514 posts • joined Thursday 16th July 2009 16:01 GMT
If I become a citizen of Umbongo Land, can I then just stick two fingers up at UK law?
Last I checked, laws apply to anybody IN the country, regardless of citizenship - he doesn't have diplomatic immunity, although doubtless he'll buy some if it appears convenient to do so.
As the great Bill Hicks said : "No middleman required"
Yes, but Hicks was always ripping off Martin Luther.
[Blah blah I'm not a mong, this doesn't effect me]
This effects you because the Mong Mob will vote for whomever Murdoch tells them to vote for. This makes him the de facto Emperor of the Minor Murdoch Islands (nee Great Britain).
Consider him as Berlusconi, only Murdoch hasn't even bothered stroking his ego by wearing the crown in public.
I'm not even saying that he's a particular malignant Emperor, but he and his creatures are demonstrably above the law. We should just send him the Magna Carta so that he can wipe his arse with it.
Sending demands for payment to Councils? Why not just send the taxpayers a bill directly, it works out to the same thing?
The ICO should bring cases against individuals, go after commercial targets, or sod off and get proper jobs.
 Last I checked, a "fine" can only be imposed by a court, not some pathetic quango.
Yup, can't see anything inaccurate in those tweets
Never, ever, have more than you can afford to lose sitting in a PayPal account. It's like splitting your money red-black at roulette - you win nothing, and eventually it's going to come up green.
If Murdoch strangled and then ate an orphan, live on Sky 1
I'm betting that Downing Street would really make good on their threats, and send him a Strongly Worded Memo.
Actually, I'm being a bit ridiculous, aren't I? More like a respectful suggestion to please consider moving future orphan devouring to after the watershed.
Women shouldn't have to pay as much as men for insurance!
Why, taken to an extreme, they might get it into their pretty little heads that they should *earn* as much as men.
Moan, moan, public sector has it so hard
I don't see them resigning in droves for the milk and honey to be had out here in the real world. Why's that then? Hmm?
Aaaanyway, more power to 'em, and keep those bleeding heart bleats about being overworked coming while your department runs just fine on 10% of its usual staff and nobody else notices a difference.
Sex bot, sex bot, you're my sex-bot
No longer do astronauts' spouses have to DIY it while their other half is exploring outer space. Never mind Waldo, how about Dil... bot?
Virgin are actually pretty fast
Until you hit the cap after a stunning 10 (ten) minutes of using the advertised bandwidth, and they throttle you back to 1/4 speed for 5 hours. Over 24 hours, you can (at most, under ideal conditions) use about 1/3 of the bandwidth that you think you're paying for.
I've noted this to the ASA, but they durrrrn't seem to get it.
Psychlos want people to be happy
Like bodywork shops want people to drive safely.
Bunch of miserable Vulcans, the lot of 'em. Send 'em all back.
More common bleedin' sense from Mike "The Bike" Penning
Comprehensive educated, ex army, ex fire-and-rescue, decent working bloke who got into politics late. This is what happens when you vote for the guy who's CV doesn't read "Sociology degree -> election agent -> election candidate".
Can we clone him, please?
Now the squealing begins in earnest
I look forwards to seeing many more Lulztards wetting their pants as they're arrested one by one, and point the finger at the next tard in the logs.
Heh, "managed", nice newSpeak
Try throttled. Or strangled. Or held down and donkey punched while being violated by a rhino.
And all the time, a PR bunny simpers "Oh, golly gosh, no, we don't 'manage' that sort of thing! Gee willickers, no sir, no we don't."
 Sotto voce: "to the best of my knowledge"
I open sourced a little app about 5 years ago, saying "I'm done with it, here's all the source, released to the public domain, no license terms, do as thou wilt. Here are clear instructions for the (free) tools that you need to build it, and here are step-by-step build instructions. Good luck."
To this day, I still get both polite request and bare faced demands to implement features X, Y and Z. As far as I can see, not one of the sponging mongs has taken it upon themselves to pick up the ball and do their own build. You just can't help some people to help themselves.
You got this from Mueller?
Then I'm guessing that the true story is that Apple are suing Lodsys whose customers are stepping up to defend them.
That's the beauty of Mueller: he's never, ever right about anything, so you can be sure that the opposite of what he says is the unvarnished truth. It's all about consistency, chaps.
As grown ups figured out many years ago
"Deleting" an object should usually just mean flagging it as such. Adding storage costs less than losing revenue, and it's better to have it and not need it than need it and not have it.
Ha, Singapore? The world's most benign dictatorship
Just ask anyone who lives there - they'll look over their shoulder, then tell you how happy and law abiding everyone is.
Ever see the McCoy Who story The Happiness Patrol? That was just Singapore with a giant Bertie Bassett.
Don't you know that mod chips are distributed by The Serious Organised Terrorists, and that they sneak out at night and harvest your childrens' organs while they sleep?
Why do you hate the children?
>how the fuck is it possible for someone that stupid to get elected in this country?
She wasn't elected, she was selected by "Community Leaders" who deliver blocks of votes to whomever promises them the best housing deals for their cousins and wives (with lots of overlap) straight off the plane.
Kerry has basically brought the democratic process of downtown Mogadishu to Bradford. Can't fault her for her cultural inclusivity.
>Wonder what achievement he unlocked?
Epic Level Gonorrhea.
Look, if you're a 13 year old boy with unmonitored intartubes access, nothing a real broad does to you is going to corrupt you any more than what you've already seen online. I bet she didn't even know what teabagging was.
Utter, total, complete unmitigated fail
Taking your stock heavy steel-and-glass-box and slapping technowank batteries in it is the opposite of smart. Instead, make a new plastic or carbon fibre box that weighs as much as a tart's undies, slap a couple of AAs in there, and you're good to go.
I fancy some peanut butter on toast. Go on, run a story on that.
nuLabour thinking in the raw
From the the crowd that made "cockholster" a lucrative career path and gave prisoners X boxen in return for not stabbing each other too often.
So having introduced so many laws that everyone is guilty of something, the idea is to arbitrarily reward a token number of random people who didn't get caught breaking one law at one specific point in time? Presumably irrespective of their past or future behaviour.
You know, I think even Orwell would have a hard time satirising that, but I'd love to see him try.
Guns. Guts. Guts and guns. Butterfly.
... Butterfly WITH A BOMB.
Since the opposition just has rocks, it should be safe to float this thing just out of rock-range and bomb them slightly further back into the stone age.
They really are fucknozzles
Call up any bank in their group, beep boop, press 2 if you don't know your credit card number, boop, enter your date of birth, beep. Based on your CLI and date of birth, your credit card balance - for any card issued by any bank in our group, even if you naively think you've called a different bank - is...
Yes, for realsies.
"at -20 you cannot even skate or ski"
I've skated at -25C, but since you say that's unpossible, I must have been deluding myself.
But if such devices are made in China
Won't the orbits be all slanty?
Good news from Central Services
Tomorrow, the flight ration will be increased from 300 flights to 200.
Jobs for the New Old Boys
Don't get your hopes up - it's just shifting contracts to a different lot of Friends and Family.
Mind you, if they're looking for populist ideas then burning the DVLA to the ground and salting the earth would guarantee a landslide win.
Limp wristed nancy boys
The Commie plan to defend Moscow was (and as far as I know still is) for the Inner Party to flee for bunkers deep underground, while airbursting nukes overhead to slag any incoming warheads at a safe(*) distance. Soviet pragmatism at its best.
(*) Safe for the Inner Party - the Outer Party and Proles are glowsticks either way.
Rise in car thefts = rise in gyppos
Now, I'm not saying that you can prove there's a casual relationship, but come onnnnnn.
MySpace is also still used by hookers and rent boys
The distinction between musicians may be a fine one, but the hookers and rent boys do have a slight edge in dignity - they only pimp themselves out to one john at a time.
What you have to remember about meejahoars is
That they only hang out with other meejahoars and marketdroids.
And since everyone who pours free booze down their gullets is packing a iFad and yakking on about it, they naturally assume that everyone who matters has one, and is obsessed with it. The alternative - talking to non meeja people - is just to horrifying to contemplate. Why, some of those proles might expect you to pay for your own lunch!