlightenment !
(Available at a good supermarket or off-licence near you. Terms and conditions may apply)
Groupon is a fail waiting to happen.They produce nothing and add no value, make no money and only serve to worsen the lot of the poor traders who sign up. This is a long term business plan ?
Dotcom bubble burst just waiting to happen.
My (brief) encounter with one of these left me quite impressed. There has been little mention in the comments about the wedge shape yet this was the first thing I found impressive. It felt right in both landscape and portrait modes. I agree with Chris 171, £299 and it will wipe out both Android and IOS competitors. Now all I need to figure out is why I need one when my EEEpc does all the portable browsing I want (much better than any tablet), my SGS2 does for my ultra portable needs and my pc does for my grunt computing needs. Guess I'm not in the market for iPad2 either then :)
Tis a nice bit of kit tho, maybe given time I could justify getting one.
>They need more training and need to know more about how it works
I suspect they mostly know how it works, figuring out if a law has been broken and gathering relevant evidence takes a lot longer.
As pointed out above, put up the pennies or STFU.
My experience of HTC phones has been 100 % positive (and I've had a few). Well made and reliable would be my description.
Never had to use their repair service coz I've never had a broken one so I can't comment on that, commiserations if it is pants.
>Satellite operators did raise some concerns about the unlicensed use of 3.4-3.8GHs,
Why didnt you just say Sky ?
>The Big Bang Theory is still going strong.
Probably something to do with it actually being funny...
Shows how tastes differ, I tried hard to like TBBT but found it dull and predictable, OTOH a mate raves about it constantly. IT Crowd was far funnier and closer to reality (I know these guys) but I'm glad they didnt do the USA thing and pull in a team of writers. Sometimes less is more, Shameless springs to mind here, it should never have been dragged out beyond 4 series. Try watching 'Early Doors', a show that only ran for two series and is a jewel that leaves you wanting more.
Turanga Leela was the first thing that entered my head when I saw that pic. You know or you don't :)
>For anyone who doesn’t know what Viz is
Who is this person ? Name and shame the humourless git !