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2531 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

Flying Dutchman creates dead cat quadcopter

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Re: Room for improvement

But it's already fitted with Catseyes!

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#dogperson?

Is that like Manbearpig?

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Re: I've never eaten dead cat.

Think now. Can you be absolutely certain about that...?

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Re: Credit due?

What!? Sir Elt passed up a chance to do Camel With The Wind one more time?

Blimey!

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Windows 8: Not even Microsoft thinks businesses will use it

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Re: When does thing launch again? @Graham

Have one of these- even go want to do, like!

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10m years ago there was less CO2 - but the Earth was WARMER

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FAIL

However-

Their spelling is better than yours...

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Well your profile says

you started on Wednesday 16th May 2012 08:40 GMT.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 'a harmful drug', says Apple in ban bid fail

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Gimp

Wow.

What harmful drugs are Apple on to try that line?

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Dual-screen, detachable and Windows 8 star at Computex

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Re: Android apps on Windows

I hope quickly too. Android apps would only make W8 usable.

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Oz has to go nuclear, says Adelaide U scientist

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Holmes

not enough water for cooling?

Don't use water. It's bad.

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1930s photos show Greenland glaciers retreating faster than today

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Re: "So why the ad-hominems?"

It seems an increase in solar output leads to an increase in the number of arseholes.

I wish the sky would fall on the lot of them.

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US officials confirm Stuxnet was a joint US-Israeli op

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Re: Fukushima

Weak.

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Re: Fukushima

Anyone using Windows for any life-crucial tasks should be taken out and shot.

It says so in the EULA...

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Re: OK...

Voldemort's a hacker? Who knew!

Seriously- can anyone sue for damages? These ones are real, not like McKinnons 'repair' bill...

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Terror cops hunt laptop snatched from retired MI5 spookmistress

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Happy

Re: It's OK...

It is Ok- when the thieves open it, a jet of poison gas will shoot out of the screen.

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Windows 8 Release Preview open for download

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Re: We can't afford the CPU, hard drive, video, etc upgrades MS thinks are necessary

Perhaps they pay them more, rather than wasting money on overspecced hardware to run overpriced bloatware?

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Universe has more hydrogen than we thought

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Re: Echidnas?

But what is the mass of a football pitch, in Kangaroos?

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I need to multitask, but Windows 8's Metro won't let me

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Re: first concorde, now the UI (It is called Cargo -Cult)

"...The thing about Win8 and Metro is they are shaping up to be absolutely fantastic on mobile devices and tablets."

fan·tas·tic (fn-tstk) also fan·tas·ti·cal (-t-kl)

adj.

1. Quaint or strange in form, conception, or appearance.

2. Unrestrainedly fanciful; extravagant:

3. Bizarre, as in form or appearance; strange:

4. Based on or existing only in fantasy; unreal: fantastic ideas about her own superiority.

5. Wonderful or superb; remarkable:

1 out of 5 ain't bad...

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Steve Jobs was top of the flops, says Apple's Tim Cook

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Re: Foxconn-rebranding company.

Turd-polishing comapany is already taken by Microsoft.

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Olympic Wenlock plod cops condemnation from Amazon wags

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Re: Is it just me....

Perhaps- but it does make the Police look like dicks...

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HTC slips One X, Evo 4G past Apple US patent ban

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Re: "innovated"

Er...*whoosh*...

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Assange loses appeal against extradition to Sweden

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Re: execute people on the Reg forums

Capital punishing- for TYPING in CAPS??

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Re: definition

I love to watch rape.

Such lovely yellow fields, waving in the breeze.

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The more science you know, the less worried you are about climate

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Angel

Re: Science == skepticism

Correct! Bozons are not real- unlike Bosons...

Bozos on the other hand are many, and like to think the sky is falling.

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Headmaster

That would be-

toe the line. Not tow.

Psht! "experts..."

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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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Childcatcher

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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Happy

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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Happy

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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Happy

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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Happy

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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Happy

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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Happy

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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Meh

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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Happy

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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