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* Posts by hplasm

2635 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

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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Happy

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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Happy

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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Meh

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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Happy

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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FAIL

Re: @NomNomNom

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

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Happy

Re: equitation

A six-legged horse...

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

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Meh

Re: Slight confusion here

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

There is no such right.

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Alien

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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Devil

Re: Kids gloves for everyone

Won't somebody think we're not children!

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Holmes

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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Unhappy

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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Meh

Re: A lot of FUD

Do you have an Economy Flush?

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Big Brother

Re: If the meter will have a data connection...

5Gb cap, 100kbps throughput after deep packet inspection...

Cynical, Moi?

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Five bods wrongly cuffed thanks to bungled comms snooping in UK

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Re: @lglethal

I doubt they can spell 'Brazil', which is ironic really.

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Ex-prez Carter: 'America has no functioning democracy' with PRISM

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Re: "they don't give you the Nobel Peace Prize for nothing"`

"Obama got it for at least trying to change the statuesque..."

Not an easy task- have you seen the size of some of the 'Statuesque'? They're bloody enormous!

O the huge manatees!

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Tweet like escaping Hell depends on it, Twitter Catholics told

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Happy

Re: Sin of Emission

Again with Eduction!

"(Engineering / Mechanical Engineering) the exhaust stroke of a steam or internal-combustion engine"

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Re: Haha ha ha

Probably, although:-

Eduction:

To assume or work out from given facts; deduce.

...and get it all wrong, invent sky-faeries etc.

Possibly...

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Lasers to carry 622 Mbps Earth-Moon link

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Re: Somehow

We're servers on the Moon

We're full of pirate tunes

But we cause lost sales

In Lunar retails

So they want us all shut doon...

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Google teases hush-hush Android event on July 24

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Re: Maybe

when it gets removed (ala OtherOS), you only have AC twats like this to blame.

FTFY

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Microsoft admits it's '18 months behind' with Windows 8 slabs

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Meh

Hmmm

...they will soon start to put the clamps on the iPad v1

There- that's more like it.

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Paypal makes man 1000x as rich as the ENTIRE HUMAN RACE

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Re: @Zmodem

Barclays Etc are evil. Don't go near them.

Worst part of the Barclays group.

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PRISM scandal: Brit spooks operated within the law, say politicos

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Childcatcher

Re: LMAO!

Still bleating I see.

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BT slammed for FAILING to explain why its broadband investment has shrunk

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Meh

Re: Live in sticks

Give BT pots of cash, get worse services- it's not a new idea.

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Microsoft's next device could be a Surface Watch

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Sinclair's Black Watch.

Will probably sell more than the MS one in total

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Hubble spots ALIEN NAVY world – and it's pelted with GLASS RAIN

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Happy

Re: "Microsoft Azure"

Hey- it's not That bad!

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Forecast cloudy as Office 365 pushes into 38 new markets

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Gimp

Re: the Microsoft steaming (pile of) installer

How did you get past AdBlocker?

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Screw it, says NSA leaker Snowden: I'm applying for asylum in Russia

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Re: Not a problemo

Well, perhaps he can talk to our Mr Bryant at length in there, during Happy Hour.

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Forget Snowden: What have we learned about the NSA?

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Re: alain williams Secret laws

BLEAT LESS!

Good advice. Why don't you just do that?

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Re: Anonymous Cowpatbrain Did William Hague know about PRISM spying?

Your rock. Back under it. Nothing for you to fawn over here, Doormatt.

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JOBS from beyond grave: I AM NOT A CROOK, it was an 'aikido move'

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Happy

Re: "the whole service will have to rely on clerical data entry, "

That would be an ecumenical matter...

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STEVE BALLMER KILLS WINDOWS

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Happy

Re: Not actual substance or anything resembling an argument.

But this isn't an argument -it's more of a joyful anticipation!

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Re: ya

"all them profits are the result of terrible performance...."

Not just that- don't forget customer lock-in and stupid inertia.

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Re: Adapt or deserve to die.

Are you listening, Microsoft?

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Oh please, PLEASE bring back Xbox One's hated DRM - say Xbox loyalists

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Meh

"...consumers were uninformed..."

Weasel Words.

fuck right off you shill.

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Big Beardie is watching you: Lord Sugar gets into facial recognition

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Re: Beardie (did Branson lose that title when he posed as a stewardess?)

Keep Beardie for Branson.

May I propose Prune-Faced Spiv for Sugar?

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BT earmarks super-speedy 300Mbit/s broadband for 50 exchanges

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Re: Great, but will BT prioritise those areas that need this?

Follow the money...

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Are driverless cars the death knell of the motor biz?

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Re: At night ......

HONK! HONK!

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Re: Own the box rent the motor (again)

This *could* work- but only when we live in cities like the Jetsons. Existing infrastructure wouldn't support it, it would be like bin-collection day every half-hour, every day.

Sadly.

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Google loses Latitude in Maps app shake-up

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Re: B0rked

"I tried to set my old man up on Open Maps..."

Are you the Cerne Abbas Giant?

Devon was the clue...

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US Congress proposal: National Park will be FOUND ON MOON

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Re: Russia ...claiming the North Pole

If they want it, they can bloody well haul it away. Otherwise...

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