1519 posts • joined 11 Jun 2009
Re: Hypothetically speaking...
Even if the odds of it hitting are remote, it could be a good opportunity to use it as a "practice run" for when the inevitable happens and we do get a rock that could be a problem.
You do a great disservice here. Leeches have a useful place in modern medicine. I've still yet to find a use for a patent lawyer beyond target practice.
I like the new scene in Last Crusade
Where the guy drinks from the fake chalice and screams "NOOOOOOOOOO!" as his face melts off.
Because I was to dumb to understand that having your face melt off is a bad thing.
Didn't you get the memo?
Apple and Microsoft now control the world.
....I'm not actually sure whether I meant that in jest or not.
Don't panic folks!
Remember HP is totally commited to the future of WebOS!
Re: Re: Zero gravity sex-suites?
Would there be a problem with....fluids?
Although the idea of zero-G breasts sounds pretty cool.
As ideas go, this actually makes a lot of sense, assuming a sensible pricing strategy. If the "pad" is the same price as a normal one then it's going to tank the whole idea really.
Of course, if you get a call while the phone is inside the tablet it could get interesting.
"It's a well known fact that any CD left unattended in a car for more than two weeks automatically morphs into a "Best of Queen" CD." - Messers Pratchett & Gaiman.
Bloody migrant planets
Coming over here, stealing all our sunshine. They should piss off back to the Orion Nebula where they came from, etc.
It was intended to be a reboot
But ended up as a savage kick in the teeth.
This is great news!
I didn't know you could get Syndicate on GoG! =D
As for this, it looks like it's going to be the prequel trilogy all over again. *rocks back and forward muttering "it never existed" over and over again*
I'm more curious to know
Why he was there in the first place and which MP was keeping him topped up with well-kept ale.
.....actually, why would an MP be buying our beloved editor drinks....?
Is 70 Grays the number of squirrels or the amount of radiation?
Skim reading ftl.
Re: Re: Not hard to beat Apotheker...
I thought HP's core business was buying up other companies like Compaq and Palm, suck the life from them for a bit before heaving them into a skip.
Re: "hiding behind the abuse of children to justify a bill that is massively unpopular"
Wow, it's too bad those two fuckwits pushing SOPA through congress didn't think of this.
"But your honour, we have to protect our sweet and innocent children from the EVIL PREDATORY youtube video uploaders!!!!"
It's quite understandable.
Someone accidentally went through the Apple library index, accidentally clicked on Whitney Houston, accidentally clicked on the set price field, accidentally deleted the old price, accidentally typed in a higher price and then accidentally clicked on the "Submit" button.
Clumsy people in the music industry.
Off the top of my head
I can think of 20 titles more deserving than Crap of Duty: Bollocks. Bastion for a start, Sam and Max, Day of the Tentacle....
"The VC last week brought in former Dixons bigwig John Clare as chairman to help turn around operations"
Yes because Dixons is a roaring success right now isn't it.
Is there any chance of a series of Friday afternoon articles detailing the various alternative methods of IT hardware disposal? Because if you are, I have an old Powerbook that needs taking around the back of the shed. Mind you, the aluminium casing might be a bit tough....
I intend to have myself cyrogenically frozen for 10 million years
...and if you're wrong, I'm going to travel back in time and punch you in the face.
I can totally see Ronnald Emerich directing this film
Probably a snappy title, i dunno "Tectonic" or something.
A CGI budget that comprises 99% of the film
A nice tag line like "When continents start getting frisky, pray that you're on top."
And maybe chuck in an annoying kid somewhere and a Feel-Good-Family-Message.
I can't imagine it would make for riveting reading...
7:45am Mr X swipes in at Waterloo for Jubilee Line to Stratford
8:00am Mr X still waiting
8:30am Mr X still waiting
9:45am Mr X swipes out at Waterloo and starts walking to Stratford
You actually thought HP was a business instead of a money pit?
You might even say
...she's a little cold towards him, or possibly even frigid.
Nope, too easy
I was going to make a rather pertinant remark about heavy drilling being needed but decided it would be inappropriate.
Don't forget you need a Macbook Air and iPhone 4 to use that with!
(That's not a dig at the mindless drooling simpletons otherwise known as Apple fanbois, it's a dig at the mindless drooling simpletons that are our elected officials)
New Jersey would be considerably improved by dumping it at the bottom of the Atlantic.
Isn't it absolutely hilarious when someone loses their job and potentially wrecks their career when you make an anon troll post:? I tell you, my sides are absolutely splitting when he goes home to his family and tells them he's unemployed because someone on the internet put him in an impossible situation.
There is a time and place for trolling. A forum dedicated to medical needs where a comment could save someone's life is not it.
It seems like they hired the orange core from the end of Portal 2 to be their project director and have been diligently following his instructions ever since.
It's a creature called a Cactuar.
Usually they're an absolute bugger to hit in melee and suicide for under-levelled characters because of the way they always do 1000 damage per hit. Also apparently edible according to some games in the series.
Agreed. I recently picked up a PSP from game for the sole purpose of playing Square's FF back catalogue - FF V with it's awesome job system, FF VI for it's amazing storyline, FF VII....
I think it was around 8 that the rot started to set in. There was an over-reliance on the summoned creatures (or Guardian Forces as the game called them) to do most of the work. This meant that the main characters themselves lost a lot of their attachment because aside from their Limit Breaks, they were pretty much just blank slates. It didn't help matters that Squall was an unlikeable asshole as well.
FF IX was a step back in the right direction, although the irritating character syndrome did rear its head from time to time. Cutscenes and summon scenes also increased again.
And then we had FF X. A beautifully rendered game with beautiful graphics but absolutely zero charm. Then X-2, XII, XIII.....in each one the game play and characterisation took a definite back seat to seeing how far they could push the graphics engine.
FF doesn't do it for me any more and I'm happy playing the SNES ones with crappy graphics and characters that I actually give a damn about.
I fail to see the problem
After all, this kind of cartoon marketing looks just great on my Playbook.
Home brewing question
Is this what they mean by micro-brewed?
Have to agree
I actually have a 3DS and it's spent most of it's time gathering dust on the shelf because there's a dire lack of decent games for it. The ergonomics are not amazing either and if the rumours of a 3DSi are true with the dual stick function, then I really wasted my money. =/
I'll probably trade it in this weekend for something else.
"HP was still totally committed to WebOS"
"What's that? You want a new device that uses WebOS? Yeah, right."
We will not be seen as a government that endorse drug use!
Now shut up and eat your Prozac.
They'd need to tweak the Lego figures for the Minecraft kits though.
I'm sorry my English isn't good enough to understand the instructions given...
...but it's certainly good enough to understand what's being said in court about the case and what I read about the defendant on reliable news sources like Yahoo and The Sun.
....actually scratch that last bit.
Seems perfectly reasonable
After all, the man has put his heart and soul and ten *years* of hard work into it. So on top of bankruptcy, losing his home and a failed business, why not completely destroy the one thing he had to keep him going? I'm sure he'll be very appreciative of your sentiments. Jackass.
Never use "HP" and "Palm" in the same sentence together ever again.
Do not undermine his glorious efforts!
The General of the Israeli Hacking Core will drive the hated oppressors back, such as 42-year-old Mrs Smith* who defies our God-blessed state by posting a picture of her cat on Facebook. She will suffer the ultimate punishment and learn that Facebook is only for "our" sort of people.
* Yes, I know Smith probably isn't a Palastinian name. Shut up.
Yup - I just bought a set of those DVDs.
.....wait, did I just funnel even *more* of my money into Lucas' gaping wallet? Goddamn it.
I'll be eternally grateful to the man that made A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. I won't miss the man he became, corrupted by his own self-importance and blind arrogance.
When I was at secondary in the early 90s, other juvenille misanthropes were engaging in this, although the method involved hyper ventilating and use of a couple of pressure points on the skull.
This article also has the whiff of someone being trolled. I've known some pretty hardcore WoW players in my time but not one of them has ever done stuff like that. Next we'll be hearing how sweet little Timmy from the Home Counties whores himself out every evening to pay for Farmville items.
We're missing the big picture here
Does it perform better or worse than the hand painted wooden iPad, now available from dodgy car parks everywhere?
I'd have to say a blackhole actually eats like my cat, given how often the wretched creature pesters me for food.
I'm tempted to get a generation 1 Playbook
*IF* the price crash happens in the UK as well. A realistic price can do wonders for oversold tech.
The consoles themselves aren't too hard to find but the games themselves, that's serious money, especially if it's still boxed.