* Posts by cornz 1

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Alibaba's magic cave empties as it misses revenue target

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Re: It aint just fakes.

And what reason do I have to lie?

The IC in question was out of a Pure DAB radio. I cant remember the exact number but it was basically the entire thing on one ic the size of my little finger nail....

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It aint just fakes.

Mate plugged a 9v adapter into his 5v dab radio. Result, one popped IC.

So a quick google revealed I could buy ANY number of this chip, provided that any number was a min of 10 and a max of 100,000.

So I mailed the sellers who were selling 10's to see if I could negotiate a buy 1 deal for a modest price.

Overwhelmingly the answer was NO, NIET, NIEN.

So now my mate has a landfill radio for the sake of a chip that costs less than £1. Hell, I would have paid $20 shipping as it meant I could have repaired his radio for much less than the price of a new one and would have saved some landfill space.

THAT’S my beef with ali-baba, no use selling everything in the world if you won’t sell it to people like me who need a one off.... Not like I wasn’t willing to pay massively overpriced shipping....

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'Revenge porn' bully told not to post people's nude pics online. That's it. That's his punishment

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Re: Paste the twats

Hardly a fair comparison. An inabilty to read is not a causal factor here. This cretins guilt is unquestionable. The comparison you make is unfortunate but unrelated.

When the courts fail, in some cases, there is a moral case to be made for vigilantism..

http://www.dailydot.com/crime/man-throws-chair-at-judge/

Court fail!!!!!

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Paste the twats

mug shot / details on EVERY idiotbook, twatter page on the fucking planet.

Some vigilante will do the rest....

Seeing as the courts cant!!!!!

Then, educate people that sending nude pics of yourself to ANYONE is a stupid idea....

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'YOUTUBE is EVIL': Somebody had a tape running, Google...

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Re: John Lilburne @auburnman The new man

Down vote for the piss poor and frankly, illiterate use of "of" instead of "have".

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'LOOK into my EYES: You are feeling very worried about the climate ... SO worried'

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Re: Didn't have to look

None, was calling his Mother..

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IBM punts cryptotastic cloudy ID verification services

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@ Dr. Mouse

Personally, I believe there is no need for a "cloud" system.

TFTFY

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Charles Townes, inventor of the laser and friend to both science and religion, dies

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LASERS

Dunno why but lasers have fascinated me since i was a kid.

I own several and have a great deal of fun with em.....

The coherency of that light astonishes me still..

RIP Sir, and thanks!!!!!

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ZX81 BEATEN at last as dev claims smallest Chess code crown

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Wow, still remember

opening the book at xmas that the listing for 1k chess was in, also remember typing in the machine code with REM statements.

I also remember being utterly amazed with my zx81.

Long live the ZX81....

PRINT USR1+USR1

PS, i also remember that that program wouldn't castle either. (I think!, its a long time ago!)

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Spartan on Windows 7? Microsoft is 'watching demand'

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Re: Welcome to the Matrix

Downvote for finding THAT funny...

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'Boozed up' US drone spook CRASHED UFO into US White House

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Re: For the Nth time

Ok, and some fair points raised there.

But, the word drone has negative connotations as the total arsehole at the centre of this story has proven.

IF the media story had been "flying toy lands on the whitehouse lawn" then we wouldn't even be discussing this. But no, DRONE, like some *armed/surreptitious spying vehicle flown by someone from afar with an ulterior motive. Whether it be blowing up Taliban (*and or civilians, see point above) or spying on a foreign nation, THAT is the perception of a drone in a lot of peoples minds....

Not the flying toys that take pretty scenic videos for 10 mins whilst their batteries expire.....

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For the Nth time

IT

IS

NOT

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DRONE...

It is a quadcopter....

It is a flying radio controlled aircraft.

It is a flying model

It is a toy.

IT IS NOT A DRONE....

Fucking hell guys, get it right.....

If i crashed my model helicopter into the ground, the story would be "Numb Nuts Crashes RC Model Heli(copter) into the ground. This is no different. So why the "Drone" shit......

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YouTube flushes Flash for future flicks

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Re: What's new?

Well whoop-de-shit for you. What’s new is that now, the overwhelming majority of YouTube users will get HTML5 video as default.

Sadly, we now need ALL websites to adopt this stance as there will still be millions unaware that flash is a bug ridden travesty and it exposes their computers to more risks than Windows ever did.

You fucking watch Adobe tighten its security now when suddenly all technically competent users start uninstalling it from their own and friends/family computers and its monopoly, sorry, *shares, plummet like flying sheep....

*i assume, either rightly or wrongly, that adobe has finicial reasons to patch the cack.

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Keylogger: Somebody STOP ME! Oh hang on, I just did

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QFX

keyscrambler.

Used it for years and had no problems. Just another tool in the arsenal to help keep my keystrokes obfuscated....

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Apple's Beats, Google, and Sony hammered with unpaid royalty claim

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Here we go again.

The only certainty is that the lawyers will get rich. Remove all those pre 72 songs from their services? Then cry foul as people turn to illegal means to acquire something the named companies wont pay for!!

Fucking hypocrites...

Popcorn time...

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Drinking to forget? OK. But first, eat a curry... QUICK!

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Re: It's 0820

Agreed, its that bloody picture...

Salivating at the thought....

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Post-pub nosh neckfiller: 1.5 MILLION SCOVILLE masala omelette

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Re: BEER!

Quick tip of the day. If your bird feeders are getting hammered by tree rats (squirrells), sprinkle a bit of chilli powder, cayanne pepper or some other powdered hot spice into the bird feed. Stops the squizzers from eating the bird food!!!

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I did a whole Bhut Jolokia

from Tatton Park a few years ago.

Let me tell you this, it is NOT an experience I care to repeat and as someone who can handle Vindaloo and phall I don't say that lightly.

Lignocaine did NOT quell the pain, made my gob numb but did fuck all to stop the thermite reaction going on in my mouth...For 20 minutes I could see through time......

Milk provides immediate but very very temporary relief (20 seconds).

I am pleased to report that my arse did not end up like the business end of the bat mobile... Which was nice...

Growing some Trinidad Scorpions atm.

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'F*** you', exclaims Google Translate app, politely

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Re: Real time is no good (How to talk to foreigners) ---------------->

And dont forget to add the "O" at the end..

Oy-O Waiter-O, 4-O Beer-O and Vimto-O.

Vimto-O??

NB, works well in Spain...

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Don't use Charlie Hebdo to justify Big Brother data-slurp – Data protection MEP

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Lets not let

the actual facts get in the way of the "idea" that monitoring every aspect of our lives would have prevented this. As others have already said, these fuckers (Hedbo, Rigby) were already known to be potential nutters and the powers that be sat on their arses.

Its like having a small fault on your car that the garage cant be arsed to diagnose. "Wait for it to blow up mate, then we know what part was fucked"...

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Warning: Using encrypted email in Spain? Do not pass go, go directly to jail

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Time to re-introduce

Spook Fodder in every email....

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Windows Registry-infecting malware has no files, survives reboots

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Oh FFS.

Facts are this:

1: the registry IS an INTEGRAL part of windows.

2. No amount of whining will change that

3. Dont like Windows, dont use it.

4. Dont like windows but HAVE to use it? Let your Admin worry about this.

5.This threat now exposed, will be mitigated.

6. Life goes on. Learn to accept that.

If the most pressing issue in your life is that the registry has been show to be able to hide malware (which it now cant, as its been discovered) then you have very dull lives.

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Boybanders ONE DIRECTION launch DoS attack on open-source bods

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I read as far as "Boybanders"

Then swapped to the next story.

Am i out of touch?

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Eight pocket-pleasing USB 3.0 hard drives

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Re: WD, No Thanks!

No such thing as a non-removable partition.

;-)

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Re: How to encrypt these?

Truecrypt 7.11a (I think) was the last unadulterated version and remains uncracked...

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Re: Not enough power!

Or make ALL usb ports a 1A minimum...

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French Google fund to pay for 1 million print run of Charlie Hebdo next week

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Do you know what i have noticed?

The sound of utter silence from prominent Muslim leaders denouncing the killings..

Odd that 'innit......

*No, course it fucking isn't. Sooner the non Muslims realise we are all non-believers in their (Muslims) eyes, the sooner we can stop the pretence of this being anything other than religious and treat it like the fucking war it is...

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I do hope

that an English version will be made available.(just for ease)

A nominal additional monetary charge to support the families of all the people whom have lost their lives in France in the last few days would not be objected to either...

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Comet Lovejoy's greenish glow visible with naked eye this weekend

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Re: > much better view of it with a telescope or good pair of binoculars.

Hale Bopp was spectacular, missed Hailey's due to cloud. In fact, there is a weather conspiracy 'cos whenever *anything* interesting happens in the sky here in Blighty, you can guarantee cloud.

To help I've just developed a radical new weather predictor program.

10 Input A$ "Is There Astronomical Event In The Sky? "

20 IF A$ = YES THEN LET Weather = BAD

30 LET BAD= CLOUD

40 PRINT BAD

50 PAUSE 100

60 GOTO 10

That's my millions made...

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US kills EU watchdog's probe into EU cops sharing EU citizens' data

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Repeat after me.

Hey, You-Rope, y'all go an fuck yourselves now, d'ya hear!

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Saudi Arabia to flog man 1,000 times for insulting religion on Facebook

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Mohammed:

My wife called me a paedophile this morning!!

An awfully big word for a 9 year old...

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Windows XP beats 8.1 in December market share stats

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Doesn't matter

how much sugar they pour on the shit sandwich that is Windows 8(.1), the fact it is this, it is as unloved as Vista and will reside in the same place for all eternity....

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BAN email footers – they WASTE my INK, wails Ctrl+P MP

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Is this what this clown

was voted in to do??

Seriously?

People starving and dying whilst waiting for hospital care and the single most pressing issue in this cretins life is a dislike for a disclaimer at the bottom of his email.

Utterly utterly disconnected from the "real" world

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Buffer overflow reported in UEFI EDK1

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BIOS

was perfectley fine. UEFI is simply another solution looking for a problem...

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Tor pedo torpedoed: Ex-US cybersecurity guru jailed for 25 years in abuse pics sting

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Re: Expert?

Yes Expert.

Ex as in "Has been"

Spurt as in "Drip Under Pressure".

Expert...

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Arrr: The only Pirate in European Parliament to weigh in on copyright

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Re: Copyright contract with the public is broken.

Sadly, it seems that because huge corporations have decided to become involved that copyright law is in the absolute mess that it now.

No matter what DRM they implement or whatever laws they create, you will not stop people copying others work.

There are more fucking pressing matters we need to face up to....

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El Reg tests portable breathalyzers: Getting drunk so you don't have to

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Re: @Cornz - Still

Not quite. Thats the boiler, a 10 gallon stainless steel milk urn with a retro fitted 2k2w Kettle element. That is filled with the fermented sugar and molasses wash and then (very lightly) refluxed in the copper column. The two things protruding from the top are the cooling hose connectors. The outlet pipe has been removed in that picture.

Then boil her up, turn on the water, watch the 70% rum trickle out at about a litre every 15 mins.

* A 10 gallon (10kg dark brown sugar and 5l of molasses) wash will produce a full gallon (UK) of 70% rum or 95% spirit.

Just to do the maths on that. Thats 16 pints of 35% abv bloody good dark rum for about £30.

*apparently as we all know the distilation of alcohol is illegal in the UK because our overlords believe that stills actually produce poisonous alcohol...

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@ Trevor

We seldom agree Trevor but the love of rum transcends everything else.

Invest in a small still (£200), chuck in some brown sugar and molasses and make your own rum. Its deceptively simple and works out at about £3 a litre....

https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=7F3877C1DBFB2F81!18531&authkey=!AB7cFBh1oZ2YrV4&v=3&ithint=photo%2cjpg

That's mine...

Of course in Blighty you can only use it to distil water..

(Yeah, whatever Came(mo)ron)

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So really

all you achieved was to highlight that both the units are shit.

Water damage?? Inaccurate and contradictory readings...

Waste of money IMHO. Want to drive safely? Don't drink!!!!

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THREE MILLION Moonpig accounts exposed by flaw

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Re: Basic Good Manners

*any* company processing customer orders over the phone / internet should be forced to have a security audit once a year.

To this end, a list of companies passing / failing this test could be published and we, the great unwashed public, can then vote with our wallets as to whom we trust our identities with.....

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A Cambridge boffin told me YOU'RE A BIG, FAT LIAR

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Yeah, about right for that Pond scum and his ilk.

By the shows own admission, the test was "upto" 90%, which was then redacted to "exhibits a high degree of accuracy". Either way, some poor saps have had the wrath of the womanising, gambling self righteouss cock-womble that is Kyle spout his vitroil at them because they "lied" when all along they were telling the truth.

There is no wonder that show is shown when most of us of working age/condition are doing that.

Put it on when the dole office opens and watch the viewing figure plummet.

The man is a cunt of royal order....

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Re: As accurate as conventional polygraphs.

Cant get to the link at the mo but search for

Penn and Teller Bull shit: lie detectors.

Its on youtube.

Watch how A: the results are easily mis-interperated and B: how easy it is to fool one.

PS, season 7 episodes 4 and / or 5 i believe..

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Ladies and trolls: Should we make cyberbullying a crime? – Ireland

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Discuss:

The governments (UK, Ireland, Wales, timbucto, doesn't really matter) seem intent on making everything a crime. All part of the plan to get our DNA on a database.

Dear criminal / tax payer, you have been arrested for spitting or littering or some other unpleasant but "harmless" offence. Now, give us your DNA...

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Apple's 16GB iPhones are a big fat lie, claims iOS 8 storage hog lawsuit

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This..

"My samsung phone is so cocking awful (Galaxy s3) that it always has free storage, mainly because I try to use the phone as little as possible anyway. I'm now on my third SD card, and I've given up as all of them are now "damaged or corrupted" and the stupid phone refuses to ever use them again, and plugging them into a PC confirms that they're now faulty."

Means you have bought cheap shitty fake cards...

Fail to see how that's Samsung's fault...

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Hackers pop German steel mill, wreck furnace

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Re: Breaking News

It's not fun been this hot and lonely, that's why

It's not fun BEING this hot and lonely, that's why

Come on man, this is basic English.......

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Re: Why the fcuk...

More importantly, why the fuck does a furnace NEED to be connected at all????

Seems we are connecting things up for the sake of it, not for any good technical reason sometimes.

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Toffee, Apple? U.S. fanbois get their sticky fingers on Nork-teasing flick The Interview

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Streisand Effect

That is all...

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Dotcom 'saved' Xmas for Xbox – but no one can save Sony's titsup PlayStation Network

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Re: AlbertH

Eadon: The Sequal....

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid....

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Windows Phone bumping along the bottom

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Any App

with adverts, unless it has a "Buy me for a couple of quid and I will cease the adverts option" is deleted the instant the first advert shows. I don't care how good that app is. I try to keep my life advert free as all it is now is adverts for the same old shit...

TV, adverts. Radio, adverts, the web, more effing adverts and now on my phone.

Its getting more and more of a pain to filter em out but filter em I do...

So, devs, by all means put em in but make sure I can stop em....

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Purple glistening plasma, you say? Orion plummets back to Earth

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New NASA development for you.

Mute button....

God, a bit of background music and you get sand in your tampon....

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