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* Posts by hplasm

2406 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

Sheer weight of Brits' interest knackers new tax tool

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Re: Be interesting if...

Within 6 months Whitehall and Co would be running Bring and Buy sales to raise money.

It might be nice to see Bake Sales for Bullets instead of Hospices though.

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Microsoft invades Iraq, installs first distributor

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How evil!

So much for hearts and minds- that's just low.

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Dole office to roll out digital benefits to north-west – 6 months early

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Easier to claim-

Does it have a Win Metro interface, with tiles for the different types of benefit?

Press Red square for Housing Cash, Green square for Heating cash, etc.

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Facebook needs Opera - to rescue it from dependence on Apple

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Re: Opera - top dog. AC@17:17

By the mindless.

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Dell Windows 8 tablet, hybrid details leak

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Look carefully-

Part tablet, part laptop, part tea-trolley. Where are the castors though?

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Virgin Media wipes out websites with routing blackhole

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Aha

That's where El Reg went.

All else seemed ok though.

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Vatican in pact with Microsoft to initiate world's youths into Office

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Re: Thou shall be doomed

And those that do use it will be used to the experience..

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Google warns against ISPs hard on web filth

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Re: then what do you expect

Er, The Mail ? No- The Sunday Sun!

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Canary Islands host long-distance quantum teleportation

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Re: I'm impressed!

The cat? It's here and there...

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Microsoft launches its own 'so.cl' network

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so.what

Watch as this makes Google+ look crowded.

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Does Britain really need a space port?

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Re:the same ip address?

Or the same IQ:?

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Scotland considers dishing out more iPads to schoolkids

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Re: What?

But I thought it was for "learning the basics of computing..."

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Re: Possibly not by the time they leave school.

Well perhaps a broom or spatula, then.

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Senator probes NASA airfield deal for Google's jets

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Re: Or maybe

That probably doubles NASA's budget.

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Nokia Lumia 900 WinPho 7 smartphone

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Re: Who give's a **** about the number of cores?

"Actually these cheap knock-off trainers I'm wearing are technically better for your feet than the expensive ones,that's the main reason I wear them...And the sweatshop pays an extra 2c per week to the children that sew them up"

Excuses,excuses.

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In my informed and objective opinion-

You made a poor choice.

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NASA found filming August's Mars landing in California desert

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Re: The "practice version"

has two lasers of it's own.And a talking bomb...

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Re: a little late for testing?

The chances of anything coming from Marx... are a million to one,said Engels.

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Siri subtly shifts smartphone allegiance

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Re: Try this :

The one with weapons lock on you, Sir.

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Did dicky power supply silence climate-change probe Envisat?

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Re: Relevance? Humbug.

In related news- a humbug icon could be useful...

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Samsung sheds light on low-cost WinPho blower

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ooh!

How quaint!

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Redmond revamp: Bing gets social bling

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Re: BING IS THE BEST

This comment explains the rest of BDG's erm, output.

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Cameron's F-35 U-turn: BAE Systems still calls the shots at No 10

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Re: BAE =

This is for you :)

<-----

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Boffins crack on with ultimate roboass

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Re: whats the use?

My first thought was Robot Politician.

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Apple's HTML5 bet against Android extermination

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Re: WTF is a Zune?

Brown, I think...

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NASA spots the light of a ‘super-Earth’

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"super heated junk"

A "New iPad" story ?

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Let’s send 3D printers TO THE MOON

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The most obvious and required project-

I'm sad to say, is the 'B-Ark'.

All else is easy after that.

Otherwise- a great idea.

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'ACTA is dead,' says Europe's digital doyenne

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Re: My 2 cents. ;)

No it's not; you stole that idea.

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Re: Andrew Orlowski?

no- AO has a brain.

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Microsoft ejects DVD playback from Windows 8

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Re: Microsoft?

Wait...

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I see that you didn't say

what the' best coders on the planet 'did use as their desktop.

Bet it's not windows.

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Hmm..

3. "We are sorry. DVD playback is not supported. MWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!"

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If you re correct-

Win 9 will ship on 37 floppies.

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Re: Really??

Sounds like they will have to get used to it.

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Re: Really??

Good practice for getting the best out of Win 9 then...

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Re: "rely on the many quality solutions on the market"

Indeed- it seems that Windows is starting to exhibit all of the traits that were once leveled at Linux- no DVD playback,need to use the command line all of the time (regedit anyone...)- by the MS faithful... What next?

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Google took a bath on Android in 2010, judge reveals

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Re:That's why you, and I, are both here posting on this forum.

Rather than sitting on a giant yacht, planning Man's expansion out into the asteroids...

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US, Euro e-car makers back 'standard' AC/DC jack

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Charles 9

Fails the Turing test.

Prepare Charles 10, increase Sarcasm detector thrshold 10%...

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Star Trek's Wesley Crusher blasts Google+ landgrab

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Earl Grey-

Hot or not?

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Re: Wil who?

He has been a commentard here too- so watch it...

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How politicians could end droughts FOREVER: But they don't want to

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Re: Let's hope they don't ration apostrophes.

Let's hope they bloody do.

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Re:"I'm guessing Londoners drink more than a cup a day "

I thought Londoners drank water from bottles. Water from far away. Exotic water.

Still, having tasted London tap water...

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Re: Desalination will never work...

But at least we can salt the roads when the ice age come back...

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'Oppressive' UK copyright law: More cobblers from IP quangos

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Re: "Fair Use" is a scam.

Of course, you paid for your username or acknowledged the meme creator....?

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GCSE, A-level science exams ARE dumbed down - watchdog

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Re: You mean...

Not at all-

Q1. Draw an Acorn atom, labelling the screen and keyboard (85 marks)

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Moon at annual perigee this weekend

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Re: Sole satellite?

Not even the sole natural moon... how many are we up to now?

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Woz says Windows Phone 'sets the mark' for mobile UI

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Woz misses out the word-

"skid".

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Wind farms create local warming

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What of

concretes boats?

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Barclaycard site falls over, web payments impossible

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Re: More 'cloud' fun

Not the cloud.

More like the way Barclays & Co treat their IT staff like sh1t.

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Indiana cops arrest violent 6-year-old

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Re: Bah!

Lucky Barstards! We used to dream of having a school maggot pit...

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