2250 posts • joined Friday 10th July 2009 11:30 GMT
I make no case. You make a claim, the onus is on you to prove it.
Re: iPhone owners are rich
Well, they did claim to be Barristers...
Re:Al Gore is a tool.
Yes he is. But whose tool is he...?
Re: What's his angle?
It does if you get paid to tell people to stop them. and then sit back and watch .
Re: But there sure is OVERWHELMING evidence.
Re: Terror vs. Crime ... Which is the greatest threat to you or me...?
USAF- United States of Animal Farm.
It has a certain ring to it...
Re: Hopey Changey the Community Organizer lands another one
Possibly with posterior anal pouches for heads? More likely.
Re: Microsoft: "We're always listening to our customers"
"- it's a sort of indistinct muttering, an annoying sort of buzz; we tend to try and ignore it."
Re: Translator podule
Re: the average punter just returned their purchase as the wanted Windows
Just like Win 8 then?
You use IE6 then?
Re: "...treats such as peanut butter..."
They probably send non-vomit inducing peanut butter. It's rocket science, after all...
Re: Vint says:-
If they hasn't won documents would still be in someone ELSE'S proprietary format.
Re: a zoo where every device works a tad different, speaks different formats etc.
Sounds like MS Office to me.
Re: we don't need a start menu/screen that takes up a whole screen
" You can't use any apps while the menu is open "
Why would you? Tiles are for 'apps', menus have Programs.
Re: What would really make a huge difference is fixing the license
"Thanks but no thanks. I stick to free licences like Apache"
I think you mis-spelled 'Unenforceable shrinkwrapped EULA; there.
Might have been a slip of the penable pen.
Re: Start Icon != Start Menu. This the problem.
What key? I ask, you tit- this is a tablet.
Re: $100Bn cash pile
It's the US tax way- even the 2012 Olympics winners from the US had to pay tax on the cash and a percentage of the medal's worth...
"I'm not blaming Microsoft..."
Why the hell not? It's their fault.
Re: Easy to see that Win8...
"Professional organisations need professional products. Bear that in mind and say 'No' to Windows 8"
We'll put Outlook on Windows RT slabs
Like that is supposed to be an improvement? Outloook!
Re: Tabloid tone?
ooo- it's back again. Ta.
He's missing this- penables!
What next? A free hat?
Re: Tabloid tone?
Hey- I can't edit any more... where's my badge gone???
You haven't read the tabloids recently, have you?
El Reg is not 99% shit.
There are X10 versions- they need X10 adapters for the power to the lamps though.
Re: I thought it was de criminalised in the uk
Nah- they just changed the subnet mask.
Re: Paper Clip returns
Just Bing for Bong!
Re: Win8 SP1
Maybe it's exactly that, the ability to think sideways.
And scroll sideways!
I think you may be on to something there...
Re: Another SF scenario in the making
Stand on Zanzibar, by John Brunner. A terrorist/activist attack on a bus- only one fatality, IIRC, whose head was turning when it was severed- the rest, had decaptations that just joined back up due to the thinness of the cut...
Re: dr normal
Wow. Aren't you dull?
Puff. Puff...Oh wow....look! It does make sense now!!
Re: But 666 is a wonderful number!!
Caustic means it burns- acid or alkali, it doesn't matter.
And don't rely on-
any anti-radiation drugs from those hippies on Skaro- didn't work for Roy Castle...
He killed the Start Button.
But he didn't make sure it was dead, and just like in the movies, it came back and killed him.
"Their customers have not been screaming for a Start Menu."
True. They are Win8 customers, and therefore merely screaming because of that.
"Nothing that will convince a kid that's never worn glasses or a band to wear one* - until we stick a half-eaten fruit logo on it?
He's also never heard of sunglasses...
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