191 posts • joined Thursday 3rd May 2007 13:04 GMT
Re: Hotmail - for El reg ID's
hate the right hand pane?
Greasemonkey script FTW
Re: Haven't they visited 419eater.com ?
well you clearly haven't, muppet
yes he maybe a bit of an arse, but anyone who can't see that good ol'USA is after him is a little naive . . . IMHO democracy needs a few thorns in its side like him :) <anyone heard of Private Eye?>
and in a short, recent period of time when the DoHS has been shown to be the pathetic paper tiger it is, well some daylight shone can't hurt can it?
SO guys, a short infomercial: hassling tourists does NOT keep your country safe! get it?
thought not . . . . <sigh>
still happening @ 11:30
up & down like a whore's knickers this morning
mainly authentication errors
couldn't talk to my ISP as they are clearly using ip telephony :(
and the reality is that
NW online banking is down again this morning
got in then it told me I'd pressed the back page key and kicked me out
let's see what today's excuse will be . . . let's get going with that break up HMG eh?
Re: A shame really
as an accountant originally I(sorry, I grew up) can confirm 10,000% that no company EVER succeeds in the medium term by cost cutting, it is a one year smoke & mirrors trick
I confidently expect that in 5 - 10 years that the old giffers like me will tell young PFYs about the 'old' companies like SC and HP and how they once were a force in our industry ;)
fixed my arse!
as of 8:45am their on line banking is completely down
been with NatWest since 1973, dropped their credit cards 2 years ago for a much better product
guess it's time to move current account - you maybe shocked to learn that they don't have 1p of our savings / investments / pensions etc = best decision we ever made
. . . the world is at one again
I see so many adverts on here I like to skip those as well - I mean if I have to watch another damned Miranda ad I WILL scream and boot the TV
now all I need is a solution for radio ads!!
wish I could create a crossed line at will, yes "contact centres" I'm looking at you
they just don't
. . . need any more help to be asshats
I live on a modern estate, they laid trunking some 17 years ago, they did the same on the 2 adjoining estates
It took them >15 years to work out that if they laid trunking some 100m from the main road & then pushed some fibre down it into the estates that they could connect up several hundred houses easily without digging
The shame is that 18 month later when I enter my address into there ordering system, guess what it says?
Yep you guessed it "Your home isn’t in a cable area"
I'll stick with my 6m ADSL(not bad over 3.5km of horrible quality wires), there again I specify, own & control my own modem / router - and have some idea of what I am doing. BT Openreach engineer tested it a couple of years back & swore I'd never get over 3, his face was a picture when I showed him :)
surely we ALL work for HMRC?
well unless of course you are on mates rates with which ever party is in power ;)
Re: The Internet always existed...
The internet actually isn’t your network, it’s Chuck’s (he just lets you use it).
well what a bunch
of intolerant buggers you are! :)
in August on a train after my summer hols to London
a woman opposite was very rude to me - all I was doing was LISTENING on an ear piece to call, miserable bitch!
so I moved when another table came free at next station
then she got a lady + 4 young kids (not all her own) sat next to / opposite her, all very excited, one with headphones singing loudly, brother complaining also loudly + other excited :)
bloke (= complete wanker) opposite her calling all his mates to tell them he had Olympic tickets, then arrange his Saturday golf game
what did I do wrong? will guess that I missed the opportunity to
1) tell the sour faced bitch to get her sorry fat arse to the "quiet coach"
2) tell the sour faced bitch that I was doing a deal to keep 250 people in work for the next 5 years (she was SO damned busy that she was reading chick mag - so probably one of very many parasitic civil servants without a REAL job)
3) wish her a nice day as we left and say "careful what you wish for bitch in future"
that's all :(
I do hope that their logo doesn't have rounded corners or they could be on the wrong end of an Apple law suit
<-- I'd like to buy him one of these
now we just need to fix the system that allowed this to get so far (& explain to our cousins that their legal system stops when it reaches the Atlantic)
Re: The worst part of reading BOFH
no the worst part is when you _still_ do . . .
NatWest on line system message @ 06:30
<quote>Unfortunately we are once again experiencing technical issues with our systems and account balances have not updated properly overnight. This means where money has gone into a customers account, there may be a delay in it appearing on their balance.
We can assure our customers that this problem is strictly of a technical nature and we continue to work hard to resolve this.
We also recognise this is an unacceptable inconvenience for our customers, for which we apologise.
Staff in our branches and at our call centres are ready and available to answer any questions and help where they can. </quote>
= don't hold your breath for a fix any time soon customer, after all it's Friday!!
this is the same bunch of idiots who sent my January credit card payment set up on line to completely the WRONG credit card account reference and then blamed the CC company until someone (maybe the FSA) forced them to fess up that they'd cocked up (again)
I've been with them since 1973 and all was well until RBS took over but time is running out I think.
to get to the bottom of this
OK OK I'm off though wasn't my cock up (oo-err missus)
@ Green Banana
"And The Rich People In Dirt Poor Countries
..will buy iPhones as feverishly as the buy BMWs and Mercedess."
assuming you mean Mercedes then if you ever bought one of those over priced pieces of crap then you'd know you were talking utter BOLLOCKS
go ahead & buy a western badged, over priced piece of crap made in cheap labour countries (to the major detriment of workers there) but please don't fool yourself about the quality eh?
wish I had a £1 (or €1.20) for every iPhone user I had heard screaming at their phone for being unable to pick up a call / hold onto a call
TBH if my Nokia 6210 had BT (for hands free car use) it would never have left my side, I have a basic BB now and does all I need - BT connection / battery life / address push / basic calendar functions, just a shame it doesn't go all week without charging
"it's only a phone love"
it's time then
. . . . to "adjust" the historical measurements down (again) to make it look like we had even worse warming last year
well it fooled people last time & some idiot got a Nobel prize, so why not again?
I enjoy many of your posts but the reality here is that on line ordering in the UK means you get only the oldest fresh stuff about to blow its sell by date
I got loads of 'free delivery' vouchers some years ago (my town was a 'test' location) - gave to my wife with our small baby but she got sick of the crap they delivered to us and got in her car to get better stuff
(FYI I got lots of vouchers as *I* wasn't using them - great IT system eh?)
PS now we use a great farm shop even closer, shame our supermarkets in the UK are so useless
if you've ever been there
you'd know it's full of w*nkers - especially the taxi drivers
let's see - how about everyone else?
you do understand?
what "hacking" means? guess not
you owe me a new kb
"jub juice bandit " fantastic
made my week
you may find
that they have a UK warehouse, that could make then a bit uncomfortable :D
in fairness I have been a play.com customer for many, many years with with only ever one problem which was quickly resolved unlike many UK based businesses (yes Scan I'm looking at you you bunch twunts - not seen me in a long while have you?)
FB Purity FTW
since the Sony root kit incident I have never bought a piece of anything from Sony
and my first Sony kit was bought in 1973 and much more since, so until recently I have been a loyal customer - way to go Sony!
please join NatWest in my list of un-favourite corporates :)
waiting for the trolls
c'mon where are you?
It's feeding time !!!
so be part of the solution - sign up and help educate then
there are people who spend some of their own time talking to and educating various groups (really, there are, I know some of these people)
or if you feel so strongly about this subject you could get into hurting these low life ***** back, 419eater.com is a good place to start and to get help to learn how to do this effectively but ethically
but please leave your attitude at the door eh?
waste of time
who gives a shit?
they awarded one to Al Gore (OK, jointly with IPCC) - so this is meaningless POS organisation
Norwegians (and Swedes to some extent) should hang their heads in shame at the political pawn it has become
DDOS for the FTW!
where are you Anonymous when we REALLY need you to do something REALLY useful? <sigh>
or even better?
. . . don't use PayPal at all
quite a few companies have lost my business because of switching to PP, they probably don't care because their costs are lower (and sales as well obviously, but no bean counter measures that)
and yes my bank is just as bad at not following their own advice about links <sigh>