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* Posts by hplasm

2563 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

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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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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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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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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+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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PHWOAR! Huh! What is it good for? Absolutely nothing, Prime Minister

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Re: Two birds one cup?

One cup of bees?

Sounds like a recipe....for something.

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Re: The devil in the detail

Block all of the news rags- they have print. Why do they need to clog up the 'net too?

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Only 1 in 5 Americans believe in pure evolution – and that's an upswing

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Re: @NomNomNom

He's proving that the God botherers aren't the climate Deniers he claims they are.

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Re: equitation

A six-legged horse...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleipnir‎

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Re: Slight confusion here

"...another persons right to believe in god..."

There is no such right.

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Abducted!

But why do they bring them back?

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WAR ON PORN: UK flicks switch on 'I am a pervert' web filters

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Re: Kids gloves for everyone

Won't somebody think we're not children!

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Easy Answer

"Errr, Harry, why did we opt out of that filthy porn smut filtering?"

"I'm not paying full price for half an internet, dear. That would be silly."

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Re: Mumsnet Black Helicopters

It's the future...

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Put the 3 Rs back in British Education: Infographics, Nextification, Chemicals

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Re: On actual education

6a. How to spell 'property'

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Surface RT: A plan worthy of the South Park Underpants Gnomes

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Re: If I follow the logic of this

Wow. That would be an Omnishambolic Clusterfuck of the highest order!

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NSA chief leaks info on data sharing tech: It's SharePoint

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Re: Sharepoint isn't the only thing they use

"Downvoted for arrogance and tone."

What a coincidence. Have a downvote.

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UK gov's smart meter dream unplugged: A 'colossal waste of cash'

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Re: A lot of FUD

Do you have an Economy Flush?

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