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* Posts by hplasm

2527 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

Windows 8: Is Microsoft's new OS too odd to handle?

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Re: Building a new PC

"...effectively ignore all the new crap."

Which you paid extra for?

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Microsoft has no plans for a second Windows 7 Service Pack

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Joke

Re: "Why would I need parts for a car less than 5 years old?"

It's a Vauxhall?

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Big labels try for ISP blocking on 3 more 'pirate' sites

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Meh

Re: Self-serving hypocrites

Just like the BPI, eh?

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US patent office prepares to kill off Apple's bounce-back patent

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Happy

Hahaha

Also, Ha!

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Astroboffins out FREAK 'BI' GALAXY

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Re: Excellent unit conversion maths

Agreed- particularly when measuring Kessel Run performance.

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Skype for Windows 8 is coming: Always on, always in your contacts

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Headmaster

Dropped the veil?

Again!

It's Lifted the veil!

grr!

What- skype on Win8? Who cares- this is important!

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Why James Bond's Aston Martin Top Trumps the rest

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Re: The DB5

Also the front machine guns were broomhandle painted black!

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EARTH was a BAKING LIFELESS DESERT for 5 MILLION years

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Boffin

Hopefully future global warming won’t get anywhere near temperatures of 250 million years ago-

But If it did- we'll get over it.

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Sacked British RIM staffers to get minimum legal payout

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Devil

Re: Interested in how the company complies with the Law's

I feel sorry for those who remain in Slough.

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Google shares dive as profits reported down 20%

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Jesus.

The kids are up late tonight.

All pajamas and boxing gloves.

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BOFH: Uninterruptible patsy supply

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Heh heh heh

"...and an orange Ghostbusters light came on"

I need some of these!

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IE10 coming to Windows 7 sometime, maybe

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Meh

The article summed it up in the first sentence:-

"Microsoft takes great pains to ensure that each new version of Windows remains backward..."

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iPhone 5 is the 'most difficult, scratchy device Foxconn has ever made'

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Gimp

Re: rubber?

Rubber makes feet sweaty and cold...

Are you sure :)

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Astroboffins map GIANT MASS of dark matter

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Angel

Re: Wavevolution

And the elephamts and turtle are created when, exactly?

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Re: Why doesn't dark matter clump ?

Soft shoes.

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Microsoft Surface priced up for Blighty

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FAIL

Re: 14 to 15Gb of disk space

Full Bloat OS indeed.

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Meh

Re: "full blown OS"

Win8 blows, WinRT blows fully

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Mission to Pluto faces DEEP SPACE DEBRIS PERIL

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Happy

Re: says:

So space gyppos ^H^H^H^H Travellers leave a bloody great mess behind too?

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Microsoft Surface: Designed to win, priced to fail

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Re: WTF

Balmer - women haunt him, men want to beat him !

FTFY

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Windows

Re: Pass the tissues

Aw Diddums- something in your eye?

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McKinnon will not be extradited to the US, says Home Secretary

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Trollface

Re: I'll bet a million Euro there will be Hell to pay for this decision

A million Euro- what's that? About £5?

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'Hypersensitive' Wi-Fi hater loses case against fiendish DEVICES

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Re: Think of the Children!

I need a licence for my fish, Eric.

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Re: Inquiring minds...

Double blind test- poke out both eyes and see if he can tell when the wifi is on...

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Microsoft Surface ad targets preppy, Glee-watching youngsters

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Windows

So-

Does it actually DO anything?

Doesn't look like it.

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Sky support dubs Germany 'Hitler's country'

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Happy

Re: by all accounts, a bit of a wrong 'un

Congratulations, you have successfully mastered 'Newthink'

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Protestors target Google over that video

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Meh

Re: Google / YouTube

What's wrong with this picture?

No boobs.

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Australian boffins have a ball with lightning maths

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Re: Ball lighning-nuts?

Not as nuts as anal bleaching.

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How Nokia managed to drive its in-house Linux train off the rails

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Unhappy

The last line could be Nokia's epitaph-

"It's all over, here."

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Russian Christians boosted by Pussy Riot law spank 'sinful' Apple logo

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Re: How about the cross

Torture Porn laws?

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Re: Apple leads good Christians astray...

The Map reflects religion- it's a grey area.

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WTF?

Russia

First the fall of Communism, next the fall of IQ.

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Ballmer aims chair at Apple after Windows package miss

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Meh

If you *need* Windows for the Captain's Chair

Then you are probably just playing at being Captain.

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Meh

Re: Linux Jovial Names

Skype anyone?

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Microsoft trials Digits finger-sensing bracelet

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Meh

Re: Me like

...and it won't work with anything decent until it's been hacked by someone.

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Boffins build program to HUNT DOWN CO2 polluters where they LIVE

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Meh

There is a word for this.

Bollocks.

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Japanese cellco drops veil on futuristic hands-free video phone

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WTF?

Drop the veil- again?

Lift the veil, shurely?

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Mystery martian object is relic of (our) civilisation

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Alien

Re: Part of a ........

Illudium PU-36 Explosive Space Modulator.

Next-

Earth Shattering Kaboom.

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Microsoft to devs: Bug users about security … now!

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Linux

A security risk has been detected.

Please format hard drive and install another OS.

I know. Flame away- I'm chilly.

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Is lightspeed really a limit?

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Re: wow that graph

That's going on a t-shirt!

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Lunar water-prospecting rover rolls closer towards launch

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Re: Soviet find water on the Moon in the 1970s

Checkov! Is that you?

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Re: A fine notion

So? Start a black latex spacesuit factory.

mmmmm!

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40,000 sign petition to oust Rep. Paul 'pit of hell' Broun

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Re: Let's be fair: Broun knows what "hell" is.

If this guy's Fundie God exists, I'll gladly roast in Hell for eternity rather than go to Fundie Heaven.

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Re: An important idea here.

A talking Turtle- that's proof of evolution, right there!

Or Alice in Wonderland is an OEM User manual too.

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Crazed Microsoft robot accuses BBC kids' channel of Win8 piracy

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Metro, Notro,Modern UI-

Now AKA The CBeebies Interface.

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Boffins: Our memory film is like your girlfriend - transparent and cheap

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Re: Lets have more gratuitous sexism.

I like my women like I like my coffee- ground up in bags in the freezer.

/saidtoomuch...

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Samsung adds iPhone 5 to patent battle v Apple

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Re: if i was the judge

...beat of iTunes in my brain..

seems more likely

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Re: Do they sell these Sun's in the US?

Ask Oracle.

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Simon Cowell plans X Factor for Tech

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Re: Not X factor

Thanks for giving a shit- so we don't have to.

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Windows 8 early-bird users still love Windows 7 more - poll

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Re: Fast boot isn't everything...

Enter the cluebat.

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'Replace crypto-couple Alice and Bob with Sita and Rama'

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Devil

Re: Longer is better

Shouldn't there be numerics and case changes in there, just to make it roll off of the tongue better?

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