* Posts by hplasm

3459 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

Don't want to upgrade to Windows 10? You'll download it WHETHER YOU LIKE IT OR NOT

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Re: Don't ya just hate it when...

"Utter irrationality is not a good start for IT."

true- it ends up with people 'never get fired for buying MS'

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Re: oh nos!

Now you know it doesn't have good mouse drivers yet, don't you?

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Re: Something Missing

A 3Gb unwanted use of your bandwidth? People should consider billing MS for stealing their connectivity. It's like 'piracy' - Win10 is 'like a cancer'... (ooo deja vu!)

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iPhone 6 gives bloke 'painful, lumpy' skin condition in trouser storage

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It's forming a battery!

He's one electrode, the fruitmobe the other, and the sweaty pocket cloth is the electrolyte.

He should find a way to us it to charge the phone- with the battery life of iThings as it is, they'll be queueing up to get a rashy leg if it doesn't mean they have to carry a charger around...

Or is this a case of iBalls?

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End mass snooping and protect whistleblowers, MEPs yell at EU

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Re: Reality theater

"Snowden will be held accountable for his damage to society."

And Anonymous Cowards will be rounded up and sent to gulags for their re-education.

Your point, again?

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Ubuntu Wily gaggle builds 15.10 beta beachhead

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Re: "No Dibble or Grub"

"Trumpton...."

whoosh?

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It's still 2015, and your Windows PC can still be pwned by a webpage

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Re: It's 2015...

"...and I still haven't seen any time-travelling DeLoreans flying around our skies."

Doc Brown did insist on trying Win 10 to control the flux-capacitor. He was wrong about the Libyans, and he was wrong about that.

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Re: Hmm

"Long gone are the days of blindly trusting MS..."

Just after DOS 6 then?

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Windows 10 to grow up, turn extra enterprise-y beginning this month

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Re: I'm linking rollout to a h/w refresh

"But all (I hope) of the "telemetry" can be disabled via registry changes,..."

Hope is always good on your CV...

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Re: I'm linking rollout to a h/w refresh

"I've pencilled in 2,000 users in my organisation..."

Jeez- do you even need to pay extra for Notepad in Win 10?

Still - remember what they did to Mussolini...

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NASA wants to send HEDGEHOGS to Mars

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Re: Damn...

"...eyethankewe"

Hence resistant to alien 'probing'...

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French woman gets €800 a month for electromagnetic-field 'disability'

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Stop

Well-

If they feel they must award money for this, then there should be a condition; it must be spent on psychiatric treatment.

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Windows 10 now on 75 million devices, says Microsoft

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Are you the replacement anti-eadon?

You're not very good, are you?

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Prof Hawking cracks riddle of black holes – which may be portals to other universes

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Re: Yea but

"...and you end up WHERE YOU NEED NO EYES"

Grimsby?

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BYOD? More like CYOD as companies still set the parameters

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Why?

Why do people insist on letting their company use their kit for nothing - and then dictate how they can use their own kit??

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Twenty years since Windows 95, and we still love our Start buttons

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".....your product is not a choice, it's a necessity."

That's what MS want people to believe- and it's worked up to now... until-

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What's Russia smoking? Kremlin bans Wikipedia for dopey article

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Re: Crowd Control

Crowd Control - Vodka Cannons on the street!

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FBI probed SciFi author Ray Bradbury for plot to glum-down America

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Re: What does liberal mean

"What does "liberal" actually mean when used by Americans?"

Someone who isn't shackled by my hangups- the bastards!

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Re: America

"if you still believe in the planet Vulcan..."

True, but it was just a toss-up between Venus and Mars as to where to put the US.

Venus seemed like a better fit, climate-wise.

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Re: America

By Third World you mean it should moved to Venus?

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Re: Jesus

Jesus reads Slashdot.

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Manhattan-sized iceberg splits from glacier – and spotted FROM SPACE

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Re: Just where do ...

"For the record, I've opted out of procreation..."

But who will stand against the Borg then?

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Big enough to bury New York City borough under 300m of ice.

Is this a serious proposal? Could be a movie in it...

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Microsoft issues first SharePoint 2016 preview

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Sharepoint 2016

Now you can lose your files- in the Cloud!!

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Cortana Android beta goes public

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I got no place to keep her-

Can you give my Creepy Ho a home?

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'Unexpected item in baggage area' assigned to rubbish area

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Re: Using your own bags

Ah - you are that annoying sod that gets in front of me! Nice range of disguises, btw.

Not as amusing as the 'helpful' PFY that kept picking up items from the scales at random and putting them in bags. His mother didn't twig either that was why the Voice kept going off every 20 seconds...

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Canadians taking to spying on their spies

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Go Canada!

The People, not the would-be rulers.

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Get whimsical and win a Western Digital Black 6TB hard drive

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Yes, I know I don't look like my profile picture. I don't have a wide-angle lens on the front of this phone.

You look like a hippo on yours.

Yes, I know you are a hippo. Just sayin' - MySpace angle...

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Microsoft will explain only 'significant' Windows 10 updates

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Re: The seem to be going in an unsavory direction...

"... most of us want to be able to play the latest games and / or run business applications."

Toybox or Shop. Always a difficult executive decision. Why not ask Teddy?

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So who are they pandering to then?

Tweens with their first tablet.

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NASA dismisses asteroid apocalypse threat

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Re: Show me physical proof god exists

Duh! Look around you. See any gods?

No, but that dogturd looks a bit like a ghost...

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Unholy Hong Kong hackers hit evangelicals with IE 0day

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Re: Hallelujah!

They have a direct fax line to God, don't you know?

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Youth Hostelling with Chris Eubank becomes TV reality

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Re: Inner City Sumo

Inner City Sumo - A CCTV camera outside Greggs.

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Meh

Well-

there's actually plenty shittonnes of money in the men's game in several countries and its pro, standard is still poor.

There you go

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Spain triumphs! Fascist anthem hails Spanish badminton champ

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Re: I prefer...

Awake, ye sons of the Motherland!

Woodsmen, grasp your choppers!

Farmers, slaughter the enemies with the tool formerly used for lifting beets!

....Hey Macarena!

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Pirate MEP: Microsoft's walled garden is no consumer pleasure park

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Re: Update?

"What should I do?"

Cheer!

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Re: RTFM

"What part of "sell your soul to the devil" do you not understand?"

The part where users pay him...

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Apple: Samsung ripped off our phone patent! USPTO: What patent?

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Re: It wasn't just a theoretical design patent...

Siri looks more interesting on the prototype...

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Capita: Listen up redundo staff, we know you're leaving but...

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WTF?

Surely-

If there are 'replacements' then the roles are not redundant?

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Hey, folks. Meet the economics 'genius' behind Jeremy Corbyn

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Re: Ignorant git?

Archbishop Carey, Botherer Of god?

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US Air Force reveals what's inside its top-secret space plane, this time

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Re: The clueless whine...

The clueless whine...

You should consider that as a username. So much better than AC.

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Testing times as NASA rattles Mississippi with mighty motor burn

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Impressive engine-

But who were the daredevils in the gazebo right next to the test stand?

Extreme Marshmallow Toasters?

Deaf People?

Both? ( if a, then probably now c)

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Microsoft replaces Windows 10 patch update, isn't saying why

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Re: Updated 10 machines so far.

You get a few ranting that it didn't work for them whilst the other 99%didn't install it sit back and just shrug.

FTFY

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Bank of America have already announced that they are deploying Windows 10."

That's potentially about 230K spybot hubs.

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Re: Me too

"No Direct-X 12 - or similar option though."

Thank $DEITY for that.

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Windows 10

Piled higher and deeper.

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Windows 10 growth flattens out to 30 per cent per week

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Re: Only 30% a week?

Just the way the world works, more like. Apple has an unbreakable Reality Distortion Field, and anything MS does, sucks.

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I've seen Kaspersky slap his staff with a walrus penis – and even I doubt the false-positive claims

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Re: ' Walrus Penis'

Oh! The huge manatee!!

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Re: White hats, Black hats, and Grey hats...

"And yet they can't find any Russian state-sponsored malware."

That;s because the others don't rip your arms off when they lose get detected.

WookiesPutin Some random Russians have been know to do that...

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How many pre-loaded Win 10 PCs did disties have 7 days after release?

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Re: Speculation

That just happened- and so did that!

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