2324 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009
Re: Pretty... but pointless
"They could have produced exactly the same results with a parachute..."
-or by not taking off in the first place.
Re: why doesn't it just topple over?
Carbon Trading my Arse!
It's a money-making scam.
The only way to reduce 'Carbon Footprints'' (FFS) is to ban Firewalking.
"Hundreds and hundreds of issues."
Not this week- what was he running- potato?
I smell porkies.
Re: "I was hoping the first Post-Eadon Patch Tuesday......
"..."brain-deads" actually used to upvote him...."
Windows buyers voting EADON UP?
Don't like shitty smells?
Don't try to cover them up- stop making shit in the first place!
Re: Old news
Don't they have houses there yet?
Nah-not so popular, he's Jamie Oliver!
" I bet we'd all be hearing a different tune if that was windows 8 in the title..."
But only 2 people would be affected, so why bother?
Re: Why are you suprised?
Except people might like to buy a Honda Civic with tractor tyres- that would be awesome!
Unlike DoggedOS, which is not.
Re: I'll believe in a conspiracy...
" You rarely if ever hear the phrase "ew, the new orange on this hammer is so yucky, what a horror. I'm going back to bashing nails in with my head", do you?"
You do when it turns out that the 'hammer' you thought you were buying turns out to be an orange on a stick.
Re: Eadon hols?
Eadon is Sinofsky - he had to go as the terms of his golden parachute kicked in.
Re: the difference between them and a mere mortal
Did they let you kiss their awesome behind?
Re: What is Sky Go?
SkyGo, SkyDrive, SkyTrain.
Next? SkyDive.... (we can hope...)
Re: WTF is a train conductor
It's like a Bus Conductor, but on a train, see?
Re: More subtle than an axe
I see this as a public service, and a new way to enjoy boring train journeys!
Another nail in the MS Office Coffin...
Excellent! Full speed ahead, guys!
Re: So the "Vulcan" name was a bad candidate to begin with?
They must be out of their Vulcan minds!
Do Apple-toting baristas work in these 'Linux bistros'?
Re: I'll make the obvious comment.
Re: Yup. Just like bananas.
Bananas don't roll very well because they are bent and faceted. Clouds are bumpy and nebulous so they probably don't roll too well either.
You may well have a good point there!
Re: Having just spent today using one...
There will always be cheap laptops- not necessarily MS ones.
Re: Peoples simply have a mistaken definition of testing
No need to test- MS products are becoming increasingly unsuitable.
No Jihad on the moon with less than 8 D size though.
"...but in the end they will be held accountable for their crimes..."
Who? The US Govt? Fat Chance.
Re: "Why would 'Professionals' want to deal with such an amateurish OS"
" it is part of their job..."
No, it isn't.
"My 14 year old loves Windows 8..."
I rest my case.
The target demographic.
Re: I see that some at least of the....
Why would 'Professionals' want to deal with such an amateurish OS?
Using Windows- yes
Predicted mood- Unhappy/Angry.
Not rocket surgery, is it?
Where the fireball touches the ground- used to determine possible fallout.
In an emergency-
will they just use a pork sausage as a silencer?
In the beginning was the Horse...
Re: Might like to start with the House of Commons
Which strain? Red, Blue or Yellow.
Re: Two hundred years from now.....
The carnage was awful. "we have all seen too many body bags and ball sacks" said Kissinger's Head,
TSA: "What is this Commie bullshit!?"
They did go away when I answered holding an inflated rubber glove, and said I was a little busy...
(a pretend udder if you must know... That doesn't help, does it...?
Wear a t-shirt with a picture of a gun on it, or Osama, or some Arabic; or as suggested, put 'yes' in all the boxes that no-one in their right mids would ever pick- "Are you or have you ever been a Communist/ Terrorist/Democrat/ Member of New Model Army?"
They have no sense of humo(u)r and will boot you right back out.
We are all persons of interest to them. But some are of more interest than others...
Re: All of 'em
"As a society we demand almost absolute security..."
Who are you calling 'we', Kemosabe?
Re: Large files
Download the Internet, encrypt it and use it as an email signature.
That should keep them busy,
Might need a bigger processor, possibly won't work on a Tablet.
Re: Jazz cigarettes
Re: Just wondering
Tea eggs! Little mesh ball things, great for loose tea.
Re: Is it just me...
Look at it as real- like Yes, Minister.
Then everything makes perfect sense.
Run. It's Dibble!
Re: Careers 'Advisor'
I tried that at school- the careers advisor looked blank for a while, then advised me to 'go to college'.
Re: Does this heavy discounting
4. Price it so the Gleetard demographic in the adverts might just buy it.
Larry wants to be Tony Stark
Pity Elon Musk has already beaten him to that!
There always seem to be jobs for fork-lift drivers. The training is cheap, and it looks like fun...
Nearly went there when the contract market went a bit dry, once upon a time.
Re: A note on elevator safety
"Those springs at the bottom of the shaft really do work."
Yes, but it did take an hour for him to finally come to a stop.
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