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2406 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

M&S shoppers make quarter of a million NFC payments a WEEK

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Re:Their goods are undeniably higher quality as well*

I deny that

. £5 for two baking spuds.... right....oh, they've been washed so the help doesn't have to... ok then!

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You can buy food in M&S for under £20 ?

Blimey!

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Queen's Speech: 'Problem of matching IP addresses' to be probed

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Re: You are not going to connect an xbox directly to the internet

Really...?

Er, XBox owners...

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Microsoft: Subscription-only apps? Not for us, yet

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Re: Not worth it

People pay for Photoshop? Who knew?

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Google not sabotaging YouTube on Windows Phone after all

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Re: I suppose...

And I'm sure Andrex Labrador owners are glad they have something else to wipe their arses on other than a WinPhone...

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Coke? Windows 8 is Microsoft's 'Vista moment'. Again

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Re: Telemetry Bullshit

Wallet Garden! +1 for truth!

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"...It's just you really have to work at it."

At least you don't have to mess about with like Linux, eh?

Oh, wait...

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The Metro experiment is dead: Time to unleash Windows Phone+

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Re: As predictable as night following day

Funny, the comments seem to be mainly from mongs who say W8 is soooo much easier than older versions; ie "My old computer was too complicated for me..."

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Windows Blue preview to land at end of June

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Re: Are small biz owners naturally mentally deficient?

Only the ones who embrace W8.

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Get your very own open source nematode

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Its it written...

in elegant C?

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India introduces Central Monitoring System

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Re: Eventually (in a few centuries maybe) all governements will realize this is *not* a solution

In India, manpower is still relatively cheap- 250,000 people with headphones on in a call centre could probably do this for £47m... but the annual pencil and notepad bill would be ever increasing, together with the cost of filing cabinets.

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Self-assembling robot inches towards WORLD DOMINATION

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I'll be back....

inches away, slowly...

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Oz chap blows his own Google Glass

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The bag it is open;

The cat is no longer inside.

(All this needs is a 3D printer angle~ all else is 'open, freedom, etc'.)

Still, good work!

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Scramjet X-51 finally goes to HYPER SPEED above Pacific

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Re: Will you be allowed

Bottled water shouldn't be carried anywhere. Fill the empty bottle up when you get there.

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Well done-

Next- Thunderbird 1.

Hypersonic Fire

<===

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Plans for fully 3D-printed gun go online next week

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Re: Awesome!

Point one of these at me and see how far you get.

I'll print up an F16 and nuke you with a printed a-bomb.

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Re: So the solution....

As is sticking a musket down the back of your pants.

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Re: The point is-

Mr Zip...

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The point is-

Any idiot can make stuff now.... after someone has done the skilled bit once.

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TV gesture patent bombshell: El Reg punts tech into public domain

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Wave hands madly and-

" Enhance 57 to 19. Track 45 left. Stop. Enhance 15 to 23. Give me a hard copy right there."

Job done.

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How did something so small and pink cause so much trouble?

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Re: To add to that...

Which is probably a very good thing.

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Debian 7 debuts

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Re: Oh, dear...

Hah. It's better than '8'...

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Impoverished net user slams 'disgusting' quid-a-day hack

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Re: Sanctimony

This!

if you don't like the rules- don't play!

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Yet another Cabinet-level ID card farce

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Re: manifesto

written 'sham manifesto'

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The UK's copyright landgrab: The FAQ

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Excellent summary.

Please keep us up to date!

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Dunkin' Donuts temps S Korea with ultrasonic tags

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Re: Breakfast Dining ???

Worse yet- have you seen the new 'Breakfast Biscuits' for 'Breakfast on the go' ?

FFS.... some people are sooooo busy these days....

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Thousands rally behind teen girl cuffed, expelled in harmless 'explosion'

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It's the handwringing twats-

that never did anything "dangerous" when they were young that are slowly turning this planet into fucking Vogsphere...

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Forget choice: 50% of firms will demand you BYOD by 2017

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Re: wonder what the ratio is now

How is life in the ant farm?

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UK.gov's love affair with ID cards: Curse or farce?

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Re: ...and thus allowed to roam freely round Europe?

Talk slowly and in capitals with trouser legs rolled up and knotted hanky on head.

How else?

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Weary quid-a-day nosh hack fears colonal mass ejection

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No naked wobbling!

Oh the huge manatee!

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Is this the first ever web page? If not, CERN would like to know

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Re: 404

Schrodinger's LOLCat...

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CLIMATE CHANGE forces women into PROSTITUTION - US politicians

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Re: If climate change forces women into prostitution...

That would require two prostitutes....

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Brit horologist hammers out ‘first’ ATOMIC-POWERED watch

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Re: Too many moving parts...

Only if they are Nixie tubes...

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Google Now lands on iOS

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Re: Linguistics

Loogabaroougah!

(Loughborough - 'nuff said...)

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Branson's SpaceShipTwo succeeds in first rocket-powered flight

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Re: Sending kids?

There's more danger to kids in the 'Happy' Meal...

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Next Xbox to be called ‘Xbox Infinity’... er... ‘Xbox’

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I would go for the second logo-

1. It looks like the 'Xbox' X is broken; there is past form here...

2 The broken 'X' also resembles a crying 'Y'.... as in "Why? Why did I buy this?" ; again suitable, see 1.

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Cat ladies turned brand-squatters poke fun at religious right

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Re:Re: And much hilarity ensued :-)

You're an Antipodean Christ Botherer , aren't you?

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Can't find your motor? Apple patents solve car park conundrums

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WTF?

...engines and aircon running all the time...

Sounds like he price of fuel is *way* too low in Cupertino...

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What work? Tablet owners prefer to slack off with their slabs

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Re: Mmeier...

Don't drink and type...

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CURSE you, EINSTEIN! Humanity still chained in relativistic PRISON

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Re: Stupid question

You say that now! I gave up homeopathic medicine completely and ended up in hospital with an overdose!. And the jug of water by my bed wouldn't let me forget it!!!

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Re: Stupid question

Argh! Flashbacks!!

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Re: Stupid question

Silly rabbit never heard of unobtainium.

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Re: @hplasm: Damn....

Thanks.

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Re: Stupid question

The rod would probably compress due to inertial effects, and the push would propagate down it a at speed <c.

Sadly, it's the information of the push which is limited.

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Damn....

Next contestant!

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Review: Nokia Lumia 520

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Landfill Android

An ironic term used to describe any Microsoft device with a Tiled Display. See also TIFKAM.

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Nick Clegg: Snooper's Charter 'isn't going to happen'

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Re: "The Lib Dems may not be that good at pleasing HOs

Not even wearing one of these? <====

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Mobes' pay-by-bonk just isn't cool enough, sniffs Tesco bod

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Re: who denied me a clubcard btw...

Your ideas intrigue me sir, and I wish to subscribe to your newsletter

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Got a Windows XP end-of-life plan? Neither does anyone else

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Re: I don't miss trawling dozens of manufacturer's sites trying to find drivers.

Nor do I since giving up XP.

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Microsoft: Brits, grab our Surface Pro ten-incher for satisfaction in May

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Re: Free Microsoft hate

This, just this <==

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