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2962 posts • joined 5 Mar 2009

Norks EXECUTE 80 for watching DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES

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Re: I wouldn't put it past North Korea

Saturday evening TV

Not too bad, shows like Doctor Who, Merlin, Atlantis, all pretty good to watch. Last Saturday I watched Atlantis (It has Dr Julian Bashir in it!) then a recording of Cold War Hot Jets Ep1 from Friday.

Or do you mean shITV?

Don't watch that - looks like a shitty satellite channel.

Osborn - I suppose he had gone strange but I remember he was good back in the 80s

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NO! Radio broadcasters snub 'end of FM' DAB radio changeover

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Re: Digital TV choice

You lose you forgot

1) BBC 4

2) BBC News 24

3) CBeebies

4) CBBC

5) Film 4

6) Dave

For parents with young chidren CBeebies is excellent

For Red Dwarf there is Dave

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Re: Obviously never heard of 6music

Yes the station which shut its rock show!

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DSO TV

Actually I went to DTTV mainly for anamorphic widescreen broadcasts, and that back then DTTV was better than analogue (mine was a bit ghosty)

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XBOX One SHOT DEAD by Redmond following delivery blunder

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Re: So no, your console is not banned

Good to know they are making it up to him.

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Why go to the effort?

Of banning his console.

Seems like being petty to me.

Haven't MS got more important things to do?

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Ten top stories from New Who

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Some good episodes

Some of my favourites, Blink rightly no. 1.

Not a fan of Gridlock.

Would like to have seen the Library episodes in the list.

Best ever part of a series were three episodes in a row.

1) Human Nature

2) Family of Blood

3) Blink

Most good DW in a row.

Moffat definately best New DW writer

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'Burning platform' Elop: I'd SLASH and BURN stuff at Microsoft, TOO

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Re: Ouya is on a losing bet as well

Ever since Vita TV was announced for similar money.

Sony keep going by owning some good game studios

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World's first 3D-printed metal gun 'more accurate' than factory-built cousin

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Re: Don Jeffe

I have seen CNC machines at work and they are something to watch.

Over 30 years ago I saw 3 axis machines making fuel valves for jet engines. Possibly Pegasus but not sure, it was Dowty though, now the Cheltenham Park & Ride

Watching them was fascinating.

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Re: hmmm.. con rods

My dad told me all about them as at the time he was a BMW mechanic and liked to do a good job.

Unfortunately BMW GB messed around and caused the dealership to close (it was taking work from other dealers due to their incompetence - so use the independant!).

He ended up working on Skodas until retirement and found a design flaw in the braking system on one model. Something to do with tolerances on the master cylinder and the servo.

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Re: hmmm..

Well it works with some con-rods

I know that BMW used sintered ones at one time

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While the BBC drools over Twitter, look what UK's up to: Hospital superbug breakthrough

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Phages

Even the name sounds mysterious

I just hope we get something soon.

Good article Andrew BTW.

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As long as

the female dancers are in skin tight catsuits

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Nvidia CEO: Android 'the most disruptive operating system in decades'

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Good terms

Disruptive can be good, some of us just forgot.

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Thought you didn't need to show ID in the UK? Wrong

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Re: I think we should become more European with this

I say follow Ireland on that list

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Re: My flights

No idea on my first flight as that was on a RAF Comet

But a few years ago I went to Belfast from Birmingham.

Driving licence was taken but I don't think it was even checked.

Ferry to Ireland Fishguard Rosslaire - just drove on and off, get excited by 100 limit then told km/h not mph

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OH what a LOVELY, well-rendered WAR: Yes, it’s 'Call of Duty: Ghosts'

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Re: And we now why they called it the Xbox 720

I meant the fans, I called it the Nextbox myself

BTW the real One was a huge Pentuim based box with wired controllers.

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And we now why they called it the Xbox 720

As that is the resolution!

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Re: ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Journey

Unfinished Swan

See we can all do it!

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Big Beardie's watching: Alan Sugar robots spy on Tesco petrol queue

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Re: Semantics of the phrase "facial recognition"

Talking adverts can sod off.

I hate the bloody things.

I even hate those motorised ones which waste electricity with their motors changing the advert.

As far as I am concerned the whole advertising industry can die.

We used to have good ones (Hovis ect)

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Re: Motorcycle Helmets

Funny but when I had a bike many years ago I never had any issues with crash hats. And I filled up many times without taking it off.

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Re: Motorcycle Helmets

t-shirt

Reminds me I need some Walnuts

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Re: Clubcard

Actually the vouchers can be pretty silly and not used, but the points are always worthwhile, if there was something I wanted to get but not want Tesco to find out about, just don't use the card, or shop elsewhere.

Perhaps when they see the alcohol I buy they may think to keep it in stock, yes I do go to small producers (eg Westons) not mass produced syrup based rubbish (eg most big names) and I TRY to buy British.

When it is 5p off a litre I pass the vouchers off to collegues as I use LPG mainly.

But remember the shopper controls the club card data.

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Typical Tescos

I actually avoided using Tescos for over a year a few years ago despite living near one. I refused to go in, and I let them know why.

They had stupid irritating TVs on all the aisles, staff hated them as well.

I think the slight drop in visitors helped rip them out.

Then their stupid trolleys with handles full of adverts. It is possible to snap them off!

Definately the best was to avoid the place.

Now to their petrol. Nasty stuff, my car runs like a pig on it, yet is fine on BP, Shell or Esso.

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Here's what YOU WON'T be able to do with your PlayStation 4

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Re: Console for Convicts

Upscaling from 720 to 1080

Does it matter if the TV or the console does it?

It is still upscaling rather than native resolution.

Yes the XB1 is running at the same resolution as lots of current generation games.

Also 720 and 1080 are obviously different on my 46" TV

XB1 to me is not quite next generation, I am even wondering if it can beat this generation!

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Re: BetaMax comparison hardly fair...

Apart from owning some 1980s VCRs of that format (still working) I have rarely tried to use any other sound track but that of the game itself.

With the quality and suitability of the supplied ones, it would be wrong to do it.

HOWEVER I did once try to use an external from game sound for multiplayer but it would not use it as I needed chat.

The music was the download of the games sound track.

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Buying one for games

That is my main focus, my PS3 will not disappear if I stick a PS4 there, just as the PS2 still works, so why worry, DNLA will come along, I was surprised it was missing but no deal breaker.

So why am I buying one?

Well I like games from Naughty Dog and Guerilla

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Re: "Massive" 300MB update?

Same as the X1 they are still finalising the OS and adding in features as they go, the hardware is ready, the OS was not, to make millions of consoles is not quick, so they make them then day 1 update

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Facebook fans fuel FAGGOT FURY firestorm

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Re: Brains Faggots

The name is enough to stop a lot of people from eating them.

I hate liver and do not like faggots, I hate peas too.

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Re: 'Twas ever thus

Unless you are in command of a supertanker

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Re: WFG

Oh no I have invented something here.

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Re: I would be interested to see if their censorship guidelines can be found online

ingnore aghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

But at least you could read it!

No cuz u or similar grunt

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Other side

Fanny is NOT the bum, the bum is the bum

Fanny is the front

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Re: I would be interested to see if their censorship guidelines can be found online

Thankyou for supporting our language.

I see plenty of really bad English and about half the time I cannot even understand it. So what chance do second language speakers have?

I get sub human grunts as emails for Ebay sales, sometimes I ingnore them, often I deliberately misread them until they get it into their tiny brains that they need to write in English and not the written form of grunting.

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Moody's eyes up Sony's debt: Hmm... junk? Bam! Shares drop 11%

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Re: Shame

Dump film music, keep games, take TV HiFi Camera ect up market again and drop the cheap crap.

I have a lot of decent Sony stuff, none of it was cheap.

One of the worst LCD TVs I have seen - cheap Sony, best, expensive Sony, you would not think they were same manufacturer.

My 1982 portable video recorder still works!

Yes I am old enough to remember they were premium and worth the premium, they still have the odd product like this, but they have to stop competing against the Koreans and start competing on quality rather than price again.

They need to remember why people bought Trinitron TVs, and it was NOT the price

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Re: Shame

Launch lineup

Well since the game I am most after is a PS4 exclusive I don't think so.

Then of course Naughty Dog

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Dark matter: Good news, everyone! We've found ... NOTHING AT ALL

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Re: Flat Earth

People have known since they first saw the horizon that the Earth is rouund(ish).

Even cavemen!

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I sort of wondered

People mention multiple universes, could dark matter be that?

My personal idea is that dark matter and dark energy are not actually there, but are the equivalents of an adjustment to make things fit. Basically that spacetime is not fully understood.

But like most people I am waiting for the scientists to letus know.

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iPAD AIR WORLD DEBUT: Our Australian team gets an early fondle

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Pants

I am afraid that they are for my bits not my money.

Keeping money in pants - weird, could fall out through the leg holes. Not to mention who would want to handle money after it has been down there.

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How I BLEW my co-workers' HEADS OFF ... without going to jail

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How about 2 pubs within 1 minute walk

Or more like run.

Our office is on the back of a building next to one pub and over the road - another pub.

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Hard-as-woodpecker-lips MOUSE GOBBLES live scorpion, LAUGHS off stings to face

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Cool mouse

Great bit of evolution there

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Doctor Who's 50th year special: North American theater tix on sale Friday

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They haven't

DW is not aimed at the Yanks but they are huge fans, they filmed there a while ago, that is as near as they get.

TW though, last rubbish series was co funded with a Yank TV company.

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Brit PM raps Facebook for allowing GORY beheading vids

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Re: bigtimetroller

I bet those animal brothels burn well!

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I am not a prude I think

But the idea of beheading videos on a social network is just sick, I would hate to even accidentally see one, I would have nightmares. And I like action films, I thought Bad Taste was hilarious, I play a lot of shooter games.

But a few breasts, I see them everyday, why would they offend me?

So to censor a natural part of half the population (as an example) but to allow seeing REAL people getting their heads cut off, why is it allowed?

Facebook are sick.

I would be happy for them to end up on the block list until they grow up.

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Met Police vid: HIDE your mobes. Pavement BIKER cutpurses on the loose

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Re: Youtube broken

I think I like the Ogri method of dressing as a Policeman for fancy dress and ordering a scooter owner to dump it in the docks (AFAIR)

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Youtube broken

Can't view it.

But can't you just kick these Po's off their "coota". (Anyone understand this reference - you will if your children are teenagers)

I mean they are small and get called stinkwheels so lay into them!

I would!

All bikers know the only acceptable step through is the Honda C50/C70/C90 series.

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THIS is the kind of clout a British Prime Minister has: Facebook pulls ONE beheading vid

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Time to

a) If you are a member, upload lots of soft porn breast feeding, literally anything like that. Complain if they are pulled.

b) Complain about ANY beheading one.

c) "Hello is that IWF? Dave here."

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Beheaded willies

They are here

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/10/22/baldness_fix_from_foreskin_follicles/

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Baldness fix from foreskin follicles

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Re:Head Crab

Aghhh - where is my crow bar?

Gordon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Who the hell cares?

The hair doesn't fall out over night - usually if you're going to go bald you normally have some sort of warning via family members losing theirs too, basically you come to terms with it way before it's gone.

My maternal grandfather had hair until he died in his 80s

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