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2573 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

Why can’t I walk past Maplin without buying stuff I don’t need?

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Re: Arrghgghghghg MAAPLIIIIIIIIIIIN

I think that was Arthur C Clarke, Tales of the White Hart - but I could be wrong.

If I am, just read that anyway- it's well worth it!

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Re: Two way adapters

"...if you ask her where she's put it, wherever she says, it will not be there."

What- you don't get "I haven't touched it." Even if if you saw her with it?

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Blighty teen boffin builds nuclear reactor INSIDE CLASSROOM

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Re:Molesworth/Peason atom smasher

Apply the boost! Flog the reactor!

Why did i not marry a mekanic, etc?

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"...will any of those do?"

No, they are mine. I have dibs.

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Steve Ballmer: Thanks to me, Microsoft screwed up a decade in phones

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Re: The guy

So- Fester or Vector? Don't make me choose!

Better shoot them both to be sure...

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Confirmed: New Microsoft strategy boss advised President Clinton, ex-UK PM Blair

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Rather-

"We need to drive across all our work"

Which explains the smell of roadkilll.

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Satya Nadella shakes up Microsoft, appoints 'Scroogled' man Mark Penn as strategy chief

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Re: The shape of things to come?

...you're not going to have a good time in corporate strategy discussions."

How true; familiarity with MBA bullshit notwithstanding.

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Re: Holy Cow...

The SWAT team is to keep the flies off the products...

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The shape of things to come?

"...a range of projects involving marketing, media and compete"

'compete' is not a thing.

Not a good start.

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Microsoft Research co-develops cloud data scrambler

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Microsoft Research co-develops cloud data scrambler -

Calls it 'Azure'.

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UK man Lauri Love accused of hacking US Federal Reserve

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Re: Sigh.

"Three Person Fallibility Constant"

That has always proved to be true, in every group I've been involved in of three persons or fewer.

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Frenchman eyes ocean domination with floating, mobile Bond villain lair

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Ah-

The shark is lurking in the bath; last place you would expect one.

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Insecure hipsters with BEARD ENVY spur facial hair transplant craze

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Devil

Heheh.

'Merkins face merkins.

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Pine trees' scent 'could prevent climate change really being a problem'

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Re: Warming Occurring Rapidly Despite Pine Forests

We REALLY need a Zealot icon.

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WTF?

Scented bleach-

can't be very good at bleaching. The same goes double for coloured bleach, pink or blue etc.

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Fukushima radioactivity a complete non-issue on West Coast: Also for Fukushima locals, in fact

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Facts-

Carry a warning label in California.

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MtGox has VANISHED. So where have all the Bitcoins gone?

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Re: It's a Buyout.

It's a deposit of 744,408 BTC- unfortunately they were faulty when mined and had a -ve sign...

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Prez Obama cyber-guru: Think your data is safe in an EU cloud? The NSA will raid your servers

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Sauce for the goose.-

Legalise hacking USA servers.

If that doesn't work, invalidate US patents in EU.

If that fails, invalidate US copyright in EU.

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Sony enlists Michael Jackson's GHOST to flog Xperia Z2

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Re: Shamone, motherfucker!

"No, that's ignorant! Woo-hooo!!"

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Muslim clerics issue fatwa banning the devout from Mars One 'suicide' mission

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Re: Not always true

Isn't that because they are mostly displaced Scousers?

/coat

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Shwing!

be excellent to each other!

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Re: @ jake

There are dozens, if not hundreds of disorganised religions out there- but nobody knows where they meet, or when...

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Magnets to stick stuff to tablets: Yup, there's an Apple patent application for that

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@ Steve Todd

I think you dropped this...

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Ah, but-

It's a subtle fix for Apple maps...

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Antarctic glacier 'melted JUST as fast LONG before human carbon emissions'

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Heretics-

Can't burn them any more. What is a true believer to do?

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Years of AWOL Windows Phone features finally show up in video leaks

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Re: Missed an actual selling point there, Andrew

Windows Phone toting nerds?

Nah.

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Just like Elvis, dead Steve Jobs to appear all over America in 2015

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It's a first-

The first rectangular stamp with rounded corners!

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Bosses to be banned from forcing new hires to pull personal records

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Re: I'd pass that test @PyLETS

Perfect case for wearing a GoogleGlass!

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MEPs demand answers from EU antitrust chief about planned Google search biz deal

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Holmes

"Get back here and explain your actions to us"

That is something We should be saying to all of the MEPs and the unelected lot as well.

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Google gives Maps a lick of paint, smears it over screens worldwide

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Re: Rejoice at that news

^^^ beer for this ^^^^

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Elon Musk ADMITS he met Apple: iCar 'great idea', keeps schtum on Tesla hookup

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Who would want one?

Apart from iCarly.

(whoever that is...)

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Chihuahua TERROR: Packs of TINY hounds menace Arizona

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Hah.

"The ability to form a pack of Chihauahas is insignificant next to the power of the ride-on lawnmower."

Yip-yip-yip-EEEeee-kayay.

Splut.

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Microsoft claims x86 hypervisor market lead

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Ah, I see..

Just as Mr Creosote was the world's largest man, just before exploding.

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Google warns Glass wearers: Quit being 'CREEPY GLASSHOLES'

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Re: Sound

And then they could film you getting run over by the reversing truck behind you...

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Re: argh

"people are allowed opinions that differ from yours, you know, and shouldn't be shouted down, bullied or made to feel vain for wanting to..."

Wear GoogleGlass?

Sauce. Goose. Gander.

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Re: don't get it

Indeed.

in the future, the lines will be drawn. Glasshole or just plain Arsehole.

Most people won't give a shit.

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HP 'KNEW' about Autonomy's hardware sales BEFORE the whistle blew: report

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Re: HP knew...

No banana for you...

Unsurprised

1.not feeling or showing surprise at something unexpected.

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Google's paid link settlement plan will lead to fresh wave of abuses, claims Euro rival

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"UK-based price comparison site Foundem"

Who?

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Microsoft's new CEO: The technology isn't his problem

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Re: Simple advice for Nadella

If Microsoft made cars, they would have a horse in the engine compartment.

MS - a one trick pony.

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IT'S ALIVE! China's Jade Rabbit rover RETURNS from the DEAD

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Re: Now That's what you get-

Oh, please yourselves...

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Now That's what you get-

When you run (Red Flag) Linux!

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The UNTOLD SUCCESS of Microsoft: Yes, it's Windows 7

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Re: What the hell did they expect?

How do the more popular Linux setups approach this?

They let you choose what you want.

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Microsoft throws open Excel-based biz data tools to world+dog

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Re: Worst product name ever?

Bill's Income?

Ballmer's Insanity?

Bad Investment?

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Microsoft gets with the times, builds two-factor authentication into Office 365

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Re: It's rapidly getting so that you can't do anything without a phone

If vendor lock-in is your thing.

Diversity is good.

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RISE of the MACHINES and Bitcoin: Bill Gates' Reddit tech predictions

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Re: Bitcoin IS tracable

Now now, you are talking tech here- it should be clear that it's not Billg's strong point, so you should cut him some slack here...

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Nokia to launch low-cost Android phone this month – report

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Re: Too late

"anyone who knows anything about the mobile phone industry is currently laughing at your naivety."

Not MS then?

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Inside Microsoft's Autopilot: Nadella's secret cloud weapon

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Microsoft Autopilot

As fitted to Hotblack Desiato's stuntship.

Full speed ahead!

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New Microsoft CEO Nadella could earn FOURTEEN TIMES what Ballmer banked in 2013

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Re: What's all this 'compensation' shite.

I agree! It seems that even dragging your arse out of bed in the morning is worthy of 'compensation' now.

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BT scratches its head over MYSTERY Home Hub disconnections

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In fact-

Can you recommend anything that runs windows?

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ISS astronauts to grow tomatoes and rice …. IN SPAAAAACE

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Re: BOVINES IN SPACE!!!!

Use square pigs instead!

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