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* Posts by hplasm

2576 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

Obama cancels meeting Putin in Russia, says Snowden 'a factor'

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Re: @asdf

Ah- but the UK's residue of Empireis the Commonweath; the US will leave nothing but armoured forts and minefields.

Or is that what you meant~?

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'Look, give us Snowden' - this Friday's top US-Russia talks revealed

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Black Helicopters

Re: take him out

"How do you know they haven't tried?"

There's been no embarassing cockup in the news...

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"Assuming the US can convince Russia that this isn't the case..."

Ah, now- there's the rub...

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Manning's max sentence cut, may only spend up to 90 years in the cooler

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Re: Place your bets!

Or you from your fucking high horse?

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Horrific moment curvy mum-of-none Mail Online spills everyone's data

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El Reg is populated almost entirely with Grauniad reading socialists

And - Non ACs too.

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Re: BAN THE DAILY MAIL

Ban Passive Mail!

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Re: Right now I am on my knees praying

piratizing - a good new word for what is happening!

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Happy first anniversary, Curiosity!

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Re: A year? Already?

When did it set off?

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Shack in flat-pack bric-a-brac lack flap? Whack on this 3D flat-pack app

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Bollocks!

Best title so far!

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Microsoft cuts Surface Pro price by $100

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Re: PC World...

"You don't really sell that many products that way, do you?"

They can't do much worse... Honesty in Advertising!

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World's FIRST TALKING SPACE ROBO-CHUM BLASTS OFF to the ISS

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Re: Intruder Alert

It's ok, he's not called Dave...

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(Can you tell I'm not a cat person?)

Your Nickname is a clue...

Are you Brain, or Pinky?

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Gov: Smart TV bods must protect users from smut-riddled badness

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Big Brother

In other news-

Govt wants DVD manufacturers to include a homing moth which is released whenever the case is opened and flies back to a reporting centre so they can tell what sort of content people might be watching that they can't otherwise spy on.

FFS. Do yer fucking job and stop prying!

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Mystery object falls from sky, area sealed off by military: 'Weather balloon', say officials

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Drone from Pakistan...

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Alien

Feet of shining screw projected, when suddenly...

The lid fell off.

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Buy a household 3D printer, it'll pay for itself in MONTHS!

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Re: The kind of people....

But surely people in the 3d world would want a 3d printer...?

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Meh

Pay £££££-

and put Poundland out of business...

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Latvian foreign minister speaks out against giving up alleged Gozi writer to US

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Re: Poor comparison

Indeed. However, the US is not The World Police. Nor should it act like it is.

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Wikipedians say no to Jimmy's 'buggy' WYSIWYG editor

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"... a fabulous upgrade because suddenly I see things that I would have never seen..."

Like facts?

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Happy 20th birthday, Windows NT 3.1: Microsoft's server outrider

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Re: Next Technology? Damn..

Wasn't it called "Not Tested" when it first limped out?

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Ha ha, Osborne, these Gov 2.0 web wranglers have wiped out UK debt

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Re: Open source please

"Isn't clear communication at the heart of democracy?"

Not any more- quite the opposite...

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HALF of air passengers leave phones on ... yet STILL no DEATH PLUNGE

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Re: Only a matter of time

"...these people should be finned and banned from planes..."

Surely finned people would be using boats anyway?

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Microsoft haters: You gotta lop off a lot of legs to slay Ballmer's monster

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re: Microsoft late last year - they took over 7.5% total tablet market share in only 6 months...

Headache tablets, mainly.

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Windows

Re: Easy

Easy.

Yes, you are.

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Selfridges dreaming of a snot-themed Christmas

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Paris Hilton

Re: How long.....

Life-like or life-sized?

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Re: Maybe so

Surely 'tis the S'word of Dobber!

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Re: Hit and miss

"you can print parts to tolerances of less than 0.1mm."

So it's low precision as well?

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NSA security award winner calls for hearings into agency's conduct

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Even a single party state

Has a ballot box.

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British boffin muzzled after cracking car codes

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Re: This ain't rocket science

No Hell, no crimes, sorry.

Not much Win either, yet again.

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Microsoft introduces warning on child abuse image searches

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"Microsoft is warning Brits who use its Bing search engine..."

That's not too many then, is it?

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Kids LIE about age on Facebook, gasps Brit ad watchdog

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Re: Just curious...

Which brings us back to the ID cards, on the never-ending roundabout ...

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SPEARS joins the 19-mile-high club: Intimate snaps

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FAIL

But- SPB is a science group. Religion is... elsewhere.

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'Wandering Dago' tuck truck ejected from NY race track

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Angel

So

When'sa their Delmio day?

cringe

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Chromecast: We get our SWEATY PAWS on Google's tiny telly pipe

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Re: Looks Awesome!

But what about the sound?

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Microsoft offers IE 11 preview for Windows 7 ... but not Windows 8

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Re: Save yourself the headache... @hplasm

Good for you, whoever you are.

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Re: Save yourself the headache...

And install Linux.

*ducks*

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Assange™ names a Senatorial stand-in

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Re: Stop giving this twat press.

Yeah! Stop giving this oxygen press!

Wait...

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Microsoft pledges Linux boost for Windows Server and Center R2 duo

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Re: Oh really?

Some people don't object to paying for crappy software...

-that's the big problem.

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All the advantages of Linux

With the downtime of Windows for reboots etc.

Bargain.

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Indian military pondered attack on Venus and Jupiter

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Two words-

Military Intelligence.

That is all.

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BT's not at home to Mr Profit, but its lordly boss probably isn't too fussed

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Re: your really sheldon cooper

" I'd rather see somebody lean from their mistake..."

But which way?

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Swisscom chief dead in apparent suicide

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Holmes

Re: spelling

Are you proposing this was his motive?

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Apache OpenOffice 4.0 debuts with IBM code side and centre

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Re: I'm on it!

"...a real version of Office.

It just sucks so much in comparison....."

Yes, Office does suck.

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Jackboot dangled over NSA's throat for US spy dragnet outrage

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re:And for the full round-up of who voted what:

That should be used in the next round of electioneering.

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Re: "Give me 6 lines from an honest man and I'll find something to hang him."

"Anyone think it's time to start going through those 360+ paragraphs of THE PATRIOT Act with a red pen?"

A big red "X" through them all?

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Royston cops' ANPR 'ring of steel' BREAKS LAW, snarls watchdog

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Re: What's changed?

It's even more stupid and overblown.

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SKA precursor starts streaming firehosing astrodata to the world

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Is it just me-

Or does Professor Andreas Wicenec really need a white coat and big rubber gloves...

And goggles...

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New Kiwi spook law allows domestic prying

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Re: It's too late!

2. Supply Underpant Gnomes.

3. Profit!

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Nokia flops out its 4G, 4.7-inch WHOPPER: The Lumia 625

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Windows

+30% smartphone growth for Nokia Lumias!

Now FOUR customers!

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It has changed since NT you know?

For the worse...

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