* Posts by hplasm

3921 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

'I urge everyone to fight back' – woman wins $10k from Microsoft over Windows 10 misery

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Re: GOOD FOR HER!

"I think this person should have ANYTHING pertaining to Microsoft taken from any device he/she uses, and be banned from using it again, EVER"

She should be so lucky!

You have flecks of spittle on your screen. Did you know?

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Special delivery: Activists drop 100,000 net neutrality complaints on FCC

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Re: What if our minds are more infinite than the Universe?

What if they are smaller than a pi meson? what then, eh?

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Holy Crap! Bloke finishes hand-built CPU project!

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So-

It's von Newman architecture...?

Beer for you also, Sir!

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Utah sheriffs blow $10,000 on smut-sniffing Labrador

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Re: Divine idea

Most guys have a porn divining rod...

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"How does one sniff out porn exactly ?"

Check the hedgerows...

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Netflix picks fight with internet exchange industry

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$22,000 a year – a "pretty good hourly rate,"

Depends on how many hours they work, shurley?

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Microsoft joins battery-saving browser bandwagon with Edge claims

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Re: Blegh

But it will save you battery- you won't want to use the device at all!

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Major Tim Peake comes home to a gastronaut's Sunday roast

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Re: Ethnocentric reporting

Are you saying we have reached peak Peake?

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Official: Microsoft goes to pot, gives weed growers fix they need

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Hey buddy- try a puff of this-

Well?- what do you think of Windows 10 now...?

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Lester Haines: RIP

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Damn!!

RIP.

What else can I say. Condolences to all who knew him.

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The Microsoft-LinkedIn hookup will be the END of DAYS, I tell you

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Re: periodic flushing of the sub-floor

If the sub-floor is above HR/management you don't ever need to flush :)

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Re: I've worked out my way to quit IT and become a millionaire....

Don't trust tinfoil hats from Amazon or Ebay!! Fake!!! 111!!!

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Re: So that'll be another profile to delete then

Pity nobody irrelevant will know about them.

FTFY.

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"...many HR departments hire entirely by certification."

And if the certs you have aren't from MS, expect to sink below the threshold of visibility.

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'I am not a lizard' Zuckerberg proclaims in public Q&A

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"...one of the Lizard People."

They all are. It's Lizards all the way down!

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Users fear yet another hack as TalkTalk services go down

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Newsflash

TalkTalk to rebrand to HushHush.

Government express an interest, "Sounds very secure to me." said a minister.

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Forget Game of Thrones as Android ransomware infects TVs

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Re: TV?

No, this thread is just in your imagination...

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Microsoft splashes Virtual Reality-slinging 'Scorpio' Xbox

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Re: Maybe

Read that as:

"Same chip-fat going into the Surface Phone?"

Could be...

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Re: Rift

"...Microsoft announced their bid to make win10 the natural home of VR..."

So VR worlds will be 2D flat and grey?

Not exactly Avatar then...

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Microsoft's paid $60 per LinkedIn user – and it's a bargain, because we're mugs

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Windows

Gone now.

Bye MS!

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Google snubs 'dark money' questions at AGM. Shareholder power? Yeah, right

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Re: Eh?

Nancy Reagan, perhaps?

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Latest Windows 10 build loves up cloud, banishes 'strange grey bar'

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Re: Strange Grey Bar?

Electric: Six- the WinX battery life remaining after updating, in minutes.

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Microsoft offers Surface-as-a-Service from its own stores

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Re: Out of curiosity ...

If you call Surface cheap- you must mean diamond chips?

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PC market sinking even faster than first thought, thanks to Windows 10

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Re: I wouldn't blame Windows 10

"...non-removable batteries.."

Anything is removable. Replaceable- that's another thing...

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Bill Gates cooks up poultry recipe for Africans' paltry existence

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"...Crusty leftover porridge."

When your Mother told you to not to waste your crusty porridge because of starving Africans, she didn't mean send it to them...

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Re: Teching self-help

Maxim 21. Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Take his fish away and tell him he's lucky just to be alive, and he'll figure out how to catch another one for you to take tomorrow.

<linky> http://schlockmercenary.wikia.com/wiki/The_Seventy_Maxims_of_Maximally_Effective_Mercenaries

Thanks, Howard!

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Microsoft has created its own FreeBSD image. Repeat. Microsoft has created its own FreeBSD image

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Microsoft announce -

No charge for Windows 10.

Free Blue Screen of Death!

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EU referendum frenzy bazookas online voter registration. It's another #GovtDigiShambles

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Re: Hire Amazon*

"Umm hmmm and how do you get around the government rules that prohibit off-shoring of personal data?"

Same way the Govt usually gets away with it.

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Why everyone* hates Salesforce's Marc Benioff

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Re: Why is Hillary election propaganda being posted here?

"...a more communard approach..."

Jimmy Somerville for President?

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More Baron Frankensteins-

Fewer robber barons!

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Marauding monkey blacks out Kenya

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Electric fence?

To keep out a monkey that can trip out a whole hydro plant AND ESCAPE UNSCATHED?

Hahah!!

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Belgian brewery lays 3.2km beer pipeline

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There is a vinegar factory-

next to the JW Lees brewery in Manchester oop North.

There is probably a pipeline between them, but as a non-fan of JWL beer*, I hesitate to say which way the flow goes...

*The bitter is good on chips.

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Welcome to the jumbo: Axl Rose tries to take a bite out of 'Fat Axl' internet meme

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Re: "Having your cake and eating it, Register?"

I think it would be more appropriate to say Axl was having their cake and eating several other people's cakes.

FTFY

Curses- too slow...

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US military tests massive GPS jamming weapon over California

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I'm sure the authorities here will blame.. "ya' know.. terrorists".

And they would be right- If they owned up...

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Capitalize 'Internet'? AP says no – Vint Cerf says yes

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Travelling Wave Amplifier Tube was changed to Travelling Wave Tube Amplifier for some reason.

Which TWTA decided to do that?

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Computerised stock management? Nah, let’s use walkie-talkies

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Re: Feet like flippers?

+1 For longest post ever.

Did read.

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UK Home Office is creating mega database by stitching together ALL its gov records

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"I wonder how many degrees of separation there are between any of us and a known terrorist ?"

If this goes ahead, expect the number to steadily decrease down to civil unrest.

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UK Home Sec makes concessions to please Snoopers' Charter opposition

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Re: Why would anyone ...

trust this obnoxious Berkshire from Hurst, Berkshire?

FTFY

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FAA to test Brit drone-busting kit

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Re: Phalanx

"No, I don't believe you can have overkill, why do you ask?"

Maxim 37: There is no 'overkill.' There is only 'open fire' and 'I need to reload'.

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'Windows 10 nagware: You can't click X. Make a date OR ELSE'

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Re: Then again...

"Why NOT just reject the upgrade and get all the manifest benefits of a modern OS? Install Linux now!"

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Samsung: Don't install Windows 10. REALLY

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But surely it's easier to whinge on forums than spend 20 dollars to fix the issue.

Even 'free' Windows needs even more money throwing at it to make it work, then?

Sad.

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Jaxa's litany of errors spun Hitomi to pieces

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FAIL

So-

Even if it hadn't broken up, it was already broken?

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Microsoft warns of worm ransomware, finds fix in Windows 10 upgrade

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How very...

...convenient.

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Systemd kills Deb processes

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I haven't noticed this yet-

Oh wait, I moved to Devuan...

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Surface Book nightmare: Microsoft won't fix 'Sleep of Death' bug

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Re: BIOS

Do MS do the BIOS, too?

Oh yes...

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Feds raid dental flaws dad

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FBI

Federal Bureau of Intimidation.

Bloody Stasi wannabes.

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Microsoft won't back down from Windows 10 nagware 'trick'

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Re: the craziest thing about it is

"We would be praising them."

Who you calling 'we' paleface? </Tonto>

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Re: From Microsoft dialog boxes UI guidelines....

"It can't be an enjoyable department to work in."

Why shouldn't they suffer too?

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Re: Upgrade losses

"I've moved several ex-friends to Win10 on purpose..."

FTFY...

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US nuke arsenal runs on 1970s IBM 'puter waving 8-inch floppies

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Re: well...

Don't forget the half-dozen or so HP(?) programmable calculators velcro'ed onto the dashboard to show the next AOS* for the approaching ground stations when orbiting.

* Aquisition of Signal- when the next Big Dish comes up over the horizon and can be used.

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