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* Posts by hplasm

2602 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

Who queues for an iPhone 5? Protesters, hipsters and the jobless

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Re: Power Source?

The Apple Store provides a free bag of Unicorn Farts.

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Gigantic Roman bathtime-fun mosaic found under Turkish field

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Pirate

Yar,

mate.

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Re: Umm wheres the IT Angle?

Dot Matrix? I have a vewwy good friend in Wome called Dot Matrix!

Thwow him to the florw, Centuwion!

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New vicious UEFI bootkit vuln found for Windows 8

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Re: Colour me astonished

Arr! It be Pirate Boots then!

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'Programming on Windows 8 just like playing bingo' - Microsoft VP

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Re: I for one couldn't really care less what they call it.

It's more how they call it- the APIs aren't consistent...

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Re: 'just like playing bingo' ...

Either way, it confirms that Windows 8 is a true gaming platform...

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NASA working on faster-than-light drive capable of WARP TEN

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Re: But-

Only for taking the Tube...

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Re: And the gamma ray mega radiation kill thing?

Any useful space drive is a useful weapon.

(Niven) ish

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Ballmer: Win8 'certainly surpasses' Win95 in importance

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Re: Space

But if that is true, why have you put the words "and the word" in between them instead?

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Re: I'm not so sure about that...because I can't use the thing

You do realise you have thrown yourself to the dogs now?

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Microsoft announces Office 2013, Office 365 pricing

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"I don't really see what your loosing with subscribing..."

Spellchecker functionality?

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Forty Canadian birds BONKING against windows EVERY MINUTE

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Re: Would be interesting to determine...

Lots of amorous hawks colliding with the sticker...

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Windows 8: Never mind Office, it's for GAMING

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So now it's official?

Windows 8 is a toy.

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Fanboys order 2m iPhone 5s in 24 hours

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Re: A fool and his money...

There's one born every 2.6 seconds...

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Microsofties to get Windows 8 Surface tabs

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"Microsoft can create an internal website for bugs/comments/requests"

Just how big is Cloud 365?

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The iPHONE 5 UNDERMINES western DEMOCRACY: 5 reasons why

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Re: A Lumia 920 is in my sights....

Open fire!

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Re: ...they can't hold a reasonable argument.

But they can hold a phone any way they like...

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Re: It's even easier with USB leads being standard

Just like the iPhone!

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New guide: Bake your own Raspberry Pi Lego-crust cluster

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Re: One Pi is Pi

Pies.

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Reg hack runs Windows 8 on 82-inch touchscreen

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Re: Windows 8 is amazeballs

Where [amaze] is silent.

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Microsoft leads from behind on Windows 8

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WTF?

Re: I guess the one that already left had the Linux PR guys on it....

Yes.

Not the B ark- the one you are in orbit around...

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iPhone 5: skinny li'l fella with better display, camera, software

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Bob the Samsung guy?

You misheard- he's a BARRISTER.

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NASA reports first sighting of dry ice Martian snowfalls

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Re: is CO2 snow anything like regular snow?

The Martian Esquimax have a word for it...

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There is life after the death of Microsoft’s Windows 8 Start button

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Windows

How odd

Pay for stuff that doesn't work the way you want, then pay for more stuff to make it work the way you want it to.

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Profs: Massive use of wind turbines WON'T destroy the environment

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Everything Everywhere 'to stuff Santa's sack' with 4G Lumia 920s

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Meh

4G?

Oooh!

Lumia W8?

Oh...

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Why is the iPhone so successful? 'Cause people love 'em

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Re: but I thought I just read that Samsung sells more phones than Apple.

I agree- but I'm fucking sick of having to keep charging the battery on my Bentley, and my iPhone only does 2 mpg.

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Emotional baggage

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Re: Bag Selection.

As long as the waiststrap is bigger than the waist, it's not an IT problem....

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Re: 1980

Red tides are dangerous,

/runs away, coat flapping.

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Ballmer predicts 400 MILLION Win 8 Surface and Lumia fumblers

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Re: MS need to shed Ballmer

Quiet, Ballmer.

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Bruce Willis didn't Buy Hard: His girls can't inherit his iTunes

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Re:Re: Is that the sound....

It depends whether the music they listen(ed) to is shit or shite.

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HTC hawks fresh Desire for market boost

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Re: wildfire limitations

That could be seen as an advantage, rather than buying apps that won't run. You know what some people are like...

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Safer conjugal rights via electronic skin

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Re: Over-Cautious

You are new, I take it , to Mr Dabbs journalistic stylings?

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Catapults, subsidies, and benefits: Bongonomics explained

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Re: To all not getting these columns...

Or they are the ones that are doing the marinading, perhaps?

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Re: What the frak

Your Bong-fu is weak...

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Amazon flings open doors to Android Appstore in Europe

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Re: Android

Powershell...

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Ho ho ho! Apple's Samsung ban bid pushed back to Christmas

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Re: Meh.. Will be overturned LONG before then.

"rabidly partisan"

How fitting a choice of words...

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BT wins ad watchdog ruling against BSkyB's 'instant movie' claim

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Re: @Matt_payne666

"and deduces that they must have a fast internet connection." - even after finding out it's BT Infinitlyslow...

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Neil Armstrong dies aged 82

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Re: The heroes of our youth...

And one from me,

Thanks Neil,from all mankind, and Mr Gorsky in particular.

Here's to Armstrong Base, Mars,

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China could penetrate US with new huge missile

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Re: Just in time for a Mormon President

Aren't all religions just a bunch of cults?

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And so it begins...

My bluetooth headset is translating everything into Mandarin.

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Reagan slams webmail providers for liberal bias

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Re:what's yours, genius?

Yes, actually. Thanks for asking.

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Councils launch eight spying ops on Brits A DAY using RIPA

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Re: Idiots like this stuff

"Only a stainless steel rat can be at home in this environment...”

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Microsoft's new retro-flavoured logo channels Channel 4

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Re: Austerity

Agreed.

But let's hope it does.

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Ice core shows Antarctic Peninsula warming is nothing unusual

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Re: Agenda?

Surely an alternative viewpoint, to be valid, should look at the facts? There are lots of screwball sites out ther if you just want 'Alternative' viewpoints to things- qv Moon Hoax, JFK, 911 etc.

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Lawyers: We'll pillory porn pirates who don't pay up

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FAIL

Really?

Why so many not-dead lawyers then?

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New nuclear fuel source would power human race until 5000AD

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Nuclear Power

Don't kill people. Accountants kill people.

*Works for other industries too.Your mortality rate may vary.

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Re: Nom

Stop eating that Thorium then!

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NASA: WE'VE FOUND Four-toed NON-HUMAN FOOTPRINTS

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Re: Batman

Batman used to exist, but has been extinct for millions of years...

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Disney sitcom says open source is insecure

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Re: Biggest laff since Jurassic Park

That would be Terminator 2. Spent ages looking for the Cash Machine Ripoff plugin for a Portfolio...

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